Dominica and Grenada Decide Best Options for Plastic Collection Systems

Dominica and Grenada Decide Best Options for Plastic Collection Systems

The two OECS Member States implementing Recycle OECS Model Demonstration Projects, have determined the mechanisms that are most feasible for the collection and processing of recyclable plastic in their countries. This milestone in is significant for the finalization of mechanisms under the technical pillar of the Recycle OECS Model, which focuses on a financially sustainable […]

Dominica Govt Partners with Ormat Technologies for 10W Geothermal Plant

Dominica Govt Partners with Ormat Technologies for 10W Geothermal Plant

The Government of Dominica signed an agreement with Ormat Technologies for the construction and maintenance of the 10W Geothermal Power Plant in Laudat. The agreement was signed during a special ceremony earlier this week. The agreement was signed by Minister of Renewable Energy Vince Henderson and Minister for the Environment, Rural Modernization and Kalinago Upliftment […]

CARICOM: Happy 45TH Independence Anniversary Dominica

CARICOM:  Happy 45TH Independence Anniversary Dominica

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated Dominica on its Forty-Fifth Anniversary of Independence which it celebrates on Friday 3 November 2023. Secretary-General Dr Carla N Barnett sent a congratulatory message to the Prime Minister of Dominica Hon Roosevelt Skerrit. “Honorable Prime Minister, It is my distinct pleasure, on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), to extend […]

Silver Airways Just Launched New Dominica Flights

Silver Airways Just Launched New Dominica Flights

Editorial credit: Carlos Yudica / Shutterstock.com Regional carrier Silver Airways just launched a major expansion to the Nature Island. The company is now operating six weekly flights between San Juan and Dominica, with service on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. That service will be operating through Aug. 15, 2024, Caribbean Journal confirmed. It’s […]

Dominica Elects First Female President, Mrs. Sylvanie Burton

Dominica Elects First Female President, Mrs. Sylvanie Burton

By Commonwealth of Dominica | September 29, 2023 Roseau, Sept. 29, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Commonwealth of Dominica has just achieved a significant historical milestone with the election of Mrs. Sylvanie Burton as the country’s first female President. This groundbreaking moment unfolded amid celebrations, underscoring the significance of her appointment. Mrs. Sylvanie Burton was […]

St Vincent, Dominica, & Grenada chart their dasheen value chain course

St Vincent, Dominica, & Grenada chart their dasheen value chain course

Stakeholders from all three countries are working to upgrade their dasheen value chains to increase production and access to local, regional, and extra-regional markets. Dasheen was the focus of weeklong discussions among some 50 stakeholders including farmers, exporters, government representatives and regional partner Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI). From February 13-17, 2023, these […]

Dominica-China Friendship Hospital Provides Cancer Treatment as Same in USA

Dominica-China Friendship Hospital Provides Cancer Treatment as Same in USA

Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit announced that Dominica has the best National Hospital in the OECS. He stated that the same treatment people could get in the USA for cancer treatment, the DLP-led government offered to the people at the Dominica China Friendship Hospital’s oncology department. During the launch event of Melissa Poponne Skerrit for […]

CARICOM Joins Dominica in Celebrating its 44th Independence Anniversary

CARICOM Joins Dominica in Celebrating its 44th Independence Anniversary

By CARICOM The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) joins the Government and people of Dominica in celebrating the country’s Forty-Fourth Anniversary of Independence on 3 November. Please see below CARICOM Secretary-General, Dr. Carla Barnett’s congratulatory message to the Prime Minister of Dominica, the Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit: “Honourable Prime Minister On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), I […]

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