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DFP leader calls for greater involvement of Dominican women in politics

DFP leader calls for greater involvement of Dominican women in politics

December 29, 2009 | Comments: 9

Leader of the Dominica Freedom Party (DFP) Judith Pestaina  wants to see more women involved in Dominican politics. Pestaina, who is one of nine women who contested ...

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DIGICEL gives back to the Infirmary at Christmas

DIGICEL gives back to the Infirmary at Christmas

December 29, 2009 | Comments: 3

The spirit of excitement and joy was expressed on the faces of the many elderly at the Dominica Infirmary when DIGICEL partnered with Fine Foods Inc and Malcolm ...

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New political movement gives 18-month deadline for fresh general elections

New political movement gives 18-month deadline for fresh general elections

December 29, 2009 | Comments: 48

The newly formed Movement for Restoration of Democracy (MRD) has launched a call for fresh general elections in Dominica within 18 months. The MRD is accusing the ...

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New political movement sends delegation to St. Kitts

New political movement sends delegation to St. Kitts

December 29, 2009 | Comments: 65

A new political movement, dubbed ‘Movement for the Restoration of Democracy’ (MRD), has announced that it will be sending a delegation to the Organisation of ...

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Dominica to sign OECS Economic Union Treaty today

Dominica to sign OECS Economic Union Treaty today

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 20

Charles Maynard, Dominica’s ambassador to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), will form part of a Dominican ...

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Women’s Bureau official concerned about fear factor in reporting of domestic violence cases

Women’s Bureau official concerned about fear factor in reporting of domestic violence cases

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 8

Director of the Women’s Bureau, Rosie Brown, has raised concern that fear may be stifling the reporting of domestic violence cases in Dominica. According to Brown, ...

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HIV/AIDS Prevention Unit focuses on nation’s youth

HIV/AIDS Prevention Unit focuses on nation’s youth

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 6

The youth are among groups expected to be targeted as part of the National HIV/AIDS Prevention Unit’s new drive to reduce the spread of the deadly disease in ...

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$1,000 bail for juvenile charged with theft

$1,000 bail for juvenile charged with theft

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 4

The mother of a boy charged with theft, was asked by a magistrate this morning to find $1,000 immediately in other to prevent her son from being remanded at the ...

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Bail posted for man accused of grievous bodily harm

Bail posted for man accused of grievous bodily harm

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 0

Roy Ashworth Williams, an employee of the Roseau Cooperative Credit Union, has agreed to stand as surety for Claudius Guye, a young man charged with grievous bodily ...

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New Year’s resolutions – Dominicans share personal goals for 2010

New Year’s resolutions – Dominicans share personal goals for 2010

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 10

With 2010 just days away, Dominica News Online took to the streets to find out how Dominicans planned to improve their lives in the New Year. Soca artist, Gifted ...

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Antiguan prime minister congratulates PM Skerrit

Antiguan prime minister congratulates PM Skerrit

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 6

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Hon. Baldwin Spencer has sent a letter to Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit congratulating him on his party’s decisive ...

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VACANCY: Web/Graphics Developer

VACANCY: Web/Graphics Developer

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 0

An established local company is seeking a suitably qualified candidate for the position of Web/Graphics Developer. The successful candidate must be located in ...

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Portsmouth man receives six-month sentence for battery on police and resisting arrest

Portsmouth man receives six-month sentence for battery on police and resisting arrest

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 6

A Portsmouth man, alleged to have brought marijuana for a female patient of the Psychiatric Unit, was sentenced to six months imprisonment, after pleading guilty to ...

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United Nations Year in Review – UN takes on a range of tough global challenges

United Nations Year in Review – UN takes on a range of tough global challenges

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 2

2009 was the year in which the world absorbed the full impact of the  worst global economic setback since the Great Depression, was startled  by the arrival of a ...

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Project Book Bag donates supplies to Sineku Primary School students

Project Book Bag donates supplies to Sineku Primary School students

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 4

On the 23rd of December 2009 students from the Sineku Primary School were the happy recipients of school supplies from Project Book Bag. For three consecutive years ...

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Son of former Dominica PM convicted on gun-related charges

Son of former Dominica PM convicted on gun-related charges

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 31

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The son of a former Dominica prime minister has been convicted and fined EC$40,000 (US$14,981) after he pleaded guilty to possessing a ...

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CUBA-HEALTH-Officials on high alert as second wave of A(H1N1) kills 41 people

CUBA-HEALTH-Officials on high alert as second wave of A(H1N1) kills 41 people

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 1

HAVANA, Cuba, CMC – The Cuban Government is stepping up preventive measures in the face of a second wave of the A(H1N1) flu that has killed 41 people and infected ...

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Will Dice return?

Will Dice return?

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 49

Fans of four-time Calypso King Dennison “Dice” Joseph could see him back in the competition. While Dice, who did not defend his title in last year’s ...

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New cabinet to be announced in early January

New cabinet to be announced in early January

December 28, 2009 | Comments: 22

A new Dominica cabinet will soon be appointed into office. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says by the first week of January Dominicans should know the new cabinet. ...

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WICB pays tribute to Grayson Shillingford

WICB pays tribute to Grayson Shillingford

December 27, 2009 | Comments: 14

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has paid tribute to former Dominica, Windward Islands, Combined Islands and West Indies fast bowler Grayson Shillingford, who ...

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Fights mar Christmas season

Fights mar Christmas season

December 27, 2009 | Comments: 13

Dominica News Online (DNO) can confirm that several wounding incidents occurred during the Christmas season, particularly on the eve of Christmas. One young man ...

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New state-of-the-art college in the works – PM Skerrit

New state-of-the-art college in the works – PM Skerrit

December 27, 2009 | Comments: 26

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says soon, Dominicans would not have to travel abroad to earn a bachelors degree. He told his official swearing-in ceremony at the ...

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