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Archive for November, 2015

Caribbean hotels raise over US$51,000 for Dominica

The Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association (DHTA) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) spearheaded “Caribbean Hotels Unite for Dominica,” a joint fundraising initiative and online auction raising US$51,785 in an effort to bring financial aid to the people…

Digicel donates water tanks to six schools

Six primary schools on the island affected by the passage of Tropical Storm Erika have benefited from the donations of six water tanks costing $11,000 by Digicel Dominica. Presentation of the tanks to the Newtown Primary, Roseau Primary, Penville Primary,…

Thieves break into Roseau preschool

The principal of a preschool located in Roseau is expressing sadness and frustration over burglaries taking place at the learning institution. Staff arrived at the school, which DNO cannot disclose, on Monday morning to discover that the main door to…

Works to begin at Douglas-Charles Airport in December

Minister for Public Works and Ports, Ian Pinard, has said that works will begin at the Douglas-Charles Airport on December 7th. The airport facility was severely damaged on August 27, during the passage of Tropical Storm Erika due to flooding…

Congratulations pour in from around the Caribbean for New Commonwealth Secretary General

Congratulations poured in from around the Caribbean for the newly elected Dominican-born Commonwealth Secretary General Designate Baroness Patricia Scotland. Though CARICOM members had been unable to agree on a single candidate for the position and had fielded two: Baroness Scotland…

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