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St. Vincent Report

MINISTERIAL REPORT ON SITUATION ONST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES – 11 April 2021 The following is from Camillo Gonsalves and it provides a highly informed report on the current situation in St. Vincent and the Grenadines from a minister of government. Greetings Comrades. An update:Explosive events are ongoing. The island is covered in ash, from […]

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Discover Dominica Authority

DISCOVER DOMINICA Authority Ground & 1stFloor, Marpin House 5 –7 Great Marlborough StreetP. O. Box 293, Roseau Commonwealth of Dominica, W.I.Tel: 767 448 2045; Fax: 767 448 5840Email: tourism@dominica.dm Website: http://www.Discover Dominica.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dominica launches “Safe in Nature” Commitment for visitors Roseau, Dominica –(October 5, 2020)Dominica has launched Safe in Nature,a programme geared […]

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Coat of Arms

The origin of our State motto — Apres Bon Die c’est la ter -can be traced back to December 1945 when a common labourer composed a song which was recorded by historian Fr. R. Proesmans. Raphael Vauclean, then in his fifties, performed a simple song and dance entitled “La Terre” unknowingly, copying the world-wide theme […]

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Geography and Location

Geography Dominica lies in the center of the Caribbean chain of islands, between the French overseas territories of Guadeloupe and Martinique. It is a rugged island noted for its mountains, rivers and waterfalls. It, more than any other island in the Caribbean, has managed to retain its natural beauty. Dominica is home to the second […]

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The Kalinago People

The Kalinago People The Kalinago People also known as the “The Caribs” Are Dominica’s indigenous people, the Caribs, were one of the original inhabitants of the island and reside on the Northeast coast of the isle. They are more properly known as the Kalinago, a Carib word derived from “Kalinenmeti,” meaning “a good peaceful man”. […]

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Carnival

  Mas Domnik Carnival, or ‘The Real Mas’, is a pre-Lenten festival, and usually falls in February or March each year. It is unquestionably the most festive season in Dominica. It is hard to miss the fervour of the people’s loyalty to their favourite calypsonian or pageant during the preceding months of the Calypso Final […]

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Rainforest

The rugged and mountainous island of Dominica located in the Eastern Caribbean has defied the ravages of commercial exploitation of its natural resources and today still retain about 70% of its natural vegetation. Water is one of Dominica’s most abundant natural resource and it has some of the finest Oceanic Rainforest in the entire Caribbean. […]

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Roseau

Overview Dominica’s Capital Roseau is tightly packed with small and large houses and even larger modern concrete structures. There is little green or open space situated within the city, and this is even more so today, as many of the courtyards which was once commonplace within the city are giving way to office space. The […]

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National Anthem

Isle of beauty, isle of splendour, Isle to all so sweet and fair, all must surely gaze in wonder at thy gifts so rich and rare. Rivers, valleys, hills and mountains, all these gifts we do extol. Healthy land, so like all fountains, giving cheer that warms the soul. Dominica, God hath blest thee with […]

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Coordinates

15.5 degrees north, 61.4 degrees west Dominica pronounced (Dom-in-eek-a is the most northerly and largest of the East Caribbean’s Windward Islands. Popularly known as the “The Nature Island of the Caribbean”. The island boasts some of the most spectacular scenery, decorated with towering mountains lush ‘Oceanic Rainforest’ and numerous rivers creating thundering and magnificent water […]

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Judicial System

Dominica enjoys an independent judiciary with its highest court being the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London. At the lowest rung of the judiciary is the Magistrate Court which deals with minor civil and criminal matters. There is the High Court which handles serious civil and criminal cases. Appeals from both the High […]

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Dominica

PEOPLE Almost all Dominicans are descendants of enslaved Africans brought in by colonial planters in the 18th century. Dominica is the only island in the eastern Caribbean to retain some of its per-Columbian population–the Carib Indians–about 3,000 of whom live on the island’s east coast. The population growth rate is very low, due primarily to […]

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Prices

Important Notice Please Read Minimum Cost Of An Activity: The minimum cost of all activities are calculated on a minimum of 4 persons, the This is not an indication that less than 4 persons cannot book an activity, what it means is that they would pay the minimum cost. Example if an activity is listed […]

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Airport Transfers

Douglas Charles Airport to Roseau Private Transfer 1-2 persons US 80.00, 3+ persons from the same party US 30.00 per person. Due to COVID 19 Regulations, we are no longer offering general shuttle airport transfers, we can only transfer persons form the same party in the same vehicle. All persons being transferred MUST sanitize their […]

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