Eastern Caribbean Leaders Meet in Dominica

By the Caribbean Journal staff Leaders from around the Eastern Caribbean met this week in Roseau for the 62nd meeting of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Authority. The OECS were informed of “positive changes” projected for the sub-region’s states, […]


VIDEO: Dominica’s Number One Beach

It’s an ethereal place, exotic and enchanting, a place that has an almost prehistoric kind of feel. This is Number One Beach in Dominica, a mysterious black-sand beach accessible only by a 15-minute, muddy, rough hike. But the hike rewards […]


A New Way to Visit Dominica

By the Caribbean journal staff Dominica is open for business, and the island is now launching new promotions to draw visitors as it recovers from Tropical Storm Erika. The island has unveiled the new “Stay 3, Pay 2” package, an […]


Dominica “Open For Business”

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Dominica is “open for business” and ready to welcome visitors to its shores, according to the country’s Minister for Tourism and Urban Renewal, Robert Tonge. This announcement came at a recent press briefing in which […]

Cruise Ship Season Begins in Dominica

By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica received its first cruise ship call of the 2015/2016 season this week. The Carnival Royal Princess docked at Woodbridge Bay port, bringing thousands of visitors to the island’s shores. “I think this ship has […]

You Can Hike Again in Dominica

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor A number of Dominica’s hiking trails are now open for the first time in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika. The Forestry Division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has worked to alleviate the […]


Seaborne Relaunching Daily Flights to Dominica

More carriers restarting service By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional airline Seaborne is relaunching service to storm-ravaged Dominica on Wednesday, the company announced. The daily flights will depart from Dominica each morning at 7 AM, with flights from San Juan […]

LIAT Returning to Dominica

Regional carrier relaunches flights By Dana Niland CJ Contributor LIAT will resume flights to and from Dominica’s Douglas-Charles Airport beginning Friday, September 18, the airline said in a statement. LIAT was forced to suspend its services to Dominica on August […]

Dominica Replacing World Creole Music Festival With Relief Concerts

Relief to take center stage By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Citing the devastation of Tropical Storm Erika, the Government of Dominica has cancelled its annual World Creole Music Festival. The island’s private sector is organizing a series of relief concerts […]


Turks and Caicos Approves $100,000 Relief Fund for Dominica

Boost for storm-struck island By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands’ cabinet has approved a relief fund of $100,000 to assist with the restoration efforts in Dominica, still in a state of emergency following the effects of […]

The State of Dominica’s Tourism Sector After Erika

How Dominica is faring By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Dominica has begun to rebuild after the devastation of Tropical Storm Erika. The country’s tourism board says that assessments to the country’s infrastructure, including roads, bridges, sites, and attractions, are underway. […]

How Seaborne is Supporting Dominica Relief

A Seaborne plane By Dana Niland – CJ Contributor Regional air carrier Seaborne Airlines is chipping in to help relief efforts in storm-struck Dominica. Seaborne Airlines and its partners are collaborating to send essential supplies to Dominica in the aftermath […]


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