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BUSINESS BYTE: NBD Wins Good Corporate Citizen Awards

BUSINESS BYTE: NBD Wins Good Corporate Citizen Awards

November 17, 2017 | Comments: 0

The National Bank of Dominica Ltd (NBD) captured the Good Corporate Citizen Award in three categories:  Community Outreach and Social Services, Environmental ...

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Security forces to host road run to raise funds for Dominica

Security forces to host road run to raise funds for Dominica

November 17, 2017 | Comments: 5

The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force together with regional forces that are on the island to assist after Hurricane Maria will be hosting a series of road runs ...

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Chemical disposal at Kubuli factory safe says Dr. Darroux

Chemical disposal at Kubuli factory safe says Dr. Darroux

November 17, 2017 | Comments: 9

Environment Minister, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, is assuring Dominicans that a method being used for the disposal of the dangerous chemical, ammonia, at the Kubuli factory ...

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Ivor Stephenson returns to Dominica on Friday after medical treatment

Ivor Stephenson returns to Dominica on Friday after medical treatment

November 17, 2017 | Comments: 7

Minister for Health, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, has revealed that the MP for Grand Fond, which includes Riviere Cyrique and  Ivor Stephenson is expected back in Dominica ...

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Police warn of traffic issues in Loubiere area on Friday

Police warn of traffic issues in Loubiere area on Friday

November 17, 2017 | Comments: 2

The police are warning that there will be issues with traffic in the Loubiere area on Friday as authorities attempt to safely dispose of a dangerous chemical at the ...

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Dangerous chemical leak at Kubuli factory; officials to address issue on Friday

Dangerous chemical leak at Kubuli factory; officials to address issue on Friday

November 16, 2017 | Comments: 29

An operation is to take place on Friday to neutralize and dispose of a dangerous chemical from the Kubuli factory, located at Snug Corner in Fond Baron, Loubiere. ...

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DOWASCO warns against washing, bathing at water storage tanks

DOWASCO warns against washing, bathing at water storage tanks

November 16, 2017 | Comments: 7

  Water company, DOWASCO has sent a warning to residents in areas where water has not been restored since Hurricane Maria, to immediately cease the misuse of ...

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DOMLEC says 1,666 customers now have power

DOMLEC says 1,666 customers now have power

November 16, 2017 | Comments: 5

  Power company, DOMLEC, is reporting that 1,666 of its customers have power almost two months since the passage of Hurricane Maria.   This is according to ...

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President calls on Dominicans to roll up their sleeves after Maria

President calls on Dominicans to roll up their sleeves after Maria

November 16, 2017 | Comments: 30

President of Dominica, His Excellency Charles Savarin has called on Dominicans to roll up their sleeves and help themselves and each other as the island continues to ...

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Registry to reopen on Friday

Registry to reopen on Friday

November 16, 2017 | Comments: 6

The Ministry of Justice, Immigration, and National Security has informed the general public that the Registry will resume functions at the usual office hours on ...

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PM Skerrit addresses COP 23 on climate change in Bonn, Germany

PM Skerrit addresses COP 23 on climate change in Bonn, Germany

November 16, 2017 | Comments: 24

EDITOR’S NOTE: Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has delivered an address at COP 23 (23rd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate ...

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WINLOTT to sponsor another Windward Islands U15 Tournament

WINLOTT to sponsor another Windward Islands U15 Tournament

November 15, 2017 | Comments: 0

Roseau, Dominica – November 15, 2017 – Windward Islands Lottery (WINLOTT Inc) will once again be joining forces with the Windward Islands Cricket Board of ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Flow launches Christmas Campaign

BUSINESS BYTE: Flow launches Christmas Campaign

November 15, 2017 | Comments: 2

As the country endeavours to return to a state of normalcy following the destruction ravaged on the island following the passage of Hurricane Maria, Flow Dominica is ...

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Prince of Wales to visit Dominica in wake of Maria

Prince of Wales to visit Dominica in wake of Maria

November 15, 2017 | Comments: 64

Dominica will be on the itinerary of the Prince of Wales when he tours a number of Caribbean countries devastated by Hurricane Irma and Maria. He is expected in ...

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DOMLEC promises full service restoration by April 2018

DOMLEC promises full service restoration by April 2018

November 15, 2017 | Comments: 23

Power company, DOMLEC, has vowed that all customers in Dominica will have access to its grid to facilitate reconnection by April 2018. The company’s ...

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Vandalism, theft plague Digicel

Vandalism, theft plague Digicel

November 15, 2017 | Comments: 17

Close to two months after the passage of Hurricane Maria, telecommunication company Digicel is reporting that vandalism and theft continue to be a problem at its ...

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Trinidad conglomorate ANSA McAl sends five containers of relief items to Dominica

Trinidad conglomorate ANSA McAl sends five containers of relief items to Dominica

November 15, 2017 | Comments: 8

  Conglomorate ANSA McAL, through its Family First – Hurricane Relief Initiative has filled five 20-foot containers packed with some of the group’s own ...

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Four receive scholarships from Dominica Houston Association

Four receive scholarships from Dominica Houston Association

November 15, 2017 | Comments: 3

Four Dominican students or students of Dominican descent have received scholarships from the Dominica Houston Association for 2017-2018. The Annual Scholarship ...

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Obesity and physical inactivity put women at excess risk of diabetes

Obesity and physical inactivity put women at excess risk of diabetes

November 14, 2017 | Comments: 2

Diabetes, a major contributor to premature death, is estimated to affect 10-15% of the adult population in the Caribbean Region. The disease is a major cause of ...

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Digicel reports connectivity to 80 percent of customers

Digicel reports connectivity to 80 percent of customers

November 14, 2017 | Comments: 4

Telecommunication company, Digicel, has revealed that up to 80 percent of its customers are now connected to its networks since the passage of Hurricane Maria. At a ...

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OECS Secretariat recognizes Dr. Paul Ricketts

OECS Secretariat recognizes Dr. Paul Ricketts

November 14, 2017 | Comments: 6

The OECS Secretariat has recognized the work of Dr. Paul Ricketts who served as Dominica’s National Epidemiologist for over 16 years. Dr. Ricketts passed away ...

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Dominica receives building materials from Jamaica-based Tank-Weld Group

Dominica receives building materials from Jamaica-based Tank-Weld Group

November 14, 2017 | Comments: 5

The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) has received for the benefit of the Government and people of the Commonwealth of Dominica a donation of ...

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