Call made for inquiry into “impotency” of the police after Maria

Call made for inquiry into “impotency” of the police after Maria

November 23, 2017 | Comments: 16

Executive Director of the Dominica Employers Federation (DEF), Achille Joseph, has called for an inquiry into what he described as the “impotency of the security forces in Dominica” ...

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Kalinago Territory hardest hit by Maria in terms of housing

Kalinago Territory hardest hit by Maria in terms of housing

November 23, 2017 | Comments: 7

Housing Minister, Reginald Austrie, has revealed that the Kalinago Territory was the hardest hit by Hurricane Maria in terms of housing. Speaking at a press briefing on Wednesday he said 69 ...

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Dominican Students Benefit From Monetary Assistance

Dominican Students Benefit From Monetary Assistance

November 23, 2017 | Comments: 0

Republic Bank of Trinidad and Tobago has, in the wake of Hurricane Maria, come to the assistance of Dominicans who are studying at the St. Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies. ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: TD Electronic Security Systems and Services

ANNOUNCEMENT: TD Electronic Security Systems and Services

November 22, 2017 | Comments: 13

Terry Dangleben is now serving you as TD Electronic Security Systems and Services. “We Serve, We Protect, We Innovate!” Contact Information: Phone: 1 ...

HEALTH ADVISORY: Getting rid of mold

HEALTH ADVISORY: Getting rid of mold

November 20, 2017 | Comments: 4

  The Ministry of Health and Environment urges the  public to take action to prevent and control mold growth following the passage of Hurricane Maria. Moisture ...

BUSINESS BYTE: Flow restores mobile service to La Plaine & other parts of the East  

BUSINESS BYTE: Flow restores mobile service to La Plaine & other parts of the East  

November 23, 2017 | Comments: 1

Roseau, Dominica – November 23rd, 2017 – Flow has welcomed mobile customers of Laplaine and surrounding communities back on the network as service has been restored in parts of the east of ...

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Over 2,000 customers now connected to DOMLEC

Over 2,000 customers now connected to DOMLEC

November 23, 2017 | Comments: 7

  Power company, DOMLEC, has reported that 2,293 customers have been connected to the power grid since the passage of Hurricane Maria in September.   According to latest figures from ...

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Housing sector receives massive blow from Hurricane Maria

Housing sector receives massive blow from Hurricane Maria

November 23, 2017 | Comments: 4

Dominica’s housing sector received a massive $1-billion blow from Hurricane Maria, preliminary assessments have shown. And the figure is expected to rise when the assessment is complete, ...

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UN official expresses satisfaction with results of donor conference

UN official expresses satisfaction with results of donor conference

November 23, 2017 | Comments: 1

UN Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) for Barbados and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, Stephen O’Malley said he is happy ...

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Ministry of Culture shocked at sudden passing of Jacinta David

Ministry of Culture shocked at sudden passing of Jacinta David

November 23, 2017 | Comments: 14

Officials at the Ministry of Culture are expressing shock and sadness at the sudden passing of former Chief Cultural Officer, Jacinta David. David was reportedly found at her home in an ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: TD Electronic Security Systems and Services

ANNOUNCEMENT: TD Electronic Security Systems and Services

November 22, 2017 | Comments: 13

Terry Dangleben is now serving you as TD Electronic Security Systems and Services. “We Serve, We Protect, We Innovate!” Contact Information: Phone: 1 767 614 2222/ 1 767 614 2333 ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Unusual virus detected in Dominica

BREAKING NEWS: Unusual virus detected in Dominica

November 22, 2017 | Comments: 14

The Ministry of Health (MoH) and Environment is informing the public that it is awaiting confirmation of a preliminary test which indicates that one case of the unusual virus, Hanta Virus, has ...

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EU supports recovery and resilience in the Caribbean region with €300-million

EU supports recovery and resilience in the Caribbean region with €300-million

November 22, 2017 | Comments: 0

The European Union reaffirms its commitment to support the Caribbean region in the aftermath of recent hurricanes Irma and Maria, as it pledges substantial support during the High-level Donor ...

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Jamaican power companies raise funds for Dominica relief

Jamaican power companies raise funds for Dominica relief

November 22, 2017 | Comments: 4

Jamaica Energy Partners and West Kingston Power Partners have contributed JA$804,000 to the Dominica hurricane relief effort. Half of the funds was raised by staff, with the amount being matched ...

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PM Skerrit highlights transparency as Dominica recovers from Maria

PM Skerrit highlights transparency as Dominica recovers from Maria

November 22, 2017 | Comments: 53

A new execution agency, which will operate under the highest level of transparency and accountability, will be formed as Dominica reconstructs in a climate resilient way after the ravages of ...

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Police force under review

Police force under review

November 22, 2017 | Comments: 28

The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force (CDPF) is currently under review to assess its functional capabilities, National Security Minister, Rayburn Blackmoore has announced. He stated the ...

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Over US$2-billion pledged at CARICOM-UN Conference

Over US$2-billion pledged at CARICOM-UN Conference

November 22, 2017 | Comments: 13

Over US$2-billion were pledged for Caribbean countries affected by Hurricanes Maria and Irma at a CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference, which took place at the UN Headquarters in New York ...

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Venezuela writes off Dominica’s US$100-million PetroCaribe debt

Venezuela writes off Dominica’s US$100-million PetroCaribe debt

November 22, 2017 | Comments: 43

Venezuela has written off Dominica’s outstanding US$100-million PetroCaribe debt in a gesture of solidarity between the two countries in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The announcement was ...

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PM Skerrit outlines priorities for kick-starting productive sector after Maria

PM Skerrit outlines priorities for kick-starting productive sector after Maria

November 21, 2017 | Comments: 44

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced five priorities the government is looking at for drawing private investments and kick-starting the recovery of Dominica following the ravages of ...

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Former House Clerk passes on

Former House Clerk passes on

November 21, 2017 | Comments: 9

Alex Phillip, a former Clerk of the Dominica House of Assembly, has died after a battle with illness. She was the wife of the late Karol Phillip, a businessman who passed away in November 2015. ...

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Region must adapt to the reality of climate change  – CARICOM SG

Region must adapt to the reality of climate change – CARICOM SG

November 21, 2017 | Comments: 2

Resources the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is mobilizing to support reconstruction of hurricane ravaged Member States is intended for them to build back smarter and better, against the ...

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Marigot Hospital remains on the cards says Dr. Darroux

Marigot Hospital remains on the cards says Dr. Darroux

November 21, 2017 | Comments: 12

Health Minister, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, has announced that the Marigot Hospital remains on the cards for the government and will be rebuilt, post-Hurricane Maria. The hospital was shut down in 2016 ...

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Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe ‘resigns’

Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe ‘resigns’

November 21, 2017 | Comments: 17

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said. A letter from Mr Mugabe said that the decision was voluntary and that he had made it to allow a ...

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