Don’t politicize CCJ – PM Skerrit

Don’t politicize CCJ – PM Skerrit

March 5, 2015 | Comments: 14

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, is appealing to Dominicans to put aside political concerns and embrace the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). On Friday Dominica will officially mark its ...

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Haitian visa issue to be resolved by month end

Haitian visa issue to be resolved by month end

March 5, 2015 | Comments: 2

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, is hoping that a system will be in place by the end of this month to correct ‘deficiencies’ in the issuing of visas to Haitian nationals. “I have ...

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Just over $1-million on UWP election campaign

Just over $1-million on UWP election campaign

March 5, 2015 | Comments: 9

Political Leader of the United Workers Party, Lennox Linton, said the party spent a little over $1-million to finance its campaign during the general election held in December 2014. He made the ...

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Live streaming of ceremony marking Dominica’s Accession to CCJ

Live streaming of ceremony marking Dominica’s Accession to CCJ

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 0

Dominica News Online will relay the Official Live Broadcast of the ceremony to mark Dominica’s accession to the appellate jurisdiction of the Caribbean Court of Justice. The ceremony will be ...

IRC Public Consultation, March 13, 2015

IRC Public Consultation, March 13, 2015

February 27, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Independent Regulatory Commission invites the public including all major stakeholders to a consultation on Friday March 13th 2015 from 9 am at the Fort Young Hotel to discuss: A Notice of ...

Please help me find my stolen car

Please help me find my stolen car

March 1, 2015 | Comments: 16

During the early hours of Saturday morning, a Nissan Sentra car registration #PF702 was stolen from under my house. From discussions with the police, it seems that over the past several months, ...

LIME Announcement

LIME Announcement

March 1, 2015 | Comments: 0

LIME wishes to advise the residence  and commuters in the Delices  area that we are currently  experiencing  limited mobile coverage due to a break in our Fiber lines. Our technicians  are ...

Media called upon to be an advocate for abused children

Media called upon to be an advocate for abused children

March 5, 2015 | Comments: 1

“The media should play a greater role as advocates for children.” This is a statement by Acting Chief Welfare Officer, Leroy Morvan, at Media Practitioner workshop on child abuse earlier ...

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DAAA National Junior Championships scheduled for Sunday

DAAA National Junior Championships scheduled for Sunday

March 5, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Amateur Athletics Association (DAA) will stage the 2015 National Junior Championships on Sunday 8th March 2015, 10:00 am at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium. The competition will ...

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Ronald Charles says UWP has work to do

Ronald Charles says UWP has work to do

March 5, 2015 | Comments: 1

Newly elected President of the United Workers Party (UWP), Ronald Charles, has told party faithful that they have work to do and must work as “a collectively unit” to achieve the ...

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Agriculture Ministry wants increased utilization of packhouses

Agriculture Ministry wants increased utilization of packhouses

March 5, 2015 | Comments: 1

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Harold Guiste is emphasizing the need for greater utilisation of Dominica’s multi-purpose packhouses. Guiste says his Ministry is aware that ...

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Submission needed for Caribbean Media Awards

Submission needed for Caribbean Media Awards

March 5, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Caribbean Tourism Industry cherishes its strong relationship with the Media and in appreciation for their constant positive coverage of the Region, recognizes media for influencing their ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: A moment of solitude

PHOTO OF THE DAY: A moment of solitude

March 5, 2015 | Comments: 0

Photographer caught this lady enjoying a quiet moment and the view on Segment Two of the Waitukubuli National Trail Photo by Kerdel Green Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in ...

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Appeal for review of Sexual Offenses Act

Appeal for review of Sexual Offenses Act

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 11

Consultant in the Ministry of Social Services, Martin Anthony, has called for a review of the Sexual Offenses Act in Dominica. He said sexual abuse is a serious problem in Dominica and “we ...

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4-H Clubs receive cooking equipment

4-H Clubs receive cooking equipment

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 1

Senior 4-H Clubs taking part in the annual Dinner Plate Competition will no longer be placed at a disadvantage due to the lack of cooking equipment. On Wednesday National Authorizing Officer ...

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Facebook fends off Digicel’s complaints

Facebook fends off Digicel’s complaints

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 3

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Monday fended off complaints that the hugely popular social network was getting a free ride out of telecom operators who host its service on smartphones. ...

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Dominica disappoints at 2nd Carifta Trials in Guadeloupe

Dominica disappoints at 2nd Carifta Trials in Guadeloupe

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 3

Thirteen athletes from Dominica took part in the 2nd Carifta Trials of the Guadeloupe Athletics Federation which was held on Saturday 28th February 2015, at the Baie Mahault Stadium Guadeloupe. ...

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Dominica favoured to be visited by yacht enthusiasts

Dominica favoured to be visited by yacht enthusiasts

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 10

Dominica is among a number of Caribbean countries most favoured to be visited by those involved in the yachting sector, a survey done by the OECS Tourism Desk has revealed. The survey was ...

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Students to engage in identifying financial skills

Students to engage in identifying financial skills

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 1

Eight primary schools in Dominica will benefit from a programme geared at helping students to identify their financial skills and the important resources that they would need to develop to be ...

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International photography competition coming to Dominica

International photography competition coming to Dominica

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 0

Organizers of an international photography competition, to be held here from June 1st to October 31st 2015, hopes that the event will put Dominica on the map in terms of photography and art. The ...

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DAT accepts gov’t salary increase but …

DAT accepts gov’t salary increase but …

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 5

The Dominica Teachers Association (DAT) has become the final union on the island to accept government’s salary increase of five percent of the period of 2012 to 2015. However, the DAT has ...

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LIAT prohibits carriage of e-cigarettes in checked luggage

LIAT prohibits carriage of e-cigarettes in checked luggage

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 8

Regional airline LIAT has announced that e-cigarettes are prohibited for carriage in checked luggage on the airline’s services effective immediately. Citing a recommendation from the ...

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Ceremony to mark Dominica’s ascension to CCJ set for Friday

Ceremony to mark Dominica’s ascension to CCJ set for Friday

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 15

The ceremony to mark Dominica’s ascension to the appellate jurisdiction of the Caribbean Court of Justice is set for Friday, March 6, 2015. The ceremony will begin from 10:00 am and will be ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Grabbing a ride

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Grabbing a ride

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 7

Photographer caught these men at the back of a pick up truck either going to work or just grabbing a ride Photo by Rema A Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are ...

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Sexual matters dominate reported child abuse cases

Sexual matters dominate reported child abuse cases

March 4, 2015 | Comments: 11

There was a staggering 135 reported cases of child sexual abuse in Dominica in 2014, Coordinator of the Child Abuse Prevention Unit, Jemma Azille Lewis has revealed. In total there were 175 ...

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AID Bank subsidiary hires new manager

AID Bank subsidiary hires new manager

March 3, 2015 | Comments: 20

Financial Data Services Limited’s (FDSL), a software development company in which the Dominica Agricultural Industrial and Development Bank (DAIDB/AID Bank) has a managing interest, announces ...

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