Latest Dominica Stories

2014-07-06 23:02:09

Working with local production company 365mmp, the hotel has cut its own video to accompany the music of Pharell's global hit 'Happy' joining hundreds of versions from destinations around the world as far flung as New Caledonia, Madagascar and Paris. Roseau, Dominica (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 Guests from all around the world already know The Fort Young is at the heart of their Dominica holidays. With the release of its new 'Happy Video' on social media, The Nature...

2014-06-08 23:02:01

Property is the Ideal Place to Experience the Best Diving in the Caribbean Roseau, Dominica (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 Seeking to enhance Dominica's growing reputation as the number one dive spot in the Caribbean, the Fort Young Hotel has launched a special summer all inclusive package aimed at travellers wanting to focus their holiday around diving. The new All Inclusive Summer Dive Package gives divers the chance to enjoy a huge amount of time underwater, fully aware that everything has...

2014-02-07 16:23:44

ROSEAU, Dominica, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) is conducting a worldwide search to find six teams of adventurous filmmakers, photographers and storytellers to participate in the first-ever Dominica Film Challenge. The qualifying teams will be sent on an all-expense paid creative expedition to the tropical island of Dominica, West Indies. The Dominica Film Challenge is designed to encourage participants to tell the story of Dominica in their own...

2011-08-15 09:00:00

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Build your dream paradise vacation on Dominican Republic (DR) Ministry of Tourism's award-wining website: www.GoDominicanRepublic.com. Since its launch in January 2011, the social media-friendly site is impressing visitors and tourism marketers and has earned prestigious ADDY® and Summit awards for its clever design and function. The global, interactive website showcases key selling points of the destination, providing...

2011-06-09 12:00:00

LONDON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma will lay particular stress on youth employment, underachievement by boys and strengthening economic resilience during his six-day trip to the Caribbean region, 12-17 June 2011. Mr Sharma is scheduled to visit Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Jamaica, and St Vincent and the Grenadines. He will meet Heads of Government, ministers, Speakers and Leaders of the Opposition. He will also meet...

2011-05-12 10:20:00

ROSEAU, Dominica, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Preparations are underway for the Caribbean's longest running diving festival -- Dominica's 18th annual Dive Fest -- scheduled for July 8-17, 2011. Experienced and beginner divers alike will flock to the island, which lies south of Guadeloupe and north of Martinique in the Eastern Caribbean, for one of the most fascinating diving experiences in the Caribbean. Dominica is rated as one of the top 10 dive locations in the world, with a variety...

2011-04-14 14:00:00

ROSEAU, Dominica, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Discover Dominica Authority and the Dominica Hotel & Tourism Association today announced the schedule for 4th Annual Hike Fest. Part of Dominica's Tourism Awareness Month, Hike Fest celebrates the Nature Island's best hiking venues. Hike Fest 2011 will highlight segments of the island's Waitukubuli National Trail (WNT). Dominica is the only Caribbean destination with a walking trail that extends the length of the island. The 115-mile...

2011-01-06 12:21:00

ROSEAU, Dominica, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Discover Dominica Authority today announced the calendar of events for its upcoming Carnival celebration. Carnival is the most festive season in Dominica (Dom-in-EEK-a), a spectacular green island of rugged mountains, lush rainforests and rushing rivers in the Eastern Caribbean. Carnival - or "The Real Mas" - is a pre-Lenten festival with a rich history dating back thousands of years. Carnival in Dominica is highlighted by a kaleidoscope of...

2010-06-25 15:01:00

ROSEAU, Dominica, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ad Systems Communications, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ADSY), a leading service provider of digital media and video communications for all major cable TV networks, announces today that it has deployed its second system in the Caribbean islands. Its proprietary, patent-pending cable TV ad insertion technology has been installed in Roseau, Dominica bringing 15,000 new subscribers to the company's island market segment and bringing its...

2009-04-21 14:38:46

A new study finds that tsunami waves, brought about by the collapse of a volatile volcano in Dominica known as Devil's Peak, would hit the densely populated coast of neighboring Guadeloupe within minutes. "It's not a case of 'if' this landslide and tsunami will happen, but 'when'," said University of Portsmouth geologist Richard Teeuw, the study's lead researcher, in a statement on Tuesday. "The trigger will probably be a major earthquake, occurring after the heavy rain and coastal erosion of...

Latest Dominica Reference Libraries

2008-05-16 12:50:46

The Lesser Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla noctis), is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is found in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the British Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.