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COVID-19: UK PM admitted to hospital for tests

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests, 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus, Downing Street has said. He was taken to a London hospital on Sunday evening with “persistent symptoms” – including a tempe
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COVID-19: UK PM admitted to hospital for tests

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests, 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus, Downing Street has said. He was taken to a London hospital on Sunday evening with “persistent symptoms” – including a temperature. It... The post COVID-19: UK PM admitted to hospital for tests appeared first on Dominica News Online.

IN PICTURES: Coming to grips with COVID-19 in Dominica

Dominica announced its first case of the coronavirus on March 22. Since then the figure has increased to 14. In an effort to contain the spread of COVD-19 on the island, the government has declared a state of emergency with... The post IN PICTURES: Coming to
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IN PICTURES: Coming to grips with COVID-19 in Dominica

Dominica announced its first case of the coronavirus on March 22. Since then the figure has increased to 14. In an effort to contain the spread of COVD-19 on the island, the government has declared a state of emergency with... The post IN PICTURES: Coming to grips with COVID-19 in Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Former Dominican calypsonian, Everno, dies in New York

Anthony Esprit aka “Everno”, the singer/songwriter who helped nurture a generation of calypsonians in his home village of Mahaut, died recently in the Bronx, New York where he resided for the past several decades. News of the death of the... The p
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Former Dominican calypsonian, Everno, dies in New York

Anthony Esprit aka “Everno”, the singer/songwriter who helped nurture a generation of calypsonians in his home village of Mahaut, died recently in the Bronx, New York where he resided for the past several decades. News of the death of the... The post Former Dominican calypsonian, Everno, dies in New York appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica receives first batch of medical supplies donation from China

The first batch of medical equipment and supplies donated by China to Dominica was handed over on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at the China-Dominica Friendship Hospital. The supplies, which were provided by Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation, arrived at...
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Dominica receives first batch of medical supplies donation from China

The first batch of medical equipment and supplies donated by China to Dominica was handed over on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at the China-Dominica Friendship Hospital. The supplies, which were provided by Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation, arrived at... The post Dominica receives first batch of medical supplies donation from China appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Total number of COVID-19 cases in Antigua increases to 15

Antigua and Barbuda reported six more cases of the Coronavirus on Friday. Writing on his personal Facebook page, Prime Minister there-Gaston Browne said the six new cases were from 14 more tests recently carried out. Three of them are said... The post Total n
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Total number of COVID-19 cases in Antigua increases to 15

Antigua and Barbuda reported six more cases of the Coronavirus on Friday. Writing on his personal Facebook page, Prime Minister there-Gaston Browne said the six new cases were from 14 more tests recently carried out. Three of them are said... The post Total number of COVID-19 cases in Antigua increases to 15 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: LIAT suspends passenger services

The Leeward Island Air Transport reported Friday that it is suspending all passenger services for the next fourteen days due to the impact of COVID-19. The airline will only operate charters and cargo flights during this period. Chief Executive Officer... Th
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COVID-19: LIAT suspends passenger services

The Leeward Island Air Transport reported Friday that it is suspending all passenger services for the next fourteen days due to the impact of COVID-19. The airline will only operate charters and cargo flights during this period. Chief Executive Officer... The post COVID-19: LIAT suspends passenger services appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: Dominica Cancer Society advises cancer patients to be extremely careful

President of the Dominica Cancer Society (DCS), Yvonne Alexander, has advised persons diagnosed with cancer to exercise extreme caution in light of COVID-19 as they are considered to have weakened immune systems. “We have asked them to take all precauti
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COVID-19: Dominica Cancer Society advises cancer patients to be extremely careful

President of the Dominica Cancer Society (DCS), Yvonne Alexander, has advised persons diagnosed with cancer to exercise extreme caution in light of COVID-19 as they are considered to have weakened immune systems. “We have asked them to take all precautionary... The post COVID-19: Dominica Cancer Society advises cancer patients to be extremely careful appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Police investigate fatal shooting in Portsmouth

Dominica police are investigating a fatal shooting incident which occurred at 1:41 p.m. on Friday 3rd April, 2020. The incident happened between Rodney’s Street and Benjamin’s Park in Portsmouth. According to information from the police, Conroyso
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Police investigate fatal shooting in Portsmouth

Dominica police are investigating a fatal shooting incident which occurred at 1:41 p.m. on Friday 3rd April, 2020. The incident happened between Rodney’s Street and Benjamin’s Park in Portsmouth. According to information from the police, Conroyson Boyd, a male adult... The post Police investigate fatal shooting in Portsmouth appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: REGIONAL ROUNDUP/3 April 2020

A ROUNDUP OF REGIONAL CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES   ANTIGUA & BARBUDA   INMATES WITH SIX MONTHS OR LESS TO SERVE COULD BE RELEASED EARLY (antiguaobserver.com) Discussions were underway, Thursday, that could see the release of prisoners with six month
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COVID-19: REGIONAL ROUNDUP/3 April 2020

A ROUNDUP OF REGIONAL CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES   ANTIGUA & BARBUDA   INMATES WITH SIX MONTHS OR LESS TO SERVE COULD BE RELEASED EARLY (antiguaobserver.com) Discussions were underway, Thursday, that could see the release of prisoners with six months or less... The post COVID-19: REGIONAL ROUNDUP/3 April 2020 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: water service interruption/low pressure for Delices and Boetica

ANNOUNCEMENT DOWASCO informs residents of Delices and Boetica that they will be experiencing unscheduled water interruptions and low water pressure due to extreme low water level at the Delices Intake. DOWASCO has a Water Truck assigned to assist in the... Th
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ANNOUNCEMENT: water service interruption/low pressure for Delices and Boetica

ANNOUNCEMENT DOWASCO informs residents of Delices and Boetica that they will be experiencing unscheduled water interruptions and low water pressure due to extreme low water level at the Delices Intake. DOWASCO has a Water Truck assigned to assist in the... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: water service interruption/low pressure for Delices and Boetica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Tie your waist for COVID-19, the unseen enemy

Tie Your Waist for COVID-19; The Unseen Enemy The Dominica Business Forum (DBF INC.) is pleased with the level of operation demonstrated and actions taken by the private sector in dealing with the Corona Virus (COVID-19). The post Tie your waist for COVID-19
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Tie your waist for COVID-19, the unseen enemy

Tie Your Waist for COVID-19; The Unseen Enemy The Dominica Business Forum (DBF INC.) is pleased with the level of operation demonstrated and actions taken by the private sector in dealing with the Corona Virus (COVID-19). The post Tie your waist for COVID-19, the unseen enemy appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Government press statement on telecomms situation in wake of COVID-19

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) will test the ability of telecommunication operators to adequately respond to the increasing traffic demand on their networks, both in terms of capacity requirements and quality of service to meet the needs of citizens in response t
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Government press statement on telecomms situation in wake of COVID-19

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) will test the ability of telecommunication operators to adequately respond to the increasing traffic demand on their networks, both in terms of capacity requirements and quality of service to meet the needs of citizens in response to the pandemic. The post Government press statement on telecomms situation in wake of COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BREAKING NEWS: Dominica reports two new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dominica’ s count of positive COVID-19 cases has increased to 14. National Epidemiologist, Dr. Shalludin Ahmed reported moments ago at a press briefing now underway, that the two new cases are contacts of case 3. The case 3 patient was... The post BREAK
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BREAKING NEWS: Dominica reports two new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dominica’ s count of positive COVID-19 cases has increased to 14. National Epidemiologist, Dr. Shalludin Ahmed reported moments ago at a press briefing now underway, that the two new cases are contacts of case 3. The case 3 patient was... The post BREAKING NEWS: Dominica reports two new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Police investigate fatal shooting at Portsmouth

Dominica police are investigating a fatal shooting incident which occurred at 1:41 p.m. on Friday 3rd April, 2020. The incident happened between Rodney’s Street and Benjamin’s Park in Portsmouth. According to information from the police, Conroyso
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Police investigate fatal shooting at Portsmouth

Dominica police are investigating a fatal shooting incident which occurred at 1:41 p.m. on Friday 3rd April, 2020. The incident happened between Rodney’s Street and Benjamin’s Park in Portsmouth. According to information from the police, Conroyson Boyd, a male adult... The post Police investigate fatal shooting at Portsmouth appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Tie Your Waist for COVID-19; The Unseen Enemy

Tie Your Waist for COVID-19; The Unseen Enemy The Dominica Business Forum (DBF INC.) is pleased with the level of operation demonstrated and actions taken by the private sector in dealing with the Corona Virus (COVID-19). The post Tie Your Waist for COVID-19
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Tie Your Waist for COVID-19; The Unseen Enemy

Tie Your Waist for COVID-19; The Unseen Enemy The Dominica Business Forum (DBF INC.) is pleased with the level of operation demonstrated and actions taken by the private sector in dealing with the Corona Virus (COVID-19). The post Tie Your Waist for COVID-19; The Unseen Enemy appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: Skerrit says economic assistance will come; focus now on management and containment

Prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said that COVID-19 has had a tremendous impact on the economy and productivity is not at the level that it should be. “The impact of the economy is tremendous and it will certainly be extended... The post COVID-19
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COVID-19: Skerrit says economic assistance will come; focus now on management and containment

Prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said that COVID-19 has had a tremendous impact on the economy and productivity is not at the level that it should be. “The impact of the economy is tremendous and it will certainly be extended... The post COVID-19: Skerrit says economic assistance will come; focus now on management and containment appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica Red Cross responds to the COVID-19 crisis

The Dominica Red Cross Society in its response to COVID-19 is providing emergency assistance to help communities halt the spread of COVID-19 and recover from its effects. While COVID-19 is already a global pandemic, it is still possible to reduce... The post
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Dominica Red Cross responds to the COVID-19 crisis

The Dominica Red Cross Society in its response to COVID-19 is providing emergency assistance to help communities halt the spread of COVID-19 and recover from its effects. While COVID-19 is already a global pandemic, it is still possible to reduce... The post Dominica Red Cross responds to the COVID-19 crisis appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: water service interruption/low pressure for Delice and Boetica

ANNOUNCEMENT DOWASCO informs residents of Delice and Boetica that they will be experiencing unscheduled water interruptions and low water pressure due to extreme low water level at the Delice Intake. DOWASCO has a Water Truck assigned to assist in the... The
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ANNOUNCEMENT: water service interruption/low pressure for Delice and Boetica

ANNOUNCEMENT DOWASCO informs residents of Delice and Boetica that they will be experiencing unscheduled water interruptions and low water pressure due to extreme low water level at the Delice Intake. DOWASCO has a Water Truck assigned to assist in the... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: water service interruption/low pressure for Delice and Boetica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

United Workers Party recommends COVID-19 response measures for Dominica

The United Workers Party (UWP) is recommending a number of measures for implementation by the government to assist Dominican citizens who are most vulnerable and affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. These suggestions are also aimed at preventing the further spr
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United Workers Party recommends COVID-19 response measures for Dominica

The United Workers Party (UWP) is recommending a number of measures for implementation by the government to assist Dominican citizens who are most vulnerable and affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. These suggestions are also aimed at preventing the further spread... The post United Workers Party recommends COVID-19 response measures for Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Better Days Riddim seeks to inspire says producer

It wasn’t planned this way. Corona virus (COVID-19) was nowhere near the thoughts of Portsmouth-based ProducerDlo when he created the “Better Days Riddim”; but with the stress and panic associated with the pandemic; the riddim and its associ
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Better Days Riddim seeks to inspire says producer

It wasn’t planned this way. Corona virus (COVID-19) was nowhere near the thoughts of Portsmouth-based ProducerDlo when he created the “Better Days Riddim”; but with the stress and panic associated with the pandemic; the riddim and its associated tracks could... The post Better Days Riddim seeks to inspire says producer appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Experts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or just breathing

A prestigious scientific panel told the White House Wednesday night that research shows coronavirus can be spread not just by sneezes or coughs, but also just by talking, or possibly even just breathing. “While the current [coronavirus] specific researc
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Experts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or just breathing

A prestigious scientific panel told the White House Wednesday night that research shows coronavirus can be spread not just by sneezes or coughs, but also just by talking, or possibly even just breathing. “While the current [coronavirus] specific research is... The post Experts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or just breathing appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BUSINESS BYTE: KFC launches Click & Collect Ordering

KFC Dominica is set to launch a new innovative online platform which allows our customers to order their favorite KFC meals, either for in-store pick up or delivery.  This new online platform is a timely initiative as we encourage the... The post BUSINES
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BUSINESS BYTE: KFC launches Click & Collect Ordering

KFC Dominica is set to launch a new innovative online platform which allows our customers to order their favorite KFC meals, either for in-store pick up or delivery.  This new online platform is a timely initiative as we encourage the... The post BUSINESS BYTE: KFC launches Click & Collect Ordering appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: Regional Roundup/1 April, 2020; latest global numbers  

  A ROUNDUP OF REGIONAL CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES   ANTIGUA & BARBUDA ANTIGUA & BARBUDA JOIN CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES IN LOCKDOWN(caribbean360.com). A one-week lockdown from 1 April has replaced the night-time curfew, which according to Prime Ministe
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COVID-19: Regional Roundup/1 April, 2020; latest global numbers  

  A ROUNDUP OF REGIONAL CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES   ANTIGUA & BARBUDA ANTIGUA & BARBUDA JOIN CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES IN LOCKDOWN(caribbean360.com). A one-week lockdown from 1 April has replaced the night-time curfew, which according to Prime Minister Gaston Browne, “was not working”.... The post COVID-19: Regional Roundup/1 April, 2020; latest global numbers   appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Agro processors advocate for enhanced food security through support of local industries

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for sourcing locally produced food and food products is increasing. In Dominica, we are challenged with the potential risks associated with food insecurity based on our significant reliance on imported foods. Accord
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Agro processors advocate for enhanced food security through support of local industries

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for sourcing locally produced food and food products is increasing. In Dominica, we are challenged with the potential risks associated with food insecurity based on our significant reliance on imported foods. According... The post Agro processors advocate for enhanced food security through support of local industries appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DAIC and other Caribbean chambers of commerce partner with the BVI in strengthening intra-regional trade

The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce, the network of Caribbean Chambers of Commerce (CARICHAM) and ten Chambers of Commerce across CARICOM participated in the BVI’s Intra-Regional Commerce and Trade Symposium hosted by the Premier’s O
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DAIC and other Caribbean chambers of commerce partner with the BVI in strengthening intra-regional trade

The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce, the network of Caribbean Chambers of Commerce (CARICHAM) and ten Chambers of Commerce across CARICOM participated in the BVI’s Intra-Regional Commerce and Trade Symposium hosted by the Premier’s Office of the British Virgin... The post DAIC and other Caribbean chambers of commerce partner with the BVI in strengthening intra-regional trade appeared first on Dominica News Online.

IICA establishes Advisory Council for Food Security in the Americas

The Council, which is made up of experts from eight countries in the Americas, will make available to the various public and private sector entities, analysis and recommendations on food security, that may be used to facilitate decision making. The... The pos
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IICA establishes Advisory Council for Food Security in the Americas

The Council, which is made up of experts from eight countries in the Americas, will make available to the various public and private sector entities, analysis and recommendations on food security, that may be used to facilitate decision making. The... The post IICA establishes Advisory Council for Food Security in the Americas appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: Deadline extended for filing of income tax returns in Dominica

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Inland Revenue Division has extended the deadline for the filing of personal income tax and corporate income tax from 31st March 2020 to 31st May 2020. “The deadline has been extended to the... The post COVID-19: D
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COVID-19: Deadline extended for filing of income tax returns in Dominica

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Inland Revenue Division has extended the deadline for the filing of personal income tax and corporate income tax from 31st March 2020 to 31st May 2020. “The deadline has been extended to the... The post COVID-19: Deadline extended for filing of income tax returns in Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: Regional Roundup/1 April, 2020  

  A ROUNDUP OF REGIONAL CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES   ANTIGUA & BARBUDA ANTIGUA & BARBUDA JOIN CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES IN LOCKDOWN(caribbean360.com). A one-week lockdown from 1 April has replaced the night-time curfew, which according to Prime Ministe
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COVID-19: Regional Roundup/1 April, 2020  

  A ROUNDUP OF REGIONAL CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES   ANTIGUA & BARBUDA ANTIGUA & BARBUDA JOIN CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES IN LOCKDOWN(caribbean360.com). A one-week lockdown from 1 April has replaced the night-time curfew, which according to Prime Minister Gaston Browne, “was not working”.... The post COVID-19: Regional Roundup/1 April, 2020   appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Salybia Constituency MP joins with Kalinago Council to activate COVID-19 task force

As you are aware, COVID-19 has infected several individuals in Dominica with a high probability of affecting many more. In direct response to this anomaly, the Parliamentary Representative for the Salybia Constituency has joined forces with the Kalinago Counc
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Salybia Constituency MP joins with Kalinago Council to activate COVID-19 task force

As you are aware, COVID-19 has infected several individuals in Dominica with a high probability of affecting many more. In direct response to this anomaly, the Parliamentary Representative for the Salybia Constituency has joined forces with the Kalinago Council and... The post Salybia Constituency MP joins with Kalinago Council to activate COVID-19 task force appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BREAKING NEWS: State of Emergency declared in Dominica

A state of emergency has been declared in Dominica. A curfew is now in effect from 6pm to 6am on weekdays with a total lockdown on weekends until the 20th of April, 2020. The Attorney General, Levi Peter, has just... The post BREAKING NEWS: State of Emergenc
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BREAKING NEWS: State of Emergency declared in Dominica

A state of emergency has been declared in Dominica. A curfew is now in effect from 6pm to 6am on weekdays with a total lockdown on weekends until the 20th of April, 2020. The Attorney General, Levi Peter, has just... The post BREAKING NEWS: State of Emergency declared in Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Postponement of village council elections for Woodfordhill and Calibishie

The Electoral Office of Dominica informs the public that Village Council Elections for Woodfordhill and Calibishie have been postponed until further notice. The two elections were slated for April 6th and April 13th. This postponement is in accordance with re
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Postponement of village council elections for Woodfordhill and Calibishie

The Electoral Office of Dominica informs the public that Village Council Elections for Woodfordhill and Calibishie have been postponed until further notice. The two elections were slated for April 6th and April 13th. This postponement is in accordance with recommendations... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Postponement of village council elections for Woodfordhill and Calibishie appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: Statement from the National Youth Council of Dominica

The National Youth Council of Dominica (NYCD) is the officially recognized umbrella youth organization in the Commonwealth of Dominica. Due to the recent confirmation of Dominica’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Dominica the NYCD is calling on all
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COVID-19: Statement from the National Youth Council of Dominica

The National Youth Council of Dominica (NYCD) is the officially recognized umbrella youth organization in the Commonwealth of Dominica. Due to the recent confirmation of Dominica’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Dominica the NYCD is calling on all Dominican... The post COVID-19: Statement from the National Youth Council of Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: Standpipes for hand washing are in place says DOWASCO

As measures to fight the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) intensify, The Dominica Water and Sewerage Authority (DOWASCO) is reporting that the standpipes promised by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit a little over a week ago, have been fully installed. PM Skerrit
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COVID-19: Standpipes for hand washing are in place says DOWASCO

As measures to fight the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) intensify, The Dominica Water and Sewerage Authority (DOWASCO) is reporting that the standpipes promised by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit a little over a week ago, have been fully installed. PM Skerrit said... The post COVID-19: Standpipes for hand washing are in place says DOWASCO appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: AID Bank office hours and precautions

NOTICE Dear Valued Customers, In light of the Corona Virus Pandemic, the Dominica Agricultural Industrial and Development Bank (AID Bank) will be undertaking certain precautionary measures to safeguard our team of banking professionals and our valued customer
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ANNOUNCEMENT: AID Bank office hours and precautions

NOTICE Dear Valued Customers, In light of the Corona Virus Pandemic, the Dominica Agricultural Industrial and Development Bank (AID Bank) will be undertaking certain precautionary measures to safeguard our team of banking professionals and our valued customers. Effective immediately, the... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: AID Bank office hours and precautions appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominican joins the ranks of globally certified financial risk managers!

At just 28, Melvyn Baptiste, progeny of the Nature Isle whose roots trace back to the West Coast fishing community of Colihaut, has recently acquired one of the World’s Top certifications in Risk Management. His commendation and ascension into the... Th
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Dominican joins the ranks of globally certified financial risk managers!

At just 28, Melvyn Baptiste, progeny of the Nature Isle whose roots trace back to the West Coast fishing community of Colihaut, has recently acquired one of the World’s Top certifications in Risk Management. His commendation and ascension into the... The post Dominican joins the ranks of globally certified financial risk managers! appeared first on Dominica News Online.

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