Dominica News

Bajans eyeing spot in semis

BARBADOS’ JUNIORS are just one win away from guaranteeing themselves a semi-final berth after thrashing Dominica 78-45 yesterday for their second win in a row to start the Caribbean Basketball Confederation’s... | 7/6/16 3:00 PM
‘American Tarzan’ contestants battle the elements and personal demons

Discovery Channel’s new jungle obstacle course “American Tarzan” makes “American Ninja Warrior” look like a skip to the park and “Survivor” a trip to the spa.

Seven strangers, all strength and endurance athletes of various sorts, race along the remote Caribbean island of Dominica.

They must traverse dangerous rapids, rappel into a dark cave, run across something aptly named “razor grass,” climb a 50-foot cliff using vines, forage for food and set up a shelter.

That’s just the premiere. | 7/3/16 10:04 PM
Apple SIM Now Available in 140+ Countries in Partnership With GigSky
Apple SIM partner GigSky has announced that it has expanded availability of its pay-as-you-go cellular data plans for iPad Pro , iPad Air 2 , and iPad mini 3 and 4 to over 140 countries, up from more than 90 countries and territories in June 2015.

The new additions, among others, include Afghanistan, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Argentina, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Dominica, Ecuador, Honduras, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Pakistan, Peru, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Tajikistan, Turks and Caicos, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, and the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Apple has a full list of countries on its website.

Apple SIM is embedded in the latest cellular iPads and enables users to easily switch between different short-term data plans from select carrier partners without needing multiple SIM cards. It is particularly useful for traveling abroad, especially now that coverage reaches more than 140 countries and territories through GigSky.

Other Apple SIM partners include AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile in the United States, EE in the United Kingdom, Deutsche Telekom in Germany, Three in Hong Kong, and au by KDDI in Japan. AlwaysOnline Wireless also offers pay-as-you-go LTE data plans in at least 45 countries, with the option to pay by hour, day, or megabyte. | 6/21/16 1:50 PM
Dominica Government commits to LIAT

ROSEAU – A three-day meeting aimed at improving airlift in the Caribbean began here on Tuesday with Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge defending the decision of the government to acquire shares in the debt-troubled... | 6/15/16 11:00 AM
TOURISM MATTERS: Looking for a win-win

Next week, the first Caribbean Aviation Meet-Up event takes place in Dominica and the objective, if I fully understand the concept, is to attract a number of highly qualified “experts” in their own fields... | 6/9/16 6:34 PM
Heading to boiling point - Regional climatologist says Caribbean to get hotter, may lead to heat stress
Roseau, Dominica:WITH DATA showing that the world is getting hotter, governments across the Caribbean are being warned to seriously plan for the... | 6/1/16 5:00 AM
Active season - Agencies forecast heavy rains, flooding
Roseau, Dominica:The 2016 hurricane season is expected to be very active, with a forecast of increased rainfall and more flash flooding over the next six months.Based on data and predictions from several world-leading weather agencies, it is... | 5/31/16 5:00 AM
FastCash: We’re good to go

WE ARE A legitimate business operating by the rules. That was the position of Michael Williams, group chief executive officer of FastCash Caribbean, who flew into Barbados recently from his Dominica... | 5/15/16 4:10 AM

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