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Small yet strong: the Caribbean embraces the quest for resilience

Small yet strong: the Caribbean embraces the quest for resilience

September 17, 2018 | Comments: 0

A year ago, hurricanes Irma and Maria wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, making small nations like Dominica lose more than 200% of its annual GDP in a matter of hours. ...

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Trinbago Knight Riders win Hero CPL title for the 3rd time

Trinbago Knight Riders win Hero CPL title for the 3rd time

September 17, 2018 | Comments: 1

Trinbago Knight Riders sealed a third Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) title with a commanding eight-wicket victory over Guyana Amazon Warriors at the Brian Lara ...

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Car crashes on flooded road

Car crashes on flooded road

September 16, 2018 | Comments: 6

An indirect non-fatal casualty of Tropical Storm Isaac? I guess one could say that as the motor vehicle in this picture went out of control on a road which was ...

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World Bank recommends ferry service between North and South Caribbean

World Bank recommends ferry service between North and South Caribbean

September 16, 2018 | Comments: 33

The World Bank recently completed a preliminary study on a ferry service that would move goods, people and vehicles from the north of the Caribbean to the south of ...

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Award-winning American videographer receives new knees in the Cayman Islands

Award-winning American videographer receives new knees in the Cayman Islands

September 15, 2018 | Comments: 3

CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 15, 2018) – Award-winning American videographer Tim Blanton can walk freely without pain thanks to a successful bilateral knee ...

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Windies Women to meet South Africa in ODI series

Windies Women to meet South Africa in ODI series

September 15, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Sandals Women International Home Series West Indies vs South Africa starts on Sunday at Kensington Oval in Barbados. The Sandals Series opens with three ODIs ...

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WCMF VIDEOS: Dominica’s Stars

WCMF VIDEOS: Dominica’s Stars

September 15, 2018 | Comments: 0

The WCMF of 2018 will take place in a few weeks. Last year Hurricane Maria caused the cancellation of the event. The last festival was in 2016 and to give our ...

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IN PICTURES: Fender Bender

IN PICTURES: Fender Bender

September 15, 2018 | Comments: 2

A bus driver unexpectedly lost control on Friday afternoon while navigating the road on Kings Lane near Island’s Ice Cream. The vehicle he was driving rear ...

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Government to consider work-related legislation to cover all employees during times of disaster

Government to consider work-related legislation to cover all employees during times of disaster

September 15, 2018 | Comments: 36

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said his government is considering enacting legislation to ensure that not only employees of the government but all employees, ...

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CARICOM SG accredits Panama’s first Ambassador

CARICOM SG accredits Panama’s first Ambassador

September 14, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Thursday 13 September 2018 formalised diplomatic ties with Panama, accrediting the first Ambassador of the Central American ...

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At least ten arrested for disobeying curfew order

At least ten arrested for disobeying curfew order

September 14, 2018 | Comments: 34

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit has said at least ten people were arrested for disobeying a curfew which was imposed before and during the passage of Tropical ...

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Regional security personnel get training in marksmanship from US Marines

Regional security personnel get training in marksmanship from US Marines

September 14, 2018 | Comments: 4

  United States Ambassador Taglialatela visited the Regional Security System firing range where a Mobile Training Team of eight Marines from Marine Forces-South ...

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LIAT flight schedules resume Friday; delays expected

LIAT flight schedules resume Friday; delays expected

September 14, 2018 | Comments: 1

Regional airline, LIAT, has announced that all of its flights scheduled for Friday, September 14 will operate as normal. The airline was forced to cancel a number of ...

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WEATHER: Unstable conditions affecting Dominica; Flood Warning remains in effect

WEATHER: Unstable conditions affecting Dominica; Flood Warning remains in effect

September 14, 2018 | Comments: 2

Lingering moisture following the passage of Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to maintain cloudiness, showers and possible thunderstorm activity across the Lesser ...

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IN PICTURES: Glimpses of Isaac’s passing

IN PICTURES: Glimpses of Isaac’s passing

September 14, 2018 | Comments: 10

Dominicans are breathing a sigh of relief and giving thanks to God as Tropical Storm Isaac has moved  away and spared the country the devastation that we ...

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UPDATE: State of Emergency and curfew to be lifted from 9:00 pm

UPDATE: State of Emergency and curfew to be lifted from 9:00 pm

September 13, 2018 | Comments: 11

  The state of emergency and accompanying curfew which were declared by the Government on Wednesday September 12th ahead of the expected arrival of Tropical ...

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Watch live PM Skerrit’s press briefing on Tropical Storm Isaac

Watch live PM Skerrit’s press briefing on Tropical Storm Isaac

September 13, 2018 | Comments: 7

A Tropical Storm Warning has been discontinued for Dominica. However, a flood warning remains in effect and heavy rains could still threaten the island as Isaac ...

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UPDATE: Tropical Storm Warning discontinued for Dominica; flood warning remains in effect

UPDATE: Tropical Storm Warning discontinued for Dominica; flood warning remains in effect

September 13, 2018 | Comments: 1

The Tropical Storm Warning for Dominica has been discontinued as of 5:00 pm as Tropical Storm Isaac moves further away from Dominica into the Caribbean Sea. ...

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Man fined $30,000.00 for illegal firearm and ammunition

Man fined $30,000.00 for illegal firearm and ammunition

September 13, 2018 | Comments: 4

Alexander Beaupierre of Hillsborough Street, Roseau, has been fined a total of $30,000.00 for the illegal possession of a 9 mm semi automatic pistol and ammunition. ...

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UPDATE (2:00 PM): Isaac expected to continue to weaken as it moves away from Dominica

UPDATE (2:00 PM): Isaac expected to continue to weaken as it moves away from Dominica

September 13, 2018 | Comments: 7

At 200 PM, the center of Tropical Storm Isaac was located by satellite images near latitude 14.9 North, longitude 62.5 West. Isaac is moving toward the west near 18 ...

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UPDATE: Center of TS Isaac moves into Caribbean Sea

UPDATE: Center of TS Isaac moves into Caribbean Sea

September 13, 2018 | Comments: 25

The Center of Hurricane Isaac has moved into the Caribbean Sea. Prime Minister Skerrit said moments ago during an interview on state-owned DBS that he had received ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: ECSE closes due to Tropical Storm Isaac

ANNOUNCEMENT: ECSE closes due to Tropical Storm Isaac

September 13, 2018 | Comments: 1

Due to the imminent passage of Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to affect St Kitts during the course of 13 September 2018, the offices of the Eastern ...

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