Ministry of Environment, Rural Modernization and Kalinago Upliftment Advisor participates in U.S. Sponsored Leadership Program

Kimisha Thomas, Senior Policy Advisor in the Ministry of Environment, Rural Modernization and Kalinago Upliftment

On August 27, Kimisha Thomas, Senior Policy Advisor in the Ministry of Environment, Rural Modernization and Kalinago Upliftment in Dominica traveled to the United States to participate in a special project entitled Climate and Energy Innovation in the Caribbean.

The project is part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).  During the three-week program, she will assess the status of the current policy framework of national and international environmental laws, protections, and conservation efforts to address climate change and associated impacts.

Additionally, the project aims to identify common challenges and gaps for strengthening climate resilience in the design and construction of infrastructure projects.

The IVLP is the Department of State’s premier professional exchange program which brings together emerging leaders in their respective professions to engage with U.S. counterparts and share best practices with program participants.

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11 Comments

  1. Lin clown
    September 7, 2022

    Bwa-Banday has passed the highest level of insane JAH KAS.ISM.Loftus Durand is an open critic of the DLP government.He has been calling for boots on the ground against the government than any other person in Dominica.Loftus Durand once hosted a radio show on Q95 in the absence of Matt Peltier.He was FIRED by Sheridan Gregoire………………It is the same Loftus Durand who was ALLEGEDLY involved in the,unable to account for $60,000 the property of CCM,as told to us by the then PRO,Tyrone BLESSINGS Anthony.Loftus Durand retained a lawyer,and put a bridle BWID BOWICK in Blessings mouth to prevent him from talking.Later CCM fired Blessings and replaced him with Loftus Durand.I hope this is not the Loftus Durand I am referring to.That is the level of corruption invested in these guys,telling Dominicans Loftus is not politically affiliated when the world know Loftus was considered as the one to replace Linton.Lying Bwa-Banday.

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  2. Lin clown
    September 7, 2022

    I have always posted JAH KAS.ES like Bwa-Banday don’ read or research.One of the reasons his party,UWP cannot win an election.Corruption,fake news,propaganda and lies.You,Bwa-Banday know why BLESSINGS was removed from the post of PRO of CCM.You also remember the case of the missing $60,000,and you also know who was accused of the missing money.Do you know what Loftus Durand was accused of?Now your lies,propaganda and fake news has been exposed you want to destroy DNO.The clown has a library and always do research before posting.The clown also has access to the top brass of law enforcement.Clown know on facts,Bwa-Banday is supporting the most corrupt,greedy,lying,victimizing and lazy government,ever to hold the reigns of power in Dominica.Your party has the record of being KICKED out of office after less that 5 years.The only party to form government WITHOUT the support of the PEOPLE.Corruption,victimization and greed,your party wear like a gold medal.You want to use DNO?JAH KA.S.RORO

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    • Bwa-Banday
      September 8, 2022

      :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: > Boy I sure got under your skin. One of my favorite tunes from Bob Marley is “Who the cap fits let them wear it”….. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: . Cry baby cry but please allow educated, well researched Dcans to debate affairs of our precious land. All small dogs, yes I say ALL small dogs including you must sit their behind on the porch as spectators in awe while the BIGGGGGGG Boys debate stately affairs over a glass of chilled white wine. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Who let the dogs out? Who, who, who? :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

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  3. God Bless America
    September 6, 2022

    It’s good to be trained by the Americans and for that I congratulate you. However let me caution you to be very very careful with the king of corruption, who comes like an angel of light with all kinds of offers. Please stay focus and remember the good training you received by the Americans

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    • Galileo
      September 7, 2022

      The fact that they are employed with the regime already tells the story. Only subservient easily manipulated people get these positions with this government. Being opinionated and strong-willed disqualifies you from being employed with them.

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      • Peter
        September 11, 2022

        True that. Absolutely correct!

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  4. Bwa-Banday
    September 6, 2022

    :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: So when Loftus Durand attends a US based leadership training program in the USA he was classified as a CIA SPY and the government was being told by the likes of BIG CLOWN that they should monitor him very closely. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    However, when the young, smart, very honest, politically neutral dashing CARIB CHIEF and others like this young lady do the same, praise is heaped on them. Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive. SMMFH

    By the way, I wrote a comment of the said Chief when the article was published and DNO put cutlass in it……hmmmmmmm. No need to cry over it because DNO knows when I write it cannot be legally challenged but its their paper and so they have the RIGHT to do as they please when they choose.

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    • Accountant
      September 9, 2022

      Accountable to whom? Surely not to the man that erased this ‘dirty’ word from his dictionary almost 20 years ago?He never ever practiced it since, even though the constitution demands it. Having said that, remember his expression ‘no law and no constitution…’? Well done DNO.

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  5. Michal
    September 6, 2022

    Congratulations my friend. Always proud of you.

  6. Skipp
    September 6, 2022

    One question: Is she Kalinago? If not why is she working on Kalinago issues when there are able bodied and highly qualified and professional Kalinagos who are best suited for this position to represent their people?

    I hope she is or of Kalinago. If not this is a travesty.

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  7. D/can to d bone
    September 6, 2022

    Congrats..all the best my dear

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