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WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 PM Sep 20): Swells from Teddy continue to affect area; TD Wilfred expected to dissipate

A high pressure system is expected to result in a relatively dry atmosphere across the area during the next 24 hours. However, moisture being pulled from the south with the wind flow, could produce occasional cloudiness, a few scattered showers... The post WE
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WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 PM Sep 20): Swells from Teddy continue to affect area; TD Wilfred expected to dissipate

A high pressure system is expected to result in a relatively dry atmosphere across the area during the next 24 hours. However, moisture being pulled from the south with the wind flow, could produce occasional cloudiness, a few scattered showers... The post WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 PM Sep 20): Swells from Teddy continue to affect area; TD Wilfred expected to dissipate appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominican centenarian based in New York, celebrates 104th birthday; looks forward to 105

Dominican centenarian, Keturah Elizabeth Cuffy, celebrated her 104th birthday on Saturday, September 12th, 2020. Cuffy, who currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, says she’s proud to proclaim to the world that she was born in Riviere Cyrique in Domini
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Dominican centenarian based in New York, celebrates 104th birthday; looks forward to 105

Dominican centenarian, Keturah Elizabeth Cuffy, celebrated her 104th birthday on Saturday, September 12th, 2020. Cuffy, who currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, says she’s proud to proclaim to the world that she was born in Riviere Cyrique in Dominica. Cuffy... The post Dominican centenarian based in New York, celebrates 104th birthday; looks forward to 105 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER UPDATE: Showers, thunderstorm activity, swells associated with Hurricane Teddy projected for tomorrow

A trough system associated with Hurricane Teddy together with moisture being pulled from the south with the wind flow, can be expected to produce cloudiness, scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms, across the area mainly during tomorrow morn
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WEATHER UPDATE: Showers, thunderstorm activity, swells associated with Hurricane Teddy projected for tomorrow

A trough system associated with Hurricane Teddy together with moisture being pulled from the south with the wind flow, can be expected to produce cloudiness, scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms, across the area mainly during tomorrow morning.... The post WEATHER UPDATE: Showers, thunderstorm activity, swells associated with Hurricane Teddy projected for tomorrow appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: Three Police Chiefs have hailed from La Plaine

Those of us who hail from La Plaine (‘Jea Au-Vent’), the south eastern rural agricultural community which nestles between the foothills of Morne Gorverneur and the rugged Windward southern Atlantic coast, are a very proud and determined people. Many of...
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COMMENTARY: Three Police Chiefs have hailed from La Plaine

Those of us who hail from La Plaine (‘Jea Au-Vent’), the south eastern rural agricultural community which nestles between the foothills of Morne Gorverneur and the rugged Windward southern Atlantic coast, are a very proud and determined people. Many of... The post COMMENTARY: Three Police Chiefs have hailed from La Plaine appeared first on Dominica News Online.

New York-based Dominican centenarian celebrates 104th birthday; looks forward to 105

Dominican centenarian, Keturah Elizabeth Cuffy, celebrated her 104th birthday on Saturday, September 12th, 2020. Cuffy, who currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, says she’s proud to proclaim to the world that she was born in Riviere Cyrique in Domini
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New York-based Dominican centenarian celebrates 104th birthday; looks forward to 105

Dominican centenarian, Keturah Elizabeth Cuffy, celebrated her 104th birthday on Saturday, September 12th, 2020. Cuffy, who currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, says she’s proud to proclaim to the world that she was born in Riviere Cyrique in Dominica. Cuffy... The post New York-based Dominican centenarian celebrates 104th birthday; looks forward to 105 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DEAR BELLA: I’ve set a bad example for my daughter; now I want her to change

Bella, My daughter is a pathological liar. The child is 16 and she lies like she breathes. She lies for everything and anything. No one asks her a question and she just makes up a lie. She lies about going... The post DEAR BELLA: I’ve set a bad example
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DEAR BELLA: I’ve set a bad example for my daughter; now I want her to change

Bella, My daughter is a pathological liar. The child is 16 and she lies like she breathes. She lies for everything and anything. No one asks her a question and she just makes up a lie. She lies about going... The post DEAR BELLA: I’ve set a bad example for my daughter; now I want her to change appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER UPDATE: Unstable conditions associated with Hurricane Teddy expected to affect Dominica during next 24 hrs

A trough system associated with Hurricane Teddy together with moisture being pulled from the south with the wind flow, will continue to produce cloudiness and scattered showers, with a chance of isolated thunderstorms, across the area during today. By Sunday.
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WEATHER UPDATE: Unstable conditions associated with Hurricane Teddy expected to affect Dominica during next 24 hrs

A trough system associated with Hurricane Teddy together with moisture being pulled from the south with the wind flow, will continue to produce cloudiness and scattered showers, with a chance of isolated thunderstorms, across the area during today. By Sunday... The post WEATHER UPDATE: Unstable conditions associated with Hurricane Teddy expected to affect Dominica during next 24 hrs appeared first on Dominica News Online.

HIGHLIGHTING THE ELDERLY: Centenarians Anestasie Charles and Antonine Roberts

In observance of Month of the Elderly, DNO, in collaboration with The Dominica Council on Ageing, will, throughout the month, be putting the spotlight on members of the elderly community in Dominica.   Today’s, centenarians are Anestasie Charles and An
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HIGHLIGHTING THE ELDERLY: Centenarians Anestasie Charles and Antonine Roberts

In observance of Month of the Elderly, DNO, in collaboration with The Dominica Council on Ageing, will, throughout the month, be putting the spotlight on members of the elderly community in Dominica.   Today’s, centenarians are Anestasie Charles and Antonine... The post HIGHLIGHTING THE ELDERLY: Centenarians Anestasie Charles and Antonine Roberts appeared first on Dominica News Online.

VIDEO: Dominica – Three Years After Hurricane Maria. Journey in 4K

On the third anniversary on 18th of September 2020 of Hurricane Maria striking Dominica, photographer Derek Galon, shares with you this video, full of footage which he says has never been seen before. “Lots of this footage is my personal,... The post VI
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VIDEO: Dominica – Three Years After Hurricane Maria. Journey in 4K

On the third anniversary on 18th of September 2020 of Hurricane Maria striking Dominica, photographer Derek Galon, shares with you this video, full of footage which he says has never been seen before. “Lots of this footage is my personal,... The post VIDEO: Dominica – Three Years After Hurricane Maria. Journey in 4K appeared first on Dominica News Online.

A flash flood watch is in effect for Dominica until 6pm

Issued at 12: 00 p.m. Friday, September 18th, 2020   The Meteorological Service has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for Dominica * Until 6p.m. Friday September 18th 2020   * A trough system associated with Hurricane Teddy is currently generating... Th
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A flash flood watch is in effect for Dominica until 6pm

Issued at 12: 00 p.m. Friday, September 18th, 2020   The Meteorological Service has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for Dominica * Until 6p.m. Friday September 18th 2020   * A trough system associated with Hurricane Teddy is currently generating... The post A flash flood watch is in effect for Dominica until 6pm appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIVE: Kalinago Memorial Weekend official opening ceremony from 2pm

The Division of Kalinago Affairs, Kalinago Events Committee and the Kalinago Council in light of this year’s Kalinago Week, is hosting a Kalinago Memorial Weekend of activities from the 18th to the 19th of September 2020. Today’s official ceremon
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LIVE: Kalinago Memorial Weekend official opening ceremony from 2pm

The Division of Kalinago Affairs, Kalinago Events Committee and the Kalinago Council in light of this year’s Kalinago Week, is hosting a Kalinago Memorial Weekend of activities from the 18th to the 19th of September 2020. Today’s official ceremony is... The post LIVE: Kalinago Memorial Weekend official opening ceremony from 2pm appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BUSINESS BYTE: Grand Bay primary school teacher wins final Flow ‘Bag ‘Ah Money’

Lilian Alexander Williams is $10,000 closer to achieving her goal of owning a vehicle after she was announced as the final winner in Flow’s Bag ‘Ah Money competition is closer. The teacher at the Grand Bay Primary School was overjoyed... The post BUSINES
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BUSINESS BYTE: Grand Bay primary school teacher wins final Flow ‘Bag ‘Ah Money’

Lilian Alexander Williams is $10,000 closer to achieving her goal of owning a vehicle after she was announced as the final winner in Flow’s Bag ‘Ah Money competition is closer. The teacher at the Grand Bay Primary School was overjoyed... The post BUSINESS BYTE: Grand Bay primary school teacher wins final Flow ‘Bag ‘Ah Money’ appeared first on Dominica News Online.

‘The hand of God was among us’ during Hurricane Maria – Bishop Malzaire

“On that fateful day of September 18th, no one could ever believe that so few lives were lost. This confirms that the hand of God was at work among us, his people.” That sentiment was expressed by the Bishop of... The post ‘The hand of God was amon
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‘The hand of God was among us’ during Hurricane Maria – Bishop Malzaire

“On that fateful day of September 18th, no one could ever believe that so few lives were lost. This confirms that the hand of God was at work among us, his people.” That sentiment was expressed by the Bishop of... The post ‘The hand of God was among us’ during Hurricane Maria – Bishop Malzaire appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Digicel Dominica statement on hurricane Maria anniversary

Three years ago, our beautiful Nature Isle was changed forever when Hurricane Maria passed over us at category five strength wreaking widespread loss and devastation. As people came to terms with what had happened and moved to try to put... The post Digicel D
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Digicel Dominica statement on hurricane Maria anniversary

Three years ago, our beautiful Nature Isle was changed forever when Hurricane Maria passed over us at category five strength wreaking widespread loss and devastation. As people came to terms with what had happened and moved to try to put... The post Digicel Dominica statement on hurricane Maria anniversary appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIVE from 10am: Remembering Maria hour of reflection ceremony

Remembering Maria Hour of Reflection ceremony from 10am The post LIVE from 10am: Remembering Maria hour of reflection ceremony appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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LIVE from 10am: Remembering Maria hour of reflection ceremony

Remembering Maria Hour of Reflection ceremony from 10am The post LIVE from 10am: Remembering Maria hour of reflection ceremony appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco excavation on River Bank/Stadium Road

DOWASCO informs residents of River Bank and the general public that we will be carrying out excavation works to section of the public road on River Bank/Stadium Road to facilitate installation of sewer network for the Government Housing Project on... The pos
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco excavation on River Bank/Stadium Road

DOWASCO informs residents of River Bank and the general public that we will be carrying out excavation works to section of the public road on River Bank/Stadium Road to facilitate installation of sewer network for the Government Housing Project on... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco excavation on River Bank/Stadium Road appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica among 8 CARICOM countries in regional travel bubble which began today

As Caribbean countries  reopen their borders during the COVID-19 pandemic, a regional travel bubble that initially includes Dominica and seven (7) other CARICOM countries, takes effect today, September 18. CARICOM Heads of Government made the decision at a S
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Dominica among 8 CARICOM countries in regional travel bubble which began today

As Caribbean countries  reopen their borders during the COVID-19 pandemic, a regional travel bubble that initially includes Dominica and seven (7) other CARICOM countries, takes effect today, September 18. CARICOM Heads of Government made the decision at a Special Emergency... The post Dominica among 8 CARICOM countries in regional travel bubble which began today appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UNDP provides support to the Division of Agriculture in Dominica

The Division of Agriculture is now better prepared to effectively respond to the needs of farming communities in Dominica which form an integral part of the island’s economic infrastructure. Under the leadership of the Government of Dominica and with suppor
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UNDP provides support to the Division of Agriculture in Dominica

The Division of Agriculture is now better prepared to effectively respond to the needs of farming communities in Dominica which form an integral part of the island’s economic infrastructure. Under the leadership of the Government of Dominica and with support... The post UNDP provides support to the Division of Agriculture in Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER UPDATE: (6:00 PM, Sep 17): Flood Watch for Dominica discontinued

A trough associated with Hurricane Teddy is expected to produce occasional cloudiness, a few scattered showers and a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms across the northern portion of the island chain during the next 24 hours. The FLOOD WATCH for... The p
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WEATHER UPDATE: (6:00 PM, Sep 17): Flood Watch for Dominica discontinued

A trough associated with Hurricane Teddy is expected to produce occasional cloudiness, a few scattered showers and a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms across the northern portion of the island chain during the next 24 hours. The FLOOD WATCH for... The post WEATHER UPDATE: (6:00 PM, Sep 17): Flood Watch for Dominica discontinued appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Emissions in Soufriere caused by landslide, according to ODM

The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of The West Indies in Trinidad has determined that the the reported emissions emanating from the Soufriere area on Wednesday, resulted from a landslide which occurred at that location. Coordinator of the...
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Emissions in Soufriere caused by landslide, according to ODM

The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of The West Indies in Trinidad has determined that the the reported emissions emanating from the Soufriere area on Wednesday, resulted from a landslide which occurred at that location. Coordinator of the... The post Emissions in Soufriere caused by landslide, according to ODM appeared first on Dominica News Online.

THROWBACK PHOTO: Can you tell?

This photo of a major institution in Roseau was taken in the early 1900s. Let’s see how many of the following questions about it you can correctly answer. Name the institution. Name the year in which it was first built.... The post THROWBACK PHOTO: Can
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THROWBACK PHOTO: Can you tell?

This photo of a major institution in Roseau was taken in the early 1900s. Let’s see how many of the following questions about it you can correctly answer. Name the institution. Name the year in which it was first built.... The post THROWBACK PHOTO: Can you tell? appeared first on Dominica News Online.

New Haitian ambassador to CARICOM accredited

CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque expressed his desire to have Haiti increase its participation in the regional Single Market and Economy as he accredited the country’s new Ambassador to CARICOM in an on-line ceremony, Tuesday. Ambassador
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New Haitian ambassador to CARICOM accredited

CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque expressed his desire to have Haiti increase its participation in the regional Single Market and Economy as he accredited the country’s new Ambassador to CARICOM in an on-line ceremony, Tuesday. Ambassador H.E. Beausoleil Sam presented... The post New Haitian ambassador to CARICOM accredited appeared first on Dominica News Online.

THROW BACK PHOTO: Can you tell?

This photo of a major institution in Roseau was taken in the early 1900s. Let’s see how many of the following questions about it you can correctly answer. Name the institution. Name the year in which it was first built.... The post THROW BACK PHOTO: Ca
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THROW BACK PHOTO: Can you tell?

This photo of a major institution in Roseau was taken in the early 1900s. Let’s see how many of the following questions about it you can correctly answer. Name the institution. Name the year in which it was first built.... The post THROW BACK PHOTO: Can you tell? appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Flash Flood Watch issued for Dominica from 12 pm

The Dominica Meteorological Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the island from 12 noon until 6:00 pm today, September 17, 2020. A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible. The Met Office has indicated that the... The post Flash Flood Wa
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Flash Flood Watch issued for Dominica from 12 pm

The Dominica Meteorological Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the island from 12 noon until 6:00 pm today, September 17, 2020. A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible. The Met Office has indicated that the... The post Flash Flood Watch issued for Dominica from 12 pm appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica confirms new case of COVID-19

Dominica has confirmed another positive case of COVID-19. The announcement was made by Coordinator of the Reopening of Borders Program, Dr. Laura Esprit on Wednesday night.  “Since the last press briefing on September 8th 2020, there is now one additional.
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Dominica confirms new case of COVID-19

Dominica has confirmed another positive case of COVID-19. The announcement was made by Coordinator of the Reopening of Borders Program, Dr. Laura Esprit on Wednesday night.  “Since the last press briefing on September 8th 2020, there is now one additional... The post Dominica confirms new case of COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 AM, Sep 17): No direct threat from Hurricane Teddy but residents told to expect scattered showers, possible thunderstorms today

A trough associated with Hurricane Teddy is expected to produce scattered showers with a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms, particularly across the northern portion of the Lesser Antilles, including Dominica, during today. Light and variable winds and r
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WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 AM, Sep 17): No direct threat from Hurricane Teddy but residents told to expect scattered showers, possible thunderstorms today

A trough associated with Hurricane Teddy is expected to produce scattered showers with a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms, particularly across the northern portion of the Lesser Antilles, including Dominica, during today. Light and variable winds and relatively warm day... The post WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 AM, Sep 17): No direct threat from Hurricane Teddy but residents told to expect scattered showers, possible thunderstorms today appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Leo Club donates ‘Sanitization and Health Necessities Hamper’ to the elderly

In an ongoing effort to support the month of the elderly, the Leo Club of Dominica provided assistance to the infirmary with a ‘Sanitization and Health Necessities Hamper’. The club continues to execute projects throughout the week as they celebra
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Leo Club donates ‘Sanitization and Health Necessities Hamper’ to the elderly

In an ongoing effort to support the month of the elderly, the Leo Club of Dominica provided assistance to the infirmary with a ‘Sanitization and Health Necessities Hamper’. The club continues to execute projects throughout the week as they celebrate... The post Leo Club donates ‘Sanitization and Health Necessities Hamper’ to the elderly appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Hour of virtual prayer planned for 3rd anniversary of Hurricane Maria

Plans are being put in place to have an hour of virtual prayer as the country observes the 3rd year Anniversary of Hurricane Maria. On Monday 18th September 2018, Hurricane Maria devastated Dominica with over 30 reported deaths and more... The post Hour of vi
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Hour of virtual prayer planned for 3rd anniversary of Hurricane Maria

Plans are being put in place to have an hour of virtual prayer as the country observes the 3rd year Anniversary of Hurricane Maria. On Monday 18th September 2018, Hurricane Maria devastated Dominica with over 30 reported deaths and more... The post Hour of virtual prayer planned for 3rd anniversary of Hurricane Maria appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 AM, Sep 17: No direct threat from Hurricane Teddy but residents told to expect scattered showers, possible thunderstorms today

A trough associated with Hurricane Teddy is expected to produce scattered showers with a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms, particularly across the northern portion of the Lesser Antilles, including Dominica, during today. Light and variable winds and r
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WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 AM, Sep 17: No direct threat from Hurricane Teddy but residents told to expect scattered showers, possible thunderstorms today

A trough associated with Hurricane Teddy is expected to produce scattered showers with a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms, particularly across the northern portion of the Lesser Antilles, including Dominica, during today. Light and variable winds and relatively warm day... The post WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 AM, Sep 17: No direct threat from Hurricane Teddy but residents told to expect scattered showers, possible thunderstorms today appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Lifeless body found in Canefield

DNO has received reports that the body of a male individual was found in Canefield in a drain near the vicinity of the Catholic church. The deceased individual was known in the community to have been wheel chair bound. The... The post Lifeless body found in C
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Lifeless body found in Canefield

DNO has received reports that the body of a male individual was found in Canefield in a drain near the vicinity of the Catholic church. The deceased individual was known in the community to have been wheel chair bound. The... The post Lifeless body found in Canefield appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Leo Club donates ‘Sanitization and Health Necessities Hamper’ to the Elderly

In an ongoing effort to support the month of the elderly, the Leo Club of Dominica provided assistance to the infirmary with a ‘Sanitization and Health Necessities Hamper’. The club continues to execute projects throughout the week as they celebra
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Leo Club donates ‘Sanitization and Health Necessities Hamper’ to the Elderly

In an ongoing effort to support the month of the elderly, the Leo Club of Dominica provided assistance to the infirmary with a ‘Sanitization and Health Necessities Hamper’. The club continues to execute projects throughout the week as they celebrate... The post Leo Club donates ‘Sanitization and Health Necessities Hamper’ to the Elderly appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ODM investigates seismic emissions in the Soufriere area in Dominica

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) is investigating reports of emissions in the Soufriere area this evening. According to DM Coordinator, Fitzroy Pascal, the ODM is in contact with the Seismic Research Centre, UWI, in Trinidad which is responsible for...
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ODM investigates seismic emissions in the Soufriere area in Dominica

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) is investigating reports of emissions in the Soufriere area this evening. According to DM Coordinator, Fitzroy Pascal, the ODM is in contact with the Seismic Research Centre, UWI, in Trinidad which is responsible for... The post ODM investigates seismic emissions in the Soufriere area in Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 PM, Sep 16): Swells associated with Teddy to affect eastern coastline next 24hrs

A surface trough is expected to produce scattered showers with a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms, particularly across the northern portion of the Lesser Antilles, from tonight. By tomorrow, another trough associated with Hurricane Teddy is expected t
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WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 PM, Sep 16): Swells associated with Teddy to affect eastern coastline next 24hrs

A surface trough is expected to produce scattered showers with a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms, particularly across the northern portion of the Lesser Antilles, from tonight. By tomorrow, another trough associated with Hurricane Teddy is expected to affect the... The post WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 PM, Sep 16): Swells associated with Teddy to affect eastern coastline next 24hrs appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Request for tender/quote supply of Diary Goat Equipment

REQUEST FOR TENDER / QUOTE THE SUPPLY OF DIARY GOAT EQUIPMENTS The German International Cooperation (GIZ) implemented Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solution (CATS) program is inviting tenders from reputable procurement companies for supply of the above, to the s
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Request for tender/quote supply of Diary Goat Equipment

REQUEST FOR TENDER / QUOTE THE SUPPLY OF DIARY GOAT EQUIPMENTS The German International Cooperation (GIZ) implemented Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solution (CATS) program is inviting tenders from reputable procurement companies for supply of the above, to the specification outlined in the attached document. The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Request for tender/quote supply of Diary Goat Equipment appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIVE from 5pm: Dominica Council on Ageing Forum on Health and Wellness

    Theme Age and Ageing within the Pandemic   Program The post LIVE from 5pm: Dominica Council on Ageing Forum on Health and Wellness appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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LIVE from 5pm: Dominica Council on Ageing Forum on Health and Wellness

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