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ODM update on seismic activity related to earthquake swarm

Seismic activity in the Roseau Valley decreased significantly on Sunday morning but remains at elevated levels, according to the Office of Disaster Management. “In the 24 hours from 10pm Friday when the vigorous swarm began, to 10pm Saturday, we recorde
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ODM update on seismic activity related to earthquake swarm

Seismic activity in the Roseau Valley decreased significantly on Sunday morning but remains at elevated levels, according to the Office of Disaster Management. “In the 24 hours from 10pm Friday when the vigorous swarm began, to 10pm Saturday, we recorded...

IN PICTURES: Papa Creole Extravaganza

“It was a great show,” one patron said to DNO with respect to the Papa Creole Extravaganza held last night at the forecourt of Windsor park Sports Stadium. The show featured the creators of cadence-lypso music and their leader, Gordon...
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IN PICTURES: Papa Creole Extravaganza

“It was a great show,” one patron said to DNO with respect to the Papa Creole Extravaganza held last night at the forecourt of Windsor park Sports Stadium. The show featured the creators of cadence-lypso music and their leader, Gordon...

New election poll results to be released on Monday

Caribbean Agency for Political Advancement (CAPA) will release findings of its recent scientific opinion poll conducted in Dominica on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Ball Room of the Prevo Cinemall from 10:00am. The survey, which was conducted between May...
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New election poll results to be released on Monday

Caribbean Agency for Political Advancement (CAPA) will release findings of its recent scientific opinion poll conducted in Dominica on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Ball Room of the Prevo Cinemall from 10:00am. The survey, which was conducted between May...

Colombia willing to participate in CARIFESTA

Colombia’s new Ambassador to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Wednesday said her country will make every effort to participate in the Caribbean mega festival of arts: CARIFESTA XIV, scheduled for August 16-25 in Trinidad and Tobago. Secretary-Genera
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Colombia willing to participate in CARIFESTA

Colombia’s new Ambassador to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Wednesday said her country will make every effort to participate in the Caribbean mega festival of arts: CARIFESTA XIV, scheduled for August 16-25 in Trinidad and Tobago. Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque...

Leadership coach calls on leaders to listen to the people

Leadership Coach and Certified Management Consultant and Lecturer in the School of Education and Department of Government at UWI, Mona, Jamaica, Dr. Canute Thompson has called on leaders to show respect and listen to the people that they lead. He...
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Leadership coach calls on leaders to listen to the people

Leadership Coach and Certified Management Consultant and Lecturer in the School of Education and Department of Government at UWI, Mona, Jamaica, Dr. Canute Thompson has called on leaders to show respect and listen to the people that they lead. He...

Father’s Day: Who celebrates today, and why

Father’s Day is being celebrated in many countries the world over today Sunday, recognizing the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of families and children. But where does it come from and when is it celebrated...
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Father’s Day: Who celebrates today, and why

Father’s Day is being celebrated in many countries the world over today Sunday, recognizing the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of families and children. But where does it come from and when is it celebrated...

Noreen John laid to rest in her community of Grand Bay

They came from all parts of the country to bid farewell to a lawyer, a friend, politician, woman rights activist, confidant, social worker, wife, mother. But it was the provocative homily of Catholic Priest, Fr. Branker John, the main celebrant...
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Noreen John laid to rest in her community of Grand Bay

They came from all parts of the country to bid farewell to a lawyer, a friend, politician, woman rights activist, confidant, social worker, wife, mother. But it was the provocative homily of Catholic Priest, Fr. Branker John, the main celebrant...

UPDATE: Burst of earthquakes affects Dominica

The Office of Disaster Management has confirmed a burst of felt earthquake events from about 10.00 pm last night. An ODM release states that this is all part of small earthquake swarms in the South of Dominica occurring since December...
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UPDATE: Burst of earthquakes affects Dominica

The Office of Disaster Management has confirmed a burst of felt earthquake events from about 10.00 pm last night. An ODM release states that this is all part of small earthquake swarms in the South of Dominica occurring since December...

IN PICTURES: Papa Creole ‘Meet and Greet’ and Awards Presentation

On the eve of the historical Papa Creole show carded to begin at 10:00 o’clock tonight at the forecourt of Windsor Park Sports Stadium, representatives of the show’s line-up, Cadence-lypso enthusiasts, other musicians and sponsors, gathered at th
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IN PICTURES: Papa Creole ‘Meet and Greet’ and Awards Presentation

On the eve of the historical Papa Creole show carded to begin at 10:00 o’clock tonight at the forecourt of Windsor Park Sports Stadium, representatives of the show’s line-up, Cadence-lypso enthusiasts, other musicians and sponsors, gathered at the Fort Young ...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Fundraising activity to help Trafalgar residents with medical expenses

Residents of Trafalgar during this weekend, are embarking on a fund raising activity in an effort to assist two members  of the community to pay for their medical expenses. Former national basketball player, Bernard “Kiwi” Thomas and Vernan D
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Fundraising activity to help Trafalgar residents with medical expenses

Residents of Trafalgar during this weekend, are embarking on a fund raising activity in an effort to assist two members  of the community to pay for their medical expenses. Former national basketball player, Bernard “Kiwi” Thomas and Vernan Deschamps will...

DEAR BELLA: I want to break up with my boyfriend but I don’t want to raise our child alone

Dear Bella, I have been in an almost two year relationship with my boyfriend and I am now pregnant by him. Recently, on Mother’s Day we got into an argument. We were walking and we passed the significant other of...
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DEAR BELLA: I want to break up with my boyfriend but I don’t want to raise our child alone

Dear Bella, I have been in an almost two year relationship with my boyfriend and I am now pregnant by him. Recently, on Mother’s Day we got into an argument. We were walking and we passed the significant other of...

Emergency Shelter Management Manual now available for use in emergency shelter coordination and management

More than 20 District Development Officers and Assistants and Emergency Shelter Managers from across the island gathered at the Office of Disaster Management in Jimmit on Thursday morning, 13 June 2019.   On the agenda was an orientation to the new.
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Emergency Shelter Management Manual now available for use in emergency shelter coordination and management

More than 20 District Development Officers and Assistants and Emergency Shelter Managers from across the island gathered at the Office of Disaster Management in Jimmit on Thursday morning, 13 June 2019.   On the agenda was an orientation to the new...

Trinidadians stage protest over Venezuelan immigrants

Over 1oo frustrated Trinidad nationals took to the Queen’s Park Oval on Thursday night to protest against Venezuelan migrants being allowed to register to work in Trinidad according to Newsday Trinidad. While there has always been migration between Trin
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Trinidadians stage protest over Venezuelan immigrants

Over 1oo frustrated Trinidad nationals took to the Queen’s Park Oval on Thursday night to protest against Venezuelan migrants being allowed to register to work in Trinidad according to Newsday Trinidad. While there has always been migration between Trinidad and...

BUSINESS BYTE: The wait is finally over, emerald movies to open to public

After months of anticipation,  the management team of Emerald movies announces its opening date to be Monday June 17. Dominica was recently listed among the few Caribbean islands without a movie theatre since the shutdown of the previous theatre over...
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BUSINESS BYTE: The wait is finally over, emerald movies to open to public

After months of anticipation,  the management team of Emerald movies announces its opening date to be Monday June 17. Dominica was recently listed among the few Caribbean islands without a movie theatre since the shutdown of the previous theatre over...

Patrons encouraged to come early in order to catch Papa Creole’s main act

Cadence-lypso legend, Gordon Henderson is encouraging the public to make an effort to come early for what is being described as an historic ‘Papa Creole’ concert. The event is carded for Saturday 15th June at Windsor Park Stadium forecourt from...
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Patrons encouraged to come early in order to catch Papa Creole’s main act

Cadence-lypso legend, Gordon Henderson is encouraging the public to make an effort to come early for what is being described as an historic ‘Papa Creole’ concert. The event is carded for Saturday 15th June at Windsor Park Stadium forecourt from...

Legal fraternity pays tribute to the late Noreen John

Members of the legal profession in Dominica gathered at the High court in Roseau in a special sitting presided by high court judges Bernie Stephenson and Victoria Charles-Clarke to pay tribute to attorney at law Noreen John who died in...
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Legal fraternity pays tribute to the late Noreen John

Members of the legal profession in Dominica gathered at the High court in Roseau in a special sitting presided by high court judges Bernie Stephenson and Victoria Charles-Clarke to pay tribute to attorney at law Noreen John who died in...

Old Mill Cultural Centre hosts literary, cultural and art Expo

The Old Mill Cultural Centre hosted an Expo on Wednesday to display a number of Dominica’s publications, artwork and cultural events. The Expo held on the grounds of the Government Headquarters featured publication of books of Dominica’s tradition
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Old Mill Cultural Centre hosts literary, cultural and art Expo

The Old Mill Cultural Centre hosted an Expo on Wednesday to display a number of Dominica’s publications, artwork and cultural events. The Expo held on the grounds of the Government Headquarters featured publication of books of Dominica’s traditional dress, Dominica’s...

Dr. Sanford appalled by authorities’ “disrespect” for initiative in Kalinago Territory

United Workers Party (UWP) candidate for the Salybia constituency, Dermatologist, Dr. Worrel Sanford has stated that he is deeply appalled and worried by what he says is the blatant disrespect shown by the Ministry of Kalinago Affairs, the Ministry of...
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Dr. Sanford appalled by authorities’ “disrespect” for initiative in Kalinago Territory

United Workers Party (UWP) candidate for the Salybia constituency, Dermatologist, Dr. Worrel Sanford has stated that he is deeply appalled and worried by what he says is the blatant disrespect shown by the Ministry of Kalinago Affairs, the Ministry of...

Dominican scientist studies lost ganja, receives acclaim, talks vision for region

It would be appropriate to call Dr Machel Emanuel a ‘son of the soil’ in more ways than one. Not only does the scientist and Rasta hail from the Nature Island, he has been making waves in the region and...
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Dominican scientist studies lost ganja, receives acclaim, talks vision for region

It would be appropriate to call Dr Machel Emanuel a ‘son of the soil’ in more ways than one. Not only does the scientist and Rasta hail from the Nature Island, he has been making waves in the region and...

Educational official highlights importance of leadership in education

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Chandler Hyacinth has highlighted the importance of leadership and leadership performance within the education sector. She was delivering remarks at a two-day National Leadershi
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Educational official highlights importance of leadership in education

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Chandler Hyacinth has highlighted the importance of leadership and leadership performance within the education sector. She was delivering remarks at a two-day National Leadership Forum held at the Goodwill...

Range Developments assists reconstruction efforts of Kalinago special education school

Range Developments is continuing its longstanding support of education projects on the island of Dominica with its latest CSR initiative. The award-winning Citizenship-by-Investment property development company has supported the reconstruction efforts of Isul
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Range Developments assists reconstruction efforts of Kalinago special education school

Range Developments is continuing its longstanding support of education projects on the island of Dominica with its latest CSR initiative. The award-winning Citizenship-by-Investment property development company has supported the reconstruction efforts of Isulukati Special Education after it was devastated by...

Wickham says criticism of controversial statement by Skerrit is “much ado about nothing”

“A much ado about nothing”. That’s how prominent pollster Peter Wickham is describing the reaction to the statement by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit that  “I run things in Dominica”. The statement which was made during th
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Wickham says criticism of controversial statement by Skerrit is “much ado about nothing”

“A much ado about nothing”. That’s how prominent pollster Peter Wickham is describing the reaction to the statement by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit that  “I run things in Dominica”. The statement which was made during the official launch of the...

JOB VACANCY: Digicel Product Executive

Digicel is seeking professionals from across the Caribbean who thrive in a fast paced, dynamic and innovative environment with experience in the below role: Product Executive
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JOB VACANCY: Digicel Product Executive

Digicel is seeking professionals from across the Caribbean who thrive in a fast paced, dynamic and innovative environment with experience in the below role: Product Executive

Book of old Dominica photographs and paintings launched

A publication entitled “Heritage Dominica Volume 3 – A collection of old Dominica Photographs and Paintings” was officially launched today. The book, which captures the rich culture and lifestyle of the island, was presented to the Director
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Book of old Dominica photographs and paintings launched

A publication entitled “Heritage Dominica Volume 3 – A collection of old Dominica Photographs and Paintings” was officially launched today. The book, which captures the rich culture and lifestyle of the island, was presented to the Director of Tourism Collin...

DAPD to attend Re-launch of Commonwealth Disabled People’s Forum and UN conference

Executive Director  of the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities (DAPD),  Nathalie Murphy is representing the DAPD at the Re-launch of the Commonwealth Disabled Peoples’ Fourum  and UN 12th Conference of State Parties. The eve
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DAPD to attend Re-launch of Commonwealth Disabled People’s Forum and UN conference

Executive Director  of the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities (DAPD),  Nathalie Murphy is representing the DAPD at the Re-launch of the Commonwealth Disabled Peoples’ Fourum  and UN 12th Conference of State Parties. The event started yesterday at the United...

2018 IOC awardee, Sharome Burton, to cover 2020 Youth Winter Olympics

The 2018 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Young Sports Reporter of the Year, Sharome Burton, who was selected to cover the 2020 Youth Winter Olympics Games to be held in Switzerland said he is thankful for the opportunity and plans to...
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2018 IOC awardee, Sharome Burton, to cover 2020 Youth Winter Olympics

The 2018 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Young Sports Reporter of the Year, Sharome Burton, who was selected to cover the 2020 Youth Winter Olympics Games to be held in Switzerland said he is thankful for the opportunity and plans to...

CARICOM Reparations Commission expands list of countries to be targeted for reparations

The Vice-Chair of the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC), Professor Verene Shepherd announced at a press conference held at the Regional Headquarters of The University of the West Indies (UWI) on June 10 that CARICOM Reparations Commission has expanded the
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CARICOM Reparations Commission expands list of countries to be targeted for reparations

The Vice-Chair of the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC), Professor Verene Shepherd announced at a press conference held at the Regional Headquarters of The University of the West Indies (UWI) on June 10 that CARICOM Reparations Commission has expanded the list...

Contingency Planning Workshop ongoing in Dominica

As part of its contingency plan to strengthen the preparedness and response mechanism of the education sector in Dominica, the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development in collaboration with IsraAID, UNICEF and the United Nations Development Progra
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Contingency Planning Workshop ongoing in Dominica

As part of its contingency plan to strengthen the preparedness and response mechanism of the education sector in Dominica, the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development in collaboration with IsraAID, UNICEF and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is...

COMMENTARY: Customer Service par Excellence by J.E. Doway

Over the past 40 years, I have had the privilege of traveling to many places in the world whether it was for business or pleasure, mainly business. In fact, because of my early involvement in the hotel and tourism industry,...
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COMMENTARY: Customer Service par Excellence by J.E. Doway

Over the past 40 years, I have had the privilege of traveling to many places in the world whether it was for business or pleasure, mainly business. In fact, because of my early involvement in the hotel and tourism industry,...

DAIC partners with secondary school to introduce STEM in Dominica

The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC) has committed to working with Arthur Waldron SDA Academy to introduce  STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) into the school’s curriculum, as a pilot program. DAIC and
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DAIC partners with secondary school to introduce STEM in Dominica

The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC) has committed to working with Arthur Waldron SDA Academy to introduce  STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) into the school’s curriculum, as a pilot program. DAIC and the school will work together to...

Incitement case against Linton further adjourned

The incitement case against opposition leader Lennox Linton has been further adjourned to June 18, 2019. The matter came up for hearing on June 11, 2019 but found a stumbling block after the prosecution failed to summon witnesses as requested...
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Incitement case against Linton further adjourned

The incitement case against opposition leader Lennox Linton has been further adjourned to June 18, 2019. The matter came up for hearing on June 11, 2019 but found a stumbling block after the prosecution failed to summon witnesses as requested...

CARICOM and Indonesia strengthen ties

A new chapter in the growing friendship between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Indonesia was opened on Friday 31 May 2019, as CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque accredited a new envoy of the Southeast Asian country. Secretary-General
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CARICOM and Indonesia strengthen ties

A new chapter in the growing friendship between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Indonesia was opened on Friday 31 May 2019, as CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque accredited a new envoy of the Southeast Asian country. Secretary-General LaRocque accepted the...

DFA official urges local coaches to get fully qualified

Technical Director of the Dominica Football Association (DFA) Jerome Bardouille, has called on coaches doing the CONCACAF C License five day coaching course to take full advantage of what is being offered. Over 20 coaches assembled at the Football House...
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DFA official urges local coaches to get fully qualified

Technical Director of the Dominica Football Association (DFA) Jerome Bardouille, has called on coaches doing the CONCACAF C License five day coaching course to take full advantage of what is being offered. Over 20 coaches assembled at the Football House...

Fete Isidore in San Sauveur

Augustina “BeeBee” Durand of the San Sauveur has been honoured as a stalwart of Fête St. Isidore in that community for her devout and constant contribution every year to the celebration of the feast. However, while the mass for the...
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Fete Isidore in San Sauveur

Augustina “BeeBee” Durand of the San Sauveur has been honoured as a stalwart of Fête St. Isidore in that community for her devout and constant contribution every year to the celebration of the feast. However, while the mass for the...

Youth Emergency Action Committees (YEAC) Launched in Dominica

Caritas Dominica is pleased to announce the launch of a new project aimed at Youth Empowerment and Disaster Resilience. Through Caritas Antilles with support from USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), the Youth Emergency Actio
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Youth Emergency Action Committees (YEAC) Launched in Dominica

Caritas Dominica is pleased to announce the launch of a new project aimed at Youth Empowerment and Disaster Resilience. Through Caritas Antilles with support from USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), the Youth Emergency Action Committees (YEAC) project...

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