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Embassies of Eastern Caribbean States congratulates Dominican student on academic achievements in Morocco

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The Embassies of the Eastern Caribbean States to the Kingdom of Morocco (ECS Embassies) extends its warmest congratulations and highest regards to Dominican, Terry Gregory Lovell for his recent academic accomplishments as an undergraduate student at Groupe Miage, a private education institution in the Kingdom of Morocco.

Lovell’s was recently recognized as a top academic performer in his faculty at a graduation ceremony held in Rabat, the capital city of Morocco.

As a participant in the ongoing academic scholarship programme extended by the Kingdom of Morocco to nationals of the Member States of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Lovell’s hard work was rewarded with the presentation of his Bachelor’s degree in the field of Computer Science with a specialisation in Systems and Network Administration.“After such a journey, and the experience of living in such a different society, I have decided to continue doing so for a bit longer,” Lovell said commenting on his plans after graduating.

“Over the years I have learned the value of being self-sufficient and my ultimate goal is to strengthen my resolve to survive, thrive and solve problems, connect with human beings and learn their languages and customs in order to get closer to the answers that I ultimately seek,” Lovell continued. “What am I? Where do I come from? And where am I going? Until I solve that puzzle, I will continue to seek knowledge and develop solutions, and hopefully soon my beloved country, Dominica, and family can benefit from my struggle.”

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Dominican author releases first children’s book

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New Children’s Author, Dominican born Annette Phillip has released her first children’s book called ‘Sammy’s Curious Adventure’.

Phillip ,who now resides in New York, told Dominica News Online (DNO) during an interview on Friday that the book is based on a true story.

“The book is based on Sammy, a child I babysat some years ago,” she said. Phillip said 100 copies were printed as a trial and have already almost sold out.

“It sold out well, everybody loved it,”. Adding, “I have been selling them to family and friends and right now I only have 10 remaining.”

According to Phillip she plans to visit the libraries to arrange to have her books available there, “and also in the bookstores.”

“One of them signed me up already, Greenlight Bookstore, “I also want to do book signings, I have a few places that offered to use their business place in order to get a wider audience,” she said.

Phillip revealed that part 2 and 3 of her book will be available at a later time. She is also seeking a distributor here in Dominica to assist in selling her books.

“I would love to get them involved,” she stated. “It’s a children’s book.” If that is made possible the books will be sold at the available bookstores in Dominica for EC$15.

Copies of her book can be purchased from her website www.sammythebunny.com. They are available in PDF at the cost of US$5 and US$10 for the printed copy.

She is also working on making her books available on Amazon. She mentioned that after the book sales the money earned will be used to print larger copies of her book.

Annette is presently working on a poetry book. Phillip was born and raised in Goodwill. She loved writing poetry and reading as a child. She decided to broaden her talent by writing her first children’s book.

One of her poems appeared in June 2018 in a book called “Fractured Poetics” which is presently selling on Amazon. Another of her poems ‘Her name was Maria,’ was also featured by Island Signatures Magazine out of Barbados.”

She hopes to go on to publish her short stories and in the near future, her string of poems.

 

 





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Fatal shooting incident in Pottersville

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Fatal shooting incident in PottersvilleThe Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force have released information that a fatal shooting has taken place in Pottersville at 10am this morning.  More information was promised as soon as it becomes available.

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Delma Daniel wins Mother’s Queen Show

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Delma Daniel of Pichelin has won the mother’s queen show held last night at the Windsor park forecourt.

She won the awards for best performing talent, best in swim wear and best response to question.

1st runner up went to Nikita Orzan Durand of Dublanc secured the 1st Runner up spot. She received the awards for Miss Amity, Miss Photogenic and Best Evening Wear.

While 2nd runner up position went to Veda Phillip who represented Newtown/Goodwill. She copped the awards for Best in Spectacular Creation, Best Spectacular Creation and Best in Evening Wear.

The other contestants were Adelpha Webster of Kalinago Territory/Roseau, Nela Charles of St. Joseph and Dahlia Bruno also of Kalinago Territory.





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