Month: November 2016

DBS LUNCHTIME NEWS AND SPORTS FOR WEDNESDAY 30, NOVEMBER, 2016

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News for November 30, 2016. In the headlines: managing Director of one of the largest manufacturers in region calls on Dominican manufacturers to place more emphasis on the regional market; the jury has visited the scene of a 2013 incident as the murder trial of […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR WEDNESDAY 30, NOVEMBER, 2016

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News for Wednesday 30, 2016. In the headlines: Dominica says it is ready to lend a hand of assistance to St. Vincent; St. Lucia to hold a series of meetings to discuss decriminalisation of marijuana and football fans in Brazil hold vigil for players who […]Read More

DBS EVENING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR TUESDAY 29, NOVEMBER, 2016

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Evening News for November 29, 2016. In the headlines: Dominica’s public officer of the year will be announced Friday evening on National Public Service Day; Haiti’s Presidential runner-up alleges vote ‘cheating’ and 3 days of mourning declared in Brazil following a plane crash which killed members […]Read More

Flood Watch Discontinued for Dominica

A flood watch declared for Dominica on Monday has been discontinued. On Monday, a trough system dumped a lot of rain late on the island from early afternoon and into the evening producing some gusty winds and thunderstorms. A storm watch was in effect up till 6pm this evening when Weather Forecaster, Marshall Alexander joined […]Read More

DBS LUNCHTIME NEWS AND SPORTS FOR TUESDAY 29, NOVEMBER, 2016

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News Update for November 29, 2016. In the headlines: Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit tells Cuba that they will not face struggle alone and pledges support to the Cuban Revoulution; Flash Flood warning extended until 6pm; A banana exporter wins Haiti’s Presidential elections and German spy […]Read More

Late President Castro’s Contribution to Education in Dominica, Undeniable- Dr.

Health Minister, Dr. Kenneth Darroux says the contribution of the late Cuban President Fidel Castro to the education sector in the region should not go unnoticed. The Health Minister says while Cuba may not have financed many infrastructural projects, their contributions in the fields of education especially in medicine and engineering, has had a significant […]Read More

Flood Watch Continued for Dominica

A flood watch for Dominica has been extended until 6pm tonight, as the country continues to experience rains and gusty winds associated with a trough system. That trough system dumped a lot of rain late yesterday afternoon and into evening and also produced some gusty winds and thunderstorms. Weather Forecaster Marshall Alexander says shower activity […]Read More

DBS EVENING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR MONDAY 28, NOVEMBER, 2016

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Evening News Update for November 28, 2016. In the headlines: Defense rests its case in the McKingley Williams has been placed under a flood watch; Caribbean sugar Association says price of sugar will rise on the international market and several injured in knife and car attack […]Read More

Public Service to Name its Officer of the Year on

Dominicans can look forward to knowing who is this year’s Public Officer of the Year. The announcement will be made on Friday evening, National Public Service Day. The Chief Personnel Officer Award, Senior Management Award, the Minister For Public Service Award and Best Attendance are among the awards to be distributed. Public officers will also […]Read More

PM Roosevelt Skerrit Holds the Late Fidel Castro in High

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has described the late Fidel Castro as one of the great world leaders. The later Fidel Castro , Former President of Cuba died on Friday night at the age of 90. He says Cuba has made a significant contribution to various aspects of life in Dominica. Prime Minister Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit […]Read More