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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: 3

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: 5

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: 9

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: 1

(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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Chief Magistrate confident Bail Act will restore confidence in judicial system

Chief Magistrate confident Bail Act will restore confidence in judicial system

November 13, 2018 | Comments: 10

The country’s Chief Magistrate, Candia Carrette-George, is confident that the Bail Act will among other things restore the public’s confidence in the judicial ...

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CCJ declares Guyana cross-dressing law unconstitutional (with video)

CCJ declares Guyana cross-dressing law unconstitutional (with video)

November 13, 2018 | Comments: 9

Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that a law in Guyana, which makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in a ...

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IICA and Bayer looking to work together to drive sustainable agriculture in the Americas

IICA and Bayer looking to work together to drive sustainable agriculture in the Americas

November 13, 2018 | Comments: 8

San José, 12 November 2018 (IICA). Manuel Otero, Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), met with Ronald Guendel, ...

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Flood Warning issued for Dominica

Flood Warning issued for Dominica

November 13, 2018 | Comments: 7

A Flood Warning has been issued for Dominica with immediate effect until 12 noon today. According to the Dominica Meteorological Office, this has become necessary as ...

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IN PICTURES: Police foil robbery in Roseau

IN PICTURES: Police foil robbery in Roseau

November 12, 2018 | Comments: 22

Below are pictures which were taken following a robbery in Roseau on Monday. According to the information received, the establishment which was robbed is the grocery ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

November 12, 2018 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 12 November 2018 providing the latest trading information and financial tip for the ...

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PS in Education says resilience must begin at the Early Childhood level

PS in Education says resilience must begin at the Early Childhood level

November 12, 2018 | Comments: 29

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Chandler Hyacinth, has said that resilience needs to, and must begin at the Early ...

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IN PICTURES: Wet working conditions at the Post Office

IN PICTURES: Wet working conditions at the Post Office

November 12, 2018 | Comments: 23

Employees at the General Post Office in Roseau are silently crying out for help to alleviate working conditions at the post office building, especially when it ...

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Aspiring attorney loses Law Schools challenge at CCJ (with video)

Aspiring attorney loses Law Schools challenge at CCJ (with video)

November 12, 2018 | Comments: 0

Port of Spain, Trinidad. The legal challenge alleging that the Law Schools’ admissions process discriminates against holders of non-University of the West Indies ...

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