November 12, 2019

Specialised masterclass for OECS business support organisations

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Thursday, October 10, 2019 — ROSEAU, Dominica: The OECS Competitive Business Unit working jointly with International Trade Centre (ITC) will execute a Regional Specialised Masterclass for Business Support Organisations (BSOs) from October 15 – 18, 2019 at the Starfish Jolly Beach Resort, Antigua and Barbuda. The workshop aims to provide a framework for BSOs to improve their […]

Saint Lucian film maker facilitates OECS film production webinar

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — ROSEAU, Dominica: The OECS Competitive Business Unit recently partnered with award-winning Saint Lucian filmmaker, Davina Lee, to host a regional film production webinar aimed at developing and building the film sub-sector in the OECS region. Lee shared her experience as one of the major filmmakers in the OECS region, highlighting the work and accomplishments […]

Commonwealth Caribbean to release regional anti-corruption index

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From Jamaica Observer ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – Anti corruption agencies in the Commonwealth Caribbean have indicated that they will be gathering regional data and release their own anti-corruption index similar to the one issued annually by Transparency International.According to the immediate past Chairman of the Commonwealth Caribbean Association of Integrity Commission and Anti-Corruption, Lady Anande […]

Dominica seeking CARICOM’S assistance to investigate February 7 disturbances

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From Caribbean News Service ROSEAU, Dominica, Feb 25 2017 – The Dominica Government Friday announced that four officials from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) had arrived here to conduct an investigation into the February 7 disturbances that resulted in the damage and looting of several buildings in the capital. National […]

Motion of no confidence against Dominica PM defeated

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By Clive Bacchus West Indies News Network from Caribbean News Now ROSEAU, Dominica (WINN) — Plans by the opposition in Dominica to move a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit hit a wall on Wednesday after opposition leader Lennox Linton refused a demand for an apology from Speaker Alix Boyd Knights and […]

Cost of Dominica citizenship by investment to remain unchanged

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From Caribbean News Now  ROSEAU, Dominica — The prime minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, announced during his budget presentation on Tuesday that, contrary to earlier reports, the current pricing thresholds for the country’s citizenship-by-investment program will remain unchanged for 2016 With this announcement, Dominica citizenship will continue to start from $100,000 and therefore remain as the […]

Dominica seeks international help to determine cause of rise in cancer cases

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From Caribbean360 The chief medical officer hopes the island will embark on developing a comprehensive cancer prevention programme this year. ROSEAU, Dominica, Tuesday January 7, 2014, CMC – Dominica is seeking assistance from the International Atomic Agency in helping it determine the cause of an increase in the number of cancer cases on the island. […]