Environmental Health Department calls for prioritization of food safety

Environmental Health Department calls for prioritization of food safety

October 22, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Environmental Health Department is calling on vendors to make food safety a priority for this year’s 40th Anniversary of Independence celebrations, especially during major events such as ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: 25 companies give back through Shop Dominica October 25th to 27th, 2018

BUSINESS BYTE: 25 companies give back through Shop Dominica October 25th to 27th, 2018

October 22, 2018 | Comments: 0

Roseau, Dominica, October 22, 2018 – The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce presents Shop Dominica 2018 where 25 companies from Portsmouth, Mero and Roseau are participating in ...

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Electoral Office releases list of Registering and Assistant Registering Officers

Electoral Office releases list of Registering and Assistant Registering Officers

October 22, 2018 | Comments: 2

The Electoral Office of Dominica has taken the opportunity to inform the general public of all twenty-one (21) Registering Officers for each Constituency and Assistant Registering Officers for ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Heritage Day Portsmouth 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT: Heritage Day Portsmouth 2018

October 11, 2018 | Comments: 4

The Government of Dominica, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, the Division of Culture, the Local Government Department and the Portsmouth Heritage Day Committee ...

Police on high alert during Independence celebration

Police on high alert during Independence celebration

October 22, 2018 | Comments: 0

The level of alertness among police officers on duty will be heightened during the Independence celebration and they will be ready to respond to any incident if the need arises. This was ...

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Dominica among shareholders discussing future of LIAT

Dominica among shareholders discussing future of LIAT

October 22, 2018 | Comments: 3

Dominica is part of a LIAT shareholder’s meeting currently underway in St Vincent to discuss the future of the airline. The meeting started today (Monday, October 22) and it could be a ...

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Trinidad NGO donates supplies to Dominican schools

Trinidad NGO donates supplies to Dominican schools

October 22, 2018 | Comments: 1

PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD – MONDAY 22nd OCTOBER, 2018– HALIMAHS HELPING HANDS has donated “School Supplies” for new school term September 2018 to families affected by Hurricane Maria in ...

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Two Dominican footballers head for MLS Caribbean Combine tryout

Two Dominican footballers head for MLS Caribbean Combine tryout

October 22, 2018 | Comments: 2

Senior Men’s National Team players, Kiano Martin and Javid George of Mahaut Soca Strikers FC and South East FC respectively, will participate in the 2018 Major League Soccer (MLS) Caribbean ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: J. Astaphan & Co. Ltd. gives back to the Dominican People: ‘Creole in the Lot’

BUSINESS BYTE: J. Astaphan & Co. Ltd. gives back to the Dominican People: ‘Creole in the Lot’

October 22, 2018 | Comments: 0

When it was announced that there would be no Creole in the Park this year, the news was met with a heavy heart by members of the public. Astaphans along with some key brands made a decision to ...

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DEAR BELLA: I am tired of living in sin; I want to be married

DEAR BELLA: I am tired of living in sin; I want to be married

October 22, 2018 | Comments: 13

It’s been six years since dating my boyfriend and every time I think the man is going to propose to me, it turns out to be nonsense. Like on my birthday, valentines and Christmas time, every ...

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Dominica-born journalist featured as IJNet’s journalist of the month

Dominica-born journalist featured as IJNet’s journalist of the month

October 22, 2018 | Comments: 1

Dominican journalist, Allison Kentish, who works in St. Lucia, has been featured as journalist of the month by the International Journalists’ Network (IJNet) IJNet is an online service ...

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Third class chicken, pork dumped on Dominica says Austrie

Third class chicken, pork dumped on Dominica says Austrie

October 22, 2018 | Comments: 26

Agriculture Minister, Reginald Austrie, has said that chicken and pork imported into Dominica from the United States is third class and is basically being dumped on the island. Addressing farmers ...

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Taste and win with Taste of Dominica

Taste and win with Taste of Dominica

October 21, 2018 | Comments: 1

Culinary tourism or food tourism can simply be put as travelling to find great food; learning about, indulging and appreciating local cuisine that captures the culture and heritage of a place and ...

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COMMENTARY: The banning of plastics-sincerity or hypocrisy?

COMMENTARY: The banning of plastics-sincerity or hypocrisy?

October 21, 2018 | Comments: 4

Not long ago, a unilateral decision was taken throughout Massy Stores in St Lucia to ban the merchandizing of plastic to grocers. This was hailed as a significant step forward in reducing the ...

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Freak accident claims life of Pointe Michel resident

Freak accident claims life of Pointe Michel resident

October 21, 2018 | Comments: 17

A prominent Pointe Michel resident was killed, in a what has been described as a freak accident, on Saturday, October 20, 2018. According to reports, Patrick Delauney, was using an electric ...

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SUNDAY SERMON: True greatness can only be found in the service of others

SUNDAY SERMON: True greatness can only be found in the service of others

October 21, 2018 | Comments: 0

We’re pleased to bring you another edition of Sunday Sermon and another message from Monsignor William Jno. Lewis.

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CHECK THIS OUT: A sign of Dominican apathy?

CHECK THIS OUT: A sign of Dominican apathy?

October 21, 2018 | Comments: 19

This video shows a small group of people protesting the establishment of a concrete plant in the north of Dominica. They claim it will affect human and marine health in the area. Interestingly, ...

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Dominican inducted into Caribbean Martial Arts Alliance Hall of Fame

Dominican inducted into Caribbean Martial Arts Alliance Hall of Fame

October 20, 2018 | Comments: 11

Dominican martial artist, Shihan Shannah Robin, has been inducted into the Caribbean  Martial Arts Alliance Hall of Fame. Shihan means master or senior teacher in the field of martial arts. ...

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Decision to sail to Colombia with Dominican cargo solely that of Geest Line says DASPA

Decision to sail to Colombia with Dominican cargo solely that of Geest Line says DASPA

October 20, 2018 | Comments: 34

The Dominica Air and Sea Ports Authority (DASPA) has refused to take the blame for a decision by Shipping Company, Geest Line, to change its schedule of calls to Dominica for the delivery and ...

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Business owners told to use Creole in the Streets to showcase products

Business owners told to use Creole in the Streets to showcase products

October 19, 2018 | Comments: 0

As the National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) hosts its 4th Annual ‘Creole in the Street’ this year, Tourism Minister Senator Robert Tonge encouraged small business owners to use ...

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Patriotism alive in Dominica on Flag Day (with photos)

Patriotism alive in Dominica on Flag Day (with photos)

October 19, 2018 | Comments: 9

As part of the celebrations for the 40 years of Independence, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture in collaboration with Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) hosted a Flag Day Motorcade on Monday ...

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Chinese Navy hospital ship a ‘God-sent’ says PM Skerrit

Chinese Navy hospital ship a ‘God-sent’ says PM Skerrit

October 19, 2018 | Comments: 58

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has described the medical facilities and professional staff of the Chinese Navy Hospital Ship, Ark Peace as a “God-sent.” He was speaking at the farewell ...

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