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DSC establishes Ecuador Relief Committee

DSC establishes Ecuador Relief Committee

April 28, 2016 | Comments: 2

The Dominica State College (DSC), in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has established a DSC Ecuador Relief Committee which will raise funds to ...

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Five to vie for 2016 Mayfest title in Marigot

Five to vie for 2016 Mayfest title in Marigot

April 28, 2016 | Comments: 2

Five young ladies from different communities in Dominica will on Saturday, April, 30 take to the stage to compete for the 2016 Mayfest title to be held at the ...

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Senator commends DLP for contribution to Roseau South

Senator commends DLP for contribution to Roseau South

April 28, 2016 | Comments: 29

Dominica Labour Party (DLP) Senator, Jahisiah Benoit has commended the DLP administration for its recent contribution to the Roseau South Constituency which he said ...

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Sick of crisis, Venezuelans line up to recall Maduro

Sick of crisis, Venezuelans line up to recall Maduro

April 28, 2016 | Comments: 9

Venezuelans lined up to seek a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro, exasperated with a grinding crisis that has paralyzed government offices five days ...

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PM Skerrit hints at relocating Douglas Charles Airport

PM Skerrit hints at relocating Douglas Charles Airport

April 28, 2016 | Comments: 50

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has hinted the government’s intention to relocate the Douglas-Charles Airport to a safer location. The airport, located in ...

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PM Skerrit out of state

PM Skerrit out of state

April 28, 2016 | Comments: 41

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is out of state. A brief release from the Office of the Prime Minister stated that he traveled to the United States on Wednesday ...

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Authorities present first draft of National Physical Development Plan

Authorities present first draft of National Physical Development Plan

April 28, 2016 | Comments: 2

The first draft of the National Physical Development Plan (NPDP) was presented to stakeholders of various government departments earlier this week. Consultant for ...

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Denise Charles tipped to replace Pinard in Soufriere constituency

Denise Charles tipped to replace Pinard in Soufriere constituency

April 28, 2016 | Comments: 46

Reports are surfacing that Denise Charles has been tipped to contest the Soufriere constituency on a Dominica Labour Party ticket in the upcoming by-election ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Pizza Hut loyal customer wins trip valued over $5,000.00

BUSINESS BYTE: Pizza Hut loyal customer wins trip valued over $5,000.00

April 28, 2016 | Comments: 1

Ahmed Pascal wowed to win the Pizza Hut Ultimate Prize and he did.  A loyal and frequent customer of PHD, Ahmed dropped several tickets in the Ultimate Trip ...

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No paychecks for lawmakers in crisis-hit Venezuela

No paychecks for lawmakers in crisis-hit Venezuela

April 28, 2016 | Comments: 6

The speaker of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly said Wednesday the legislature cannot pay lawmakers or employees because the government has ...

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Hummingbird Air resumes flights to Dominica

Hummingbird Air resumes flights to Dominica

April 27, 2016 | Comments: 12

St. Croix-based Hummingbird Air will be reintroducing its passenger and cargo flights between the US Virgin Islands and Dominica starting Tuesday May 3rd. The ...

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Seventeen contracts signed for road rehabilitation projects

Seventeen contracts signed for road rehabilitation projects

April 27, 2016 | Comments: 18

The government of Dominica has signed seventeen (17) contracts amounting to over $4 million for priority intervention works designed specifically to address issues ...

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Former US House Speaker gets 15 months in prison in hush money case

Former US House Speaker gets 15 months in prison in hush money case

April 27, 2016 | Comments: 9

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Wednesday was sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay $250,000 to a victims’ fund in a hush money case that ...

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LIAT employee arrested in Barbados

LIAT employee arrested in Barbados

April 27, 2016 | Comments: 8

The management of LIAT (1974) Ltd confirms that one of its employees is in police custody in Barbados assisting law enforcement officers with their investigations ...

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Dominica Guadeloupe Association assists Soufriere Primary School

Dominica Guadeloupe Association assists Soufriere Primary School

April 27, 2016 | Comments: 3

The Dominica Guadeloupe Association has kept a promise it made to provide assistance to the Soufriere Primary School following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika. ...

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Dominica holds workshop on Competition Law and Policy

Dominica holds workshop on Competition Law and Policy

April 27, 2016 | Comments: 13

The Ministry of Trade, Energy, and Employment is conducting a one-day workshop on Competition Law and Policy. According to Research Economist of the CARICOM ...

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Construction fraternity begs for equal opportunities

Construction fraternity begs for equal opportunities

April 27, 2016 | Comments: 49

Member of the Joint Consultative Committee on the Construction Sector (JCCCS) Stewart Paris has made it clear that the organization has no problem with foreign ...

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‘Boople’ says he is alive; asks for prayers

‘Boople’ says he is alive; asks for prayers

April 27, 2016 | Comments: 16

Calypsonian Michael ‘Boople’ LaFleur has dismissed rumors that he has died and is asking for fans to pray for him. He is presently a patient at the ...

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Venezuela state employees to work two-day week to save energy

Venezuela state employees to work two-day week to save energy

April 27, 2016 | Comments: 23

Venezuela’s socialist government ordered public workers on Tuesday to work a two-day week as an energy-saving measure in the crisis-hit South American OPEC ...

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COMMENTARY: Taking a close look at the Zika-Microcephaly question – Part 1

COMMENTARY: Taking a close look at the Zika-Microcephaly question – Part 1

April 27, 2016 | Comments: 7

In view of the hysteria which in recent months raged in the world entailing the Zika-Microcephaly question, and the serious consequences of this hysteria within a ...

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Contracts signed for projects in Roseau Valley

Contracts signed for projects in Roseau Valley

April 27, 2016 | Comments: 15

The government of Dominica has signed contracts for the undertaking of four projects in the Roseau Valley area, totalling at about $506,000. They were all assigned ...

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AMP course on song writing opens to enthusiastic participants

AMP course on song writing opens to enthusiastic participants

April 27, 2016 | Comments: 3

The Association of Music Professionals (AMP) course on “Songwriting Strategies for the International Market” got off to a very good start on Tuesday 26th April ...

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