Opinions & Features November 04, 2020 at 08:30 am

Five famous people you didn’t know are from Dominica

Francis Akhalbey | Content Manager

Francis Akhalbey November 04, 2020 at 08:30 am

November 04, 2020 at 08:30 am | Opinions & Features

Boxer Frank Bruno, whose father hails from Dominica, has squared off with the likes of Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis -- Photo via ESPN

Known for its mountainous landscape, luscious rainforests and warm, tropical climate, the Caribbean island nation of Dominica gained independence from Britain on November 3, 1978.

Located south of Guadeloupe and northwest of Martinique, the country, which is one of the youngest islands in the Caribbean, aged about 26 million years old, is one of the top destinations for many who want sun and sand.

It is also home to some of the richest cultural traditions in the world, combining aspects from the Kalinago, French, and English—reflecting the power struggles of the last 500 years that eventually ended with its independence.

To commemorate its independence day, Face2Face Africa shares with you five famous people you didn’t know are from the Caribbean nation:

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