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ANNOUNCEMENT: Shelter Clinic for Homeowners

McKenzie Architectural and Construction Services Inc. will partner with M & J Covering and Dragon Windows to conduct a series of Shelter Clinics aimed at educating and informing homeowners on the best approaches to undertake the rehabilitation, reconstruction and retrofitting of houses affected by Hurricane Maria on September 18th, 2017.

Mas Domnik winners announced

The Dominica Festivals Committee has announced the awardees for Mas Domnik 2018. Samantha Letang, Marketing Executive at Discover Dominica Authority said, “From the participation of the various ole mas bands, t-shirts bands, groups, costume bands, children bands and especially the…

Chinese Business Community in Dominica makes donation to Goodwill Primary School

The Chinese Business Community in Dominica has made a donation of $30,000 in building materials to the Goodwill Primary School for the upgrade of their auditorium facility as well as the construction of male and female bathrooms and showers. The endowment was announced yesterday at a ceremony, under the patronage of the Chinese Ambassador to Dominica, Wang Zonglai, Parliamentary Representative for Roseau North, Julius Timothy and Minister of Education, Peter St Jean. St. Jean The Minister was very grateful for the donation from the Community and thought it spoke to how serious they were about education in Dominica.

Regional HIV Testing Day carded for June 27

Regional Testing Day, a partnership between the Caribbean Broadcast Media Partnership on HIV and AIDS and Scotia bank, will be observed this year on June 27th. Expanded from its pilot programme in 2008, which was concentrated in Barbados, the initiative aims, this year, to have approximately 10,000 people across the region tested. One of the main reasons for this testing campaign is to encourage everyone to know his/her status, since knowing ones’ HIV status is better than not knowing. To fulfill the mandate of Regional Testing Day, Dominica’s National HIV and AIDS Response Programme will provide testing on June 24th and 25th.  Testing will be done in all health districts on the 24th and in the Carib Territory on the 25th

An Exciting Learning Trip: Guadeloupe students visit Dragon Windows Company

French students posed to keep the memory of this exciting trip. A group consisting of 25 students and four teachers from Guadeloupe visited Dragon Windows Company at Fond Cole in Dominica on April 6.  According to them, the trip was exciting, pleasant and learning. The group was guided through different sections of the Dragon Windows production lines and to watch various procedures of PVC window and door manufacturing. They were quite impressed with the sophisticated techniques and level of machinery manufacturing in the Dragon Windows workshop, and many of them said that they had never known that such nice and advanced PVC products could be made in Dominica.

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