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DAIC members suffer over $200 million in damage from Hurricane Maria

Executive Director of the Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC), Lizra Fabien, has reported that  50% of the DAIC membership has suffered over $200 million dollars’ worth of damage as a result of Hurricane Maria. Ms. Fabien said at...
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DAIC members suffer over $200 million in damage from Hurricane Maria

Executive Director of the Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC), Lizra Fabien, has reported that  50% of the DAIC membership has suffered over $200 million dollars’ worth of damage as a result of Hurricane Maria. Ms. Fabien said at...

SUNDAY SERMON: Covenant, Repentance and Baptism

World Marriage Day was observed today Sunday, February 18, 2018. The Marriage Encounter and Engaged Encounter Movement brought together dozens of married and engaged couples for a celebration of the occasion at the Fatima Church in New Town. Monsignor Willia
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SUNDAY SERMON: Covenant, Repentance and Baptism

World Marriage Day was observed today Sunday, February 18, 2018. The Marriage Encounter and Engaged Encounter Movement brought together dozens of married and engaged couples for a celebration of the occasion at the Fatima Church in New Town. Monsignor William Jno...

Slower growth rate projected for ECCU in 2018

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), has projected a growth rate of 2.2 percent, well below the 5% target, for The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in 2018. The Council, which comprises finance ministers of ECCU member states and whose current chairman
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Slower growth rate projected for ECCU in 2018

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), has projected a growth rate of 2.2 percent, well below the 5% target, for The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in 2018. The Council, which comprises finance ministers of ECCU member states and whose current chairman...

BREAKING NEWS: Landslide under Canefield Cliff

A landslide under the Canefield Cliff caused a traffic back up in the area on Sunday morning. The exact time the slide took place is unknown but one vehicle was caught up in the falling rocks. DNO understands the driver...
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BREAKING NEWS: Landslide under Canefield Cliff

A landslide under the Canefield Cliff caused a traffic back up in the area on Sunday morning. The exact time the slide took place is unknown but one vehicle was caught up in the falling rocks. DNO understands the driver...

THE KSCHRONICLES: Living your best life

If you have never heard of the term ‘living my best life’ then allow me to introduce you to the term. I’m a big fan of using current trending phrases or words to title my pieces. Mostly because its quick...
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THE KSCHRONICLES: Living your best life

If you have never heard of the term ‘living my best life’ then allow me to introduce you to the term. I’m a big fan of using current trending phrases or words to title my pieces. Mostly because its quick...

Rotary Club of Dominica presents books to primary schools

On Friday, February 9, 2018, the Rotary Club of Dominica presented library books to two (2) primary schools; St. Mary’s Primary School and the Newtown Primary School under its Literacy Enhancement Project. This Project was made possible through a generous..
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Rotary Club of Dominica presents books to primary schools

On Friday, February 9, 2018, the Rotary Club of Dominica presented library books to two (2) primary schools; St. Mary’s Primary School and the Newtown Primary School under its Literacy Enhancement Project. This Project was made possible through a generous...

UN Migration Agency to assist over 1,000 families with housing repairs

Roseau, 14 Feb 2018 – IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, is supporting the Government of Dominica to improve the conditions of people living in emergency shelters, and provide roof repairs and Core Shelter solutions for over one thousand vulnerab
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UN Migration Agency to assist over 1,000 families with housing repairs

Roseau, 14 Feb 2018 – IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, is supporting the Government of Dominica to improve the conditions of people living in emergency shelters, and provide roof repairs and Core Shelter solutions for over one thousand vulnerable...

Sagicor donates Mobile Medical Unit to Dominica

Chairman of Sagicor Life Inc, Stephen McNamara has said that the extensive outfitting of a Mobile Medical Unit, which the 177-year-old company donated to the government and people of Dominica on February 16, 2018, will ensure that health care after...
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Sagicor donates Mobile Medical Unit to Dominica

Chairman of Sagicor Life Inc, Stephen McNamara has said that the extensive outfitting of a Mobile Medical Unit, which the 177-year-old company donated to the government and people of Dominica on February 16, 2018, will ensure that health care after...

Watch 90th Meeting of the Monetary Council media conference live

The Ninetieth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held at the ECCB Headquarters, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, on 16 February 2018, under the chairmanship of the Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit. Watch the live...
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Watch 90th Meeting of the Monetary Council media conference live

The Ninetieth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held at the ECCB Headquarters, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, on 16 February 2018, under the chairmanship of the Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit. Watch the live...

IN PICTURES: 2018 Calypso Finals

The finals of the 2018 calypso competition was an eventful one. After 17 years Bobb, who had come close to winning on a couple of occasions, finally took the calypso monarch title and the audience was left to wonder just how 2017...
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IN PICTURES: 2018 Calypso Finals

The finals of the 2018 calypso competition was an eventful one. After 17 years Bobb, who had come close to winning on a couple of occasions, finally took the calypso monarch title and the audience was left to wonder just how 2017...

Two shot and injured in Gutter Village

Two men were injured in a shooting incident which took place in Gutter Village on Carnival Tuesday. Police PRO, Inspector Pellam Jno Baptiste, said the incident took place around 7:45 pm. He said one man is in police custody on...
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Two shot and injured in Gutter Village

Two men were injured in a shooting incident which took place in Gutter Village on Carnival Tuesday. Police PRO, Inspector Pellam Jno Baptiste, said the incident took place around 7:45 pm. He said one man is in police custody on...

Israeli Prime Minister faces corruption charges asked to step down

Benjamin Netanyahu, who was once Israel’s youngest elected prime minister, faces charges in two separate corruption cases. Netanyahu, who has been at the forefront of Israeli politics for over 20 years, has denied any wrongdoing according to CNN. In a..
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Israeli Prime Minister faces corruption charges asked to step down

Benjamin Netanyahu, who was once Israel’s youngest elected prime minister, faces charges in two separate corruption cases. Netanyahu, who has been at the forefront of Israeli politics for over 20 years, has denied any wrongdoing according to CNN. In a...

Montreal relief supplies arrive in Dominica

A shipment of relief supplies from the Montreal Maria Relief Group has arrived in Dominica. The shipment, containing 43 barrels of food, school supplies, men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, toiletries, among other things, is being distributed to var
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Montreal relief supplies arrive in Dominica

A shipment of relief supplies from the Montreal Maria Relief Group has arrived in Dominica. The shipment, containing 43 barrels of food, school supplies, men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, toiletries, among other things, is being distributed to various air marked...

37 year-old Granny defends taking baby in carnival band

Francesca Cabrera was warned on Carnival Monday for bringing her 5 month old grandson to play mass with her costume band according to Trinidad Express. The baby was supported by a front facing baby sling. The police warned her against...
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37 year-old Granny defends taking baby in carnival band

Francesca Cabrera was warned on Carnival Monday for bringing her 5 month old grandson to play mass with her costume band according to Trinidad Express. The baby was supported by a front facing baby sling. The police warned her against...

Dominica hurricane damage survey likely to help reduce disaster risk worldwide

The biggest natural disaster to ever hit the Caribbean island of Dominica is now likely to provide guidelines for reducing the risk globally of disaster from hurricanes. Scientists led by disaster expert Dr. Richard Teeuw, of the University of Portsmouth,...
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Dominica hurricane damage survey likely to help reduce disaster risk worldwide

The biggest natural disaster to ever hit the Caribbean island of Dominica is now likely to provide guidelines for reducing the risk globally of disaster from hurricanes. Scientists led by disaster expert Dr. Richard Teeuw, of the University of Portsmouth,...

U.S. Consular Officer to hold appointments for U.S. Citizens in Dominica

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is pleased to announce that a Consular Officer will visit Dominica from Tuesday, February 27th, to Thursday, March 1st. The officer will provide U.S..
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U.S. Consular Officer to hold appointments for U.S. Citizens in Dominica

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is pleased to announce that a Consular Officer will visit Dominica from Tuesday, February 27th, to Thursday, March 1st. The officer will provide U.S....

VIDEO: Water main breaks in Roseau

A broken water main in Roseau caused brief excitement in Roseau on Wednesday morning. The incident took place on Cork Street. The geyser-like formation threw water high into the air, drawing a crowd of onlookers. It didn’t last long, however,...
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VIDEO: Water main breaks in Roseau

A broken water main in Roseau caused brief excitement in Roseau on Wednesday morning. The incident took place on Cork Street. The geyser-like formation threw water high into the air, drawing a crowd of onlookers. It didn’t last long, however,...

Widies women’s squad gets ready for tour of New Zealand

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection panel of Cricket West Indies today announced the Windies women’s squad for the upcoming tour to New Zealand from March 4 to 25. The Windies will play three One-Day Internationals and five Twenty20 Internationals...
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Widies women’s squad gets ready for tour of New Zealand

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection panel of Cricket West Indies today announced the Windies women’s squad for the upcoming tour to New Zealand from March 4 to 25. The Windies will play three One-Day Internationals and five Twenty20 Internationals...

Windsor Park Stadium to benefit from charity cricket match

The Windsor Park Stadium, which was damaged by Hurricane Maria, will benefit from a charity cricket match between the West Indies and Rest of the World XI at Lord’s. The lone Twenty20 match is expected to take place on May...
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Windsor Park Stadium to benefit from charity cricket match

The Windsor Park Stadium, which was damaged by Hurricane Maria, will benefit from a charity cricket match between the West Indies and Rest of the World XI at Lord’s. The lone Twenty20 match is expected to take place on May...

BREAKING NEWS: Four people shot in Wesley

Four people were shot on Tuesday evening in Wesley, DNO has been informed. Police sources told DNO that one man is in critical condition. He was shot in the right rib, neck and head. He has been taken to the...
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BREAKING NEWS: Four people shot in Wesley

Four people were shot on Tuesday evening in Wesley, DNO has been informed. Police sources told DNO that one man is in critical condition. He was shot in the right rib, neck and head. He has been taken to the...

I take full and total responsibility – Karessa

2017 calypso monarch, Karessah, has apologized for aborting his performance during the first round of the 2018 calypso competition on Saturday. At the beginning of the 3rd verse of his song “De Encounter”, Karessa suddenly stopped singing, uttere
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I take full and total responsibility – Karessa

2017 calypso monarch, Karessah, has apologized for aborting his performance during the first round of the 2018 calypso competition on Saturday. At the beginning of the 3rd verse of his song “De Encounter”, Karessa suddenly stopped singing, uttered the words...

BREAKING NEWS: Body found at Pont Cassé

The body of a man was found at Pont  Cassé on Carnival Monday, according to reports reaching DNO. The circumstances surrounding the incident is unknown at this time. Reports indicate the body was found in a stream or river with...
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BREAKING NEWS: Body found at Pont Cassé

The body of a man was found at Pont  Cassé on Carnival Monday, according to reports reaching DNO. The circumstances surrounding the incident is unknown at this time. Reports indicate the body was found in a stream or river with...

BREAKING NEWS: Injuries reported in Fond Cole accident

Several people were injured and taken to hospital in an accident which took place in Fond Cole on Carnival Monday morning. It took place just before 9:00 am close to the Coast Guard base. The circumstances involved in the accident...
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BREAKING NEWS: Injuries reported in Fond Cole accident

Several people were injured and taken to hospital in an accident which took place in Fond Cole on Carnival Monday morning. It took place just before 9:00 am close to the Coast Guard base. The circumstances involved in the accident...

Bobb breaks free; wins calypso monarch title

“The truth will make you free, make you freeeee”, resounded in one collective refrain from a mud-filled, rain sprinkled New Town Savannah on Saturday night as thousands of calypso lovers joined the Bobb as he threw off the shackles that...
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Bobb breaks free; wins calypso monarch title

“The truth will make you free, make you freeeee”, resounded in one collective refrain from a mud-filled, rain sprinkled New Town Savannah on Saturday night as thousands of calypso lovers joined the Bobb as he threw off the shackles that...

HIGH SURF ADVISORY AND SMALL CRAFT WARNING IN EFFECT FOR DOMINICA

Issued at: 6:00 pm, Friday 9th February, 2018 Brisk surface winds and large north-easterly to easterly sea swells associated with a strong high pressure system centred over the North-eastern Atlantic have been affecting Dominica and the other islands of the
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HIGH SURF ADVISORY AND SMALL CRAFT WARNING IN EFFECT FOR DOMINICA

Issued at: 6:00 pm, Friday 9th February, 2018 Brisk surface winds and large north-easterly to easterly sea swells associated with a strong high pressure system centred over the North-eastern Atlantic have been affecting Dominica and the other islands of the eastern...

BUSINESS BYTE: DAIC releases list of speakers and topics for its Business Recovery Expo

Roseau, Dominica – February 9, 2018: The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC) released the list of speakers and presentation topics for the upcoming DAIC Business Recovery Expo: “Inform. Connect. Protect.” which will take place February
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BUSINESS BYTE: DAIC releases list of speakers and topics for its Business Recovery Expo

Roseau, Dominica – February 9, 2018: The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC) released the list of speakers and presentation topics for the upcoming DAIC Business Recovery Expo: “Inform. Connect. Protect.” which will take place February 21st, 2018, from...

Rotary District Governor and Rotary International Director visit Dominica

Rotary International Director Ron Ferrill, from Virginia, along with Rotary District Governor Waddy Sowma, from Suriname, and Past District Governor David Edwards, from Barbados visited Dominica from January 29th – 30th, 2018. The high ranking Rotary offici
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Rotary District Governor and Rotary International Director visit Dominica

Rotary International Director Ron Ferrill, from Virginia, along with Rotary District Governor Waddy Sowma, from Suriname, and Past District Governor David Edwards, from Barbados visited Dominica from January 29th – 30th, 2018. The high ranking Rotary officials came to assess...

Nine seeking to dethrone calypso monarch, Karessah

Thousands of calypso fans are expected to converge on the New Town Savannah tonight, the weather notwithstanding, to witness the ultimate battle for the 2018 calypso monarch title. Nine finalists will attempt to wrest the crown from reigning Monarch, Karessa.
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Nine seeking to dethrone calypso monarch, Karessah

Thousands of calypso fans are expected to converge on the New Town Savannah tonight, the weather notwithstanding, to witness the ultimate battle for the 2018 calypso monarch title. Nine finalists will attempt to wrest the crown from reigning Monarch, Karessa....

BISHOP’S MESSAGE: Carnival should not be an excuse to lower human dignity

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, I address you as the Bishop of the Diocese of Roseau and President of the Dominica Christian Council. We come once again to one of the most celebrated festivities on our National Calendar –...
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BISHOP’S MESSAGE: Carnival should not be an excuse to lower human dignity

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, I address you as the Bishop of the Diocese of Roseau and President of the Dominica Christian Council. We come once again to one of the most celebrated festivities on our National Calendar –...

Bra thief jailed – ‘I just wanted to lie down on them’

A man was sentenced to four years in prison after admitting to stealing a total of six brassieres. The 53 year old Man, Vincent Coutou of Trinidad, stole bras valued at $2,000 TTD along with several items valued at over...
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Bra thief jailed – ‘I just wanted to lie down on them’

A man was sentenced to four years in prison after admitting to stealing a total of six brassieres. The 53 year old Man, Vincent Coutou of Trinidad, stole bras valued at $2,000 TTD along with several items valued at over...

Can ‘Wisdom to Know’ bounce back?

More than four months after Hurricane Maria struck, the building that housed local drug rehabilitation efforts stands desolate and abandoned, after having been heavily damaged by the Category 5 hurricane. Back in 2012, Wisdom to Know, was boasting success sto
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Can ‘Wisdom to Know’ bounce back?

More than four months after Hurricane Maria struck, the building that housed local drug rehabilitation efforts stands desolate and abandoned, after having been heavily damaged by the Category 5 hurricane. Back in 2012, Wisdom to Know, was boasting success stories...

Aftershocks hinder rescue efforts after major earthquake in Taiwan, 12 found dead

Rescue efforts have been seriously hampered by continued aftershocks following a deadly quake in Taiwan. Hualien a Taiwanese tourist city had been hit by a magnitude 6.4 quake just before midnight on Tuesday that injured 270 people. People are still...
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Aftershocks hinder rescue efforts after major earthquake in Taiwan, 12 found dead

Rescue efforts have been seriously hampered by continued aftershocks following a deadly quake in Taiwan. Hualien a Taiwanese tourist city had been hit by a magnitude 6.4 quake just before midnight on Tuesday that injured 270 people. People are still...

Blackmoore rubbishes alleged police report

National Security Minister, Rayburn Blackmoore, has rubbished an alleged report from a review of the police force in Dominica which appears to paint a damning picture of Police Chief Daniel Carbon and his deputy Davidson Valerie. Last year, Blackmoore announc
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Blackmoore rubbishes alleged police report

National Security Minister, Rayburn Blackmoore, has rubbished an alleged report from a review of the police force in Dominica which appears to paint a damning picture of Police Chief Daniel Carbon and his deputy Davidson Valerie. Last year, Blackmoore announced...

VACANCY: Commission Sales Agent

Applications are invited for suitably experienced and qualified individuals for the position of Commission Sales Agent at Flow Dominica. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 O-level passes
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VACANCY: Commission Sales Agent

Applications are invited for suitably experienced and qualified individuals for the position of Commission Sales Agent at Flow Dominica. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 O-level passes

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