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DBF to address housing at national symposium

The housing sector was dealt a devastating blow by Hurricane Maria on September 18th, 2017 and as we enter the fifth month after the devastating Hurricane many damaged homes and public buildings are still in a state of disrepair and...
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DBF to address housing at national symposium

The housing sector was dealt a devastating blow by Hurricane Maria on September 18th, 2017 and as we enter the fifth month after the devastating Hurricane many damaged homes and public buildings are still in a state of disrepair and...

Trump welcomes everyone

American President Donald Trump seemed to recant earlier statements he allegedly made about African countries, Haiti and El Salvador. The report comes from a press briefing given on Tuesday according to Reuters. Trump has been under tremendous pressure since
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Trump welcomes everyone

American President Donald Trump seemed to recant earlier statements he allegedly made about African countries, Haiti and El Salvador. The report comes from a press briefing given on Tuesday according to Reuters. Trump has been under tremendous pressure since senator...

Dominicans should demand higher media standards says ACM head

President of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM), Wesley Gibbings, has said there is a need for the media fraternity in Dominica to join hands and that Dominicans should demand higher standards in journalism. He was speaking to Ivona Jno-...
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Dominicans should demand higher media standards says ACM head

President of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM), Wesley Gibbings, has said there is a need for the media fraternity in Dominica to join hands and that Dominicans should demand higher standards in journalism. He was speaking to Ivona Jno-...

TECH NEWS: Face value

Shortly after walking through the door at Face++, a Chinese startup valued at roughly a billion dollars, I see my face, unshaven and looking a bit jet-lagged, flash up on a large screen near the entrance. Having been added to a...
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TECH NEWS: Face value

Shortly after walking through the door at Face++, a Chinese startup valued at roughly a billion dollars, I see my face, unshaven and looking a bit jet-lagged, flash up on a large screen near the entrance. Having been added to a...

“EU’s assistance crucial… to sustainable development” – CARICOM/CARIFORUM SG

CARICOM and CARIFORUM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in his remarks at the launch of the Tenth EDF CARIFORUM Crime and Security Programme, on 17 January 2017, in Barbados, pointed to the “strength of cooperation” between the European Union
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“EU’s assistance crucial… to sustainable development” – CARICOM/CARIFORUM SG

CARICOM and CARIFORUM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in his remarks at the launch of the Tenth EDF CARIFORUM Crime and Security Programme, on 17 January 2017, in Barbados, pointed to the “strength of cooperation” between the European Union (EU) and...

Donor pledges are not like ‘Abracadabra’ says PM Skerrit

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said that there is a long road between pledges made by donors and the actual delivery of those pledges and it is not like magic. Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, he said he...
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Donor pledges are not like ‘Abracadabra’ says PM Skerrit

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said that there is a long road between pledges made by donors and the actual delivery of those pledges and it is not like magic. Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, he said he...

Achievement Learning Centre hosts free post-Maria workshops for parents

The Achievement Learning Centre in association with ‘My Child and I,’ a Barbados based charity, will be hosting two parents workshop aimed at empowering parents to cope with the challenges of Hurricane Maria. The Achievement Learning Centre is a school...
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Achievement Learning Centre hosts free post-Maria workshops for parents

The Achievement Learning Centre in association with ‘My Child and I,’ a Barbados based charity, will be hosting two parents workshop aimed at empowering parents to cope with the challenges of Hurricane Maria. The Achievement Learning Centre is a school...

Medical professionals release book on Dominica visit after Maria

A book which gives the photographic story of a group of Dominican-born health care providers living in the US who visited Dominica after the passage of Hurricane Maria has been released. Proceeds from the sale of the book, For Love...
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Medical professionals release book on Dominica visit after Maria

A book which gives the photographic story of a group of Dominican-born health care providers living in the US who visited Dominica after the passage of Hurricane Maria has been released. Proceeds from the sale of the book, For Love...

Hurricane Maria triggers close to 10,000 landslides in Dominica – study

A total of 9,960 landslides were triggered in Dominica during the passage of Hurricane Maria in September 2017, a large-scale landslide inventory/study carried out by the University of Twente has revealed. The inventory was done with the use of five...
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Hurricane Maria triggers close to 10,000 landslides in Dominica – study

A total of 9,960 landslides were triggered in Dominica during the passage of Hurricane Maria in September 2017, a large-scale landslide inventory/study carried out by the University of Twente has revealed. The inventory was done with the use of five...

TECH NEWS: New innovation could mean more compact phones and optical gear

Scientists at Harvard University on Monday (Jan 1st) unveiled a metalens that has the potential to shrink the size of any device that uses a camera while at the same time improving performance. While traditional lenses are made from glass,...
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TECH NEWS: New innovation could mean more compact phones and optical gear

Scientists at Harvard University on Monday (Jan 1st) unveiled a metalens that has the potential to shrink the size of any device that uses a camera while at the same time improving performance. While traditional lenses are made from glass,...

New innovation could mean more compact phones and optical gear

Scientists at Harvard University on Monday (Jan 1st) unveiled a metalens that has the potential to shrink the size of any device that uses a camera while at the same time improving performance. While traditional lenses are made from glass,...
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New innovation could mean more compact phones and optical gear

Scientists at Harvard University on Monday (Jan 1st) unveiled a metalens that has the potential to shrink the size of any device that uses a camera while at the same time improving performance. While traditional lenses are made from glass,...

New agency to replace “Red Clinic”

A new agency will be replacing the government’s Public Support Program, popularly known as the “Red Clinic.” Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said on Wednesday that the cabinet has taken a decision to create an “autonomous, rapid respo
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New agency to replace “Red Clinic”

A new agency will be replacing the government’s Public Support Program, popularly known as the “Red Clinic.” Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said on Wednesday that the cabinet has taken a decision to create an “autonomous, rapid response, social recovery agency.”...

3,932 farmers to benefit from Agricultural Emergency Response Grant

Some 3,932 qualified farmers who were affected by Hurricane Maria are expected to benefit from an Agricultural Emergency Response Grant. A contract was signed with the Dominica Agricultural Industrial & Development Bank (AID Bank) on Thursday which will b
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3,932 farmers to benefit from Agricultural Emergency Response Grant

Some 3,932 qualified farmers who were affected by Hurricane Maria are expected to benefit from an Agricultural Emergency Response Grant. A contract was signed with the Dominica Agricultural Industrial & Development Bank (AID Bank) on Thursday which will be administering...

US bars Haitians for applying for low-skilled work visas

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has removed Haiti from a list of countries whose citizens are permitted to apply for low-skilled work visas, less than a week after President Donald Trump reportedly called Haiti ‘a s***hole country.’ R
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US bars Haitians for applying for low-skilled work visas

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has removed Haiti from a list of countries whose citizens are permitted to apply for low-skilled work visas, less than a week after President Donald Trump reportedly called Haiti ‘a s***hole country.’ Reuters...

PM Skerrit welcomes post-Maria statement by Linton

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said he welcomes post-Maria statements made by the Leader of the Opposition, Lennox Linton, although he said they are a bit late and Linton appears to be political in his expression. He said Linton has...
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PM Skerrit welcomes post-Maria statement by Linton

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said he welcomes post-Maria statements made by the Leader of the Opposition, Lennox Linton, although he said they are a bit late and Linton appears to be political in his expression. He said Linton has...

Ross University begins classes at temporary Campus in Knoxville

MIRAMAR, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Faculty, staff and students at Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) celebrated the start of their Winter 2018 semester during an opening ceremony at a new temporary campus in Knoxville, TN, USA. Knoxville Mayor M
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Ross University begins classes at temporary Campus in Knoxville

MIRAMAR, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Faculty, staff and students at Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) celebrated the start of their Winter 2018 semester during an opening ceremony at a new temporary campus in Knoxville, TN, USA. Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero was in...

Police seek man in Canefield shooting incident

The police say they are searching for a man who shot another man at Canefield on Wednesday morning. Lee Sylvester, of Canefield, was shot in the abdomen and is presently nursing injuries at the Princess Margaret Hospital. Police PRO, Inspector...
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Police seek man in Canefield shooting incident

The police say they are searching for a man who shot another man at Canefield on Wednesday morning. Lee Sylvester, of Canefield, was shot in the abdomen and is presently nursing injuries at the Princess Margaret Hospital. Police PRO, Inspector...

UPDATE: St. Joseph accident claims life of foreign national

  The police have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle accident in St. Joseph which claimed the life of a foreign national. The man has been identified as Jason Dominic Otis, a Canadian born American citizen....
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UPDATE: St. Joseph accident claims life of foreign national

  The police have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle accident in St. Joseph which claimed the life of a foreign national. The man has been identified as Jason Dominic Otis, a Canadian born American citizen....

Gov’t to create 1,100 jobs for those made redundant by Maria

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced that the cabinet has taken the decision to create 1,100 jobs to engage those made redundant and displaced by Hurricane Maria. He said at a press conference on Wednesday that the jobs will be...
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Gov’t to create 1,100 jobs for those made redundant by Maria

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced that the cabinet has taken the decision to create 1,100 jobs to engage those made redundant and displaced by Hurricane Maria. He said at a press conference on Wednesday that the jobs will be...

PM Skerrit announces formation of bipartisan consultative body on reconstruction

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced the formation of a national bipartisan post-Maria consultative body on reconstruction in the wake of the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, he said the body wil
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PM Skerrit announces formation of bipartisan consultative body on reconstruction

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced the formation of a national bipartisan post-Maria consultative body on reconstruction in the wake of the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, he said the body will consist...

Trump not Welcome

Trumps highly provocative, racially charged statements have been receiving harsh reactions locally, regionally and globally. One such response comes from Barbadian David Comissiong president of the Clement Payne Movement political party. In a “declarati
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Trump not Welcome

Trumps highly provocative, racially charged statements have been receiving harsh reactions locally, regionally and globally. One such response comes from Barbadian David Comissiong president of the Clement Payne Movement political party. In a “declaration” issued on behalf of the Caribbean...

Update: Machel Changes Tune

(Trinidad Express) Machel Montano ,famous soca artist, seems to have taken a different position from earlier statements he made in reference to Carnival. He is now encouraging individuals to seek consent before “taking a whine”. “Women must
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Update: Machel Changes Tune

(Trinidad Express) Machel Montano ,famous soca artist, seems to have taken a different position from earlier statements he made in reference to Carnival. He is now encouraging individuals to seek consent before “taking a whine”. “Women must feel safe”, he...

Trinidadian ISIS recruits to be featured in National Geographic documentary

(Trinidad Express) Young Muslim men leaving Trinidad to fight for the Islamic State (ISIS) will be featured in a National Geographic documentary. According to an online report on dispatch.com the eight-part documentary series “Chain of Command,” offers a
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Trinidadian ISIS recruits to be featured in National Geographic documentary

(Trinidad Express) Young Muslim men leaving Trinidad to fight for the Islamic State (ISIS) will be featured in a National Geographic documentary. According to an online report on dispatch.com the eight-part documentary series “Chain of Command,” offers an unprecedented look...

Dominica progresses in developing a robust hydro-meteorological network

The Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) under the Ministry of Health and Environment continues to implement projects aimed at improving data collection capacities and the development of hazard monitoring systems to reduce vulnerability to climate
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Dominica progresses in developing a robust hydro-meteorological network

The Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) under the Ministry of Health and Environment continues to implement projects aimed at improving data collection capacities and the development of hazard monitoring systems to reduce vulnerability to climate change impacts. One such activity...

Man deported after living in USA for 30 Years

(CNN) Jorge Garcia was born in Mexico City 39 years ago. Garcia said when he was 10, his aunt brought him — without documentation — to the United States, where he grew up, married an American and raised kids — a...
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Man deported after living in USA for 30 Years

(CNN) Jorge Garcia was born in Mexico City 39 years ago. Garcia said when he was 10, his aunt brought him — without documentation — to the United States, where he grew up, married an American and raised kids — a...

News Host calls-out Trump supporters for covering up hateful remarks

(CNN)On Tuesday evening Erin Burnett began her prime time program with a simple question: “How stupid do you think we are?” Pointed, politically charged and presumably directed at Washington, the anchor’s inquiry stemmed from a slew of rec
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News Host calls-out Trump supporters for covering up hateful remarks

(CNN)On Tuesday evening Erin Burnett began her prime time program with a simple question: “How stupid do you think we are?” Pointed, politically charged and presumably directed at Washington, the anchor’s inquiry stemmed from a slew of recent controversial remarks made by...

Dominica national soils survey and mapping take off

Roseau, Dominica, January 17, 2018: The Project Coordination Unit (PCU) of the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR)/Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) under the Ministry of Health and Environment, held the inaugural mission for the commenc
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Dominica national soils survey and mapping take off

Roseau, Dominica, January 17, 2018: The Project Coordination Unit (PCU) of the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR)/Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) under the Ministry of Health and Environment, held the inaugural mission for the commencement of the national soils...

Serious problem with labour in construction industry after Maria says McKenzie

President of the Dominica Business Forum, Savarin McKenzie has said there is a shortage of labour in the construction industry following the passage of Hurricane Maria and homeowners are getting the bitter end of the stick. Furthermore, he said there...
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Serious problem with labour in construction industry after Maria says McKenzie

President of the Dominica Business Forum, Savarin McKenzie has said there is a shortage of labour in the construction industry following the passage of Hurricane Maria and homeowners are getting the bitter end of the stick. Furthermore, he said there...

Fond Cole landfill temporarily closed

The Dominica Solid Waste Management Corporation has announced that the Fond Cole landfill is temporarily closed. This means that truckers and the general public should not take waste to the area. PRO of the corporation Jeno Jacob said the closure...
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Fond Cole landfill temporarily closed

The Dominica Solid Waste Management Corporation has announced that the Fond Cole landfill is temporarily closed. This means that truckers and the general public should not take waste to the area. PRO of the corporation Jeno Jacob said the closure...

BREAKING NEWS: Man reportedly dies in St. Joseph accident

A man has reportedly died in a vehicular accident in the St. Joseph area early Wednesday morning. Reports are that the motor vehicle went over a cliff and landed on a beach in the area. The circumstances surrounding the accident...
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BREAKING NEWS: Man reportedly dies in St. Joseph accident

A man has reportedly died in a vehicular accident in the St. Joseph area early Wednesday morning. Reports are that the motor vehicle went over a cliff and landed on a beach in the area. The circumstances surrounding the accident...

St. Lucia welcomes their first Quantum-class vessel

The newly-extended Dolphin berth at Pointe Seraphine St. Lucia welcomed its first Quantum-class vessel, Anthem of the Seas, on Jan. 13, 2018 according to media reports. After an extensive renovation project, up to two Quantum-class vessels can be accommodate
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St. Lucia welcomes their first Quantum-class vessel

The newly-extended Dolphin berth at Pointe Seraphine St. Lucia welcomed its first Quantum-class vessel, Anthem of the Seas, on Jan. 13, 2018 according to media reports. After an extensive renovation project, up to two Quantum-class vessels can be accommodated simultaneously...

Dominica’s Lady of Song to perform in Trinidad

Our very own lady of Song Ophelia Marie will perform her famous Cadence-Lypso music “Under The Trees” area of The Normandie hotel,  in St Ann’s Trinidad for Carnival 2018. Marie,  is returning to the Normandie for a series of concerts...
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Dominica’s Lady of Song to perform in Trinidad

Our very own lady of Song Ophelia Marie will perform her famous Cadence-Lypso music “Under The Trees” area of The Normandie hotel,  in St Ann’s Trinidad for Carnival 2018. Marie,  is returning to the Normandie for a series of concerts...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Request for quotation for supply of laboratory furniture

The Government of Commonwealth of Dominica (GOCD) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of the Third Water Supply Project “WA-1 Network Upgrade” and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds to eligible payment
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Request for quotation for supply of laboratory furniture

The Government of Commonwealth of Dominica (GOCD) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of the Third Water Supply Project “WA-1 Network Upgrade” and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds to eligible payments...

Builders association warns of coming ‘pinch’ in construction industry

  President of the Dominica Builders and Contractors Association of Dominica (BCAD), Anthony Leblanc, has warned that there is going to be a pinch in the construction industry. He said this is due to problems in the supply chain for...
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Builders association warns of coming ‘pinch’ in construction industry

  President of the Dominica Builders and Contractors Association of Dominica (BCAD), Anthony Leblanc, has warned that there is going to be a pinch in the construction industry. He said this is due to problems in the supply chain for...

Machel Montano cautioned over controversial carnival-related comments

  (TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – You might not want to be following entertainer Machel Montano’s advice to fete goers disregarding the police advisory that an unsolicited wine could be a crime. Police Public Information Officer ASP Michael Jackman reiterated
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Machel Montano cautioned over controversial carnival-related comments

  (TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – You might not want to be following entertainer Machel Montano’s advice to fete goers disregarding the police advisory that an unsolicited wine could be a crime. Police Public Information Officer ASP Michael Jackman reiterated the point he...

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