Month: July 2021

Dominica to have a new Telecommunications Bill before the end

Dominica is expected to have a new Telecommunications Bill before the end of the year. Minister for Telecommunications and Broadcasting Senator Oscar George told the budget debate at parliament on Friday, consultations were held with stakeholders to compile a new piece of legislation called the Electronic Communication (EC) Bill. It will replace the existing Telecommunications […]Read More

Social gatherings over August holiday weekend cancelled for Dominica

Health Minister Dr. Irving Mc Intrye has announced a decision to cancel all festive and social gatherings in Dominica this weekend. The Minister’s announcement came last night, after he reported four new cases of COVID-19. The cases bring Dominica’s total active cases to 16, with 6 coming from a cluster in Portsmouth. Dr. Mc Intyre […]Read More

DBS LUNCTIME NEWS AND SPORTS FOR SATURDAY JULY 31ST 2021.

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Saturday 31st July, 2021 In the headlines: Dominica expected to have a new Telecommunications Bill before the end of the year From the region, the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to be offered to school children in Antigua Internationally, the World Health Organization […]Read More

Tough Break for Dominican Athlete Dennick Luke at Tokyo Olympics

National Athlete Dennick Luke’s dreams of qualifying for the next round of the men’s 800 meter event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics ended on a sad note. Luke who was running in lane 8 in heat number 5, when it appears he was clipped from behind by another runner in the pack and tumbled on […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR SATURDAY JULY 31ST 2021.

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Saturday 31st July, 2021 In the headlines: Health Minister Dr Irving McIntyre has announced a decision to cancel festive and social gathering for the weekend In news from the region, an Attorney at Law is sworn in as St Lucia’s new […]Read More

Dominica is to take the Child Care and Adoption bill

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit during his budget presentation announced that a child care and adoption bill is to be taken to parliament this year. The country’s leader said that the bill will allow the court to have greater latitude in our children’s overall care and protection. He also announced that the government will restructure the […]Read More

Olympic Athlete Dennick Luke to represent Dominica in Men’s 800m

Dominican Athlete Dennick Luke has been drawn in heat 5 in the Men’s 800meter event as he begins his quest for Olympic Glory on Friday. Luke, who hails from the town of Portsmouth, has been training as a student athlete in Jamaica for the past year. The men’s 800meter event at the Tokyo Olympics will […]Read More

Olympic Athlete Thea Lafond sets new national record as she

Dominican Triple Jumper Thea Lafond needed just one jump to secure a spot in the finals of the Triple Jump event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Lafond jumped into the record books with a leap of 14.60 meters setting a new national record and personal best in the process. With the jump Lafond topped […]Read More

DBS LUNCHTIME NEWS AND SPORTS FOR FRIDAY JULY 30TH 2021

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Friday 30th July, 2021 In the headlines: Government to recognize Olympic Athlete Thea Lafond following her qualifiers at this year’s Olympic Games. In the region, Barbados and Guyana considering mandatory vaccination. Internationally, Japan widens emergency over ‘frightening’ spike in COVID-19 cases. […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR FRIDAY JULY 30TH 2021.

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Friday 30th July, 2021 In the headlines: Dominican triple jumper Thea Lafond has reached the finals of the Tokyo Olympic games in Japan Health Minister Dr Irving McIntyre is reporting two new COVID-19 cases at Portsmouth Dominica is to take the […]Read More