Month: April 2019

Tourism Awareness Month kicks off on Wednesday

The 2019 Tourism Awareness Month will kick off on Wednesday May 01. Project Officer at the Discover Dominica Authority Daphne Vidal says Tourism Awareness Month is aimed at increasing the public’s awareness of tourism, and ways in which they can contribute to its development. A number of activities have been organized throughout the month. Discover […]Read More

DBS LUNCHTIME NEWS AND SPORTS FOR TUESDAY 30 APRIL 2019

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Tuesday 30th April, 2019 In the headlines: Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the sustainability of LIAT is critical to the region; In news from the region Venezuelan opposition diplomat denies reports of attempted coup against President Nicholas Maduro; And President Donald […]Read More

Sustainability of LIAT is critical to the region

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the sustainability of LIAT is critical to the region. The Prime Minister made the remarks ahead of a meeting in Antigua, today, to discuss inter-regional air travel. Mr. Skerrit says everyone in the region has a responsibility towards LIAT’s development. The Prime Minister highlighted some things he says are concerning […]Read More

Government secures a loan of 122 million dollars for the

The Government of Dominica has secured a loan of 122 million dollars to rehabilitate the Eastern District road network. The announcement was made by Minister for Public Works and Ports Dr Colin McIntyre. Dr McIntyre was speaking at a rally of the Dominica Labour Party at Grand Fond on Sunday, April 28 2019.Read More

New medical insurance scheme for police officers approved in Parliament

A new Medical Insurance Scheme for Police Officers have been approved. An amendment to the Police Act took effect in Parliament on Monday, April 29, 2019. The amendment gives members of the Police Force the opportunity to work with an Insurance company of their choice. Minister for National Security Rayburn Blackmoore presented the amendments to […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR TUESDAY 30 APRIL 2019

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Tuesday 30th April, 2019 In the headlines: Government secures a loan of 122 million dollars for the road network on the East; The LIAT CEO assures the airline intends to meet its commitment to the travelling public; and the Deputy Attorney […]Read More

DBS EVENING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR MONDAY 29 APRIL 2019

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Evening News and Sports for Monday 29th April, 2019 In the headlines: New medical insurance scheme for police officers approved in Parliament; In the region Antigua’s Prime Minister criticizes some Caribbean countries for opposing moves for UWI campus there; And Internationally over 700 infected by measles […]Read More

Dominica’s Ambassador to the United States expresses confidence in electoral

Dominica’s Ambassador to the Unite States His Excellency Dr Vince Henderson has registered his vote of confidence in the country’s electoral system. Dr Henderson, the campaign chairman of the Dominica Labour Party says while some enhancement to the electoral process can be implemented, electoral reform is not necessary at this time. Some private sector, trade […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR MONDAY 29 APRIL 2019

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Monday 29th April, 2019 In the headlines: A new medical insurance program for the Police takes the spotlight in Parliament this morning; PAHO gives guidance on improving migrants health; and Sri Lanka bans face coverings after attacks. News and Sports was […]Read More

DLP candidate for Grand Fond calls for a violence free

Dominica Labour Party candidate for the Grand Fond Constituency has called on constituents to adopt a campaign free from violence and personal attacks. Roberts says she is committed to the change process in the Constituency. The former school principal was launched as the Dominica Labour Party candidate in Grand Fond on Sunday.Read More