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Retired Dominican educator publishes memoirs

Retired educator and former principal of the Grand Fond Primary School and Castle Bruce Secondary School, Hatty Prince Leslie has published a book entitled ‘Memoirs Of A Dominican Educator.’ In an interview with Dominica News Online, Leslie said t
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Retired Dominican educator publishes memoirs

Retired educator and former principal of the Grand Fond Primary School and Castle Bruce Secondary School, Hatty Prince Leslie has published a book entitled ‘Memoirs Of A Dominican Educator.’ In an interview with Dominica News Online, Leslie said this book...

Antigua rejects Barbados’ proposal of US44M for LIAT shares

Antigua’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne has broken his silence about the ongoing discussion on the sale of LIAT between his country and Barbados. Media reports from Bridgetown indicated that discussions were not going favorably because Mia Mottley is ins
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Antigua rejects Barbados’ proposal of US44M for LIAT shares

Antigua’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne has broken his silence about the ongoing discussion on the sale of LIAT between his country and Barbados. Media reports from Bridgetown indicated that discussions were not going favorably because Mia Mottley is insisting that...

Electoral reform group to focus in panel discussion on indelible ink as ‘practical’ electoral reform mechanism

President of the Dominica Business Forum, Severin McKenzie and member of a group of church, business and civil society leaders says the group will be focusing on indelible ink used for the upcoming general elections as it is the only...
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Electoral reform group to focus in panel discussion on indelible ink as ‘practical’ electoral reform mechanism

President of the Dominica Business Forum, Severin McKenzie and member of a group of church, business and civil society leaders says the group will be focusing on indelible ink used for the upcoming general elections as it is the only...

Government to use satellite campuses to provide access to learning

A new government initiative to provide access to Dominicans for learning is to begin soon. Minister for Education, Petter Saint-Jean said the programme, to establish satellite campuses at secondary schools, will be done in collaboration with the Dominica Stat
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Government to use satellite campuses to provide access to learning

A new government initiative to provide access to Dominicans for learning is to begin soon. Minister for Education, Petter Saint-Jean said the programme, to establish satellite campuses at secondary schools, will be done in collaboration with the Dominica State College...

DPSU plans action to force government to negotiating table

General Secretary of the Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU), Thomas Letang has announced that his union will be embarking on a planned course of action to force the government to come to the table to negotiate salaries for public officers....
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DPSU plans action to force government to negotiating table

General Secretary of the Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU), Thomas Letang has announced that his union will be embarking on a planned course of action to force the government to come to the table to negotiate salaries for public officers....

Head of UWI Open Campus says heritage critical to national development

Head of University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus-Dominica, Kimone Joseph has emphasized the importance of creole culture to the Dominican identity and said that our heritage must be seen as critical in all our efforts for national development....
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Head of UWI Open Campus says heritage critical to national development

Head of University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus-Dominica, Kimone Joseph has emphasized the importance of creole culture to the Dominican identity and said that our heritage must be seen as critical in all our efforts for national development....

DAIC advocates for an eco-system to support entrepreneurship ahead of 2019 AGM

Ensuring that entrepreneurship and the private sector can thrive in Dominica should be of extreme importance to all. For this reason, the Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce has decided to focus its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on ‘Advanc
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DAIC advocates for an eco-system to support entrepreneurship ahead of 2019 AGM

Ensuring that entrepreneurship and the private sector can thrive in Dominica should be of extreme importance to all. For this reason, the Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce has decided to focus its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on ‘Advancing...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco service interruption

ANNOUNCEMENT Members of the General public particularly residents between the areas of Mero to Castle Comfort (including Wall House) are informed that their water supply will be interrupted during the period of Tuesday July 16th  to Friday July 19th ,...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco service interruption

ANNOUNCEMENT Members of the General public particularly residents between the areas of Mero to Castle Comfort (including Wall House) are informed that their water supply will be interrupted during the period of Tuesday July 16th  to Friday July 19th ,...

St. Joseph family left homeless by fire, seeks assistance

A family of seven that was left homeless after their residence in St. Joseph was destroyed by fire is seeking more assistance to get them back on their feet. They have expressed their thanks and gratitude to the general public...
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St. Joseph family left homeless by fire, seeks assistance

A family of seven that was left homeless after their residence in St. Joseph was destroyed by fire is seeking more assistance to get them back on their feet. They have expressed their thanks and gratitude to the general public...

VF Inc’s 11th Annual Youth Series gets underway

Starting today, July 15th, VF Inc will be holding its 11th Annual Youth Series at the Diosceson Pastoral Center in Morne Bruce. The series runs from 8am – 4pm daily until July 18th and customarily ends with the hike on...
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VF Inc’s 11th Annual Youth Series gets underway

Starting today, July 15th, VF Inc will be holding its 11th Annual Youth Series at the Diosceson Pastoral Center in Morne Bruce. The series runs from 8am – 4pm daily until July 18th and customarily ends with the hike on...

United Workers Party promises fiscal responsibility legislation

Opposition Leader Lennox Linton has said that a United Workers Party (UWP) government will enact fiscal responsibility legislation. He was speaking at a Pre-Budget discussion organized by the Dominica Business Forum held at the Fort Young Hotel last week. 
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United Workers Party promises fiscal responsibility legislation

Opposition Leader Lennox Linton has said that a United Workers Party (UWP) government will enact fiscal responsibility legislation. He was speaking at a Pre-Budget discussion organized by the Dominica Business Forum held at the Fort Young Hotel last week.  “We...

Church, business and civil society group continues to educate public on electoral reform

The Group of Church, Business and Civil Society Leaders will be hosting another panel discussion on Tuesday 16th July 2019, as part of efforts at public education and interaction, to help members of the public understand the electoral process, their...
Dominica News Online

Church, business and civil society group continues to educate public on electoral reform

The Group of Church, Business and Civil Society Leaders will be hosting another panel discussion on Tuesday 16th July 2019, as part of efforts at public education and interaction, to help members of the public understand the electoral process, their...

Some good, a lot of bad – Dr. Frampton on DLP’s management of Dominica

The Dominica Labour Party is being commended for the way it managed the country during 2002 to 2009 but University Lecturer Dr. Bernard Anthony Frampton says when Roosevelt Skerrit took over as prime minister, things took a turn for the...
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Some good, a lot of bad – Dr. Frampton on DLP’s management of Dominica

The Dominica Labour Party is being commended for the way it managed the country during 2002 to 2009 but University Lecturer Dr. Bernard Anthony Frampton says when Roosevelt Skerrit took over as prime minister, things took a turn for the...

Djokovic beats Federer, Halep defeats Williams in men’s and women’s Wimbledon finals

Novak Djokovic saved two championship points in Wimbledon’s longest singles final to retain his title in a thrilling win over Roger Federer. On a Centre Court, with an atmosphere that felt at times more akin to football than tennis, Djokovic...
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Djokovic beats Federer, Halep defeats Williams in men’s and women’s Wimbledon finals

Novak Djokovic saved two championship points in Wimbledon’s longest singles final to retain his title in a thrilling win over Roger Federer. On a Centre Court, with an atmosphere that felt at times more akin to football than tennis, Djokovic...

Police arrest two in $2M ‘alleged drugs’ heist

Police have arrested two male Dominicans on suspicion of drug trafficking in drugs worth more than two million dollars. Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) Simon Edwards said the arrests were made when the fishing vessel which the men occupied was...
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Police arrest two in $2M ‘alleged drugs’ heist

Police have arrested two male Dominicans on suspicion of drug trafficking in drugs worth more than two million dollars. Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) Simon Edwards said the arrests were made when the fishing vessel which the men occupied was...

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in longest Wimbledon singles final

Novak Djokovic saved two championship points in Wimbledon’s longest singles final to retain his title in a thrilling win over Roger Federer. On a Centre Court, with an atmosphere that felt at times more akin to football than tennis, Djokovic...
Dominica News Online

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in longest Wimbledon singles final

Novak Djokovic saved two championship points in Wimbledon’s longest singles final to retain his title in a thrilling win over Roger Federer. On a Centre Court, with an atmosphere that felt at times more akin to football than tennis, Djokovic...

US university buys rights to Dominica book

The University of Mississippi Press has purchased the United States rights to the most recent book by Dominican author Dr. Lennox Honychurch. The book, entitled, In the Forests of Freedom: The fighting Maroons of Dominica, has already been published in...
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US university buys rights to Dominica book

The University of Mississippi Press has purchased the United States rights to the most recent book by Dominican author Dr. Lennox Honychurch. The book, entitled, In the Forests of Freedom: The fighting Maroons of Dominica, has already been published in...

IN PICTURES: Sixth Form Sisserou Singers – Sounds of Silver

One of Dominica’s leading chorale groups, The Sixth Form Sisserou Singers is this weekend once again thrilling Dominican audiences with the latest of their annual performances. This year’s show, dubbed Sounds of Silver, opened on Friday and will b
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IN PICTURES: Sixth Form Sisserou Singers – Sounds of Silver

One of Dominica’s leading chorale groups, The Sixth Form Sisserou Singers is this weekend once again thrilling Dominican audiences with the latest of their annual performances. This year’s show, dubbed Sounds of Silver, opened on Friday and will be staged...

Caribbean countries urged to prepare for heatwaves

While Europe is experiencing heatwaves, North America, Central America and the Caribbean are also at risk. The situation could worsen between July and August, with adverse impact on human health. In view of the current heatwaves in Europe and predic
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Caribbean countries urged to prepare for heatwaves

While Europe is experiencing heatwaves, North America, Central America and the Caribbean are also at risk. The situation could worsen between July and August, with adverse impact on human health. In view of the current heatwaves in Europe and predictions that this...

England win Cricket World Cup

England beat New Zealand to win the men’s World Cup for the first time after one of the most amazing games of cricket ever played was tied twice. In an emotional and electric atmosphere at Lord’s, both sides scored 241...
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England win Cricket World Cup

England beat New Zealand to win the men’s World Cup for the first time after one of the most amazing games of cricket ever played was tied twice. In an emotional and electric atmosphere at Lord’s, both sides scored 241...

US University buys rights to Dominica book

The University of Mississippi Press has purchased the United States rights to the most recent book by Dominican author Dr. Lennox Honychurch. The book, entitled, In the Forests of Freedom: The fighting Maroons of Dominica, has already been published in...
Dominica News Online

US University buys rights to Dominica book

The University of Mississippi Press has purchased the United States rights to the most recent book by Dominican author Dr. Lennox Honychurch. The book, entitled, In the Forests of Freedom: The fighting Maroons of Dominica, has already been published in...

UPDATE: DLP and UWP postpone political events planned for Sunday

Both the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) and the United Workers Party (UWP) have postponed political events which were scheduled to be held tomorrow Sunday July 14, 2019. The DLP announced today that the launch of its candidate for the Roseau...
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UPDATE: DLP and UWP postpone political events planned for Sunday

Both the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) and the United Workers Party (UWP) have postponed political events which were scheduled to be held tomorrow Sunday July 14, 2019. The DLP announced today that the launch of its candidate for the Roseau...

Regional preparedness and response exercise gets underway

Dominica is participating in the Regional Operational Preparedness and Response Exercise entitled SYNERGY, which began on Thursday hosted by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) in association with CARICOM and Global Affairs Canada. Part
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Regional preparedness and response exercise gets underway

Dominica is participating in the Regional Operational Preparedness and Response Exercise entitled SYNERGY, which began on Thursday hosted by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) in association with CARICOM and Global Affairs Canada. Participants from national, regional and international...

Tropical wave affecting Dominica

A tropical wave is expected to generate cloudiness with shower activity and possible isolated thunderstorms across most of the island chain during today, according to today’s 6:00 am advisory from the Dominica Meteorological Service. People in areas pro
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Tropical wave affecting Dominica

A tropical wave is expected to generate cloudiness with shower activity and possible isolated thunderstorms across most of the island chain during today, according to today’s 6:00 am advisory from the Dominica Meteorological Service. People in areas prone to flooding,...

MiriDom demands right to sexual expression for LGBT community

Coordinator of local group, Minority Rights Dominica (MiriDom), Daryl Phillip is asserting the right of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community to exist and have sexual expression. He spoke to Dominica News Online (DNO) in response to a  
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MiriDom demands right to sexual expression for LGBT community

Coordinator of local group, Minority Rights Dominica (MiriDom), Daryl Phillip is asserting the right of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community to exist and have sexual expression. He spoke to Dominica News Online (DNO) in response to a  recent...

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Sales agent wanted

Medical Air Services Association: SALES AGENT WANTED, about us/purpose MASA assist is the premier provider of pre-paid medical transportation. assistance. Join the team to help spread the word on how to assist our MASA Family to access regional and internatio
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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Sales agent wanted

Medical Air Services Association: SALES AGENT WANTED, about us/purpose MASA assist is the premier provider of pre-paid medical transportation. assistance. Join the team to help spread the word on how to assist our MASA Family to access regional and international medical facilities, to provide treatment that may not be available locally.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Short Term consultancy with Caribbean Aqua Terrestrial Solutions

Short term Consultancy with Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions Position of Constructionist/Carpenter-TaneTane. The purpose of this short term consultancy is to restore the CAPMA/TDVC office in TaneTane to pre-storm conditions to enhance management of the pr
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Short Term consultancy with Caribbean Aqua Terrestrial Solutions

Short term Consultancy with Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions Position of Constructionist/Carpenter-TaneTane. The purpose of this short term consultancy is to restore the CAPMA/TDVC office in TaneTane to pre-storm conditions to enhance management of the protected area as well as to improve...

Isaac encourages private sector leadership in major development projects

Minister for Urban Renewal, Joseph Issac is calling on the private sector to take the lead in key projects that will soon be developed in Dominica. Issac spoke at the Dominica Business Forum (DBF) Inc. 2019 Pre-Budget Discussion  at Fort...
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Isaac encourages private sector leadership in major development projects

Minister for Urban Renewal, Joseph Issac is calling on the private sector to take the lead in key projects that will soon be developed in Dominica. Issac spoke at the Dominica Business Forum (DBF) Inc. 2019 Pre-Budget Discussion  at Fort...

ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO service interruption Mero to Castle Comfort

ANNOUNCEMENT Members of the General public particularly residents between the areas of Mero to Castle Comfort (including Wall House) are informed that their water supply will be interrupted on Monday July 15, 2019  between the hours of  2:00pm to 5:
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ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO service interruption Mero to Castle Comfort

ANNOUNCEMENT Members of the General public particularly residents between the areas of Mero to Castle Comfort (including Wall House) are informed that their water supply will be interrupted on Monday July 15, 2019  between the hours of  2:00pm to 5:00pm....

DEF concerned about TVET and vending in Roseau

President of the Dominica Employers Federation (DEF) Achille Joseph has raised concerns about what he says is the non-functioning Technical Vocational Educational and Training Council (TVET) in Dominica. Joseph told a pre-budget discussion at Fort Young Hote
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DEF concerned about TVET and vending in Roseau

President of the Dominica Employers Federation (DEF) Achille Joseph has raised concerns about what he says is the non-functioning Technical Vocational Educational and Training Council (TVET) in Dominica. Joseph told a pre-budget discussion at Fort Young Hotel hosted by the...

Fontaine accuses government of trying to embarrass him

Former IMF Economist, Dr. Thompson Fontaine, has accused the government of Dominica of trying to embarrass him. Fontaine was speaking during a recent interview with Journalist Matt Peltier as it relates to the arrest warrant which has been issued for...
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Fontaine accuses government of trying to embarrass him

Former IMF Economist, Dr. Thompson Fontaine, has accused the government of Dominica of trying to embarrass him. Fontaine was speaking during a recent interview with Journalist Matt Peltier as it relates to the arrest warrant which has been issued for...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Small Contractor’s Workshop hosted by Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development

The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development is hosting a workshop: Best Practices in construction for Small Contractors, July 22nd to August 2nd.
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Small Contractor’s Workshop hosted by Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development

The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development is hosting a workshop: Best Practices in construction for Small Contractors, July 22nd to August 2nd.

$4 million needed for December completion of Cathedral renovation project

The Roseau Cathedral Renovation Project, which started in 2013, is “nearing completion” says Fr. Nigel Karam, Dean of the Roseau Cathedral.  “While it is nearing completion, funds are still needed. There are events annually to raise fun
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$4 million needed for December completion of Cathedral renovation project

The Roseau Cathedral Renovation Project, which started in 2013, is “nearing completion” says Fr. Nigel Karam, Dean of the Roseau Cathedral.  “While it is nearing completion, funds are still needed. There are events annually to raise funds” Karam said at...

COMMENTARY: An Evaluation of Government Efficiency and Privatization in Dominica

“In vain have you acquired knowledge if you have not imparted it to others” (Deuteronomy Rabbah). This proverb quite aptly describes my motive for publishing. As an Economics(and Computer Science) major at the Dominica State College, I was, for my
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COMMENTARY: An Evaluation of Government Efficiency and Privatization in Dominica

“In vain have you acquired knowledge if you have not imparted it to others” (Deuteronomy Rabbah). This proverb quite aptly describes my motive for publishing. As an Economics(and Computer Science) major at the Dominica State College, I was, for my...

20 tons of cocaine found on vessel owned by JP Morgan Chase

Authorities in the US State of Philadelphia had seized 20 tons of cocaine from a vessel in June this year. The ship is owned by a fund run by Mega Bank JP Morgan Chase according to a CNN Business report....
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20 tons of cocaine found on vessel owned by JP Morgan Chase

Authorities in the US State of Philadelphia had seized 20 tons of cocaine from a vessel in June this year. The ship is owned by a fund run by Mega Bank JP Morgan Chase according to a CNN Business report....