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By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
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Dominica govt permanently relocating residents of area worst affected by Tropical Storm Erika

ROSEAU, Dominica – Government will build new homes in a completely different area for residents of Petite Savanne, the community in the southeast of the island that was worst affected by Tropical Storm Erika’s More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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British territories mobilise support for Dominica

BRADES, Montserrat - The British overseas territories of Montserrat and the British Virgin Islands have both mobilised support for Dominica following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika. The government of Montserrat, More...