Month: May 2018

XCD$74,000 of equipment and raw materials handed over to fourteen

XCD$74,000 of equipment and raw materials were today handed over to fourteen entrepreneurs who were affected by the passage of Hurricane Maria. The funds were provided by the Canadian Government and implemented under the Promotion for Regional Opportunities for Produce through Enterprises and Linkages PROPEL. It was further facilitated by the Dominica Youth Business Trust. […]Read More

Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities questions when the UN

President of the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities Incorporated Irma Raymond Joseph is questioning when the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will become a reality in Dominica. Joseph says it is the responsibility of the Parliamentarians to ensure greater accessibility is created for the disabled on island.  Read More

DBS LUNCHTIME NEWS AND SPORTS FOR THURSDAY 31 MAY 2018

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Thursday 31st May, 2018 In the headlines: The Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities questions when the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will become a reality in Dominica; From the region Director of the Board of Directors […]Read More

Work progressing satisfactorily on Yorke Valley Bridge in Layou

Deputy Prime Minister Reginald Austie says China’s commitment to the people of Dominica should not go unnoticed and says China continues to remain a true friend. His comments follow a cabinet site visit to the Yorke Valley Bridge in Layou on Wednesday afternoon. The near 11 million dollar bridge, which is in an advanced state […]Read More

National Resilience Development Strategy for Dominica to be presented to

A National Resilience Development Strategy for Dominica is expected to be presented to the Government by the end of June. Chief Development Planner in the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development Samuel Carette says the strategy is in keeping with the Government’s goal of making Dominica become the first climate resilient nation in the world. […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR THURSDAY 31 MAY 2018

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Evening News and Sports for Thursday 31st May, 2018 In the headlines: A national resilience development strategy for Dominica to be presented next month; Antigua Prime Minister blasts  world powers for their role in climate change and natural disasters; US Secretary of State meets with North […]Read More

DBS EVENING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR WEDNESDAY 30 MAY 2018

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Evening News and Sports for Wednesday 30th May, 2018 In the headlines: Cabinet pleased with the progress of the Chinese funded Yorke Valley Bridge in Layou; The 11 million dollar bridge is nearing completion; From the region CARICOM countries urged to collaborate more to fight crime; […]Read More

Good oral health practices at early stage is key to

Health Minister Dr Kenneth Darroux says the adaptation of good oral health practices from an early age is key to preventing complications in the late stages of life. His comments as Dominica celebrates Oral Health Week being celebrated this year under the theme “Educating and Advocating for optimum oral health.”  Read More

DBS LUNCHTIME NEWS AND SPORTS FOR WEDNESDAY 30 MAY 2018

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Wednesday 30th May, 2018 In the headlines: Members of the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities Incorporated called upon to be greater advocates in getting the Government to meeting their needs; From the region Grenada PM says frequent natural disasters new […]Read More

Members of the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities Incorporated

Members of the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities Incorporated have been called upon to be greater advocates in getting the Government to addressing and meeting their needs. That call came from the President of the St Lucia National Council for the Disabled Merphilus James. James was addressing the 34th Annual General Meeting of the […]Read More