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UPDATE: Body found in Portsmouth

UPDATE: Body found in Portsmouth

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 8

The body of a female has been found in Portsmouth, according to information reaching Dominica News Online. DNO was reliably informed the told that the body of Marilyn McLawrence was found late ...

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Social programmes safe with UWP – Prevost

Social programmes safe with UWP – Prevost

October 1, 2014 | Comments: 0

All social programmes in Dominica will remain unchanged under a United Workers Party (UWP) government, according to MP for Roseau, Norris Prevost. Addressing a rally to close the observation of ...

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Office hours for US Citizens in Dominica

Office hours for US Citizens in Dominica

October 1, 2014 | Comments: 0

A Consular Officer from the U.S. Embassy in Barbados will visit Roseau, Dominica from Tuesday, October 21st to Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 to provide U.S. Citizens Services and to accept ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: A peaceful scene

PHOTO OF THE DAY: A peaceful scene

October 1, 2014 | Comments: 0

Photo taken from Pastoral Center looking towards Loubiere and Pointe Michel Photo by GS Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer ...

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FIFA official praises DFA

FIFA official praises DFA

October 1, 2014 | Comments: 0

A top FIFA official has given the Glen Etienne-led executive of the Dominica Football Association (DFA) top marks for its managerial skills and development of football on the island. Howard ...

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Health official reacts to first case of Ebola in US

Health official reacts to first case of Ebola in US

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 18

Chief medical officer, Dr. David Johnson, is concerned that the United States has diagnosed its first case of the deadly disease, Ebola. There is a large volume of travelers between the US and ...

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Over $31-million spent on infrastructure from January to June – PM Skerrit

Over $31-million spent on infrastructure from January to June – PM Skerrit

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 18

Over $31-million have been spent on infrastructural development during the period January 1 to June 30, 2014. Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Roosevelt Skerrit made the announcement ...

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Primary school challenge to form part of FIM 2014

Primary school challenge to form part of FIM 2014

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 0

A primary school challenge, targeting grade four students in 13 primary schools, has been added to the list of activities planned for the 12th edition of Financial Information Month (FIM) being ...

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CARICOM secretariat clashes with online publication

CARICOM secretariat clashes with online publication

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 66

A war of words has developed between the Guyana-based CARICOM secretariat and online outlet, Caribbean News Now, following the publication of an article entitled “Dominica confuses and ...

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Ambrose George happy with Giraudel Playing Field Pavilion

Ambrose George happy with Giraudel Playing Field Pavilion

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 10

Parliamentary Representative for the Roseau South Constituency (which included Giraudel) and Minister for Information, Telecommunications and Constituency Empowerment, Ambrose George, is happy ...

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Final day for WCMF ticket special

Final day for WCMF ticket special

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 3

Today (Tuesday) marks the final day for the Creole Music Festival (WCMF) special ticket sale. This special promotion began on September 1 and ends on the 30 with season tickets being sold at ...

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Isidore sues Marpin

Isidore sues Marpin

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 4

Former general Manager of Marpin 2K4 Ltd, Pericson Isidore, has filed a civil lawsuit against the company citing wrongful dismissal and breach of contract. On November 29, 2013 the company, ...

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Dominican UWI alumni honored

Dominican UWI alumni honored

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 7

Alumni of the four Campuses of the University of the West Indies (UWI) gathered at the Fort Young Hotel on Saturday, September 27, 2014 to participate in an evening of socializing and ...

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Nigerians in Dominica celebrate their country’s independence

Nigerians in Dominica celebrate their country’s independence

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 5

Nigerians living in island will come together this week to celebrate their nation’s 54th anniversary of Independence. There are a number of activities planned to celebrate that event ...

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BUSINESS & LIFE: Effective and influential communication

BUSINESS & LIFE: Effective and influential communication

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 0

I thank the Dominica Council on Ageing for recognising and awarding VF Inc for “unwavering support over the years,” and working with the DCOA in the furtherance of its goals. I congratulate ...

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Trade relations between the Caribbean and China strengthened

Trade relations between the Caribbean and China strengthened

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 1

The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) supported a contingent of representatives from four (4) of the Region’s Business Support Organisations (BSOs) to participate in the ...

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IN PICTURES:  Culture time again

IN PICTURES: Culture time again

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 5

On September 28, the Cultural Semi-Finals competition was held at Cabrits National Park stage. A number of cultural activities took place during the event. See photos below. All photos by Dr. ...

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Agriculture Policy Programme underway

Agriculture Policy Programme underway

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 6

An Agriculture Policy Programme (APP), seeking to enhance capabilities of agriculture in eradicating poverty in CARIFORUM countries, got underway in Dominica on Monday The APP is funded under ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Community spirit

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Community spirit

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 1

Photo depicts men taking part in a tug of war competition held in the Kalinago Territory to form part of Kalinago Week Photo by Onan Thomas Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – ...

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Poverty down in Dominica Savarin tells UN

Poverty down in Dominica Savarin tells UN

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 40

President of Dominica, Charles Savarin, has told the United Nation’s General Assembly that poverty is down on the island as efforts are being made by the government to meet the world ...

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Reports of Dominica embarrassing CARICOM untrue – Ambassador Henderson

Reports of Dominica embarrassing CARICOM untrue – Ambassador Henderson

September 30, 2014 | Comments: 62

Dominica’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), His Excellency Vince Henderson, says a news report about a CARICOM foreign ministers meeting in New York last Thursday which attempts to put ...

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Focus on younger generation to improve manufacturing sector – DMA president

Focus on younger generation to improve manufacturing sector – DMA president

September 29, 2014 | Comments: 4

President of the Dominica Manufacturer’s Association (DMA) Jean-Yves Bonaire says several factors must be addressed if the success of the sector is to become a reality; chief among them is ...

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