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  1. Dominica PM announces employment relief programme following MariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Gleaner

    ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC - The Dominica government has announced the establishment of a special employment programme to bring relief to citizens who would have lost their jobs following the passage of Hurricane Maria last September. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, speaking on radio last night, said that the programme would assist "many of our citizens and residents who would have lost their jobs after the hurricane.

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  2. Looking Back: An artists perspective view of Roseau in the Island of DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    When Rev William Coombe died in 1783, he had held the same position of rector of Charmouth for over 35 years. His son would have been 25 at the time, and it was the same year as he was ordained, ready for a senior position in the church.

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  3. Swindon Aids centre founder rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 5 | This is Wiltshire

    THE life of community figure and founder of Swindon's HIV centre Tom Harris will be celebrated at his funeral on May 14. Born in 1935 in the Dominican capital of Roseau, he emigrated to Britain in 1958 where he joined the RAF and travelled extensively, being posted to Cyprus, Singapore, and Aden in South Yemen as a corporal in air movements. It was while he was working as a clerical officer for the Science Research Council that he learned about equal opportunities and anti-racism.

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  4. Trinis donate to rebuild Dominican school destroyed by hurricaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | Trinadad Express

    Local businesses and organisations have come together and donated $190,000 worth of building materials to rebuild the Convent High School in Roseau, Dominica. A Hurricane Disaster Fund was set up by Robert Dumbell of local engineering firm EDC Consultants and donations poured in from the local engineering community, contractors, suppliers, corporate and private institutions and other well-wishers.

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  5. Dominica to miss April deadline to restore electricity islandwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 25 | The Gleaner

    ROSEAU, Dominica, Apr 25, CMC - The Dominica Electricity Company says it will not be able to meet its deadline to provide every customer with electricity by April this year, nearly eight months after Hurricane Maria tore through the island, killing at least 30 people and destroying most of the island's infrastructure. DOMLEC General Manager, Bertilia McKenzie, said that the utility company had in November given an undertaking that all things being equal every customer would have access by DOMLEC's grid by April 2018.

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  6. Hams on Dominica Conduct "Preparedness" Field Day in Advance of Hurricane SeasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 24 | QST

    Members of the Dominica Amateur Radio Club Incorporated held a second field-day-style emergency preparedness, awareness, and recruiting exercise on April 21. Radio amateurs on the Caribbean island are continuing the process of taking on a larger role in emergency preparedness and response for the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which begins June 1. Dominica suffered severe damage from Hurricane Maria last September, and, using their remaining resources in the storm's aftermath, radio amateurs there played a leading role in establishing communication links and providing necessary information to the public.

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  7. Barrels of Love for Dominican schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Trinadad Express

    SOME 1,500 pounds of goods in several "Barrels of Love" was sent to the Convent High School in Roseau, Dominica earlier this week thanks to the Power Generation Company of Trinidad and Tobago Ltd . Following the September 8th, 2017 devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria, a drive to collect goods for Dominica was organised by well-wishers from Port of Spain and environs.

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  8. The Dominica OAS fiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | Trinadad Express

    FLASHBACK: View of damage caused the day before by Hurricane Maria in Roseau, Dominica, on September 20, 2017. Hurricane Maria smashed into the eastern Caribbean island on @Sun Caption:Tuesday, with its prime minister describing devastating damage as winds and rain from the storm also hit territories still reeling from Hurricane Irma.

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  9. Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation to give grants totaling...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | Bajan Reporter

    The Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation just revealed it will provide additional funding of over US$290,000 to projects that will improve the lives of children in areas of the Caribbean impacted by last year's hurricanes. This follows the Foundation's initial US$100,000 donation to ShelterBox for relief efforts after the hurricanes, as well as a clean-up of the CHANCES children's home in Dominica as part of C&W Communications' annual Mission Day.

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  10. The Caribbean Now: After Maria's Devastation, Can Dominica Be a Destination Again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | The New York Times

    Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated islands in the Caribbean last September. Six months later, how are they recovering? To find out, writers for Travel spent time in Vieques, St. Martin , St. John , Dominica and San Juan, P.R. The hike to Middleham Falls took precisely 45 minutes, just as my guide, Dylan Williams, had predicted.

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  11. Sagicor donates mobile medical clinic to Government of DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Bajan Reporter

    Sagicor Life , the leading insurance company in the Caribbean donated a fully customized, mobile medical unit to the Government of Dominica. Dr. Laura Espirit, Director of Medical Services for the Ministry of Health in Dominica, speaks about the services that will be offered at the new Mobile Medical Clinic that was donated to the people of Dominica by Sagicor in February.

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  12. Dominica gets mobile medical from SagicorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Trinidad Guardian

    Members of the Dominican government, media and other guests tour the Sagicor Mobile Medical Unit following its handover last month. In a media release on the issue, the regional insurance company said it purchased the unit in collaboration with Doctors In Our Circle, Ray Asta, the Dominican Ministry of Health and Friends of Sagicor.

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  13. A View of the Empire at SunsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Publishers' Weekly

    Following The Lost Child , Phillips's haunting novel centers on the life and work of Jean Rhys, born Ella Gwendolyn Williams and most celebrated for her novel Wide Sargasso Sea . The story opens in 1930s London, as the author and her second husband, Leslie Tilden Smith, plan a voyage to the West Indies.

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  14. Caribbean islands rattled by minor earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    ... Longitude: 60.47W and was felt 83 km northeast of Fort-de-France, Martinique, 106 km east south east of Roseau, Dominica and 125 km north east of Castries, St Lucia. In recent weeks several Caribbean countries have experienced earthquakes of various ...

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  15. Corinthia Elder to run for Montgomery County TrusteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Clarksville Online

    ... hand to keep this office running smoothly and efficiently. I'm the one for the job." Elder was born in Roseau, Dominica in the Caribbean islands. She later moved to Dutch St. Maarten, where she graduated from St. Maarten Academy in 1987. Shortly ...

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  16. Dominica's port greets first major cruise ship since Hurricane MariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    The cruise ship Mein Schiff 3 docked in Domenica on Jan. 28, the first ship to visit since the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria last fall. Things are taking a turn for the better in Dominica, a mountainous Caribbean island nation between Guadeloupe and Martinique.

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  17. Three Traits of Visionary LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

    We're seeking new leaders that embody these important qualities to help us build a healthier nation. If you share these values, consider applying for one of our leadership programs.

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  18. Power outage delays Gordon's installationRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2017 | Trinadad Express

    ... to whisper congratulations to him. President of the Antilles Bishops Conference, Gabriel Malziar from Roseau, Dominica, welcomed Gordon and said he could not offer him a rose star. Malziar said: "I cannot tell you it will be easy. The picture of the ...

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  19. Spirit of Christmas remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2017 | Trinidad Guardian

    Solar-powered decorative lights, egg-free seasonal treats and relative quiet in shopping areas characterise this year's Yuletide observances in some hurricane-hit islands of the Caribbean. Last September, island territories including Anguilla, Barbuda, Cuba, Dominica, Puerto Rico, Sint Maarten/St Martin, Tortola and the US Virgin Islands were dealt some of the most devastating blows ever experienced in a single hurricane season.

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  20. Dominica PM explains UN vote on JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | The Gleaner

    ROSEAU, Dominica : The Dominica government Friday defended its decision to vote in favour of a non-bind United Nations resolution that called upon all states to refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the Holy City of Jerusalem. Dominica was among the Caribbean Community included in the 128 countries that voted in favour of the resolution on whether or not to support the decision by the United States to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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