Category for all Local News

shalom pre-school toddlers say farewell

      31 adorable toddlers graduated from the prestigious Shalom Pre-School yesterday June 29th at the CSA Centre. Mrs. Janice Samuel, principal of the Shalom Pre-School, said that while the children are very excited to begin a new venture, the parents must play a vital role in helping them realize their dreams.   ”You many think that the journey has ended but it has just begun and ...

Read more

23 juveniles currently remanded at the Dominica State Prison

    Director of Camp Rescue Londonderry, Father Franklyn Cuffy is expressing concerns over the number of juveniles who are currently remanded at the Dominica State Prison. According to the redemptory priest, it is rather alarming that a total of 23 juveniles are presently incarcerated at the State Prison, even while the constitution clearly states that they should be placed in a rehabilitation cen ...

Read more

Blood Bank Unit calls for more donors

The Blood Bank Unit at the Princess Margaret Hospital is sending an appeal for more blood donors, in ensuring that blood is always available at the Bank.   Ms Pierre of the Bank Blood Unit made the appeal at a Health Walk held in observance of World Blood Donors Day last week Saturday.   “We are trying to engage our young people, those that are young in age and young in heart; everybody, to ...

Read more

Landslide damages house in Fond Cole

­­­A family of five is terrified for their lives as a landslide rattled their home causing serious damage to numerous areas in Fond Cole near the Asphalt Plant on Friday June 25th. Susan Maffei the mother of three is also concerned about the constant water which drips alongside her house which undoubtedly poses as a health hazard. Ms Maffei is scared for the lives and health of her family especi ...

Read more

Third health walk held in the city of Roseau

The health promotion unit has responded to recent calls made by the Mayor of Roseau, His Worship Cecil Joseph, to spearhead monthly walks in and around the city of Roseau. This call came amidst efforts by the Ministry of Health to promote walking geared at reducing the spread of non-communicable diseases on the island.   Scores of persons turned out to walk through the city on Saturday, June 26th, in s ...

Read more

Social Centre celebrates 60 years in the business

Several awards were given to local businesses, firms and government ministries for their continuous contributions to the Social Centre as part of the institution’s 60th anniversary celebrations, on Wednesday June 2nd, 2010. Among the many awardees were the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Community and Development and Belfast Estate. The opening ceremony was followed by an exhibition displaying ...

Read more

Suspicious Fire at Canefield

One of Dominica’s calypsonians has lost his house and all his belongings in a suspicious house fire which occurred at Canefield in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Frank Arlington Deravariere, also known as The Equalizer, said that he has no clue as to the cause of the fire however mentioned that in his rush to attend work on time, forgot to remove the lighted mosquito coil by his window ledge. Mr. Derav ...

Read more

Laudat Disaster Management Team propelled upwards

    Sixteen members of the Laudat Community Disaster Response Team (CDRT) participated in a three-day intensive training programme to prepare them for effective response to any disaster that may occur in or near the village. The training was facilitated by a team from the Dominica Red Cross and a Fire Safety Officer from the Fire Prevention Unit, Mr Wayne Letang. The Dominica Red Cross Team was le ...

Read more

Local Government Month celebrations dubbed a success

      Minister of Social Services and Community Development, Honourable Gloria Shillingford is describing activities which marked local government during the month of May as successful. Last month, various activities were held throughout the island, all of which were aimed at fostering heightened awareness of the benefits of governance at the local level, as well as rekindling new interest an ...

Read more

Liat’s back !

  Liat is back in the skies after a two-day work stoppage by pilots, who had a series of monetary disputes with the airline’s management. For two consecutive days, Wednesday and Thursday, pilots of one of the leading Caribbean airlines had repeatedly called in sick because of their discontentment with the actions of management. The issue by management in refusing to pay monies owed to the pilots from s ...

Read more

© 2012 SAT Telecommunications Ltd.

Scroll to top