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GENESIS Donates $50,000 to Support STEM Education in Alabama

Below is a copy of the original press release. Genesis donation includes $25,000 to the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at Alabama State University and East Coast Chapter Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.  MONTGOMERY, Ala., August 5, 2022 – Genesis Motor America’s corporate social responsibility initiative, Genesis Gives, donated a total of $50,000 to two esteemed organizations in Alabama to provide scholarships in the areas of … Continue reading GENESIS Donates $50,000 to Support STEM Education in Alabama

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Building a Better Africa: Gabriel Christian Address to the Mandela Fellows at Howard University

Below is a copy of the original press released published by Howard University’s Newsroom Staff. Howard University to Host 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders  Howard Newsroom Staff Jun 9, 2022  WASHINGTON – Howard University is proud to announce that it has again been selected as a partner with the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.  Beginning in mid-June, Howard University will host 25 of … Continue reading Building a Better Africa: Gabriel Christian Address to the Mandela Fellows at Howard University

Brigadier General Eddy Charles

Premiered Nov 11, 2021 on CaribNation TV General Charles received his basic educational foundation in Dominica attending the Roseau Mixed Infant School, the Roseau Mixed Junior School, the Roseau Senior Boys School (Chateau), the St. Mary’s Academy from 1st thru 5th Form, and Sixth Form of the Dominica Grammar School up to June 1970 when he joined the entire Charles family in a migration to … Continue reading Brigadier General Eddy Charles

My Life – An Interview with Cadence-lypso King Gordon Henderson

Gordon Henderson left his native Dominica alone in 1970 and became the English singer of the group Les Vikings in Guadeloupe, along with musicians such as Pierre-Edouard Decimus, who later founded the band Kassav. After two hit singles titled “love”” and “pain of love,” which for the first time in French Caribbean recording history, rose to the top of the charts as far as Holland, … Continue reading My Life – An Interview with Cadence-lypso King Gordon Henderson

Dominican-born Dr. Arlyne Simon Among Women in STEM Exhibit at Smithsonian During Women’s History Month

By Natalie Grim and Nicole Neuman on March 14, 2022 Photo Credits: Monthly Portland (MICHAEL NOVAK) Originally published on WDBJ7.com & WWNYtv.com Dominica born biotechnology inventor, Dr. Arlyne Simon, along with other prominent scientists was honored in the Women in STEM statue in The Smithsonian’s “If Then/She Can” Exhibit, which boasts the largest collection of all-female statues ever in one place. Simon moved to the US to attend … Continue reading Dominican-born Dr. Arlyne Simon Among Women in STEM Exhibit at Smithsonian During Women’s History Month

Dominica Develops Resilience

Voice of Dominica
July 13 at 6:28 AM ·
When the whole world was standstill, Dominica was the only country which was developing in a rapid pace.
Dominica started two major development works during the period of pandemic such as the new international airport and world’s longest cable car.
Besides Dominica did not stop from constructing houses for families which suffered loss during natural disasters. The country has built over 1,500 houses on its path to construct 5,000 climate-resilient homes for people.
Dominica has also built state-of-the art hospitals, healthcare centres, community centres and schools. Continue reading Dominica Develops Resilience

Where Eagles Dare: Dominica-born Ethiopian Airlines captain blazes trail in African skies and beyond – Dominica News Online

By Gabriel J. Christian, Esq Photo Credit: Dominica News Online Originally published on September 22, 2021 Dominica-born Ethiopian Airlines’, Captain Ronald Hodge, is a  1981 graduate of the Saint Mary’s Academy. In the summer of 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic, Gabriel J. Christian (President of Rebuild Dominica, Inc.) shared that he called Rwanda Airlines pilot David Johnson of Dominica: a distinguished and experienced aviator. After their … Continue reading Where Eagles Dare: Dominica-born Ethiopian Airlines captain blazes trail in African skies and beyond – Dominica News Online

PRESS RELEASE: Rebuild Dominica Donates Face Masks to Medical Personnel and First Responders in Dominica

  First responders on the Commonwealth of Dominica will soon benefit from a new supply of face masks donated by the US non-profit Rebuild Dominica. The 6000 masks, costing about $10,000 USD were gifted to Rebuild Dominica by the Caribbean Disaster Relief & Recovery Alliance of which Rebuild Dominica was a founding member. According to CDRRA Treasurer Loughton Sargeant of St. Kitts, “Rebuild Dominica was … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Rebuild Dominica Donates Face Masks to Medical Personnel and First Responders in Dominica

Defeating COVID-19

by Gabriel J. Christian, Esq.   DEFEATING COVID 19: Dominica-born scientist, Dr. Swinburne Augustine leads groundbreaking research in COVID-19 and other environment-associated diseases at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency   It is emblematic of our island’s inability to secure the fruits of its human resource harvest that I only knew of Dr. Swinburne Augustine this year– even though we attended high school around the same … Continue reading Defeating COVID-19

The Passing of Dominica’s Former Ambassador to Italy and to the UN’s FAO, IFAD and WFP Hannelore “Angela” Benjamin

The Passing of Dominica’s Former Ambassador to Italy and to the UN’s FAO, IFAD and WFP Hannelore “Angela” Benjamin By Gabriel J. Christian, Esq. Ambassador Hannelore “Angela” Benjamin Dominica’s Former Permanent Representative at the United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO)     On July 15, 2020, Dominica’s former Ambassador to the Republic of Italy and to the United Nation’s Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Fund … Continue reading The Passing of Dominica’s Former Ambassador to Italy and to the UN’s FAO, IFAD and WFP Hannelore “Angela” Benjamin

PRESS RELEASE: East Coast Chapter Tuskegee Airmen, Inc (ECCTAI) Statement on the Murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020

Rebuild Dominica, Inc and ECCTAI President Gabriel J. Christian, Esquire stand for justice in sharing the press release below: Photo Credit: Evan Vucci/AP – Demonstrators walk along Pennsylvania Avenue as they protest the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, Friday, May 29, 2020, in Washington. Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: East Coast Chapter Tuskegee Airmen, Inc (ECCTAI) Statement on the Murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Major L. Earle Johnson – Nation Builder

As narrated by Gabriel J. Christian Photo Credit: Dominica News Online Originally published May 25th, 2020 Amidst the doom, gloom, and uncertainty attendant to the COVI 19 Pandemic, I received a box of written material, mementos, and historical material from one Lyndon Earle Johnson in April 2020. In our time at the Dominica Grammar School in the early 1970s, we knew him simply as “Major” as … Continue reading FROM THE ARCHIVES: Major L. Earle Johnson – Nation Builder

A Warm Tribute to the Dominica Fire & Ambulance Service for Its Role in the COVID-19 Pandemic

The headquarters of the Dominica Fire & Ambulance Service hosted a brief but special ceremony at 0900 hours sharp on Wednesday April 22, 2020. It was in honour of the valiant first responders under the auspices of Fire Chief Josiah Dupuis. Deputy Chief Letang chaired the proceedings. Everyone was orderly, appropriately masked and maintaining social distancing. Organized by the Christian family of Dominica, the tribute … Continue reading A Warm Tribute to the Dominica Fire & Ambulance Service for Its Role in the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Hidden Link Between Dominican Agriculture and the Famous American Agriculture Scientist Dr. George Washington Carver

As we seek to build food security on Dominica in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, a keen focus on our agriculture sector will be needed. It is necessary therefore that we gain an  understanding of how  innovative thinking and education in the past boosted our productivity. To that end, few Dominicans know that the visionary local  planter, banker and legislator, John Baptiste “JB” Charles, … Continue reading The Hidden Link Between Dominican Agriculture and the Famous American Agriculture Scientist Dr. George Washington Carver

COVID-19 and The Opportunity for Caribbean Food Security

The following article is shared from the original post on Forbes: Five Ways That COVID-19 Has Changed What Food Insecurity Looks Like In The Caribbean Daphne Ewing-Chow   Senior Contributor   Food & Drink Caribbean countries are familiar with the risk that comes with a lack of food sovereignty. It has long been the case that between 80 and 90 per cent of all food consumed in the region (in the … Continue reading COVID-19 and The Opportunity for Caribbean Food Security

Fasting & Disease Control: COVID-19 BULLETIN #3

Fasting and Disease Control The COVID-19 Pandemic offers us all an opportunity to reflect on life and change old patterns which I’ll served our health. We have found this article helpful. ~ International Journal of Health Sciences Qassim University Role of Intermittent Fasting on Improving Health and Reducing Diseases Salah Mesalhy Aly, Ph.D. ~~~ Additional article information: ~~~~~ Nutritional status is the major contributors to … Continue reading Fasting & Disease Control: COVID-19 BULLETIN #3

SNEEZE SHIELD Launches At First Caribbean International Bank

The SNEEZE SHIELD is was recently put in place by Major Francis Richards and his team in Roseau at First Caribbean International Bank in Dominica. A total of 9 shields were fabricated and installed at FCIB Dominica last week. With the current COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe, more businesses are installing an extra layer of protection for their staff and patrons. In the USA, Lowe’s … Continue reading SNEEZE SHIELD Launches At First Caribbean International Bank

Distance Learning: COVID-19 BULLETIN #2

Distance Learning in the time of COVID-19 Convinced that every cloud has a silver lining, Rebuild Dominica Inc is committed to promoting remote-learning during the lock down and social  distancing occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. In line with the  education and development mission of those who founded Rebuild Dominica Inc in 2015,  we list 450 free online classes hosted by Ivy League universities. Let use … Continue reading Distance Learning: COVID-19 BULLETIN #2