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Concerned Citizens Movement to hold national consultation on electoral reform

Concerned Citizens Movement to hold national consultation on electoral reform

April 23, 2018 | Comments: 3

The Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) will be hosting a national consultation on the need for Electoral Reform in Dominica on Tuesday 24th April 2018. The CCM said ...

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Dominica Library and Information Service receives donation from Book Aid International

Dominica Library and Information Service receives donation from Book Aid International

April 23, 2018 | Comments: 1

(Roseau, Dominica) – April 23, 2018- The Dominica Library and Information Service (DLIS) has received a donation of two thousand one hundred and thirty-one (2,131) ...

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Gov’t appoints Nuri Katz as Dominica’s resident ambassador to Russia

Gov’t appoints Nuri Katz as Dominica’s resident ambassador to Russia

April 23, 2018 | Comments: 14

Roseau, Dominica (April 23, 2018) — The Government of Dominica has appointed Mr. Nuri Katz as Resident Ambassador to the Russian Federation, in its quest to ...

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UN concerned over deportation of Venezuelans by Trinidad

UN concerned over deportation of Venezuelans by Trinidad

April 23, 2018 | Comments: 2

The United Nations System in Trinidad and Tobago is concerned after authorities in Trinidad and Tobago announced they had facilitated the return to Venezuela of ...

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P-POD officially enters politics in Dominica

P-POD officially enters politics in Dominica

April 23, 2018 | Comments: 30

It appears that Dominica will be having another political party when the next general election comes along. New York-based Sapphire Carrington officially announced ...

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A climate of change for the Caribbean internet

A climate of change for the Caribbean internet

April 23, 2018 | Comments: 0

Spring storms with winter qualities clobbered North America this week, threatening Canada with slow-moving storms, and pounding the United States with near-record ...

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Dominican attends Queen’s birthday party

Dominican attends Queen’s birthday party

April 23, 2018 | Comments: 2

Rianna Patterson, Queens Young Leader 2017 and Founder of Dominica Dementia Foundation attended Her Majesty the Queen Birthday Party which took place at Royal Albert ...

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Dual citizenship case against St Kitts Opposition Leader set for May 30

Dual citizenship case against St Kitts Opposition Leader set for May 30

April 23, 2018 | Comments: 2

A High Court judge today set May 30 for the start of the case in which the St. Kitts-Nevis government is seeking to oust former prime minister Dr. Denzil Douglas ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

April 22, 2018 | Comments: 33

Dear Editor, In his whirlwind tour around the world after Hurricane Maria, Roosevelt Skerrit visited at least two university campuses and made contact with several ...

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Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival celebrates Year of the Bird

Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival celebrates Year of the Bird

April 22, 2018 | Comments: 5

April 22, 2018—This spring, groups throughout the Caribbean will be celebrating the birds that are only found here. 40 events on 14 islands are already on the ...

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Delinquency plagues AID Bank

Delinquency plagues AID Bank

April 20, 2018 | Comments: 46

The Agricultural Industrial and Development (AID) Bank is being plagued by the non-payment of loans, prompting Deputy Prime Minister Reginald Austrie to appeal to ...

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IN PICTURES: International Kite Festival in Castle Bruce

IN PICTURES: International Kite Festival in Castle Bruce

April 20, 2018 | Comments: 8

On Friday morning a number of people gathered at the Castle Bruce Playing Field to witness the first ever International Kite Festival. The event was organized by ...

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After decriminalizing cannabis, Antigua preps full legalization

After decriminalizing cannabis, Antigua preps full legalization

April 20, 2018 | Comments: 30

One month after decriminalizing cannabis, the tiny Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda is drafting legislation to legalize recreational and medical marijuana ...

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High Court judge rules in favour of Salisbury residents arrested after protests

High Court judge rules in favour of Salisbury residents arrested after protests

April 20, 2018 | Comments: 39

High Court Judge, Bernie Stephenson, has ruled in favour of residents of Salisbury who were arrested following protest action which rocked the community in 2015. In ...

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Caribbean health care systems in urgent need of attention says CARPHA

Caribbean health care systems in urgent need of attention says CARPHA

April 20, 2018 | Comments: 1

The Region’s health care systems and the public health infrastructure are in urgent need of attention and should be better financed and more cost effective. ...

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US military flight brings relief supplies to Dominica

US military flight brings relief supplies to Dominica

April 20, 2018 | Comments: 15

The United States Government is continuing its support to the government and people of Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. A U.S. military flight ...

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Kalinagos to discuss development agenda for Kalinago Territory

Kalinagos to discuss development agenda for Kalinago Territory

April 19, 2018 | Comments: 7

The Kalinago Council in collaboration with Talk Kalinago and the Development Officer of the Ministry of Kalinago Affairs will be hosting the first of a series of ...

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Dominica to observe World Rivers Day on September 30

Dominica to observe World Rivers Day on September 30

April 19, 2018 | Comments: 2

Plans are taking shape for the observance of World River’s Day which is observed around the globe on September 30. Among events being explored is the hosting ...

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Cuba’s new president is the first non-Castro in 42 years

Cuba’s new president is the first non-Castro in 42 years

April 19, 2018 | Comments: 8

Cuba’s new President Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel grew up in the Cuban revolution and it’s clear his mission is to make sure it survives. In his first speech ...

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Dominica selected as pilot for Commonwealth Small States Trade Finance Facility

Dominica selected as pilot for Commonwealth Small States Trade Finance Facility

April 19, 2018 | Comments: 5

Dominica is among a number of Commonwealth countries selected as a pilot for a special scheme that will allow small island states to obtain easier access to ...

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Dr. Darroux says nursing service ‘fast nearing critical levels’

Dr. Darroux says nursing service ‘fast nearing critical levels’

April 19, 2018 | Comments: 91

Health Minister, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, has said that the nursing service in Dominica is ‘fast nearing critical levels’ but some people are making it ...

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DHTA confirms dates of 10th annual Hike Fest

DHTA confirms dates of 10th annual Hike Fest

April 19, 2018 | Comments: 4

The Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association, in partnership with other key industry stakeholders, will host Hike Fest 2018 in the month of May. The hikes will take ...

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