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.
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Dominica, a Caribbean island country is infamous for years for selling citizenship and even diplomatic positions to various individuals, including criminals and fugitives ... According to information, CS Global Partners has its office in New Delhi at ... Similarly, it is luring Chinese nationals in buying citizenship or diplomatic positions of Dominica.
Specialized firms, with offices in London, Dubai and other financial centers, are in regular touch with many Indian wealth managers, tax practitioners, and lawyers — fishing for rich clients who are ready to surrender their Indian passports and take citizenship of countries ...
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Dominica, an island country in the Caribbean region is actively involved in international money laundering and drug trafficking ... If someone is living in Dominica, they have the risk of an early death from cancer, as the government blissfully ignores the individuals who elected them into office.
But he also noted that this is the second election in the Caribbean in recent times when “an aged party in office has been able to pick up additional seats”, making reference to the situation in Dominica last December.
Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit has been living in a luxurious villa and paying around 33 thousand EastCaribbean (EC) Dollars as monthly rent ... In addressing statements on public officers’ discontentment over the figure, the Prime Minister advised, “we cannot mix issues ... Why Dominica’s Prime Minister should live in rented property?.
They were carrying forged diplomatic passports from the Caribbean island nation of St Kitts and Nevis and claimed they were on their way to the nearby island of Dominica. They told passport officers they wanted to spend one night in Munich while they waited for a change of aircraft.
Britain's foreign office said the decision was one for Barbados to take ... We have an enduring partnership and will continue to work with them along with all our valued Caribbean partners,” a foreign office spokesperson said. Slave trade. Barbados would be after the lead of Trinidad and Tobago, Dominica and Guyana in becoming a republic ... Reuters .