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A regional protocol establishing minimum standards for dealing with the COVID19 virus was agreed to by CARICOM Heads of Government and Ministers of Health on Sunday in Barbados. CARICOM says the protocol is critical to avoid an outbreak of panic and fear in the Region. Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, Health Minister Dr. Irving Mc […]

Events Manager of the Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) Marva Williams has identified the need for a greater infusion of traditional aspects into Dominica’s carnival. Mas Domnik 2020 culminated on Tuesday night with the last lap in Roseau. Williams, who spoke to Kairi News on Tuesday, said while she had received positive reviews of the festivities, […]

Bishop of Roseau His Lordship Gabriel Malzaire has called on all citizens to observe behavior more appropriate to the Lenten season. The observance of Lent began on Ash Wednesday. Bishop Malzaire asked the faithful to use the season as one of renewal and reflection.

Deniscia Laurent of Petite Soufriere is the New Miss Dominica State College Mas Jamboree. Laurent was crowned among 5 contestants on Tuesday night copping awards for Best Evening Wear. 1st Runner up was Dainisha Eusebe who won awards for Best in Runway, Best Talent, Best in Evening Wear and Best in Swimwear. 2nd Runner up […]

Nurse Priscilla Prevost, the Health Coordinator for the East Caribbean Conference of SDA has sounded a call for schools here to ban soft drinks in an effort to tackle obesity among students. Nurse Prevost is calling on schools across Dominica to follow the footsteps of the St. Luke’s Primary School. The St. Luke’s Primary School […]

5 calypsonians and writers were on Friday inducted into the Calypso Hall of Fame here. They are 3 time monarch, Andrew Scrunter Bazil; 2 time monarch, Brancker Brakes John, now a catholic priest; calypso writer, former Prime Minister Patrick John; promoter and calypsonian Val Young Bull Cuffy and veteraran calypsonian Mighty Picky. School Principal Celia […]

Lytleen Julien of the Orion Academy is the new Miss Teen Dominica 2020. Julien won from a field of four at the Windsor Park Stadium forecourt last night, copping awards for Best in Spectacular Creation and Best in Evening Wear. Sahara Bowers of the Dominica Grammar School was 1st Runner up, winning the Best Speech, […]

Search and rescue operations were ongoing late last night after a small aircraft went into the sea off the Marigot coast. Early reports indicated that the small plane was carrying two pilots and two passengers. We spoke with head of the Dominica Air and Seaport Authority (DASPA) Benoit Bardouille late last night. Reports are that […]

The state is owed over 200 million in unpaid taxes and the Finance Minister wants citizens to pay up. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit told a press conference on Friday, against this background, officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will visit Dominica and make recommendations to improve the current Income Tax Regime. Mr. Skerrit says […]

United Workers Party Leader Lennox Linton is now officially Dominica’s Opposition Leader. Last week Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit accused Linton of attempting to throw the parliament into chaos by not taking his oath of office from the state’s president since the December general elections; yet writing to the president for the appointment of opposition senators. […]