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By Edition On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Opposition member in Dominica questioned over alleged coup plot

ROSEAU – A member of the Opposition United Workers Party (UWP) in Dominica is considering legal action after being questioned by police over an alleged coup attempt. Dr Thomson Fontaine was taken into custody More...

By Edition On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Riot police fire tear gas as protestors demand resignation of Dominican PM

ROSEAU — Police fired tear gas Tuesday night to disperse protestors who had taken to the streets here demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and members of his Dominica government. The action More...

By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Dominica diplomat arrested in billion dollar embezzlement scheme

TEHRAN - An Iranian man, who holds a diplomatic passport issued by Dominica and is accused of helping to embezzle billions of dollars while Iran evaded international oil sanctions, has been arrested after a lengthy More...

By Edition On Friday, January 6th, 2017

Stakeholders weigh in on Caribbean citizenship programmes

NEW YORK - A statement issued on Wednesday by a public relations agency in New York has attempted to address the topic of citizenship by investment programmes in the Caribbean highlighted by the January 1 segment More...

By Edition On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Francesco Corallo bought his diplomatic passport

WILLEMSTAD - Francesco Corallo illegally bought his diplomatic passport from Dominica. This can be seen in the documentary from the popular program 60 Minutes, Passports for Sale, aired by CBSN News in America. Diplomatic More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

R/V Chapman Expeditions & Substation Curacao – Summary of DROP Dominica Expedition, March 2016

Smithsonian Deep Reef Observation Project (DROP) scientists spent six days exploring the diversity of marine life off northwest Dominica to depths of 300 m (1,000 ft.). The scientific team comprised specialists More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 14th, 2016

R/V Chapman Expeditions & Substation Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD. ROSSEAU - It can be difficult to describe the underwater world from 300-1,000ft, as habitats can be as varied as anything you could see on land. Not every inch of bottom is covered in coral and fishes; More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 11th, 2016

RC Chapman report: “New species of Basslet discovered on Dominica”

WILLEMSTAD, ROSSEAU - Smithsonian scientists had a great start to the week on the RV Chapman of the Curaçao Seaquarium. DROP Principal Investigator, Dr. Carole Baldwin, thinks her team has already discovered More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 11th, 2016

R/V Chapman and submarine Curasub to set out on expedition to Dominica

WILLEMSTAD  – On Friday February 19, 2016 the Curacao owned, based and operated Research Vessel and submarine tender RV Chapman will leave the harbor of Willemstad and start out for the island of Dominica, in More...

By Edition On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Dominica lost almost all its GDP due to climate change, says World Bank

ROSEAU - Tropical Storm Erika wiped out 90 per cent of Dominica’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to the rapid damage and impact assessment conducted by the island’s government in collaboration with More...