Hearing of Roosevelt Skerrit and Ors. v Antoine Defoe and Ors.

SYNOPSIS OF CASE:  At the Magistrate’s court, the Respondents, members of the United Workers’ Party began proceedings against the Appellants, members of the Dominica Labour Party led by the Hon Mr Roosevelt Skerrit, for “treating.” According to the law, the following persons are…

LIAT profit loss graphic

Goodbye LIAT

At least in most jurisdictions private sector executives who run businesses funded with public money “enjoy” oversight, and people can be held accountable for mismanagement, incompetence and corruption.

COVID-19 to Plunge Global Economy into Worst Recession since World War II

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2020 — The swift and massive shock of the coronavirus pandemic and shutdown measures to contain it have plunged the global economy into a severe contraction. According to World Bank forecasts, the global economy will shrink by 5.2% this…

World Bank to Strengthen Dominica’s COVID-19 Response with US$6.6 Million

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2020 — The World Bank activated on April 15 US$6.6 million to provide immediate funding for Dominica’s emergency response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, focusing on enhancing health system capacity and strengthening food security.  “The World Bank has mobilized…

The Dominica Red Cross supports people in quarantine

Roseau, Dominica – Apr. 21, 2020: The Dominica Red Cross Society continues to provide support in various capacities as the country continues its fight against the Corona virus. The society is extending a helping hand this time around to those persons who…

African Fashion Industry Awards 2019

A selection of professionals in the Fashion and cosmetic  industry were honoured at the 2019 African Fashion Industry Awards, which culminated African Fashion Week Toronto (7th edition).  The well-heeled and fashion forward audience were enthusiastic in their appreciation for the designers, cosmeticians, stylists,…

New Jersey’s King Tappa Releases Sophomore Album “Feeling The Vibes”

Out today, King Tappa’s sophomore album “Feeling The Vibes” is compiled of specially curated works that have been recorded over the past decade. “…it is basically my hearts work on this album. I think you should expect a great vibe from the album,…

Freedom Of Movement Application Fails At The CCJ

Port of Spain, Trinidad. CARICOM citizens have important rights but to exercise these rights clear documentary evidence of their nationality is required. This was the outcome of the case of Bain vs. Trinidad and Tobago, that was decided on 29th May 2019…

CCJ Orders Alleyne To Serve At Least Twenty Five Years

Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today dismissed the appeal in the matter of Renaldo Anderson Alleyne v The Queen and recommended that Mr. Alleyne serves at least twenty-five years under the six concurrent life sentences he received in…

OECS Competitive Business Unit Launches OECS Music Talk in Dominica

Friday, April 26, 2019 — Roseau, Dominica – The OECS Competitive Business Unit launches the first phase of its Music Mentorship and Artistes Development Programme in Dominica with the first OECS Music Talk today Friday 26th April, at the UWI Open Campus (Dominica).Music…