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Dominica’s debt stands at $1.1-billion

Dominica’s debt stands at $1.1-billion

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 1

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has revealed that at the end of the 2015-2016 fiscal year, the island’s debt stood at $1.1 billion. He made that statement ...

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NEP jobs coming for Dubique residents Darroux says

NEP jobs coming for Dubique residents Darroux says

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 0

Parliamentary Representative for the Petite Savanne constituency, Kenneth Darroux, has revealed that some newly relocated Dubique residents will benefit from jobs ...

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President endorses Citizenship by Investment Program

President endorses Citizenship by Investment Program

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 2

President of Dominica, His Excellency Charles Savarin, has said that the much-criticized Citizenship By Investment (CBI) program has the potential to ...

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Gov’t to get tough on delinquent fathers

Gov’t to get tough on delinquent fathers

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 18

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that government will address the issue of delinquent fathers in the months ahead and will get ...

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Parliament expresses condolences on passing of MP’s mother

Parliament expresses condolences on passing of MP’s mother

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 3

In a rare show of unity, both sides in Parliament on Tuesday morning expressed condolences to MP for Salisbury Hector John on the passing of his mother, Merl ...

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Panel selects seven potential Miss Dominica 2017 contestants

Panel selects seven potential Miss Dominica 2017 contestants

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 3

Seven potential contestants for Miss Dominica 2017 have been selected from ten applicants. A panel interviewed the applicants last Saturday, Representative of the ...

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Miss Jaycees 2016 Tasia Floissac welcomed to Dominica

Miss Jaycees 2016 Tasia Floissac welcomed to Dominica

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 3

After capturing the Miss Jaycees International crown, in Antigua on Sunday, Miss Dominica 2016, Tasia Floissac, was officially welcomed back to Dominica with a small ...

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IN PICTURES: Opening of First Meeting of Second Session of Ninth Parliament

IN PICTURES: Opening of First Meeting of Second Session of Ninth Parliament

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 2

On Tuesday morning, the First Meeting of the Second Session of Ninth Parliament opened in Roseau. During that session, Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, will ...

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An Obama, not the president, brings down the house at Democratic convention

An Obama, not the president, brings down the house at Democratic convention

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 1

Democrats divided over the future of their party agreed on at least one thing at their national convention in Philadelphia on Monday night: Michelle Obama was a ...

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ColtonT’s “Role Model” music video premieres today

ColtonT’s “Role Model” music video premieres today

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 5

ColtonT, after much stir over his controversial “Na Worry Bout Dem” music video release, does it again by releasing inspirational new music video ...

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Musicians invited to discuss upcoming event from industry experts in Trinidad

Musicians invited to discuss upcoming event from industry experts in Trinidad

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 0

Caribbean Performing Arts Federation (C-PAF) Dominica is inviting all Artistes and musicians to a very important meeting on Tuesday, 26th July, 2016 to be held at ...

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Battered by climate change, small island states turn to selling passports

Battered by climate change, small island states turn to selling passports

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 3

ROSEAU, Dominica — To prospective tourists, the tiny Caribbean nation of Dominica markets itself as the ‘Nature Island’, touting its charms as ...

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Man injured in Silver Lake accident

Man injured in Silver Lake accident

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 1

A man is now a patient at the Princess Margaret Hospital following a vehicular accident in the Silver Lake area. Police PRO, Pellam Jno Baptiste said the incident ...

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PM Skerrit to present over half billion-dollar budget in Parliament

PM Skerrit to present over half billion-dollar budget in Parliament

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 2

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, is expected to present the 2016-2017 national budget at the First Meeting of the Second Session of the Ninth Parliament under the ...

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Bail denied in alleged Jewellers International robbery

Bail denied in alleged Jewellers International robbery

July 26, 2016 | Comments: 6

Magistrate Bernard Pacquette has again denied bail to Elrado Ducreay, Craig Christian and Akim Francis, all charged with conspiracy to rob Jewellers International, ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

July 25, 2016 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 25 July 2016 providing the latest trading information and financial tip for the ...

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Chinese nationals complain of conditions at Stock Farm Prison

Chinese nationals complain of conditions at Stock Farm Prison

July 25, 2016 | Comments: 91

Three Chinese nationals, who are charged with theft of EC$104,705.00 from the National Bank of Dominica, have complained to Magistrate Bernard Pacquette that the ...

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Linton says passport sales biggest revenue item in National Budget

Linton says passport sales biggest revenue item in National Budget

July 25, 2016 | Comments: 25

Opposition leader Lennox Linton is of the view that the biggest revenue item on the 2016/2017 National budget which will be presented on Tuesday [July 26] will be ...

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iPads allegedly go missing at La Plaine Police Station

iPads allegedly go missing at La Plaine Police Station

July 25, 2016 | Comments: 34

Over two-dozen iPads, belonging to the Jones Beaupierre Primary School in La Plaine, have allegedly gone missing at the La Plaine Police Station, a source in the ...

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Economists give views on National Budget

Economists give views on National Budget

July 25, 2016 | Comments: 27

Two economists in Dominica have given different perspective of the over $680-million National Budget which will be presented to the nation on Tuesday, July 26, by ...

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First indigenous Magistrate takes oath of office

First indigenous Magistrate takes oath of office

July 25, 2016 | Comments: 37

Six years after becoming the first Kalinago to become a practicing attorney in Dominica, Pearl Williams has again made history when she took her oath of office and ...

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Three weekend fires under investigation

Three weekend fires under investigation

July 25, 2016 | Comments: 2

The Fire and Ambulance Services is investigating three fires which occurred at Pointe Michel, Gutter community and Tarish Pit on the weekend. Reports from the Public ...

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