Kenneth Rijock to face legal action in Dominica

Kenneth Rijock to face legal action in Dominica

April 21, 2017 | Comments: 21

Senior Counsel Tony Astaphan has revealed that controversial blogger, Kenneth Rijock will be facing legal action in Dominica in relation to some of the things he has published on his blogs. ...

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NBD launches ‘Bank Smart, Go Green’ promotional campaign.

NBD launches ‘Bank Smart, Go Green’ promotional campaign.

April 23, 2017 | Comments: 0

The National Bank of Dominica has launched a ‘Bank Smart, Go Green’ campaign that seeks to commemorate the world-wide observance of Earth Day which was observed on  April 22nd 2017. ...

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ESCE TRading Report

ESCE TRading Report

April 23, 2017 | Comments: 0

On the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market this week, the following securities traded: 2,900 St Kitts Nevis Anguilla National Bank Ltd shares traded at $2.50 per share, 2,000 TDC shares traded at ...

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Hundreds of thousands around the world march for science

Hundreds of thousands around the world march for science

April 22, 2017 | Comments: 0

Thousands of scientists are protesting in hundreds of cities around the world against what they see as a global political assault on facts. The BBC is reporting that the first-ever March for ...

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Address by Minister for Agriculture to launch Caribbean Endemic Birds Festival

Address by Minister for Agriculture to launch Caribbean Endemic Birds Festival

April 22, 2017 | Comments: 0

Fellow Dominicans: Once again it’s an honour as Minister responsible for Agriculture & Fisheries, to address you on the subject of birds, as Dominica joins in the celebration of Caribbean ...

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Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival begins

Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival begins

April 22, 2017 | Comments: 0

It’s that time of year again! The Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival (CEBF) begins on Earth Day, April 22nd. This regional celebration highlights the birds that are endemic—the ones that live ...

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Softball tournament carded for Soufriere

Softball tournament carded for Soufriere

April 21, 2017 | Comments: 1

The Dominica Softball Cricket Development Association will be hosting a softball cricket tournament on Sunday, April 2rd 2017, in Soufriere and all hands are on deck to ensure that the event ...

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Dominica to observe Earth Day

Dominica to observe Earth Day

April 21, 2017 | Comments: 0

Dominica will join the rest of the world in observing Earth Day 2017 on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Earth Day is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. This ...

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COMMENTARY: A very sad and shameful day in La Plaine

COMMENTARY: A very sad and shameful day in La Plaine

April 21, 2017 | Comments: 2

Today the once close–knit and tranquil south eastern rural agricultural community of La Plaine which nestles between the foothills of Morne Gorverneur and the rugged Windward Atlantic coast (Au ...

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Panel discussion on Dominica’s economy slated for Fort Young Hotel

Panel discussion on Dominica’s economy slated for Fort Young Hotel

April 21, 2017 | Comments: 0

Panel Discussion on the Dominica Economy planned for Fort Young Hotel – this Friday Evening As something of a “precursor/ build-up” to the major consultation on the country’s ability to ...

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Illinois labels Dominica as ‘foreign tax haven’

Illinois labels Dominica as ‘foreign tax haven’

April 21, 2017 | Comments: 13

The US state of Illinois has blacklisted Dominica and a number of Caribbean countries and other countries worldwide as “foreign tax havens” in the recent House Bill 3419. The Bill has ...

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Over half a million dollars go to Thibaud road rehabilitation

Over half a million dollars go to Thibaud road rehabilitation

April 21, 2017 | Comments: 4

Prime Minister and MP for the Vieille Case Constituency, Roosevelt Skerrit, has approved funds for road rehabilitation project Thibaud to the tune of E.C. $542,656.25. Selected to facilitate the ...

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Corporate donors lauded by UWI – Dominican student wins CIBC FirstCaribbean Scholarships

Corporate donors lauded by UWI – Dominican student wins CIBC FirstCaribbean Scholarships

April 21, 2017 | Comments: 0

Corporate donors to the University of the West Indies came in for high praise recently for their continued support of the university especially in “trying financial times”. Chairman of the ...

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PM Skerrit meets with BaoYu Investment in China

PM Skerrit meets with BaoYu Investment in China

April 21, 2017 | Comments: 11

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has visited the offices of BaoYu Investment in Shanghai on April 11, 2017 to discuss how public-private partnerships can create a sustainable framework to ...

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Triple Kay Band signs exclusive deal with 365music.co

Triple Kay Band signs exclusive deal with 365music.co

April 21, 2017 | Comments: 1

Popular bouyon band Triple Kay International has signed an exclusive music promotion deal with 365music.co, a new venture from local enterprise 365 Group Inc. The signing took place on April 4th ...

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Gov’t to host national consultation on development prospects for Dominica

Gov’t to host national consultation on development prospects for Dominica

April 21, 2017 | Comments: 10

Roseau, Dominica (April 21, 2017) — The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has announced that it will host a national consultation under the theme, “Development Prospects for ...

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Soufriere Constituency received $2-m in housing assistance MP says

Soufriere Constituency received $2-m in housing assistance MP says

April 21, 2017 | Comments: 7

Parliamentary Representative for the Soufriere Constituency Denise Charles has announced that over EC$2-million dollars have been received in housing assistance for the Soufriere community in the ...

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Ministry of Justice rubbishes latest Kenneth Rijock blog as ‘malicious’

Ministry of Justice rubbishes latest Kenneth Rijock blog as ‘malicious’

April 20, 2017 | Comments: 53

The Ministry of Justice, Immigration and National Security has dismissed the latest blog penned by controversial blogger, Kenneth Rijock, as “malicious, entirely false and an unjustified ...

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WICB offers ticket deals to seniors and students for Test in Dominica

WICB offers ticket deals to seniors and students for Test in Dominica

April 20, 2017 | Comments: 4

Senior citizens 60 years and over will receive one free season ticket to the much-anticipated Test Match between West Indies and Pakistan scheduled for the Windsor Park Sports Stadium in Dominica ...

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DAT recognizes three stalwarts of education

DAT recognizes three stalwarts of education

April 20, 2017 | Comments: 3

The Dominica Association of Teachers (DAT) has recognized and awarded three teachers who contributed significantly to education in Dominica. The awards were presented by President of the DAT ...

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Youth Skills Training Program hosts ‘Open Day’

Youth Skills Training Program hosts ‘Open Day’

April 20, 2017 | Comments: 5

The public was able to gain knowledge and get a little pampering as the Skills Training Program (STP) under the Dominica Youth Development Division (YDD) hosts its ‘Open Day’ on Thursday. The ...

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Tonge announces increase in cruise ship passengers for 2017-2018

Tonge announces increase in cruise ship passengers for 2017-2018

April 20, 2017 | Comments: 26

Although Dominica experienced a drop in cruise ship passengers in the past two years, Tourism Minister Senator Robert Tonge has announced that there will be an increase of over 50,000 passengers ...

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