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Appeal for venue to store and build Carnival costumes

Appeal for venue to store and build Carnival costumes

January 29, 2015 | Comments: 0

A retiring Carnival costume builder here is making an appeal for a permanent venue for building costumes and eventually storing them after the Carnival season is ...

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Grand Bay to host “Broth on the Boulevard”

Grand Bay to host “Broth on the Boulevard”

January 29, 2015 | Comments: 0

As part of pre-Carnival activities, the community of Grand Bay will be hosting an event dubbed ‘Broth on the Boulevard’ on Friday (January 30) on the Pierre ...

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Public sector agencies participate in the DHTA Issues Forum

Public sector agencies participate in the DHTA Issues Forum

January 29, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Hotel & Tourism Association hosted the first bi-annual DHTA Issues Forum last week under the themes “improving the Visitor Experience” and ...

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Banana leaves ban for Sensay costumes

Banana leaves ban for Sensay costumes

January 28, 2015 | Comments: 3

Costume builders are being warned to avoid using dried leaves from banana and plantain for constructing Carnival Sensay costumes as this would assist in spreading ...

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Gov’t makes credit request to Venezuelan bank

Gov’t makes credit request to Venezuelan bank

January 28, 2015 | Comments: 40

If all goes as planned, investors on the island will soon receive loans at reduced interest rates from the Agricultural Investment and Development (AID) Bank, ...

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Eleven to compete for Junior Calypso Monarch title

Eleven to compete for Junior Calypso Monarch title

January 28, 2015 | Comments: 2

Reigning Junior Monarch, Lemar “Irish Kid” Irish of the St John’s Academy, will take to the stage on Thursday to defend his crown againt ten other ...

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Marcus Francis resigns from DAEC; interim President appointed

Marcus Francis resigns from DAEC; interim President appointed

January 28, 2015 | Comments: 25

Just over three months after he was elected President of the Dominica Evangelical Association (DAEC), Francis Marcus, has resigned. Francis tendered his resignation ...

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IN PICTURES: Representing Dominica in Cambodia

IN PICTURES: Representing Dominica in Cambodia

January 28, 2015 | Comments: 6

Recently the International School of Phnom Pehn in Cambodia held International Day on its campus. Thirty-six countries from around the world with students attending ...

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Gov’t, Opposition draw line on House Speaker choice

Gov’t, Opposition draw line on House Speaker choice

January 28, 2015 | Comments: 60

It appears that the Government and the Opposition have drawn a line when it comes to nominating a Speaker of the House of Assembly which will be convened in ...

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WICB announces West Indies team sponsor for CWC 2015

WICB announces West Indies team sponsor for CWC 2015

January 28, 2015 | Comments: 1

St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board today announced that Yepme will be the West Indies team sponsor for the Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia ...

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IN PICTURES: Showdown Mas  Camp Jan 23, 2015

IN PICTURES: Showdown Mas Camp Jan 23, 2015

January 27, 2015 | Comments: 6

The calypso tents for 2015 have moved into high gear and DNO captured some moments at the Mas Camp Tent on Friday Jan 23, 2015. Here are the photos taken at Mas ...

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COMMENTARY: A Lawless Nation

COMMENTARY: A Lawless Nation

January 27, 2015 | Comments: 33

The recent acquittal of Earl ( Seko) Grant and consequently his co-conspirators has sent tremulous emotional shockwaves across the nation and  left the very ...

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WAWU disagrees with DEF on industrial action

WAWU disagrees with DEF on industrial action

January 27, 2015 | Comments: 11

General Secretary of the Water Front and Allied Workers Union (WAWU), Kertiste Augustus, has taken issue with statements made by the head of the Dominica Employers ...

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Dominica moves to CCJ in February

Dominica moves to CCJ in February

January 27, 2015 | Comments: 10

Come February, Dominica will be joining Belize, Guyana and Barbados in making the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) its final appellate court. This ...

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Man’s mysterious action baffles passers by

Man’s mysterious action baffles passers by

January 27, 2015 | Comments: 33

Pedestrians and passers by in Roseau were left baffled last week when a man walked up to a vehicle parked on Great George Street and flung a building block through ...

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Parliament to convene in February

Parliament to convene in February

January 27, 2015 | Comments: 20

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has revealed that parliament will be convened in February. He made the disclosure on DBS Radio on Monday night but did not give ...

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Linton, Blackmoore clash on protest action

Linton, Blackmoore clash on protest action

January 27, 2015 | Comments: 87

Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton has responded to comments by Justice Minister, Rayburn Blackmoore as it relates protest action on the island, saying ...

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CSME workshop gets underway in Dominica

CSME workshop gets underway in Dominica

January 27, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Ministry of Trade, Energy and Employment, in collaboration with the CARICOM, has embarked on a four-day series of training sessions for key persons who are ...

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Gov’t nominates Edward Registe as Deputy House Speaker

Gov’t nominates Edward Registe as Deputy House Speaker

January 27, 2015 | Comments: 14

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that General Secretary of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP), Senator Edward Registe, is government’s nominee for ...

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PM dispels sickness speculations

PM dispels sickness speculations

January 27, 2015 | Comments: 92

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has dismissed allegations that he is sick and has sought medical attention saying that he has been concentrating on the ...

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National Seminar on Copyright to be held this week

National Seminar on Copyright to be held this week

January 26, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Companies and Intellectual Property Office of  Dominica, in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a specialized agency of the ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Missing teen found

BREAKING NEWS: Missing teen found

January 26, 2015 | Comments: 21

Dominica News Online can confirm that a missing teenager originally from Woodfordhill has been found. DNO was informed on Monday evening that Myriah Monique Andrew, ...

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