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A UWP government to begin tackling economic hardship, social decay, maladministration within first 100 days

The UWP says it will implement measures to bring immediate relief in the areas of economic hardship, social decay and maladministration within the first 100 days of becoming the new government. The priority projects and policy measures under a UWP... The pos

Legendary West Indies batsman, Sir Erverton Weekes, dies

Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has died at the age of 95. Weekes, who scored 4,455 runs at an average of 58.61 in 48 Tests, is the only man to make centuries in five consecutive Test innings. He... The post Legendary West Indies batsman, Si
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Legendary West Indies batsman, Sir Erverton Weekes, dies

Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has died at the age of 95. Weekes, who scored 4,455 runs at an average of 58.61 in 48 Tests, is the only man to make centuries in five consecutive Test innings. He... The post Legendary West Indies batsman, Sir Erverton Weekes, dies appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Letter to the editor: Robin Singh on Guyana’s election issues

June 29 ,2020 Dear Editor, When Caricom Chair Mia Mottley stated “four Prime Ministers accompanied me to talk to both sides and to urge patience especially after the death of one person (in elections unrest)” it encapsulated the main reason... Th
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Letter to the editor: Robin Singh on Guyana’s election issues

June 29 ,2020 Dear Editor, When Caricom Chair Mia Mottley stated “four Prime Ministers accompanied me to talk to both sides and to urge patience especially after the death of one person (in elections unrest)” it encapsulated the main reason... The post Letter to the editor: Robin Singh on Guyana’s election issues appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Acquaculture & acquaponics systems becoming mainstream

The Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Blue and Green Economy Agriculture and National Food Security continues to explore new ways and alternative methods to agriculture while addressing climate resiliency within the fisheries sector. Through the UN FAO (C
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Acquaculture & acquaponics systems becoming mainstream

The Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Blue and Green Economy Agriculture and National Food Security continues to explore new ways and alternative methods to agriculture while addressing climate resiliency within the fisheries sector. Through the UN FAO (Climate Change)... The post Acquaculture & acquaponics systems becoming mainstream appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Blackmoore sends stern warning to Haitians who leave Dominica illegally and to those who aid and abet this practice

Minister for National Security and Home Affairs, Rayburn Blackmoore, is not ruling out the repatriation of undocumented Haitian nationals in Dominica as means of curbing the illegal departure by some of these immigrants from the country. Many Haitians are sai
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Blackmoore sends stern warning to Haitians who leave Dominica illegally and to those who aid and abet this practice

Minister for National Security and Home Affairs, Rayburn Blackmoore, is not ruling out the repatriation of undocumented Haitian nationals in Dominica as means of curbing the illegal departure by some of these immigrants from the country. Many Haitians are said... The post Blackmoore sends stern warning to Haitians who leave Dominica illegally and to those who aid and abet this practice appeared first on Dominica News Online.

VIDEO: CARICOM News Time (June 24, 2020)

In this edition of CARICOM News Time – a weekly roundup of the latest news from the Caribbean Community presented by the CARICOM Secretariat: Guyanese await the final results of the March 2nd regional and general elections CARPHA’S capacity to... The
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VIDEO: CARICOM News Time (June 24, 2020)

In this edition of CARICOM News Time – a weekly roundup of the latest news from the Caribbean Community presented by the CARICOM Secretariat: Guyanese await the final results of the March 2nd regional and general elections CARPHA’S capacity to... The post VIDEO: CARICOM News Time (June 24, 2020) appeared first on Dominica News Online.

NYCD donates tablets to support students affected by COVID-19

The National Youth Council continues to be an umbrella organization for the youth of Dominica and a pillar of support to other NGO’s, CSO’s, regional and international organizations around the world. In response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic...
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NYCD donates tablets to support students affected by COVID-19

The National Youth Council continues to be an umbrella organization for the youth of Dominica and a pillar of support to other NGO’s, CSO’s, regional and international organizations around the world. In response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic... The post NYCD donates tablets to support students affected by COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BUSINESS & LIFE: COVID-19 Lessons for the youth

  We thank you for your comments on Issue #9, “Celebrating our Little Heroes of COVID-19.”  It appears that from the look of things, we will have to do another issue featuring our Little Heroes.  This week, we have a... The post BUSINESS & LIF
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BUSINESS & LIFE: COVID-19 Lessons for the youth

  We thank you for your comments on Issue #9, “Celebrating our Little Heroes of COVID-19.”  It appears that from the look of things, we will have to do another issue featuring our Little Heroes.  This week, we have a... The post BUSINESS & LIFE: COVID-19 Lessons for the youth appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIVE: Ministry of Health press briefing on COVID-19

Stay tuned for live coverage of Ministry of Health press briefing on COVID-19 from 11am. The post LIVE: Ministry of Health press briefing on COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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LIVE: Ministry of Health press briefing on COVID-19

Stay tuned for live coverage of Ministry of Health press briefing on COVID-19 from 11am. The post LIVE: Ministry of Health press briefing on COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

A lifelong friendship (with Mikey Bruney) – Cheryl Fletcher

Me in the late nineties: “Mikey, teach me some kweyol. All I know is sa ka fete and garcon.” Mikey: “Ok bb, this is how you say ‘I’m thirsty’.” Much later, hanging out with friends, I indicate, in kweyol, that... The post A lifelong frie
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A lifelong friendship (with Mikey Bruney) – Cheryl Fletcher

Me in the late nineties: “Mikey, teach me some kweyol. All I know is sa ka fete and garcon.” Mikey: “Ok bb, this is how you say ‘I’m thirsty’.” Much later, hanging out with friends, I indicate, in kweyol, that... The post A lifelong friendship (with Mikey Bruney) – Cheryl Fletcher appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Trinidad businesses close as protesters get shot

Guardian Trinidad reports that First Caribbean officers in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad among the first businesses to close as thousands have been denied entry into the city. There have been several reports ,including graphic video, of individuals shot during poli
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Trinidad businesses close as protesters get shot

Guardian Trinidad reports that First Caribbean officers in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad among the first businesses to close as thousands have been denied entry into the city. There have been several reports ,including graphic video, of individuals shot during police attempts to... The post Trinidad businesses close as protesters get shot appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Judge rules in favour of former Postmaster General, Clare Wallace

Former Postmaster General (PMG), Clare Wallace, has secured a major court victory against the government of Dominica. Wallace, through her lawyer Kondwani Williams, took the government to court challenging her transfer from Postmaster General to Deputy Direct
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Judge rules in favour of former Postmaster General, Clare Wallace

Former Postmaster General (PMG), Clare Wallace, has secured a major court victory against the government of Dominica. Wallace, through her lawyer Kondwani Williams, took the government to court challenging her transfer from Postmaster General to Deputy Director of Audit and... The post Judge rules in favour of former Postmaster General, Clare Wallace appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Two Grand Bay men charged with murder of Kings Hill man

Two young men from the community of Grand Bay have been arrested and charged for the murder of 23-year old Damien Ernest of Kings Hill. The two, who appeared before magistrate Michael Ladaut where the charge of murder was read... The post Two Grand Bay men ch
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Two Grand Bay men charged with murder of Kings Hill man

Two young men from the community of Grand Bay have been arrested and charged for the murder of 23-year old Damien Ernest of Kings Hill. The two, who appeared before magistrate Michael Ladaut where the charge of murder was read... The post Two Grand Bay men charged with murder of Kings Hill man appeared first on Dominica News Online.

IN MEMORIAM: Justinian Coipel

In loving memory of Justinian Coipel (1944 – 2014). Your departure saddened but your memory strengthens and comforts us. In love, you will always be with us – family, siblings and relatives.   The post IN MEMORIAM: Justinian Coipel appeared f
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IN MEMORIAM: Justinian Coipel

In loving memory of Justinian Coipel (1944 – 2014). Your departure saddened but your memory strengthens and comforts us. In love, you will always be with us – family, siblings and relatives.   The post IN MEMORIAM: Justinian Coipel appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica will support any entity that is formed to replace LIAT – PM Skerrit

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the government and people of Dominica stand ready to support any entity that is to take over the operations of Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT). The prime minister announced during his weekly Anou Palay programme... T
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Dominica will support any entity that is formed to replace LIAT – PM Skerrit

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the government and people of Dominica stand ready to support any entity that is to take over the operations of Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT). The prime minister announced during his weekly Anou Palay programme... The post Dominica will support any entity that is formed to replace LIAT – PM Skerrit appeared first on Dominica News Online.

This Week at The Caribbean Court of Justice

There are 3 matters appearing before the Caribbean Court of Justice the week of June 29 – July 3, 2020. All matters are broadcast live on the Court’s YouTube channel. The summaries of each case are on the Court’s website at www.ccj.org.... Th
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This Week at The Caribbean Court of Justice

There are 3 matters appearing before the Caribbean Court of Justice the week of June 29 – July 3, 2020. All matters are broadcast live on the Court’s YouTube channel. The summaries of each case are on the Court’s website at www.ccj.org.... The post This Week at The Caribbean Court of Justice appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Plans moving ahead to review systems and procedures at Dominica-China Friendship Hospital

Member of the National Health Commission in Dominica and former President of Dominica, His Excellency Eluid Williams, has said that plans are in place to review systems and procedures at the Dominica-China Friendship Hospital. He said a Hospital Authority Bil
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Plans moving ahead to review systems and procedures at Dominica-China Friendship Hospital

Member of the National Health Commission in Dominica and former President of Dominica, His Excellency Eluid Williams, has said that plans are in place to review systems and procedures at the Dominica-China Friendship Hospital. He said a Hospital Authority Bill... The post Plans moving ahead to review systems and procedures at Dominica-China Friendship Hospital appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Trinidad police killings up 86 percent; protest over controversial fatal police shootings

An 86 per cent rise in police killings in Trinidad has sparked concern by the Police Complaints Authority (PCA), according to a Trinidad Guardian report. This 86 per cent rise in the current period comes off a 60% rise in... The post Trinidad police killings
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Trinidad police killings up 86 percent; protest over controversial fatal police shootings

An 86 per cent rise in police killings in Trinidad has sparked concern by the Police Complaints Authority (PCA), according to a Trinidad Guardian report. This 86 per cent rise in the current period comes off a 60% rise in... The post Trinidad police killings up 86 percent; protest over controversial fatal police shootings appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica to benefit from World Bank US$15M financing for Eastern Caribbean health sector

Dominica is to benefit from additional financing which is being provided by the World Bank for health sector projects in the Eastern Caribbean. The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved US$15 million to replenish funds that were redirected... T
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Dominica to benefit from World Bank US$15M financing for Eastern Caribbean health sector

Dominica is to benefit from additional financing which is being provided by the World Bank for health sector projects in the Eastern Caribbean. The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved US$15 million to replenish funds that were redirected... The post Dominica to benefit from World Bank US$15M financing for Eastern Caribbean health sector appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DAIC & CREAD prompts entrepreneurs on the significance of proper record keeping to enhance operational and investment decisions

The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC) and the Climate Resilience Execution Agency for Dominica (CREAD) hosted the second level of the MSME Virtual Financial Management Training via zoom on Thursday, June 11th, 2020. This level two session o
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DAIC & CREAD prompts entrepreneurs on the significance of proper record keeping to enhance operational and investment decisions

The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC) and the Climate Resilience Execution Agency for Dominica (CREAD) hosted the second level of the MSME Virtual Financial Management Training via zoom on Thursday, June 11th, 2020. This level two session on... The post DAIC & CREAD prompts entrepreneurs on the significance of proper record keeping to enhance operational and investment decisions appeared first on Dominica News Online.

State of emergency and curfew in Dominica end on Tuesday

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that the state of emergency and curfew which were declared in Dominica in response the Covid-19 pandemic will come to an end on Tuesday. He made the announcement during his Anou Palay programme on... The post Sta
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State of emergency and curfew in Dominica end on Tuesday

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that the state of emergency and curfew which were declared in Dominica in response the Covid-19 pandemic will come to an end on Tuesday. He made the announcement during his Anou Palay programme on... The post State of emergency and curfew in Dominica end on Tuesday appeared first on Dominica News Online.

CCJ president ‘impressed’ with the late Michael Bruney

The president of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrien Saunders has described that the late Michael Bruney as someone who went to great lengths to champion the role of the Court in the building of a Caribbean jurisprudence.... The post CCJ pres
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CCJ president ‘impressed’ with the late Michael Bruney

The president of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrien Saunders has described that the late Michael Bruney as someone who went to great lengths to champion the role of the Court in the building of a Caribbean jurisprudence.... The post CCJ president ‘impressed’ with the late Michael Bruney appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Police investigate fatal accident on Fond Cole public road

The Dominica Police are investigating a traffic collision on Saturday which resulted in the death of 19-year-old Jahrun Pascal of Stockfarm. According to Police PRO, Simon Edwards, the accident occurred at about 540 pm on Saturday, June 27, 2020, on... The po
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Police investigate fatal accident on Fond Cole public road

The Dominica Police are investigating a traffic collision on Saturday which resulted in the death of 19-year-old Jahrun Pascal of Stockfarm. According to Police PRO, Simon Edwards, the accident occurred at about 540 pm on Saturday, June 27, 2020, on... The post Police investigate fatal accident on Fond Cole public road appeared first on Dominica News Online.

FROM THE ARCHIVES (Video): Dame Eugenia Charles, being interviewed in 1996

Dame Mary Eugenia Charles was the prime minister of Dominica in a Dominica Freedom Party (DFP) administration from 1980 to 1995. After fifteen years in government, the DFP lost to the United Workers Party (UWP) in the 1995 general election.... The post FROM T
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FROM THE ARCHIVES (Video): Dame Eugenia Charles, being interviewed in 1996

Dame Mary Eugenia Charles was the prime minister of Dominica in a Dominica Freedom Party (DFP) administration from 1980 to 1995. After fifteen years in government, the DFP lost to the United Workers Party (UWP) in the 1995 general election.... The post FROM THE ARCHIVES (Video): Dame Eugenia Charles, being interviewed in 1996 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Antigua prime minister says LIAT to be liquidated and new airline formed

“From all indications, LIAT will be liquidated,” Antigua prime minister Gaston Browne announced on Saturday evening. The Prime Minister said there will be a meeting of all shareholders shortly to discuss collapsing LIAT, Barbados Today is reporting.. A ne
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Antigua prime minister says LIAT to be liquidated and new airline formed

“From all indications, LIAT will be liquidated,” Antigua prime minister Gaston Browne announced on Saturday evening. The Prime Minister said there will be a meeting of all shareholders shortly to discuss collapsing LIAT, Barbados Today is reporting.. A new entity... The post Antigua prime minister says LIAT to be liquidated and new airline formed appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Body of young male found in Laudat area

According to reports reaching DNO the body of a young male was found in Laudat today along a popular nature trail . Details are few at this point DNO will update the story as more information is available. The post Body of young male found in Laudat area appe
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Body of young male found in Laudat area

According to reports reaching DNO the body of a young male was found in Laudat today along a popular nature trail . Details are few at this point DNO will update the story as more information is available. The post Body of young male found in Laudat area appeared first on Dominica News Online.

In Memory of Michael Bruney – The Rt. Hon. Sir Dennis Byron

I was both grateful to her Her Ladyship, the Hon. Justice Bernie Stephenson for passing on the sad news that Michael Bruney has passed away. I confess that it was not only sad but it came as a real shock... The post In Memory of Michael Bruney – The Rt
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In Memory of Michael Bruney – The Rt. Hon. Sir Dennis Byron

I was both grateful to her Her Ladyship, the Hon. Justice Bernie Stephenson for passing on the sad news that Michael Bruney has passed away. I confess that it was not only sad but it came as a real shock... The post In Memory of Michael Bruney – The Rt. Hon. Sir Dennis Byron appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: A house and a mango tree

What’s so significant about a house and a mango tree? Absolutely nothing one may say and you may be right. Houses and mango trees flourish in these parts but when that house was once the home of one of the... The post COMMENTARY: A house and a mango tre
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COMMENTARY: A house and a mango tree

What’s so significant about a house and a mango tree? Absolutely nothing one may say and you may be right. Houses and mango trees flourish in these parts but when that house was once the home of one of the... The post COMMENTARY: A house and a mango tree appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Statement from CARICOM Chair on the Guyana election situation

Many of us have observed with great sadness what has been transpiring in Guyana. It is more than 100 days since the people of Guyana went to the polls. And yet there is no declared result. From the very beginning,... The post Statement from CARICOM Chair on t
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Statement from CARICOM Chair on the Guyana election situation

Many of us have observed with great sadness what has been transpiring in Guyana. It is more than 100 days since the people of Guyana went to the polls. And yet there is no declared result. From the very beginning,... The post Statement from CARICOM Chair on the Guyana election situation appeared first on Dominica News Online.

FEATURED PHOTO: Can you identify it?

As you begin the weekend, lets’ see how well your brain still works after a week on the job. Can you identify the street in Roseau shown in this photograph which was taken more than 150 years ago? How many... The post FEATURED PHOTO: Can you identify it
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FEATURED PHOTO: Can you identify it?

As you begin the weekend, lets’ see how well your brain still works after a week on the job. Can you identify the street in Roseau shown in this photograph which was taken more than 150 years ago? How many... The post FEATURED PHOTO: Can you identify it? appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Excavation works in Stockfarm

DOWASCO informs residents of Lower Stockfarm and the general public that will be carrying out excavation works to facilitate pipelaying works in Lower Stockfarm from Monday June 29, 2020 for duration of two weeks. Vehicle owners are asked to keep... The post
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Excavation works in Stockfarm

DOWASCO informs residents of Lower Stockfarm and the general public that will be carrying out excavation works to facilitate pipelaying works in Lower Stockfarm from Monday June 29, 2020 for duration of two weeks. Vehicle owners are asked to keep... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Excavation works in Stockfarm appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Young Haitians Focus Group calls for meeting with Prime Minister Skerrit

Haitian youths in Dominica are seeking to meet with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit to discuss his appeal to the Haitian community on the island to help stop the illegal movement of Haitians from Dominica. In a statement, the group recognizes... The post You
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Young Haitians Focus Group calls for meeting with Prime Minister Skerrit

Haitian youths in Dominica are seeking to meet with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit to discuss his appeal to the Haitian community on the island to help stop the illegal movement of Haitians from Dominica. In a statement, the group recognizes... The post Young Haitians Focus Group calls for meeting with Prime Minister Skerrit appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DEAR BELLA: My boyfriend claims he loves me but ignores me and lies to me

Dear Bella, I am in a relationship with someone I love. It’s been a year and nine months since we’ve been together but I keep asking myself if he loves and cares about me the way I do for him.... The post DEAR BELLA: My boyfriend claims he loves me bu
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DEAR BELLA: My boyfriend claims he loves me but ignores me and lies to me

Dear Bella, I am in a relationship with someone I love. It’s been a year and nine months since we’ve been together but I keep asking myself if he loves and cares about me the way I do for him.... The post DEAR BELLA: My boyfriend claims he loves me but ignores me and lies to me appeared first on Dominica News Online.

The late Mikey Bruney was a knowledgeable lawyer who upheld traditions of legal profession -DBA

President of the Dominica Bar Association (DBA), Heather Felix-Evans, is among those paying glowing tribute to the late lawyer Michael Bruney who departed this life on Wednesday, 24th June 2020 after a brief battle with cancer. Felix-Evans describes the lat
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The late Mikey Bruney was a knowledgeable lawyer who upheld traditions of legal profession -DBA

President of the Dominica Bar Association (DBA), Heather Felix-Evans, is among those paying glowing tribute to the late lawyer Michael Bruney who departed this life on Wednesday, 24th June 2020 after a brief battle with cancer. Felix-Evans describes the late Bruney... The post The late Mikey Bruney was a knowledgeable lawyer who upheld traditions of legal profession -DBA appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Statement from the family of the late Mikey Bruney

The family is grateful for the tremendous outpouring of support from persons in all walks of life, which we have received during the past 48 hours. People have been making phone calls, messaging on social media and taking to the... The post Statement from th
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Statement from the family of the late Mikey Bruney

The family is grateful for the tremendous outpouring of support from persons in all walks of life, which we have received during the past 48 hours. People have been making phone calls, messaging on social media and taking to the... The post Statement from the family of the late Mikey Bruney appeared first on Dominica News Online.

The late Mikey Bruney was a serious man in upholding ‘the traditions of the legal profession’ -DBA

President of the Dominica Bar Association (DBA), Heather Felix-Evans, is among those paying glowing tribute to the late lawyer Michael Bruney who departed this life on Wednesday, 24th June 2020 after a brief battle with cancer. Felix-Evans describes the lat
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The late Mikey Bruney was a serious man in upholding ‘the traditions of the legal profession’ -DBA

President of the Dominica Bar Association (DBA), Heather Felix-Evans, is among those paying glowing tribute to the late lawyer Michael Bruney who departed this life on Wednesday, 24th June 2020 after a brief battle with cancer. Felix-Evans describes the late Bruney... The post The late Mikey Bruney was a serious man in upholding ‘the traditions of the legal profession’ -DBA appeared first on Dominica News Online.

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