Category: Dominica News

CARICOM alleged to be embarrassed by Dominica

CARICOM alleged to be embarrassed by Dominica

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Dominica has come under scrutiny in a regional news publication for behaviour which it is alleged, has caused “confusion and embarrassment” to other CARICOM) governments. An article which appears in regional online newspaper, Caribbean News Now, states, ” The insistence by the government of Dominica to sponsor the candidacy of a sitting member [...]

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Pole falls on passenger bus in Dominica

Pole falls on passenger bus in Dominica

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Passengers aboard a Nissan civilian bus had to scramble to safety earlier today after a utility pole came crashing down on their vehicle. Social worker Francis Joseph was on the scene when the incident occurred somewhere along the main road between the North Eastern Funeral Home and the village of Wesley. “I heard some [...]

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More mysterious goings on in St Lucia

More mysterious goings on in St Lucia

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor: Caribbean news. I hear that my last letter created something of a stir in the “Funny Boys Inc.” camp and, according to my well informed source in London, the Boyz are busy circling the wagons in an attempt at damage control – something that may yet turn into Custer’s Last Stand. Now it [...]

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Caribbean coaches Fraser and Daley appointed for Tour Of India

Caribbean coaches Fraser and Daley appointed for Tour Of India

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Linden Fraser and Earl Daley, both from the Caribbean have been appointed coaches of the USA Cricket Academy Under-17 and Under-19 teams which will tour India to play matches and get exposure from December 18 to January 5, 2015. Announcing the appointment of the coaches, USA Cricket Academy president Ashok Patel and Global Operation Manager [...]

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Fiji rejoins Commonwealth as a full member

Fiji rejoins Commonwealth as a full member

| September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

26 September 2014 – World news. Fiji was today reinstated as a full member of the Commonwealth following a decision by the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) at their 44th meeting in New York. The group concluded that Fiji’s suspension from the Councils of the Commonwealth should be lifted in recognition of the credible elections [...]

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JA – Caribbean Evaluators International week

JA – Caribbean Evaluators International week

| September 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean Evaluators International (CEI)  WEEK: Wednesday, October 1 to Thursday, October 4 Caribbean news. KINGSTON, JM ━CEI Week  is for engaging and sharing with  members; governments; funders; civil society; students; other stakeholders and the  media about the  role of evaluation in supporting social, and economic development throughout the English-Speaking and CARICOM Caribbean. The planned series [...]

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Lucian power company plunges hotel in darkness

Lucian power company plunges hotel in darkness

| September 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. LUCELEC’s Corporate Communications Manager Roger Joseph  speaking generally on the company’s disconnection policies,  said LUCELEC does not take disconnection decisions lightly, as the company is sensitive to the various issues at stake. “But despite our best efforts to work with our customers to help them manage their accounts, LUCELEC has to make some [...]

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Steelpan movie, Panomundo premiere announced

Steelpan movie, Panomundo premiere announced

| September 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. UK/USA (August 20, 2014) Award-winning filmmakers Keith Musaman Morton and Charysse Tia Harper will host the World Premiere of their documentary, Panomundo, on Friday, 17th October 2014, at 7:30PM at YAA Centre in west London. The film depicts the history of the steelpan and its global influence. “This is an exciting moment for [...]

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“Right is might”- the reality and the dream

“Right is might”- the reality and the dream

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Activities at the United Nations in New York this week may have looked like a celebration of internationalism and a recognition that territorial wars, terrorism, religious intolerance, climate change, ethnic violence and disease have been recognised as threats to all mankind, demanding collective action by every government. The impression that internationalism had taken [...]

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Catholic Priest goes on tourism trip to rape children

Catholic Priest goes on tourism trip to rape children

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Let’s call him the chocolate monster. Taking images of naked boys was not enough. Now the criminal Reverent posted as a tourist with the intent to rape young boys in Honduras. Joseph Maurizio Jr., 69, was arrested Thursday by US authorities and will remain in custody until a hearing Monday before a federal [...]

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