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4,000 pounds of Cannabis weed and over 400 pounds of cocaine destroyed by Dominica Police Force

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More than 4,000 pounds of Cannabis weed and over 400 pound of Cocaine were destroyed by fire by the Dominica Police Force this afternoon.

The drugs, which were burned at the Special Services Unit compound in Morne Bruce, were disposed from court cases and were collected from 2014 – 2020.

Acting Inspector Charles Dominic of the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force (CDPF) says Cannabis resin, cigarettes and plants were also destroyed.

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(NYCD) Will hold an Inauguration Ceremony this coming Saturday

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The National Youth Council of Dominica (NYCD) will hold an inauguration ceremony this coming Saturday, to officially adopt a new executive in 2021.

President-elect of the NYCD Ashma McDougall says the Council will hold its inauguration at the Windsor Park Stadium.

This year, the Council will welcome two student representatives from the Dominica State College, a representative for the Kalinago People as well as a representative of Dominica’s disabled community.

McDougall says at the ceremony, the NYCD will also table a bill to allow for a Diaspora Youth Representative.

Ashma McDougall, President- Elect of the National Youth Council of Dominica

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An agreement to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment ahead of construction of the International Airport.

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Government has reached an agreement to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment ahead of construction of the International Airport.

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit spoke to the media on Monday during a site visit to Joe Burton where construction has begun on 37 homes for relocation of displaced Wesley residents.

Mr. Skerrit said Government is seeking to use the services of local experts.

Meantime Prime Minister Skerrit said an agreement could be finalized soon for the construction of the international airport.

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit.

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