Select a country

SUNDAY SERMON: Are you ready?

Please note that the messages published on Sunday Sermon are not restricted to Monsignor Jno Lewis and DNO welcomes any other relevant and appropriate contributions from any other priest, pastor or spiritual leader. The post SUNDAY SERMON: Are you ready
Dominica News Online

SUNDAY SERMON: Are you ready?

Please note that the messages published on Sunday Sermon are not restricted to Monsignor Jno Lewis and DNO welcomes any other relevant and appropriate contributions from any other priest, pastor or spiritual leader. The post SUNDAY SERMON: Are you ready? appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Fort Young Hotel & Dive Resort responds to Joshua Francis’ remarks concerning the public library

On June 5th 2019 Fort Young Hotel & Dive Resort found it necessary to issue a statement to respond to speculation regarding the Peebles Park & the Public Library, essentially clarifying that there is no discussion or intention between the... The post
Dominica News Online

Fort Young Hotel & Dive Resort responds to Joshua Francis’ remarks concerning the public library

On June 5th 2019 Fort Young Hotel & Dive Resort found it necessary to issue a statement to respond to speculation regarding the Peebles Park & the Public Library, essentially clarifying that there is no discussion or intention between the... The post Fort Young Hotel & Dive Resort responds to Joshua Francis’ remarks concerning the public library appeared first on Dominica News Online.

IN PICTURES: Protesters for electoral reform vow to continue round the clock

A group of Dominicans, relentless in their campaign for electoral reform in Dominica, have vowed to continue protesting around the clock in pursuit of their demands for the cleansing of the electors list and the issuance of voter ID cards... The post IN PICTU
Dominica News Online

IN PICTURES: Protesters for electoral reform vow to continue round the clock

A group of Dominicans, relentless in their campaign for electoral reform in Dominica, have vowed to continue protesting around the clock in pursuit of their demands for the cleansing of the electors list and the issuance of voter ID cards... The post IN PICTURES: Protesters for electoral reform vow to continue round the clock appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: National public meeting to elect Rosanna Emmanuel (Pichelin)

The post ANNOUNCEMENT: National public meeting to elect Rosanna Emmanuel (Pichelin) appeared first on Dominica News Online.
Dominica News Online

ANNOUNCEMENT: National public meeting to elect Rosanna Emmanuel (Pichelin)

The post ANNOUNCEMENT: National public meeting to elect Rosanna Emmanuel (Pichelin) appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Veteran musician and sound engineer, Marcel Cruickshank, passes away

Veteran musician, Marcel Cruickshank, who was for many years a member of Dominican’s longest-serving band, Swinging Stars, has passed away. Swinging Stars Band leader, Peter Letang, told Dominica News Online (DNO) this morning that Cruikshank died at th
Dominica News Online

Veteran musician and sound engineer, Marcel Cruickshank, passes away

Veteran musician, Marcel Cruickshank, who was for many years a member of Dominican’s longest-serving band, Swinging Stars, has passed away. Swinging Stars Band leader, Peter Letang, told Dominica News Online (DNO) this morning that Cruikshank died at the Princess Margaret... The post Veteran musician and sound engineer, Marcel Cruickshank, passes away appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Saint Jean bashes Linton for taking salute at youth rally

The Minister for of Education and Human Resource Development, Petter Saint Jean, finally broke his silence on the decision by students to march in defiance of instructions by Education Officials to call off the march past at the national youth... The post Sai
Dominica News Online

Saint Jean bashes Linton for taking salute at youth rally

The Minister for of Education and Human Resource Development, Petter Saint Jean, finally broke his silence on the decision by students to march in defiance of instructions by Education Officials to call off the march past at the national youth... The post Saint Jean bashes Linton for taking salute at youth rally appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: Save Dominica’s Democracy

Dominicans will go to the polls on December 6, 2019, with the will and the need to save the nation. But will the votes of Dominicans actually count? The people will cast their votes in the face of an incumbent... The post COMMENTARY: Save Dominica’s Democra
Dominica News Online

COMMENTARY: Save Dominica’s Democracy

Dominicans will go to the polls on December 6, 2019, with the will and the need to save the nation. But will the votes of Dominicans actually count? The people will cast their votes in the face of an incumbent... The post COMMENTARY: Save Dominica’s Democracy appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DLP presents its election manifesto; asks Dominicans to ‘judge us’

The Dominica Labour Party (DLP) has launched its 2019 Manifesto. The Manifesto, entitled ‘Dynamic Dominica’ a New Season of Development, was presented to the Dominican public at a meeting held on the Mahaut Playing field on Thursday night. The par
Dominica News Online

DLP presents its election manifesto; asks Dominicans to ‘judge us’

The Dominica Labour Party (DLP) has launched its 2019 Manifesto. The Manifesto, entitled ‘Dynamic Dominica’ a New Season of Development, was presented to the Dominican public at a meeting held on the Mahaut Playing field on Thursday night. The party... The post DLP presents its election manifesto; asks Dominicans to ‘judge us’ appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Over 2400 new voters on supplementary electors list

There are over 2400 newly registered electors on the Supplementary List issued by the Electoral Office on Wednesday. In accordance with section 16 of the Registration of Electors Act, Chap. 2:03, the Supplementary Register was published on November 13, 2019,.
Dominica News Online

Over 2400 new voters on supplementary electors list

There are over 2400 newly registered electors on the Supplementary List issued by the Electoral Office on Wednesday. In accordance with section 16 of the Registration of Electors Act, Chap. 2:03, the Supplementary Register was published on November 13, 2019,... The post Over 2400 new voters on supplementary electors list appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Eighteen organizations benefit from President’s Charities Foundation

Eighteen charitable organizations in Dominica have benefited from proceeds raised during the President’s Charities Foundation fundraising dinner for 2018. Some of the recipient organizations include the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities
Dominica News Online

Eighteen organizations benefit from President’s Charities Foundation

Eighteen charitable organizations in Dominica have benefited from proceeds raised during the President’s Charities Foundation fundraising dinner for 2018. Some of the recipient organizations include the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities (DAPD), St Jerome’s Ministry, Lupus Foundation, Dominica Council... The post Eighteen organizations benefit from President’s Charities Foundation appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco apologizes for service interruption in Laplaine

ANNOUNCEMENT DOWASCO apologizes to customers from Laplaine for the unscheduled interruption to their water supply which is due to the heavy rainfall. DOWASCO would like to assure these customers that we are working to have the problem rectified in the... The
Dominica News Online

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco apologizes for service interruption in Laplaine

ANNOUNCEMENT DOWASCO apologizes to customers from Laplaine for the unscheduled interruption to their water supply which is due to the heavy rainfall. DOWASCO would like to assure these customers that we are working to have the problem rectified in the... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco apologizes for service interruption in Laplaine appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Anette Sanford speaks out on $120,000 DLP offer

United Workers Party (UWP) Candidate for the Salybia Constituency, Anette Thomas-Sanford, has shed some more light on a recent statement which she made about a $120,000 offer made to her by strategists of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP), including Prime... Th
Dominica News Online

Anette Sanford speaks out on $120,000 DLP offer

United Workers Party (UWP) Candidate for the Salybia Constituency, Anette Thomas-Sanford, has shed some more light on a recent statement which she made about a $120,000 offer made to her by strategists of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP), including Prime... The post Anette Sanford speaks out on $120,000 DLP offer appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UPDATE: Brian Linton released without charge (with video)

Brian Linton, the brother of United Workers Party (UWP) leader, Lennox Linton, who was arrested this morning and brought to police headquarters in Roseau for questioning in connection with allegations of incitement, has been released without charge. Brian Lin
Dominica News Online

UPDATE: Brian Linton released without charge (with video)

Brian Linton, the brother of United Workers Party (UWP) leader, Lennox Linton, who was arrested this morning and brought to police headquarters in Roseau for questioning in connection with allegations of incitement, has been released without charge. Brian Linton himself... The post UPDATE: Brian Linton released without charge (with video) appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Electoral Commission at ‘advanced stage of readiness’ for general election

Press/Public Education Officer at Dominica’s Electoral Office, Elias Dupuis has said the Electoral Commission is in an advanced stage of readiness for the upcoming General Elections. The 2019 General Elections is set for Friday 6th December. “We a
Dominica News Online

Electoral Commission at ‘advanced stage of readiness’ for general election

Press/Public Education Officer at Dominica’s Electoral Office, Elias Dupuis has said the Electoral Commission is in an advanced stage of readiness for the upcoming General Elections. The 2019 General Elections is set for Friday 6th December. “We are at an... The post Electoral Commission at ‘advanced stage of readiness’ for general election appeared first on Dominica News Online.

World Diabetes Day: “Diabetes and the Family”

World diabetes day (WDD) is being observed today, November 14, 2019, under the theme “Diabetes and the Family.” “The primary aim of the World Diabetes Day and World Diabetes Month 2019 campaign is to raise awareness of the impact that... Th
Dominica News Online

World Diabetes Day: “Diabetes and the Family”

World diabetes day (WDD) is being observed today, November 14, 2019, under the theme “Diabetes and the Family.” “The primary aim of the World Diabetes Day and World Diabetes Month 2019 campaign is to raise awareness of the impact that... The post World Diabetes Day: “Diabetes and the Family” appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica Diabetes Association focuses on student education on World Diabetes Day

The Dominica Diabetes Association (DDA), is observing World Diabetes Day today by focusing on educating the students of the St. Lukes Primary School. Secretary of the Dominica Diabetes Association (DDA), Fr. Reginald LaFleur said the Dominica Diabetes Associa
Dominica News Online

Dominica Diabetes Association focuses on student education on World Diabetes Day

The Dominica Diabetes Association (DDA), is observing World Diabetes Day today by focusing on educating the students of the St. Lukes Primary School. Secretary of the Dominica Diabetes Association (DDA), Fr. Reginald LaFleur said the Dominica Diabetes Association is concerned... The post Dominica Diabetes Association focuses on student education on World Diabetes Day appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BREAKING NEWS: DFP will not contest upcoming general election

The Dominica Freedom Party (DFP) will not be contesting the general election carded for December 6 this year. In making the announcement moments ago at a news conference at the Garraway Hotel, DFP leader, Kent Vital said that his party... The post BREAKING NE
Dominica News Online

BREAKING NEWS: DFP will not contest upcoming general election

The Dominica Freedom Party (DFP) will not be contesting the general election carded for December 6 this year. In making the announcement moments ago at a news conference at the Garraway Hotel, DFP leader, Kent Vital said that his party... The post BREAKING NEWS: DFP will not contest upcoming general election appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BREAKING NEWS: Police protest (with live video)

Police protest over salary negotiations with government. Live video below taken by Joshua Francis via Facebook. Police protest in Dominica. Posted by Joshua Francis on Thursday, November 14, 2019 The post BREAKING NEWS: Police protest (with live video) appear
Dominica News Online

BREAKING NEWS: Police protest (with live video)

Police protest over salary negotiations with government. Live video below taken by Joshua Francis via Facebook. Police protest in Dominica. Posted by Joshua Francis on Thursday, November 14, 2019 The post BREAKING NEWS: Police protest (with live video) appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UPDATE: Police protest over salary negotiations

A number of police officers, many of them dressed in black, protested in Roseau this morning over their dissatisfaction with the manner in which salary negotiations between the government and the Police Welfare Association (PWA) is proceeding. The group of...
Dominica News Online

UPDATE: Police protest over salary negotiations

A number of police officers, many of them dressed in black, protested in Roseau this morning over their dissatisfaction with the manner in which salary negotiations between the government and the Police Welfare Association (PWA) is proceeding. The group of... The post UPDATE: Police protest over salary negotiations appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UPDATE: Brian Linton released without charge

Brian Linton, the brother of United Workers Party (UWP) leader, Lennox Linton, who was arrested this morning and brought to police headquarters in Roseau for questioning, has been released without charge. Brian Linton himself made the disclosure at a news...
Dominica News Online

UPDATE: Brian Linton released without charge

Brian Linton, the brother of United Workers Party (UWP) leader, Lennox Linton, who was arrested this morning and brought to police headquarters in Roseau for questioning, has been released without charge. Brian Linton himself made the disclosure at a news... The post UPDATE: Brian Linton released without charge appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DPSU not satisfied with pace of salary negotiations; members meet next week

The Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU) says it not satisfied with the pace at which salary negotiation with the government is taking place and has scheduled a salary negotiation briefing rally with its members for Tuesday 19, November 2019. The union&#
Dominica News Online

DPSU not satisfied with pace of salary negotiations; members meet next week

The Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU) says it not satisfied with the pace at which salary negotiation with the government is taking place and has scheduled a salary negotiation briefing rally with its members for Tuesday 19, November 2019. The union’s... The post DPSU not satisfied with pace of salary negotiations; members meet next week appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Brother of UWP leader picked up by police

Dominica News Online (DNO) has learned that Brian Linton, the brother of the leader of the United Workers Party, Lennox Linton, was picked up by the police this morning at his home in Marigot. Reports are that he is being... The post Brother of UWP leader pic
Dominica News Online

Brother of UWP leader picked up by police

Dominica News Online (DNO) has learned that Brian Linton, the brother of the leader of the United Workers Party, Lennox Linton, was picked up by the police this morning at his home in Marigot. Reports are that he is being... The post Brother of UWP leader picked up by police appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Project to strengthen disaster management capacity of Dominican and Guyanese women launched

A project aimed at strengthening the disaster management capacity of women in Guyana and Dominica was launched on 11th November 2019 at Fort Young Hotel. The project, entitled “Strengthening Disaster Management Capacity of Women in the Cooperative Repub
Dominica News Online

Project to strengthen disaster management capacity of Dominican and Guyanese women launched

A project aimed at strengthening the disaster management capacity of women in Guyana and Dominica was launched on 11th November 2019 at Fort Young Hotel. The project, entitled “Strengthening Disaster Management Capacity of Women in the Cooperative Republic of Guyana... The post Project to strengthen disaster management capacity of Dominican and Guyanese women launched appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Undocumented Dominicans in US allegedly involved in sourcing voters for DLP being reported to US immigration authorities

Dominicans living in the US who are allegedly involved in sourcing people to come and vote for the DLP in the upcoming general election, should be mindful of their status in that country before engaging in such activity. Trevor ‘Tossy”... The pos
Dominica News Online

Undocumented Dominicans in US allegedly involved in sourcing voters for DLP being reported to US immigration authorities

Dominicans living in the US who are allegedly involved in sourcing people to come and vote for the DLP in the upcoming general election, should be mindful of their status in that country before engaging in such activity. Trevor ‘Tossy”... The post Undocumented Dominicans in US allegedly involved in sourcing voters for DLP being reported to US immigration authorities appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Linton sticks to promise of $25,000 of recovered CBI funds to each Dominican household

The leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, has reiterated his party’s decision, if it becomes the next government, to give $25,000 to each household in Dominica once the 1.2 billion dollars in revenue from the Citizenship by... The pos
Dominica News Online

Linton sticks to promise of $25,000 of recovered CBI funds to each Dominican household

The leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, has reiterated his party’s decision, if it becomes the next government, to give $25,000 to each household in Dominica once the 1.2 billion dollars in revenue from the Citizenship by... The post Linton sticks to promise of $25,000 of recovered CBI funds to each Dominican household appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco apologies for service interruption in Shawford

DOWASCO apologizes to customers in Shawford for the unscheduled interruption to their water supply. This interruption is due to technical difficulties which are entirely beyond our control. DOWASCO would like to assure these customers that we are working to h
Dominica News Online

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco apologies for service interruption in Shawford

DOWASCO apologizes to customers in Shawford for the unscheduled interruption to their water supply. This interruption is due to technical difficulties which are entirely beyond our control. DOWASCO would like to assure these customers that we are working to have... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco apologies for service interruption in Shawford appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Addressing gender based violence issues

Crime Stoppers Dominica is seeking to increase the public’s knowledge on gender-based violence issues thereby empowering communities to speak up on such cases of abuse using an easy, confidential and accessible reporting system through a national projec
Dominica News Online

Addressing gender based violence issues

Crime Stoppers Dominica is seeking to increase the public’s knowledge on gender-based violence issues thereby empowering communities to speak up on such cases of abuse using an easy, confidential and accessible reporting system through a national project. Incidences of gender-based... The post Addressing gender based violence issues appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: The lack of sense and objectivity – why we need more objectivity and not less

If you believe you live in a lawless country and bemoan the abuses that take place there, it would hardly be sensible or morally justifiable to advocate for an even more lawless alternative to fix the problem. But that’s exactly... The post COMMENTARY:
Dominica News Online

COMMENTARY: The lack of sense and objectivity – why we need more objectivity and not less

If you believe you live in a lawless country and bemoan the abuses that take place there, it would hardly be sensible or morally justifiable to advocate for an even more lawless alternative to fix the problem. But that’s exactly... The post COMMENTARY: The lack of sense and objectivity – why we need more objectivity and not less appeared first on Dominica News Online.

‘I don’t help people in exchange for a vote’ – PM Skerrit

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said that he does not provide assistance to people in exchange for a vote. He was speaking during the endorsement of Dominica Labour Party (DLP) candidate for the Soufriere Constituency, Denise Charles. “I don’
Dominica News Online

‘I don’t help people in exchange for a vote’ – PM Skerrit

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said that he does not provide assistance to people in exchange for a vote. He was speaking during the endorsement of Dominica Labour Party (DLP) candidate for the Soufriere Constituency, Denise Charles. “I don’t help... The post ‘I don’t help people in exchange for a vote’ – PM Skerrit appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Bishop Pre-election message

Reverend Fathers, Deacons, brothers and sisters in Christ, I greet you in the name of Jesus Christ the universal King.   We have all learnt form the Honourable Prime Minister that Polling Day for the upcoming General Elections will be... The post Bishop
Dominica News Online

Bishop Pre-election message

Reverend Fathers, Deacons, brothers and sisters in Christ, I greet you in the name of Jesus Christ the universal King.   We have all learnt form the Honourable Prime Minister that Polling Day for the upcoming General Elections will be... The post Bishop Pre-election message appeared first on Dominica News Online.

The UWI commends Antigua & Barbuda’s investment in the OECS

60 to receive scholarships to The UWI Five Islands Campus The University of the West Indies (The UWI) applauds the Government of Antigua and Barbuda’s decision to offer 60 scholarships to students at The UWI’s new Five Islands Campus in... The pos
Dominica News Online

The UWI commends Antigua & Barbuda’s investment in the OECS

60 to receive scholarships to The UWI Five Islands Campus The University of the West Indies (The UWI) applauds the Government of Antigua and Barbuda’s decision to offer 60 scholarships to students at The UWI’s new Five Islands Campus in... The post The UWI commends Antigua & Barbuda’s investment in the OECS appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Lawyer harassed and abused at protest on electoral reform

The rapidly approaching date of the next general election, notwithstanding, the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) is continuing its fight for electoral reform. But the group’s latest effort has met with strong resistance and some hostility from the poli
Dominica News Online

Lawyer harassed and abused at protest on electoral reform

The rapidly approaching date of the next general election, notwithstanding, the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) is continuing its fight for electoral reform. But the group’s latest effort has met with strong resistance and some hostility from the police. A small... The post Lawyer harassed and abused at protest on electoral reform appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Employment Opportunity: Maintenance Technician

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY   MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN   Rubis West Indies Limited – Dominica, a company specializing in the marketing of petroleum products, is seeking to fill the vacant position of Maintenance Technician.   The Portfolio The r
Dominica News Online

Employment Opportunity: Maintenance Technician

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY   MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN   Rubis West Indies Limited – Dominica, a company specializing in the marketing of petroleum products, is seeking to fill the vacant position of Maintenance Technician.   The Portfolio The responsibilities for the position include:... The post Employment Opportunity: Maintenance Technician appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Accused killer of Kenny Mitchell labeled fugitive from the law

UBS Banker from Connecticut, Scott Hapgood who is charged with manslaughter in the death of Dominican hotel worker in Anguilla, Kenny Mitchel has been labeled as a ‘fugitive’ one day after skipping his court appearance in Anguilla. According to an
Dominica News Online

Accused killer of Kenny Mitchell labeled fugitive from the law

UBS Banker from Connecticut, Scott Hapgood who is charged with manslaughter in the death of Dominican hotel worker in Anguilla, Kenny Mitchel has been labeled as a ‘fugitive’ one day after skipping his court appearance in Anguilla. According to an... The post Accused killer of Kenny Mitchell labeled fugitive from the law appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Incitement case against Athie Martin thrown out

The case against well-known conservationist and political activist, Artherton “Athie” Martin, for incitement, has been thrown out by a Roseau magistrate for lack of submission of evidence by the prosecution. Martin, who is also a talk show host, w
Dominica News Online

Incitement case against Athie Martin thrown out

The case against well-known conservationist and political activist, Artherton “Athie” Martin, for incitement, has been thrown out by a Roseau magistrate for lack of submission of evidence by the prosecution. Martin, who is also a talk show host, was charged... The post Incitement case against Athie Martin thrown out appeared first on Dominica News Online.