Street jump up hours further slashed due to security reasons
Dominica News Online

The hours for street jump up on Carnival Monday and Tuesday have been chopped further due to security reasons, the police have announced. In early January, it was announced that the time for street jump up on both days...

Hub-spoke airlift in the Caribbean
Dominica News Online

Hub-spoke airlift in the Caribbean   A hub-spoke distribution network is a system of connections arranged like a wheel in which all traffic moves along spokes connected to the hub at the center. Since we are dealing...

Employers using Hurricane Maria to lay off workers Labour Commissioner says
Dominica News Online

Labour Commissioner Dr. Matthew Leblanc has said some employers in Dominica are using Hurricane Maria as an excuse to lay off workers in a manner that is inconsistent with the laws. He made the comment in an interview...

OECS joins global community in recognition of World Aids Day 2017
Dominica News Online

The OECS Commission joins the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in observance of World Aids Day today, December 1,...

WhatsApp down – major outages reported worldwide
Dominica News Online

Did WhatsApp go down for you on Thursday afternoon? You aren’t alone. There are reports of major outages around the world. This means that millions of people have difficulties in accessing WhatsApp and messaging...

Blood Drive at Princess Margaret Hospital
Dominica News Online

The Laboratory team of the Princess Margaret Hospital will be hosting a blood donating drive Date: Friday 20th October 2017 Location: Physiotherapy department next to Orderlys’ department Time: 9am to...

OCTOBER 19th-Press Briefing Cancelled
Dominica News Online

The daily press briefing from the Office of the Prime Minister has been cancelled for Thursday, October 19th due to a scheduling conflict with the funeral of former member of the House of Assembly Ralph Stanley Fadelle....

USAID Airlifts critical relief items for Caribbean Hurricane Response [Press Release]
Dominica News Online

  Statement by Clayton M. McCleskey, Acting Spokesperson   Four flights are delivering relief supplies from USAID’s emergency warehouse in Miami, Florida, to the Caribbean. Two flights landed yesterday, and...

Hurricane Jose update
Dominica News Online

The Dominica Meteorological Services is monitoring the progress of Hurricane Jose which at 5:00 am was centered near latitude 16.0 °N, longitude 55.3°W or about 535 miles east south east of the Northern Leeward...

Blackmoore warns about returning to Petite Savanne
Dominica News Online

Minister of Justice, Immigration and National Security Rayburn Blackmoore has warned residents of Petite Savanne who may be reconsidering moving back to that community to consider their safety. The community was severely...

DABA to host first U-17 Basketball Festival
Dominica News Online

In keeping with its commitment to promote and develop youth in the sport of basketball, the Dominica Amateur Basketball Association (DABA) will be hosting its first Under-17 Basketball Festival on Saturday, August 12th,...

The ‘paro’ problem — falling through cracks in our society
Dominica News Online

Dominica’s ‘paros’ or vagrants present a remarkably complex and perplexing problem. Addicted; mentally ill; retarded; disabled; elderly or ailing – it seems that more and more of them are falling...

CBSS names May Students of the Month
Dominica News Online

 

COMMENTARY: Is there really a viable alternative for the leadership of the country?
Dominica News Online

There seems to be a growing question asked by many Dominicans, “If not Skerrit, then who?”. This question has become even more of a concern since the last parliamentary sitting and recent interview conducted...

Crime Stoppers calls on public to assist police in their investigation of death of Gallion man
Dominica News Online

Crime Stoppers Dominica is appealing to anyone with information that could assist investigations following an incident in Roseau on Thursday, May 18, 2017 which resulted in the death of Fabien Jeremy Bellot of Gallion....

Ammendment to the House of Assembly (Election) Act causes controversy
Dominica News Online

The introduction of a Bill to amend the House of Assembly (Elections) Act when Parliament meets on Tuesday, May 23, is causing controversy and is generating much discussion on the airwaves and social media. On one hand,...

Government administrative building for Portsmouth
Dominica News Online

Negotiations are ongoing for the construction of a government administrative building in the town of Portsmouth. This was announced by the Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit at a recent town hall meeting. Skerrit said there...

Denied of a march UWP to host public meetings
Dominica News Online

The opposition United Workers Party will be hosting two public meetings on Thursday after the party was denied a march through Roseau which was organized for that same day. The first meeting will be held at the...

Strict regulations for Carnival street jump up
Dominica News Online

The police have laid out strict regulations concerning safety during the two days of Carnival street jump up, with Superintendent of Police, Richmond Valentine saying their presence will be “significantly enhanced,...

Governments need to boost cybersecurity, says expert
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.- Spanish cybersecurity expert Javier Candau is in the country to advise State authorities on stepping up vigilance of the web in order to protect themselves from threats from some groups that use...

US$53.2M hi-tech cuts biggest Dominican sugar mill's pollutants 90%
Dominican Today

La Romana.- Dominican Republic's biggest sugar

Liquid Petroleum Gas use reduces CO2 emissions
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.- The executive director of A-GAS, Guillermo L. Cochón, stated Wednesday that Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) use by motor vehicles in the country was making a significant contribution to reducing Carbon...

Roseau South MP happy over gov’t assistance to Silver Lake residents
Dominica News Online

Parliamentary Representative of the Roseau South constituency, Attorney-at-Law Joshua Francis has said he is very happy that the government of Dominica is facilitating the construction of Phase 3 of the housing project to...

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Sunset from Canefield
Dominica News Online

Photo by Dylan Royer Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer credit and caption to dominicanewsonline@gmail.com for consideration for the Photo of...

U.S. Consular Officer to hold appointments for U.S. Citizens in Dominica
Dominica News Online

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is pleased to announce that a Consular Officer will visit Dominica from Monday, February 13, to Thursday,...

DEAR BELLA: My ex-boyfriend will not leave me alone
Dominica News Online

I am currently tangled up in a love affair which I have no desire to be in because my ex-boyfriend refuses to get out of my life. This may sound typical but I am of the firm belief that my...

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