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ANNOUNCEMENT: DBF Private Sector/Civil Society Public Discussion via Zoom today

Dominica Business Forum Inc. invites you to a Private Sector/Civil Society Public Discussion via Zoom The post ANNOUNCEMENT: DBF Private Sector/Civil Society Public Discussion via Zoom today appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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ANNOUNCEMENT: DBF Private Sector/Civil Society Public Discussion via Zoom today

Dominica Business Forum Inc. invites you to a Private Sector/Civil Society Public Discussion via Zoom The post ANNOUNCEMENT: DBF Private Sector/Civil Society Public Discussion via Zoom today appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Grand Bay man charged with murder expected to receive bail next week

Desmond Rocque of Montin, Grand Bay who is charged with the May 17, 2016 shooting death of McGarvin Peters of Kings Lane, Roseau, is expected to be out on bail sometime this week. The high court had approved bail for... The post Grand Bay man charged with mur
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Grand Bay man charged with murder expected to receive bail next week

Desmond Rocque of Montin, Grand Bay who is charged with the May 17, 2016 shooting death of McGarvin Peters of Kings Lane, Roseau, is expected to be out on bail sometime this week. The high court had approved bail for... The post Grand Bay man charged with murder expected to receive bail next week appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Police investigate illegal entry in Portsmouth

The police are currently investigating an illegal entry offence that occurred at 5am in Portsmouth on Saturday 11th July 2020. A local open keeled fishing boat was intercepted with 5 males on board: 4 Dominicans and one Venezuelan. According to... The post Po
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Police investigate illegal entry in Portsmouth

The police are currently investigating an illegal entry offence that occurred at 5am in Portsmouth on Saturday 11th July 2020. A local open keeled fishing boat was intercepted with 5 males on board: 4 Dominicans and one Venezuelan. According to... The post Police investigate illegal entry in Portsmouth appeared first on Dominica News Online.

2020 Grade Six National Assessment successful says Education official

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic,  the Grade Six National Assessment held in Dominica on July 7th was successful. That’s according to Senior Education Officer for Curriculum, Measurement and Evaluation, Robert Guiste. Over 800 students sat the exams. “T
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2020 Grade Six National Assessment successful says Education official

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic,  the Grade Six National Assessment held in Dominica on July 7th was successful. That’s according to Senior Education Officer for Curriculum, Measurement and Evaluation, Robert Guiste. Over 800 students sat the exams. “The 2020 Grade Six... The post 2020 Grade Six National Assessment successful says Education official appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Rotary Club of Dominica announces winners of National Secondary Schools Literary Quiz

The Rotary Club of Dominica is pleased to announce that the winners of the 7th Annual National Secondary Schools Literacy Quiz Competition are Sage Mckenzie and Cadel Casimir of St. Mary’s Academy. In 2nd place are Tiannah Alexander and Kaiden... The post R
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Rotary Club of Dominica announces winners of National Secondary Schools Literary Quiz

The Rotary Club of Dominica is pleased to announce that the winners of the 7th Annual National Secondary Schools Literacy Quiz Competition are Sage Mckenzie and Cadel Casimir of St. Mary’s Academy. In 2nd place are Tiannah Alexander and Kaiden... The post Rotary Club of Dominica announces winners of National Secondary Schools Literary Quiz appeared first on Dominica News Online.

PIX & NOTES 2: Seaplane Service

Since 1940, the influential West Indies Commission, chaired by Lord Moyne, thereby known as The Moyne Commission, had advised that the British West Indian islands should be connected by air. In 1944 an ‘expert in aeronautics’ arrived in Dominica to... Th
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PIX & NOTES 2: Seaplane Service

Since 1940, the influential West Indies Commission, chaired by Lord Moyne, thereby known as The Moyne Commission, had advised that the British West Indian islands should be connected by air. In 1944 an ‘expert in aeronautics’ arrived in Dominica to... The post PIX & NOTES 2: Seaplane Service appeared first on Dominica News Online.

CSEC and CAPE exams held today in Dominica and the region

The CSEC and CAPE Examinations are being held today in Dominica and other countries in the region. The exams were delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Education Minister Octavia Alfred during an interview on State-Owned Radio DBS said students will... Th
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CSEC and CAPE exams held today in Dominica and the region

The CSEC and CAPE Examinations are being held today in Dominica and other countries in the region. The exams were delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Education Minister Octavia Alfred during an interview on State-Owned Radio DBS said students will... The post CSEC and CAPE exams held today in Dominica and the region appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Secret Bay named Travel + Leisure’s #1 resort hotel in the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas

Secret Bay, Dominica’s exclusive six-star, all villa rainforest resort experience and a member of Relais & Châteaux, is pleased to announce it has earned the #1 spot for resort hotels in the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas in this year’s... The po
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Secret Bay named Travel + Leisure’s #1 resort hotel in the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas

Secret Bay, Dominica’s exclusive six-star, all villa rainforest resort experience and a member of Relais & Châteaux, is pleased to announce it has earned the #1 spot for resort hotels in the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas in this year’s... The post Secret Bay named Travel + Leisure’s #1 resort hotel in the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Russia successfully completes human trials of COVID-19 vaccine

As the world reels under the rising COVID-19 cases, Russia’s Sechenov University has successfully completed the world’s first clinical trials of coronavirus vaccine on humans, media reports said on Sunday (July 12, 2020). The director of the Insti
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Russia successfully completes human trials of COVID-19 vaccine

As the world reels under the rising COVID-19 cases, Russia’s Sechenov University has successfully completed the world’s first clinical trials of coronavirus vaccine on humans, media reports said on Sunday (July 12, 2020). The director of the Institute for Translational... The post Russia successfully completes human trials of COVID-19 vaccine appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Blackwood shines as West Indies wins 1st of 3-Test series against England

West Indies beat England by four wickets on the final day of the first international test since the coronavirus break on Sunday, taking a 1-0 lead at the Ageas Bowl in a three-test series thanks to a 95-run knock by... The post Blackwood shines as West Indie
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Blackwood shines as West Indies wins 1st of 3-Test series against England

West Indies beat England by four wickets on the final day of the first international test since the coronavirus break on Sunday, taking a 1-0 lead at the Ageas Bowl in a three-test series thanks to a 95-run knock by... The post Blackwood shines as West Indies wins 1st of 3-Test series against England appeared first on Dominica News Online.

IN PICTURES: Funeral of Michael ‘Mikey’ Bruney

Michael Bruney was laid to rest on Friday 10th July 2020. Below is the well attended celebration of his life presented in pictures. The post IN PICTURES: Funeral of Michael ‘Mikey’ Bruney appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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IN PICTURES: Funeral of Michael ‘Mikey’ Bruney

Michael Bruney was laid to rest on Friday 10th July 2020. Below is the well attended celebration of his life presented in pictures. The post IN PICTURES: Funeral of Michael ‘Mikey’ Bruney appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BUSINESS & LIFE: Interview with Mr. Kihmo Astaphan, Manager, Platinum Security

We thank you for your comments on Issue #10, Lessons of COVID-19 for the youth.  This week, we feature an Interview with Mr. Kihmo Astaphan, Manager, Platinum Security, Dominica.   Qu 1. Who is Kihmo Astaphan? Ans. The answer to... The post BUSINESS &
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BUSINESS & LIFE: Interview with Mr. Kihmo Astaphan, Manager, Platinum Security

We thank you for your comments on Issue #10, Lessons of COVID-19 for the youth.  This week, we feature an Interview with Mr. Kihmo Astaphan, Manager, Platinum Security, Dominica.   Qu 1. Who is Kihmo Astaphan? Ans. The answer to... The post BUSINESS & LIFE: Interview with Mr. Kihmo Astaphan, Manager, Platinum Security appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Statement by CARICOM Chairman on CCJ Guyana elections ruling

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) welcomes the progress towards the finalisation of the electoral process in Guyana following the ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Wednesday 8 July. The Community calls on all stakeholders to respect the ru
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Statement by CARICOM Chairman on CCJ Guyana elections ruling

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) welcomes the progress towards the finalisation of the electoral process in Guyana following the ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Wednesday 8 July. The Community calls on all stakeholders to respect the ruling of the CCJ, Guyana’s final... The post Statement by CARICOM Chairman on CCJ Guyana elections ruling appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: A New Day in Guyana – Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

Sometimes it requires a personal rather than political or professional perspective to see beyond the borders of a seemingly divisive circumstance, and to offer a dispassionate comment. I was named by my father after his cousin, Hilary Alfonso McDonald Beckles
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COMMENTARY: A New Day in Guyana – Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

Sometimes it requires a personal rather than political or professional perspective to see beyond the borders of a seemingly divisive circumstance, and to offer a dispassionate comment. I was named by my father after his cousin, Hilary Alfonso McDonald Beckles.... The post COMMENTARY: A New Day in Guyana – Professor Sir Hilary Beckles appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UPDATE: Tropical wave continues to affect Dominica

A tropical wave is expected to continue to generate an increase in cloudiness, shower and thunderstorm activity across the island chain, including Dominica, during the next 12 hours. People in areas prone to flooding, landslides and falling rocks are advised.
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UPDATE: Tropical wave continues to affect Dominica

A tropical wave is expected to continue to generate an increase in cloudiness, shower and thunderstorm activity across the island chain, including Dominica, during the next 12 hours. People in areas prone to flooding, landslides and falling rocks are advised... The post UPDATE: Tropical wave continues to affect Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Tropical wave to affect Dominica today; flash flood warning may be issued

A westward-moving tropical wave is projected to affect the Lesser Antilles, including Dominica, during the next 24 hours. Weather activity associated with this wave is forecast to begin affecting Dominica this morning and continue into the overnight period. A
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Tropical wave to affect Dominica today; flash flood warning may be issued

A westward-moving tropical wave is projected to affect the Lesser Antilles, including Dominica, during the next 24 hours. Weather activity associated with this wave is forecast to begin affecting Dominica this morning and continue into the overnight period. An increase... The post Tropical wave to affect Dominica today; flash flood warning may be issued appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominican academic and Toastmaster launches initiative open to all Caribbean people

A new Professional Leaders Toastmasters organisation “International Orators” was launched by Dominican based Senior academic in the United Kingdom. This recently chartered group has joined forces with the global network – Rotary International, in respon
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Dominican academic and Toastmaster launches initiative open to all Caribbean people

A new Professional Leaders Toastmasters organisation “International Orators” was launched by Dominican based Senior academic in the United Kingdom. This recently chartered group has joined forces with the global network – Rotary International, in response to the challenges of COVID-19,... The post Dominican academic and Toastmaster launches initiative open to all Caribbean people appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIVE: Memorial and Tribute to Michael ‘Mikey’ Bruney

  DNO apologizes for being unable to bring you the memorial live. The memorial can be accessed live via zoom details below:   ZOOM Link:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83090814923? Password: eUVNdUdZdEFxZkxvdnpzZlY1cWVVZz09 The post LIVE: Memorial and Tri
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LIVE: Memorial and Tribute to Michael ‘Mikey’ Bruney

  DNO apologizes for being unable to bring you the memorial live. The memorial can be accessed live via zoom details below:   ZOOM Link:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83090814923? Password: eUVNdUdZdEFxZkxvdnpzZlY1cWVVZz09 The post LIVE: Memorial and Tribute to Michael ‘Mikey’ Bruney appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Customs officer investigating customs fraud in Antigua shot to death

A customs officer investigating a multimillion-dollar fraud at the customs department in Antigua and Barbuda has been kidnapped and gunned down to death. Nigel Christian-44 years old-was kidnapped at his home on Friday night by men wearing army uniforms and..
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Customs officer investigating customs fraud in Antigua shot to death

A customs officer investigating a multimillion-dollar fraud at the customs department in Antigua and Barbuda has been kidnapped and gunned down to death. Nigel Christian-44 years old-was kidnapped at his home on Friday night by men wearing army uniforms and... The post Customs officer investigating customs fraud in Antigua shot to death appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Tropical wave to affect Dominica this weekend

A westward-moving tropical wave is projected to affect the Lesser Antilles, including Dominica, during the next 24 to 36 hours. Weather activity associated with this wave is forecast to begin affecting Dominica by early Saturday morning and continue into the.
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Tropical wave to affect Dominica this weekend

A westward-moving tropical wave is projected to affect the Lesser Antilles, including Dominica, during the next 24 to 36 hours. Weather activity associated with this wave is forecast to begin affecting Dominica by early Saturday morning and continue into the... The post Tropical wave to affect Dominica this weekend appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica government moves to strengthen post-disaster communication

The government of Dominica has articulated the need to strengthen the post-disaster communication mechanisms through the implementation of a combination of initiatives. According to Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister with Responsibility fo
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Dominica government moves to strengthen post-disaster communication

The government of Dominica has articulated the need to strengthen the post-disaster communication mechanisms through the implementation of a combination of initiatives. According to Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister with Responsibility for Telecommunications and Broadcasting,... The post Dominica government moves to strengthen post-disaster communication appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIVE: Funeral of Michael “Mikey” Bruney from 10am

Stay tuned for live coverage of the funeral of Michael Bruney, we are currently waiting on the live broadcast that was scheduled to begin at 10am. Micheal Bruney Memorial Service DBS Radio bring live Funeral Service of the late Michael... The post LIVE: Funer
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LIVE: Funeral of Michael “Mikey” Bruney from 10am

Stay tuned for live coverage of the funeral of Michael Bruney, we are currently waiting on the live broadcast that was scheduled to begin at 10am. Micheal Bruney Memorial Service DBS Radio bring live Funeral Service of the late Michael... The post LIVE: Funeral of Michael “Mikey” Bruney from 10am appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BUSINESS BYTE: Archipelago Trading Ltd. launches online store for its distribution business

Archipelago Trading Ltd, a leader in the Food and Beverage industry in Dominica for over 15 years, announces the official launch of its online store. ARCHICLUB is a customer focused virtual store that allows customers to shop at their convenience... The post
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BUSINESS BYTE: Archipelago Trading Ltd. launches online store for its distribution business

Archipelago Trading Ltd, a leader in the Food and Beverage industry in Dominica for over 15 years, announces the official launch of its online store. ARCHICLUB is a customer focused virtual store that allows customers to shop at their convenience... The post BUSINESS BYTE: Archipelago Trading Ltd. launches online store for its distribution business appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Tribute to Michael Bruney: My Caribbean Kanmawad from DA  

Mikey Bruney forever stood tall during his life. But it was never a posture of vanity or conceit. He was comfortable in in skin, a Dominica skin, a Caribbean skin.  Four over four decades we shared many ideas and rich... The post Tribute to Michael Bruney: M
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Tribute to Michael Bruney: My Caribbean Kanmawad from DA  

Mikey Bruney forever stood tall during his life. But it was never a posture of vanity or conceit. He was comfortable in in skin, a Dominica skin, a Caribbean skin.  Four over four decades we shared many ideas and rich... The post Tribute to Michael Bruney: My Caribbean Kanmawad from DA   appeared first on Dominica News Online.

14 Entrepreneurs to start the OECS-Caribbean export coaching programme

The OECS-Caribbean Export Development Agency’s Technical Assistance and Coaching Programme launched on July 8, 2020 with the aim of strengthening the entrepreneurial and leadership skills of 14 selected young entrepreneurs from six countries of the East
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14 Entrepreneurs to start the OECS-Caribbean export coaching programme

The OECS-Caribbean Export Development Agency’s Technical Assistance and Coaching Programme launched on July 8, 2020 with the aim of strengthening the entrepreneurial and leadership skills of 14 selected young entrepreneurs from six countries of the Eastern Caribbean. In her remarks... The post 14 Entrepreneurs to start the OECS-Caribbean export coaching programme appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominican wins #IslandHack regional competition

Dominican, Kemuel Lodrick, is the winner of the 2020 United Nations Development Programme’s Eastern Caribbean #IslandHack prototype challenge. Lodrick won 1st prize with a prototype app he calls TradeBook, a submission under the economic transformation cate
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Dominican wins #IslandHack regional competition

Dominican, Kemuel Lodrick, is the winner of the 2020 United Nations Development Programme’s Eastern Caribbean #IslandHack prototype challenge. Lodrick won 1st prize with a prototype app he calls TradeBook, a submission under the economic transformation category of the challenge. The... The post Dominican wins #IslandHack regional competition appeared first on Dominica News Online.

CCJ rules that Guyana Court of Appeal’s judgement and Chief Elections Officer’s report were invalid

In a judgment delivered today, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that the judgment handed down by the Guyana Court of Appeal on 22 June 2020, which judgment was used by the Chief Election Officer (CEO) to invalidate over... The post CCJ rules that Gu
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CCJ rules that Guyana Court of Appeal’s judgement and Chief Elections Officer’s report were invalid

In a judgment delivered today, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that the judgment handed down by the Guyana Court of Appeal on 22 June 2020, which judgment was used by the Chief Election Officer (CEO) to invalidate over... The post CCJ rules that Guyana Court of Appeal’s judgement and Chief Elections Officer’s report were invalid appeared first on Dominica News Online.

PSU continues to push for appointment of public officers in temporary positions – Letang

General Secretary of the Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU), Thomas Letang, said the union continues to push for the appointment of public officers who have been in temporary positions for as long as ten (10) years. His comments came following... The post P
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PSU continues to push for appointment of public officers in temporary positions – Letang

General Secretary of the Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU), Thomas Letang, said the union continues to push for the appointment of public officers who have been in temporary positions for as long as ten (10) years. His comments came following... The post PSU continues to push for appointment of public officers in temporary positions – Letang appeared first on Dominica News Online.

IN PICTURES: “Justice for Kenny” event

On Saturday 4th July organizer Nicole Morson through Caribbean Lives Matter sought to bring awareness to the struggle for justice for Dominican sun of the soil Kenny Mitchel. Mitchel was killed in Anguilla by an American tourist Scott Hapgood who... The post
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IN PICTURES: “Justice for Kenny” event

On Saturday 4th July organizer Nicole Morson through Caribbean Lives Matter sought to bring awareness to the struggle for justice for Dominican sun of the soil Kenny Mitchel. Mitchel was killed in Anguilla by an American tourist Scott Hapgood who... The post IN PICTURES: “Justice for Kenny” event appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIVE: Special sitting of the ECSC in honor of the late Michael. E. bruney

Dominica News Online (DNO) brings you a live stream of a special sitting of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in honour of the late attorney-at-law/broadcaster, Mikey Bruney. The event is expected to begin shortly. The post LIVE: Special sitting of the ECS
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LIVE: Special sitting of the ECSC in honor of the late Michael. E. bruney

Dominica News Online (DNO) brings you a live stream of a special sitting of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in honour of the late attorney-at-law/broadcaster, Mikey Bruney. The event is expected to begin shortly. The post LIVE: Special sitting of the ECSC in honor of the late Michael. E. bruney appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Transforming Dominica’s front porch into a livable city

Urban livability takes into consideration the city in the mind versus the city on ground.  It is the relationship between city users and their urban surroundings.  A city should satisfy the physical and psychological needs and wants of its users... The pos
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Transforming Dominica’s front porch into a livable city

Urban livability takes into consideration the city in the mind versus the city on ground.  It is the relationship between city users and their urban surroundings.  A city should satisfy the physical and psychological needs and wants of its users... The post Transforming Dominica’s front porch into a livable city appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Public encouraged to sign “Justice for Kenny” petition

Nicole Morson, organiser of the Justice for Kenny Mitchel event held over the weekend, said signatures are still needed for the petition that has been launched to help obtain justice for the murder of Mitchel. Kenny Mitchel, a 27-year old... The post Public e
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Public encouraged to sign “Justice for Kenny” petition

Nicole Morson, organiser of the Justice for Kenny Mitchel event held over the weekend, said signatures are still needed for the petition that has been launched to help obtain justice for the murder of Mitchel. Kenny Mitchel, a 27-year old... The post Public encouraged to sign “Justice for Kenny” petition appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIVE: Chrism Mass 2020

Chrism Mass, Wednesday July 8th, 2020 at Our Lady of Fair Haven Cathedral Chapel The post LIVE: Chrism Mass 2020 appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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LIVE: Chrism Mass 2020

Chrism Mass, Wednesday July 8th, 2020 at Our Lady of Fair Haven Cathedral Chapel The post LIVE: Chrism Mass 2020 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

No LIAT replacement can survive without subsidies – Dr. Thomson Fontaine

Former International Monetary Fund IMF) economist, Dr. Thompson Fontaine has, in part, blamed the demise of LIAT on the low volume of travel between the islands. Critics have attributed the financial turbulence being experienced by LIAT to bad management but.
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No LIAT replacement can survive without subsidies – Dr. Thomson Fontaine

Former International Monetary Fund IMF) economist, Dr. Thompson Fontaine has, in part, blamed the demise of LIAT on the low volume of travel between the islands. Critics have attributed the financial turbulence being experienced by LIAT to bad management but... The post No LIAT replacement can survive without subsidies – Dr. Thomson Fontaine appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominican public asked to cooperate in derelict vehicle removal campaign

The government is seeking the support and cooperation of the general public to ensure the success of a National Derelict Vehicle Removal Campaign which is now underway in Dominica. The campaign seeks to remove over 500 derelict vehicles across the... The pos
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Dominican public asked to cooperate in derelict vehicle removal campaign

The government is seeking the support and cooperation of the general public to ensure the success of a National Derelict Vehicle Removal Campaign which is now underway in Dominica. The campaign seeks to remove over 500 derelict vehicles across the... The post Dominican public asked to cooperate in derelict vehicle removal campaign appeared first on Dominica News Online.