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Dominica Government to Assist Homeowners Impacted By Floods

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s government is moving to assist homeowners impacted by last week’s serious floods on the island. Heavy rainfall which began on Dec. 24 caused “extensive damage” to homes, businesses and public …

The 50 Best Caribbean Restaurants – 2013

 WHAT TURNS a great meal into a memorable one? Particularly in the Caribbean, a great meal is about a great experience — one that combines food, service, ambience and more, whether you’re at a beach shack or a fine-dining eatery. …

Caribbean Room With a View: Dominica’s Rosalie Bay Resort

 ONCE YOU’VE been to Dominica it holds a special place in your heart. Rosalie Bay and the Rosalie Bay Resort find their own special hold on your heart as well.  When you arrive at the Rosalie Bay Resort you know …

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 They’re exotic, mysterious reminders of the Caribbean’s volcanic past (and some of its volcanic present). No, they’re not the traditional beaches one thinks of when it comes to the Caribbean, but the region’s black-sand beaches are full of their own …

 Above: Roseau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica and China have signed an agreement for $8.2 million in grant aid. The deal was signed last week by Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Chinese Ambassador to Dominica Wang …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Dominica and Chinese firm Anhui Shui An Construction Group have signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of a “modern type” hotel in the country. The project …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is mourning the loss of former President Vernon Shaw. Shaw, who was Dominica’s fifth President, passed away early Monday morning. He had served in a number of posts in the …

 While Dominica’s known primarily for its sheer natural beauty, its tiny capital, Roseau, has charms of its own. The historic city also has a diverse selection of places to eat, from beachfront Mexican joints to old-style French bistros. Here are …

 Above: geothermal work in the Roseau Valley By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Dominica says it has moved into the “development phase” of its geothermal project in the Roseau Valley. That will enable the fueling of a potential …

 ROSEAU — YOU MIGHT pass by it 99 times out of 100. It’s just a few minutes outside of Roseau on the road toward Scotts Head, tucked in a quiet alley. But the quiet “The Pirates Bar” in Dominica is …

 Above: construction at the Cabrits hotel project in Dominica (all photos by Dominica) By Alexander Britell PORTSMOUTH — The Cabrits Resort project is making progress in Dominica. The development of the 68-room hotel is being funded by Kingdom of Morocco …

 Above: CARICOM By the Caribbean Journal staff Felix Gregoire presented his credentials this week as Dominica’s new Ambassador to CARICOM. Gregoire said Dominica was “aware of the importance of the regional integration movement,” at a time when there was what …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica marks its 35th anniversary of independence Sunday. The island became an independent nation on Nov. 3, 1978. Dominica had been an Associated State of the United Kingdom since 1967. In …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff With a growing food security problem,  more and more Caribbean countries are making a push to promote agriculture — and that extends to citizens’ backyards. Dominica is the latest country to …

 Above: Dominica By the Caribbean Journal staff More geothermal drilling will begin in Dominica in October, according to the country’s Energy Minister, Rayburn Blackmore. The company that is performing the drilling, Iceland Drilling Company, has already arrived in Dominica and …

 Above: Roseau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Charles Angelo Savarin has officially been sworn in as the new president of Dominica. Savarin was installed as the country’s eighth president at Dominica’s House of Parliament this week in a …

 Above: Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla at a coffee farm By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico is planning a major boost for the island’s coffee industry. Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla this week revealed a plan that …

 Above: Champagne Reef By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s that moment, when you feel the geothermally-induced bubbles tickling your feet, that you come to the conclusion that Dominica is not exactly your average Caribbean island. Of course, whether you’re diving …