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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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Trinidadian man captured while fighting for ISIS

Trinidadian man captured while fighting for ISIS

January 8, 2019 | Comments: 7

One of two US fighters who were captured by Syrian Democratic Forces, fighting for ISIS, in said to be of Trinidadian descent. According to a report from the BBC, ...

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OECS Bar expresses solidarity with the Grenada Bar

OECS Bar expresses solidarity with the Grenada Bar

January 8, 2019 | Comments: 2

  The OECS BAR Association joins in solidarity with the Grenada Bar Association (GBA) on their protest action to highlight the several challenges facing the ...

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Browne compares hurricane recovery progress in Dominica and Babuda

Browne compares hurricane recovery progress in Dominica and Babuda

January 8, 2019 | Comments: 21

Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, is explaining why Dominica is doing much better than Barbuda in its recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria ...

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Trinidad company to help Dominica develop tourism industry

Trinidad company to help Dominica develop tourism industry

January 8, 2019 | Comments: 26

Dominica’s Ministry of Tourism and the Discover Dominica Authority have contracted a Trinidadian firm to help develop the island’s National Tourism Policy and ...

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Police Chief Carbon happy with increase in police force

Police Chief Carbon happy with increase in police force

January 8, 2019 | Comments: 20

Police Chief Daniel Carbon has said he is pleased with the government’s decision to increase the Dominica Police Force from 500 to 600 officers. “I am very ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: NBD ends anniversary celebrations; 9 customers receive prizes

BUSINESS BYTE: NBD ends anniversary celebrations; 9 customers receive prizes

January 8, 2019 | Comments: 0

Nine customers of the National Bank of Dominica Ltd were presented with prizes on Friday, January 04, 2019. The prize-giving ceremony was held for two of the ...

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Fire and Ambulances Services respond to more than 7000 calls in 2018

Fire and Ambulances Services respond to more than 7000 calls in 2018

January 8, 2019 | Comments: 6

Station Officer responsible for the Roseau, Castle Bruce and La Plaine districts, Wayne Letang, has revealed that in excess of 7000 ambulance calls were responded to ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: CREAD to be the focus of first DAIC Eggs & Issues Breakfast for 2019

BUSINESS BYTE: CREAD to be the focus of first DAIC Eggs & Issues Breakfast for 2019

January 7, 2019 | Comments: 0

“CREAD and its Vision of a Resilient Dominica” is the the theme of the first Eggs & Issues Breakfast to be hosted by the Dominica Association of ...

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Prominent businessman recovering, after being hit by motorcycle

Prominent businessman recovering, after being hit by motorcycle

January 7, 2019 | Comments: 7

Business man Herbert ‘Sukie’ Winston is back from a two-day stay at the hospital after being hit by a motorcycle outside his business (Sukie’s Enterprises) ...

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DEAR BELLA: All of a sudden, my sister gets a lot of money – I’m worried

DEAR BELLA: All of a sudden, my sister gets a lot of money – I’m worried

January 7, 2019 | Comments: 16

Bella, I am worried about my sister. I know she works in a small supermarket between Goodwill and Roseau and her income is 400 every week. I know this because she ...

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Wesley man charged with murder

Wesley man charged with murder

January 7, 2019 | Comments: 8

Glentist Baptiste, 18, of Wesley has been charged with the murder of Palmer Phillip Belsuget also of Wesley. Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector Simon ...

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Expanding the universe, one discovery at a time

Expanding the universe, one discovery at a time

January 7, 2019 | Comments: 5

China has made history by landing a rover on the far side of the moon. According to CNN, the milestone a huge one for China as it attempts to position itself as a ...

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Inmates to do CSEC exams as part of rehabilitation in prison

Inmates to do CSEC exams as part of rehabilitation in prison

January 7, 2019 | Comments: 9

Eight inmates at the Dominica State Prison are preparing to write the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examinations this year. Acting ...

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Criminal Court in Dominica to resume this week

Criminal Court in Dominica to resume this week

January 7, 2019 | Comments: 9

Registrar of the Dominica High Court, Ossie Walsh, says barring unforeseen circumstances, the high court criminal session is set to open this week at the High Court ...

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Dominicans continue to benefit from post-Maria work of IOM

Dominicans continue to benefit from post-Maria work of IOM

January 7, 2019 | Comments: 10

Dominicans continue to benefit from the work of The International Organization for Migration (IOM) which has been assisting with the recovery and reconstruction of ...

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Blackmoore ignores call to resign; says he has done nothing wrong

Blackmoore ignores call to resign; says he has done nothing wrong

January 7, 2019 | Comments: 54

Embattled Minister for Justice, Immigration and Labour, Rayburn Blackmoore, who is at the centre of accusations of alleged gross moral misconduct and abuse of his ...

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Twelve chosen for the 2019 calypso quarter final

Twelve chosen for the 2019 calypso quarter final

January 6, 2019 | Comments: 3

The Irish Kid, multiple-time winner of the Junior Monarch title, is the only newcomer among the twelve calypsonians who avoided elimination and are now headed for ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Open auditions for RIVERSONG

ANNOUNCEMENT: Open auditions for RIVERSONG

January 6, 2019 | Comments: 0

RiverSong, not just a choir: a harmonious, open-minded, musically eclectic community inspired by the best traditions. RiverSong is having open auditions primarily ...

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Dominican to audition for popular US TV show, “The Voice”

Dominican to audition for popular US TV show, “The Voice”

January 6, 2019 | Comments: 41

Dominican-born student in the US, Peter Whenrick Codrington, is preparing for what could be the greatest moment of his life thus far when he auditions in the ...

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