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IN PICTURES (more videos added): Keeping an eye on the rising waters

IN PICTURES (more videos added): Keeping an eye on the rising waters

November 10, 2018 | Comments: 4

Flooding is being reported in various parts of Dominica as heavy rain continues to batter the island. Below are some photos and videos depicting the situation. ...

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ODM advises public to seek shelter and stay in doors

ODM advises public to seek shelter and stay in doors

November 10, 2018 | Comments: 14

  The general public is being asked to note that given the prolonged rainfall, that flooding is occurring in many parts around the island. The Office of ...

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WEATHER UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning extended until 6pm

WEATHER UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning extended until 6pm

November 10, 2018 | Comments: 0

A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for Dominica as unstable weather conditions continue to affect the island. In its 12:00 pm weather advisory issued today, ...

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New studio releases single with Artist AbiYAH Yisrael

New studio releases single with Artist AbiYAH Yisrael

November 10, 2018 | Comments: 10

ChaYah Studios is a new aspiring studio located in Castle Bruce, Dominica. The studio is now exploring new avenues of music production, with the goal of acquiring ...

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WEATHER UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for Dominica until 12 noon

WEATHER UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for Dominica until 12 noon

November 10, 2018 | Comments: 8

A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for Dominica as unstable weather conditions continue to affect the island. In its 6:00 am weather advisory issued today, ...

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Pulse Carnival Costume Band launches Carnival Symphony via social media

Pulse Carnival Costume Band launches Carnival Symphony via social media

November 9, 2018 | Comments: 2

Pulse The wait is finally over! No more teasers. Pulse carnival costume band will be holding a social media launch of its Carnival 2019 Adult Costume Band dubbed ...

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Registrar says Criminal Court should be ready by January 2019 –

Registrar says Criminal Court should be ready by January 2019 –

November 9, 2018 | Comments: 8

Reconstruction work at the Criminal Court in Roseau is progressing satisfactory and the facility is expected to be ready by January 2019. That’s according to ...

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Rock fall at Fond Canie

Rock fall at Fond Canie

November 9, 2018 | Comments: 8

Dominica News Online has just received information of a rock fall which occurred a little earlier at Fond Canie on the Trafalgar Road. Boulder-sized rocks have come ...

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Flash Flood Warning in effect for Dominica

Flash Flood Warning in effect for Dominica

November 9, 2018 | Comments: 10

The Dominica Meteorological Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Dominica from 12 noon to 6:00 pm today. A statement from the Met Office says that moisture ...

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ODM urges caution as Dominica continues to be affected by inclement weather

ODM urges caution as Dominica continues to be affected by inclement weather

November 9, 2018 | Comments: 2

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM)  is advising the general public to exercise caution as they conduct their daily activities. People in vulnerable areas, ...

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UPDATE: Landslides in Bellevue and Canefield

UPDATE: Landslides in Bellevue and Canefield

November 9, 2018 | Comments: 7

Efforts by Dominica News Online (DNO) to contact officials of the Public Works Ministry for an update on the landslides which occurred under the Canefield Cliff and ...

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New Canada Visa Application Centre (VAC) opens in Barbados

New Canada Visa Application Centre (VAC) opens in Barbados

November 9, 2018 | Comments: 6

Dominicans wishing to apply for a visa to travel to Canada can now do so in Barbados. According to the High Commission for Canada in Barbados, a new Canada Visa ...

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Study reveals record cruise tourism expenditures in the Caribbean and Latin America for 2017-2018

Study reveals record cruise tourism expenditures in the Caribbean and Latin America for 2017-2018

November 9, 2018 | Comments: 2

San Juan, Puerto Rico (November 8, 2018) – The Florida-Caribbean Association (FCCA), the trade group representing the mutual interests of the cruise industry ...

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Award winners in Caribbean Clean Energy announced

Award winners in Caribbean Clean Energy announced

November 9, 2018 | Comments: 3

The Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF), the largest annual gathering of the regional clean energy market, today announced 8 winners for its second annual CREF ...

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Unstable weather continues to affect Dominica

Unstable weather continues to affect Dominica

November 9, 2018 | Comments: 3

Residents in Dominica are advised to exercise caution as weak, unstable weather conditions continue to affect the island. According to the 6:00 am weather advisory ...

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NBD awards 40th anniversary School Essay Competition winners

NBD awards 40th anniversary School Essay Competition winners

November 9, 2018 | Comments: 4

Three students were awarded at the National Youth Rally on Friday, November 02, 2018 for topping NBD’s 40th Anniversary School Essay Competition. Ajani Rossi of ...

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Saint Lucia manufacturers showcase products in Dominica

Saint Lucia manufacturers showcase products in Dominica

November 8, 2018 | Comments: 5

 Manufacturers from Saint Lucia were meeting with Dominican stake holders  today to explore ways of collaborating and working together as the island continues to ...

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12 shot dead in California; shooter identified as a former marine

12 shot dead in California; shooter identified as a former marine

November 8, 2018 | Comments: 12

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — A Marine Corps veteran who had served in Afghanistan fatally shot at least 12 people Wednesday night when he stormed a crowded country and ...

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Reunion celebrations hailed a success

Reunion celebrations hailed a success

November 8, 2018 | Comments: 2

Chief Cultural Officer, Raymond Lawrence has hailed the 2018 Reunion Celebrations a success. Dominica celebrated 40 years of Independence this year. “Well I just ...

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Trump stirs controversy after GOP loss in mid-term elections

Trump stirs controversy after GOP loss in mid-term elections

November 8, 2018 | Comments: 20

US president Trump has never been one to shy away from controversy. Following the loss of the house to the democrats (republicans still have the majority in the ...

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DYBT launches activities to observe Global Entrepreneurship Week

DYBT launches activities to observe Global Entrepreneurship Week

November 8, 2018 | Comments: 3

The Dominica Youth Business Trust (DYBT) is set to host its activities for Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), which is designed to explore the potential of ...

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Skerrit announces national consultation on marijuana; downplays its economic impact

Skerrit announces national consultation on marijuana; downplays its economic impact

November 8, 2018 | Comments: 58

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that the first national consultation on the decriminalization of marijuana will be held on November 16 but has ...

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