Month: August 2021

A Haitian National is 2021 Pierre Charles Secondary Valediction

The Pierre Charles Secondary School said goodbye to 37 students this morning. The school hosted its virtual graduation ceremony under the theme ‘Education is not Preparation for Life; Education is Life Itself’. A Haitian national, Geyoudena Desir, was named the 2021 Valedictorian. She picked up the subject awards in English A, Social Studies, General Biology, […]Read More

DBS LUNCHTIME NEWS AND SPORTS FOR TUESDAY AUGUST 31ST 2021

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Tuesday 31st August, 2021 In the headlines: A Haitian National has been named 2021 Valedictorian of the Pierre Charles Secondary School The Waterfront and Allied Workers Union says they are closer to naming a replacement for the deceased Kertist Augustus In […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR TUESDAY 31ST AUGUST 2021

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Tuesday 31st August 2021. In the headlines: The ministry of health has announced the presence of the Delta variant in Dominica. Hospitals low on oxygen as Jamaica continues to battle with a spike in covid-19 cases. The United States has officially […]Read More

DBS EVENING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR MONDAY 30TH AUGUST 2021

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Evening News and Sports for Monday 30th August 2021. In the headlines: 23 students bid farewell to the Wesley High School this morning, while 30 students graduated from the Arthur Waldron SDA Academy In News from the Region: Trinidad records its third earthquake this month And […]Read More

DBS LUNCHTIME NEWS AND SPORTS FOR MONDAY 30TH AUGUST 2021

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Monday 30th August 2021. In the headlines: Work has begun on the clearing of 63 acres of land for the construction of the international airport In News From the Region: A shipment of oxygen has arrived in Jamaica And Internationally: EU […]Read More

Plans for 2021 World Creole Music festival to be reviewed.

Plans for a special World Creole Music festival this year are to be reviewed. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the plan was to engage only local artists for the festival. Mr. Skerrit told the Annou Pale Program last night that the cabinet had put aside 400,000 to host a world creole music festival this year. […]Read More

A Dominican has won the British- funded Chevening Scholarship for

Dominican student Annika Bellot of Morne Daniel has been granted the prestigious UK Chevening Scholarship. Bellot joins 14 other students from 6 Caribbean Islands, who have been approved for the fully-funded 1-year postgraduate program. They were chosen from a pool of 64,000 applicants from over 100 countries. Ms. Bellot told DBS News she hopes to […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR MONDAY AUGUST 30TH 2021

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Monday 30th August, 2021 In the headlines: Political leaders encouraged to speak out on COVID-19 vaccinations In news from the region, Delta plus variant identified in recent confirmed COVID cases in Antigua Internationally, New Orleans loses power as Hurricane Ida strikes […]Read More

DBS MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS FOR SATURDAY AUGUST 28TH 2021

This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Saturday 28th August, 2021 In the headlines: Dominica records its fourth COVID-19 related death In the region, PAHO says severe vaccine shortage is a wakeup call for the region Internationally, the US carries out Afghanistan airstrike as Kabul evacuation efforts enter […]Read More