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Darroux tight-lipped on digital currency project

Darroux tight-lipped on digital currency project

August 29, 2014 | Comments: 21

Minister for environment and physical planning, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, said he is not prepared, at least for now, to discuss an upcoming project involving the digital currency Bitcoin. Darroux has ...

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Credit union league calls for FSU Director

Credit union league calls for FSU Director

August 29, 2014 | Comments: 2

Manager of the Dominica Cooperative Societies League Ltd (DCSCL) Aaron Dalrymple is calling on the government to adhere to the Financial Services Unit Act (FSU) and appoint a Director. There has ...

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UWP has big plans for Roseau

UWP has big plans for Roseau

August 29, 2014 | Comments: 3

A plan for a modern city for Dominica is high on the agenda for the Opposition United Workers Party (UWP). That’s according to UWP hopeful for the Roseau central, Joseph Isaac. He made the ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: VF Inc 2014 Training Schedule

ANNOUNCEMENT: VF Inc 2014 Training Schedule

April 20, 2014 | Comments: 0

A Phenomenal Caribbean Men Symposium will be among the many activities which VF Inc has scheduled for 2014. Below is VF Inc's training schedule for the year.

Caribbean tourism arrivals up in first half of 2014 – CTO

Caribbean tourism arrivals up in first half of 2014 – CTO

August 29, 2014 | Comments: 0

The Caribbean recorded a rise in visitor arrivals during the first half of this year, keeping pace with the world average. The region enjoyed a 4.3 percent increase during the first six months ...

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Dominica receives awards at CAAP convention

Dominica receives awards at CAAP convention

August 29, 2014 | Comments: 0

The President of the Dominica Association of Administrative Professionals (DAAP), Junella Trotman is back on island from having attended the Caribbean Association of Administrative Professionals ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Product of the land

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Product of the land

August 29, 2014 | Comments: 7

This huge breadfruit was harvested in Petite Soufriere Photo by Lucia Sanderson Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer credit ...

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Dominica first Bitcoin nation?

Dominica first Bitcoin nation?

August 28, 2014 | Comments: 112

Is Dominica going to be the first nation to use the digital currency Bitcoin on a large scale? Several websites popped up on Thursday saying just that. According to the sites, officials in ...

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NYCD media team gets gov’t assistance

NYCD media team gets gov’t assistance

August 28, 2014 | Comments: 9

The National Youth Council of Dominica (NYCD) will now be better able to capture the work of young people across the island after being provided with $11,380 worth of electronic equipment from ...

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AG confident of a speedy judicial review

AG confident of a speedy judicial review

August 28, 2014 | Comments: 11

While admitting that he is not in a position to determine the duration of the judicial review cases, Attorney General Levi Peter said he is optimistic that the process in one involving five ...

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Nature Island Paper Products Inc celebrates four years

Nature Island Paper Products Inc celebrates four years

August 28, 2014 | Comments: 4

Nature Island Paper Products Incorporated (NIPP Inc) will observe its fourth year of operations with an Open House to give its customers a greater understanding of its manufacturing process and ...

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St. Lucia announces economic citizenship task force

St. Lucia announces economic citizenship task force

August 28, 2014 | Comments: 9

CASTRIES – Cabinet has appointed a task force to determine whether Saint Lucia, should establish an Economic Citizenship Programme. In the 2014 Throne Speech, Her Excellency, Dame ...

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New video channel launched

New video channel launched

August 28, 2014 | Comments: 6

A video production company has started what it calls “Dominica’s first local content TV channel.” The channel is called Caribbean Video Network or CVN and is being ran by Cee ...

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Poverty on decline in Caribbean, Latin America – UNDP

Poverty on decline in Caribbean, Latin America – UNDP

August 28, 2014 | Comments: 6

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has said that poverty is declining in the Caribbean and Latin American. In its latest report the UNPD said 56 million people have been lifted out ...

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Venezuelan soldiers return home from Dominica

Venezuelan soldiers return home from Dominica

August 28, 2014 | Comments: 30

Twenty-two soldiers of the Venezuelan Navy returned to their home country after being in Dominica for fourteen months, working towards the construction of a shed for a coffee plant located in ...

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Dominica re-elected co-chair of CPHD Forum

Dominica re-elected co-chair of CPHD Forum

August 28, 2014 | Comments: 3

Ryan Anselm, Head of Plant Protection and Quarantine Services in Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Dominica has been elected co-chair of Caribbean Plant Health Directors (CPHD) at the ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Spectacular sunset

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Spectacular sunset

August 28, 2014 | Comments: 1

This amazing sunset was seen from Morne Bruce overlooking Roseau Photo by Yuri A. Jones for Allegro Photo Website: http://allegrophoto.co/ Email: hello@allegrophoto.co Photographers – ...

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$1.5-million in projects for San Sauveur

$1.5-million in projects for San Sauveur

August 28, 2014 | Comments: 39

Five contracts totalling over $1.5-million have been signed for various projects in the San Sauveur/ Petite Soufriere communities. The contracts were signed at the Fifteenth Inaugural Meeting of ...

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ECSE trade Report

ECSE trade Report

August 27, 2014 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 26 August 2014 providing the latest trading information and financial tips for the investor. On the Eastern Caribbean ...

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LIME to invest US$6-million in Dominica

LIME to invest US$6-million in Dominica

August 27, 2014 | Comments: 15

Telecommunication giant LIME is to invest US$1-billion in the Caribbean and parts of Latin America with Dominica getting a US$6-million slice of the pie. That announcement was made by CEO of ...

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Cricket apology from Trinidad

Cricket apology from Trinidad

August 27, 2014 | Comments: 21

The Trinidad and Tobago Women Cricket Association (TTWCA) has apologized to the Dominica Cricket Association (DCA) for what it described as “embarrassment caused” following an ...

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Martin alleges outdated EIA in geothermal project

Martin alleges outdated EIA in geothermal project

August 27, 2014 | Comments: 30

If what the members of the Geothermal Awareness Group are saying is true, an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) conducted on the geothermal project in the Roseau Valley is a carbon copy of an ...

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Dominica wins bronze in regional cooking competition

Dominica wins bronze in regional cooking competition

August 27, 2014 | Comments: 21

A team of two young women, who represented Dominica, has captured bronze in the 6th annual Caribbean Junior Dueling Challenge (CJDC) in Barbados. They said this was done despite several ...

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