News Dominica: Dominica testing for Hanta Virus
ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — Health authorities Wednesday said they were awaiting confirmation of a preliminary test to determine whether hurricane-battered Dominica has registered its first case of the unusual Hanta Virus spread by rodents. A statement by ...
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News Dominica: Dominica awaiting confirmation of Hanta Virus
ROSEAU – Health authorities Wednesday said they were awaiting confirmation of a preliminary test to determine whether hurricane-battered Dominica has registered its first case of the unusual virus, Hanta Virus, spread by rodents. A statement by the ...
News Dominica: Thanksgiving can be a time of remembering the past and looking to the future - ABC News
Thanksgiving can be a time of remembering the past and looking to the futureABC News"A lot of my people are without homes, without food, without clothing. ... Life in Dominica was very hard." During Hurricane Maria, entire neighborhoods in Dominica were wiped off the map. The island's agriculture sector was destroyed. Even the prime ...
News Dominica: An Appeal for Support for Youth in Dominica
Sharing here in support of Schuyler Esprit’s efforts to get Create Caribbean Institute for Research at Dominica State College back on its feet again. You can read more about the appeal at For the last three years, Create Caribbean Research Institute has ...
News Dominica: More help for Dominica - but potential new problem - Jamaica Star Online
Jamaica Star OnlineMore help for Dominica - but potential new problemJamaica Star OnlineJamaica Energy Partners (JEP) recently presented the Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management (ODPEM) a cheque for the sum of J$804,000 to assist Dominica with its hurricane relief efforts. In the wake of damage caused by catastrophic ...
News Dominica: Venezuela Forgives Dominica's $100 Million Debt
Venezuela has written off Dominica’s outstanding PetroCaribe debt of more than US$100 million. Jorge Arreaza, Venezuela’s minister of foreign affairs, said Tuesday that he had been instructed by President Nicolas Maduro to announce the move as a ...
News Dominica: Dominica awaiting confirmation of Hanta Virus - Nation News
Nation NewsDominica awaiting confirmation of Hanta VirusNation NewsThe early symptoms of the virus include fatigue, fever and muscle aches, especially in the large muscle groups—thighs, hips, back, and sometimes shoulders. These symptoms are universal. There may also be headaches, dizziness, chills, and abdominal ...and more »
News Dominica: UD students' raise Dominica fundraising goal after swell of support
University of Delaware students sending water sanitation devices to a Caribbean nation ravaged by Hurricane Maria on Tuesday increased their fundraising goal after a sudden outpouring of donations. The students and alumni spent the winter of 2015 in ...
News Dominica: More than $2 BILLION pledged for Caribbean rebuilding - WIC News
WIC NewsMore than $2 BILLION pledged for Caribbean rebuildingWIC News“Climate change recognises no borders, size of country or religion of its people. All are involved and all are consumed; but the small, vulnerable, poor are the most affected,” said the twin-island nation's Prime Minister Gaston Browne. In Dominica ...and more »
News Dominica: J'can power companies raise funds for Dominica relief
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica Energy Partners and West Kingston Power Partners have contributed $804,000 to the Dominica hurricane relief effort. Half of the funds was raised by staff, with the amount being matched by the companies. Speaking at the ...
News Dominica: CARICOM RAISES FUNDS - Caribbean Life
CARICOM RAISES FUNDSCaribbean LifeSeveral CARICOM leaders attended the conference, not the least of them being Roosvelt Skerrit of Dominica, Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda and current Chairman Keith Mitchell of Grenada. The bloc also ensured that there were representatives from ...and more »
News Dominica: Securing Relief for Women and Girls in Dominica’s Devastation
I was born in Dominica, a small island of just over 71,000 people in the Caribbean that many people have never heard of. As a girl, I was lucky to grow up eating salted codfish and bakes, dancing to some of the best music in the Caribbean, and enjoying the ...
News Dominica: January partial reopening for largest hotel in Dominica - WIC News
January partial reopening for largest hotel in DominicaWIC NewsNow hotel management team have announced that by 15 January they expect 41 out of 72 rooms available to be available to book. The bar, pool and at least one of the meeting rooms are also expected to be operational. “We're committed to accommodating ...
News Dominica: Dominica’s Fort Young to Partially Reopen in January
The Fort Young hotel in Roseau, Dominica is planning to partially reopen in January, the property announced this week. The Fort Young, which is the largest hotel in Dominica, will open 41 of its 72 rooms on Jan. 15, 2018. Many of the property’s core ...
News Dominica: Giving Thanks: How An Irish Billionaire Is Helping The Caribbean Bounce Back After Hurricane Maria - Forbes
ForbesGiving Thanks: How An Irish Billionaire Is Helping The Caribbean Bounce Back After Hurricane MariaForbesThe tiny, mountainous island nation of Dominica (population: 74,000) was spared by Hurricane Irma, but hit days later by Maria's 150 mile per hour Category 5 winds, causing landslides and reportedly killing more than 30 people. The storm destroyed ...and more »
News Dominica: Photos: Art Fundraiser For Children In Dominica
Special needs children of Dominica will receive the benefits of money raised in Bermuda through the concept of Art for Dominica organized by artist Joan Aspinall, and her friend and craftswoman, Jeannine Smith. “We are dedicating our funds to a charity ...
News Dominica: Donors commit to US $2B in pledges and loans - Antigua Observer
Donors commit to US $2B in pledges and loansAntigua Observer“A disaster has given us the chance to literally have the world's only laboratory that is both diverse but confined, confined in population, confined in geographic region and confined in cost, where we can test everything we all say we believe and see ...and more »
News Dominica: DOMINICA-HEALTH-Dominica awaiting confirmation of Hanta Virus
ROSEAU, Dominica, Nov 22, CMC – Health authorities Wednesday said they were awaiting confirmation of a preliminary test to determine whether hurricane battered Dominica has registered its first case of the unusual virus, Hanta Virus, spread by rodents.
News Dominica: Dominica waiting on confirmation of hantavirus diagnosis - WIC News
WIC NewsDominica waiting on confirmation of hantavirus diagnosisWIC NewsDominica's health ministry said that a preliminary test indicated that a strain of hantavirus had been found and “confirmatory tests” are now being undertaken at the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia. An epidemiological investigation has ...and more »
News Dominica: EU supports recovery and resilience in #Caribbean region with €300 million - EU Reporter
EU supports recovery and resilience in #Caribbean region with €300 millionEU ReporterWhile some of the funds will be used to cover humanitarian gaps in Dominica, St Kitts and Nevis, and Cuba, the majority will provide support for medium-term reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts at national level in Antigua and Barbuda, in Dominica ...and more »