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A flood warning to take effect from 6:00 pm as Dominica awaits the arrival of TS Isaac

A flood warning to take effect from 6:00 pm as Dominica awaits the arrival of TS Isaac

September 12, 2018 | Comments: 2

The Dominica Meteorological Service has said that it will issue a flood warning for Dominica as Tropical Storm Isaac draws nearer to Dominica. A Tropical Storm ...

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BREAKING NEWS: No work for public officers on Thursday

BREAKING NEWS: No work for public officers on Thursday

September 12, 2018 | Comments: 10

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said that work for all public officers has been suspended on Thursday as TS Isaac draws nearer to Dominica. He called on the ...

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Strict rules to be enforced at hurricane shelters

Strict rules to be enforced at hurricane shelters

September 12, 2018 | Comments: 2

As Tropical Storm Isaac draws near, officials in Dominica say they are going to be very strict on rules pertaining to hurricane shelters because of lessons learnt ...

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DBF warns private sector to safeguard investments in light of TS Isaac

DBF warns private sector to safeguard investments in light of TS Isaac

September 12, 2018 | Comments: 5

As Dominica prepares for the arrival of another weather system which may be Tropical Storm Isaac or Hurricane Isaac, the Dominica Business Forum (DBF) Inc. calls on ...

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Health Centers to close at midday as Isaac approaches

Health Centers to close at midday as Isaac approaches

September 12, 2018 | Comments: 8

Dr. Lynora Fevrier- Drigo of the Ministry of Health has announced that Health Centres on the island will suspend routine care from 12:00 PM today as the island ...

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LIAT travel advisory

LIAT travel advisory

September 12, 2018 | Comments: 5

LIAT wishes to advise passengers that due to the impending passage of Tropical Storm Isaac that several destinations within the LIAT network will be affected. In the ...

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Man charged, sentenced in Morne Prosper shooting

Man charged, sentenced in Morne Prosper shooting

September 12, 2018 | Comments: 3

A man from Morne Prosper has been charged and sentenced in relation to a shooting incident in the community which left another man hospitalized. Qwesie George was ...

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UPDATE: Tropical Storm Isaac weakens; TS warning remains in effect for Dominica

UPDATE: Tropical Storm Isaac weakens; TS warning remains in effect for Dominica

September 11, 2018 | Comments: 13

A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Dominica as a slightly weakened TS Isaac continues to approach and is expected to pass over or near to the the island ...

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Schools in Dominica ordered closed as Isaac approaches

Schools in Dominica ordered closed as Isaac approaches

September 11, 2018 | Comments: 9

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that all schools in Dominica will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday. The announcement came at a meeting of the ...

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Hurricane watch remains in effect for Dominica.

Hurricane watch remains in effect for Dominica.

September 11, 2018 | Comments: 0

Hurricane conditions could be affecting Dominica within 36 to 48 hours as this country remains under a Hurricane Watch with the imminent approach of Tropical Storm ...

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Gov’t going “full force” to prepare Dominica for Isaac says PM Skerrit

Gov’t going “full force” to prepare Dominica for Isaac says PM Skerrit

September 11, 2018 | Comments: 37

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said that the government is going ‘full force’ to prepare Dominica for possible effects of Tropical Storm Isaac. ...

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UK Military ship positioned and ready to assist as Isaac nears

UK Military ship positioned and ready to assist as Isaac nears

September 11, 2018 | Comments: 20

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Mounts Bay arrived in Barbados today for a brief one-day refueling visit, before departing to assist Eastern Caribbean islands as they ...

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UWP calls for ‘extreme care’ as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches Dominica

UWP calls for ‘extreme care’ as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches Dominica

September 11, 2018 | Comments: 9

  Leader of the Opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton has called on citizens to exercise extreme care and caution as Tropical Storm Isaac ...

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UPDATE: Police activate Disaster Preparedness Plan as Isaac nears

UPDATE: Police activate Disaster Preparedness Plan as Isaac nears

September 11, 2018 | Comments: 15

The police in Dominica has activated its Disaster Preparedness and Response Plan as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches the island. All police officers have been asked ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Hurricane Watch issued for Dominica

BREAKING NEWS: Hurricane Watch issued for Dominica

September 11, 2018 | Comments: 13

A Hurricane Watch has been issued for Dominica as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches the island. A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within ...

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Pat Robertson asks followers to help cast ‘shield of protection’ ahead of Hurricane Florence

Pat Robertson asks followers to help cast ‘shield of protection’ ahead of Hurricane Florence

September 11, 2018 | Comments: 17

Prominent conservative evangelical leader Pat Robertson has asked his followers to join in on prayer to cast a “shield of protection” as Hurricane Florence ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Fine Foods prepares for Tropical Storm Isaac

BUSINESS BYTE: Fine Foods prepares for Tropical Storm Isaac

September 11, 2018 | Comments: 0

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018: With the potential threat of Tropical Storm Isaac bearing down on Dominica over the next couple of days, Fine Foods, the biggest ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Flow launches Superfast Broadband

BUSINESS BYTE: Flow launches Superfast Broadband

September 11, 2018 | Comments: 4

Roseau, Dominica September 10th, 2018 – On the heels of launching the first advanced mobile 4GLTE technology on the island, Dominica’s premier telecommunications ...

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‘Direct existential threat’ of climate change nears point of no return, warns UN chief

‘Direct existential threat’ of climate change nears point of no return, warns UN chief

September 11, 2018 | Comments: 3

The world risks crossing the point of no return on climate change, with disastrous consequences for people across the planet and the natural systems that sustain ...

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Isaac downgraded to tropical storm; residents advised to continue to prepare

Isaac downgraded to tropical storm; residents advised to continue to prepare

September 11, 2018 | Comments: 13

Hurricane Isaac was downgraded to a tropical storm at 11:00 pm last night. The Dominica Meteorological Service announced in its 6:00 am advisory today that at 5 am, ...

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DOWASCO to shut down water supply ahead of Hurricane Isaac

DOWASCO to shut down water supply ahead of Hurricane Isaac

September 10, 2018 | Comments: 5

The Dominica Water and Sewerage Company, DOWASCO, has announced that it will shut down all water systems on the island. This decision comes ahead of Hurricane Isaac, ...

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Eleven graduate from Nu Age Wellness Center Phlebotomy course

Eleven graduate from Nu Age Wellness Center Phlebotomy course

September 10, 2018 | Comments: 7

Eleven more students have graduated from the Nu Age Wellness Center Phlebotomy programme in Dominica. They received their certificate at a ceremony held at the Prevo ...

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