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ECSE Trading Report

ECSE Trading Report

May 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

Eastern Caribbean Securities Market On the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market this week, 300 Bank of Nevis shares traded at $4.25 per share.

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Ministry of Tourism employee charged with forgery

Ministry of Tourism employee charged with forgery

May 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

A female employee of the Ministry of Tourism has been charged with forgery. According to Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Acting Inspector Pellam Jno. ...

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A Bloody Tuesday in Our History: 29th May 1979

A Bloody Tuesday in Our History: 29th May 1979

May 29, 2016 | Comments: 9

Today, May 29th, 2016, is the 37th anniversary of the May 29th Uprising which resulted in the removal from office of the DLP administration of Dominica’s first ...

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Four days of testimony completed in Asha James murder trial

Four days of testimony completed in Asha James murder trial

May 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

The State continued to present its case to the jury as three more witnesses took the stand on day four of the Asha James murder trial on Friday May 27, 2016. James ...

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ODM issues warning as unstable weather affects Dominica

ODM issues warning as unstable weather affects Dominica

May 28, 2016 | Comments: 11

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) continues to monitor the weather situation and wishes to advise residents to be vigilant and exercise extreme caution in ...

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Choose your photo of the week

Choose your photo of the week

May 28, 2016 | Comments: 1

It’s time once more to choose your favourite photo of the past week (May 23 – 27, 2016). The photos and the poll are published below. Vote for your favourite.

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Flood warning issued for Dominica

Flood warning issued for Dominica

May 28, 2016 | Comments: 41

A Flood Warning has been issued for Dominica by the Met Office as unstable weather continues to affect the island. The warning will remain in effect until 6:00 pm on ...

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Met Office warns of rising waters in rivers

Met Office warns of rising waters in rivers

May 28, 2016 | Comments: 10

The Met Office has warned that heights of rivers are rising and could overflow their banks as unstable weather conditions affect the island. The office further ...

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Stabbing in Mahaut

Stabbing in Mahaut

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 25

A man was stabbed in Mahaut on Friday evening, information reaching DNO has revealed. Reports are that the matter stemmed over a dispute for WiFi. The man who was ...

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DOMLEC reports increase in electricity sales, drop in profit

DOMLEC reports increase in electricity sales, drop in profit

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 10

General Manager of the island sole electricity provider, Dominica Electricity Services Ltd. (DOMLEC), Bertilia McKenzie, revealed that despite a challenging year, ...

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‘21st century solutions’ needed to reduce number of poorest countries, says report

‘21st century solutions’ needed to reduce number of poorest countries, says report

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 22

27 May 2016 – Only a handful of countries are likely to graduate out of the ‘least developed’ category despite a 10-year, internationally-agreed plan to ...

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ECCB Governor expressed concerns over increases in regional bank fees

ECCB Governor expressed concerns over increases in regional bank fees

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 10

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy Antoine, has expressed concern that increased bank fees could result in depositors’ loss of savings ...

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Suriname student believes enough not being done in Agriculture in Dominica

Suriname student believes enough not being done in Agriculture in Dominica

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 69

A university student from Suriname, who is presently in Dominica to study the implementation of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME), believes enough is ...

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Local fisheries sector gets $1.5-million from Japan

Local fisheries sector gets $1.5-million from Japan

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 6

The Government of Japan has made a $1.5-million investment in the fisheries sector of Dominica. The project involves the replacement of refrigeration equipment at ...

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CIMH to announce Hurricane Season forecasts next week in Dominica

CIMH to announce Hurricane Season forecasts next week in Dominica

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 1

Caribbean meteorologists and international climate researchers will meet here next week to officially announce the forecasts for the Caribbean’s wet / hurricane ...

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Four Dominican women recognized in Canada

Four Dominican women recognized in Canada

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 23

Dominica’s Trade and Investment Commissioner, Frances Delsol, has been voted as one of Canada’s top 100 Black Women To Watch in 2016. Frances, a Queen ...

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Trump reaches the magic number to clinch Republican nomination

Trump reaches the magic number to clinch Republican nomination

May 26, 2016 | Comments: 36

Donald Trump reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president Thursday, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the ...

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Culture Minister speaks of gov’t commitment to Africa Day

Culture Minister speaks of gov’t commitment to Africa Day

May 26, 2016 | Comments: 30

Culture Minister Justina Charles said a subvention provided by the government to the House of Nyahbinghi in light of the African Day Celebrations signifies respect ...

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Center of Excellence for ICT to be commissioned in June

Center of Excellence for ICT to be commissioned in June

May 26, 2016 | Comments: 4

Minister for Information, Science, Telecommunication and Technology, Kelvar Darroux, has announced that the much talked about Centre of Excellence for ICT, at the ...

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Close to 200 graduate from Youth Skills Training Program

Close to 200 graduate from Youth Skills Training Program

May 26, 2016 | Comments: 14

Sixty-two young men and 130 young women were awarded certificates at the 43rd annual Youth Skills Training Program Graduation Ceremony, after undergoing months of ...

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IN PICTURES: Save Our Children Concert

IN PICTURES: Save Our Children Concert

May 26, 2016 | Comments: 12

A fundraising concert to help in the fight against the growing problem of child abuse and to enlighten the public as to how Crime Stoppers Dominica can be used to ...

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Horseback Ridge Road in Kalinago Territory undergoes rehabilitation

Horseback Ridge Road in Kalinago Territory undergoes rehabilitation

May 26, 2016 | Comments: 13

Residents and visitors to the Kalinago Territory will soon have improved access to Horseback Ridge Road. The rehabilitations works commenced on April 12, 2016 with ...

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