On Monday 17th December 2018, two hundred students from the Massacre/Canefield primary school were selected to receive gifts from agents of the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) as a part of the FCCA Christmas Holiday Gift Program at the Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU).
This Cruise Association composes of nineteen members and represents the various cruise lines that come to the Caribbean.
The Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) brought Santa to town through the holiday gift program.
According to a statement made by the Minister of Tourism, Mr Robert Tonge, the purpose of this holiday gift program is to charitably give children gifts during the Christmas season.
For over ten years, 200 or more students in Dominica have been selected to be beneficiaries of this program.
The children extended extreme gratitude towards the agents distributing the gifts and the agents expressed their joy and generosity and the function.