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Treating case set for May 13, 2021

A date has now been set for the hearing of the Treating case involving Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and members of his 2015 Cabinet to be summoned and appear in court. The matter dates back to May of 2015 when,...

Bus driver protest cause major disruption

Hundreds of commuters were left stranded today as bus drivers across the island staged protest action. Some students had to either walk to school or return home while others decided to remain in the line as bus drivers drove at...

Phael Lander lashes out at DNYC Executive

Vive President of the Dominica National Youth Council (DNYC) Phael Lander has lashed out at his executive who suspended him after it was stated that he breached the bylaws of the DNYC when he spoke at a function of...

La Soufriere Volcano in St. Vincent erupts

Residents of St. Vincent & the Grenadines are bracing for the worst as the La Soufriere volcano begins to spew ashes. Empty cruise ships were scheduled to arrive in St. Vincent Friday, April 9, 2021, to help transport thousands of...

Prince Philip has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace announces

Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced. The palace said: "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince...

Police Chief Corbette will not discuss details touching the death of Kerwin Prosper in the media

Acting police Chief Lincoln Corbette has brushed aside comments in the public domain that the police are protecting their own in the investigations touching the death of Kerwin “Slobby” Prosper of King Hill. Prosper, aged 36 years with a long...

Blackmoore issues statement as police continues probe over fraudulent activities at Labour Division

The Ministry of National Security and Home Affairs is confident that new systems put in place to ensure the sanctity of the process of work permit issuance is working well. While the police are currently investigating alleged fraud related to...

Big Jeff arrested on alleged fraud charges

Popular calypsoion Jefferson “Big Jeff” Charles has been arrested and slapped with six (6) fraud-related charges and appeared before a Roseau Magistrate where the charges were read to him on Thursday, April 1, 2021. According to the charges, Clartus Jefferson...

Deputy Labour Commissioner on 100 thousand dollars bail for fraud charges

After being questioned by Police for over 36 hours in relation to alleged fraud charges, Dominica’s Deputy Labour Commissioner Eric Mendes has been slapped with nine fraud-related charges. Acting Police Chief Lincoln Corbette had indicated to the media that the...

Agriculture not affected because of International Airport construction-Minister Fidel Grant

As the government of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit pushes its plan for the building of an international airport in the Wesley/Woodford Hill area, Agriculture Minister and Parliamentary representative for the area Fidel Grant has given the assurance that Dominica’s...

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Bath Estate FC secures comfortable victory

Happi Bath Estate FC avenged their defeat in their previous encounter with a convincing victory on Sunday when the...