• Pierre Charles played basketball during his youth and subsequently became Dominica's Prime Minister. Photo Courtesy: The Sun
    Basketball

    From the court to the platform

    It is traditional in Dominica for a politician, or some other high-ranking official, to be "involved" in the official opening ceremony of the national basketball season or a community "Off-Season" ...

  • Anthony John, board chairman (top rt); Ellingworth Edwards, Managing Director and NBD building
    Local

    NBD shines again

    In 2017 dark clouds started blowing away and slivers of sunshine began peeping through the gloom. Good news, at last. In 2017 Dominica's major financial institution, the National Bank of ...

  • MP Joseph Isaac goes to parliament
    Local

    Joseph Isaac: "History will absolve me"

    Vilified by the people who just weeks ago said they treasured him, and at once praised effusively by others who recently loathed him, Roseau Central Parliamentary Representative Joseph Isaac, dressed ...

  • Local

    New UWP candidate for Roseau Central, Soso Cuffy: "It's a ...

    Glenroy "Soso" Cuffy has always been in the background pushing other people forward; now his time has come to be pushed by his supporters and friends. Cuffy has been nominated ...

  • Galvanize in a heap at the Pottersville Savanah
    Local

    New export: Maria's galvanize

    There are heaps of galvanize all over Dominica and government says it will be removed before the new hurricane season

  • Black and White photo of Sapphire Carrington
    Local

    Dominicans want their airport solution now

    Probably, all Dominicans are happy to hear that the Government is setting money aside to build an international airport. To be honest, I would be happy as well. But I'm ...

  • Local

    DCP bounces back after Maria

    Recently Dominicans learned through an item in the Supplementary Estimates of May 2017 to June 2017 that Government had spent $5,433,800 for the acquisition of Colgate Palmolive "for the resumption ...

  • H. E. Mr. LU Kun, Chinese Ambassador to Dominica
    Local

    Create a community of shared future for mankind Build a ...

    Time elapses fast. It has been a year and half since I assumed the post of Chinese Ambassador to Dominica. I perceived and enjoyed the beautiful scenery of "nature island", ...

  • Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, taking part during an interview with Mexican TV host and journalist Adela Micha, at Venezuela's Military School, in Caracas, Venezuela
    World

    U.S. slaps new sanctions on Venezuela

    WASHINGTON, May 18 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. Treasury announced on Friday that it has imposed sanctions on an influential Venezuelan political figure, three persons related to him and his alleged ...

  • Rescuers work at the site where an airplane crashed near the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, on May 18
    World

    Cuba: Three survivors after plane with 110 aboard crashes

    An ageing Boeing 737 with 110 people on board crashed and burned shortly after taking off from Havana's airport, leaving three survivors and investigators sifting through debris for clues as ...

  • UWP executive after the 2018 delegates conference in Grand Fond
    Local

    Together again

    Lennox Linton and Joshua Francis are elected political leader and deputy political leader at the UWP delegate's conference

  • Judge Bernie Stevenson
    Local

    Judge Stephenson throws out treating case

    The High Court has ruled in favor of the government in a matter that goes back to the last general election held in 2014.