The Police Welfare Association (PWA) has positive reviews of newly appointed Police Chief Lincoln Corbette, with chairman of the PWA Jefferson Drigo referring to his leadership style as “open”. Drigo says the Chief has held consultations with the PWA since his appointment to the post, and is even organizing a get-together for police officers on […]
Several measures announced in the 2020-2021 budget go to parliament for enactment into law next week. Parliament convenes on Monday. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the measures are designed to stimulate economic growth and create employment opportunities. Mr. Skerrit says measures for additional funding from the World Bank also come up for deliberation.
Today is National Tree Planting Day and Dominicans are being urged to plant a tree in their communities. The activity is part of the observance of Dominica’s 42nd anniversary of independence. Florian Mitchel of the Dominica Solid Waste Corporation is encouraging tree planting across the island.
Dominica has recorded two additional cases of COVID 19. National Epidemiologist Dr. Shalludin Ahmed told a press briefing on Wednesday this brings Dominica’s recorded cases to 35.
Director of the Bureau of Gender Affairs, Melissa Morgan, says there has been an increase in domestic violence since the emergence of COVID 19. Speaking on Kairi FM this week, Morgan said that increase is largely associated with the anxiety that exists during the pandemic. She said she was also concerned that most instances of […]
Minister for the Environment Cozier Frederick is urging citizens to consider a financial contribution to the Dominica Solid Waste Corporation for its continued operation. Frederick formed part of a panel discussion held this week to commemorate Solid Waste Week, and the Minister underlined the need for improvements to Dominica’s Solid Waste management as the country […]
Opposition Leader Lennox Linton says he will not withdraw statements made against a High Court judge following a ruling which struck out 10 election petitions filed last week. Linton had accused Judge Raulston Glasgow of deciding the case based on political influence. The OECS Bar subsequently urged the Leader of the Opposition to withdraw the statement […]
A contract for a new water supply project for Morne Prosper will be signed on Thursday. Roseau Valley MP Dr. Irving Mc Intyre says the BNTF project will cost over 2 million dollars.
Attorney at Law Duncan Stowe was on Monday officially sworn in as Chairman of Dominica’s Electoral Commission. Attorney at Law Alick Lawrence also took his oath before His Excellency Charles Savarin, President of Dominica. Stowe told reporters that he is ready to take on the important task. Attorneys Stowe, Alick Lawrence and Lennox Lawrence were […]
Left to Right (Mrs. Carla Daniel- Christmas- Treasurer, Dante Moses- Youth Representative, Fenella Wenham-Branch Representative, Reginald Winston-President, Don Corriette- Board Member, Dale Laurent-Board Member) Absent Mr McDonald Thomas- Vice President Roseau, Dominica, 19th October 2020– During its General Assembly, which was held on Saturday 17th October 2020, under the theme “Strengthening response to the […]