Three students awarded five year scholarships by the Carib Council

Carib Chief Mr Garnette Joseph has delivered on his promises to the kalinago community, when three students were presented with scholarship cheques on July 23rd, 2010, under the Carib Council Scholarship Programme.   Mr Joseph said that the scholarship programme will be one of his trademarks during his tenure as Carib Chief, as he values the importance of education in national development.   ...

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General Kendis is Mahaut’s new calypso king

A calypsonian that goes by the name of General Kendis emerged victorious at the Fete St Anne’s calypso competition on Friday July 23rd at the Massacre basketball hard-court. General Kendis’ major competitors were Linki who captured the 2nd position, and The Respector and Kaka in 3rd and 4th respectively. The other calypsonians who came in the competition were Mousers, Sugar, and General Cork. th ...

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Roving Caregivers’ Program hosts its second showcase in the South East

The Roving Caregivers Programme (RCP) of Dominica through its implementing agency, ChildFund Caribbean has taken up the challenge of extending its services to other parishes on the island.   This came to light when RCP hosted its second showcase at the Child Development center in La Plaine on July 22nd, 2010.   The La Plaine showcase was aimed at generating further awareness of the benefits of the ...

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Custodians of cargo outsourced from Customs and Excise Department

The Dominica Air and Sea Ports Authority (DASPA) has improved its air freight cargo services, paving the way for quicker delivery of air and sea cargo coming into the island.   Chief Executive Officer of DASPA Mr Benoit Bardouille said that effective July 20th, importers receiving small packages or cargo through Fedex, Liat, Amerijet, DHL or Aeropost can now do so without using the sea port entry at th ...

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Sean Douglas fired as press secretary by the Labour Party Government- men and women whom he have toi

  Government Press Secretary Sean Douglas is confident that he will recover from the great ordeal of being dismissed as Government’s Press Secretary, and he vowed to remain totally committed to the ideals of the founding fathers of the Dominica Labour Party. Sean who has held the post for the past nine years received his dismissal letter on July 12th, 2010 signed by Cabinet Secretary Felix Gregoi ...

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The five Golden Drum awardees for this year’s Golden Drum Awards

  Several groups and individuals who have excelled in their field over the years will be recognized, when the national cultural council and the cultural division host their annual golden drum awards ceremony. The event, which has been in existence from since 1984, is geared at recognizing deserving individuals for their major contributions towards arts and culture in Dominica. Chief Cultural Officer, M ...

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12 calypsonians to compete in Fete St Anne’s calypso competition.

    12 calypsonians will be vying for the Fete St Anne calypso king crown, when the St. Paul’s district celebrates its’ annual village feast. The calypsonians taking part in the competition are The Respector, Kaka, Sugar, Linki, General Kendis, Nestral, Super A, Murphy, Difficult, Silencer, Mousers and General Cock. Last evening SAT TV visited the calypsonians at their band practice in ...

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Dengue alert!

    The ministry of health  has made public its’ belief that  there is an increased health threat to dominica as our neighboring French territories, Guadeloupe and Martinique, are currently being faced with a significant vector borne disease, dengue fever’. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Caribbean Epidemiological Centre (CAREC) is advising the e ...

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DEXIA and ITC hosts a Supply Chain Management Workshop

The Dominica Export Import Agency (DEXIA) in collaboration with the EU-Business Gateway project and the International Trade Center (ITC) concluded a 3-day train the trainers’ workshop on July 21st, 2010 here in Dominica.   The workshop which was themed: ‘ITC’s modular learning system in supply chain management’ ran from July 19th to 21st, and was facilitated by Mr Juan Hoyos of ...

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NYC/PSU summer programme described as a success

The National Youth Council of Dominica and the Dominica Public Service Union are describing their joint 2010 summer camp program as successful. The summer camp which catered for students between the ages of 4 to 14 and started on July 5th will come to a close on July 23rd.   Peace Corps volunteer Ms Michelle Garavaglia said that the participation and enthusiasm from the students were overwhelming. ...

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