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Pichelin gets “Clinic in a Can” mobile health unit

The community of Pichelin has received a new state of the art ‘Clinic in a Can’ mobile health clinic. It is essentially a 20-foot-long container that has been converted to an emergency movable primary care unit. It is equipped with…

Newtown to get state of the art school

The Education Minister and MP George at the site of the new school The Government of Dominica earlier this week confirmed that construction on the new Newtown Primary School will begin before the end of the year. The Minister for Education and Human Resource Development, Petter Saint-Jean told students at the start of a week-long Reading Festival on Monday that they would soon be attending classes in a new state of the art facility. “Let me give the principal, the staff, the PTA, students of this school the assurance that the Ministry of Education and the Government of Dominica are working vigorously,” Saint-Jean said, adding that work would commence as soon as a retaining wall, now under construction, was completed. “We believe that you must be given the conducive learning environment where you can do well and take up your rightful positions in the Dominican society,” he said.

Man Does Lie debuts in Texas March 31

Man Does Lie, a Caribbean Play (Comedy) by Alex Bruno is based on one man’s greed and overgrown passion for the opposite sex. The play deals with the sins of infidelity and covetousness committed by a loose older man (Lolo) who is on a rampage for young blood. Lolo’s deceptive ways eventually catches up with him at a time and place he never imagined.  The play which runs for ninety (90) minutes captures the last dramatic unraveling of Lolo’s foolish games. The play which features an all star CAST of characters from the Caribbean has been showing for the past two years, and has been staged in Hollywood Fl

Plans for state house not changing – Skerrit

Skerrit A campaign against the construction of a new state house in Dominica is not changing government’s plans to set up the facility, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says. The state house project is among tasks government plans to undertake with a $27 million loan from China. The project will include an official residence for the Head of State, conference facilities and offices for the Electoral Office. The Prime Minister said the conference facilities will provide greater accommodation for the hosting of regional and international events; but critics like businessman Jerry Brisbane believe the project is a “waste”

Fontaine says no to state house construction

Fontaine. Photo credit: Dominican born IMF economist Dr. Thomson Fontaine is supporting calls against the construction of a $27-dollar state house. Urban renewal Minister Julius Timothy says plans to construct a new state house will go ahead as planned

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