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DNO General Election Coverage 2019

Live from the electoral office for the 2019 Election results!!! Posted by Dominica News Online on Friday, December 6, 2019       The post DNO General Election Coverage 2019 appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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DNO General Election Coverage 2019

Live from the electoral office for the 2019 Election results!!! Posted by Dominica News Online on Friday, December 6, 2019       The post DNO General Election Coverage 2019 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

IN PICTURES: Fire in Pottersville

The videos posted below show a fire which broke out at Pottersville earlier this evening.   The post IN PICTURES: Fire in Pottersville appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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IN PICTURES: Fire in Pottersville

The videos posted below show a fire which broke out at Pottersville earlier this evening.   The post IN PICTURES: Fire in Pottersville appeared first on Dominica News Online.

MORE PICTURES: Voting begins on Election Day 2019 in Dominica

It is election day in Dominica and polling has begun. Polling stations all over the island were expected to open at 7:00 this morning. According to a DNO reporter, some early morning rain did not appear to deter voters as... The post MORE PICTURES: Voting beg
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MORE PICTURES: Voting begins on Election Day 2019 in Dominica

It is election day in Dominica and polling has begun. Polling stations all over the island were expected to open at 7:00 this morning. According to a DNO reporter, some early morning rain did not appear to deter voters as... The post MORE PICTURES: Voting begins on Election Day 2019 in Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

GENERAL ELECTION 2019: Fond Cole voters in Roseau North constituency turn out in large numbers

Fond Cole residents are turning out in large numbers to cast ballots for their party of choice; in what can be described as the most-tense elections in recent years. The polls officially opened at 7 am but residents were seen lining... The post GENERAL E
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GENERAL ELECTION 2019: Fond Cole voters in Roseau North constituency turn out in large numbers

Fond Cole residents are turning out in large numbers to cast ballots for their party of choice; in what can be described as the most-tense elections in recent years. The polls officially opened at 7 am but residents were seen lining... The post GENERAL ELECTION 2019: Fond Cole voters in Roseau North constituency turn out in large numbers appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Electoral Office encourages voters to continue exercising their rights

Press/Public Education Officer at the Electoral Commission, Elias Dupuis has encouraged persons to continue exercising their rights to vote throughout the day. During an interview with Dominicanewsonline (DNO) today, Dupuis stated that so far, voting, for th
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Electoral Office encourages voters to continue exercising their rights

Press/Public Education Officer at the Electoral Commission, Elias Dupuis has encouraged persons to continue exercising their rights to vote throughout the day. During an interview with Dominicanewsonline (DNO) today, Dupuis stated that so far, voting, for the most part, has... The post Electoral Office encourages voters to continue exercising their rights appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DLP Roseau South candidate promises to reduce unemployment if elected

The Dominica Labour Party (DLP) candidate for Roseau South, Chekira Lockhart-Hypolite has said that she intends to lower the levels of unemployment among Dominica’s youth if elected into office. Lockhart-Hypolite said she will begin skills training and
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DLP Roseau South candidate promises to reduce unemployment if elected

The Dominica Labour Party (DLP) candidate for Roseau South, Chekira Lockhart-Hypolite has said that she intends to lower the levels of unemployment among Dominica’s youth if elected into office. Lockhart-Hypolite said she will begin skills training and promote activities in... The post DLP Roseau South candidate promises to reduce unemployment if elected appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Application for injunction to stop December 6 election denied by Court of Appeal

The eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) has denied an application for an injunction to stop tomorrow’s General Election in Dominica. Pressure group, Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM), headed by its president Loftus Durand and six other Dominican citi
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Application for injunction to stop December 6 election denied by Court of Appeal

The eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) has denied an application for an injunction to stop tomorrow’s General Election in Dominica. Pressure group, Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM), headed by its president Loftus Durand and six other Dominican citizens, went to court... The post Application for injunction to stop December 6 election denied by Court of Appeal appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Marigot residents clear the way for them to vote in general election

Marigot residents have cleared the way to ensure that they will vote in tomorrow’s general election. Today, they cleared the roads in marigot of blockages from recently held protests over the hot button issue of electoral reform. Brian Linton, the... Th
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Marigot residents clear the way for them to vote in general election

Marigot residents have cleared the way to ensure that they will vote in tomorrow’s general election. Today, they cleared the roads in marigot of blockages from recently held protests over the hot button issue of electoral reform. Brian Linton, the... The post Marigot residents clear the way for them to vote in general election appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Linton criticizes Skerrit’s ‘use of foreign troops to intimidate people’ ahead of Dec 6 election

United Workers Party (UWP) opposition leader, Lennox Linton has said the Prime minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit does not deserve to be anywhere near the seat of government. He was commenting on the teargassing of the village of Salisbury around... The
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Linton criticizes Skerrit’s ‘use of foreign troops to intimidate people’ ahead of Dec 6 election

United Workers Party (UWP) opposition leader, Lennox Linton has said the Prime minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit does not deserve to be anywhere near the seat of government. He was commenting on the teargassing of the village of Salisbury around... The post Linton criticizes Skerrit’s ‘use of foreign troops to intimidate people’ ahead of Dec 6 election appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: Open Letter to Roosevelt Skerrit

Roosevelt Skerrit in your spirit of deception you called your people to national address on two occasions perhaps sending your secret messages to your supporters or gang. …….Many thought you called us to heal a fractured nation and address our...
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COMMENTARY: Open Letter to Roosevelt Skerrit

Roosevelt Skerrit in your spirit of deception you called your people to national address on two occasions perhaps sending your secret messages to your supporters or gang. …….Many thought you called us to heal a fractured nation and address our... The post COMMENTARY: Open Letter to Roosevelt Skerrit appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Caribbean Federation of Police Welfare Association message to Dominica

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Caribbean Federation of Police Welfare Association message to Dominica

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Election Day: Responsibility of Electors to Vote

Tomorrow is elections day in the Commonwealth of Dominica and the Electoral Reform Effort Group is asking all eligible electors to peacefully go to their designated polling stations and vote in accordance with a good conscience, conscious of the issues... Th
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Election Day: Responsibility of Electors to Vote

Tomorrow is elections day in the Commonwealth of Dominica and the Electoral Reform Effort Group is asking all eligible electors to peacefully go to their designated polling stations and vote in accordance with a good conscience, conscious of the issues... The post Election Day: Responsibility of Electors to Vote appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: The Resistance

Mr. Skerrit, the resisting youths are our children; they are the future. Why would you turn such force on the future of our country? Why call them such vicious names? Why would you treat our babies, women, the sick and... The post COMMENTARY: The Resistance a
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COMMENTARY: The Resistance

Mr. Skerrit, the resisting youths are our children; they are the future. Why would you turn such force on the future of our country? Why call them such vicious names? Why would you treat our babies, women, the sick and... The post COMMENTARY: The Resistance appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Linton urges supporters to go out and vote in massive numbers

As Election Day draws near opposition Leader Lennox Linton is encouraging supporters of the United Workers Party (UWP) to turn out in massive numbers to cast their votes. Linton was speaking during a live interview on Q-95 Radio on Thursday... The post Linto
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Linton urges supporters to go out and vote in massive numbers

As Election Day draws near opposition Leader Lennox Linton is encouraging supporters of the United Workers Party (UWP) to turn out in massive numbers to cast their votes. Linton was speaking during a live interview on Q-95 Radio on Thursday... The post Linton urges supporters to go out and vote in massive numbers appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UPDATE (with more video): Two shot and injured in Salisbury

Reports reaching Dominica  News Online (DNO) indicate that two people have been shot in Salisbury as police bore down on the village this morning in an attempt to quell protest action by some of the residents. According to the information,... The post UP
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UPDATE (with more video): Two shot and injured in Salisbury

Reports reaching Dominica  News Online (DNO) indicate that two people have been shot in Salisbury as police bore down on the village this morning in an attempt to quell protest action by some of the residents. According to the information,... The post UPDATE (with more video): Two shot and injured in Salisbury appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Seaborne cancels all flights into Dominica

Seaborne Airlines has cancelled all flights to Dominica, however, LIAT still remains in full operation. That’s the information that Dominica News Online (DNO) received when we contacted officials of both airlines this morning. Despite protest action sin
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Seaborne cancels all flights into Dominica

Seaborne Airlines has cancelled all flights to Dominica, however, LIAT still remains in full operation. That’s the information that Dominica News Online (DNO) received when we contacted officials of both airlines this morning. Despite protest action since Monday by Marigot... The post Seaborne cancels all flights into Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

OECS Bar Association condemns attacks on judiciary in Dominica

The OECS Bar Association notes with deep concern the continuing unrest and agitation in the Commonwealth of Dominica on the eve of the 6th of December 2019 General Elections. We are particularly concerned about the recent attacks on Madam Justice... The post
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OECS Bar Association condemns attacks on judiciary in Dominica

The OECS Bar Association notes with deep concern the continuing unrest and agitation in the Commonwealth of Dominica on the eve of the 6th of December 2019 General Elections. We are particularly concerned about the recent attacks on Madam Justice... The post OECS Bar Association condemns attacks on judiciary in Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Skerrit says elections will be held and law and order will be maintained

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has made it clear that general elections will be held in Dominica on Friday 6th, December 2019, despite ongoing protests in certain parts of the country for electoral reform. “General elections will be held in the... Th
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Skerrit says elections will be held and law and order will be maintained

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has made it clear that general elections will be held in Dominica on Friday 6th, December 2019, despite ongoing protests in certain parts of the country for electoral reform. “General elections will be held in the... The post Skerrit says elections will be held and law and order will be maintained appeared first on Dominica News Online.

All six RSS member countries in Dominica – RSS official

An official at the Regional Security Services (RSS) Headquarters in Barbados, Colonel Ford has informed Dominica News Online (DNO) that all six RSS member countries have, at the request of the Dominican authorities, dispatched law enforcement personnel to Dom
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All six RSS member countries in Dominica – RSS official

An official at the Regional Security Services (RSS) Headquarters in Barbados, Colonel Ford has informed Dominica News Online (DNO) that all six RSS member countries have, at the request of the Dominican authorities, dispatched law enforcement personnel to Dominica.  The... The post All six RSS member countries in Dominica – RSS official appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: Al-Jazeera documentary exposes to the world  corruption at the heart of government

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COMMENTARY: Al-Jazeera documentary exposes to the world  corruption at the heart of government

Sean R Douglas The post COMMENTARY: Al-Jazeera documentary exposes to the world  corruption at the heart of government appeared first on Dominica News Online.

President Savarin condemns acts of violence on island

President of Dominica His Excellency Charles Savarin has condemned recent acts of violence on the island. He was addressing the nation on Tuesday evening. “I have seen videos of disruptive behaviour in Marigot,” he said. “I have also seen vi
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President Savarin condemns acts of violence on island

President of Dominica His Excellency Charles Savarin has condemned recent acts of violence on the island. He was addressing the nation on Tuesday evening. “I have seen videos of disruptive behaviour in Marigot,” he said. “I have also seen videos... The post President Savarin condemns acts of violence on island appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Statement on confrontation of Bishop Malzaire and Cardinal Felix

On Monday December 2, 2019, whilst on their way to the airport, His Lordship Bishop Gabriel Malzaire and His Eminence Cardinal Kelvin Felix, were confronted by a group of protesters in Marigot, and subjected to insults and embarrassing questions. We,... The p
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Statement on confrontation of Bishop Malzaire and Cardinal Felix

On Monday December 2, 2019, whilst on their way to the airport, His Lordship Bishop Gabriel Malzaire and His Eminence Cardinal Kelvin Felix, were confronted by a group of protesters in Marigot, and subjected to insults and embarrassing questions. We,... The post Statement on confrontation of Bishop Malzaire and Cardinal Felix appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BREAKING NEWS: Dominica State College cancels classes due to protests

Stockfarm road has been blocked due to ongoing protests action around the island, classes have been cancelled as of 10am. Students are unable to get to or leave the college due to the burning debris in the road without getting... The post BREAKING NEWS: Domin
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BREAKING NEWS: Dominica State College cancels classes due to protests

Stockfarm road has been blocked due to ongoing protests action around the island, classes have been cancelled as of 10am. Students are unable to get to or leave the college due to the burning debris in the road without getting... The post BREAKING NEWS: Dominica State College cancels classes due to protests appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DMA laments decline in manufacturing; tries to engage young people

The Dominica Manufacturers Association (DMA) has been engaging young people in the manufacturing sector to better prepare them in sustaining jobs and to help them make beneficial career choices within the manufacturing industry. This, as the President of the
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DMA laments decline in manufacturing; tries to engage young people

The Dominica Manufacturers Association (DMA) has been engaging young people in the manufacturing sector to better prepare them in sustaining jobs and to help them make beneficial career choices within the manufacturing industry. This, as the President of the Dominica... The post DMA laments decline in manufacturing; tries to engage young people appeared first on Dominica News Online.

U.S. Embassy Op-Ed: “Democracy Demands Peaceful Citizen Participation”

The reports of political violence in Dominica in recent weeks are incongruent with the history of stable parliamentary democracy in the Eastern Caribbean.  Free, fair, and transparent elections are hallmarks of any good democracy and an indication of goo
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U.S. Embassy Op-Ed: “Democracy Demands Peaceful Citizen Participation”

The reports of political violence in Dominica in recent weeks are incongruent with the history of stable parliamentary democracy in the Eastern Caribbean.  Free, fair, and transparent elections are hallmarks of any good democracy and an indication of good governance... The post U.S. Embassy Op-Ed: “Democracy Demands Peaceful Citizen Participation” appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Linton fires back against Skerrit’s “lawlessness” accusation

Opposition Leader Lennox Linton has responded to statements made by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit who on Monday night during an address to the nation called on the United Workers Party (UWP) and its leaders to put an end to the... The post Linton fires bac
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Linton fires back against Skerrit’s “lawlessness” accusation

Opposition Leader Lennox Linton has responded to statements made by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit who on Monday night during an address to the nation called on the United Workers Party (UWP) and its leaders to put an end to the... The post Linton fires back against Skerrit’s “lawlessness” accusation appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIAT denies rumours of flight cancellations to and out of Dominica

LIAT officials have dismissed the recent rumours surrounding its operations in Dominica. An unofficial advisory had been circulated – indicating that there would be flight disruptions in Dominica, due to the political environment. The advisory further s
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LIAT denies rumours of flight cancellations to and out of Dominica

LIAT officials have dismissed the recent rumours surrounding its operations in Dominica. An unofficial advisory had been circulated – indicating that there would be flight disruptions in Dominica, due to the political environment. The advisory further stated that LIAT announced... The post LIAT denies rumours of flight cancellations to and out of Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

IN PICTURES: Protests continue in various parts of Dominica

Below are some emerging images of protest activity taking place in various spots around the island. According to reports, protest action is continuing in Marigot and is also occurring in other parts of the country.   The post IN PICTURES: Protests c
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IN PICTURES: Protests continue in various parts of Dominica

Below are some emerging images of protest activity taking place in various spots around the island. According to reports, protest action is continuing in Marigot and is also occurring in other parts of the country.   The post IN PICTURES: Protests continue in various parts of Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Seaborne airlines cancels overnight stay in Dominica in light of US travel advisory

Seaborne Airlines announced today that effective immediately until December 10, 2019, it will operate a daily flight without the overnight stay in Dominica. This decision comes in the wake of a U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory for the Commonwealth...
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Seaborne airlines cancels overnight stay in Dominica in light of US travel advisory

Seaborne Airlines announced today that effective immediately until December 10, 2019, it will operate a daily flight without the overnight stay in Dominica. This decision comes in the wake of a U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory for the Commonwealth... The post Seaborne airlines cancels overnight stay in Dominica in light of US travel advisory appeared first on Dominica News Online.

President’s address to the nation on events leading up to general elections

Below is an address to the nation by His Excellency, President Charles Savarin, on the “unfolding events leading up to the general elections. The post President’s address to the nation on events leading up to general elections appeared first on Do
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President’s address to the nation on events leading up to general elections

Below is an address to the nation by His Excellency, President Charles Savarin, on the “unfolding events leading up to the general elections. The post President’s address to the nation on events leading up to general elections appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Karshma “Buju” Richards, charged with possession of marijuana, granted bail

After spending the weekend in police custody, Karshma “Buju” Richards appeared before a Roseau magistrate on December 2, 2019, on charges of possession and cultivation of 288 marijuana trees. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted bai
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Karshma “Buju” Richards, charged with possession of marijuana, granted bail

After spending the weekend in police custody, Karshma “Buju” Richards appeared before a Roseau magistrate on December 2, 2019, on charges of possession and cultivation of 288 marijuana trees. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted bail... The post Karshma “Buju” Richards, charged with possession of marijuana, granted bail appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UWP Roseau Valley candidate promises advancement in tourism, agriculture and health if elected

The establishment of a Roseau Valley Tourism Development Fund, the launch of a Roseau Valley Disaster Committee and the repair of all feeder roads in the Roseau Valley are some of the plans United Workers Party (UWP) candidate for the... The post UWP Roseau V
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UWP Roseau Valley candidate promises advancement in tourism, agriculture and health if elected

The establishment of a Roseau Valley Tourism Development Fund, the launch of a Roseau Valley Disaster Committee and the repair of all feeder roads in the Roseau Valley are some of the plans United Workers Party (UWP) candidate for the... The post UWP Roseau Valley candidate promises advancement in tourism, agriculture and health if elected appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Skerrit calls on UWP and its leadership to end ‘lawlessness’ in Dominica

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has called on the leader of the opposition Lennox Linton, former Prime Minister of Dominica and Edison James to bring an end to what he describes as “lawlessness” in the country. His call came during an... The pos
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Skerrit calls on UWP and its leadership to end ‘lawlessness’ in Dominica

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has called on the leader of the opposition Lennox Linton, former Prime Minister of Dominica and Edison James to bring an end to what he describes as “lawlessness” in the country. His call came during an... The post Skerrit calls on UWP and its leadership to end ‘lawlessness’ in Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

High Court judge denies application to stop December 6 general election

High Court judge, Bernie Stephenson, has denied an application to grant an injunction to stop the December 6 general election. In delivering her decision this morning, Stephenson said that once the President has issued the writ, the court cannot intervene....
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High Court judge denies application to stop December 6 general election

High Court judge, Bernie Stephenson, has denied an application to grant an injunction to stop the December 6 general election. In delivering her decision this morning, Stephenson said that once the President has issued the writ, the court cannot intervene.... The post High Court judge denies application to stop December 6 general election appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Protesting Marigot residents say they will not back down

Marigot today is experiencing one of fiercest protest since residents there have been demanding electoral reform before general elections. On Tuesday, residents blocked roads and burnt tires, demonstrating their distaste with the sitting government’s de
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Protesting Marigot residents say they will not back down

Marigot today is experiencing one of fiercest protest since residents there have been demanding electoral reform before general elections. On Tuesday, residents blocked roads and burnt tires, demonstrating their distaste with the sitting government’s decision to go to the polls... The post Protesting Marigot residents say they will not back down appeared first on Dominica News Online.

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