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South African anti-apartheid author, Nobel winner Gordimer dies


South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, one of the literary world’s most powerful voices against apartheid, has died at the age of 90, her family has said. Gordimer died peacefully in her sleep at her Johannesburg home on Sunday evening in the presence…

Eileen Ford, founder of Ford Model Agency, dies


 Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation’s standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Jane Fonda and countless others, has died. She was 92 and died Wednesday, according…

Former SJA principal laid to rest in Dominica


ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Former Principal of the St Joseph’s Academy (SJA) and Catholic Brother Patrick Paul McNiven was buried in Dominica yesterday. Brother McNiven, 79, died at the Princess…

The Passing of Charles S. Gregoire of Dominica

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It was twilight time at Dominica’s Botanic Gardens sometime in 1968, and the Baobab, Black Rosewood and Balata trees which embroidered the cricket pitch were quickly receding from easy view.…

Former Miss Dominica contestant laid to rest


Amid silent sobbing and gentle funeral hymns, former carnival queen contestant Aisha Mark was laid to rest on Tuesday. Tears came easily to everyone in attendance as they said their…

Dominica Freedom Party stalwart dies


Mona Piper, 77, of Roseau described as a stalwart of the Dominica Freedom Party has died. Piper, who was former Prime Minister Dame Mary Eugenia Charles’ caretaker and long-time friend,…