Castle Bruce prides itself as the architect of creative ideas and initiatives, says MP

first_img 25 Views   no discussions Share Share Tweet LocalNews Castle Bruce prides itself as the architect of creative ideas and initiatives, says MP by: – August 8, 2011center_img Share Honourable Johnson Drigo addressing the opening ceremony of the Second Edition of the Castle Bruce Family & Friends Reunion on Saturday.Honourable Johnson Drigo, the Member of Parliament for the Castle Bruce Constituency, has described his constituency as one which prides itself as the ‘architect of creative ideas and initiatives.Honourable Drigo, while addressing the opening ceremony of the Second Edition of the Castle Bruce Family & Friends Reunion on Saturday, highlighted several initiatives which has been undertaken by members of his constituency and implemented in other communities around the island.“The Castle Bruce community prides itself as the architect of a number of creative ideas, creative initiatives which brought tremendous benefits to our people; the strong cooperative spirit, notably the Castle Bruce Farmers Cooperative. We spearhead here in Castle Bruce the effort at liberating poor farmers from the control of estate owners; today the estates are owned by the farmers. One must remember the glory days of the Banana Industry when every famer owned their own vehicle.”The Honourable Acting Minister of Social Services & Information also noted the significant monetary contributions of the members of the Diaspora to the community, which is over $504, 000.00 based on a research he conducted.“I did some research at the Castle Bruce Credit Cooperative Union and found out that by way of remittances in 2010, you contributed over $504, 000.00 to the Castle Bruce Community and that does not include persons who build houses and so on, just by way of sending the $150 US so that their parents can pay their light bill and phone bill,” he said.Mr. Drigo urged all members of his constituency, including those who living in the Diaspora and visiting for the reunion, that the future is bright and therefore they should be a part of it.Meantime Mr. Cuthbert Joseph a member of the Diaspora, who also gave an address at the opening ceremony on Saturday, reminded the villagers that they live in a “special place, with special people, and special phraseology” and that they should all be proud to hail from the village of Castle Bruce.Dominica Vibes News Sharing is caring!last_img