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Alberto becomes the season’s first named storm, a week before it even starts

Alberto becomes the season’s first named storm, a week before it even starts

May 25, 2018 | Comments: 0

Alberto, a rare preseason subtropical storm, formed in the Gulf of Mexico Friday, threatening to slam the Florida Panhandle and northern Gulf Coast with flooding ...

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Celebrity chef coming to Dominica

Celebrity chef coming to Dominica

May 25, 2018 | Comments: 0

Fort Young Hotel, Dominica’s landmark hotel will be hosting Executive Chef Kevin Broderick, a guest chef who will be overseeing the hotel’s food and beverage ...

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New tourism app launched in Dominica

New tourism app launched in Dominica

May 25, 2018 | Comments: 0

A Tourism App which is intended to provide visitors with a firsthand view of destination Dominica has been officially launched. The Tourism Destination App, ...

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NEP workers clean roads in Marigot

NEP workers clean roads in Marigot

May 25, 2018 | Comments: 0

  Workers employed under the National Employment Program (NEP) have started cleaning roads in Marigot. A resident in the area, Paulo Carlton said the roads have ...

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Call made for African identity on African Liberation Day

Call made for African identity on African Liberation Day

May 25, 2018 | Comments: 1

As the Rastafarian community in Dominica and others in the public observe African Liberation Day today, member of the House of Nyahbinghi Ras Bernard Imani Shaw has ...

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Dominica to receive Solar Nanogrid Disaster Recovery Office

Dominica to receive Solar Nanogrid Disaster Recovery Office

May 25, 2018 | Comments: 0

Sesame Solar Inc., with the help of its donation partners SimpliPHI Power, Outback Power and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), will deliver its ...

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Range Developments donates $100,000 to educational center for youth

Range Developments donates $100,000 to educational center for youth

May 25, 2018 | Comments: 2

Range Developments – an award-winning developer of ultra-luxury resorts in the Caribbean – is once again responding to the needs of the local community by ...

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Barbados elects first female Prime Minister

Barbados elects first female Prime Minister

May 25, 2018 | Comments: 10

Mia Mottley of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) has been elected as the first female Prime Minister of Barbados. Her party unseated the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) ...

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PM Skerrit says Dominica has no choice but to recognize Venezuela election

PM Skerrit says Dominica has no choice but to recognize Venezuela election

May 24, 2018 | Comments: 37

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said Dominica has no choice but to recognize Nicolas Maduro as the President of Venezuela because he was voted in by the ...

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Agricultural co-operatives, farmers’ groups receive donations from FAO

Agricultural co-operatives, farmers’ groups receive donations from FAO

May 24, 2018 | Comments: 2

Agricultural Co-operatives and farmers’ groups across the island are set to benefit from the donation of tools/equipment amounting to US$700,000 and small farm ...

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Ministry of Education appeals for parent support

Ministry of Education appeals for parent support

May 24, 2018 | Comments: 1

Parents in Dominica are being called upon to continue working with the Ministry of Education in light of the increasing need for parent support. This call was made ...

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Pointe Michel man reported missing

Pointe Michel man reported missing

May 24, 2018 | Comments: 8

The family of Earl “Dubza” Polydore, of Pointe Michel, are now searching for answers saying he has gone missing after a boat trip to Martinique. Family ...

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Trump pulls out of summit with North Korea

Trump pulls out of summit with North Korea

May 24, 2018 | Comments: 10

US President, Donald Trump, has pulled out of a summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un. The much-anticipated summit was expected to take place in ...

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Caribbean Fisheries Ministers endorse protocol for securing small-scale fisheries

Caribbean Fisheries Ministers endorse protocol for securing small-scale fisheries

May 24, 2018 | Comments: 0

Fisheries Ministers who recently attended the 12th Regular Meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), held in ...

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St. Lucia: Cannabis Movement calls on PM Chastanet to state intentions on cannabis law reform

St. Lucia: Cannabis Movement calls on PM Chastanet to state intentions on cannabis law reform

May 24, 2018 | Comments: 2

In light of the fact that the annual CARICOM Heads submit is rapidly approaching in July of this year, where the CARICOM Cannabis Commission will be presenting their ...

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244 employed under special post-Maria job program PM Skerrit says

244 employed under special post-Maria job program PM Skerrit says

May 24, 2018 | Comments: 18

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced that 244 people now have jobs under a special employment program initiated after the passage of Hurricane Maria. He ...

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Accident in Belles, vehicle ends up in river

Accident in Belles, vehicle ends up in river

May 23, 2018 | Comments: 13

In formation reaching DNO indicates that a motor vehicle – a Honda HRV – ran off the road in Belles this afternoon and ended up in the river. A resident ...

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UK publisher donates books to Ministry of Education

UK publisher donates books to Ministry of Education

May 23, 2018 | Comments: 1

Hodder Education, a publisher based in the United Kingdom (UK), has donated school books estimated at £18,000 to the Ministry of Education and the students of ...

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Court strikes out theft matter against former NCCU staff

Court strikes out theft matter against former NCCU staff

May 23, 2018 | Comments: 30

The Roseau Magistrate’s Court has struck out a case involving a former staff member of the National Cooperative Credit Union (NCCU) for want of prosecution. In ...

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DEF still alarmed by WAWU branding employers as ‘exploiters’

DEF still alarmed by WAWU branding employers as ‘exploiters’

May 23, 2018 | Comments: 4

The Dominica Employer’s Federation (DEF) has said that it remains alarmed by the Waterfront and Allied Workers Union (WAWU) branding of employers as exploiters ...

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Saint Lucia setting new tourism records in 2018

Saint Lucia setting new tourism records in 2018

May 23, 2018 | Comments: 14

Saint Lucia’s tourism sector is enjoying robust growth. First Quarter figures show the island continuing a strong growth trend, building on a record-setting year ...

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$60-million approved for home repairs after Maria says PM Skerrit

$60-million approved for home repairs after Maria says PM Skerrit

May 23, 2018 | Comments: 24

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said over EC$60 million in cash from local resources have been approved for housing repairs for citizens following Hurricane ...

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