Category: Dominica News

Aligzander fiftysomethings thoughts: Man in the gutter

Aligzander fiftysomethings thoughts: Man in the gutter

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Let me go, I say let me go! If you don’t take your hands off me collar I will…”Then there was heavy breathing, the sound of receding footsteps and then a loud, “thump.” Of course it was quite frightening.  I froze in position as a hand grabbed hold of my neck, from behind.  It was [...]

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Mosquito-borne virus Zika threatens Caribbean

Mosquito-borne virus Zika threatens Caribbean

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Health has warned Jamaicans to take necessary precautions in light of the mosquito-borne Zika virus outbreak in Brazil, that could spread to the island. The warning comes after meetings at the World Health Assembly now taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, and subsequent to a warning issued by [...]

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Significant oil find off Guyana’s coast

Significant oil find off Guyana’s coast

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. A decades-long search for oil offshore Guyana has finally yielded success with Exxon Mobil Corporation reporting a “significant oil discovery”. The Exxon Mobil press release issued today follows:  Liza-1 well encounters more than 295 feet of high-quality oil-bearing sandstone reservoirs  Well is first on 6.6-million acre Stabroek Block and drilled to [...]

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Grenada wins Gold at Chelsea Flower Show

Grenada wins Gold at Chelsea Flower Show

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. The Grenada-Cathy John exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 named ‘Pure Grenada’s Rainforest’ has won a Gold Medal. The all-new Show team, led by Grenadian-based designer Cathy John, brought Grenada to life with a fragrant scale representation of the mountainous rainforest and volcanic crater lake at the heart of the island. [...]

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SVG Ambassador presents credentials in Argentina

SVG Ambassador presents credentials in Argentina

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Kingstown, St. Vincent- The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines continues to demonstrate its dedication towards strengthening its diplomatic relations and partnerships with countries around the world especially through South-South relations. As a testament of this thrust, on April 23rd, 2015 His Excellency Andreas Wickham presented Letters of Credence to Argentinean Vice-President, [...]

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Saint Vincent ‘Building Capacity in trade in Services’ week

Saint Vincent ‘Building Capacity in trade in Services’ week

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade, Commerce and Information Technology in collaboration with the SVG Coalition of Service Industries will be hosting a Services Week under the theme ”Building Capacity in trade in Services” from 18 22 May 2015. The main objectives of the week would be: i.               To update stakeholders on [...]

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Starvation blamed for Bajan boy’s suicide

Starvation blamed for Bajan boy’s suicide

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. St Lucy district in Barbados is shattered by news of apparent suicide. Twelve-year-old Shamar Weekes had big dreams of becoming a lawyer someday. However, following his untimely passing on Saturday, he will never have the opportunity to represent anyone, much less himself in court. Ironically, many residents in Shamar’s sleepy rural district, known [...]

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CFDE Press Conference hailed as resounding success

CFDE Press Conference hailed as resounding success

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. CaribDirect Multi-Media and Fairweather Productions in collaboration with the Black Cultural Archives delivered an informative and inspiring press conference to introduce the Caribbean Food and Drink Conference & Expo 2015 to British media. On Tuesday 12th May 2015 Caribbean Food and Drink Expo 2015 was delivered to a packed room of print, radio, [...]

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Caribbean Food Expo Jerk Stands Sold Out!

Caribbean Food Expo Jerk Stands Sold Out!

| May 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. With just under eight weeks to go for the first Caribbean Food and Drink Expo in London, the organisers of Caribbean Food and Drink Expo 2015 are pleased to announce that 4 of the jerk stands available are now sold out. Details of the stand holders can be seen on www.caribbeanfoodanddrinkexpo.com. Persons wanting [...]

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Guyanese electorate showed maturity

Guyanese electorate showed maturity

| May 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. In what turned-out to be a very close general election the twenty-two and a half years reign of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) as the government of Guyana has come to an end.  By a narrow margin of just over 5,000 votes it fell four and a half years short of the rule [...]

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