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Infrastructural gaps: stumbling blocks to the development of Caribbean countries

Infrastructural gaps: stumbling blocks to the development of Caribbean countries

November 8, 2018 | Comments: 2

San Jose, 7 november 2018 (IICA).  The Business Development Thematic Group (BDTG), chaired by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), ...

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Linton gives qualified support to protocol for rewarding of former leaders

Linton gives qualified support to protocol for rewarding of former leaders

November 8, 2018 | Comments: 37

Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, has given qualified support to a proposal by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit to recognize and reward former prime ministers of ...

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International Forum on Territorial Development focuses on rural areas as the cornerstone for development-

International Forum on Territorial Development focuses on rural areas as the cornerstone for development-

November 8, 2018 | Comments: 0

Bogota, 7 November 2018 (IICA). The pivotal role of rural areas in development processes; the strengthening of the agriculture sector as an instrument for social ...

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Plans in place for January 1st 2019 ban of Styrofoam and plastic items says Skerrit

Plans in place for January 1st 2019 ban of Styrofoam and plastic items says Skerrit

November 7, 2018 | Comments: 12

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said that plans are in place to ban the use of Styrofoam and plastic items in the New Year. In July, 2018 the Prime Minister ...

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Dominicans encouraged to give back on #GivingTuesday, Nov 27

Dominicans encouraged to give back on #GivingTuesday, Nov 27

November 7, 2018 | Comments: 3

On November 27, 2018 #GivingTuesday will be celebrated in the Eastern Caribbean for the very first time and Dominica is being invited to be part of the celebration. ...

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CCJ remains committed to the region

CCJ remains committed to the region

November 7, 2018 | Comments: 4

Port of Spain, Trinidad. Both Grenada and Antigua and Barbuda voted against the move to have the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as their highest appellate court in ...

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Antigua and Barbuda stays with the Privy Council

Antigua and Barbuda stays with the Privy Council

November 7, 2018 | Comments: 14

Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne said he is extremely disappointed after a referendum failed to get the support needed to change the ...

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COMMENTARY: Dominica’s Forty Year Mark

COMMENTARY: Dominica’s Forty Year Mark

November 7, 2018 | Comments: 17

The number forty (40) generally symbolizes a process of testing, of trial, or an evaluation period. Jesus, Elijah and Moses, fasted for 40 days and forty nights, 40 ...

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New initiative to develop toloma industry in Delices

New initiative to develop toloma industry in Delices

November 7, 2018 | Comments: 14

If successful, a new initiative to develop the toloma industry in Delices could yield significant benefits for toloma farmers in the area. Chairman of the Delices ...

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UPDATE: Pointe Round bridge compromised

UPDATE: Pointe Round bridge compromised

November 7, 2018 | Comments: 54

Dominica News Online (DNO) has learned that equipment and personnel have been sent to Point Round to repair damage done to the Bailey bridge at Pointe Round, ...

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Grenadians vote ‘No’ vote against CCJ, Mitchell disappointed

Grenadians vote ‘No’ vote against CCJ, Mitchell disappointed

November 7, 2018 | Comments: 7

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) — Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell said last night that he was disappointed at the results of a referendum that will not allow ...

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Democrats win House in mid-term elections in US

Democrats win House in mid-term elections in US

November 7, 2018 | Comments: 11

The Democrats have taken control of the US House of Representatives in the mid-term elections, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump. A Democratic majority in the ...

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Antigua & Barbuda, Grenada vote in referendum on CCJ

Antigua & Barbuda, Grenada vote in referendum on CCJ

November 6, 2018 | Comments: 3

Antiguans and Barbudans are turning out in large numbers today to vote in the country’s first referendum. They are voting to decide whether the twin island state ...

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DEAR BELLA: I want my son’s fiancé out of the way

DEAR BELLA: I want my son’s fiancé out of the way

November 6, 2018 | Comments: 10

Dear Bella, I write from the north. I’m struggling with a big deal right now and I really need your help since you seem to give such good advice. Today I found ...

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New Jungle Bay Resort will be bigger says Sam Raphael

New Jungle Bay Resort will be bigger says Sam Raphael

November 6, 2018 | Comments: 48

Developer of the new Jungle Bay Resort now being constructed in the Soufriere area, Sam Raphael, says when the facility reopens in 2019, it will bigger and better. ...

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Youth Speaker calls on young people to get involved in productive things

Youth Speaker calls on young people to get involved in productive things

November 6, 2018 | Comments: 2

Youth Speaker, Lakeyia Joseph has called on young people to get involved in productive things to help develop Dominica. She made that statement while delivering an ...

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2018 Reunion Committee releases commemorative magazine

2018 Reunion Committee releases commemorative magazine

November 6, 2018 | Comments: 6

  The 2018 Reunion Committee has released a commemorative magazine. The Committee, headed by Hubert Charles, former Dominica Ambassador to the US and Permanent ...

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COMMENTARY: The coming OECD black list

COMMENTARY: The coming OECD black list

November 6, 2018 | Comments: 6

WASHINGTON, DC, United States, Friday October 19, 2018 — Reports are wrong in stating that eight Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are on a ‘black list’ ...

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Dominica joins the United Nations to recognize World Tsunami Awareness Day on 5 November, 2018

Dominica joins the United Nations to recognize World Tsunami Awareness Day on 5 November, 2018

November 6, 2018 | Comments: 2

Roseau, 2 November, 2018 –  The United Nations and disaster management agencies worldwide, including the Office of Disaster Management (ODM) in Dominica, ...

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Skerrit proposes bi-partisan committee to recognize and reward living former prime ministers

Skerrit proposes bi-partisan committee to recognize and reward living former prime ministers

November 5, 2018 | Comments: 67

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has declared his intention to set up, with the support of the parliamentary opposition, a bi-partisan committee to come up with ...

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Caribbean Airlines achieves operating profit for year-to-date, September 30, 2018

Caribbean Airlines achieves operating profit for year-to-date, September 30, 2018

November 5, 2018 | Comments: 7

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. October 31, 2018 – Caribbean Airlines reported a summary of its unaudited financial results, for the nine months ended ...

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CARICOM ministers endorse Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management protocol for fisheries sector

CARICOM ministers endorse Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management protocol for fisheries sector

November 5, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Caribbean fisheries sector has been identified as particularly vulnerable to climate change, resulting in the recent development of a regional Protocol on ...

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