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Dominica Amateur Radio Club INC. holds annual general meeting

The Dominica Amateur Radio Club Incorporated (DARCI) which was founded on the 28th November 1968, held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 17th August 2017at its club house in Canefield to elect a new executive to run its business for...
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Dominica Amateur Radio Club INC. holds annual general meeting

The Dominica Amateur Radio Club Incorporated (DARCI) which was founded on the 28th November 1968, held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 17th August 2017at its club house in Canefield to elect a new executive to run its business for...

No profit made from WCMF 2016

Festival and Events Manager, Val Cuffy has revealed that 2016 World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) did not make a profit, although it was one of the biggest festivals in terms of attendance. However, he said, the festival did succeed in...
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No profit made from WCMF 2016

Festival and Events Manager, Val Cuffy has revealed that 2016 World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) did not make a profit, although it was one of the biggest festivals in terms of attendance. However, he said, the festival did succeed in...

PM Skerrit wants strict adherence to One China Policy by all national leaders

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has stated that there must be a strict adherence to the One China Policy by all national leaders in Dominica “irrespective of partisan creed.” He spoke at the ground breaking ceremony for the restoration of the...
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PM Skerrit wants strict adherence to One China Policy by all national leaders

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has stated that there must be a strict adherence to the One China Policy by all national leaders in Dominica “irrespective of partisan creed.” He spoke at the ground breaking ceremony for the restoration of the...

UWP explains position on One China Policy

  Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton has explained his party’s position on the One China Policy, saying the party is in support of such policy. Addressing a press conference held at the Prevo Cinemall on Tuesday,...
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UWP explains position on One China Policy

  Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton has explained his party’s position on the One China Policy, saying the party is in support of such policy. Addressing a press conference held at the Prevo Cinemall on Tuesday,...

CariMAN supports child abuse prevention initiative

President of Caribbean Men Action Network (CariMAN), Thomas Holmes, said the organization continues to support an ongoing initiative on child abuse prevention and is seeking ways to bring an end, reduce or prevent domestic violence. He made the remarks during
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CariMAN supports child abuse prevention initiative

President of Caribbean Men Action Network (CariMAN), Thomas Holmes, said the organization continues to support an ongoing initiative on child abuse prevention and is seeking ways to bring an end, reduce or prevent domestic violence. He made the remarks during...

Two receive scholarships from Dominica Foundation Saint Maarten

The Dominica Foundation Saint Maarten, in collaboration with the Dominica State College, has awarded scholarships to two deserving students from the local community in Saint Maarten. Towards the end of 2016 interested candidates were requested to apply for th
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Two receive scholarships from Dominica Foundation Saint Maarten

The Dominica Foundation Saint Maarten, in collaboration with the Dominica State College, has awarded scholarships to two deserving students from the local community in Saint Maarten. Towards the end of 2016 interested candidates were requested to apply for the scholarships....

Tarish United wins U-17 football championship

Tarish United has been crowned the U-17 champions of the Dominica Football Association (DFA) League which concluded on August 22, 2017 at the Windsor Park Stadium. Under the leadership of coach, Delbert Hazel, Tarish United went unbeaten in the competition...
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Tarish United wins U-17 football championship

Tarish United has been crowned the U-17 champions of the Dominica Football Association (DFA) League which concluded on August 22, 2017 at the Windsor Park Stadium. Under the leadership of coach, Delbert Hazel, Tarish United went unbeaten in the competition...

UWP calls for Dominican resident ambassador to China

Members of the United Workers Party (UWP), who have just returned from a trip to China, have urged the government of Dominica to immediately appoint a Dominican resident ambassador to that Asian country. They spoke at a press conference on...
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UWP calls for Dominican resident ambassador to China

Members of the United Workers Party (UWP), who have just returned from a trip to China, have urged the government of Dominica to immediately appoint a Dominican resident ambassador to that Asian country. They spoke at a press conference on...

China remains a “true friend” to Dominica PM Skerrit says

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said since Dominica established diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China, that country has remained a true friend of the island. He was addressing the ground breaking ceremony of the China-funded $53-mill
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China remains a “true friend” to Dominica PM Skerrit says

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said since Dominica established diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China, that country has remained a true friend of the island. He was addressing the ground breaking ceremony of the China-funded $53-million rehabilitation project...

No corruption discussions in China Linton says

  Leader of the Opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton has made it clear that his party held no discussion or dialogue on alleged corruption in Dominica with any Chinese official during a recent trip to China.   He...
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No corruption discussions in China Linton says

  Leader of the Opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton has made it clear that his party held no discussion or dialogue on alleged corruption in Dominica with any Chinese official during a recent trip to China.   He...

WCCCU awards annual scholarship

For more than twelve (12) years, the West Coast Cooperative Credit Union (WCCCU) has maintained its dedication to the communities it serves and to the educational development of members through the award of scholarships to their children and wards to...
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WCCCU awards annual scholarship

For more than twelve (12) years, the West Coast Cooperative Credit Union (WCCCU) has maintained its dedication to the communities it serves and to the educational development of members through the award of scholarships to their children and wards to...

Regional network launched to collaborate on Zika and other vector-borne diseases

Havana, Cuba, August, 2017. Mosquito borne diseases continue to impact the Caribbean’s social, economic and health sectors. Recent outbreaks of Zika (2016), and Chikungunya (2014) and the continued circulation of Dengue, highlight the need for an integrate
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Regional network launched to collaborate on Zika and other vector-borne diseases

Havana, Cuba, August, 2017. Mosquito borne diseases continue to impact the Caribbean’s social, economic and health sectors. Recent outbreaks of Zika (2016), and Chikungunya (2014) and the continued circulation of Dengue, highlight the need for an integrated approach to the...

Juvenile detention facility in Dominica a need says Magistrate

Technical Specialist with the OECS/USAID Juvenile Justice Reform Project, Magistrate Gloria Augustus has said the establishment of a juvenile facility is a great need in Dominica. She was delivering remarks at a three-day workshop for Police and Prison offic
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Juvenile detention facility in Dominica a need says Magistrate

Technical Specialist with the OECS/USAID Juvenile Justice Reform Project, Magistrate Gloria Augustus has said the establishment of a juvenile facility is a great need in Dominica. She was delivering remarks at a three-day workshop for Police and Prison officers on Juvenile...

Six students get Dominica Co-operative Society League scholarships

The Dominica Co-operative Society League has presented full and partial scholarships for five years based on merit and need to six students, who are heading to various high schools island wide come September 2017. On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017, the...
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Six students get Dominica Co-operative Society League scholarships

The Dominica Co-operative Society League has presented full and partial scholarships for five years based on merit and need to six students, who are heading to various high schools island wide come September 2017. On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017, the...

Vieille Case woman pleaded guilty to firearm offences

Ishma Senhouse, of Vieille Case was remanded in custody at the Dominica State Prison after pleading guilty to the offenses of possession of firearm and possession of ammunition without being the holder of a firearm and ammunition user’s license. She...
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Vieille Case woman pleaded guilty to firearm offences

Ishma Senhouse, of Vieille Case was remanded in custody at the Dominica State Prison after pleading guilty to the offenses of possession of firearm and possession of ammunition without being the holder of a firearm and ammunition user’s license. She...

NASA tracking three-mile wide asteroid that will pass earth in September

On September 1, an asteroid almost three miles wide will safely fly by Earth. The asteroid is one of the biggest near-Earth objects (NEOs) currently being tracked by NASA, and will be the largest to pass us at a relatively...
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NASA tracking three-mile wide asteroid that will pass earth in September

On September 1, an asteroid almost three miles wide will safely fly by Earth. The asteroid is one of the biggest near-Earth objects (NEOs) currently being tracked by NASA, and will be the largest to pass us at a relatively...

Dominican tech start-up Caribonix among winners in CTEP Regional Competition

Caribonix, a Dominican Tech start-up, emerged as winners of the validation stage of the Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurs Program (CTEP) Regional Competition Finals. Team Caribonix was one of 40 startups competing for over US$40,000, direct access to the Branson E
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Dominican tech start-up Caribonix among winners in CTEP Regional Competition

Caribonix, a Dominican Tech start-up, emerged as winners of the validation stage of the Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurs Program (CTEP) Regional Competition Finals. Team Caribonix was one of 40 startups competing for over US$40,000, direct access to the Branson Entrepreneurship Center...

Barbers get training in Child Protection

About 11 barbers in Dominica were involved in a one-day training in the area of Child Protection and Domestic Violence. The training took place on Monday at the Fort Young and was held in collaboration with the Bureau of Gender...
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Barbers get training in Child Protection

About 11 barbers in Dominica were involved in a one-day training in the area of Child Protection and Domestic Violence. The training took place on Monday at the Fort Young and was held in collaboration with the Bureau of Gender...

Vieille Case woman pleads guilty to firearm offenses

Ernie Andrew, of Vieille Case residing at Portsmouth, was remanded in custody at the Dominica State Prison after pleading guilty to the offenses of possession of firearm and possession of ammunition without being the holder of a firearm and ammunition...
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Vieille Case woman pleads guilty to firearm offenses

Ernie Andrew, of Vieille Case residing at Portsmouth, was remanded in custody at the Dominica State Prison after pleading guilty to the offenses of possession of firearm and possession of ammunition without being the holder of a firearm and ammunition...

Police, Prison Officers participate in workshop on Juvenile Justice Reform

Police and Prison Officers are participating in a three-day workshop on addressing Juvenile Justice Reform and proposals contained in the Draft OECS Child Justice Bill which is presently receiving the attention of Government for enactment. The training Worksh
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Police, Prison Officers participate in workshop on Juvenile Justice Reform

Police and Prison Officers are participating in a three-day workshop on addressing Juvenile Justice Reform and proposals contained in the Draft OECS Child Justice Bill which is presently receiving the attention of Government for enactment. The training Workshops and sensitization...

Police, Prison Officers participate in workshop on Junvenile Justice Reform

Police and Prison Officers are participating in a three-day workshop on addressing Juvenile Justice Reform and proposals contained in the Draft OECS Child Justice Bill which is presently receiving the attention of Government for enactment. The training Worksh
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Police, Prison Officers participate in workshop on Junvenile Justice Reform

Police and Prison Officers are participating in a three-day workshop on addressing Juvenile Justice Reform and proposals contained in the Draft OECS Child Justice Bill which is presently receiving the attention of Government for enactment. The training Workshops and sensitization...

EC banknotes secure assures ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) wishes to assure the public that the Eastern Caribbean (EC) currency remains stable and that the EC banknotes are protected by the various security features of the notes. Deputy Director of the Currency Management...
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EC banknotes secure assures ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) wishes to assure the public that the Eastern Caribbean (EC) currency remains stable and that the EC banknotes are protected by the various security features of the notes. Deputy Director of the Currency Management...

Glanvillia woman missing since August 4

The police are reporting that a young woman from Glanvillia has been missing since August 4th, 2017. According to the Police PRO, Inspector Pellam Jno Baptiste, Joycelyn Dupuis left her home at about 4:30 am on that day for work...
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Glanvillia woman missing since August 4

The police are reporting that a young woman from Glanvillia has been missing since August 4th, 2017. According to the Police PRO, Inspector Pellam Jno Baptiste, Joycelyn Dupuis left her home at about 4:30 am on that day for work...

Discover Dominica Authority has new Destination Marketing Manager

Discover Dominica Authority (DDA), is pleased to announce the arrival of Ms. Vicky Emily Chandler to Dominica in the role of Destination Marketing Manager. Ms. Chandler will be responsible for the leadership guidance of the DDA Marketing Team in implementing.
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Discover Dominica Authority has new Destination Marketing Manager

Discover Dominica Authority (DDA), is pleased to announce the arrival of Ms. Vicky Emily Chandler to Dominica in the role of Destination Marketing Manager. Ms. Chandler will be responsible for the leadership guidance of the DDA Marketing Team in implementing...

Police Force receives four new vehicles

The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force has received four brand new vehicles compliments the government of Dominica. The vehicles were handed over to the Force on Monday at the Morne Bruce Training School. Officer in charge of operations, Superintendent Ric
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Police Force receives four new vehicles

The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force has received four brand new vehicles compliments the government of Dominica. The vehicles were handed over to the Force on Monday at the Morne Bruce Training School. Officer in charge of operations, Superintendent Richmond...

Jason Holder speaks after West Indies Test loss to England

Windies captain Jason Holder has been speaking to members of the media after the first day/night Test match against England at Edgbaston which ended on Day 3. The visitors were dismissed for 168 in the first innings and 137 in...
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Jason Holder speaks after West Indies Test loss to England

Windies captain Jason Holder has been speaking to members of the media after the first day/night Test match against England at Edgbaston which ended on Day 3. The visitors were dismissed for 168 in the first innings and 137 in...

Scores witness solar eclipse at Roseau Public Library

Scores of Dominicans of all ages flocked to the Roseau Public Library on Monday afternoon to witness the 2016 solar eclipse. Viewing of the rare celestial event was made possible with free solar glasses given by the American Corner at...
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Scores witness solar eclipse at Roseau Public Library

Scores of Dominicans of all ages flocked to the Roseau Public Library on Monday afternoon to witness the 2016 solar eclipse. Viewing of the rare celestial event was made possible with free solar glasses given by the American Corner at...

BUSINESS BYTE: “Game of Thrones” fan group to hold season 7 finale viewing party

Hear ye! A raven has been sent from The Wall! It bears the message: the night of August 27th shall be long and full of watchers! The Watchers on the Wall, a Dominica-based group of die-hard fans of the massively...
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BUSINESS BYTE: “Game of Thrones” fan group to hold season 7 finale viewing party

Hear ye! A raven has been sent from The Wall! It bears the message: the night of August 27th shall be long and full of watchers! The Watchers on the Wall, a Dominica-based group of die-hard fans of the massively...

Gov’t education investments yielding great results says Education Minister

Minister for Education, Petter Saint Jean, has stated that the investments that the government has made into the education system in Dominica are yielding positive results. He said this at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium on Monday August 21st just...
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Gov’t education investments yielding great results says Education Minister

Minister for Education, Petter Saint Jean, has stated that the investments that the government has made into the education system in Dominica are yielding positive results. He said this at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium on Monday August 21st just...

COMMENTARY: A Cadence-Lypso Day message

August 25 is observed in Dominica by some radio stations and Creole music enthusiasts as Cadence-Lypso day. As strange as it may seem, this year I would like to make a special appeal to a very powerful group of Dominicans...
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COMMENTARY: A Cadence-Lypso Day message

August 25 is observed in Dominica by some radio stations and Creole music enthusiasts as Cadence-Lypso day. As strange as it may seem, this year I would like to make a special appeal to a very powerful group of Dominicans...

1,200 reported child abuse cases in Dominica between 2010 and 2016

Child abuse continues to be a major issue in Dominica and Coordinator of the Child Abuse Prevention Unit, Jemma Azille-Lewis, has said statistics show that over 1,200 children have been abused on the island between 2010 and 2016. Out of...
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1,200 reported child abuse cases in Dominica between 2010 and 2016

Child abuse continues to be a major issue in Dominica and Coordinator of the Child Abuse Prevention Unit, Jemma Azille-Lewis, has said statistics show that over 1,200 children have been abused on the island between 2010 and 2016. Out of...

Tears flow freely at funeral of Penville 5

Mourners came from far and wide across Dominica to sympathize with the family and bid a final farewell to the “Penville 5″ on Saturday, August 19. Brenon Mandella Opher; Cecil Jude Jean Jr; Chris Richard Marcellin; Clement LeBlanc Jr and...
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Tears flow freely at funeral of Penville 5

Mourners came from far and wide across Dominica to sympathize with the family and bid a final farewell to the “Penville 5″ on Saturday, August 19. Brenon Mandella Opher; Cecil Jude Jean Jr; Chris Richard Marcellin; Clement LeBlanc Jr and...

Lack of accountability at village council poses problems says Catherine Daniel

Minister of Social Services, Catherine Daniel, has chastised the village councils for their lack of accountability with funds provided to them by the government, saying it is causing a problem. Speaking at the inauguration of the Grand Fond Village Council,..
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Lack of accountability at village council poses problems says Catherine Daniel

Minister of Social Services, Catherine Daniel, has chastised the village councils for their lack of accountability with funds provided to them by the government, saying it is causing a problem. Speaking at the inauguration of the Grand Fond Village Council,...

Solar eclipse viewing event on at Roseau Public Library

The American Corner at the Roseau Public Library is inviting the public to join them to view the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017, by 2.30 pm. Free eclipse glasses will be provided. The rare celestial event occurs when...
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Solar eclipse viewing event on at Roseau Public Library

The American Corner at the Roseau Public Library is inviting the public to join them to view the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017, by 2.30 pm. Free eclipse glasses will be provided. The rare celestial event occurs when...

IN PICTURES: Penville Five laid to rest

Five young men who died tragically in a motor vehicle accident on August 6th, 2017, were buried on Saturday, August 19th. Below are some pictures of the funeral during which Mandela Ophar, Clement Leblanc, Cecil Jude Jean, Jean Louis Sango...
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IN PICTURES: Penville Five laid to rest

Five young men who died tragically in a motor vehicle accident on August 6th, 2017, were buried on Saturday, August 19th. Below are some pictures of the funeral during which Mandela Ophar, Clement Leblanc, Cecil Jude Jean, Jean Louis Sango...