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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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Austrie calls for calm as Hurricane Isaac approaches Dominica

Austrie calls for calm as Hurricane Isaac approaches Dominica

September 10, 2018 | Comments: 67

As Hurricane Isaac heads to the island, Deputy Prime Minister, Reginald Austrie has called on Dominicans not to panic and decision relating to the storm may be ...

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Stroke the leading cause of death in Dominica data shows

Stroke the leading cause of death in Dominica data shows

September 10, 2018 | Comments: 8

Data from the Ministry of Health shows that Cardiovascular Disease, commonly known as ‘stroke’ is the leading cause of death in Dominica, Health ...

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UPDATE: Little change in strength as Isaac heads to Dominica

UPDATE: Little change in strength as Isaac heads to Dominica

September 10, 2018 | Comments: 24

At 11:00 am Hurricane Isaac showed little change in strength as it moves westward towards Dominica and Dominicans have been advised to prepare for its arrival. At ...

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39.3 million people live undernourished in Latin America and Caribbean – FAO

39.3 million people live undernourished in Latin America and Caribbean – FAO

September 10, 2018 | Comments: 1

For the third consecutive year, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced an increase in the number of people suffering from hunger. In ...

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Dominica excluded from US interview waiver programme

Dominica excluded from US interview waiver programme

September 10, 2018 | Comments: 93

Dominica is among three countries in the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) which were excluded from a United States visa renewal waiver programme. ...

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WEATHER UPDATE: Isaac still on track to become a hurricane by Sunday night

WEATHER UPDATE: Isaac still on track to become a hurricane by Sunday night

September 9, 2018 | Comments: 1

At 5pm, Tropical Storm Isaac was located near latitude 14.5 degrees north and  longitude 40.3 degrees west or about 1390 miles east of the Windward Islands. The ...

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Deva Mahal is all about Rock and Soul – St Lucia Roots and Soul Festival Day 1

Deva Mahal is all about Rock and Soul – St Lucia Roots and Soul Festival Day 1

September 9, 2018 | Comments: 2

The second installment of the Roots and Soul Festival proved to be a series of mind-blowing performances from an incredible lineup of local and foreign artists. The ...

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Tropical Storm Isaac expected to become a hurricane by tonight

Tropical Storm Isaac expected to become a hurricane by tonight

September 9, 2018 | Comments: 8

A weak high pressure system is expected to be the dominant feature across the area during the next 24 hours. Light winds and daytime heating could produce some ...

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IN PICTURES: Accident near Coulibistrie

IN PICTURES: Accident near Coulibistrie

September 8, 2018 | Comments: 21

The photo below depicts the scene of an accident which occurred on Saturday between the village of Coulibistrie and the area called Gel Leon. While the damage to two ...

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Tropical Depression Nine becomes Tropical Storm Isaac

Tropical Depression Nine becomes Tropical Storm Isaac

September 8, 2018 | Comments: 13

The Dominica Meteorological Service has reported that at 5pm, Tropical Depression number 9 was upgraded to Tropical Storm Isaac in the Central Atlantic. At 500 PM, ...

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Police search for missing Giraudel man

Police search for missing Giraudel man

September 8, 2018 | Comments: 14

  Police in Dominica are searching for a missing man from Giraudel. According to police reports, 70 year-old Loftus Letang was last seen on Thursday, September ...

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