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Dr. Shauffie David Ali, who is also the owner and medical director of Gulf View Medical Centre, south of the island, had gone on trial before Justice Hayden St Clair-Douglas last month and charged with grievous sexual assault and rape. The woman, who was then 21, alleged that Ali raped her in his office on […]

Health Promotions Coordinator in the Ministry of Health Mignon Rolle Shillingford said that a Schools’ Nutrition Policy is on the cards for Dominica. Mrs. Shillingford says the policy will assist the Ministry in its fight against Non Communicable Diseases at a young age. Mrs. Shillingford also highlighted the importance of having proper diet plans at […]

Caretaker for the Roseau South Constituency Senator Jahisiah Benoit XCD$1.5 million has been approved for housing repairs for residents within the Roseau South Constituency.  He said that an additional XCD$1.5 million will also approved this week to assist with the repairs.  Benoit was speaking Third Meeting of the Third Session of the Ninth Parliament TODAY, […]

Cardinal Pell formally pleaded not guilty to the charges on Tuesday. He has consistently denied any wrongdoing. An Australian magistrate ruled on Tuesday that there was enough evidence for the case to proceed to a trial on some charges, but not on others. Cardinal Pell, 76, is Australia’s most senior Catholic and one of the […]

Chief Cultural Officer Raymond Lawrence says the 9th Annual Jazz and Creole Festival will benefit both the private and public sector. Lawrence was speaking at a press conference last week.   The festival which is scheduled to take place at Fort Shirley is expected to bring in hundreds of visitors to the Portsmouth area. 

Parliamentary Representative for the Roseau Central Constituency Joseph Isaac has called on the Opposition Party to embrace the government’s vision of a nationalistic approach.  Isaac was speaking at the Third Meeting of the Third Session of the Ninth Parliament TODAY, Tuesday.  He said the focus in the country should solely be on rebuilding back better.  […]

Parliamentary Representative for the St. Joseph Constituency Kelver Darroux says XCD$ 1.3 million dollars has been approved towards the re-roofing of homes in the St Joseph Constituency.  He said that 18 homes were immediately re-roofed in Hilsborough Valley following the passage of Hurricane Maria since the residents sought shelter at the secondary school. 

General Manager of Dominica Water and Sewage Company Limited Bernard Ettinoffe said that an integrated approach is required for water resource management on island.  He said although Dominica has water in abundance but it could be lost if not managed properly.  Ettinoffe was speaking at the prize giving ceremony of the company’s essay and poster […]

Rebuild Dominica Inc has donated over US$ 400 000 worth of medical supplies towards improving the health system following the passage of Hurricane Maria.  The donation was made in collaboration with Infinity Wealth Management and Project CURE.  A few items were on display during a brief ceremony on Friday in the conference room of the […]

British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a new interior minister today after suffering a blow with the resignation of Amber Rudd for having misled lawmakers over deportation targets for illegal immigrants. May named SajidJavid, 48, as Rudd’s replacement in the key ministerial post of home secretary after she quit late Sunday, facing anger over wrongful […]