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

    Sunday Feb 22 | 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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  2. LIAT to cut 180 jobsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | 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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  3. Martinique signs documents initiating associate membership of OECSRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Dominica's ruling party wins 4th consecutive termRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Dominica's ruling party has won a fourth consecutive term following parliamentary elections in the tiny eastern Caribbean island. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says he is humbled by the re-election after his Labor Party won 15 of 21 parliamentary seats.

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  11. Dominica ruling party aims for 4th straight termRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is hoping that parliamentary elections will keep his Labor Party in power for a fourth consecutive term. In Monday's general elections, voters on the island of 72,000 people are choosing between Skerrit's faction and the opposition United Workers Party.

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  12. Emetulu, the unifier in Delta guber contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Vanguard

    ... was 44; Barack Obama won the US Presidential election at 47 and took over the reins of governance at 48; Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica was 32 when he took power in Dominica and Mikheil Saakashvili was barely 38 when he led the Rose ...

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  13. Five likely elections in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Trinadad Express

    ... final phase for next Monday's general election amid forecasts of a return to state power by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit's incumbent Labour Party for a consecutive fourth term. At the last general election the DLP retained power with a landslide ...

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  14. Letters from the Campaign Trail: Turnout, predictions and promisesRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... any attempts to try to steal; it is going to meet with the stiffest resistance." Meanwhile the boisterous Roosevelt Skerrit in a clear attempt to win the Promises from the Sky Awards is predicting 20 seats for his party noting that Salisbury and ...

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  15. Kempinski To Launch Hotel In The Commonwealth Of DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Hospitality Net

    ... 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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  16. Historian explains why Dominica PM is more popular than main election rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... according to historian Lennox Honychurch. He believes there are several reasons why Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is more popular than opposition United Workers Party (UWP) leader Lennox Linton. The Kittitian radio audience is familiar with ...

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  17. Dominica Celebrates 36 years of Independence at the OASRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Dominica hosted by the Permanent Representative of the country to the OAS, Ambassador Hubert Charles. This year's celebration was focused on the theme "Our nation, our responsibility," promoted by the government of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit as a call to deepen the contribution that each citizen can make to the country's development.

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  18. Dominica opposition claims electoral manipulation ahead of national pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Linton, Dominica's Electoral Commission has chosen to accommodate what he described as Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit's manipulation of national elections to be held on December 8 to benefit the Dominica Labour Party (DLP). Linton expressed grave ...

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  19. CARICOM heads agree ten-point plan to fight EbolaRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... meeting on the margins of the Cuba-CARICOM summit in Havana. In the meantime, on Wednesday, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced general elections in Dominica also on December 8, which may serve to delay the process even further. By December ...

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  20. Dominica ruling party predicted to win next general electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Wickham said. Wickham further stated, "63% of Dominicans expressed a preference for Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, while 37% would like leader of the opposition, Lennox Linton to lead them while "uncertain voters" were disaggregated and 69% of ...

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