Delices

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Delices
Village
Delices is located in Dominica
Delices
Delices
Coordinates: 15°17′16″N 61°15′50″W / 15.2878°N 61.2640°W / 15.2878; -61.2640Coordinates: 15°17′16″N 61°15′50″W / 15.2878°N 61.2640°W / 15.2878; -61.2640
Country Dominica

Delices is a small village in Dominica. It is located in the south-east of the island, between La Plaine and Petite Savanne.

The village's name derives from the French words délices, translated as "delights", or délice meaning "a delightful thing". Though not as developed as other parts of the island, its natural beauty and wonderful views attract many -eco-tourists. It is home to the White River[1] and Victoria Falls.

The village is home to the Jungle Bay Resort and Spa.

Home of Founder of Delices Church of God 7th day, Elder Matthew Felix St.Rose (1938-2014) Pastor/Farmer/Line fisherman/folk story teller father of 12 children. Husband of Elizabeth" Titin" née James.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Delmance Ras Mo Moses: poet/musician/prevention educator, facilitator, youth worker
  • Singoalla Blomqvist-Williams: lawyer, farmer
  • Hon. Thomas P Etienne. Minister of Agriculture 1970-1974 E.O LeBlanc Administration: Politician/Farmer/Educator,MP.
  • Mrs. Helen Etienne.Educator, past principal
  • Hon. Heskeith Alexander. Politician/Farmer MP
  • Mr. Ninian St.Louis. Bishop of Dominica Pentecostal Assemblies, Farmer
  • Henkel L. Christian: educator, MP
  • L. M. Christian MBE: composer of the music for Dominica's National Anthem
  • Hon. Gertrude Roberts: MP, educator/politician
  • Hon. L. C. Didier M.P. (1889-1987): educator/farmer/politician. 4-term ministerial portfolios, Dominica Legislature.
  • Capt. A. C. Randall, British World War I officer, who adopted this village.
  • Home of Founder of Delices Church of God 7th day, Elder Matthew Felix St.Rose (1938-2014) Pastor/Farmer/Line fisherman/folk story teller father of 12 children. Husband of Elizabeth" Titin" née St. Rose (1944-2003)
  • Clayton P. D. Didier, Chartered Civil Engineer (MICE, U.K.) /Author/Poet. http://sbpra.com/Clayton/Didier/

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Echoes & Memories", Clayton Didier.