The Ministry of Kalinago Affairs has designed two Financial Interventions funded by Government to provide temporary, short-term, financial assistance. Minister for Kalinago Affairs Cassius Darroux says the specific focus of the intervention is on the rehabilitation of homes and support for people in the Kalinago craft industry.
US President Donald Trump is to visit the UK on Friday 13 July, after previously cancelling a trip amid claims he would face mass protests. It will not be the full-blown state visit Mr Trump was promised when Prime Minister Theresa May visited the White House in January last year. But an invitation to a […]
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart revealed the date in a brief statement released by the Government Information Service (GIS) . He also said Nomination Day would be May 7, and that he had officially notified Governor General Dame Sandra Mason of the dates. The announcement came a month and three weeks after Parliament was automatically dissolved […]
The Ministry of Education has chosen Friday, April 27th, 2018 as schools “Contribution/dollar day” in support of the Education Trust Fund (ETF). On that day students are expected to contribute at least one dollar ($1.00) Chairman of the Education Trust Fund Willie Fevrier said the funds will go towards the education of the less fortunate […]
The jury in Bill Cosby’s retrial found the TV icon guilty of all three counts of aggravated indecent assault on Thursday for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in a Philadelphia suburb in 2004. The 80-year-old comedian faces up to 10 years in prison on each count, but would likely serve them concurrently. After the trial […]
Dominica’s Deputy Prime Minister says the actions by opposition parties of February 2017 is the main reason behind the delay of electoral reform for Dominica. The Opposition parties here staged demonstrations in February 2017 which later incited young people to block roads, set street fires and set ablaze businesses, and protested against government calling for […]
The Dominica Festival Committee (DFC) has announced the following artists who will be performing at the 9th Annual Jazz and Creole Festival. In a press release issued last week from DFC it was revealed that Michele Henderson and the Xavier Sisters from Trinidad would be the headline acts for the festival. Speaking at the first […]
A Pennsylvania jury retired Wednesday to begin deliberations in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial to determine whether or not the disgraced mega star drugged and molested a young woman 14 years ago. The frail 80-year-old could spend the rest of his life behind bars if convicted on three counts of aggravated indecent assault against Andrea […]
Two smugglers, 491.5 kilogrammes of cocaine and 9.2 kilogrammes of heroin worth an estimated wholesale value of US$13.3 million were held by the US Coast Guard in the Caribbean Sea off Puerto Rico, during a recent inter-agency interdiction by Caribbean Border Inter-agency Group partner agencies. The crew of a patrolling Customs and Border Protection Caribbean […]
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has called on residents to ensure that their homes are insured ahead of the upcoming hurricane season. Skerrit has calls on individuals to make sacrifices into ensuring that their homes are properly insured. He said that citizens should maximize the insurance on their properties.