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Hurricane Maria Forces DA Captain to Anchor in Saint Lucia

A Dominican captain dropped anchor in Saint Lucia to escape the fury of Hurricane Maria. However, two emergency systems on Errol Hill’s vessels were damaged during the passage of the weather system. While he awaits repairs to the vessel, captain hill is teaming up with local shipping service, Blanchard Customs and …

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Limited Communication Hampers NEMO Relief Coordination for Dominica

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) in collaboration with the OECS and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), are coordinating the relief efforts in hurricane-ravaged Dominica. But, with limited communication with the nature isle, the agencies are for now unable to determine what exactly is required.  

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Senior Injured in 3 Car Pile Up in Vieux-Fort

There was another collision in the greater Vieux Fort Area 30 minutes after the crash on the Vieux Fort-Laborie highway. An elderly pedestrian is nursing injuries following a road accident Tuesday afternoon in Vieux-Fort. According to preliminary reports, the senior citizen was walking along the Beanfield highway about 100 meters …

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Dame Pearlette Louisy’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations Continue

The programme of activities organised by the Dame Pearlette Louisy Legacy Committee in celebration of the 20th anniversary of her appointment as Governor General has been adjusted due to the passage of hurricane Maria. The “Academic Evening” under the theme “National Service and National Pride” which was scheduled for Tuesday, …

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FLIGHT DISRUPTIONS DUE TO HURRICANE MARIA

Press Release: St. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA, September 19, 2017 – Several destinations in the LIAT network were affected by Hurricane Maria. Hurricane Maria continues its trek the Caribbean and LIAT continues to monitor its progress and its effects on our destinations. Due to the closure of several airports as well as …

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Dominica PM Orders National Curfew

Press Release:-Wednesday, September 20, 2017 — After having endured the path of Hurricane Maria, the Commonwealth of Dominica is still isolated with no means of communication to the outside world and transportation connections to neighboring islands. Aircraft and vessels are on their way to the devastated Eastern Caribbean country to provide assistance and to assess needs.As recovery …

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Saint Lucia Labour Party Initiates “Help Dominica” Charity Drive

Press Release:-Once more, our sister islands within the OECS have suffered loss of life and immense property damage consequent upon the passage of a major hurricane. On this occasion, the Commonwealth of Dominica bore the brunt of Hurricane Maria’s wrath. This is the first occasion a storm of this magnitude …

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Suspension of Service at Castries Wellness Centre

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Ministry of Health and Wellness informs residents of Castries and Environs of the temporary suspension of service at the Castries Wellness Centre from September 21st to October 3rd, 2017. This temporary closure is necessary to undertake important routine rehabilitation work at the health facility. During this one …

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