Government on Wednesday signed a 1.25 million dollar contract for the expansion of the Dominica Community High School. The extension will be constructed under a Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) project with funding from the Caribbean Development Bank. Minister for Sports, Culture and Community Development Roslyn Paul addressed Wednesday’s contract signing ceremony.
Dominica has recorded another active COVID-19 case. This brings the number of confirmed cases for Dominica to 22. The newest case is a 24 year old male. National Epidemiologist Dr. Shalludin Ahmed made the announcement at a Health Ministry update on Wednesday.
Dominica State College invites application from all qualified candidates having an interest in lecturing in the vacant full-time positions of Accounting, Electrical Engineering, Tourism and Hospitality, and Physics. Accounting. Qualifications include a Master’s degree in the field of study (Certification in Accounting, ACCA, CGA or CPA would be a distinct advantage), and recent teaching experience at […]
An increased focus on crime fighting and community policing is among plans for newly appointed Acting Chief of Police Lincoln Corbette. Corbette took over as Acting Police Chief on Tuesday September 1 until Septemer 30, 2021. Corbette replaces Daniel Carbon who is now on pre-retirement leave.
The Society for Historic Architectural Preservation and Enhancement (SHAPE) has launched an appeal for the restoration of the Roseau Public Library. Public Relations officer of Shape, Michael Lee said the matter is now more urgent following two recent fires at the site of the library, damaged due to the passage of Hurricane Maria. Lee called […]
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education Chandler Hyacinth has outlined the importance of in- person schooling for the wellbeing of students. While some have expressed concern about students’ return to school during the COVID-19 global health crisis, Hyacinth says studies show that students are affected by school closure, especially those from low income families. […]
Over 90 families are due to receive keys to new homes in coming days. The homes will be handed over as part of Government’s ongoing Housing programme. Speaking on Anou Palay on Sunday, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said families in Grand bay, Roseau and Jimmit are next in line to benefit.
Renowned Caribbean jurist Sir Dennis Byron has been engaged to lead an electoral reform commission here. The announcement came from Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit speaking on his Anou Palay programme on Sunday and follows through on a December 2019 promise to review Dominica’s electoral system. Sir Dennis Byron is a former President of the Caribbean […]
Dominica has confirmed another positive case of COVID-19, taking the total number of current active cases to three. Minister of Health, Dr. Irving McIntyre, said in a statement on Saturday, the case was an imported one. Dr. McIntyre assured the public that the Ministry of Health continues to be vigilant in the enforcement and implementations […]
Government has taken several steps towards furthering the International Airport project. Speaking on his Anou Palay programme on Sunday, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said Government had conducted surveys of over 200 properties acquired for the construction of the international airport. Mr. Skerrit said Government has also conducted extensive crop assessment with a view to reimbursing […]