Month: December 2017

HENRY BANNIS

WE ANNOUNCE THE DEATH OF:  HENRY BANNIS AGE:           90 OF:  CASTLE BRUCE HE WAS A FARMER AND A RETIRED RURAL POLICE CONSTABLE   HE WAS THE HUSBAND OF PHELOMEN BANNIS   HE WAS THE FATHER OF OCTAN, JOHNSON, RUTH, EDITH, URSULINE AND   CLOTILDA IN THE U.S.A, CORNELIUS, AUGUSTINA, MONA AND LAURETTA   IN […]Read More

Gifford Maximen

We announce the death of: Gifford Maximen Age 82 Of: Coulibistrie resident of Belfast He died on 28th November 2017 at 1:40p.m at the PMH He was the husband of: Dorothy Maximen He was the father of: 8 children in UK, Dominica and Antigua: Cecilia, Owen, Georgelyn, Cornelius, Michael, Luvain, Valerie and Emogen He will […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR TUESDAY 12 DECEMBER 2017

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News for December 12, 2017. In the headlines: Tourism Minister Robert Tonge says sector needs commitment from all stakeholders; member of Parliament for Barbuda says re-opening a bank on Barbuda is a priority and new attack suspect pledges allegiance to ISIS. News and sports presented […]Read More

Mahaut man dies at Macoucherie river

The body of a Mahaut man who went missing on Sunday in the Macoucherie river has been found. The man who was identified as Edmund Bazil was located in the river Monday morning. It was reported that Bazil had gone missing while bathing in the river and was located after an extensive search which began […]Read More

WAWU raises concern over employment terminations post hurricane Maria

Secretary Treasurer of the Water Front And Allied Workers Union (WAWU), Kertiste Augustus says the termination of employees for failure to report to work to clean up their work places after hurricane Maria is a serious cause for concern. Augustus says that it should not have been mandatory and that workers should have been given […]Read More

Tax revenue heavily impacted by hurricane Maria’- PM Skerrit

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Roosevelt Skerrit is reporting a significant drop in government tax revenues since the passage of Hurricane Maria. The Prime Minister says that revenue from the Value Added Tax (VAT), Income Tax and import duties were heavily impacted in October and November. He says however Government is committed to meeting […]Read More

DBS LUNCHTIME NEWS AND SPORTS FOR FRIDAY 8 DECEMBER 2017

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News for Friday 8th December, 2017. In the headlines: Government has signed a revised agreement with the Aid Bank for the provision of loans in the Tourism and Manufacturing sectors; In news from the region, $200 million in compensation to west Kingston residents in Jamaica […]Read More

Trade Minister Douglas wants farmers to be ready for trade

Minister for Trade, energy and employment Ian Douglas has called on farmers to position themselves and to be ready to take advantage of the numerous markets overseas. Douglas says farmers have to be ready to meet the demands of the market, when trade resumes post hurricane maria.Read More

Nearly half a million needed to restore Roseau market to

General Manager at DEXIA, Gregoire Thomas says close to 500 thousand dollars will be required to restore the Roseau Market to pre-Hurricane Maria conditions. Thomas says that while operations have resumed at the market, there are still a few challenges. Meantime, Minister for Trade Ian Douglas has called for an end to roadside vending of […]Read More

Government, Aid Bank sign revised loan agreement to benefit private

Government has signed a revised agreement with the Aid Bank for the provision of loans in the Tourism and Manufacturing sectors. The new agreements feature a reduction in interest rates among other measures to help the sectors rebound post hurricane Maria. Minister for small business, commerce and enterprise Roselyn Paul says government is committed to […]Read More