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Plants from France to revive banana industry in Dominica

ROSEAU, Dominica -- Minister of Agriculture Johnson Drigo has found a possible solution to the severe blow of the black sigatoka disease, which was first detected in Dominica in 2012. Drigo indicated that 20,000 banana plants imported from France will be the first step to reviving the island's banana industry, and some 20 farmers will be engaged in the first phase of the project.

www.topix.net | 1/22/15 2:30 AM
Commentary: Dominica and Bitcoins: A bitter drop

By Rebecca Theodore The Caribbean island of Dominica will soon become a crypto currency community. Yes, internet money is coming to Dominica on March 14, 2015, at 9.26 am.

www.topix.net | 1/21/15 12:28 AM
How China can really help Jamaica and the Caribbean

In June of last year, at his meeting with Caribbean heads of government in Trinidad, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced US$3 billion in concessional financing for countries in the Caricom region. Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Suriname, Montserrat, Guyana, Barbados, The Bahamas, Grenada, Dominica, and Antigua and Barbuda were eligible as countries that support the 'one China' policy.

www.topix.net | 1/16/15 7:18 AM
OUTSIDE THE PULPIT We owe it to Nigerians
Dominica Elections: At a Glance...


It is almost certain that something has gone wrong with the arrangements for the 90 Nigerians from Delta State who came to Barbados ... www.barbadosnews.net | 1/16/15 6:39 AM
Canada face early Caribbean test in World Cup qualifying
By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - The first steps on the road to the 2018 World Cup finals were taken on Thursday when the CONCACAF region held its draw for the opening rounds of qualification, with Canada handed a tie against Dominica or the British Virgin Islands. CONCACAF, which covers North and Central America and the Caribbean, will begin qualifying on March 23, two weeks after Asian qualifying kicks off the global campaign for 32 spots in Russia. Canada are ranked 13th in CONCACAF and face a second round tie in June against the winner of the game between Dominica and the British Virgin Islands. The Canadians are looking to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986 but even if they get past round two they face a long road to Russia. sports.yahoo.com | 1/16/15 3:29 AM
Radisson Enters Dominica Republic

Radisson has signed a 190-room hotel located here in the city's business and commercial district and is just minutes from the Santo Domingo baseball stadium, sports palace, National Theater and the Cultural Plaza. "We are pleased to announce the signing of this modern and recently renovated hotel, marking our entrance into the Dominican Republic," said Javier Rosenberg, COO, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Americas.

www.topix.net | 1/15/15 11:40 PM
Coach gives women’s team high rating


An eight out of ten is the rating given to the Barbados women’s team after their 3-1 victory over Dominica last Saturday evening at the University of the West Indies Usain ... www.barbadosnews.net | 1/14/15 6:41 AM
Coach gives women’s team high rating

An eight out of ten is the rating given to the Barbados women’s team after their 3-1 victory over Dominica last Saturday evening at the University of the West Indies Usain Bolt Complex, and a draw the...

www.nationnews.com | 1/14/15 4:03 AM

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