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Dr. Korak Frederick fulfills his dream

Dr. Korak Frederick fulfills his dream

April 19, 2014 | Comments: 24

The journey to making his dream a reality was not an easy one for Dr. Korak Frederick. His father died in the middle of exams and he was unable to come to Dominica ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Renew or Perish

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Renew or Perish

April 19, 2014 | Comments: 0

I am definitely not the same person I was seven years ago. Neither are you. Really! Oh, I’m not talking about your personality, how you have matured and grown in ...

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Dominican students do well in karate grading in Trinidad

Dominican students do well in karate grading in Trinidad

April 18, 2014 | Comments: 27

Three students of the Purple Dragon karate club in Dominica, were successful in grading examinations held recently in Trinidad. Michael Pemberton achieved the ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 17 April 2014 providing the latest trading information and financial tips for the ...

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Two charged in cannabis bust

Two charged in cannabis bust

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 51

Two men have been charged following the seizure of a quantity of marijuana south of Dominica. Anthony Ackie of Lagoon, Portsmouth and Raphael Pompey from St. ...

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Cocoa farmers to be recognized

Cocoa farmers to be recognized

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 13

Sixteen farmers will be recognized at a graduation ceremony for their dedication and for successfully completing the Cocoa Farmer Field School Training Programme. ...

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UWP defends overseas trips

UWP defends overseas trips

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 177

Members of the the United Workers Party (UWP) are standing behind their decision to travel abroad for what they describe as their responsibility to “engage ...

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UPDATE: Checko in hot water, again

UPDATE: Checko in hot water, again

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 205

They say ‘when it rains, it pours.’ That saying seems to ring true for police officer and calypsonian, Abel “Checko” Jno Baptiste. Fresh ...

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Waitukubuli Dance Theatre Company celebrates 43 years

Waitukubuli Dance Theatre Company celebrates 43 years

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 3

The Waitukubuli Dance Theatre Company celebrates its 43rd anniversary with a dance production entitled “DOMINICA DANCE SHOWCASE”. The event, which is a repeat ...

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Mini-excavator expected to reduce cost of citrus planting materials

Mini-excavator expected to reduce cost of citrus planting materials

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 8

A mini excavator has been presented to the Ministry of Agriculture Citrus Certification Program (CCP) which, it is expected, will provide planting materials to ...

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Cervical cancer on the rise

Cervical cancer on the rise

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 19

With cervical cancer being the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths on the island, a warning is being sounded that women need not to die of the deadly ...

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Goodwill wins 2014 primary school girls football competition

Goodwill wins 2014 primary school girls football competition

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 5

Goodwill Primary School is the new champion of the sports division and National Bank of Dominica primary school girls football competition. In the final played in ...

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Ian Pinard is back

Ian Pinard is back

April 17, 2014 | Comments: 90

Ian Pinard, the man who gave way in 2009 because of “health reasons” for Sam Martin to run as a candidate for the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) in the ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

April 16, 2014 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 16 April 2014 providing the latest trading information and financial tips for the ...

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Another Grammy Award winner for Jazz ‘n Creole

Another Grammy Award winner for Jazz ‘n Creole

April 16, 2014 | Comments: 2

Grammy award winner, Marlow Rosado, is on the cards for the 5th Jazz’ n Creole scheduled to take place at the picturesque Fort Shirley on June 8. The ...

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DGS captures second spot in regional business innovation competition

DGS captures second spot in regional business innovation competition

April 16, 2014 | Comments: 11

Two students from one of the island’s oldest schools, the Dominica Grammar School (DGS), have captured the second regional spot in the Eastern Caribbean ...

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Gov’t promises support for All Saints expansion

Gov’t promises support for All Saints expansion

April 16, 2014 | Comments: 33

It appears that All Saints University School of Medicine is rapidly outgrowing its current location in Roseau and government is promising to support the institution ...

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UPDATE: Police arrest two in drug bust

UPDATE: Police arrest two in drug bust

April 16, 2014 | Comments: 76

One Dominican and a Vincentian are in police custody following a major drug bust which took place south of Dominica on Wednesday. Some 678 pounds of alleged ...

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South Education District holds sports day

South Education District holds sports day

April 16, 2014 | Comments: 1

Last week the South Education District held its first District sports day in collaboration with the Sports Division. The event ran concurrently at two locations; ...

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Workshops for small business owners get underway

Workshops for small business owners get underway

April 16, 2014 | Comments: 5

A series of workshops, that will equip small business owners with the necessary tools to manage the business activities, get underway in Grandbay today (Wednesday, ...

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DSC offers three new programmes

DSC offers three new programmes

April 16, 2014 | Comments: 8

The Dominica State College (DSC) has increased its portfolio of offerings with the addition this year of three new programmes. For the first time, a generic ...

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FAO warns against destructive banana disease

FAO warns against destructive banana disease

April 16, 2014 | Comments: 8

As if Black Sigatoka is not enough, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is warning countries to step up monitoring, reporting and ...

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