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National Rounders League set to open on July 3

National Rounders League set to open on July 3

June 30, 2016 | Comments: 0

The National Rounders Committee is gearing for the opening of the 2016 National Rounders League. Fine Foods Inc, is the headline Sponsor of this year’s league ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Body found on Donkey Beach

BREAKING NEWS: Body found on Donkey Beach

June 30, 2016 | Comments: 1

A body of a man was found on Donkey Beach in Canefield early Thursday afternoon. The circumstances surrounding the incident are unknown at this time, however, DNO ...

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Benefits of business registry highlighted

Benefits of business registry highlighted

June 30, 2016 | Comments: 2

Project Leader at the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group, Océane Seuleiman, has highlighted the benefits of an online business registry in ...

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Consultation set to discuss Draft Maintenance Bill

Consultation set to discuss Draft Maintenance Bill

June 30, 2016 | Comments: 0

A one-day Consultation to discuss another OECS Draft Family Model Bill will take place on Tuesday July 5th, 2016 at the Public Service Union Conference Room from 9: ...

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Boetica to host second Glassie Festival

Boetica to host second Glassie Festival

June 30, 2016 | Comments: 2

The community of Boetica stages its second annual Glassie Festival. The event which was first organized last year on July 3rd to 5th, will take place over a ...

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Denise Charles sworn in

Denise Charles sworn in

June 30, 2016 | Comments: 4

Newly-elected representative for the Soufriere Constituency, Denise Charles, was sworn-in as a parliamentarian on Monday, June 27th. She took her oath before the ...

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PM Skerrit says efforts underway at OAS to undermine Venezuela

PM Skerrit says efforts underway at OAS to undermine Venezuela

June 30, 2016 | Comments: 27

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said efforts are underway at the Organization of American States (OAS) to undermine the government of Venezuela. Speaking at a ...

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Non-compliant cheques not acceptable for negotiation effective 15 July

Non-compliant cheques not acceptable for negotiation effective 15 July

June 30, 2016 | Comments: 5

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) advises that effective 15 July, cheques that are not compliant with the standards prescribed by the Eastern Caribbean ...

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SMA launches two scholarship funds

SMA launches two scholarship funds

June 30, 2016 | Comments: 2

St. Mary’s Academy (SMA) has launched two scholarship funds: the Mr Cuthert Elwin Scholarship Fund and the Anthony & Dora Scholarship Fund. Both funds have ...

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Online business registry to make conducting business easier in Dominica

Online business registry to make conducting business easier in Dominica

June 30, 2016 | Comments: 4

As a result of the collaborative effort of the government of Dominica, the International Finance Corporation, and several stakeholders, Dominica has become the first ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

June 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 29 June 2016 providing the latest trading information and financial tip for the investor.

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20th Anniversary St. Kitts Music Festival Sets New Heights

20th Anniversary St. Kitts Music Festival Sets New Heights

June 29, 2016 | Comments: 3

Basseterre, St. Kitts (June 28, 2016) – The St. Kitts Tourism Authority is delighted to announce that the twentieth anniversary of the St. Kitts Music Festival has ...

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Dominican policeman in St. Kitts shot; appeal made for blood donation

Dominican policeman in St. Kitts shot; appeal made for blood donation

June 29, 2016 | Comments: 15

A Dominican serving in the police force in St. Kitts was shot in the line of duty and is now fighting for his life in Trinidad, where he was airlifted for ...

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PM Skerrit says Petrocaribe critics were wrong; speaks of ‘challenges’ in Venezuela

PM Skerrit says Petrocaribe critics were wrong; speaks of ‘challenges’ in Venezuela

June 29, 2016 | Comments: 25

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said that the many criticisms levelled against the PetroCaribe agreement were wrong. He made the remarks while delivering the ...

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New Convent High School Club takes aim at child abuse

New Convent High School Club takes aim at child abuse

June 29, 2016 | Comments: 9

A new club has been formed at the Convent High School and it will be tackling the issue of child abuse, which has been a matter of discussion in Dominica. Members of ...

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Campaign to highlight Dominican products and services carded for September

Campaign to highlight Dominican products and services carded for September

June 29, 2016 | Comments: 5

The Dominica Manufacturers Association (DMA), Dominica Coalition of Service Industries (DCSI) along with the Dominica Export Import Agency (DEXIA), and the Ministry ...

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Great expectations for finals of National Softball Tournament

Great expectations for finals of National Softball Tournament

June 29, 2016 | Comments: 2

President of the Dominica Softball Cricket Development Association, Heston Charles, has promised that the final match of the National Softball Tournament, between ...

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Austrie confident Venezuela will ‘overcome’

Austrie confident Venezuela will ‘overcome’

June 29, 2016 | Comments: 15

Housing Minister, Reginald Austrie, has expressed confidence that Venezuela will overcome what he said are forces that are trying to destabilize it’s ...

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DJ competition launched in Dominica

DJ competition launched in Dominica

June 29, 2016 | Comments: 8

On Friday 24th June 2016 marked the launch of a DJ Competition like no other held here in Dominica. Eleven local Disc Jockeys commence a five-week journey that would ...

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Tete Morne man celebrates 100; says he has many years ahead

Tete Morne man celebrates 100; says he has many years ahead

June 29, 2016 | Comments: 16

The entire community of Tete Morne joined the family of John Baptiste Watt to celebrate his 100th birthday on Friday, June 24th. Watt is a man with a small frame but ...

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Miss Dominica 1971 passes on

Miss Dominica 1971 passes on

June 29, 2016 | Comments: 26

Miss Dominica 1971, Anthea Mondesire, has passed away in Canada. DNO understands she passed on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Mondesire won the Miss Dominica crown in 1971 ...

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Banana farmers cry for help

Banana farmers cry for help

June 29, 2016 | Comments: 68

Banana farmers in the northeastern part of the island are appealing for assistance in marketing their produce which some say are being fed to pigs. On Saturday, June ...

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