Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says that Government has taken all the necessary steps to ensure that a President is elected.
PM says that on Monday Parliament will resume with its process. He says that Leader of the Opposition and himself did not arrive at a joint agreement nominee on the matter further extending this period.
He says that his administration will be re-nominating the present President H.E Charles Savarin.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit
Dominica was one of three islands where a 5.6 magnitude earthquake was felt today Friday September 28th 2018.
The Quake was also felt in Martinique and St. Lucia. It occurred at approximately 8:32 a.m. local time, and was located at 15.11 north latitude, and 60. 43 west longitude with a depth of 10 kilometres.
A number of persons have reported feeling the earthquake in Roseau and environs.
Q95 will provide more information as it presents itself.
In an apparent attempt to denigrate the Saint Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) for its resistance to the government’s plan to establish a new border control agency, Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has, by accident or design, exposed deplorable working conditions, infrastructure, organisational layout and multiple security loopholes at the Hewanorra international airport (HIA) and, by extension, the country as a whole.
In a somewhat agitated appearance at a press conference last week, the prime minister announced an abrupt about-face to previous denials of the existence of a Cabinet conclusion that authorised the “establishment of the Saint Lucia Border Management Authority as a Statutory Corporation”, which he and other government ministers had previously stated did not exist in the first place, claiming that he “misspoke”.
“Of course I would say I misspoke,” Chastanet said in announcing the revocation of the previously nonexistent Cabinet Conclusion 247 of 16th April 2018.
After vigorous pushback from the CSA and two days of ‘sick-out’ by Customs officers, in a testy exchange with local reporters Chastanet doubled down on the setting up of the controversial border control unit.
For the first time since taking office, President Donald Trump clearly and repeatedly endorsed a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
In a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the United Nations General Assembly, Trump was asked whether his administration would abide by the two-state solution.
"I like the two-state solution. I like the two-state solution," Trump said.
Pressed again on the same point, Trump said, "You just heard me, right? OK."
"I like the two-state solution. Yeah. That's, what I think, that's what I think works best. I don't even have to speak to anybody. That's my feeling. Now you may have a different feeling. I don't think so, but I think two-state solution works best."
Sitting only feet from Trump, Netanyahu stayed silent during the exchange. The Israeli leader has not endorsed a two-state solution since Trump took office -- and that wasn't about to change.
Several Religious Leaders are ready for Natural Disasters after training in Psychological and Mental Health First Aid
A number of religious leaders have been trained in psychological and mental health first aid.
Dave Laudat who is a public health specialist and social worker at the acute psychiatric unit says, this training came into being in the post Hurricane Erica era.
He stated that after that disaster, numerous training seasons took place, and this time around, the training is with religious leaders, as there have already been many training seasons with different people in in several sectors in the past.
He says that he believes that this training will make a serious difference in the approach to first responders when the time arises.
Dave Laudat, Public Health Specialist and Social Worker at the Acute Psychiatric Unit at the Princess Margaret Hospital
Member of Parliament for the Laplain Constituency and Minister for Education, Peter St Jean says he is proud of the number of houses with roofs that are finally free from tarpaulin covering.
He says a visit to the Laplain Constituency will show that significant progress has been made in that regard.
He then commended the number of hands both here and abroad that assisted in the progress.
Member of Parliament for the Laplain Constituency, and Minister for Education, Peter St Jean
Minister for Disaster and Environment Joseph Isaac recently spoke at the 23rd Annual General Meeting of the Dominica Council on Aging.
He said elderly citizens are facing a number of challenges, and in that regard, that we must not take certain things for granted.
Isaac says there are other challenges such as limited financial resources.
Minister for Disaster and Environment Joseph Isaac
WAWU Secretary Treasurer Kertiste Augustus urging employers to consider seniority, when making employees redundant
Secretary Treasurer of the Water Allied Workers Union (WAWU), Kertiste Augustus, is advising all employers in Dominica to ensure that seniority is always considered as a priority when making employees redundant.
Augustus told Q95 news on Wednesday, WAWU is currently negotiating with some major employers here, as it relates to redundancies post Hurricane Maria. He added that to date, many employers have cooperated fully with the Union, in spite of the conditions under which negotiations are held.
Secretary Treasurer of the Water Allied Workers Union (WAWU), Kertiste Augustus
Domlec has advised the general public that they have activated their emergency planning systems and is advising the general public to take all necessary precautions for the upcoming tropical storm.
PRO for Domlec Adina Bellot-Valentine says there is possibility of power outage so take all necessary precautions.
PRO for Domlec Adina Bellot-Valentine
Speaking at the official launching of the Cadence Lyspo on Tuesday evening, Mr. Dexter Ducrey events coordinator of the NCCU Cadence Lypso Inc, Says that over the years the show has been inspiring and challenging.
He says that these challenges have made way for innovative ideas to appeal to the general public as well as foreign crowds.
He says that Cadence displays musical patterns and unique styles.
He says that the committee has come to a conclusion that November 2nd would be the ideal date for hosting such an event.
He says then listed the date and the venue of the event and what is to transpire.
He says that the NCCU has formed an alliance with the Triple Kay Band and is presenting and after party session after the show.
Dexter Ducrey events coordinator of the NCCU Cadence Lypso Inc
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