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04/20/2018 01:49 AM
Caribbean health care systems in urgent need of attention says CARPHA
The Region’s health care systems and the public health infrastructure are in urgent need of attention and should be better financed and more cost effective. Strengthening health systems has been identified as a priority health area for the Caribbean from...

04/20/2018 01:36 AM
COMMENTARY: Change agent of choice
As a resident of Roseau, I first heard about MP Joseph Isaac’s move to the centre aisle while passing by the Jackson shop in the heart of the Capital. Folks were saying he went to Guadeloupe and on his return...

04/20/2018 01:25 AM
US military flight brings relief supplies to Dominica
The United States Government is continuing its support to the government and people of Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. A U.S. military flight containing relief supplies arrived in Dominica this week under the Denton Program. The program delivers...

04/19/2018 08:06 AM
Kalinagos to discuss development agenda for Kalinago Territory
The Kalinago Council in collaboration with Talk Kalinago and the Development Officer of the Ministry of Kalinago Affairs will be hosting the first of a series of community forums to discuss the development agenda in the Kalinago Territory. The first...

04/19/2018 06:26 AM
Dominica to observe World Rivers Day on September 30
Plans are taking shape for the observance of World River’s Day which is observed around the globe on September 30. Among events being explored is the hosting of a river festival and the idea of reintroducing water life into the...

04/19/2018 04:59 AM
Cuba’s new president is the first non-Castro in 42 years
Cuba’s new President Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel grew up in the Cuban revolution and it’s clear his mission is to make sure it survives. In his first speech as president Thursday, Díaz-Canel emphasized continuity with the past and an important and...

04/19/2018 04:19 AM
Dominica selected as pilot for Commonwealth Small States Trade Finance Facility
Dominica is among a number of Commonwealth countries selected as a pilot for a special scheme that will allow small island states to obtain easier access to international trade finance. The Commonwealth Small States Trade Finance Facility was launched this...

04/19/2018 03:33 AM
Dr. Darroux says nursing service ‘fast nearing critical levels’
Health Minister, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, has said that the nursing service in Dominica is ‘fast nearing critical levels’ but some people are making it appear worse than it is and has pledged government support for staff of the Ministry of...

04/19/2018 01:53 AM
DHTA confirms dates of 10th annual Hike Fest
The Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association, in partnership with other key industry stakeholders, will host Hike Fest 2018 in the month of May. The hikes will take place every Saturday of the month and will feature historically popular trails including...

04/19/2018 01:39 AM
Dominica observes Earth Day on Sunday
Dominica will join the rest of the world in observing Earth Day 2018 on Sunday, April 22, 2018. Earth Day is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. This year, the day will be celebrated under the...