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Tropical Depression upgraded to Tropical Storm Dorian

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual strengthening is forecast during the next few days, and Dorian could be near hurricane strength when it approaches the central Lesser Antilles on Tuesday.
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Tropical Depression upgraded to Tropical Storm Dorian

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual strengthening is forecast during the next few days, and Dorian could be near hurricane strength when it approaches the central Lesser Antilles on Tuesday.

ODM advisory: Tropical depression forms, expected to become tropical storm

Advisory from the Office of Disaster Management The ODM is advising the public of the formation of Tropical Depression number 5 at 11 am Saturday morning. The depression was located near latitude 10.4 north and longitude 47.9 West which is approximately.
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ODM advisory: Tropical depression forms, expected to become tropical storm

Advisory from the Office of Disaster Management The ODM is advising the public of the formation of Tropical Depression number 5 at 11 am Saturday morning. The depression was located near latitude 10.4 north and longitude 47.9 West which is approximately...

UPDATE: High Chance of Tropical depression by Tuesday

Tropical wave expected to affect island chain over next 24 hours a separate wave has a high chance of developing into a depression expected to hit islands by mid Tuesday. 8am Update, Saturday 24th August, 2019. Showers and thunderstorms associated with..
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UPDATE: High Chance of Tropical depression by Tuesday

Tropical wave expected to affect island chain over next 24 hours a separate wave has a high chance of developing into a depression expected to hit islands by mid Tuesday. 8am Update, Saturday 24th August, 2019. Showers and thunderstorms associated with...

Former Dominican sports journalist competes in global cycling event

Sherome Burton, former sports journalist and current Mechanical Engineering student at Midwestern State University is competing in one of the oldest and largest cycling events in the United States. The event attracts over 13,000 participants from around the g
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Former Dominican sports journalist competes in global cycling event

Sherome Burton, former sports journalist and current Mechanical Engineering student at Midwestern State University is competing in one of the oldest and largest cycling events in the United States. The event attracts over 13,000 participants from around the globe. Channel...

DHTA to hold 50th annual general meeting

On Tuesday August 27th the Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association will host its 50th Annual General meeting under the theme “Maintaining Competitiveness in a Changing Tourism Landscape”. “This is a big milestone for the association” sa
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DHTA to hold 50th annual general meeting

On Tuesday August 27th the Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association will host its 50th Annual General meeting under the theme “Maintaining Competitiveness in a Changing Tourism Landscape”. “This is a big milestone for the association” says DHTA Executive Vice President,...

Tropical wave has a high chance to develop into a depression

Tropical Wave with an Area of Low Pressure now has a high chance of development over the next 5 days Issued by the Dominica Meteorological Service at 8:30 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2019 A tropical wave with an area of...
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Tropical wave has a high chance to develop into a depression

Tropical Wave with an Area of Low Pressure now has a high chance of development over the next 5 days Issued by the Dominica Meteorological Service at 8:30 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2019 A tropical wave with an area of...

CSEC E-testing successful for Dominican students

Dominican students who sat the 2019 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams, have for the first time, completed the paper one portion of their assessment online. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Chandler Hyacinth stated that th
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CSEC E-testing successful for Dominican students

Dominican students who sat the 2019 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams, have for the first time, completed the paper one portion of their assessment online. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Chandler Hyacinth stated that the change to...

CBSS hearing and speech impaired student makes history

Eighteen year-old Ricky Barry, of the Castle Bruce Secondary School (CBSS), has made history as the first hearing and speech impaired Dominican to attempt the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations. Barry, who hails from Mahaut River, i
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CBSS hearing and speech impaired student makes history

Eighteen year-old Ricky Barry, of the Castle Bruce Secondary School (CBSS), has made history as the first hearing and speech impaired Dominican to attempt the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations. Barry, who hails from Mahaut River, in the Kalinago...

‘Where the money gone’ protest spreads to St. Joseph

Residents of the St. Joseph Constituency have joined protest action which has emerged in support of demands for the proper accounting by the government for revenue generated by the Citizenship by the Investment (CBI) for the 2018-2019 national budget. Bearing
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‘Where the money gone’ protest spreads to St. Joseph

Residents of the St. Joseph Constituency have joined protest action which has emerged in support of demands for the proper accounting by the government for revenue generated by the Citizenship by the Investment (CBI) for the 2018-2019 national budget. Bearing...

NCCU launches online services

Customers of the National Cooperative Credit Union Ltd. (NCCU) can now access their accounts and perform transactions at their own convenience with the launch online services at the institution. “The launching of our online service will keep our member
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NCCU launches online services

Customers of the National Cooperative Credit Union Ltd. (NCCU) can now access their accounts and perform transactions at their own convenience with the launch online services at the institution. “The launching of our online service will keep our members connected...

ANNOUNCEMENT: NCCU’S 9th Annual General Meeting

NATIONAL CO-OPERATIVE CREDIT UNION LTD. NOTICE OF 9tH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE 9TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL CO-OPERATIVE CREDIT UNION [N.C.C.U.] LIMITED WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2019 AT 5:00...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: NCCU’S 9th Annual General Meeting

NATIONAL CO-OPERATIVE CREDIT UNION LTD. NOTICE OF 9tH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE 9TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL CO-OPERATIVE CREDIT UNION [N.C.C.U.] LIMITED WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2019 AT 5:00...

Flamboyant’s Floristic Explosion (by Arlington James)

The previous section of the article presented on the Flamboyant tree and the Fishermen’s Feast, arts & crafts, botanical snacks and Mas Domnik, among other things. The article concludes below.  Children’s Games: Children love to play, an
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Flamboyant’s Floristic Explosion (by Arlington James)

The previous section of the article presented on the Flamboyant tree and the Fishermen’s Feast, arts & crafts, botanical snacks and Mas Domnik, among other things. The article concludes below.  Children’s Games: Children love to play, and will utilize whatever...

NCCU La Plaine Branch officially reopened

The National Cooperative Credit Union Ltd  (NCCU)  has officially reopened the La Plaine Branch.  The Branch was extensively damaged during the passage of  Hurricane Maria in September 2017. Operations commenced at the newly renovated offi
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NCCU La Plaine Branch officially reopened

The National Cooperative Credit Union Ltd  (NCCU)  has officially reopened the La Plaine Branch.  The Branch was extensively damaged during the passage of  Hurricane Maria in September 2017. Operations commenced at the newly renovated office on Monday, August 19, 2019,...

Dominica U17 team thrashed in 1st CONCACAF qualifier

Dominica Women’s Under-17 Football team was thrashed 8 goals to 1 when they took on host country Cayman in their opening game in the qualifying phase of the CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Football Championship on Wednesday night. The Cayman ladies domi
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Dominica U17 team thrashed in 1st CONCACAF qualifier

Dominica Women’s Under-17 Football team was thrashed 8 goals to 1 when they took on host country Cayman in their opening game in the qualifying phase of the CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Football Championship on Wednesday night. The Cayman ladies dominated...

Portsmouth residents stage protest; one in Roseau continues

Residents of Portsmouth on Thursday, gathered near the Indian River Bridge and later, at Burroughs Square, to raise awareness about what they say, are serious issues that are affecting their community. In an interview with Dominica News Online (DNO), one...
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Portsmouth residents stage protest; one in Roseau continues

Residents of Portsmouth on Thursday, gathered near the Indian River Bridge and later, at Burroughs Square, to raise awareness about what they say, are serious issues that are affecting their community. In an interview with Dominica News Online (DNO), one...

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT: Rita Armantrading-Balson

We announce the Death of 88 year old Mrs. Rita Armantrading-Balson of Laudat who resided in Fond Canie. She died on 13th August, 2019 at the Princess Margaret Hospital. She was the wife of the late Elius Bazil Balson of Pointe Michel.
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DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT: Rita Armantrading-Balson

We announce the Death of 88 year old Mrs. Rita Armantrading-Balson of Laudat who resided in Fond Canie. She died on 13th August, 2019 at the Princess Margaret Hospital. She was the wife of the late Elius Bazil Balson of Pointe Michel.

Four receive CCCUL secondary school scholarships

Four (4) students have received scholarships to attend secondary school for the new academic year 2019/2020. The scholarships were presented by the Central Co-operative Credit Union Limited (CCCUL) at its 9th annual scholarship ceremony which was held at the
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Four receive CCCUL secondary school scholarships

Four (4) students have received scholarships to attend secondary school for the new academic year 2019/2020. The scholarships were presented by the Central Co-operative Credit Union Limited (CCCUL) at its 9th annual scholarship ceremony which was held at the CCCUL...

Extasy Band to honor deceased member at WCMF (with music video)

Band member of the Extasy Band, Maymond Esprit, has said their performance at the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) will be to honor the life of one of the band’s founding members, Nehemiah Darroux. Darroux lost his life as a...
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Extasy Band to honor deceased member at WCMF (with music video)

Band member of the Extasy Band, Maymond Esprit, has said their performance at the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) will be to honor the life of one of the band’s founding members, Nehemiah Darroux. Darroux lost his life as a...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Healthrite Plus Grand Opening

Opening Monday 26th August Monday to Fri 9am – 5pm Saturday 9am-1pm 9 Great George street Email- healthriteplusdominica@gmail.com Tel- 767 316 4535 H
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Healthrite Plus Grand Opening

Opening Monday 26th August Monday to Fri 9am – 5pm Saturday 9am-1pm 9 Great George street Email- healthriteplusdominica@gmail.com Tel- 767 316 4535 HealthRite Plus will be offering organic and gluten free foods, vitamins and supplements, sports nutrition, Healthy weight and...

Concert planned to commemorate passage of Hurricane Maria

Nearly two years after the devastating passage of Hurricane Maria, in September 2017, Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced plans to host a free concert, at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium, to commemorate the event. In a press statement this...
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Concert planned to commemorate passage of Hurricane Maria

Nearly two years after the devastating passage of Hurricane Maria, in September 2017, Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced plans to host a free concert, at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium, to commemorate the event. In a press statement this...

Presentation of CXC results 2019

The 2019 Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) results for Dominica were presented at a news conference in Roseau on Wednesday morning. Some of the highlights of this year’s performance include an outstanding performance by the Castle Bruce Secondary Scho
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Presentation of CXC results 2019

The 2019 Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) results for Dominica were presented at a news conference in Roseau on Wednesday morning. Some of the highlights of this year’s performance include an outstanding performance by the Castle Bruce Secondary School, an 8.5%...

Government embarks on “remarkable” health care journey according to Darroux

Minister for health, Dr. Kenneth Darroux has said the government is embarking on a “remarkable journey” towards a complete and affordable health care sector in Dominica. At the launch of DLP candidate for the Marigot constituency Gregory “Ka
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Government embarks on “remarkable” health care journey according to Darroux

Minister for health, Dr. Kenneth Darroux has said the government is embarking on a “remarkable journey” towards a complete and affordable health care sector in Dominica. At the launch of DLP candidate for the Marigot constituency Gregory “Karessah” Riviere on...

Barbados A cricket team to tour Dominica

The Dominica Cricket Academy will host a Barbados A Team in Dominica from August 22nd to August 30th. The tour forms part of the 2018/19 program of the Dominica Cricket Academy in which the Barbados A Team will play a...
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Barbados A cricket team to tour Dominica

The Dominica Cricket Academy will host a Barbados A Team in Dominica from August 22nd to August 30th. The tour forms part of the 2018/19 program of the Dominica Cricket Academy in which the Barbados A Team will play a...

Castle Bruce Secondary excels in 2019 CSEC exams

The Castle Bruce Secondary School (CBSS) has achieved extraordinary results in the 2019 CSEC examinations with ten (10) of Dominica’s top 46 performers in this year’s exams coming from that institution. Nia Belle of the Kalinago Territory receive
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Castle Bruce Secondary excels in 2019 CSEC exams

The Castle Bruce Secondary School (CBSS) has achieved extraordinary results in the 2019 CSEC examinations with ten (10) of Dominica’s top 46 performers in this year’s exams coming from that institution. Nia Belle of the Kalinago Territory received grade ones...

Dominican students perform 8.5% above regional average in CSEC exams

  Forty-six students from thirteen secondary schools across the island have obtained six or more grade ones at the 2019 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams, Local CXC Registrar, Magalie Celestine, has announced. At a press conference h
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Dominican students perform 8.5% above regional average in CSEC exams

  Forty-six students from thirteen secondary schools across the island have obtained six or more grade ones at the 2019 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams, Local CXC Registrar, Magalie Celestine, has announced. At a press conference held on Wednesday,...

Government embarks on “remarkable” health care journey in Marigot

Minister for health, Dr. Kenneth Darroux has said the government is embarking on a “remarkable journey” towards a complete and affordable health care sector in Dominica. At the launch of DLP candidate for the Marigot constituency Gregory “Ka
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Government embarks on “remarkable” health care journey in Marigot

Minister for health, Dr. Kenneth Darroux has said the government is embarking on a “remarkable journey” towards a complete and affordable health care sector in Dominica. At the launch of DLP candidate for the Marigot constituency Gregory “Karessah” Riviere on...

Live stream of 2019 CSEC results for Dominica

The 2019 CSEC results for Dominica are now being presented at the DPSU building in Roseau. DNO is bringing you a live stream of the event. Posted by Dominica News Online on Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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Live stream of 2019 CSEC results for Dominica

The 2019 CSEC results for Dominica are now being presented at the DPSU building in Roseau. DNO is bringing you a live stream of the event. Posted by Dominica News Online on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Linton questions motive of PricewaterhouseCoopers report on Dominica’s CBI

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee and Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, has condemned the contents of a report recently released by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), praising Dominica for the use of the funds generated by the Citizenship by Investment (CB
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Linton questions motive of PricewaterhouseCoopers report on Dominica’s CBI

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee and Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, has condemned the contents of a report recently released by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), praising Dominica for the use of the funds generated by the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programme. The...

ANNOUNCEMENT: WCMF 2019 ticket special now available

Patrons wishing to take advantage of ticket special for the much anticipated 21st Edition of the Dominica World Creole Music Festival, scheduled for October 25 to 27, 2019 at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium, Roseau, can do so now for...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: WCMF 2019 ticket special now available

Patrons wishing to take advantage of ticket special for the much anticipated 21st Edition of the Dominica World Creole Music Festival, scheduled for October 25 to 27, 2019 at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium, Roseau, can do so now for...

Concacaf’s 2019 Under-17 Women’s Tournament

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf), one of FIFA’s six continental confederations, servicing 41 Member Associations, from Canada in the north to Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana in the south,  
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Concacaf’s 2019 Under-17 Women’s Tournament

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf), one of FIFA’s six continental confederations, servicing 41 Member Associations, from Canada in the north to Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana in the south,  kicks off a series of...

PricewaterhouseCoopers praises Dominica for use of CBI funds

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), one of the world’s largest multinational professional services firms, has praised Dominica for the good use of the funds generated from the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programme. The report, prepared with the cooperatio
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PricewaterhouseCoopers praises Dominica for use of CBI funds

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), one of the world’s largest multinational professional services firms, has praised Dominica for the good use of the funds generated from the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programme. The report, prepared with the cooperation of the government of Dominica,...

Are we heading for a global recession?

Are we heading towards a global recession? This is a somewhat contentious question posed by a recent Yahoo news report. With some experts citing what they consider definitive evidence that a recession is coming. With our political season in full...
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Are we heading for a global recession?

Are we heading towards a global recession? This is a somewhat contentious question posed by a recent Yahoo news report. With some experts citing what they consider definitive evidence that a recession is coming. With our political season in full...

Jolly’s pharmacists cop two top regional awards

Pharmacists from Jolly’s Pharmacy walked away with two top awards at the conclusion of the 2019 Caribbean Pharmacy Association (CAP) conference held last week in Orlando, Florida. Now in its thirty-ninth year, the annual CAP conference and awards ceremo
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Jolly’s pharmacists cop two top regional awards

Pharmacists from Jolly’s Pharmacy walked away with two top awards at the conclusion of the 2019 Caribbean Pharmacy Association (CAP) conference held last week in Orlando, Florida. Now in its thirty-ninth year, the annual CAP conference and awards ceremony honors...

StarLight: LaKeyia’s ‘Golden Opportunities’

Lakeyia Joseph is the founder and C. E. O of Golden Opportunities.  She is a 20 year-old, optimist and glimmer of hope. She grew up with her under-educated grand-parents, and a house-full of males: uncles, brother and cousins. Her father...
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StarLight: LaKeyia’s ‘Golden Opportunities’

Lakeyia Joseph is the founder and C. E. O of Golden Opportunities.  She is a 20 year-old, optimist and glimmer of hope. She grew up with her under-educated grand-parents, and a house-full of males: uncles, brother and cousins. Her father...

ODM starts CERT training for 28 volunteers

Twenty eight (28) volunteers from the west coast communities of Dominica, commenced a Community Emergency Response Team training at the Office of Disaster Management (ODM) as the hurricane season enters its peak period.  The Office of Disaster Managemen
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ODM starts CERT training for 28 volunteers

Twenty eight (28) volunteers from the west coast communities of Dominica, commenced a Community Emergency Response Team training at the Office of Disaster Management (ODM) as the hurricane season enters its peak period.  The Office of Disaster Management with support...

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