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Man gets 15 years for incest, rape and indecent assault

Man gets 15 years for incest, rape and indecent assault

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 4

Thirty-seven- year-old Mathis Alson Woodman will serve 15 years in jail after he was found guilty for rape, incest and indecent assault. That decision was handed ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Make your children’s Christmas at Jolly’s toy store this year

BUSINESS BYTE: Make your children’s Christmas at Jolly’s toy store this year

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 0

Roseau, Dominica- December 09, 2016: As the weather gets colder it only gets cozier at Jolly’s Pharmacy. It’s the season to be jolly and everyone in the family ...

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UPDATE: AG says Gene Pestaina is not entitled to pension of the nature he claims

UPDATE: AG says Gene Pestaina is not entitled to pension of the nature he claims

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 30

Attorney General, Levi Peter, has said that former Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Gene Pestaina, is not entitled to a pension that of the nature he asserts he ...

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Writer pens book after moving to Dominica

Writer pens book after moving to Dominica

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 1

Writer Dr. Janet S. Taylor has written a book which was inspired after moving to Dominica. The book ‘Dog with the Crooked Ear’ is an autobiography of Dr. ...

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Star dancer Sade Bully to hold workshop in Dominica

Star dancer Sade Bully to hold workshop in Dominica

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 3

Professional dancer Sade Bully, daughter of acclaimed artist Alwin Bully and Cultural Administrator Anita Bully, will teach a five-day intensive dance workshop ...

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PM Skerrit out of state on unofficial business

PM Skerrit out of state on unofficial business

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 13

Thursday, December 08, 2016—Prime Minister of Dominica Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit left State on Thursday December 08, 2016 on unofficial business. Mr. Skerrit is due ...

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Organizers of #LévéDomnik Campaign plans to continue in 2017

Organizers of #LévéDomnik Campaign plans to continue in 2017

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 3

Delroy Williams, one of the coordinators of a social media campaign to raise awareness of the plight of women in relations to harassment, sexual abuse, rape and ...

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Sister drops court case against brother

Sister drops court case against brother

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 6

A case which involves a brother being charged with wounding his own sister has gone down the drain after the sister told the court she was no longer interested in ...

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Ignore Tony Astaphan says Linton

Ignore Tony Astaphan says Linton

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 42

Leader of the United Workers Party, Lennox Linton, has said Dominicans should ignore Senior Counsel Tony Astaphan following comments he made over a lecture delivered ...

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7.8 quake near Solomon Islands; South Pacific on tsunami alert

7.8 quake near Solomon Islands; South Pacific on tsunami alert

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 0

Dangerous waves are heading to some coasts in the South Pacific after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit close to the Solomon Islands early Friday, forecasters said. ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel Get-Gifted draw

BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel Get-Gifted draw

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 0

Five customers walked away with great prizes this Christmas as part of the Digicel Get Gifted Christmas campaign with one winner taking the Get Gifted theme a notch ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: DOMLEC gives post-Hurricane Matthew restoration assistance to sister utilities

BUSINESS BYTE: DOMLEC gives post-Hurricane Matthew restoration assistance to sister utilities

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 0

Electric Utility Domlec has reached out to its sister utilities in the Andros Island and Freeport in the Bahamas. A team of five linesmen trained in Live line work ...

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Elias Nassief Foundation gives back

Elias Nassief Foundation gives back

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 3

A number of charitable organizations, schools and Day Care Centers and individuals in Dominica have benefited from donations totaling $77,000, courtesy of the Elias ...

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Tommy Lee Sparta matter goes before CCJ on Monday

Tommy Lee Sparta matter goes before CCJ on Monday

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 26

The ongoing saga of the Tommy Lee Sparta matter is listed for 9:00 am on Monday December 12, 2016 at the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). It is going ...

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“Captain Vic” laid to rest

“Captain Vic” laid to rest

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 6

The body of former Finance Minister in the Patrick John led government Captain Victor .A.J. Riviere was laid to rest at the Roseau Roman Catholic Cemetery after he ...

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Youth Leaders appointed to NYCD Executive Board

Youth Leaders appointed to NYCD Executive Board

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 1

The National Youth Council of Dominica (NYCD) is proud to announce appointment of two (2) dynamic youth leaders to serve on the NYCD Executive Board, filling two (2) ...

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Pope warns media over ‘sin’ of spreading fake news, smearing politicians

Pope warns media over ‘sin’ of spreading fake news, smearing politicians

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 26

Media that focus on scandals and spread fake news to smear politicians risk becoming like people who have a morbid fascination with excrement, Pope Francis said in ...

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Authorities explain repair works for Macoucherie Bailey bridge

Authorities explain repair works for Macoucherie Bailey bridge

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 7

Chief Technical Officer in the Ministry of Public Works, Emile Lancelot has explained the type of repairs works to be done on the Macoucherie Bailey bridge saying ...

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Dr. Severin under fire from Astaphan

Dr. Severin under fire from Astaphan

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 94

Dr. Francis Severin has come under fire from Senior Counsel Tony Astaphan following his presentation at the Eleventh Annual Dame Eugenia Charles Memorial Lecture ...

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CIBC donates to National HIV/AIDS Response Programme

CIBC donates to National HIV/AIDS Response Programme

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 1

CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank presented a cheque for EC $6,000 to the National HIV/AIDS Response Programme on World AIDS Day on December 1. World Aids Day ...

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WEATHER ALERT: Trough system affecting Dominica

WEATHER ALERT: Trough system affecting Dominica

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 0

Moisture and instability associated with a trough system will continue to produce cloudiness, shower and thunderstorm activity mainly across the central and southern ...

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Five to compete in Miss Princess Noel pageant in Scotts Head

Five to compete in Miss Princess Noel pageant in Scotts Head

December 7, 2016 | Comments: 9

Five young ladies will on December 23rd, take to the stage to compete for the title of Miss Princess Noel 2016 at the Scotts Head Primary School. They are Shermyra ...

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