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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: 0

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: 0

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: 1

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: 52

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: 15

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: 6

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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Dominican rescues children from fire in Antigua; hailed as hero

Dominican rescues children from fire in Antigua; hailed as hero

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 6

Earlier this week Dominican got some bad rap in the media in Antigua and Barbuda but days later, praises are at an all-time high for a citizen from the Nature Isle. ...

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CCM ‘happy’ over turnout for protest outside parliament; says more to come

CCM ‘happy’ over turnout for protest outside parliament; says more to come

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 17

President of the Concern Citizens Movement (CCM), Loftus Durand, has said he is very happy over the turnout for protest action outside of Parliament on Thursday and ...

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White House selects former NECS student for prestigious scholar award

White House selects former NECS student for prestigious scholar award

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 16

Former student of the North East Comprehensive School (NECS), Joseˊ Thomas, has been selected by the White House to be a 2018 Historically Black Colleges and ...

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Minister for Health and Social Services pledges to become a Dementia Friend

Minister for Health and Social Services pledges to become a Dementia Friend

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 0

Friday, September 21, 2018, is World Alzheimer’s Day. The theme for this year’s World Alzheimer’s Month proposed by Alzheimer’s Disease International is: ...

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National Day of Prayer and Thanksgiving to kick off Independence celebrations

National Day of Prayer and Thanksgiving to kick off Independence celebrations

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 14

Celebrations for Dominica’s 40 years of Independence and Reunion will begin with a day of National Prayer and Thanksgiving on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd. ...

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MWDC to showcase Dominica’s national dress in Canada

MWDC to showcase Dominica’s national dress in Canada

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 1

Madame Wob Dwiyet Canada (MWDC Inc) will be celebrating Dominica’s 40th Independence Anniversary in a unique showcase of Dominica’s national dress, serving as a ...

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Kempinski names leadership to launch world-class luxury resort in Dominica

Kempinski names leadership to launch world-class luxury resort in Dominica

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 19

PORTSMOUTH, DOMINICA – Two luxury hospitality veterans have been appointed by Europe’s oldest luxury property group, Kempinski Hotels, to lead Dominica’s first ...

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No Creole in the Park this year

No Creole in the Park this year

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 31

Roseau, Dominica  – The producer of the biggest daytime event during Dominica’s independence celebrations, Flow, has made a tough but necessary decision to ...

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Caribbean region to benefit from increased humanitarian assistance

Caribbean region to benefit from increased humanitarian assistance

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Caribbean region is poised to benefit from increased humanitarian assistance following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Caribbean ...

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One Year Later – A recap of IOMs program and Dominica´s Shelter Recovery

One Year Later – A recap of IOMs program and Dominica´s Shelter Recovery

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 1

One year ago, on 18 September 2017 Dominica weathered the most brutal storm in its history. With recorded wind speeds of up to 220mph, Hurricane Maria uprooted ...

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UPDATE: Linton & UWP colleagues plead not guilty to court charges as demonstrators protest outside

UPDATE: Linton & UWP colleagues plead not guilty to court charges as demonstrators protest outside

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 56

Demonstrators gathered at the High Court in Roseau on Wednesday to protest an appearance in court by Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, MP for Roseau South, Joshua ...

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“Thick Shabine” song takes entertainment scene by storm

“Thick Shabine” song takes entertainment scene by storm

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 21

It’s either you like it or hate it, but a new Bouyon song has been taking the entertainment scene in Dominica by storm. The song is called Drowning, but is ...

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