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Dominica imposes travel ban regarding Ebola stricken countries

Dominica imposes travel ban regarding Ebola stricken countries

October 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

The Dominica government has joined its OECS sister countries of St. Vincent and St. Lucia in placing restrictions on travel between Dominica and the Ebola stricken West African countries of ...

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George “disturbed” by James’ remarks on airport renaming ceremony

George “disturbed” by James’ remarks on airport renaming ceremony

October 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

Acting Prime Minister, Ambrose George, said he is “very much disturbed” by remarks made by MP for Marigot, Edison James, who said the location for the ceremony for the official renaming ...

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“Give music a chance” – Gordon Henderson to Dominica’s political leaders

“Give music a chance” – Gordon Henderson to Dominica’s political leaders

October 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

OPEN LETTER TO THE HON. ROOSEVELT SKERRIT PRIME MINISTER, LEADER OF THE DLP AND MR. LENNOX LINTON ESQ POLITICAL LEADER OF THE UWP TEAM DOMINICA. Paris 21st October 2014 Gentlemen, This open ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Financial Information Month 2014

ANNOUNCEMENT: Financial Information Month 2014

October 1, 2014 | Comments: 0

All are invited to participate in activities for Financial Information Month 2014 as per the programme of activities posted below.

ANNOUNCEMENT: NBD invites customers to visit

ANNOUNCEMENT: NBD invites customers to visit

October 21, 2014 | Comments: 1

In an effort to provide better service the National Bank of Dominica Ltd invites its customers especially those living abroad and visiting for the Independence Season to visit an NBD Branch to ...

Builders’ association concerned after death of construction worker

Builders’ association concerned after death of construction worker

October 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

The Builders and Contractors Association of Dominica (BCAD) wishes to express its deepest condolences with the family and friends of Mr Hails Honoré of Vieille Case who lost his life as a ...

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DFC happy with WCMF ticket sale

DFC happy with WCMF ticket sale

October 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) is satisfied with sales of tickets for the 18th Annual World Creole Music Festival (WCMF), which kicks off tonight. Chairman of the DFC, Colin Piper ...

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Repeat offender denied bail

Repeat offender denied bail

October 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

A repeat offender from Fond Cole was denied bail after being accused of burglarizing Carlton A Phillip Motors on August 10. Daryl Humphreys was bailed before on two previous occassions on ...

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DFC keeping eye on weather as WCMF kicks off

DFC keeping eye on weather as WCMF kicks off

October 24, 2014 | Comments: 2

As the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) kicks off at the Windsor Park Stadium on Friday, the Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) said it is keeping a watchful eye on the weather. Chairman of ...

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First Kweyol Choral Speech Competition slated for October 28

First Kweyol Choral Speech Competition slated for October 28

October 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

The Konmite pou Etid Kweyol (KEK) and the Cultural Division are hosting the first-ever Kweyol Choral Speech Competition for Secondary Schools on Tuesday October 28, 2014 at the Arawak House of ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Dominican boys head to the Digicel Kick Start Academy in Jamaica

BUSINESS BYTE: Dominican boys head to the Digicel Kick Start Academy in Jamaica

October 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

Friday 24th October 2014 – Roseau, Dominica: Four outstanding young footballers from Dominica leave the island this morning, to attend the Digicel Kick Start Academy in Jamaica. They will ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Celebrating Flag Day

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Celebrating Flag Day

October 24, 2014 | Comments: 9

Photo depicts students of the Bright Beginning Centre in Roseau on the morning of Flag Day on Friday Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, ...

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OECS director says one case of Ebola in the Caribbean can cripple tourism

OECS director says one case of Ebola in the Caribbean can cripple tourism

October 24, 2014 | Comments: 5

As the Ebola virus rages through several countries in Africa, Director of Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Dr. Didacus Jules has said that all OECS members must continue planning ...

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Dominica celebrates Flag Day today

Dominica celebrates Flag Day today

October 24, 2014 | Comments: 7

As part of the upcoming Independence Day celebration, today is being observed as Flag Day or Jounen Dwapo across the island. Flag Day was instituted by the Cultural Division as part of ...

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Grand Bay captures Miss Wob Dwiyet 2014 title

Grand Bay captures Miss Wob Dwiyet 2014 title

October 24, 2014 | Comments: 28

Merlyjah Benjamin of Grand Bay has copped the 2014 Miss Wob Dwiyet title. Benjamin outperformed five other competitors at a pageant held at the Old Mill Cultural Centre on Thursday night. She ...

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UPDATE: Vieille Case man dies in Picard accident

UPDATE: Vieille Case man dies in Picard accident

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 29

A construction worker from Vieille Case is dead following an accident in Picard, Portsmouth on Thursday afternoon. He has been identified as Hails Honore, 52. According to the police, Honore was ...

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Kishma Belgrave admitted to Dominican Bar

Kishma Belgrave admitted to Dominican Bar

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 35

On October 22, Kishma Cawinda Belgrave nee James, of Pichelin, was admitted to the Dominican Bar at the High Court in Roseau. She is a former student of the Pichelin Primary School, the Dominica ...

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MOU signed for upgrading Roseau and Portsmouth; construction to begin next year

MOU signed for upgrading Roseau and Portsmouth; construction to begin next year

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 48

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed on Thursday between the government of Dominica and NSG Management and Technical Services Ltd of Barbados for the upgrading of Roseau and ...

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UPDATE:  Mavado out, Cecile in at WCMF

UPDATE: Mavado out, Cecile in at WCMF

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 66

Just one day before the annual World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) is set to kick off, the Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) has announced that one of the major acts will not be hitting the ...

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Dominican reportedly commits suicide in Antigua

Dominican reportedly commits suicide in Antigua

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 26

A man from Dominica has reportedly committed suicide in Antigua, according to media reports from that island. The man has been identified as Fred Joseph, also known as Clem, from Fond Cole. ...

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LIAT announces amendments to its Winter Schedule

LIAT announces amendments to its Winter Schedule

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 18

LIAT on Thursday announced amendments to its winter schedule as a result of further refinements to its network. Four new services per week between Saint Maarten and Dominica will be added from ...

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Miss Wob Dwiyet 2014 title up for grabs

Miss Wob Dwiyet 2014 title up for grabs

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 11

Six young vibrant ladies from various parts of the island will vie for the title of Miss Wob Dwiyet 2014 tonight (Thursday). The competition which will take place at the held at the Old Mill ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Natural fruit

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Natural fruit

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 5

Photo depicts a passion fruit in Dominica Photo by RS Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer credit and caption to ...

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Bishop of Roseau 2014 Independence Message: Our Culture Our Responsibility

Bishop of Roseau 2014 Independence Message: Our Culture Our Responsibility

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 19

We come to that time of year when we reflect together as a nation on the significance of our self-determination. What a privilege it will be for us if we approach it with the sense of patriotism ...

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