Miss Dominica 2017 to organize food drive for Barbuda

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Scene of devastation in Barbuda Dominica’s Carnival Queen 2017, Jade Romain, is in the process of organising a food drive to assist persons from Barbuda who were greatly affected by Hurricane Irma last week. Romain’s intention is to commence collections for this food drive from today, Monday September 11, 2017, and is encouraging Dominicans to Read More

Dominica Red Cross seeks public assistance of supplies for St. Martin

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Supplies already collected by the Dominica Red Cross The Dominica Red Cross is currently putting together emergency supplies to be shipped off to hurricane-ravaged St. Martin and is appealing to the public for assistance. The Red Cross has already collaborated with telecommunications company Digicel in donating a number of items to Anguilla, another island severely Read More

UPDATE: Dominica pledges $2.3-million to Irma affected countries

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Barbuda was devastated by Irma Dominica has pledged a total of $2,930,000 to countries affected by Hurricane Irma. Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit said at a press conference on Monday the money is pledged as follows: St. Kitts and Nevis, EC$500,000; St. Thomas, EC$540,000 (US$200,000); Cuba, EC$675,000 (US$250,000) and Antigua and Barbuda EC$675,000 (US$250,000). He said Read More

Dominica donates four containers to three Hurricane Irma affected islands

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Scene of destruction in St. Martin Minister for National Security, Rayburn Blackmoore, has revealed that the government, in collaboration with “large groups” of Private Sector companies and the Dominica Export Import Authority (DEXIA), is putting together four twenty-foot containers of relief supplies for Hurricane Irma affected St. Martin, Anguilla and British Virgin Islands (BVI). Speaking Read More

Following Irma, St. Lucia, other Caribbean islands need to revise building codes: Guy Joseph

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Minister Joseph at Monday’s press briefing. Reflecting on the severity of what he witnessed during Sunday’s reconnaissance trip to hurricane-damaged Tortola, Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Guy Joseph advocates going “back to the drawing board” when it comes to how buildings are constructed. “Not just for government, but for the Read More

CARILEC statement on passage of weather systems Irma and Jose

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Lucelec crew arriving in St. Kitts: 09/09/17 (PRESS RELEASE) – On behalf of the Board of Directors, Management and Staff of the Caribbean Electric Utilities Services Corporation (CARILEC), I would like to convey our deepest sympathies to the family members and loved ones of those who lost their lives as a result of the passage Read More

EU disburses EC$4.4M grant to Grenada’s health sector

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The European Union has disbursed 1.368 million euros (EC$4.4M) to Grenada, the first tranche of grant assistance under the 11th European Development Fund towards reform of the country’s health care system. The overall grant amount allocated by the EU under the 11th EDF is 4.8 million euros (EC$15.4M), with 3.4 million euros Read More

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court statement on passage of Hurricane Irma

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(PRESS RELEASE) — On the evening of 5th September 2017 and well into the following day, Hurricane Irma with winds over 180 mph moved over the Leeward Islands. Three of the Court’s Member States and Territories, namely, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda and the Territory of the Virgin Islands were severely impacted by the passage of Read More

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court statement on passage of Hurricane Irma

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(PRESS RELEASE) — On the evening of 5th September 2017 and well into the following day, Hurricane Irma with winds over 180 mph moved over the Leeward Islands. Three of the Court’s Member States and Territories, namely, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda and the Territory of the Virgin Islands were severely impacted by the passage of Read More