November 12, 2019

INTERREG CARES to support early detection and treatment of sickle cell disease in OECS countries

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019 — Babies being born in Grenada and Antigua and Barbuda will benefit from support for testing at birth for sickle cell disease. The neonatal screening of sickle cell disease forms part of the INTERREG CARES project, which aims to facilitate stronger collaboration in the health sector between the Eastern Caribbean and the French Associate […]

Argentina and IICA bring “ApiCaribe” to Dominica

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From Caribbean News Now ROSEAU, Dominica – Dominica was the next stop for the government of Argentina and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA) in their efforts to promote apiculture in the Caribbean.  Argentine Ambassador Gustavo Martinez Pandiani and IICA Representative Kent Coipel joined Dominican Permanent Secretaries of Foreign Affairs, Sylvaine Burton, and […]

Winds of change in the Caribbean

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By Claus Grue From World Council of Churches Unrest in Venezuela, global warming and reduced funds are pertinent challenges facing the Caribbean Conference of Churches (CCC). Encompassing an area from Panama and Costa Rica in the west to The Lesser Antilles in the east, and from The Bahamas in the north to Guyana, Suriname and French […]

Cost of living in Grand Cayman (Cayman Islands) is 84% more expensive than in Roseau, Dominica (Dominica)

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From Expatistan Cost of living in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands vs Roseau, Dominica, Dominica For more on this story go to; https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/roseau-dominica/grand-cayman

Caribbean Emergency Preparedness and Response Programme

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From Clinton Foundation Commitment by World Food Programme In 2019, The World Food Programme (WFP) committed to creating an integrated capacity building programme to improve humanitarian response in the Caribbean. The programme will support local and regional governments in their effort to reach vulnerable populations and decrease the need for international interventions after a disaster. […]

The real corrupters of elections in Dominica

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From Caribbean News Now ROSEAU, Dominica – The pending general election in Dominica has unveiled that the real corrupters of elections were given a pass, hitherto, the hypocrisy and deception of the United Workers Party (UWP), is distinctive that “The UWP now wants to become cute, whereas normally, they are always dishonest and pathological in […]

Caribbean citizenship by investment: Dominica’s five-star resort launches new opportunities in Dubai

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From eturbo News During an event held recently at Dubai’s One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel, Caribbean hotel developers GEMS Holdings Limited presented The Residences at Secret Bay, a Caribbean citizenship by investment (CBI) opportunity offering completed villas within the confines of Dominica’s first five-star luxury resort – Secret Bay. The event also welcomed the appointment of […]

Exploring the Caribbean: Where to go and what to do?

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f you think that the Caribbean is just lying on the white beaches and drinking cocktails while listening to the typical Caribbean music in the background, you are wrong. The Caribbean is so much more than that. There is something for everybody there, from climbing the mountain peaks to swimming in the shining reefs. It […]

Dominica airport to re-open following crash landing

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From Jamaica Observer ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — The Douglas Charles Airport is due to re-open later on Tuesday after investigators from the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) conduct investigations into the crash landing of a Sky High Services twin engine aircraft on Monday, the chief executive officer of the Dominica Air and Seaport Authority, […]

Invitation to launch & public consultation of OECS development strategy

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OECS Media Alert: ‘Its Your Future – Its Your Say’ Public Consultation on the OECS Development Strategy Thursday, March 21, 2019 — The OECS Commission in conjunction with its extensive stakeholders over a period of two years has developed a leading Development Strategy for Member Nations of the OECS to tap into the immense economic opportunities […]