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Caribbean region to benefit from increased humanitarian assistance

Caribbean region to benefit from increased humanitarian assistance

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Caribbean region is poised to benefit from increased humanitarian assistance following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Caribbean ...

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One Year Later – A recap of IOMs program and Dominica´s Shelter Recovery

One Year Later – A recap of IOMs program and Dominica´s Shelter Recovery

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 0

One year ago, on 18 September 2017 Dominica weathered the most brutal storm in its history. With recorded wind speeds of up to 220mph, Hurricane Maria uprooted ...

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UPDATE: Linton & UWP colleagues plead not guilty to court charges as demonstrators protest outside

UPDATE: Linton & UWP colleagues plead not guilty to court charges as demonstrators protest outside

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 9

Demonstrators gathered at the High Court in Roseau on Wednesday to protest an appearance in court by Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, MP for Roseau South, Joshua ...

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“Thick Shabine” song takes entertainment scene by storm

“Thick Shabine” song takes entertainment scene by storm

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 6

It’s either you like it or hate it, but a new Bouyon song has been taking the entertainment scene in Dominica by storm. The song is called Drowning, but is ...

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Finding the will and wherewithal – reflections one year after Hurricane Maria

Finding the will and wherewithal – reflections one year after Hurricane Maria

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 0

This past week the world has been gripped by the images and reports of two dangerous storms happening at the same time, on two different sides of the planet – ...

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Court facilities not operating normally since Maria worries top regional judge

Court facilities not operating normally since Maria worries top regional judge

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 5

Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Her Ladyship Dame Janice Pereira has raised concerns that one year after Hurricane Maria court facilities in ...

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Yemi Alade, Beenie Man, Ja Rule and Ashanti – St Lucia Roots and Soul Festival Days 2 & 3

Yemi Alade, Beenie Man, Ja Rule and Ashanti – St Lucia Roots and Soul Festival Days 2 & 3

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 0

Yemi Alade and Beenie Man Erupt with Energy – Day 2 National Landmark ‘Pigeon Island’ was the setting to what would be an explosion of dynamic sounds. ...

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Dominica: One year post Hurricane Maria

Dominica: One year post Hurricane Maria

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 6

One year after Hurricane Maria devastated Dominica, the island nation is rebounding. “A growing share of affected residents can say their lives are back on track ...

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PM Skerrit to address Dominica Rising Benefit Gala in Toronto

PM Skerrit to address Dominica Rising Benefit Gala in Toronto

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 12

Toronto, Ontario – On Saturday, October 13, 2018, The Commonwealth of Dominica, Ontario community will celebrate Dominica’s 40th year of Independence, ...

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CCM to protest against amendments to election laws outside Parliament

CCM to protest against amendments to election laws outside Parliament

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 24

The Concern Citizens Movement (CCM) is planning to stage protest actions outside of Parliament on Thursday [September 20] to encourage Dominicans to stand up for ...

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Digicel partners with DFC to host WCMF 2018

Digicel partners with DFC to host WCMF 2018

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 2

Digicel has partnered with the Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) to host the 20th Edition of the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF), with a contribution valued at ...

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Nanthan resigns as President of the DCA

Nanthan resigns as President of the DCA

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 7

Emmanuel Nanthan, the man who has been at the helm of the Dominica Cricket Association (DCA) for the past decade, has tendered his resignation effective immediately. ...

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Linton withdraws “totally reorganized” Motion of No Confidence in Skerrit

Linton withdraws “totally reorganized” Motion of No Confidence in Skerrit

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 36

Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, said he has withdrawn a Motion of No Confidence in Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit because the one that is presently standing in ...

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UWP President says work of gov’t after Maria must be recognized

UWP President says work of gov’t after Maria must be recognized

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 24

President of the United Workers Party (UWP) Isaac Baptiste has said although Dominica faces many challenges after Maria and despite differences, one must recognize ...

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The Kalinago Uprising of 1930: A brief background

The Kalinago Uprising of 1930: A brief background

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 9

EDITOR’S NOTE: Remembering this day in our past, 19 September 1930, the date of the Kalinago Uprising also known as “The Carib War.” This article ...

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Ministry of Environment to embark on derelict vehicle removal in Roseau

Ministry of Environment to embark on derelict vehicle removal in Roseau

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 12

The Ministry of Environment, Climate Resilience and Urban Renewal is advising the public that it will embark on a drive to remove derelict vehicles within Roseau ...

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COMMENTARY: Dominica’s fluid gold still unexploited

COMMENTARY: Dominica’s fluid gold still unexploited

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 4

Fans of bottled water pay more than a 4 thousand percent markup to buy a product that’s available practically for free nearly everywhere with the exception of ...

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DBF says private sector made ‘commendable recovery’ after Maria

DBF says private sector made ‘commendable recovery’ after Maria

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 1

For many, it was unthinkable that Dominica would revive and the private sector would survive; however, one year later, we have seen great and commendable recovery by ...

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PWA calls for urgent action on insurance for police officers

PWA calls for urgent action on insurance for police officers

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 3

Chairman of the Police Welfare Association (PWA) Jefferson Drigo say they are feed up and need swift action and amendments to the Police Medical Insurance Act. ...

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Baby reportedly dies in Kingshill fire

Baby reportedly dies in Kingshill fire

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 11

A toddler reportedly died in a fire which occurred in Kingshill on Wednesday morning. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. There has been no official ...

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UPDATE: Motorists are advised to take caution at Macoucherie bridge

UPDATE: Motorists are advised to take caution at Macoucherie bridge

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 26

Heavy rain, which has been falling from Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, has once again affected the bypass in the Macoucherie River on the west coast. ...

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