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Dominica signs agreement with EU for post-hurricane recovery

  Dominica has signed an agreement with the European Union (EU) for post-hurricane recovery and reconstruction efforts. The agreement was signed on the margins of a meeting of foreign ministers of the EU and the Community of Latin American and...
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Dominica signs agreement with EU for post-hurricane recovery

  Dominica has signed an agreement with the European Union (EU) for post-hurricane recovery and reconstruction efforts. The agreement was signed on the margins of a meeting of foreign ministers of the EU and the Community of Latin American and...

Dominica places second in 2018 FCCA environmental poster competition

Dominica Grammar School student, Tana Valmond has secured second place in the Senior Division of the 2018 Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Environmental Poster Competition. The competition was held under the theme “Weathering the storm: Disaster
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Dominica places second in 2018 FCCA environmental poster competition

Dominica Grammar School student, Tana Valmond has secured second place in the Senior Division of the 2018 Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Environmental Poster Competition. The competition was held under the theme “Weathering the storm: Disaster preparation for my Destination”....

Update: Trump played by Putin, Helsinki summit judged a disaster

*Trump has since back tracked on his previous statements according to a reuters report. He is now saying in the midst of near unanimous criticism that he misspoke he meant to say he saw no reason why it was not...
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Update: Trump played by Putin, Helsinki summit judged a disaster

*Trump has since back tracked on his previous statements according to a reuters report. He is now saying in the midst of near unanimous criticism that he misspoke he meant to say he saw no reason why it was not...

DEAR BELLA: I am the soldier boy; told Dominican girlfriend I had my family

Dear Bella, Someone who is close to the situation brought my attention to last week’s letter to you concerning a Dominican girl trying to locate me. It broke my heart when I read it because the young lady in question...
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DEAR BELLA: I am the soldier boy; told Dominican girlfriend I had my family

Dear Bella, Someone who is close to the situation brought my attention to last week’s letter to you concerning a Dominican girl trying to locate me. It broke my heart when I read it because the young lady in question...

Dominican martial artist opens dojo in Canada

Universal Martial Arts Academy (UMA) Robin Ryu Jiu Jitsu, a Dominican owned entity, has gone international. A new UMA Canadian dojo was opened in Vancouver on Saturday 14th July 2018. The UMA was originally created in Dominica in 2010 and officially...
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Dominican martial artist opens dojo in Canada

Universal Martial Arts Academy (UMA) Robin Ryu Jiu Jitsu, a Dominican owned entity, has gone international. A new UMA Canadian dojo was opened in Vancouver on Saturday 14th July 2018. The UMA was originally created in Dominica in 2010 and officially...

Contract for international airport possible by next year says PM Skerrit

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit has said that a contract for building an international airport in Dominica is possible by the middle of next year. He said his government is committed to building such a facility because it will enhance the...
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Contract for international airport possible by next year says PM Skerrit

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit has said that a contract for building an international airport in Dominica is possible by the middle of next year. He said his government is committed to building such a facility because it will enhance the...

St. Kitts hits historic ‘Million Mark’ in cruise ship arrivals

The St. Kitts Tourism Authority and Ministry of Tourism are pleased to announce that St. Kitts received its millionth cruise passenger on July 16, reaching the key number of arrivals that gives the island marquee port status for the first...
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St. Kitts hits historic ‘Million Mark’ in cruise ship arrivals

The St. Kitts Tourism Authority and Ministry of Tourism are pleased to announce that St. Kitts received its millionth cruise passenger on July 16, reaching the key number of arrivals that gives the island marquee port status for the first...

Kelver Darroux pleased at completion of Yorke Valley Bridge

Parliamentary Representative for the St Joseph Constituency, Kelver Darroux has described the construction and completion of the $11-million Yorke Valley Bridge as a very important project for the communities of St Joseph, Layou and by extension Dominica. He
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Kelver Darroux pleased at completion of Yorke Valley Bridge

Parliamentary Representative for the St Joseph Constituency, Kelver Darroux has described the construction and completion of the $11-million Yorke Valley Bridge as a very important project for the communities of St Joseph, Layou and by extension Dominica. He was addressing...

IN PICTURES: ‘Taste of Dominica’ in Canada

On Saturday, July 14th, 2018, the second edition of “Taste of Dominica” was held at Mel Lastman Square in Toronto, Canada. The aim of the event was to allow patrons to experience all things Dominican and what the island has...
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IN PICTURES: ‘Taste of Dominica’ in Canada

On Saturday, July 14th, 2018, the second edition of “Taste of Dominica” was held at Mel Lastman Square in Toronto, Canada. The aim of the event was to allow patrons to experience all things Dominican and what the island has...

Over 100 teachers to benefit from a one-week summer training workshop

Over 100 teachers will benefit from a one-week summer training workshop which is geared towards improving the quality of teaching and learning within the school system. This includes training in Teacher Professional Development and Psycho-social support. The
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Over 100 teachers to benefit from a one-week summer training workshop

Over 100 teachers will benefit from a one-week summer training workshop which is geared towards improving the quality of teaching and learning within the school system. This includes training in Teacher Professional Development and Psycho-social support. The series of workshops...

Protocol amending treaty establishing ECTEL signed by Prime Ministers

The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) announces the signing of the Protocol Amending the Treaty Establishing the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet of Saint Lucia and Prime Minister Ke
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Protocol amending treaty establishing ECTEL signed by Prime Ministers

The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) announces the signing of the Protocol Amending the Treaty Establishing the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet of Saint Lucia and Prime Minister Keith Mitchell of Grenada during CARICOM’s 39th...

Education supervisors called upon to provide support to teachers

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Chandler Hyacinth has called on supervisors in the education department to provide support to teachers. She was speaking at the official launching of a one-week, ‘Teacher Profe
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Education supervisors called upon to provide support to teachers

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Chandler Hyacinth has called on supervisors in the education department to provide support to teachers. She was speaking at the official launching of a one-week, ‘Teacher Professional Development’ summer...

Dominican missing in BVI

Police in the British Virgin Islands are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a visiting Dominica national who was last seen by friends on Friday, July 13. David Sandy, also known as Bobboy, is 39 and described as having a...
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Dominican missing in BVI

Police in the British Virgin Islands are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a visiting Dominica national who was last seen by friends on Friday, July 13. David Sandy, also known as Bobboy, is 39 and described as having a...

Arthur Waldron SDA Academy recognises excellence

The Arthur Waldron Seventh-day Adventists Academy (formerly Dominica SDA Secondary School) held its end of 3rd term awards ceremony on Friday 13th July 2018 for the 2017-2018 school year. The school has always endeavoured to establish excellence as a hallmark
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Arthur Waldron SDA Academy recognises excellence

The Arthur Waldron Seventh-day Adventists Academy (formerly Dominica SDA Secondary School) held its end of 3rd term awards ceremony on Friday 13th July 2018 for the 2017-2018 school year. The school has always endeavoured to establish excellence as a hallmark...

Misfits dethrone Blackinago in 4on4 Volleyball Competition.

Blackinago defended their title well and made it to the finals but the band of Misfits would not be denied a second time and fought their way through to the finals. The best of 3 sets final would see power...
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Misfits dethrone Blackinago in 4on4 Volleyball Competition.

Blackinago defended their title well and made it to the finals but the band of Misfits would not be denied a second time and fought their way through to the finals. The best of 3 sets final would see power...

View live on DNO, first TV interview with Barbados PM Mia Mottley

51 days after being sworn in as Prime Minister of Barbados, the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley sits down with veteran journalist David Ellis for a no-holds-barred full-length interview on Barbados, July, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. The state of the economy,...
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View live on DNO, first TV interview with Barbados PM Mia Mottley

51 days after being sworn in as Prime Minister of Barbados, the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley sits down with veteran journalist David Ellis for a no-holds-barred full-length interview on Barbados, July, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. The state of the economy,...

Douglas wins passport case brought by constituent; still faces similar case brought by St. Kitts Attorney General

The civil suit brought against Opposition Leader Dr. Denzil Douglas by one of his constituents over Dr. Douglas’ possession of a diplomatic passport of Dominica, has been thrown out of the court. Cuthbert “Big Chief” Mills of Newton Ground took...
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Douglas wins passport case brought by constituent; still faces similar case brought by St. Kitts Attorney General

The civil suit brought against Opposition Leader Dr. Denzil Douglas by one of his constituents over Dr. Douglas’ possession of a diplomatic passport of Dominica, has been thrown out of the court. Cuthbert “Big Chief” Mills of Newton Ground took...

OECS Commission and Association of OECS Olympic Committees sign MOU

The OECS Commission and the Association of National Olympic Committees of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (ANOCES) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Cooperation in the areas of sports and youth development. The signing took plac
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OECS Commission and Association of OECS Olympic Committees sign MOU

The OECS Commission and the Association of National Olympic Committees of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (ANOCES) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Cooperation in the areas of sports and youth development. The signing took place at...

BUSINESS BYTE: Central Co-operative Credit Union Gives Back to the Community

On Thursday June 28th, 2018 Central Co-op Credit Union Ltd at our Annual General Meeting (AGM); gave back to the community as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by donating to the following schools and Non-Profit Organizations: Goodwill Prima
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BUSINESS BYTE: Central Co-operative Credit Union Gives Back to the Community

On Thursday June 28th, 2018 Central Co-op Credit Union Ltd at our Annual General Meeting (AGM); gave back to the community as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by donating to the following schools and Non-Profit Organizations: Goodwill Primary and Secondary Schools,...

Team officials upbeat about winning as DSC netball team arrives in Jamaica for AFNA tournament;

Dominica State College arrived in Jamaica yesterday for the inaugural AFNA (Americas Federations of Netball Associations) Champion of Champions High School Netball Tournament, the Jamiaca Observer has reported. The tournament will be held at Leila Robinson Co
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Team officials upbeat about winning as DSC netball team arrives in Jamaica for AFNA tournament;

Dominica State College arrived in Jamaica yesterday for the inaugural AFNA (Americas Federations of Netball Associations) Champion of Champions High School Netball Tournament, the Jamiaca Observer has reported. The tournament will be held at Leila Robinson Courts from tomorrow through...

Douglas wins passport case brought by constituent; still faces similar case brought by St, Kitts Attorney General

The civil suit brought against Opposition Leader Dr. Denzil Douglas by one of his constituents over Dr. Douglas’ possession of a diplomatic passport of Dominica, has been thrown out of the court. Cuthbert “Big Chief” Mills of Newton Ground took...
Dominica News Online

Douglas wins passport case brought by constituent; still faces similar case brought by St, Kitts Attorney General

The civil suit brought against Opposition Leader Dr. Denzil Douglas by one of his constituents over Dr. Douglas’ possession of a diplomatic passport of Dominica, has been thrown out of the court. Cuthbert “Big Chief” Mills of Newton Ground took...

Update (with Audio): CCM writes open letter to House Speaker on parliamentary proceedings

The Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) has written an open letter to House Speaker, Alix Boyd-Knights, over what it said are concerns over “the partial manner in which you have presided over our country’s House of Assembly.” It said that Boyd-Kni
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Update (with Audio): CCM writes open letter to House Speaker on parliamentary proceedings

The Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) has written an open letter to House Speaker, Alix Boyd-Knights, over what it said are concerns over “the partial manner in which you have presided over our country’s House of Assembly.” It said that Boyd-Knights...

Reroofing of DSC to be completed soon

Ambassador of Cuba to Dominica, Juan Carlos Frometa de la Rosa has revealed that reroofing of the Dominica State College (DSC) is expected to complete in two or three weeks. He made that announcement while addressing a handing over ceremony...
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Reroofing of DSC to be completed soon

Ambassador of Cuba to Dominica, Juan Carlos Frometa de la Rosa has revealed that reroofing of the Dominica State College (DSC) is expected to complete in two or three weeks. He made that announcement while addressing a handing over ceremony...

Update with Audio: CCM writes open letter to House Speaker on parliamentary proceedings

The Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) has written an open letter to House Speaker, Alix Boyd-Knights, over what it said are concerns over “the partial manner in which you have presided over our country’s House of Assembly.” It said that Boyd-Kni
Dominica News Online

Update with Audio: CCM writes open letter to House Speaker on parliamentary proceedings

The Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) has written an open letter to House Speaker, Alix Boyd-Knights, over what it said are concerns over “the partial manner in which you have presided over our country’s House of Assembly.” It said that Boyd-Knights...

COMMENTARY: Ross University and Its Economic Impact on Dominica

EDITOR’s NOTE: Ross University School of Medicine was forced to move its operations out of Dominica after the passage of Hurricane Maria in September 2017 as the institution was not spared from the devastating impact of the monster storm on...
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COMMENTARY: Ross University and Its Economic Impact on Dominica

EDITOR’s NOTE: Ross University School of Medicine was forced to move its operations out of Dominica after the passage of Hurricane Maria in September 2017 as the institution was not spared from the devastating impact of the monster storm on...

CARICOM congratulates new Mexican President; stresses value of friendly relations

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) expressed deep appreciation for Mexico’s longstanding readiness to collaborate, as it extended congratulations to President-Elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador on his landslide victory in the country’s 1 July 2018 Preside
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CARICOM congratulates new Mexican President; stresses value of friendly relations

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) expressed deep appreciation for Mexico’s longstanding readiness to collaborate, as it extended congratulations to President-Elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador on his landslide victory in the country’s 1 July 2018 Presidential elections. “CARICOM attaches great value to...

Exhibition features artwork made out of trash

Vetivert Inc. has collaborated with Wild Dominique and one of Dominica’s most promising up and coming Artist Shadrach Burton, to present its Vetivert Gallery Summer show, ‘Trash2Art’, curated by Earl Darius Etienne. The Exhibition runs from Friday 6th J
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Exhibition features artwork made out of trash

Vetivert Inc. has collaborated with Wild Dominique and one of Dominica’s most promising up and coming Artist Shadrach Burton, to present its Vetivert Gallery Summer show, ‘Trash2Art’, curated by Earl Darius Etienne. The Exhibition runs from Friday 6th July till...

Fourteen Dominican students receive Cuban scholarships

Fourteen more Dominican students were awarded scholarships to pursue studies in Cuban Universities. They received their certificates of acceptance at a special handing over ceremony held at the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Morne Daniel on Friday. The...
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Fourteen Dominican students receive Cuban scholarships

Fourteen more Dominican students were awarded scholarships to pursue studies in Cuban Universities. They received their certificates of acceptance at a special handing over ceremony held at the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Morne Daniel on Friday. The...

Annual School Sports Award slated for Saturday

On Saturday, July 14, 2018, the Sports Division in the Ministry of Youth Affairs, Sports and Constituency Empowerment, will host the 26th Annual Schools Sports Awards from 10:00 am at the Ball Room of the Prevo Cinemall in Roseau. At...
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Annual School Sports Award slated for Saturday

On Saturday, July 14, 2018, the Sports Division in the Ministry of Youth Affairs, Sports and Constituency Empowerment, will host the 26th Annual Schools Sports Awards from 10:00 am at the Ball Room of the Prevo Cinemall in Roseau. At...

Dominica signs MOC for quicker access to climate resilience funding

Dominica has signed an agreement, along with Antigua and Barbuda and Grenada, that will pave the way for less tedious access to climate resilience funding. There have been complaints that the support given towards project implementation especially as it perta
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Dominica signs MOC for quicker access to climate resilience funding

Dominica has signed an agreement, along with Antigua and Barbuda and Grenada, that will pave the way for less tedious access to climate resilience funding. There have been complaints that the support given towards project implementation especially as it pertains...

VACANCY NOTICE: Accounting Officer at Archipelago Trading

  Archipelago Trading Limited requires the services of an Accounting Officer:   Eligibility Criteria: An Accounting degree A minimum of 2 years experience in a Senior Accounting position Knowledge of Accounting Software (Accpac) Strong knowledge of
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VACANCY NOTICE: Accounting Officer at Archipelago Trading

  Archipelago Trading Limited requires the services of an Accounting Officer:   Eligibility Criteria: An Accounting degree A minimum of 2 years experience in a Senior Accounting position Knowledge of Accounting Software (Accpac) Strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite (word, excel)...

Destination Dominica Inc. presents 3rd Annual Dominica Day in Brooklyn

Destination Dominica Inc. Presents the 3rd Annual Dominica Day Festival scheduled for Saturday July 21st, 2018 at the Canarsie Park in Brooklyn, New York from 12:00- 8:00 pm. The event is being held as a means of getting Dominicans in...
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Destination Dominica Inc. presents 3rd Annual Dominica Day in Brooklyn

Destination Dominica Inc. Presents the 3rd Annual Dominica Day Festival scheduled for Saturday July 21st, 2018 at the Canarsie Park in Brooklyn, New York from 12:00- 8:00 pm. The event is being held as a means of getting Dominicans in...

Dominican pleads guilty to possession of firearm in USVI

Lester Gabriel Charles, 35, a Dominican who is in the United States Virgin Island illegally, has pleaded guilty to illegal possession of a firearm. According to news outlet Viconstortium, police responded to an altercation in which Charles was involved. He...
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Dominican pleads guilty to possession of firearm in USVI

Lester Gabriel Charles, 35, a Dominican who is in the United States Virgin Island illegally, has pleaded guilty to illegal possession of a firearm. According to news outlet Viconstortium, police responded to an altercation in which Charles was involved. He...

ANNOUNCEMENT: DSC conference on Hypertensive Health

The Faculty of Health Sciences of the Dominica State College hosts a multidisciplinary health education conference under the theme “Hypertensive Health”. Date: Thursday August 2, 2018 at PSU Hall. 8am to 3pm Registration: $50.00 by Wednesda
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ANNOUNCEMENT: DSC conference on Hypertensive Health

The Faculty of Health Sciences of the Dominica State College hosts a multidisciplinary health education conference under the theme “Hypertensive Health”. Date: Thursday August 2, 2018 at PSU Hall. 8am to 3pm Registration: $50.00 by Wednesday July 25 at office of General Nursing Council between 8:30 am and...

Tribute to the Maroons and their contribution to Dominica’s history

Today is the 12th of July. Today we remember the Maroons and pay tribute to their contribution to our history. We have chosen the anniversary of the death in battle of Chief Jacko, most respected and long-lived leader of the...
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Tribute to the Maroons and their contribution to Dominica’s history

Today is the 12th of July. Today we remember the Maroons and pay tribute to their contribution to our history. We have chosen the anniversary of the death in battle of Chief Jacko, most respected and long-lived leader of the...

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