Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Country Program Specialist, Aneke Wilson says at a time when the whole world struggles to combat the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dominica is doing OK
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Country Program Specialist, Aneke Wilson says at a time when the whole world struggles to combat the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dominica is doing OK. She was speaking at the graduation ceremony of 16 community health aides. Statistics shows that over 114Million persons worldwide have been affected with the virus, with over 3 million dead as result.
PAHO) Country Program Specialist, Aneke Wilson
Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Kenneth Darroux says Cuba continues to hold Dominica close despite adversities it, and he echoes the call for removal of the 6-dacade old US Trade Embargo against Cuba
Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Kenneth Darroux says Cuba continues to demonstrate that despite all adversities it holds Dominica close. He made these remarks during the signing of a new technical cooperative agreement with the Republic of Cuba. He too has made a call for the removal of the 6-decade old trade block against Cuba by the US. The Dominica government has stated that it stands in solidarity with Cuba as a matter of principle.
Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Kenneth Darroux
Financial Crime Consultant Kenneth Rijock alleges evidence surfaced indicating a senior Dominican politician with no history of owning real estate, suddenly owns prime land & is selling to questionable Russians
Financial Crime Consultant, Kenneth Rijock, alleges that hardcore evidence has surfaced indicating that a senior Dominican politician - who has no history of owning real estate – all of a sudden owns prime real estate and is selling to some questionable Russian characters.
Rijock also stated that the report indicates the Russian citizen in question is also a citizen of Dominica through the CBI Program.
Financial Crime Consultant, Kenneth Rijock
We have to move away from applying European frameworks to solve problems of African people, says Dominican Pan Africanist and Social Activist, McLean Williams
We have to move away from the idea of applying European frameworks to solve problems of African people.That’s according to Dominican Pan Africanist and Social Activist, McLean Williams.
Williams was speaking as a special guest on the Youth on Q program on Thursday, where he was addressing the growing concern of youth violence. He says we need to address the root causes of this problem.
Mr. Williams highlighted that education is one of the root causes of this European violent mentality and encourages persons to do some introspection about the idea of true education using an African blueprint.
He then linked the Colonial imperialistic structure and the African imitation of these actions equated to respect and dominance, normalizing violence.
Dominican Pan Africanist and Social Activist, McLean Williams
Are we architects of our own demise? And are we teaching enough moral and ethical education today?These are some of the questions raised by Agriculture Entrepreneur (Agro-preneur) Nester Phillip
Are we architects of our own demise? And are we teaching enough moral and ethical education today?These are some of the questions raised by Agriculture Entrepreneur (Agro-preneur) Nester Phillip.Mr. Phillip was addressing some of the concerns as it relates to the socio-cultural climate whereby society’s youth are forced to adapt to and perpetuate.
He then spoke on the role of the parents and the importance of a strong family to instill proper guidance.
Agriculture Entrepreneur (Agro-preneur), Nester Phillip
CREAD Executive Director Francine Baron says, ‘Risk transfer remains a top priority’, & CREAD worked with other partners to ensure affected persons receive needed funds to ‘get back on their feet’ after disasters
Executive Director of CREAD, Francine Baron claims risk transfer remains a top priority for the agency.
Speaking at Thursday’s virtual meeting on 'Dominica's Flexible Hurricane Protection Solution for Enhanced Business Resilience' Hosted by DAIC via zoom, Baron announces that based on the level of persons who were not insured or under insured in Dominica after the ravages of Tropical Storm Erika in 2015 and Hurricane Maria in 2017, CREAD has collaborated with relevant partners to ensure affected persons can receive needed funding to ‘get back on their feet’ after disasters.
The Flexible hurricane Protection (FHP) is backed by ‘Global Para metrics’ in this pilot program – in the first instance the institution has provided US $5 million dollars.
Additionally, no more than US five million dollars will be allowed at this time, and no properties will be sold after the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season in this pilot program.
Executive Director of CREAD, Francine Baron
DPSU General Secretary Thomas Letang contends Equipment, benefits & work hours of Dominica’s fire Officers are less than that in other OECS countries, & they are under-equipped to handle life-threatening events
DPSU General Secretary Thomas Letang, reveals his executive’s research about the working hours, equipment, and benefits given to fire Officers in other OECS countries, and have concluded that Dominica’s Firefighters are grossly under-equipped to handle these life-threatening events which they encounter.
Letang alludes that these brave and skilled officers are at a greater risk of executing their jobs, saving lives and property in the process.
DPSU General Secretary Thomas Letang
Executive Director of CREAD, Francine Baron shed some light on what her agency has been doing since its establishment in 2018, as it relates to improving the country’s risk management strategy
Speaking at a virtual meeting on Thursday about 'Dominica's Flexible Hurricane Protection Solution for Enhanced Business Resilience' Hosted by DAIC via the zoom platform, Executive Director of CREAD, Francine Baron, shared some light on what her agency has been doing since its establishment in 2018, as it relates to improving the country’s risk management strategy.
Dominica launched CREAD in 2018, forming a new government agency to mainstream resilience into all areas of the country's growth. The agency has a four-year mandate, and Francine Baron says the exception of an additional year will be adopted.
Baron alludes that CREAD is focused on making communities become more sustainable to be able to absorb issues of residents independently, fifteen days post a disaster!
She delineated the level of Project Management support given by CREAD, to donor-funded projects (like the DVRP projects
Executive Director of CREAD, Francine Baron
Schools are being asked to participate in this year’s Dominica Solid Waste Management School Competition, and PRO of the DSWM, Ms Rhoda St John says this is to help raise awareness of littering
Schools across the island are being asked to participate in this year’s Dominica Solid Waste Management (DSWM) School Competition. This call comes from PRO of DSWM Ms. Rhoda St. John. Ms. John the corporation continues to raise awareness of littering and this competition falls is one way they do so. The competition also falls under part of Tourism month’s activities for the month of May. Ms. John shared a bit more information on the competition, and states that the deadline is carded for May10.
PRO of DSWM Ms. Rhoda St. John
Primary Schools will have their share of basketball action when the Sports Division host’s it's mini basketball festival at six venues on Thursday April 29
Primary Schools will have their share of basketball action when the Sports Division host it's mini basketball festival at six venues today, Thursday April 29. The Mini Basketball was scheduled for 10am at all venues.
At Benjamin's Park: St. John's * Paix Bouche * RDPS * Collihaut
In the South, at Pichelin: Pichelin * Bellevue * Petite Savanne * Tete Morne
In the West
In St. Joseph: Salisbury * K.J Laurent primary * Coulibistrie
In Lindo Park: CUPS * Morne Prosper * Wotten Waven * Goodwill primary
At the same venue, the South West: Giraudel * Newtown * Roseau * Berean * Convent Prep
In La Plaine: Morne Jaune * Grand fond * San Sauveur * Jones Beaupierre
In Wesley: Wesley * W.S Steven * Castle Bruce * Sineku
The festivals target both boys and girls
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