No corruption discussions in China Linton says

No corruption discussions in China Linton says

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 9

  Leader of the Opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton has made it clear that his party held no discussion or dialogue on alleged corruption in Dominica with any Chinese ...

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Juvenile detention facility in Dominica a need says Magistrate

Juvenile detention facility in Dominica a need says Magistrate

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 0

Technical Specialist with the OECS/USAID Juvenile Justice Reform Project, Magistrate Gloria Augustus has said the establishment of a juvenile facility is a great need in Dominica. She was ...

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WCCCU awards annual scholarship

WCCCU awards annual scholarship

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 1

For more than twelve (12) years, the West Coast Cooperative Credit Union (WCCCU) has maintained its dedication to the communities it serves and to the educational development of members through ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT:  West Indies Oil Vacancy Notice

ANNOUNCEMENT: West Indies Oil Vacancy Notice

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 0

The West Indies Oil is hiring: Positions available for Pump Attendants, Shift Supervisors. Interested individuals should apply to....

ANNOUNCEMENT: DOMLEC tips for the hurricane season

ANNOUNCEMENT: DOMLEC tips for the hurricane season

August 18, 2017 | Comments: 0

Hurricane Emergency Plan. At the start of the Hurricane season...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Eye protection for Solar Eclipse

ANNOUNCEMENT: Eye protection for Solar Eclipse

August 18, 2017 | Comments: 0

A solar eclipse occurs when the moon blocks the sun either completely or partially from our view. On Monday, August 21, 2017, there will be a solar eclipse.  In ...

ANNOUNCEMENT:  Invitation for 2017 Madam Wob Dwiyet contestants

ANNOUNCEMENT: Invitation for 2017 Madam Wob Dwiyet contestants

August 17, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Cultural Division is inviting ladies who are 55 years old and over to participate in the 2017 Madam Wob Dwiyet Pageant scheduled for October this year as part of ...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dominica  Youth Business Trust Annual Essay and Poster Competition

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dominica Youth Business Trust Annual Essay and Poster Competition

July 25, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Dominica youth Business Trust (DYBT) is extremely pleased with the participation of Secondary and Primary Schools in its 2nd Annual Essay and Poster Competition.

Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica Notice

Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica Notice

July 17, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (GOCD) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of Natural Disaster ...

Regional network launched to collaborate on Zika and other vector-borne diseases

Regional network launched to collaborate on Zika and other vector-borne diseases

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 0

Havana, Cuba, August, 2017. Mosquito borne diseases continue to impact the Caribbean’s social, economic and health sectors. Recent outbreaks of Zika (2016), and Chikungunya (2014) and the ...

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Six students get Dominica Co-operative Society League scholarships

Six students get Dominica Co-operative Society League scholarships

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Co-operative Society League has presented full and partial scholarships for five years based on merit and need to six students, who are heading to various high schools island-wide, ...

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Vieille Case woman pleaded guilty to firearm offences

Vieille Case woman pleaded guilty to firearm offences

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 0

Ishma Senhouse, of Vieille Case was remanded in custody at the Dominica State Prison after pleading guilty to the offenses of possession of firearm and possession of ammunition without being the ...

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NASA tracking three-mile wide asteroid that will pass earth in September

NASA tracking three-mile wide asteroid that will pass earth in September

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 0

On September 1, an asteroid almost three miles wide will safely fly by Earth. The asteroid is one of the biggest near-Earth objects (NEOs) currently being tracked by NASA, and will be the largest ...

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Dominican tech start-up Caribonix among winners in CTEP Regional Competition

Dominican tech start-up Caribonix among winners in CTEP Regional Competition

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 4

Caribonix, a Dominican Tech start-up, emerged as winner of the validation stage of the Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurs Program (CTEP) Regional Competition Finals. Team Caribonix was one of 40 ...

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Barbers get training in Child Protection

Barbers get training in Child Protection

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 2

About 11 barbers in Dominica were involved in a one-day training in the area of Child Protection and Domestic Violence. The training took place on Monday at the Fort Young and was held in ...

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Police, Prison Officers participate in workshop on Juvenile Justice Reform

Police, Prison Officers participate in workshop on Juvenile Justice Reform

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 1

Police and Prison Officers are participating in a three-day workshop on addressing Juvenile Justice Reform and proposals contained in the Draft OECS Child Justice Bill which is presently ...

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EC banknotes secure assures ECCB

EC banknotes secure assures ECCB

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) wishes to assure the public that the Eastern Caribbean (EC) currency remains stable and that the EC banknotes are protected by the various security ...

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Glanvillia woman missing since August 4

Glanvillia woman missing since August 4

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 11

The police are reporting that a young woman from Glanvillia has been missing since August 4th, 2017. According to the Police PRO, Inspector Pellam Jno Baptiste, Joycelyn Dupuis left her home at ...

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Discover Dominica Authority has new Destination Marketing Manager

Discover Dominica Authority has new Destination Marketing Manager

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 17

Discover Dominica Authority (DDA), is pleased to announce the arrival of Ms. Vicky Emily Chandler to Dominica in the role of Destination Marketing Manager. Ms. Chandler will be responsible for ...

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Police Force receives four new vehicles

Police Force receives four new vehicles

August 22, 2017 | Comments: 15

The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force has received four brand new vehicles compliments the government of Dominica. The vehicles were handed over to the Force on Monday at the Morne Bruce ...

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Jason Holder speaks after West Indies Test loss to England

Jason Holder speaks after West Indies Test loss to England

August 21, 2017 | Comments: 7

Windies captain Jason Holder has been speaking to members of the media after the first day/night Test match against England at Edgbaston which ended on Day 3. The visitors were dismissed for 168 ...

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Scores witness solar eclipse at Roseau Public Library

Scores witness solar eclipse at Roseau Public Library

August 21, 2017 | Comments: 4

Scores of Dominicans of all ages flocked to the Roseau Public Library on Monday afternoon to witness the 2017 solar eclipse. Viewing of the rare celestial event was made possible with free solar ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: “Game of Thrones” fan group to hold season 7 finale viewing party

BUSINESS BYTE: “Game of Thrones” fan group to hold season 7 finale viewing party

August 21, 2017 | Comments: 5

Hear ye! A raven has been sent from The Wall! It bears the message: the night of August 27th shall be long and full of watchers! The Watchers on the Wall, a Dominica-based group of die-hard fans ...

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Gov’t education investments yielding great results says Education Minister

Gov’t education investments yielding great results says Education Minister

August 21, 2017 | Comments: 20

Minister for Education, Petter Saint Jean, has stated that the investments that the government has made into the education system in Dominica are yielding positive results. He said that at the ...

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COMMENTARY: A Cadence-Lypso Day message

COMMENTARY: A Cadence-Lypso Day message

August 21, 2017 | Comments: 8

August 25 is observed in Dominica by some radio stations and Creole music enthusiasts as Cadence-Lypso day. As strange as it may seem, this year I would like to make a special appeal to a very ...

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1,200 reported child abuse cases in Dominica between 2010 and 2016

1,200 reported child abuse cases in Dominica between 2010 and 2016

August 21, 2017 | Comments: 20

Child abuse continues to be a major issue in Dominica and Coordinator of the Child Abuse Prevention Unit, Jemma Azille-Lewis, has said statistics show that over 1,200 children have been abused on ...

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Tears flow freely at funeral of Penville 5

Tears flow freely at funeral of Penville 5

August 21, 2017 | Comments: 7

Mourners came from far and wide across Dominica to sympathize with the family and bid a final farewell to the “Penville 5″ on Saturday, August 19. Brenon Mandella Opher; Cecil Jude Jean ...

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Lack of accountability at village councils poses problems says Catherine Daniel

Lack of accountability at village councils poses problems says Catherine Daniel

August 21, 2017 | Comments: 49

Minister of Social Services, Catherine Daniel, has chastised the village councils for their lack of accountability with funds provided to them by the government, saying it is causing a problem. ...

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