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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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WEATHER UPDATE: Flood Warning for Dominica discontinued

WEATHER UPDATE: Flood Warning for Dominica discontinued

November 13, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Flood Warning for Dominica has been discontinued as of 6 o’clock this evening, according to the  6.00pm. weather advisory from the Dominica Meteorological ...

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DYBT to host “12 Days of Christmas” series featuring entrepreneurs

DYBT to host “12 Days of Christmas” series featuring entrepreneurs

November 13, 2018 | Comments: 2

The Dominica Youth Business Trust (DYBT) plans to host a new series this year dubbed, ‘12 Days of Christmas’ where twelve entrepreneurs and their business ...

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First UAE-Caribbean Cooperation Forum to take place in Dubai

First UAE-Caribbean Cooperation Forum to take place in Dubai

November 13, 2018 | Comments: 0

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The First UAE-Caribbean Cooperation Forum will take place in Dubai from 24-26 November 2018. The ...

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Dominican and Saint Lucian manufacturers exploring ways of working together

Dominican and Saint Lucian manufacturers exploring ways of working together

November 13, 2018 | Comments: 12

Manufacturers of furniture in Dominica are hoping to explore ways in collaborating and working together with their Saint Lucian counterparts in the production of ...

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Flood Warning for Dominica discontinued at 6:00 pm today

Flood Warning for Dominica discontinued at 6:00 pm today

November 13, 2018 | Comments: 4

The Flood Warning which is in effect for Dominica has been extended to 6:00 pm. The Dominica Meteorological Services said in its latest advisory issued at 12:00 pm, ...

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