• GAZA BORDER, July 28, 2014 (Xinhua) -- A Merkava tank rolls in southern Israel near the border with Gaza, on July 27, 2014
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    Netanyahu says UN's call neglects Israel's security needs

    JERUSALEM, July 28 (Xinhua/Sun) -- Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday criticized the U.N. Security Council's call for ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, saying it strengthens Hamas and neglects ...

  • NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 (Xinhua) -- The UN Security Council holds an emergency meeting on the situation in the Middle East, at the UN headquarters in New York, on July 28, 2014.
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    UN Security Council urges humanitarian truce in Gaza

    UNITED NATIONS, July 28 (Xinhua/Sun) -- The UN Security Council on Monday issued an urgent appeal to Israel and Hamas for an immediate humanitarian truce in Gaza, where more than ...

  • Police officers stand in front of the Dominica House of Assembly, Victoria Street, Roseau
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    When Parliament restricts the press

    Last week the press in Dominica, specifically the Sun newspaper, was hindered in the performance of its duties in the Parliament. Without notification or warning, the police was instructed to ...

  • Prime Minister Skerrit and Mrs Skerrit aon their way to parliament for the delivery of the budget address on Wednesday 23 July 2014
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    Baby wipes and no new taxes

    Baby wipes, computers, pensioners, employees who employ new workers, Roseau sidewalks, bridges and houses. These are among a number of places, things and people who were highlighted in the Budget ...

  • Senator Danny Lugay
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    Parliament suspends Senator Lugay from House of Assembly

    Parliament passed a motion this afternoon to suspend Senator Daniel Lugay from the House of Assembly.

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    Changes in 2014 Emancipation Festival

    This year's Emancipation Day activities include "an historic walk starting from the Barracoon building to the Dame Eugenia Charles Boulevard to the Cruise Ship berth where flowers will be scattered ...

  • Chief Medical Officer David Johnson
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    Chikungunya spreads far and wide

    Dominica's first case of Chikungunya was reported in December 2013. Seven months later the number of reported cases has gone well past three thousand. Undoubtedly, Chikungunya is having a crippling ...

  • Petter St. Jean, left, and Ron Green
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    Education: Looking beyond the numbers

    The story is in the numbers, the proof in the totals, the truth in the statistics; the status of education here delivered in a 1,223 word statement to parliament by ...

  • Lugay is embraced by supporters after leaving the magistrate'a court
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    Lugay: arrest and charge

    Supporters of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) were stunned by the news that on Thursday July 17 2014 Senator Daniel Lugay was arrested and charged for "inciting to murder ...

  • Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit
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    Skerrit's Secret Budget

    They'll be listening with a keen ear, these employees of the state; they'll be watching closely and with anticipation.

  • Bernard Wiltshire
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    Magistrate dismisses case against lawyer Bernard Wiltshire

    A case against former attorney general Bernard Wiltshire has been dismissed, a press release from Wiltshire stated today.

  • Gifford Walsh
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    Cricket administrator Gifford Walsh dies

    Dominicans are mourning the loss of Gifford Walsh, the former national cricketer and executive member of the Dominica Cricket Association (DCA)