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Musicians receive awareness of child protection issues in music

Musicians receive awareness of child protection issues in music

February 23, 2017 | Comments: 0

Band members and DJs were engaged in a one-day workshop on Wednesday to raise the awareness on child protection issues which should influence their production and ...

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DNDDF confirms receipt of funds donated in Malaysia

DNDDF confirms receipt of funds donated in Malaysia

February 23, 2017 | Comments: 10

Dominica National Development and Disaster Fund (DNDDF), based in London, England, has said it received a donation of US$10,000 in 2014 from the KB Foundation for ...

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Attorney challenges statement by President Savarin on Roseau violence

Attorney challenges statement by President Savarin on Roseau violence

February 23, 2017 | Comments: 18

A Dominican lawyer, who was attached to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in Dominica, Clement Joseph has spoken out after the President of ...

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Daddy Chess triumphs at Stardom Monarch of the Tent

Daddy Chess triumphs at Stardom Monarch of the Tent

February 23, 2017 | Comments: 3

Chester ‘Daddy Chess’ Letang has won the crown at the Stardom Monarch of the Tent competition held on Wednesday night at the Strip in Lalay Coco. Singing his ...

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‘Pan by de Bay’ on at the Bay Front

‘Pan by de Bay’ on at the Bay Front

February 23, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Dominica National Pan Association invites residents and visitors to Pan by de Bay on Thursday February 23, 2017. The event will honour the memory of renowned ...

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Judges’ decision final in Adult Band competition organizers say

Judges’ decision final in Adult Band competition organizers say

February 23, 2017 | Comments: 3

In the wake of the controversy over the judging of the Adult Band last year, organizers of the Carnival road parade have unanimously agreed that this year, the ...

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Calypsonians choose performing positions for finals

Calypsonians choose performing positions for finals

February 22, 2017 | Comments: 22

Jenius will set the ball rolling at the biggest show of the Calypso season slated for Saturday as nine Calypsonians attempt to snatch the crown from reigning monarch ...

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Refrain from violence during Carnival Tonge says

Refrain from violence during Carnival Tonge says

February 22, 2017 | Comments: 9

Tourism Minister, Senator Robert Tonge is calling on the public to refrain from violence during this year’s Carnival celebrations, especially during the two days ...

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Strict regulations for Carnival street jump up

Strict regulations for Carnival street jump up

February 22, 2017 | Comments: 11

The police have laid out strict regulations concerning safety during the two days of Carnival street jump up, with Superintendent of Police, Richmond Valentine ...

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Police outline route of Carnival street jump up

Police outline route of Carnival street jump up

February 22, 2017 | Comments: 16

Superintendent of Police, Richmond Valentine, has outlined the route for the two days of street jump up on Carnival Monday and Tuesday. He was speaking at the sixth ...

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IN PICTURES: Ole Mass and Sensay Festival 2017

IN PICTURES: Ole Mass and Sensay Festival 2017

February 22, 2017 | Comments: 5

The National Cultural Council and the Division of Culture in collaboration with the Discover Dominica Authority and The Portsmouth Town Council, hosted on Tuesday ...

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President Savarin speaks on violence in Roseau

President Savarin speaks on violence in Roseau

February 22, 2017 | Comments: 141

President of Dominica, His Excellency Charles Savarin, has released a statement on the violence which engulfed Roseau on February 7, following a meeting organized by ...

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Nine graduate from Cassava Manufacturing Training in Kalinago Territory

Nine graduate from Cassava Manufacturing Training in Kalinago Territory

February 22, 2017 | Comments: 4

Last Friday, nine individuals graduated from Cassava Development Project Apprenticeship Training in the Kalinago Territory. The training module, conducted under the ...

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VIDEO: Journey to the Throne – Contestant #7 Jade Romain

VIDEO: Journey to the Throne – Contestant #7 Jade Romain

February 22, 2017 | Comments: 4

In the final episode of Journey to the Throne, host Kimani St. Jean speaks with contestant number seven in the Miss Dominica Pageant, Jade Romain. She represents the ...

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Man hit in head with stone; hospitalized

Man hit in head with stone; hospitalized

February 22, 2017 | Comments: 4

Investigations have commenced into an incident which has left a man of Colihaut nursing a head injury at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH). Police Public ...

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You cannot manufacture allegations – Linton to Baron

You cannot manufacture allegations – Linton to Baron

February 22, 2017 | Comments: 81

Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, has thrown out a challenge to Foreign Affairs Minister, Francine Baron to come up with the specific statements that he made against ...

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Miss Dominica 2017 contestant Jade Romain continues her campaign

Miss Dominica 2017 contestant Jade Romain continues her campaign

February 22, 2017 | Comments: 0

  On 18 February 2017, Ms. NCCU Jade Romain executed her final pre-show platform activity. The 2017 Carnival Queen hopeful organized a mental health fair held ...

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Attorney for journalist says Baron was not defamed

Attorney for journalist says Baron was not defamed

February 21, 2017 | Comments: 51

Joshua Francis, representing journalist Matt Peltier, in a matter versus Foreign Minister Francine Baron, has stated that he sees no area where his client has ...

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Young Dominican entrepreneurs launch ride-hailing app

Young Dominican entrepreneurs launch ride-hailing app

February 21, 2017 | Comments: 10

A group of seven business-minded young Dominicans has launched a ride-hailing app called Oruh which allows customers to request a pick-up/drop-off through a cell ...

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Gov’t pursues 100 percent pipe-borne water coverage by June 2017

Gov’t pursues 100 percent pipe-borne water coverage by June 2017

February 21, 2017 | Comments: 8

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Housing and water resource management, Lucian Blackmoore, has stated that the ministry responsible for water management in ...

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VIDEO: Journey to the Throne – Contestant #6 Esther Francis

VIDEO: Journey to the Throne – Contestant #6 Esther Francis

February 21, 2017 | Comments: 1

The series, Journey to the Throne continues with host Kimani St. Jean speaking with contestant number 6 in the Miss Dominica Pageant, Esther Thomas. She represents ...

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Foreign Minister demands apology, compensation from two journalists, Opposition Leader

Foreign Minister demands apology, compensation from two journalists, Opposition Leader

February 21, 2017 | Comments: 173

Foreign Affairs Minister, Francine Baron, has written to talk show hosts Matt Peltier and Angelo Allen, as well as Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton for reportedly ...

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