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USAID –FINANCED CARIBBEAN CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN TEACHER TRAINING PROJECT(C-CETT) RECEIVES BOOST AS

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Roseau, Dominica – February 18, 2008……Hundreds of primary school children in c-cett_mou_with_dhl_feb_2008.jpgDominica are set to benefit immensely from the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding last week between the Caribbean Centre of Excellence in Teacher Training ( C-CETT) and DHL.  

 

The Caribbean Centre of Excellence in Teacher Training (C-CETT) project is an initiative of United States President, Mr. George W. Bush designed to address high rates of illiteracy and school underachievement in the region.

 

Established in 2002, the C-CETT project was launched last year in sixty-one primary schools here from  grades 1-3.

 

As a result of the signing of the MOU at a ceremony at the Fort Young Hotel last week, DHL will provide the Caribbean CETT project with discounted rates in the shipment of various project materials to Caribbean countries. DHL will also adopt a school in each of the Caribbean CETT countries in which DHL has branches, including Dominica.

PANEL DISCUSSION ON VILLAGE FEASTS AND CULTURAL RENEWAL SET FOR FEBRUARY 28TH AS ACTIVITIES FOR REUN

Roseau, Dominica – February 15, 2008……As part of activities for Reunion Year, a panel discussion on Village Feasts and Cultural Renewal is carded for the community of Paix Bouche on Thursday, February 28, 2008 at the Primary School from 7pm.   The goal of the activity is to evaluate the state of village-based culture and…

WAITUKUBULI NATIONAL TRAIL PROJECT ENTERS IMPLEMENTATION PHASE

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The Waitukubuli National Trail Project (WNTP) has entered the implementation phase with the commencement of a series of training programmes in Trail Construction and Maintenance and Vegetation Management.   One of these training sessions is currently ongoing in the vicinity of the Emerald Pool Eco-tourist Site. The training commenced on Tuesday, 12th February 2008, and…

HIGH LEVEL DELEGATION FROM VENEZUELA TO VISIT DOMINICA

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Roseau, Dominica – February 13, 2008………A high level delegation from the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is expected in Dominica today on a one- day visit.

 

pdvsa_vice_president_and_austrie_sign_agreement_june_2006-1.jpgThe eighteen (18) member delegation is led by Titina Azuaje, People’s Power Minister for Tourism and liaison of the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on ALBA related matters. The delegation comprises four Ministers, one Vice Minister, Director of Radio Nacional (National Radio) and other government officials.

 

The visit is intended to strengthen the bonds of friendship and solidarity between the Commonwealth of Dominica and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Representatives from both sides are also expected to discuss the plethora of projects and initiatives currently being financed by the Venezuelan government in Dominica.

PRESIDENT DR. NICHOLAS LIVERPOOL EXPRESSES GRATITUDE FOR DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE FROM THE EUROPEAN CO

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Roseau, Dominica – February 11, 2008……………………President of Dominica, His Excellency, Dr. Nicholas ambassador_diaz_presents_credentials_to_president_liverpool.jpgLiverpool, DAH  has expressed the  gratitude of the Government and people of Dominica,  to the Commission of the European Communities for the level of development assistance Dominica has received and continues to receive from the Commission.

 

The President made the remarks on Monday on the occasion of the Presentation of Credentials by His Excellency, Valeriano Diaz, new Head of Delegation of the European Commission to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.