PM Skerrit says Dominica performed better than regional countries in 2016

PM Skerrit says Dominica performed better than regional countries in 2016

July 27, 2017 | Comments: 30

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said the Dominican economy has grown in 2016 despite setback by Tropical Storm Erika in 2015 and has performed better than other countries in the region He ...

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President warns against ‘dangerous journalist virus’ of fake news

President warns against ‘dangerous journalist virus’ of fake news

July 27, 2017 | Comments: 11

President of Dominica, His Excellency Charles Savarin, has chastised the media for what he believes is a spread of “fake news,” describing it as a ‘dangerous journalist virus.’ He ...

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Janae Jackson to represent Dominica at Caribbean Female Monarch Competition

Janae Jackson to represent Dominica at Caribbean Female Monarch Competition

July 27, 2017 | Comments: 0

Dominica’s three-time female Calypso Monarch, Janae Jackson, leaves the state on Friday, July 28th, 2017 to represent Dominica at a Caribbean Female Monarch Competition in Nevis. Janae will be ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT:  Registration for ACCA Classes

ANNOUNCEMENT: Registration for ACCA Classes

July 27, 2017 | Comments: 0

Are you interested in pursuing studies to gain your Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification? Do you appreciate the value of being ...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Clean Tek Vacancy Notice

ANNOUNCEMENT: Clean Tek Vacancy Notice

July 25, 2017 | Comments: 0

Clean Tek is seeking to recruit candidates for the following positions...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dominica  Youth Business Trust Annual Essay and Poster Competition

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dominica Youth Business Trust Annual Essay and Poster Competition

July 25, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Dominica youth Business Trust (DYBT) is extremely pleased with the participation of Secondary and Primary Schools in its 2nd Annual Essay and Poster Competition.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dominica State College Vacancies

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dominica State College Vacancies

July 21, 2017 | Comments: 0

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following positions of: LECTURER ACCOUNTS LECTURER AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING   DUTIES ...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Missing Vehicle

ANNOUNCEMENT: Missing Vehicle

July 18, 2017 | Comments: 0

Crime Stoppers Dominica is appealing to anyone with information that could lead to the discovery of one black two door Suzuki Escudo vehicle registration number ...

Notice to residence of Loubiere to Bagatelle from Ministry of Public Works and Ports.

Notice to residence of Loubiere to Bagatelle from Ministry of Public Works and Ports.

July 18, 2017 | Comments: 2

The Government of Dominica in collaboration with Mott McDonald Limited, Consulting Firm engaged to undertake feasibility study and design works for the ...

Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica Notice

Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica Notice

July 17, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (GOCD) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of Natural Disaster ...

UPDATE: Man shot in Loubiere; police seek another

UPDATE: Man shot in Loubiere; police seek another

July 27, 2017 | Comments: 26

Ole Dazel Ettienne, 20 of Loubiere is presently nursing gunshot wounds at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) to both his legs following a shooting incident which occurred in that community ...

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IN PICTURES: Opening of Parliament

IN PICTURES: Opening of Parliament

July 27, 2017 | Comments: 1

On Thursday, July 27, 2017, the First Meeting of the Third Session of the Ninth Parliament was opened to great fanfare. Among the activities was the inspection of a Guard of Honor by the ...

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President discards idea that Columbus would recognize Dominica if he returns

President discards idea that Columbus would recognize Dominica if he returns

July 27, 2017 | Comments: 20

President of Dominica, His Excellency Charles Savarin, has objected to the general notion that Italian explorer Christopher Columbus would recognize Dominica if he were to return saying that the ...

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One year later:The saga of the Special Tourism Loan Facility

One year later:The saga of the Special Tourism Loan Facility

July 27, 2017 | Comments: 17

High expectations In July 2016, the Government of Dominica offered the local tourism industry a $15M slice of the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) money-pie in the form of a special Tourism Loan ...

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COMMENTARY: Made in Dominica

COMMENTARY: Made in Dominica

July 27, 2017 | Comments: 2

To prosper Dominica desperately needs to put into practice these three elusive words: MADE IN DOMINICA! Small businesses are currently in vogue but my approach to the challenge of creating ...

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Reunion Year Committee announces logo competition

Reunion Year Committee announces logo competition

July 27, 2017 | Comments: 2

The Reunion Year Committee is pleased to announce that the theme for Reunion Year 2018 is “My Love, My Home, My Dominica.” Earlier this year, the Government of Dominica took the decision that ...

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Today is Budget Day

Today is Budget Day

July 27, 2017 | Comments: 8

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Roosevelt Skerrit is expected to present the 2017/2018 budget when parliament convenes on Thursday morning. The budget amounts to more than EC$854-million ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Fine Foods supports youth development

BUSINESS BYTE: Fine Foods supports youth development

July 26, 2017 | Comments: 0

On Tuesday July 25th, Fine Foods Inc donated over $10,000 to the 767 Summer Youth Basketball training program. The program’s aim is to teach and improve the basketball skills of aspiring ...

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Four students receive DOMLEC Scholarships

Four students receive DOMLEC Scholarships

July 26, 2017 | Comments: 7

Dominica’s sole Electricity Company, DOMLEC, has awarded scholarships to four students to attend secondary school in the new academic year. This is part of the company’s scholarship program ...

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“Whole of Society” approach needed to combat NCDs says PAHO rep

“Whole of Society” approach needed to combat NCDs says PAHO rep

July 26, 2017 | Comments: 14

Country Program Specialist (CPS) at the Pan American Health Organization, Shirley Augustine, has stated that in order to combat the rise in Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs), there must be a ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel and CPL launch youth program

BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel and CPL launch youth program

July 26, 2017 | Comments: 3

Digicel on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 announced a partnership with the biggest party in sport – the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) – to launch the inaugural Digicel CPL Youth Programme, ...

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Air France to launch new flights from Atlanta to French Caribbean

Air France to launch new flights from Atlanta to French Caribbean

July 26, 2017 | Comments: 33

Air France has announced that it will be launching new direct flights from the United States to the French Caribbean. The direct flights will be from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International ...

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Dominica secures medal at Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games

Dominica secures medal at Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games

July 26, 2017 | Comments: 9

Dominica secured a silver medal at the recently concluded Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Games thanks to a run of 21.61s in the 200m event from Danelson Mahautiere, a U-18 national record and personal ...

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PM Skerrit to present $854-Million National Budget

PM Skerrit to present $854-Million National Budget

July 26, 2017 | Comments: 52

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Roosevelt Skerrit is scheduled to present a Budget Statement on Thursday amounting to more than EC$854 million in recurrent and capital expenditure for ...

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Heightened security at Parliament for budget address due to “past events”

Heightened security at Parliament for budget address due to “past events”

July 26, 2017 | Comments: 37

Speaker of the House of Parliament, Alex Boyd Knights, has announced that there will be heightened security at the Parliament building in Roseau for the presentation of the 2017-2018 National ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

July 25, 2017 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 25 July 2017 providing the latest trading information and financial tip for the investor. On the Regional Government ...

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Michael Pascal explains procedure for MDC scholarship program

Michael Pascal explains procedure for MDC scholarship program

July 25, 2017 | Comments: 43

Coordinator of the United States (US) Private Boarding School Program, organized by the Marigot Development Corporation (MDC), Michael Pascal has sought to explain the procedure on how ...

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Dominican chosen as 2017 International Student Scholar at prestigious aeronautical university

Dominican chosen as 2017 International Student Scholar at prestigious aeronautical university

July 25, 2017 | Comments: 25

Former graduate of the Dominica State College, Peter Codrington, has been chosen as the 2017 International Student Scholar of the prestigious- Embry- Riddle Aeronautical University. Codrington ...

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Gov’t looks at Norwegian Airlines to improve air access to Dominica

Gov’t looks at Norwegian Airlines to improve air access to Dominica

July 25, 2017 | Comments: 54

Minister for Tourism and Urban Renewal, Robert Tonge, has revealed that the Government is putting plans in place to engage the Norwegian Airlines in efforts to improve air access into Dominica. ...

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