Communities in better state of readiness for hurricane season – Local Govt Commissioner

Communities in better state of readiness for hurricane season – Local Govt Commissioner

May 30, 2016 | Comments: 0

As the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season approaches which spans from June through November, Local government Commissioner, John Fontaine has said that a number of communities in Dominica are in a ...

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A Bloody Tuesday in Our History: 29th May 1979

A Bloody Tuesday in Our History: 29th May 1979

May 29, 2016 | Comments: 9

Today, May 29th, 2016, is the 37th anniversary of the May 29th Uprising which resulted in the removal from office of the DLP administration of Dominica’s first prime minister, Patrick John. ...

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20 complete AMP course on studio engineering and record production

20 complete AMP course on studio engineering and record production

May 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

AMP’s course on studio engineering and production came to a close on Friday 27th May with the delivery of certificates to the 20 participants by Mr. Merrill Matthew head of the Department of ...

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Dominica (Music Lovers) Government  Band 65th Anniversary Concert

Dominica (Music Lovers) Government Band 65th Anniversary Concert

May 26, 2016 | Comments: 1

The general public is invited to the Dominica (Music Lovers) Government Band 65th Anniversary Grand Concert at the Roseau Cruise Ship Berth on Friday June 3, 2016 ...

Division of Culture Announcement

Division of Culture Announcement

May 26, 2016 | Comments: 0

DOMFESTA action continues with the play “Your Time Is Done Now” at the Arawak House of Culture, Friday May 27 at 8:00pm.

KEEPING SAFE: Tips from Crime Stoppers Dominica

KEEPING SAFE: Tips from Crime Stoppers Dominica

April 11, 2016 | Comments: 0

In addition to enabling crime reporting through a safe means, Crime Stoppers Dominica also provides the public with the information and tools to guard themselves ...

National Table Tennis Competition is on!

National Table Tennis Competition is on!

May 28, 2016 | Comments: 0

The National Table Tennis Competition, organized by the Dominica Table Tennis Association (DTTA) will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at the Goodwill Primary School ...

ECSE Trading Report

ECSE Trading Report

May 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

Eastern Caribbean Securities Market On the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market this week, 300 Bank of Nevis shares traded at $4.25 per share.

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Ministry of Tourism employee charged with forgery

Ministry of Tourism employee charged with forgery

May 29, 2016 | Comments: 0

A female employee of the Ministry of Tourism has been charged with forgery. According to Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Acting Inspector Pellam Jno. Baptiste, it is alleged that ...

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Four days of testimony completed in Asha James murder trial

Four days of testimony completed in Asha James murder trial

May 29, 2016 | Comments: 2

The State continued to present its case to the jury as three more witnesses took the stand on day four of the Asha James murder trial on Friday May 27, 2016. James is charged with the September ...

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ODM issues warning as unstable weather affects Dominica

ODM issues warning as unstable weather affects Dominica

May 28, 2016 | Comments: 11

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) continues to monitor the weather situation and wishes to advise residents to be vigilant and exercise extreme caution in moving around due to the ...

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Choose your photo of the week

Choose your photo of the week

May 28, 2016 | Comments: 1

It’s time once more to choose your favourite photo of the past week (May 23 – 27, 2016). The photos and the poll are published below. Vote for your favourite.

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Flood warning issued for Dominica

Flood warning issued for Dominica

May 28, 2016 | Comments: 41

A Flood Warning has been issued for Dominica by the Met Office as unstable weather continues to affect the island. The warning will remain in effect until 6:00 pm on Saturday. A Flood Warning ...

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Met Office warns of rising waters in rivers

Met Office warns of rising waters in rivers

May 28, 2016 | Comments: 10

The Met Office has warned that heights of rivers are rising and could overflow their banks as unstable weather conditions affect the island. The office further warned that persons living in areas ...

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Stabbing in Mahaut

Stabbing in Mahaut

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 25

A man was stabbed in Mahaut on Friday evening, information reaching DNO has revealed. Reports are that the matter stemmed over a dispute for WiFi. The man who was stabbed has been taken to the ...

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DOMLEC reports increase in electricity sales, drop in profit

DOMLEC reports increase in electricity sales, drop in profit

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 10

General Manager of the island sole electricity provider, Dominica Electricity Services Ltd. (DOMLEC), Bertilia McKenzie, revealed that despite a challenging year, the company experienced a 4.2 ...

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‘21st century solutions’ needed to reduce number of poorest countries, says report

‘21st century solutions’ needed to reduce number of poorest countries, says report

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 22

27 May 2016 – Only a handful of countries are likely to graduate out of the ‘least developed’ category despite a 10-year, internationally-agreed plan to halve the number by 2020. Lack ...

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ECCB Governor expressed concerns over increases in regional bank fees

ECCB Governor expressed concerns over increases in regional bank fees

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 10

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy Antoine, has expressed concern that increased bank fees could result in depositors’ loss of savings and incentive to save. “The ...

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Suriname student believes enough not being done in Agriculture in Dominica

Suriname student believes enough not being done in Agriculture in Dominica

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 69

A university student from Suriname, who is presently in Dominica to study the implementation of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME), believes enough is not being done in the ...

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Local fisheries sector gets $1.5-million from Japan

Local fisheries sector gets $1.5-million from Japan

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 6

The Government of Japan has made a $1.5-million investment in the fisheries sector of Dominica. The project involves the replacement of refrigeration equipment at the fisheries complexes in ...

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COMMENTARY: The political contamination and commercialization of Local Governments

COMMENTARY: The political contamination and commercialization of Local Governments

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 29

Local Government was introduced to Dominica as part of a system of political decentralization by the British to administer the island. These comprise of three (3) municipal (urban) councils, the ...

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CIMH to announce Hurricane Season forecasts next week in Dominica

CIMH to announce Hurricane Season forecasts next week in Dominica

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 1

Caribbean meteorologists and international climate researchers will meet here next week to officially announce the forecasts for the Caribbean’s wet / hurricane season and discuss their ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Balancing act

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Balancing act

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 7

This goat was seen in this balancing act probably to grab a snack Photo by Tom Krajewski Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, ...

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Four Dominican women recognized in Canada

Four Dominican women recognized in Canada

May 27, 2016 | Comments: 23

Dominica’s Trade and Investment Commissioner, Frances Delsol, has been voted as one of Canada’s top 100 Black Women To Watch in 2016. Frances, a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee ...

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Trump reaches the magic number to clinch Republican nomination

Trump reaches the magic number to clinch Republican nomination

May 26, 2016 | Comments: 36

Donald Trump reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president Thursday, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and set the ...

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Culture Minister speaks of gov’t commitment to Africa Day

Culture Minister speaks of gov’t commitment to Africa Day

May 26, 2016 | Comments: 30

Culture Minister Justina Charles said a subvention provided by the government to the House of Nyahbinghi in light of the African Day Celebrations signifies respect to Rastafarians and commitment ...

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