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The Commonwealth of Dominica

The Commonwealth of Dominica (not to be confused with the Dominican Republic) is an English speaking country in the Eastern Caribbean.  Dominica was named after its sighting on a Sunday by Christopher Columbus when he sailed past the island in 1493.  Dominica is a ruggedly beautiful mountainous country with a population of approximately 72,000 inhabitants.  Dominica is a Republic which is a member of the Commonwealth.  It enjoys Westminster style parliamentary democracy and being unspoiled the sobriquet “the Nature Island of the Caribbean”.

The island, 289 square miles (748.51 square kilometres), is situated at the northern end of the Windward chain of the Lesser Antilles, lying between the two French islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe (one hour by boat to either island) and is readily accessible from Antigua, Barbados, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Lucia and San Juan.

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  17 November, 2017  
GEEST has now resumed commercial shipment of loose and personal items to Dominica.
  17 November, 2017  
Work it out for Dominica -Sat 9th Dec 2017
A powerful morning of Metaburn express and fitness challenges.
  16 November, 2017  
Address by the Prime Minister of Dominica at COP23
On the occasion of 23rd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

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