Dominica

China Builds Multimillion-Dollar Agriculture Facility in Dominica

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica will soon be opening a multimillion-dollar Agriculture Centre, the government said this week. The centre, which was funded by the government of China, will officially open during the country’s Agriculture …

“Tourism Is Everybody’s Business”

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff With the continued importance of tourism to the regional economy, more and more governments are looking to ensure the industry is valued locally. Accordingly, the Discover Dominica Authority recently launched the …

Another Centenarian in Dominica

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Maybe it’s the mountain air, the laid-back lifestyle, or the volcanic soil, but Dominica has a knack for producing centenarians. Last week, Anestasie Charles, known as Ma Maggie, became the 32nd …

LATEST NEWS

 By Gerard Best CJ Contributor Above: Bevil Wooding, left, one of the founders of CaribNOG, leads a session at the seventh installment of the regional technology development event, held in Roseau, Dominica (Photo: CaribNOG) ROSEAU – Regional and international technology …

 Above: Roseau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The 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, …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following 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 …

 Above: Fort de France (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Serge 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 …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The 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. …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica 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 …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’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 …

 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 …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The 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 …

 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 news@caribjournal.com …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The 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. …

 Above: a traditional farm in the Caribbean (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Could Jeffery Bruney save Caribbean agriculture? Cornell University graduate and Dominican farmer Jeffery Bruney has big plans: to modernize Dominica’s agriculture with what he’s calling a …

 Above: the Caribbean Court of Justice By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is moving ahead with its plans to shift its final court of appeal to the Caribbean Court of Justice. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said Thursday that the …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica has received a shipment of humanitarian aid from the government of Morocco. The North African country delivered a supply of basic food items medication and blankets to Dominica, following the …

 Above: the Champs hotel in Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is looking to reach 90,000 annual stayover visitors by 2015, and enhancing the island’s small hotel industry will go a long way toward achieving that. Accordingly, …

 

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