Dominican student Donelle Roberts captures Valedictorian of Grambling State University

Dominican student Donelle Roberts captures Valedictorian of Grambling State University

Following the completion of the academic year 2020/2021, Donelle Roberts from the north-eastern community of Marigot, Dominica, was named Valedictorian of the Grambling State University (GSU). Roberts majored in Mathematics and Physics with a concentration in Actuarial Science and sealed her studies with the award of first class honors. Upon interview with Emonews, Roberts expressed, “I […]

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 Second batch of the Pfizer Vaccine now on island and Booster doses now approved – says Coordinator of the Vaccination Unit

Second batch of the Pfizer Vaccine now on island and Booster doses now approved – says Coordinator of the Vaccination Unit

Following an update by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment on Friday 17th December 2021, Dr. Keevian Burnette, Co-ordinator of the Covid-19 Vaccination Unit expressed that Covid-19 is now one of the biggest threats to lives and livelihoods of all people around the world. According to him, “In response to this, the development […]

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 WEPLANET BEGINS BETA TESTING ITS APP

WEPLANET BEGINS BETA TESTING ITS APP

WePlanet, an emerging social enterprise, announced on December 4th that they will be beginning their ‘Beta Testing Phase’. During their beta-testing phase, they will be partnering with various supermarkets and businesses, and engaging the public by encouraging them to register to be a beta tester. They want to ensure the quality of their mobile application […]

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 DAIC Partners with DSIK to Increase Access to Finance for MSMEs in Dominica

DAIC Partners with DSIK to Increase Access to Finance for MSMEs in Dominica

The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the German Sparkassenstiftung for International Cooperation (DSIK) at a virtual signing ceremony to enhance access to finance opportunities for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Dominica. The National Bank of Dominica also signed an MOU with DSIK committing to enhance its […]

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 Dominican graduate of the Midwestern State University opens up on her academic journey

Dominican graduate of the Midwestern State University opens up on her academic journey

On December 11th 2021, Midwestern State University hosted its Fall 2021 graduation ceremony. Dominican national, Kristel Richards, was among the graduates who successfully completed an undergraduate degree; closing yet another chapter of her academic journey. Notably, Richards pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Geosciences with a concentration in Environmental Science. Upon interview with Emonews, she expressed that […]

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 American Airlines Inaugural Flight to Dominica is a historic and exciting chapter for tourism – says Tourism Minister

American Airlines Inaugural Flight to Dominica is a historic and exciting chapter for tourism – says Tourism Minister

Honorable Denise Charles, Minister of Tourism, International Transport and Maritime Initiative expressed her excitement at what can be termed a historic day in Dominica, following American Airlines inaugural flight to the nature island. “Today is a historic day for Dominica. Today starts a new and exciting chapter for tourism and travel to our destination. This […]

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 The People’s Republic of China donates 22 Table Tennis tables to Dominica

The People’s Republic of China donates 22 Table Tennis tables to Dominica

On December 7th 2021, The People’s Republic of China made a generous donation of twenty-two (22) table tennis (ping pong) tables to Dominica in an effort of expanding and growing the sport throughout the island. Honorable Oscar George, Acting Minister for Sports, Culture and Community Development expressed, “We are here today to celebrate an initiative geared […]

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 GOVERNOR GENERAL’S HIGHEST HONOUR CONFERRED ON THE UWI VICE CHANCELLOR

GOVERNOR GENERAL’S HIGHEST HONOUR CONFERRED ON THE UWI VICE CHANCELLOR

At an investiture ceremony held on December 4, 2021, The Governor General, His Excellency Sir Rodney Williams, conferred upon Professor Sir Hilary McDonald Beckles, Vice Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI), the Governor General’s Faithful and Meritorious Award’s highest honour, the Cross and Plaque, for his 40 years of distinguished, faithful and meritorious […]

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