DOMINICA

Top priorities for Dominica’s agriculture sector: rebuilding irrigation systems & improving road access to farms

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PRESS RELEASE: Needs identified by FAO and Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries for ongoing recovery from impacts of Hurricane Maria  November 8, 2017 (Roseau, Dominica) — Restoring irrigation systems and road access to farming areas in Dominica are disaster response priorities that are vital to reestablishing the country’s food production destroyed by Hurricane Maria. These priorities Read More

Dominica sets eyes on January for opening of cruise ship season

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Areas such as the Botanical Gardens are being cleaned Tourism stakeholders on the island have made known their intent to have Dominica ready to accept cruise ship by January 1, 2018, despite the ravages caused by Hurricane Maria. Tourism Director, Colin Piper said Heads and CEOs of cruise lines have been written to on the Read More

Ross University relocates students from Dominica to Tennessee

4 months ago Editor Comments Off on Ross University relocates students from Dominica to Tennessee
Ross University’s campus in Portsmouth More than 1,400 students, faculty and staff from Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) plan to relocate temporarily to Knoxville, Tenn. to continue their program of study after Hurricane Maria damaged the medical school’s home country of Dominica in September. Currently, students are completing their fall semester medical sciences curriculum Read More

The good sides of the new mortgage stress rules introduced by OSFI

4 months ago Editor Comments Off on The good sides of the new mortgage stress rules introduced by OSFI
From Jan. 2018, the new policy will affect all forms of mortgages, whether high ratio with down payment below 20% or low ratio with down payment above 20%. I projected the price growth for the condos following the first mortgage rules introduced in 2016.The second stress rules to be executed from Jan.2018 will push condos Read More

St. Lucia Resort comes through for Dominica after Maria

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Some of the items donated Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa presented a quantity of linen and over thirty mattresses to the Vieux Fort Constituency Council as a contribution to their wider campaign to mobilize donations from the south of St Lucia towards the Dominica Relief effort. The donation was collected by representatives of the Read More

Cuba commits to Dominica’s reconstruction after Maria

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De la Rosa addressing the press conference Cuba’s ambassador to Dominica, Juan Carlos Frometa De LA Rosa, has given his country’s commitment to assist in rebuilding Dominica after the island was ravaged by Hurricane Maria. Speaking at the daily government press briefing on Tuesday he said Cuban groups arrived in Dominica 72 hours after the Read More

Hurricane relief shipments to Dominica

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By NEMO November 7, 2017 (PRESS RELEASE) – The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) informs that the shipment of packages to persons/groups in Dominica to aid hurricane relief efforts continues. The next shipment out of Saint Lucia by Geest Shipping in collaboration with M&C Shipping is Nov. 20. Therefore, all packages of non-perishable items should Read More

Caribbean Love Now sends first container of relief supplies to hurricane-ravaged Dominica

4 months ago Editor Comments Off on Caribbean Love Now sends first container of relief supplies to hurricane-ravaged Dominica
Supplies being loaded for Dominica Caribbean Love Now, the campaign to support recovery in the islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, on Monday sent its first container of relief supplies and equipment to Dominica’s National Emergency Operations Centre. More than 5,700 kilograms of relief supplies were dispatched from the Hardware & Lumber logistics centre Read More

Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa comes through for Dominica resort partners with Vieux Fort constituency council

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November 7th, 2017 1 comments PRESS RELEASE: Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa presented a quantity of linen and over thirty mattresses to the Vieux Fort Constituency Council as a contribution  to  their wider campaign to mobilize donations from the south of St Lucia towards the Dominica Relief effort. The donation was collected by representatives of Read More

Coconut Bay comes through for Dominica

4 months ago Editor Comments Off on Coconut Bay comes through for Dominica
By Coconut Bay November 7, 2017 (PRESS RELEASE) – Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa presented a quantity of linen and over thirty mattresses to the Vieux Fort Constituency Council as a contribution to their wider campaign to mobilize donations from the south of St Lucia towards the Dominica Relief effort. The donation was collected Read More