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

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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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  2. Kempinski Hotels Reaches Agreement for Property in DominicaRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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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  3. Dominica Labour Party wins fourth consecutive termRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 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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  4. Preliminary Report of the OAS Electoral Observation Mission In DominicaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 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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  5. Dominica's ruling party wins 4th consecutive termRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 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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  6. Dominica ruling party aims for 4th straight termRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | 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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  7. Emetulu, the unifier in Delta guber contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | 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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  8. Five likely elections in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Dominica opposition accuses ruling party of vote buying with state resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Leader of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, has accused Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) of using state resources for vote buying in their political campaign for the next ...

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  17. Nigerian band expelled from music festival line-up in Dominica on Ebola fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ROSEAU, Dominica -- The Dominica government has instructed the Dominica Festivals Committee to cancel Nigerian group Flavour from performing in the 18th annual World Creole Music Festival lineup. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit during a press conference on Thursday.

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  18. Dominica rejects Nigerian band, cites Ebola fearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Caribbean island of Dominica has canceled a contract with a Nigerian band scheduled to participate in a local music festival, citing worries about the Ebola virus. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said Thursday that he struck the band called "Flavour" from the lineup of Dominica's three-day World Creole Music Festival out of "an abundance of caution."

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  19. Dominica PM addresses opposition criticismsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... and an alleged lack of development in Dominica were addressed on local radio last week by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. At many press conferences and meetings, the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has claimed that, after almost 15 years of ...

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  20. Elections just around the corner, says Dominica PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ROSEAU, Dominica -- Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the time is drawing near for voters in Dominica to return to the polls to elect a government of their choice. "The power to hire and fire has always been in the hands of the people," Skerrit pointed out.

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