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12/11/2017 08:38 AM
BUSINESS BYTE: Flow brings Christmas joy to another Customer 
Roseau, Dominica – December 11th, 2017 – Odylon Thomas of Roseau is the latest winner of One Thousand dollars cash from Flow this Christmas. Flow customers qualify to win by activating a 7-day and over prepaid combo plan. All customers...

12/11/2017 05:22 AM
New York explosion empties Port Authority; suspect in custody
A peaceful beginning to the workweek was shattered Monday after an explosion rattled through one of the busiest transit hubs in New York City, causing the authorities to evacuate hundreds of commuters and throwing the morning into chaos. The Police...

12/11/2017 04:58 AM
$6-million needed to repair Windsor Park Stadium after Maria says Charles
Sports Minister, Justina Charles, has reported that about $6-million is needed to repair the Windsor Park Sports Stadium due to damages caused by Hurricane Maria. At a press conference on Monday morning, Charles described the stadium as Dominica’s “greatest accomplishment”...

12/11/2017 04:07 AM
Call made for action on construction in disaster prone areas
President of the Dominica Association of Architects, Claude Lauture, has called on the government and the Planning Division to prevent construction in areas that are prone to disasters. He pointed out that Dominica is vulnerable to multiple disasters such as...

12/11/2017 03:17 AM
UPDATE: Police investigate death of man at Macoucherie River
The police have started investigating the circumstances which led to the death of a man at Macoucherie River. He has been identified as Edmund David Bazil, 67, of Mahaut. Police PRO, Inspector Pellam Jno Baptiste said that at approxiamtely 4:30...

12/11/2017 03:10 AM
Douglas urges street vendors to return to Roseau Market
Minister for Trade, Energy and Employment, Ian Douglas, has urged those who vend agricultural produce on the streets of the capital to return to the Roseau Market because it has reopened since the passage of Hurricane Maria. He stated that...

12/11/2017 02:30 AM
CARICOM-Cuba Summit agrees to stronger development, trade and economic cooperation
Stronger cooperation in disaster risk management and in climate change adaptation and mitigation is among the major decisions of the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit, held in Antigua and Barbuda on Friday 8 December 2017. Strengthening ties on this very topical and...

12/11/2017 02:09 AM
Signal Band releases new song/video
Local group, Signal Band, has a released a new song, Ani Ba Yo Love, The band says the song represents the slowing down of Bouyon from its customary pace and channeling it into emotional energy. It says the Creole colloquial...

12/11/2017 01:38 AM
Marigot Police Station in deplorable state; officers feel abandoned
Officers at the Marigot Police Station have said the station is in a terrible condition after Hurricane Maria and they feel abandoned by the Police High Command. The roof of the building where the station is housed was blown away...

12/11/2017 01:05 AM
UPDATE: Antrim Road reopens
The Ministry of Public Works and Ports is advising motorists that the Antrim Road has reopened. Earlier on Monday, the Ministry warned those traveling in the area that the road was closed for repairs. On Monday afternoon, the Ministry said...