World Bank Approves US$25 Million Credit for Dominica’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery

This is Dominica’s first World Bank budget support operation, and it is the first in a series of two quick-disbursing credits.

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CCJ Dismisses Appeal In Roosevelt Skerrit & Ors Election Treating Case

The appeal was therefore dismissed and the summonses and complaints against the Appellants for treating, reinstated.

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CCJ Emphasises Importance Of Consultation But Dismisses Appeal In Ogle Airport Renaming Case

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. In a judgment released today, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) dismissed the appeal in the matter of Air Services Limited and others v The Attorney General and others CCJ 2 (AJ) GY but emphasised the…

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Government of Guyana urged to consider reform of the Deeds Registry Act.

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. In a judgment delivered today, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) allowed the appeal of Merlene Todd in the matter of Todd v Price and Jeboo and confirmed her title to a parcel of land in…

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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…

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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,…