UPDATE: Windward Island cricketer arrested at airport for ammunition

UPDATE: Windward Island cricketer arrested at airport for ammunition

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 13

Windward Island cricketer Andre Fletcher was arrested at the Douglas Charles Airport on Thursday afternoon. Sources told DNO that 50 rounds of ammunition were found in his possession. DNO ...

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Cultural Division Announcements

Cultural Division Announcements

May 29, 2015 | Comments: 0

Miss Wob Dwiyet 2015 Young women between the ages of 18 and 25 who wish to participate in the 2015 Miss National Wob Dwiyet Pageant are asked to register with the Cultural Division at the Old ...

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Parliament debates new banking bill

Parliament debates new banking bill

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 1

A Bill for an Act to provide for the regulation of the banking sector has been brought before Parliament for debate and approval. The Bill will also seek for the establishment of a single ...

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Because We Care Art Auction in support of Dominica Cancer Society

Because We Care Art Auction in support of Dominica Cancer Society

May 24, 2015 | Comments: 0

Because We Care Art Auction in support of Dominica Cancer Society is now open on    www.becausewecaredominica.com PLEASE INFORM YOUR FRIENDS, AT HOME AND ABROAD,  FACEBOOK FRIENDS , EMAIL ...

Cultural Division Announcements

Cultural Division Announcements

May 29, 2015 | Comments: 0

Miss Wob Dwiyet 2015 Young women between the ages of 18 and 25 who wish to participate in the 2015 Miss National Wob Dwiyet Pageant are asked to register with the Cultural Division at the Old ...

Call for laws to punish those who hide child sexual crimes

Call for laws to punish those who hide child sexual crimes

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 12

As the discussion on child sexual abuse continues to rage in Dominica, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. David Johnson, is calling for legislative ammendments so that it will be an offense to ...

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NGO Coalition supports convicted child rapist sentence

NGO Coalition supports convicted child rapist sentence

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 5

The Non- Governmental Organizations (NGO)’s Coalition for the Protection of Children and Youth says the recent 35-year sentence for child sexual offender, Fagan Jno Hope of Portsmouth, is a ...

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AG, Blackmoore deem Salisbury protest illegal

AG, Blackmoore deem Salisbury protest illegal

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 31

National Security and Justice Minister, Rayburn Blackmoore and Attorney General, Levi Peter, have both described protest action staged in Salisbury on May 11th as illegal. They made the remarks ...

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Range Developments announces Environmental Assessment Survey and soil test at Cabrits Resort Kempinski Dominica

Range Developments announces Environmental Assessment Survey and soil test at Cabrits Resort Kempinski Dominica

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 15

DOMINICA – Range Developments is delighted to announce that preliminary work is underway on the luxury operator’s first hotel project in Dominica. The Cabrits Resort Kempinski Dominica will ...

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Senator wants more gov’t jobs for PWC

Senator wants more gov’t jobs for PWC

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 7

Opposition Senator Felix Thomas is advocating for more jobs from government for the financially-strapped Public Works Corporation (PWC). Thomas made the remarks during debate on the ...

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Husband of former Miss Dominica charged with murder in US

Husband of former Miss Dominica charged with murder in US

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 34

The husband of Miss Dominica 2012 Nadira Lando, Morrad Ghonim, has been formally charged with murder in the US. The charge stems from the killing of his first wife over 20 years ago. The ...

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UPDATE: Visa-free entry for Dominicans to European states

UPDATE: Visa-free entry for Dominicans to European states

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 65

Beginning today (May 28, 2015) Dominicans will no longer need a visa to travel to several European states. The exemption also applies to nationals from St. Lucia, Grenada, St. Vincent and the ...

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WIPA expresses disappointment in treatment of Chanderpaul by WICB

WIPA expresses disappointment in treatment of Chanderpaul by WICB

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 14

KINGSTON, Jamaica: The President and the Executive of the West Indies Players’ Association would like to express its immense disappointment with the treatment of Shivnarine Chanderpaul, a man ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: A touch of nature

PHOTO OF THE DAY: A touch of nature

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 5

Photographer captured this shot on the way to the Emerald Pool Photo by Thomas Krajewski Click on image for larger view. Photographers – novice,   or professional – in Dominica are asked ...

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Plans for new five star hotel in Portsmouth progressing satisfactorily

Plans for new five star hotel in Portsmouth progressing satisfactorily

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 11

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit has expressed his satisfaction with the progress of preparatory work for the construction of a new five star luxury hotel ...

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Tourism development in Paix Bouche moves ahead

Tourism development in Paix Bouche moves ahead

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 4

Parliamentary Representative for the Paix-Bouche Constituency and Minister for Commerce, Enterprise and Small Business Development Honourable Roslyn Paul is working with villages within her ...

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PM defends ‘Red Clinic’

PM defends ‘Red Clinic’

May 28, 2015 | Comments: 32

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has defended the manner government’s Public Support Program, commonly referred to as the “Red Clinic,” is being run, saying there is ...

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ECCO urges more hotel properties and music users to seek cpyright clearance

ECCO urges more hotel properties and music users to seek cpyright clearance

May 27, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Management of the Eastern Caribbean Collective Organisation for Music Rights want more hotel properties and all music users in Grenada to follow the example of Sandals La Source and seek ...

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Supplementary estimates go before parliament

Supplementary estimates go before parliament

May 27, 2015 | Comments: 16

A free eye care clinic for Dominican students, procurement of office equipment for the Office of the Prime Minister, road projects, the renaming of the island’s major airport, funds for ...

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Printing palms for child abuse awareness

Printing palms for child abuse awareness

May 27, 2015 | Comments: 5

The general public had an opportunity on Wednesday (today) to participate in an activity dubbed “Show Your Hands to End Violence Against Children” and join in the fight against child abuse ...

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House Speaker makes police report because of Facebook ‘threat’

House Speaker makes police report because of Facebook ‘threat’

May 27, 2015 | Comments: 150

An official police report has been made by the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Alix Boyd-Knights, because of what she calls a “threat” based on a post on social media giant Facebook by ...

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Piper wants more Portsmouth ownership of Jazz ‘n Creole

Piper wants more Portsmouth ownership of Jazz ‘n Creole

May 27, 2015 | Comments: 13

While admitting that “things are difficult,” Director of Tourism Colin Piper, is urging property and business owners in the north of the island to take more ownership of the ...

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Nurse calls for healthy lifestyle

Nurse calls for healthy lifestyle

May 27, 2015 | Comments: 6

Manager of Healthy Lifestyle and Corporate Wellness Services, Nurse Priscilla Prevost, is encouraging Dominicans to focus on a healthy lifestyle and healthy eating. Prevost was a participant ...

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Judge slams convicted child rapist

Judge slams convicted child rapist

May 27, 2015 | Comments: 29

High Court Judge Errol Thomas has slammed the behaviour of convicted rapist and murderer Fagan Jno Hope of Portsmouth labeling him a “recidivist” who lacks humanity and conscience. A ...

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