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...

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...

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....

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,...

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...

Error and apology
Dominica News Online

In an article entitled ‘Police investigate stealing of bus in Morne Prosper’ published on August 31, 2016, Dominica News Online erroneously made reference to Irvin Charles of Morne Prosper as...

Final 2017 Queen contestant launched
Dominica News Online

Members of the public, on Saturday, witnessed the launching of the final contestant vying for the title of Miss Dominica 2017. Jade Romain of Gutter Village was launched at the Pottersville Savannah and is being sponsored...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Disgusted with LIAT’s service
Dominica News Online

Dear Editor, One of the reasons why tourism in Dominica is at a low is because the Caribbean lacks a proper airline. People tell me they refuse to visit islands in the Caribbean where LIAT flies and I can certainly...

Dominica calls for action on climate, environment at UN
Dominica News Online

As the world sharpened its focus on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it must recognize the stakes for small island developing States, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Dominica she said at the United...

Ten students get Sagicor Insurance scholarships
Dominica News Online

Sagicor Insurance Dominica, as part of their commitment to assisting students to excel, awarded transition scholarships to ten students on Friday 9 September 2016. The scholarships were donated to five students who are...

Gov’t signs contracts for three hotel developments under Citizenship by Investment Program
Dominica News Online

The government of Dominica on Monday signed contracts for three hotel developments under the country’s Citizenship by Investment Program. The contracts were signed with Alick Lawrence, developer for Silver Beach...

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