A new chairman soon to be appointed at the Public Works Cooperation

The Public Works Cooperation will soon have a new chairman at the helm of the organization.   That’s the word coming from Public Works Minister, Honorable Rayburn Blackmoore.   The minister said that while he is unable to disclose the name of the individual at this time, a new chairman has been selected since July 1st, 2010.   “We have taken a decision to install a new chairperson ...

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Mero community welcomes a Waste Water Management Project

The Mero Enhancement Committee as well as residents of Mero have welcomed a Waste Water Management project initiated and implemented by the Rotaract Club of Roseau, along with other international Rotarian agencies.   The project was officially launched at a ceremony on July 14th, 2010 at the Mero beach.   President of the Rotaract Club of Roseau, Mr Paul Frampton said that the project is designed ...

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Public Works Minister promises a better road network to Dominicans

Public Works Minister Honorable Rayburn Blackmoore has said that the allocation of $28.6 million reflected in the 2010/2011 budget under recurrent expenditures is aimed at building a solid road network in Dominica; one that will provide several benefits to citizens.   Mr Blackmoore told SAT TV News that the government of Dominica believes that such a measure will result in less expenses in the event of ...

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Fire at Bioche destroy four houses and a disco

The Fire and Ambulance Services Department are continuing investigations into a fire incident in the community of Bioche which destroyed four homes and a disco during the early hours of July 14th.   Reports indicated that two of the homes which were being occupied by Kem Vidal and Unadie Vidal at the time were totally destroyed, as well as the disco.   One eye witness Mr Gary Christopher spoke to ...

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PM Skerrit launches his ‘pathway to a higher level’

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has called on Dominicans at home and abroad to join hands and put their shoulders to the wheel in a determined effort to take all Dominicans to the higher level of progress.  During his budget address on Tuesday, the prime minister said that building a new Dominica requires the cooperation and participation of all Dominicans.   He said that in the upcoming fiscal t ...

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Minister of Agriculture is concerned with comments made by banana officials

    In a press conference held on Monday July 12th at the Financial Centre, the Minister of Agriculture said that “The ministry is concerned,” as he addressed issues that has emerged in the agricultural sector over the past few weeks. He specifically made reference to the banana officials who have made comments stating that the Ministry of Agriculture is largely responsible for the pre ...

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Dive Fest as an employment booster

  At an opening ceremony held on Monday 12thJuly of this week, the Minister for Tourism and Legal Affairs , Honourable Ian Douglas mentioned that he has recognized that Dive Fest does not only market Dominica but can also be classified as an employment booster. He mentioned that diving provides economic opportunity for many persons whether they are directly or indirectly involved in the diving niche. ...

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Canadian Teacher Federation to assist the Dominica Association of Teachers

The Dominica Association of Teachers (DAT), Canadian Teachers Federations and the Ministry of Education held an opening ceremony for a teachers’ summer workshop, on Monday July 12th at the Convent High School auditorium. Canadian Teachers Federation representative, Ms Fernanda Ferrera said that it has been a privilege to work together with the Dominica tutors and expressed gratitude for the warm ...

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Educator Dr Severin advise graduates on their next step forward

  While many students graduating from secondary school and college are contemplating their next step in their personal lives, educator Dr Francis Severin believes that this decision-making process should be done with much vigilance.   Dr Severin believes that it is always best for graduates who can afford, to direct their energies to further education, while the others could join the labour force ...

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Mother of 11 say her home was ‘illegally’ demolished

A mother of 11 children Marvella St Rose is calling on the relevant authorities to provide answers to her, after her home, and the home of her 2 sons were demolished by an excavator on July 12th.   Mrs St rose said the land that she has been occupying for more than 30 years, has been in a land dispute at the court for many years.   She told SAT TV  news that she is seeking clarification on th ...

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