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LIME gives to CHANCES

LIME gives to CHANCES

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 0

In an effort to give back to the people of Dominica, LIME Dominica has donated a clothes dryer to CHANCES, a place for children at risk in order to make work easier. ...

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Women’s council laments being left out of National Budget

Women’s council laments being left out of National Budget

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 0

The council representing close to 50 percent of the population in Dominica is not pleased with the presentation of the national budget, saying the island’s ...

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All set for DFA election

All set for DFA election

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 0

The stage is set and all systems are ready for the delegates conference and general election of the Dominica Football Association (DFA) set for August 1, 2015 at the ...

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Douglas blames Arab Spring for delays on Morocco-funded hotel

Douglas blames Arab Spring for delays on Morocco-funded hotel

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 16

Member of Parliament for Portsmouth, Ian Douglas, has blamed ‘administrative changes’ in the government of Morocco due to the Arab Spring for delays in ...

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DHTA boss outlines 12-month vision

DHTA boss outlines 12-month vision

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 1

President of the association which represents the Hotel and Tourism sector on the island has outlined visions he hopes will materialize in the next 12 months, among ...

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Traditional Kalinago canoe launched in Portsmouth

Traditional Kalinago canoe launched in Portsmouth

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 2

The Kubulika 2, a traditional Kalinago kanawa, was launched at a ceremony at the Community Tourism Facility near the Indian River in Portsmouth last week. The ...

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Dominica captures three medals at LA Special Olympics

Dominica captures three medals at LA Special Olympics

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 18

Dominica has grabbed three medals, so far, at the biggest sports and humanitarian event in the world, the Special Olympics World Summer Games now being held in Los ...

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Golden Drum, special awardees 2015 announced

Golden Drum, special awardees 2015 announced

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 5

The National Cultural Council and the Division of Culture announce the recipients of the Golden Drum Award and Special Recognition Award for 2015. The Golden Drum ...

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USNS Comfort team assists children in summer program

USNS Comfort team assists children in summer program

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 0

A team from the United States Navy’s Hospital Ship, USNS Comfort, is currently assisting children in the area of basic general health which forms part of an ...

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OAS funds US$130,000 ‘Productive Employment’ Project

OAS funds US$130,000 ‘Productive Employment’ Project

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 4

Communities in the north and north east of the country will soon have more opportunities for sustainable employment, a reduction in poverty and an increase in the ...

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Four receive DOMLEC scholarships

Four receive DOMLEC scholarships

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 8

  Dominica Sole Electricity Company, DOMLEC, has awarded four students with scholarships to attend secondary school in the new academic year. This forms part of ...

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Lack of funds impedes Kalinago Cultural Festival

Lack of funds impedes Kalinago Cultural Festival

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 26

For the very first time, Dominica’s indigenous people will host a two-day festival which is expected to showcase various cultural and traditional aspects of the ...

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Francis dismisses talks of disunity in UWP

Francis dismisses talks of disunity in UWP

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 66

Member of Parliament for the Roseau South Constituency, Joshua Francis, has dismissed talks of disunity in the United Workers Party after members walked out of ...

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Dominica placed fourth in regional volleyball competition

Dominica placed fourth in regional volleyball competition

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 4

The National U-21 Male Volleyball Team recently returned from St Maarten after placing fourth in the ECVA Junior Championships held there last weekend. Despite only ...

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CNCDs noticeable on US hospital ship

CNCDs noticeable on US hospital ship

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 14

While pointing out that Dominicans are generally healthy people, Captain of the Medical Corps, Commanding Officer of the USNS Comfort Military Treatment Facility, ...

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National Youth Council of Dominica to hold General Assembly

National Youth Council of Dominica to hold General Assembly

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 5

On Saturday August 15th 2015 the National Youth Council of Dominica (NYCD) will hold a general assembly to be hosted at the Conference Hall of the Public Service ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: LIME turns up Summer with exciting promotions

BUSINESS BYTE: LIME turns up Summer with exciting promotions

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 1

It was a Friday night outing to remember for the Alfred sisters of Giraudel who would be seen out and about at the Banana Tree Bar & Grill on the weekend. ...

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Murder-accused Shane Degallaire granted bail

Murder-accused Shane Degallaire granted bail

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 10

Despite strong resistance from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), murder-accused Shane Degallarie’s lawyer, Zena Moore Dyer, was able to ...

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Thirteen to pursue studies in China

Thirteen to pursue studies in China

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 6

Thirteen Dominican students were granted scholarships to pursue studies in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The students received their admission notices at a ...

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ECLAC predicts economic slowdown in Latin America and Caribbean in 2015

ECLAC predicts economic slowdown in Latin America and Caribbean in 2015

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 9

Launching the Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2015 in Santiago, Chile, the UN Economic Commission for the region, known by the acronym ECLAC, ...

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Gov’t partners with stakeholders for tourism development

Gov’t partners with stakeholders for tourism development

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 3

Government is partnering with interested development partners and stakeholders to make Dominica’s tourism product more attractive to visitors. Specifically, at ...

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Microsoft gears for turnaround with Windows 10 rollout

Microsoft gears for turnaround with Windows 10 rollout

July 29, 2015 | Comments: 0

Microsoft launched its Windows 10 operating system Wednesday, in its boldest effort yet to reshape the tech giant and move ahead in mobile computing and the ...

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