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Calypso analyst calls for new calypso judging system

Calypso analyst calls for new calypso judging system

February 4, 2019 | Comments: 12

Calypso Analyst, Attorney Duncan Stowe, is calling for a new system of judging calypso. The judging of calypso has attracted a lot of controversy over the years. ...

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Fishing in Soufriere/Scotts Head 16 months after Maria

Fishing in Soufriere/Scotts Head 16 months after Maria

February 4, 2019 | Comments: 11

The fishing industry, has for many years, been a major economic activity in the Soufriere/Scotts Head community but it was dealt a devastating blow by Hurricane ...

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UPDATE: Birth Certificate shows 21 Savage is UK born

UPDATE: Birth Certificate shows 21 Savage is UK born

February 4, 2019 | Comments: 29

Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph more commonly known as 21 Savage has been arrested US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) officials citing that he was illegally in ...

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European countries recognize Venezuelan opposition leader as ‘interim president’

European countries recognize Venezuelan opposition leader as ‘interim president’

February 4, 2019 | Comments: 11

A number of EU countries have moved to formally recognize Venezuela’s opposition leader as its acting president. Spain, France, Germany, the UK, Austria, Sweden, ...

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UWP delegation meets with Dominica’s Chief of Police

UWP delegation meets with Dominica’s Chief of Police

February 4, 2019 | Comments: 27

The United Workers Party (UWP) is commending Chief of Police, Daniel Carbon, for agreeing to meet with its executive, at his “earliest possible ...

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IN PICTURES: Opening of St. Joseph Carnival 2019

IN PICTURES: Opening of St. Joseph Carnival 2019

February 3, 2019 | Comments: 0

The opening parade for St. Joseph carnival 2019 was held on Saturday February 2nd, 2019. The parade started at the Isiah Thomas secondary School bus stop and moved ...

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Curtly Ambrose to appear on Dancing with the Stars Australia

Curtly Ambrose to appear on Dancing with the Stars Australia

February 3, 2019 | Comments: 1

Former West Indies fast bowler Sir Curtly Ambrose will be testing his dancing skills as part of the celebrity cast for Dancing with the Stars Australia. The Antiguan ...

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CALYPSO 2019: The twenty semifinalists

CALYPSO 2019: The twenty semifinalists

February 3, 2019 | Comments: 3

Two new-comers have been included in the line up for the semifinals of the 2019 calypso competition. Four-time junior calypso monarch, Irish Kid and Danyan are among ...

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Strong 4th quarter performance signals tourism recovery says DDA

Strong 4th quarter performance signals tourism recovery says DDA

February 3, 2019 | Comments: 9

The months of October to December 2018 produced arrivals of 22,178 from all source markets, representing 35.3 % of total stay-over arrivals for the year which stood ...

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West Indies beat England again to seal series win

West Indies beat England again to seal series win

February 3, 2019 | Comments: 10

England collapsed in dismal fashion yet again to lose the second Test by 10 wickets as West Indies sealed the series with a match to spare. According to a BBC ...

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CARICOM leaders to participate in international conference on Venezuela

CARICOM leaders to participate in international conference on Venezuela

February 2, 2019 | Comments: 7

CARICOM Chairman, St Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris, will lead a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) delegation to Uruguay for an international meeting on ...

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COMMENTARY: Give Uruguay meeting a chance to bring settlement to Venezuela crisis

COMMENTARY: Give Uruguay meeting a chance to bring settlement to Venezuela crisis

February 2, 2019 | Comments: 6

The Heads of Government of the independent member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), who met by video conference on January 24 to consider the fast-moving ...

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CARICOM statement on 2nd day of visit to UN by CARICOM delegation

CARICOM statement on 2nd day of visit to UN by CARICOM delegation

February 2, 2019 | Comments: 0

On Tuesday, 30 January 2019, the delegation of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) comprising Dr the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of S.Kitts and Nevis (Chairman ...

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St. Joseph Carnival opens today

St. Joseph Carnival opens today

February 2, 2019 | Comments: 0

The opening parade for Carnival 2019 in St. Joseph takes place today, Saturday, 2nd February at 3pm. Representing the village council and carnival committee of St. ...

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COMMENTARY: Showdown at Mas Camp

COMMENTARY: Showdown at Mas Camp

February 2, 2019 | Comments: 16

We have arrived at a critical stage with the Dominica Cultural industries. The Showdown Mascamp was kicked off their contractual arrangements with the National ...

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Barbados takes action to resolve the situation in Venezuela

Barbados takes action to resolve the situation in Venezuela

February 1, 2019 | Comments: 14

 Barbados’ commitment to working towards the peaceful resolution of the situation in Venezuela and in maintaining a Zone of Peace in the Caribbean was reaffirmed ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: David Cox of Cable & Wireless Communications elected new chairman of CANTO

BUSINESS BYTE: David Cox of Cable & Wireless Communications elected new chairman of CANTO

February 1, 2019 | Comments: 0

David Cox, Head of Regulatory Affairs for Cable & Wireless Communications (“C&W” or the “Company”) is the new Chairman of CANTO, one of the leading ...

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Over 50 million dollars for geothermal plant in Dominica

Over 50 million dollars for geothermal plant in Dominica

February 1, 2019 | Comments: 32

Coordinator of the Dominica Geothermal Energy Project, Dr. Vince Henderson, says $51.45 million will be available for the construction of a geothermal power plant in ...

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Justice Peter Jamadar to join the CCJ bench

Justice Peter Jamadar to join the CCJ bench

February 1, 2019 | Comments: 0

The Honourable Mr. Justice Peter Jamadar is to be appointed Judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) by the Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission ...

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Mas Camp on hold; in search of a new venue

Mas Camp on hold; in search of a new venue

February 1, 2019 | Comments: 3

Organizers of Showdown Mas Camp Tent have announced that the show will not be held tonight because of the unavailability of a venue. At a news conference this ...

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Former national athlete Curtley Bynoe laid to rest

Former national athlete Curtley Bynoe laid to rest

February 1, 2019 | Comments: 6

Members of the athletics community in Dominica and the wider Dominican society gathered at the Roseau Cathedral Chapel to bid farewell to Curtley Anthony Bynoe, a ...

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21st anniversary of Ole mass at Newtown Savannah this weekend

21st anniversary of Ole mass at Newtown Savannah this weekend

February 1, 2019 | Comments: 1

The Division of Culture in collaboration with the National Cultural Council, will this weekend, hold the  21st  anniversary of Dominica’s Ole Mass and Sensay ...

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