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Tag Archives: Dominica

  1. Jael Joseph, the girl with the BIG idea

    As an immigrant in Canada Jael Joseph quickly realized in her early days in the North American country, that her ethnicity would play a great role in how she navigated life in this new locale.  She was part of the minority and even so, her heritage made her part of a smaller grouping within the […]

    April 5, 2021Books, FeaturedNo comments
  2. “God is Love”- Young Dominican Talents Behind Beres / Popcaan Hit

    The surprise appearance of dancehall heavyweight Popcaan (Andre Sutherland) on Beres Hammond’s virtual ‘Love From A Distance’ concert and their ensuing duet “God Is Love” may have arguably been the highlight of the VP Records-presented experience for many. Unbeknownst to fans old, new and in between, this collaboration was in part due to the efforts […]

    March 15, 2021MusicNo comments
  3. Opposition Leader of #Castries Thanks #Barbados & Dominica For #COVID19 Vaccine Donation

    Philip J. Pierre, Leader of the Opposition and Political Leader extends appreciation on behalf of the Saint Lucia Labour Party and the people of Saint Lucia to Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley and Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit for sharing 3000 doses of Oxford #AstraZeneca with Saint Lucia. He said “the kind […]

    February 14, 2021HealthNo comments
  4. Argentina and Dominica to collaborate in Sports

    As part of its intense cooperation agenda in the Caribbean, the government of Argentina signed a bilateral agreement with Dominica with the goal of promoting the practice, organization and management of sports in both countries. According to Dominica Foreign Minister Baron “The agreement will be instrumental to encourage the exchange of athletes, coaches and teams, […]

    October 30, 2019FootballNo comments
  5. Barbadian among Fulbright Scholarship Participants Studying in USA

    A Barbadian is one of the Fulbright Foreign Student scholarship recipients for 2019-2020, this was confirmed by the Bridgetown U.S. Embassy. This month, Barbadian Matthew St. Bernard, and Dominican, Nutrice Francis travelled as Fulbright Foreign Students to the United States, where they will have their graduate-level studies funded by the U.S. Government. St. Bernard, who […]

    August 15, 2019Education, FeaturedNo comments
  6. (#BARBADOS GOV’T INFO. SERVICE) #CDEMA Legacy Project

    The short documentary is based on the devastation caused by the 2017 Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the islands of Antigua and Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica and the Turks and Caicos Islands. Interviews were conducted with locals around the islands to share their experiences during the events and scenes on their road to […]

    July 30, 2019Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. British Honorary Consul in Dominica receives award

    Tina Alexander, the British Honorary Consul in the Commonwealth of Dominica, has been presented with the award of MBE (Member of the British Empire) by Her Royal Highness Princess Anne. The ceremony at Buckingham Palace earlier this week was attended by Tina’s husband Harry, daughter Miriam and father. Janet Douglas, British High Commissioner to Dominica, […]

    October 27, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  8. UK supports Dominica’s efforts to tackle youth unemployment

    On Monday 20 August, officials from the UK Government met with Dominica’s Minister of Education and Human Resource Development, Mr Peter Saint Jean. The meeting was held to discuss UK support for the Government of Dominica’s efforts to tackle youth unemployment, particularly amongst disadvantaged and disabled youth between ages 18 to 30. The Minister said, […]

    August 23, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  9. STATEMENT FROM PRIME MINISTER MIA AMOR MOTTLEY, QC, MP ON THE ROSS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE RELOCATING TO BARBADOS

    Good afternoon. I am a bit disappointed that some Barbadians and others across the region appear duped by the attempt by a few who have sought to create discord and confusion over the decision of Adtalem Global Education to locate one of its institutions, Ross University School of Medicine School to Barbados. I am not […]

    August 7, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. The Government of Barbados has discontinued the Tropical Storm Watch for Barbados

    BERYL MOVING QUICKLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD TOWARD THE LESSER ANTILLES WITH NO CHANGE IN STRENGTH… SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Dominica * Guadeloupe A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for… * Martinique, St. Martin, and St. Barthelemy * Saba and St. Eustatius * St. Maarten […]

    July 8, 2018Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  11. SAGICOR CALLS ON PRIVATE SECTOR TO COMBAT NCD’s

    The recently concluded Caribbean Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) Forum was held in Kingston, Jamaica under the theme “Supporting National and Regional Advocacy in the Caribbean in the Lead Up to the 3rd United Nations (UN) High-Level Meeting on NCDs“. Notable attendees from Barbados included Professor Sir Trevor Hassell of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) and Mr. […]

    May 18, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  12. Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation to give grants totaling US$290,000 to improve the lives of children in the Caribbean

    The Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation just revealed it will provide additional funding of over US$290,000 to projects that will improve the lives of children in areas of the Caribbean impacted by last year’s hurricanes. This follows the Foundation’s initial US$100,000 donation to ShelterBox for relief efforts after the hurricanes, as well as a clean-up […]

    March 25, 2018EventsNo comments
  13. Sagicor donates mobile medical clinic to Government of Dominica

    Sagicor Life, the leading insurance company in the Caribbean donated a fully customized, mobile medical unit to the Government of Dominica. The Unit purchased by Sagicor, in collaboration with Doctors In Our Circle, Ray Asta, Ministry of Health and Friends of Sagicor, will support and respond to the immediate needs of the people of Dominica […]

    March 12, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. Barbados Urged to Put Systems in Place to Ensure the Effective Operation of Medical Facilities in the Aftermath of a Natural Disaster

    As Barbados and other Caribbean countries are being warned to expect more powerful hurricanes and flooding if the challenges of climate change are not addressed, a local emergency physician is urging authorities to put systems in place to ensure that the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and other emergency services can run efficiently in the event of […]

    January 15, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  15. Rebuilding Irrigation Systems and Improving Road Access to Farms Top Priorities for Dominica’s Agriculture Sector

    Restoring irrigation systems and road access to farming areas in Dominica are disaster response priorities that are vital to reestablishing the country’s food production destroyed by Hurricane Maria. These priorities were highlighted as part of a meeting in Roseau, Dominica between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Dominica’s Ministry of […]

    December 18, 2017AgricultureNo comments
  16. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS DOMINICAN STUDENTS

    As many residents of hurricane ravaged Dominica start to put their lives back together, a number of Dominican students studying at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies continue to experience difficulties. Five of them recently received a contribution from CIBC FirstCaribbean international Bank to assist them with the purchase of […]

    November 21, 2017Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  17. “Fisherfolk Helping their own in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria” By Daphne Ewing-Chow

    The Barbados National Union of Fisherfolk Organizations (BARNUFO) just sent six local fishing boats, fuelled by the Food and Agricultural Organization and manned by local fishermen, with hundreds of boxes of food, equipment and supplies, including 720 boxes of medical supplies from Global Medic, to support the ailing fishing sector, its workers and the people […]

    October 29, 2017Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  18. JOIN THE DISCUSSION – “Thriving in Crisis,” Tues. 17th October at the Grande Salle

    In celebration of International Business Week 2017, you are invited to a free Public Discussion Forum entitled “Thriving in Crisis“, to be held on Tuesday 17th October at the Grande Salle, Tom Adams Financial Centre, Bridgetown, at 7 pm. Panellists Tom Hall, Khalil Bryan, Jeremy Stephen and Lisa Cummins will discuss how small and medium […]

    October 15, 2017Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. GODDARD ENTERPRISES AND STAFF ASSIST WITH HURRICANE RELIEF

    Employees of Goddard Enterprises Ltd. (GEL) around the region have pulled out all the stops to assist colleagues and others in the Caribbean who have been hit by the passage of recent hurricanes Irma and Maria. “I really want to commend the staff because though many of them had personal damage to their homes and […]

    September 26, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments
  20. RBPF Assistance for Dominica

    A team of officers from the Royal Barbados Police Force are currently in Dominica assisting with security matters. Officers will be deployed to Dominica on a rotation basis. Roland Cobbler – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    September 26, 2017Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. SALVATION ARMY JOIN FORCES WITH MORMONS TO PROVIDE HURRICANE RELIEF FOR FRENCH ST MARTIN

    Captain Derrick Mitchell; Commanding Officer of the Salvation Army’s St. Lucia Corps in association with the Mormon Church of Castries sent a shipment of items to The Salvation Army in St. Maarten. This was vouchsafed by Major Darrell Wilkinson, The Divisional Commander of The Salvation Army in Barbados & St. Lucia how the shipment included […]

    September 22, 2017Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  22. A global Red Cross team is on its way to Roseau

    A global Red Cross emergency team is on its way to Dominica.The 12-person Field Assessment and Coordination Team (FACT) is made up of experts from around the world and will serve as a frontline for Red Cross support to the battered island. Initial relief efforts will focus on shelter, water, food, sanitation, and broader health. […]

    September 22, 2017Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  23. Dominica wins 2017 Miss Legacy International

    Leanne Evalyn Morancie, of Dominica is the 2017 Miss Legacy International. In addition to the prestigious title, she also snagged the Miss Photogenic title, and was awarded for Best National Costume, and Best Empowerment Platform – F.L.Y. (First. Love. Yourself), which focuses on youth empowerment and development through the fine arts. She was crowned in […]

    June 11, 2017FashionNo comments
  24. “Passports: Sale or Saviour?” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    On January 1st,, “60 minutes“, an investigative programme aired by the US television company, CBS Corporation, ran a segment on “Citizenship by Investment Programmes” (CIP) that are operated by several countries around the world. For reasons best known to itself, “60 minutes” focused on three Caribbean islands after paying merely a passing glance at Malta, […]

    January 9, 2017EditorialNo comments
  25. SECRET BAY AWARDED WITH WORLD’S BEST BOUTIQUE HOTEL 2016 BY WORLD BOUTIQUE HOTEL AWARDS

    Secret Bay, an exclusive eco-luxury boutique resort located on the pristine, unadulterated island of Dominica, has been awarded the “World’s Best Boutique Hotel 2016” by the World Boutique Hotel Awards. The eight-villa hideaway was honored as being capable of transporting guests into “a novel world through the history of the location, its culture and its […]

    November 27, 2016TravelNo comments