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Party for some, church for others:  Dominicans gear up for New Year’s celebration

Party for some, church for others: Dominicans gear up for New Year’s celebration

December 31, 2009 | Comments: 5

Dominicans will ring in the New Year at various venues across the island. While many expect to observe the New Year with the traditional church service, others will ...

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Biography of H.E. Charles Maynard set for grand launching on Tuesday

Biography of H.E. Charles Maynard set for grand launching on Tuesday

December 31, 2009 | Comments: 14

A biography of the extraordinary life and career of Ambassador Charles Maynard will be launched on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at the Fort Young Hotel from 6.30pm. The ...

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Financial institution outlines its role in the Caribbean

Financial institution outlines its role in the Caribbean

December 31, 2009 | Comments: 2

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has defended its policies with regards to the Caribbean, saying it has stepped up its lending ...

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Female political candidates honored at local seminar

Female political candidates honored at local seminar

December 31, 2009 | Comments: 5

Women who contested the December 18, 2009 general elections in Dominica have been told to be proud of their achievements. The Caribbean Institute for Women in ...

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Top cop aware of rumors that police associate with questionable characters

Top cop aware of rumors that police associate with questionable characters

December 31, 2009 | Comments: 18

An official at the helm of the Dominica Police Force says he is aware of allegations concerning police officers connected to persons of questionable character. ...

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Digicel winners walk away with fantastic Christmas prizes

Digicel winners walk away with fantastic Christmas prizes

December 31, 2009 | Comments: 1

DIGICEL customers were presented with great Christmas prizes as part of its Christmas promotion under the theme “All I want for Christmas is ….” ...

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China executes British citizen for drug smuggling

China executes British citizen for drug smuggling

December 31, 2009 | Comments: 22

CNN) — The British government condemned China’s execution of a British national Tuesday on drug smuggling charges. “I … am appalled and ...

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Dominica opposition politicians meet with OECS leaders

Dominica opposition politicians meet with OECS leaders

December 30, 2009 | Comments: 85

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, CMC – The leaders of Dominica’s two main opposition parties have held talks with the Prime Ministers of St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the ...

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Speaker of the House says more women needed in parliament

Speaker of the House says more women needed in parliament

December 30, 2009 | Comments: 13

Speaker of the House of Assembly Alix Boyd Knights is convinced that there are not enough women in parliament and is hopeful that with the new parliament, to be ...

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Crimes in 2009: Police battle the odds

Crimes in 2009: Police battle the odds

December 30, 2009 | Comments: 13

Limited manpower, an increased rate of murders, a lack of forensic science technology and inadequate resources are some of the difficulties the Commonwealth of ...

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Drug Prevention Unit prepares for January observance of Drug Awareness Month

Drug Prevention Unit prepares for January observance of Drug Awareness Month

December 30, 2009 | Comments: 3

The National Drug Prevention Unit is gearing up to observe Drug Awareness Month in January under the theme ‘Responsibility: the key to being drug free.’ Director ...

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Cabinet of ministers to be sworn in on Monday

Cabinet of ministers to be sworn in on Monday

December 30, 2009 | Comments: 59

The swearing- in of ministers and parliamentary secretaries of the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica following the December 18th 2009 General Elections will ...

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UNITED WE STAND: OECS marching towards an economic union

UNITED WE STAND: OECS marching towards an economic union

December 30, 2009 | Comments: 7

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Leaders from the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Tuesday signed a treaty to establish an Economic Union within the ...

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Big domino competition carded for Sunday

Big domino competition carded for Sunday

December 30, 2009 | Comments: 3

After taking a short break for the elections and Christmas holidays, the Dominica National Domino Association is now back to keeping the game of domino alive by ...

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Son of former Dominica PM charged with murder

Son of former Dominica PM charged with murder

December 30, 2009 | Comments: 49

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Three men, including the son of a former  Dominica prime minister, are due to appear in court later on Wednesday charged with the ...

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St. Kitts prime minister pledges continued support to PM Skerrit in pursuit of strengthening of bilateral and regional relations

St. Kitts prime minister pledges continued support to PM Skerrit in pursuit of strengthening of bilateral and regional relations

December 30, 2009 | Comments: 4

Prime Minister of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Denzil Douglas has pledged to continue to work collaboratively with Dominica in the development of ...

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OECS community should celebrate economic union, Director-General says

OECS community should celebrate economic union, Director-General says

December 30, 2009 | Comments: 2

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) community has been told to celebrate the formation of an OECS economic union as an unprecedented accomplishment ...

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UPDATED: Young man dies in car accident on Goodwill Road (see photos)

UPDATED: Young man dies in car accident on Goodwill Road (see photos)

December 30, 2009 | Comments: 235

Twenty-six-year-old Neil Karam of Roseau is dead following a vehicular accident on the Goodwill Road in the early hours of Wednesday morning. While Police Public ...

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La Plaine man dead after allegedly ingesting poisonous substance

La Plaine man dead after allegedly ingesting poisonous substance

December 29, 2009 | Comments: 29

Police have confirmed that a La Plaine man is dead after allegedly ingesting a poisonous substance. Fifty-nine-year-old Lambert Jno Baptiste of La Plaine was ...

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PM Skerrit promotes OECS economic union ahead of signing ceremony today

PM Skerrit promotes OECS economic union ahead of signing ceremony today

December 29, 2009 | Comments: 13

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says an economic union of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) deserves the support of citizens in the sub-region. ...

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Messages of congratulations continue to pour in following DLP victory

Messages of congratulations continue to pour in following DLP victory

December 29, 2009 | Comments: 12

Messages of congratulations continue to pour into Roseau for Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit following his party’s crushing victory in the December 18th ...

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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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