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Source: Brampton Guardian / MSN Canada There’s a hint of amusement in Justice Dr. Irving Andre’s eyes when he talks about his first job in the country. Andre, who hails from Dominica— a tiny island in the Caribbean— landed in Canada via the U.S. with plenty of dreams, but little in the way of money.
(July 10, 1888 – October 11, 1975) The Honorable Howell Donald Shillingford, CBE, was a leading agriculturist and politician in colonial Dominica, West Indies, in the mid twentieth century. He helped spearhead the development of the limejuice and banana industries in the island; and he played a major role in the island’s political evolution from
Source: The Dominican.net “They fought for a freedom, which we now enjoy.” This according to Baroness Patricia Scotland, Attorney General of the United Kingdom as she addressed participants at an event honoring the brave men and women of the Caribbean who fought alongside the British during the two world wars. Caribbean Glory as the event was
Source: TheDominican.net July 01, 2012 Roseau, Dominica (TDN) – “….Dominicans summoned their generosity and placed it at the feet of the French war refugees who had been battered by tempestuous swells, and haunted by the silhouettes of French Gendarmes…” How many people know that Dominica was the main base for those French war refugees who escaped to