Ethiopian-Born Air Canada Pilot Prepares to Rebuild Dominica 38 Years After He Rendered Aid to the Island Following Hurricane David

In 1979 Hurricane David devastated Dominica. Just days after that disaster, a young Greek-Ethiopian resident in Canada and barely out of his teens packed his bags, gathered some chain saws, and with other humanitarian-inclined Canadians, traveled to render aid to our island. To make that sacrifice the young Demetrius Apokremiotis delayed his plans for flight school. After clearing roads and spending time helping Dominica, he … Continue reading Ethiopian-Born Air Canada Pilot Prepares to Rebuild Dominica 38 Years After He Rendered Aid to the Island Following Hurricane David