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By Edition On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Commonwealth Secretary-General pledges to challenge development assistance rules

ROSEAU - Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has promised to ramp up advocacy for the reform of development assistance rules which member states say are restricting aid to storm ravished countries More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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UN Assessment Team says storm-ravaged Dominica in urgent need of food and water

NEW YORK - A United Nations disaster assessment official visiting hurricane-battered Dominica says an estimated 60,000 to 65,000 people, or 80 per cent of the total population, have been affected and food and clean More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Dominica Prime Minister moved to tears as he tells of his hurricane-hit island’s plight

ST JOHN’S - Unable to hold back tears, Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit today spoke directly to the public for the first time since Hurricane Maria left his island in shambles. And he says the Eastern More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Reports of death and destruction emerge from Dominica

ROSEAU - Seven people have so far been confirmed dead as a result of Hurricane Maria’s direct hit on Dominica on Monday night. But there are fears that death toll could rise as officials get into communities More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Cuba, Dominica Top Internet Innovation Awards

When Dr. Gustavo Cervantes Montero got the good news, he didn't celebrate, not at first. "At first, I thought it was a mistake," he said in an e-mail interview. For the last 10 years, Montero's team from the Universidad More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Update: Hurricane Maria ‘devastates’ Dominica

ROSEAU - Dominica has suffered "widespread damage" from Hurricane Maria, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says. "We have lost all that money can buy," he said in a Facebook post. The hurricane suddenly strengthened More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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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...

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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...