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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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WEATHER UPDATE (5:00 AM):  Isaac continues to weaken; residents urged to remain vigilant

WEATHER UPDATE (5:00 AM): Isaac continues to weaken; residents urged to remain vigilant

September 13, 2018 | Comments: 1

At 5 am, Tropical Storm Isaac was located near latitude 15.4 degrees north and longitude 59.7 degrees west or about 105 miles east of Dominica. Isaac is moving ...

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Isaac further weakens but TS warning remains in effect

Isaac further weakens but TS warning remains in effect

September 13, 2018 | Comments: 1

At 1100 PM, the center of Tropical Storm Isaac was located near latitude 15.3 North, longitude 58.0 West. Isaac is moving toward the west near 20 mph (31 km/h), and ...

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Three Venezuelans arrested for cocaine, fire arms and ammunition

Three Venezuelans arrested for cocaine, fire arms and ammunition

September 12, 2018 | Comments: 15

Police have arrested three male Venezuelan nationals on suspicion of possession of cocaine with intent to supply and the illegal possession of fire arms and ...

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UPDATE (8:00 PM): TS Warning, flood warning remain in effect for Dominica

UPDATE (8:00 PM): TS Warning, flood warning remain in effect for Dominica

September 12, 2018 | Comments: 0

At 8 pm, Tropical Storm Isaac was located near latitude 15.4 degrees north and longitude 57.2 degrees west or about 305 miles east of Dominica. Isaac is moving ...

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Flood warning in effect for Dominica

Flood warning in effect for Dominica

September 12, 2018 | Comments: 1

A flood warning has gone into effect for Dominica from 6:oo pm this evening as Tropical Storm Isaac gets closer to the island. The system is expected to begin ...

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BREAKING NEWS: State of Emergency and curfew to take effect from midnight as Isaac draws nearer

BREAKING NEWS: State of Emergency and curfew to take effect from midnight as Isaac draws nearer

September 12, 2018 | Comments: 13

The government of Dominica has announced an island wide curfew  from midnight on Wednesday Sept 12 to noon on Friday 14th September to coincide with the passage of ...

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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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