PHOTO OF THE DAY: The Red Rocks of Pointe Baptiste
Dominica News Online

Photo by Duppy Drones Instagram: @duppydrones Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer credit and caption to dominicanewsonline@gmail.com for...

Dominica Police Force to receive eight additional vehicles
Dominica News Online

Minister of Justice, Immigration and National Security Rayburn Blackmoore has announced that the government will make available an additional eight (8) new vehicles to the Dominica Police Force in order to boost...

La Plaine community leader calls for solution to “pollution” in Taberi River
Dominica News Online

Chairman of the La Plaine Disaster Preparedness Management Committee, Jason Fontaine, is lamenting what he says is the dumping of pig waste from a nearby pig farm into the Taberi River, in La Plaine, and has called on...

Calibishie Policing Committee officially launched
Dominica News Online

A community policing committee has been officially launched in Calibishie in an effort to reduce the level of crimes in that area. The initiative is also expected to develop greater relationships between the public and...

Education minister assures youth of career opportunities
Dominica News Online

Education Minister, Petter Saint Jean, has assured graduates of the Lead Institute that there is access to opportunities in Dominica in order to progress in their careers. The minister made that remark while addressing...

BUSINESS BYTE: Dominica holds Special Olympics National Games
Dominica News Online

A total of 26 Special Olympics athletes had their moment to shine at the “Special Olympics Dominica 2016 National Games” on Sunday. Athletes from across the island had a field day participating in various games...

Domlec presents dialysis machine to PMH
Dominica News Online

The Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) is now equipped with a new dialysis machine, courtesy of Dominica’s sole electricity company, DOMLEC. The machine which cost just under EC$80,000 was donated to the PMH at a...

Olympic triple jumper, Thea Lafond, goes to the final
Dominica News Online

US-based, Dominican athlete, Thea Lafond, has made it to the final of the women’s triple jump competition at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Lafond qualified with a jump of 12.82 metres on Saturday morning, August 13, 2016....

Invitational Netball Festival
Dominica Vibes

  The Sports Division in the Ministry of Youth, Sports, Culture & Constituency Empowerment will host the 8th Annual 13 & Under Regional Invitational Netball Festival from Sunday, 14 to 18, 2016. This year...

DOWASCO hints at lower water rates
Dominica News Online

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dominica’s premier water supply company, Dominica Water and Sewerage Company (DOWASCO), Louis Patrick Hill, has hinted that customers may eventually benefit from lower rates. In...

DYBT to receive $1-million from gov’t to promote youth entrepreneurship
Dominica News Online

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Roosevelt Skerrit has stated that in a matter of weeks, the government will make $1-million available to the Dominica Youth Business Trust (DYBT), in order to promote...

Agriculture alive and thriving – Drigo
Dominica News Online

The Hon Minister for Agriculture, Johnson Drigo, is resolute that contrary to opinions propagated by some, the agriculture industry in Dominica is not dead but alive and thriving. Hon Drigo refuted statements about the...

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Representing Dominica in Grenada
Dominica News Online

Photo, submitted by Cassandra Dewhurst, shows some members of the Africulture Stilt Walkers proudly displaying the Dominica flag while in Grenada to participate in that country’s carnival Photographers – novice,...

Hospital ground breaking a landmark occasion says Helen Royer
Dominica News Online

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Environment, Helen Royer said the ground breaking ceremony for the new National Hospital signals a landmark occasion in the history of the health ministry. She made the...

ONLINE READERS’ COMMENT - To Alia Atkinson and the other athletes
Jamaica Observer

The Editor: Local News Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:39:16 GMT #ReadySetRio- Bus carrying journalists come under gun attack http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/-ReadySetRio--Bus-carrying-journalists-come-under-gun-attack RIO DE...

Can my American spouse file for my child?
Jamaica Observer

Q: I’m married to a United States citizen and I have a minor child with someone else. Can my US citizen spouse file for my daughter as a “child”, although her biological father supports her? My spouse, with...

Beware of Canada job scams
Jamaica Observer

Dear Mr Brown: Local News Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT Can my American spouse file for my child? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Can-my-American-spouse-file-for-my-child-_70023 Q: I’m married to a United States...

Shopkeeper found guilty of shooting woman in the head
Jamaica Observer

A St Andrew shopkeeper found guilty of shooting a woman to death during a dispute is to be sentenced in the Gun Court on September 30. Local News Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT Beware of Canada job scams...

JUTC, union say no
Jamaica Observer

Both the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) and the University and Allied Workers Union (UAWU) confirmed, yesterday, that there is no immediate threat to the island’s major urban bus service. Local News Wed, 10 Aug...

Sandals Whitehouse celebrates Jamaica’s 54th the good old-fashioned way
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica’s 54th Independence Celebrations took on new meaning at Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa as guests of the luxury-included resort turned out for a cultural explosion of food, music, and dance....

Labour ministry, NCSC staging islandwide retirement planning seminars
Jamaica Observer

THE Ministry of Labour and Social Security, in association with the National Council for Senior Citizens (NCSC), will be staging a series of seminars to encourage young people to plan for retirement. Local News Wed, 10...

Police say safety and security improved in western Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is reporting significant improvement in safety and security in western Jamaica following the ongoing joint military/police operations. Local News Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT Labour...

Milk for pregnant women
Jamaica Observer

Score of expectant mothers, who attend the Type V Health Centre in Montego Bay, will receive a weekly supply of fresh cow’s milk from Island Dairies Limited. Local News Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT Police say safety...

120 youth trained for BPO jobs
Jamaica Observer

Some 120 young people are being trained for jobs in the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector this summer under the Digital Youth Employment Initiative. Local News Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT Milk for pregnant...

Big in Brazil
Jamaica Observer

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – A veteran Brazilian journalist says that Usain Bolt is more popular than all of Brazil’s top sports personalities, including Pele, Formula One champion Ayrton Senna, and current football...

NWA to make Flat Bridge safer
Jamaica Observer

THE National Works Agency (NWA) has agreed to implement measures to make the Flat Bridge/Bog Walk Gorge in St Catherine safer for motorists. Local News Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT Big in Brazil...

RECENT COMMENTS
ATTIC confident about FATCA
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Queen’s Park Oval receives poor rating from ICC
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Hart urges gov’t not to ignore social infrastructure in US$40-m port expansion
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Aug 24 2016
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Standards seeing double-digit revenue growth
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Aug 24 2016
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Bermuda U15 Football Team Defeat Bahamas
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Fans hail Hart as Man City reach group phase
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Cavs to hasten pace, boost bench effort against Warriors
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Maverley, Brazil battle for Premier League spot
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

RECENT COMMENTS
ATTIC confident about FATCA
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Queen’s Park Oval receives poor rating from ICC
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Hart urges gov’t not to ignore social infrastructure in US$40-m port expansion
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Aug 24 2016
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Standards seeing double-digit revenue growth
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Aug 24 2016
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Bermuda U15 Football Team Defeat Bahamas
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Fans hail Hart as Man City reach group phase
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Cavs to hasten pace, boost bench effort against Warriors
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...

Maverley, Brazil battle for Premier League spot
Hernandez: Welcome to ( New-World Vampire Kingdom). Do you want to be a vampire,still in human,having talented brain turning to a vampire in a good posture in ten mines time to a human again, with out...