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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: 11

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: 43

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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Vielle Case man dies in Portsmouth accident

Vielle Case man dies in Portsmouth accident

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 1

A construction worker from Vielle Case is dead following an accident in Portsmouth on Thursday afternoon. Reports indicate the accident took place near the Ross University School of Medicine in ...

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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: 0

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 ...

Kishma Belgrave admitted to Dominican Bar

Kishma Belgrave admitted to Dominican Bar

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 0

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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Dominican reportedly commits suicide in Antigua

Dominican reportedly commits suicide in Antigua

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 9

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: 8

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: 7

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: 2

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: 10

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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MOU for Roseau and Portsmouth Enhancement Project to be signed today

MOU for Roseau and Portsmouth Enhancement Project to be signed today

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 15

The MOU of the Roseau and Portsmouth Enhancement Project of the Government of Dominica is to be signed on Thursday, October 23, 2014. The ceremony will feature remarks from the acting Prime ...

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UWP commits to building an international airport

UWP commits to building an international airport

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 13

The United Workers Party (UWP) is firmly committed to the construction of the international airport, and is fully confident of the its ability to deliver on the promise of an International ...

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Educators evaluate Highscope Preschool Curriculum

Educators evaluate Highscope Preschool Curriculum

October 23, 2014 | Comments: 1

A feedback session on the evaluation of the Highscope Preschool Curriculum in Dominica officially got underway on Wednesday. The program is a collaborative effort of the Ministry of Education ...

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Wildlife Division distances itself from “crab back” incident

Wildlife Division distances itself from “crab back” incident

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 110

The Forestry, Wildlife and National Parks Division would like to advise the general public that it was not involved in the reported matter where a prominent Dominican was intercepted whilst ...

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NDFD showcases clients through “Creole in the Streets”

NDFD showcases clients through “Creole in the Streets”

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 6

Executive Director of the National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) Cletus Joseph, says a major trade expo dubbed “Creole in the streets,” is expected to expose some 70 of its small ...

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Timothy responds to criticism over Cuba Ebola summit

Timothy responds to criticism over Cuba Ebola summit

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 74

Health minister, Julius Timothy, has responded to criticism over why he is not leading a delegation to Cuba to discuss the Ebola crisis. According to Timothy, he has work to do in his ...

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Stakeholders discuss strengthening health systems in Caribbean

Stakeholders discuss strengthening health systems in Caribbean

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 0

Health strengthening will be the main focus on Wednesday as some 60 delegates from 12 CARICOM countries take part in the first Caribbean Civil Society Health Systems Strengthening Meeting ...

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Students recieve financial tips

Students recieve financial tips

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 0

About 40 children from various primary schools are now more financially savvy after participating in a financial workshop last weekend at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus ...

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Justice Dr. Irving Andre for UWI Third Annual E.O. Leblanc Memorial Lecture

Justice Dr. Irving Andre for UWI Third Annual E.O. Leblanc Memorial Lecture

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 5

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Dominica, in collaboration with the Cultural Division, will host the Third Annual E.O. Leblanc Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, October 28 2014 ...

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Dominican gets top job in Bitcoin industry

Dominican gets top job in Bitcoin industry

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 34

Dominican, Adella Toulon-Foerster, has been named Vice President of Special Project at CoinOutlet INC, a major US-based company in the emerging Bitcoin industry. She attended the Convent High ...

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LIAT is now a full IATA member

LIAT is now a full IATA member

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 9

LIAT, The Caribbean Airline is now a full member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). IATA is the most prestigious aviation body in the world, with membership of more than 240 ...

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George defends PM Skerrit

George defends PM Skerrit

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 49

Member of parliament for Roseau South, Ambrose George, has come to the defense of prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, who, according to George, is under group attack by the opposition United ...

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Dominica gets assistance for climate resilience

Dominica gets assistance for climate resilience

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 1

Acting Prime Minister Ambrose George says the country’s defence against climate change is expected to be strengthened and the impacts reduced thanks to a US$38-million from the World Bank. The ...

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