News

German man fined for overstaying

German man fined for overstaying

August 1, 2014 | Comments: 0

A German national is learning the hard way that it is not a good idea to overstay in Dominica. Thomas Steinbach who claimed to have mistaken a two-week stay for two ...

more
Tropical storm warning issued for Dominica

Tropical storm warning issued for Dominica

August 1, 2014 | Comments: 0

A tropical storm warning has been issued for Dominica as Tropical Storm Bertha moves towards the island. The storm formed in the Atlantic late Thursday. Tropical ...

more
Dominica hosts international health regulations mission

Dominica hosts international health regulations mission

July 31, 2014 | Comments: 0

A five-man team today ends a week-long mission to the island in connection with the implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR). The team comprises ...

more
ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

July 31, 2014 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 31 July 2014 providing the latest trading information and financial tips for the investor. ...

more
LIAT travel advisory

LIAT travel advisory

July 31, 2014 | Comments: 4

LIAT wishes to advise that due to the impending passage of a low pressure system, some flights could be disrupted starting late Friday August 1. Passengers ...

more
Clear Harbor re-hires all redundant staff

Clear Harbor re-hires all redundant staff

July 31, 2014 | Comments: 25

Local call center, Clear Harbor, has announced that it has re-hired all available staff made redundant in September, 2013. Additionally the company said it plans to ...

more
Police investigate shooting incident in Hampstead

Police investigate shooting incident in Hampstead

July 31, 2014 | Comments: 3

Police are investigating a shooting incident in Hampstead which left one man injured on July 28. Police PRO, Inspector John Carbon, said Ricky John Hope of ...

more
Dominica to be featured in St. Thomas media

Dominica to be featured in St. Thomas media

July 31, 2014 | Comments: 0

Addie Ottley, the Virgin Island’s premier media personality, will bring his TV and Radio Media House to Dominica this weekend! Mr. Ottley, the Virgin ...

more
Dominicans urged to keep eye on tropical weather system

Dominicans urged to keep eye on tropical weather system

July 31, 2014 | Comments: 4

Dominicans are being asked to keep a keen and watchful eye on a tropical disturbance developing in the Tropical Atlantic and take proactive measures. The National ...

more
UPDATE: Passport fraud charges against Wiltshire reinstated

UPDATE: Passport fraud charges against Wiltshire reinstated

July 31, 2014 | Comments: 73

More than a week after a Roseau magistrate dismissed passport fraud charges against former Dominica attorney general, Bernard Wiltshire, for want of prosecution, he ...

more
Cultural stalwarts receive Golden Drum Awards

Cultural stalwarts receive Golden Drum Awards

July 31, 2014 | Comments: 12

Dominica’s highest cultural award has been bestowed upon four individuals who have been instrumental in promoting and developing Dominica’s culture. On ...

more
Dominica ranks ninth in CARICOM on Human Development Index

Dominica ranks ninth in CARICOM on Human Development Index

July 31, 2014 | Comments: 34

Dominica has been ranked ninth among CARICOM countries in human development, according to statistics released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). ...

more
Delinquency a ‘stumbling block’ for NDFD

Delinquency a ‘stumbling block’ for NDFD

July 31, 2014 | Comments: 2

Although the National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) is boasting of achieving ‘maximum impact’ in the sector it serves, the issue of ...

more
Gifford Walsh laid to rest

Gifford Walsh laid to rest

July 31, 2014 | Comments: 13

  Sports men and women, family, friends and well wishers packed the Roseau Cathedral chapel to bid farewell to Gifford Walsh who lost his life just over a week ...

more
Dominican club wins Saint Martin female football tournament

Dominican club wins Saint Martin female football tournament

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 4

New Generation Sports Club has emerged Champion of the First Concordia Female Football Clubs Tournament which was held in Saint Martin from July 18th – July 21st ...

more
Linton knocks Skerrit on budget closing statements

Linton knocks Skerrit on budget closing statements

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 93

Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Lennox Linton has dismissed claims by the Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit that the opposition is not interested in the ...

more
DOMLEC tariff review deferred

DOMLEC tariff review deferred

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 7

The Independent Regulatory Commission (IRC) has deferred Dominica’s sole electricity company, DOMLEC’s tariff review application, citing a number of reasons, ...

more
Linton files defense in alleged “rapist ministers” matter

Linton files defense in alleged “rapist ministers” matter

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 54

Leader of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, has filed a defense in the alleged “rapist ministers” matter, in response to a ...

more
Kalinago super heroine comic launched

Kalinago super heroine comic launched

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 38

A comic featuring a fictional character called “Super Dominica” was launched on Wednesday, July 30 on the internet. “Super Dominica” is a ...

more
A call for WCMF “birthday gift”

A call for WCMF “birthday gift”

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 11

A call has been made to local television providers to dedicate a channel specifically to the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF). The channel will be some sort of ...

more
Aquaculture as gateway to “Blue Economy” for CRFM States

Aquaculture as gateway to “Blue Economy” for CRFM States

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 2

Globally, aquaculture is a multi-billion-dollar industry, but the Caribbean has yet to tap into its true potential to expand marine and fresh water aquaculture. The ...

more
Kalinagos elect new council

Kalinagos elect new council

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 2

Six new individuals have been elected to serve on the Kalinago Council in polls held on Monday. Assistant returning officer, Kathleen Jno Lewis, told DNO that 31 ...

more