University of Maryland at Eastern Shore: Food Preservation Program

The food preservation program was held at the Dominica Grammar School in May 2016 by food scientists from the University of Maryland at Eastern Shore; Dr. Patel and Dr. Nando. The Dominica Grammar School (DGS) is a public co-education secondary school in Roseau, Dominica, which was established in 1893. It is one of the oldest educational institutions on the island and no longer functions as … Continue reading University of Maryland at Eastern Shore: Food Preservation Program

Interview Feature: The Weekend in Solidarity With Dominica (Part I)

During The Weekend in Solidarity With Dominica, which was a successful weekend lineup presented by Rebuild Dominica Inc in November 2015, the guest of honor was Gordon Henderson: a Dominican-born and award-winning musician based in Paris (France). Henderson performs and is known worldwide as the Godfather of Cadense-Lypso music. Gordon Henderson arrived in Washington DC for the weekend series that included the Caribbean American Heritage … Continue reading Interview Feature: The Weekend in Solidarity With Dominica (Part I)

Film Producer Koby Maxwell Joins Rebuild Dominica

During the 2016 Planning Meeting on January 16th, Rebuild Dominica gained a new board member. Film producer, Koby Maxwell, who originates from Ghana, attended the meeting, which was hosted at the headquarters of Omni Systems in Arlington, Virginia. Koby Maxwell comes on board as the nonprofit gears up for a partnership with a global event that will be announced this Spring. Mr. Maxwell will serve … Continue reading Film Producer Koby Maxwell Joins Rebuild Dominica

Caribbean Agricultural Network Donates Proceeds of SPAGnVOLA Chocolate Bars to Dominica Relief Efforts

Post-Tropical Storm Erika, many Dominicans and supporters of The Commonwealth of Dominica continue to step up to join Rebuild Dominica, Inc. — a nonprofit based in Washington D.C. Efforts continue to restore The Nature Island and encourage those affected by the storm’s effects. In the midst of redevelopment efforts, Caribbean Agricultural Network leads the ranks as a strong supporter of Dominica’s relief efforts. Prior to the … Continue reading Caribbean Agricultural Network Donates Proceeds of SPAGnVOLA Chocolate Bars to Dominica Relief Efforts

Zouk In The Park: Spotlight on Dominica!

Caribbean Professional Network (CPN) provided a spotlight on The Commonwealth of Dominica this past Sunday (September 27, 2015) during “Zouk in The Park.” The fundraising event was held at Mount Rainier Nature/Recreation Center in Prince George’s County, MD. The Honorable Ambassador Hubert Charles of Dominica addressed the crowd and provided an update regarding disaster relief underway; post-Tropical Storm Erika. Also in attendance was Chairman, Gabriel … Continue reading Zouk In The Park: Spotlight on Dominica!

Getting Started

Today a first step was taken in our effort to rebuild Dominica.  A meeting was held with considerable attendance to found a new relief organisation to coordinate the energy of the Diaspora in the Washington, D.C. area. Gabriel Christian, an attorney who has long been resident in Maryland and is a prominent member of the Diaspora, was elected Chair of the new organisation, entitled Rebuild Dominica.  Mr … Continue reading Getting Started