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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: River pollution at Laplaine

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: River pollution at Laplaine

August 28, 2016 | Comments: 0

Early in 2014, I was approached by a local farmer from La Plaine, complaining that to get to his farm, he had to cross a cesspool of pig waste on the main road, and ...

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Grand Bay native residing in the Virgin Islands honored by President Obama

Grand Bay native residing in the Virgin Islands honored by President Obama

August 28, 2016 | Comments: 2

Math and Science Teacher, Thora Henry-Letang, of Grand Bay, Dominica, who now resides on St. Thomas, has received the Presidential Award of Excellence in Mathematics ...

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Statement by Opposition Leader on the 1st anniversary of the passage of TS Erika

Statement by Opposition Leader on the 1st anniversary of the passage of TS Erika

August 28, 2016 | Comments: 2

  Fellow Dominicans at home and abroad: One year ago, our country was devastated by the deadly flood waters of tropical storm Erika. Over thirty of our brothers ...

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Remembering the victims of TS Erika, Rebuild Dominica Inc. continues to highlight reconstruction efforts

Remembering the victims of TS Erika, Rebuild Dominica Inc. continues to highlight reconstruction efforts

August 27, 2016 | Comments: 1

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the devastating floods which wreaked havoc on the beautiful Nature Island of the Caribbean. We remember the many lives lost ...

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La Plaine man found dead

La Plaine man found dead

August 27, 2016 | Comments: 20

An elderly man from La Plaine was earlier today, Saturday August 27, found dead in the vicinity of the Sari Sari River in that area. Chairman of the La Plaine ...

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Dominica Red Cross releases overview of recovery activities post TS Erika

Dominica Red Cross releases overview of recovery activities post TS Erika

August 27, 2016 | Comments: 1

In observance of the first anniversary of the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Erika on 27 August 2015, the Dominica Red Cross has released an overview of ...

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DCA to host Awareness Cycling Ride

DCA to host Awareness Cycling Ride

August 27, 2016 | Comments: 2

President of the newly-formed Dominica Cycling Association (DCA), Attorney-at-law, Ronald Charles, has invited all cyclists to join members of the association for an ...

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Chief Environmental Health Officer responds to claims of pollution

Chief Environmental Health Officer responds to claims of pollution

August 27, 2016 | Comments: 25

In light of recent allegations of pollution of the Taberi River in La Plaine from a nearby pig farm, Chief Environmental Health Officer, Ferdinia Carbon, has ...

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COMMENTARY: Carbon maybe part of the problem but certainly not the solution

COMMENTARY: Carbon maybe part of the problem but certainly not the solution

August 27, 2016 | Comments: 17

Many view Chief Daniel Carbon of the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force as the unelected MP of Dominica’s shadow 22nd Political constituency- Police ...

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Assessing the Psychological Impact of Tropical Storm Erika among Youth in Dominica

Assessing the Psychological Impact of Tropical Storm Erika among Youth in Dominica

August 27, 2016 | Comments: 5

One year ago (August 27, 2015), Mother Naturewreaked destructionin the Nature Isle, Dominica. The island was hard hit by Tropical Storm Erika (‘Erika’), which ...

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Eight designers compete for $2500 in the Courts Fashionista Competition!

Eight designers compete for $2500 in the Courts Fashionista Competition!

August 26, 2016 | Comments: 0

  Local and Regional furniture and electrical giants Courts has announced that twenty designers have been selected to participate in the company’s third ...

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Credit Unions hold Family Fun Day this weekend

Credit Unions hold Family Fun Day this weekend

August 26, 2016 | Comments: 3

  Five credit unions in Dominica have come together to host a Credit Unions Family Fun Day event on Sunday August 28th 2016 at the Botanical Gardens in Roseau. ...

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Government to erect monument in honour of victims of T.S Erika

Government to erect monument in honour of victims of T.S Erika

August 26, 2016 | Comments: 35

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that his government will erect a monument to honour victims of Tropical Storm Erika. He made that statement while ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel appoints Usain Bolt as Chief Speed Officer

BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel appoints Usain Bolt as Chief Speed Officer

August 26, 2016 | Comments: 4

Digicel Caribbean Ltd on Thursday August 25, 2016, announced living legend, world record holder and the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, as its Chief Speed ...

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DNA President calls for greater recognition of the hard work done by nurses

DNA President calls for greater recognition of the hard work done by nurses

August 26, 2016 | Comments: 22

President of the Dominica Nurses Association (DNA), Debra Phillip has said that more emphasis needs to be placed on the hard work performed by the many nurses in ...

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Fatal collision at Fond Cole

Fatal collision at Fond Cole

August 26, 2016 | Comments: 31

  Julius John, 72 of Fond Cole Housing Scheme is dead following a vehicular collision which occurred in that community on Thursday 25th, August 2016. Police ...

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Two receive full-time scholarships to attend DSC

Two receive full-time scholarships to attend DSC

August 25, 2016 | Comments: 13

For the first time, two students have been awarded full scholarships to pursue studies at the Dominica State College (DSC). One scholarship was presented on behalf ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Beautiful Sunset

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Beautiful Sunset

August 25, 2016 | Comments: 1

This beautiful sunset captured from the coastal village of Mahaut, caught the eye of photographer, Antonia Joseph. Photographers – novice, amateur or professional ...

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Armed robbery victim says he will not be intimidated

Armed robbery victim says he will not be intimidated

August 25, 2016 | Comments: 49

Nyika Bellot from Bath Estate who has said that he was shot by three armed masked gun men in a robbery calls the actions of the men “senseless” and says he will ...

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Thirteen receive NCCU scholarships

Thirteen receive NCCU scholarships

August 25, 2016 | Comments: 9

Thirteen students, who will attend secondary school in September, have received scholarships from the National Cooperative Credit Union Ltd. (NCCU). The students are ...

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Opportunities available to Dominicans to study in Mexico.

Opportunities available to Dominicans to study in Mexico.

August 25, 2016 | Comments: 15

The Embassy of Mexico to the Eastern Caribbean States is glad to reiterate the invitation to the citizens of Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts and ...

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Cadence-lypso legend Gordon Henderson to be honoured by Dominican group in US

Cadence-lypso legend Gordon Henderson to be honoured by Dominican group in US

August 25, 2016 | Comments: 6

Cadence-lypso pioneers, Exile One, will perform in the United States for the first time since 1989, when they appear at a chic awards gala in New Jersey, at which ...

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