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Vielle Case man dies in Portsmouth accident

Vielle Case man dies in Portsmouth accident

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 1

A construction worker from Vielle Case is dead following an accident in Portsmouth on Thursday afternoon. Reports indicate the accident took place near the Ross ...

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Kishma Belgrave admitted to Dominican Bar

Kishma Belgrave admitted to Dominican Bar

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 0

On October 22, Kishma Cawinda Belgrave nee James, of Pichelin, was admitted to the Dominican Bar at the High Court in Roseau. She is a former student of the ...

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MOU signed for upgrading Roseau and Portsmouth; construction to begin next year

MOU signed for upgrading Roseau and Portsmouth; construction to begin next year

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 11

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed on Thursday between the government of Dominica and NSG Management and Technical Services Ltd of Barbados for the ...

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UPDATE:  Mavado out, Cecile in at WCMF

UPDATE: Mavado out, Cecile in at WCMF

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 43

Just one day before the annual World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) is set to kick off, the Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) has announced that one of the major ...

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Dominican reportedly commits suicide in Antigua

Dominican reportedly commits suicide in Antigua

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 9

A man from Dominica has reportedly committed suicide in Antigua, according to media reports from that island. The man has been identified as Fred Joseph, also known ...

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LIAT announces amendments to its Winter Schedule

LIAT announces amendments to its Winter Schedule

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 8

LIAT on Thursday announced amendments to its winter schedule as a result of further refinements to its network. Four new services per week between Saint Maarten and ...

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Miss Wob Dwiyet 2014 title up for grabs

Miss Wob Dwiyet 2014 title up for grabs

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 7

Six young vibrant ladies from various parts of the island will vie for the title of Miss Wob Dwiyet 2014 tonight (Thursday). The competition which will take place ...

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Bishop of Roseau 2014 Independence Message: Our Culture Our Responsibility

Bishop of Roseau 2014 Independence Message: Our Culture Our Responsibility

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 10

We come to that time of year when we reflect together as a nation on the significance of our self-determination. What a privilege it will be for us if we approach ...

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MOU for Roseau and Portsmouth Enhancement Project to be signed today

MOU for Roseau and Portsmouth Enhancement Project to be signed today

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 15

The MOU of the Roseau and Portsmouth Enhancement Project of the Government of Dominica is to be signed on Thursday, October 23, 2014. The ceremony will feature ...

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UWP commits to building an international airport

UWP commits to building an international airport

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 13

The United Workers Party (UWP) is firmly committed to the construction of the international airport, and is fully confident of the its ability to deliver on the ...

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Educators evaluate Highscope Preschool Curriculum

Educators evaluate Highscope Preschool Curriculum

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 1

A feedback session on the evaluation of the Highscope Preschool Curriculum in Dominica officially got underway on Wednesday. The program is a collaborative effort ...

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Wildlife Division distances itself from “crab back” incident

Wildlife Division distances itself from “crab back” incident

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 110

The Forestry, Wildlife and National Parks Division would like to advise the general public that it was not involved in the reported matter where a prominent ...

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NDFD showcases clients through “Creole in the Streets”

NDFD showcases clients through “Creole in the Streets”

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 6

Executive Director of the National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) Cletus Joseph, says a major trade expo dubbed “Creole in the streets,” is expected ...

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Timothy responds to criticism over Cuba Ebola summit

Timothy responds to criticism over Cuba Ebola summit

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 74

Health minister, Julius Timothy, has responded to criticism over why he is not leading a delegation to Cuba to discuss the Ebola crisis. According to Timothy, he ...

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Stakeholders discuss strengthening health systems in Caribbean

Stakeholders discuss strengthening health systems in Caribbean

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 0

Health strengthening will be the main focus on Wednesday as some 60 delegates from 12 CARICOM countries take part in the first Caribbean Civil Society Health ...

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Students recieve financial tips

Students recieve financial tips

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 0

About 40 children from various primary schools are now more financially savvy after participating in a financial workshop last weekend at the University of the West ...

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Justice Dr. Irving Andre for UWI Third Annual E.O. Leblanc Memorial Lecture

Justice Dr. Irving Andre for UWI Third Annual E.O. Leblanc Memorial Lecture

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 5

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Dominica, in collaboration with the Cultural Division, will host the Third Annual E.O. Leblanc Memorial Lecture ...

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Dominican gets top job in Bitcoin industry

Dominican gets top job in Bitcoin industry

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 34

Dominican, Adella Toulon-Foerster, has been named Vice President of Special Project at CoinOutlet INC, a major US-based company in the emerging Bitcoin industry. ...

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LIAT is now a full IATA member

LIAT is now a full IATA member

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 9

LIAT, The Caribbean Airline is now a full member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). IATA is the most prestigious aviation body in the world, ...

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George defends PM Skerrit

George defends PM Skerrit

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 49

Member of parliament for Roseau South, Ambrose George, has come to the defense of prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, who, according to George, is under group attack ...

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Dominica gets assistance for climate resilience

Dominica gets assistance for climate resilience

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 1

Acting Prime Minister Ambrose George says the country’s defence against climate change is expected to be strengthened and the impacts reduced thanks to a ...

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Resource Center for Wesley

Resource Center for Wesley

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 28

A promise made to Wesley residents was fulfilled on Friday October 17th with the ground breaking ceremony of the Wesley Resource Centre in Mopo, Wesley. The ...

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