Tonge promises Florida to Dominica flights this year

Tonge promises Florida to Dominica flights this year

June 18, 2018 | Comments: 7

Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge, has told stakeholders in the tourism industry that this year there will be direct flights from Miami to Dominica. He spoke at a Discover Dominica Tourism Summit ...

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Met Office reports delay to the start of 2018 Wet-Season

Met Office reports delay to the start of 2018 Wet-Season

June 18, 2018 | Comments: 0

Officially, Dominica’s Wet-Season, which coincides with the Atlantic hurricane season, runs from June to November each year. This year, models indicate a delay in the onset of the wet-season. ...

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Post disaster data collecting workshop begins in Dominica

Post disaster data collecting workshop begins in Dominica

June 18, 2018 | Comments: 0

A national training workshop to strengthen the capacity in data collection Post- Disaster and how it’s being analyzed began in Dominica on Monday. The workshop which runs from the 18th-21st ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: NCCU Ltd. 8th Annual General Meeting

ANNOUNCEMENT: NCCU Ltd. 8th Annual General Meeting

June 14, 2018 | Comments: 0

NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE 8TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL CO-OPERATIVE CREDIT UNION [NCCU] LIMITED WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018 ...

ANNOUNCEMENT: BNTF Request for Expressions of Interest

ANNOUNCEMENT: BNTF Request for Expressions of Interest

May 25, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of financing the Basic Needs Trust ...

Dominican fencers compete in Cuba

Dominican fencers compete in Cuba

June 18, 2018 | Comments: 0

Four fencers from Dominica are presently in Cuba competing in the 2018 Pan American Senior Fencing Championship. Marlon Marie, Cody Morris, Khalil Alishaw and Michael Durand were sent by Dominica ...

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Range Developments denies new allegations of China arrest

Range Developments denies new allegations of China arrest

June 18, 2018 | Comments: 6

Range Developments, which is currently building a hotel in the north of the island, is once again denying allegations that its founder Mohammed Asaria was arrested in China recently as reported ...

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COMMENTARY: Seaborne Airlines: Flight cancelled, bad weather and we are not responsible

COMMENTARY: Seaborne Airlines: Flight cancelled, bad weather and we are not responsible

June 18, 2018 | Comments: 8

Passengers who were scheduled to travel on flight No.BB4583, and I guess those who were coming in on the corresponding flight, on Sunday 17th June, 2018, Fathers’ Day, were in total disbelief ...

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DEAR BELLA: My boyfriend is a cheapskate

DEAR BELLA: My boyfriend is a cheapskate

June 18, 2018 | Comments: 3

EDITOR’S NOTE: After a brief period of absence, our column ‘Dear Bella is back. The column will be published every Monday. Dear Bella, My boyfriend is cheap. I mean stingy. In ...

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“Nenen” celebrates 100 years

“Nenen” celebrates 100 years

June 18, 2018 | Comments: 2

The community of Tete Morne recencelebrates centenarian Felicite Alexander, affectionately known as “Nenen.” Nenen was born into a family of 10 siblings and she is now the only living ...

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Dominica’s female youth volleyball team secures a spot in the 2018 Youth Olympics

Dominica’s female youth volleyball team secures a spot in the 2018 Youth Olympics

June 17, 2018 | Comments: 4

Dominica has reason to celebrate as both the male and female volleyball teams will be representing the country at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Argentina this October. The teams participated in the ...

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Male & Female Youth Teams set to participate in Beach Volleyball Youth Olympic Games Qualifier Tournament

Male & Female Youth Teams set to participate in Beach Volleyball Youth Olympic Games Qualifier Tournament

June 15, 2018 | Comments: 1

Male & Female Youth Teams set to participate in Beach Volleyball Youth Olympic Games Qualifier Tournament In keeping with the decision made earlier this year (as announced at the DAVA AGM) ...

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US government officials try to mend fall out from Trump’s comments after US, North Korea summit

US government officials try to mend fall out from Trump’s comments after US, North Korea summit

June 15, 2018 | Comments: 2

Following the historic summit between the leaders of the USA and North Korea in Singapore on Tuesday, the first meeting between the heads of these two countries in 60 years, US government ...

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Ten-member team to represent Dominica at OECS Cycling Championship

Ten-member team to represent Dominica at OECS Cycling Championship

June 15, 2018 | Comments: 4

A ten-member team of cyclists was chosen to represent Dominica at the OECS Cycling Championship which is expected to take place in Dominica on July 1st, 2018. They are Chester Letang, Levi Baron ...

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Blood drive dubbed a success

Blood drive dubbed a success

June 15, 2018 | Comments: 2

Although constraint by time, Senior Technologist of the Blood Bank at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Laboratory, Richard Anselm has described Thursday’s Blood Drive as a success. He spoke ...

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What is Sargasso Seaweed?

What is Sargasso Seaweed?

June 15, 2018 | Comments: 8

For several years now, I have witnessed an increase in this brown seaweed with its berry-like clusters. Research into this has been impressive as to this “strange brown mass” which seems ...

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Police appeal for assistance in locating Castle Bruce man

Police appeal for assistance in locating Castle Bruce man

June 15, 2018 | Comments: 11

The public is being asked for assistance in locating a 71-year-old man from Castle Bruce. According to the police, Mcdonald Graham was brought to the Princess Margaret Hospital on Sunday, June ...

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EU reaffirms commitment to regional sustainable development

EU reaffirms commitment to regional sustainable development

June 15, 2018 | Comments: 0

The European Union (EU) on Thursday 14 June reaffirmed its financial support for regional sustainable development and noted that it desired as one of the outcomes, a concise Regional Biodiversity ...

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Denver-based Dominican sets eye on Medical Marijuana, hemp industry to revitalize agriculture

Denver-based Dominican sets eye on Medical Marijuana, hemp industry to revitalize agriculture

June 15, 2018 | Comments: 21

Dominican businessman in Denver, Elvis Edwards, has plans to revitalize agriculture in his native country in terms of Medical Marijuana and the hemp industry. The Marijuana Industry is growing ...

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Social regeneration the challenge in Dominica after Maria says PM Skerrit

Social regeneration the challenge in Dominica after Maria says PM Skerrit

June 15, 2018 | Comments: 41

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said that the challenge in Dominica after Hurricane Maria is not one of physical renewal but of social regeneration. He made that statement while addressing ...

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Dominica among Caribbean countries to prepare projects to mobilize ‘green funds’

Dominica among Caribbean countries to prepare projects to mobilize ‘green funds’

June 15, 2018 | Comments: 2

Fourteen countries of the Community of Caribbean States (CARICOM), including Dominica, will design multiple projects to mobilize resources from international sources, which will allow them to ...

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CARICOM Secretary-General attends UN forum on International Peace and Security

CARICOM Secretary-General attends UN forum on International Peace and Security

June 15, 2018 | Comments: 0

On the invitation of United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque attended a High-level Interactive Dialogue with other Heads of ...

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Charles Avenue project to be completed this weekend

Charles Avenue project to be completed this weekend

June 15, 2018 | Comments: 22

  A $3.8-million project at Charles Avenue in Goodwill will be motorable this weekend, Public Works Minister, Dr. Colin McIntyre has said. The minister toured the project on Thursday. ...

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