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Police on high alert during Independence celebration

The level of alertness among police officers on duty will be heightened during the Independence celebration and they will be ready to respond to any incident if the need arises. This was according to Superintendent of Police, Richmond Valentine who...
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Police on high alert during Independence celebration

The level of alertness among police officers on duty will be heightened during the Independence celebration and they will be ready to respond to any incident if the need arises. This was according to Superintendent of Police, Richmond Valentine who...

Electoral Office releases list of Registering and Assistant Registering Officers

The Electoral Office of Dominica has taken the opportunity to inform the general public of all twenty-one (21) Registering Officers for each Constituency and Assistant Registering Officers for Polling Districts within those constituencies. The latest list inc
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Electoral Office releases list of Registering and Assistant Registering Officers

The Electoral Office of Dominica has taken the opportunity to inform the general public of all twenty-one (21) Registering Officers for each Constituency and Assistant Registering Officers for Polling Districts within those constituencies. The latest list includes the five (5)...

BUSINESS BYTE: 25 companies give back through Shop Dominica October 25th to 27th, 2018

Roseau, Dominica, October 22, 2018 – The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce presents Shop Dominica 2018 where 25 companies from Portsmouth, Mero and Roseau are participating in giving discounts, deals and giveaways to Dominicans and visitors duri
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BUSINESS BYTE: 25 companies give back through Shop Dominica October 25th to 27th, 2018

Roseau, Dominica, October 22, 2018 – The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce presents Shop Dominica 2018 where 25 companies from Portsmouth, Mero and Roseau are participating in giving discounts, deals and giveaways to Dominicans and visitors during our independence...

Environmental Health Department calls for prioritization of food safety

The Environmental Health Department is calling on vendors to make food safety a priority for this year’s 40th Anniversary of Independence celebrations, especially during major events such as World Creole Music Festival and Kwéyòl Wandévou. The call came
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Environmental Health Department calls for prioritization of food safety

The Environmental Health Department is calling on vendors to make food safety a priority for this year’s 40th Anniversary of Independence celebrations, especially during major events such as World Creole Music Festival and Kwéyòl Wandévou. The call came from Health...

DEAR BELLA: I am tired of living in sin; I want to be married

It’s been six years since dating my boyfriend and every time I think the man is going to propose to me, it turns out to be nonsense. Like on my birthday, valentines and Christmas time, every time these days come...
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DEAR BELLA: I am tired of living in sin; I want to be married

It’s been six years since dating my boyfriend and every time I think the man is going to propose to me, it turns out to be nonsense. Like on my birthday, valentines and Christmas time, every time these days come...

BUSINESS BYTE: J. Astaphan & Co. Ltd. gives back to the Dominican People: ‘Creole in the Lot’

When it was announced that there would be no Creole in the Park this year, the news was met with a heavy heart by members of the public. Astaphans along with some key brands made a decision to give back...
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BUSINESS BYTE: J. Astaphan & Co. Ltd. gives back to the Dominican People: ‘Creole in the Lot’

When it was announced that there would be no Creole in the Park this year, the news was met with a heavy heart by members of the public. Astaphans along with some key brands made a decision to give back...

Two Dominican footballers head for MLS Caribbean Combine tryout

Senior Men’s National Team players, Kiano Martin and Javid George of Mahaut Soca Strikers FC and South East FC respectively, will participate in the 2018 Major League Soccer (MLS) Caribbean Combine in Barbados. The two leave Dominica on Monday, October.
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Two Dominican footballers head for MLS Caribbean Combine tryout

Senior Men’s National Team players, Kiano Martin and Javid George of Mahaut Soca Strikers FC and South East FC respectively, will participate in the 2018 Major League Soccer (MLS) Caribbean Combine in Barbados. The two leave Dominica on Monday, October...

Trinidad NGO donates supplies to Dominican schools

PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD – MONDAY 22nd OCTOBER, 2018– HALIMAHS HELPING HANDS has donated “School Supplies” for new school term September 2018 to families affected by Hurricane Maria in Dominica in September 2017. The supplies were officially hande
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Trinidad NGO donates supplies to Dominican schools

PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD – MONDAY 22nd OCTOBER, 2018– HALIMAHS HELPING HANDS has donated “School Supplies” for new school term September 2018 to families affected by Hurricane Maria in Dominica in September 2017. The supplies were officially handed over on...

Dominica among shareholders discussing future of LIAT

Dominica is part of a LIAT shareholder’s meeting currently underway in St Vincent to discuss the future of the airline. The meeting started today (Monday, October 22) and it could be a defining moment for the future of the regional...
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Dominica among shareholders discussing future of LIAT

Dominica is part of a LIAT shareholder’s meeting currently underway in St Vincent to discuss the future of the airline. The meeting started today (Monday, October 22) and it could be a defining moment for the future of the regional...

COMMENTARY: The banning of plastics-sincerity or hypocrisy?

Not long ago, a unilateral decision was taken throughout Massy Stores in St Lucia to ban the merchandizing of plastic to grocers. This was hailed as a significant step forward in reducing the global plastic pollution in our little corner...
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COMMENTARY: The banning of plastics-sincerity or hypocrisy?

Not long ago, a unilateral decision was taken throughout Massy Stores in St Lucia to ban the merchandizing of plastic to grocers. This was hailed as a significant step forward in reducing the global plastic pollution in our little corner...

CHECK THIS OUT: A sign of Dominican apathy?

This video shows a small group of people protesting the establishment of a concrete plant in the north of Dominica. They claim it will affect human and marine health in the area. Interestingly, while all of the protesters at the...
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CHECK THIS OUT: A sign of Dominican apathy?

This video shows a small group of people protesting the establishment of a concrete plant in the north of Dominica. They claim it will affect human and marine health in the area. Interestingly, while all of the protesters at the...

SUNDAY SERMON: True greatness can only be found in the service of others

We’re pleased to bring you another edition of Sunday Sermon and another message from Monsignor William Jno. Lewis.
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SUNDAY SERMON: True greatness can only be found in the service of others

We’re pleased to bring you another edition of Sunday Sermon and another message from Monsignor William Jno. Lewis.

Freak accident claims life of Pointe Michel resident

A prominent Pointe Michel resident was killed, in a what has been described as a freak accident, on Saturday, October 20, 2018. According to reports, Patrick Delauney, was using an electric sander at his home in Pointe Michel when one...
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Freak accident claims life of Pointe Michel resident

A prominent Pointe Michel resident was killed, in a what has been described as a freak accident, on Saturday, October 20, 2018. According to reports, Patrick Delauney, was using an electric sander at his home in Pointe Michel when one...

Decision to sail to Colombia with Dominican cargo solely that of Geest Line says DASPA

The Dominica Air and Sea Ports Authority (DASPA) has refused to take the blame for a decision by Shipping Company, Geest Line, to change its schedule of calls to Dominica for the delivery and discharge of cargo. Geest said in...
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Decision to sail to Colombia with Dominican cargo solely that of Geest Line says DASPA

The Dominica Air and Sea Ports Authority (DASPA) has refused to take the blame for a decision by Shipping Company, Geest Line, to change its schedule of calls to Dominica for the delivery and discharge of cargo. Geest said in...

Dominican inducted into Caribbean Martial Arts Alliance Hall of Fame

Dominican martial artist, Shihan Shannah Robin, has been inducted into the Caribbean  Martial Arts Alliance Hall of Fame. Shihan means master or senior teacher in the field of martial arts. Shihan Robin was nominated  by Grand Master Wayne Lewis from South
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Dominican inducted into Caribbean Martial Arts Alliance Hall of Fame

Dominican martial artist, Shihan Shannah Robin, has been inducted into the Caribbean  Martial Arts Alliance Hall of Fame. Shihan means master or senior teacher in the field of martial arts. Shihan Robin was nominated  by Grand Master Wayne Lewis from South...

Patriotism alive in Dominica on Flag Day (with photos)

As part of the celebrations for the 40 years of Independence, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture in collaboration with Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) hosted a Flag Day Motorcade on Monday 15th October, 2018. The event was accompanied by Government...
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Patriotism alive in Dominica on Flag Day (with photos)

As part of the celebrations for the 40 years of Independence, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture in collaboration with Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) hosted a Flag Day Motorcade on Monday 15th October, 2018. The event was accompanied by Government...

Business owners told to use Creole in the Streets to showcase products

As the National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) hosts its 4th Annual ‘Creole in the Street’ this year, Tourism Minister Senator Robert Tonge encouraged small business owners to use the opportunity to showcase their products. He was speaking at t
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Business owners told to use Creole in the Streets to showcase products

As the National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) hosts its 4th Annual ‘Creole in the Street’ this year, Tourism Minister Senator Robert Tonge encouraged small business owners to use the opportunity to showcase their products. He was speaking at the...

Situation at port in Dominica unacceptable says Geest Line

Shipping company Geest Line has said that congestion at the Woodbridge Bay Port in Dominica is not acceptable and will be coming to Dominica monthly for delivery and discharge of cargo. The company also said that it will be making...
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Situation at port in Dominica unacceptable says Geest Line

Shipping company Geest Line has said that congestion at the Woodbridge Bay Port in Dominica is not acceptable and will be coming to Dominica monthly for delivery and discharge of cargo. The company also said that it will be making...

DSC hosts 16th commencement ceremony

On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Dominica State College (DSC) will host its 16th annual graduation commencement ceremony, at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium (WPSS) from 3.00pm. At this ceremony, the Board of Governors, President, Management and Staff of DSC will
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DSC hosts 16th commencement ceremony

On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Dominica State College (DSC) will host its 16th annual graduation commencement ceremony, at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium (WPSS) from 3.00pm. At this ceremony, the Board of Governors, President, Management and Staff of DSC will...

PM Skerrit predicts DLP clean sweep at next general election

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) will be taking all the parliamentary seats on the island at the next general election. Speaking at a “Welcome Ceremony” at the Douglas Charles Airport after receiving an h
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PM Skerrit predicts DLP clean sweep at next general election

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) will be taking all the parliamentary seats on the island at the next general election. Speaking at a “Welcome Ceremony” at the Douglas Charles Airport after receiving an honorary...

UWI to confer honorary doctorate on CCJ President

Port of Spain, Trinidad … In an acknowledgment of his sterling contribution to Caribbean jurisprudence, The University of the West Indies (UWI) will confer an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws on the Honourable Justice Adrian Saunders, President of the.
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UWI to confer honorary doctorate on CCJ President

Port of Spain, Trinidad … In an acknowledgment of his sterling contribution to Caribbean jurisprudence, The University of the West Indies (UWI) will confer an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws on the Honourable Justice Adrian Saunders, President of the...

Chinese Navy hospital ship a ‘God-sent’ says PM Skerrit

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has described the medical facilities and professional staff of the Chinese Navy Hospital Ship, Ark Peace as a “God-sent.” He was speaking at the farewell reception of the ship on Thursday night. Skerrit said also that...
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Chinese Navy hospital ship a ‘God-sent’ says PM Skerrit

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has described the medical facilities and professional staff of the Chinese Navy Hospital Ship, Ark Peace as a “God-sent.” He was speaking at the farewell reception of the ship on Thursday night. Skerrit said also that...

Honorary degree is for all Dominicans – PM Skerrit

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that an honorary degree conferred on him earlier this week by the Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania belongs to Dominica and its citizens. Addressing a “Welcome Home” ceremony at the Dou
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Honorary degree is for all Dominicans – PM Skerrit

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that an honorary degree conferred on him earlier this week by the Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania belongs to Dominica and its citizens. Addressing a “Welcome Home” ceremony at the Douglas Charles Airport on...

DCP Successors procures $2-million shipment of soap-making ingredients

Belfast: October 17 – DCP Successors Ltd, the soap manufacturing factory in Belfast achieved a very important milestone this week as they received their first bulk shipment of the raw material Tallow. Tallow is the main ingredients used in the manufacturin
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DCP Successors procures $2-million shipment of soap-making ingredients

Belfast: October 17 – DCP Successors Ltd, the soap manufacturing factory in Belfast achieved a very important milestone this week as they received their first bulk shipment of the raw material Tallow. Tallow is the main ingredients used in the manufacturing...

Dominica gets five new lawyers

Five new lawyers have been called to the bar in Dominica. The four women and one man took their oaths as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court on Tuesday, October, 2018,2018 before High Court judges Bernie Stephenson and...
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Dominica gets five new lawyers

Five new lawyers have been called to the bar in Dominica. The four women and one man took their oaths as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court on Tuesday, October, 2018,2018 before High Court judges Bernie Stephenson and...

Police take three-prong approach to security for Kwéyòl Wandévou

Police have pointed out a few guidelines as it relates to security and traffic control for the staging of Kwéyòl Wandévou and will be taking a three-prong approach. The event, which replaces Creole in the Park this year, is scheduled...
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Police take three-prong approach to security for Kwéyòl Wandévou

Police have pointed out a few guidelines as it relates to security and traffic control for the staging of Kwéyòl Wandévou and will be taking a three-prong approach. The event, which replaces Creole in the Park this year, is scheduled...

Dominican journalist wins prestigious international award

Dominican journalist, Sharome Burton, has won the prestigious Steve Parry Award for the best young reporter at the 3rd International Olympic Committee (IOC) Young Reporters Programme in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He beat 35 other hand-picked outstanding young j
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Dominican journalist wins prestigious international award

Dominican journalist, Sharome Burton, has won the prestigious Steve Parry Award for the best young reporter at the 3rd International Olympic Committee (IOC) Young Reporters Programme in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He beat 35 other hand-picked outstanding young journalists from around...

First Serenade Band releases 2018 music video

The First Serenade Band has released it’s 2018 music video entitled Riches Of Dominica. The song is a collaborative project between Cletus ‘Halibut’ Abraham, as the author and The First Serenade Band as the arranger. The band decided to rele
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First Serenade Band releases 2018 music video

The First Serenade Band has released it’s 2018 music video entitled Riches Of Dominica. The song is a collaborative project between Cletus ‘Halibut’ Abraham, as the author and The First Serenade Band as the arranger. The band decided to release...

Zadshire Dupuis is Madam Wob Dwiyet Diaspora

On Saturday, October 13th Dominicans in the Tri-State are in the US were treated to a cultural extravaganza with the staging of the Madam Wob Dwiyet Diaspora Show. This packed event was a celebration of Dominica’s 40th anniversary of independence...
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Zadshire Dupuis is Madam Wob Dwiyet Diaspora

On Saturday, October 13th Dominicans in the Tri-State are in the US were treated to a cultural extravaganza with the staging of the Madam Wob Dwiyet Diaspora Show. This packed event was a celebration of Dominica’s 40th anniversary of independence...

Dominican to receive Marcus Garvey Award from Afroglobal Television

Dominican Dr. Irving André, will receive the Marcus Garvey Award as part of Afroglobal Television’s Excellence Awards 2018 programme. The gala event is scheduled for October 20th, 2018 at the Royalton Hotel in Toronto, Canada. According to Afroglobal T
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Dominican to receive Marcus Garvey Award from Afroglobal Television

Dominican Dr. Irving André, will receive the Marcus Garvey Award as part of Afroglobal Television’s Excellence Awards 2018 programme. The gala event is scheduled for October 20th, 2018 at the Royalton Hotel in Toronto, Canada. According to Afroglobal Television, the...

BUSINESS BYTE: King of Kings Calypso Extravaganza carded for Dominica.

On Thursday 25th October 2018, all roads lead to the Harlem Plaza at 9:00pm for the Reunion Edition of the “King of Kings” Calypso Extravaganza. Calypso lovers who reside in Dominica and those returning to Dominica for the reunion celebrations...
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BUSINESS BYTE: King of Kings Calypso Extravaganza carded for Dominica.

On Thursday 25th October 2018, all roads lead to the Harlem Plaza at 9:00pm for the Reunion Edition of the “King of Kings” Calypso Extravaganza. Calypso lovers who reside in Dominica and those returning to Dominica for the reunion celebrations...

FLOW commits $50,000 towards Kwéyòl Wandévou; promises CITP next year

FLOW Dominica has committed $50,000 cash towards Kwéyòl Wandévou which is scheduled to run from 22nd to 25th October at the Botanic Gardens, while at the same time promising that Creole in the Park (CITP) will be on next year....
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FLOW commits $50,000 towards Kwéyòl Wandévou; promises CITP next year

FLOW Dominica has committed $50,000 cash towards Kwéyòl Wandévou which is scheduled to run from 22nd to 25th October at the Botanic Gardens, while at the same time promising that Creole in the Park (CITP) will be on next year....

Second phase of ‘Safe Schools Programme’ launched

On the 17th October 2018, teachers and principals from each of the 73 schools in Dominica joined the Ministry of Education, UNICEF, and IsraAID for the launch of the second phase of the ‘Safe Schools Programme’. The Ministry of Education,...
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Second phase of ‘Safe Schools Programme’ launched

On the 17th October 2018, teachers and principals from each of the 73 schools in Dominica joined the Ministry of Education, UNICEF, and IsraAID for the launch of the second phase of the ‘Safe Schools Programme’. The Ministry of Education,...

Climate resilience possible in five years – PM Skerrit

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit has said it is possible that Dominica could be climate resilient in five years. He was delivering a lecture on ‘Building Climate Resilient Countries” upon receiving an honorary degree from the Duquesne University in Pitts
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Climate resilience possible in five years – PM Skerrit

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit has said it is possible that Dominica could be climate resilient in five years. He was delivering a lecture on ‘Building Climate Resilient Countries” upon receiving an honorary degree from the Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...

COMMENTARY: Preserving Dominica’s Biodiversity and the effects of Natural Disaster on our Wildlife

The passage of Hurricane Maria in September 2017, devastated Dominica significantly and has negatively impacted both humans and animals. Properties were damaged and persons were displaced, same as animals; their homes devastated, their habitat and food sourc
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COMMENTARY: Preserving Dominica’s Biodiversity and the effects of Natural Disaster on our Wildlife

The passage of Hurricane Maria in September 2017, devastated Dominica significantly and has negatively impacted both humans and animals. Properties were damaged and persons were displaced, same as animals; their homes devastated, their habitat and food source were dilapidated. I...

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