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Dominica welcomes motorcycle tour on cruise line

10 April , 2014
On Thursday, 10th April, Entertainment Travel Alternatives Inc. (ETA) Motorcycle Cruises visited Dominica on their motorcycle tour. This marks their third visit to the island their last visit being on March 21st 2013. Thirteen bikers onboard the Celebrity Equinox enjoyed riding along Dominica’s west coast to Portsmouth in the North, prior to returning to the Roseau… Read More

NIC Day 2

10 April , 2014
Day 2 of the Nature Island Challenge started under a blazing sun. The runners from Trinidad, Dominica, and the USA were undaunted by the day’s first long trail run through the Kalinago Territory and reached the Kalinago Baruna Aute traditional village in good time. The first team to arrive (continuing their run from Day 1) was Trinidad White, with the Dominica and… Read More

Government focuses on tackling unemployment

09 Apr, 2014
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, has lodged his disapproval with the Opposition United Workers Party for “celebrating when something negative happens in Dominica”. While addressing participants of an Employment Forum, the Dominican leader said that… Read More

MOH to host Excellence in Education awards

09 Apr, 2014
The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development will host the Excellence in Education Awards on October 1, 2014. T he official awards ceremony will coincide with International Teachers’ Week 2014. The National Bank of Dominica Ltd. is the… Read More

Nature Island Challenge 2.0 Day 1

09 Apr, 2014
The four teams participating in Dominica’s Nature Island Challenge 2.0 are off on the adventure. Day one began on Segment 3 of the Waitukubuli National Trail in Bellevue Chopin. In the first challenge of the day, the teams set up camp on the… Read More

MOH Eastern District Primary school festival

09 Apr, 2014
Primary Schools in the Eastern District on Friday participated in a festival at the Salybia Primary School to highlight student accomplishments over the school year. The festival was held under the theme: ‘ Critical thinking-planting seeds that… Read More

Government establishes a National Reparations committee

07 Apr, 2014
The Thirty-Fourth meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community which was held in July 2013 in Trinidad and Tobago, agreed to set up National Committees on Reparations, to establish the moral, ethical and legal case for… Read More

Dominica observes World Health Day 2014

07 Apr, 2014
Dominica joins the rest of the world in the observance of World Health Day 2014 today, 7th April 2014. World Health Day is celebrated on April 7th to mark the founding of the World Health Organization in 1948. Each year the Organization selects a… Read More

Education minister says education system is working

03 Apr, 2014
Dominica’s Minister for Education and Human Resource Development, Petter Saint-Jean says that over the last decade the number of Dominicans who are earning Bachelor’s degrees has more than doubled and the number of Dominicans who are earning… Read More

Vybz Kartel receives 35 years to life in prison

03 Apr, 2014
Vybz Kartel, born Adidja Palmer, has been sentenced to 35 years to life in a Jamaican prison and hard labour. The “Dancehall Hero” deejay, affectionately called Worl’Boss by his fans, shed tears as Home Circuit court judge Justice Lennox Campbell… Read More

Coaching of 75 nurses to commence soon

03 Apr, 2014
The second phase of the nurse mentorship program will commence on April 07th, 2014. This consists of the actual mentoring/ coaching of seventy (75) nurses from the Princess Margaret Hospital and Community Health Districts. The Nursing Service is… Read More

Dominican soul singer joins jazz ‘n creole 2014 line up

02 Apr, 2014
Another act has been confirmed for the fifth edition of Dominica’s Jazz ‘n Creole. Discover Dominica Authority recently announced that the ‘Love Junkie’ – Dominican-born, Atlanta-based artiste – Heston Francis will bring his soulful melodies to the… Read More

New Zealand's High Commissioner pays courtesy call on PM Skerrit

02 Apr, 2014
Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Roosevelt Skerrit has expressed gratitude to the Government of New Zealand for sponsoring a major geothermal workshop which took place in Dominica recently. New Zealand’s first High Commissioner to… Read More
LIAT new CEO

LIAT appoints Mr. David Evans Chief Executive Officer

31 Mar, 2014
The Board of Directors of LIAT – The Caribbean Airline – today announced the appointment of Mr. David Evans as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective 22nd April 2014. Mr. Evans, a British national, is a results driven executive with more than 35… Read More

Livestock thief given a second chance

31 Mar, 2014
Twenty-one year old Richie Thomas of Grand Bay has been fined $3,000 for theft of livestock. However that fine has been suspended for one year. Thomas pleaded guilty to stealing a $550 ram goat from James Moise of Pointe Michel on 26th march 2014.… Read More

$2.54 Million Contract Signed for Grand Savanne Water Supply

27 Mar, 2014
The Dominica Water and Sewerage Company, DOWASCO and construction firm F.C. Construction has signed the contract for the Grand Savanne Water Supply Project. The 2.54million dollar contract was signed at a short ceremony at the Ministry of Finance… Read More

Dominica’s Next Supermodel Inc. to host 2nd Fashion Extravaganza

27 Mar, 2014
Dominica’s Next Supermodel Inc. (DNSM INC.) 2nd annual Fashion Extravaganza will be held on May 2nd 2014. D.N.S.M INC. hosted its first Fashion Extravaganza on May 10th 2013 at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium with Ms. Lynah Bontiff emerging the… Read More

 

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