12 graduates ‘climb for success’ at the Pioneer Preparatory School

Twelve students who graduated from the Pioneer Preparatory School on Friday, June 25th were encouraged to continue striving for success, as they bid farewell to their alma mater.   Principal of the school, Esther Robinson told the graduating class that while they have come to the top of one mountain, they will have many other mountains to climb, as this is just the beginning of the journey. The graduat ...

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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 ...

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Honourable Petter Saint-Jean says knowledge is the key to success and a better life

  Minister for Education, Honourable Petter Saint-Jean commended the graduants of the Dominica Grammar School, on their great achievement at a graduation ceremony held on Wednesday June 23rd at the Arawak House of Culture. He also applauded the teachers and parents for their patience and confidence placed in the graduants. In his address to the students, Mr. Saint-Jean said that the most valuable skill ...

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10 Schools to battle at the DBS, MoE, COURTS National Reading Competition next week

  Five more schools have advanced to the finals of the DBS Radio, Ministry of Education, COURTS National Reading competition carded for July 1st, 2010. At the second semifinals held yesterday at the Public Service Union, several schools booked their spot in the finals.   They are the Delices Primary, Convent Prep, St Mary’s Primary, Salisbury Primary and the Pioneer Prep. DBS radio announcer Mr Al ...

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10 students graduate from the Beau Bois Preschool

    Ten students who graduated from the Beau Bois Preschool on June 24th, are now expected to take their education to higher heights, as they prepare for primary school this September. The Beau Bois Preschool which began in September of 2003 is located in Castle Comfort. It has a total of 32 students, 17 boys and 14 girls and is being managed by Mrs Doreen John.   Kasia John, spoke on behalf ...

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The DABA seeks funds to facilitate the National Basketball Teams’ participation in an upcoming regional tournament

  Public Relations Officer of the Dominica Amateur Basketball Association (DABA) Mr. Mickey Joseph is appealing to co-operate citizens to provide the much needed financial assistance, in order to facilitate the national teams’ participation in an upcoming regional tournament. Mr. Joseph said that while the players are enthusiastic about the tournament, they will only be able to participate if the neces ...

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Government asks Clico to discontinue the issuance of new policies in Dominica

    The Government of Dominica has advised the branch manager of Clico International Life Ltd. to discontinue the issuing of new policies in Dominica until further notice. In a letter to the insurance company, the Government said that it has been monitoring the developments with regard to the operations of Clico, and has found it necessary to seize the issuing of new policies in Dominica until fur ...

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Ke-sean Peter emerges victorious at round 2 of the DBS Reading Competition

The organizers of the DBS Reading Competition are one step closer to crowning the winning student with the title of “The Best Reader on the island,” at round two of the competition held on Monday June 14th, at the Public Service Union building, Mrs. Windith Henderson, representative for the Ministry of Education, educated the students and individuals present about the importance of reading. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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