Roseau, Dominica – June 30, 2009……. The Government of Dominica wishes to remind the general public that nominations for Meritorious Service Honours for 2009 closes today, Tuesday, June 30, 2009. There have been notices in the newspapers for several weeks.
Roseau, Dominica – June 19, 2009……Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit has described the official commissioning of the new Waitukubuli Fuel Storage and Distribution Plant in Dominica as the “true spirit and symbol of cooperation and unity between the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Dominica.”
The Dominican leader made the statement in an address at the formal opening of the facility at Jimmit last Saturday, to coincide with the second official visit by the Venezuelan President, His Excellency, Hugo Chavez Frias to Dominica.
Roseau, Dominica – June 22, 2009……The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is seeking to increase its already significant investment portfolio in Dominica with the establishment of a state-of-the-art coffee processing plant and a branch of the ALBA Bank here.
The announcement came from Venezuelan President, His Excellency, Hugo Chavez Frias in his address at the formal commissioning of the new Waitukubuli Fuel Storage and Distribution Plant in Dominica recently.
STATEMENT ON THE PURCHASE OF FERTILIZER FROM LOGISTICAL SUPPLY SOLUTIONS INC.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry finds it necessary to issue a statement on the purchase of fertilizer by the Ministry from Logistical Supply Solutions Inc. in February and November 2007. Certain persons have seen it fit to make allegations which are completely unfounded. They did so without first making any inquiry of the Ministry of Agriculture in order to ascertain the facts.
The Main Allegations A significant allegation was that the Ministry did not receive a portion of the fertilizer which it had ordered and paid for. The allegation is patently false. The other allegation is that the Ministry paid excessive prices. This allegation too is false. The price paid by the Ministry was determined by (i) the quantity required; (ii) the time required for shipment and (iii) the quality of the fertilizer ordered. The Ministry also ordered organic fertilizer which is normally more expensive than chemical fertilizer.
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Roseau, Dominica – June 19, 2009…….The Labour Party Government of Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit will on Monday, June 22nd 2009 launch the ‘Yes We Care’ Programme– an initiative aimed at assisting families in the provision of personal home care to needy housebound elderly people in Dominica.
NEW YORK, New York, June 12, 2009 – Today, keynote speaker Philip Wolf, president and CEO of PhoCusWright, Inc. and a panel of travel industry experts discussed the current economic climate’s effects on travelers and what the future holds for travel industry professionals at the Caribbean Marketing Conference, part of Caribbean Week in New York 2009 (www.onecaribbean.org).
Roseau, Dominica – June 11, 2009……The dream of Venezuelan President, His Excellency, Hugo Chavez Frias to bring about energy security to Latin America and the Caribbean through his PetroCaribe project will manifest itself in a tangible way in Dominica on Saturday with the official commissioning of the new US$35 million “Waitukubuli Fuel Storage and Distribution Plant” at Jimmit.