Cops Charged With Murder
Police officers are outraged that two of the colleagues have been charged for the murder of a Carib Territory resident and have resorted to protest action this week, forcing the operations at the law enforcement headquarters to a near standstill.
Times Newspaper in Hot Water Again
Matthias Peltier Jr. and his company, The Times Newspaper, along with Chinese businessman, Felix Chen Sheng-Tien, have found themselves facing a possible libel charge (…allegations made in a October 17 Times story – $20 Million Mystery) being filed by King and Wood Lawyers of behalf of Dominicaâ€™s Ambassador to China, David Hsiu. Regarding Felix Chen, the businessman has been demanded to:
“…within 15 days of the day hereof, to publish on the front page of The Times and one other reputable newspapers in Dominica your apology statement to indemnify our client for all his costs and expenses in connection with this matter and to undertake not to make further allegations to the same or similar effect.
Steady Rise In Advance Bookings For Rooms
Hotel and resorts in Dominica anticipate a large influx of visitors for Reunion 2008 and booking are already rising steadily, especially for the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF).
High Airfares Affects Liat Christmas Travel
Liatâ€™s high airfares appear to be having a negative effect on travel to and from Dominica for the Christmas holidays via that airline.
We Must Be Serious About Out Bananas â€“ PM Sherrit
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has vowed that he and his colleagues with the Caribbean Community (Caricom) would not just sit back and allow the European Union (EU) to take over the region banana market.
Massive Cocaine Haul
Two men have been arrested and charged by the police with possession and possession intent to supply 777 pounds (353 kilos) of cocaine.
News Source: The Chronicle Newspaper Dominica