Five-day Lockdown Begins Today

first_img Sharing is caring! (2) For the purposes of this Order “essential service” includes –air traffic (including meteorological, telecommunication, security, fire and ambulance services connected with airports) services;fire and ambulance, prison or police service;medical, health, hospital, infirmary or nursing home services;telecommunications or broadcasting services; Liquor licenses remain suspended until Tuesday, but bars remain closed until the curfew order expires, that is mid-May. Attorney General Levi Peter read Mr De Freitas’ communication at a press conference on WednesdayFrom 6pm today, the local population will begin its longest lockdown period of five straight days until Tuesday at 6am.At a Ministry of Health briefing on Wednesday evening, the Hon Attorney General, Levi Peter further clarified the terms of the curfew order.“From Thursday until Tuesday 14th April 6am no person shall be in a public place unless they are an essential worker,” he said.He also added that that essential worker must be travelling to or from providing that essential service.“Other than that, everybody should be inside”Breaching the curfew order is punishable by law and the police will be enforcing that directive. Share Share BusinessCoronavirusLifestyleLocalNews Five-day Lockdown Begins Today by: – April 9, 2020 621 Views   no discussions water, electricity or sanitation services;banking business services;credit union business services;grocery, agricultural, fisheries or pharmaceutical services;immigration, customs or postal services;services connected with the House of Assembly;services connected with the loading and unloading of ships and with the storage and delivery of goods at, or from a dock, wharf or warehouse operated in connection with the dock or wharf;services connected with the loading distribution, transportation or retail of petroleum fuel, liquefied natural gas or any renewable energy source;public services connected with the payment of salaries, pensions and other benefits in government departments, agencies, statutory bodies and armslength bodies;services connected with the Judiciary, including the attendance at court of attorneys;services connected with essential government functions as directed by the Secretary to the Cabinet;airport, seaport and civil aviation services; (q) fresh produce markets.(3) For the purposes of this Order an “essential worker” includes officers of –the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force;Dominica State Prison;members of the Judiciary;the Department of Social Services;the Department of Environmental Health Services;the Custom and Excise Division;the Accountant-General’s Division;the Inland Revenue Division;waste disposal and sanitation companies;any hospital or health care, medical, residential care establishment or facility;the Dominica Air and Sea Ports Authority;essential officers of any water, electricity or other sector encompassing the provision of electronic communications including print and electronic media;any public officer or category of public officer as directed by the Secretary to the Cabinet, Share Tweetlast_img read more

Chamber now accepting nominations for awards

first_imgBrookville, IN—The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for awards to be given out at the Annual Dinner that will be held on Thursday, March 5 at the American Legion.  Categories for awards include Chamber Award for New Business, Business of the Year, and Award for Beautification.  All nominations need to be emailed to or can be mailed to Chamber Award Nomination, P.O. Box 211 Brookville, IN  47012with the title of the Award, Name of Business/Organization,explanation of why you are nominating, additional information thatwould assist in determining this award.The deadline for nominations is February 21, 2020.last_img

Cricket News KXIP donate Rs 25 lakh to families of five CRPF soldiers killed in Pulwama attack

first_imgChandigarh: The Kings XI Punjab donated Rs five lakh each to families of five CRPF soldiers killed in the Pulwama terror attack in February.The cheques were given to kin of five CRPF jawans hailing from Punjab and Himachal Pradesh, who lost their lives in the deadly terror attack on CRPF convoy in Pulwama, J&K last month, which left 40 personnel from the force dead.Cheques were distributed among family members of Jaimal Singh, Sukhjinder Singh, Maninder Singh, Kulwinder Singh and Tilak Raj.Also read | IPL 2019: Complete schedule of league stage matches released, check hereKings XI captain Ravichandran Ashwin, DIG CRPF V K Kaundal were present at the event. For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more