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  1. Caribbean leaders sign off on climate change declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Chairman of the nine-member Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, said the summit gave the islands a chance to ensure that concerns of the Caribbean receive due prominence in the Paris talks. ...

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  2. Caribbean Looks to Paris Climate Summit for Its Very SurvivalRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | Common Dreams

    ... Island." The goal is to achieve a 100 percent renewable energy mix by 2030. Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said climate change is having a huge impact on the environment of his country, which in turn impacts on agriculture and the ...

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  3. French president says UN climate fund could help CaribbeanRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | New Jersey Herald

    ... issue that has displaced millions of people and caused the disappearance of species every year," he said. Roosevelt Skerrit, with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, and other regional officials warned that the Caribbean faces rising sea ...

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  4. Alkaline gets PM nodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    DANCEHALL artiste Alkaline has been given the thumbs up to perform in Dominica from the most unlikely quarters: Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. According to Dominica News Online, on Monday Skerrit said that unless there is a security risk, Alkaline cannot be prevented from performing in that Caricom state.

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  5. St Kitts-Nevis position on US-Venezuela dispute not influenced by $16m grant, says PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... and its recent executive order that declared Venezuela a threat to US national security. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has been speaking of his expectations from the Kingston talks with Obama. "President Obama is having a meeting in the Caribbean ...

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  6. Letter: Roosevelt SkerritRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... into slavery, growing vegetables for the soldiers of the Peoples' Revolutionary Army. Let's face it. Roosevelt Skerrit was born in June 1972, which means that on March 13, 1979, he was but six years old. And by October 1983, when the revolution ...

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  7. Commentary: Intellectual discussion about the Grenada revolution is a waste of timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... be better if all those so-called Caribbean friends of the Grenada revolution, like Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, stay away from the issue and let Grenadians who were the original Jewel Movement from the rural communities, discuss with ...

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  8. Dominica PM should stay out of US-Venezuela dispute, says oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... our work this year. ROSEAU, Dominica -- The opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has told Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit that Dominica has no issue with the United States, where thousands of Dominican-born individuals have been able to earn a ...

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  9. Other OECS states urged to follow Dominica's CCJ exampleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Community (CARICOM) member state to do so. The other three are Guyana, Barbados and Belize. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, at the official ceremony in Roseau, noted that Dominica is the first OECS country to take that step, and said that as OECS ...

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  10. Letter: Who was responsible for the recognition of Aves (Bird) Rock...Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... have emulated Saudi Arabian wealth in the group of Caribbean states. There are many questions to ask of Roosevelt Skerrit on what relationship did his decisions and actions regarding recognizing Aves Island being an island and not a rock and then ...

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  11. Dominica PM to deliver foreign policy lecture in GrenadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Please chip in to help support our work this year. ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit will be the keynote speaker at an event in Grenada that will focus, in part, on foreign policy. The event, dubbed the "Inaugural ...

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  12. Dominica PM condemns coup plot against Venezuelan governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... our work this year. By Caribbean News Now contributor ROSEAU, Dominica -- Prime minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, has condemned a reported coup plot against the president of Venezuela, Nicholas Maduro. Maduro announced last Thursday that his ...

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  13. LIAT to cut 180 jobsRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Stabroek News

    ... Stuart and his counterpart from St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, along with Dominica's Roosevelt Skerrit as well as Antigua and Barbuda's Minister of Civil Aviation Robin Yearwood participated in the meeting which was also attended ...

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  14. Martinique signs documents initiating associate membership of OECSRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... President Serge Letchimy was embraced by chairman of the OECS Authority, Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. The agreement of the accession of Martinique to the OECS as an associate member is the result of technical negotiations between the ...

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  15. CCJ president welcomes Dominica's move to join courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    President of the Caribbean Court of Justice Sir Dennis Byron Wednesday welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit that Dominica would become a full member of the Trinidad-based Court. "The court welcomes this historic move for the Eastern Caribbean State and anticipates the finalisation of the legislative processes to make the CCJ Dominica's final court of appeal," Sir Dennis said in a statement.

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  16. Commentary: Dominica and Bitcoins: A bitter dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... to develop with more businesses than users." At present, Dominica's newly elected prime minister, the Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, has stated that "his government will be focusing heavily on project implementation to give Dominicans a greater competitive ...

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  17. Commentary: ALBA Cuba summit ignores realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Julius B Sampson The foreign policy gimmick known as ALBA, created by the late Hugo Chavez to bolster his international standing relative to the United States, held a summit in Cuba this week. Attendees, including Dominica's prime minister, seemed to ignore the elephant in the room: A remaking of the world economic order driven by the spectacular collapse in the price of oil in the international markets.

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  18. Kempinski Hotels Reaches Agreement for Property in DominicaRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Travel World News

    ... business and an operator that is well known for the high quality of its hotels," says Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. "This is an exciting luxury hotel development in the Caribbean," says Markus Semer, Deputy CEO at Kempinski Hotels. "Kempinski ...

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  19. Dominica Labour Party wins fourth consecutive termRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Party (DLP) won a fourth consecutive term in office in Monday's general elections, with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit winning his third elected term. Skerrit's DLP won 15 seats, with the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) led by Lennox Linton, ...

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  20. Preliminary Report of the OAS Electoral Observation Mission In DominicaRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States in Dominica, led by the OAS Secretary for Multidimensional Security, Adam Blackwell, who was designated by Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza, congratulates the citizens of the Commonwealth of Dominica for exercising their civic-minded spirit in a very orderly and respectful manner on Election Day. The Mission congratulates Prime Minister-elect Roosevelt Skerrit and the Dominica Labour Party for their victory in yesterday's General Election and recognizes the efforts undertaken by the Electoral Commission and the Chief Elections Office to organize the electoral process and ensure that the elections were carried out successfully.

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