UK stands by Dominica to build back better after hurricanes

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British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Janet Douglas with President Charles Savarin earlier this week The UK government has reaffirmed its commitment to support Dominica to build back better following the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Janet Douglas, recently visited areas around Pichelin Read More

Dominica suspended from UN voting over failure to pay dues

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UN General Assembly in session The United Nations has identified Dominica among several countries that are in arrears of their dues and are, therefore, banned from voting in the General Assembly. The other countries in this category are the Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Libya, Suriname, Venezuela and Yemen. “Member states who are in arrears Read More

New media association pledges support for building a resilient Dominica

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Logo of the DMCA The newly-minted Dominica Media and Communications Association (DMCA) has pledged its support in getting the message out on the need to build back stronger after the ravages of Hurricane Maria. President of the organization, Garvin Richards, said the role of the media in the entire process of making Dominica the first Read More

Light Detection and Ranging topography surveys begin in Dominica

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Equipment to be used in the survey The Government of Dominica, through the Ministry of Health and Environment under the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project, is set to commence the Topographic Surveys of the LiDAR Bathymetry and Topography Survey, Data Analysis, Modeling and Development of High Accuracy Terrain and Bathymetric Models Sub-Project. The contract for the Read More

Dominica Poised To Get 120 New Luxury Rooms

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Anichi Resort and Spa Breaks Ground Principals of the Anichi Resort and Spa recently hosted Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and members of his Cabinet in a ground breaking ceremony for a new 120-room property being built in the northern town of Portsmouth. The boutique property will be operated by Trust Hospitality under the Autograph Read More

Dominica to focus on rebuilding projects

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ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — The Roosevelt Skerrit Administration will be focusing on rebuilding projects across the island within five years. This was disclosed by Financial Secretary Rosamund Edwards in her address at the National Rebuilding and Economic Partnership Consultation on Monday. She said shortly after the passage of Hurricane Maria, the Government engaged itself along Read More

Cher Dominique Foundation donates to Dominica

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The Cher Dominique Foundation, based in Houston, Texas, donated a 40-foot container of food and supplies to Dominica. The supplies valued at over five hundred thousand US dollar were distributed from February 2- 5, 2018, to the residents of the Kalinago Territory, Atkinson, Coulibistrie, Salisbury, Colihaut, Pointe Michel and Scotts Head. Supplies were also donated Read More

Sagicor donates Mobile Medical Unit to Dominica

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The unit was handed over on Friday Chairman of Sagicor Life Inc, Stephen McNamara has said that the extensive outfitting of a Mobile Medical Unit, which the 177-year-old company donated to the government and people of Dominica on February 16, 2018, will ensure that health care after Hurricane Maria reaches to every part of the Read More

Dominica Red Cross seeks to rectify “unfounded claims”

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Acting Director-General of the Dominica Red Cross (right) Dr. Jaslin Salmon shakes hands with a volunteer Dale Laurent The Dominica Red Cross (DRC) has said it is seeking to rectify what it described as “unfounded claims” made after the passage of Hurricane Maria, saying it has been providing humanitarian support to those affected. According to Read More