Short biography written by Dr. Irving Andre, of Waddy Astaphan who passed away on December 19, 2016.

  Over the past century, Dominica has produced a number of legendary businessmen, men who transcended the limitations of their generation and achieved great success through prodigious efforts, innovation and determination. One of the most illustrious members of this select group is Waddy Astaphan, the architect of a business conglomerate which has dominated Dominica’s commercial

J. Astaphan & Co. Ltd. gives back to the Dominican People: ‘Creole in the Lot’

  When it was announced that there would be no Creole in the Park this year, the news was met with a heavy heart by members of the public. Astaphans along with some key brands made a decision to give back and enhance the reunion year Independence celebrations by introducing its star-studded, free entry event

Dominica! Stronger Together

Dominica! Stronger Together Fourteen months after the passage of Hurricane Maria, life in Dominica has started to get back to normal. Schools are open, power and other utilities have been restored to the majority of the island, and slowly but surely, Dominicans are rebuilding their homes. The situation is far from ideal, but in the

J. Astaphan & partners commits over $250,000 towards recovery efforts

After Tropical Storm Erika struck the island and left a trail of devastation behind, J Astaphan & Co immediately mobilized over $58,000.00 of relief aid to the the Government of Dominica and then went on to rally its partners to provide more aid to the victims of the tropical storm with a value in excess