Dominica captures three medals at LA Special Olympics

Dominica captures three medals at LA Special Olympics

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 3

Dominica has grabbed three medals, so far, at the biggest sports and humanitarian event in the world, the Special Olympics World Summer Games now being held in Los Angeles. Five special ...

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OAS funds US$130,000 ‘Productive Employment’ Project

OAS funds US$130,000 ‘Productive Employment’ Project

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 0

Communities in the north and north east of the country will soon have more opportunities for sustainable employment, a reduction in poverty and an increase in the quality and quantity of ...

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Traditional Kalinago canoe launched in Portsmouth

Traditional Kalinago canoe launched in Portsmouth

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Kubulika 2, a traditional Kalinago kanawa, was launched at a ceremony at the Community Tourism Facility near the Indian River in Portsmouth last week. The Ceremony included addresses, ...

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US Navy Ship information for Belles Residents   

US Navy Ship information for Belles Residents  

July 24, 2015 | Comments: 1

  The Ministry of Health and Environment wishes to inform  residents of the Belles  Community who wish to access health care with the US  Navy Comfort Ship, that they should report to the ...

CATS Vacancies

CATS Vacancies

July 27, 2015 | Comments: 0

Short term consultancy positions with Aqua Terrestrial Solutions

URGENT: US navy ship pre-screening by USNS team

URGENT: US navy ship pre-screening by USNS team

July 25, 2015 | Comments: 3

The Ministry of Health and Environment informs all surgical patients who have been pre-screened by PMH. Consultants or District Medical Doctors for surgery on the US Navy Comfort Ship that they ...

Meeting for new UWI students on Saturday August 1, 2015

Meeting for new UWI students on Saturday August 1, 2015

July 28, 2015 | Comments: 0

All new students of the University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus, Cavehill Campus and Mona Campus are invited to a meeting at 11:00 am on Saturday 1st of August 2015 at the UWI Open ...

Meeting for furniture makers and lumber producers

Meeting for furniture makers and lumber producers

July 29, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Forestry & Wildlife Division in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, is undertaking an assessment of established furniture makers and small lumber producers in ...

Audiology clinic for children

Audiology clinic for children

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Ministry of Health and Environment and the US Navy “Comfort”  Ship and will be holding an Audiology Clinic  for children three years to eighteen years. (This is a clinic for diagnosing ...

DIGICEL PLAY ANNOUNCES INTURUPTION IN ITS SERVICE

DIGICEL PLAY ANNOUNCES INTURUPTION IN ITS SERVICE

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 0

Digicel Play announces an interruption in its service, due to system maintenance on its Legacy Television Service (Original from SAT). Digicel Play would like to apologize for the inconvenience ...

Golden Drum, special awardees 2015 announced

Golden Drum, special awardees 2015 announced

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 1

The National Cultural Council and the Division of Culture announce the recipients of the Golden Drum Award and Special Recognition Award for 2015. The Golden Drum Awardees are: -Jerry Coipel of ...

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USNS Comfort team assists children in summer program

USNS Comfort team assists children in summer program

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 0

A team from the United States Navy’s Hospital Ship, USNS Comfort, is currently assisting children in the area of basic general health which forms part of an ongoing summer program organized ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: View of St. Joseph

PHOTO OF THE DAY: View of St. Joseph

July 31, 2015 | Comments: 0

Photo was taken at Isaiah Thomas Secondary School Photo by Yolanda Jerome Click on image for larger view Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit ...

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Four receive DOMLEC scholarships

Four receive DOMLEC scholarships

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 3

  Dominica Sole Electricity Company, DOMLEC, has awarded four students with scholarships to attend secondary school in the new academic year. This forms part of DOMLEC’s scholarship ...

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Lack of funds impedes Kalinago Cultural Festival

Lack of funds impedes Kalinago Cultural Festival

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 18

For the very first time, Dominica’s indigenous people will host a two-day festival which is expected to showcase various cultural and traditional aspects of the Kalinago People, mixed with ...

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Francis dismisses talks of disunity in UWP

Francis dismisses talks of disunity in UWP

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 24

Member of Parliament for the Roseau South Constituency, Joshua Francis, has dismissed talks of disunity in the United Workers Party after members walked out of parliament while the National ...

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Dominica placed fourth in regional volleyball competition

Dominica placed fourth in regional volleyball competition

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 3

The National U-21 Male Volleyball Team recently returned from St Maarten after placing fourth in the ECVA Junior Championships held there last weekend. Despite only two months of training, the ...

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CNCDs noticeable on US hospital ship

CNCDs noticeable on US hospital ship

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 8

While pointing out that Dominicans are generally healthy people, Captain of the Medical Corps, Commanding Officer of the USNS Comfort Military Treatment Facility, Christine L.G. Sears, said many ...

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National Youth Council of Dominica to hold General Assembly

National Youth Council of Dominica to hold General Assembly

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 4

On Saturday August 15th 2015 the National Youth Council of Dominica (NYCD) will hold a general assembly to be hosted at the Conference Hall of the Public Service Union in Roseau. Delegates from ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: LIME turns up Summer with exciting promotions

BUSINESS BYTE: LIME turns up Summer with exciting promotions

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 0

It was a Friday night outing to remember for the Alfred sisters of Giraudel who would be seen out and about at the Banana Tree Bar & Grill on the weekend. Younger sister, Sybil Alfred emerged ...

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Murder-accused Shane Degallaire granted bail

Murder-accused Shane Degallaire granted bail

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 8

Despite strong resistance from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), murder-accused Shane Degallarie’s lawyer, Zena Moore Dyer, was able to convince Justice Errol Thomas to ...

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Thirteen to pursue studies in China

Thirteen to pursue studies in China

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 6

Thirteen Dominican students were granted scholarships to pursue studies in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The students received their admission notices at a special ceremony held at the ...

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ECLAC predicts economic slowdown in Latin America and Caribbean in 2015

ECLAC predicts economic slowdown in Latin America and Caribbean in 2015

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 8

Launching the Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2015 in Santiago, Chile, the UN Economic Commission for the region, known by the acronym ECLAC, forecasts that South America will ...

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Gov’t partners with stakeholders for tourism development

Gov’t partners with stakeholders for tourism development

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 2

Government is partnering with interested development partners and stakeholders to make Dominica’s tourism product more attractive to visitors. Specifically, at this time, the Roosevelt Skerrit ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Sunrise in Castle Bruce

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Sunrise in Castle Bruce

July 30, 2015 | Comments: 2

Photo was taken on the beach in the eastern community of Castle Bruce Photo by Robert Gall Click on image for larger view Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are ...

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Microsoft gears for turnaround with Windows 10 rollout

Microsoft gears for turnaround with Windows 10 rollout

July 29, 2015 | Comments: 0

Microsoft launched its Windows 10 operating system Wednesday, in its boldest effort yet to reshape the tech giant and move ahead in mobile computing and the “Internet of Things.” The ...

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Bus drivers concerned over new road tax; want fare hike

Bus drivers concerned over new road tax; want fare hike

July 29, 2015 | Comments: 149

Some bus drivers and taxi operators are expressing concerns as it relates to the new Highway Maintenance Levy recently put in place by government. They say if taxes on vehicles are raised, bus ...

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Tourism Minister announces upgrades at Ferry Terminal

Tourism Minister announces upgrades at Ferry Terminal

July 29, 2015 | Comments: 33

In order to allow easier travel for visitors to the island the government of Dominica has put measures in place to improve the Ferry Terminal in Roseau. Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge told ...

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Regional sporting competition gets thumbs up (with photos)

Regional sporting competition gets thumbs up (with photos)

July 29, 2015 | Comments: 2

Sports Coordinator, Trevor Shillingford, has said that the Windward Islands Schools Games (WISG) is responsible for shaping individuals who are contributing to regional development. Shillingford ...

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