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Dominica Looks to Make Roseau “Most Modern Capital” in OECS

April 16, 2014 | 11:49 am | 0 Comment

Dominica Looks to Make Roseau “Most Modern Capital” in OECS

Above: Roseau (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffThe government of Dominica is planning to launch a major urban renewal project in its capital, Roseau, according to Alvin Bernard, Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.Bernard, who was addressing a recent ceremony at the All Saints University School of Medicine, said the plan was to develop more...

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Dominica Announces Formation of National Committee on Reparations

April 7, 2014 | 8:47 pm | 0 Comment

Dominica Announces Formation of National Committee on Reparations

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffFollowing the Caribbean Community's recent agreement to set up national committees on reparations for slavery, Dominica has announced the formation of its own national committee.The purpose of the national committees is to "establish the moral, ethical and legal case for the payment of reparations by the more...

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Dominica Prime Minister Visits Martinique

April 2, 2014 | 12:12 pm | 0 Comment

Dominica Prime Minister Visits Martinique

Above: Fort de France (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffSerge Letchimy, president of Martinique's Regional Council, held talks on Tuesday with Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit.The talks focused on green energy in the Caribbean in general and geothermal energy in particular.The latter has been a major priority for Dominica, which is currently more...

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Dominica, European Commission Sign $9.5 Million Agreement

March 20, 2014 | 5:01 am | 0 Comment

Dominica, European Commission Sign $9.5 Million Agreement

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffThe government of Dominica has signed a $9.5 million financing agreement with the European Commission.The agreement falls under the Natural Disasters Remedial and Mitigation Measures Infrastructure, according to the government.That agreement is funding a road rehabilitation project in the southeastern more...

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Dominica to Consider Constitutional Amendment For CCJ

March 15, 2014 | 1:59 pm | 0 Comment

Dominica to Consider Constitutional Amendment For CCJ

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffDominica will soon introduce a bill to Parliament that would amend the country's constitution to accede to the Caribbean Court of Justice, according to the government.Tourism and Legal Affairs Minister Ian Douglas will introduce the bill which, if approved, would change the constitution to replace the more...

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Dominica Says Drilling Complete on Geothermal Production Wells

March 11, 2014 | 10:00 pm | 0 Comment

Dominica Says Drilling Complete on Geothermal Production Wells

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffDominica's government said this week that the drilling of its geothermal production wells had been completed.According to Energy Minister Rayburn Blackmoore, the country has finished that phase of the country's geothermal project.The next phase of the project will involve shutting down the wells for a more...

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Dominica Carnival in 7 Photos

March 5, 2014 | 4:16 pm | 0 Comment

Dominica Carnival in 7 Photos

This week is Caribbean Carnival season — and the region is full of seriously fun carnivals, including the one focused in Roseau, Dominica, our next stop on this Caribbean carnival tour. Explore the Nature Island's own brand of carnival in these even photos, from Jouvert on Monday to the costume parade on Tuesday. In Dominica, it's simply called "The Real more...

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Governments of Dominica and Brazil Sign Visa Waiver Agreement

February 27, 2014 | 4:08 am | 0 Comment

Governments of Dominica and Brazil Sign Visa Waiver Agreement

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffThe governments of Dominica and Brazil have signed a new visa waiver agreement.The new agreement means residents of Dominica and Brazil can travel between the two countries without the need of visas."I am glad to announce that from now on all Dominicans can go to Brazil without a visa as a tourist and more...

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Fort Shirley in Dominica

February 23, 2014 | 6:00 am | 0 Comment

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Fort Shirley in Dominica

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader Kevin Browne, who submitted this photo called "Portal," which takes a look at the famous Fort Shirley in Dominica. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with "Caribbean Photo of the Week" in the subject line. It could be the next CPOTW.— more...

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Dominica, Dubai Firm Sign Agreement on Kempinski Hotel Project

February 18, 2014 | 12:14 pm | 0 Comment

Dominica, Dubai Firm Sign Agreement on Kempinski Hotel Project

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffThe government of Dominica and Dubai-based Range Developments have signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of a 75-125 room, high-end luxury hotel project in the north of the island.Range Developments, which is currently developing the Park Hyatt project in St Kitts, signed the MoU under more...

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