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  1. OECS opposition parties urged to reject CCJRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... by the incoming chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of Dominica, that he intends to make the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) the ultimate legal body of all member states by the end of ...

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  2. OECS Authority to convene its 59th meeting on Saturday in St VincentRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... aston Browne, who recently handed over the chairmanship of the OECS Authority to Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. Skerrit will preside over Saturday's meeting of the OECS Authority.

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  3. No new or increased taxes, says Dominica PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... of delivering the national budget for the 2014/2015 financial year on Wednesday, Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said that government will not introduce new taxes or increase on taxes. Skerrit told DBS Radio that the government is, ...

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  4. Dominica profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Newsday

    ... and South American trade group, which was proposed by Venezuela and opposes neoliberal economic policies. Roosevelt Skerrit - who was 31 when he took office - studied English and psychology in the US before becoming a teacher and a lecturer on the ...

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  5. Caricom to set up commission on marijuanaRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... for a range of users. Caricom heads also welcomed the announcement by the Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit that Dominica's Parliament had approved a bill to make the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) the country's final court of appeal. ...

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  6. Dominica parliament approves Caribbean Court of Justice; Antigua to hold referendumRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... amendments require the support of three-quarters of the elected members of parliament. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said during the debate that fears about political interference in the judiciary, while understandable, were misplaced. "And I can ...

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  7. Dominica To Build International Airport With Chinese AidRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... for the financing and construction of an international airport with the help of China. The Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, said in a statement that after a visit to the Asian giant last month, they were able to sign a document and details of the ...

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  8. Dominica profileRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2014 | Newsday

    ... to pass law requiring ethnic Kalinagos to marry only each other for self-preservation. 2009 February - PM Roosevelt Skerrit says his government has secured $49m in grants from Venezuela as part of the ALBA trade group of left-wing Latin American ...

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  9. Dominica opposition wants St Kitts consultant's contract revokedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... leader of the opposition in the Parliament of Dominica". Dominica News Online reported last week that the Roosevelt Skerrit administration had entered into a one-year contract with Jong totaling $96,000 payable in 12 monthly payments in arrears at ...

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  10. US double-speak on drugsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | Trinadad Express

    ... narco-trafficking primarily from Colombia and Venezuela. Coincidentally, the Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, in addressing at the weekend a delegates conference of the governing St Lucia Labour Party was emphasising why the Caribbean ...

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  11. Musings: Searching...in a darkened room IIRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2014 | Barbados Advocate

    ... and subsequently concurred in by the Honourable Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Mr Roosevelt Skerrit, that a Prime Minister should always retain the ministerial portfolio(s) of Finance and Economic Affairs. Sir Lloyd, in the ...

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  12. New Dominica development agreement raises due diligence issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    Range Development's Mohammed Asaria and Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, who welcomed the signing of the MOU as the first under the investment arm of Dominica's economic citizenship programme By Caribbean News Now contributor ROSEAU, Dominica -- A recent announcement by the government of Dominica that it has signed a memorandum of understanding ... (more)

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  13. CCJ a move towards full independence, says Dominica ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... to have the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as its final appellate court. Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit announced in January that Dominica had received no objection from the government of the United Kingdom to move away from the ...

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  14. MOU signed for multi-million dollar high-end luxury hotel in DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit welcomed the signing of the MOU as the first under the investment arm of Dominica's economic citizenship programme ROSEAU, Dominica -- The government of Dominica and Range Developments Limited have signed a memorandum of understanding , for the construction of a 75- to 125-room, high-end luxury brand hotel in the ... (more)

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  15. Dominica PM questions opposition resistance to Caribbean Court of JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ROSEAU, Dominica -- Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has questioned a recent statement by the opposition United Workers Party against adopting the Caribbean Court of Justice .

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  16. Dominica Opposition may not support move to CCJRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados The main opposition United Workers Party has hinted that it may not support moves by the Roosevelt Skerrit government to have the island join the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice as its final court.

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  17. Dominica gets nod to adopt CCJ as final appellate courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    ... the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as the island's final court of appeal. On Thursday, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit disclosed that he received a letter from British Foreign Secretary William Hague indicating that the British Government agrees ...

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  18. Dominica given go ahead by Britain to sever ties with Privy CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... the British government's approval of Dominica's request to de-link from the Privy Council. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit made the announcement on Thursday. "I just need to inform the country that Dominica has received no objection from the ...

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