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Morne Jaune Primary School recognizes Clemson University professor

Morne Jaune Primary School recognizes Clemson University professor

March 26, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Morne Jaune Primary School recognised Dr Brenda Vander Mey (Professor at Clemson University) at an Appreciation Ceremony held at the school on Thursday March 23, ...

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Dominica named by US among major money laundering countries of 2016

Dominica named by US among major money laundering countries of 2016

March 25, 2017 | Comments: 53

Dominica is among 21 Caribbean countries named by the US in a wider global list of Major Money Laundering Countries of 2016. The US State Department this week ...

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Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles

Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles

March 25, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Met Office is advising Dominicans that an increase in rainfall is possible across Dominica particularly from Sunday night through to Thursday March 30. In a ...

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DOWASCO to rehabilitate water tank in Paix Bouche

DOWASCO to rehabilitate water tank in Paix Bouche

March 24, 2017 | Comments: 6

Parliamentary Representative for the Paix Bouche Constituency, Roselyn Paul has announced that the Dominica Water and Sewerage Company (DOWASCO) is expected to spend ...

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‘Worst is over’ for Brazil’s meat scandal

‘Worst is over’ for Brazil’s meat scandal

March 24, 2017 | Comments: 0

Worldwide markets have been slamming their doors on Brazilian meat since revelations that rotten produce was being sold with faked certificates, but the agriculture ...

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Gov’t provides EC$462,600 for residential and charitable institutions

Gov’t provides EC$462,600 for residential and charitable institutions

March 24, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica handed over cheques to representatives seven Residential and Charitable Institutions in Dominica on Friday morning to ...

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EU provides €24-million to support Caribbean’s Private Sector

EU provides €24-million to support Caribbean’s Private Sector

March 24, 2017 | Comments: 0

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, March 23rd, 2017. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) and the European Union (EU) have signed the 11th European ...

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Loubiere to  Bagatelle road project announced; to cost $100-million

Loubiere to Bagatelle road project announced; to cost $100-million

March 24, 2017 | Comments: 1

Minister for Public Works and Ports, Miriam Blanchard has announced that a project to rehabilitate the Loubiere to Bagatelle will cost in excess of $100-million. ...

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Laboratories in OECS receive new equipment

Laboratories in OECS receive new equipment

March 24, 2017 | Comments: 0

Laboratories in OECS Member States are now better equipped to diagnose issues related to human, animal and plant health, and food safety, thus increasing their ...

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Mexico commits US$5-million to construct Marigot Hospital

Mexico commits US$5-million to construct Marigot Hospital

March 24, 2017 | Comments: 9

The Government of Mexico has informed the Government of Dominica that it is committing US$5 million (EC$13.5 million) for the construction of the Marigot Hospital. ...

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Dominica observes World TB Day

Dominica observes World TB Day

March 24, 2017 | Comments: 0

World TB Day is March 24, 2017. Dominica joins the rest of the world in the observance of World TB Day. The Theme for this year is “Unite to End Tuberculosis: ...

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Drigo says abattoir ‘alive’ and will eventually open

Drigo says abattoir ‘alive’ and will eventually open

March 24, 2017 | Comments: 9

Agriculture Minister Johnson Drigo has announced that the much talked about Venezuela-funded abattoir, situated in Layou Park “is alive” and will eventually ...

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UPDATE: Thugs vandalize vehicle of Dr. Sam Christian

UPDATE: Thugs vandalize vehicle of Dr. Sam Christian

March 24, 2017 | Comments: 46

Dr. Sam Christian on Friday reported to the police that his vehicle, which was parked outside his medical office on Bath Road, was vandalized. “I parked my ...

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NBD records major loss, again

NBD records major loss, again

March 24, 2017 | Comments: 34

For the second time in two years, the National Bank of Dominica (NBD) is recording a major loss. The bank’s annual report shows that for the year ended 2016, ...

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PAID STATEMENT: Behind Senator Tonge’s decry of local enterprise

PAID STATEMENT: Behind Senator Tonge’s decry of local enterprise

March 23, 2017 | Comments: 34

1 SENATOR TONGE’S STATEMENT IN GREATER CONTEXT The Construction Sector is forced to redeem the Local Private Sector from an irresponsible attack on it by Senator ...

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DCP could begin operating again before year end PM Skerrit says

DCP could begin operating again before year end PM Skerrit says

March 23, 2017 | Comments: 24

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that operations at Dominica Coconut Product Ltd (DCP) could recommence before the end of 2017. He said at a town hall ...

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PM Skerrit gives hint of his future

PM Skerrit gives hint of his future

March 23, 2017 | Comments: 71

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has given a brief hint of what the future holds for him. Based on what he said at a town hall meeting in Paix Bouche on Wednesday ...

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Baron sues Linton, Allen, Q-95

Baron sues Linton, Allen, Q-95

March 23, 2017 | Comments: 50

Foreign Affairs Minister, Senator Francine Baron has made good her promise to sue opposition leader, Lennox Linton, talk show host Angelo Allen and radio station ...

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“A senseless act” – PM Skerrit on London attack

“A senseless act” – PM Skerrit on London attack

March 23, 2017 | Comments: 21

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has expressed the view that an incident in London which left several people dead and many more injured, was a senseless act on the ...

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Dominica’s fiscal outlook has deteriorated despite CBI revenue -IMF report

Dominica’s fiscal outlook has deteriorated despite CBI revenue -IMF report

March 23, 2017 | Comments: 62

Dominica’s fiscal outlook had deteriorated despite high revenues from the island’s much-touted Citizenship by Investment (CBI) program, a report from the ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Grace Kennedy Ltd’s corned beef suppliers not under investigation by Brazilian authorities

BUSINESS BYTE: Grace Kennedy Ltd’s corned beef suppliers not under investigation by Brazilian authorities

March 23, 2017 | Comments: 3

Grace Kennedy can today confirm that the plants that supply corned beef to us are not under investigation by the Brazilian authorities.

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Resettlement of Petite Savanne depends on CBI Program Darroux says

Resettlement of Petite Savanne depends on CBI Program Darroux says

March 23, 2017 | Comments: 36

Parliamentary Representative of the Petite Savanne Constituency, Dr. Kenneth Darroux has said the success of the Petite Savanne Resettlement depends solely on the ...

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