Another call for making Africa Day a national holiday
Dominica News Online

As Dominica observes Africa Day on Wednesday, a representative of the House of Nyabinghi, Ras Bernard Imani Shaw believes that day should be set aside as a national holiday. Numerous calls have been made in the past to...

Dominica’s marketing budget to increase
Dominica News Online

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced an increase in Dominica’s marketing budget, to allow for several new initiatives. It will include increased budgeting for the World Creole Music Festival. “In...

No discrimination in allocation of Labour Day funds, Bartlett insists
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says Labour Day allocations outlined in a recent media programme do not tell the full story. People’s National Party (PNP) members in the newscast objected to...

Argentina and Brazil agree to mediate in Venezuela crisis
Jamaica Observer

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Brazil's acting foreign minister says his country will work with Argentina to help find a solution to Venezuela's political crisis. Local News Mon, 23 May 2016 18:24:18 GMT No...

Olympic Gardens Health Centre gets facelift
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Scores of National Commercial Bank (NCB) workers along with volunteers and members of the Under-17 Reggae Boyz team are currently painting the Olympic Gardens Health Centre. Local News Mon, 23 May...

Peru declares mercury poison emergency due to gold mining
Jamaica Observer

LIMA, Peru (AFP) – Peru declared an environmental emergency on Monday in 11 Amazon jungle districts where mercury pollution blamed on unregulated gold mining is poisoning people and fish. Local News Mon, 23 May 2016...

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Interesting sounds from PNP headquarters
Jamaica Observer

Dear Editor, Local News Mon, 23 May 2016 14:10:24 GMT Peru declares mercury poison emergency due to gold mining http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Peru-declares-mercury-poison-emergency-due-to-gold-mining LIMA, Peru...

I would be a good finance minister, says Mark Golding
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Former Justice Minister in the previous administration Senator Mark Golding says if asked he would serve as finance minister in the next People’s National Party government. Local News Mon, 23...

Negril businessman shot dead
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A man was on Sunday night shot dead by unknown assailants in Negril, Westmoreland. Local News Mon, 23 May 2016 14:40:43 GMT I would be a good finance minister, says Mark Golding...

T&T to supply Venezuela with goods
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela have held talks here on Monday, signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will allow their operating companies to proceed on cross border...

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Did we really support Tony Cozier?
Jamaica Observer

Dear Editor: Local News Mon, 23 May 2016 15:29:31 GMT T&T to supply Venezuela with goods http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/T-T-to-supply-Venezuela-with-goods PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Trinidad and Tobago...

J cro believes gospel artistes can make it
Dominica Vibes

Dominican gospel artiste Karlvin Deravariere, who goes by the stage name ‘J cro’, believes that gospel music can be more prominent if musicians work together. Deravariere, who recently returned from a short tour...

Venezuelan president to visit Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is scheduled to arrive in Jamaica later today for a working visit. Local News Sat, 21 May 2016 17:16:40 GMT Pregnant women urged to protect themselves from...

Slain missionaries remembered for their kindness
Jamaica Observer

BOSCOBEL, St Mary — A memorial service just concluded (Saturday, May 21) at the Boscobel United Church for the two American missionaries who were killed in Wentworth near Albion Mountain in St Mary on Saturday, April...

24-y-o wins CDB animated video challenge
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Ikem Smith, a 24-year-old freelance visual artist and graduate of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, is the winner of the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) 2016...

Pregnant women urged to protect themselves from mosquito bites
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Although pregnant women are not among Jamaica’s 10 confirmed Zika virus cases, National Epidemiologist Dr Karen Webster-Kerr is reminding them to protect themselves from mosquito bites. Local...

J cro believes gospel artistes can make it
Dominica Vibes

Dominican gospel artiste Karlvin Deraveriere, who goes by the stage name ‘J cro’, believes that gospel music can be more prominent if musicians work together. Deraveriere, who recently returned from a short tour...

Asher Thomas releases new video
Dominica News Online

Dominican artise Asher Thomas has released a music video for his most recent single, Love Like This. The single, which is produced by King Rebel and Irv “Ozzy” Antoine is a Reggae love song, which conveys how...

Jazz ‘n Creole 2016 in pictures
Dominica Vibes

Elan Parle of Trinidad, Andy Narell Quartet, Cameron Pierre and Breve, The Band Soft, Michelle Henderson and the Cadence All Stars thrilled patrons at this year’s Jazz ‘n Creole. The 7th festival, held on Sunday...

Poetry Against Violence, a DOMFESTA Presentation
Dominica Vibes

Presented by the National Cultural Council and the Cultural Division, The Dominica Festival of Arts (DOMFESTA)2016 poetry show entitled “Poetry Against Violence”, will be held at UWI Open Campus on Wednesday,...

Man shot in Grand Bay dies; no suspect in custody
Dominica News Online

A man who was shot in Grand Bay during Fete Isidore celebrations has died. Mc Garvin Peters, of Roseau, succumbed to his injuries at the Princess Margaret Hospital late Tuesday night, police PRO, Acting Inspector Pellam...

Two shot in Grand Bay during Fete Isidore
Dominica News Online

Investigations have commenced into an alleged shooting incident in Grand Bay which has left two men nursing gunshot wounds. According to Police PRO, Acting Inspector Pellam Jno Baptiste, the incident occurred at about...

Tina Alexander urges parents to educate children on abuse
Dominica News Online

As the village of Grand Bay celebrated the Feast of St. Isidore (Fete Isidore) over the weekend, Executive Director of Lifeline Ministries, Tina Alexander, urged parents educate their children on abuse in order to ensure...

Poetry Against Violence, a DOMFESTA Presentation
Dominica Vibes

Presented by the National Cultural Council and the Cultural Division, The Dominica Festival of Arts (DOMFESTA)2016 poetry show entitled “Poetry Against Violence”, will be held at UWI Open Campus on Wednesday,...

IN PICTURES: Celebrating Fete Isidore in San Sauveur
Dominica News Online

Over the weekend, the communities of Good Hope, San Sauveur and Petite Soufriere observed Fete Isidore, the feast of Farmers named for the Patron Saint of Farmers, St. Isidore. Various activities were held and on...

Jazz ‘n Creole 2016 in pictures
Dominica Vibes

Elan Parle of Trinidad, Andy Narell Quartet, Cameron Pierre and Breve, The Band Soft, Michelle Henderson and the Cadence All Stars thrilled patrons at this year’s Jazz ‘n Creole. The 7th festival, held on Sunday...

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