Budget excerpt: New concessions for Tourism sector

Madam Speaker, representatives of the Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association (DHTA) requested a review of the fiscal incentive regime under which concessions are granted to investors. The DHTA submitted a list of the measures, which it identified as critical and necessary, to increasing investments in the sector, ensuring profitability of…

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Budget excerpt: New hotel development prospects high

Madam Speaker, Government supports efforts aimed at increasing the number of export-ready rooms, and is partnering with the private sector, to improve the hotel plant on the country. There is much interest in the real estate option of the Citizenship By Investment Programme (CBIP), and the opportunity it provides to…

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Roseau and Portsmouth Enhancement Projects to Begin

Roseau, Dominica – Prime Minister and Minister for Finance the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that work will commence on the Roseau Enhancement Project and the Portsmouth Enhancement Project this financial year. Prime Minister Skerrit made the announcement when he delivered the 2014/2015 National Budget Address on Wednesday, July 23,…

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Prime Minister Skerrit calls on fathers to take responsibility for their children

Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica

Roseau, Dominica – Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica has called on Dominican fathers to take up their responsibility and care for their children. Prime Minister Skerrit remarks came as he addressed the closing ceremony of the Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Manicure/Pedicure Apprenticeship Training Module on Thursday, February 20,…

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119 Graduate from Apprenticeship Training Module

Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica

Roseau, Dominica – Prime Minister of Dominica and Minister for Finance, the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit,  has congratulated the graduates of an apprenticeship training module. 119 men and women graduated from the Hospitality, Culinary Arts, and Manicure/Pedicure Apprenticeship Training Module at a ceremony at the Cabrits Cruise Ship Birth on Thursday, February 20,…

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Transcript: PM Skerrit’s remarks at hospitality training graduation ceremony

Transcript: Remarks by Prime Minister of Dominica, the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit At the Certificate Presentation Ceremony of 199 Dominicans, following successful completion of Hospitality Skills Training At Cabrits Let me first of all recognise the presence of my friends, Dr. McIntyre, the Minister for Employment; Hon. Ian Douglas; Hon. Reginald…

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