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PM announces closure of all gov’t offices

PM announces closure of all gov’t offices

September 28, 2016 | Comments: 0

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced the closure of all government offices and private sector businesses at 1:00 pm as Tropical Storm Matthew affects ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Tropical Storm Warning issued for Dominica; PM to address nation

BREAKING NEWS: Tropical Storm Warning issued for Dominica; PM to address nation

September 28, 2016 | Comments: 0

A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for Dominica as Tropical Storm Matthew forms in the Atlantic Ocean. Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm ...

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Store water DOWASCO advises

Store water DOWASCO advises

September 28, 2016 | Comments: 2

DOWASCO has advised Dominicans to store water as the island’s water system could be affected by approaching bad weather. DOWASCO’s PRO, Ed Registe, said ...

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Severe weather update #4 for Dominica

Severe weather update #4 for Dominica

September 28, 2016 | Comments: 4

Heavy rains, gusty winds, and scattered thunderstorms are expected in Dominica in the next 24 to 36 hours as the island is being affected by a weather system. A ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 27 September 2016 providing the latest trading information and financial tip for the ...

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CDEMA leads coordination as region prepares for possible impact of weather system

CDEMA leads coordination as region prepares for possible impact of weather system

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 0

Barbados, September 27, 2016 – As a number of the Participating States of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) brace for the pending impact ...

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Severe weather update #3 for Dominica

Severe weather update #3 for Dominica

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 0

Shower and thunderstorm activity associated with a strong tropical wave and broad area of low pressure, located about 300 miles east of Barbados, continue to show ...

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L’Express de Isles cancels all ferry services till Friday

L’Express de Isles cancels all ferry services till Friday

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 0

L’Express de Isles has cancelled all ferry services to all its destination because of an approaching system. The cancellation dates are Wednesday, September 28 ...

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St. Lucia-based airline plans to introduce flights between OECS territories

St. Lucia-based airline plans to introduce flights between OECS territories

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 3

A new Saint Lucian owned airline has announced plans to introduce direct services between OECS territories and is seeking investors to join their team. The new ...

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UPDATE II: ODM advisory on approaching weather system

UPDATE II: ODM advisory on approaching weather system

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 1

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) wishes to advise Residents and Mariners that the execution of precautionary measures should by now be completed or nearing ...

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No school on Wednesday

No school on Wednesday

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 0

The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development advises of the closure of all schools on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, due to the approaching weather ...

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China National Opera and Dance Drama Theater to visit Dominica

China National Opera and Dance Drama Theater to visit Dominica

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 2

At the invitation of Dominica Government, a delegation of China National Opera and Dance Drama Theater (CNODDT), the largest state-level theater with the longest ...

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Community leader raises concerns over alleged kidnapping in La Plaine

Community leader raises concerns over alleged kidnapping in La Plaine

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 6

A community leader in La Plaine has raised concerns about what he describes as series of alleged kidnappings by a high ranking official and his son on Saturday. ...

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WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical cyclone could be forming in Atlantic

WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical cyclone could be forming in Atlantic

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 0

Shower and thunderstorm activity associated with a broad area of low pressure located about 450 miles east of the Windward Islands continue to show signs of ...

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LIAT travel advisory

LIAT travel advisory

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 0

LIAT wishes to advise that due to the impending passage of an area of disturbed weather it could be forced to cancel certain flights from late evening on Tuesday ...

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PM Skerrit tells students to stay away from drugs, alcohol

PM Skerrit tells students to stay away from drugs, alcohol

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 5

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has advised students of the Newtown Primary School to stay away from drugs and alcohol. Speaking at the official opening and ...

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Roseau South MP ‘delighted’ at official opening of Newtown Primary School

Roseau South MP ‘delighted’ at official opening of Newtown Primary School

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 11

MP for the Roseau South Constituency, Joshua Francis, has expressed his delight at the official opening and commissioning of the newly constructed Newtown Primary ...

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Police force to be expanded further

Police force to be expanded further

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 8

Government has plans to add even more recruits to the ranks of the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force. Last week, 39 young Dominicans graduated from the 32nd ...

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Clinton goes after Trump at first debate

Clinton goes after Trump at first debate

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 9

The debate of the century delivered. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump waged a fiery battle Monday night when they appeared on stage together — a clash of two ...

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Caribbean Catholic Bishops call for abolition of death penalty

Caribbean Catholic Bishops call for abolition of death penalty

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 4

Catholic Bishops of the Antilles Episcopal Conference (AEC) has called on governments and citizens in the region to work towards the abolition of the death penalty. ...

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Severe weather alert for Dominica

Severe weather alert for Dominica

September 27, 2016 | Comments: 0

Dominicans are asked to closely monitor the progress of a system located 600 miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands which could develop into a tropical ...

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UPDATE I: ODM warns of approaching weather system

UPDATE I: ODM warns of approaching weather system

September 26, 2016 | Comments: 2

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) wishes to advise Residents and Mariners to continue monitoring an approaching weather system. Shower and thunderstorm ...

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