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Legal battle between the State and lawyers for three police officers in the Kerwin “Slobby” Prosper death

The legal battle between the State and lawyers for three police officers in the Kerwin “Slobby” Prosper matter took center stage today in open court. Kerwin Prosper who was assisting the police in a series of burglary matters died in...

Sherman Webb pleads guilty to Man Slaughter

Nine years after he was given a life sentence for the murder of Barbadian Corey Poleon, Sherman Webb is back before the court. On July 20, 2012, Webb was found guilty of the murder and sentenced to life in prison...

Blackmoore says investigations into the death of Prosper transparent

Police officers who are assisting a three (3) member CARICOM regional investigative team into the death of Kerwin Propser have gone to the high court seeking a judicial review into the matter. Prosper died in police custody on February 15,...

Judges reserve decision in UWP Election Petition appeal case

Judges of the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal (ECSC) on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, reserved their decision in an appeal brought by the Opposition United Workers Party (UWP) in an election petition matter. The UWP after the December 2019 general...

Litigation is not done via ambush, you have to disclose-Acting DPP Sherma Dalrymple

As the May 13, 2021 hearing date for the controversial Treating case involving Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and his Cabinet colleagues draws closer two letters dated April 16, 2021, have surfaced adding more controversy to the matter. The Caribbean Court...

Indian nationals fined and ordered deported for overstaying on the island

The Magistrate court in Dominica has imposed heavy fines on 19 Indian nationals ( 10 male and 9 female) who were arrested and charged for breaches of the country’s immigration Act by overstaying on the island. Court information revealed that...

Portsmouth man charged with attempted murder

A Portsmouth man with a history of mental illness has been charged with the attempted murder of a 48 year female of Chance Portsmouth. Tyrone Sylvester of Lagoon Portsmouth appeared before a Roseau Magistrate on April 15, 2021, where the...

Policeman arrested and released as investigations into the death of Kerwin Slobby Prosper continues

One police officer was on April 12, 2021, detained, questioned, and later released pending further investigations touching the death of Kerwin “Slobby” Prosper of Kings Hill on February 15, 2021. Prosper was assisting the police in their investigations following a...

Customs Officer slapped with several firearms-related charges

The Police and Customs have slapped several firearms-related charges against Kirsty Alric Tedric Pacquette of 57 Great Marlborough Street Roseau/ Bellevue Rawle. Pacquette who is a Customs Officer was arrested on April 7, 2021, on a charge of trafficking firearms....

Fatal stabbing on beach

The police in Dominica are investigating an alleged stabbing incident at a beach event at Coulibistire in the early hours of Sunday morning, April 11, 2021. According to reports reaching Nature Isle News (NIN), the victim a male individual from...

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The Housing Recovery Project (HRP)Seventh Beneficiary List

ANNOUNCEMENT The Housing Recovery Project (HRP) is pleased to announce that the Seventh Beneficiary List has been published and can...