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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: 15

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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Dr. Darroux discloses priority plans for constituency

Dr. Darroux discloses priority plans for constituency

December 27, 2009 | Comments: 19

The fishing sectors in Fond St Jean and the revival of the Bay Leaf industry in Petite Savanne are expected to be high on the agenda of the new MP for that area. Dr. ...

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Police advisories amidst Christmas hype

Police advisories amidst Christmas hype

December 24, 2009 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Police Force has issued a stern warning to shoppers and business owners during the Christmas season, advising them to secure their money properly. ...

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Plans to restructure UWP – winning Salisbury candidate says

Plans to restructure UWP – winning Salisbury candidate says

December 24, 2009 | Comments: 67

Newly elected parliamentary representative for the Salisbury, Morne Rachette and Coulibistrie constituency Hector John is denying statements that the United ...

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DBBL manager recalls recent plane crash in Jamaica

DBBL manager recalls recent plane crash in Jamaica

December 24, 2009 | Comments: 9

The Manager of the Dominica Brewery and Beverages Limited (DBBL) Lynford Gutherie was among about 150 people onboard American Airlines flight 331 when it crashed ...

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Lions Club donate food hampers

Lions Club donate food hampers

December 24, 2009 | Comments: 0

Thanks to the generousity of the Dominican public, Christmas came a few days early for three (3) families. With the proceeds of a food drive held on November 28 and ...

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Christmas season is the time for healing – Jemmot

Christmas season is the time for healing – Jemmot

December 24, 2009 | Comments: 4

Local trade unionist Rawlings Jemmot says Dominicans should use this Christmas season as a time for healing. Jemmot says now that general elections are over the ...

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DFP candidate humbly accepts defeat

DFP candidate humbly accepts defeat

December 24, 2009 | Comments: 25

Oliver St. John, the man who contested the Roseau South constituency at the last general elections on a Dominica Freedom party ticket (DFP), says Dominica’s ...

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Public Service Union encouraged by DLP’s campaign promise

Public Service Union encouraged by DLP’s campaign promise

December 24, 2009 | Comments: 2

The Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU) is encouraged by pledges of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) during the 2009 election campaign. DLP Leader and Prime Minister ...

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Magistrate Tiyani Behanzin is DNO Personality of the Year

Magistrate Tiyani Behanzin is DNO Personality of the Year

December 23, 2009 | Comments: 41

Magistrate Tiyani Behanzin is Dominica News Online’s Personality of the Year. Behanzin emerged above other candidates for his unwavering determination, despite a ...

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Christmas without Jacob – Morne Rachette family still searching for missing man

Christmas without Jacob – Morne Rachette family still searching for missing man

December 23, 2009 | Comments: 19

The Benjamin family of Morne Rachette will be one member short this Christmas season, as they celebrate the holiday for the first time without 22-year-old Jacob ...

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Astaphan responds to opposition decision to boycott parliament

Astaphan responds to opposition decision to boycott parliament

December 23, 2009 | Comments: 46

Senior Council Anthony Astaphan has responded to a decision by the Opposition United Workers Party (UWP) to boycott the parliament. Astaphan said such a decision ...

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Home for Christmas – men accused of murder and manslaughter out on bail

Home for Christmas – men accused of murder and manslaughter out on bail

December 23, 2009 | Comments: 24

Three men who had been charged with murder now have the privilege of spending the Christmas holidays with their families. Curtis “Shakes” Richards and Andy ...

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CRICKET-WINDIES-UPDATE Former Windies pacer Grayson Shillingford dies

CRICKET-WINDIES-UPDATE Former Windies pacer Grayson Shillingford dies

December 23, 2009 | Comments: 19

ROSEAU, Dominica, Dec 23, CMC – Dominica’s former West Indies fast bowler Grayson Shillingford died early Wednesday at age 65. Shillingford had been ailing for ...

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Goverment Music Lovers’ Band in Christmas Musicale

Goverment Music Lovers’ Band in Christmas Musicale

December 23, 2009 | Comments: 2

The Dominica(Music Lovers) Government Band entertained hundreds including their Excellencies, Dr. Nicholas Liverpool and Mrs. Liverpool at its Christmas Musicale ...

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