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  • Photo of Singer Michele Henderson shares words of inspiration

    Singer Michele Henderson shares words of inspiration

    Dominican Singing Sensation, Michele Henderson is encouraging young artistes to keep developing their talent and honing their skills in order to become successful musicians. This statement she made during an interview with Dominica News Online on Monday. “If you don’t put that effort in then you are not going to be on the top of your game,” Henderson explained. “You might…

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  • CARICOM Creole speaking stakeholders talk CSME in Dominica

    Creole speaking Dominicans, as well as Haitians residing in that CARICOM Member State got their chance on Thursday February 27th, 2015, to learn about the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and the five regimes which facilitate its operation as a single marketspace. The platform was the very popular Creole radio interview and call-in show “Naftanoun” which airs weekdays on…

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  • Promoting Healthy Weights in the Caribbean: Safeguarding our Future Development

    Roseau, Dominica, March 12, 2015: The Caribbean is in the midst of a childhood obesity epidemic, despite the fact that the health status of the Region’s children and young people has dramatically improved over the past decades. Statistics show that at least 1 in every 5 of our children carry unhealthy weights and risk developing non-communicable diseases (NCDs), like diabetes…

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  • Photo of New information channel promises timely updates to Dominicans on CSME developments

    New information channel promises timely updates to Dominicans on CSME developments

    ROSEAU, Dominica — The ministry of trade, energy and employment in Dominica has launched the CSME Report Card, a bi-annually hosted press conference that will serve as a direct reporting mechanism from CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) touch-point agencies to Dominicans, in partnership with local media. The ambassador’s overarching message was that, with only one exception, Dominica has removed…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Member States participate in OAS Cyber Security Training Course

    CARICOM Member States participate in OAS Cyber Security Training Course

    The Organization of American States (OAS) on Monday began a training course on Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) aimed at technical staff responsible for the development and management of CSIRTs from Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua, St. Kitts and Nevis, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago, at its headquarters in Washington, DC. The opening of the event, organized by…

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  • Dominica PM wants more debate on marijuana issue

    ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says he is not completely sold on the idea of decriminalising small amounts of marijuana as regional countries debate the issue. Speaking on the state-owned DBS radio, Skerrit asked what would be done with the “excess” if the authorities agree to enact legislation allowing for the use of small quantities of the…

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  • Dominican economist outlines four-step approach to access CSM opportunities

    ROSEAU, Dominica — Dominican service providers and media have been challenged to take example from the several service providers moving freely within the CARICOM Single Market (CSM) providing services to governments, regional and international NGOs and the private sector.  Addressing a CSME media workshop in Dominica last week, independent finance, management and business consultant Lucilla Lewis proposed a four-step formula…

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  • Photo of CCJ welcomes Dominica to appellate jurisdiction

    CCJ welcomes Dominica to appellate jurisdiction

    On behalf of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), The Right Honourable Sir Dennis Byron, President of the CCJ, welcomed the Commonwealth of Dominica to the Court’s Appellate Jurisdiction at the official ceremony to celebrate the move by the Eastern Caribbean state. The Court President, Judges and the Registrar travelled to Dominica to attend the event, which was hosted at the State House Conference…

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  • Photo of Dominica’s CCJ Accession Ceremony Today

    Dominica’s CCJ Accession Ceremony Today

    President of the Caribbean Court of Justice Rt. Hon. Sir Dennis Byron and other Judges of the Court will attend the ceremony to mark the accession of the Commonwealth of Dominica to the Appellate Jurisdiction of the CCJ today, Friday 6 March 2015. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque will also attend the Ceremony which will be held at the Dominica…

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  • Dominica accedes to CCJ Appellate jurisdiction tomorrow; event to be live-streamed

    Roseau, Dominica -The ceremony to mark Dominica’s accession to the appellate jurisdiction of theCaribbean Court of Justiceis set for Friday, March 6, 2015. The ceremony will begin from 10:00am and will be held at the State House Conference Centre. President of Dominica H.E. Charles A Savarin, Prime Minister the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, President of the Caribbean Court of Justice the Right…

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