DFC Chairman Advises to Seek Alternate Airlines to Attend WCMF

Chairman of Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC), Mr. Collin Piper is advising persons intending to travel to Dominica for the 17th Annual World Creole Music Festival (WCMF), to consider alternate means of travel, rather than relying solely on LIAT. The regional carrier has recently been plagued with constant setbacks, cancellations and delays, that raised outrage throughout the public. ...

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New Project to Improve Public Awareness on HIV/AIDS

An action project, with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and CHAA, has been designed into a cooperative agreement with the Caribbean HIV/AIDS Alliance, to expand a dynamic innovative project within the Eastern Caribbean. The press conference, held on Friday September 13th 2013, highlighted the way forward with partners and stakeholders, to enhance access to HIV a ...

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Rotaract Club of Roseau Turns 28

The Rotaract Club of Roseau sponsored by the Rotary Club of Dominica will on Monday September 16th celebrate its 28th anniversary of existence. The club was chartered on September 16th 1985. ...

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No Results Submitted for Job Classification Exercise

The Public Service Union (PSU) says that salary negotiations for 2013 to 2015 have been delayed, over a job classification exercise, which was conducted for the public service. Mr. Thomas Letang, General Secretary of the PSU says the approvals of the job classification exercise have not been made available to the Union. The handing over of the results from the exercise, will decide how the PSU proceeds with ...

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Parents Need to Monitor their Children More Closely Says Gender Advocate

Parents are being urged to ensure they pay closer attention to their children, especially as it relates to the use of technology. This is the view of gender advocate, Mrs. Delia Cuffy Weekes, who say parents are much more exposed to technology. Children no longer have difficulty accessing pornography. They can find it in their bedrooms through access to the internet and through their internet-ready cellphon ...

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“Leslassa Armour-Shillingford will Win”, says Felix Wilson

Mr. Felix Wilson, Programme Officer at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus, says “Leslassa will Win Miss World”. Ms. Shillingford will represent Dominica at the 63 edition of Miss World pageant carded for September 28, in Indonesia and is supported by the Discover Dominica Authority, through the Dominica Festival Committee. ...

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Grand Bay Reunion 2014 Officially Launched

Grand Bay’s Reunion 2014, was officially launched under the theme, “Recognizing our past, embracing our future as one people” on Thursday September 12th at the Old Fort in Grand Bay. Reunion Committee Assistant Coordinator, Mr. Julian Pacquette, said the reunion also observed 40 years of the Geneva uprising. ...

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Today in History: Federal State Crisis Transpires

On this day September 13, 1962, Mississippi Governor Ross R. Barnett defied the federal government in impassioned speech on statewide radio-television hookup, saying he would "interpose" the authority of the state between the University of Mississippi and federal judges, who had ordered the admission of James H. Meredith. ...

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