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Marpin staff asked to take pay cut

Marpin staff asked to take pay cut

April 23, 2014 | Comments: 2

Staff of telecommunication provider, Marpin 2K4, have been asked to take a pay cut, sources have informed Dominica News Online. Reports indicate members of staff ...

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Cocoa farmers trained on pruning techniques

Cocoa farmers trained on pruning techniques

April 23, 2014 | Comments: 0

Cocoa farmers from the Northern and Western Agricultural regions who participated in a Farmer field school programme were presented with certificates of ...

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Dominica named top dive site in Caribbean

Dominica named top dive site in Caribbean

April 23, 2014 | Comments: 5

Dominica has been named the number one diving site in the Caribbean and the USA by a radio station devoted to diving. Scubaradio listed ten diving sites with ...

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Joshua Francis launches website

Joshua Francis launches website

April 22, 2014 | Comments: 35

As part of efforts to have his opinion publicized  and to continue the “quest to restore and grow the integrity”  of Dominica, United Workers Party ...

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Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship opportunities

April 22, 2014 | Comments: 6

Are you interested in studying in the US? Are you interested in furthering your education? A number of US-based schools are offering scholarship to international ...

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Ron Green laments ‘neglect of sports’ in southeast

Ron Green laments ‘neglect of sports’ in southeast

April 22, 2014 | Comments: 33

Senator and former minister of sports, Ron Green, is blaming neglect, mismanagement and politics for the decline of sports in the southeastern section of the ...

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Regional telecommunication sector meets in Dominica

Regional telecommunication sector meets in Dominica

April 22, 2014 | Comments: 2

A workshop geared at providing telecommunication providers with the legal and regulatory framework for addressing dispute resolution and ensuring the regulatory ...

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Dominica to receive assistance from Toronto radiothon

Dominica to receive assistance from Toronto radiothon

April 22, 2014 | Comments: 6

Dominica will be among three Caribbean countries affected by the Christmas Eve trough of 2013 to receive assistance from a radiothon hosted by Toronto’s most ...

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Guadeloupe cricket festival dubbed a success

Guadeloupe cricket festival dubbed a success

April 22, 2014 | Comments: 11

A first of its kind cricket festival held on the Easter weekend in Guadeloupe was said to be a huge success, according to organizers. The event, organized by the ...

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New LIAT CEO takes office; promises to improve airline

New LIAT CEO takes office; promises to improve airline

April 22, 2014 | Comments: 33

The newly appointed CEO of LIAT – The Caribbean Airline – arrived from the United Kingdom on Sunday with a promise to listen to staff to determine how to ...

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Digicel domino competition results

Digicel domino competition results

April 21, 2014 | Comments: 0

Clara Rockers from Paix Bouche suffered their first defeat in the premier league of The Bigger and Better Network Digicel Domino Competition over the Easter ...

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UPDATE: Dominica’s gold tally rises at the 2014 Carifta Games

UPDATE: Dominica’s gold tally rises at the 2014 Carifta Games

April 21, 2014 | Comments: 30

Shanee Angol took gold and in the process, smashed her own 2013 Carifta Games record, in the Under 18 Girls Javelin event today, on day three of the 2014 Carifta ...

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ECSE Weekly Trade Report

ECSE Weekly Trade Report

April 20, 2014 | Comments: 0

On the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market this week the following securities traded: • 399 East Caribbean Financial Holding Co Ltd shares traded at a low of ...

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This is the day the Lord has made let us be glad and rejoice!

This is the day the Lord has made let us be glad and rejoice!

April 20, 2014 | Comments: 17

There’s a saying that the only two things we are certain of are dying and paying taxes. Today we have a far more reliable and important assurance: Jesus “had to ...

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VIDEO: Pentecostals reenact Last Supper

VIDEO: Pentecostals reenact Last Supper

April 20, 2014 | Comments: 22

On Friday night, the Pentecostal Church of Portsmouth held an Easter Demonstrative Play of the Last Supper as part of efforts to demonstrate the meaning of the ...

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Dr. Korak Frederick fulfills his dream

Dr. Korak Frederick fulfills his dream

April 19, 2014 | Comments: 64

The journey to making his dream a reality was not an easy one for Dr. Korak Frederick. His father died in the middle of exams and he was unable to come to Dominica ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Renew or Perish

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Renew or Perish

April 19, 2014 | Comments: 19

I am definitely not the same person I was seven years ago. Neither are you. Really! Oh, I’m not talking about your personality, how you have matured and grown in ...

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Dominican students do well in karate grading in Trinidad

Dominican students do well in karate grading in Trinidad

April 18, 2014 | Comments: 43

Three students of the Purple Dragon karate club in Dominica, were successful in grading examinations held recently in Trinidad. Michael Pemberton achieved the ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 17 April 2014 providing the latest trading information and financial tips for the ...

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Two charged in cannabis bust

Two charged in cannabis bust

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 72

Two men have been charged following the seizure of a quantity of marijuana south of Dominica. Anthony Ackie of Lagoon, Portsmouth and Raphael Pompey from St. ...

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Cocoa farmers to be recognized

Cocoa farmers to be recognized

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 15

Sixteen farmers will be recognized at a graduation ceremony for their dedication and for successfully completing the Cocoa Farmer Field School Training Programme. ...

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UWP defends overseas trips

UWP defends overseas trips

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 281

Members of the the United Workers Party (UWP) are standing behind their decision to travel abroad for what they describe as their responsibility to “engage ...

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