The “King of Konte”, Lawrence Brumant, passes

The “King of Konte”, Lawrence Brumant, passes

September 24, 2016 | Comments: 0

Lawrence Brumant, one of Dominica’s cultural icons, and the man whose name became synonymous with konte, (story telling in creole), has died. Dominica News Online has learned that Brumant, ...

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The Original Bouyon Pioneers to perform at WCMF 2016

The Original Bouyon Pioneers to perform at WCMF 2016

September 23, 2016 | Comments: 5

Many of the guys who created the last musical genre of the 20th century, the Bouyon music from Dominica are back together as the Original Bouyon Pioneers. The Original Bouyon Pioneers will give ...

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Dominica’s manufacturing sector will survive and thrive – DMA president

Dominica’s manufacturing sector will survive and thrive – DMA president

September 24, 2016 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Manufactures Association (DMA) continues to build awareness in order help Dominicans understand what it means to manufacture their own products in Dominica and also to appreciate it. ...

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Let’s Talk About It – ELDER ABUSE

Let’s Talk About It – ELDER ABUSE

September 13, 2016 | Comments: 6

Abuse Ignores Age CRIME STOPPERS DOMINICA provides a confidential crime reporting service that gives everyone the opportunity to report about any type of crime such ...

DOMLEC Notice

DOMLEC Notice

September 23, 2016 | Comments: 0

Domlec wishes to inform its customers that it’s Commercial Department in Portsmouth and Roseau (which includes bill payment) will be closed from 12:00 noon and ...

NDFD reports over $1 million assets in 2015

NDFD reports over $1 million assets in 2015

September 23, 2016 | Comments: 0

The National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) is reporting an increase in assets of more than $1 million for December 31st 2015. Chairman of the Board of NDFD, Oliver Henderson made the ...

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Dominicans participate in specialized fisheries training course in Australia

Dominicans participate in specialized fisheries training course in Australia

September 23, 2016 | Comments: 0

Two Dominicans are among fifteen fisheries personnel, including senior fisheries officers, fisheries officers, analysts and policy officers, who have traveled to Australia this week to ...

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300 graduate from Adult Education Programme

300 graduate from Adult Education Programme

September 23, 2016 | Comments: 1

Minister for Commerce, Enterprise and Small Business Development, Roselyn Paul has applauded participants who graduated from the National Adult Education Programme. Three hundred participants ...

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DAPD special event at Anchorage for Dione Green prosthesis project

DAPD special event at Anchorage for Dione Green prosthesis project

September 23, 2016 | Comments: 0

Another  Special Event will take place at the Anchorage Hotel on Saturday September 24, 2016 in our quest to raise funds for Dione Green’s Prosthesis Project. The event will feature, ...

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Sexual Offenses Act to be tabled at next sitting of parliament

Sexual Offenses Act to be tabled at next sitting of parliament

September 23, 2016 | Comments: 9

Attorney General, Levi Peter, has said amendments to the Sexual Offenses Act will be tabled and debated at the next sitting of parliament. He said the matter has already been discussed with ...

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UWP vows no general election without electoral reform

UWP vows no general election without electoral reform

September 23, 2016 | Comments: 54

The Opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has taken the position that there will be no general election in Dominica without electoral reform. The party also made it clear that they will be going ...

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Body fished out of sea

Body fished out of sea

September 23, 2016 | Comments: 3

A body was on Friday morning, fished out of the sea near the Mahaut area, DNO has been informed. Information is sketchy but the police have confirmed the incident and said a full report is now ...

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Extasy Band to perform at WCMF 2016

Extasy Band to perform at WCMF 2016

September 23, 2016 | Comments: 5

One of the fast emerging musical groups on the Dominican music scene over the past few years, Extasy Band from the now storm ravaged Petite Savanne community, will make a return appearance at the ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Lovely sunset

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Lovely sunset

September 23, 2016 | Comments: 0

Photographer grabbed this shot in Madrelle Photo by GS Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer credit and caption to ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

September 22, 2016 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 22 September 2016 providing the latest trading information and financial tip for the investor. There were no trades on ...

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Pointe Michel man gives back  to his community

Pointe Michel man gives back to his community

September 22, 2016 | Comments: 18

David Blanchard, a Dominican citizen residing in the United Kingdom, in his endeavor to continue his promise of charitable work to the children in the village of Pointe Michel, will again donate ...

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Police training course undergoes changes to deal with global environment

Police training course undergoes changes to deal with global environment

September 22, 2016 | Comments: 10

Chief Police Instructor, Inspector Paul Laville, has said over the years a number of changes have been made to the syllabus of new recruits in order to deal with the changes in the global ...

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Police officers to receive training as community mediators

Police officers to receive training as community mediators

September 22, 2016 | Comments: 1

Twenty-eight police officers of varying ranks are set to receive training as community mediators under the Canadian Government-funded, Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) ...

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Trade unionist urges Antigua gov’t to emulate Dominica’s labour laws

Trade unionist urges Antigua gov’t to emulate Dominica’s labour laws

September 22, 2016 | Comments: 6

A leading Dominican trade unionist has told the Antigua and Barbuda government that they should emulate the nature island, in terms of legislation for employees. General Secretary of the ...

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WCMF tickets now available on line

WCMF tickets now available on line

September 22, 2016 | Comments: 2

Roseau, Dominica: September 22, 2016 – Tickets for the 19th World Creole Music Festival are available online. This announcement was made by WCMF Project Consultant Val Cuffy today. WCMF tickets ...

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New Zealand invests in Dominica’s exploration of geothermal energy

New Zealand invests in Dominica’s exploration of geothermal energy

September 22, 2016 | Comments: 18

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica and the Government of New Zealand expanded their cooperation in geothermal energy development with the signing of a NZ$ 2.05 million (US$ 1.5 ...

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Dominica ratifies Paris agreement on climate change

Dominica ratifies Paris agreement on climate change

September 22, 2016 | Comments: 10

New York, September 21, 2016 – The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica joined 30 other countries to deposit their instruments of ratification of the Paris Agreement on climate change at ...

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Association of Music Professionals third course comes to successful end

Association of Music Professionals third course comes to successful end

September 22, 2016 | Comments: 6

With funding provided by the Government of Dominica through the Office of the Prime Minister, the Association of Music Professionals (AMP) in association with Dexia and the Dominica State ...

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Thirty nine new officers join police force

Thirty nine new officers join police force

September 22, 2016 | Comments: 25

Thirty-nine new police officers have now joined the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force. They graduated at a ceremony held and the Windsor Park Sports Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. The new ...

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