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UPDATE: Body found in Portsmouth

UPDATE: Body found in Portsmouth

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 0

The body of a female has been found in Portsmouth, according to information reaching Dominica News Online. DNO was reliably informed the told that the body of ...

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Health official reacts to first case of Ebola in US

Health official reacts to first case of Ebola in US

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 17

Chief medical officer, Dr. David Johnson, is concerned that the United States has diagnosed its first case of the deadly disease, Ebola. There is a large volume of ...

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Over $31-million spent on infrastructure from January to June – PM Skerrit

Over $31-million spent on infrastructure from January to June – PM Skerrit

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 18

Over $31-million have been spent on infrastructural development during the period January 1 to June 30, 2014. Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Roosevelt ...

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Primary school challenge to form part of FIM 2014

Primary school challenge to form part of FIM 2014

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 0

A primary school challenge, targeting grade four students in 13 primary schools, has been added to the list of activities planned for the 12th edition of Financial ...

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CARICOM secretariat clashes with online publication

CARICOM secretariat clashes with online publication

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 65

A war of words has developed between the Guyana-based CARICOM secretariat and online outlet, Caribbean News Now, following the publication of an article entitled ...

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Ambrose George happy with Giraudel Playing Field Pavilion

Ambrose George happy with Giraudel Playing Field Pavilion

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 10

Parliamentary Representative for the Roseau South Constituency (which included Giraudel) and Minister for Information, Telecommunications and Constituency ...

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Final day for WCMF ticket special

Final day for WCMF ticket special

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 3

Today (Tuesday) marks the final day for the Creole Music Festival (WCMF) special ticket sale. This special promotion began on September 1 and ends on the 30 with ...

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Isidore sues Marpin

Isidore sues Marpin

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 4

Former general Manager of Marpin 2K4 Ltd, Pericson Isidore, has filed a civil lawsuit against the company citing wrongful dismissal and breach of contract. On ...

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Dominican UWI alumni honored

Dominican UWI alumni honored

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 7

Alumni of the four Campuses of the University of the West Indies (UWI) gathered at the Fort Young Hotel on Saturday, September 27, 2014 to participate in an evening ...

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Nigerians in Dominica celebrate their country’s independence

Nigerians in Dominica celebrate their country’s independence

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 5

Nigerians living in island will come together this week to celebrate their nation’s 54th anniversary of Independence. There are a number of activities planned ...

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Trade relations between the Caribbean and China strengthened

Trade relations between the Caribbean and China strengthened

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 1

The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) supported a contingent of representatives from four (4) of the Region’s Business Support Organisations ...

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IN PICTURES:  Culture time again

IN PICTURES: Culture time again

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 4

On September 28, the Cultural Semi-Finals competition was held at Cabrits National Park stage. A number of cultural activities took place during the event. See ...

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Agriculture Policy Programme underway

Agriculture Policy Programme underway

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 6

An Agriculture Policy Programme (APP), seeking to enhance capabilities of agriculture in eradicating poverty in CARIFORUM countries, got underway in Dominica on ...

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Poverty down in Dominica Savarin tells UN

Poverty down in Dominica Savarin tells UN

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 38

President of Dominica, Charles Savarin, has told the United Nation’s General Assembly that poverty is down on the island as efforts are being made by the ...

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Reports of Dominica embarrassing CARICOM untrue – Ambassador Henderson

Reports of Dominica embarrassing CARICOM untrue – Ambassador Henderson

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 62

Dominica’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), His Excellency Vince Henderson, says a news report about a CARICOM foreign ministers meeting in New York last ...

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Focus on younger generation to improve manufacturing sector – DMA president

Focus on younger generation to improve manufacturing sector – DMA president

September 29, 2014 | Comments: 4

President of the Dominica Manufacturer’s Association (DMA) Jean-Yves Bonaire says several factors must be addressed if the success of the sector is to become a ...

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Primary schools awarded for work in drug education

Primary schools awarded for work in drug education

September 29, 2014 | Comments: 4

Twenty Primary Schools across the island which participated in the Peer Helpers Program during the academic year 2013/2014 have been awarded. The Peer Helpers ...

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Dominicans urged to keep their environment clean

Dominicans urged to keep their environment clean

September 29, 2014 | Comments: 5

Minister for Social Services, Community Development and Gender Affairs, Gloria Shillingford, has called on Dominicans to keep the environment clean in order to ...

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Dominica alleged to have embarrassed CARICOM

Dominica alleged to have embarrassed CARICOM

September 29, 2014 | Comments: 104

Dominica has come under scrutiny in a regional news publication for behaviour which it is alleged, has caused “confusion and embarrassment” to other ...

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Senior citizens must be shown love, reverence and respect – PM Skerrit

Senior citizens must be shown love, reverence and respect – PM Skerrit

September 29, 2014 | Comments: 68

Prime Minister of Dominica the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit has called on young people to show love, admiration and respect to senior citizens. Prime Minister ...

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Dominica has progressed despite challenges- Ambrose George

Dominica has progressed despite challenges- Ambrose George

September 28, 2014 | Comments: 23

Dominica is said to have progressed tremendously over the years since it gained independence. The island became independent on November 3, 1978 and according to ...

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Police officers encouraged to work hard

Police officers encouraged to work hard

September 27, 2014 | Comments: 22

Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Assistant Superintendent Claude Weekes, has called on recently promoted police officers to continue to work hard. The new ...

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