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News Dominica » Government: Dominica to focus on rebuilding projects

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — The Roosevelt Skerrit Administration ... She said shortly after the passage of Hurricane Maria, the Government engaged itself along with other development partners in the conduct of a Post Disaster needs assessment.

News Dominica » Government: After the Hurricane: Jumpstarting food markets to jumpstart Dominica’s recovery

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

I came to Dominica as part of a USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team, which led and coordinated the U.S. Government’s disaster response. My job was to assess the damage to the island’s food supply and to work with other humanitarian organizations to ...

News Dominica » Government: Suriname, Dominica not allowed to vote in UN General Assembly

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Dominica is still trying to put the pieces together after ... Last week, Suriname's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the country owed the UN US$800,000. The government said it would accept a payment plan, beginning with a US$117,000 deposit in the coming ...

News Dominica » Government: Dominica in final negotiations on power price for its planned geothermal plant

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Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Government of Dominica in final negotiations with utility DOMLEC on the power tariff for the planned small-scale geothermal power plant. The government of Dominica is currently in final negotiations with DOMLEC, the power utility of Dominica, on the price ...

News Dominica » Government: Guyana, Dominica get US$5M Japan grant

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

A US$5 million grant from the Government of Japan to Guyana and Dominica, aimed at strengthening the disaster management capacities of women and indigenous people, was signed between the Ministry of Finance and the United Nations Development Programme ...

News Dominica » Government: Dominica Gets First Major Cruise Call Since Hurricane Maria

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Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

More than 2,000 passengers arrived as the ship made its first of six scheduled calls to Dominica for the 2017/2018 cruise season. So far, the government, through the Ministry of Tourism and Urban Renewal, has invested over $3 million on restoration of ...

News Dominica » Government: Dominica Post-Disaster Needs Assessment Cites Ham Radio's Role After Maria:

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Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

A post-hurricane disaster needs assessment published this past fall by the Government of Dominica points up the significance of Amateur Radio's role in the relief and recovery effort on the tiny Caribbean island nation in the wake of Hurricane Maria last ...

News Dominica » Government: Bill Clinton commits to collaboration with Dominica

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Among the former President's commitments via the Clinton Foundation’s Climate Initiative includes assisting Dominica in the Government’s integrated resource plan for the energy sector. He also stressed the amount of work still needed to return Dominica ...

News Dominica » Government: Dominica: 'PPK Not Authorized to Suspend Venezuela from Summit'

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Dominica Prime Minister Skerrit has reaffirmed his full support ... "We hope that all parties will participate in the elections and let the Venezuelan people decide what their government and president will be for the next period." Earlier this week ...

News Dominica » Government: Former US President Bill Clinton Visits Dominica, US Virgin Islands

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The Dominica trip was headlined by the announcement of a partnership between the Clinton Foundation and the government of Dominica to help make Dominica the “first climate-resilient country on earth,” according to Skerrit. It’s the second Caribbean ...