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Law & Crime, News, Press Release
By TDN Radio / 12/08/2017

CCJ Judgments Delivered December 7th 2017

The Caribbean Court of Justice on December 7th 2017 delivered judgments in GYCV2017/007, Blairmont Rice Investments Inc v Kayman Sankar,...

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Health, Human Interest, News
By Claudine Williams / 11/16/2017

It’s On Us Dominica

Dominica is at a very vulnerable state as she’s been ravaged by what may very well be classified as a...

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News, Press Release
By TDN Radio / 11/14/2017

Dominica Houston Association: 2017 / 2018 Scholarship Recipients

On May 28, 2017, the Dominica Houston Association (DHA) launched its 2017 / 2018 competitive 21st Annual Independence Scholarship Program...

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Human Interest, News
By TDN Radio / 11/11/2017

Central African Republic: Nearly 700 people seeking refuge near UN base relocated

This week the United Nations migration agency completed the relocation of 698 internally displaced households from an impromptu camp that...

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Food, Human Interest, News
By TDN Radio / 11/09/2017

UN agriculture agency launches handbook to improve safety in banana farming sector

The United Nations agriculture agency and the Government of Ecuador launched Wednesday a practical guide for workers in the banana...

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Hurricane Maria in Dominica
Human Interest, News
By TDN Radio / 11/08/2017

Building safe houses, UN agency helping Dominica recover from disaster

Seven weeks since hurricane Maria made landfall in Dominica and left widespread destruction in its wake, the United Nations migration...

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Josette Sheeran
Human Interest, News
By TDN Radio / 11/06/2017

UN ‘will walk with Haiti’ on path towards sustainable development, senior official pledges

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and UN Special Envoy for Haiti Josette Sheeran wrapped up a three-day visit to...

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ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba
Human Interest, News
By TDN Radio / 11/02/2017

UN General Assembly again calls for lifting US embargo against Cuba

The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution underlining the need to end the economic, commercial and financial...

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Human Interest, News
By TDN Radio / 10/13/2017

TDN Radio and Hurricane Maria coverage: The Voice in the Dark

Sunday, 17th September, 10:00am: Dr. Thomson Fontaine is on his “Lifeline” Program on Q95 FM discussing the imminent passage of...

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Alex Bruno
Human Interest, News
By Alex Bruno / 10/01/2017

Individual Desires United in Purpose: the agenda for remodeling Dominica

Grant relief to the people and establish a bold mission to remodel Dominica, a quest which must be driven by...

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PM Roosevelt Skerrit at UN GA 9-23-2017
Human Interest, News
By TDN Radio / 09/23/2017

Watch Dominica’s Prime Minister Address The UN General Assembly

Watch as Dominica’s Prime Minister Address The UN General Assembly on Saturday September 23rd 2017. In the aftermath of hurricane...

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Hurricane Irma damage 2017
Human Interest, Letter To The Editor, News
By TDN Radio / 09/14/2017

A cry for help – Dominica

Its been one week since the passing of Irma, and I can’t say it enough of the devastation and disruption...

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Human Interest, News, Press Release
By TDN Radio / 09/12/2017

Our brothers and sisters in the Leeward Islands urgently need your help.

Dear OECS Nationals and Friends, As many of you are aware, Hurricane Irma, impacted a number of territories and member...

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News, Press Release
By Ria Williams / 09/11/2017

Dear Dominica Brother and Sisters

We are experiencing what has been termed by climatologists, geologists, and other scientists, as a higher rapid-than-expected pace of climate...

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Human Interest, News
By TDN Radio / 09/05/2017

Devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, TX

There is still a lot we do not know as far as the number of Dominicans affected by Hurricane Harvey,...

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Culture, Fashion, News
By Nicole Georges / 09/04/2017

All Eyes on Him: Kyle Gervacy

African Fashion Week Toronto 2017- Day 3-The Royal Ontario Museum. The announcement rings through the space where the High Fashion...

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Fashion, News
By Nicole Georges / 08/31/2017

Precious Threads by Abiola: Fashion with Purpose

Abiola Akinsiku has a strange goal for a fashion designer; not fame, fortune or the runways of Paris (although she’ll...

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Fashion, Human Interest, News
By Nicole Georges / 08/27/2017

Sudanese born model captures African Fashion Industry Model of the Year Award

28 year-old Jimi Loboi tries to recollect the moment he waited with other nominees at the 2017 African Fashion Industry...

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Alex Bruno
Opinion
By Alex Bruno / 08/16/2017

BRAVO Dominica Freedom Party (DFP)

Freedom Party is back!  This recent media headline caught my attention and I am forced to react. I begin by...

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South Sudan Photo: Isaac Billy
Human Interest, News
By TDN Radio / 08/08/2017

South Sudan: Deployment of UN-mandated regional protection force begins

The phased deployment in South Sudan of the United Nations-authorized regional protection force has begun, freeing existing peacekeepers to extend...

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Human Interest, News
By TDN Radio / 08/05/2017

New UN human rights office to open in Liberia in early 2018

Although Liberia has made significant progress since the civil war ended, precarious human rights conditions have prompted the United Nations...

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Human Interest, News
By TDN Radio / 07/25/2017

The People’s Party of Dominica (P-POD), addresses the humanitarian, economic and democratic crisis in Venezuela in its response to Transparencia Venezuela.

Dear Transparencia Venezuela,   Let it be known that a vast majority of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Dominica,...

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Human Interest, News
By TDN Radio / 07/14/2017

Ahead of Sunday’s consultation in Venezuela, UN voices concern for demonstrators

The United Nations today expressed concern about the situation in Venezuela, where nearly 100 people have died since April and...

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Haiti PAHO
Health
By TDN Radio / 07/13/2017

As Haiti struggles to stamp out cholera, UN urges further international support to combat disease

Noting the challenges that continue to hamper sustained progress in combating cholera in Haiti, the United Nations General Assembly underscored...

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Alex Bruno
Opinion
By Alex Bruno / 07/13/2017

We Must Support the Police

The problems of crime and violence will not go away by themselves.  Such issues must be thoroughly addressed and dealt...

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Nicole Georges Bennett
Culture, Press Release
By TDN Radio / 07/01/2017

Dominican female author releases first Fantasy Short Story Collection

On a beautiful Caribbean Island, bizarre events and characters intersect under the ominous presence of a mysterious science facility, in...

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Opinion, Politics
By TDN Radio / 05/30/2017

PPOD writes an open letter to UWP.

Is there really a viable alternative for the leadership of the country? There seems to be a growing question asked...

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Health
By Nicole Georges / 05/08/2017

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day: May 8, 2017

PRESS RELEASE World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day: Innovation and diversity at the core of International Red Cross and...

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Culture, Religion
By Nicole Georges / 03/28/2017

Dominica celebrated at Faith Event- Toronto

Featured photo: Briana Melnichuck, Kali Fernandes, Alessa, Anaiya, Eliseo Flores, Sarah Denny, Emily, Sadie and Sarah Ramkissoon and Janet Prosper....

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Opinion, Politics
By TDN Radio / 03/22/2017

Does Dominica lack common sense?

by Claudine Williams No matter what current headlines are used to the catch attention of audiences, usually in essence the...

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Opinion
By TDN Radio / 02/21/2017

Time for Positive and Responsible Leadership

Time for Positive and Responsible Leadership “No One can fix a flat tire while sitting in the Vehicle” When the...

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Opinion
By TDN Radio / 02/08/2017

Time for Positive and Responsible Leadership

“No One can fix a flat tire while sitting in the Vehicle” When the individuals which form a government accepts...

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Politics
By Peoples Party of Dominica / 02/08/2017

Let Your Voices Be Heard At The Ballots

At PPOD, we deeply regret the violence that was unleashed by individuals who undermined the constitutional rights of the leaders...

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Opinion, Politics
By TDN Radio / 02/04/2017

Gross Misuse of Taxpayers Money

Contributor: Claudine Williams Dear supporters and opponents. The rift in our politics and society has deepened to the point where...

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Opinion, Politics
By TDN Radio / 02/03/2017

Dominican Sons and Daughters

Contributor: Claudine Williams Dear Dominican Sons and Daughters, Given the series of events that have occurred over the last year...

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Politics
By Peoples Party of Dominica / 01/30/2017

The CBI Programe – A Cessation Demand

Dear Mr. President, Now more than ever since 1979, the potential for far-reaching social and political upheaval has never been...

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Politics, PPOD
By Peoples Party of Dominica / 01/28/2017

The People’s Party Delivers A Strong Economic Message

By: The People’s Party of Dominica The People’s Party of Dominica (PPOD) presents an economic message which will no doubt,...

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Politics, PPOD
By Peoples Party of Dominica / 12/23/2016

Dominica Continues to Strive Forth in 2017

Dear Dominican Brothers and Sisters, An old year, 2016, has been marred by a continuation of neglect for constitutional law...

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Culture, Sports
By Nicole Georges / 12/12/2016

Scarborough Progressive Cricket Club pledges support to C.D.O.A Christmas Event

The Scarborough Progressive Cricket Club has pledged increased sponsorship of the annual Children’s Christmas party produced by the Commonwealth of...

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Culture, Food
By Nicole Georges / 12/05/2016

Jamaican captures trophy for first ever CWS Caribbean Christmas Cake Contest (Toronto)

President of CWS Camille Kerr with Corey Bryan, son of CWS 2016 Christmas Cake Contest winner, Valerie Bryan. Jamaican baker...

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News
By TDN Radio / 11/14/2016

Samsung to buy car tech company Harman for $8 billion

By Hyunjoo Jin and Miyoung Kim SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics <005930.KS> has agreed to buy Harman International Industries <HAR.N>...

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Opinion
By TDN Radio / 08/22/2016

On Listening To a Discussion On What Makes a Song Cadence

I try as far as possible to understand why certain statements are made these days on any cultural practice in...

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Sports
By TDN Radio / 08/19/2016

U.S. Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte issued an apology.

By Cassandra Garrison and Caroline Stauffer MIAMI/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – U.S. Olympic gold medallist swimmer Ryan Lochte issued an...

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Health
By TDN Radio / 08/03/2016

U.S. government researchers begin first clinical trial of a Zika vaccine

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. government researchers said on Wednesday they have begun their first clinical trial of...

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Health
By TDN Radio / 08/03/2016

Indian officials launched investigations into child deaths in India’s mica mines

By Nita Bhalla and Rina Chandran DELHI/MUMBAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Indian officials launched investigations on Wednesday into child...

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Politics
By TDN Radio / 06/01/2016

Israel will reduce monthly transfers of tax collected on behalf of the Palestinians a response to the killing of two Israelis in Palestinian attacks

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel will reduce monthly transfers of tax collected on behalf of the Palestinians in what aides to...

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