Roseau, Dominica – April 27, 2009……………… Minister for Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Labour, Hon. Vince Henderson is scheduled to attend three important meetings over the next two weeks in Cuba and Jamaica.
Roseau, Dominica – April 24, 2009……………… Dominica’s Minister for Energy, Hon. Charles Savarin has revealed that CARICOM, in association with the Organisation of American States (OAS) and the German Technical Assistance (GTZ) has consented to provide technical assistance for the formulation of a National Energy Policy and Sustainable Energy Plan for Dominica.
We must not see electricity as a public service good to be subsidized by the state says Hon. Charles Savarin
Roseau, Dominica – April 24, 2009……………… Minister for Public Utilities, Energy and Ports, Hon. Charles Savarin has outlined initiatives that have been undertaken in the last two decades in Dominica to develop the country’s renewable energy resources.
School children from Petite Soufriere, San Sauveur and Good Hope to benefit
Roseau, Dominica – April 23, 2009………………Parliamentary Representative for the Castle Bruce constituency and Minister for Community Development, Culture, Gender Affairs and Information, Hon. Loreen Bannis-Roberts has describedthe handing over of a new bus to the school children of her constituency as “historic”.
The ceremony which took place in Petite Soufriere recently, was attended by hundreds of people from various parts of the Castle Bruce constituency.
NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 24, 2009: A historic bill that calls for Caribbean nationals to have their own origins category on the U.S. Census form was on April 23rd introduced by Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke of New York’s 11th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Clarke bill calls for all questionnaires `used in the taking of any decennial census of the U.S. population, to include a checkbox or other similar option so that respondents may indicate Caribbean extraction or descent.`
” New school is lasting testament to the vision and foresight of the late
Roosevelt Douglas,” says Hon. Ian Douglas
Roseau, Dominica – April 22, 2009……………… On the occasion of the official opening of the new Roosevelt Douglas Primary School on Monday, funded in large part by the Regional Council of Martinique, Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit reminded the large gathering of invited guests and well-wishers of the vision of the late Roosevelt Douglas for a closer relationship between Dominica and Guadeloupe and Martinique, and even membership of the European Union.
Former Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation, the Hon Harold Lovell says that the current economic crisis has to be met with continued vision and willingness on the part of Caribbean leaders to adapt to meet the dynamic changes that are taking place in the global marketplace. According to Minister Lovell the region should be ready to embrace innovative and creative strategies in the face of stormy economic times.
Mayor Letizia Moratti revels in Dominican warmth and hospitality
during short visit to Dominica
Roseau, Dominica – April 21, 2009………………The Government of Dominica has expressed its deepest thanks and gratitude to the Mayor of Milan, Letizia Moratti for her assistance in providing ten(10) buses for use by over eight hundred and eleven (811) Dominican school children and a fully equipped ambulance.