Month: June 2017

Dominica Welcomes New Argentine Ambassador

Dominica has welcomed a new Ambassador Designate of the Argentine Republic. H. E Luis Beltran Martinez Thomas presented his Letter of Credence to President of Dominica, H. E Charles A. Savarin on Wednesday. Meantime, H. E Savarin says Dominica has benefited tremendously from Technical Assistance from the Argentina. The President also reiterated Dominica’s interest in […]Read More

Dominica Records Increased Visitors from Five Key Source Markets

Director of Tourism, Colin Piper says Dominica has improved its ability to attract visitors from five key source markets outside the region. Piper and Marketing Executive at Discover Dominica Authority, Monique Jacob told DBS’ Talking Tourism, the largest percentage of growing visitors are from Metropolitan France. Numbers from other Source Markets including Canada, the U.S […]Read More

Dominica On Track to Eliminating Mother to Child Transmission of

Dominica is said to be meeting its obligation in the elimination of mother to child transmission of congenital Syphilis and HIV in the region. Coordinator of the National HIV/AIDS Response Program, Allison Samuel says transmission management has been a priority for the Unit. Meantime, she reiterated the call for people to take up individual responsibility […]Read More

Round 2- DBS Radio, Ministry of Education, Courts Sponsored Reading

The second competition in round 2 of the DBS Radio, Ministry of Education, Courts sponsored reading competition gets underway today at the Public Service Union building from 2:30pm. Member of the Reading Competition Committee, Kimara Hurtault says the organisers expect a good performance from the students following Monday’s competition.Read More

Weather Update – Potential Tropical Cyclone #2 Continues Rapid Movement

Potential Tropical Cyclone number Two continues to move rapidly towards the Southern Windward Islands. Tropical Storm Warning are in effect for: * St. Vincent and the Grenadines * Trinidad * Tobago * Grenada The government of Barbados has discontinued the Tropical Storm warning for Barbados. A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are […]Read More

Thousand Benefit from Cuba Funded Eye Care Program in Dominica

The Cuban Ambassador to Dominica says his countries commitment to the development of Dominica has remained solid. H.E Juan Carlos Frometa De La Rosa made the statement during a ceremony at Petite Savanne Primary in Bath Estate in which the Cuba funded I Can See Clearly Program was introduced to the media. Under the program, […]Read More

DOMLEC Gives over $40, 000 to 5 Charitable Organisations

Dominica Electricity Services (DOMLEC) has delivered over $43, 000 in donations to five charitable organisations on island. The recipient organisations, which covered areas including education, health and sport, were presented with their cheques at an Annual Handing Over ceremony at the company’s main officer on Friday. Lemuel Lavernier is Acting Manager at DOMLEC DOMLEC also […]Read More

Primary Schools Music Festival Underway at Arawak House of Culture

Chief Education Officer, Melina Fontaine says there is a place for music in the education of children. She made the observation at the Opening Ceremony of the Primary Schools Music Festival the Arawak House of Culture on Friday. She says music education will continue to be an important aspect of the school’s curriculum. She added […]Read More

Public Service Union Reports Progress with Ongoing Negotiations with Government

General Secretary of the Public Service Union, Thomas Letang is reporting improvement in Government’s latest offer to public officers. Letang says the latest offer will be discussed with public officers at a meeting planned for Tuesday. He says a decision will be taken at the meeting. In April this year, Government proposed a zero percent […]Read More

DBS EVENING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR THURS 08 JUNE 2017

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Evening News for June 09, 2017. In the headlines: Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit dismisses claims that government owes the OECS supreme court over 8 million dollars; a class action injunction could be filed at the courts on Monday over a project at jacks walks; U.S looking […]Read More