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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

News Desk

More Dominicans return home

The Royal Caribbean cruise line has brought in over 30 Dominicans who worked in the cruise industry and have been stranded since the borders were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Just last week, 16 crew members returned home and...

“I must make it!”

Kassim Peltier or KP as he is affectionately called by family and close associates is one of several young Dominican student athletes who left these shores in summer of 2019 in pursuit of higher education in the United States...

More fuel at the pumps

Dominicans are now paying less for petroleum products as compared to the last three years. That drop in price took effect from Monday May 17, 2020. According to Director of Trade Matthan Walter, gasoline has been reduced from EC$9.79 per...

Five islands at risk as hurricane season starts early

The first storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed 15 days before the official start of the annual hurricane season. The period usually runs from 1 June to 30 November each year. The disturbance, that was first detected by...

Bar association extends condolences

The Dominica Bar Association (DBA) has issued a statement on the death of its colleague Sandra Julien. In a statement issued by the president of the DBA Heather Felix-Evans on behalf of the association, it described Ms Julien as "a calm and...

Legal fraternity mourns the loss of a colleague

The legal fraternity in Dominica is morning the loss of one of its colleagues who died on May 17, 2020, at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) after a long battle with cancer. Sandra Julian was the registrar of companies in Dominica at...

DSC students to use online services for semester two

Students of the Dominica State College (DSC) with suspended semester two classes will continue the semester online, on Orbund and that’s according to Monelle Alexis the Public Relations and Recruitment Officer. The college has decided that effective Monday, May...

Court of appeal frees man after sexual conviction

After spending more than five years in jail for unlawful sexual intercourse with an 11 year old female the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) has ordered the release of Richardson Fontaine. The decision was handed down by Justice of Appeal...

MV Glory brings home 17 crew members

The first group of crew members working on various cruise ships arrived in Dominica on May 14, 2020. General Manager of the Dominica Air & Seaport Authority (DASPA) Benoit Bardouille confirmed to Nature Isle News (NIN) that the MV Glory...

Man charged with murder on remand in prison

A 37-year-old man Wang Baron from the southern community of Fab who used a fishing gun to kill his uncle 59-year-old Symbert Baron on Tuesday May 12, 2020 appeared before a Roseau magistrate where the charge of murder was...

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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...