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UWP, DFP raise concerns over proposed anti-terrorism law

The two major political parties in Dominica are raising concerns over a proposed Anti-Terrorism Bill which will be taken to the House of Assembly for parliamentary approval on June 25, 2018. The United Workers Party (UWP) and the Dominica Freedom...
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UWP, DFP raise concerns over proposed anti-terrorism law

The two major political parties in Dominica are raising concerns over a proposed Anti-Terrorism Bill which will be taken to the House of Assembly for parliamentary approval on June 25, 2018. The United Workers Party (UWP) and the Dominica Freedom...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Carifeed holds education conference for those involved in livestock industry

Cari Feed, Inc. invites all interested persons to an education conference to be held on June 21st, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Good Will Parish Hall. This conference is for all livestock farmers, technical officers, extension...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Carifeed holds education conference for those involved in livestock industry

Cari Feed, Inc. invites all interested persons to an education conference to be held on June 21st, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Good Will Parish Hall. This conference is for all livestock farmers, technical officers, extension...

Former St. Kitts PM faces new legal challenge in Dominica diplomatic passport row

Former Prime Minister and Opposition Leader of St. Kitts is facing another legal challenge of remaining a parliamentarian while he holds a Dominican diplomatic passport. The Government of St. Kitts had already filed a legal challenge of his eligibility to...
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Former St. Kitts PM faces new legal challenge in Dominica diplomatic passport row

Former Prime Minister and Opposition Leader of St. Kitts is facing another legal challenge of remaining a parliamentarian while he holds a Dominican diplomatic passport. The Government of St. Kitts had already filed a legal challenge of his eligibility to...

COMMENTARY: Do true Christians face hardship at times?

Many religious persons tend to have the view that once a person is a Christian, he will not face hardship. You ask them: “How are you?” They reply: “Oh! I’m blessed and highly favoured!” Then they tell you that they...
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COMMENTARY: Do true Christians face hardship at times?

Many religious persons tend to have the view that once a person is a Christian, he will not face hardship. You ask them: “How are you?” They reply: “Oh! I’m blessed and highly favoured!” Then they tell you that they...

Police force filling in gaps for Hurricane Season Blackmoore says

Minister for National Security, Rayburn Blackmoore has said the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force is filling in the gaps and is prepared for this year’s Hurricane season. According to him with climate change, the Caribbean almost cannot predict weather
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Police force filling in gaps for Hurricane Season Blackmoore says

Minister for National Security, Rayburn Blackmoore has said the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force is filling in the gaps and is prepared for this year’s Hurricane season. According to him with climate change, the Caribbean almost cannot predict weather events...

CARILEC announces election of new board of directors

The Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC), which plays a leading role in electric utility advocacy, growth and sustainability in the Caribbean region, Central and South Americas is pleased to announce the appointment of the following indiv
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CARILEC announces election of new board of directors

The Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC), which plays a leading role in electric utility advocacy, growth and sustainability in the Caribbean region, Central and South Americas is pleased to announce the appointment of the following individuals to its Board...

Saint Jean says early childhood education forefront of policy initiative

Education Minister, Petter Saint Jean has said the importance of equipping children with the necessary skills at an early stage has been at the forefront of his ministry’s policy initiatives. He made that statement while delivering remarks at a National...
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Saint Jean says early childhood education forefront of policy initiative

Education Minister, Petter Saint Jean has said the importance of equipping children with the necessary skills at an early stage has been at the forefront of his ministry’s policy initiatives. He made that statement while delivering remarks at a National...

Range Developments denies new allegations of China arrest

Range Developments, which is currently building a hotel in the north of the island, is once again denying allegations that its founder Mohammed Asaria was arrested in China recently as reported by the website citizenshipinsider.com. The website claimed that A
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Range Developments denies new allegations of China arrest

Range Developments, which is currently building a hotel in the north of the island, is once again denying allegations that its founder Mohammed Asaria was arrested in China recently as reported by the website citizenshipinsider.com. The website claimed that Asaria...

Dominican fencers compete in Cuba

Four fencers from Dominica are presently in Cuba competing in the 2018 Pan American Senior Fencing Championship. Marlon Marie, Cody Morris, Khalil Alishaw and Michael Durand were sent by Dominica Fencing Association (DMFA). Fencing in Dominica has made succes
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Dominican fencers compete in Cuba

Four fencers from Dominica are presently in Cuba competing in the 2018 Pan American Senior Fencing Championship. Marlon Marie, Cody Morris, Khalil Alishaw and Michael Durand were sent by Dominica Fencing Association (DMFA). Fencing in Dominica has made successful strides...

Tonge promises Florida to Dominica flights this year

Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge, has told stakeholders in the tourism industry that this year there will be direct flights from Miami to Dominica. He spoke at a Discover Dominica Tourism Summit last weekend. “God’s willing, this year, fingers cross
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Tonge promises Florida to Dominica flights this year

Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge, has told stakeholders in the tourism industry that this year there will be direct flights from Miami to Dominica. He spoke at a Discover Dominica Tourism Summit last weekend. “God’s willing, this year, fingers crossed, we...

Post disaster data collecting workshop begins in Dominica

A national training workshop to strengthen the capacity in data collection Post- Disaster and how it’s being analyzed began in Dominica on Monday. The workshop which runs from the 18th-21st June, is organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food &...
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Post disaster data collecting workshop begins in Dominica

A national training workshop to strengthen the capacity in data collection Post- Disaster and how it’s being analyzed began in Dominica on Monday. The workshop which runs from the 18th-21st June, is organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food &...

Met Office reports delay to the start of 2018 Wet-Season

Officially, Dominica’s Wet-Season, which coincides with the Atlantic hurricane season, runs from June to November each year. This year, models indicate a delay in the onset of the wet-season. Less rainfall than normal is expected for the 2018 Wet-Season. A.
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Met Office reports delay to the start of 2018 Wet-Season

Officially, Dominica’s Wet-Season, which coincides with the Atlantic hurricane season, runs from June to November each year. This year, models indicate a delay in the onset of the wet-season. Less rainfall than normal is expected for the 2018 Wet-Season. A...

Dominica’s female youth volleyball team secures a spot in the 2018 Youth Olympics

Dominica has reason to celebrate as both the male and female volleyball teams will be representing the country at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Argentina this October. The teams participated in the qualifier in Antigua last weekend and the men,...
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Dominica’s female youth volleyball team secures a spot in the 2018 Youth Olympics

Dominica has reason to celebrate as both the male and female volleyball teams will be representing the country at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Argentina this October. The teams participated in the qualifier in Antigua last weekend and the men,...

Male & Female Youth Teams set to participate in Beach Volleyball Youth Olympic Games Qualifier Tournament

Male & Female Youth Teams set to participate in Beach Volleyball Youth Olympic Games Qualifier Tournament In keeping with the decision made earlier this year (as announced at the DAVA AGM) to forgo participation in 2018 indoor competitions and focus on
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Male & Female Youth Teams set to participate in Beach Volleyball Youth Olympic Games Qualifier Tournament

Male & Female Youth Teams set to participate in Beach Volleyball Youth Olympic Games Qualifier Tournament In keeping with the decision made earlier this year (as announced at the DAVA AGM) to forgo participation in 2018 indoor competitions and focus on beach...

Blood drive dubbed a success

Although constraint by time, Senior Technologist of the Blood Bank at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Laboratory, Richard Anselm has described Thursday’s Blood Drive as a success. He spoke to Dominica News Online (DNO) during an interview shortly afte
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Blood drive dubbed a success

Although constraint by time, Senior Technologist of the Blood Bank at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Laboratory, Richard Anselm has described Thursday’s Blood Drive as a success. He spoke to Dominica News Online (DNO) during an interview shortly after that...

Ten-member team to represent Dominica at OECS Cycling Championship

A ten-member team of cyclists was chosen to represent Dominica at the OECS Cycling Championship which is expected to take place in Dominica on July 1st, 2018. They are Chester Letang, Levi Baron Sr., Bram Sanderson, Hayden Mills, Koath Baron,...
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Ten-member team to represent Dominica at OECS Cycling Championship

A ten-member team of cyclists was chosen to represent Dominica at the OECS Cycling Championship which is expected to take place in Dominica on July 1st, 2018. They are Chester Letang, Levi Baron Sr., Bram Sanderson, Hayden Mills, Koath Baron,...

US government officials try to mend fall out from Trump’s comments after US, North Korea summit

Following the historic summit between the leaders of the USA and North Korea in Singapore on Tuesday, the first meeting between the heads of these two countries in 60 years, the US government seems to be somewhat distancing itself from US President...
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US government officials try to mend fall out from Trump’s comments after US, North Korea summit

Following the historic summit between the leaders of the USA and North Korea in Singapore on Tuesday, the first meeting between the heads of these two countries in 60 years, the US government seems to be somewhat distancing itself from US President...

What is Sargasso Seaweed?

For several years now, I have witnessed an increase in this brown seaweed with its berry-like clusters. Research into this has been impressive as to this “strange brown mass” which seems to invade our coastal waters. Sargasso seaweed (Sargassum) is...
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What is Sargasso Seaweed?

For several years now, I have witnessed an increase in this brown seaweed with its berry-like clusters. Research into this has been impressive as to this “strange brown mass” which seems to invade our coastal waters. Sargasso seaweed (Sargassum) is...

EU reaffirms commitment to regional sustainable development

The European Union (EU) on Thursday 14 June reaffirmed its financial support for regional sustainable development and noted that it desired as one of the outcomes, a concise Regional Biodiversity Strategy for the next 5 years. Ms. Layla El Khadraoui,...
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EU reaffirms commitment to regional sustainable development

The European Union (EU) on Thursday 14 June reaffirmed its financial support for regional sustainable development and noted that it desired as one of the outcomes, a concise Regional Biodiversity Strategy for the next 5 years. Ms. Layla El Khadraoui,...

Police appeal for assistance in locating Castle Bruce man

The public is being asked for assistance in locating a 71-year-old man from Castle Bruce. According to the police, Mcdonald Graham was brought to the Princess Margaret Hospital on Sunday, June 10, 2018. Sometime around 10:30 am on Monday, June...
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Police appeal for assistance in locating Castle Bruce man

The public is being asked for assistance in locating a 71-year-old man from Castle Bruce. According to the police, Mcdonald Graham was brought to the Princess Margaret Hospital on Sunday, June 10, 2018. Sometime around 10:30 am on Monday, June...

CARICOM Secretary-General attends UN forum on International Peace and Security

On the invitation of United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque attended a High-level Interactive Dialogue with other Heads of Regional and other Organisations on 12-13 June 2018 in New York. The D
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CARICOM Secretary-General attends UN forum on International Peace and Security

On the invitation of United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque attended a High-level Interactive Dialogue with other Heads of Regional and other Organisations on 12-13 June 2018 in New York. The Dialogue was aimed at strengthening...

Dominica among Caribbean countries to prepare projects to mobilize ‘green funds’

Fourteen countries of the Community of Caribbean States (CARICOM), including Dominica, will design multiple projects to mobilize resources from international sources, which will allow them to improve the resilience and adaptation of their agriculture, food sy
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Dominica among Caribbean countries to prepare projects to mobilize ‘green funds’

Fourteen countries of the Community of Caribbean States (CARICOM), including Dominica, will design multiple projects to mobilize resources from international sources, which will allow them to improve the resilience and adaptation of their agriculture, food systems and rural communities to...

Social regeneration the challenge in Dominica after Maria says PM Skerrit

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said that the challenge in Dominica after Hurricane Maria is not one of physical renewal but of social regeneration. He made that statement while addressing the Caribbean Theology Today Conference in Suriname on Thursday.
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Social regeneration the challenge in Dominica after Maria says PM Skerrit

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said that the challenge in Dominica after Hurricane Maria is not one of physical renewal but of social regeneration. He made that statement while addressing the Caribbean Theology Today Conference in Suriname on Thursday. “Our...

Denver-based Dominican sets eye on Medical Marijuana, hemp industry to revitalize agriculture

Dominican businessman in Denver, Elvis Edwards, has plans to revitalize agriculture in his native country in terms of Medical Marijuana and the hemp industry. The Marijuana Industry is growing rapidly and many countries are changing their stiff laws in regard
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Denver-based Dominican sets eye on Medical Marijuana, hemp industry to revitalize agriculture

Dominican businessman in Denver, Elvis Edwards, has plans to revitalize agriculture in his native country in terms of Medical Marijuana and the hemp industry. The Marijuana Industry is growing rapidly and many countries are changing their stiff laws in regards...

Charles Avenue project to be completed this weekend

  A $3.8-million project at Charles Avenue in Goodwill will be motorable this weekend, Public Works Minister, Dr. Colin McIntyre has said. The minister toured the project on Thursday. “By Sunday, I was told that this road will be motorable...
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Charles Avenue project to be completed this weekend

  A $3.8-million project at Charles Avenue in Goodwill will be motorable this weekend, Public Works Minister, Dr. Colin McIntyre has said. The minister toured the project on Thursday. “By Sunday, I was told that this road will be motorable...

ANNOUNCEMENT: NCCU General Meeting

NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE 8TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL CO-OPERATIVE CREDIT UNION [NCCU] LIMITED WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018         AT 5:00 P.M. AT THE GOODWILL PARISH HALL, GOODWILL, COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA, TO
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ANNOUNCEMENT: NCCU General Meeting

NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE 8TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL CO-OPERATIVE CREDIT UNION [NCCU] LIMITED WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018         AT 5:00 P.M. AT THE GOODWILL PARISH HALL, GOODWILL, COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA, TO...

PM Skerrit to attend OECS Heads summit in Antigua

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is among heads of government expected to attend the two-day summit of the leaders of the OECS in Antigua and Barbuda next week. All of the leaders of this sub-regional grouping are expected to attend...
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PM Skerrit to attend OECS Heads summit in Antigua

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is among heads of government expected to attend the two-day summit of the leaders of the OECS in Antigua and Barbuda next week. All of the leaders of this sub-regional grouping are expected to attend...

Ships ready to dock at Cabrits National Park following successful pier restoration

Local investment and hospitality company Range Developments is pleased to announce that restoration of the Pier in Cabrits National Park is completed. The project has been undertaken in partnership with M/V Pacific Hope, a ship that is dedicated to supporting
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Ships ready to dock at Cabrits National Park following successful pier restoration

Local investment and hospitality company Range Developments is pleased to announce that restoration of the Pier in Cabrits National Park is completed. The project has been undertaken in partnership with M/V Pacific Hope, a ship that is dedicated to supporting...

Dominicans encouraged to support Blood Donor Drive

In observance of World Blood Donor Day, which is being celebrated today, the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Laboratory Blood Bank in collaboration with Jolly’s Pharmacy and Red Cross Club 25 is conducting a Blood Donor Drive. Dominicans are being enco
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Dominicans encouraged to support Blood Donor Drive

In observance of World Blood Donor Day, which is being celebrated today, the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Laboratory Blood Bank in collaboration with Jolly’s Pharmacy and Red Cross Club 25 is conducting a Blood Donor Drive. Dominicans are being encouraged...

Matt Peltier receives Humanitarian Award for assisting the sick

Popular talk show host and radio personality, Matthias Peltier Jr., has received a Humanitarian Award for his efforts in using his shows to assist sick people in Dominica receive medical attention. Peltier who is the host of ‘The Hot Seat’ and...
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Matt Peltier receives Humanitarian Award for assisting the sick

Popular talk show host and radio personality, Matthias Peltier Jr., has received a Humanitarian Award for his efforts in using his shows to assist sick people in Dominica receive medical attention. Peltier who is the host of ‘The Hot Seat’ and...

Cuba, CARICOM give commitment to strengthen relations

Assistant Secretary-General, Human and Social Development at the CARICOM Secretariat, Dr. Douglas Slater, and Vice Minister of the Republic of Cuba, the Hon. Rogelio Sierra Diaz, have both given a commitment to continue to strengthen relations between CARICO
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Cuba, CARICOM give commitment to strengthen relations

Assistant Secretary-General, Human and Social Development at the CARICOM Secretariat, Dr. Douglas Slater, and Vice Minister of the Republic of Cuba, the Hon. Rogelio Sierra Diaz, have both given a commitment to continue to strengthen relations between CARICOM and Cuba....

Dominica votes in favor of US, Mexico and Canada to host World Cup 2026

Dominica was among 134 FIFA participating countries which voted in favor of a combined bid by the United States, Mexico, and Canada for the hosting of the 2026 World Cup, the world’s biggest event in football. The bid by North...
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Dominica votes in favor of US, Mexico and Canada to host World Cup 2026

Dominica was among 134 FIFA participating countries which voted in favor of a combined bid by the United States, Mexico, and Canada for the hosting of the 2026 World Cup, the world’s biggest event in football. The bid by North...

Antigua PM tells Darwin Telemaque to make ‘behavioral adjustments’

Darwin Telemaque, a Dominican who heads the Antigua and Barbuda Port Authority has been reportedly given an order by that country’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, to undergo attitude training and make behavioral adjustments. Browne is quoted on OBSERVER Med
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Antigua PM tells Darwin Telemaque to make ‘behavioral adjustments’

Darwin Telemaque, a Dominican who heads the Antigua and Barbuda Port Authority has been reportedly given an order by that country’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, to undergo attitude training and make behavioral adjustments. Browne is quoted on OBSERVER Media as...

Young Dominican footballer shines in Russia

Goalkeeper and student of the St Mary’s Academy (SMA), Cameron Phillip 12, has made history in Russia when his team became the overall winner of Football for Friendship Youth Championship leading up to the start of the Fifa World Cup,...
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Young Dominican footballer shines in Russia

Goalkeeper and student of the St Mary’s Academy (SMA), Cameron Phillip 12, has made history in Russia when his team became the overall winner of Football for Friendship Youth Championship leading up to the start of the Fifa World Cup,...

Work begins on hurricane-damaged DSC

Extensive repair works have begun on the roof of the Dominica State College which was damaged by Hurricane Maria on September 18, 2017. This was announced by Education Minister Petter Saint Jean on a Facebook post on Tuesday. The work...
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Work begins on hurricane-damaged DSC

Extensive repair works have begun on the roof of the Dominica State College which was damaged by Hurricane Maria on September 18, 2017. This was announced by Education Minister Petter Saint Jean on a Facebook post on Tuesday. The work...