Ag Senior Met Officer Marshall Alexander says large swells propagating southward, from a deep layered low watered system in the north Atlantic will affect the coastal waters of Dominica with swells peaking near 4metres or 13ft
Marine model data over the past few days have been consistent in forecasting another deterioration of sea conditions from early Sunday 19thJanuary until Tuesday 21stJanuary 2020.
Ag Senior Met Officer Marshall Alexander says large swells propagating southward, from a deep layered low watered system in the north Atlantic are expected to affect the coastal waters of Dominica with swells peaking near 4metres or 13ft.
Ag Senior Met Officer Marshall Alexander.
Business Professional Women Dominica Chapter Committee member, Alice Dalrymple announces that on April 26, the group will be hosting its 3rd Annual Tea Party in Portsmouth to recognize 3 years in operation
Committee member of the Business Professional Women Dominica Chapter Alice Dalrymple announces that on April 26, the group will be hosting its 3rdAnnual Tea Party in Portsmouth.
Tickets she says have already been sold out for this event. However; she listed other activities planned in recognition of its 3rd year in existence.
Committee member of the Business Professional Women Dominica, Chapter, Alice Dalrymple
Prime Minister Skerrit claims government is in a dilemma as to whether to keep the ferry terminal where it is currently located, or have it moved to Woodbridge Bay Port alongside the cruise village
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says there is a debate within the government system, as to whether it should keep the ferry terminal where it is currently located, or should it be moved along with the cruise village which is to be constructed adjacent to the Woodbridge Bay Port. He says there are arguments on both sides.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit .
Health Ministry celebrating Drug Awareness Month in January, under the theme “Health for Justice, Justice for Health”, chosen by the UN for observance of International Day against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking
This year the Ministry of Health is celebrating Drug Awareness Month in January, under the theme “Health for Justice, Justice for Health”, the theme chosen by the United Nations for the observance of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
The UN has indicated that the theme chosen highlights that justice and health are two sides of the same coin when it comes to addressing drug problems. The UN Secretary General indicated further that the theme underlines the importance of a holistic approach involving health, human rights, criminal justice and social service institutions, an approach which the Ministry fully endorses.
Health Minister Dr Irvin McIntyre says Drug abuse and its repercussions pose a major threat to the security of our homes, our communities and our nation.
Health Minister Dr Irvin McIntyre .
UWP political assistant Mike Wallace laments local government has become virtually nonexistent, the public service needs revamping, and the police system seems to be subservient to political parties
Our local government has become pretty much nonexistent, our public service needs a serious revamping, and our police system seems to be subservient to political parties. These are some of the concerns expressed by Political assistant, campaign manager and former police officer mike Wallace.
Wallace who was speaking on the workers voice program at the time, touched on 10 key areas of society that as well as social systems in our society that revealed themselves last year to be extremely flawed and feels that these areas must be addressed if Dominica is to make any sort of progress.
Political assistant, campaign manager and former police officer mike Wallace.
Business Professional Women Dominica Chapter introducing a “Classy Sassy Business Pageant” the first of its time, said BPW Dominica President, Rhoda St. John, at a meet & greet conference on Thursday
BPW is introducing a “Classy Sassy Business Pageant” the first of its time.
This news came from president of BPW Dominica, Rhoda St. John, at a meet and greet conference held on Thursday.
St. John said,‘yes indeed we have other pageant shows in Dominica, but the Ms. Miss Classy Sassy pageant brings a new level intelligence and elegance to the stage.
But it much more than a pageant show, the women participating in this event will also get hands on lessons on the key aspects of the business world, and some of ways to get ahead.
There will be professional wear, after work lime, the discussion, the evening wear then Question and answer.
The event is expected to place sometime in May 2020.
president of BPW Dominica Rhoda St. John
Championship Friday is here, in Benjamin Park Portsmouth, 4 teams from 3 schools go into battle to prove they are worthy of being called the Sports Division Secondary School U15 and U20 Football Champions
Championship Friday is here, in Benjamin Park Portsmouth, four teams from Three schools will go into battle to prove that they are worthy of being called the Sports Division Secondary School U15 and U20 Football Champions.
New Champions will be crown in the U15.
The PSS can become back to back Champion in the U20, but the DGS has plans of their own.
Come out and support your School or Alma Mater
U15 - DGS VS ITSS @ 2:00pm
U20 - DGS VS PSS @ 3:30pm
BPW seeking to promote and develop professionalism within young people in their upcoming symposium through collaboration with other organizations and companies that employ and deal with young people
BPW says it is seeking to promote and develop professionalism within young people in their upcoming symposium. One of the ways they seek to do this is by collaboration with other organizations and companies that employ and deal with young people, one of which is clear harbor, which is one of the main advocates of youth employment in Dominica.
These are some of the sentiments shared by President of BPW Dominica Rhoda St. John. Speaking at the first meet and greet conference held on Thursday, the BPW president said there is an observation that many persons still do not know how to write a job application and other key essentials, to be active in this working environment. As a way of developing a more professional generation ahead, the BPW will be hosting a professional symposium in March, April and May.
Meantime executive member of BPW Dominica ‘Diane’ says in addition to encouraging persons to just join, they are coming up with ways of developing that individual into becoming a more all-rounded member of the professional society.
In addition to developing professionals, the BPW will be seeking to advocate for the younger children, who too many times fall victim to abuse.
President of BPW Dominica Rhoda St. John.
Questions are mounting as to the critical need for Dominica to enforce existing Litter Laws; and as to how proactive government and law enforcement must be, on the issue of keeping Dominica clean
Does Dominica need enforcement of our Litter Laws? is it something that government needs to work on? Will That Ensure That Dominica Stays Clean? These are some of the questions posed to Litter Warden Voice (Aaron Lebruin) and Mickey Moreau, who were guests on hot topics at the time of the discussion.
Many persons have been complaining about the level of litter found around Dominica as well as the lack of available garbage bins.Dominica Solid Waste Management however have made some strides and efforts to deal with these issues, as they too express concern over the disposal of garbage.
Others argue that the government should do more, but ultimately it will take a collective effort from all aspects of society to keep Dominica green and clean.Lebruin says many persons don’t fully value the efforts and works of the NEP and the significant role it plays
Litter Warden Voice Aaron Lebruin.
Meantime litter warden Mickey Moreau says times have changed, and there are different levels to go to before, expecting the government to intervene, such as the village councils.
Litter Warden Mickey Moreau
Litter Warden Voice Aaron Lebruin however shows appreciation to the Dominicans who work with the solid waste and make the effort to keep Dominica clean.
Litter Warden Voice Aaron Lebruin.
The Dominica Social Security (DSS) has increased the pensionable age in Dominica to 64 years and 6 months, says Deputy Director of the Dominica Social Security Augustus Etienne
The DSS has increased the pensionable age in Dominica to 64 years and six months. That’s according to Deputy Director of the Dominica Social Security Augustus Etienne.
Etienne speaking to local media houses at the time of the statement said that was a decision taken since 2012, and that under the social security act, the DSS is expected to undergo actuarial reevaluations every three years, in order to ensure the sustainability of the system. He says any changes that have been made or that are to be made, are done by actuarial advice.
Etienne added that persons are allowed to receive pension before the date allotted, but there is a reduction factor involved that will see you receiving less pension than that owed to you.
Dominica Social Security Deputy Director, Augustus Etienne.
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