Category: Dominica News

Caribbean Tourism: 30 million visitor goal

Caribbean Tourism: 30 million visitor goal

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. “If we seriously put our resources together we could certainly achieve the 30 million visitor goal we have our eye on.” Caribbean Tourism Organization secretary general Hugh Riley said this as he introduced the keynoter at the State of the Industry Conference. Here’s a transcript of the address: Hon. Donna Christian Christensen Hon. [...]

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The Scotland Referendum: Democracy Won

The Scotland Referendum: Democracy Won

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. The winner of Scotland’s agonising referendum on September 18 was undoubtedly and impressively democracy. By the manner in which the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) and its leaders approached the fight for the independence of Scotland from the rest of the United Kingdom (UK), they set an example to nationalists in Northern Ireland and [...]

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Miss T&T UK 2014 set for Saturday 27th September

Miss T&T UK 2014 set for Saturday 27th September

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. It’s that time again when the finest of young bright Trinidad and Tobagan ladies show off not only their beauty but their brains through intelligent responses to difficult questions. This year all roads lead to Carnival Village where reigning Queen Karimah Farrell is expected to gracefully hand over her coveted crown to her [...]

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Who is penetrating whom in St Lucia?

Who is penetrating whom in St Lucia?

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dear Sir: This has been an interesting and educational few days for me and, no, not because of the anonymous “Silencer” published by The Voice. I received a message on my trusty Blackberry from a well connected friend in England, who asked me what was going on in St Lucia to cause so much merriment [...]

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Busy Signal mashes up WC Music Festival

Busy Signal mashes up WC Music Festival

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Entertainment news. The iD Project gives you never-before-seen access to the world’s biggest Creole Music festival in the heart of the nature isle of Dominica. Featured artists incl. Busy Signal, Kassav, Machel Montano, Tito Puente Jr. and more! The next World Creole Music Festival is October 24th 2014. © 2014 Richard Etienne, Maven Pictures UK. Additional footage [...]

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Caribbean Export supports Haiti and DR in JIPS

Caribbean Export supports Haiti and DR in JIPS

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, September 14, 2014.  Caribbean news. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) is to support the development of a Joint Investment Promotions Strategy (JIPS) for Haiti and the Dominican Republic that will focus on the mutual development of opportunities that will attract foreign direct investment (FDI).  This was announced by Deputy [...]

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Icons, Innovation and Industry at CaribbeanTales Film Festival

Icons, Innovation and Industry at CaribbeanTales Film Festival

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Toronto, ON (Sonique Solutions) – The 2014 CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) was indeed a landmark occasion as this year the festival broke boundaries in gaining additional recognition for the creativity and culture of the Caribbean. The festival which ran alongside the Toronto International Film Festival highlighted the region’s icons as well as [...]

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World Food Day 2014 poster competition

World Food Day 2014 poster competition

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

World news. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), continues to invite entries for their World Food Day 2014 poster competition. World Food Day is celebrated on October 16th each year and the deadline for submissions to the poster competition is approaching on 30 September 2014. The competition is open to children [...]

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Trinidad’s Dr Rowley wows London

Trinidad’s Dr Rowley wows London

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Selwyn Cudjoe and Rawle Boland Caribbean news. As Trinidad and Tobago approached its anniversary of independence, across-section of citizens, from far and wide, packed a meeting in the heart of London. It was held on August 30th at Senate House, the hub of London University, amid its famous colleges. It was organised by Trinbagonians, [...]

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Unknown disease kills eight people in Venezuela

Unknown disease kills eight people in Venezuela

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. The information was confirmed by the president of the Medical Association in Aragua state (north Venezuela). Four adults and four children died in recent hours at the Maracay’s Central Hospital after being admitted with a 40 C-fever, general discomfort, and skin rashes that turned into blisters The Medical Association of Aragua state (north [...]

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