Creative Director of the Waitukubuli Dance Theatre Company Raymond Lawrence says one of the major planned events to mark the 50th anniversary of the company, is a Dance Production in April 2021
Creative Director of the Waitukubuli Dance Theatre Company Raymond Lawrence says one of the major planned events to mark the 50th anniversary of the company, is a Dance Production in April 2021.The event will feature new and major past dances of the company, including a new piece by professional dancer, Sade Bully.The dance production also plans to feature current and past members of the group as well as guest artists.The theme for the 50th Anniversary is "A Dream Come True"
Creative Director of the Waitukubuli Dance Theatre Company, Raymond Lawrence .
Housing Minister Reginald Austrie says construction approval has been given for some 210 new homes under the World Bank Housing Recovery Program
Housing Minister Reginald Austrie says to date construction approval have been given for some 210 new homes under the World Bank Housing Recovery Program. He added that planning approval for the designs are being submitted by the Design Firm hired to complete this process, and beneficiaries will participate in the selection of their contractors to engage in work on their behalf.
Housing Minister Reginald Austrie.
President of the Dominica Public Service Union, Steve Joseph is calling for more stringent measures as it pertains to road safety in Dominica
President of the Dominica public Service Union, Steve Joseph is calling for more stringent measures as it pertains to road safety in Dominica.
He says the present situation as it relates to bikers in the country would appear that certain rules of the road don’t apply to them, and this in itself is an area of concern.
He says the level of accidents being witnessed by the country, and the ratio of bike related accidents are far too high he says.
President of the Dominica public Service Union, Steve Joseph.
Dominican Boatmen speaking at the Portsmouth Jetty described their experience working on Boats during the Christmas season and contend that they are treated like prisoners on their own Docks
Dominican Boatmen speaking from the Portsmouth Jetty, contend that Boatmen of Dominica feel like prisoners on their own Docks. The Gentlemen who displayed their Government Identifications, described their experiences working on the Boats.
Presently the Government of Dominica has implemented a waiver of duties on certain supplies and stuffed barrels entering the country from late December 2020, to the end of the first week of January 2021.
Meantime speaking on the protocols in place, fellow boatmen and elder in the community say the boatmen are being treated unfairly, and in most cases, they are treated better on foreign shores when compared to the way they are treated in their own homeland.
Also speaking out was another elder boatman, who said the new year is coming and if nothing changed, he sees the situation becoming even more drastic.
Voice of Boatmen in Portsmouth.
2020 was a year of challenges & opportunities National Development Foundation of Dominica Executive Director Claytus Joseph, as Covid-19 took things to another level
2020 has been a year of challenges and opportunities says Executive Director of the National Development Foundation of Dominica, Claytus Joseph.
He says challenges are nothing new to the company, such as hurricanes and the storms, but Covid-19 took things to another level.
Mr. Joseph says there have been some adaptations to Covid-19 which forced persons to be creative.
He contends that the company encourages people to be creative and entrepreneurial.
Executive Director of the National Development Foundation of Dominica Claytus Joseph.
Pastor Randy Rodney cautions all motorcyclists to wear protective gear, to help reduce the loss of lives from vehicular accidents
In light of recent vehicular road accidents, Pastor Randy Rodney contends that too many bikers ride without proper protective gear which contributes to extensive damage from incidents on the road.
Rodney cautions all motorcyclist to wear protective gear to help reduce the loss of lives from vehicular accidents.
Rodney does not believes implementing sleep police or speed bumps is not enough to curb vehicular accidents. He suggests information be provided to Dominican drivers on how to drive.
Rodney insist all drivers and passengers need to take responsibility for their actions and safety.
Pastor Randy Rodney.
Midwife Consultant & Owner of Tender Love Services, Nurse Rosie Felix stresses the imperative for the DLP government to execute its responsibilities in anon-partisan manner that reflects parity
Midwife Consultant & Owner of Tender Love Services, Nurse Rosie Felix stresses the imperative for the DLP government to execute its responsibilities to citizens in a non-partisan manner that reflects parity.
Rosie Felix references the level of discrimination faced by citizens in the partisan way DLP government gave out of Christmas gifts.
Midwife Consultant & Owner of Tender Love Services Rosie Felix.
CCM Executive Member Zarr Emmanuel is frustrated with the Skerrit-led DLP Administration’sfake Promises strategy’, the majority of which did not materialize in any way
CCM Executive Member Zarr Emmanuel is frustrated with the ‘Fake Promises strategy’ of the Skerrit-led DLP Administration.
Thinking back to many of the promises made by DLP Ministers for the year 2020, Zarr stated on Q95 thatmany of these promises and announcements have not materialized in any shape or form.
Social Activist and CCM Executive Member, Zarr Emmanuel.
National Development Foundation of Dominica Executive Director, Claytus Joseph says the NDFD has been working on launching‘ Green Product Loans’ to stimulate economic activity
Executive Director of the National Development Foundation of Dominica Claytus Joseph says the NDFD has been working on launching Green Product Loans to stimulate economic Activity in Dominica.
The National Development Foundation of Dominica Limited is a Non – Profit, Non-Government Development Institution mandated to serve the Micro, Small & Medium sized enterprises (MSME) in the Commonwealth of Dominica, and has been doing so for the past twenty nine (29) years.
Traditionally, Dominica has relied on Agriculture as the major income generator with Banana Production for export to Europe being the major contributor to GDP.
He says the NDFD had to revisit the drawing board due to Covid-19.
He says they look forward to the positives coming in the new year 2021.
Executive Director of the National Development Foundation of Dominica, Claytus Joseph.
Potential Coordinator of the Kalinago Territory Wi-Fi network mesh, Samoza John, estimates it will take up to two months to have the Wi-Fi network operating once the equipment is made available
Staff member of the division of Kalinago Upliftment and potential Coordinator of the Kalinago Territory Wi-fi network mesh, Samoza John, says the technical team is currently awaiting imported equipment and technical support from the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC).
In an exclusive interview with Q95 FM, John said first phase of the Wi-Fi mesh project will be to install polls at homes and in isolated areas. The Wi-Fi system is expected to provide reliable internet service to the entire Salybia Constituency and will be of no cost to the community for the first year of its operation.
John also reveals that some units will be solar powered and others will be powered by homes. According to him, the main broadcast location will be the St Cyr resource centre and he estimates it will take up to two months of work to have the network fully operational.
The area’s internet service was severely impacted by the passage of Hurricane Maria in 2017 and to date, many homes are still without reliable access to the broadband internet.
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