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BCAD president says a resilient nation impossible without people involvement

President of the Builders and Construction Association of Dominica (BCAD), Tony LeBlanc is of the opinion that in order to build a resilient nation, its local people must be involved. He spoke at a National Rebuilding and Economic Partnership Consultation...
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BCAD president says a resilient nation impossible without people involvement

President of the Builders and Construction Association of Dominica (BCAD), Tony LeBlanc is of the opinion that in order to build a resilient nation, its local people must be involved. He spoke at a National Rebuilding and Economic Partnership Consultation...

PM Skerrit: ‘Dominica has no issue with St. Kitts-Nevis reducing its CBI price’

In a clear and direct rebuke to accusations levelled by St. Kitts-Nevis’ leader of the Opposition, the Right Honourable Dr. Denzil Douglas, on Sept. 23, 2017, about the Dr. Harris-led Team Unity administration’s decision to implement a temporary Hurrican
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PM Skerrit: ‘Dominica has no issue with St. Kitts-Nevis reducing its CBI price’

In a clear and direct rebuke to accusations levelled by St. Kitts-Nevis’ leader of the Opposition, the Right Honourable Dr. Denzil Douglas, on Sept. 23, 2017, about the Dr. Harris-led Team Unity administration’s decision to implement a temporary Hurricane Relief...

Battered Caribbean islands come together to welcome birds back

The fall of 2017 was hard for the Caribbean. Hurricanes beat on our islands, destroying homes, toppling trees and darkening cities. The storms hurt both people and nature, damaging forests, wetlands, and the animals that live in them. Despite these...
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Battered Caribbean islands come together to welcome birds back

The fall of 2017 was hard for the Caribbean. Hurricanes beat on our islands, destroying homes, toppling trees and darkening cities. The storms hurt both people and nature, damaging forests, wetlands, and the animals that live in them. Despite these...

Met Office discontinues Flood Watch

A high-pressure system has become the dominant feature across the area resulting in a much drier and stable atmosphere with brisk winds during the next 24 hours. As a result of this, the Flood Watch is discontinued. Meanwhile, the dissipating...
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Met Office discontinues Flood Watch

A high-pressure system has become the dominant feature across the area resulting in a much drier and stable atmosphere with brisk winds during the next 24 hours. As a result of this, the Flood Watch is discontinued. Meanwhile, the dissipating...

Slavery loan wasn’t fully repaid by Britain until 2015 – CARICOM Reparations Chair

A loan that was taken by the British Government to pay slave owners for the abolition of slavery in 1834 was not fully repaid until 2015. This disclosure was made by Vice-Chancellor of The UWI and Chair of the CARICOM...
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Slavery loan wasn’t fully repaid by Britain until 2015 – CARICOM Reparations Chair

A loan that was taken by the British Government to pay slave owners for the abolition of slavery in 1834 was not fully repaid until 2015. This disclosure was made by Vice-Chancellor of The UWI and Chair of the CARICOM...

200 Yachties welcomed for Yachtie Appreciation Week

The Portsmouth Association of Yacht Services (PAYS) is holding the third Yachtie Appreciation Week from February 18 to 24, 2018. Yachtie Appreciation Week is geared at increasing the yachters experience whilst generating revenue for the industry. The week’
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200 Yachties welcomed for Yachtie Appreciation Week

The Portsmouth Association of Yacht Services (PAYS) is holding the third Yachtie Appreciation Week from February 18 to 24, 2018. Yachtie Appreciation Week is geared at increasing the yachters experience whilst generating revenue for the industry. The week’s activity includes...

Economy suffered due to lack of full capacity business after Maria says DAIC

President of the Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC) Kira Thompson-Aird has said that absence of businesses operating at full capacity has greatly affected the country’s economy in the wake of Hurricane Maria. She was speaking at the DAIC&#
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Economy suffered due to lack of full capacity business after Maria says DAIC

President of the Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC) Kira Thompson-Aird has said that absence of businesses operating at full capacity has greatly affected the country’s economy in the wake of Hurricane Maria. She was speaking at the DAIC’s...

UK stands by Dominica to build back better after hurricanes

The UK government has reaffirmed its commitment to support Dominica to build back better following the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Janet Douglas, recently visited areas around Picheli
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UK stands by Dominica to build back better after hurricanes

The UK government has reaffirmed its commitment to support Dominica to build back better following the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Janet Douglas, recently visited areas around Pichelin and Geneva which...

Range Developments continues to assist Dominicans displaced by Hurricane Maria

Several months passed since the hurricane Maria has wreaked havoc across the Caribbean islands. Relief efforts will be required for some time after this tragedy, not just in the immediate aftermath. Closely working with people and officials in Dominica, Range
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Range Developments continues to assist Dominicans displaced by Hurricane Maria

Several months passed since the hurricane Maria has wreaked havoc across the Caribbean islands. Relief efforts will be required for some time after this tragedy, not just in the immediate aftermath. Closely working with people and officials in Dominica, Range...

Mas Domnik winners announced

The Dominica Festivals Committee has announced the awardees for Mas Domnik 2018. Samantha Letang, Marketing Executive at Discover Dominica Authority said, “From the participation of the various ole mas bands, t-shirts bands, groups, costume bands, children
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Mas Domnik winners announced

The Dominica Festivals Committee has announced the awardees for Mas Domnik 2018. Samantha Letang, Marketing Executive at Discover Dominica Authority said, “From the participation of the various ole mas bands, t-shirts bands, groups, costume bands, children bands and especially the...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Shelter Clinic for Homeowners

McKenzie Architectural and Construction Services Inc. will partner with M & J Covering and Dragon Windows to conduct a series of Shelter Clinics aimed at educating and informing homeowners on the best approaches to undertake the rehabilitation, reconstru
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Shelter Clinic for Homeowners

McKenzie Architectural and Construction Services Inc. will partner with M & J Covering and Dragon Windows to conduct a series of Shelter Clinics aimed at educating and informing homeowners on the best approaches to undertake the rehabilitation, reconstruction and retrofitting of houses affected by Hurricane Maria on September 18th, 2017.

Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99

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 of Christianity, beginning his worldwide mission in large arenas in London in 1954....
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Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99

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 of Christianity, beginning his worldwide mission in large arenas in London in 1954....

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

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, by tonight into Thursday, a dissipating frontal boundary is projected to move southward across.
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Met Office issues Flood Watch from 6:00 pm on Wednesday

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, by tonight into Thursday, a dissipating frontal boundary is projected to move southward across...

Light Detection and Ranging topography surveys begin in Dominica

The Government of Dominica, through the Ministry of Health and Environment under the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project, is set to commence the Topographic Surveys of the LiDAR Bathymetry and Topography Survey, Data Analysis, Modeling and Development o
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Light Detection and Ranging topography surveys begin in Dominica

The Government of Dominica, through the Ministry of Health and Environment under the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project, is set to commence the Topographic Surveys of the LiDAR Bathymetry and Topography Survey, Data Analysis, Modeling and Development of High Accuracy Terrain...

German ambassador presents credentials to OECS

H.E. Holger Wilfried Michael, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany today presented Letters accrediting him as his country’s representative to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The Letters were delivered at a meeting held at the O
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German ambassador presents credentials to OECS

H.E. Holger Wilfried Michael, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany today presented Letters accrediting him as his country’s representative to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The Letters were delivered at a meeting held at the Organisation’s Headquarters...

ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO Excavation Works at Picard

DOWASCO wishes to inform customers of Banana Trail ay Picard and the general public that the contractor for DRVP/DOWASCO water storage and distribution project
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ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO Excavation Works at Picard

DOWASCO wishes to inform customers of Banana Trail ay Picard and the general public that the contractor for DRVP/DOWASCO water storage and distribution project

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

As OECS (Organization of Eastern Caribbean States) Heads of Government move to finalize a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to better cooperate, collaborate and organize their Citizenship-by-Investment (CBI) Programmes on the fringes of the upcoming 29th Inte
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“No race to the bottom” in CBI Program in Caribbean says PM Skerrit

As OECS (Organization of Eastern Caribbean States) Heads of Government move to finalize a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to better cooperate, collaborate and organize their Citizenship-by-Investment (CBI) Programmes on the fringes of the upcoming 29th Inter-sessional Meeting of the Conference...

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

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said a collaborative approach is needed to realize the government’s idea of making Dominica the first climate resilient country in the world. Speaking at a government-organized National Rebuilding and Economic Part
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PM Skerrit calls for “collaborative approach” for first climate resilience nation

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said a collaborative approach is needed to realize the government’s idea of making Dominica the first climate resilient country in the world. Speaking at a government-organized National Rebuilding and Economic Partnership Consultation on Monday, Skerrit...

Gov’t to address danger under Canefield Cliff

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 landslides and rock falls have posed a danger to the motoring public. The latest...
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Gov’t to address danger under Canefield Cliff

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 landslides and rock falls have posed a danger to the motoring public. The latest...

Cher Dominique Foundation donates to Dominica

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 thousand US dollar were distributed from February 2- 5, 2018, to the residents of the...
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Cher Dominique Foundation donates to Dominica

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 thousand US dollar were distributed from February 2- 5, 2018, to the residents of the...

PM Skerrit places DOMLEC ‘on notice’ for power restoration

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, said he has placed power company DOMLEC on notice since energy and electricity are too critical to Dominica’s recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria “for us not to be further than where we are today.” DOMLE
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PM Skerrit places DOMLEC ‘on notice’ for power restoration

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, said he has placed power company DOMLEC on notice since energy and electricity are too critical to Dominica’s recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria “for us not to be further than where we are today.” DOMLEC has...

CARIFORUM strengthens its response to crime and security

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 response to crime and security in the Region. CARICOM has described the Caribbean as...
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CARIFORUM strengthens its response to crime and security

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 response to crime and security in the Region. CARICOM has described the Caribbean as...

New National Hospital at a standstill says Health Minister

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 soon resume after a review and consultation with the Chinese government which is funding the p
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New National Hospital at a standstill says Health Minister

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 soon resume after a review and consultation with the Chinese government which is funding the project....

Shanee Angol receives MDC Sports Scholarship

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 Cloud County Community College in Concordia, Kansas, USA. Angols joins three other student/ath
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Shanee Angol receives MDC Sports Scholarship

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 Cloud County Community College in Concordia, Kansas, USA. Angols joins three other student/athletes -Keyon...

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

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 million dollars’ worth of damage as a result of Hurricane Maria. Ms. Fabien said at...
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DAIC members suffer over $200 million in damage from Hurricane Maria

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 million dollars’ worth of damage as a result of Hurricane Maria. Ms. Fabien said at...

SUNDAY SERMON: Covenant, Repentance and Baptism

World Marriage Day was observed today Sunday, February 18, 2018. The Marriage Encounter and Engaged Encounter Movement brought together dozens of married and engaged couples for a celebration of the occasion at the Fatima Church in New Town. Monsignor Willia
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SUNDAY SERMON: Covenant, Repentance and Baptism

World Marriage Day was observed today Sunday, February 18, 2018. The Marriage Encounter and Engaged Encounter Movement brought together dozens of married and engaged couples for a celebration of the occasion at the Fatima Church in New Town. Monsignor William Jno...

Slower growth rate projected for ECCU in 2018

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), has projected a growth rate of 2.2 percent, well below the 5% target, for The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in 2018. The Council, which comprises finance ministers of ECCU member states and whose current chairman
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Slower growth rate projected for ECCU in 2018

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), has projected a growth rate of 2.2 percent, well below the 5% target, for The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in 2018. The Council, which comprises finance ministers of ECCU member states and whose current chairman...

BREAKING NEWS: Landslide under Canefield Cliff

A landslide under the Canefield Cliff caused a traffic back up in the area on Sunday morning. The exact time the slide took place is unknown but one vehicle was caught up in the falling rocks. DNO understands the driver...
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BREAKING NEWS: Landslide under Canefield Cliff

A landslide under the Canefield Cliff caused a traffic back up in the area on Sunday morning. The exact time the slide took place is unknown but one vehicle was caught up in the falling rocks. DNO understands the driver...

THE KSCHRONICLES: Living your best life

If you have never heard of the term ‘living my best life’ then allow me to introduce you to the term. I’m a big fan of using current trending phrases or words to title my pieces. Mostly because its quick...
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THE KSCHRONICLES: Living your best life

If you have never heard of the term ‘living my best life’ then allow me to introduce you to the term. I’m a big fan of using current trending phrases or words to title my pieces. Mostly because its quick...

Rotary Club of Dominica presents books to primary schools

On Friday, February 9, 2018, the Rotary Club of Dominica presented library books to two (2) primary schools; St. Mary’s Primary School and the Newtown Primary School under its Literacy Enhancement Project. This Project was made possible through a generous..
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Rotary Club of Dominica presents books to primary schools

On Friday, February 9, 2018, the Rotary Club of Dominica presented library books to two (2) primary schools; St. Mary’s Primary School and the Newtown Primary School under its Literacy Enhancement Project. This Project was made possible through a generous...

UN Migration Agency to assist over 1,000 families with housing repairs

Roseau, 14 Feb 2018 – IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, is supporting the Government of Dominica to improve the conditions of people living in emergency shelters, and provide roof repairs and Core Shelter solutions for over one thousand vulnerab
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UN Migration Agency to assist over 1,000 families with housing repairs

Roseau, 14 Feb 2018 – IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, is supporting the Government of Dominica to improve the conditions of people living in emergency shelters, and provide roof repairs and Core Shelter solutions for over one thousand vulnerable...

Sagicor donates Mobile Medical Unit to Dominica

Chairman of Sagicor Life Inc, Stephen McNamara has said that the extensive outfitting of a Mobile Medical Unit, which the 177-year-old company donated to the government and people of Dominica on February 16, 2018, will ensure that health care after...
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Sagicor donates Mobile Medical Unit to Dominica

Chairman of Sagicor Life Inc, Stephen McNamara has said that the extensive outfitting of a Mobile Medical Unit, which the 177-year-old company donated to the government and people of Dominica on February 16, 2018, will ensure that health care after...

Watch 90th Meeting of the Monetary Council media conference live

The Ninetieth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held at the ECCB Headquarters, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, on 16 February 2018, under the chairmanship of the Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit. Watch the live...
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Watch 90th Meeting of the Monetary Council media conference live

The Ninetieth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held at the ECCB Headquarters, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, on 16 February 2018, under the chairmanship of the Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit. Watch the live...

IN PICTURES: 2018 Calypso Finals

The finals of the 2018 calypso competition was an eventful one. After 17 years Bobb, who had come close to winning on a couple of occasions, finally took the calypso monarch title and the audience was left to wonder just how 2017...
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IN PICTURES: 2018 Calypso Finals

The finals of the 2018 calypso competition was an eventful one. After 17 years Bobb, who had come close to winning on a couple of occasions, finally took the calypso monarch title and the audience was left to wonder just how 2017...

Two shot and injured in Gutter Village

Two men were injured in a shooting incident which took place in Gutter Village on Carnival Tuesday. Police PRO, Inspector Pellam Jno Baptiste, said the incident took place around 7:45 pm. He said one man is in police custody on...
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Two shot and injured in Gutter Village

Two men were injured in a shooting incident which took place in Gutter Village on Carnival Tuesday. Police PRO, Inspector Pellam Jno Baptiste, said the incident took place around 7:45 pm. He said one man is in police custody on...