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Soukous acts for WCMF

23 July , 2014
The World Creole Music Festival will embrace a line-up of Soukous All Stars hailing all the way from Africa to include Lokassa Ya Bongo, Ballou Canta, Dally Kimoko and Yondo Sister. Lokassa Ya Bongo is a Congolese guitarist; born Kinshasa, Africa. He became famous after he strung his guitar in two E strings creating a style called the Compose. He created the Soukous… Read More

No more Income Tax for 1508 people

23 July , 2014
An increase in the non-taxable income allowance has resulted in 1508 people no longer paying income tax. Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Roosevelt Skerrit made the announcement when he presented the National Budget Address at the First Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Eighth Parliament under the Commonwealth of Dominica Constitution. Prime Minister Skerrit… Read More

Tropical Depression degenerates into a Tropical Wave

23 Jul, 2014
This is the last advisory by the Dominica Meteorological Office states that at 11am, the center of the remnants of tropical depression number 2 was located near latitude 14.0N, longitude 56.0W or about 365 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. The… Read More

Budget Day July 23, 2014

22 Jul, 2014
Prime Minister and Minister for Finance the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit will present the 2014/2015 National Budget when the First Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Eighth Parliament under the Commonwealth of Dominica Constitution gets underway on… Read More

Matters against a former attorney general and others in alleged passpost scam struck off

21 Jul, 2014
Bernard Wilshire, Harolda Henry, Lyndon Marie, Nash Mitchel, and Kimana James all implicated in a 2011 passport scam had all matters against them struck off when they appeared before magistrate Ali Gill on Monday. Dominica’s former attorney general,… Read More
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Accident claims the life of former national cricketer

21 Jul, 2014
Investigations are being carried out into the death of Gifford Walsh of Stock Farm who died on July 19, 2014 about 9:30pm. Gifford a former national cricketer and cricket events manager was driving vehicle registration number PF465 in a southerly… Read More

Mango thief goes to jail

18 Jul, 2014
John Seaman never thought stealing 25 grafted mangos would have resulted in him going to prison. Seaman, 51 of Canefield had gone on the property of Ian Bruney at River Estate and picked 25 mangos before he was confronted by Bruney who asked him to… Read More

6 months hard labor for a Cork Street mother

18 Jul, 2014
Shanika Pollock has been accused of using her children to the max to satisfy her stealing ways. The 35 year old mother of Cork Street appeared in court on Thursday charged with stealing 3 toys including a toy story 3 mobile phone from Jolly’s… Read More
Lugay outside of the magistrate court on Thursday

UWP Senator Danny Lugay on $8,000 bail

17 Jul, 2014
Roseau north candidate and Senator for the United Workers Party (UWP) Danny Lugay is now out on $8,000 bond for inciting murder against Alick Lawrence, a member of the Electoral Commission. According to the indictable charge, on July 3 at… Read More

$120 thousand for New Grotto Home

17 Jul, 2014
Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Roosevelt Skerrit has approved a further one hundred and twenty thousand dollars to go towards the construction of the new Grotto Home for the Homeless at Bellevue Rawle. Prime Minister Skerrit made the… Read More

Footballers represent Dominica in Aruba

17 Jul, 2014
Minister for Culture, Youth and Sports Justina Charles has expressed confidence in the Under-20 National Football Team as they left Dominica to take part in the Caribbean football Union Under-20 World Cup Qualifiers in Aruba. The team left for Aruba… Read More
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Calypsonian Chris B further remanded

14 Jul, 2014
Calypsonian Chris “Chris B” Sylvester has been further remanded at the state prison while he awaits a suitable surety to post a $60,000 bail bond. Chris B has been charged with 2 indictable and 4 gun related charges. The indictable charges for which… Read More

Early morning fire distroys garage

08 Jul, 2014
An early morning fire has destroyed a garage in the Check Hall community in Massacre. Mervin’s garage in the vicinity of Mam’s supermarket was ablaze just after 1 a.m on Tuesday morning and completely destroyed. The origin of the fire is not yet… Read More

Sammy optimistic about the future of West Indies Cricket

08 Jul, 2014
Captain of the West Indies T20 cricket team, Darren Sammy, said he is very optimistic about the future of West Indies cricket, in all formats of the game. Speaking to the media after the second T20 game in Dominica Sunday, Sammy congratulated the… Read More

Alleged Pizza Hut burglar remanded

07 Jul, 2014
Lorenzo Pinard, 26 of Bath Estate has been remanded after being charged with the burglary at Pizza Hut Delivery, (PHD) on July 2. The charge read to Pinard who appeared in a magistrate court on Monday states that on Pinard had entered as a… Read More

WI wins game 2 of T20

07 Jul, 2014
The West Indies turned their fortunes around in the second game of the 2 match T20 series, held at the Windsor park sports stadium, by beating New Zealand, and squaring the series one game apiece. In front of what was as expected a sold out stadium,… Read More

New Zealand wins first of two T20 matches

06 Jul, 2014
The first of two international T20 matches between New Zealand (Kiwis) and West Indies at the Windsor park sports stadium on Saturday saw the host team going down by 12 runs, via the Duckworth-Lewis method, after play was called off due to bad… Read More

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