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UNDP-led workshop conducted to improve gender sensitivity in agriculture

  In partnership with the Government of Dominica, UNDP is implementing the “Strengthening the Disaster Management Capacity of Women in the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and The Commonwealth of Dominica” (GUY/DOM) project with funding from the Govern
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UNDP-led workshop conducted to improve gender sensitivity in agriculture

  In partnership with the Government of Dominica, UNDP is implementing the “Strengthening the Disaster Management Capacity of Women in the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and The Commonwealth of Dominica” (GUY/DOM) project with funding from the Government of Japan. This... The post UNDP-led workshop conducted to improve gender sensitivity in agriculture appeared first on Dominica News Online.

International Youth Day 2020 Message from NYCD President

This year the theme of International Youth Day – “Youth Engagement for Global Action” – highlights  young people making a difference and moving our world closer to the values and vision of the United Nations Charter through dialogue and activism.
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International Youth Day 2020 Message from NYCD President

This year the theme of International Youth Day – “Youth Engagement for Global Action” – highlights  young people making a difference and moving our world closer to the values and vision of the United Nations Charter through dialogue and activism.... The post International Youth Day 2020 Message from NYCD President appeared first on Dominica News Online.

NCCU to award 17 more secondary school scholarships

The National Cooperative Credit Union (NCCU) Ltd will on Thursday 13th August 2020, present seventeen (17) secondary school scholarships to children of members of the NCCU Ltd. Two (2) scholarships will be awarded based on merit and fifteen (15) based... The
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NCCU to award 17 more secondary school scholarships

The National Cooperative Credit Union (NCCU) Ltd will on Thursday 13th August 2020, present seventeen (17) secondary school scholarships to children of members of the NCCU Ltd. Two (2) scholarships will be awarded based on merit and fifteen (15) based... The post NCCU to award 17 more secondary school scholarships appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical Depression Eleven to become tropical storm tonight

A high-pressure system is expected to rebuild across the area over the next 24 hours. Occasional cloudiness with a few showers can be expected across the island chain during the period. Meanwhile, Tropical Depression Eleven, currently located over the Central
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WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical Depression Eleven to become tropical storm tonight

A high-pressure system is expected to rebuild across the area over the next 24 hours. Occasional cloudiness with a few showers can be expected across the island chain during the period. Meanwhile, Tropical Depression Eleven, currently located over the Central... The post WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical Depression Eleven to become tropical storm tonight appeared first on Dominica News Online.

PM Skerrit to meet with Haitian community, write to French authorities in effort to stop people illegally entering and leaving Dominica

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said he plans to meet with members of the Haitian community this week to solicit their continued support to eliminate the illegal entry of Haitian Nationals entering and leaving the country. Over the past few months,... The po
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PM Skerrit to meet with Haitian community, write to French authorities in effort to stop people illegally entering and leaving Dominica

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said he plans to meet with members of the Haitian community this week to solicit their continued support to eliminate the illegal entry of Haitian Nationals entering and leaving the country. Over the past few months,... The post PM Skerrit to meet with Haitian community, write to French authorities in effort to stop people illegally entering and leaving Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

New programme aimed at strenthening disaster management capacity of women farmers

Gender specialist at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ezra Blondel says a new programme targetting women involved in the farming industry is geared to strengthen their capacity in disaster management. Blondel said the programme will encourage
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New programme aimed at strenthening disaster management capacity of women farmers

Gender specialist at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ezra Blondel says a new programme targetting women involved in the farming industry is geared to strengthen their capacity in disaster management. Blondel said the programme will encourage the sharing of... The post New programme aimed at strenthening disaster management capacity of women farmers appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER ADVISORY (6:00 AM, Aug 12): Tropical depression eleven expected to become tropical storm today

Lingering moisture and instability following the passage of a tropical wave are expected to maintain cloudiness, scattered showers and possible isolated thunderstorm activity across most of the island chain during today. People in areas prone to landslides an
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WEATHER ADVISORY (6:00 AM, Aug 12): Tropical depression eleven expected to become tropical storm today

Lingering moisture and instability following the passage of a tropical wave are expected to maintain cloudiness, scattered showers and possible isolated thunderstorm activity across most of the island chain during today. People in areas prone to landslides and falling rocks... The post WEATHER ADVISORY (6:00 AM, Aug 12): Tropical depression eleven expected to become tropical storm today appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Black female senator with Caribbean roots is Biden’s pick for VP

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has named Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, the BBC is reporting. Harris is the first black woman to serve in the role. Once a rival for the top job, the California senator of... The post Black female senat
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Black female senator with Caribbean roots is Biden’s pick for VP

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has named Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, the BBC is reporting. Harris is the first black woman to serve in the role. Once a rival for the top job, the California senator of... The post Black female senator with Caribbean roots is Biden’s pick for VP appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Accident in Fond Canie

DNO has learned that there was an accident on the hill after Fond Canie. Information is scared at this time but we understand injuries have been reported.   The post Accident in Fond Canie appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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Accident in Fond Canie

DNO has learned that there was an accident on the hill after Fond Canie. Information is scared at this time but we understand injuries have been reported.   The post Accident in Fond Canie appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Returning Dominicans all test negative for COVID-19; public asked to cooperate to prevent resurgence of virus

Minister for Health, Dr. Irving McIntyre has revealed that over the past 3 weeks more than 300 Dominicans have returned home and have all tested negative for Covid-19. Dominica’s borders were opened to nationals in mid-July and to international travelle
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Returning Dominicans all test negative for COVID-19; public asked to cooperate to prevent resurgence of virus

Minister for Health, Dr. Irving McIntyre has revealed that over the past 3 weeks more than 300 Dominicans have returned home and have all tested negative for Covid-19. Dominica’s borders were opened to nationals in mid-July and to international travellers... The post Returning Dominicans all test negative for COVID-19; public asked to cooperate to prevent resurgence of virus appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Basic Needs Trust Fund vacancy notices

   VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 1   Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer, Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) Programme. Applicants must possess the following qualifications: At leas
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Basic Needs Trust Fund vacancy notices

   VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 1   Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer, Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) Programme. Applicants must possess the following qualifications: At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Project... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Basic Needs Trust Fund vacancy notices appeared first on Dominica News Online.

12 recipients named for the 2020 UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence

The work and contribution of 12 high-performing members of staff and units at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) will be recognised at this year’sVice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. The 2019/2020Ceremony fortheVice-Chancellor’s Awards, to
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12 recipients named for the 2020 UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence

The work and contribution of 12 high-performing members of staff and units at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) will be recognised at this year’sVice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. The 2019/2020Ceremony fortheVice-Chancellor’s Awards, to be presided over by Professor... The post 12 recipients named for the 2020 UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Several airlines serving Dominica since borders reopened says Piper

Since Dominica reopened its borders on July 15, several airlines have been providing services to the country. Deputy Coordinator for the reopening of borders and Tourism Director Colin Piper said so while addressing a press briefing on Monday. “Effective Au
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Several airlines serving Dominica since borders reopened says Piper

Since Dominica reopened its borders on July 15, several airlines have been providing services to the country. Deputy Coordinator for the reopening of borders and Tourism Director Colin Piper said so while addressing a press briefing on Monday. “Effective August... The post Several airlines serving Dominica since borders reopened says Piper appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Police make several arrests; offer rewards for assistance in stopping illegal movement in and out of Dominica

Police Chief Daniel Carbon disclosed that his officers have made several arrests of persons entering and leaving Dominica through illegal means. His comments came at a press conference held to share concerns about the arrest of a number of Haitian... The pos
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Police make several arrests; offer rewards for assistance in stopping illegal movement in and out of Dominica

Police Chief Daniel Carbon disclosed that his officers have made several arrests of persons entering and leaving Dominica through illegal means. His comments came at a press conference held to share concerns about the arrest of a number of Haitian... The post Police make several arrests; offer rewards for assistance in stopping illegal movement in and out of Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

PNM claims victory in Trinidad and Tobago general elections

The People’s National Movement (PNM) of Trinidad and Tobago has declared victory in the 2020 General Election. Loop has reported that PNM leader, Dr Keith Rowley, declared victory in 22 seats, leaving the United National Congress (UNC) with 19 seats....
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PNM claims victory in Trinidad and Tobago general elections

The People’s National Movement (PNM) of Trinidad and Tobago has declared victory in the 2020 General Election. Loop has reported that PNM leader, Dr Keith Rowley, declared victory in 22 seats, leaving the United National Congress (UNC) with 19 seats.... The post PNM claims victory in Trinidad and Tobago general elections appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER UPDATE: A tropical wave may affect Dominica as early as next 24 hrs

Valid from: 6:00 AM on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 A tropical wave is expected to generate an increase in cloudiness, showers and possible thunderstorm activity across most of the Lesser Antilles, including Dominica, during the next 24 hours. People in... The po
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WEATHER UPDATE: A tropical wave may affect Dominica as early as next 24 hrs

Valid from: 6:00 AM on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 A tropical wave is expected to generate an increase in cloudiness, showers and possible thunderstorm activity across most of the Lesser Antilles, including Dominica, during the next 24 hours. People in... The post WEATHER UPDATE: A tropical wave may affect Dominica as early as next 24 hrs appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Interview with US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo on US-China relations

Editor’s Note: Dominica News Online (DNO) recently published an interview done by Xinhua News Agency in which the Chinese Foreign Minister addressed China-US relations from a Chinese perspective. In the interest of fairness, we sought and obtained a pub
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Interview with US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo on US-China relations

Editor’s Note: Dominica News Online (DNO) recently published an interview done by Xinhua News Agency in which the Chinese Foreign Minister addressed China-US relations from a Chinese perspective. In the interest of fairness, we sought and obtained a published interview... The post Interview with US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo on US-China relations appeared first on Dominica News Online.

A Moment of Reflection: Hebrews 6:10, 13:16

God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them. Hebrews 6:10 And do not forget to do good and to share... The post A Moment of Reflection: Hebrews 6:10, 13:16 appeared fi
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A Moment of Reflection: Hebrews 6:10, 13:16

God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them. Hebrews 6:10 And do not forget to do good and to share... The post A Moment of Reflection: Hebrews 6:10, 13:16 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco July 2020 Bills are available online, via phone and at office locations

The Dominica Water and Sewerage Company Limited (DOWASCO) wishes to inform customers that bills for the month of July 2020 have been processed and are available for payment. To obtain bill copies and balances, customers can visit our offices on... The post AN
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco July 2020 Bills are available online, via phone and at office locations

The Dominica Water and Sewerage Company Limited (DOWASCO) wishes to inform customers that bills for the month of July 2020 have been processed and are available for payment. To obtain bill copies and balances, customers can visit our offices on... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Dowasco July 2020 Bills are available online, via phone and at office locations appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Lebanese government expected to resign in wake of Beirut blast as death toll rises

The BBC has reported that the Lebanese government is about to issue a statement over growing calls for their resignation amid mounting anger over last Tuesday’s explosion in Beirut that killed more than 200 people and leaving as many as... The post Leba
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Lebanese government expected to resign in wake of Beirut blast as death toll rises

The BBC has reported that the Lebanese government is about to issue a statement over growing calls for their resignation amid mounting anger over last Tuesday’s explosion in Beirut that killed more than 200 people and leaving as many as... The post Lebanese government expected to resign in wake of Beirut blast as death toll rises appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Trinidad and Tobago elects a government today

More than 1.1 million people are eligible to cast ballots as Trinidad and Tobago today elects a government to administer the affairs of the oil-rich twin-island republic for the next five years. While 19 political parties and 146 candidates are... The post Tr
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Trinidad and Tobago elects a government today

More than 1.1 million people are eligible to cast ballots as Trinidad and Tobago today elects a government to administer the affairs of the oil-rich twin-island republic for the next five years. While 19 political parties and 146 candidates are... The post Trinidad and Tobago elects a government today appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Forestry Division receives a donation of tools and equipment to help rehabilitate forests

A US$20,000 donation of tools and equipment to the Forestry, Wildlife and Parks Division will advance ongoing works of the Division particularly in the rehabilitation of forests through Silviculture (the growing and cultivation of trees). The donation was mad
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Forestry Division receives a donation of tools and equipment to help rehabilitate forests

A US$20,000 donation of tools and equipment to the Forestry, Wildlife and Parks Division will advance ongoing works of the Division particularly in the rehabilitation of forests through Silviculture (the growing and cultivation of trees). The donation was made on... The post Forestry Division receives a donation of tools and equipment to help rehabilitate forests appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica government objects to latest US Dominica travel advisory

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has called on the United States (US) to “stop its ignorance” as it relates to the latest travel advisory to its citizens over concerns of COVID-19 in Dominica. Last week the United States, through a travel... The p
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Dominica government objects to latest US Dominica travel advisory

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has called on the United States (US) to “stop its ignorance” as it relates to the latest travel advisory to its citizens over concerns of COVID-19 in Dominica. Last week the United States, through a travel... The post Dominica government objects to latest US Dominica travel advisory appeared first on Dominica News Online.

DEAR BELLA: I make life so comfortable for my boyfriend, he won’t get a job

Bella My boyfriend just refused to get a job. Well, he said he keeps looking but I think he is just comfortable with me buying him clothes and taking care of him. Bella, I know he loves me. I mean... The post DEAR BELLA: I make life so comfortable for my boyf
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DEAR BELLA: I make life so comfortable for my boyfriend, he won’t get a job

Bella My boyfriend just refused to get a job. Well, he said he keeps looking but I think he is just comfortable with me buying him clothes and taking care of him. Bella, I know he loves me. I mean... The post DEAR BELLA: I make life so comfortable for my boyfriend, he won’t get a job appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UPDATE: Police investigate body found in Wesley and death of man in Layou Park

The CDPF has indicated that investigations have begun into the death of a male whose lifeless body was found at a Housing Development Site in Wesley on Saturday 8 August 2020 at 5:30 pm. According to the information provided by... The post UPDATE: Police inve
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UPDATE: Police investigate body found in Wesley and death of man in Layou Park

The CDPF has indicated that investigations have begun into the death of a male whose lifeless body was found at a Housing Development Site in Wesley on Saturday 8 August 2020 at 5:30 pm. According to the information provided by... The post UPDATE: Police investigate body found in Wesley and death of man in Layou Park appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica to receive UK assistance to help operate magistrates’ courts during COVOD-19 pandemic

Dominica is among six countries in the Eastern Caribbean to benefit from EC$200,000 from the UK’s Caribbean Security and Stability Fund (CSSF) to facilitate remote operations of the magistrates’ courts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The other countries ar
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Dominica to receive UK assistance to help operate magistrates’ courts during COVOD-19 pandemic

Dominica is among six countries in the Eastern Caribbean to benefit from EC$200,000 from the UK’s Caribbean Security and Stability Fund (CSSF) to facilitate remote operations of the magistrates’ courts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The other countries are Antigua and... The post Dominica to receive UK assistance to help operate magistrates’ courts during COVOD-19 pandemic appeared first on Dominica News Online.

LIVE: World Indigenous People’s Day 2020 coverage from Kalinago territory at 3pm

Join us live at 3pm from the Kalinago territory where we bring you live coverage of World Indigenous People’s Day 2020.   The post LIVE: World Indigenous People’s Day 2020 coverage from Kalinago territory at 3pm appeared first on Dominica New
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LIVE: World Indigenous People’s Day 2020 coverage from Kalinago territory at 3pm

Join us live at 3pm from the Kalinago territory where we bring you live coverage of World Indigenous People’s Day 2020.   The post LIVE: World Indigenous People’s Day 2020 coverage from Kalinago territory at 3pm appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER OUTLOOK: (6:00 AM, August 9)

A high-pressure system is now the dominant feature across the area. This could result in just a few showers across the island today, while low-level instability may produce scattered showers by tonight. Another westward-moving tropical wave is expected to gen
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WEATHER OUTLOOK: (6:00 AM, August 9)

A high-pressure system is now the dominant feature across the area. This could result in just a few showers across the island today, while low-level instability may produce scattered showers by tonight. Another westward-moving tropical wave is expected to generate... The post WEATHER OUTLOOK: (6:00 AM, August 9) appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Two private sector entities, three governments interested in investing in LIAT – Gaston Browne

Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne has said that there are several proposals on the table from private entities as efforts continue to breathe some new life into the seriously ailing LIAT. “There is one entity that has offered... The post Two
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Two private sector entities, three governments interested in investing in LIAT – Gaston Browne

Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne has said that there are several proposals on the table from private entities as efforts continue to breathe some new life into the seriously ailing LIAT. “There is one entity that has offered... The post Two private sector entities, three governments interested in investing in LIAT – Gaston Browne appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER UPDATE: Unstable conditions affecting Dominica tonight into early tomorrow

Unstable conditions associated with the passage of a tropical wave are expected to result in occasional cloudiness, a few showers and a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms across the central portion of the island chain, including Dominica, during tonight
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WEATHER UPDATE: Unstable conditions affecting Dominica tonight into early tomorrow

Unstable conditions associated with the passage of a tropical wave are expected to result in occasional cloudiness, a few showers and a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms across the central portion of the island chain, including Dominica, during tonight into... The post WEATHER UPDATE: Unstable conditions affecting Dominica tonight into early tomorrow appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Indigenous People Day Address by Minister responsible for Kalinago Upliftment

In my presentation at the recent Budget debate, I extended an invitation to all citizens to participate in activities on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2020. That day reminds the world of the first meeting of the UN... The post Indigeno
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Indigenous People Day Address by Minister responsible for Kalinago Upliftment

In my presentation at the recent Budget debate, I extended an invitation to all citizens to participate in activities on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2020. That day reminds the world of the first meeting of the UN... The post Indigenous People Day Address by Minister responsible for Kalinago Upliftment appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Interview on current China-US relations with State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi by Xinhua News Agency

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi had an exclusive interview with Xinhua News Agency on 5 August 2020. The following is the transcript. Xinhua: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asserted in his speech at the Richard Nixon... The post Interv
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Interview on current China-US relations with State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi by Xinhua News Agency

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi had an exclusive interview with Xinhua News Agency on 5 August 2020. The following is the transcript. Xinhua: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asserted in his speech at the Richard Nixon... The post Interview on current China-US relations with State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi by Xinhua News Agency appeared first on Dominica News Online.

WEATHER (6:00 am): Tropical wave conditions expected during next 24 hours

A relatively dry atmosphere can be expected across the northern portion of the island chain, including Dominica, under the influence of a high-pressure system. However, a tropical wave is expected to produce occasional cloudiness with scattered showers and
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WEATHER (6:00 am): Tropical wave conditions expected during next 24 hours

A relatively dry atmosphere can be expected across the northern portion of the island chain, including Dominica, under the influence of a high-pressure system. However, a tropical wave is expected to produce occasional cloudiness with scattered showers and a slight chance... The post WEATHER (6:00 am): Tropical wave conditions expected during next 24 hours appeared first on Dominica News Online.

S.H.A.P.E revived, elects new board

S.H.A.P.E. (Society for Heritage, Architectural, Preservation and Enhancement), which was formed in the mid 1990’s but was dormant for some time, has been revived. The organization, which seeks to protect the integrity of Dominica’s culture through r
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S.H.A.P.E revived, elects new board

S.H.A.P.E. (Society for Heritage, Architectural, Preservation and Enhancement), which was formed in the mid 1990’s but was dormant for some time, has been revived. The organization, which seeks to protect the integrity of Dominica’s culture through respect for its architectural heritage,... The post S.H.A.P.E revived, elects new board appeared first on Dominica News Online.

A Confucius classroom for the Dominica State College – learn Chinese and more

The Dominica State College and the Confucius Institute of China, a Non-Governmental Educational Institute, entered into a partnership agreement in 2019 to establish a Confucius Classroom at the Dominica State College. Confucius Classrooms are global non-prof
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A Confucius classroom for the Dominica State College – learn Chinese and more

The Dominica State College and the Confucius Institute of China, a Non-Governmental Educational Institute, entered into a partnership agreement in 2019 to establish a Confucius Classroom at the Dominica State College. Confucius Classrooms are global non-profit institutions which are supported by... The post A Confucius classroom for the Dominica State College – learn Chinese and more appeared first on Dominica News Online.

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