Month: April 2018

More collaborative approach is needed in order to better manage

General Manager of DOWASCO Bernard Etinoffe says a more collaborative approach is needed in order to better manage the country’s water resources. Etinoffe says there are still challenges facing water resource management in Dominica and the community as well as the Government need to come onboard in this initiative.   Etinoffe says urgent action is […]Read More

Schools’ Nutrition Policy is on the cards for Dominica

A Schools’ Nutrition Policy is on the cards for Dominica. Health Promotions Coordinator in the Ministry of Health and Social Services Mignon Rolle Shillingford says the policy will assist the Ministry in its fight against Non Communicable Diseases at a young age. Shillingford highlighted the importance of having proper diet plans at an early age […]Read More

DBS LUNCHTIME NEWS AND SPORTS FOR MONDAY 30 APRIL 2018

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Monday 30th April, 2018 In the headlines: A schools nutrition policy on the cards for Dominica; From the region Barbados opposition worried about quiet approach to the general election by incumbent party; And deadline looms for United States trade tariffs on […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR MONDAY 30 APRIL 2018

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Monday 30th April, 2018 In the headlines: The opposition UWP has kept faith with its leader Lennox Linton; Parliamentary Representative for the Roseau South Joshua Francis has returned as Deputy leader; the Commonwealth Secretary General visits the region ahead of the […]Read More

National Youth Council of Dominica elects new President

The National Youth Council of Dominica has elected its Communications Officer Paul Baron as its new President. Baron beat challenger Phael Lander 84-26 to win the Presidency at the Newtown Primary School on the weekend. Kerdisha St Louis was elected first Vice President with Terese Morancie as second Vice President. David Thornhill was elected unopposed […]Read More

Lennox Linton remains leader of the opposition United Workers Party

The opposition United Workers Party has kept faith with its leader Lennox Linton. Linton was elected unopposed at the Party’s delegates conference in Grandfond on Sunday. Parliamentary Representative for the Roseau South Constituency Joshua Francis, who was removed as Deputy leader in 2016 over a court matter, was elected for another stint as Deputy Leader. […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR SATURDAY 28 APRIL 2018

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Saturday 28th April, 2018 In the headlines: A Bill is to be introduced in Parliament on Tuesday to create a new facility for funding for the Small Business Sector; Caribbean countries could benefit from new IMF initiative; and thousands flee near […]Read More

Government of Dominica taking steps to create system of more

The Government of Dominica is continuing to take steps to create a system of more consumption taxes rather than direct taxes. This as a Bill to amend the Income Tax Act will be brought to the House of Assembly when Parliament meets next week. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the new amendments to the Bill […]Read More

Over two million for housing repairs in the Paix Bouche

Over two million dollars has been approved for housing repairs in the Paix Bouche Constituency. Parliamentary Representative for the Paix Bouche Constituency Roselyn Paul says nine hundred thousand dollars has already been received in the first instance.  Read More