Darroux says Dominica should prepare for next hurricane season

Darroux says Dominica should prepare for next hurricane season

December 15, 2017 | Comments: 14

With Dominica still reeling from the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria, Environment Minister, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, has warned that the island should prepare for the next hurricane season. ...

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Starkey Hearing Foundation sends supplies to hurricane victims of Dominica

Starkey Hearing Foundation sends supplies to hurricane victims of Dominica

December 15, 2017 | Comments: 0

In the wake of Hurricane Maria, the worst natural disaster on record in Dominica, Starkey Hearing Foundation is committed to helping its displaced residents. Employees from Starkey Hearing ...

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CARICOM voices strong objection to new EU blacklist

CARICOM voices strong objection to new EU blacklist

December 15, 2017 | Comments: 4

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) strongly objects to the recent labelling of some of its Member States by the European Union as Non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, CARICOM Secretary-General said ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Request to submit applications

ANNOUNCEMENT: Request to submit applications

December 12, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme is implementing the GEF funded project that requires ...

Crime Stoppers Dominica (CSD) message of sympathy

Crime Stoppers Dominica (CSD) message of sympathy

December 9, 2017 | Comments: 1

CRIME STOPPERS DOMINICA (CSD) sympathies with all those who were affected as a result of the passage of hurricane Maria on September 18, 2017. We also extend our ...

Linton served with bankruptcy petition

Linton served with bankruptcy petition

December 15, 2017 | Comments: 44

  Chartered accountant, Kieron Pinard-Byrne, has instructed his attorneys to serve Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, with a bankruptcy petition in a long-running defamation matter between. ...

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OECS promotes employment for Eastern Caribbean citizens in Canada

OECS promotes employment for Eastern Caribbean citizens in Canada

December 15, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Eastern Caribbean Liaison Service and the Ministries of Labour of seven OECS Member States recently met to discuss the strengthening and  harmonization of the coordination of temporary ...

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UK-based operator donates to Forestry Division

UK-based operator donates to Forestry Division

December 15, 2017 | Comments: 1

New Experience Holiday is a UK based tour operator with an affinity to all that is Dominican. After meeting with Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) representatives at the World Travel Market (WTM) ...

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Windies announce changes to ODI and T20 squads

Windies announce changes to ODI and T20 squads

December 15, 2017 | Comments: 0

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of Cricket West Indies announced changes to the Windies squads for the three-match One-Day International series and the three-match T20 International ...

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Russia sends emergency aid to Dominica

Russia sends emergency aid to Dominica

December 15, 2017 | Comments: 5

A vessel carrying more than 174 tons of emergency supplies has left for Dominica from Russia in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The vessel left the port of Novorossiysk on the night of 14 December ...

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BAICO Policyholders relief Programme receives additional funding

BAICO Policyholders relief Programme receives additional funding

December 15, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Governments of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) are pleased to announce that a limited amount of additional funding has become available to the ECCU Policyholders Relief Programme ...

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UPDATE: Joshua Francis resigns from “very turbulent” political journey

UPDATE: Joshua Francis resigns from “very turbulent” political journey

December 14, 2017 | Comments: 33

Describing his political journey as “very turbulent,” Member of Parliament for the Roseau South Constituency, Joshua Francis, has informed the United Workers Party (UWP) that he will ...

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President Savarin thanks Mexico for assistance

President Savarin thanks Mexico for assistance

December 14, 2017 | Comments: 2

President of Dominica, His Excellency Charles Savarin, has thanked Mexico for assistance received after the island suffered effects of adverse weather conditions. He spoke at a ceremony during ...

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Call for increased funding for infrastructure, disaster management after major hurricanes

Call for increased funding for infrastructure, disaster management after major hurricanes

December 14, 2017 | Comments: 2

Bilateral donors have been urged to reconsider the size of their current aid programmes to the region with a particular focus on infrastructure support and enhancement,  Audley Shaw, ...

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Hurricane Maria deals heavy blow to library services

Hurricane Maria deals heavy blow to library services

December 14, 2017 | Comments: 10

The Dominica Library and Information Service is reporting a loss of about $1.7 million in the book loss following the passage of Hurricane Maria. Chief Librarian, Vernanda Raymond said the loss ...

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VIDEO: ‘Some don’t have bodies to bury’: My journey back to Dominica after the hurricane

VIDEO: ‘Some don’t have bodies to bury’: My journey back to Dominica after the hurricane

December 14, 2017 | Comments: 8

This year the Caribbean experienced its most destructive hurricane season in decades. While large countries dominated the headlines, the small island nation of Dominica suffered the worst ...

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Thousands of children need assistance three months after Caribbean hurricanes – UNICEF

Thousands of children need assistance three months after Caribbean hurricanes – UNICEF

December 14, 2017 | Comments: 2

Three months after two category-5 hurricanes tore through the Caribbean, thousands of children across the region still need support, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Cisco and Digicel frame agreement to accelerate digital transformation in Caribbean and  Central  America

BUSINESS BYTE: Cisco and Digicel frame agreement to accelerate digital transformation in Caribbean and  Central  America

December 13, 2017 | Comments: 0

Wednesday 13th December 2017 – Kingston, Jamaica. Cisco, the worldwide technology leader, and Digicel, a major telecommunication services provider covering a wide territory in the Caribbean, ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Cable & Wireless announces John Reid, CEO to step down

BUSINESS BYTE: Cable & Wireless announces John Reid, CEO to step down

December 13, 2017 | Comments: 2

MIAMI, FL – December 12, 2017 – Cable & Wireless Communications (“C&W”) today announced that John Reid will step down from the position of CEO in early 2018. An ...

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Ambassador of Mexico presents  Letters of Credence in Dominica

Ambassador of Mexico presents Letters of Credence in Dominica

December 13, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Ambassador of Mexico to the Eastern Caribbean States, His Excellency Oscar Arturo Esparza-Vargas, presented this morning his Letters of Credence to His Excellency Charles Angelo Savarin DAH, ...

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CMO says no case of Hantavirus in Dominica

CMO says no case of Hantavirus in Dominica

December 13, 2017 | Comments: 1

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. David Johnson, has said that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed that there are no cases of the Hantavirus in Dominica. In late November, the Ministry ...

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Dominica building code revised

Dominica building code revised

December 13, 2017 | Comments: 30

Roseau, Dominica, December 13, 2017– The OECS/GCCA iLAND Resilience Project is presenting Dominica with recommendations for provisions to be included in the building code. The ...

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DASPA calls for telephone numbers on relief barrels

DASPA calls for telephone numbers on relief barrels

December 13, 2017 | Comments: 27

CEO of the Dominica Air and Seaport Authority (DASPA) Benoit Bardouille has urged those who send relief barrels or packages to relatives in Dominica to include a telephone number on these ...

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