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Twenty to be recognized for contribution to national development

Twenty to be recognized for contribution to national development

October 31, 2014 | Comments: 5

Twenty Dominicans are to be recognized for the contributions to national development during the annual National Parade of Uniformed Troupes on Monday, November 3, 2014. As Dominica observes its ...

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Background to Joune Kwéyòl

Background to Joune Kwéyòl

October 31, 2014 | Comments: 2

October 28, 2014 marks the 31st Anniversary of International Creole Day. This has special significance for Dominica and the rest of the creole community of nations. Dominica in particular was ...

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The Creole movement in Dominica

The Creole movement in Dominica

October 31, 2014 | Comments: 5

Efforts to develop and promote the Kwéyòl (Creole) language and culture and in effect, a Dominican national identity, date back to the 1950s and 1960s with the late Premier Edward Oliver ...

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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: Reward for identification of thief or recovery of stolen items

ANNOUNCEMENT: Reward for identification of thief or recovery of stolen items

October 29, 2014 | Comments: 0

A reward of $2000 will be given to anybody who can lead to the identity of the thief or return of the items listed below.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Astaphan & Co list of debtors

ANNOUNCEMENT: Astaphan & Co list of debtors

October 31, 2014 | Comments: 0

J. Astaphan & Co. Ltd would like to remind the following underlisted persons of their indebtness to the Company. You are requested to call our office at 255 2734, 255 2741, or 255 2703 to ...

IN PICTURES: Creole Day 2014

IN PICTURES: Creole Day 2014

October 31, 2014 | Comments: 3

On Friday Dominica celebrated Creole Day and the island came alive with Creole colors. DNO took to the streets and grabbed some shots. Also some of the photos were sent to us via Facebook, ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Creole ladies

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Creole ladies

October 31, 2014 | Comments: 3

Photo depicts the three top contestants in the Madam Wob Dwiyet Pageant held on Thursday night.  From left, Cylma Cuffy (2nd runner up), Gwenneth Lazare (Madam Wob), Seraphine Joseph (1st ...

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Grand Fond wins Madam Wob Dwiyet title

Grand Fond wins Madam Wob Dwiyet title

October 31, 2014 | Comments: 12

Dominica has a new Madam Wob Dwiyet. Gwenneth Lazare of Grand Fond captured that title at a competition held at the Arawak House of Culture on Thursday night where she outshined four other ...

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Jodi sé Jounè Kwéyol

Jodi sé Jounè Kwéyol

October 31, 2014 | Comments: 6

As part of Dominica’s independence celebration today is being observed as Creole Day or Jounè Kwéyol. Jounè Kwéyol is a celebration of Dominica’s language and culture. Dominicans across ...

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Students encouraged to be part of nation building

Students encouraged to be part of nation building

October 30, 2014 | Comments: 10

Hundreds of students from across the island gathered at the Windor Park Sports Stadium earlier on Thursday to take part in the National Youth Rally and education minister, Petter Saint Jean ...

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Linton tells visiting Dominicans UWP will build an international airport

Linton tells visiting Dominicans UWP will build an international airport

October 30, 2014 | Comments: 84

Political Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Team Dominica, Lennox Linton, has told visiting Dominicans that their travel woes in getting to the island will soon be a thing of the past. He ...

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IN PICTURES: National Youth Rally 2014

IN PICTURES: National Youth Rally 2014

October 30, 2014 | Comments: 6

The annual National Youth Rally took place at the Windsor Park Stadium on Thursday morning. School from all over the island participated in parades and special presentations. See some photos ...

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UWP queries CADRES poll

UWP queries CADRES poll

October 30, 2014 | Comments: 89

The United Workers Party (UWP) is disputing the results of a poll released by (Caribbean Development Research Services) CADRES which show that the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) will win the next ...

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Madam Wob Dwiyet pageant on tonight

Madam Wob Dwiyet pageant on tonight

October 30, 2014 | Comments: 4

Five ladies are to vie for the Madam Wob Dwiyet title at a pageant to be held at the Arawak House of Culture on Thursday evening October 30, 2014. They are Cylma Cuffy of Pottersville, Claudette ...

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Senior judge questions traditional higher education for aspiring leaders

Senior judge questions traditional higher education for aspiring leaders

October 30, 2014 | Comments: 47

Senior Judge of the Superior Court of Justice in Canada, Justice Dr. Irving Andre is of the opinion that a traditional higher level of education is not necessary for those aspiring for ...

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Yet another Dominican graduates with distinction from UWI

Yet another Dominican graduates with distinction from UWI

October 30, 2014 | Comments: 24

The tally of Dominicans who recently excelled at the University of the West Indies has increased. Dominica News Online (DNO) reported on Tuesday that five Dominicans graduated with First Class ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Fresh ‘fig’

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Fresh ‘fig’

October 30, 2014 | Comments: 7

Photo speaks for itself Photo by Anonymous Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer credit and caption to ...

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US-based Dominican civic groups to make donations to local clinics

US-based Dominican civic groups to make donations to local clinics

October 30, 2014 | Comments: 6

Nearly a dozen health facilities in Dominica are to receive support from Dominican civic groups based in the US state of New Jersey. The groups have raised over EC$20,000 from the recent ...

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LIAT to be “smaller airline” in 2015

LIAT to be “smaller airline” in 2015

October 30, 2014 | Comments: 31

Regional airline, LIAT, said it will be a smaller airline in 2015 operating a fleet of nine aircraft as opposed to 11 in 2014. The statement by the cash-strapped airline was made in response to ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

October 29, 2014 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 29 October 2014 providing the latest trading information and financial tips for the investor. There were no trades on ...

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Boat operators graduate at Boat Captain and Seafarer ceremony

Boat operators graduate at Boat Captain and Seafarer ceremony

October 29, 2014 | Comments: 1

Over 20 boat operators, who participated in an OnDeck training Programme, received certificates at a Boat Captains and Seafarer graduation ceremony held at the Anchorage Hotel in Castle Comfort ...

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CADRES poll predicts DLP general election win

CADRES poll predicts DLP general election win

October 29, 2014 | Comments: 141

A Caribbean Development Research Services (CADRES) poll has predicted a win for the ruling Dominica Labour Party and a projected political swing of -2 percent away from the Dominica Labour Party ...

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Gov’t pledges support for diaspora investments

Gov’t pledges support for diaspora investments

October 29, 2014 | Comments: 13

Minister for Trade, Industry and Diaspora Affairs Dr. Colin Mc Intyre has told those in attendance at a Diaspora Forum on Wednesday that government will support all investment efforts of the ...

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Religious leader calls on God to preserve Dominica from ‘angry leaders’

Religious leader calls on God to preserve Dominica from ‘angry leaders’

October 29, 2014 | Comments: 141

Monsignor Eustace Thomas has called on God to preserve Dominica from what he called “false and angry leaders” who he said have become enemies of Dominica. He made the call while ...

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