Mona-Piper

Dominica Freedom Party stalwart dies

Mona Piper, 77, of Roseau described as a stalwart of the Dominica Freedom Party has died. Piper, who was former Prime Minister Dame Mary Eugenia Charles’ caretaker and long-time friend, died of cancer on Monday…

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R.I.P. Actor James Avery dies at 68

James Avery, the actor who played the family patriarch on NBC’s long-running The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, died December 31 in Glendale, CA after complications from open heart surgery, his publicist said today. Avery was…

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Nelson Mandela dies as South Africa mourns

Nelson Mandela has died, South African President Jacob Zuma has said. South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon died peacefully at his Johannesburg home on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection, Zuma announced in a nationally-televised address. “Fellow…

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Former President Vernon Shaw has died

He passed away at around 3:15 on Monday morning at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Dominica. President Shaw was born in Roseau on May 13, 1930. Dominica's fifth president since obtaining Independence in 1978, Vernon…

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Actor Dennis Farina dies

(CNN) -- Dennis Farina, the well-known film and TV character actor with the distinctive Chicago accent, has died, his representative said Monday. He was 69. The actor -- a one-time Chicago police officer -- played…

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Former Dominican Priest Died

Special Advisor to former Prime Minister, Edison James, has died. Edward Alexander died on Tuesday morning in St. Lucia where he had gone to seek medical attention. Reports indicate he had been ailing for some…

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Former NDC general manager passes on

Dominica News Online has received information that former general manager of the National Development Corporation, now Invest Dominica Authority, Kenny Alleyne, has died. Reports are that he passed away on Sunday morning at the Princess…

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UVa Student Dies in Dominica Boating Accident

Officials at the University of Virginia confirmed Saturday night that a student taking part in the Semester at Sea program has died. Casey Schulman, a fourth-year foreign affairs major from Falls Church, was killed Saturday…

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PASSING OF ANGELA CROPPER.

It with great sadness that The Cropper Foundation announces the passing of its co-founder and first President, Angela Cropper, in London on Monday 12th November 2012 after a protracted illness. She was ten days shy…