Category: Dominica

Major faux pas

PORT Of SPAIN, Trinidad – The Trinidad and Tobago government Thursday sought to distance itself from a position taken by its ambassador to the Organisation of American States (OAS) Anthony Phillip Spencer during a hemispheric meeting last week against a financial waiver for hurricane ravaged Dominica. Instead of supporting the waiver on Dominica’s assessed quota […]

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DOMINICA – World Bank to fund geothermal project in Dominica

The World Bank says it will provide more than US$17 million towards the development of a geothermal plant for Dominica. The bank’s Operations Officer, Karlene Francis, speaking at the launch of the Climate Resilience Execution Agency for Dominica (CREAD) on Friday, said the Washington-based financial institution is committed to assisting the hurricane battered island in […]

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DOMINICA – PM Skerrit places DOMLEC ‘on notice’ for power restoration

ROSEAU – Prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit said he has placed power company DOMLEC on notice since energy and electricity are too critical to Dominica’s recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria “for us not to be further than where we are today”. DOMLEC has given the target of April 2018 to have the entire island electrified and […]

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