Gov’t releases statement on South China Sea dispute

Gov’t releases statement on South China Sea dispute

June 24, 2016 | Comments: 6

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has said it noted with interest the debate on the South China Sea and is calling on the international judicial or arbitral bodies to fully respect ...

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Local economists give diverse views on Brexit impact on Dominica

Local economists give diverse views on Brexit impact on Dominica

June 24, 2016 | Comments: 5

Two local economists have given diverse views on the vote by Britain’s exit the European Union (EU). Commonly known as Brexit, the British people voted in a referendum 52 – 48 percent on ...

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UPDATE: Reginald Mann gets 16 years for ‘brutal and heinous’ murder of brother in law

UPDATE: Reginald Mann gets 16 years for ‘brutal and heinous’ murder of brother in law

June 24, 2016 | Comments: 11

51-year-old Reginald Mann of Bath Estate, who pleaded guilty to the murder of his brother in law Glenroy Lockhart on December 26, 2013 has been sentenced to 16 years in jail. Justice Errol Thomas ...

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DOMLEC Announcement

DOMLEC Announcement

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 0

Domlec wishes to inform the public that our technicians are now visiting customer’s premises with the aim of verifying meter locations.

Marigot Clinic Announcent

Marigot Clinic Announcent

June 17, 2016 | Comments: 1

The Ministry of Health and the Marigot Health Team informs the residents of Marigot and Concord that as of Monday 20, 2016 the Marigot Health Centre will be located ...

NCCU AGM and Agenda Notice

NCCU AGM and Agenda Notice

June 16, 2016 | Comments: 0

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE 6TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL CO-OPERATIVE CREDIT UNION [NCCU] LIMITED WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2016.

KEEPING SAFE: Tips from Crime Stoppers Dominica

KEEPING SAFE: Tips from Crime Stoppers Dominica

April 11, 2016 | Comments: 0

In addition to enabling crime reporting through a safe means, Crime Stoppers Dominica also provides the public with the information and tools to guard themselves ...

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT: Eugenia Kineline St. Claire

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT: Eugenia Kineline St. Claire

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 0

It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Eugenia Kineline St. Claire, age 74, better known as Dada, Kino, and Queenalyne of Dublanc. She died ...

Frontline tourism personnel gets training in customer service

Frontline tourism personnel gets training in customer service

June 24, 2016 | Comments: 1

A number of frontline tourism personnel have completed a two-day training workshop which formed part of a series of training organized by the Discover Dominica Authority (DDA). DDA embarked on a ...

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EU responds to Brexit

EU responds to Brexit

June 24, 2016 | Comments: 2

President Tusk, President Schulz and Prime Minister Rutte met this morning in Brussels upon the invitation of European Commission President Juncker. They discussed the outcome of the United ...

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WCMF gets $1-million more from gov’t

WCMF gets $1-million more from gov’t

June 24, 2016 | Comments: 9

Minister for Tourism and Urban Renewal, Robert Tonge, has revealed that an additional $1-million has been budgeted for the improvement of the 2016 World Creole Music Festival (WCMF), which will ...

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Dominican receives Queen’s Young Leaders award at Buckingham Palace

Dominican receives Queen’s Young Leaders award at Buckingham Palace

June 24, 2016 | Comments: 4

On Thursday evening The Queen presented awards to the 2016 Queen’s Young Leaders from Dominica in a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace. In the year of Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Another planet view?

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Another planet view?

June 24, 2016 | Comments: 2

No this photo was not taken on another planet or in the desert but at Red Rock in Calibishie Photo by Derek Galon Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to ...

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PM Skerrit describes UK EU departure vote as shocking

PM Skerrit describes UK EU departure vote as shocking

June 24, 2016 | Comments: 72

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said Britain’s vote to exit the European Union (EU) is shocking and it will have an impact on a country like Dominica which depends heavily on foreign ...

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UK votes to leave EU; PM Cameron to step down

UK votes to leave EU; PM Cameron to step down

June 24, 2016 | Comments: 17

Prime Minister, David Cameron, is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union, the BBC has reported. Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, he said “fresh ...

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Crime Stoppers Dominica awards school jingle competition winners

Crime Stoppers Dominica awards school jingle competition winners

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 0

Twelve students from various secondary schools in Dominica, who participated in a school jingle competition organized by Crime Stoppers Dominica, have been awarded. They are: Verlisa Bedneau, ...

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PM Skerrit calls for dutiful service regardless of political views

PM Skerrit calls for dutiful service regardless of political views

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 44

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has called for public officers to operate respectfully and dutifully, in spite of their political persuasion. Speaking at the launching of Public Service Day ...

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Voices of discontent surface over non-inclusion of local Calypso in WCMF line-up

Voices of discontent surface over non-inclusion of local Calypso in WCMF line-up

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 33

On the heels of the announcement of the line-up for World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) 2016, there are voices of discontent that local calypsonians were not included to perform. The line-up was ...

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State loses major court case against police officer

State loses major court case against police officer

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 29

The State has lost a major court matter against a senior police officer who was charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent to Curvin Colaire. On Thursday, June 23, 2016, Magistrate ...

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22 St Lucia students return home from Venezuela

22 St Lucia students return home from Venezuela

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 12

In light of the economic situation in Venezuela the St Lucian government, through the Ministry of Education, has decided to return 22 medical students home. Permanent Secretary, Esther Brathwaite ...

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Call made for retaining Creole characteristics of WCMF

Call made for retaining Creole characteristics of WCMF

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 17

As the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) nears, after a one-year absence, Chief Cultural Officer, Jacinta David, has emphasized the importance of retaining the essential Creole elements of the ...

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DNO POLL: What do you think of WCMF 2016 line-up?

DNO POLL: What do you think of WCMF 2016 line-up?

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 0

On Wednesday evening the line-up for the 2016 edition of the World Creole Music Festival was announced. The line-up consists of a mix of Zouk, Compa, Soca, Bouyon, Afro Beat, Calypso Reggae and ...

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National U-19 Cricket Team off to SVG

National U-19 Cricket Team off to SVG

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 1

Roseau, Dominica (June 22, 2016): The team for the WINLOTT Inc. Windward Islands U-19 Tournament scheduled from June 27th to July 3rd in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) has been selected. ...

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Call for Agro-tourism Assocation in Dominica

Call for Agro-tourism Assocation in Dominica

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 7

With all these unpredictable occurrences with climate change and pest and disease infestation, it can’t be to the disadvantage of anyone that we create an agro-tourism association in ...

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Ex-U.N. General Assembly president in U.S. bribery case dies: lawyer

Ex-U.N. General Assembly president in U.S. bribery case dies: lawyer

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 13

John Ashe, a former United Nations General Assembly president accused by U.S. prosecutors of taking $1.3 million in bribes from Chinese businessmen, has died at age 61, his lawyer said on ...

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Obesity in children a concern

Obesity in children a concern

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 15

The Dominica Diabetes Association (DOMDA) is raising deep concerns as it relates to an increase in obesity among children and young people on the island. President of DOMDA, Marvlyn Birmingham ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Kalinago Territory coast view

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Kalinago Territory coast view

June 23, 2016 | Comments: 1

Photographer captured this scene in the Kalinago Territory on the eastern part of the island Photo by Timothy Jones Click on image for larger view Photographers – novice, amateur or ...

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