DOMINICA

Photos: Art Fundraiser For Children In Dominica

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Special needs children of Dominica will receive the benefits of money raised in Bermuda through the concept of Art for Dominica organized by artist Joan Aspinall, and her friend and craftswoman, Jeannine Smith. “We are dedicating our funds to a charity called Alpha Centre which my late aunt supported,” said Ms. Smith. “And I want Read More

Relocating Ross University, Dominica medical students

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Medical students at Ross University in Dominica being relocated to Tennessee One thousand, four hundred students, faculty and staff from damaged Ross School of Medicine(RUSM) in Dominica who were initially moved to pursue their study on a cruise ship moored at a harbor in St. Kitts, are to be relocated to Knoxville, Tennessee for their Read More

Bat mitzvah fundraising concert Nov. 12 to aid hurricane-devastated Dominica.

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Two weeks after Andrew and Elana Lofman were married in 1995, they headed for the island of Dominica, where he would pursue medical studies for two years and she would complete an independent project to finish bachelor’s degree requirements at Wayne State University. The times were very happy, and the couple made many friends. They Read More

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

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Egg Fundraising, LLC ANNOUNCES ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER FUNDRAISERS FOR COMPANIES, ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH NO UPFRONT COST The cost is only $25.00 for family of 4 which includes All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner and 5 dozen of Hickman’s Farm Fresh Eggs Free of Charge to Read More

Rebuilding irrigation and farm access roads top priority for Dominica agriculture

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Dr. Lystra Fletcher-Paul, FAO Subregional Coordinator for the Caribbean presents Mr. Johnson Drigo, Dominica Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, with farming supplies that can be used to stimulate Dominica’s food production. 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 Read More

Amateur radio poised to bring a brighter future to Dominica after Maria

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Testing of a solar-powered FT-8900 cross-band VHF/UHF station for deployment to a village that may not have grid power for months Despite the devastating blow Hurricane Maria dealt to the Caribbean island nation of Dominica, Brian Machesney is optimistic that the recent delivery of Amateur Radio gear to the island will help to expedite ongoing Read More

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

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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