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Construction works on segment 10 of Nat’l Trail Project underway

Construction works on segment 10 of Nat’l Trail Project underway

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 2

(Gov’t Press Release)  – The Waitukubuli National Trail Project has reached an important stage with the resumption of Construction Works. Trail ...

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Prime Minister Skerrit takes oath of office (photo gallery)
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AUS$1M boost to CDF capital fund

AUS$1M boost to CDF capital fund

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 0

The Government of Australia is giving AUS$1M to the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF). The money which is to be transferred before year-end is slated for the CDF’s ...

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Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao congratulates Prime Minister Skerrit on his re-election

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao congratulates Prime Minister Skerrit on his re-election

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 7

Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency, Wen Jiabao has sent a letter to Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit congratulating him on his ...

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Election results will not determine political future, DFP leader says

Election results will not determine political future, DFP leader says

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 16

Leader of the Dominica Freedom Party (DFP)Judith Pestaina says the outcome of the December 18 general elections will not determine the future of her political ...

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LIAT advisory regarding airborne ash clouds from Soufriere Hills Volcano

LIAT advisory regarding airborne ash clouds from Soufriere Hills Volcano

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 0

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, December 21, 2009 – LIAT wishes to advise that there are reports of airborne ash clouds from the Soufriere Hills Volcano in Montserrat. ...

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Two charged with money laundering

Two charged with money laundering

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 18

Two men have been charged for allegedly laundering money in the sum of Euro €13,920 and US $48,900. According to the Roseau Magistrate’s Court, Lee Anthony and ...

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George not bothered by critics

George not bothered by critics

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 18

Parliamentary representative-elect of the Roseau South constituency Ambrose George has made it clear that he is not bothered by critics of his past stints as member ...

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PDM says bribery tactics used to secure victory

PDM says bribery tactics used to secure victory

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 25

The Peoples Democratic Movement has suggested that bribery tactics were used to secure victory in Friday’s general elections. The PDM fielded candidates in the ...

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Former prime minister posts bail for Marigot men

Former prime minister posts bail for Marigot men

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 25

Former Prime Minister of Dominica Edison James acted as a surety for two Marigot men, released on $5,000 bail each today. Ghana Matthew and Henry Dorsette appeared ...

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Preliminary statement of CARICOM Electoral Observer Mission to Dominica

Preliminary statement of CARICOM Electoral Observer Mission to Dominica

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 9

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) On the invitation of the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) ...

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PM Skerrit says no plan to drastically reform constitution

PM Skerrit says no plan to drastically reform constitution

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 40

Newly sworn-in Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said although his Dominica Labour Party (DLP) won by a large margin, sweeping 18 out of the 21 constituencies in ...

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Bath Estate man fined for hitting shop owner with a coconut

Bath Estate man fined for hitting shop owner with a coconut

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 13

A Bath Estate man has been fined by the court after hitting a shop owner with a coconut (jelly) and resisting arrest. 19-year-old Wayne Maxwell appeared before Chief ...

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Calypsonians succeed at eliminations round

Calypsonians succeed at eliminations round

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 21

Twelve calypsonians have been selected to move on to the second round of the 2010 calypso competition. Daddy Chess, Explosion, The Bobb, Tasha P, Benno, Ghetto ...

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Monday morning blaze destroys Mahaut house

Monday morning blaze destroys Mahaut house

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 10

An early morning blaze has destroyed the home of Robertson George, alias ‘Cozy’, of Mahaut. According to public relations officer at the fire department, ...

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Roosevelt Skerrit’s general election victory speech

Roosevelt Skerrit’s general election victory speech

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 39

Fellow Dominicans, friends and well wishers…To God be the glory…Great things he hath done! We have come to the end of a necessary, but arduous process of ...

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No late drama as Windies lose by 35 runs

No late drama as Windies lose by 35 runs

December 20, 2009 | Comments: 4

PERTH, Australia, CMC – There was no miracle, no dramatic finish or historic result as Australia needed only 21 balls to end West Indies’ last-ditch resistance ...

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Prime Minister to delay naming new Cabinet

Prime Minister to delay naming new Cabinet

December 20, 2009 | Comments: 45

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says he is likely to delay naming a new Cabinet until after the Christmas holidays. Speaking to the ...

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UWP LEADER – Let the courts decide

UWP LEADER – Let the courts decide

December 20, 2009 | Comments: 78

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – The leader of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Ron Green, has vowed to challenge his loss in the La Plaine constituency ...

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St Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister sends congratulations to Dominica PM

St Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister sends congratulations to Dominica PM

December 20, 2009 | Comments: 9

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas has told his Dominican counterpart, Roosevelt Skerrit that citizens in his country have expressed ...

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‘Iranian cyber army’ hits Twitter

‘Iranian cyber army’ hits Twitter

December 19, 2009 | Comments: 0

Twitter has been hit by an embarrassing security breach. A group claiming to be the Iranian Cyber Army managed to redirect Twitter users to its own site displaying a ...

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St. Jean not surprised he won

St. Jean not surprised he won

December 19, 2009 | Comments: 126

“The beginning of a new day in the Laplaine constituency.” These were the words of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) President and DLP candidate for Laplaine Peter ...

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