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BUSINESS BYTE: Flow contributes 75K to the Dominica Calypso Season

BUSINESS BYTE: Flow contributes 75K to the Dominica Calypso Season

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

As part of its 2017 carnival contribution as Headline Sponsor to “The Real Mas-Dominik Ki Dou”, leading Telecommunications provider on the island, Flow, has ...

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THE KSCHRONICLES: First Impressions

THE KSCHRONICLES: First Impressions

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

EDITOR’S NOTE: TheKSChronicles are the observations and insight of blogger and journalist Kerdisha St.Louis. Each article seeks to invoke a reaction and/or ...

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I support the call for a Commission of Inquiry

I support the call for a Commission of Inquiry

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

Letter to the Editor, DNO,   I wish again to support the recommendation of Gabriel Christian to appoint a Commission of Inquiry as spelt out below   ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Merlyn Alcendor is grand prize winner in Save A Lot promotion. 

BUSINESS BYTE: Merlyn Alcendor is grand prize winner in Save A Lot promotion. 

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

Winning is Easy at Save A Lot The Save A Lot ran a promotion called “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” from December 1st 2016 to January 8th 2017 giving ...

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Seven to vie for the title of Miss Teen Dominica 2017

Seven to vie for the title of Miss Teen Dominica 2017

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

Seven young ladies from various Secondary Schools on the island will vie for the title of Miss Teen Dominica 2017 on February 9. The contestants were officially ...

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Under the influence: Jamaicans driving high

Under the influence: Jamaicans driving high

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

Jamaica’s recent decriminalization of possession of up to two ounces of ganja is contributing to a dangerous practice that officials warn needs urgent attention. ...

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Jacinta David says Mas Domnik gives an advantage to Dominica

Jacinta David says Mas Domnik gives an advantage to Dominica

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

Acting Chief Cultural Officer Jacinta David has highlighted to visitors and locals, the many aspects of the Dominican Carnival experience including nature, culture ...

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PM Skerrit urges farmers to take advantage of AID Bank loan facility

PM Skerrit urges farmers to take advantage of AID Bank loan facility

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

Prime Minister Roosevelt is urging farmers in Paix Bouche and Dos D’ane to take advantage of the loan programme at the Dominica Agricultural Industrial and ...

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Bureau of Gender Affairs hosts workshop on advancing social and gender justice advocacy

Bureau of Gender Affairs hosts workshop on advancing social and gender justice advocacy

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

A three-day Strategic Gender Planning workshop geared at advancing advocacy efforts towards social and gender justice got underway at the University of the West ...

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Portsmouth fire still under investigation

Portsmouth fire still under investigation

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

Fire Chief Josiah Dupuis has announced that investigations are active in a fire in Portsmouth which took place on January 13 and therefore the cause is still not ...

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DDA receives $200,000 from Flow for Carnival festivities

DDA receives $200,000 from Flow for Carnival festivities

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 2

Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications Kareem Guiste has presented on behalf of Flow Dominica, a cheque of $200,000 to the Discover Dominica Authority (DDA.) ...

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IN PICTURES: Media launch of Mas Domnik 2017

IN PICTURES: Media launch of Mas Domnik 2017

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

The media launch of Mas Domnik 2017 took place on Thursday afternoon at the Fort Young Hotel. The launch commenced with a mini-motorcade train from Carnival City ( ...

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Donald Trump inauguration: 45th US president to be sworn in

Donald Trump inauguration: 45th US president to be sworn in

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

Donald Trump is set to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. The property tycoon won an unexpected victory in November’s election after a ...

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NYCD hosts bi-annual General Congress in Marigot

NYCD hosts bi-annual General Congress in Marigot

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

The National Youth Council of Dominica shall host the first meeting of the 2017 Bi-annual General Congress from January 20th – 21st, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. at the ...

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Government to increase subvention for 2017 Carnival

Government to increase subvention for 2017 Carnival

January 20, 2017 | Comments: 6

Minister for Tourism and Urban Renewal, Senator Robert Tonge has announced that the government of Dominica will increase its annual subvention for the hosting of ...

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NBD rewards more customers

NBD rewards more customers

January 19, 2017 | Comments: 0

The National Bank of Dominica Ltd. presented $500 each to five lucky customers who participated in their Cash Back Christmas Promotion. The promotion, which ran from ...

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VOSH Mission said to be successful

VOSH Mission said to be successful

January 19, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Rotary Club of Dominica hosted its 23rd VOSH Mission across the country, from Monday, January 16th to January 19th 2017, and according to Health Care Services ...

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Local environmentalist expresses concern over killing of collegue in Mexico

Local environmentalist expresses concern over killing of collegue in Mexico

January 19, 2017 | Comments: 12

Local environmentalist, Atherton Martin, has expressed concern over the killing of a fellow environmentalist in Mexico. Isidro Baldenegro López was shot to death on ...

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Gov’t approves Salisbury main road rehabilitation

Gov’t approves Salisbury main road rehabilitation

January 19, 2017 | Comments: 8

The Government of Dominica has given the approval of funds to commence the reconstruction of the Salisbury main road, which was an issue raised by the Salisbury ...

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PM Skerrit to spend time every month in villages across Dominica

PM Skerrit to spend time every month in villages across Dominica

January 19, 2017 | Comments: 38

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that every month he will spend more time in different villages across Dominica. This is to ease the strain on persons ...

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UPDATE: Chinese nationals get three years for theft

UPDATE: Chinese nationals get three years for theft

January 19, 2017 | Comments: 21

Three Chinese nationals Yulong Xie, 27; Jiahui Wen, 37 and Yong Zhong, 39, from Jiangxi Province in China have been sentenced to three years in jail in Dominica for ...

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The CCIC partners with Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurship programme (CTEP)

The CCIC partners with Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurship programme (CTEP)

January 19, 2017 | Comments: 0

CTEP has partnered with the Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC) to be a part of its Entrepreneurship programme which focuses on Tech Startups. Teams selected ...

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