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DOMINICA – Uncollected garbage causes concern

DOMINICA – Uncollected garbage causes concern

ROSEAU – A pile up of garbage near two schools in Roseau has raised concerns among residents in the capital. Apparently, the garbage on the street was left after Community Day of Service last Friday, however by Tuesday morning, it remained uncollected. A concerned resident told DNO that the uncollected garbage is a huge eyesore […]

Dominica honours Sir Hilary

Dominica honours Sir Hilary

ROSEAU –– Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies Sir Hilary Beckles has been presented with Dominica’s second highest state award – the Sisserou Award of Honour. That country’s president Charles Savarin made the presentation during a ceremony yesterday marking the island’s 38th anniversary of Independence. The Sisserou Award of Honour, created in 1967, […]

Dominica assesses storm damage

Dominica assesses storm damage

Schools in Dominica will remain closed until Monday as disaster management officials assess the damage caused by Tropical Storm Matthew. The storm dumped heavy rain on the island yesterday, triggering landslides in the southern communities of Grand Bay and Bellevue, as well as Bath Estate and Copthall on the outskirts of the capital Roseau. Several […]

One year after Erika

One year after Erika

After spending all day selling souvenirs at Dominica’s Old Market Plaza in the capital, Roseau, Debbie Lewis would go home in the evening and her husband would soak her tired feet in warm water. But for the past year, whenever she needed a foot soak she would have to do it herself, because he is no longer […]

DOMINICA – Monument to be erected for Erika victims

DOMINICA – Monument to be erected for Erika victims

ROSEAU –– Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that his government will erect a monument to honour victims of Tropical Storm Erika. He made that statement while addressing the nation on Friday afternoon on the eve of the 1st anniversary of the passage of Tropical Storm Erika. Tropical Storm Erika devastated the island on August 27, […]

China funding Dominica’s new multi-million dollar hospital

China funding Dominica’s new multi-million dollar hospital

ROSEAU — Dominica has launched the construction of an EC$40 million (one EC dollar =US$0.37 cents) National Hospital that China says represents a new era in relations between the two countries. China’s Ambassador to Dominica, Li Jiangning told the ground breaking ceremony on Monday evening that the new facility “will bring higher quality medical services […]

DOMINICA – Isaac wants discussion on ganja decriminalization

DOMINICA – Isaac wants discussion on ganja decriminalization

ROSEAU – Parliamentary Representative for the Roseau Central Constituency, Joseph Isaac, has again called for the decriminalization of marijuana to be discussed in Parliament. In his presentation to the 2016-2017 National Budget debate on Wednesday evening, Issac introduced the controversial topic as “an economic and a fiscal issue,” and asked Parliamentarians to consider the potential […]

DOMINICA – Young offenders in prison raise concerns

DOMINICA – Young offenders in prison raise concerns

ROSEAU –– Assistant Superintendent of Prisons, Raphael Catin, has expressed concerns over the amount of young offenders being brought to the state prison, saying the numbers are increasing. Some 17 young offenders have been at the prison located in Stock Farm, he revealed. “The amount is increasing and they are coming there for various crimes,” […]

DOMINICA – China-funded project major contribution – PM Skerrit

DOMINICA – China-funded project major contribution – PM Skerrit

ROSEAU –– Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said the rehabilitation of the West Coast road funded by the Chinese government is a major contribution to Dominica. He was speaking at the signing ceremony of Letters of Exchange between the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica for […]

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