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CARICOM Heads to tackle key development issues at Belize Meeting

CARICOM Heads to tackle key development issues at Belize Meeting

February 13, 2016 | Comments: 0

Advancing the regional response to the Zika threat will be among matters engaging CARICOM Heads of Government at their 27th Inter-Sessional meeting in Placencia, ...

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Family of Nelly Stharre struggles to cope

Family of Nelly Stharre struggles to cope

February 12, 2016 | Comments: 7

Today friends and loved ones of artiste, Nelly Stharre, celebrate her ‘earth strong’ and her family is having a hard time coping¬†with her loss some six ...

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Two men remanded in attack on police officer

Two men remanded in attack on police officer

February 12, 2016 | Comments: 40

Two men have been remanded in custody while Magistrate Michael Bruney gave the prosecution until February 18, 2016 to put its act together in a case of attempted ...

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DDA announces 2016 Carnival road parade winners

DDA announces 2016 Carnival road parade winners

February 12, 2016 | Comments: 6

Discover Dominica Authority, the Dominica Festivals Committee, and Carnival Road Parade Committee are pleased to announce the prize winners of the various road ...

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Yam stealing accusation lands man in court

Yam stealing accusation lands man in court

February 12, 2016 | Comments: 1

A man who accused another of stealing his yams and who went on to stab him will have to source $2,589 to avoid going to jail. However, Gibbs Carbon, 40, of Mahaut ...

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Blackmoore, PM Skerrit condemn attack on police officers

Blackmoore, PM Skerrit condemn attack on police officers

February 12, 2016 | Comments: 5

National Security Minister, Rayburn Blackmoore, and Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, have condemned attacks on two policemen during the just concluded two days of ...

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Alleged ‘rapist ministers’ matter to begin on Monday

Alleged ‘rapist ministers’ matter to begin on Monday

February 12, 2016 | Comments: 39

An alleged defamation case, involving United Workers Party (UWP) leader, Lennox Linton and government ministers, is expected to begin on Monday. This was revealed by ...

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Expedition to explore deep reefs off Dominica

Expedition to explore deep reefs off Dominica

February 12, 2016 | Comments: 14

On Friday, February 19, 2016 the Curacao owned, based and operated Research Vessel and submarine tender RV Chapman will leave the harbor of Willemstad and start out ...

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Bellevue Chopin man stabbed in Roseau

Bellevue Chopin man stabbed in Roseau

February 12, 2016 | Comments: 1

One man of Madrelle, Loubiere is in Police custody on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm in a stabbing incident in Roseau on Monday, February 8. The victim ...

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Man fined for gun and ammunition offences

Man fined for gun and ammunition offences

February 12, 2016 | Comments: 3

Thirty-year-old Hubert Bernard, of Campbell who resides in Wet Area Bells, has pleaded guilty to the charges of possession of ammunition without a license and ...

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CCTV to become permanent in Dominica

CCTV to become permanent in Dominica

February 12, 2016 | Comments: 13

Plans are in place to have the installation of security cameras (CCTV) as a permanent fixture on the island, National Security Minister Rayburn Blackmoore has ...

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IN PICTURES: Tewey Vaval 2016

IN PICTURES: Tewey Vaval 2016

February 11, 2016 | Comments: 5

The 2016 Carnival season officially ended with ‘Tewey Vaval’ in Bataca in the Kalinago Territory on Wednesday evening. First a fake coffin was paraded to ...

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Chief Youth Development Officer victim of Facebook scam

Chief Youth Development Officer victim of Facebook scam

February 11, 2016 | Comments: 11

Chief Youth Development Officer John Roach has called on members of the public to be more vigilant as it relates to making financial transactions through social ...

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LIAT Zika Virus travel advisory

LIAT Zika Virus travel advisory

February 11, 2016 | Comments: 4

All customers with reservations with LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, that were booked on or before 10th February, who are concerned about travelling to destinations ...

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PAHO Director calls for political commitment, more resources to fight Zika in Americas

PAHO Director calls for political commitment, more resources to fight Zika in Americas

February 11, 2016 | Comments: 3

More resources are urgently needed to fight the spread of Zika in the Americas and the apparently related increase in microcephaly and other complications, the ...

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PM Skerrit commends police for efficiency during Carnival

PM Skerrit commends police for efficiency during Carnival

February 11, 2016 | Comments: 13

Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit has publicly commended the Police for their efficiency during the just concluded Carnival season. This follows a ...

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Linton wants criminal investigation in failed Layou River Hotel project

Linton wants criminal investigation in failed Layou River Hotel project

February 11, 2016 | Comments: 114

Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, believes there should be a criminal investigation into the failed Layou River Hotel Project and the Layou River Economic ...

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Dominica gets $100,000 relief donation from St. Vincent

Dominica gets $100,000 relief donation from St. Vincent

February 11, 2016 | Comments: 23

Dominica has benefited from a $100,000 donation courtesy of the St Vincent and the Grenadines government in the wake of the passage of Tropical Storm Erika. A cheque ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel Play subscribers to get free preview of HBO Max Pack

BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel Play subscribers to get free preview of HBO Max Pack

February 11, 2016 | Comments: 0

HBO Max Pack will be available to all Digicel Play subscribers during a FREE Preview Weekend from Friday, February 12th at 7pm until Monday, February 15th at 7am. ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: C&W Business Launches its Cloud Solutions Suite in Dominica

BUSINESS BYTE: C&W Business Launches its Cloud Solutions Suite in Dominica

February 11, 2016 | Comments: 1

C&W Business, the business-to-business unit of Cable & Wireless Communications, officially unveiled a suite of its cloud-based technological solutions in ...

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Soufriere youth to be sentenced for throwing stones in public place

Soufriere youth to be sentenced for throwing stones in public place

February 11, 2016 | Comments: 15

Niquan Lewis, 19, of Soufriere, is now on remand at the Stock Farm prison awaiting sentencing on February 19, after he pleaded guilty to throwing missiles in a ...

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Stockfarm man in custody in stabbing death

Stockfarm man in custody in stabbing death

February 11, 2016 | Comments: 40

A Stockfarm man is in Police custody on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of Chester Vidal, 30, of Cork Street, Roseau. The police said Vidal was ...

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