Dominica News

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
Zion Roots to play reggae show at Tahoe's Whiskey Dick's Saloon

"Audiences love dancing and swaying to the music of Zion Roots as they perform all the reggae standards made famous by Bob Marley and Jimmy Cliff and then break into high-energy calypso for some hot dancing," according to a description of the band. "Zion Roots was created in the mystic Santa Cruz mountains when two Rasta countrymen from the Caribbean Isle of Dominica, Nicolas Gregoire and Jus Lewis, both musicians, met up in 1999 and began making their own reggae music. | 5/14/16 12:02 AM
Pat Shingleton: "Great Lakes- Part Two..."

Continuing yesterday's identification of the World's Strangest Lakes we head to the Caribbean and "Boiling Lake" in Dominica. A "fumarole" is an opening that releases gas and steam and boils existing water. | 5/6/16 10:15 AM

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