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  • Photo of Students engaging in the CSME through field promotion

    Students engaging in the CSME through field promotion

    A group of Dominican students is on a study tour to St. Lucia this week as part of CARICOM’s programme to engage students in understanding the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Nineteen (19) students from the Dominica State College travelled to St. Lucia to participate in a series of engagements which have been arranged with ministries/departments responsible for labour,…

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  • Photo of Caribbean Export, OAS partner to enhance businesses through ICT

    Caribbean Export, OAS partner to enhance businesses through ICT

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in collaboration with the Organization of American States (OAS) partnered with the Information and Communication Technology (CTIC) for the implementation of a training programme for ICT Advisors from 11 CARICOM countries. The countries are Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, The Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and…

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  • Photo of EPA Capacity-Building Project Launched

    EPA Capacity-Building Project Launched

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat-based Caribbean Forum of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (CARIFORUM) Directorate, in collaboration with key partners, launched a €3,099,915 Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)-centered Capacity-building Project, in Georgetown, Guyana on 25 March. The Project’s specific objective is to contribute to the effective implementation of the CARIFORUM-EU EPA, with…

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  • Photo of Singer Michele Henderson shares words of inspiration

    Singer Michele Henderson shares words of inspiration

    Dominican Singing Sensation, Michele Henderson is encouraging young artistes to keep developing their talent and honing their skills in order to become successful musicians. This statement she made during an interview with Dominica News Online on Monday. “If you don’t put that effort in then you are not going to be on the top of your game,” Henderson explained. “You might…

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  • CARICOM Creole speaking stakeholders talk CSME in Dominica

    Creole speaking Dominicans, as well as Haitians residing in that CARICOM Member State got their chance on Thursday February 27th, 2015, to learn about the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and the five regimes which facilitate its operation as a single marketspace. The platform was the very popular Creole radio interview and call-in show “Naftanoun” which airs weekdays on…

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  • Promoting Healthy Weights in the Caribbean: Safeguarding our Future Development

    Roseau, Dominica, March 12, 2015: The Caribbean is in the midst of a childhood obesity epidemic, despite the fact that the health status of the Region’s children and young people has dramatically improved over the past decades. Statistics show that at least 1 in every 5 of our children carry unhealthy weights and risk developing non-communicable diseases (NCDs), like diabetes…

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  • Photo of New information channel promises timely updates to Dominicans on CSME developments

    New information channel promises timely updates to Dominicans on CSME developments

    ROSEAU, Dominica — The ministry of trade, energy and employment in Dominica has launched the CSME Report Card, a bi-annually hosted press conference that will serve as a direct reporting mechanism from CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) touch-point agencies to Dominicans, in partnership with local media. The ambassador’s overarching message was that, with only one exception, Dominica has removed…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Member States participate in OAS Cyber Security Training Course

    CARICOM Member States participate in OAS Cyber Security Training Course

    The Organization of American States (OAS) on Monday began a training course on Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) aimed at technical staff responsible for the development and management of CSIRTs from Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua, St. Kitts and Nevis, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago, at its headquarters in Washington, DC. The opening of the event, organized by…

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  • Dominica PM wants more debate on marijuana issue

    ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says he is not completely sold on the idea of decriminalising small amounts of marijuana as regional countries debate the issue. Speaking on the state-owned DBS radio, Skerrit asked what would be done with the “excess” if the authorities agree to enact legislation allowing for the use of small quantities of the…

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  • Dominican economist outlines four-step approach to access CSM opportunities

    ROSEAU, Dominica — Dominican service providers and media have been challenged to take example from the several service providers moving freely within the CARICOM Single Market (CSM) providing services to governments, regional and international NGOs and the private sector.  Addressing a CSME media workshop in Dominica last week, independent finance, management and business consultant Lucilla Lewis proposed a four-step formula…

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