Remembering Dominica’s worst air disaster 18 years after

Remembering Dominica’s worst air disaster 18 years after

August 23, 2016 | Comments: 21

On August 23, 1998, 18 years ago today, Dominica suffered its worst air disaster when Cardinal Airline Flight 947 from St. Maarten to Dominica disappeared and crashed around 5:33 pm on approach ...

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La Plaine community leader calls for solution to “pollution” in Taberi River

La Plaine community leader calls for solution to “pollution” in Taberi River

August 23, 2016 | Comments: 20

Chairman of the La Plaine Disaster Preparedness Management Committee, Jason Fontaine, is lamenting what he says is the dumping of pig waste from a nearby pig farm into the Taberi River, in La ...

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Met Office issues severe weather alert for Dominica

Met Office issues severe weather alert for Dominica

August 23, 2016 | Comments: 10

The Dominica Met Office is asking residents to be on the alert for severe weather later today from a strong tropical wave which is located just east of the Lesser Antilles. According to the Met ...

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DOMLEC Power Interruption-Glanvillia

DOMLEC Power Interruption-Glanvillia

August 22, 2016 | Comments: 0

DOMLEC wishes to inform its customers in Glanvillia that their electricity supply will be interrupted on Wednesday 24th August, 2016 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. ...

Invest Dominica Authority Website Consultancy Notice

Invest Dominica Authority Website Consultancy Notice

August 3, 2016 | Comments: 0

The Compete Caribbean Program is a private sector development program jointly funded by the InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB), the United Kingdom Department of ...

Invest Dominica Authority Water Consultancy Notice

Invest Dominica Authority Water Consultancy Notice

August 3, 2016 | Comments: 0

The Compete Caribbean Program is a private sector development program jointly funded by the InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB), the United Kingdom Department of ...

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT: Joseph Radcliffe Richards

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT: Joseph Radcliffe Richards

August 17, 2016 | Comments: 0

We announce the death of Joseph Radcliffe Richards age 92 of St Joseph who resided in Silver Falls Florida. He died on July 24th, 2016. He lives to mourn

Dominica Police Force to receive eight additional vehicles

Dominica Police Force to receive eight additional vehicles

August 23, 2016 | Comments: 9

Minister of Justice, Immigration and National Security Rayburn Blackmoore has announced that the government will make available an additional eight (8) new vehicles to the Dominica Police Force ...

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DOWASCO urges Dominicans to store water in light of expected severe weather

DOWASCO urges Dominicans to store water in light of expected severe weather

August 23, 2016 | Comments: 1

Public Relations Officer of Dominica Water and Sewerage Company, (DOWASCO), Edward Registe, is appealing to the Dominican public to stock up on drinking water as weather officials are monitoring ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Batibou on a cloudy day

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Batibou on a cloudy day

August 23, 2016 | Comments: 0

Photographer, Irvin C Jackson captured this scene of a cloudy sky and grey ocean at Batibou Beach. Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, ...

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On listening to a discussion on what makes a song Cadence

On listening to a discussion on what makes a song Cadence

August 23, 2016 | Comments: 8

I try as far as possible to understand why certain statements are made these days on any cultural practice in my country of birth conscious of the fact that they are spoken by men and women with ...

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Bellevue Chopin man arrested for marijuana

Bellevue Chopin man arrested for marijuana

August 23, 2016 | Comments: 3

One adult male of Bellevue Chopin was arrested on Saturday August 20, 2016 on suspicion of the cultivation of 1070 cannabis trees and possession with intent to supply 78 grams of cannabis weed. ...

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Man allegedly shot during robbery at Bath Estate

Man allegedly shot during robbery at Bath Estate

August 23, 2016 | Comments: 5

One adult male individual was allegedly shot following a robbery in Bath Estate on Monday night. According to reports from Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Acting Inspector Pellam Jno ...

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NBD Awards Scholarship to Deserving Student

NBD Awards Scholarship to Deserving Student

August 22, 2016 | Comments: 0

Alexina Kishma Etienne of Bena Ravine, Canefield is the new addition to the National Bank of Dominica’s (NBD) scholarship programme.  This will take the number of students currently under the ...

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Desiderata Tremors win Digicel Premier League

Desiderata Tremors win Digicel Premier League

August 22, 2016 | Comments: 3

A combination of patience and perseverance put the Desiderata Tremors Sports Club in the top spot of the 2016 Digicel Augustus Gregoire Premier League.  They came up against Dublanc United ...

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Former DFC Executive Director hired as consultant for WCMF

Former DFC Executive Director hired as consultant for WCMF

August 22, 2016 | Comments: 9

Former Events Director of the Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) and seasoned performer, Val Cuffy, has been hired a consultant for the staging on the highly anticipated nineteenth edition of the ...

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King of Kings organizers apologize for mishaps at this year’s event

King of Kings organizers apologize for mishaps at this year’s event

August 22, 2016 | Comments: 62

Organizers of the 13th Annual King of Kings Calypso Extravaganza are apologizing for some mishaps that occurred at the event which was held on Saturday at Rochdale Center in New York. These ...

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Range Developments announces scholarship programme for 50 Dominican students

Range Developments announces scholarship programme for 50 Dominican students

August 22, 2016 | Comments: 25

Range Developments, the developer of luxury projects in the Caribbean,is delighted to announce the creation of 50 scholarships of $1,000 each for students from the island of Dominica to help them ...

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Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles

Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles

August 22, 2016 | Comments: 1

Below is the latest weather outlook for Dominica issued at 6.00 am on Monday August 22, 2016. A high pressure system will continue to be the dominant feature across the area during the next 24 ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Summer Treat

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Summer Treat

August 22, 2016 | Comments: 2

This photograph, taken by Shana L. Stevens, displays a bowl of luscious, tantalizing West Indian cherries which she recommends as a delicious summer treat. Photographers – novice, amateur or ...

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NYC President calls for youth involvement in National Youth Policy review

NYC President calls for youth involvement in National Youth Policy review

August 22, 2016 | Comments: 4

President of the National Youth Council (NYC), Senator Jaisiah Benoit, has urged Dominican youth to be majorly involved in the long-awaited reviewing of the National Youth Policy, which was ...

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Medical Professions Act on the horizon for Dominica

Medical Professions Act on the horizon for Dominica

August 22, 2016 | Comments: 32

A Medical Professions Act, which holds healthcare providers more accountable for their actions, may be on the horizon for Dominica, Health Minister Dr. Kenneth Darroux, has said. Speaking on ...

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Changes to be made in 2017 CSEC Examinations, CXC local registrar says

Changes to be made in 2017 CSEC Examinations, CXC local registrar says

August 22, 2016 | Comments: 5

  Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) local registrar, Chandler Hyacinth, has revealed that come 2017, there will be some changes in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) ...

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Haitian Foundation President calls on business owners abroad to invest in Dominica

Haitian Foundation President calls on business owners abroad to invest in Dominica

August 21, 2016 | Comments: 12

President of the International Foundation for the Development of Haitians (IFDH), Petite Louis Acceus has called on business owners abroad  to invest in Dominica in order to create ...

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88th group of Peace Corp volunteers sworn in

88th group of Peace Corp volunteers sworn in

August 21, 2016 | Comments: 3

Six United States Peace Corps volunteers have taken the Peace Corps Pledge, and will serve their mission in Dominica for the next two years. Peace Corp group EC88 were sworn in on Friday, in a ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel Launches Exciting Back to School Promotion

BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel Launches Exciting Back to School Promotion

August 20, 2016 | Comments: 0

Free internet subscriptions, data plans, smartphones, tablets and more Digicel on Friday, launched its exciting back to school promotion which will reward students with a host of amazing prizes, ...

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