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Phillipines issues ‘total evacuation’ of area near Taal volcano in face of volcanic eruption

Philippine authorities have issued a total evacuation of  nearly half a million people near the capital of Manila in face of an eruption from the Taal volcano. The eruption which took place without any warning started Saturday afternoon in the... The pos

LIVE: Special sitting of the ECSC in honor of the late Michael. E. bruney

Dominica News Online (DNO) brings you a live stream of a special sitting of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in honour of the late attorney-at-law/broadcaster, Mikey Bruney. The event is expected to begin shortly. The post LIVE: Special sitting of the ECS
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LIVE: Special sitting of the ECSC in honor of the late Michael. E. bruney

Dominica News Online (DNO) brings you a live stream of a special sitting of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in honour of the late attorney-at-law/broadcaster, Mikey Bruney. The event is expected to begin shortly. The post LIVE: Special sitting of the ECSC in honor of the late Michael. E. bruney appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Transforming Dominica’s front porch into a livable city

Urban livability takes into consideration the city in the mind versus the city on ground.  It is the relationship between city users and their urban surroundings.  A city should satisfy the physical and psychological needs and wants of its users... The pos
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Transforming Dominica’s front porch into a livable city

Urban livability takes into consideration the city in the mind versus the city on ground.  It is the relationship between city users and their urban surroundings.  A city should satisfy the physical and psychological needs and wants of its users... The post Transforming Dominica’s front porch into a livable city appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Public encouraged to sign “Justice for Kenny” petition

Nicole Morson, organiser of the Justice for Kenny Mitchel event held over the weekend, said signatures are still needed for the petition that has been launched to help obtain justice for the murder of Mitchel. Kenny Mitchel, a 27-year old... The post Public e
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Public encouraged to sign “Justice for Kenny” petition

Nicole Morson, organiser of the Justice for Kenny Mitchel event held over the weekend, said signatures are still needed for the petition that has been launched to help obtain justice for the murder of Mitchel. Kenny Mitchel, a 27-year old... The post Public encouraged to sign “Justice for Kenny” petition appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIVE: Chrism Mass 2020

Chrism Mass, Wednesday July 8th, 2020 at Our Lady of Fair Haven Cathedral Chapel The post LIVE: Chrism Mass 2020 appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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LIVE: Chrism Mass 2020

Chrism Mass, Wednesday July 8th, 2020 at Our Lady of Fair Haven Cathedral Chapel The post LIVE: Chrism Mass 2020 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

No LIAT replacement can survive without subsidies – Dr. Thomson Fontaine

Former International Monetary Fund IMF) economist, Dr. Thompson Fontaine has, in part, blamed the demise of LIAT on the low volume of travel between the islands. Critics have attributed the financial turbulence being experienced by LIAT to bad management but.
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No LIAT replacement can survive without subsidies – Dr. Thomson Fontaine

Former International Monetary Fund IMF) economist, Dr. Thompson Fontaine has, in part, blamed the demise of LIAT on the low volume of travel between the islands. Critics have attributed the financial turbulence being experienced by LIAT to bad management but... The post No LIAT replacement can survive without subsidies – Dr. Thomson Fontaine appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominican public asked to cooperate in derelict vehicle removal campaign

The government is seeking the support and cooperation of the general public to ensure the success of a National Derelict Vehicle Removal Campaign which is now underway in Dominica. The campaign seeks to remove over 500 derelict vehicles across the... The pos
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Dominican public asked to cooperate in derelict vehicle removal campaign

The government is seeking the support and cooperation of the general public to ensure the success of a National Derelict Vehicle Removal Campaign which is now underway in Dominica. The campaign seeks to remove over 500 derelict vehicles across the... The post Dominican public asked to cooperate in derelict vehicle removal campaign appeared first on Dominica News Online.

US visas to be revoked for online only foreign students: Harvard and MIT sue US government in response

According to a Fox Business report, Harvard and MIT are suing the US department of Homeland Security in response to a new rule by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) effectively expelling foreign students from US universities who are forced to... The po
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US visas to be revoked for online only foreign students: Harvard and MIT sue US government in response

According to a Fox Business report, Harvard and MIT are suing the US department of Homeland Security in response to a new rule by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) effectively expelling foreign students from US universities who are forced to... The post US visas to be revoked for online only foreign students: Harvard and MIT sue US government in response appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Respect to a beloved brother (Mikey Bruney) – Severin Mckenzie

The last six weeks with Mikey, in this life, have left an indelible mark in my heart, one that I have never experienced before and a feeling of deep compassion which I was not aware of. My interaction with the... The post Respect to a beloved brother (Mikey B
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Respect to a beloved brother (Mikey Bruney) – Severin Mckenzie

The last six weeks with Mikey, in this life, have left an indelible mark in my heart, one that I have never experienced before and a feeling of deep compassion which I was not aware of. My interaction with the... The post Respect to a beloved brother (Mikey Bruney) – Severin Mckenzie appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: ARGOS Dominica Office Manager Vacancy

Argos Dominica LTD. is inviting qualified candidates to apply for the position of Office Manager.   Main objective of Office Manager is to provide support to administrative and accounting processes and requirements with the application of administrative
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ANNOUNCEMENT: ARGOS Dominica Office Manager Vacancy

Argos Dominica LTD. is inviting qualified candidates to apply for the position of Office Manager.   Main objective of Office Manager is to provide support to administrative and accounting processes and requirements with the application of administrative and accounting systems,... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: ARGOS Dominica Office Manager Vacancy appeared first on Dominica News Online.

852 students sit the G6NA examinations today

Eight Hundred and fifty-two students are currently sitting the Grade Six National Assessment (G6NA) examinations today. Some changes have been made to the exams this year due to the dreaded Covid-19 Pandemic. The exams will be one day only from 8... The pos
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852 students sit the G6NA examinations today

Eight Hundred and fifty-two students are currently sitting the Grade Six National Assessment (G6NA) examinations today. Some changes have been made to the exams this year due to the dreaded Covid-19 Pandemic. The exams will be one day only from 8... The post 852 students sit the G6NA examinations today appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BUSINESS BYTE: C&W Comminications expands its B2B operations in the Cayman Islands

C&W Communications, operator of the Flow, BTC and UTS brands in the Caribbean, today announced the acquisition of IT Outsource Ltd. (“ITO”), a leading Managed Service Provider (MSP) in the Cayman Islands. Founded in 2004, IT Outsource provides IT mana
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BUSINESS BYTE: C&W Comminications expands its B2B operations in the Cayman Islands

C&W Communications, operator of the Flow, BTC and UTS brands in the Caribbean, today announced the acquisition of IT Outsource Ltd. (“ITO”), a leading Managed Service Provider (MSP) in the Cayman Islands. Founded in 2004, IT Outsource provides IT managed... The post BUSINESS BYTE: C&W Comminications expands its B2B operations in the Cayman Islands appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Letang calls for creation of Industrial Relations Court

General Secretary of the Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU), Thomas Letang, said serious consideration should be given to the establishment of an Industrial Relations Court. He made that comment during the weekly Anou Palay Programme with Prime Minister Roo
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Letang calls for creation of Industrial Relations Court

General Secretary of the Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU), Thomas Letang, said serious consideration should be given to the establishment of an Industrial Relations Court. He made that comment during the weekly Anou Palay Programme with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit... The post Letang calls for creation of Industrial Relations Court appeared first on Dominica News Online.

New judge promises to deal with election petitions matter ‘expeditiously’

Guyanese born, Grenada based, resident Judge Raulston Glasgow, is the new judge assigned to hear the election petitions filed by the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) after the December 2019 general elections. The matter came up for hearing today (July...
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New judge promises to deal with election petitions matter ‘expeditiously’

Guyanese born, Grenada based, resident Judge Raulston Glasgow, is the new judge assigned to hear the election petitions filed by the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) after the December 2019 general elections. The matter came up for hearing today (July... The post New judge promises to deal with election petitions matter ‘expeditiously’ appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominican author publishes first novel

Dominican author, Damien Shillingford, who resides in the US, has published his first novel, “I am King: Book One” Shillingford was born in Dominica and moved to the US at the age of ten. He says life on the island... The post Dominican author publishes f
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Dominican author publishes first novel

Dominican author, Damien Shillingford, who resides in the US, has published his first novel, “I am King: Book One” Shillingford was born in Dominica and moved to the US at the age of ten. He says life on the island... The post Dominican author publishes first novel appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIAT: 62 years of service – The beginning

Sixty-two years ago, in July 1958, the first airplane to land at Melville Hall touched down on a temporary 2,500 ft airstrip laid out in the flat river valley. The aircraft was one of two planes belonging to the newly... The post LIAT: 62 years of service 
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LIAT: 62 years of service – The beginning

Sixty-two years ago, in July 1958, the first airplane to land at Melville Hall touched down on a temporary 2,500 ft airstrip laid out in the flat river valley. The aircraft was one of two planes belonging to the newly... The post LIAT: 62 years of service – The beginning appeared first on Dominica News Online.

US to withdraw visas for foreign students with online-only classes

According to an AFP story appearing in the Jamaica Observer, the United States said today it would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if all of their classes are moved online in the fall over the coronavirus... The post US to withdraw visas f
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US to withdraw visas for foreign students with online-only classes

According to an AFP story appearing in the Jamaica Observer, the United States said today it would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if all of their classes are moved online in the fall over the coronavirus... The post US to withdraw visas for foreign students with online-only classes appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Weather activity from tropical wave to begin affecting Dominica by Tuesday morning

An active tropical wave is currently east of the Lesser Antilles and is moving towards the west. Weather activity associated with the wave is forecast to begin affecting Dominica by tomorrow morning The post Weather activity from tropical wave to begin affect
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Weather activity from tropical wave to begin affecting Dominica by Tuesday morning

An active tropical wave is currently east of the Lesser Antilles and is moving towards the west. Weather activity associated with the wave is forecast to begin affecting Dominica by tomorrow morning The post Weather activity from tropical wave to begin affecting Dominica by Tuesday morning appeared first on Dominica News Online.

US to withdraw visas for students with online only classes

According to an AFP story appearing in the Jamaica observer the United States said today it would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if all of their classes are moved online in the fall over the coronavirus... The post US to withdraw visas fo
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US to withdraw visas for students with online only classes

According to an AFP story appearing in the Jamaica observer the United States said today it would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if all of their classes are moved online in the fall over the coronavirus... The post US to withdraw visas for students with online only classes appeared first on Dominica News Online.

130 public officers to be appointed – Minister responsible for public service reform

One hundred and thirty (130) public officers are expected to be appointed soon. Minister responsible for Public Service Reform, Gretta Roberts, made the announcement during Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit’s Anou Palay Programme on Sunday night. “We h
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130 public officers to be appointed – Minister responsible for public service reform

One hundred and thirty (130) public officers are expected to be appointed soon. Minister responsible for Public Service Reform, Gretta Roberts, made the announcement during Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit’s Anou Palay Programme on Sunday night. “We have been working on... The post 130 public officers to be appointed – Minister responsible for public service reform appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Public Notice: Application for generation license by Dominica Geothermal Development Company Limited

Public Notice Application for general license by Dominica Geothermal Development Company (DGDC) The post Public Notice: Application for generation license by Dominica Geothermal Development Company Limited appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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Public Notice: Application for generation license by Dominica Geothermal Development Company Limited

Public Notice Application for general license by Dominica Geothermal Development Company (DGDC) The post Public Notice: Application for generation license by Dominica Geothermal Development Company Limited appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominicans warned about pyramid scheme

If you have not yet taken part in a pyramid scheme which is currently being operated in Dominica, then you may wish to reconsider, if you intend to do so. That’s because warnings are emerging about the dangers of getting... The post Dominicans warned ab
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Dominicans warned about pyramid scheme

If you have not yet taken part in a pyramid scheme which is currently being operated in Dominica, then you may wish to reconsider, if you intend to do so. That’s because warnings are emerging about the dangers of getting... The post Dominicans warned about pyramid scheme appeared first on Dominica News Online.

APP opposes $32,000 rent payment for PM Skerrit

Another voice has been added to the call for the Cabinet of the Government of Dominica to reverse its decision to approve a $32,000 monthly rent payment for Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit. The payment is for a house owned by... The post APP opposes $32,00
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APP opposes $32,000 rent payment for PM Skerrit

Another voice has been added to the call for the Cabinet of the Government of Dominica to reverse its decision to approve a $32,000 monthly rent payment for Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit. The payment is for a house owned by... The post APP opposes $32,000 rent payment for PM Skerrit appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Community protests over police shooting in Grenada

Residents of Gouyave Grenada came out  Sunday to protest the shooting of Jamol Charles, a national footballer, who was shot at his home. According to NowGrenada news, Jamol Charles was shot in the leg when police went to his home... The post Community protes
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Community protests over police shooting in Grenada

Residents of Gouyave Grenada came out  Sunday to protest the shooting of Jamol Charles, a national footballer, who was shot at his home. According to NowGrenada news, Jamol Charles was shot in the leg when police went to his home... The post Community protests over police shooting in Grenada appeared first on Dominica News Online.

World Bank provides US$16.4M for agricultural livelihoods and climate resilience in Dominica

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved US$16.4 million in additional financing for Dominica to support ongoing projects in the areas of agriculture and infrastructure for climate resilience and economic recovery from COVID-19 impacts. “Agricul
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World Bank provides US$16.4M for agricultural livelihoods and climate resilience in Dominica

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved US$16.4 million in additional financing for Dominica to support ongoing projects in the areas of agriculture and infrastructure for climate resilience and economic recovery from COVID-19 impacts. “Agricultural livelihoods, food security, and... The post World Bank provides US$16.4M for agricultural livelihoods and climate resilience in Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco service interruption Capuchin to Portsmouth

DOWASCO informs customers from Capuchin, Clifton, Cottage, Guilette, Glanvillia, Savanne Paille, Picard and Portsmouth that their water supply will be interrupted on Tuesday July 6, 2020 between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm for the purpose of system Mainten
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco service interruption Capuchin to Portsmouth

DOWASCO informs customers from Capuchin, Clifton, Cottage, Guilette, Glanvillia, Savanne Paille, Picard and Portsmouth that their water supply will be interrupted on Tuesday July 6, 2020 between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm for the purpose of system Maintenance. DOWASCO... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco service interruption Capuchin to Portsmouth appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Tropical wave affecting Dominica; another expected tomorrow

A tropical wave is expected to continue affecting the area during the morning resulting in scattered showers, according to today’s 6:00 am advisory from the Dominica Meteorological Service. Meanwhile, the Met Office is reporting that another more activ
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Tropical wave affecting Dominica; another expected tomorrow

A tropical wave is expected to continue affecting the area during the morning resulting in scattered showers, according to today’s 6:00 am advisory from the Dominica Meteorological Service. Meanwhile, the Met Office is reporting that another more active tropical wave... The post Tropical wave affecting Dominica; another expected tomorrow appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: Celebrating July 4th – statement by US Ambassador Linda S. Taglialatela

Over the last five years, I have had the great honor to celebrate July 4th, the United States’ Independence Day, throughout the Eastern Caribbean.  As an American, I see July 4th as a day to not only appreciate the great... The post COMMENTARY: Celebratin
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COMMENTARY: Celebrating July 4th – statement by US Ambassador Linda S. Taglialatela

Over the last five years, I have had the great honor to celebrate July 4th, the United States’ Independence Day, throughout the Eastern Caribbean.  As an American, I see July 4th as a day to not only appreciate the great... The post COMMENTARY: Celebrating July 4th – statement by US Ambassador Linda S. Taglialatela appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica prepared to invest in a new LIAT says Antigua PM Gaston Browne

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has given a firm commitment to invest in LIAT 2020 Limited. That’s the word from Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne. Browne sent a letter to his colleagues last week Thursday, suggesting a rep
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Dominica prepared to invest in a new LIAT says Antigua PM Gaston Browne

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has given a firm commitment to invest in LIAT 2020 Limited. That’s the word from Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne. Browne sent a letter to his colleagues last week Thursday, suggesting a replacement for... The post Dominica prepared to invest in a new LIAT says Antigua PM Gaston Browne appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Gaston Browne under fire for his handling of LIAT issue

The main opposition party in Antigua and Barbuda, the United Progressive Party (UPP) is blasting Prime Minister Gaston Browne for his handling of the LIAT issue. UPP political leader, Harold Lovell, said Browne lacks the skill required to get consensus... Th
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Gaston Browne under fire for his handling of LIAT issue

The main opposition party in Antigua and Barbuda, the United Progressive Party (UPP) is blasting Prime Minister Gaston Browne for his handling of the LIAT issue. UPP political leader, Harold Lovell, said Browne lacks the skill required to get consensus... The post Gaston Browne under fire for his handling of LIAT issue appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIVE: ‘Justice for Kenny’ coverage begins from 3:45pm

Tune in to our live coverage of “Justice for Kenny” which begins at 3:45pm from the Roseau Bayfront. See you there! The post LIVE: ‘Justice for Kenny’ coverage begins from 3:45pm appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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LIVE: ‘Justice for Kenny’ coverage begins from 3:45pm

Tune in to our live coverage of “Justice for Kenny” which begins at 3:45pm from the Roseau Bayfront. See you there! The post LIVE: ‘Justice for Kenny’ coverage begins from 3:45pm appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Lighthouse Christian Academy wins inter-schools competition in Kalinago Territory

The Lighthouse Christian Academy has won the 2020 Kalinago Territory Grade 6 Inter-School Competition. The Sikenou Primary School placed second. The competition, which was held at the Sineku Primary School on July 1st, is an annual event which is sponsored...
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Lighthouse Christian Academy wins inter-schools competition in Kalinago Territory

The Lighthouse Christian Academy has won the 2020 Kalinago Territory Grade 6 Inter-School Competition. The Sikenou Primary School placed second. The competition, which was held at the Sineku Primary School on July 1st, is an annual event which is sponsored... The post Lighthouse Christian Academy wins inter-schools competition in Kalinago Territory appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominicans encouraged to support beleaguered tourism industry by taking Staycations

Dominicans are being encouraged to take Staycations to support local tourism which has been negatively affected by the widespread economic downturn caused by the COVOD-19 pandemic. Tourism Minister Denise Charles, Director of Tourism Collin Piper and Executiv
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Dominicans encouraged to support beleaguered tourism industry by taking Staycations

Dominicans are being encouraged to take Staycations to support local tourism which has been negatively affected by the widespread economic downturn caused by the COVOD-19 pandemic. Tourism Minister Denise Charles, Director of Tourism Collin Piper and Executive Director of the... The post Dominicans encouraged to support beleaguered tourism industry by taking Staycations appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica Freedom Party statement on the outcome of the June 30, 2020 Anguilla general elections

The Dominica Freedom Party congratulates Dr. Ellis Webster and his Anguilla Progressive Movement on their victory at the polls in the general elections held on Monday, June 30, 2020. We wish Dr. Webster and his team well as they prepare... The post Dominica F
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Dominica Freedom Party statement on the outcome of the June 30, 2020 Anguilla general elections

The Dominica Freedom Party congratulates Dr. Ellis Webster and his Anguilla Progressive Movement on their victory at the polls in the general elections held on Monday, June 30, 2020. We wish Dr. Webster and his team well as they prepare... The post Dominica Freedom Party statement on the outcome of the June 30, 2020 Anguilla general elections appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DNO to bring live coverage of ‘Justice for Kenny’ on Saturday

Spurred by the Black Lives Matter movement “Justice for Kenny” is raising awareness of  how American white privilege extends beyond its borders. With the current climate of global protests spurred by the death of George Floyd, Caribbean Lives Mat
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DNO to bring live coverage of ‘Justice for Kenny’ on Saturday

Spurred by the Black Lives Matter movement “Justice for Kenny” is raising awareness of  how American white privilege extends beyond its borders. With the current climate of global protests spurred by the death of George Floyd, Caribbean Lives Matter the... The post DNO to bring live coverage of ‘Justice for Kenny’ on Saturday appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Rapid testing will be done when borders open – Dr. McIntyre

Health Minister, Dr. Irving McIntrye, has said that rapid testing will be done on visitors and nationals entering Dominica once the borders are opened. He was speaking with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit on his weekly Anou Palay programme. The country’s..
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Rapid testing will be done when borders open – Dr. McIntyre

Health Minister, Dr. Irving McIntrye, has said that rapid testing will be done on visitors and nationals entering Dominica once the borders are opened. He was speaking with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit on his weekly Anou Palay programme. The country’s... The post Rapid testing will be done when borders open – Dr. McIntyre appeared first on Dominica News Online.

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