Police confirm death of Grand Fond man

Police confirm death of Grand Fond man

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 0

Police has confirmed the death of a Grand Fond man following an accident, which police PRO, ASP Claude Weekes, said took place in Corona. According to Weekes, on Wednesday April 22, at about ...

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Kenrick Tyson to know fate by Monday

Kenrick Tyson to know fate by Monday

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 0

A nine-member jury of eight women and one man will by Monday April 27, 2015 decide the fate of Kenrick Tyson, who is charged for the 2009 murder of Cecil James at Hibiscus Inn in Concord. Tyson ...

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Elderly woman seeks assistance

Elderly woman seeks assistance

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 2

After living on the streets for more than a week, 61-year-old Jenifer Francis, is seeking the public’s assistance. For over two years Francis rented and lived in a dilapidated building on ...

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DOMLEC Power Interruption April 27

DOMLEC Power Interruption April 27

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 0

DOMLEC wishes to inform its customers in Balvin and East Picard that their electricity supply will be interrupted on Monday 27th April, 2015 between the hours of  9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.  This ...

DOMLEC Power Interruption April 28

DOMLEC Power Interruption April 28

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 0

DOMLEC wishes to inform its customers in Balvin and East Picard that their electricity supply will be interrupted on Tuesday 28th April, 2015 between the hours of        9:00 a.m. and ...

More younger women being affected by breast cancer – health official

More younger women being affected by breast cancer – health official

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 1

 Acting Health Promotions Coordinator in the Ministry of Health, Alison Samuel has said Breast Cancer is the most common form of cancer diagnosed among women in Dominica and data shows that ...

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All set for Africa Day celebration

All set for Africa Day celebration

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 0

For close to two weeks a fully packed calendar of events is set to unfold as Dominica observes Africa Day. From May 18 to the 31st Dominica’s second town, Portsmouth, the eastern village of ...

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Youth group to host flower festival in Giraudel

Youth group to host flower festival in Giraudel

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 2

A youth group in the Giraudel/Eggleston community has decided to host a ‘Flower Show Festival’ this year to highlight the flowers and beauty of the villages. The popular Giraudel/Eggleston ...

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Lugay matter adjourned

Lugay matter adjourned

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 12

Joshua Francis, a lawyer representing Roseau North MP Daniel Lugay in an inciting murder matter, has asked the court to “dismiss” the case. Lugay appeared in court on Friday before ...

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Family members of accident victim seek answers

Family members of accident victim seek answers

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 3

The family members of a man who was reportedly killed in an vehicular accident in the Sylvania on Wednesday night say they are seeking answers from the authorities as to exactly what happened. ...

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TnT Minister says National Parks can be used in creative ways

TnT Minister says National Parks can be used in creative ways

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 2

Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development in Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, is of the opinion that ‘creative ways’ can be found to make National Parks a ...

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Paying homage to the countryside

Paying homage to the countryside

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 0

Moon light nights in the countryside were my favorite because it was a time of great fun and bonding with the other kids and siblings. We would play games late into the night when the harvest ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: LIME & Samsung launch new Galaxy Phones

BUSINESS BYTE: LIME & Samsung launch new Galaxy Phones

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 3

LIME in association with Samsung Electronics has launched the latest products in the Galaxy line, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Creating a new standard for design, craftsmanship and ...

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PM Skerrit reaffirms commitment to education and Dominica

PM Skerrit reaffirms commitment to education and Dominica

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 9

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, is calling on nationals to take advantage of the opportunities in education provided by his Government. He enforced the statement while affirming his ...

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Colored $1 coin coming

Colored $1 coin coming

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 5

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has announced that within four months there will be a colored $1 coin. While remaining tight-lipped on the exact color the new coin will be or the ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Time for a “braff”

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Time for a “braff”

April 24, 2015 | Comments: 3

Photo depicts ingredients for a local pot Photo by RS Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer credit and caption to ...

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Roseau North MP to appear in court on Friday

Roseau North MP to appear in court on Friday

April 23, 2015 | Comments: 24

Parliamentary representative for the Roseau North Constituency, Daniel “Danny” Lugay, who has been charged with inciting the murder of attorney Alick Lawrence arising from statements he made ...

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US university band to perform at Jazz ‘n Creole

US university band to perform at Jazz ‘n Creole

April 23, 2015 | Comments: 5

An Afro-Cuban/Brazillian Jazz band from a university in the United States for the first time will perform at this year’s Jazz ‘n Creole Festival slated for Sunday, May 24 at the Cabrits ...

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Major blow for tourism industry

Major blow for tourism industry

April 23, 2015 | Comments: 77

Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge, is describing as “sad” an announcement by cruise ship, Carnival Liberty, that it will stop coming to Dominica, at least for the next two weeks. ...

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Geothermal initiative gets thumbs up

Geothermal initiative gets thumbs up

April 23, 2015 | Comments: 10

Dominica’s geothermal energy thrust is getting positive reviews. The review came from Trinidad and Tobago’s (TnT) Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development, Dr. Bhoendradatt ...

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Dominica observes ‘Girls in ICT Day’

Dominica observes ‘Girls in ICT Day’

April 23, 2015 | Comments: 0

Countries across the globe, including Dominica, are observing ‘Girls in ICT Day’ on Thursday. That decision to observe the day was made by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), ...

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Two new Electoral Commissioners sworn in

Two new Electoral Commissioners sworn in

April 23, 2015 | Comments: 19

Two new persons were sworn in by President Charles Savarin at 11:00 am on April 23rd 2015 at the State House to form part of the new Electoral Commission for Dominica. They are Hillary ...

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State closes case in Kenrick Tyson re-trial

State closes case in Kenrick Tyson re-trial

April 23, 2015 | Comments: 1

The State has closed its case in the Kenrick Tyson murder re-trial. Earlier on Thursday an immigration officer testified that he had received an ID card from Martin Desmond Austrie who was the ...

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Private sectors urged to seize opportunities in energy

Private sectors urged to seize opportunities in energy

April 23, 2015 | Comments: 2

Private sectors in the region are being urged to seize opportunities available to them, especially in the area of energy. The call came from Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development in ...

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