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Deva Mahal is all about Rock and Soul – St Lucia Roots and Soul Festival Day 1

Deva Mahal is all about Rock and Soul – St Lucia Roots and Soul Festival Day 1

September 9, 2018 | Comments: 2

The second installment of the Roots and Soul Festival proved to be a series of mind-blowing performances from an incredible lineup of local and foreign artists. The ...

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Tropical Storm Isaac expected to become a hurricane by tonight

Tropical Storm Isaac expected to become a hurricane by tonight

September 9, 2018 | Comments: 8

A weak high pressure system is expected to be the dominant feature across the area during the next 24 hours. Light winds and daytime heating could produce some ...

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IN PICTURES: Accident near Coulibistrie

IN PICTURES: Accident near Coulibistrie

September 8, 2018 | Comments: 21

The photo below depicts the scene of an accident which occurred on Saturday between the village of Coulibistrie and the area called Gel Leon. While the damage to two ...

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Tropical Depression Nine becomes Tropical Storm Isaac

Tropical Depression Nine becomes Tropical Storm Isaac

September 8, 2018 | Comments: 13

The Dominica Meteorological Service has reported that at 5pm, Tropical Depression number 9 was upgraded to Tropical Storm Isaac in the Central Atlantic. At 500 PM, ...

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Police search for missing Giraudel man

Police search for missing Giraudel man

September 8, 2018 | Comments: 14

  Police in Dominica are searching for a missing man from Giraudel. According to police reports, 70 year-old Loftus Letang was last seen on Thursday, September ...

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WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical depression expected to become storm; residents asked to closely monitor

WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical depression expected to become storm; residents asked to closely monitor

September 8, 2018 | Comments: 4

Tropical Depression number 9 which is projected to approach the Lesser Antilles by the middle of next week, continues to show signs of development and is expected to ...

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Residents asked to monitor progress of tropical depression approaching Lesser Antilles

Residents asked to monitor progress of tropical depression approaching Lesser Antilles

September 7, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Meteorological Service is advising residents to closely monitor the progress of one of two approaching Tropical Depressions. The Met Office, in its 6:00 ...

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Saint Jean calls on school principals to take their roles seriously

Saint Jean calls on school principals to take their roles seriously

September 7, 2018 | Comments: 16

Education Minister, Petter Saint Jean has called on principals to take their roles as managers seriously as they begin the new academic year on Monday. He spoke at ...

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Weather system to approach Lesser Antilles next week

Weather system to approach Lesser Antilles next week

September 7, 2018 | Comments: 4

The Dominica Meteorological Service has said a weather system located in the Eastern Atlantic is expected to approach the Lesser Antilles by the middle of next week. ...

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Hyacinth highlights areas in education system that need improvement

Hyacinth highlights areas in education system that need improvement

September 7, 2018 | Comments: 3

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Chandler Hyacinth has highlighted some of the areas at the education level that need ...

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Dallas officer kills St. Lucian after mistaking his apartment for her own

Dallas officer kills St. Lucian after mistaking his apartment for her own

September 7, 2018 | Comments: 33

A Dallas, Texas, officer fatally shot a 26-year-old man from St. Lucia on Thursday night when she entered his apartment in Dallas, mistaking it for her own, police ...

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Electoral Commission welcomes proposed amendments of the House of Assembly (Elections) Act and the Registration of Electors Act

Electoral Commission welcomes proposed amendments of the House of Assembly (Elections) Act and the Registration of Electors Act

September 7, 2018 | Comments: 8

Roseau, Dominica – September 7, 2018 – The Electoral Commission welcomes the announcement of Government’s intention to very shortly table before ...

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Dominica remains unbeaten after CONCACAF football match in Guadeloupe

Dominica remains unbeaten after CONCACAF football match in Guadeloupe

September 7, 2018 | Comments: 1

Dominica remains unbeaten after a ten-man football team held Suriname to a goalless draw in the inaugural CONCACAF League of Nations Tournament in Guadeloupe on ...

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Isle of Rejuvenation – (Dominica Film Challenge 2018 Video)

Isle of Rejuvenation – (Dominica Film Challenge 2018 Video)

September 7, 2018 | Comments: 2

On Wednesday, August 29, the winners of the Dominica Film Challenge were announced by the Discover Dominica Authority (DDA). For the challenge, six teams of the best ...

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Caribbean hurricane season ‘will be different this time’

Caribbean hurricane season ‘will be different this time’

September 7, 2018 | Comments: 0

Fifteen-year-old Ahijah Williams is terrified by the idea of another hurricane season. He is a student at North East Comprehensive School in Wesley, Dominica. He ...

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Construction work on 5 schools to begin July 2019, PM Skerrit says

Construction work on 5 schools to begin July 2019, PM Skerrit says

September 7, 2018 | Comments: 26

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced that construction work on five (5) schools in Dominica is expected to begin in July 2019. He made that announcement ...

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NEW TO THE SLATE: Glenroy “Soso” Cuffy – UWP candidate for Roseau Central

NEW TO THE SLATE: Glenroy “Soso” Cuffy – UWP candidate for Roseau Central

September 7, 2018 | Comments: 44

EDITOR’S NOTE: In this feature, “New To The Slate” DNO takes a close look at new candidates, of all political persuasions, who have decided to brave the ...

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Roseau man fined $30,000 for illegal firearm and ammunition

Roseau man fined $30,000 for illegal firearm and ammunition

September 6, 2018 | Comments: 13

A man from Hillsborough Street in Roseau has been fined a total of $30,000 for  the separate charges for illegal possession of a firearm and illegal possession of ...

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CBI citizens won’t be eligible to vote in Dominica – AG

CBI citizens won’t be eligible to vote in Dominica – AG

September 6, 2018 | Comments: 62

Attorney General (AG) Levi Peter is trashing suggestions that amendments to the Registration of Electors Act will allow Dominicans naturalized through the ...

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IICA strengthens coffee sector in Dominica and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

IICA strengthens coffee sector in Dominica and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

September 6, 2018 | Comments: 3

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) recently completed the second phase of a project that provided technical support to the ministries ...

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Canada to reconstruct five schools in Dominica

Canada to reconstruct five schools in Dominica

September 6, 2018 | Comments: 14

The Government of Canada will be contributing $9.25-million to the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for Dominica’s Disaster Recovery and Resilience Project which ...

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EULOGY: Mcintyre Emmanuel Nicholas Douglas

EULOGY: Mcintyre Emmanuel Nicholas Douglas

September 6, 2018 | Comments: 8

The Catholic community in Dominica has lost an icon with the passing of Macintyre Douglas. Mac was the 8th child of the union of Robert and Bernadette Douglas. Mac, ...

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