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Olympic Bronze Medal winner says thanks to Dominica

Karina LeBlanc, a member of the Bronze-winning Canadian Olympic Women Football Team at the just concluded Olympic Games, has taken the time out to say thanks to Dominica. LeBlanc spent the early years of her life on the island which…

Olympic games officially open, Dominica represented

The opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games is taking place in London, officially marking the beginning of the 16-day event. Dominica’s small contingent participated in the opening parade, waving the island’s flag proudly. Dominica is being represented by…

Marpin and SAT seal Olympic deal

Subscribers of Marpin 2K4 Ltd who were concerned that they might not have been able to see the 2012 Olympic Games can now put that to rest. That’s because the company has successfully negotiated a package deal with SAT Telecoms…

London 2012 Olympics Facebook competition launched for Eastern Caribbean

Ryan Brathwaite signs Olympic prize To celebrate 27 July, One Year to Go before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the British High Commission for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean is running a Facebook competition.  Prizes are Olympic themed gifts, including a backpack signed by Ryan Brathwaite, World Champion hurdler. The prizes will be awarded to the winner of the competition at a sport-themed party on 27 July in Bridgetown.  One winner will be drawn from the Eastern Caribbean islands (Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines), who will be given a ticket to come to Barbados for the party. Participants in the competition should go to the High Commission Facebook page – www.facebook.com/ukinbarbados – where they can join and play to win!

Morne Trois Pitons Geo-tourism Stewardship Council takes aim at tourism sector

Martin The Morne Trois Pitons Geo-tourism Stewardship Council has officially announced plans aimed at making their contribution and presence felt in the tourism sector and in communities surrounding the Morne Trois Piton National Park. The plans and objectives were laid out by Chairman of the Council, Atherton Martin and include a number of strategies to be implemented in collaboration with other government agencies that should immediately impact the Dominica’s tourism product. Martin shared some of the objectives that have already been completed in the first phase of the Council’s implementation, taking into consideration the funding that was available at the time.

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