DAIC President Kenneth Green says the money or real advantage in the digital economy, lies in software development & not just building apps, but the Education System must build producers
As regards the growing digital economy, DAIC President Kenneth Green says the money or real advantage lies in software development, and more specifically forbuilding applications. Green says the fundamentals for building applications call for a change in the education system.
He contends that Dominica’s education system is building consumers, not producers at every tier.
DAIC President, Kenneth Green.
Former Dominica Prime Minister & Prominent Farmer Edison James has expressed condolences to the family of Prominent Regional Journalist Jerry George who passed away on Monday
The late Jerry George
Former Prime Minister & Prominent Farmer Edison James has expressed condolences to the family of Prominent Regional Journalist Jerry George, who passed away on Monday. James says George will be missed and his contribution to journalism in the Caribbean will not be forgotten.
Former Prime Minister & Prominent Farmer, Edison James
Former Minister of Agriculture, Agronomist & Hotelier Atherton Martin questions DLP Government Officials claim they used modern practices & made Dominica a green economy
Former Minister of Agriculture, Agronomist and Hotelier Atherton Martin is questioning the claims made by Officials of the Skerrit Administration and accolades, who say that they are using modernized practices to ensure Dominica is recognized as a green economy.
Speaking to Q95 FM on Tuesday, Martin made bare the realities of National strategies being used to address waste disposal among other environmental issues.
Former Minister of Agriculture, Agronomist and Hotelier, Atherton Martin.
DPSU General Secretary Thomas Letang says it is up to the union to be the voice of those who are victims of discrimination in the workplace
Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU) General Secretary Thomas Letang says on the topic of workplace discrimination the public and private sector, it is up to the union to be the voice of those who are victims. He stated that protest against such actions should be carried out everywhere.
DPSU general Secretary, Thomas Letang.
Small Business Support Unit (SBU) Executive Director Alexander Stephenson says small businesses will soon benefit with up to $300,000 from the Eastern Caribbean Partial Credit Guarantee Corporation
A number of small Local businesses to soon benefit from Regional Funding says Executive Director of the Small Business Support Unit (SBU) Alexander Stephenson.
His statements came at a National Consultation for micro, small, and medium enterprises earlier this week. Mr. Alexander says that up to $300,000.00 is now available for small businesses.
These funds are presented by the Eastern Caribbean Partial Credit Guarantee Corporation. Alexander says that Dominica has invested $2M into the program is anticipated to begin during the month of August.
Executive Director of the Small Business Support Unit (SBU), Alexander Stephenson.
Peoples Party of Dominica (PPOD) Founder Sapphire Carrington slams the 2020/2021 National Budget presented by the DLP government, describing it as unsustainable & unhealthy ….
Peoples Party of Dominica (PPOD) Founder Sapphire Carrington slams the 2020/2021 National budget presented by the DLP government, describing it as unsustainable and unhealthy.
Ms. Carrington says “the fact remains that the normal recurring revenues, does not meet the normally recurring expenditures.”
She says this helps one understand why ministries are so underfunded, and that year after year promises are made for the maintenance of infrastructure.Carrington is suggesting “postponing maintenance”.
Ms Carrington says, “wesee infrastructure investments deteriorate right before our eyes.”
She added, bragging that one meets minimal payments is nothing that deserves applause. She says the DLP Administration’s increasing national debt undermines the achievement of the sustainable development goals by 2030.
PPOD Founder, Sapphire Carrington.
ACE Engineering Ltd claims it is operating fairly well despite attempts by the governing DLP Administration officials to victimize its outspoken members & CEO, Anthony Leblanc
ACE Engineering Ltd claims that it has been operating fairly well despite attempts by some officials of the governing DLP Administration to victimize the executive of the Company, because of the independent and outspoken stance of its CEO, Anthony Leblanc and executive members.
Leblanc says he is living proof that Truth, God and Justice will always prevail.
CEO of ACE Engineering Ltd, Anthony Leblanc
Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Matron Vanya Bruney-Loblack told 24 graduating nurses at a pinning & capping ceremony, Dominica needs your high energy, fresh perspective & resilience now more than ever
An article on DNO stated that Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Matron Vanya Bruney-Loblack told 24 graduating nurses at theirrecent pinning and capping ceremony,“Dominica needs your high energy, fresh perspective and resilience” now more than ever.She reminded them that their education is never over and advised them to embrace every opportunity to grow and learn.
Matron Bruney-Loblack is of the view that the graduates were ready to start a new journey, and challenged them to be advocates for their patients, be compassionate and kind to each of them, aspire to make a difference, be willing to listen, and be open to constructive criticisms.
She encouraged the nurses to read and make it their duty to learn something new every day, because medicine and technology change rapidly, and they must therefore commit to remain current with modern developments.
General Nursing Council President Shirley Augustine congratulated the nurses and reminded them that their profession provided an honorable path to work with people and help to put healthcare on course.
She added that Nursing is a unique profession thatis in your heart, mind, soul, and physical being to tend to the suffering of others. She advised them to always be their best and perform well wherever they are. As regards overwork and underpay, she acknowledged that may be an issue, but reminded them that nurses are held in high esteem in Dominican society. She said, Dominicans respect nurses and nurses should respect themselves.
President of the Dominica Association of Industry & Commerce (DAIC) Kenneth Green has described the 2020/2021 budget presented by the Roosevelt Skerrit-led DLP Administration as ‘responsive’
President of the Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC) Kenneth Green has described this year’s budget presented by the Roosevelt Skerrit-led DLP Administration as being responsive, taking into account the gravity of the economic losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
On Tuesday July 28, 2020, Finance Minister Roosevelt Skerrit presented to the nation a budget totaling $967.8 million for fiscal year 2020-2021, under the theme: ‘Recovery, Modernization, Transformation, A new Season of Development for Dominica.’
President of the Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC), Kenneth Green
Roseau North MP Danny Lugay admonishes DLP government to engage the Public Works Corporation and local workers, rather than import foreign contractors and workers
MP for Roseau North Danny Lugay is calling for greater engagement of the Public Works Corporation and local workers, rather than continue engaging foreign contractors and importing foreign workers.
MP Lugay’s statement was made in the Parliament at the 2020-2021 National Budget debate, where he highlighted the growing social issue of bypassing local tradesmen who resort to out-migration a result of not feeling appreciated or being placed second to foreign contractors.
Lugay took issue with the Government acquiring a loan of 125Million dollars of which $750,000 will be used for covering non-performing loans used for public works. He says this raises a very serious concern.He argues that the lack of jobs in the public works may perpetuate bad work performances.
The Public Works department has been operating in Dominica for over 50 years, and Mr. Lugay fears it will be made redundant under this DLP regime.
Mr. Lugay is encouraging government to engage the public works sector and don’t let their talents go to waste.
MP for the Roseau North, Danny Lugay
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