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  1. $46.7-million in emergency assistance since TS ErikaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WINN FM 98.9

    Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said as at June 30, 2016, the total financial resources received as emergency assistance following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika, which severely affected the island in August 2015, was $46.7-million. "As at 30th June 2016, the total financial resources received as emergency assistance was $46.7 million including $23.2 million in grants from various donors and the loan from the IMF in the amount of $23.5-million," he said during the presentation of the 2015-2016 National Budget.

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  2. Cost of Dominica's Citizenship To Remain UnchangedRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WINN FM 98.9

    ... as much as half the cost of its peers," the release said. The release made reference to Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit's budget presentation on Wednesday where he outlined that the economic citizenship program has raised more than USD $200 ...

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  3. Battered by climate change, small island states turn to selling passportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... the 'Nature Island', touting its charms as "a diver's dream and hiker's paradise". But when Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit recently toured the Persian Gulf and Southeast Asia to woo foreign investors, his unique selling point was neither his ...

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  4. OECS Nations Aim To Increase Citizenship SalesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WINN FM 98.9

    ... eighty million dollars it had projected to raise under its economic citizenship program. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has promised to report to parliament on the matter. He says his efforts and those of others involved in promoting the program ...

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  5. IMF predicts economic decline for the Caribbean as a result of BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... and valued partners of the Caribbean Community," said Caricom Chairman and Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. (CMC) User comments posted on this website are the sole views and opinions of the comment writer and are not representative of ...

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  6. Local law enforcers welcome impending Caricom arrest warrant treatyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Police Force has welcomed the Caricom arrest warrant treaty which is slated to take effect before the end of the year, noting that it is a means of tackling cross-border crime. Announced by Prime Minister of Dominica and Chairman of the 37th Heads of Government Conference Roosevelt Skerrit less than a week ago, the treaty is said to form part of a wider mission to improve cooperation among law enforcement authorities and to boost security in the region.

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  7. Brexit: Caribbean worries about ripple effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Miami Herald

    Caricom Chairman and Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit speaks to the media at the conclusion of the meeting of heads of government of the 15-member Caribbean Community in Georgetown, Guyana. He is joined by Guyana President David Granger and Caricom Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque .

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  8. Commentary: CARICOM must not retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Guyana, prime minister of Dominica and chairman of the 37th heads of government conference, the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, announced that before year end an arrest warrant treaty will

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  9. CARICOM takes stockRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Gleaner

    ... announcement to come from the just-concluded meeting of the 15-member regional bloc in Georgetown, Guyana. Roosevelt Skerrit, Dominica's prime minister and new CARICOM chairman, declared that the 37th Heads of Government Conference was "the most ...

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  10. Leaders say Caricom summit a most successfulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Jamaica Observer

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana Caribbean Community leaders ended their 37th summit here on Wednesday night, describing their two days of deliberations as "most successful" and outlining new initiatives to push the regional integration movement forward. Caricom Chairman and Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said that the leaders had agreed on the need for "comprehensive review" of the 10-year-old Caricom Single Market and Economy that allows for the free movement of goods, skills, labour and services across the region.

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  11. CARICOM arrest warrant treaty expected by year endRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Gleaner

    CARICOM chairman and Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit told journalists at a closing press conference that the treaty is a matter of priority. Caribbean Community countries are later this year expected to sign a treaty to establish an arrest warrant regime for the region.

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  12. CARICOM to create new prime ministerial sub-committee on cricketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Caribbean News Now!

    At the closing ceremony of the CARICOM Heads Regular Meeting : Guyana's President David Granger, who co-hosted the Heads Conference; Caribbean Community Chairman, Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit; and Secretary General of CARICOM, Irwin La Rocque GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Effective governance of Caribbean cricket has long been an issue under the radar of Caribbean Community leaders and incoming CARICOM chairman, prime minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, told media operatives at a press conference held at the end of the 37th regular meeting of the conference of CARICOM heads on Wednesday evening that, having discussed cricket, a new prime ministerial sub-committee will be created.

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  13. CARICOM wraps up with CSME review orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Gleaner

    The latest CARICOM meeting of heads of government has ended with a major decision to comprehensively review the CARICOM Single Market and Economy . CARICOM chairman Roosevelt Skerrit made the announcement at a press conference in Georgetown Guyana at the end of the 37th CARICOM heads of government conference.

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  14. Caricom agrees to arrest warrant treatyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Stabroek News

    CARICOM Heads have agreed that before year end an arrest warrant treaty will take effect as part of a wider mission to improve cooperation among law enforcement authorities and to boost security in the region. Prime Minister of Dominica and Chairman of the 37th Heads of Government Conference Roosevelt Skerrit made the announcement last night.

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  15. Manning looks at peace to first mournersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... Gonsalves are among those expected to speak at the service. Caricom chairman, Dominican Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, may also be among speakers. The eulogy is expected to be presented by Brian Manning, elder son of the former PM. Manning Jr, ...

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  16. CARICOM orders comprehensive review of Single Market and EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Gleaner

    ... major decision to "comprehensively review" the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). CARICOM chairman Roosevelt Skerrit made the announcement at a press conference in Georgetown Guyana at the end of the 37th CARICOM heads of government ...

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  17. CARICOM leaders briefed on political situation in SurinameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... of Suriname, Desi Bouterse; CARICOM Secretary General, Irwin LaRocque; Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit; and President of Guyana, David Granger By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The president of ...

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  18. Heavy rain prolonging Region Five floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Stabroek News

    ... of the condition of the road. President David Granger this morning sat down for a breakfast meeting with Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica, who is in Guyana for the Caribbean Community's (CARICOM) Thirty-Seventh Regular Meeting of the ...

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  19. Regional leaders open summit overshadowed by Brexit voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Jamaica Observer

    Caribbean Community leaders began their 37th summit here on Monday night, in the shadows of the vote taken by Britons to exit the 43-year-old European Union late last month. All the seven speakers, including incoming Caricom chairman and Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, made reference to the vote and urged Caribbean people not to harbour any such thought as it relates to the regional integration movement.

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  20. PSOJ concerns 'don't make sense to me', says T&T prime ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Gleaner

    Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has declared that the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica's claim that the twin-island republic is the only country in the region getting economic benefits from the CARICOM Single Market and Economy "does not make sense". Rowley's dismissal of the view put forward by PSOJ President William Mahfood came minutes after CARICOM Chairman Roosevelt Skerrit took note of the "failure" of member states to follow through on agreed plans that have affected how regional citizens benefit from the economic arrangements.

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