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Tue, 28 Sep 2021 02:43:43 +0000
World Tourism Day message from CHTA Acting CEO and Director General
We at the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) are pleased to join the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in marking World Tourism Day 2021 (September 27) under the theme of “Tourism for Inclusive Growth”. The theme is pa...

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 02:25:55 +0000
Message by Acting CTO Secretary General in observance of World Tourism Day 2021 (27 September)
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, joins the global community in celebrating World Tourism Day 2021 under the theme, Tourism for Inclusive Growth. In observance of the day, the CTO and approximately a...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 20:32:26 +0000
Hospitals, isolation facilities in Eastern Caribbean overwhelmed with increase of Covid-19 cases and shortage of health workforce and clinical supplies
Nearly eight thousand (8000) confirmed new Covid-19 cases have been reported over the last three weeks of September 2021 with a 52% increase from 4231 cases in the month of August 2021 from Barbados and 6 Eastern Caribbean countries (Antigua... The p...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 19:49:37 +0000
Free testing for COVID-19 may soon come to an end – PM Skerrit
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has hinted that his government may soon put an end to free testing for Covid-19. He was speaking on Kairi FM’s Heng on Monday morning. To-date the total number of tests conducted is 71,000, total PCR... The post Fre...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 18:45:50 +0000
Govt declares three days of mourning for the late former Dominican leader
Dominica will observe 3 days of national mourning from today Monday 27 September to Wednesday 29, September for the late Patrick Roland John and flags will be flown at half-staff on all public buildings during that period.  “This week we... The po...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 14:08:41 +0000
ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO scheduled service interruption in Morne Joy, Warner
 DOWASCO informs customers from Morne Joy, Warner that their water supply will be interrupted on Tuesday September 28, 2021 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for the purpose system maintenance. DOWASCO regrets any inconvenience that may b...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 14:03:42 +0000
CCM proposes stimulus package to address economic effects of Covid-19 and last 5 years
Pointing to what it refers to as modest and affordable recommendations which can alleviate some of the plight of locals, the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) has put forward a proposal document to the cabinet of Dominica in the form of... The post C...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:13:05 +0000
Centenarians day organizer says plans are in place to host a grander event next year
Following the celebration of the inaugural centenarians day in Dominica, vice president and the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Dominica Council of Ageing (DCOA)l Leroy ‘Wadix’ Charles said that the council is already putting plans in place...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 12:00:37 +0000
ANNOUNCEMENT: Commonwealth Scholarship Notice UK
COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS TENABLE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2022   The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) is inviting nominations for Master’s degree programme at an institution in the United Kingdom ...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 11:50:55 +0000
WEATHER: (6:00 AM, Sept 27): Possible showers, thunderstorms expected next 24 hrs; public asked to continue to monitor progress of category 4 Hurricane Sam
A surface to low level trough is expected to affect the area during the next 24 hours. Occasional cloudiness and isolated moderate to heavy showers can be expected with possible isolated thunderstorms. People in areas prone to flooding, landslides an...

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