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AGRICULTURE MINISTER HON. MATTHEW WALTER OUTLINES GOVERNMENT’S PLANS TO BOOST AGRICULTURAL SECTOR IN

Roseau, Dominica – June 04, 2008……On a tour of farms in the Carib Territory last week, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Hon. Matthew Walter, outlined plans by his Ministry to boost the all important agricultural sector in Dominica.   On Wednesday, May 28, 2008, Minister for Agriculture, Hon. Matthew Walter, Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Claudia…

DOMINICAN ECONOMY RECOVERING WELL SAYS IMF TEAM AS ANNUAL ARTICLE IV CONSULTATION IS COMPLETED IN DO

Roseau, Dominica – May 29, 2008…….. At the end of its 2008 Annual Article IV Consultation in Dominica, an IMF mission has reported that the Dominican economy is recovering well following the passage of Hurricane Dean last year.   Article IV Consultations are conducted on an annual basis on the economic performance of all member…

DOMINICA’S NATIONAL SECURITY MINISTER CALLS FOR GREATER COOPERATION ON MARITIME MATTERS AT SECOND FR

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Roseau, Dominica – May 27, 2008…….. Minister for National Security, Immigration and Labour, Hon. Rayburn Blackmoore has called for greater cooperation on maritime matters between Dominica and the French Departments of Martinique and Guadeloupe.   The Minister made the call at the opening ceremony of the Second Franco-Dominica Joint Security Meeting held in Roseau recently.…

OUTGOING CHAIRMAN PRIME MINISTER SKERRIT CAN POINT TO IMPRESSIVE LIST OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS

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Roseau, Dominica – May 23, 2008…….. As the 47th Meeting of the OECS Authority gets underway in St. Lucia today, outgoing Chairman of the Authority, Dominica’s Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit can point to an impressive list of accomplishments during his twelve months at the helm.   On Wednesday, April 23, 2008, Prime Minister Skerrit…

SOCIAL ISSUES TO BE GIVEN PROMINENCE AT TWO-DAY NATIONAL FORUM IN DOMINICA

Roseau, Dominica – May 21, 2008…….. A two-day National Forum to discuss various social concerns affecting children and society in general gets underway at the Fort Young Hotel in Roseau, Dominica on Thursday, May 22nd 2008.   The Forum is being organised by the Government of Dominica in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund…

MONELLE ALEXIS AND JESS VITAL ARE DOMINICA’S TWO NEW CARICOM YOUTH AMBASSADORS

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Roseau, Dominica – May 19, 2008…….. Dominica has two new CARICOM Youth Ambassadors in the persons of 20 year-old Monelle Alexis of Portsmouth and 23 year-old Jess Vital of Cochrane. Their appointment took effect earlier this year.   The CARICOM Youth Ambassador Programme (CYAP) is an initiative of CARICOM Heads of Government which is aimed…