Over 400 acres of land has been acquired for the construction of an international airport. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said Sunday, Government is making rapid progress with plans for the airport and have made several payments to landowners. Mr. Skerrit says a new company will be established to guide construction of the international airport.
Technical Officer for Projects and Services within the Ministry of Agriculture Ryan Anselm has touted various food projects implemented here by Government in an effort to end world hunger by 2030. This as Dominica joins in the observance of World Food Day today. Anselm says among measures, an officer has been tasked with overseeing the […]
The Forestry Division is calling on citizens to report sightings of a new invasive species of Iguana in Dominica, as the Division coordinates efforts to control its population here. Forestry Officer Francisco Maffei told Kairi News this species of Iguana is stripe-tailed and aggressive, and is threatening the presence of other Iguana species here. He […]
High Court judge, Raulston Glasgow, has struck out all ten election petitions filed by the United Workers Party (UWP) challenging the results of the 2019 general elections in Dominica. Justice Glasgow also awarded costs of 5 thousand dollars to the respondents. The decision was handed down via Zoom on Wednesday. Senior Counsel Anthony Astaphan led […]
Dominica has recorded a new COVID 19 case. National Epidemiologist Dr. Shalludin Ahmed said Wednesday, this brings the total number of confirmed cases to 33.
Grenada-based High court Judge Raulston Glasgow will today deliver his decision in a 2019 election matter brought by the United Workers Party. The UWP has challenged election results in 10 constituencies won by the Dominica Labour Party in December 2019. Senior Council Anthony Astaphan who leads the case for the DLP, DBS radio and the […]
Dominica’s Yachting Industry should be the most resilient during the Coronavirus crisis, due to its natural culture of isolation. That is the declaration of newly elected President of the Portsmouth Association of Yacht Services, Andrew “Cobra” O’Brien. The Association recently elected a new executive, with O’Brien, owner of Cobra Tours in Portsmouth, at the helm. […]
The Ministry of Education today officially opens the newly rehabilitated Salisbury Primary School. The school was destroyed by Hurricane Maria and construction is now complete. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education is Chandler Hyacinth.
Two men of Good Hope are reported dead overnight in an accident after their vehicle plunged into a precipice in the Red Gully area. Kairi News has not confirmed details of the accident with the police, but sources on the ground in Good Hope confirm that the village has been plunged into mourning this morning. […]
Acting Police Chief Lincoln Corbette has confirmed that the post of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) has been filled effective September 1, 2020, by Davidson Valerie. Corbette told a press conference on Monday 24 new appointments have been made. Corbette said he is particularly pleased about two appointments to senior positions.