In the wake of the passage of Hurricane Maria some six weeks ago, Dominica is continuing its efforts to bring daily life back to a state of normalcy while conducting ongoing assessments of the damage incurred and the resources needed to Build Back Better! INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS Plans are in high gear to celebrate the island’s […]

On Friday, US Ambassador Linda S. Taglialatela, Canada’s High Commissioner Marie Legault, and Deputy Head of Mission, British High Commission Bridgetown Craig Fulton visited Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit in Roseau. Following the meeting, each of the diplomats offered words of solidarity and support for Dominica. Watch the three recordings here:   – 3)   The […]

A United States Government (USG) relief flight containing vital commodities, including plastic sheeting, collapsible water containers, blankets, and related items, landed in storm-ravaged Dominica on Tuesday, with another being planned for early next week. The USD$397,000 relief flight, that signals solidarity and commitment to the Government and people of Dominica, comes as the USG, through […]

The European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO) is providing EC$806,000 (250,000 Euros) in emergency humanitarian aid to Dominica, following the severe destruction caused by Hurricane Maria which devastated the island on 19 September. The relief will address urgent needs and will include basic kits for survival, clean water and food, construction material […]

BASSETERRE, St Kits — A press release issued on Saturday by the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) in St Kitts and Nevis announcing a drastic 50 percent cut in the investment requirement for its citizenship by investment (CBI) program, ostensibly to create a “hurricane relief fund”, has drawn widespread condemnation, including one CBI consultant who […]

Video footage of Dominica post Hurricane Maria from the southeast around north of the Island.  Aerial Reconnaissance of Dominica post Hurricane Maria The Regional Security System (RSS) conducted an aerial reconnaissance today September 19, 2017 using one of its C26 aircraft of #Dominica after the passage of #HurricaneMaria. See footage of some of the […]

“It is clear that we have a tremendous challenge on our hands, in the Caribbean region as a whole.” Those were the words of Grenada’s Prime Minister and Chairman of CARICOM Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, in response to the effects of Hurricane Maria in Dominica, on Monday night. The Prime Minister, who appeared visibly shaken […]

The National Democratic Congress, (NDC) at this time expresses our deepest sympathies to the Government and People of the Commonwealth of Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. We simultaneously offer prayers of gratitude for those lives spared, in the face of this devastating tragedy. Our Party Leader, Sen. Hon. V Nazim Burke, reached out […]

At 19/0000 UTC, Category 5 Hurricane Maria was located about 10 nm east of the island of Dominica in the Leeward Islands near 15.3N 61.1W, moving west- northwest at 8 kt. The estimated minimum central pressure is 925 mb. Maximum sustained winds are 140 kt with gusts to 170 kt. Numerous moderate to strong convection is […]

CBI DEVELOPER FUNDS SCHOOL MEALS PROGRAMME IN DOMINICA ROSEAU, Dominica — Hundreds of children in Dominica are being helped by a school feeding programme funded by citizenship by investment (CBI) specialist and developer Montreal Management Consultants Est (MMCE).

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