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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: 4

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: 1

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: 4

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: 24

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: 11

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: 5

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: 11

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: 6

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: 6

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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WEATHER UPDATE: Kirk now a tropical depression as it continues to approach Lesser Antilles

WEATHER UPDATE: Kirk now a tropical depression as it continues to approach Lesser Antilles

September 24, 2018 | Comments: 1

At 5 am, now a Tropical Depression, Kirk was located near latitude 9.5N and longitude 37.4W, over the Tropical Central Atlantic and moving quickly westward near 24 ...

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WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical Storm Kirk on track to reach Lesser Antilles by Thursday

WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical Storm Kirk on track to reach Lesser Antilles by Thursday

September 23, 2018 | Comments: 3

At 5:00 pm, Tropical Storm Kirk was located near latitude 9.5N and longitude 32.3W, over the Eastern Atlantic. Some strengthening is forecast during the next day or ...

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Matthew’s maiden hundred earns Windies Women shared series

Matthew’s maiden hundred earns Windies Women shared series

September 23, 2018 | Comments: 1

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Hayley Matthews collected a polished, maiden One-day International hundred to lead strong WINDIES Women’s batting and set things in motion ...

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WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical Depression 11 weakens; TS Kirk continues to move rapidly across Eastern caribbean

WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical Depression 11 weakens; TS Kirk continues to move rapidly across Eastern caribbean

September 23, 2018 | Comments: 0

Residents are advised to keep informed on the progress of three weather systems which are approaching the area. At 11:00 AM, the remnants of Tropical Depression No. ...

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Traffic collision in St. Joseph

Traffic collision in St. Joseph

September 23, 2018 | Comments: 5

Dominica News Online (DNO), has received information that a motor vehicle collision occurred in St. Joseph on Saturday night. Reports indicate that a passenger bus ...

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Sam Christian says he was attacked at public meeting in Soufriere

Sam Christian says he was attacked at public meeting in Soufriere

September 22, 2018 | Comments: 101

United Workers Party (UWP) candidate for the Soufriere constituency, Dr. Sam Christian, has confirmed to Dominica News Online (DNO) that he was attacked at a public ...

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2018 National Volleyball League begins this weekend

2018 National Volleyball League begins this weekend

September 22, 2018 | Comments: 0

After postponing its planning meeting last week to allow members to prepare for the expected passage of Hurricane Isaac, the executive of the Dominica Amateur ...

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Tropical Storm Kirk forms in Atlantic

Tropical Storm Kirk forms in Atlantic

September 22, 2018 | Comments: 12

Tropical Storm Kirk has formed in the Atlantic Ocean. At 11:00 am the center of Kirk was located near latitude 8.3 North, longitude 23.6 West. Kirk is moving toward ...

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UPDATE: Victim of boat explosion in Marigot identified

UPDATE: Victim of boat explosion in Marigot identified

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 17

Police have identified the victim of a fatal explosion which occurred at Marigot on Friday afternoon as Ruford Joseph. Joseph died as a result of the explosion in a ...

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1 in 20 deaths globally is result of alcohol use – WHO

1 in 20 deaths globally is result of alcohol use – WHO

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 8

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that one in 20 deaths around the world was caused by alcohol consumption in 2016. According to the report ...

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Barbados moves towards E-Passports

Barbados moves towards E-Passports

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 8

In the wake of a recommendation by the International Civil Aviation Authority, the Barbados Immigration Department has started phasing out machine-readable passports ...

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