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

    Thursday Apr 3 | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Letter: The not so secret LIAT incidentRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... affair. Management withdrew the suspensions of the two pilots. November 6, 2013, Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the time has come to make the regional airline, LIAT, an essential service as the airline deals with a strike by its ...

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  12. Flash floods and landslides impact DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2013 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... by the heavy rainfall and resulting extensive damage to homes, businesses and public infrastructure. Roosevelt Skerrit, prime minister and minister for finance, stated that the government will assist in the following ways; 1. Provide 100 percent of ...

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  13. Roseau Cabinet meets "to plan the way forward" after Christmas Eve floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2013 | Bajan Reporter

    Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has cut short his vacation in the United States and returned home to deal with the mass flooding and destruction caused by rain on Christmas eve.

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  14. Dominica to provide assistance to St Lucia and St VincentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2013 | The Gleaner

    ... Acting Prime Minister Reginald Austrie, speaking on the state-owned DBS radio, said that Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is cutting short his overseas trip to return here "to continue to steer the ship of recovery". Austrie said that he, along with ...

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  15. Youngest European minister takes office in AustriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2013 | Today.Az

    ... include Kim Jong-un, who became leader of North Korea at the age of 28 or 29 (his exact age is not known). Roosevelt Skerrit was 32 years old when he became prime minister of Dominica in 2004. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck is one of the youngest ...

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  16. Dominica, China Ink US$300 Million Development DealRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2013 | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... the small territory. According to Caribbean News, the agreement was signed between Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and ASCG president Xue Song early last month. ASCG said the hotel, to be situated in Roseau, will be the first to be ...

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  17. Chinese firm looking at new international airport construction in DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2013 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... a Chinese firm on the possibility of constructing an international airport in Dominica. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said on Wednesday that a Chinese delegation representing Anhui Shui An Construction Group was on island looking at a proposed ...

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  18. Dom Rep to drop Privy Council for CCJRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2013 | The Gleaner

    ... our relationship with the Caribbean Court of Justice in the appellate jurisdiction," Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit told reporters. The CCJ was established in 2001 as the region's highest court replacing the Privy Council. It has both an original ...

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  19. VIEW : As in cricket, so in everything - Syed Bakhtiyar KazmiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2013 | Daily Times

    ... There are ways and means in which government can assist in the management and development of players,' Roosevelt Skerrit said. This was perhaps the inspiration behind the view that management of the game has nothing to do with knowing the game. The ...

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  20. Geothermal energy development in Dominica moves to next levelRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2013 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... entered a new phase with the commencement of drilling of the first production and re-injection wells. Roosevelt Skerrit, prime minister and minister for finance, announced in his national day address on November 3, 2013, that drilling would commence ...

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