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.
“These were constructed to allow Dominica to access real-time weather information, and document it and transmit it to the Met Services Office that can then feed into a potential early warning system,” said Mary Boyer, a disaster risk management specialist at the World Bank.
This license, which is given through Dominica, has started to be widely preferred among investors in recent years ... It ensures that investors from all over the world have a Forex license from Dominica, without requiring any physical office during the application and licensing process.
ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — Dominica is set to elect its first female head of state when Parliament meets on September 12 to elect a replacement for PresidentCharles Savarin, whose 10-year term in office ends in October ... "She is the first female president and first indigenous president in Dominica," Skerrit said.
The charges relate to multi-million pound oil and gas contracts that she allegedly approved for personal gain while holding office. Nigeria’s former minister of petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, was granted Dominica citizenship in 2016, including a , apparently all within just one month of meeting Prime MinisterRoosevelt Skerrit.
The YRM, a non-profit organisation that operates with equipment supplied by Barrett Communications, has been training students and nurses in Dominica – where the deadly Hurricane Maria hit in 2017 – to use emergency communications (emcom) systems in anticipation of the next storm.
Iranian-controlled Pilatus BankCEO held Dominica passport ... Why does Pilatus Bank’s Chief ExecutiveOfficer, the Iranian national Hamidreza Ghanbari, hold a Citizenship by Investment (CBI) passport and citizenship from Dominica ? He actually listed his nationality as Dominican when reporting to regulatory agencies ... The Dominica-Syria scandal.
As new information has surfaced of late, regarding the extent of corruption in Dominica with multiple articles being published, compliance officers charged with assessing CountryRisk should consider advising their staff to regard ALL Dominica passports as potentially held by ...