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Dominica update – One year post Hurricane Maria

“A growing share of affected residents can say their lives are back on track or almost back to normal after the hurricane,” said Colin Piper, Director of Tourism. “The progress made this past year represents a milestone in the recovery process during which the people of Dominica – and the natural en

STLUCIANEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-09-19 00:00:00

Dominica: PM Skerrit says ‘significant progress’ made one year after Maria

“I think, all things considered, we have made considerable progress,” he stated. “We have been able to get back all our schools functional, we have been able to get electricity and water back to every community in the country, we have been able to help thousands of citizens have their homes recovere

STLUCIANEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-09-18 00:00:00

Hurricane Maria One Year Later: Dominica Rebuilds Homes, Schools Thanks to Food For The Poor Donors

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Homes are being rebuilt. Schools are getting new roofs. Electricity once again powers lights and cooling fans. But all it takes is a summer squall to bring back vivid memories for those in Dominica who survived the fury unleashed by Hurricane Maria one yea


Dominica's beloved wildlife still shaky a year after Maria

"The impact on their habitat affects everything, from their feeding habits to their stress levels and the way they relate to each other," forestry officer Bradley Guye told AFP.


From early recovery to long-term resilience in the Caribbean - Hurricanes Irma and Maria: One year on - Summary Report - Dominica

During that season, of the 13 named tropical storms, two catastrophic Category 5 hurricanes – Irma and Maria – made landfall, and caused havoc and devastation in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Sint Maarten, the Bahamas, Saint Barthelemy, and the Turks and


Global Avocado Market Growth (2018 - 2023): Spain, Venezuela, Israel and Dominica

The newly published report by Reporte.us analyzes various factors associated with the performance of the global avocado market and envisages the growth trajectory of the market during the forecast period 2018-2028. The report assesses the current scenario of the avocado market based on market develo

PUBLICISTREPORT.COM - 2018-09-18 12:19:39

Dominican Republic joins Central America Tourism Agency

The Dominican Republic has joined the Central America Tourism Agency as a fully participating member, further diversifying the region’s multi-destination offering for UK travellers.The addition of the Dominican Republic to the member organisation enhances the region’s rich cultural, historical and n

BREAKINGTRAVELNEWS.COM - 2018-09-19 13:13:32

China’s top diplomat headed to South America

Atrio of South American countries will host China’s top diplomat in the days following the United Nations General Assembly, Beijing announced Monday.“State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay visits to the Dominican Republic, Guyana and Suriname from September 20 to 23,” Chinese Foreign

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2018-09-17 21:22:56

This Week in History

Sept. 18, 1793:President George Washington lays the cornerstone of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.Sept. 18, 1848:Baseball rules first baseman can tag base for out instead of runner.Sept. 20, 1891:The first gasoline-powered car debuts in Springfield, Mass.

PHILLYTRIB.COM - 2018-09-18 12:00:00

Belgium and Argentina Win in Pool A, Belgium Qualifies For Round 2

Pool D: No. 4 Italy, No. 7 Argentina, No. 12 Japan, No. 15 Belgium, No. 23 Slovenia, No. 38 Dominican Republic

VOLLEYMOB.COM - 2018-09-17 23:57:30

Dominican Republic Tourism Continues Climbing

That represents a total of 4.644 million tourists, or an increase of 243,925 over last year at this time.

CARIBJOURNAL.COM - 2018-09-17 15:43:53

Dominica: MapAction and CDEMA working together in the Caribbean

Source: MapAction Country: Aruba (The Netherlands), Dominica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Martinique (France), Netherlands Antilles (The Netherlands), Puerto Rico (The United States of America), Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, United States Virgin Islands

HUMANITARIANNEWS.ORG - 2018-09-19 08:20:00

One Year Later: Habitat for Humanity in Dominica

Season. Habitat for Humanity Trinidad and Tobago continues its Caribbean hurricane recovery programme, with technical assistance, site visits, recruitment of regional skilled labour, and local training in house construction, disaster mitigation and damage assessment. Our project with the Lutheran


Do differences in bite force and head morphology between a native and an introduced species of anole influence the outcome of species interactions? | Biological Journal of the Linnean Society | Oxford Academic

Species invasions may drive native species to extinction. Yet, the role of competition with a closely related native species in the establishment success of an invasive species remains poorly understood. Indeed, opportunities to study native–invasive competition in action are rare, especially at the


US Coast Guard repatriates 22 migrants to the Dominican Republic - Caribbean News Now

The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos disembarks migrants from the cutter to transfer them for repatriation to the Dominican Republic, Wednesday, September 12, 2018. The migrants were interdicted as the result of two separate cases by the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser in the Mon


Dominica: Striving towards climate resilience

During Dominica's recovery after Hurricane Maria, a collective approach allowed for broader clarity among all stakeholders, who together managed 29,000 applications for building support when a normal year would see around 400 applications. Through this approach, Dominica has made great gains in rest

HUMANITARIANNEWS.ORG - 2018-09-18 18:50:00

What Is Mamajuana? Only the Best Drink from the Dominican Republic.

It’s easy to assume that a trip to the Caribbean will be filled with rum. This assumption, of course,is not wrong. However, when you make friends with locals or pay attention to random people yelling at the bar, you learn about a certain treat.


Argentina Advances Despite Loss to Japan; Italy Moves to 5-0 in Pool A

Japan defeated Argentina in five sets, but missed out on a spot in the second round on point totals (6-5) to the Argentines. Japan got the win that it needed, but failed to garner the three points it needed to get into the next round, trailing Argentina 6-5 in points.

VOLLEYMOB.COM - 2018-09-18 23:32:02

Dominican Republic: Local malaria transmission in Santo Domingo - Outbreak News Today

At least 63 confirmed cases of malaria have been notified in the last four weeks in the epidemiological surveillance system, 75 percent of which correspond to the focus located in neighborhoods of Santo Domingo Oeste,according to a local media report (computer translated).

OUTBREAKNEWSTODAY.COM - 2018-09-18 05:42:21

Global Peace Prayer 2018: Spotlighting and Interceding for the Nations - Day 6

Day 6 - Let us give thanks and intercede for the following nations:DenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEswatini (Kingdom of Swaziland)EthiopiaPlease feel free to send in specific prayer points based on research and valid information before s