Buy Dominica trade show to replace Creole in the Park this year

Minister for Trade, Commerce, and Entrepreneurship, Ian Douglas, has announced that a Buy Dominica campaign dubbed, ‘‘Ti Village Creole, Tout Bagai Domnik” will replace the annual FLOW’s Creole in the Park in October this year.

“I want to invite and announce to all of you our Buy Dominica activity that we will hold to replace the FLOW Creole in the Park which will not be on this year, but all of you all, we want to create that space, a Buy Dominican campaign, so that when our visitors and all of our tourists coming in for our creole festival period they will be able to come to the park where all of our local produce will be on display, “ Douglas stated during the recently held Business to Business forum.

Douglas continued, “Not only will we have our usual cultural activities and our food and our crabs, callaloo and our local foods…our local fashion display also, will form part of this activity,” he added.

The Trade Minister called on  Dominicans to gear up for the event and to ensure that their booths are enlarged for that activity.

 The annual FLOW CITP was last staged in October 2019. The event, which precedes the World Creole Music Festival,  showcases the best of Dominica in creole cuisine, local culture, arts and craft, the island’s bouyon music and reggae from young and upcoming artists, and some of the more seasoned and established bands and musicians.

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  1. Lin clown
    September 14, 2022

    Francisco,all our LOCAL produce will be on display,and we have thousands of local produce.What are you francisco#1 JAH KA.S or what?What is so hard to understand?What we make here in Dominica will be on display.The Viagra you using will not be there.The Bwa-Banday with Moringa will be there.Marijuana oil localy made,locally bottled fruit juice,local soaps.It is a buy local thing.You talking BS about NewYork,cannot even get a good dasheen in NY.That is the thing with these JAH KAS.ES everything local they criticize.In the USA,in the white man country they follow rules and regulations to the T.They live in bedbugs infested 2×4.The go to CeeCees,they buy jeans for $12,the live in poverty on food stamps and want to come to Dominica and criticize everything.A bunch of lazy maltwavy UWP,vex because they did not get what they want from the DLP.The criticize the DCFH and call it Skerrit hospital,but when the get sick they never call it Skerrit hospital and Skerrit medicine.SHAMELESS UWP.

    • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
      September 26, 2022

      I always knew you were illiterate!

      What local products do you and Roosevelt have to sell; and to who? If you and Roosevelt has Marijuana oil; you both are drinking it al;l that is why you both are actually walking inverted!

      Marijuana oil is sold in the United States; however, I’ve never seen anyone lined up to purchase the oil. Marijuana is sold for medicinal use; nevertheless, without a doctors prescription a dope head like you cannot buy it!


      Ole as I am dope head, I don’t have to use Viagra to become sexually aroused; because all the women I deal with are half my age; and when they are on fire, that’s enough to get de ole boy fired up!

      In your case you have to combined Viagra, crack cocaine, Dominica bwa-banday and marijuana oil to try and aroused, and still your little wii-wii still can’t rise, it remains limp! oui!

      You nasty little rat, you think we don’t know?

  2. Lin clown
    September 14, 2022

    That is the thing with lazy people who sit on their BUTT all day,gossiping and talking BS.We have hundreds of local products in Dominica.Go to the different supermarkets make all you eyes boil all you peas,when it comes to LOCAL.The amount of local products that are produced locally is unbelievable.But again that is all these JAH KAS.ES do,engage themselves in fake news,propaganda and lies.I am sure all those posting comments against buy Dominica trade show,are ignorant about what is happening in this country.One local product among many,MARIJUANA OIL is produced locally and will be sold at the show.Wicked they wicked.I think there is something called Creole whatever,where hundreds of local produce go on display every year.These aholes choose not to know,because they are so obsessed with foreign products.Dominica even have Bwa-Banday in Moringa on the local market.Juanata,Labor voice,Joke man and the and the others should get some,it is good for ROTTEN MOMORIES.

  3. JAH KAL
    September 14, 2022

    My people this guy Ian Doglass is so Dummm, you all give DIGI everything to do with government business in dominica. You all throw Flow out of the park and kill Creole in the park, not even that your government could control and you trying to replace it with what ,TALK.
    Ian you sat on skerrit right hand side and listen to skerrit run Ross University out of portsmouth, you sat and say nothing you told your people something is comeing back up till now they still waiting. Man give you your medication and you will make any crazy announcement , after 22years what have you done for the people thats voting you every election portsmouth is a dump, man!!!! you makeing me sick with your BS. Kamar is a capital B just a matter of time. Ian go to Ma Boyd’s Bar and get a drink i paid there for you just say jah kal and she know whom.

  4. Dee
    September 14, 2022

    Come one , come all , we want your money , what we do with it , is none of your bussiness , buy dem crabs , but if you try to leave with some we arresting you ein ,is mote money we want. Europe now appears such a welcoming place to vacation these days ,dont talk about air fares

  5. Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
    September 13, 2022

    A trade show, trade fair, or exposition is an exhibition in which companies promote their products and services. Most trade shows focus on a particular industry; now since we do not have any known or notable industries in Dominica, what will be displayed; shown or introduce to those who attends such a show?
    This is just another wild goose talking crap by Ian Last-dog!
    When we attend trade show in places such as Las Vegas, we are introduced to new technology, in cars, computers, telephone, electronics in general, ect, ect, and ect; it’s always about new technology; when there are new trends in cloths, people go to such shows in New York or Paris, to watch models strutting on the run-way, buyers place their orders.
    What will be displayed and shown in Dominica trade show?
    Bananas, hot pepper-sauce and the garbage stored on the side of the streets of Roseau?
    Where will the audience to the show come from; to replace the original festival with anything else will be a tragic mistake!

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  6. BMB
    September 13, 2022

    DIGICEL it’s now your time to step-up. Mr. Minister, tourist and visitors can do and buy all what they want at the same time. If FLOW can’t do it, can’t any other corporate enterprise step-up?

  7. JustSaying
    September 13, 2022

    Sigh, will definitely miss Creole in the Park, but lets wait and see how this will turn out although no entertainment was mentioned.

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  8. Toto
    September 13, 2022

    Apart from passports what have we got to sell? Is buy we buying, if you got the money for all these imports. Even shoddy goods from China expensive now. Our pride and self respect have been mangled. So sorry for Dominica now.

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    • abcdefg
      September 14, 2022

      Stop feeling sorry for happy Dominicans lol. They alright they themselves saying.

  9. RastarMarn
    September 13, 2022

    Good idea!!!

    Give Jack his Jacket when he can wear it!!!

    At list we will still have the local cuisine!!!

  10. joseph charles
    September 13, 2022

    But what you expect when you give your sister at DIGI that bumper contract for all governemnt services ?

    what you expect when the economy turn on it head?

    wht you expect when you free up taxes on pleasure crafts and you rolling on sundays “2 carry”?

    what you expect?

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    • Toto
      September 14, 2022

      And then she moved to St. Lucia. Maybe the grass is greener there or she knows something we don’t know?

  11. Joke that man?
    September 13, 2022

    Ian that is minister of Trade? Tojou soo (always drunk) way those apartment buildings your father left you? Did you trade them for rum boss?

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    • Toto
      September 15, 2022

      Maybe that is because of despair he’s too feeble to escape from Skerrit’s clutches, poor man.

  12. Labor voice
    September 13, 2022

    Boy this DLP is koolaying and destroying everything they met. Buy Dominica Ian? But what Dominica has to buy nou? Well zaeed or bush rum, Bwa baday, ganja, passport and what else nou?

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    • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
      September 13, 2022

      If I said it, I would reap hell, but that original show is the brain child of a man named Toulon; who’s grand mother was born in the village of Wesley with a name as ‘Telemaque.’ He took the idea to a minister in the UWP government; Norris Prevost, and the rest is history.

      Could it because of that big-eye; pop-eye Ian Douglas Dog-last is about to destroy and erase the last traces of everything successful the UWP accomplished in less than four years; in power?

      • Wesley Resident
        September 15, 2022

        Etinne-Tods Makak, it looks like you are somehow related with all of those Minister failures. Doesn’t say much for your pedigree either, does it?

        • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
          September 18, 2022

          Let me expose how silly you are; believing you are insulting me: You think you know about “pedigree” be informed I have knowledge in health science.
          If one in your ancestry more than a thousand years ago was born with a medical defect, or diseases, lets say hydrophilic I can use a pedigree and tell you if you or any of your children and their children and continuing generation will have the same medical disorder or disease; that is the science of a pedigree!
          If you use it in the language you are talking in the recorded of my ancestry, you will especially find I belong to an upper-class ancestral, family: Telemaque, Dods (Dodds), Alfred, and Linton;
          “with a pedigree equal to many of the gentry; conferring distinction and quality.
          My generation main asset is the power of our mind; paramount accdemic ability!
          That is why I kick you like a football everyday, and put you in a dog house to sleep you little rat, you stinking dog!
          Raining plenty in Wesley get a bath in the rain!

  13. Neyga
    September 12, 2022

    Lad Gad, I can’t even eat fig and oil anymore, even oil gan up…

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  14. Juanita
    September 12, 2022

    “I want to invite and announce to all of you our Buy Dominica activity that we will held to replace the FLOW Creole in the Park which will not be on this year, but all of you all, we want create that space, a Buy Dominican campaign, so that when our visitors and all of our tourists coming in for our creole festival period they will be able to come to the park where all of our local produce will be on display, “

    Is that the next level of resilient speech in Dominica? And by the way Mr. Minister for Trade, when you are selecting local produce to display, don’t forget the rum. There’s no greater resilient product than rum. We understand that rum and politics have long been a very noxious mix for some politicians, but rum’s success stems from resilience of spirit (no pun intended).

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  15. If we knew better
    September 12, 2022

    0_0 smh. This is a sad state of affairs.

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    • Mike
      September 13, 2022

      Yea. Much better to fete than support local businesses right?

  16. Frank
    September 12, 2022

    How about banning all the cheap imported tat that is currently sold on the Old Market stalls and the ugly mess that is currently occupying Dame Egenia Charles Bvd and give the space over exclusively to local product and craft vendors?

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