Tag: Dominica

SPORTS

Dominica Aborts Plan To Host T20 World Cup Matches

ST. JOHN’S – Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) has confirmed that the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has advised that they are no longer able to host matches in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, which takes place in June 2024. Dominica had been initially selected as a host venue for the highly anticipated tournament, along with six […]

POLITICS

Dominica Establishes Embassy In UAE

Dominica government, led by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, has decided to establish a new embassy in the capital of the United Arab Emirates UAE, Abu Dhabi. This will be the country’s first mission in the Middle East. The Prime Minister, in his address at the opening ceremony, noted that the embassy comes to service a ‘small but dynamic’ community of […]

POLITICS

Dominica Is DLP Country!

The ruling Dominica Labor Party (DLP) increased its majority in the 21-member House of Assembly by two seats after it won the December 2019 general election, according to the preliminary results released by the Electoral Commission over the past weekend. It said that the DLP, which won its fifth consecutive term in government, won 17 of the 21 seats while […]

POLITICS

Dominican Government Set To Establish Offshore Medical School

The Dominican government has recently announced that it had reached an agreement with a foreign entity to establish an offshore medical school. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, delivering the 2019-20 national budget to Parliament, said the new facility would replace the US-owned Ross University that left the Caribbean island after 40 years.   It later emerged that the university had relocated […]

NEWS

Tropical Storm Erika Wrecks Dominica

Hurricane Erika danced and pranced over several Caribbean islands late last week dumping torrential rain which resulted in floods and mudslides all over the region. However, it saved the worst dance for the tiny island of Dominica killing at least twenty five people and causing substantial damages which will set the country back by about twenty years, according to the […]