Who died on Dominica

Official funeral for former Dominica minister Nicholson Ducreay

Official funeral for former Dominica minister Nicholson Ducreay

The government of Dominica has given the go ahead for an official funeral for Nicholson AN Ducreay. The Dominica Labour Party stalwart, who served as trade minister in EO LeBlanc’s cabinet, died on 1 July. Tomorrow has been declared as a day of national mourning, and the island’s flags will be flown at half-mast on…

Remembering Mona, My First Friend on Dominica

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It is with profound sadness that I write this post as a tribute to Mona George-Dill, my first friend on Dominica.  She departed this earthly life and ascended to heavenly paradise on Sunday October 30, 2016. It is she to whom I give credit for guiding me during my early days in Dominica and helping…

Franklyn Andrew Merrifield Baron Dead at age 93

Franklyn Andrew Merrifield Baron dead at age 93

Franklyn Andrew Merrifield Baron, First Chief Minister of Dominica, politician, businessman, and newspaper proprietor passed away today 9 April 2016 Lennox Honychurch Facebook. Franklyn Andrew Merrifield Baron, First Chief Minister of Dominica, politician, businessman, and newspaper proprietor passed away today 9 April 2016. He was 93 years of age. He was born at Portsmouth, Dominica…

OFFICIAL FUNERAL FOR THE LATE ALLAN ARNOLD GUYE, FORMER MINISTER AND MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT

Allan Arnold Guye Dominica former health minister

Allan Arnold Guye Dominica former Health Minister died Roseau, Dominica – Wednesday, August 26, 2015 – The Government of Dominica has afforded the late Allan Arnold Guye an Official Funeral on Friday, August 28, 2015. The Government of Dominica has declared Friday, August 28, 2015 an official day of mourning as a mark of respect…

Webmaster & Author Dominican-Born Raglan Riviere Died Today

Raglan Riviere

He daughter left the sad news on his FaceBook account: I’m Jacqueline Pearson, daughter of Raglan Riviere and sister to Emile Riviere informing you of our Dad’s passing away peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours of July 6, 2015. Thank you for your love, support and prayers. We will post funeral details…

Dominica’s Former President DR. Nicholas Joseph Orville Liverpool Died

Roseau, Dominica – (September 9, 1934 – June 1, 2015), The Government of Dominica has declared a period of mourning as a mark of respect for the late Dr. Nicholas Joseph Orville Liverpool, former President of the Commonwealth of Dominica. The Dominican flag shall be flown at half-staff on all public buildings in the state…

Dominican veteran calypsoian Lord Tokyo died

Dominican Lord Tokyo died

Bеѕt knоwn fоr his rаunсhу саlурѕо “Tеnnіѕ Shое Sсаndаl”, Hауdеn Dеѕіrее оf Grand Bay whom аlmоѕt еvеrуоnе саllеd “Lоrd Tokyo” dіеd іn Nеw Yоrk lаѕt Sunday. Described аѕ a flаmbоуаnt and colourful character, Lоrd Tokyo began hіѕ Cаlурѕо саrееr in the Sixties. And he did not retire. Lоrd Tokyo (ѕоmеtіmеѕ rеfеrrеd tо as Dосtоr Tоkеѕ)…

Mісhеl Rаffоul Dominica rеnоwnеd Carnival соѕtumе builder dіеd.

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Mісhеl Rаffоul Dominica’s rеnоwnеd Carnival соѕtumе builder dіеd at age 51 on Tuesday 7 April 2015. News оf Rаffоul’ѕ dеаth left family, frіеndѕ and wеll-wіѕhеrѕ tо mоurn the former costume builder death. Hіѕ dеаth hоwеvеr, did not соmе аѕ a total ѕhосk, since Rаffоul hаd fоr thе раѕt twо уеаrѕ, bееn in a соmаtоѕе ѕtаtе…

Swanston Carbon former senator and deputy speaker in the Dominica Freedom Party Died

Swanston Carbon, the former senator and deputy speaker in the Dominica Freedom Party (DFP) Administration has died. Carbon passed away at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Sunday where he recently underwent surgery. Johnson Boston, the General Secretary of the DFP issued the following statement last night. “It is with deepest regret and profound sadness that…

Bishop Daniel Has Passed On

Bishop of the Peoples Pentecostal Church and President of the Dominica Association of Evangelical Churches, Michael Bill Daniel has gone to glory. Bishop Daniel, who had been battling with cancer for a while now, lost the battle some time this morning. In 2012, the Bishop was awarded the Meritorious Service Award, for his ministry to…

Vehicular accident claims life of cricket enthusiast

A vehicular accident in Macoucherie on Saturday evening has claimed the life of Gifford Walsh, a resident of Stock Farm. A report from the police public relations officer, inspector John Carbon indicates that the accident occurred about 9:30PM on Saturday, July 19. “Gifford was driving vehicle registration number PF465 in a southerly direction on the…

First Female Speaker of the House in Dominica Dies

RODEAU – Marie Davis Pierre, the first Dominican female to have been appointed Speaker of the Dominica House of Assembly, has died. Pierre served as Speaker from August 1980 to December 1988. She was appointed to that position by Dame Mary Eugenia Charles in 1980 when she became Dominica’s first female prime minister at the…

Former SJA principal laid to rest in Dominica

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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 Margaret Hospital in Roseau, Dominica, on February 21 after a short period of illness. As a religious brother and missionary who committed his life to…

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. Over to the west, the Caribbean Sea was sparkling beneath a lavish sunset of yellow and magenta streaks radiating outward. As the natural light dimmed…

Former Miss Dominica contestant laid to rest

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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 final farewell to the young 33-year-old mother who succumbed to breast cancer on February 6th, 2014. Speaking at the funeral service held at the St.…

Dominica Freedom Party stalwart dies

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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, died of cancer on Monday January 20, 2014. According to her daughter Patricia Piper, Mona returned to the island on Sunday, January 19, 2014 after…

Former Dominican Priest Died

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Special Advisor to former Prime Minister, Edison James, has died. Edward Alexander died on Tuesday morning in St. Lucia where he had gone to seek medical attention. Reports indicate he had been ailing for some time. During his life time, Alexander wore many hats, serving as Press Advisor to Edison James and Ambassador to Haiti…

Former veteran broadcaster, Mr. Ferdinand Frampton Passess On

Former veteran broadcaster, Mr. Ferdinand Frampton who was ill and a patient at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH), passed away on the evening of Thursday February 21st. Mr. Frampton was a very active individual who was a teacher, footballer, community activist as well as a song writer and producer of the Pointe Michel Cultural Group,…

A biography of Mr. Wendell McKenzie Christian

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The last saluteBy Judge Irving AndreOctober 17, 2011 9:00 a.m.Roseau, Dominica (TDN) — Mr. Wendell McKenzie Christian, who was born on March 5, 1921, stood tall throughout his life. He stood tall while growing up in the 1920s in the village of Delices. He stood ramrod straight while clothed in the army fatigues of the…