July 26, 2021

2021 marks 45 years of EC Dollar peg to US Dollar

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By Shermalon Kirby Acting Director, Corporate Relations Department, Eastern Caribbean Central Bank uesday, July 13, 2021 — Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis – The EC Dollar remains strong after 45 years of being pegged to the US Dollar at a fixed rate of EC$2.70 to US$1.00 on 7 July 1976. The EC dollar serves as […]

Dominica celebrates elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis

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The country is the eighth in the Caribbean to receive validation from WHO for the dual elimination. New HIV infections among children in the Caribbean declined by nearly 40% between 2019 and 2010. Washington, D.C., May 14, 2021 (PAHO) – Dominica today celebrated its World Health Organization certification for elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV […]

Dominica invites you to work in nature

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The Extended Stay Visa allows you to relocate to Dominica and work remotely for up to 18 months! Friday, May 7, 2021 — The Work in Nature (WIN) Programme is the answer for digital nomads and those working remotely who want to escape to a stress free and unrestrictive living and working environment. Dominica’s management […]

Communiqué of the Emergency Meeting of the OECS Authority [regarding volcano in Saint Vincent]

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Ruby Robinson Commission Services Officer, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Monday, April 12, 2021 — Approximately, three months following its first Emergency Meeting on the situation with the La Soufrière volcano in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the OECS Authority, Chaired by the Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister for the Commonwealth of Dominica, met in […]

The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) launches its E-litigation Portal in the Territory of Montserrat

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By Dwaymian Brisette From OECS Friday, March 6, 2020 — The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) hosted a Media Briefing and Launch of its E-Litigation Portal on Tuesday 3rd March, 2020 at 9:00am at the High Court of Justice, Montserrat High Court, Brades, Montserrat. The E-Litigation Portal is now LIVE in the Territory of Montserrat for the […]

Sion Hill Government School in St. Vincent innovates with agriculture to improve literacy!

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By Tracey Warner-Arnold From OECS/USAID Early Learners Program Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — As part of the OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme (ELP) within the Education Development Management Unit of the OECS Commission, small grants were provided to support school-based reading intervention projects.  Sion Hill Government School in St. Vincent chose to combine agriculture with reading to […]

ECS Embassies congratulates Dominican Foreign Service Officers on Graduation from the Moroccan Academy of Diplomatic Studies

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco — The Embassies of Eastern Caribbean States to the Kingdom of Morocco wishes to congratulate Ms. Remilia White and Ms. Kamila Bell, Foreign Service Officers from the Commonwealth of Dominica, on the successful completion of their intensive 10-month training programme delivered by the prestigious Académie Marocaine des […]

St K-N PM Harris conveys congratulations and best wishes to the returned PM of Dominica, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit and Members of His Government

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December 11th, 2019 On behalf of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis, Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris offers his sincere congratulations to the re-elected Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit who was sworn into office for a fifth consecutive term on Saturday, December 7th, 2019. Prime Minister […]

IDA: Partnering with the Eastern Caribbean Small States

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Op-ed by Tahseen Sayed, World Bank Director for the Caribbean Tuesday, December 10, 2019 — With its natural beauty, blue seas, and white sands, the Caribbean has long been a prized destination for visitors.  The region’s location and geography – a source of tourist revenue – are also a source of high vulnerability. The Caribbean is […]

Dominica’s opposition refuses to recognise PM Skerrit gov’t; calls on supporters to “rise up” against rigged elections

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By Denis Chabrol From Demerawaves Leader of Dominica’s opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton says he does not recognise the administration of Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit because last Friday’s general elections were rigged as a result of the importation of thousands of overseas-based Dominicans to vote. The UWP Leader indicates that it is now […]