Dominica News

Dominica holding national consultation on marijuana

ROSEAU–Friday began a national consultation on the decriminalisation of marijuana with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit urging stakeholders to come up with feasible ideas that would facilitate his government’s... | 11/16/18 7:37 PM
Dominica hints at legal action against Ross University

ROSEAU – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said his administration is prepared to take legal action against the US-owned Ross University regarding the ownership and occupation of buildings on lands that... | 11/3/18 12:00 PM
World Bank funds for Dominica

WASHINGTON – The World Bank on Monday said it is providing US$31 million in additional funding to finance disaster prevention in Dominica. It said the funds from the International Development Association... | 10/1/18 6:00 PM
5.6 Earthquake recorded off Martinique

Just moments ago an earthquake occurred off Martinique and was felt in Dominica and St Lucia This was confirmed The University of the West Indies’ Seismic Research Unit.  The quake, which struck around... | 9/28/18 1:02 PM
Canadian firm to construct hundreds of new houses in Dominica

ROSEAU – The Canadian-based Montreal Management Consultations Est. (MMCE) LTD will construct more than 300 houses here across the island over the coming months as the battered hurricane island continues... | 9/24/18 8:03 PM
Island under flood watch

Tropical Storm Isaac is now moving into the eastern Caribbean Sea. At 11 a.m., Isaac was located near 14.9N 61.8W or about 50 miles (75 km) southwest of Dominica. Maximum sustained winds remain near... | 9/13/18 5:09 PM
Dominica declares State of Emergency as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches

ROSEAU – A State of Emergency has been declared in Dominica as the island braces for the effects of Tropical Storm Isaac on Thursday. On Wednesday, National Security Minister Rayburn Blackmoore announced... | 9/13/18 3:00 PM
UN says Dominica is on the climate-change front-line

The United Nations says Dominica is on the climate-change front-line a year after Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the island. In the second part of a special report marking the one-year anniversary... | 9/7/18 5:00 PM

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