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Government commits to improved internet connectivity islandwide

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Minister of State with responsibility for Telecommunications and Broadcasting, Oscar George, has assured citizens that Government is moving to secure island wide connectivity.

Since the passage of Hurricane Maria, several communities are without access to broadband internet.

George told the parliament on Thursday, this should change soon.

Meanwhile Mr. George said new legislation will be developed to complement these efforts.

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An agreement to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment ahead of construction of the International Airport.

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Government has reached an agreement to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment ahead of construction of the International Airport.

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit spoke to the media on Monday during a site visit to Joe Burton where construction has begun on 37 homes for relocation of displaced Wesley residents.

Mr. Skerrit said Government is seeking to use the services of local experts.

Meantime Prime Minister Skerrit said an agreement could be finalized soon for the construction of the international airport.

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit.

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Ainsworth Irish plans to push for better relations between Police and Citizens

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New Consultant for Dominica’s Community Policing Programme Ainsworth Irish plans to push for better relations between police and citizens within his new post.

Irish is a former Superintendent of Police, and is President of a center for disabled children, as well as a member of the Dominica Council on ageing.

He said he has experience in the field, and stressed positive police/citizen relations for crime reduction.

Irish says he will also push for greater communication between communities and Police Officers and plans to revive Neighborhood Watches.

Ainsworth Irish, Consultant for the Community Policing Programme

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