Month: February 2010

Ground breaking ceremony for Roseau-Portsmouth Road Rehabilitation project set for Friday

Roseau, Dominica–February 24, 2010…… The bilateral relationship between Dominica and China, which has been growing steadily and smoothly for nearly six years, will be taken to the next level on Friday with the ground breaking ceremony for the Roseau–Portsmouth Road Rehabilitation project.

The ceremony, which will take place on the Pottersville Basketball Court beginning at 10 am on Friday, February 26th 2010, will be attended by the President of Dominica, His Excellency, Dr. Nicholas Liverpool, the Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit and other Members of Cabinet, the Chinese Ambassador to Dominica, His Excellency Deng Boqing, the General Manager of the China Railway 17 Bureau Group Co Ltd, Mr. Wu Wanliang as well as scores of other guests and the general public.

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Our mission is to strive to be the best says Dominica’s Tourism Minister

Roseau, Dominica–February 23, 2010…… Minister for Tourism and Legal Affairs, Hon. Ian Douglas has told stakeholders in the Tourism Sector in Dominica that their mission must be to “strive to be the best”.

In his first public dialogue with tourism stakeholders since his reappointment as Minister for Tourism in January 2010, Hon. Ian Douglas noted that Dominica as a tourism destination, would never be able to compete on the basis of price or accessibility.

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Dr. Liverpool highlights benefits of Dominica-Franco cooperation

Roseau, Dominica–February 11, 2010…… The benefits of Dominica’s long relationship with France were highlighted by the President of Dominica, His Excellency, Dr. Nicholas Liverpool, D.A.H, O.C.C on the occasion of the Presentation of Credentials by new French Ambassador to the Commonwealth of Dominica, His Excellency, Michel Prom on Wednesday.

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International Monetary Fund conducts Article IV Mission to Dominica

Roseau, Dominica – February 5, 2010……….. In the grip of the worst financial and economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s, the Dominican economy seems to be faring better than most.

A Mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was in Dominica recently for the Annual Article IV Consultation on economic developments and macroeconomic policies.

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