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COMMENTARY: Cold War hawks lead U.S. policy on Venezuela

COMMENTARY: Cold War hawks lead U.S. policy on Venezuela

February 16, 2019 | Comments: 3

Most geopolitical analysts have concluded that there will be regime change in Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro will be out and Juan Guaidó will be in. All indicators so ...

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Line up for 2019 Calypso semifinals tonight

Line up for 2019 Calypso semifinals tonight

February 16, 2019 | Comments: 3

The 2019 calypso semifinals is set for the forecourt of Windsor Park Stadium from 8:30 this evening. The twenty calypsonians will be performing in the following ...

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JCI Dominica embarks on project to raise awareness for United Nations International Days

JCI Dominica embarks on project to raise awareness for United Nations International Days

February 16, 2019 | Comments: 1

The objectives and mission of JCI (Junior Chamber International) Dominica is to contribute to the advancement of the global community by providing the opportunity ...

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Pioneer Preparatory students receive BBC Micro:bits

Pioneer Preparatory students receive BBC Micro:bits

February 16, 2019 | Comments: 2

The Pioneer Preparatory Primary students have been equipped with BBC Micro:bits through a kind donation from the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission ...

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Michael Laudat appointed magistrate in Dominica

Michael Laudat appointed magistrate in Dominica

February 15, 2019 | Comments: 39

Retired Inspector of Police, Michael Laudat is now a magistrate in the Commonwealth of Dominica. The Judicial & Legal Services Commission (JLSC) based in St. ...

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Ministry of Education implements successful school attendance programme

Ministry of Education implements successful school attendance programme

February 15, 2019 | Comments: 1

The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development has facilitated the return of thirty-eight (38) students who dropped out of the school system following the ...

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Dominicans do soca in sign language

Dominicans do soca in sign language

February 15, 2019 | Comments: 0

“Hands up, if you love fam­i­ly, show me your hands if you is one of we”. So sings St Vin­cent and the Grenadines so­ca sen­sa­tion Gamal “Skin­ny ...

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2019 Carnival Princess Show to be held this weekend

2019 Carnival Princess Show to be held this weekend

February 15, 2019 | Comments: 0

President of the Rotaract club, Leona Jeremiah has said that the club has made a significant contribution to the cultural and personal development of ...

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Dominica records 33.2% drop in tourism for Jan-Sept 2018 – CTO; 4th quarter signals recovery – DDA

Dominica records 33.2% drop in tourism for Jan-Sept 2018 – CTO; 4th quarter signals recovery – DDA

February 15, 2019 | Comments: 41

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the authority on regional tourism statistics and performance, is reporting an overall decline in visitor arrivals of 10% ...

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COMMENTARY: How Bad Does Venezuela Have to Get

COMMENTARY: How Bad Does Venezuela Have to Get

February 15, 2019 | Comments: 47

The people of Venezuela are suffering from man-made political and economic crises that have transformed a once thriving and prosperous democracy into a place beset ...

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PS Thomas describes agricultural marketing consultation as a milestone

PS Thomas describes agricultural marketing consultation as a milestone

February 15, 2019 | Comments: 15

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, food and Fishers, Dr. Reginald Thomas has described the holding of a marketing consultation as a new milestone ...

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DSC Culventure Club working towards a healthier, cleaner Dominica

DSC Culventure Club working towards a healthier, cleaner Dominica

February 15, 2019 | Comments: 2

A group of students of the Dominica State College (DSC) has embarked on a new initiative to help promote a resilient Dominica by engaging in activities that helps ...

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Six youths killed in one week; three murdered in 16 hours in St. Kitts and Nevis

Six youths killed in one week; three murdered in 16 hours in St. Kitts and Nevis

February 15, 2019 | Comments: 14

Six St. Kitts and Nevis youths have been gunned down in as many days as the apparent blood bath continued with three dead in separate incidents in less than 24 ...

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Christopher Martin to perform at ROTB Valentine Edition tonight

Christopher Martin to perform at ROTB Valentine Edition tonight

February 14, 2019 | Comments: 0

Reggae On The Boardwalk Valentine’s Day edition is on tonight at the Strip in Lalay Coco which is located between Loubiere and Castle Comfort. The show is being ...

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Ronald Charles outlines plans for Roseau Valley constituency

Ronald Charles outlines plans for Roseau Valley constituency

February 14, 2019 | Comments: 35

The Opposition United Workers Party (UWP) candidate for the Roseau Valley Constituency, Senator Ronald Charles continues to layout his party’s plans for a more ...

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CHECK THIS OUT: 53 year Love story in the face of racism

CHECK THIS OUT: 53 year Love story in the face of racism

February 14, 2019 | Comments: 5

In this feature, we highlight an extraordinary item in the news, on social media or that has otherwise been brought to our attention and ask you to check it out! On ...

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Caribbean Tourism Organization projects 6-7 per cent growth in 2019

Caribbean Tourism Organization projects 6-7 per cent growth in 2019

February 14, 2019 | Comments: 0

The Caribbean tourism sector is projected to record strong growth in 2019 on the heels of a stronger-than-expected performance last year. The Caribbean Tourism ...

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Carnival 2019 sizzles on with Grand Bay opening and calypso semifinals this weekend

Carnival 2019 sizzles on with Grand Bay opening and calypso semifinals this weekend

February 14, 2019 | Comments: 7

Chairman of the Grand Bay Village Council, Edward Registe, has said that this year, Grand Bay is by no means being left out of the carnival celebrations and ...

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Pastor defends ‘dance in the street’ activity by Dominican Christians

Pastor defends ‘dance in the street’ activity by Dominican Christians

February 14, 2019 | Comments: 49

Dominican pastor Gerard Benjamin has rejected the criticism that a ‘dance in the street’ activity organized by gospel team, Remnant in Roseau, was their ...

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Steps being taken to deal with absence of Norwegian Airlines says Piper

Steps being taken to deal with absence of Norwegian Airlines says Piper

February 14, 2019 | Comments: 30

Director of Tourism and CEO of Discover Dominica Authority (DDA), Colin Piper has said that efforts are being made to replace the capacity that will be lost from ...

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UWP confirms candidate for La Plaine constituency

UWP confirms candidate for La Plaine constituency

February 13, 2019 | Comments: 41

Francisca Joseph, a former Adult Education Officer from the community of Delices, is the United Workers Party’s (UWP) candidate for the La Plaine constituency ...

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COMMENTARY: CARICOM’S Finest Hour

COMMENTARY: CARICOM’S Finest Hour

February 13, 2019 | Comments: 10

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) deserves full marks for the position it has adopted and the actions it has undertaken in response to the regional and ...

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