Canada through the Caribbean Development Bank is going to assist the Ministry of Education with the rehabilitation of five primary schools
Chief Education Officer Melena Fontaine says Canada through the Caribbean Development Bank is going to assist the Ministry of Education with the rehabilitation of five primary schools.
She says the work has already started, and they are in the process of establishing a project management unit.
Fontaine says the Government of China will be building some new schools for Dominica.
CEO Melena Fontaine .
President of Dominica Charles Savarin says New Zealand remains committed to the geothermal development project in Dominica.
Charles says he looks forward to advancing shared climate change objectives as the countries chart a course for development which minimizes negative impacts on the environment.
H.E Anton Marc O'Jala presented his credentials as New Zealand's High Commissioner to the island on Wednesday.
President of Dominica Charles Savarin
Meantime, New Zealand's High Commissioner to Dominica H.E Anton Marc O'Jala says Dominica has clearly felt the brunt of climate change, but says New Zealand is also seeing the impacts.
New Zealand's High Commissioner to Dominica H.E Anton Marc O'Jala
Dominica Calypso Association moves into second gear with the Quarter Finals show set for this Saturday!
Public Relations Officer of the Dominica Calypso Association (DCA) Derrick 'De Hunter' St Rose says the DCA moves into second gear on Saturday.
He says this is going to be one of the biggest Quarter Finals ever!
The event will take place at the Forecourt of the Windsor Park Sports Stadium from 8:30pm.
Public Relations Officer of the Dominica Calypso Association (DCA) Derrick 'De Hunter' St Rose.
Senior Education Officer for Secondary Schools says the Cooperative Division is building resilience through Cooperatives
Senior Education Officer for Secondary Schools Nazarene Williams-Titre says the term resilience has become a household word in Dominica, particularly since Hurricane Maria.
Williams Titre says based on the bashing Dominica suffered, there is no other choice but to build back better.
As such she says the Cooperative Division is building resilience through Cooperatives.
Williams Titre has saluted the teacher guides of the Primary and Secondary schools who voluntarily oversee the management of the Juniors at the various schools.
Senior Education Officer for Secondary Schools Nazarene Williams-Titre
This week saw the recognition of Junior Cooperatives through a Junior Savings Program.
DOWASCO says new Bellevue Chopin, Petite Savanne Resettlement program required much works to get potable water going
Public Relations Officer of DOWASCO Edd Registe says the Bellevue Chopin, Petite Savanne Resettlement program required much works on the part of the company to get things ready for the moving in of new residents.
He gave the scope of the works which was necessary to bring about potable water to that community.
Public Relations Officer of DOWASCO Edd Registe.
Executive Director of the NDFD Cletus Joseph reports good by business year for the institution in 2017
Executive Director of the National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD Ltd) Cletus Joseph says as of December 31st 2017 total assets of the NDFD stood at $20.6Million, with total liabilities of $17.3Million.
He says this showed slight growth over the previous year.
The NDFD held its 36th Annual General Meeting on Wednesday.
Joseph says the NDFD continues to seek to recover the funds that are un-lend, with the recovery department charged with that responsibility.
Executive Director of the NDFD Ltd Cletus Joseph.
Political crisis engulfing Venezuela exposed and broken down, by Prominent Dominican Pastor, Randy C Rodney
Senior Reverend Pastor, and President of the Dominica Association of Evangelical Churches (DAIC), Randy C Rodney, has broke down the crisis engulfing Venezuela currently, due to the greed and selfishness of Nicholas Maduro and his administration.
Rodney, says Dominican Citizens should take note of the reality in Venezuela and the deceptiveness practiced by the Nicholas Maduro Administration, as Dominica’s current Prime Minister, supported the acts of Maduro, in the recent 2018 General Election, stating that the DLP administration recognizes Maduro’s administration as the legitimate government of Venezuela.
he continued further:
Additionally Pastor Rodney exposed the fact, that in recent times Maduro appointed his own supreme court in Venezuela, to have control over the Judiciary of the Spanish speaking country, and publicly persecuted the members of the opposition party to ensure his victory at the polls in 2018. Randy C Rodney elaborated further on the matter:
Senior Reverend Pastor, and President of the Dominica Association of Evangelical Churches (DAIC), Randy C Rodney.
Dominica will join the rest of the world to observe World Cancer Awareness Day, on 4th February 2019. The day will be observed locally by the Dominica Cancer Society.
World Cancer Day is celebrated all over the world. That day was created to raise awareness about cancer and to encourage people to prevent and detect it, as well as to continue to search for new treatments for it.
Public Relations Officer of the Dominica Cancer Society, Vinnia Royer says people should be aware of the growing incidents of cancer around the world.
“On February 4, 2019 the Dominica Cancer Society will observe World Cancer Awareness Day with a church service at the Methodist Church, and we also have address by our president,” Royer said.
Royer said cancer is a disease that everyone should be aware of.
”A Cancer is a purge and people need to be aware of cancer and do everything to prevent the growing cases of cancer,”Royer noted.
Johann Chuckeree of Trinidad, Mel C and The Smith Brothers of Dominica are in the line-up for Dominica’s 2019 Jazz n Creole
Johann Chuckeree of Trinidad & Tobago, Mel C, and The Smith Brothers are all in the line-up for Dominica’s 2019 Dominica’s Jazz n Creole which is carded to take place from May 3rd – 5th, 2019, at Fort Shirley in the Cabrits National Park.
Marva Williams, Festival and Events Manager (Ag) at the Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) made the announcement at a concert featuring British Artiste Joss Stone.
Johann Chuckaree is a celebrated pannist who mastered the steel pan under the tutelage of Len “Boogse” Sharpe. Chuckaree is the section leader and senior member of the 7-time national panorama champs Petrotrin Phase II Pan Groove Steel Orchestra. He has performed alongside Andy Narrell, represented his country in Argentina as cultural ambassador and amazed audiences in: Barbados; St. Lucia; London; Germany; France; New York; Boston and; Los Angeles with his stirring steel pan music.
Mel, formerly known as Mel C, has thrilled Dominicans with her melodious vocals as lead singer of Ti Orkest Band and as a contestant in the Miss Dominica 2013 National Queen Pageant. She has performed in: Summer Heat Fest; Fete la Coudre; The Gaza Party and others. Mel has gained considerable experience performing alongside: Queen Ifrica; Tony Rebel; Munga Honourable; Popcaan; Christopher Martin and Wayne Wonder.
The Smith Brothers have risen to local stardom with the energetic and lyrically sound deliveries of their youngest member Micah Smith. The band comprises Marxian on guitar and piano, Michaj on drums, Mighan on bass guitar and Micah the lead vocalist.
Marva Williams of the DFC encouraged patrons to get ready for another exciting Jazz ‘n Creole lineup with two additional performers to be announced in the coming weeks.
Trinity School of Ministry hosts 3rd Annual Commencement Ceremony on Sunday February 3, 2019, with Keynote Speaker Miss Elma Williams
On Sunday February 3, 2019, the Trinity School of Ministry operating under the auspices of Truth & Grace Fellowship Global, will host its 3rd Annual Graduation Commencement Ceremony at 4:30pm at Truth & Grace Fellowship Global. At this ceremony the President and Senior Pastor, Reverend Randy C Rodney and faculty, will celebrate the achievements of 14 students.
As customary Reverend Randy C Rodney will give the welcome and opening remarks, Reverend Frankie Rathanam, President of FITS Caribbean, will give the congratulatory remarks, along with special remarks from various local pastors.
The Trinity School of Ministry (TSOM) was birthed to assist the body of Christ in Dominica to grow into full stature especially in the handling and presentation of the Word of God. In its third academic year, we thank God for the benefits we have already been seeing through the teachings which comprises of 20 courses. Hermeneutics (The Art and Science of Preaching), Divine Economics, Servant Leadership, The New Testament Survey, Sermon Preparation, Excellence in Ministry and Basic Bible Doctrine to list a few.
The theme for this year’s graduation is “Graced: Faithfully serving to reveal God’s glory!” Twelve students will graduate with honors having obtained a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Awards will be given for highest achievement in the various courses, Dean’s and President’s List Lwards and most significantly the Valedictorian award merited to a deserving student for outstanding academic performance.
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