Month: May 2017

Rudy Junior Jones of Marigot Found Guilty of Murder

Defense counsel David Bruney says he intends to appeal a court ruling, after his client Rudy Junior Jones of Marigot was found guilty with murder at the High court on Wednesday. Jones was on trial for the August 24, 2O12 stabbing death of Falcon Wallace in Marigot. The accused said in court he was under […]Read More

National Poll Shows DLP Win if Snap Election is Called

The results of a new poll have given the Dominica Labour Party the advantage to win, if general elections were to be called now. A student of political science in the U.S, Alex Bruno conducted the poll in April in all 21 Constituencies. Bruno says the results of the polls show that the majority of […]Read More

PM Skerrit Condemns Attack on National Employment Program

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has expressed disappointment over what he says are criticisms about the National Employment Program (NEP). In winding up debate on the Supplementary Estimates in Parliament on Friday, PM Skerrit said the NEP which has reached the 2OOO mark, is a source of pride for the youth of Dominica.Read More

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Condemns violent Acts in the Country

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has warned the recent spate of violence in Dominica could hurt the image of the country. A decision was taken last week to adjourn the sitting of the House of Assembly following protest outside Parliament which resulted in clashes with police. The protesters were demanding that the pending amendment to the […]Read More

MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR MON 29, MAY 2017

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News for May , 2017. In the headlines: Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit warns that the spate of violence in Dominica could hurt the image of the country; the Antigua Government admits gun-crime concern and Jared Kushner defended by US President Donald Trump amid secret Russia-line […]Read More

Over 100 Patients Benefit from Hearing Aid Mission to Dominica

The Rotary Club of Dominica says a hearing aid mission to Dominica last week, provided care to close to 15O patients. The Starkey Foundation ended its project at St Gerald’s hall in Goodwill on Friday. Marvelin Birmingham of the Rotary club says they are delighted to have built a partnership with the Starkey Foundation.Read More

Salisbury MP Says Constituency not Given Enough Attention

Salisbury MP Hector John has called for attention to be paid to residents of Coulibistrie. He told the debate on supplementary estimates in Parliament today, that the people have not recovered from the ravages of tropical storm Erica in 2O15. The Community of Coulibistrie was one of the harder hit communities during the 2015 storm, […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR FRI 26 MAY 2017

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News for May 26, 2017. In the headlines: Parliament to reconvene this morning as planned , but the sitting will be adjourned without considering matters on the order paper; Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the decision has been taken as a result of the threat […]Read More

DBS EVENING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR THURS 25 MAY 2017

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Evening News for May 25, 2017. In the headlines: Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says parliament will reconvene tomorrow but the sitting will be adjourned without considering matters on the order paper; Jamaica govt says it is better prepared to respond to flood threats and Donald Trump […]Read More

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Address the Nation

Prime Minister and Finance Minster Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that Parliament will reconvene this morning as planned, but the sitting will be adjourned without considering matters on the order paper. In an address to the nation on Thursday, PM Skerrit said the decision was taken in light of the threat posed by those who are […]Read More