The island was originally inhabited by the Kalinago/Arawak and later colonised by the Europeans, predominately by the French, who arrived at the island on Sunday, 3 November 1493 ("Sunday" = "Domenica" in Italian). Great Britain took it over in 1763 after the Seven Years' War and gradually established English as the official language. The island republic gained independence in 1978.
Its name is pronounced with emphasis on the third syllable, related to its former Dominique. Dominica has been nicknamed the "Nature Isle of the Caribbean" for its unspoiled natural beauty. It is the youngest island in the Lesser Antilles, still being formed by geothermal-volcanic activity, as evidenced by the world's second-largest hot spring, Boiling Lake. The island has lush mountainous rainforests, and is the home of many rare plants, animals, and bird species. There are xeric areas in some of the western coastal regions, but heavy rainfall occurs inland. The Sisserou parrot (also known as the imperial amazon), is found only on Dominica and is the island's national bird and features on the national flag. Dominica's economy depends on tourism and agriculture.
The Commonwealth of Dominica is owner to one of the world’s best-rated citizenship by investment programmes which was established in 1993...Real estate options in the Commonwealth of Dominica. To qualify for Dominica citizenship by investment via the real estate route, you must purchase pre-approved property worth at least US$200,000.
“This is a historic step for Dominica in its drive to enhance economic growth by embracing digital innovation and appointing TronProtocol as its designated national blockchain infrastructure,” the press release from the office of Dominica’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, reads.
Capitol, her office said. Caribbean leaders from Bermuda to Dominica and beyond mourned the queen’s death. “Her passing ends an iconic 70-year reign and is a profound loss for the commonwealth of nations and the world,” tweeted Roosevelt Skerrit, Dominica’s prime minister ... ....
Capitol, her office said. Caribbean leaders from Bermuda to Dominica and beyond mourned the queen’s death. “Her passing ends an iconic 70-year reign and is a profound loss for the commonwealth of nations and the world,” tweeted Roosevelt Skerrit, Dominica’s prime minister ... .
In the case of Dominica, the amended COVID-19 protocols came into effect on Thursday, with the acting chief executive officer of Discover Dominica AuthorityKimberlyKing saying the removal of the testing protocols is a step in the right direction. "We are happy to announce the amendments of protocols for entry into the Commonwealth of Dominica.
Daily life in Trinidad, Grenada, Barbados and Dominica largely ... As a result,” the weather office had said ... In nearby Dominica, the met office said that Bonnie is likely to pass well south of the island even as authorities urged islanders to pay attention to news bulletins.
Sources said the MHA is considering “further action” against the two IAS officers. ExpressView .An IAS officer gets athletes out of a stadium to walk his dog because he can ... Khirwar and Dugga are 1994-batch officers of the AGMUT cadre ... delhi IAS officer ... IAS officers who got ...
He was then allegedly bundled off in a yacht and transported to Dominica by two Indians—identified as Gurmit Singh and Gurjeet Bhandal ... On May 24, 2021, Choksi flew out of Dominica in an air ambulance and was received in Antigua by officials of the foreign office there.
If you go into this divisive approach whoever becomes victorious will have a difficulty in properly functioning in that office,” Skerrit said, adding “we are not at war with Jamaica, we are not at odds with Jamaica,” Dominica’s Prime MinisterRoosevelt Skerrit added.
Offices inside The Towers building on DominicaDrive in New Kingston have been evacuated. According to an employee, the evacuation exercise was prompted by smoke reportedly coming from an elevator. The smoke was noticed some time around 10.30 am... .