WEATHER UPDATE: Strong tropical wave to affect Dominica tonight

WEATHER UPDATE: Strong tropical wave to affect Dominica tonight

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) says it continues to monitor the progress of a strong tropical wave with its axis located just east of the Lesser Antilles. Information from the ...

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Live coverage of 2016-2017 budget continues

Live coverage of 2016-2017 budget continues

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

Debate on the 2016-2017 budget entered its 3rd day today and live coverage of the proceedings continues.

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Over 20 graduate from summer music program

Over 20 graduate from summer music program

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

Over 20 students have completed the third annual Comfort Zone Functional Summer Music Program. The closing ceremony, held at the Calypso House, in Bath Estate, on Friday, was punctuated by ...

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DOMLEC Power Interruption

DOMLEC Power Interruption

July 18, 2016 | Comments: 0

DOMLEC wishes to inform its customers in Casso, Morne Prosper, and Copthall that their electricity supply will be interrupted on Wednesday 20th July, 2016 ...

DAIC Announcement

DAIC Announcement

July 15, 2016 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC) would like to inform its members that it will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) under the theme

Dominica Football Association AGM

Dominica Football Association AGM

July 13, 2016 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Football association will hold it’s annual general meeting this Saturday July 16th, at the football house in Bath Estate from 10am. Among items on ...

Dominica Football Association Announcement

Dominica Football Association Announcement

July 13, 2016 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Football Association (DFA) kindly reminds all clubs wishing to participate in its 2016-2017 football season are asked to complete and submit Friday, ...

KEEPING SAFE: Tips from Crime Stoppers Dominica

KEEPING SAFE: Tips from Crime Stoppers Dominica

April 11, 2016 | Comments: 0

In addition to enabling crime reporting through a safe means, Crime Stoppers Dominica also provides the public with the information and tools to guard themselves ...

DOMLEC Power Interruption

DOMLEC Power Interruption

July 24, 2016 | Comments: 0

DOMLEC wishes to inform its customers in Central and Upper LaPlaine, Laronde, Boetica and Delices that their electricity supply will be interrupted on Wednesday ...

Marcel Djamala Fontaine Scholarship Award 2016

Marcel Djamala Fontaine Scholarship Award 2016

July 23, 2016 | Comments: 1

Students planning to commence studies at the Dominica State College this academic year are invited to apply for the Marcel Djamala Fontaine Scholarship. Applications ...

Organizers get set to host second Bouyon Monarch Competition

Organizers get set to host second Bouyon Monarch Competition

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

Organizers are getting ready to host the second Bouyon Monarch Competition (BMC) in Dominica, set to take place on February 18th, 2017. The first ever BMC was staged at the forecourt of the ...

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Cruise policy underway Tonge says

Cruise policy underway Tonge says

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

Plans for a new cruise policy for Dominica are underway, Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge has announced. In his Parliament presentation on the 2016/2017 budget debate, on Thursday, Tonge stated ...

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Venezuela food shortages leave zoo animals hungry

Venezuela food shortages leave zoo animals hungry

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 1

Some 50 animals have starved to death in the last six months at one of Venezuela’s main zoos, according to a union leader, due to chronic food shortages that have plagued the ...

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Linton calls for electoral reform, justice, jobs

Linton calls for electoral reform, justice, jobs

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 5

Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, has called for a number of things which he said will improve the lives of people living in Dominica. The party held an event dubbed ...

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NSG ‘pleased’ with progress on West Bridge Project

NSG ‘pleased’ with progress on West Bridge Project

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 4

NSG Management and Technical Services, Ltd. (NSG), would like to update the general public in Dominica on the work for the New West Bridge and Retaining Wall Project which is currently ongoing. ...

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Gov’t to launch enhanced emergency system

Gov’t to launch enhanced emergency system

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

Government will soon launch an enhanced emergency system that will have an impact on the way emergencies are responded too in Dominica. This was revealed by Minister for Information, Science, ...

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COMMENTARY: Cadence-Lypso from an industry pespective

COMMENTARY: Cadence-Lypso from an industry pespective

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 9

There are many fallacies and misconceptions surrounding Cadence-Lypso as a musical genre as well as the place it occupies in the global musical industry. While Cadence-Lypso is perceived and ...

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Hillary Clinton makes history accepting Democratic nomination

Hillary Clinton makes history accepting Democratic nomination

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 1

Hillary Clinton has accepted the Democratic party’s presidential nomination Thursday night in Philadelphia, making history as the first woman to be chosen to run for the highest office in ...

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Permits for taxi operators at ports and airports in Dominica

Permits for taxi operators at ports and airports in Dominica

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 3

Dear Editor, This letter addresses the ongoing concerns in reference to Mr. Bardoille’s public statement, re-Dominica News Online, release date July 5th, 2016. Mr. Bardoille, CEO of the ...

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MDC athlete, Chelsey Linton, places second in track and field championship in US

MDC athlete, Chelsey Linton, places second in track and field championship in US

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 4

Marigot – Chelsey Linton who was awarded a sports scholarship in 2014 by the Marigot Development Committee (MDC), has placed 2nd in the Women Heptathlon at the NJCAA Division I ...

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Dominica captures S.T.E.M. video prize

Dominica captures S.T.E.M. video prize

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 4

ROSEAU, Dominica, July 12th, 2016 – When regional insurance company Sagicor Life Inc called on young people to demonstrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) in Action ...

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Golden Drum Awardees 2016 announced

Golden Drum Awardees 2016 announced

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 2

The National Cultural Council and the Division of Culture are pleased to announce the recipients of the Golden Drum Award and Special Recognition Award for 2016. Five persons are to receive the ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Countryside cookout

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Countryside cookout

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 1

Photographer captured this scene of a cook out in the countryside Photo by HR Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer credit and ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Jolly’s Pharmacy and Top Glove Boxing Club hold boxing extravanganza

BUSINESS BYTE: Jolly’s Pharmacy and Top Glove Boxing Club hold boxing extravanganza

July 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

“The Top Glove Boxing Club, in collaboration with Jollys Pharmacy, will host the Top Glove Boxing Extravaganza Part One on Saturday 30th July 2016. Local Dominican boxers will go up against ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

July 28, 2016 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 28 July 2016 providing the latest trading information and financial tip for the investor. On the Eastern Caribbean ...

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Calypso Association to host memorial for late ‘Boople’

Calypso Association to host memorial for late ‘Boople’

July 28, 2016 | Comments: 8

As a tribute to the late Calypsonian, Michael “Boople” Lafleur, the Dominica Calypso Association will host a memorial event in his honour on Friday, July 29, at the Harlem Plaza. The event is ...

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NBD boss laments lack of willingness to mentor young entrepreneurs

NBD boss laments lack of willingness to mentor young entrepreneurs

July 28, 2016 | Comments: 12

Managing Director of the National Bank of Dominica (NBD), Ellingworth Edwards, has lamented the unwillingness of veterans within the private sector to mentor young entrepreneurs. Speaking at the ...

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Salybia MP criticizes UWP’s “1,000 Patriot March”

Salybia MP criticizes UWP’s “1,000 Patriot March”

July 28, 2016 | Comments: 12

MP for the Salybia constituency, Casius Darroux has criticized and raised a number of questions over a planned “1,000 Patriot March” by the United Workers Party (UWP) slated for later ...

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DHTA, CHTA raises over $85,000 to rehabilitate Coulibistrie Primary School

DHTA, CHTA raises over $85,000 to rehabilitate Coulibistrie Primary School

July 28, 2016 | Comments: 1

Over $85,000 has been raised through a new programme organized by the Dominica Hotel &Tourism Association (DHTA) in collaboration with the Caribbean Hotel &Tourism Association (CHTA) for ...

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