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WEATHER (12:00 PM, Oct 17):  Residents advised to be vigilant as tropical wave approaches

A trough system will continue to linger across the area during the next 24 hours. As a result, periods of light to moderate showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorm activity are expected across the central and northern portions of... The post WEATHER (12

Dominica government to borrow over $77 million for development of digital economy

Government has obtained Parliamentary approval to borrow in excess of EC $77 million for the development of the digital economy in Dominica. Minister for Public Works and the Digital Economy, Senator Cassanni Laville, presented the resolution at the Fourth Me
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Dominica government to borrow over $77 million for development of digital economy

Government has obtained Parliamentary approval to borrow in excess of EC $77 million for the development of the digital economy in Dominica. Minister for Public Works and the Digital Economy, Senator Cassanni Laville, presented the resolution at the Fourth Meeting... The post Dominica government to borrow over $77 million for development of digital economy appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO apologizes to Salisbury for interruption to water supply

DOWASCO apologizes to customers from Salisbury for the unscheduled interruption to their water supply today Tuesday October 27, 2020. This interruption is due to a broken supply pipeline. As a result DOWASCO will be carrying out emergency repair to this... Th
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ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO apologizes to Salisbury for interruption to water supply

DOWASCO apologizes to customers from Salisbury for the unscheduled interruption to their water supply today Tuesday October 27, 2020. This interruption is due to a broken supply pipeline. As a result DOWASCO will be carrying out emergency repair to this... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO apologizes to Salisbury for interruption to water supply appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Charlotte Jeremy Cuffy releases ‘Life out of me’ video inspired by George Floyd

  Against the backdrop of the killing of George Floyd in the US, the corona virus pandemic and the ongoing black lives matter movement Charlotte Jeremy Cuffy has responded with a call for love and tolerance with her most recent... The post Charlotte Jere
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Charlotte Jeremy Cuffy releases ‘Life out of me’ video inspired by George Floyd

  Against the backdrop of the killing of George Floyd in the US, the corona virus pandemic and the ongoing black lives matter movement Charlotte Jeremy Cuffy has responded with a call for love and tolerance with her most recent... The post Charlotte Jeremy Cuffy releases ‘Life out of me’ video inspired by George Floyd appeared first on Dominica News Online.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Chief Executive Officer of CREAD

JOB OPPORTUNITY Title: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Climate Resilience Execution Agency of Dominica (CREAD) Work location: Dominica Organization overview: Following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria, the Government of the Commonwealth of Domi
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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Chief Executive Officer of CREAD

JOB OPPORTUNITY Title: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Climate Resilience Execution Agency of Dominica (CREAD) Work location: Dominica Organization overview: Following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria, the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica committed to establish an executive... The post JOB OPPORTUNITY: Chief Executive Officer of CREAD appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica parliament passes legislation to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana

The Parliament of Dominica has approved a Bill for an Act to decriminalize the possession of 28 grams (one ounce) or less of cannabis (Marijuana). The Amendment of the Drugs Prevention of Misuse Act was passed in Parliament on Monday.... The post Dominica par
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Dominica parliament passes legislation to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana

The Parliament of Dominica has approved a Bill for an Act to decriminalize the possession of 28 grams (one ounce) or less of cannabis (Marijuana). The Amendment of the Drugs Prevention of Misuse Act was passed in Parliament on Monday.... The post Dominica parliament passes legislation to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: Chaos or community? The choice is ours

Last year I read the last book written by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? In Chapter 2 of that book Dr. King stated: Power, properly understood, is the ability to achieve... The post COMMENTARY: Chaos or community? Th
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COMMENTARY: Chaos or community? The choice is ours

Last year I read the last book written by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? In Chapter 2 of that book Dr. King stated: Power, properly understood, is the ability to achieve... The post COMMENTARY: Chaos or community? The choice is ours appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Government pledges its continued support to Felix Henderson

A commitment has been given by the Government of Dominica to provide continued assistance in “whatever capacity” to veteran broadcaster and creole icon, Felix Henderson, who has been suffering from a heart condition in recent months. This pronounc
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Government pledges its continued support to Felix Henderson

A commitment has been given by the Government of Dominica to provide continued assistance in “whatever capacity” to veteran broadcaster and creole icon, Felix Henderson, who has been suffering from a heart condition in recent months. This pronouncement came from... The post Government pledges its continued support to Felix Henderson appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Saint Lucia records highest single day increase in COVID cases

Today, Monday, October 26, 2020, the Ministry of Health of St. Lucia received confirmation of nine new cases of COVID-19. This brings the national number of cases diagnosed to date in-country to 63. A total of 36 cases are currently... The post Saint Lucia re
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Saint Lucia records highest single day increase in COVID cases

Today, Monday, October 26, 2020, the Ministry of Health of St. Lucia received confirmation of nine new cases of COVID-19. This brings the national number of cases diagnosed to date in-country to 63. A total of 36 cases are currently... The post Saint Lucia records highest single day increase in COVID cases appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Legislation goes to Dominica Parliament to decriminalize possession of small amount of marijuana

The Government of Dominica will today bring to Parliament for consideration, legislation to decriminalize the possession of 28 grams (one ounce) or less of cannabis (Marijuana). This applies to individuals 18 years and above. The introduction of the Drugs Pre
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Legislation goes to Dominica Parliament to decriminalize possession of small amount of marijuana

The Government of Dominica will today bring to Parliament for consideration, legislation to decriminalize the possession of 28 grams (one ounce) or less of cannabis (Marijuana). This applies to individuals 18 years and above. The introduction of the Drugs Prevention... The post Legislation goes to Dominica Parliament to decriminalize possession of small amount of marijuana appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DAPD 37th anniversary message

Today, Monday October 26, is the 37th Anniversary of the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities (DAPD. Inc.) The following is a message by the DAPD Board of Directors to mark the occasion. We address in this presentation, our members,... The post D
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DAPD 37th anniversary message

Today, Monday October 26, is the 37th Anniversary of the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities (DAPD. Inc.) The following is a message by the DAPD Board of Directors to mark the occasion. We address in this presentation, our members,... The post DAPD 37th anniversary message appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Expressions of interest Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL SELECTION)     COUNTRY – Commonwealth of Dominica   NAME OF PROJECT –  Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project – P129992   Loan No.TF016912/Credit No.5495-DM/ Gra
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Expressions of interest Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL SELECTION)     COUNTRY – Commonwealth of Dominica   NAME OF PROJECT –  Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project – P129992   Loan No.TF016912/Credit No.5495-DM/ Grant No.:  TF016955/ SCF-PPCR Loan No. TF01/ IDA Credit... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Expressions of interest Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Dominica among lowest in Caribbean – Coordinator, HIV/AIDS Response Unit

The prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Dominica’s is one of the lowest in the Caribbean says Coordinator of the HIV/AIDS Response Unit and Health Psychologist, Lester Guye. “Over the years, cumulatively, Dominica has had just above 517 cases of HIV, our... The pos
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Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Dominica among lowest in Caribbean – Coordinator, HIV/AIDS Response Unit

The prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Dominica’s is one of the lowest in the Caribbean says Coordinator of the HIV/AIDS Response Unit and Health Psychologist, Lester Guye. “Over the years, cumulatively, Dominica has had just above 517 cases of HIV, our... The post Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Dominica among lowest in Caribbean – Coordinator, HIV/AIDS Response Unit appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Murder trial of Rodman Lewis continues

Approaching its third week of trial, the Rodman Moses Lewis murder matter is expected to continue at the High Court today when Justice Wynante Adrien-Roberts will hand down her ruling on certain submissions filed by both the defense and the... The post Murde
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Murder trial of Rodman Lewis continues

Approaching its third week of trial, the Rodman Moses Lewis murder matter is expected to continue at the High Court today when Justice Wynante Adrien-Roberts will hand down her ruling on certain submissions filed by both the defense and the... The post Murder trial of Rodman Lewis continues appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UPDATE (with video):Attorney Joshua Francis calls for fair treatment of Haitian nationals

Attorney-at-Law Joshua Francis is calling on the state to exercise discretion in the manner in which the Haitian nationals in Dominica are being treated. In recent times it has been alleged that a significant number of Haitian nationals have been... The post
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UPDATE (with video):Attorney Joshua Francis calls for fair treatment of Haitian nationals

Attorney-at-Law Joshua Francis is calling on the state to exercise discretion in the manner in which the Haitian nationals in Dominica are being treated. In recent times it has been alleged that a significant number of Haitian nationals have been... The post UPDATE (with video):Attorney Joshua Francis calls for fair treatment of Haitian nationals appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER: Scattered showers and possible thunderstorm activity expected

Valid from: 6:00 AM on Monday, October 26, 2020 Unstable conditions due to the presence of a trough system and the passage of a tropical wave are expected to generate scattered showers and possible thunderstorm activity across the island chain... The post WEA
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WEATHER: Scattered showers and possible thunderstorm activity expected

Valid from: 6:00 AM on Monday, October 26, 2020 Unstable conditions due to the presence of a trough system and the passage of a tropical wave are expected to generate scattered showers and possible thunderstorm activity across the island chain... The post WEATHER: Scattered showers and possible thunderstorm activity expected appeared first on Dominica News Online.

MUSIC VIDEO: The Dominican Folk Medley performed by Marxian K Smith

Marxian K Smith has released his new music video «The Dominican Folk Medley» The post MUSIC VIDEO: The Dominican Folk Medley performed by Marxian K Smith appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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MUSIC VIDEO: The Dominican Folk Medley performed by Marxian K Smith

Marxian K Smith has released his new music video «The Dominican Folk Medley» The post MUSIC VIDEO: The Dominican Folk Medley performed by Marxian K Smith appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 PM Oct 25): Tropical wave conditions to continue affecting Dominica during next 24 hours

Unstable conditions due to the presence of a trough system and the passage of a tropical wave are expected to generate scattered showers and possible thunderstorm activity across the island chain during the next 24 to 36 hours. Moderate sea... The post WEATHE
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WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 PM Oct 25): Tropical wave conditions to continue affecting Dominica during next 24 hours

Unstable conditions due to the presence of a trough system and the passage of a tropical wave are expected to generate scattered showers and possible thunderstorm activity across the island chain during the next 24 to 36 hours. Moderate sea... The post WEATHER UPDATE (6:00 PM Oct 25): Tropical wave conditions to continue affecting Dominica during next 24 hours appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER (6:00 AM Oct 25): Unstable conditions affecting the island as Tropical Storm approaches island

Unstable conditions due to the presence of a trough system are expected to generate occasional cloudiness and a few showers across the island during today, while a tropical wave approaches the southern portion of the island chain. By Monday into... The post W
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WEATHER (6:00 AM Oct 25): Unstable conditions affecting the island as Tropical Storm approaches island

Unstable conditions due to the presence of a trough system are expected to generate occasional cloudiness and a few showers across the island during today, while a tropical wave approaches the southern portion of the island chain. By Monday into... The post WEATHER (6:00 AM Oct 25): Unstable conditions affecting the island as Tropical Storm approaches island appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominican said to be first black newspaper editor in UK, honoured in that country

A blue plaque has been unveiled in the city of Sunderland, England, to honour Dominican Celestine Edwards who has been described as a passionate activist who fought against slavery and racism. That’s according to an article published on Chronicle Live,.
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Dominican said to be first black newspaper editor in UK, honoured in that country

A blue plaque has been unveiled in the city of Sunderland, England, to honour Dominican Celestine Edwards who has been described as a passionate activist who fought against slavery and racism. That’s according to an article published on Chronicle Live,... The post Dominican said to be first black newspaper editor in UK, honoured in that country appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Signing ceremony for provision of minibus for Dominica Red Cross

The Dominica Red Cross Society (DCRS) will receive a grant of over US $35, 000 to purchase a minibus for the organization. The funds are being provided under The Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP). The signing ceremony... The post Si
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Signing ceremony for provision of minibus for Dominica Red Cross

The Dominica Red Cross Society (DCRS) will receive a grant of over US $35, 000 to purchase a minibus for the organization. The funds are being provided under The Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP). The signing ceremony... The post Signing ceremony for provision of minibus for Dominica Red Cross appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO excavation works in Morne Daniel

DOWASCO informs residents of Morne Daniel and the general public that we will be carrying out excavation works to a section of the public road in Morne Daniel to facilitate supply pipeline relocation from October 27, 2020. This section of... The post ANNOUNCE
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ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO excavation works in Morne Daniel

DOWASCO informs residents of Morne Daniel and the general public that we will be carrying out excavation works to a section of the public road in Morne Daniel to facilitate supply pipeline relocation from October 27, 2020. This section of... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO excavation works in Morne Daniel appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Statement by Minister of Health Dr Irving McIntyre on 3 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment would like to inform that since our last update on Wednesday, October 21, an additional 3 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, which brings Dominica to a total of 38 confirmed... The post Statement
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Statement by Minister of Health Dr Irving McIntyre on 3 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment would like to inform that since our last update on Wednesday, October 21, an additional 3 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, which brings Dominica to a total of 38 confirmed... The post Statement by Minister of Health Dr Irving McIntyre on 3 new confirmed COVID-19 cases appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Zòwèy a tè (ear to the ground): Mandatory masks and penalties for non-compliance

  As countries around the world reopen their economies and their borders amid the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreaks, governments are increasingly embracing what remains in some places, a divisive public health measure: mandatory masks. In Dominica, ou
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Zòwèy a tè (ear to the ground): Mandatory masks and penalties for non-compliance

  As countries around the world reopen their economies and their borders amid the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreaks, governments are increasingly embracing what remains in some places, a divisive public health measure: mandatory masks. In Dominica, our National Epidemiologist, Dr.... The post Zòwèy a tè (ear to the ground): Mandatory masks and penalties for non-compliance appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO excavation works on Hillsborough Street

DOWASCO informs residents of Hillsborough Street and the general public that we will be carrying out excavation works to section of the public road on Hillsborough Street (Below Harlsborough Medical Centre) to carry out sewer line repair on Sunday October...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO excavation works on Hillsborough Street

DOWASCO informs residents of Hillsborough Street and the general public that we will be carrying out excavation works to section of the public road on Hillsborough Street (Below Harlsborough Medical Centre) to carry out sewer line repair on Sunday October... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO excavation works on Hillsborough Street appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Saint Lucia records 6 more cases of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health has confirmed six new cases of COVID-19 in Saint Lucia, bringing the total to 48, 21 of which are active. Today, Friday, October 23, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation of six new... The post Saint Lucia reco
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Saint Lucia records 6 more cases of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health has confirmed six new cases of COVID-19 in Saint Lucia, bringing the total to 48, 21 of which are active. Today, Friday, October 23, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation of six new... The post Saint Lucia records 6 more cases of COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Golden Drum and Special Recognition ceremony moved to November

The Golden Drum Awards and Special Recognition Ceremony will be held on a new date this year. The Golden Drum Awards which forms part of the Emancipation Day Celebrations usually held in July-August will take place on Saturday 14th, 2020.... The post Golden D
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Golden Drum and Special Recognition ceremony moved to November

The Golden Drum Awards and Special Recognition Ceremony will be held on a new date this year. The Golden Drum Awards which forms part of the Emancipation Day Celebrations usually held in July-August will take place on Saturday 14th, 2020.... The post Golden Drum and Special Recognition ceremony moved to November appeared first on Dominica News Online.

IN PICTURES: Financial Information Month workshop at Concord Primary School

  The post IN PICTURES: Financial Information Month workshop at Concord Primary School appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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IN PICTURES: Financial Information Month workshop at Concord Primary School

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DAIC Support Regional Private Sector Dialogue on Trade Facilitation and the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce as part of the Network of Caribbean Chambers of Commerce (CARICHAM) invites the Private Sector and key stakeholders to join the Regional Private Sector Dialogue on Trade Facilitation and the COVID-19 Pandemic
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DAIC Support Regional Private Sector Dialogue on Trade Facilitation and the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce as part of the Network of Caribbean Chambers of Commerce (CARICHAM) invites the Private Sector and key stakeholders to join the Regional Private Sector Dialogue on Trade Facilitation and the COVID-19 Pandemic on... The post DAIC Support Regional Private Sector Dialogue on Trade Facilitation and the COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DAPD concerned about dissemination of COVID-19 information

Executive Director of the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities (DAPD), Nathalie Murphy is calling on the authorities to consider persons with disabilities when disseminating information with regard to the Covid-19 pandemic. Murphy who was deliver
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DAPD concerned about dissemination of COVID-19 information

Executive Director of the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities (DAPD), Nathalie Murphy is calling on the authorities to consider persons with disabilities when disseminating information with regard to the Covid-19 pandemic. Murphy who was delivering remarks at a press... The post DAPD concerned about dissemination of COVID-19 information appeared first on Dominica News Online.

FIM: Financial Tips # 4

    Making Wise Investment Choices Don’t fall for too-good-to-be-true scams. Wealth creation is a simple process based on common sense principles. While regulation offers a degree of customer protection, the burden of making sound investment choic
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FIM: Financial Tips # 4

    Making Wise Investment Choices Don’t fall for too-good-to-be-true scams. Wealth creation is a simple process based on common sense principles. While regulation offers a degree of customer protection, the burden of making sound investment choices remains with the... The post FIM: Financial Tips # 4 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIAT returns to the skies Nov 1, with inaugural flight to Dominica – Antigua Information Minister

LIAT, an airline that has been struggling financially and grounded for several months will return to the skies in November 1, according to reports from St John’s Antigua. The airline suspended its commercial traffic in March after many Caribbean islands
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LIAT returns to the skies Nov 1, with inaugural flight to Dominica – Antigua Information Minister

LIAT, an airline that has been struggling financially and grounded for several months will return to the skies in November 1, according to reports from St John’s Antigua. The airline suspended its commercial traffic in March after many Caribbean islands... The post LIAT returns to the skies Nov 1, with inaugural flight to Dominica – Antigua Information Minister appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Wesley Development Organization to update residents on concerns over international airport

A newly-formed group to address development matters in Wesley with a current focus on the proposed international airport, will hold its second meeting this evening at Wesley. According to organizers, the Wesley Development Organization will provide updates o
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Wesley Development Organization to update residents on concerns over international airport

A newly-formed group to address development matters in Wesley with a current focus on the proposed international airport, will hold its second meeting this evening at Wesley. According to organizers, the Wesley Development Organization will provide updates on the matter,... The post Wesley Development Organization to update residents on concerns over international airport appeared first on Dominica News Online.

53 houses for Paix Bouche by year end says MP Paul

Minister for Sports, Culture and Community Development Roslyn Paul has said a total of 53 houses is expected to be constructed in the Paix Bouche Constituency by the end of this year. The Minister who was speaking as a guest... The post 53 houses for Paix Bou
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53 houses for Paix Bouche by year end says MP Paul

Minister for Sports, Culture and Community Development Roslyn Paul has said a total of 53 houses is expected to be constructed in the Paix Bouche Constituency by the end of this year. The Minister who was speaking as a guest... The post 53 houses for Paix Bouche by year end says MP Paul appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Health officials renew call for wearing of masks as Dominica records 2 new cases of COVID-19

National Epidemiologist, Dr. Shallaudin Ahmed, has warned that although at present, there is no evidence of community transmission on the island, community transmission of COVID-19 is inevitable in Dominica if people fail to adhere to wearing masks in crowde
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Health officials renew call for wearing of masks as Dominica records 2 new cases of COVID-19

National Epidemiologist, Dr. Shallaudin Ahmed, has warned that although at present, there is no evidence of community transmission on the island, community transmission of COVID-19 is inevitable in Dominica if people fail to adhere to wearing masks in crowded areas.... The post Health officials renew call for wearing of masks as Dominica records 2 new cases of COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: China is an Active Participator in Global Climate Governance

  Climate change is a common challenge faced by the human race. It has been the consensus of all countries to participate in climate governance and achieve sustainable development. Speaking at the General Debate of the 75th Session of the... The post COM
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COMMENTARY: China is an Active Participator in Global Climate Governance

  Climate change is a common challenge faced by the human race. It has been the consensus of all countries to participate in climate governance and achieve sustainable development. Speaking at the General Debate of the 75th Session of the... The post COMMENTARY: China is an Active Participator in Global Climate Governance appeared first on Dominica News Online.

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