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New York explosion empties Port Authority; suspect in custody

A peaceful beginning to the workweek was shattered Monday after an explosion rattled through one of the busiest transit hubs in New York City, causing the authorities to evacuate hundreds of commuters and throwing the morning into chaos. The Police...
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New York explosion empties Port Authority; suspect in custody

A peaceful beginning to the workweek was shattered Monday after an explosion rattled through one of the busiest transit hubs in New York City, causing the authorities to evacuate hundreds of commuters and throwing the morning into chaos. The Police...

$6-million needed to repair Windsor Park Stadium after Maria says Charles

Sports Minister, Justina Charles, has reported that about $6-million is needed to repair the Windsor Park Sports Stadium due to damages caused by Hurricane Maria. At a press conference on Monday morning, Charles described the stadium as Dominica’s ̶
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$6-million needed to repair Windsor Park Stadium after Maria says Charles

Sports Minister, Justina Charles, has reported that about $6-million is needed to repair the Windsor Park Sports Stadium due to damages caused by Hurricane Maria. At a press conference on Monday morning, Charles described the stadium as Dominica’s “greatest accomplishment”...

Call made for action on construction in disaster prone areas

President of the Dominica Association of Architects, Claude Lauture, has called on the government and the Planning Division to prevent construction in areas that are prone to disasters. He said Dominica is vulnerable to multiple disasters such as hurricane, e
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Call made for action on construction in disaster prone areas

President of the Dominica Association of Architects, Claude Lauture, has called on the government and the Planning Division to prevent construction in areas that are prone to disasters. He said Dominica is vulnerable to multiple disasters such as hurricane, earthquakes,...

Douglas urges street vendors to return to Roseau Market

Minister for Trade, Energy and Employment, Ian Douglas, has urged those who vend agricultural produce on the streets of the capital to return to the Roseau Market because it has reopened since the passage of Hurricane Maria. He stated that...
Dominica News Online

Douglas urges street vendors to return to Roseau Market

Minister for Trade, Energy and Employment, Ian Douglas, has urged those who vend agricultural produce on the streets of the capital to return to the Roseau Market because it has reopened since the passage of Hurricane Maria. He stated that...

CARICOM-Cuba Summit agrees to stronger development, trade and economic cooperation

Stronger cooperation in disaster risk management and in climate change adaptation and mitigation is among the major decisions of the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit, held in Antigua and Barbuda on Friday 8 December 2017. Strengthening ties on this very topical and.
Dominica News Online

CARICOM-Cuba Summit agrees to stronger development, trade and economic cooperation

Stronger cooperation in disaster risk management and in climate change adaptation and mitigation is among the major decisions of the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit, held in Antigua and Barbuda on Friday 8 December 2017. Strengthening ties on this very topical and...

Signal Band releases new song/video

Local group, Signal Band, has a released a new song, Ani Ba Yo Love, The band says the song represents the slowing down of Bouyon from its customary pace and channeling it into emotional energy. It says the Creole colloquial...
Dominica News Online

Signal Band releases new song/video

Local group, Signal Band, has a released a new song, Ani Ba Yo Love, The band says the song represents the slowing down of Bouyon from its customary pace and channeling it into emotional energy. It says the Creole colloquial...

Marigot Police Station in deplorable state; officers feel abandoned

Officers at the Marigot Police Station have said the station is in a terrible condition Hurricane Maria and they feel abandoned by the Police High Command. The roof of the building where the station is housed was blown away by...
Dominica News Online

Marigot Police Station in deplorable state; officers feel abandoned

Officers at the Marigot Police Station have said the station is in a terrible condition Hurricane Maria and they feel abandoned by the Police High Command. The roof of the building where the station is housed was blown away by...

Road closed at Antrim

The Ministry of Public Works and Ports is warning motorist traveling in the Antrim area that the road is closed for repairs. This means that there will be no traffic on the road in both directions. Road users are asked...
Dominica News Online

Road closed at Antrim

The Ministry of Public Works and Ports is warning motorist traveling in the Antrim area that the road is closed for repairs. This means that there will be no traffic on the road in both directions. Road users are asked...

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Body of man found at Macoucherie

  The body of a man who was reportedly washed away at the Macoucherie River has been found. Information reaching Dominica News Online indicates the man is from Mahaut. According to reports, the man was swept away while washing a...
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BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Body of man found at Macoucherie

  The body of a man who was reportedly washed away at the Macoucherie River has been found. Information reaching Dominica News Online indicates the man is from Mahaut. According to reports, the man was swept away while washing a...

BREAKING NEWS: Man washed away at Macoucherie River

The police are presently in search of a man who got washed away at the Macoucherie River. Police sources have confirmed to Dominica News Online that the incident took place while the man was washing a vehicle at the Macoucherie...
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BREAKING NEWS: Man washed away at Macoucherie River

The police are presently in search of a man who got washed away at the Macoucherie River. Police sources have confirmed to Dominica News Online that the incident took place while the man was washing a vehicle at the Macoucherie...

Man washed away at Macoucherie River

The police are presently in search of a man who got washed away at the Macoucherie River. Police sources have confirmed to Dominica News Online that the incident took place while the man was washing a vehicle at the Macoucherie...
Dominica News Online

Man washed away at Macoucherie River

The police are presently in search of a man who got washed away at the Macoucherie River. Police sources have confirmed to Dominica News Online that the incident took place while the man was washing a vehicle at the Macoucherie...

SUNDAY SERMON: Be Prepared

We’re delighted to be able to bring you another sermon by Monsignor William Jno. Lewis. Let’s join him as he preached to the congregation at the Fatima Parish Church on Sunday (Dec 10, 2017).
Dominica News Online

SUNDAY SERMON: Be Prepared

We’re delighted to be able to bring you another sermon by Monsignor William Jno. Lewis. Let’s join him as he preached to the congregation at the Fatima Parish Church on Sunday (Dec 10, 2017).

UK-based organization announces new Miss Wob Dwiyet & Ti Matador UK

Holding its 4th annual show on Saturday 2nd December, after being postponed from October 1st due to the devastation of Hurricane Maria, the UK-based youth-focused organisation, the Waitukubuli Culture and Tourism Initiative (WCTI) once again celebrated Domini
Dominica News Online

UK-based organization announces new Miss Wob Dwiyet & Ti Matador UK

Holding its 4th annual show on Saturday 2nd December, after being postponed from October 1st due to the devastation of Hurricane Maria, the UK-based youth-focused organisation, the Waitukubuli Culture and Tourism Initiative (WCTI) once again celebrated Dominica’s culture and heritage...

UK-based group announces new Miss Wob Dwiyet & Ti Matador UK

Holding its 4th annual show on Saturday 2nd December, after being postponed from October 1st due to the devastation of Hurricane Maria, the UK-based youth-focused organisation, the Waitukubuli Culture and Tourism Initiative (WCTI) once again celebrated Domini
Dominica News Online

UK-based group announces new Miss Wob Dwiyet & Ti Matador UK

Holding its 4th annual show on Saturday 2nd December, after being postponed from October 1st due to the devastation of Hurricane Maria, the UK-based youth-focused organisation, the Waitukubuli Culture and Tourism Initiative (WCTI) once again celebrated Dominica’s culture and heritage...

New commission formed to improve Caribbean communications resilience

Still reeling from the utter devastation wrought by a record-breaking 2017 hurricane season, many Caribbean island states are struggling to return to normalcy. By some estimates, relief and recovery efforts after Hurricanes Irma and Maria alone could cost upw
Dominica News Online

New commission formed to improve Caribbean communications resilience

Still reeling from the utter devastation wrought by a record-breaking 2017 hurricane season, many Caribbean island states are struggling to return to normalcy. By some estimates, relief and recovery efforts after Hurricanes Irma and Maria alone could cost upwards of...

DEF accuses Labour Commissioner of “having questionable motives” for recent statement

Executive Director of the Dominica Employers’ Federation and Governor with the Dominica Business Forum, Achille Chris Joseph, has ascribed “questionable motives” to a recent statement by the  Labour Commissioner which he says was very likely dr
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DEF accuses Labour Commissioner of “having questionable motives” for recent statement

Executive Director of the Dominica Employers’ Federation and Governor with the Dominica Business Forum, Achille Chris Joseph, has ascribed “questionable motives” to a recent statement by the  Labour Commissioner which he says was very likely driven by a certain complaint...

Crime Stoppers Dominica (CSD) message of sympathy

CRIME STOPPERS DOMINICA (CSD) sympathies with all those who were affected as a result of the passage of hurricane Maria on September 18, 2017. We also extend our condolences to those who lost loved ones during and after the storm....
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Crime Stoppers Dominica (CSD) message of sympathy

CRIME STOPPERS DOMINICA (CSD) sympathies with all those who were affected as a result of the passage of hurricane Maria on September 18, 2017. We also extend our condolences to those who lost loved ones during and after the storm....

BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel restores TV and internet in key locations

Digicel has been successful in restoring Home TV and Internet services in key areas on the island. Roseau and the surrounding areas of Bath Estate and Pottersville can once again enjoy their favourite TV shows and connect online to the...
Dominica News Online

BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel restores TV and internet in key locations

Digicel has been successful in restoring Home TV and Internet services in key areas on the island. Roseau and the surrounding areas of Bath Estate and Pottersville can once again enjoy their favourite TV shows and connect online to the...

Ministry of National Security lifts curfew in Roseau

The Ministry of National Security has lifted a curfew that has been in effect in Roseau and environs since Hurricane Maria. In a release late Friday the ministry said the curfew has been lifted with immediate effect. It said this...
Dominica News Online

Ministry of National Security lifts curfew in Roseau

The Ministry of National Security has lifted a curfew that has been in effect in Roseau and environs since Hurricane Maria. In a release late Friday the ministry said the curfew has been lifted with immediate effect. It said this...

AID Bank chairman welcomes interest rate reduction of loan facility

Chairman of the AID Bank, Martin Charles, has welcomed the reduction in the interest rate of a loan facility for those in the tourism and manufacturing sector. The facility had an original rate of 3 percent interest but in a...
Dominica News Online

AID Bank chairman welcomes interest rate reduction of loan facility

Chairman of the AID Bank, Martin Charles, has welcomed the reduction in the interest rate of a loan facility for those in the tourism and manufacturing sector. The facility had an original rate of 3 percent interest but in a...

Over $500,000 needed to restore Roseau Market after Maria says DEXIA

General Manager at DEXIA, Gregoire Thomas, has said that over half a million dollars are needed to bring the Roseau Market to a state where it can operate effectively. The market got “quite a bit of damage” from Hurricane Maria...
Dominica News Online

Over $500,000 needed to restore Roseau Market after Maria says DEXIA

General Manager at DEXIA, Gregoire Thomas, has said that over half a million dollars are needed to bring the Roseau Market to a state where it can operate effectively. The market got “quite a bit of damage” from Hurricane Maria...

BUSINESS BYTE: FDIC Message to Customers

Dear valued customers, The management & staff of First Domestic Insurance Co. Ltd; wishes to extend sincere condolences to all our customers who have suffered loss and to the entire country by extension. Following the passing of category 5 Hurricane...
Dominica News Online

BUSINESS BYTE: FDIC Message to Customers

Dear valued customers, The management & staff of First Domestic Insurance Co. Ltd; wishes to extend sincere condolences to all our customers who have suffered loss and to the entire country by extension. Following the passing of category 5 Hurricane...

BUSINESS BYTE: Flow receives recognition from the JDF

Roseau, Dominica – December 7th 2017 – The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has singled out Flow Dominica for recognition in light of what they describe as excellent service provided during their stint in Dominica post-hurricane Maria. Major Carl Clarke who...
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BUSINESS BYTE: Flow receives recognition from the JDF

Roseau, Dominica – December 7th 2017 – The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has singled out Flow Dominica for recognition in light of what they describe as excellent service provided during their stint in Dominica post-hurricane Maria. Major Carl Clarke who...

No shortage of passport books Blackmoore says

Minister responsible for Immigration, Rayburn Blackmoore has given the assurance that there are no shortages of passport books in Dominica at this time. Since the passage of Hurricane Maria, Dominicans have flocked to the Passport and Immigration Office at Po
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No shortage of passport books Blackmoore says

Minister responsible for Immigration, Rayburn Blackmoore has given the assurance that there are no shortages of passport books in Dominica at this time. Since the passage of Hurricane Maria, Dominicans have flocked to the Passport and Immigration Office at Police...

Americas Relief Team hands over generators to Dominica Red Cross

The Americas Relief Team (ART) on Thursday handed over to the Dominica Red Cross a donation of nine power generating units which will be deployed to various parts of the island for use by government and non-government agencies. The donation...
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Americas Relief Team hands over generators to Dominica Red Cross

The Americas Relief Team (ART) on Thursday handed over to the Dominica Red Cross a donation of nine power generating units which will be deployed to various parts of the island for use by government and non-government agencies. The donation...

SLDHA donates insulin to hurricane-battered Dominica

The St. Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association (SLDHA) has received a donation of insulin from Tenacia Global out of the United States. The insulin will be delivered to persons living with diabetes in Dominica. The Ministry of Health and Wellness...
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SLDHA donates insulin to hurricane-battered Dominica

The St. Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association (SLDHA) has received a donation of insulin from Tenacia Global out of the United States. The insulin will be delivered to persons living with diabetes in Dominica. The Ministry of Health and Wellness...

One Caribbean Network 10 Questions with Julian Wade

Dominican national footballer, Julian Wade, who in 2013 became the first Dominican to play professional football as a striker for TT Pro League club Caledonia AIA, has been catching the attention of the regional media. In an effort to bridge...
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One Caribbean Network 10 Questions with Julian Wade

Dominican national footballer, Julian Wade, who in 2013 became the first Dominican to play professional football as a striker for TT Pro League club Caledonia AIA, has been catching the attention of the regional media. In an effort to bridge...

Edith Bellot remembered

A memorial concert was held for Edith Dorothy Bellot on 3rd December 2017. Ms Bellot, a Dominican, passed away on October 31st in St. Kitts and was laid to rest on 7th November 2017. Ms Bellot was the resident tutor at the extramural...
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Edith Bellot remembered

A memorial concert was held for Edith Dorothy Bellot on 3rd December 2017. Ms Bellot, a Dominican, passed away on October 31st in St. Kitts and was laid to rest on 7th November 2017. Ms Bellot was the resident tutor at the extramural...

Employers using Hurricane Maria to lay off workers Labour Commissioner says

Labour Commissioner Dr. Matthew Leblanc has said some employers in Dominica are using Hurricane Maria as an excuse to lay off workers in a manner that is inconsistent with the laws. He made the comment in an interview with state-owned...
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Employers using Hurricane Maria to lay off workers Labour Commissioner says

Labour Commissioner Dr. Matthew Leblanc has said some employers in Dominica are using Hurricane Maria as an excuse to lay off workers in a manner that is inconsistent with the laws. He made the comment in an interview with state-owned...

Osborne Riviere to be laid to rest on Thursday

Former government minister and member of parliament for the Colihaut constituency, Osborne Riviere, will be laid to rest on Thursday, December 7, 2017. A day of mourning has been declared and all flags are to be flown at half-staff on...
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Osborne Riviere to be laid to rest on Thursday

Former government minister and member of parliament for the Colihaut constituency, Osborne Riviere, will be laid to rest on Thursday, December 7, 2017. A day of mourning has been declared and all flags are to be flown at half-staff on...

Dominica to get an estimated $1-billion from CARICOM/UN donor conference

Dominica could get an estimated EC$1-billion from a High-Level Pledging/Donor Conference held at the United Nations Headquarter in New York recently, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced. The conference was organized by CARICOM with support from th
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Dominica to get an estimated $1-billion from CARICOM/UN donor conference

Dominica could get an estimated EC$1-billion from a High-Level Pledging/Donor Conference held at the United Nations Headquarter in New York recently, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced. The conference was organized by CARICOM with support from the United Nations Development...

US Airforce lifts cargo, spirits on Dominica during 10-day mission

During what will likely be remembered as one of the fiercest hurricane seasons in a century, the Caribbean island of Dominica was devastated by Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in mid-September as a Category 5 hurricane. In response, the 62nd...
Dominica News Online

US Airforce lifts cargo, spirits on Dominica during 10-day mission

During what will likely be remembered as one of the fiercest hurricane seasons in a century, the Caribbean island of Dominica was devastated by Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in mid-September as a Category 5 hurricane. In response, the 62nd...

CARICOM, Cuba Heads to meet in Antigua

Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Republic of Cuba will hold the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit in Antigua and Barbuda on Friday 8 December. The Meeting will be co-chaired by the Chairman of CARICOM, Prime Minister Dr....
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CARICOM, Cuba Heads to meet in Antigua

Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Republic of Cuba will hold the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit in Antigua and Barbuda on Friday 8 December. The Meeting will be co-chaired by the Chairman of CARICOM, Prime Minister Dr....

Dominican children get more “Chances” with C&W

MIAMI, FL – December 6th 2017 – John Reid, CEO of Cable & Wireless – along with Jeffrey Baptiste, General Manager Flow Dominica and other top executives and employees – spent the day with the residents of CHANCES, a home...
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Dominican children get more “Chances” with C&W

MIAMI, FL – December 6th 2017 – John Reid, CEO of Cable & Wireless – along with Jeffrey Baptiste, General Manager Flow Dominica and other top executives and employees – spent the day with the residents of CHANCES, a home...

Americas Relief Team sends supplies to Dominica, Antigua & Barbuda

The Americas Relief Team (ART), an initiative of Outreach Aid to the Americas (OAA) has that the first shipments of 13 generators and mobile power supply units along with a number of cots and blankets have arrived in the Commonwealth...
Dominica News Online

Americas Relief Team sends supplies to Dominica, Antigua & Barbuda

The Americas Relief Team (ART), an initiative of Outreach Aid to the Americas (OAA) has that the first shipments of 13 generators and mobile power supply units along with a number of cots and blankets have arrived in the Commonwealth...