• Tourists hold hands on the Roseau Bay Front
    Local

    Deep drop

    The true impact of COVID-19 on tourist arrivals to Dominica has come to light, with figures from the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) confirming a calamitous fall.

  • Resident of Pointe Michel place wreath at monument
    Local

    Pointe Michel and Dominica hold Hurricane Maria remembrance and thanksgiving ...

    Pointe Michel was ground zero when category five Hurricane Maria made land fall in Dominica on 18 September 2020. Seventeen people died there, more than 50% of Dominica victims of ...

  • With roof blown away, the Roseau Library after Hurricane Maria
    Local

    What is the future of the Carnegie (aka Public) Library?

    Three years after Hurricane Maria which destroyed the roof of the Public Library in Roseau, citizens are asking questions about its status and why it has not been repaired.

  • A close up of area in Soufriere where landslide occured
    Local

    Volcano eruption scare

    Last Thursday amateur video showed what initially looked like heightened volcanic activity in the hills of Soufriere in the south western part of Dominica that prompted emergency reaction by the ...

  • Former CCJ president Sir Denis Byron and Prime Minister Skerrit in 2015
    Local

    Where is the Electoral Commission?

    I am the host of Civic Vibes, a Radio Programme for civic engagement on Q95, where we identify and address matters of public concern in Dominica. I would like to ...

  • Glen Latouche did a lot for Fond Colé basketball, even though he was not a play
    Basketball

    Fond Colé's Basketball Story Part II

    Part I of the article presented on Fond Colé teams which competed in the national basketball league from 1983 through 1986 (in part). The article continues below.

  • DFP Column strip
    Local

    Saving our Nation Part III

    In any society harmful attitudes and values are always exist alongside positive ones, but when harmful attitudes and values become predominant or sufficiently significant, they can lead to the destruction ...

  • The late Victor Abraham John
    Local

    Victor Abraham John: "He was a patriot at heart"

    Victor Abraham John, the husband of Dr. Idaline John and former teacher of the St. Mary's Academy, passed away on September 15, 2020.

  • Dominican Home Gardener strip
    Local

    Ten Health Benefits of Gardening for seniors

    As we join the Dominica Council on Ageing (DCOA) in the observance of the Month of the Elderly (September, 2020) let us examine some health benefits of gardening for seniors.

  • Dr David MICHAEL MBE – Detective Chief Inspector (Retired)
    Local

    A new Commissioner of Police – Time for a new ...

    I would like to congratulate A/Commissioner Lincoln Corbette and A/Deputy Commissioner Davison Valerie on their respective appointments at the helm of the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force. With so many ...

  • Businessman and journalist Parry Bellot speak at a press conference
    Local

    A Future for Tourism?

    In Dominica and elsewhere, the STAYCATION initiative is 'saving' hotels and AirBnB local operations from COVID the "Tourism Destructor"; gov't incentives (for one year?) could help our small hotels survive!

  • Tremors celebrate at the end of the first innings
    Cricket

    Colts are Cricket Champs

    Administrators of local cricket call for more crowd participation as Tremors and Colts battle at the finals of the Augustus Gregoire Cricket League