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Appeal for review of Sexual Offenses Act

Appeal for review of Sexual Offenses Act

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 7

Consultant in the Ministry of Social Services, Martin Anthony, has called for a review of the Sexual Offenses Act in Dominica. He said sexual abuse is a serious ...

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4-H Clubs receive cooking equipment

4-H Clubs receive cooking equipment

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 0

Senior 4-H Clubs taking part in the annual Dinner Plate Competition will no longer be placed at a disadvantage due to the lack of cooking equipment. On Wednesday ...

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Facebook fends off Digicel’s complaints

Facebook fends off Digicel’s complaints

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 3

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Monday fended off complaints that the hugely popular social network was getting a free ride out of telecom operators who host ...

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Dominica disappoints at 2nd Carifta Trials in Guadeloupe

Dominica disappoints at 2nd Carifta Trials in Guadeloupe

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 3

Thirteen athletes from Dominica took part in the 2nd Carifta Trials of the Guadeloupe Athletics Federation which was held on Saturday 28th February 2015, at the ...

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Dominica favoured to be visited by yacht enthusiasts

Dominica favoured to be visited by yacht enthusiasts

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 8

Dominica is among a number of Caribbean countries most favoured to be visited by those involved in the yachting sector, a survey done by the OECS Tourism Desk has ...

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Students to engage in identifying financial skills

Students to engage in identifying financial skills

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 1

Eight primary schools in Dominica will benefit from a programme geared at helping students to identify their financial skills and the important resources that they ...

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International photography competition coming to Dominica

International photography competition coming to Dominica

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 0

Organizers of an international photography competition, to be held here from June 1st to October 31st 2015, hopes that the event will put Dominica on the map in ...

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DAT accepts gov’t salary increase but …

DAT accepts gov’t salary increase but …

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 3

The Dominica Teachers Association (DAT) has become the final union on the island to accept government’s salary increase of five percent of the period of 2012 ...

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LIAT prohibits carriage of e-cigarettes in checked luggage

LIAT prohibits carriage of e-cigarettes in checked luggage

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 7

Regional airline LIAT has announced that e-cigarettes are prohibited for carriage in checked luggage on the airline’s services effective immediately. Citing a ...

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Ceremony to mark Dominica’s ascension to CCJ set for Friday

Ceremony to mark Dominica’s ascension to CCJ set for Friday

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 13

The ceremony to mark Dominica’s ascension to the appellate jurisdiction of the Caribbean Court of Justice is set for Friday, March 6, 2015. The ceremony will ...

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Sexual matters dominate reported child abuse cases

Sexual matters dominate reported child abuse cases

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 10

There was a staggering 135 reported cases of child sexual abuse in Dominica in 2014, Coordinator of the Child Abuse Prevention Unit, Jemma Azille Lewis has ...

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AID Bank subsidiary hires new manager

AID Bank subsidiary hires new manager

March 3, 2015 | Comments: 19

Financial Data Services Limited’s (FDSL), a software development company in which the Dominica Agricultural Industrial and Development Bank (DAIDB/AID Bank) has a ...

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Media practitioners get training in reporting child abuse

Media practitioners get training in reporting child abuse

March 3, 2015 | Comments: 5

Local media practitioners on Tuesday were being trained at a workshop on reporting the issue of child abuse in Dominica. Child abuse is a societal ill and according ...

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Dominica embarks on Cocoa Rehabilitation Project

Dominica embarks on Cocoa Rehabilitation Project

March 3, 2015 | Comments: 29

Dominica is seeking to breathe new life into the local cocoa industry with the help of a project worth close to $2-million. The Cocoa Rehabilitation Project is ...

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Upsurge in porn shared on social media, St Lucia police concerned

Upsurge in porn shared on social media, St Lucia police concerned

March 3, 2015 | Comments: 11

Police Monday said they are concerned at the upsurge in pornographic videos and photographs posted on the various social websites featuring young St Lucians. The ...

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CARICOM Creole speaking stakeholders talk CSME in Dominica

CARICOM Creole speaking stakeholders talk CSME in Dominica

March 3, 2015 | Comments: 2

Creole speaking Dominicans, as well as Haitians residing in that CARICOM Member State got their chance on Thursday February 27th, 2015, to learn about the CARICOM ...

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DLP to go “grassroots” in Roseau South

DLP to go “grassroots” in Roseau South

March 3, 2015 | Comments: 40

Senator of the Dominica Labour Party, Jahisiah Benoit, has said the party is going to stick a strategy of remaining ‘grassroots’ in the Roseau South ...

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Volleyball League kicks off in Marigot

Volleyball League kicks off in Marigot

March 3, 2015 | Comments: 3

A capacity crowd filled the Weirs Hard Court in Marigot to witness the opening of the 2015 DAVA LIME PetroCaribe National Volleyball League this past Sunday, March ...

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Progress Report: Dominica Climate Resilience Project

Progress Report: Dominica Climate Resilience Project

March 3, 2015 | Comments: 9

Dominica is well on its way to building resilience against the negative impact of climate change. In December 2013, Government announced that Dominica had received ...

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Dominica Film Challenge gets underway

Dominica Film Challenge gets underway

March 2, 2015 | Comments: 9

The Dominica Film Challenge, a Discover Dominica organized event, is currently underway with six teams of the most talented videographers from around the world ...

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Francis promises to serve with distinction

Francis promises to serve with distinction

March 2, 2015 | Comments: 31

Member of Parliament for Roseau South and newly elected Deputy Political Leader of the United Workers Part (UWP),Joshua Francis, says he is ready and willing to ...

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Promised tablets to be received before year end – Saint Jean

Promised tablets to be received before year end – Saint Jean

March 2, 2015 | Comments: 99

All secondary and Dominica State College (DSC) students have been given the assurance that they will receive tablets promised by the government during the course of ...

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