Bicentennial of Independence of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela observed in Dominica

first_img Share Venezuela’s Ambassador to Dominica, Her Excellency Carmen Martinez de Grijalva and Manager of PDV Caribe standing at this morning’s ceremony.Three wreaths were laid at the Simon Bolivar Square in Goodwill on Tuesday as Dominica joined celebrations commemorating the Bicentennial Independence of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.The observation in Dominica began with a Holy Mass at the Roseau Cathedral, officiated by Monsignor William JnoLewis.The celebration marked Venezuela’s 200th Anniversary of Independence.Venezuelan citizen, Nadezkda Marquez, who read the Independence Act of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela highlight the history of Venezuela’s Liberator Simon Bolivar.Venezuela’s Ambassador to Dominica, Her Excellency Carmen Martinez de Grijalva, in her address, thanked the Government of Dominica for their friendship with people and Government of Venezuela.‘On behalf of the President of Bolivarian of the Republic of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, we would like to thank the good people of this country, who continue to have a solid and growing friendship with us,’ the Ambassador said.Wreaths were placed by the Manager of PDV Caribe, the Venezuelan Ambassador to Dominica and the Acting Prime Minister of Dominica, Honorable Reginald Austrie.Cabinet Ministers with Her Excellency Carmen Martinez de Grijalva at this morning’s celebrations.Mr Austrie said that the people of Dominica is thrilled to be celebrating this day with Venezuela; a country that continues to inject billions of dollars into the island.He made mention of the Petro Caribe project and Dominica’s membership of ALBA.‘Two hundred years is a very long time, yet the fire that burns in the Venezuelan people never get cold never gets old nor will it ever die; but it will grow brighter with every passing day. We in Dominica know that fire very well because our ancestors kindled in that fire too,’ Austrie said.The Dominica Government Band wowed the gathering with their beautiful renditions of the National Anthem of the Commonwealth of Dominica and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is currently in Caracas, attending celebrations marking the Anniversary.Domincia Vibes News Sharing is caring! Share 66 Views   one commentcenter_img Share Tweet LocalNews Bicentennial of Independence of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela observed in Dominica by: – July 5, 2011last_img read more

Syracuse men’s rowing releases 2017-18 schedule

first_img Published on August 24, 2017 at 1:36 pm Contact Andrew: aegraham@syr.edu | @A_E_Graham Syracuse men’s rowing will host two races at the James A. Ten Eyck Memorial Boathouse during the 2017-18 season.In the fall, SU will take part in three events, including the world’s largest two-day regatta on Oct. 22: the Head of Charles Regatta. The Orange last competed in the event in 2013 when the eight-man boat with coxswain placed 19th.The Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges season begins April 7, with SU taking on Wisconsin. A week later, SU hosts Cornell and Navy as it vies for the Goes Trophy. Then on April 21, Syracuse will try to repeat as Conlan Cup winners when it heads east to Boston to race against Boston University and Columbia. After wrapping up the regular-season slate against Dartmouth, postseason races for the EARC title begin on May 13 in Worcester, Massachusetts. The Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship Regatta will be held in West Windsor, New Jersey, starting June 1. In 2017, the Orange’s varsity eight boat finished eighth, it’s best finish since 2012, where it finished fifth. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more