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  1. Baroness Scotland Responds To CriticsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | WINN FM 98.9

    Dominica's International Relief Coordinator Baroness Patricia Scotland has responded to criticisms as it relates to her performance on the job. She was appointed to that position by Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika which devastated the island on August 27, 2015.

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  2. Commentary: Lie, lie; that is lieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Herbert Volney For five unbroken years, Lennox Linton proclaimed on a privately owned radio station, the Q95, that he has a paved and unmistakable concrete track of the money trail to show that Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrrit financed the construction of villas in Dominica. This particular allegation and complaint was considered and rejected by the Integrity Commission in these terms: Herbert Volney grew up in Fort Lane, Roseau, was schooled at St Mary's Academy, is a graduate of the UWI and the Hugh Wooding Law School.

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  3. Skerrit Says He Will Contest Next General Election To Defeat UWPRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | WINN FM 98.9

    Leader of the Dominica Labour Party , Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that he will contest the next general election because he is determined to defeat Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton and the United Workers Party . According to Skerrit following the party's win on December 8th 2014, with a four consecutive mandates, he had no intention of contesting the next general election as Prime Ministerial candidate.

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  4. Latest corruption allegations against Dominica PM mirror US report in 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... manner, with allegations that some of the money charged for these programs makes its way to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. "As the economy flits among uncoordinated infrastructure projects of dubious benefit, multiple corruption cases have ...

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  5. Diplomatic passports for sale, claims Dominica opposition leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Caribbean News Now!

    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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  6. Letter: Why not me?Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: It is not often I feel impelled to respond to the derogatory in what even well meaning persons say but I do react to the denigration of a good family name. I am definitely not Dominica's Lennox Linton.

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  7. Commentary: A Diasporan dilemma for DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... maximum leadership Caribbean type of Westminster government under the premiership of the indomitable Roosevelt Skerrit. Today, allegations of corruption and accumulation of unjust wealth are commonly leveled on a daily basis against the prime ...

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  8. Commentary: From Rags to Riches? In search of Roosevelt Skerrit's millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Clint Lowe With contributions from Lizzy in Dominica and J.A. Scotland in the UK Several weeks ago we decided to undertake what appeared at the time to be a monumental task; investigating the source of what has been rumoured to be significant wealth quietly amassed over the years by Dominica's sitting prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit. It was, and remains a challenging task trying to track down Mr Skerrit's finances, but we believe we have uncovered what may be part of the puzzle.

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  9. Commentary: Alas, alas Dominica IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... is/ appears to be a front for vested interests who have the proverbial axe to grind with the government of Roosevelt Skerrit. A parasitic oligarchy, many of whom are business men and professionals who have not had their way with the Labour ...

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  10. Dominica opposition leader weighs in on 'suck salt' controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... specifically to Scotland's a visit to Dominica on December 14 (at the invitation of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit) to celebrate her election to the post of Commonwealth secretary general, when she made the following statement: " And for our Prime ...

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  11. Dominica suspends ties with ex Nigerian oil ministerRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    A Caribbean country, Dominica, has suspended all relations with Nigeria's immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, following investigations into her finances in the United Kingdom in October, in connection with alleged money laundering. A statement by the Prime Minister of Dominica, a small Caribbean Island, Mr Roosevelt Skerrit, stated this on Monday.

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  12. Commentary: Alas, DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Herbert Volney Recent events in the life of the Commonwealth of Dominica have caused me to write on the issue of the opposition United Workers Party taking political steps to prepare itself to mount a sudden midterm challenge to the wily and shrewd Roosevelt Skerrit and his Labour Party. Herbert Volney grew up in Fort Lane, Roseau, was schooled at St Mary's Academy, is a graduate of the UWI and the Hugh Wooding Law School.

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  13. Corruption-accused Nigerian minister issued Dominica diplomatic passportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... a diplomatic passport number DP0000445, apparently all within just one month of meeting Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. Madueke's new citizenship was confirmed in a May 29, 2015, approval letter by Skerrit. The letter also stated that the former ...

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  14. Dominica PM 'ignoring local construction sector and retarding its growth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Consultative Committee on the Construction Sector (JCCCS) in Dominica, recent remarks by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit are confirmation of an ongoing attempt by the prime minister and his government to ignore the local construction sector and ...

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  15. Baroness Scotland to visit DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    Secretary-General-elect of the Commonwealth, Baroness Patricia Scotland, will be visiting Dominica at the invitation of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. During her visit, the Vieille Case Primary School will be renamed in her honour.

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  16. Prime Minister Of Dominica Tells Conference in Dubai he is...Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    Extensive due diligence was done on Range Developments, a "I am proud to say that Range Developments' Cabrits Kempinski Resort has met all the requirements and is the first approved project under our programme," said Prime Minister Skerrit. "Range Developments have been more than a developer.

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  17. Antigua and Grenada remain unhappy over outcome of Commonwealth electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... who tried ahead of the election for Commonwealth secretary general in Malta to get Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit to withdraw Scotland from the race to give Antiguan candidate Sanders a better chance of winning the election. Mitchell is ...

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  18. Baroness Scotland is new Commonwealth SGRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    ... is reported to have withdrawn from the race after failing to pass the first hurdle. Up to last week, the Roosevelt Skerrit administration had insisted that the former British politician, who was born in Dominica in 1955 before moving to London with ...

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  19. Commentary: The United Workers Party leader makes senseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Melanius Alphonse "The United Workers Party leader makes sense" is a headline I never thought I'd be able to write in the foreseeable future. Melanius Alphonse is a management and development consultant.

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  20. Editorial: Religion and the CommonwealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... as secretary general. Absent the equally unexplained intransigence of Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, apparently supported by Barbados, in ignoring calls by other regional heads of government to withdraw Scotland's nomination, the ...

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