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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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Regional Investment Forum-Planning Meeting Discuss Cutting Greenhouse Gases

The Sustainable Development Ministry held a regional investment forum-planning meeting with the partners to discuss efforts to reduce or prevent emission of greenhouse gases. Among the agencies was the; OECS Commission, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) Secretariat, German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), and Naturally Determined Contributions (NDC) …

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RBC Commits US $35,000 to Red Cross for Dominica Relief

PRESS RELEASE) – RBC today announced an initial commitment of US $35,000 to Red Cross agencies in Dominica and Monserrat to assist with relief efforts in these countries in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. “This hurricane season is unprecedented in both the frequency and sustained intensity of the storms across our …

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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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Sandals Resorts International Snags 11 World Travel Awards

Press Release:-Sandals Resorts International was honored with 11 prestigious awards by the 24th annual World Travel Awards. The Luxury Included® Resort Company received the Caribbean Leading Hotel Brand award for the 24th year in a row, proving the brand’s commitment to excellence. “We are delighted to once again be honored by the prestigious …

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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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