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Skerrit recommends reclassification over salary increases for public officers

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said salary increases should be replaced by the reclassification of jobs as he believes this would be a better route to take for public workers. Skerrit said at a Dominica Labour Party (DLP) Rally in... The post Skerrit re

COMMENTARY: Al-Jazeera documentary exposes to the world  corruption at the heart of government

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COMMENTARY: Al-Jazeera documentary exposes to the world  corruption at the heart of government

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President Savarin condemns acts of violence on island

President of Dominica His Excellency Charles Savarin has condemned recent acts of violence on the island. He was addressing the nation on Tuesday evening. “I have seen videos of disruptive behaviour in Marigot,” he said. “I have also seen vi
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President Savarin condemns acts of violence on island

President of Dominica His Excellency Charles Savarin has condemned recent acts of violence on the island. He was addressing the nation on Tuesday evening. “I have seen videos of disruptive behaviour in Marigot,” he said. “I have also seen videos... The post President Savarin condemns acts of violence on island appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Statement on confrontation of Bishop Malzaire and Cardinal Felix

On Monday December 2, 2019, whilst on their way to the airport, His Lordship Bishop Gabriel Malzaire and His Eminence Cardinal Kelvin Felix, were confronted by a group of protesters in Marigot, and subjected to insults and embarrassing questions. We,... The p
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Statement on confrontation of Bishop Malzaire and Cardinal Felix

On Monday December 2, 2019, whilst on their way to the airport, His Lordship Bishop Gabriel Malzaire and His Eminence Cardinal Kelvin Felix, were confronted by a group of protesters in Marigot, and subjected to insults and embarrassing questions. We,... The post Statement on confrontation of Bishop Malzaire and Cardinal Felix appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BREAKING NEWS: Dominica State College cancels classes due to protests

Stockfarm road has been blocked due to ongoing protests action around the island, classes have been cancelled as of 10am. Students are unable to get to or leave the college due to the burning debris in the road without getting... The post BREAKING NEWS: Domin
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BREAKING NEWS: Dominica State College cancels classes due to protests

Stockfarm road has been blocked due to ongoing protests action around the island, classes have been cancelled as of 10am. Students are unable to get to or leave the college due to the burning debris in the road without getting... The post BREAKING NEWS: Dominica State College cancels classes due to protests appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DMA laments decline in manufacturing; tries to engage young people

The Dominica Manufacturers Association (DMA) has been engaging young people in the manufacturing sector to better prepare them in sustaining jobs and to help them make beneficial career choices within the manufacturing industry. This, as the President of the
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DMA laments decline in manufacturing; tries to engage young people

The Dominica Manufacturers Association (DMA) has been engaging young people in the manufacturing sector to better prepare them in sustaining jobs and to help them make beneficial career choices within the manufacturing industry. This, as the President of the Dominica... The post DMA laments decline in manufacturing; tries to engage young people appeared first on Dominica News Online.

U.S. Embassy Op-Ed: “Democracy Demands Peaceful Citizen Participation”

The reports of political violence in Dominica in recent weeks are incongruent with the history of stable parliamentary democracy in the Eastern Caribbean.  Free, fair, and transparent elections are hallmarks of any good democracy and an indication of goo
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U.S. Embassy Op-Ed: “Democracy Demands Peaceful Citizen Participation”

The reports of political violence in Dominica in recent weeks are incongruent with the history of stable parliamentary democracy in the Eastern Caribbean.  Free, fair, and transparent elections are hallmarks of any good democracy and an indication of good governance... The post U.S. Embassy Op-Ed: “Democracy Demands Peaceful Citizen Participation” appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Linton fires back against Skerrit’s “lawlessness” accusation

Opposition Leader Lennox Linton has responded to statements made by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit who on Monday night during an address to the nation called on the United Workers Party (UWP) and its leaders to put an end to the... The post Linton fires bac
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Linton fires back against Skerrit’s “lawlessness” accusation

Opposition Leader Lennox Linton has responded to statements made by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit who on Monday night during an address to the nation called on the United Workers Party (UWP) and its leaders to put an end to the... The post Linton fires back against Skerrit’s “lawlessness” accusation appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIAT denies rumours of flight cancellations to and out of Dominica

LIAT officials have dismissed the recent rumours surrounding its operations in Dominica. An unofficial advisory had been circulated – indicating that there would be flight disruptions in Dominica, due to the political environment. The advisory further s
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LIAT denies rumours of flight cancellations to and out of Dominica

LIAT officials have dismissed the recent rumours surrounding its operations in Dominica. An unofficial advisory had been circulated – indicating that there would be flight disruptions in Dominica, due to the political environment. The advisory further stated that LIAT announced... The post LIAT denies rumours of flight cancellations to and out of Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

IN PICTURES: Protests continue in various parts of Dominica

Below are some emerging images of protest activity taking place in various spots around the island. According to reports, protest action is continuing in Marigot and is also occurring in other parts of the country.   The post IN PICTURES: Protests c
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IN PICTURES: Protests continue in various parts of Dominica

Below are some emerging images of protest activity taking place in various spots around the island. According to reports, protest action is continuing in Marigot and is also occurring in other parts of the country.   The post IN PICTURES: Protests continue in various parts of Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Seaborne airlines cancels overnight stay in Dominica in light of US travel advisory

Seaborne Airlines announced today that effective immediately until December 10, 2019, it will operate a daily flight without the overnight stay in Dominica. This decision comes in the wake of a U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory for the Commonwealth...
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Seaborne airlines cancels overnight stay in Dominica in light of US travel advisory

Seaborne Airlines announced today that effective immediately until December 10, 2019, it will operate a daily flight without the overnight stay in Dominica. This decision comes in the wake of a U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory for the Commonwealth... The post Seaborne airlines cancels overnight stay in Dominica in light of US travel advisory appeared first on Dominica News Online.

President’s address to the nation on events leading up to general elections

Below is an address to the nation by His Excellency, President Charles Savarin, on the “unfolding events leading up to the general elections. The post President’s address to the nation on events leading up to general elections appeared first on Do
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President’s address to the nation on events leading up to general elections

Below is an address to the nation by His Excellency, President Charles Savarin, on the “unfolding events leading up to the general elections. The post President’s address to the nation on events leading up to general elections appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Karshma “Buju” Richards, charged with possession of marijuana, granted bail

After spending the weekend in police custody, Karshma “Buju” Richards appeared before a Roseau magistrate on December 2, 2019, on charges of possession and cultivation of 288 marijuana trees. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted bai
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Karshma “Buju” Richards, charged with possession of marijuana, granted bail

After spending the weekend in police custody, Karshma “Buju” Richards appeared before a Roseau magistrate on December 2, 2019, on charges of possession and cultivation of 288 marijuana trees. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted bail... The post Karshma “Buju” Richards, charged with possession of marijuana, granted bail appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UWP Roseau Valley candidate promises advancement in tourism, agriculture and health if elected

The establishment of a Roseau Valley Tourism Development Fund, the launch of a Roseau Valley Disaster Committee and the repair of all feeder roads in the Roseau Valley are some of the plans United Workers Party (UWP) candidate for the... The post UWP Roseau V
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UWP Roseau Valley candidate promises advancement in tourism, agriculture and health if elected

The establishment of a Roseau Valley Tourism Development Fund, the launch of a Roseau Valley Disaster Committee and the repair of all feeder roads in the Roseau Valley are some of the plans United Workers Party (UWP) candidate for the... The post UWP Roseau Valley candidate promises advancement in tourism, agriculture and health if elected appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Skerrit calls on UWP and its leadership to end ‘lawlessness’ in Dominica

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has called on the leader of the opposition Lennox Linton, former Prime Minister of Dominica and Edison James to bring an end to what he describes as “lawlessness” in the country. His call came during an... The pos
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Skerrit calls on UWP and its leadership to end ‘lawlessness’ in Dominica

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has called on the leader of the opposition Lennox Linton, former Prime Minister of Dominica and Edison James to bring an end to what he describes as “lawlessness” in the country. His call came during an... The post Skerrit calls on UWP and its leadership to end ‘lawlessness’ in Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

High Court judge denies application to stop December 6 general election

High Court judge, Bernie Stephenson, has denied an application to grant an injunction to stop the December 6 general election. In delivering her decision this morning, Stephenson said that once the President has issued the writ, the court cannot intervene....
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High Court judge denies application to stop December 6 general election

High Court judge, Bernie Stephenson, has denied an application to grant an injunction to stop the December 6 general election. In delivering her decision this morning, Stephenson said that once the President has issued the writ, the court cannot intervene.... The post High Court judge denies application to stop December 6 general election appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Protesting Marigot residents say they will not back down

Marigot today is experiencing one of fiercest protest since residents there have been demanding electoral reform before general elections. On Tuesday, residents blocked roads and burnt tires, demonstrating their distaste with the sitting government’s de
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Protesting Marigot residents say they will not back down

Marigot today is experiencing one of fiercest protest since residents there have been demanding electoral reform before general elections. On Tuesday, residents blocked roads and burnt tires, demonstrating their distaste with the sitting government’s decision to go to the polls... The post Protesting Marigot residents say they will not back down appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Application for injunction to stop elections goes to Court of Appeal

Amidst protest action and clashes with security forces over demands for electoral reform to ensure free and fair elections, High Court Judge Bernie Stephenson has ruled that the court “does not have the jurisdiction to grant an injunction to stop... Th
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Application for injunction to stop elections goes to Court of Appeal

Amidst protest action and clashes with security forces over demands for electoral reform to ensure free and fair elections, High Court Judge Bernie Stephenson has ruled that the court “does not have the jurisdiction to grant an injunction to stop... The post Application for injunction to stop elections goes to Court of Appeal appeared first on Dominica News Online.

High Court judge to rule on electoral reform matter

High court Judge Bernie Stephenson is expected to deliver her ruling in the election court matter brought about by members of the  Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) The group is asking the court to issue an injunction to prevent the holding... The post H
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High Court judge to rule on electoral reform matter

High court Judge Bernie Stephenson is expected to deliver her ruling in the election court matter brought about by members of the  Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) The group is asking the court to issue an injunction to prevent the holding... The post High Court judge to rule on electoral reform matter appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Incitement case against Linton and James adjourned to February

It was another day of drama at the courts in Roseau as the election fever intensifies. At the Magistrate’s court, it was to have been a day set aside for presiding Magistrate Asquith Riviere to rule on certain aspects of... The post Incitement case agai
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Incitement case against Linton and James adjourned to February

It was another day of drama at the courts in Roseau as the election fever intensifies. At the Magistrate’s court, it was to have been a day set aside for presiding Magistrate Asquith Riviere to rule on certain aspects of... The post Incitement case against Linton and James adjourned to February appeared first on Dominica News Online.

FEATURED PHOTO: Defiantly red

This photo shows steadfast Labour party supporters in the midst of a crowd of electoral reform protesters from the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) organized “Hungry Hyenas” protest action on Friday. The post FEATURED PHOTO: Defiantly red appeare
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FEATURED PHOTO: Defiantly red

This photo shows steadfast Labour party supporters in the midst of a crowd of electoral reform protesters from the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) organized “Hungry Hyenas” protest action on Friday. The post FEATURED PHOTO: Defiantly red appeared first on Dominica News Online.

IN PICTURES: Marigot main road today (with video)

The following photos show some burning debris on the main road in Marigot earlier today as well a number of people gathered on the road. We are trying to get more information about this development.   The post IN PICTURES: Marigot main road today (with v
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IN PICTURES: Marigot main road today (with video)

The following photos show some burning debris on the main road in Marigot earlier today as well a number of people gathered on the road. We are trying to get more information about this development.   The post IN PICTURES: Marigot main road today (with video) appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Blackmoore aims to transform Mahaut constituency if re-elected

Dominica Labour Party (DLP) candidate for the Mahaut constituency, Rayburn Blackmoore has announced that plans are in place for the transformation and further development of that constituency. He was speaking at a recent DLP meeting held in Warner. “We
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Blackmoore aims to transform Mahaut constituency if re-elected

Dominica Labour Party (DLP) candidate for the Mahaut constituency, Rayburn Blackmoore has announced that plans are in place for the transformation and further development of that constituency. He was speaking at a recent DLP meeting held in Warner. “We are... The post Blackmoore aims to transform Mahaut constituency if re-elected appeared first on Dominica News Online.

A UWP government to begin tackling economic hardship, social decay, maladministration within first 100 days

The UWP says it will implement measures to bring immediate relief in the areas of economic hardship, social decay and maladministration within the first 100 days of becoming the new government. The priority projects and policy measures under a UWP... The pos
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A UWP government to begin tackling economic hardship, social decay, maladministration within first 100 days

The UWP says it will implement measures to bring immediate relief in the areas of economic hardship, social decay and maladministration within the first 100 days of becoming the new government. The priority projects and policy measures under a UWP... The post A UWP government to begin tackling economic hardship, social decay, maladministration within first 100 days appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Young entrepreneurs encouraged to have a clear vision and mission for their business

Minister for the Environment, Climate Resilience, Disaster Management and Urban Renewal, Joseph Isaac has advised young entrepreneurs that in order to have a viable business they must have a clear vision and mission. Isaac represented Prime Minister Roosevel
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Young entrepreneurs encouraged to have a clear vision and mission for their business

Minister for the Environment, Climate Resilience, Disaster Management and Urban Renewal, Joseph Isaac has advised young entrepreneurs that in order to have a viable business they must have a clear vision and mission. Isaac represented Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit at... The post Young entrepreneurs encouraged to have a clear vision and mission for their business appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Service interruption in Roseau

ANNOUNCEMENT DOWASCO informs residents of Roseau that their water supply will be interrupted today Monday December 2, 2019 between the hours of 7:00pm and 10:00pm in order to carry out emergency repair on the distribution line. All traffic approaching Great..
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Service interruption in Roseau

ANNOUNCEMENT DOWASCO informs residents of Roseau that their water supply will be interrupted today Monday December 2, 2019 between the hours of 7:00pm and 10:00pm in order to carry out emergency repair on the distribution line. All traffic approaching Great... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Service interruption in Roseau appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Revamping of key institutions in Dominica among top priorities in UWP manifesto

The United Workers Party (UWP) launched its 2019 manifesto dubbed “Real Change” in the presence of hundreds of party supporters at the Newtown playing field over the weekend. Flanked by all his candidates contesting the general election, party lea
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Revamping of key institutions in Dominica among top priorities in UWP manifesto

The United Workers Party (UWP) launched its 2019 manifesto dubbed “Real Change” in the presence of hundreds of party supporters at the Newtown playing field over the weekend. Flanked by all his candidates contesting the general election, party leader Lennox... The post Revamping of key institutions in Dominica among top priorities in UWP manifesto appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Fatal shooting at Calibishie

Information reaching Dominica News Online (DNO) indicates that there has been a fatal shooting at Calibishie. Reports are that at least one person has died and another is in police custody. DNO is attempting to contact the police for an... The post Fatal shoo
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Fatal shooting at Calibishie

Information reaching Dominica News Online (DNO) indicates that there has been a fatal shooting at Calibishie. Reports are that at least one person has died and another is in police custody. DNO is attempting to contact the police for an... The post Fatal shooting at Calibishie appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UWP mourns death of motor vehicle accident victim

The United Workers Party (UWP) has expressed condolences on the passing of one of its supporters who died in a vehicle accident on Saturday night. Nadisha Williams, from the village of Wesley, died after the vehicle in which she was... The post UWP mourns dea
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UWP mourns death of motor vehicle accident victim

The United Workers Party (UWP) has expressed condolences on the passing of one of its supporters who died in a vehicle accident on Saturday night. Nadisha Williams, from the village of Wesley, died after the vehicle in which she was... The post UWP mourns death of motor vehicle accident victim appeared first on Dominica News Online.

An Open letter to Prime Minister Skerrit

Mr. Prime Minister,   Sir, for 15 years now I have been noticing your style of leadership and one thing for certain is that you have deliberately refused to answer pertinent questions asked of you. Be minded sir that Dominica... The post An Open letter t
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An Open letter to Prime Minister Skerrit

Mr. Prime Minister,   Sir, for 15 years now I have been noticing your style of leadership and one thing for certain is that you have deliberately refused to answer pertinent questions asked of you. Be minded sir that Dominica... The post An Open letter to Prime Minister Skerrit appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Embassies of Eastern Caribbean States congratulates Dominican student on academic achievements in Morocco

The Embassies of the Eastern Caribbean States to the Kingdom of Morocco (ECS Embassies) extends its warmest congratulations and highest regards to Dominican, Terry Gregory Lovell for his recent academic accomplishments as an undergraduate student at Groupe Mi
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Embassies of Eastern Caribbean States congratulates Dominican student on academic achievements in Morocco

The Embassies of the Eastern Caribbean States to the Kingdom of Morocco (ECS Embassies) extends its warmest congratulations and highest regards to Dominican, Terry Gregory Lovell for his recent academic accomplishments as an undergraduate student at Groupe Miage, a private... The post Embassies of Eastern Caribbean States congratulates Dominican student on academic achievements in Morocco appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica-born Erwin Raphael, honored with Corporate Leadership Award USA

On Friday, November 22, 2019, Dominica-born Erwin T. Raphael, Chief Operating Officer of Genesis Motors America, was awarded the Corporate Leadership Award USA at the Caribbean American Heritage Awards (CARAH) Gala. CARAH is annual signature event honori
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Dominica-born Erwin Raphael, honored with Corporate Leadership Award USA

On Friday, November 22, 2019, Dominica-born Erwin T. Raphael, Chief Operating Officer of Genesis Motors America, was awarded the Corporate Leadership Award USA at the Caribbean American Heritage Awards (CARAH) Gala. CARAH is annual signature event honoring excellence in the Caribbean... The post Dominica-born Erwin Raphael, honored with Corporate Leadership Award USA appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ELECTION: UWP Youth manifesto

The United Workers Party launched its youth manifesto for the upcoming General Election at Grand Fond on Friday, November 29, 2019. A copy of of the document is posted below. The post ELECTION: UWP Youth manifesto appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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ELECTION: UWP Youth manifesto

The United Workers Party launched its youth manifesto for the upcoming General Election at Grand Fond on Friday, November 29, 2019. A copy of of the document is posted below. The post ELECTION: UWP Youth manifesto appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Embassies of Eastern Caribbean States congratulates Dominican Student on academic achievements in Morocco

The Embassies of the Eastern Caribbean States to the Kingdom of Morocco (ECS Embassies) extends its warmest congratulations and highest regards to Dominican, Terry Gregory Lovell for his recent academic accomplishments as an undergraduate student at Groupe Mi
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Embassies of Eastern Caribbean States congratulates Dominican Student on academic achievements in Morocco

The Embassies of the Eastern Caribbean States to the Kingdom of Morocco (ECS Embassies) extends its warmest congratulations and highest regards to Dominican, Terry Gregory Lovell for his recent academic accomplishments as an undergraduate student at Groupe Miage, a private... The post Embassies of Eastern Caribbean States congratulates Dominican Student on academic achievements in Morocco appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Judge denies application to recuse herself from electoral reform case

An application made by lawyers for the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) to have High Court Judge, Bernie Stephenson, recuse herself from a matter on electoral reform now before the court, has been denied by the judge. On Friday, November 29,... The post Judg
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Judge denies application to recuse herself from electoral reform case

An application made by lawyers for the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) to have High Court Judge, Bernie Stephenson, recuse herself from a matter on electoral reform now before the court, has been denied by the judge. On Friday, November 29,... The post Judge denies application to recuse herself from electoral reform case appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Hurricane season ends; Dominica spared major event

The Atlantic Hurricane Season officially ended on November 30. This is the second consecutive year that the island of Dominica was spared major impacts from tropical cyclones. In fact, Dominica was only placed under a Tropical Storm Watch for Dorian... The po
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Hurricane season ends; Dominica spared major event

The Atlantic Hurricane Season officially ended on November 30. This is the second consecutive year that the island of Dominica was spared major impacts from tropical cyclones. In fact, Dominica was only placed under a Tropical Storm Watch for Dorian... The post Hurricane season ends; Dominica spared major event appeared first on Dominica News Online.

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