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Boyd Knights makes history as first Dominican Speaker elected three times

Boyd Knights makes history as first Dominican Speaker elected three times

February 4, 2010 | Comments: 15

Alix Boyd Knights will be remembered in local history as the first speaker of the House of Assembly to be re-elected for the third consecutive time. Legal Affairs ...

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Photos from first meeting of Parliament

Photos from first meeting of Parliament

February 4, 2010 | Comments: 21
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DHTA to host stakeholders meeting in Calibishie today

DHTA to host stakeholders meeting in Calibishie today

February 4, 2010 | Comments: 5

The Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association (DHTA) will seek to hear the concerns of tourism stakeholders in the north when it hosts an open meeting in Calibishie on ...

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Intellectual property and you – Part II – Intellectual property rights and Consumer rights

Intellectual property and you – Part II – Intellectual property rights and Consumer rights

February 4, 2010 | Comments: 0

How about “creative destruction”? While the intellectual property system is in place to foster creativity and innovation as well as to ensure just remuneration ...

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Gayle’s scorching hundred gives Windies victory

Gayle’s scorching hundred gives Windies victory

February 4, 2010 | Comments: 3

CANBERRA, Australia, CMC – Chris Gayle’s blazing century provided the platform for a rousing 90-run victory for touring West Indies over the Australian Prime ...

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People’s Parliament organizers dismiss notion of ‘UWP affair’

People’s Parliament organizers dismiss notion of ‘UWP affair’

February 4, 2010 | Comments: 24

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – The organizers of the People’s Parliament, which holds its inaugural gathering on Thursday to coincide with the first sitting of the ...

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DLP announces new senators

DLP announces new senators

February 4, 2010 | Comments: 14

When parliament convenes today for the first time since the December 18 General Elections there will be several new faces, including  24-year-old  Tammy ...

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Wavell Hinds to replace Dwayne Bravo

Wavell Hinds to replace Dwayne Bravo

February 4, 2010 | Comments: 2

The West Indies Cricket Board has advised that allrounder Dwayne Bravo has been ruled out of the ongoing tour of Australia. Wavell Hinds, the Jamaican left-handed ...

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Government invests in significant sums in critical areas of the economy

Government invests in significant sums in critical areas of the economy

February 4, 2010 | Comments: 6

The Government of Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit invested significant sums in critical areas of the economy in the first and second quarters of the 2009/2010 ...

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ECCB seeks public feedback on 2009 ECCU Economic Review

ECCB seeks public feedback on 2009 ECCU Economic Review

February 4, 2010 | Comments: 0

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is conducting a survey in its eight member countries to get feedback from citizens on the 2009 ECCU Economic Review, which ...

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No prize after one year: Former Miss Dominica contestant cries foul

No prize after one year: Former Miss Dominica contestant cries foul

February 3, 2010 | Comments: 56

A runner-up in the 2009 Miss Dominica Carnival Queen Pageant has cried foul on the Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) for not presenting her with a prize almost a ...

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Canefield man charged with theft claims he borrowed items from complainant

Canefield man charged with theft claims he borrowed items from complainant

February 3, 2010 | Comments: 4

A Canefield man, remanded for theft, told Magistrate Ossie Lewis that he was not guilty of the crime since he had actually borrowed the items from the complainant. ...

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Plans underway to establish coffee processing plant in Dominica

Plans underway to establish coffee processing plant in Dominica

February 3, 2010 | Comments: 9

The government of Dominica is expected to host a team from a Venezuelan coffee company next week Tuesday to finalize plans for the operations of a coffee processing ...

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Bail denied for Dominican in BVI accused of attempting to murder girlfriend

Bail denied for Dominican in BVI accused of attempting to murder girlfriend

February 3, 2010 | Comments: 43

A Dominican living in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has been denied bail after being accused of attempting to murder his girlfriend. A bail application for ...

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Duvalier scores victory in Swiss court

Duvalier scores victory in Swiss court

February 3, 2010 | Comments: 8

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, CMC – The Federal Supreme Court Wednesday overturned a lower court ruling that had barred the family of deposed Haitian leader ...

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Man on trial for indecent assault on 15-year-old girl

Man on trial for indecent assault on 15-year-old girl

February 3, 2010 | Comments: 31

One man is currently being tried at the high court for unlawful sexual connection and the indecent assault of a 15-year-old girl. State Lawyer Wayne Norde told the ...

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Wob Dwiyet Band to form part of Ole Mas Parade

Wob Dwiyet Band to form part of Ole Mas Parade

February 3, 2010 | Comments: 6

A statue and Wob Dwiyet Band in honour of Mama Mas Irene Peltier will form part of Carnival Monday’s Ole Mas Parade. Peltier, who is from Pointe Michel, but ...

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Speaker comments on controversy surrounding new parliamentary term

Speaker comments on controversy surrounding new parliamentary term

February 3, 2010 | Comments: 21

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – The Dominica parliament meets on Thursday for the first time since the December 18 general elections with the in-coming Speaker, Alix ...

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Mother of nine says she is still waiting on government assistance

Mother of nine says she is still waiting on government assistance

February 3, 2010 | Comments: 88

Cheryl Peltier, a mother of nine children living in a 12×12 shack at Massacre, says she is still awaiting assistance from Government. In April 2009 members of ...

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New departure tax bill to be tabled at first parliamentary meeting

New departure tax bill to be tabled at first parliamentary meeting

February 3, 2010 | Comments: 19

When Parliament meets for its first time following the December 18, 2009 General Elections on Thursday, a bill for the imposition of a departure tax on travelers ...

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Photos from Ordination of Catholic priests

Photos from Ordination of Catholic priests

February 3, 2010 | Comments: 13
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Dailey receives five-year ban

Dailey receives five-year ban

February 3, 2010 | Comments: 26

ROSEAU, Dominica, Feb 3, CMC – Dominica’s national football captain Delbert Dailey has been thumped with a five-year ban by the local association’s ...

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