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DAEC not ruling out protest action in Alkaline saga

DAEC not ruling out protest action in Alkaline saga

April 17, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Association of Evangelical Churches (DAEC) has said that while no final decision regarding the performance of a controversial Jamaican artiste on the ...

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Former senator to receive official funeral

Former senator to receive official funeral

April 17, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Government of Dominica has afforded the late Phillip K Williams on Official Funeral on Saturday, April 18, 2015. The Government of Dominica has declared ...

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Forestry Division receives anesthesia machine

Forestry Division receives anesthesia machine

April 17, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Forestry, Wildlife and Parks Division is now equipped with an anesthesia machine to provide avian treatment and surgery on small animals, including parrots. The ...

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DOMFESTA 2015 launched

DOMFESTA 2015 launched

April 17, 2015 | Comments: 0

From Monday April 20 to Sunday 31st May 2015, Dominica’s drama, art, music and dance will take center stage as the island stages the 32nd edition of the Dominica ...

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Students engaging in the CSME through field promotion

Students engaging in the CSME through field promotion

April 17, 2015 | Comments: 1

A group of Dominican students is on a study tour to St. Lucia this week as part of CARICOM’s programme to engage students in understanding the CARICOM Single ...

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Seaborne Airlines increases service to Dominica

Seaborne Airlines increases service to Dominica

April 17, 2015 | Comments: 8

Seaborne Airlines will now be serving Dominica from San Juan seven days a week as the company offers increased flights into the island. The airline will also, as of ...

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IN PICTURES: Dominica Week in Guadeloupe

IN PICTURES: Dominica Week in Guadeloupe

April 17, 2015 | Comments: 0

A delegation of 25 students from the Penville Government School, Discover Dominica, the Karifuna Cultural group, and the Midnight Groovers are presently in ...

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Gas prices go up in Dominica

Gas prices go up in Dominica

April 17, 2015 | Comments: 6

Dominicans will from today Friday April 17 2015, dig a bit deeper in their pockets to pay for petroleum products, as the prices of these products increase, ...

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More scholarships, medical care from Cuba

More scholarships, medical care from Cuba

April 17, 2015 | Comments: 2

Dominican students are set to benefit from a new program set up between the government of Dominica and its Cuban counterpart. For the next three years 13 ...

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Dominica Christian Council remembers Dr. Philip Potter

Dominica Christian Council remembers Dr. Philip Potter

April 17, 2015 | Comments: 2

The Dominica Christian Council observes the passing of the Reverend Dr Philip Alford Potter, an outstanding Dominican Methodist Minister, who died in Germany on ...

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PM calls for more regional support for LIAT

PM calls for more regional support for LIAT

April 17, 2015 | Comments: 13

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has called on Caribbean governments to come on board and contribute to the financing of cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT. He ...

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MV Carnival Liberty makes unscheduled call to Dominica

MV Carnival Liberty makes unscheduled call to Dominica

April 17, 2015 | Comments: 3

On Friday, April 17, 2015, MV Carnival Liberty of Carnival Cruise Line (CCL) made an unscheduled call to Dominica. This is the second unscheduled call the CCL ...

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Rise in use of “complementary medicine” raises red flags

Rise in use of “complementary medicine” raises red flags

April 17, 2015 | Comments: 11

There are countless websites and Facebook pages dedicated to them. They can be bought on street corners and they promise cures for illnesses ranging from diabetes ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

April 16, 2015 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 16 April 2015 providing the latest trading information and financial tips for the ...

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Miss Mayfest 2014 advises pageant contestants

Miss Mayfest 2014 advises pageant contestants

April 16, 2015 | Comments: 2

Reigning Miss Mayfest Queen, Patrice Dorsette, has advised the young ladies who will participate in the 2015 Mayfest Queen pageant to believe in themselves in order ...

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British warship to visit Dominica

British warship to visit Dominica

April 16, 2015 | Comments: 4

  British warship HMS Severn is visiting Dominica this weekend as part of her visits schedule in the Eastern Caribbean. The UK-based River Class Offshore ...

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Earthquake felt in Dominica

Earthquake felt in Dominica

April 16, 2015 | Comments: 5

An earthquake was felt in Dominica and neighbouring islands on Thursday, the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre has confirmed. The quake ...

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Body fished out of sea in St. Joseph

Body fished out of sea in St. Joseph

April 16, 2015 | Comments: 25

Residents of St. Joseph were left in shock after the body of a man was fished out of the sea on Thursday morning at around 11:30. The man has been identified as ...

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The Original Bouyon Pioneers among headliners for St. Lucia Jazz Festival

The Original Bouyon Pioneers among headliners for St. Lucia Jazz Festival

April 16, 2015 | Comments: 1

The Original Bouyon Pioneers, former members of WCK Band, is expected to be among headline acts for the Soufriere Creole Jazz 2015 in St. Lucia carded for May 1, ...

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Gov’t takes aim at pit latrines in Tete Morne

Gov’t takes aim at pit latrines in Tete Morne

April 16, 2015 | Comments: 36

Residents of the Tete Morne Community may soon say good bye to pit latrines as EC$ 100,000 has been made available from the government to kick start the process in ...

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PM stays away from ‘crab back incident’

PM stays away from ‘crab back incident’

April 16, 2015 | Comments: 35

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit has added his voice to the controversy  surrounding the firing of a security officer at the Douglas Charles Airport saying he ...

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International air rally stops in Dominica

International air rally stops in Dominica

April 16, 2015 | Comments: 13

The Douglas Charles Airport came alive on Wednesday when 22 small aircraft landed on the island as part of the Governor General’s Cup, an international air ...

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