Month: January 2018

DBS LUNCHTIME NEWS AND SPORTS FOR WEDNESDAY 31 JANUARY 2018

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Wednesday 31th January, 2018. In the headlines: General Secretary of the Dominica Public Service Union Thomas Letang says the Trade Union lost true servant with the passing of John Alexis; In news from the region Antigua and Barbuda back in drought […]Read More

Digicel Dominica assisting in building over 300 homes and 7

Digicel Dominica is reporting progress as the company assists in building over 300 homes and 7 schools in Dominica following Hurricane Maria. Chief Executive Officer of Digicel Dominica Nikima Jno Baptiste Royer says after the Hurricane the company partnered with IsraAid for this humanitarian project in the East and South East of Dominica. The company is […]Read More

Trade Union in Dominica has lost a true servant with

General Secretary of the Dominica Public Service Union Thomas Letang says the Trade Union has lost a true servant with the passing of John Alexis. Alexis, a former president of the Dominica Public Service Union, passed away earlier this month and will be laid to rest on Saturday. Letang says Alexis was a true champion […]Read More

Dominica recognizes services of over medical volunteers who arrived here

Dominica has recognized the services of over 200 medical volunteers from abroad who arrived in Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Plaques of appreciation were presented to representatives of six organizations, who will return home this weekend. Meantime those who have arrived recently on island were presented with certificates. Principal Nursing Officer Caesarina Ferrol told […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR WEDNESDAY 31 JANUARY 2018

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News for Wednesday 31, 2018. In the headlines: Acting General Manager of the AID Bank tells Dominicans to take advantage of new facilities introduced by the Bank; The Ralph Gonsalves administration in St Vincent faces a motion for a vote of no confidence this morning. […]Read More

DBS LUNCHTIME NEWS AND SPORTS FOR TUESDAY 30 JANUARY 2018

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Tuesday 30th January, 2018. In the headlines: Chairman of the AID Bank Martin Charles says the Bank is concerned with the impact Hurricane Maria will have on its loan portfolios, meantime the AID Bank has launched a number of new initiatives […]Read More

Ministry of Tourism has invested over $2 million on site

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism Careen Prevost says the Ministry has invested in excess of $2 million dollars on site rehabilitation following Hurricane Maria. A number of the tourist sites across the island were affected by the Hurricane, and the Ministry of Tourism has been assisted by a Cuban team and the Ministry […]Read More

Dominica will soon have a new Director General at the

Dominica will soon have a new Director General at the Dominica Red Cross Society. The previous Director was Kathleen Pinard Byrne who held that position for several years. Interim Director at the Dominica Red Cross Society is Jamaican Dr. Jaslin Salmon. Dr. Salmon says he is currently in Dominica to restructure and reorganize the Society […]Read More

Government exploring options for the design of a new fire

Minister for National Security Rayburn Blackmoore says the Government is exploring options for the design of a new fire station in the city. Mr Blackmoore told Talking Point on Monday that the current facility in Roseau needs to be upgraded. The National Security Minister also says that Government intends on training police, firemen and other […]Read More

Government to increase the number of jobs being offered under

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the Government has taken a decision to increase the number of jobs it will be offering in its post Hurricane Maria job program. The Government will roll out the job program on March 1st to target persons impacted by Hurricane Maria. Originally 1100 Dominicans would have benefited from the Program, […]Read More