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Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit on Sunday confirmed that LIAT shareholders had taken a decision to liquidate the company. Following a shareholder’s meeting at the weekend, Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced that a new entity will be formed. Prime Minister Skerrit told his Anou Palay programme shareholder countries will hold follow up discussions to […]

Dominica’s Prime Minister has called on citizens to take responsibility for hurricane preparedness efforts in their communities. At the handover ceremony of a 2.3 million dollar Hurricane Shelter in Layou this week, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said while Government is making strides disaster preparedness, citizens must complement those efforts by working toward resilience in their […]

Coordinator of the Digital Economy Robert Tonge has advised young entrepreneurs to keep up with online trends in order to make it in the global Digital Economy. In a session hosted by CREAD to discuss the development of the Digital Economy, Tonge highlighted the importance of an online presence for businesses in an evolving global […]

Dominica is exploring the production of new crops for export, including ginger and turmeric. Agriculture Minister Fidel Grant says during the COVID-19 Pandemic Dominica continued to export large quantities of root crops to neighboring islands. However, Grant says opportunities are opening up for export of a variety of new crops.

Weather conditions are expected to deteriorate today as a tropical wave affects the island to be followed by a second wave of Saharan dust by Friday. The Met Office said on Wednesday a tropical wave is expected to generate an increase in showers and possible thunderstorm activity across most of the island chain throughout the […]

The Ministry of National Security joins the legal fraternity here in mourning the passing of Attorney at Law, Magistrate and veteran broadcaster Michael Bruney who passed away on Wednesday. Bruney, who was 62, died after a battle with lung cancer. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security and Home Affairs Joanne Commodore says Bruney […]

Lady Patricia Scotland, the Dominica born Commonwealth secretary general, will remain in the post until next year. Following reports that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson had used his role as chair of the Commonwealth organization to prevent Scotland’s reappointment, she has been given a formal written contract to remain in her post at least until the next […]

Leader of the Dominica Freedom Party (DFP) Kent Vital believes rebuilding Dominica’s economy will require a redoubling of efforts post COVID-19. Vital is of the view that before the pandemic the economy was already challenged, and the challenges have worsened in the past months. He is suggesting that more effective strategies be put in place […]

Dominica’s Minister for Public Works and the Digital Economy Cassani Laville has called on citizens to embrace a digital lifestyle. On Monday, the Climate Resilience Execution Agency for Dominica (CREAD) held a virtual session on Entrepreneurship with a focus on the digital economy. Laville said while Dominica’s Government has already made investments in the field, […]

A 2.3 million dollar Hurricane Shelter, the first of its kind, opened in Layou on Monday. The new facility will double as a community center for the promotion of youth development activities and other events. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit told the opening ceremony the new Hurricane Shelter is the first of a number of similar […]