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Fighting mud at D'leau Gommier 09-Jul-04
The Public Works Department and engineers of the Ministry of Communication and Works have been battling away on a section of road at D'Leau Gommier at the centre of the Transinsular Road across the island. More...

Library conditions and solutions 21-May-04
Next year, that same building into which the computer literate Dominican students of the 21st century now cram themselves, will be one hundred years old. More...

Pierre Charles - Prime Minister October 2000 - January 2004 09-Jan-04
Biographical notes on Pierre Charles by Lennox Honychurch. More...

Inter-Island Migration and Cultural Change: The Impact of Montserratians on Dominica 14-Nov-03
The post-emancipation peasantry of Dominica was reluctant to continue working on estates. More...

FEATURE ADDRESS FOR THE LAUNCHING OF THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT STRATEGY 06-Aug-03
FEATURE ADDRESS FOR THE LAUNCHING OF THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT STRATEGY. More...

...And it came to pass 25-Oct-02
Ten years ago this month, Lennox Honychurch published an article in this paper called "Hard Times Ahead" and much of what he warned about then has come to pass. More...

100 years of the Carib Territory 22-Jul-02
One hundred years ago, on 26 July 1902, the Administrator of Dominica, Hesketh Bell sent a letter to his boss, the Secretary of State for the Colonies, Joseph Chamberlain, in England, asking permission to establish a Carib Reserve on Dominica. More...

Clifton Dupigny forgotten 14-Jun-02
The news that the name of the pioneer of universal education in Dominica, Clifton Dupigny, is to be stripped from the title of the proposed unified college at the Stock Farm/Bellevue Rawle, reflects a typical example of national ignorance about those who helped to build the foundations of this nation state. More...

Princess Margaret and Dominica 15-Feb-02
Princess Margaret, sister of Queen Elizabeth II, who died on Saturday 9 February had a number of connections with Dominica. More...

Development of the Public Service 30-Nov-01
An outline of the development of the public service in Dominica as part of National Public Service Week. More...

The myth of Independence? 02-Nov-01
A reflection on Independence. More...

Sea blast city - Marigot: An Environmental and Economic Wasteland 30-Mar-01
Abandoned construction is a major eye-sore. More...

Roseau in danger zone 19-Jan-01
Roseau, capital of Dominica, has been identified as lying within a potential zone of hazard in the event of a volcanic eruption at Morne Canot near Bellevue Chopin, part of the Morne Plat Pays volcanic complex. More...

The Cabrits
Dominica's most important historical site. More...

Important Dates in Dominica's History
A timeline of Dominica's history. More...

Dominica Symbols
Description of Dominica's national symbols such as the flag, crest. More...

Dominica attacked Roseau burns
If things had gone differently for Dominica two hundred years ago this week you would be reading this in French. More...

60 years of Trade Unions
The Dominica Trade Union, the first Trade Union to be founded in Dominica, marked its 60th Anniversary at the start of 2005. More...

Dame Mary Eugenia Charles
Dame Mary Eugenia Charles, 1919 - 2005. More...

 

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Hiking in Dominica


The Chemin Letang - from Rosalie to Roseau
A decription of the Chemin Letang Trail - from Rosalie to Roseau. More...

Capuchin Trail: Across the top of Dominica
The Capuchin Trail: Across the top of Dominica. More...

The Soufriere - Bois Cotlette - Palmiste - Tete Morne - Soufriere hike
Notes for the Soufriere - Bois Cotlette - Palmiste - Tete Morne - Soufriere hike. More...

Rosalie to Petite Soufriere Trail
Description of the Trail from Newfoundland through Petite Soufriere to Rosalie. More...

Sylvania to Laudat Trail
A description of Sylvania to Laudat Trail, much of which passes through part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Trois Pitons National Park. More...


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