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Timothy responds to criticism over Cuba Ebola summit

Timothy responds to criticism over Cuba Ebola summit

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 55

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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Wildlife Division distances itself from “crab back” incident

Wildlife Division distances itself from “crab back” incident

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 81

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: 2

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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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 ...

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: 26

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: 8

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: 42

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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Resource Center for Wesley

Resource Center for Wesley

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 24

A promise made to Wesley residents was fulfilled on Friday October 17th with the ground breaking ceremony of the Wesley Resource Centre in Mopo, Wesley. The occasion, which Council Chairman, ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Creole display

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Creole display

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 2

Photo depicts a display at NDFD’s Creole in the Streets taking place today, Wednesday October 22 in Roseau. Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to ...

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Dominica gets PAHO commitment in case of Ebola

Dominica gets PAHO commitment in case of Ebola

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 8

Dominica has received a commitment of assistance from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) should the deadly disease Ebola surface on the island. This is according to health minister, ...

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Eleven Dominicans graduate with honors from Monroe College

Eleven Dominicans graduate with honors from Monroe College

October 22, 2014 | Comments: 42

Eleven Dominican students who attended the Monroe College based in St Lucia graduated with honors on October 19. They joined 81 other students from around the Caribbean at a ceremony held at ...

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Humane Society launches spay and neuter campaign

Humane Society launches spay and neuter campaign

October 21, 2014 | Comments: 5

The Humane Society of Dominica has launched its “Spay and Neuter, Start the Culture!” campaign featuring a catchy music video produced by the Humane Youth Group.  The music video aims at ...

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Dr. Donald Peters gives advice to graduating DSC students

Dr. Donald Peters gives advice to graduating DSC students

October 21, 2014 | Comments: 29

In his charge to the 2014 graduating class of the Dominica State College (DSC), its President Dr. Donald Peters, has called on graduates to use their knowledge to change and improve the country. ...

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LIME recognizes cultural group, entertainment icon and outstanding employee

LIME recognizes cultural group, entertainment icon and outstanding employee

October 21, 2014 | Comments: 8

Telecommunications giant, LIME, has recognized a group and an icon in the entertainment industry for their contributions to culture in Dominica. An employee was also recognized for her ...

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OECS Reading Competition winner describes feelings

OECS Reading Competition winner describes feelings

October 21, 2014 | Comments: 14

“I couldn’t believe it, I was speechless.” These were the words that the winner of the Courts OECS Reading competition, Louise Aarons, used to describe her feelings when she learned ...

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Daryl Bobb places third at the second Caribbean Voices Competition in Martinique

Daryl Bobb places third at the second Caribbean Voices Competition in Martinique

October 21, 2014 | Comments: 15

Dominica’s representative at the second annual Caribbean Voices competition in Martinique, Daryl Bobb, has placed third in a field of 11 participants representing 11 Caribbean countries. At ...

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Roseau North contenders in war of words

Roseau North contenders in war of words

October 21, 2014 | Comments: 91

The two contenders hoping to capture the Roseau North Seat in the upcoming general election are now caught up in a war of words as the campaign heats up. The incumbent Dominica Labour ...

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Caribbean countries write to AIBA on Ebola

Caribbean countries write to AIBA on Ebola

October 21, 2014 | Comments: 0

Caribbean countries attending the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Congress have written to the world governing body requesting information on what precautions are being implemented to ...

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JICA funds new cafeteria for Grand Fond Primary School

JICA funds new cafeteria for Grand Fond Primary School

October 21, 2014 | Comments: 7

Roseau, Dominica –October 20, 2014…The Grand Fond Primary School now has a new cafeteria, funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Small Grants Grassroots Project. ...

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