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German ambassador presents credentials to OECS

German ambassador presents credentials to OECS

February 21, 2018 | Comments: 0

H.E. Holger Wilfried Michael, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany today presented Letters accrediting him as his country’s representative to the ...

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Light Detection and Ranging topography surveys begin in Dominica

Light Detection and Ranging topography surveys begin in Dominica

February 21, 2018 | Comments: 3

The Government of Dominica, through the Ministry of Health and Environment under the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project, is set to commence the Topographic ...

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Met Office issues Flood Watch from 6:00 pm on Wednesday

Met Office issues Flood Watch from 6:00 pm on Wednesday

February 21, 2018 | Comments: 3

A high-pressure system will remain the dominant feature across the Lesser Antilles during the next 12 to 18 hours maintaining a strong trade wind flow. Thereafter, ...

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Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99

Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99

February 21, 2018 | Comments: 5

US evangelist Billy Graham – one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century – has died aged 99. Graham became one of the best-known promoters ...

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New media association pledges support for building a resilient Dominica

New media association pledges support for building a resilient Dominica

February 21, 2018 | Comments: 6

The newly-minted Dominica Media and Communications Association (DMCA) has pledged its support in getting the message out on the need to build back stronger after the ...

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Planning Minister warns building contractors not to repeat mistakes of the past

Planning Minister warns building contractors not to repeat mistakes of the past

February 21, 2018 | Comments: 12

Minister for Planning Dr. Colin McIntyre has told 296 newly trained contractors and builders that they should not repeat the mistakes their predecessors made in the ...

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Mas Domnik 2018 hailed a success

Mas Domnik 2018 hailed a success

February 21, 2018 | Comments: 3

Discover Dominica Authority through the Dominica Festivals Committee applauds patrons of Mas Domnik 2018 for its success. While the devastation suffered caused us to ...

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Dominica suspended from UN voting over failure to pay dues

Dominica suspended from UN voting over failure to pay dues

February 21, 2018 | Comments: 26

The United Nations has identified Dominica among several countries that are in arrears of their dues and are, therefore, banned from voting in the General Assembly. ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

February 20, 2018 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 20 February 2018 providing the latest trading information and financial tip for the ...

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Haxey, Logurz tie for Road March title

Haxey, Logurz tie for Road March title

February 20, 2018 | Comments: 13

For the second consecutive year, the Dominica Calypso Association (DCA) is declaring a “tie” for the Road March title in Dominica. That decision came one ...

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Kamala Jno Baptiste-Aaron ends stint as Gov’t Press Secretary

Kamala Jno Baptiste-Aaron ends stint as Gov’t Press Secretary

February 20, 2018 | Comments: 29

Press Secretary Kamala Jno Baptiste-Aaron has said that she will not renew her contract when it ends on March 15, 2018. She said she has made it known to the ...

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Pastor says opposition vital in development process

Pastor says opposition vital in development process

February 20, 2018 | Comments: 11

President of the Dominica Evangelical Association (DAEC), Pastor Randy Rodney, has pointed to the importance of opposing views in a democracy saying they are ...

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Linton hopes gov’t consultation is ‘new beginning’ for opposition

Linton hopes gov’t consultation is ‘new beginning’ for opposition

February 20, 2018 | Comments: 24

Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, has expressed hope that a government-organized consultation held at the Goodwill Parish Hall on Monday will signal a ‘new ...

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PM Skerrit calls for “collaborative approach” for first climate resilience nation

PM Skerrit calls for “collaborative approach” for first climate resilience nation

February 20, 2018 | Comments: 14

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said a collaborative approach is needed to realize the government’s idea of making Dominica the first climate resilient ...

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“No race to the bottom” in CBI Program in Caribbean says PM Skerrit

“No race to the bottom” in CBI Program in Caribbean says PM Skerrit

February 20, 2018 | Comments: 1

As OECS (Organization of Eastern Caribbean States) Heads of Government move to finalize a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to better cooperate, collaborate and ...

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Gov’t to address danger under Canefield Cliff

Gov’t to address danger under Canefield Cliff

February 19, 2018 | Comments: 36

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced that government will be moving to acquire land for a road that will bypass the Canefield Cliff. This as numerous ...

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CARIFORUM strengthens its response to crime and security

CARIFORUM strengthens its response to crime and security

February 19, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Caribbean Forum of States (CARIFORUM) will hold two meetings in St. Kitts and Nevis from 19-23 February 2018, as it continues to strengthen its institutional ...

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PM Skerrit places DOMLEC ‘on notice’ for power restoration

PM Skerrit places DOMLEC ‘on notice’ for power restoration

February 19, 2018 | Comments: 74

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, said he has placed power company DOMLEC on notice since energy and electricity are too critical to Dominica’s recovery ...

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Cher Dominique Foundation donates to Dominica

Cher Dominique Foundation donates to Dominica

February 19, 2018 | Comments: 9

The Cher Dominique Foundation, based in Houston, Texas, donated a 40-foot container of food and supplies to Dominica. The supplies valued at over five hundred ...

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Shanee Angol receives MDC Sports Scholarship

Shanee Angol receives MDC Sports Scholarship

February 19, 2018 | Comments: 4

The Marigot Development Corporation (MDC) has secured a second sports scholarship for 2018. The recipient of the award, Shanee Angol is now a student-athlete at the ...

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New National Hospital at a standstill says Health Minister

New National Hospital at a standstill says Health Minister

February 19, 2018 | Comments: 29

Dominica’s Health Minister Dr. Kenneth Darroux has revealed that construction on the new National Hospital is at a “standstill” after Hurricane Maria but will ...

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DAIC members suffer over $200 million in damage from Hurricane Maria

DAIC members suffer over $200 million in damage from Hurricane Maria

February 18, 2018 | Comments: 4

Executive Director of the Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC), Lizra Fabien, has reported that  50% of the DAIC membership has suffered over $200 ...

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