Boys in Dominica need mentors Catherine Daniel says

Boys in Dominica need mentors Catherine Daniel says

June 27, 2017 | Comments: 11

With girls continuing to outperform boys in the Grade Six National Assessment Exams, acting education minister, Catherine Daniel, has made an appeal for mentors to come forward to assist boys on ...

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DGS gets donation of water tanks

DGS gets donation of water tanks

June 27, 2017 | Comments: 1

Five 1,000-gallon water tanks have been donated to the Dominica Grammar School (DGS) on Tuesday. The donation was made by the Rotary Club of Dominica, Rotary Club of Portsmouth and the Dominica ...

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Dominica hosts workshop on adolescent behavior and juvenile justice reform

Dominica hosts workshop on adolescent behavior and juvenile justice reform

June 27, 2017 | Comments: 0

A three-day training workshop in adolescent behavior and juvenile justice reform commenced on Monday at the Prevost Cinemall. The workshop targeted individuals within the social services sector ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Register for Summer School Arts Programme 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: Register for Summer School Arts Programme 2017

June 26, 2017 | Comments: 1

CULTURAL DIVISION SUMMER SCHOOL SUMMER ARTS PROGRAMME 2017 The Division of Culture announces its Summer Arts programme for children and adults as follows: ...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange job vacancy

ANNOUNCEMENT: Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange job vacancy

June 25, 2017 | Comments: 0

The primary responsibility of the position of Manager – Administration Division is the general supervision and direction of the Division’s staff to ensure the ...

Canada imposes visa restrictions on Antigua due to CBI Program

Canada imposes visa restrictions on Antigua due to CBI Program

June 27, 2017 | Comments: 7

Canada has imposed visa restrictions on citizens from Antigua and Barbuda in a move the Antiguan government said was due to concern over the island’s Citizenship by Investment Program ...

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Eighteen recognized at National Youth Awards

Eighteen recognized at National Youth Awards

June 27, 2017 | Comments: 1

The National Youth Awards, organized by the National Youth Council of Dominica (NYCD), has awarded eighteen outstanding youth and youth organizations for the contribution towards community and ...

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$250,000 for Campbell for small business development

$250,000 for Campbell for small business development

June 27, 2017 | Comments: 12

Parliamentary Representative for the Mahaut constituency, Rayburn Blackmoore, has said a sum of $250,000 dollars will go towards assisting 37 persons with the development of the small businesses ...

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Principle 10 of Rio Declaration to be implemented in Dominica

Principle 10 of Rio Declaration to be implemented in Dominica

June 27, 2017 | Comments: 3

The Commonwealth of Dominica in collaboration with the Regional Environmental Center (REC) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) have conducted a ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

June 26, 2017 | Comments: 1

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 26 June 2017 providing the latest trading information and financial tip for the investor. On the Eastern Caribbean ...

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Police charge ‘Gravity’ for death of Andy Carbon

Police charge ‘Gravity’ for death of Andy Carbon

June 26, 2017 | Comments: 48

The police have charged Patrickson Moses, also known as ‘Gravity,’ of Kingshill for the death of Anderson ‘Andy’ Carbon. Carbon’s body was discovered on the sea ...

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PTV Foundation condemns attack on Andy Carbon

PTV Foundation condemns attack on Andy Carbon

June 26, 2017 | Comments: 11

The ‘Protecting the Vulnerable’ (PTV) Foundation would like to register its concern over attacks on vagrants and vulnerable persons on island in recent times. The latest attack has resulted ...

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Dominican triathlete excels in international sprint triathlon

Dominican triathlete excels in international sprint triathlon

June 26, 2017 | Comments: 10

Cedric McIntyre, son of Conrad McIntyre and Angela Letang – McIntyre makes a clean slate with first place in his age category at the recently held 13th Annual Massy Rainbow Cup International ...

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New ambassador to Cuba wants to strengthen relations

New ambassador to Cuba wants to strengthen relations

June 26, 2017 | Comments: 22

Dominica’s new Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba is seeking to strengthen the relations between the two countries. Former Government Minister Matthew Walter has officially taken up the post as ...

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UPDATE: St. Martin’s Primary student tops Grade Six National Assessment

UPDATE: St. Martin’s Primary student tops Grade Six National Assessment

June 26, 2017 | Comments: 30

Adeola Xaiver of the St. Martin Primary School has topped the Grade Six National Assessment Exams. She was among four students from the school who made it to the top five position in the exams ...

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Dispute between DPP and High Court Judge settled

Dispute between DPP and High Court Judge settled

June 26, 2017 | Comments: 9

A very public dispute between High Court Judge Victoria Charles-Clarke and Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Evelina Baptiste, has been settled. Last Friday, Baptiste apologized to ...

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DPSU outlines issues before final decision on salary negotiations

DPSU outlines issues before final decision on salary negotiations

June 26, 2017 | Comments: 10

The Dominica Public Service Union has written to the Chief Personnel Officer outlining three (3) issues which need to be addressed and resolved before it takes a final decision on salary ...

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Dominican journalist detained and questioned in England

Dominican journalist detained and questioned in England

June 26, 2017 | Comments: 133

In a move that Dominica News Online has learned is not unusual for travelers from the region, Dominican journalist, Carlisle Jno Baptiste, was detained and questioned on Friday at Gatwick ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Skerrit Must Come

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Skerrit Must Come

June 25, 2017 | Comments: 51

This is the pic that shocked many and delighted others! Did Sam finally see the light? Did he turn? What was he asking for? What did he get? How could he shake the hand of this man after all he’s...

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WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical Wave to continue to affect Dominica during next 24 hours

WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical Wave to continue to affect Dominica during next 24 hours

June 25, 2017 | Comments: 2

Residents of Dominica in areas prone to flooding, landslides and falling rocks are advised to exercise caution as moisture and instability associated with a westward moving tropical wave continue ...

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Dominica votes against failed US-backed resolution on Venezuela

Dominica votes against failed US-backed resolution on Venezuela

June 24, 2017 | Comments: 36

Dominica was among three CARICOM countries that voted against a failed US-backed resolution on Venezuela at this week’s Organization of American States (OAS) general assembly in Mexico. The ...

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News In Review Podcast June 19-23

News In Review Podcast June 19-23

June 24, 2017 | Comments: 0

One man in police custody in relation to the death of Andy Carbon, Commonwealth Observer Mission concludes that 2014 election in Dominica was “not necessarily fair”, Government ...

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UPDATE: Fatal accident under Canefield cliff

UPDATE: Fatal accident under Canefield cliff

June 23, 2017 | Comments: 117

Two men who died in an accident under the Canefield Cliff on Friday night, have been identified as 39 year-old Marcus Dupuis and Kareem Labad who was 21. The accident occurred at about 8.45 pm ...

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Police concerned over spike in homicides; solicit public assistance

Police concerned over spike in homicides; solicit public assistance

June 23, 2017 | Comments: 42

With 12 homicides reported in Dominica in 2017, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department,  Superintendent of Police Davidson Valerie is expressing concern saying the figure is a little bit ...

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