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Ronald Charles officially appointed as UWP senator

Ronald Charles officially appointed as UWP senator

January 12, 2019 | Comments: 43

Attorney, Ronald Charles, has been officially appointed as the replacement for ousted UWP senator, Dr. Thompson Fontaine. Dominica News Online (DNO) first reported ...

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Dominica votes at OAS to recognize Maduro’s second term as Venezuela president

Dominica votes at OAS to recognize Maduro’s second term as Venezuela president

January 11, 2019 | Comments: 48

Dominica has agreed to recognise the legitimacy of Nicolas Maduro’s new term as president of Venezuela at a vote taken during a meeting on Thursday of the ...

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Feasibility studies completed for modern cargo port at Canefield says Skerrit

Feasibility studies completed for modern cargo port at Canefield says Skerrit

January 11, 2019 | Comments: 44

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that the feasibility studies for the construction of a new modern cargo port located at Canefield on Donkey Beach are ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel LTE is just days away for Dominica

BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel LTE is just days away for Dominica

January 11, 2019 | Comments: 5

As total telecommunications and entertainment provider Digicel makes leaps with its upgrades, by introducing its LTE network to the country, Dominicans can look ...

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Economic citizenship abuse may have cost St.Kitts & Nevis millions of dollars

Economic citizenship abuse may have cost St.Kitts & Nevis millions of dollars

January 11, 2019 | Comments: 3

Online publication, Caribbean News Now, has reported that there is still an ongoing abuse of the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Tnvestment Programme (CIP) and ...

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New buildings for Morne Prosper Primary School handed over

New buildings for Morne Prosper Primary School handed over

January 11, 2019 | Comments: 6

Two new buildings that form part of the Morne Prosper Primary School have been constructed by All Hands and Hearts Smart Response to accommodate the students of ...

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Skinny Fabulous dampens controversy over labeling of bouyon as soca

Skinny Fabulous dampens controversy over labeling of bouyon as soca

January 11, 2019 | Comments: 2

The newly released song collaboration by Machel Montano, Bunji Garlin and Skinny Fabulous produced by Dominican Krishna Lawrence, known as “Dada”, has raised ...

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Stardom Tent 2019 begins this weekend

Stardom Tent 2019 begins this weekend

January 11, 2019 | Comments: 0

The 2019 Stardom Calypso Tent is set to begin this Saturday, January 12. The Tent was officially launched yesterday afternoon at the Calypso House in Bath Estate. ...

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PM Skerrit blames opposition for delay in electoral reform

PM Skerrit blames opposition for delay in electoral reform

January 11, 2019 | Comments: 32

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, is blaming certain actions by the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) and the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) for the delays ...

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Isaac calls for inter-ministerial collaboration to ensure safer environment

Isaac calls for inter-ministerial collaboration to ensure safer environment

January 11, 2019 | Comments: 6

Minister for the Environment, Climate Resilience, Disaster Management and Urban Renewal, Joseph Isaac, has said that the task of making Dominica a climate resilient ...

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Financial Intelligence Unit does well after Maria says Unit chief

Financial Intelligence Unit does well after Maria says Unit chief

January 11, 2019 | Comments: 6

Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), McKelson Ferrol, said despite the difficulties encountered after the passage of Hurricane Maria, his department ...

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Linton responds to removal of Fontaine as senator

Linton responds to removal of Fontaine as senator

January 10, 2019 | Comments: 51

Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, has responded to statements made by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit on the dismissal of Dr. Thomson Fontaine of the United Workers ...

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We will build this international airport for Dominica – PM Skerrit

We will build this international airport for Dominica – PM Skerrit

January 10, 2019 | Comments: 92

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said that the site for the construction of the much-talked-about International Airport in Dominica  will be “from Eden ...

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Office of Disaster Management undertakes island-wide learning needs assessment

Office of Disaster Management undertakes island-wide learning needs assessment

January 10, 2019 | Comments: 0

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) will be embarking on a survey to determine what disaster-related training has been received on a community-level and what are ...

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Marigot police station to be completed by end of January

Marigot police station to be completed by end of January

January 10, 2019 | Comments: 11

The Marigot Police Station which was severely damaged by Hurricane Maria in September 2017 is expected to be completed by January 31st. Police Chief Daniel Carbon ...

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PM Skerrit condemns notion of ‘Red Clinic’ attendees being beggars

PM Skerrit condemns notion of ‘Red Clinic’ attendees being beggars

January 9, 2019 | Comments: 91

Prime Minister Skerrit has condemned what he describes as forces at work “to besmirch and undermine the good name of Dominica in the eyes of the region and the ...

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Skerrit says Dominica may legally seek compensation from Ross

Skerrit says Dominica may legally seek compensation from Ross

January 9, 2019 | Comments: 42

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said his government is not ruling out the possibility of a legal battle between Dominica and Ross University School of Medicine ...

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Dominica Catholic Radio radiothon achieves target

Dominica Catholic Radio radiothon achieves target

January 9, 2019 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Catholic Radio (DCR) is reporting that its inaugural Radiothon to raise funds to assist in the operations of the station, has surpassed its target of ...

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Carbon calls for control by talk show hosts but “can’t regulate” police caller

Carbon calls for control by talk show hosts but “can’t regulate” police caller

January 9, 2019 | Comments: 29

Dominica’s police Chief Daniel Carbon has exhorted talk show hosts to control their programmes while at the same time conceding that he is unable to regulate the ...

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Thomson Fontaine no longer a senator says Skerrit

Thomson Fontaine no longer a senator says Skerrit

January 8, 2019 | Comments: 73

Dr. Thomson Fontaine of the United Workers Party (UWP), is no longer a senator in the Dominica parliament. Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, made that disclosure ...

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Watch end-of-year interview with PM Skerrit

Watch end-of-year interview with PM Skerrit

January 8, 2019 | Comments: 14

Dominica News Online (DNO) presents, courtesy of the Government Information Service (GIS), a relay of the live stream of a year-end interview for 2019 with Prime ...

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Diabetes association tackles obesity in Dominica

Diabetes association tackles obesity in Dominica

January 8, 2019 | Comments: 17

Obesity among the Dominican population has caught the attention of the Dominica Diabetes Association (DOMDA). The organization says it is very alarmed at the rising ...

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