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Dr. Darroux says nursing service ‘fast nearing critical levels’

Health Minister, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, has said that the nursing service in Dominica is ‘fast nearing critical levels’ but some people are making it appear worse than it is and has pledged government support for staff of the Ministry of...
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Dr. Darroux says nursing service ‘fast nearing critical levels’

Health Minister, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, has said that the nursing service in Dominica is ‘fast nearing critical levels’ but some people are making it appear worse than it is and has pledged government support for staff of the Ministry of...

Dominica selected as pilot for Commonwealth Small States Trade Finance Facility

Dominica is among a number of Commonwealth countries selected as a pilot for a special scheme that will allow small island states to obtain easier access to international trade finance. The Commonwealth Small States Trade Finance Facility was launched this...
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Dominica selected as pilot for Commonwealth Small States Trade Finance Facility

Dominica is among a number of Commonwealth countries selected as a pilot for a special scheme that will allow small island states to obtain easier access to international trade finance. The Commonwealth Small States Trade Finance Facility was launched this...

Cuba’s new president is the first non-Castro in 42 years

Cuba’s new President Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel grew up in the Cuban revolution and it’s clear his mission is to make sure it survives. In his first speech as president Thursday, Díaz-Canel emphasized continuity with the past and an important and..
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Cuba’s new president is the first non-Castro in 42 years

Cuba’s new President Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel grew up in the Cuban revolution and it’s clear his mission is to make sure it survives. In his first speech as president Thursday, Díaz-Canel emphasized continuity with the past and an important and...

Dominica to observe World Rivers Day on September 30

Plans are taking shape for the observance of World River’s Day which is observed around the globe on September 30. Among events being explored is the hosting of a river festival and the idea of reintroducing water life into the...
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Dominica to observe World Rivers Day on September 30

Plans are taking shape for the observance of World River’s Day which is observed around the globe on September 30. Among events being explored is the hosting of a river festival and the idea of reintroducing water life into the...

Kalinagos to discuss development agenda for Kalinago Territory

The Kalinago Council in collaboration with Talk Kalinago and the Development Officer of the Ministry of Kalinago Affairs will be hosting the first of a series of community forums to discuss the development agenda in the Kalinago Territory. The first...
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Kalinagos to discuss development agenda for Kalinago Territory

The Kalinago Council in collaboration with Talk Kalinago and the Development Officer of the Ministry of Kalinago Affairs will be hosting the first of a series of community forums to discuss the development agenda in the Kalinago Territory. The first...

High Court rules in favor of DLP candidates in general election complaint

The High Court has ruled in favor of the government in a matter that goes back to the last general election which was held in 2014. The Dominica Labour Party (DLP) won that election with 15 seats while the United...
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High Court rules in favor of DLP candidates in general election complaint

The High Court has ruled in favor of the government in a matter that goes back to the last general election which was held in 2014. The Dominica Labour Party (DLP) won that election with 15 seats while the United...

Trinidadian String Band and Michele Henderson to headline 2018 Dominica Jazz ‘n Creole

Roseau, Dominica – (April 17, 2018) — Trinidadian string sensation Xavier Strings and Dominica’s Princess of song Michele Henderson will headline what is being billed by organizers, as one of the best ever Dominica Jazz ‘n Creole, the 2018 edition
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Trinidadian String Band and Michele Henderson to headline 2018 Dominica Jazz ‘n Creole

Roseau, Dominica – (April 17, 2018) — Trinidadian string sensation Xavier Strings and Dominica’s Princess of song Michele Henderson will headline what is being billed by organizers, as one of the best ever Dominica Jazz ‘n Creole, the 2018 edition...

St. Lucia PM says Caribbean leaders will hold UK to promises on Windrush generation

Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet said following a meeting with United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May, that Caribbean leaders will be monitoring closely the situation regarding the Windrush generation. The UK Prime Minister apologized to Car
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St. Lucia PM says Caribbean leaders will hold UK to promises on Windrush generation

Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet said following a meeting with United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May, that Caribbean leaders will be monitoring closely the situation regarding the Windrush generation. The UK Prime Minister apologized to Caribbean leaders during the...

Rare Species Conservatory Foundation responds to ACTP on transfer of parrots to Germany

The controversy over the transfer of 12 rare parrots from Dominica to Germany continues unabated with the Rare Species Conservatory Foundation (RSCF) accusing the Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots (ACTP) of being involved in ‘furtiv
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Rare Species Conservatory Foundation responds to ACTP on transfer of parrots to Germany

The controversy over the transfer of 12 rare parrots from Dominica to Germany continues unabated with the Rare Species Conservatory Foundation (RSCF) accusing the Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots (ACTP) of being involved in ‘furtive actions.’ The RSCF...

Agriculture Minister to embark on ‘Meet the Farmers Tour’

The New Minister for Agriculture Reginald Austrie has announced his ministry’s plans to embark on a “Meet the Farmers Tour” Austrie made this announcement during the Dominica Agricultural Industrial and Development (AID) Bank Annual General Meeting at t
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Agriculture Minister to embark on ‘Meet the Farmers Tour’

The New Minister for Agriculture Reginald Austrie has announced his ministry’s plans to embark on a “Meet the Farmers Tour” Austrie made this announcement during the Dominica Agricultural Industrial and Development (AID) Bank Annual General Meeting at the Goodwill Parish...

Dominica establishes diplomatic relations with Sri Lanka

Dominica has established diplomatic relations with the South Asian nation of Sri Lanka, effective April 17, 2018. The agreement was signed between Dr. Amrith Rohan Perera, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations and Loreen B
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Dominica establishes diplomatic relations with Sri Lanka

Dominica has established diplomatic relations with the South Asian nation of Sri Lanka, effective April 17, 2018. The agreement was signed between Dr. Amrith Rohan Perera, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations and Loreen Bannis-Roberts,...

Women footballers get gear from DFA

Six women football teams on the island have received gear courtesy of the Dominica Football Association (DFA). The teams, Harlem, Dublanc, Mahaut, Portsmouth, New Generation and Goodwill Runners were gifted with footballs, boots, shin guards and other footbal
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Women footballers get gear from DFA

Six women football teams on the island have received gear courtesy of the Dominica Football Association (DFA). The teams, Harlem, Dublanc, Mahaut, Portsmouth, New Generation and Goodwill Runners were gifted with footballs, boots, shin guards and other football equipment by...

US calls on Latin America, Caribbean to isolate Venezuela

LIMA (Reuters) – The United States urged regional leaders last Saturday to take stronger steps to isolate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, as it joined a declaration condemning the worsening humanitarian crisis and political repression in the South
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US calls on Latin America, Caribbean to isolate Venezuela

LIMA (Reuters) – The United States urged regional leaders last Saturday to take stronger steps to isolate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, as it joined a declaration condemning the worsening humanitarian crisis and political repression in the South American nation. U.S....

High Court rules in favor of gov’t in general election complaint

The High Court has ruled in favor of the government in a matter that goes back to the last general election which was held in 2014. The Dominica Labour Party (DLP) won that election with 15 seats while the United...
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High Court rules in favor of gov’t in general election complaint

The High Court has ruled in favor of the government in a matter that goes back to the last general election which was held in 2014. The Dominica Labour Party (DLP) won that election with 15 seats while the United...

Two to represent Dominica at Commonwealth Youth Forum

From Sunday, April 15th to Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 Project Officer at the National Youth Council, Akinia R. Alleyne along with Administrative Assistant and newly appointed CARICOM Youth Ambassador, Annel B. Lewis are the official delegates representing t
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Two to represent Dominica at Commonwealth Youth Forum

From Sunday, April 15th to Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 Project Officer at the National Youth Council, Akinia R. Alleyne along with Administrative Assistant and newly appointed CARICOM Youth Ambassador, Annel B. Lewis are the official delegates representing the Commonwealth of Dominica...

British PM apologises to C’bean leaders over deportation row

(AFP) – Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday personally apologised to Caribbean leaders after her government threatened to deport people who emigrated to Britain in the 1950s and 1960s. At a meeting in Downing Street, May told representatives of the...
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British PM apologises to C’bean leaders over deportation row

(AFP) – Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday personally apologised to Caribbean leaders after her government threatened to deport people who emigrated to Britain in the 1950s and 1960s. At a meeting in Downing Street, May told representatives of the...

ACTP finally responds to parrot transfer controversy

The Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots e.V. (ACTP) has finally responded to the controversy regarding the transfer of 12 parrots from Dominica to a facility in Germany. The organization apologized on social media for taking so long to...
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ACTP finally responds to parrot transfer controversy

The Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots e.V. (ACTP) has finally responded to the controversy regarding the transfer of 12 parrots from Dominica to a facility in Germany. The organization apologized on social media for taking so long to...

Two hurricane-affected Pointe Michel residents receive gov’t funded houses

Two Pointe Michel residents, who were affected by Hurricane Maria, have received new houses courtesy of the Government of Dominica. They are the first two, of a total of ten, who received the keys to their new homes built by...
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Two hurricane-affected Pointe Michel residents receive gov’t funded houses

Two Pointe Michel residents, who were affected by Hurricane Maria, have received new houses courtesy of the Government of Dominica. They are the first two, of a total of ten, who received the keys to their new homes built by...

Antigua government minister sues Kenneth Rijock

Minister of Investment and Trade of Antigua and Barbuda, Asot Michael, has announced that he is taking legal action against Kenneth Rijock and another online blogger for defamation. “I have instructed lawyers in the United States of America to take...
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Antigua government minister sues Kenneth Rijock

Minister of Investment and Trade of Antigua and Barbuda, Asot Michael, has announced that he is taking legal action against Kenneth Rijock and another online blogger for defamation. “I have instructed lawyers in the United States of America to take...

German NGO sends 40-foot container to Marigot

The Dominica Charity Foundation based in Germany has been a reliable institution for helping and supporting Marigot for over ten years. The NGO, which was founded in 2006 by Mary Sylvester, has been regularly sending medical items to Dominica every...
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German NGO sends 40-foot container to Marigot

The Dominica Charity Foundation based in Germany has been a reliable institution for helping and supporting Marigot for over ten years. The NGO, which was founded in 2006 by Mary Sylvester, has been regularly sending medical items to Dominica every...

Students get free access to Flow Study to help with exam preparations

ROSEAU, DOMINICA April 16, 2018: Dominica’s secondary school students are set to receive a boost in their exam preparations as Flow and One on One Educational Services Limited, creators of Flow Study, partner to give free access to Flow Study...
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Students get free access to Flow Study to help with exam preparations

ROSEAU, DOMINICA April 16, 2018: Dominica’s secondary school students are set to receive a boost in their exam preparations as Flow and One on One Educational Services Limited, creators of Flow Study, partner to give free access to Flow Study...

National Women’s Football Team heads to St. Kitts for CFU Challenge Series

The Dominica National Women’s Football Team left the island on Monday for St. Kitts to take part in the 2018 Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge Series. In the lineup are five foreign-based players who will be part of the team...
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National Women’s Football Team heads to St. Kitts for CFU Challenge Series

The Dominica National Women’s Football Team left the island on Monday for St. Kitts to take part in the 2018 Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge Series. In the lineup are five foreign-based players who will be part of the team...

BREAKING NEWS: Flood Watch issued for Dominica

The Meteorological Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Dominica until 6 pm on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Watch was issued at 2:00 pm on Monday. A Flood Watch Means that conditions are favorable and flooding is possible...
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BREAKING NEWS: Flood Watch issued for Dominica

The Meteorological Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Dominica until 6 pm on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Watch was issued at 2:00 pm on Monday. A Flood Watch Means that conditions are favorable and flooding is possible...

Convent High School wins Miss Teen Pageant 2018

Jorjanna Albert of the Convent High School is Miss Teen Dominica for 2018. The 15-year old Albert picked up awards for Best Speech, Best Talent and Best in Question and Answer on her way to the crown at the Old...
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Convent High School wins Miss Teen Pageant 2018

Jorjanna Albert of the Convent High School is Miss Teen Dominica for 2018. The 15-year old Albert picked up awards for Best Speech, Best Talent and Best in Question and Answer on her way to the crown at the Old...

World Bank provides US$65-million for Dominica post-Maria

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved last Friday two emergency support operations totaling US$65-million for restoring agriculture livelihoods, strengthening resilience, and rebuilding houses destroyed by Hurricane Maria in Dominica. This
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World Bank provides US$65-million for Dominica post-Maria

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved last Friday two emergency support operations totaling US$65-million for restoring agriculture livelihoods, strengthening resilience, and rebuilding houses destroyed by Hurricane Maria in Dominica. This represents the World Bank’s highest ever financing for...

VACANCY NOTICE: European Development Fund

11th EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENT FUND EU DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE VACANCY NOTICE The overall objective of the Office of the National Authorising Officer (NAO) is to ensure the efficient and effective utilisation of European Union (EU) development assistance in suppor
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VACANCY NOTICE: European Development Fund

11th EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENT FUND EU DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE VACANCY NOTICE The overall objective of the Office of the National Authorising Officer (NAO) is to ensure the efficient and effective utilisation of European Union (EU) development assistance in support of the implementation...

COMMENTARY: Going back to go forward

It has been said that if Christopher Columbus revisited the Caribbean today, when viewing Dominica from seaward, he would find that it looked the same as it did centuries ago: nothing has changed. The same could be said of Michelangelo...
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COMMENTARY: Going back to go forward

It has been said that if Christopher Columbus revisited the Caribbean today, when viewing Dominica from seaward, he would find that it looked the same as it did centuries ago: nothing has changed. The same could be said of Michelangelo...

Young lady raises funds for Maria-affect Calibishie residents

Rihann Nerwal, age 17. formerly from Calibishie and now living in Canada, together with the Carmangay Fire Department in Alberta has raised CAN $1,000 for families in need in her former home village post-Hurricane Maria. On Thursday 12th April the...
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Young lady raises funds for Maria-affect Calibishie residents

Rihann Nerwal, age 17. formerly from Calibishie and now living in Canada, together with the Carmangay Fire Department in Alberta has raised CAN $1,000 for families in need in her former home village post-Hurricane Maria. On Thursday 12th April the...

President of the Dominica Olympic Committee pleased with team’s performance

President of the Dominica Olympic Committee, Billy Doctrove, has praised the efforts of the national team at the 2018 commonwealth games. Dominica secured two medals for the first time at the games. Thea Lafond won bronze in the Women’s Triple jump,...
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President of the Dominica Olympic Committee pleased with team’s performance

President of the Dominica Olympic Committee, Billy Doctrove, has praised the efforts of the national team at the 2018 commonwealth games. Dominica secured two medals for the first time at the games. Thea Lafond won bronze in the Women’s Triple jump,...

National Female Boxer Spicer hangs up her gloves

National boxer, Valerian Spicer, has announced her retirement from amateur boxing after an illustrious 8 year boxing career. The 38 year old who is a member of the national team at the 2018 commonwealth games says that the time has...
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National Female Boxer Spicer hangs up her gloves

National boxer, Valerian Spicer, has announced her retirement from amateur boxing after an illustrious 8 year boxing career. The 38 year old who is a member of the national team at the 2018 commonwealth games says that the time has...

ANNOUNCEMENT: UNDP Vacancies

Dominica is one of the most disaster-prone regions in the world, and continues to be vulnerable to tropical storms and hurricanes. Fifteen Caribbean islands are among the top 25 countries affected by tropical cyclone disasters. The probability of a hurricane.
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ANNOUNCEMENT: UNDP Vacancies

Dominica is one of the most disaster-prone regions in the world, and continues to be vulnerable to tropical storms and hurricanes. Fifteen Caribbean islands are among the top 25 countries affected by tropical cyclone disasters. The probability of a hurricane...

Caribbean Archives Association provides post-hurricane recovery assistance to Dominica

Dominica has received some assistance from the Caribbean Archives Association (CARBICA) in the country’s on-going recovery of archival, library and museum collections following the hurricanes of 2017. Head of Conservation at the Curacao National Archive
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Caribbean Archives Association provides post-hurricane recovery assistance to Dominica

Dominica has received some assistance from the Caribbean Archives Association (CARBICA) in the country’s on-going recovery of archival, library and museum collections following the hurricanes of 2017. Head of Conservation at the Curacao National Archives and CARBICA representative, Valerie Martens-Monier, visited...

UPDATE: Joseph Isaac takes oath as government minister; says history will absolve him

Member of Parliament for Roseau Central, Joseph Isaac, who recently resigned from the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has been sworn in as a government minister. He was sworn in at the State House by President Charles Savarin. Isaac took...
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UPDATE: Joseph Isaac takes oath as government minister; says history will absolve him

Member of Parliament for Roseau Central, Joseph Isaac, who recently resigned from the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has been sworn in as a government minister. He was sworn in at the State House by President Charles Savarin. Isaac took...

THE KSCHRONICLES: Other people’s perception of you is none of your concern

Every day we meet people and people meet us or hear about us and a perception is formed. As much as we try to deny it many of these perceptions affect us because we are taught from an early age...
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THE KSCHRONICLES: Other people’s perception of you is none of your concern

Every day we meet people and people meet us or hear about us and a perception is formed. As much as we try to deny it many of these perceptions affect us because we are taught from an early age...

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