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PM Skerrit apologizes for Calibishie statement; Austrie not backing down

PM Skerrit apologizes for Calibishie statement; Austrie not backing down

November 23, 2014 | Comments: 197

Leader of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP), prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit, has withdrawn statements made at a rally in Calibishie recently, while his colleague, Reginald Austrie said he is not ...

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Casius Darroux outlines plans for Salybia Constituency

Casius Darroux outlines plans for Salybia Constituency

November 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Labour Party (DLP) has committed $1-million for the development of a three-star hotel in the Kalinago Territory, the party’s candidate for the Salybia Constituency has said. ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Election buoy

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Election buoy

November 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

Photo depicts a dive buoy in Toucarie Bay with a flag of each major political party on the island: the Dominica Labour Party and the United Workers Party. Photo by Captain Mark Denebeim ...

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Grand Crusade at Windsor Park Stadium

Grand Crusade at Windsor Park Stadium

November 6, 2014 | Comments: 2

John David Kirby Ministries Inc. alongside Christian Assembly Ministries-Dominica and Abundant Life and Deliverance Ministries invites you and your assembly to a Grand Crusade under the theme ...

Tracey Johnson is QTS 2014 winner

Tracey Johnson is QTS 2014 winner

November 23, 2014 | Comments: 1

Tracey Johnson of Trafalgar has won the 2014 Q Talent Search competition. Johnson gave a stunning display of vocal talent at the Arawak House of Culture on Saturday night to secure the coveted ...

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Who will stop the complete dismantling of Mr Leblanc”s legacy

Who will stop the complete dismantling of Mr Leblanc”s legacy

November 23, 2014 | Comments: 29

The recent E O. Leblanc independence lecture by Justice Irving Andre in my opinion was one of the most illuminating national lectures I have heard.  However it was the comments and ...

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Fr. Reginald Lafleur dismissed from the priesthood

Fr. Reginald Lafleur dismissed from the priesthood

November 22, 2014 | Comments: 173

A Roman Catholic priest in Dominica has been “defrocked” by Rome almost two years after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced against him. Msgr Reginald LaFleur, who has been a Catholic ...

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Our Education Policy – Creating The Environment To Enable Growth (Part 1)

Our Education Policy – Creating The Environment To Enable Growth (Part 1)

November 22, 2014 | Comments: 20

In Search of Excellence  Our education policy has to be in sync with our economic and social strategy for the development of this country.  It must be geared towards creating a high quality ...

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DCC/DAEC statement on breach of election code

DCC/DAEC statement on breach of election code

November 22, 2014 | Comments: 66

The Dominica Christian Council (DCC) and the Dominica Association of Evangelical Churches (DAEC) are deeply concerned about statements made recently from the political platform and on the radio ...

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All set for QTS Champ of the Champs

All set for QTS Champ of the Champs

November 22, 2014 | Comments: 0

Q95fm Radio is pulling out all the stops for the “Champ of the Champs” final of the 5th Q Talent Search (QTS) competition scheduled to take place tonight. Organizers say that the ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: DJ Shield wins grand prize in Pizza Hut promotion

BUSINESS BYTE: DJ Shield wins grand prize in Pizza Hut promotion

November 21, 2014 | Comments: 0

Archille Elie, better known as DJ Shield is the grand prize winner of Pizza Hut Delivery Win Win Win Promotion. PHD recently ended the Win Win Win promotion which offered customers chances to ...

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KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES: The Wesley Constituency

KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES: The Wesley Constituency

November 21, 2014 | Comments: 10

EDITOR’S NOTE: In the run up to the general election, Dominica News Online will be publishing a brief profile or biography of each candidate from the two political political parties contesting ...

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Carnival 2015 Queen contestants sign contracts

Carnival 2015 Queen contestants sign contracts

November 21, 2014 | Comments: 4

The seven young ladies, who will vie for the title of Miss Dominica 2015, had an opportunity to sign their contracts on Friday. The contestants are Normanna Jno Baptiste, 24 from Tarish Pit, ...

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PM Skerrit commends Matthew Walter on job well done

PM Skerrit commends Matthew Walter on job well done

November 21, 2014 | Comments: 13

Prime Minister of Dominica, the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, has commended outgoing Parliamentary Representative for the Paix Bouche Constituency Honourable Matthew Walter for his sterling ...

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UPDATE: Police Welfare Association rejects gov’t salary increase offer

UPDATE: Police Welfare Association rejects gov’t salary increase offer

November 21, 2014 | Comments: 61

The executive of the Police Welfare Association (PWA) has rejected the government’s latest pay increase proposal for the period 2012 to 2015. The association met with the representatives of ...

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IN PICTURES: TC Sunbeam Preschool hosts Coconut Exhibition

IN PICTURES: TC Sunbeam Preschool hosts Coconut Exhibition

November 21, 2014 | Comments: 3

TC Sunbeam Preschool will today (Friday) have a Coconut Exhibition. The exhibition will display items made from the coconuts by the children and their families. The Exhibition of Family Projects ...

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UWP condemns PM Skerrit’s statement on Monel Williams

UWP condemns PM Skerrit’s statement on Monel Williams

November 21, 2014 | Comments: 390

The women’s arm of the United Workers Party (UWP) says it is condemning statements concerning Monel Williams made by prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, during a Dominica Labour Party (DLP) ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Observing Universal Children’s Day

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Observing Universal Children’s Day

November 21, 2014 | Comments: 3

Photo depicts students of the TC Sunbeam Preschool on a march to observe Universal Children’s Day on Thursday Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to ...

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DDA to hold “strategic planning meetings” on WCMF 2014

DDA to hold “strategic planning meetings” on WCMF 2014

November 21, 2014 | Comments: 11

Discover Dominica Authority will hold a series of strategic planning meetings with key stakeholders on the recently concluded 18th World Creole Music Festival. The meetings will be facilitated ...

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Police call for violence-free political campaign

Police call for violence-free political campaign

November 21, 2014 | Comments: 11

With campaigning for the December 8 general election heating up by the day, police PRO, Assistant Superintendent Claude Weekes, is pleading with the Dominican public to keep it clean and violent ...

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BAM strengthens monitoring and support system

BAM strengthens monitoring and support system

November 21, 2014 | Comments: 1

In an effort to propel the growth areas identified in the Agriculture sector, the Banana Accompanying Measures (BAM) has strengthened its monitoring and support system. Through the system, the ...

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Call for alternative energy in Caribbean

Call for alternative energy in Caribbean

November 21, 2014 | Comments: 3

The Caribbean needs to embrace a transition to 100 per cent adoption of Renewable Energy as if its very life depends on it. This was the general view from a panel discussion on alternative ...

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Sean Douglas decries “culture of secrecy” in public service

Sean Douglas decries “culture of secrecy” in public service

November 21, 2014 | Comments: 46

Former Government press secretary, Sean Douglas, says there is a culture of secrecy in the public service which needs to be addressed with urgency. Douglas was addressing a panel discussion ...

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