BREAKING NEWS: No school tomorrow

There will be no school on Monday as Hurricane Maria approaches Dominica.

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, on Sunday that all government business will be closed, except essential services.

He advised the private sector to close all businesses also.

He said the government has a responsibility to protect citizens.

Shelter managers have been activated.

He warned Dominicans not to take Hurricane Maria lightly

“We have to treat all storm with the same level of preparedness,” he said.

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  1. Jean Lovell
    September 18, 2017

    My thoughts and prayers are with all the people of the Caribbean Islands who will be impacted by Maria

  2. September 18, 2017

    Well said pm prevention is better than cure

  3. sweett
    September 17, 2017

    thanks pm i wish all Dominicans well please stay safe

  4. Let The Truth Be Known - Original
    September 17, 2017

    The children will love that. Some of them are too small to know the dangers of a hurricane.
    I recall those days when I was at school and school was closed when a hurricane was announced and approaching Dominica.
    We would get a lot of rain with thunder and lightning. We once got the tail of a hurricane; not as dangerous as the eye of a hurricane.
    If there was one thing I hated was the peal of thunder. I hated it to adulthood. If I was in bed I would cover my head/ears, trying to block out the loud noise. :lol: :lol: :lol:

  5. Ideal
    September 17, 2017

    Maria please spare Dominica, we still recovering from Erika!!

  6. Ave Maria
    September 17, 2017

    Skerro you afraid man? Oh! Maybe that’s why Skerro warned Dominicans residing in islands destroyed by Irma to stay where they are and DON’T come to Dominica man? Maybe he knew we were still in the hurricane season and the caring PM didn’t want them to come and then for them to get stock in DA and are forced to stay here to see how people really struggling here man. He knew if they are stock here they will not vote for him and that will cause workers to win and cause Skerro to go visit Trump

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