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$500,000 pledged for war on pit latrines in Kalinago Territory

$500,000 pledged for war on pit latrines in Kalinago Territory

September 16, 2014 | Comments: 8

The Government of Dominica has pledged a further financial support of $500,000 for the eradication of pit latrines in the Kalinago Territory. The announcement was made by Minister for ...

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Search on for aspiring entrepreneurs

Search on for aspiring entrepreneurs

September 16, 2014 | Comments: 0

The search for 25 of Dominica’s aspiring entrepreneurs has begun as the Waitukubuli Entrepreneurs Lévé (WEL) gets set to host its 5th Annual Retreat. The retreat which will be held at the ...

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Cuban ambassador describes Dominica as “a friend”

Cuban ambassador describes Dominica as “a friend”

September 16, 2014 | Comments: 0

Cuban Ambassador to Dominica, Juana Elena Ramos has described the relationship between Cuba and Dominica as one of “close friendship”. Speaking at a press conference on Monday afternoon, ...

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DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT: Swanston Carbon

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT: Swanston Carbon

September 10, 2014 | Comments: 2

It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Swanston Suriton Carbon of Glanvillia, Portsmouth, residing at Wall House. He was the managing director/ owner of Carbon Refrigeration ...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dominican author from Coulibistrie publishes third book

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dominican author from Coulibistrie publishes third book

September 1, 2014 | Comments: 0

Author Bio. Marlene Louis Blyden was born and raised in Coulibistrie. She attended the Coulibistrie Primary School then the St. Joseph Secondary School, which is currently the Isaiah Thomas ...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Swimming Classes by Dolphin Swimming Academy

ANNOUNCEMENT: Swimming Classes by Dolphin Swimming Academy

September 11, 2014 | Comments: 0

Would you like to improve your swimming skills in a fun, competitive environment? Dolphin Swimming Academy offers both learn to swim classes for beginners, and technique classes for those who ...

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bird in hand

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bird in hand

September 16, 2014 | Comments: 0

This pigeon flew in right into the window of the photographer. It was not hurt and was eventually released Photo by Hamid Fontaine Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: CambioMan launches new service

BUSINESS BYTE: CambioMan launches new service

September 16, 2014 | Comments: 2

The money services department of Archipelago Trading Ltd, CambioMan, has added a new service to its portfolio – Cheque Cashing. The service commenced on Monday 15th September 2014. Cheque ...

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Earthquake shakes several islands

Earthquake shakes several islands

September 15, 2014 | Comments: 6

An earthquake shook several islands in the Lesser Antilles late Monday afternoon. The quake measured 5.0 on the Richter Scale and it occurred about 5:09 pm. Reports indicate it was felt in St. ...

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PAID ADVERTORIAL: ACE Engineering Ltd and Public Procurement Practices: PM Skerrit’s  Allegation

PAID ADVERTORIAL: ACE Engineering Ltd and Public Procurement Practices: PM Skerrit’s Allegation

September 15, 2014 | Comments: 33

We find it regrettable to have to descend to the level of discourse of Prime Minister Skerrit in order to clarify some deliberate misinformation, and an apparent intention to deceive and mislead ...

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Former senator laid to rest

Former senator laid to rest

September 15, 2014 | Comments: 11

Hundreds gathered at the Lady of Fatima church in Newtown last Saturday to bid a final farewell to former senator, Swanston Carbon, who two weeks ago died at the Princess Margaret Hospital ...

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Dominica’s economy in state of collapse – Fontaine

Dominica’s economy in state of collapse – Fontaine

September 15, 2014 | Comments: 72

Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Economic Team and UWP hopeful for the Grand Fond constituency, Dr. Thompson Fontaine, has laid blame squarely at the feet of the ruling Dominica Labour ...

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UPDATE: New DOMLEC boss appointed

UPDATE: New DOMLEC boss appointed

September 15, 2014 | Comments: 42

Dominica’s light and power company, DOMLEC now has a new general manager to replace outgoing boss, Collin Cover. DOMLEC has confirmed that Bertilia Leblanc McKenzie has been appointed to ...

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Athenia Benjamin blasts Lennox Linton in first national speech

Athenia Benjamin blasts Lennox Linton in first national speech

September 15, 2014 | Comments: 67

The Dominica Labour Party (DLP) newest kid on the block, Athenia Benjamin, has joined her colleagues in condemning leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Lennox Linton, describing allegations ...

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Indigenous people name change nowhere close

Indigenous people name change nowhere close

September 15, 2014 | Comments: 10

It appears that the island’s indigenous people may have to wait longer for an official name change from Carib to Kalinago. A monument honoring their ancestors also appears to be nowhere ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bounty of the land

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bounty of the land

September 15, 2014 | Comments: 1

Photo depicts freshly harvested fruits and vegetables all grown organically in Eggleston Photo by GA Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, ...

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UWP says PM commited plagiarism; DLP denies allegations

UWP says PM commited plagiarism; DLP denies allegations

September 15, 2014 | Comments: 118

Days after the ruling Dominica Labour Party (DLP) claimed that leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, plagiarized the work of Allen Chastanet of the St. Lucia UWP and others, ...

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God Hates Divorce (Malachi 2:15)

God Hates Divorce (Malachi 2:15)

September 15, 2014 | Comments: 19

Did you know that God hates divorce?According to Irina Bahcivanji in http://blog.legalbistro.com/author “The dissolution of a marriage is a legal act that may not always coincide with a ...

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Dominica Cricket Academy launched

Dominica Cricket Academy launched

September 15, 2014 | Comments: 11

The Dominica Cricket Association (DCA), in collaboration with the Government of Dominica, will begin a cricket academy for 17 young cricketers around the country on the 1st of October 2014. ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Migraine Headache

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Migraine Headache

September 14, 2014 | Comments: 15

“E toh fehyah! (She too lazy!) Is she alone dat getting headache den?!” You may have heard them casting such remarks. “I get headaches too, but I do what I have to do! I doh understand ...

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Harlem Sports Club launches book

Harlem Sports Club launches book

September 14, 2014 | Comments: 2

The Harlem United Sports & Community Club of Newtown has released a book which features the stories of some members of the club. The Harlem Stories Volume 1 was launched on Thursday ...

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14 for QTS 2014 Final

14 for QTS 2014 Final

September 14, 2014 | Comments: 5

Put together an impressive line up of Dominican talent, some stunning vocal performances and an amazingly appreciative audience and  you have the 2014 Q Talent Search semi final at the Arawak ...

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What’s de Word with Nicki

What’s de Word with Nicki

September 13, 2014 | Comments: 16

Adventure Time I think it’s in a Drake song I heard the line, “On a mission your biggest enemy is idle time.” But sometimes spending time idly makes for the best eye openers, ...

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Salisbury advances to finals of District Sports Festival

Salisbury advances to finals of District Sports Festival

September 13, 2014 | Comments: 3

Salisbury will represent the West at the Final of the Sports Division organized District Sports Festival expected to take place in December 2014. Six villages, namely Layou, Massacre, St. ...

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Veteran UWP politician defends Lennox Linton

Veteran UWP politician defends Lennox Linton

September 12, 2014 | Comments: 102

Member of parliament for Roseau Central, Norris Prevost, has come out in defense of the leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, who is currently embroiled in a controversy ...

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