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Archive for December, 2008

Formulation Of A National Export Strategy In Dominica

Dominica continues the process towards the formulation of a National Export Strategy for the country, General Manager of the Dominica Export Import Agency (DEXIA), Mr. Gregoire Thomas has stated that given new global realities and challenges such a strategy is imperative. A two-day consultation on the design of the National Export Strategy addressed perspectives and […]

More Evidence Emerges Of The Strength Of The Public Finances

Yet more evidence has emerged of the strength of the public finances in Dominica. On Friday, December 19, 2008, Government paid salaries to government employees amounting to approximately $12 million. This amount includes retroactive pay (back pay) to public officers of $3 million representing a 1% increase for the financial year, 2007-2008 and a 2% […]

Dominica Cannot be Compared to Other Destinations

The quality of Dominica’s water was singled as one of the country’s biggest assets by the acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Edward Henderson in his remarks at a reception on the occasion of the inaugural call of the MV Thomson Destiny at the Roseau Cruise Ship Berth on Tuesday. MV Thomson Destiny […]

US$9.16 Million From CDB For Sea Defences And Road Works In Pointe Michel

The Government of Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit has secured a soft loan of US$9.16 million from the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank to assist in financing the rehabilitation of sea defences and road works in the village of Point Michel damaged by the passage of Hurricane Omar. The project is designed to assist in the […]

Dominica Government Announces Significant Assistance To Fisheries Sub-Sector

Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Hon. Matthew Walter has announced that the Fisheries sub-sector in Dominica is currently benefiting from an investment by Government of $4 million in response to the significant damage the sector suffered as a result of the passage of Hurricane Omar in October this year. The Minister made the disclosure […]

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