As of Friday Dominica was continuing to accept cruise calls and Chief Executive Officer of the Dominica Air and Seaport Authority BENOIT Bardouille said protocols are in place in light of the Coronavirus. Bardouille spoke to Kairi News on Friday. Since then, four cruising giants said Friday they were temporarily suspending sailings as governments and […]
Dominica remains one of the few Caribbean Islands with NO cases of Coronavirus, Health Minister Dr. Irving Mc Intyre said late Sunday. Dr. Mc Intyre’s assurance came following a swirl of rumours and speculation that health authorities may have been assessing a case originating from an urban community to the south of Roseau. The Health […]
The Dominica Police Force is now better positioned to solve crime with the donation of crime scene investigations equipment. The donation was made by the Regional Security System (RSS) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP). At a handover ceremony on Tuesday, Chief of Police Daniel Carbon expressed gratitude for the donation which included Caution tape […]
An official of the National Employment Programme (NEP) has broken the silence about recent questions about the status of the programme. Rumours have swirled that the programme was being downsized following a number of dismissal letters handed to NEP workers since the start of the New Year. Director of the NEP Emmeline Honore told State […]
A fire which occurred this morning on Bath Road, near the Convent high school was quickly brought under control by fire officers. The Dominica Electricity Company (DOMLEC) was also present to assess damages to the area’s wiring. On the ground, reporters spoke to an employee of DOMLEC who says there seems to have been no […]
Online news reports say a new political party could be launched here soon. And Dominican pollster, political scientist Alex Bruno seems to be a key figure in the new movement. The Dominica News Online reported on Monday the new party will be called the Alternative Peoples Party (APP) and is due to be launched by […]
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says works are underway on the much-talked about Marigot Hospital. Mr. Skerrit says the structure is expected to adequately address the needs of resident in the north east district. Mr. Skerrit told state radio a new health center will also be built in Marigot.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit will lead a meeting of the National Emergency Planning Organization (NEPO) later today to address the coronavirus threat. On the heels of a CARICOM meeting in Barbados over the weekend that established a common protocol to confront the rising virus threat.
The Astaphan family on Monday launched a new book on the life of Waddy Astaphan, written by Justice Irving Andre. The deceased Waddy Astaphan, the family patriarch started J Astaphan & Co. 1970 Ltd. and is remembered for his philanthropic works and contribution to sports. His son, Senior Council Anthony Astaphan told the launch his […]
Dominica’s Prime Minister has committed to adhere to international disease protocols in light of news that COVID- 19, better known as the Coronavirus, has reached the Caribbean. Over the weekend, cases of the virus were confirmed in St. Martin and St. Barthelemy, and last week, Brazil confirmed its first case. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit told […]