UPDATE: AID Bank staff stay home; unhappy about salary negotiations

UPDATE: AID Bank staff stay home; unhappy about salary negotiations

July 3, 2015 | Comments: 11

Unionized Staff of the AID Bank in Dominica are now on a “sick out” as they continue to protest the decision of the bank’s Board under the chairmanship of Martin Charles to ...

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Reading competition winner expresses satisfaction

Reading competition winner expresses satisfaction

July 3, 2015 | Comments: 0

Nine-year-old, grade three student of the W.S Stevens Primary School in Marigot, Madannah Auguiste, says it is a good feeling to have secured the winning spot in the month-long DBS Radio, ...

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Gov’t to take care of vagrancy in Roseau Tonge says

Gov’t to take care of vagrancy in Roseau Tonge says

July 3, 2015 | Comments: 0

Government has put a plan in place to address the long standing issue of vagrancy in Roseau, Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge, has said. A day and night care facility will be put in place as part ...

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DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT:  Martin Bellot

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT:  Martin Bellot

July 3, 2015 | Comments: 0

We announce the death of Martin Bellot of Soufriere who died at St. Mary’s Hospital in London on the 23rd of March, 2015. He was 81. He was pre-deceased by his grandson Kiran “Rats” ...

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT:  Martin Bellot

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT:  Martin Bellot

July 3, 2015 | Comments: 0

We announce the death of Martin Bellot of Soufriere who died at St. Mary’s Hospital in London on the 23rd of March, 2015. He was 81. He was pre-deceased by his grandson Kiran “Rats” ...

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Dominica competes in Martinique Boxing tournament

Dominica competes in Martinique Boxing tournament

July 3, 2015 | Comments: 6

A group of young Dominicans is presently in Martinique competing in a Boxing tournament. The Boxing Tournament for Creole Speaking Countries runs from July 2 to July 4 in Lamentin. Boxers from ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Nature at its best

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Nature at its best

July 3, 2015 | Comments: 4

Photographer captured this scene on his way to the Boiling Lake Photo by Henry Cave Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer ...

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Eighty-three participate in UNESCO-funded program in Kalinago Territory

Eighty-three participate in UNESCO-funded program in Kalinago Territory

July 3, 2015 | Comments: 1

Eighty three persons from the Kalinago Territory are currently taking part in a six-week training program dubbed the, “Skilled Development Program.” It is being hosted by an organization ...

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CPL: Barbados Tridents beat St Lucia Zouks; getting closer to CPL final

CPL: Barbados Tridents beat St Lucia Zouks; getting closer to CPL final

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 1

Wednesday, 1st July – Basseterre, St Kitts: The Barbados Tridents further cemented first place in the Hero Caribbean Premier League with a win over the St Lucia Zouks in a top of the table ...

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W.S Stevens Primary School captures Reading Competition title

W.S Stevens Primary School captures Reading Competition title

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 15

Madanah Auguiste, of the W.S. Stevens Primary School in Marigot, has won the top position in the DBS Radio, Courts-sponsored Reading Competition held at the Arawak House of Culture on Thursday. ...

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“The Heng” host given walking papers

“The Heng” host given walking papers

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 157

Host of “The Heng” radio show on Kairi FM has been fired according to information received by Dominica News Online. Sources told DNO that Kamala Jno Baptiste-Aaron was relieved of ...

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Abattoir to encourage job creation

Abattoir to encourage job creation

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 18

The national abattoir is expected to provide more jobs in Dominica once completed by July. The Hon. Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, says it’s up to the population to demand local produce ...

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Portsmouth man faces drug charges

Portsmouth man faces drug charges

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 5

Bernard Benjamin, of Lagon Portsmouth, is presently on remand at the Stock Farm prison following the seizure of 45 kilograms of marijuana in Pointe Michel. According to reports from Police ...

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Gov’t to provide training for teachers

Gov’t to provide training for teachers

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 13

Education Minister, Petter Saint Jean, said government will provide training for teachers in order to develop better student performance  in the classroom. In that regard teachers will be ...

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Geothermal drilling ends in Roseau Valley; project enters new stage

Geothermal drilling ends in Roseau Valley; project enters new stage

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 41

Drilling in the Roseau Valley for the island’s geothermal project has officially come to an end and the project is now entering a new stage. The drill-rig used on the project is now being ...

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Nature Island Food and Drink Festival kicks off

Nature Island Food and Drink Festival kicks off

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 1

The Nature Island Food and Drink Festiva kicked off Wednesday with an event called ‘Kids Farm 2 Table Experience.’ The festival, which is being endorsed by Discover Dominica ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: KIA Motors earns Best ever ranking in 2015

BUSINESS BYTE: KIA Motors earns Best ever ranking in 2015

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 5

J.D. Power Initial Quality Study July 1st, 2015 With more units in operation in the U.S. than ever before, Kia Motors reached another historic milestone on June 17, 2015 when J.D. Power ...

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Thirteen Dominicans awarded Cuban scholarships

Thirteen Dominicans awarded Cuban scholarships

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 17

Thirteen Dominicans will soon leave the island to pursue studies in Cuba. The students were awarded scholarships from the Cuban Government and some will pursue studies at the Latin American ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel’s ‘red hot’ Summer promotion

BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel’s ‘red hot’ Summer promotion

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 0

This summer Digicel will blaze up the heat with red hot deals of up to $15,000 in cash and prizes in its “Red Hot Summer” promotion. This will be one of its most rewarding summer promotions ...

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$220,000 for projects in Paix Bouche Constituency

$220,000 for projects in Paix Bouche Constituency

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 6

Communities in the Paix Bouche Constituency will soon see the commencement of a number of projects thanks to their Hon. Parliamentary Representative, Roslyn Paul. On Friday June 26th, the Hon. ...

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Portsmouth Breakers is 2015 National Volleyball Champs

Portsmouth Breakers is 2015 National Volleyball Champs

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Portsmouth Breakers can no longer be referred to as “up and coming youngsters.” Indeed, the team has come a long way amd matured right before the eyes of the scores in attendance ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Strange pineapples

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Strange pineapples

July 2, 2015 | Comments: 24

Photo depicts a farmer holding two uniquely-shaped pineapples in San Sauveur Photo by Odiel Bonnie Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, ...

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Principals of top performing schools satisfied with G6NA results

Principals of top performing schools satisfied with G6NA results

July 1, 2015 | Comments: 18

Principals of the two schools that received top places in this year’s Grade Six National Assessment have expressed great excitement at the achievement of their students. Two Students from the ...

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