The annual EO Leblanc Memorial Lecture is on this Wednesday with Speaker Emerita Hon. Alix Boyd Knights as presenter. Head of the UWI Open Campus Dr. Kimone Joseph says Hon. Boyd Knights will present on traditional cuisine in a virtual session from 7 p.m. This will be carried live on Kairi FM radio and facebook […]
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has cautioned citizens to avoid COVID-19 fatigue. Dominica currently has eight active COVID-19 cases and Mr. Skerrit admits that months after the first case here, citizens may be experiencing fatigue. He has advised continued vigilance.
The primary focus for the newly elected president of the Airport and Taxi Operation of Dominica (ATOA) will be creating avenues for Taxi operators to make money. The ATOA announced that following a General Meeting this week, new leadership was elected, with Edmund Savarin at the helm. Savarin says with the onset of the Coronavirus […]
Independence activities kick off this weekend with Chief Cultural Officer Raymond Lawrence urging citizens to participate in this year’s celebrations, despite COVID-19 restrictions. Lawrence says several events, including the opening ceremony, will be hosted virtually. And though a number of activities have been cancelled, Lawrence says nationals can be part of the festivities online. Meantime […]
Director of Primary Healthcare Dr. Gilda Nesty is urging returnees to be honest when being interviewed during the COVID 19 screening process. Nesty says the interviews are to ascertain contacts and places visited before arrival to Dominica. She says when information is withheld, the purpose of the interview is defeated. Meantime Nesty assures the public […]
The Insurance Company of the West Indies (ICWI) says it will support the fight against cancer in Dominica as part of its corporate social responsibility. The ICWI joined in advocacy efforts for cancer awareness during the Drive for Cancer Care organized by the Dominica Cancer Society on Sunday, October 4, 2020. ICWI became one of […]
Illegal or ‘backdoor’ entry into Dominica is “the single most dangerous national threat to the country”. Those were the words of National Security Minister Rayburn Blackmoore. Dominica’s most recent case of Coronavirus is rumored to be an imported, illegal entry case, and Blackmoore called on the Police Force to investigate communities where this activity is […]
Assistant Chief Education Officer Dr.Jeffrey Blaize has called for a review of examination strategy within the education sector. Blaize told a press conference to announce the results of the 2020 CSEC Exams Monday, that exams officials must rethink examination procedure to ensure student success. He said the COVID 19 experience has brought about significant challenges […]
Dominica has recorded another case of COVID 19. National Epidemiologist Dr. Shaluddin Ahmed told a press update on Tuesday, 54 contacts have been identified from the latest case and 48 have tested negative.
Government has engaged CARICAD to undertake a reclassification exercise of the public service. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the review is expected to analyze the organizational structure of Ministries and Departments, and undertake an evaluation of salaries and compensation structure in the public service. Mr. Skerrit says professional fees for the review is over $300 […]