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Criminal court back in its original location after Hurricane Maria

Criminal court back in its original location after Hurricane Maria

January 18, 2019 | Comments: 0

Five sexual matters are among thirteen cases down to be heard by High Court’s criminal division beginning on January 21, 2019. Fifteen months after the ...

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UPDATE: DALCA Chairman calls for councillor-elect Fontaine to be allowed to take his oath

UPDATE: DALCA Chairman calls for councillor-elect Fontaine to be allowed to take his oath

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 12

A call by the chairman of the Dominica Association of Local Community Authorities (DALCA), Yolande Jno Jules, for the La Plaine Village Council to allow ...

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CARPHA urges region to prepare for possibility of severe Dengue outbreak

CARPHA urges region to prepare for possibility of severe Dengue outbreak

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 0

The last major regional outbreak of Dengue occurred in 2009. Since then, the Region has experienced two large outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases, Chikungunya in ...

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Dominica’s Forestry & Wildlife working to resolve case of dead fish at Batalie

Dominica’s Forestry & Wildlife working to resolve case of dead fish at Batalie

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 9

Officials of the Forestry and Wildlife Division have been taking measures to solve a ‘fishy’ problem in the West of the island. According to information reaching ...

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Dominica Orlando Movement commits to continue supporting Dominica

Dominica Orlando Movement commits to continue supporting Dominica

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 1

The Dominica Orlando Movement Organization (D.O.M) was formed shortly after Tropical Storm Erika left the Island with substantial wreckage in August of 2015. Shortly ...

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UK PM Theresa May survives no-confidence vote

UK PM Theresa May survives no-confidence vote

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 1

  24 hours after incurring a historic parliamentary defeat, British Prime Minister Theresa May has overcome another challenge to her premiership:  A vote of no ...

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Missing St. Joseph girl found

Missing St. Joseph girl found

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 12

Carmen Christa Hilaire, 15, of St Joseph, who was reported missing earlier this week, has been found.  A family member who preferred to remain anonymous, told ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Elderly Couple Wins 55” Smart TV from Flow

BUSINESS BYTE: Elderly Couple Wins 55” Smart TV from Flow

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 0

Flow announces grand prize draw winners of ‘Get Xtra this Christmas’ Campaign  An elderly couple from the community of Castle Comfort in the south, have emerged ...

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Girl Guides Association of Dominica (GGAD) celebrates 90th anniversary

Girl Guides Association of Dominica (GGAD) celebrates 90th anniversary

January 16, 2019 | Comments: 1

The Girl Guides Association of Dominica (GGAD) commenced the observance of its 90th Anniversary with a Mass for the Association which took place at the St. John ...

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Youth group tackles mental health stigma

Youth group tackles mental health stigma

January 16, 2019 | Comments: 3

A new group has been formed to bring “much needed” attention and awareness to mental health in Dominica. The Mental Illness Advocacy Project (MIA) is a ...

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Dominican produces video about self love

Dominican produces video about self love

January 16, 2019 | Comments: 4

Edd Elick has a found a way of combining his passions of poetry and film along with his education, to create content for self-expression that has garnered thousands ...

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Senior attorney urges young lawyers to do pro bono work

Senior attorney urges young lawyers to do pro bono work

January 16, 2019 | Comments: 17

Prominent Dominican attorney, Peter Alleyne, is expressing concern that young lawyers recently called to the Dominica Bar have not been keeping their promise of ...

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COMMENTARY: That ‘Fork in Napkin’ matter

COMMENTARY: That ‘Fork in Napkin’ matter

January 16, 2019 | Comments: 18

In the interest of fairness and to provide what I believe to be a responsible contribution to a growing controversy over the originality of Hunter’s 2019 Calypso: ...

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Man fined $10,000 for possession of ammunition

Man fined $10,000 for possession of ammunition

January 16, 2019 | Comments: 13

Adler Phillip walked out of the courtroom a smiling, relieved man after he was fined EC$10,000.00 in total for possession of ammunition. The police on January 9, ...

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ICT technologies ‘very benefical’ to Dominicans – Kelver Darroux

ICT technologies ‘very benefical’ to Dominicans – Kelver Darroux

January 16, 2019 | Comments: 5

Minister for Information, Science, Telecommunications and Technology, Kelver Darroux, has said that Dominicans have benefited significantly from Information and ...

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Historic loss may be final blow for May and her Brexit plan

Historic loss may be final blow for May and her Brexit plan

January 15, 2019 | Comments: 12

Members of Parliament voted today on the Brexit plan proposed by British Prime Minister Theresa May for the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union ...

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Official opening of Carnival 2019 set for January 19

Official opening of Carnival 2019 set for January 19

January 15, 2019 | Comments: 10

The national parade and official opening for Carnival 2019 is set for January 19, 2019 under the theme ‘Carnival is a sizzling explosion.’ Marva Williams of DFC ...

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PM says work moving ‘very fast’ on new national hospital

PM says work moving ‘very fast’ on new national hospital

January 15, 2019 | Comments: 30

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said that work is moving “very fast” on the construction of the new state-of-the-art national hospital which is being ...

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Digicel and D/ca government sign $200 million telecoms contract

Digicel and D/ca government sign $200 million telecoms contract

January 15, 2019 | Comments: 28

Digicel Dominica and the Government of Dominica have signed a 15 year contract for telecommunication services valued at over $200 million. The contract was signed at ...

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Update: St. Joseph girl reported missing

Update: St. Joseph girl reported missing

January 15, 2019 | Comments: 25

The police are conducting investigations in the matter of a young girl from St. Joseph who has been reported missing. Superintendent of Police, Richmond Valentine, ...

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Government urged to assist family of former Dominican diplomat, Arden Shillingford

Government urged to assist family of former Dominican diplomat, Arden Shillingford

January 15, 2019 | Comments: 22

Parliamentary representative for Roseau South, Joshua Francis, has called for the government to assist the family of the late Arden Shillingford. Shillingford, a ...

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Joshua Francis responds to mounting accusations

Joshua Francis responds to mounting accusations

January 15, 2019 | Comments: 54

Roseau South MP and deputy leader of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Joshua Francis, flanked by top executive members of his party, held a press ...

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