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Positive Notes from Positive People #7

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Going out as fast as it gets in. Help one another. If you cannot be those things, then leave. Don't complain. Everyone is in the same boat. We will be do just fine. Have faith and hope. It was a joy to see a flower bloom this morning. God is in charge . If you have enough, give to...

Positive Notes from Positive People #6

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There still is no place like home. In little time we will be greener and our many rivers cleaner than ever. By Cornell Phillip

Positive Notes from Positive People #5

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We used to make excuses to go to meetings and church and life.... before Monday 18 September. There is no excuse this time around. Not Even tiredness is a valid excuse. You need to fetch water... you dô it. You need to fix the roof... You do it. You need to stand hours to charge your phone because you want...

Positive Notes from Positive People #4

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New leaves.... new life!!! By Lee Lander

Positive Notes from Positive People #3

Those in authority...an opportunity to be a nation that recycles. All the tonnes of water bottles, let's set up an agreement for empty bottles to be collected and exported. Let's not further exhaust our refuse landfill capacity or allow the reuse of these bottles as they are not intended for long term use. We don't have recycling capability presently but this...

Positive Notes from Positive People #2

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Tips to Cope and Rebuild after a Natural Disaster I pray that all followers who have been affected in one way or another by Hurricane Maria are safe and coping with this sudden unexpected change. Remain steadfast and positive as we seek to rebuild ourselves and nation. 1. Be prepared for major changes. 2. Find a comfortable routine. 3. Allow yourself to grieve. 4....

Positive Notes from Positive People #1

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Citizens of Dominica, do not fool yourselves and believe Dominica will not get out of this crisis. As long as there are daring risk takers within our CSME/OECS/Caricom environment and the rest of the world willing to put up the money in hopes of a great return things will improve. Question to you: has DOMLEC, Digicel, and Flow left us in...

Some Advice From A Dominican Refugee

I am hoping this might help those left behind in your decision making because it is SO SO hard to make decisions without information and bad decisions can cause you misery. First of all if you have a choice I would exit Dominica. Let me put that in context that all of you who know me know I don’t run,...

L’Express Des Iles to and from Dominica

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The Management of L’Express Des Iles along with their agents Cox and Company Limited, wishes to inform the public of the updated schedule for the ferry service between St. Lucia and Dominica from Sunday 27th September to Friday 6th October: Week #1 Date Departure Arrival Monday 25th September Saint Lucia 7:00 AM Dominica 11:15 AM Tuesday 26th September No ferry service No ferry service Wednesday 27th September Dominica 10:30 AM Saint Lucia...

September 27 – Press Briefing [Video]

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Presenting a live broadcast of the daily Press Briefing by the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica from the Press Room in the Office of the Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit. This event is slated for Tuesday, September 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Summary of the Briefing Prepared by Nadira Lando GENERAL 1. Troops from TT and security advisor and team from JA...

Initiatives and Contact Persons for Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts

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As you all know Hurricane Maria has left the nation of Dominica completely crippled, cutting off electricity, telecommunication and water supplies across the island. The destruction is unparalleled. Although assessments are still being made and communication is slowly being restored it has become clear that the country is in desperate need of  basic supplies. Generously, several initiatives have sprung up...

Evacuation of US Citizens from Dominica

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As a general consideration, we urge U.S. citizens in Dominica to follow local curfews, restricting movement from 4:00 pm to 8:00 am. For U.S. citizens wishing to depart Dominica, please review the following options: Ferries Commercial ferries are available from Cox and Company, departing from Portsmouth, Dominica. Cox and Company provided the following schedule, but it should be confirmed with them at the Cox...

Here Comes Hurricane Maria [Video]

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Still Waiting on Maria At 1:00 PM on Monday 18 September, 2017, many people had declared themselves 'prepared' for Hurricane Maria, now a Category 3 storm. Forecasts for the passage of the eye put it between Dominica and Martinique and the storm was approximately 8 hours away from us at that time. I remember that Facebook friends, were still hopeful, many...

Waiting for Hurricane Maria

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"At 8:00 AM the center of Hurricane Maria was located near latitude 14.6 North, longitude 59.7 West. Maria is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected through Tuesday night. On the forecast track, the center of Maria will move across the Leeward Islands late today and tonight,...

September 26 – Press Briefing [Video]

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Presenting a live broadcast of the daily Press Briefing by the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica from the Press Room in the Office of the Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit. This event is slated for Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. If you do not see the video below, click here. Summary of the Briefing Prepared by Nadira Lando GENERAL 1. The French...

Official Needs List for Dominica

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Official Needs List for Dominica Released by the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) Send to: Office of Disaster Management Attention: Mr. Fitzroy Pascal Roseau Commonwealth of Dominica Food Water Roofing materials Lumber Plywood Windows Doors Nails Roofing screws Generators (5kva to 10kva) Chainsaws with cans, oil, fuel Communications equipment Tarps/Plastic sheeting Hygiene kits/Comfort kits Medical supplies Baby supplies (formula/baby food) Wipes Diapers Adult pampers Water purification kits Fuel Energy biscuits Cots Mattresses Portable stoves Flashlights/batteries Solar lanterns Kitchen sets Collapsible water containers (gallon) (As of September 22, 2017)

September 25 – Press Briefing on Security Matters

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The Chief of Police of the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force, Mr. Daniel Carbon, will convene a Press Briefing at 9:00 a.m. AST from the Office of the Prime Minister’s Press Room in Roseau on Security Matters. You may view live coverage below. If you do not see the video, click here.

PM Roosevelt Skerrit’s Address to the UN General Assembly 72

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You can watch the Prime Minister’s address to the UN General Assembly delivered today, Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. If you do not see video below, click here.

#Dominica: Waterfalls by Innov8 Multimedia

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Innov8 Multimedia is relatively new to the film and videography scene, but their work is nothing short of stellar! For the #Dominica Day campaign, they produced not one, but three individual videos, highlighting different aspects of Dominica's beauty. This one showcases two popular waterfalls, Trafalgar Falls and Middleham Falls. IF YOU LIKE WHAT YOU SEE, SHARE IT WITH YOUR FRIENDS! Contact Information Telephone: (767)...

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