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THE CONTRIBUTION OF EO LEBLANC MUST BE RECOGNISED SAYS PRIME MINISTER SKERRIT AT FORMAL LAUNCHING OF

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Roseau, Dominica – April  10 , 2008………The contribution of Dominica’s first Premier, Mr. Edward Oliver Leblanc  to the development of Vieille Case and Dominica must be recognised and documented.   The statement came from Prime Minister and Parliamentary Representative for the Vieille Case constituency, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit at the formal launching of the Children of…

GOVERNMENT WILL CONSTRUCT THE PETITE-SOUFRIERE-ROSALIE LINK ROAD –CABINET WALKS THE 3 MILE ROUTE

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Roseau, Dominica – April 7, 2008……… After a wait spanning nearly five decades, villagers of Rosalie and Petite Soufriere may not have to wait too much longer for the start of construction of the much anticipated Petite-Soufriere to Rosalie link road.   Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit has given a commitment that Government will construct…

NEW TOURISTIC EXPERIENCE AS A RESULT OF GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE OF $2 MILLION ON BAYAK SLOPE STABILIS

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Roseau, Dominica – April 1, 2008………Visitors to the Roseau Valley are now enjoying a new touristic experience as a result of the completion of the restoration of the Bayak Road slope stabilisation.   The village of Laudat had come under serious threat from being cut off from the rest of the island following a severe…

GOVERNMENT TO HOLD FAREWELL CEREMONY FOR VENEZUELAN ARMY PERSONNEL ENGAGED ON MELVILLE HALL AIRPORT

Roseau, Dominica – April 3, 2008………The Government of Dominica will host a farewell ceremony on Friday, April 4, 2008 in honour of the Venezuelan Army Technical Mission engaged on the Melville Hall Airport project.   The work of the 6th Corp of Engineers from the Venezuelan Army at the Melville Hall Airport commenced in 2005.…

P M SKERRIT IN TRINIDAD FOR THIRTEENTH SPECIAL MEETING OF CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF CARIC

Roseau, Dominica – April 3, 2008……… Dominica’s Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit is in Trinidad for the Thirteenth Special Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community.   The April 4-5 Meeting will focus exclusively on matters related to Crime and Security in the Region. Topics on the agenda for discussion…

GOVERNMENT APPRECIATES PATIENCE AND SUPPORT OF ROAD USERS AS WORK CONTINUES ON ROAD IN CABANIS AREA

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Roseau, Dominica – April 1,  2008………The Government of Dominica appreciates the patience and support of persons who use the road in an area known as  Cabanis- leading to the villages of Fond Canie, Laudat, Trafalgar and Wotton Waven.   Major excavation work on that section of road, heavily compromised by the heavy rains and landslides…

NEW $1.3 MILLION TYPE 3 HEALTH CENTRE IS OFFICIALLY OPENED IN CASTLE BRUCE

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Roseau, Dominica – April 2, 2008………Parliamentary Representative for the Castle Bruce constituency, Hon. Loreen Bannis- Roberts was in ebullient mood last Friday for the official opening of the much anticipated  type 3 Health Centre  situated in the middle of Castle Bruce.   In an address charged with emotion and undiluted joy, Hon. Loreen Bannis-Roberts spoke…

CANADIAN GOVERNMENT MAKES CONTRIBUTION OF $265,000 TOWARDS REFURBISHMENT OF INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

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Roseau, Dominica – March 31, 2008………The Government of Canada, through the Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives, has made a financial contribution of $265,000 ECD towards the refurbishment of the Intensive Care Unit at the Princess Margaret Hospital.   This amount is part of Canada’s assistance to Dominica in support of post- Hurricane Dean recovery efforts.…

US AMBASSADOR DONATES FOUR VEHICLES TO THE POLICE FORCE

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Roseau, Dominica – March  28, 2008……. Minister for National us_govt_donates_four_vehicles.jpgSecurity, Immigration and Labour, Hon. Rayburn Blackmoore has highlighted the strength and depth of the relationship between the Commonwealth of Dominica and the United States of America.

 

The Minister made the disclosure at a handing over of four vehicles by the United States Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Her Excellency, Mary Ourisman to the Government of Dominica  at the Police Training School at Morne Bruce recently.

 

” Today’s  event and today’s small ceremony undoubtedly represents a fine moment in the relationship between the United States of America  and the Government and  people of Dominica. One only needs to go back to the genesis of this relationship to get a true sense of its strength and magnitude,” Hon. Blackmoore commented.