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Dominica gets early start to cruise ship season

Dominica gets early start to cruise ship season

September 12, 2017 | Comments: 22

Dominica got an early start to the cruise season on Tuesday September 12th, when the Carnival Fascination docked in Roseau after it was diverted to the island from ...

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Former Swinging Stars songbird to perform at Dominican cultural gala in US

Former Swinging Stars songbird to perform at Dominican cultural gala in US

September 12, 2017 | Comments: 0

Athenia Henderson knows how to perform, to entertain and to take an audience along on a journey to pure entertainment bliss. The former Swinging Stars singer and ...

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Hurricane tourism recovery fund launched to help devastated parts of the Caribbean

Hurricane tourism recovery fund launched to help devastated parts of the Caribbean

September 12, 2017 | Comments: 1

The travel and tourism industry has launched the Caribbean Hurricane Tourism Recovery Fund, uniting the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Industry with the noted Tourism ...

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JCI Dominica beautifies Christian Union Primary School

JCI Dominica beautifies Christian Union Primary School

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 5

  On Monday, September 11, 2017, the prospective members of Junior Chamber International (JCI) Dominica “Power Achievers Team” hosted a closing ceremony to ...

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Dominica donates four containers to three Hurricane Irma affected islands

Dominica donates four containers to three Hurricane Irma affected islands

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 21

Minister for National Security, Rayburn Blackmoore, has revealed that the government, in collaboration with “large groups” of Private Sector companies and the ...

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UPDATE: Dominica pledges $2.3-million to Irma affected countries

UPDATE: Dominica pledges $2.3-million to Irma affected countries

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 83

Dominica has pledged a total of $2,930,000 to countries affected by Hurricane Irma. Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit said at a press conference on Monday the money ...

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Report from CDEMA participating states on impact of Hurricane Irma

Report from CDEMA participating states on impact of Hurricane Irma

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 1

Below is a report from countries participating in the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) of the impact of Hurricane Irma as of September 09-10, ...

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Bishop Malzaire requests second collection for Hurricane Irma victims

Bishop Malzaire requests second collection for Hurricane Irma victims

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 5

Bishop of the Diocese of Roseau, His Lordship, Gabriel Malzaire, has called on all Catholic churches in Dominica to take up a second collection next week to assist ...

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Dominica Red Cross seeks public assistance of supplies for St. Martin

Dominica Red Cross seeks public assistance of supplies for St. Martin

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 3

The Dominica Red Cross is currently putting together emergency supplies to be shipped off to hurricane-ravaged St. Martin and is appealing to the public for ...

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Education PS challenges principals to discover their strength

Education PS challenges principals to discover their strength

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 2

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Chandler Hyacinth, has challenged principals in Dominica to discover and capitalize on their strengths to bring ...

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Sagicor presents $9,000 in scholarship grants to twelve students

Sagicor presents $9,000 in scholarship grants to twelve students

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 2

  Insurance company, Sagicor Life Inc., has presented twelve scholarships to six high school and six college students at a total value of $9,000.00 as ...

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DOC to hire CEO and purchase its own property says Doctrove

DOC to hire CEO and purchase its own property says Doctrove

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 19

President of the Dominica Olympic Committee (DOC) Billy Doctrove has announced that the DOC is now in search of its own property and will soon be hiring a Chief ...

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Miss Dominica 2017 to organize food drive for Barbuda

Miss Dominica 2017 to organize food drive for Barbuda

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 2

Dominica’s Carnival Queen 2017, Jade Romain, is in the process of organising a food drive to assist persons from Barbuda who were greatly affected by Hurricane ...

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In memory of Dominican victims of 9/11

In memory of Dominican victims of 9/11

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 6

Today, 16 years ago on September 11, 2001, two airplanes struck the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York in what has been described as the worst ...

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Twenty-one schools to receive book donations

Twenty-one schools to receive book donations

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 1

Twenty-one primary schools across the island have received a donation of 24,515 books to further develop their libraries, courtesy of the Rotary Club of Dominica. ...

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Barbudans go in hiding to avoid evacuation

Barbudans go in hiding to avoid evacuation

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 6

A number of Barbudans have gone into hiding in order to avoid being evacuated from the island. They are now being told to come out of their hiding place. A mandatory ...

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CDEMA steps up Hurricane Relief Effort

CDEMA steps up Hurricane Relief Effort

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 0

Relief efforts for the countries affected by Hurricane Irma in the eastern Caribbean have been stepped up following the passage of Hurricane Jose out of the area. ...

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Tropical wave to affect Dominica

Tropical wave to affect Dominica

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 0

A tropical wave is expected to result in an increase in cloudiness with showers and isolated thunderstorms across the island during the next 24 hours. However, most ...

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Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles

Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles

September 10, 2017 | Comments: 0

A tropical wave located in the Tropical Atlantic just east of the island chain is expected to approach the area by later tonight into tomorrow, Monday. An ...

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Statement by Bishop Malzaire on passage of Hurricane Irma

Statement by Bishop Malzaire on passage of Hurricane Irma

September 10, 2017 | Comments: 2

The Catholic community of the Diocese of Roseau stands in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Antigua and Barbuda, the British and US Virgin Islands and the ...

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Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles

Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles

September 10, 2017 | Comments: 1

Valid from: 6:00 AM on Sunday, September 10, 2017 Weak unstable conditions due to the presence of Jose is expected to produce occasional cloudiness and scattered ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Western Union offers a zero transfer fee to Antigua & Barbuda

ANNOUNCEMENT: Western Union offers a zero transfer fee to Antigua & Barbuda

September 10, 2017 | Comments: 1

Due to the passage of Hurricane Irma and its impact on the island of Barbuda, effective September 9th, 2017 through to September 15th, 2017 a sending zero fee ...

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