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Principals of top performing schools satisfied with G6NA results

Principals of top performing schools satisfied with G6NA results

July 1, 2015 | Comments: 4

Principals of the two schools that received top places in this year’s Grade Six National Assessment have expressed great excitement at the achievement of their ...

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Crime Stoppers Dominica reports success

Crime Stoppers Dominica reports success

July 1, 2015 | Comments: 6

Director of Crime Stoppers Dominica (CSD), Stewart Paris, is reporting “some level of success” as over 1,000 calls have been made by Dominicans to report ...

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CariMAN congratulates G6NA students

CariMAN congratulates G6NA students

July 1, 2015 | Comments: 0

CariMAN congratulates all students who participated in this year’s Grade Six National Assessment. We are encouraged to see that two boys, Pioneer Prep, topped the ...

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Another sportsman with Dominican parents scores big in US

Another sportsman with Dominican parents scores big in US

July 1, 2015 | Comments: 11

A sportsman, whose parents are from Dominica, has been signed by the Oakland Raiders in the National Football League (NFL). Robertson Daniel is said to be a ...

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DAEC disappointed in US gay ruling; calls for prayer

DAEC disappointed in US gay ruling; calls for prayer

July 1, 2015 | Comments: 43

President of the Dominica Association of Evangelical Churches (DAEC) Pastor Arlington Wilson say he is placing on the records their disappointment with a ruling by ...

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Gov’t to review schools with low G6NA performance

Gov’t to review schools with low G6NA performance

July 1, 2015 | Comments: 11

Education Minister, Petter Saint Jean says government will undertake reviews to target schools with significantly low performance levels in the Grade Six National ...

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Crime Stoppers Dominica awards winners in public awareness contest

Crime Stoppers Dominica awards winners in public awareness contest

July 1, 2015 | Comments: 3

First and second place winners in two categories of Crime Stoppers Dominica’s public awareness program “Choose a Medium and Speak Up” contest for schools, ...

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Pointe Michel native gives back

Pointe Michel native gives back

July 1, 2015 | Comments: 7

Pointe Michel native and United Kingdom-based, David Blanchard, has given back to his old school and is encouraging others to do the same. Blanchard, a past student ...

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Cuba becomes first country to eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission

Cuba becomes first country to eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission

July 1, 2015 | Comments: 5

On Tuesday Cuba became the first country to be validated by the World Health Organization as having eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. The ...

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Investment Club launched to “create economic opportunities” in Dominica

Investment Club launched to “create economic opportunities” in Dominica

July 1, 2015 | Comments: 107

An initiative intended to make Dominica “the best place to live, work and enjoy life” has been introduced to the media here in what has been described ...

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Petite Savanne Primary School students tell of exam success

Petite Savanne Primary School students tell of exam success

June 30, 2015 | Comments: 22

Three students from the Petite Savanne Primary School are among the top five achievers in this year’s Grade Six National Assessment. They spoke of their success ...

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Date announced for WCMF 2015

Date announced for WCMF 2015

June 30, 2015 | Comments: 23

The date for the 19th Annual World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) has been announced. WCMF Promoter Leroy “Wadix” Charles made that announcement at a press ...

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COMMENTARY: Un-cooperative jurisdictions list

COMMENTARY: Un-cooperative jurisdictions list

June 30, 2015 | Comments: 6

Since the publication of a list of uncooperative tax jurisdictions by the European Commission on 17 June 2015, which named a number of CARICOM and other Caribbean ...

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DDA, DHTA welcome possible increase in marketing budget

DDA, DHTA welcome possible increase in marketing budget

June 30, 2015 | Comments: 26

The CEO of the Discover Dominica Authority (DDA), Colin Piper and the President of the Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association (DHTA) Gregor Nassief both say they ...

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New group to care for elderly launched in Salybia

New group to care for elderly launched in Salybia

June 30, 2015 | Comments: 14

Isulukati Chrysolyte meaning Crayfish River Precious Stones is the name of a new group formed in the community of Salybia in the Kalinago Territory, with the ...

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Nature Isle Toastmasters Club celebrates two years in grand style

Nature Isle Toastmasters Club celebrates two years in grand style

June 30, 2015 | Comments: 3

“Transitioning from one Toastmasters year to another gives us the opportunity to look back at what we have done and see how we can improve going forward. Our ...

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Six Dominicans leave for Venezuela studies

Six Dominicans leave for Venezuela studies

June 30, 2015 | Comments: 43

The Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the Commonwealth of Dominica has the honour to inform that six Dominican individuals selected to study ...

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UPDATE: Pioneer Prep, Petite Savanne Primary top Grade Six National Assessment

UPDATE: Pioneer Prep, Petite Savanne Primary top Grade Six National Assessment

June 30, 2015 | Comments: 37

“I am very proud of myself and I realized that I have worked hard and I have achieved what I wanted to achieve,” top student in the Grade Six National ...

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DAIC announces new Executive Director

DAIC announces new Executive Director

June 29, 2015 | Comments: 28

The Dominica Association of Industry & Commerce (DAIC) announces the appointment of Theresa Campbell-Carbon to the position of Executive Director. Theresa ...

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Dominica seeking to lessen impact of pesticides

Dominica seeking to lessen impact of pesticides

June 29, 2015 | Comments: 18

Dominica is seeking a way forward to lessen the impact of Pesticides among its population. Agricultural Minister, Johnson Drigo, told the opening ceremony of the ...

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Elderly urged to make use of technology

Elderly urged to make use of technology

June 29, 2015 | Comments: 5

The elderly in Dominica are being called upon to make use of technology. President of the Dominica Council on Aging (DCOA), Zetma Toussaint made that call while ...

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Sixty graduate from PSS

Sixty graduate from PSS

June 29, 2015 | Comments: 8

The rain came but the 33rd Graduation Ceremony of the Portsmouth Secondary School (PSS) got off to a smooth start on Friday June 26, 2015 under the banner ...

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