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All Hands and Hearts – A new Kind of NGO

All Hands and Hearts – A new Kind of NGO

November 16, 2018 | Comments: 0

Since the passage of Hurricane Maria on September 18th of 2017 Dominica has received assistance from a large number of donors. Some of these have been Governments, ...

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Cycling Association holds five-day course

Cycling Association holds five-day course

November 16, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Cycling Association (DCA) in conjunction with the Dominica Olympic Committee (DOC) and the Union Cycling International (UCI) are holding a level one ...

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Higher level institutions urged to train Early Childhood Educators

Higher level institutions urged to train Early Childhood Educators

November 16, 2018 | Comments: 0

Assistant Chief Education Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Blaize has called on the higher level institutions in Dominica to place more emphasis on training at the Early ...

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Entrepreneur Susana Balbo, IICA’s first female Goodwill Ambassador

Entrepreneur Susana Balbo, IICA’s first female Goodwill Ambassador

November 16, 2018 | Comments: 0

Buenos Aires, 15 November 2018 (IICA). Susana Balbo, Chair of W20 Argentina, became the first female Goodwill Ambassador of the Inter-American Institute for ...

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Dominica Bar Association displeased about state of disrepair of Dominica’s courts

Dominica Bar Association displeased about state of disrepair of Dominica’s courts

November 16, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Bar Association (DBA) says it’s “fed-up”, enough is enough and is calling on the Government to get the court system in Dominica back and ...

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A career in business is about sacrifice and setting priorities Isaac says

A career in business is about sacrifice and setting priorities Isaac says

November 15, 2018 | Comments: 4

Minister for Environment, Climate Resilience, Disaster Management and Urban Renewal, Joseph Isaac, has told young entrepreneurs that going into business is about ...

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COMMENTARY: Child Abuse- Should we be as silent as the victim?

COMMENTARY: Child Abuse- Should we be as silent as the victim?

November 15, 2018 | Comments: 4

It seems that we only speak out against child abuse when it has graced social media. We completely disregard it when it is right in front of us. Who should defend ...

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Dominican national arrested in Saint Lucia for urinating in public

Dominican national arrested in Saint Lucia for urinating in public

November 15, 2018 | Comments: 10

A Dominican National was arrested in Saint Lucia for urinating in public. According to an article appearing in St Lucia Times dated November 14th, 2018 a foreign ...

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Probe report on T&T,Dominica matter at OAS to go to T&T House committee

Probe report on T&T,Dominica matter at OAS to go to T&T House committee

November 15, 2018 | Comments: 1

A report on a probe by the Trinidad and Tobago government into that country’s rejection of Dominica’s plea for a two-year waiver of dues at an OAS ...

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CARICOM records concerns about pace of SIDS’ development in Samoa meeting

CARICOM records concerns about pace of SIDS’ development in Samoa meeting

November 15, 2018 | Comments: 0

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)    As the global community prepares for a Midterm Review of the progress in addressing the priorities ...

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Business Byte: Caribtrans proudly announces new Dominica agency

Business Byte: Caribtrans proudly announces new Dominica agency

November 15, 2018 | Comments: 0

Roseau, Dominica (September 21, 2018) – Caribtrans proudly announces its new agency relationship with N2N Distributors in Dominica. Caribtrans has been providing ...

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Eighty families around Dominica to receive new homes

Eighty families around Dominica to receive new homes

November 14, 2018 | Comments: 28

Eighty families from around Dominica will soon be able to live more comfortably after their homes were destroyed during the passage of Hurricane Maria last year. ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: CCCUL Spelling Bee Competition 2018

BUSINESS BYTE: CCCUL Spelling Bee Competition 2018

November 14, 2018 | Comments: 0

Tuesday November 14th, 2018 – As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Central Cooperative Credit Union Ltd is resuming its Annual Spelling Bee ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Dominica! Stronger Together

BUSINESS BYTE: Dominica! Stronger Together

November 14, 2018 | Comments: 0

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 ...

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World DIABETES DAY 2018- Diabetes and the family

World DIABETES DAY 2018- Diabetes and the family

November 14, 2018 | Comments: 3

On World Diabetes Day, November 14, we stand in solidarity with the more than 400 million persons who live with diabetes worldwide.  In Dominica, the prevalence of ...

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Opthalmologist urges diabetics to take action to prevent blindness

Opthalmologist urges diabetics to take action to prevent blindness

November 14, 2018 | Comments: 7

As Dominica joins the rest of the world in observing World Diabetes Day today, Consultant Opthalmologist, Dr. Hazel Shillingford Ricketts, is highlighting the ...

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Local FIFA match officials to officiate in first international match for 2018

Local FIFA match officials to officiate in first international match for 2018

November 14, 2018 | Comments: 2

Three local match officials will get their first taste of international competition for the year 2018 when they debut at the ongoing inaugural Concacaf Nation ...

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Diabetes: a family disease and a family affair

Diabetes: a family disease and a family affair

November 14, 2018 | Comments: 2

Diabetes, a major contributor to premature death, is estimated to affect 10-15% of the adult population in the Caribbean Region.  Insulin-dependent or type 1 ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: food court to open at Prevo Cinemall

BUSINESS BYTE: food court to open at Prevo Cinemall

November 14, 2018 | Comments: 2

Soon to open at the Prevo Cinemall is Roseau’s first Food Court, comprising of four very different types of restaurants in one location. Already in operation is ...

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Parents and educators urged to report concerning behaviours in children

Parents and educators urged to report concerning behaviours in children

November 14, 2018 | Comments: 3

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Chandler Hyacinth, has called on parents and educators to pay attention to children ...

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Footballer found not guilty but reprimanded

Footballer found not guilty but reprimanded

November 14, 2018 | Comments: 1

The Disciplinary Committee of the Dominica Football Association (DFA) at its hearing held on 18th October 2018  returned a not guilty verdict against Kelrick Walter ...

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PS in Agriculture calls for agriculture to be introduced in Early Childhood Programme

PS in Agriculture calls for agriculture to be introduced in Early Childhood Programme

November 14, 2018 | Comments: 8

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, Dr. Reginald Thomas believes that agriculture should be introduced in the Early Childhood ...

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