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Pointe Michel man jailed for three years for knife attack

54-year old Romanus John Charles –AKA- "Sa-sa-Yeah" of Pointe Michel will be spending his 2020 Christmas as an inmate at the Dominica State Prison after he was found guilty by a nine-member jury of the offense of grievous bodily...

Kayla Jean Jacques called to the Bar

Resident high court Judge Wynante Adrien-Roberts has urged attorney at law Kayla Jean Jacques to at all times show respect to the court and her colleagues. She made those remarks at the admission of Jean Jacques to be a barrister...

Rodman Moses Lewis guilty of murder State seeks death penalty

The State has given notice to the defense and the court that they will be seeking the death penalty to be imposed on Rodman Moses Lewis minutes after a nine-member jury found him guilty of the November 3, 2015...

UWP files appeal in Election Petition case

The United Workers Party (UWP) has filed an appeal against the decision of high court judge Raulston Glasgow who dismissed their ten (10) election petitions filed after the December 2019 general elections. In their notice of “appeal”, they claim that...

Suspended Police officer on another charge of theft

16 months after he was arrested and charged for a bulletproof vest Police Officer Chris Defoe is back in court again on another charge. Defoe appeared before the Magistrate’s court last week, on a charge, of stealing a motor vehicle...

Marvin Toussaint ordered by Judge to pay $22,757 for deception

Pointe Michel resident Marvin Munro Toussaint who earlier this year pleaded guilty to the charge of deception has been fine $22,757 by high court Judge Bernie Stephenson. Toussaint, on January 27, 2020, pleaded guilty to one count of deception as...

Michael Toney appointed Judicial Manager of First Domestic Insurance

The High Court in Dominica has appointed Michael Toney former Marpin Receiver as Judicial Manager of First Domestic Insurance Company. Since the passage of Hurricane Maria in September 2017, the First Domestic Insurance Company has not been able to pay...

Prosecution and defense closes case in Rodman Moses Lewis murder trial

The prosecution and defense will this week be addressing the jury in the Rodman Moses Lewis murder trial which has been going on now for over five weeks at the High Court in Roseau. Lewis is accused of brutally murdering...

Body of male found hanging

The body of James Defoe male 47 years old of Grand Bay, was found hanging from the roof of his home by his sister at about 0930 hrs on Independence Day November 3, 2020.  According to the police, the body...

Judge strikes out all UWP election petitions

High court Judge Raulston Glasgow has struck out all ten United Workers Party (UWP) election petitions filed after the December 2019 general elections. The UWP claims that the December 2019 general election won by the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) was...

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Pointe Michel man jailed for three years for knife attack

54-year old Romanus John Charles –AKA- "Sa-sa-Yeah" of Pointe Michel will be spending his 2020 Christmas as an inmate...

Busta Warner boosts playoff hopes

Busta Warner FC scored a major victory in their latest encounter of the 2020 Dominica Football Association Division One League. On Saturday at the Almond...

Veteran broadcaster Felix Henderson laid to rest

Creole Icon and veteran broadcaster Felix Fixton Henderson who died on November 10, 2020, after battling illness was laid to rest today November 28,...

Dublanc secures another victory

Central Cooperative Credit Union LTD Dublanc FC notched up yet another victory in the 2020 Dominica Football Association Division One League. Playing in front...

East Central FC tastes defeat

East Central FC suffered their first loss of the season in the 2020 Dominica Football Association Division One League. In their latest fixture on the...