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Wesley Development Organization launches international airport petition

The Wesley Development Organization continues its campaign to get Government to consider its concerns over the proposed construction of an international airport at Wesley. The group, comprising a number of professionals who come from that village, was formed
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Wesley Development Organization launches international airport petition

The Wesley Development Organization continues its campaign to get Government to consider its concerns over the proposed construction of an international airport at Wesley. The group, comprising a number of professionals who come from that village, was formed to advocate... The post Wesley Development Organization launches international airport petition appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Four males awarded for positive impact on society

As it continues to recognize the achievements and contributions of males in our society, the Bureau of Gender Affairs have been recognized and awarded four men for illuminating positive change and making a difference on the island. The recipient who... The po
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Four males awarded for positive impact on society

As it continues to recognize the achievements and contributions of males in our society, the Bureau of Gender Affairs have been recognized and awarded four men for illuminating positive change and making a difference on the island. The recipient who... The post Four males awarded for positive impact on society appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DEAR BELLA: I’m holding a secret that could affect my daughter’s life

Bella,   I am holding a secret that I don’t think I want to be kept in the dark anymore. A few years ago, I made a selfish decision that I now realize will affect the life of my daughter... The post DEAR BELLA: I’m holding a secret that could aff
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DEAR BELLA: I’m holding a secret that could affect my daughter’s life

Bella,   I am holding a secret that I don’t think I want to be kept in the dark anymore. A few years ago, I made a selfish decision that I now realize will affect the life of my daughter... The post DEAR BELLA: I’m holding a secret that could affect my daughter’s life appeared first on Dominica News Online.

NCCU Presents Executive for the Year 2020 – 2021

On the heels of its 10th Annual General Meeting held on Sunday November 8th, 2020, the Board of Directors, Supervisory and Compliance Committee and the Credit Committee of the National Co-operative Credit Union Ltd (NCCU) met recently to elect Executive Off
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NCCU Presents Executive for the Year 2020 – 2021

On the heels of its 10th Annual General Meeting held on Sunday November 8th, 2020, the Board of Directors, Supervisory and Compliance Committee and the Credit Committee of the National Co-operative Credit Union Ltd (NCCU) met recently to elect Executive Officers for... The post NCCU Presents Executive for the Year 2020 – 2021 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

CBI funds will be used to build international airport says PM Skerrit

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that the funds for the construction of the international airport will come from the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Program. He made the announcement during his weekly Anou Palay Program on Sunday night. “We ar
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CBI funds will be used to build international airport says PM Skerrit

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that the funds for the construction of the international airport will come from the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Program. He made the announcement during his weekly Anou Palay Program on Sunday night. “We are... The post CBI funds will be used to build international airport says PM Skerrit appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO apologizes for unscheduled service interruption in the following areas in the north (see full post)

DOWASCO apologizes to customers from Portsmouth, Picard, Vieille Case, La Paille, Cotton, Gommier, Paix Bouche, Moore Park, Dos D’ane, Bourne, Thibaud, Guilette, Savanne Paille, Tan Tan, Woodfordhill, Wesley, Marigot and Calibishie for the unscheduled inter
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ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO apologizes for unscheduled service interruption in the following areas in the north (see full post)

DOWASCO apologizes to customers from Portsmouth, Picard, Vieille Case, La Paille, Cotton, Gommier, Paix Bouche, Moore Park, Dos D’ane, Bourne, Thibaud, Guilette, Savanne Paille, Tan Tan, Woodfordhill, Wesley, Marigot and Calibishie for the unscheduled interruption to their water supply from... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO apologizes for unscheduled service interruption in the following areas in the north (see full post) appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: ‘Tranquility Beach Christmas Tree Lighting’ on Salisbury Beachfront

  Excitement builds as plans forge ahead to culminate in the Grand Festive Lighting up of the Salisbury Beachfront this Christmas season, ushering in an ambience of good cheer and warm community camaraderie! In the spirit of sharing and caring,... The po
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ANNOUNCEMENT: ‘Tranquility Beach Christmas Tree Lighting’ on Salisbury Beachfront

  Excitement builds as plans forge ahead to culminate in the Grand Festive Lighting up of the Salisbury Beachfront this Christmas season, ushering in an ambience of good cheer and warm community camaraderie! In the spirit of sharing and caring,... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: ‘Tranquility Beach Christmas Tree Lighting’ on Salisbury Beachfront appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Residents of Wesley who gave up land for the international airport may have names inscribed on terminal building

Residents of Wesley who have given up their properties for the construction of the much-talked-about international airport may have their names inscribed on the walls of the terminal building to be reminded of the sacrifice that they have made for... The pos
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Residents of Wesley who gave up land for the international airport may have names inscribed on terminal building

Residents of Wesley who have given up their properties for the construction of the much-talked-about international airport may have their names inscribed on the walls of the terminal building to be reminded of the sacrifice that they have made for... The post Residents of Wesley who gave up land for the international airport may have names inscribed on terminal building appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Disagreement continues to fester over international airport as proposed meeting with Wesley MP falls through

Controversy rises over the government’s plans to build an international airport in Wesley as an attempt by a group of concerned villagers to meet with the parliamentary representative, fails. The Wesley Development Organization, comprising a number of p
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Disagreement continues to fester over international airport as proposed meeting with Wesley MP falls through

Controversy rises over the government’s plans to build an international airport in Wesley as an attempt by a group of concerned villagers to meet with the parliamentary representative, fails. The Wesley Development Organization, comprising a number of professionals who come... The post Disagreement continues to fester over international airport as proposed meeting with Wesley MP falls through appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Sasa Sammy releases first soca single “Oh happy day”

Samuel F Jno Lewis (Sasa Sammy) up and coming bouyon artist based in Dominica. Sasa Sammy started doing music in 2012. In 2017 he participated in the Bouyon Monarch Competition and went on to release  several  songs thereafter. Amongst those... The post Sas
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Sasa Sammy releases first soca single “Oh happy day”

Samuel F Jno Lewis (Sasa Sammy) up and coming bouyon artist based in Dominica. Sasa Sammy started doing music in 2012. In 2017 he participated in the Bouyon Monarch Competition and went on to release  several  songs thereafter. Amongst those... The post Sasa Sammy releases first soca single “Oh happy day” appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica only Caribbean country on National Geographic’s ‘best in the world’ 2021 list

  Dominica is the only Caribbean country on National Geographic’s best in the world 2021 list which examines timeless places to visit under 5 categories (Adventure, Culture and History, Nature, Family, Sustainability). In an article released earlie
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Dominica only Caribbean country on National Geographic’s ‘best in the world’ 2021 list

  Dominica is the only Caribbean country on National Geographic’s best in the world 2021 list which examines timeless places to visit under 5 categories (Adventure, Culture and History, Nature, Family, Sustainability). In an article released earlier this month National... The post Dominica only Caribbean country on National Geographic’s ‘best in the world’ 2021 list appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIVE: Funeral of Felix Henderson from 9:30AM

Iconic Broadcaster and Creole legend Felix Henderson will be laid to rest today at the Goodwill Pentecostal church. DNO to bring you the funeral proceedings live. The post LIVE: Funeral of Felix Henderson from 9:30AM appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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LIVE: Funeral of Felix Henderson from 9:30AM

Iconic Broadcaster and Creole legend Felix Henderson will be laid to rest today at the Goodwill Pentecostal church. DNO to bring you the funeral proceedings live. The post LIVE: Funeral of Felix Henderson from 9:30AM appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Zòwèy a tè (ear to the ground): Should the age of consent be raised from 16 to 18?

An open letter which was addressed to the Prime Minister requesting that he raise the age of consent in Dominica from 16 to 18, has sparked discussion this week. The long outstanding matter in relation to the protection of the... The post Zòwèy a tè (ear t
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Zòwèy a tè (ear to the ground): Should the age of consent be raised from 16 to 18?

An open letter which was addressed to the Prime Minister requesting that he raise the age of consent in Dominica from 16 to 18, has sparked discussion this week. The long outstanding matter in relation to the protection of the... The post Zòwèy a tè (ear to the ground): Should the age of consent be raised from 16 to 18? appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominican valedictorian at US university aims to find a cure for cognitive disorders

A Dominican who has been named as the Valedictorian of the Fall 2020 graduating class at Grambling State University is hoping to find cures and or improved treatment for  cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Kimorah Jo
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Dominican valedictorian at US university aims to find a cure for cognitive disorders

A Dominican who has been named as the Valedictorian of the Fall 2020 graduating class at Grambling State University is hoping to find cures and or improved treatment for  cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Kimorah John, who... The post Dominican valedictorian at US university aims to find a cure for cognitive disorders appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Career Opportunity KPB chartered accountants

CAREER OPPORTUNITY Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of ACCOUNTANT The selected candidate will be expected to perform accounting functions for a number of small companies owned and operated by a single enterprise. K
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Career Opportunity KPB chartered accountants

CAREER OPPORTUNITY Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of ACCOUNTANT The selected candidate will be expected to perform accounting functions for a number of small companies owned and operated by a single enterprise. Key Functions:... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Career Opportunity KPB chartered accountants appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: Entrepreneurial Solutions

Beyond an innovative product, what a start-up business needs most is an efficient and economical means of production. According to recent press releases, training sessions, bank loans and grants appear to be in abundance but no one is mentioning the... The po
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COMMENTARY: Entrepreneurial Solutions

Beyond an innovative product, what a start-up business needs most is an efficient and economical means of production. According to recent press releases, training sessions, bank loans and grants appear to be in abundance but no one is mentioning the... The post COMMENTARY: Entrepreneurial Solutions appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DFA launches ‘Growing Women Football’ initiative

In an eff0rt to enhance the role of women on the field, the Dominica Football Association (DFA) has embarked on an aggressive approach to develop women’s football on the island. On November 17, 2020, the technical department of the DFA... The post DFA l
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DFA launches ‘Growing Women Football’ initiative

In an eff0rt to enhance the role of women on the field, the Dominica Football Association (DFA) has embarked on an aggressive approach to develop women’s football on the island. On November 17, 2020, the technical department of the DFA... The post DFA launches ‘Growing Women Football’ initiative appeared first on Dominica News Online.

New Building for Dominica’s courts by December 

The two uppermost floors of the Post Office building located on the Dame Eugenia Charles Boulevard in Roseau will soon be the new home of the Registry Division and the High Court of Justice. Speaking during a Ministry of National... The post New Building for
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New Building for Dominica’s courts by December 

The two uppermost floors of the Post Office building located on the Dame Eugenia Charles Boulevard in Roseau will soon be the new home of the Registry Division and the High Court of Justice. Speaking during a Ministry of National... The post New Building for Dominica’s courts by December  appeared first on Dominica News Online.

AbiYah Yisrael Releases a Taste of Jazz and Creole

Recording artist AbiYah Yisrael has released cultural music from her homeland, the Commonwealth of Dominica. In this Cadence-lypso (Kadans) “System La” Abiyah delivers soothing music with piercing lyrics. This is AbiYah’s second Kadan
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AbiYah Yisrael Releases a Taste of Jazz and Creole

Recording artist AbiYah Yisrael has released cultural music from her homeland, the Commonwealth of Dominica. In this Cadence-lypso (Kadans) “System La” Abiyah delivers soothing music with piercing lyrics. This is AbiYah’s second Kadans song since her release of Kalinago Nation. AbiYah as usual, brings forth conscious lyrics that will resonate in the... The post AbiYah Yisrael Releases a Taste of Jazz and Creole appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: A decaying Public Service

For over two decades, I have been observing the deterioration of the Public Service. The main objectives of this article are twofold: For the general public to provide recommendations as to how we can prevent further deterioration; Examine the causes... The p
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COMMENTARY: A decaying Public Service

For over two decades, I have been observing the deterioration of the Public Service. The main objectives of this article are twofold: For the general public to provide recommendations as to how we can prevent further deterioration; Examine the causes... The post COMMENTARY: A decaying Public Service appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER (6:00 PM): Cloudiness and showers anticipated during next 24 hrs

A surface to mid-level trough is expected to affect the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 to 48 hours. Relatively light winds and occasional cloudiness with a few showers are anticipated across the island during the period. Meanwhile, scattered showers... Th
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WEATHER (6:00 PM): Cloudiness and showers anticipated during next 24 hrs

A surface to mid-level trough is expected to affect the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 to 48 hours. Relatively light winds and occasional cloudiness with a few showers are anticipated across the island during the period. Meanwhile, scattered showers... The post WEATHER (6:00 PM): Cloudiness and showers anticipated during next 24 hrs appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica records eight new cases of COVID-19

Dominica has recorded 8 new cases of Covid-19. The information was revealed by Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. David Johnson, during a press conference on Wednesday. However, the active cases are presently down to 12. Dr Johnson said that a... The post Domin
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Dominica records eight new cases of COVID-19

Dominica has recorded 8 new cases of Covid-19. The information was revealed by Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. David Johnson, during a press conference on Wednesday. However, the active cases are presently down to 12. Dr Johnson said that a... The post Dominica records eight new cases of COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UWP appeals High Court decision on election petition

The United Workers Party (UWP) has made good on its promise and has filed an appeal against the decision of high court judge Raulston Glasgow who dismissed their ten (10) election petitions filed after the December 2019 general elections. In... The post UWP a
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UWP appeals High Court decision on election petition

The United Workers Party (UWP) has made good on its promise and has filed an appeal against the decision of high court judge Raulston Glasgow who dismissed their ten (10) election petitions filed after the December 2019 general elections. In... The post UWP appeals High Court decision on election petition appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIAT to operate limited schedule from November 30

LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, will begin its commercial schedule on November 30th with flights operating to a limited number of destinations. The airline will operate flights five days a week to seven destinations across the LIAT network. The seven destination
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LIAT to operate limited schedule from November 30

LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, will begin its commercial schedule on November 30th with flights operating to a limited number of destinations. The airline will operate flights five days a week to seven destinations across the LIAT network. The seven destinations... The post LIAT to operate limited schedule from November 30 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Antigua and Barbuda’s Education Minister resigns

Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister for Education has resigned following allegations of serious personal misconduct. Michael Browne, who was very instrumental in the setting up of the University of the West Indies Five Island Campus, tendered his resignatio
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Antigua and Barbuda’s Education Minister resigns

Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister for Education has resigned following allegations of serious personal misconduct. Michael Browne, who was very instrumental in the setting up of the University of the West Indies Five Island Campus, tendered his resignation last night. The... The post Antigua and Barbuda’s Education Minister resigns appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIVE: Ministry of Health COVID-19 update 25th November 2020

Live ministry of health COVID-19 update from  6pm. The post LIVE: Ministry of Health COVID-19 update 25th November 2020 appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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LIVE: Ministry of Health COVID-19 update 25th November 2020

Live ministry of health COVID-19 update from  6pm. The post LIVE: Ministry of Health COVID-19 update 25th November 2020 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Antigua: Attorney appeals for equity in laws concerning fatherhood

Antiguan attorney at Law ,Roland Moore, has issued a strong call for the revision of laws to allow fathers to play a greater role in the lives of their children. In explaining his appeal Moore said that many of the... The post Antigua: Attorney appeals for eq
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Antigua: Attorney appeals for equity in laws concerning fatherhood

Antiguan attorney at Law ,Roland Moore, has issued a strong call for the revision of laws to allow fathers to play a greater role in the lives of their children. In explaining his appeal Moore said that many of the... The post Antigua: Attorney appeals for equity in laws concerning fatherhood appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Government to increase participation in the fight against NCDs

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said that his government plans to heighten its participation in the fight against Non- Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Dominica. The prime minister the announcement on his weekly Anou Palay Programme on the weekend when he
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Government to increase participation in the fight against NCDs

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said that his government plans to heighten its participation in the fight against Non- Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Dominica. The prime minister the announcement on his weekly Anou Palay Programme on the weekend when he... The post Government to increase participation in the fight against NCDs appeared first on Dominica News Online.

25 farmers trained in safe use of pesticides, food safety…under DOM-GAP Programme

Twenty-five (25) Dominican farmers were recently presented with certificates f participation after they were trained in the areas of Safe Use of Pesticides, Food Safety, First Aid and Calibration. The training was undertaken under the DOM-G.A.P. (Good Agricul
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25 farmers trained in safe use of pesticides, food safety…under DOM-GAP Programme

Twenty-five (25) Dominican farmers were recently presented with certificates f participation after they were trained in the areas of Safe Use of Pesticides, Food Safety, First Aid and Calibration. The training was undertaken under the DOM-G.A.P. (Good Agricultural Practices) Programme... The post 25 farmers trained in safe use of pesticides, food safety…under DOM-GAP Programme appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica police force to recruit more female officers

A top priority of officials the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force is to increase the number of female police officers currently enrolled in the service and to encourage the promotion of women in the force. Cabinet has decided to move... The post Dominica
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Dominica police force to recruit more female officers

A top priority of officials the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force is to increase the number of female police officers currently enrolled in the service and to encourage the promotion of women in the force. Cabinet has decided to move... The post Dominica police force to recruit more female officers appeared first on Dominica News Online.

IICA assists Dominica in new ‘resilience focused’ National Agriculture Policy

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is supporting Dominica’s thrust for climate resilience as the country zeroes in on building a more resilient agriculture sector. The events of Tropical Storm Erika in 2015 and Hurricane Mari
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IICA assists Dominica in new ‘resilience focused’ National Agriculture Policy

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is supporting Dominica’s thrust for climate resilience as the country zeroes in on building a more resilient agriculture sector. The events of Tropical Storm Erika in 2015 and Hurricane Maria in 2017... The post IICA assists Dominica in new ‘resilience focused’ National Agriculture Policy appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco scheduled service interruption from Mero to Castle Comfort, including Wallhouse

 DOWASCO informs customers from Mero to Castle Comfort, including Wall House that their water supply will be interrupted on Sunday November 29, 2020 between the hours of 9:00am to 3:00pm. This interruption is necessary to facilitate maintenance works at the.
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco scheduled service interruption from Mero to Castle Comfort, including Wallhouse

 DOWASCO informs customers from Mero to Castle Comfort, including Wall House that their water supply will be interrupted on Sunday November 29, 2020 between the hours of 9:00am to 3:00pm. This interruption is necessary to facilitate maintenance works at the... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco scheduled service interruption from Mero to Castle Comfort, including Wallhouse appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Invitation for bids, Layou Park Valley Road rehabilitation and River Training Project

  GOVERNMENT OF COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA MINISTRY OF PUBLIC WORKS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY LAYOU PARK VALLEY ROAD REHABILITATION AND RIVER TRAINING PROJECT – PHASE 1 INVITATION FOR BIDS The Government of Commonwealth of Dominica (GOCD) has received fina
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Invitation for bids, Layou Park Valley Road rehabilitation and River Training Project

  GOVERNMENT OF COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA MINISTRY OF PUBLIC WORKS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY LAYOU PARK VALLEY ROAD REHABILITATION AND RIVER TRAINING PROJECT – PHASE 1 INVITATION FOR BIDS The Government of Commonwealth of Dominica (GOCD) has received financing from... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Invitation for bids, Layou Park Valley Road rehabilitation and River Training Project appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Football legend Diego Maradona dies

Diego Maradona has reportedly passed away at the age of 60. The Argentina legend – regarded by many as the greatest footballer of all time – reportedly suffered a cardio-respiratory arrest and was left in a serious condition. Maradona was... The p
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Football legend Diego Maradona dies

Diego Maradona has reportedly passed away at the age of 60. The Argentina legend – regarded by many as the greatest footballer of all time – reportedly suffered a cardio-respiratory arrest and was left in a serious condition. Maradona was... The post Football legend Diego Maradona dies appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Kayla Jean Jacques is Dominica’s newest attorney-at-law

The newest member of Dominica’s Legal Fraternity, Kayla Jean Jacques, says, at the head of her agenda is the provision of legal services to the less fortunate in Dominica. Before her colleagues and family members, Jean Jacques took her oath... The post
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Kayla Jean Jacques is Dominica’s newest attorney-at-law

The newest member of Dominica’s Legal Fraternity, Kayla Jean Jacques, says, at the head of her agenda is the provision of legal services to the less fortunate in Dominica. Before her colleagues and family members, Jean Jacques took her oath... The post Kayla Jean Jacques is Dominica’s newest attorney-at-law appeared first on Dominica News Online.

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