Category: Dominica News

“The Wedding Convention” 2014 raises the bar

“The Wedding Convention” 2014 raises the bar

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – The recently concluded second edition of ‘The Wedding Convention’ was nothing short of a success as the event appeased the needs of local brides and grooms as well as the nation’s top bridal professionals while surpassing the standard set by its 2013 debut. The event which took place [...]

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Poetry Collection ‘I’M THINKING

Poetry Collection ‘I’M THINKING

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Poet Michaellee James’ triumphs and challenges create powerful and illustrative prose LONDON – “Attitude towards life’s circumstances will determine the heights to which one aspires and the altitude of their success,” says poet Michaellee James. Her new book of poetry, “I’M THINKING…”artfully renders James’ struggles through life in poetry, connecting with readers from all walks [...]

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West Indies walk off India tour

West Indies walk off India tour

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sports news. In an unprecedented incident in world cricket, the West Indies cricket team abandoned their tour of India following an internal dispute and decided to fly home after Friday’s fourth One Day International. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) signed a new agreement last month covering pay [...]

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Trinidad Carnival cancellation supported by bandleaders

Trinidad Carnival cancellation supported by bandleaders

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. THREE south bandleaders will support any decision by the Ministry of Health to delay the 2015 carnival celebrations as a possible measure, to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan, at an Ebola Prevention and sensitisation press conference at the ministry’s Park Street, Port-of-Spain headquarters last week, [...]

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Oil Prices Fall Sharply: Will Poor Populations benefit?

Oil Prices Fall Sharply: Will Poor Populations benefit?

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

World news. To anyone living in a developing country that is not an oil-producer, the present drop in the price of oil is very welcome. Ever since the world’s major oil-producing nations, through the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), dramatically increased prices in 1973, the economies of developing countries have struggled. The purpose [...]

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Be Prepared for Ebola

Be Prepared for Ebola

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Health news. Anxiety is at its peak as we’ve heard several days ago that the US experienced its first confirmed case of Ebola. That event has sparked even more concerns about our current preparedness. Many are asking are we really prepared for a virus that has a case fatality rate of up to 90%… People [...]

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FAO Caribbean head supports revitalizing regional agriculture

FAO Caribbean head supports revitalizing regional agriculture

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

World news. Paramaribo, Suriname, October 10, 2014 – The critical role of policy development and implementation in the process of revitalizing agriculture sectors in the region was highlighted in a workshop on governance and public policy held at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2014 in Paramaribo, Suriname.  In a comprehensive presentation to workshop delegates, Dr. [...]

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Family farming: nourishing the world

Family farming: nourishing the world

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

World news. The fight against hunger forges ahead around the world, but with about 805 million people who still do not have enough to eat, a lot more still needs to be done. Sixty-three developing countries have already reached the Millennium Development Goal hunger target of halving the proportion of chronic undernourishment by 2015. What [...]

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Caribbean Export and GIZ join forces

Caribbean Export and GIZ join forces

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Bridgetown, BARBADOS, October 13, 2014.  The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) has once again partnered with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to support the development of the SERVICES Go Global programme – an instructor-led, competency based export training programme for service providers managed by the Caribbean Network of Service Coalitions [...]

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International Day of the Girl Child 2014

International Day of the Girl Child 2014

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

World news. 10 October 2014 – Speaking ahead of the International Day of the Girl Child on 11 October 2014, Secretary-General, Kamalesh Sharma today said: “Every Commonwealth citizen can and should contribute to a world that is safe from violence against girls. Our 53 governments and the extensive range of Commonwealth organisations that link our [...]

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