Dominica

Mother seeks assistance for critically injured son

Dominica News Online - 1 ora 47 min fa
Mother seeks assistance for critically injured sonJasmine Joseph is seeking assistance from the general public on behalf of her son, Jerwani Fedor who was badly injured while riding his bicycle in Mahaut over the Easter Holidays. According to the mother, there were no brakes on the...
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Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)-China’s Plan to Achieve Peace and Prosperity for All

Dominica News Online - 2 ore 17 min fa
Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)-China’s Plan to Achieve Peace and Prosperity for AllChina will hold the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing from April 25 to 27, 2019. With the first BRF in 2017 a success, producing consensus on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and delivering...
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Lawyer says CCJ ruling against CLICO may open the door for others

Dominica News Online - 3 ore 20 min fa
Lawyer says CCJ ruling against CLICO may open the door for othersDominican lawyer based in Barbados, Zahidha James believes that the judgement of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) directing Clico International Life Insurance Limited (CLICO), to pay a debt to two Dominicans, may present an opportunity for other persons who...
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Police recover another body off Dominica’s coast

Dominica News Online - 6 ore 15 min fa
Police recover another body off Dominica’s coastPolice say they have recovered another body as they continue a search at sea in the north. The police launched a search and rescue operation on Saturday, 20th April 2019 in response to a report received from the Maritime Rescue...
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OPHELIA: La Grande Dame of Creole Music celebrates 40 years in the music business

Dominica News Online - 8 ore 17 min fa
 La Grande Dame of Creole Music celebrates 40 years in the music businessOPHELIA burst on the music scene in 1979 with her seminal hit “AIE Dominique” like a rocket from NASA. Though she had always been singing since she was a small child in Curacao where she was born, it was after...
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Dominican athlete medals twice at Junior CARIFTA games

Dominica News Online - 8 ore 51 min fa
Dominican athlete medals twice at Junior CARIFTA gamesTreneese Hamilton brought home two medals after competing at the 2019 Junior CARIFTA games held in George Town, Grand Cayman at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex from April 20th – 22nd. Hamilton took silver in the Under 17 Women’s Shot Put...
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Enjoying A Picture–perfect Dominica Sunset

Dominica weekly - Gio, 11/08/2016 - 12:29

Yesterday ended with one of the most picture-perfect sunsets I have seen in a while. I was driving home when I just had to stop and try to get a shot of this tranquil sunset.

But the only way I could capture the moment was with my Samsung Galaxy s3 cell phone. Surprisingly, the pictures came out better than I’d expected – kudos to my S3! What better way to end your day.

picture perfect sunset in Dominica

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Things To Do In Dominica: Indian River Tour

Dominica weekly - Mer, 10/08/2016 - 13:59

There are maybe a hundred different things you can do in Dominica; especially if you’re looking for an adventure vacation. And not the typical Caribbean Vacations advertised on television, where you lounge on a beach chair for the entire day – drinking tropical cocktails.

And if that’s your of the perfect Caribbean Vacation – then Dominica can offer that too. But, if you’re a someone who likes a little adventure, and you’re big of Pirates Of The Caribbean Movies – then an Indian River Tour is a must do. Some of the scenes of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest were filmed at Indian River.

When you do decide to take the Indian River Tour, just be sure to hire an experienced guide that is able to describe the many types of wildlife and plant life along the swampy river bank. Enjoy!

Indian River tours in Dominica

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5 Stunning Features That Will Compel You To Dive Into Dominica

Dominica weekly - Lun, 08/08/2016 - 14:02

Dominica is an island of nature with incredible features. Its location on the eastern Caribbean Sea makes it ideal for exploring the wonderful scenery. The terrain is spectacular with a large area covered in rain forest, waterfalls, streams, and rivers.

This gives this area an impressive capture of nature. The bottom of the sea is just as beautiful as the land above. The western shores experience calm waters that make it ideal for beginners to dive in.

If you want to experience the thrill and amazement of the outdoors, then you should dive into Dominica Island. You get the chance to discover beauty through an excursion to the deeper waters.

Here are some of the many stunning features that will compel you to dive into Dominica Island. These include:

Gorgeous Creatures

Dominica Island features an underworld that is full of magical exploration and adventures. The world underneath will give you a mixture of excitement and amusement. You will encounter beautiful creatures such as seahorses, flying gurnards, Creole wrasse, and many other incredible beings. Most of these creatures are rarely seen in other Caribbean diving sites except in Dominica. The existence of enormous coral reefs and sponge harbors other rare creatures such as golden crinoids, Caribbean reef squid, sea urchins, and sea snakes. All these add up to the exceptional inhabitants of Dominica Island.


A glimpse of what it would look like swimming through the Swiss Cheese Tube Dive

Volcanoes

Undersea volcanoes give Dominica Island an impressive underwater landscape. The lava flow from these volcanoes forms craters, vertical walls, and gulfs. These geothermal occurrences give the water below a rise in temperature making it warm. The seabed is entirely warm, and you can feel it through touch. You may also swim through these vents and caves formed by volcanoes.

Topography

The submarine topography gives a reflection of the landscape above the ground. Features such as canyons and cliffs go deeper below to offer a good stage for diving. Additional pinnacles, boulder fields, and craters also offer a good point of a breathtaking dive.

Dive Fest

The Dominica Water Association hosts an annual dive fest in early July. This is an amazing chance to enjoy diving and other marvelous events in Dominica. Some of the major events include special dive packages, whale watching, snorkeling picnics, photography, and many others. You also get the chance to interact with other divers from across the world.


Plenty of Dive Sites

Dominica Island contain many unique and attractive dive sites. These sites include Soufriere Pinnacle in the southern part of L’Abym, Point Break in the northern tip of the Island, Whale shark reef in the south of Great Savanne, and many others. This gives you an opportunity to experience a range of dive experiences in different regions. These sites also have dive operators to help you with your dive guide and safety.

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