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UWP blasts Lugay parliamentarty suspension

UWP blasts Lugay parliamentarty suspension

July 25, 2014 | Comments: 0

Members of the opposition United Workers Party have all condemned the suspension of UWP senator, Danny Lugay, from parliament and have said they stand in solidarity ...

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“I am a good citizen,” Chris B tells court

“I am a good citizen,” Chris B tells court

July 25, 2014 | Comments: 0

Local calypsonian, Chris “Chris B” Sylvester, who is facing several charges in relation to a shooting incident in St. Joseph, has had his bail reduced ...

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Four get DOMLEC scholarships

Four get DOMLEC scholarships

July 25, 2014 | Comments: 1

  Four students moving on to secondary school this September will be doing so with ease since are the newest scholarship recipients of Dominica’s sole ...

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Loubiere Reunion opens with spirited ceremony

Loubiere Reunion opens with spirited ceremony

July 25, 2014 | Comments: 5

Loud cheers resonated through the tranquil community of Loubiere on Thursday evening as residents opened the community’s 2014 Reunion with an ecumenical ...

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Sixty-two to represent Dominica at Windward Islands Schools Games

Sixty-two to represent Dominica at Windward Islands Schools Games

July 25, 2014 | Comments: 1

The Sports Division in the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports has released the names of 62 students selected to represent Dominica at the 2014 Windward Islands ...

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Offering hope through shoes

Offering hope through shoes

July 25, 2014 | Comments: 8

Thirty young men, who in the past had brushes with the law, were the recipients of brand new footwear courtesy of international religious charitable organization, ...

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New measures to improve courier business

New measures to improve courier business

July 25, 2014 | Comments: 10

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced measures aimed at improving the efficiency of clearing courier packages. The Prime ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

July 25, 2014 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 24 July 2014 providing the latest trading information and financial tips for the investor. ...

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UPDATE: Danny Lugay suspended from parliament; not unexpected, he says

UPDATE: Danny Lugay suspended from parliament; not unexpected, he says

July 24, 2014 | Comments: 175

United Workers Party (UWP) Senator Danny Lugay has been kicked out and officially suspended from the House of Assembly. On Thursday members of the government side ...

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British delegation visits Dominica

British delegation visits Dominica

July 24, 2014 | Comments: 8

Britain and Dominica are in the process forging closer ties with a nine-member delegation from the British High Commission, along with the British High Commissioner ...

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Tarnia Green moves to SAT Telecoms

Tarnia Green moves to SAT Telecoms

July 24, 2014 | Comments: 44

Her voice and image have been on the television screen in Dominica as a journalist with the Government Information Service (GIS) for the past 17 years. She has ...

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Rotary Club of Dominica elects new board

Rotary Club of Dominica elects new board

July 24, 2014 | Comments: 3

A new Board of Directors has been elected for The Rotary Club of Dominica. The new Board was officially declared on July 19th at the Club’s Annual Investiture ...

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Budget lacks foresight – John

Budget lacks foresight – John

July 24, 2014 | Comments: 34

Leader of the opposition and United Workers Party MP for Salisbury, Hector John, has blasted the 2014-2015 budget presented by prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit ...

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DFC announces Soukous acts for WCMF 2014

DFC announces Soukous acts for WCMF 2014

July 24, 2014 | Comments: 15

The Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) has announced a number of Soukous acts for the 2014 edition of the World Creole Music Festival. The artistes coming from ...

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Gov’t to review tax system

Gov’t to review tax system

July 24, 2014 | Comments: 36

The government of Dominica will be reviewing the island’s tax regime which could see the entire system being changed, prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit has ...

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UWP promises public servant salary increase

UWP promises public servant salary increase

July 23, 2014 | Comments: 102

The United Workers Party (UWP) has promised salary increase for public servant if it is voted into office. Describing public servants as invaluable contributors to ...

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DCA mourns Gifford Walsh

DCA mourns Gifford Walsh

July 23, 2014 | Comments: 9

The Dominica Cricket Association (DCA) says it is with a “deep sense of sadness and an immense amount of agony” that it heard the news of the sudden ...

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Showers, thunderstorms in forecast as tropical depression becomes tropical wave

Showers, thunderstorms in forecast as tropical depression becomes tropical wave

July 23, 2014 | Comments: 1

Dominicans are being advised to get prepared for moderate to heavy showers, thunderstorm activity and gusty winds which may hit the island tonight into Thursday. ...

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PM predicts growth in economy

PM predicts growth in economy

July 23, 2014 | Comments: 93

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, is projecting growth in Dominica’s economy in the new financial year. He told parliament during the presentation of the ...

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IN PICTURES: Opening of parliament

IN PICTURES: Opening of parliament

July 23, 2014 | Comments: 7

On Wednesday the First Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Eighth Parliament under the Commonwealth of Dominica Constitution got underway. During the seating, prime ...

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Switch to renewable energy gets thumbs up

Switch to renewable energy gets thumbs up

July 23, 2014 | Comments: 9

Vince Henderson, Permanent Representative of Dominica to the United Nations, has endorsed the moves by Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to switch over to ...

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Call for vigilance as tropical depression approaches

Call for vigilance as tropical depression approaches

July 23, 2014 | Comments: 11

  The general public is being called to be vigilant as a tropical depression approaches the Lesser Antilles. The system is expected to affect Dominica on ...

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