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Six Fun Things to Do in Dominica

 While its population is small, Dominica is actually one of the largest islands in the Caribbean. That means that any trip to the island is full of choices for adventure. Here are six great ways to spend a day (or …

Hiking the Trails of Dominica

 Above: the Waitukubuli National Trail By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica has long been known as the Caribbean’s “Nature Island,” and it’s easy to see why. It is the most mountainous island in the region — but also one of …

The Perfect Wedding in Dominica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff You may know it as the Nature Island, but you might as well call it the Wedding Island. Few places in the Caribbean offer the kind of diversity of experience you’ll find in Dominica, where …

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 Above: Purple Turtle Beach You’ve hiked nature trails. You’ve explored the far reaches of the Carib Territory. Maybe you’ve attended your share of the music festivals, or tasted its mountain-rich coffee. Dominica is known for many things — and there’s …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of Dominica’s development partners will be coming to Dominica near the end of the month for talks on the country’s geothermal energy project. The group heading to Roseau is …

 Above: Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival By the Caribbean Journal staff The air is cool and fresh, the sun is bright and the music never stops. This is Dominica, which, in a short amount of time, has become of the …

 Above Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is embarking on a project to install solar street lights across the country. The project, which will involve the installation of 4851 solar lights, will be supported by the government …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Next month, Dominica will be celebrating its annual World Creole Music Festival — one of the region’s major music festivals. When the festival was first established in 1997, the aim was …

 Above: Kassav By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominica Festivals Committee has revealed the lineup for this year’s edition of the World Creole Music Festival. Artists headlining the show include Haiti’s Nu Look and musicians like Busy Signal, the Zouk …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s plan to ramp up coffee production with a new processing plant is moving forward, according to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. Around 25 acres of coffee have already been established in …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of American States is continuing its programme to digitize civil registries across the Caribbean, with Dominica the latest launching point. The project has begun scanning all birth, death, marriage …

 By Gregor NassiefOp-Ed Contributor Dear Directors: Re: Heads must roll I respectfully ask you, on behalf of the people of the Caribbean, and the people that visit the Caribbean, and especially on behalf of the people of Dominica who depend …

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s Parliament has passed the Grenada Citizen by Investment Act 2013, the government announced. The act, which passed last week, would make Grenada one of an increasing number of Caribbean countries offering passports …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is continuing talks on the construction of a marina in the northern town of Portsmouth, according to the government. Tourism Minister Ian Douglas said “a lot of preliminary work” remained …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s Percival Marie has assumed office as the director general of CARIFORUM, the Forum of African, Caribbean and Pacific States Directorate in the CARICOM Secretariat. Marie succeeds former CARIFORUM Director General …

 Above: coffee beans By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and Jamaica may be the best-known Caribbean coffee production brands, but another country is looking to become a player: Dominica. The region’s “Nature Island” has begun construction on a coffee processing …

 Above; Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The tourism sector in Dominica is projected to grow by 1.5 percent in Dominica this year, according to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. The PM said that increase was driven by the …

 Above: a new LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Four shareholder governments of Caribbean air carrier LIAT will be receiving a total of $65 million in loans from the Caribbean Development Bank to support the purchase of new aircraft …