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Police investigate discovery of body in Atkinson

Police investigate discovery of body in Atkinson

September 25, 2018 | Comments: 0

Police are investigating the discovery of the lifeless body of 69 year-old John Rabess of Atkinson. “Rabess’s lifeless body was found at 8:00 pm on the ...

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UN Laughs at Trump to his face

UN Laughs at Trump to his face

September 25, 2018 | Comments: 2

The UN assembly laughed out loud when Trump in delivering a speech to the United Nations bragged about the accomplishments of his administration according to a yahoo ...

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Electoral Commission appoints Elias Dupuis as Press/Public Education Officer

Electoral Commission appoints Elias Dupuis as Press/Public Education Officer

September 25, 2018 | Comments: 4

The Electoral Commission has announced that Elias Dupuis has been appointed as its new Press/Public Education Officer. As Press/ Public Education Officer, Mr. Dupuis ...

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Bill Cosby gets three to 10 years in prison for sexual assault

Bill Cosby gets three to 10 years in prison for sexual assault

September 25, 2018 | Comments: 1

American comedian Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison on Tuesday for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand 14 years ago. Cosby, ...

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Soufriere MP issues statement on alleged stone-throwing incident

Soufriere MP issues statement on alleged stone-throwing incident

September 25, 2018 | Comments: 21

Over the weekend, I received the very disturbing news of an incident in Soufriere involving Dr. Sam Christian, a new resident to the Soufriere constituency. As ...

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World Council of Credit Unions’ delegation visits Dominica

World Council of Credit Unions’ delegation visits Dominica

September 25, 2018 | Comments: 0

Roseau, Dominica: The President and Chief Executive Officer of the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) Dr. Brian Branch will lead a delegation comprising of eight ...

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Guyger fired for fatal shooting of Saint Lucian Botham Shem Jean

Guyger fired for fatal shooting of Saint Lucian Botham Shem Jean

September 25, 2018 | Comments: 0

Amber Guyger, the Dallas police officer who is facing a manslaughter charge in the shooting death of Botham Jean a St. Lucian national, has been fired. This ...

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Housing units in Bellevue to be ready soon

Housing units in Bellevue to be ready soon

September 25, 2018 | Comments: 3

In the next couple of weeks, the first batch of 340 residential units being constructed in Bellevue Chopin to house families from Petite Savanne displaced following ...

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UWP condemns alleged stone-throwing incident in Soufriere

UWP condemns alleged stone-throwing incident in Soufriere

September 25, 2018 | Comments: 15

The United Workers Party (UWP) has condemned an alleged stone-throwing incident in Soufriere which resulted in Dr. Sam Christian receiving an injury, saying it was ...

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Two Dominicans named among Canada’s 100 Most Influential Black Women of 2018

Two Dominicans named among Canada’s 100 Most Influential Black Women of 2018

September 25, 2018 | Comments: 7

Two Dominicans living in Canada were last week named two of Canada’s 100 Most Influential Black Women of 2018 by 100ABCWOMEN. Frances Delsol was recognized for ...

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Police investigate burning death of toddler

Police investigate burning death of toddler

September 25, 2018 | Comments: 11

Police are carrying out investigations into the death of one-year-old Faith-Ann Registe of Kingshill who lost her life in a house fire on Wednesday 19th, September ...

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OECS Authority Chairman releases statement on Saint Lucian killed in Dallas

OECS Authority Chairman releases statement on Saint Lucian killed in Dallas

September 24, 2018 | Comments: 8

Over the last two weeks the people of this region, North America and indeed many other parts of the world have been following the rather sad, perplexing, and ...

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Dominican entrepreneur participates in US government-sponsored program

Dominican entrepreneur participates in US government-sponsored program

September 24, 2018 | Comments: 2

Dominican Lien Philogene-Norville is among 13 young entrepreneurs participating in U.S. Department of State’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) ...

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Former La Plaine MP has passed

Former La Plaine MP has passed

September 24, 2018 | Comments: 5

Former Member of Parliament for the La Plaine Consitutency under the Dominica Freedom Party (DFP) administration, Heskeith Andrew Alexander, has died. He was elected ...

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Gov’t signs contract for housing units around Dominica

Gov’t signs contract for housing units around Dominica

September 24, 2018 | Comments: 50

The government of Dominica has signed a contract with Montreal Management Consultants Est. (MMCE) Ltd of Canada for housing in various locations on the island ...

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Court strikes off drug case against four Dominicans, two Haitians

Court strikes off drug case against four Dominicans, two Haitians

September 24, 2018 | Comments: 18

Magistrate Bernard Pacquette has “struck off” for want of prosecution a drugs matter involving businessman Clyde Ferreira and co-accused Haitian nationals Dantes ...

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First Festival Dwivé kicks off this Friday

First Festival Dwivé kicks off this Friday

September 24, 2018 | Comments: 7

Promotion of the 2018 World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) kicks off this week with the first in a series of Friday Festival Dwivés. Acting Festivals Events Manager ...

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Dominican student receives “All-America” sports honor in US

Dominican student receives “All-America” sports honor in US

September 24, 2018 | Comments: 13

Dominican student studying in the United States and beneficiary of the Marigot Development Corporation (MDC) study program, Shanee Angol has attained the ...

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Four football coaches head to Iceland for study tour

Four football coaches head to Iceland for study tour

September 24, 2018 | Comments: 7

Four Dominican youth football coaches will leave Dominica on September 25, 2018 to participate in a two weeks study tour at the Iceland Football Federation in ...

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Dominica recovering one year after Hurricane Maria, but thousands still in need

Dominica recovering one year after Hurricane Maria, but thousands still in need

September 24, 2018 | Comments: 9

Roseau – One year ago, Hurricane Maria reached the island of Dominica with a wind speed of 220 mph (354 kph). The results were devastating: 31 lives were lost and ...

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IN PICTURES: Showcase of Dominica’s national dress in Canada

IN PICTURES: Showcase of Dominica’s national dress in Canada

September 24, 2018 | Comments: 4

Over the weekend, Madame Wob Dwiyet Canada (MWDC Inc) celebrated Dominica’s 40th Independence Anniversary with a showcase of Dominica’s national dress in ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: One year on, hundreds of families touched in Digicel’s humanitarian project

BUSINESS BYTE: One year on, hundreds of families touched in Digicel’s humanitarian project

September 24, 2018 | Comments: 1

A promise kept Roseau, Dominica – Thursday, 20 September 2018. Hundreds of families have been touched under Digicel’s humanitarian project, one year after the ...

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