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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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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Who is responsible for the upkeep of road signs in Dominica?

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Who is responsible for the upkeep of road signs in Dominica?

February 1, 2019 | Comments: 18

Dear Dominica News online, I have come to the conclusion that the relevant authorities are very careless when it comes to road signs in Dominica. We are a very ...

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Chief Justice in Guyana upholds no-confidence vote against Granger administration

Chief Justice in Guyana upholds no-confidence vote against Granger administration

February 1, 2019 | Comments: 0

Chief Justice (ag)Roxanne George-Wiltshire has ruled that the no confidence motion, which was voted in the National Assembly last December, was carried. The Chief ...

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Venezuelans fined for possession of cocaine in Dominica

Venezuelans fined for possession of cocaine in Dominica

February 1, 2019 | Comments: 25

Two Venezuelan nationals have been slapped with a fine of EC$25,000.00 to be paid forthwith or in default, face 12 months in jail. The fine was imposed by Magistrate ...

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Miss DSC Mas Jamboree launches 2019 contestants

Miss DSC Mas Jamboree launches 2019 contestants

January 31, 2019 | Comments: 4

Six young ladies from the Dominica State College, who will vie for the title of Miss DSC Mas Jamboree 2019, were officially launched on Thursday morning at the DSC ...

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EU parliament recognizes Guaido as Venezuelan interim president

EU parliament recognizes Guaido as Venezuelan interim president

January 31, 2019 | Comments: 24

The European parliament today voted overwhelmingly to recognize Venezuela’s self-declared interim president Juan Guaido as de facto head of state, according to ...

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Hillary Clinton on Dominica: “IsraAID was there – a long way from Israel”

Hillary Clinton on Dominica: “IsraAID was there – a long way from Israel”

January 31, 2019 | Comments: 11

Hillary Clinton highlighted Israeli humanitarian aid NGO IsraAID’s ongoing work in Dominica on Wednesday at the Clinton Global Initiative Action Network in ...

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2019 calypso quarterfinals set for this weekend

2019 calypso quarterfinals set for this weekend

January 31, 2019 | Comments: 0

                Anticipation is rising among calypso fans as the 2019 calypso competition moves into its second round. The ...

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ODM holds Earthquake Awareness and Safety Drill in Schools

ODM holds Earthquake Awareness and Safety Drill in Schools

January 31, 2019 | Comments: 1

The Office of Disaster Management in collaboration with the Ministry of Education initiated and carried out a national Earthquake Drill in all schools. This is part ...

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