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  1. Dominica Diaspora Patriots stage anti-corruption rally outside the UN Headquarters in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | CNN

    Dominican diaspora patriots are out in force this morning outside of the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan, as they protest the corrupt practices of Roosevelt Skerrit led, Dominica Labour Party. Their objective they say is "to show solidarity with the people of Dominica" and to "bring awareness" of what has been taking place in Dominica lately, especially protest action and the response of the police in the community of Salisbury.

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  2. Salisbury in turmoil as police descend on villagersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | CNN

    ... Hector John is denouncing the inaction by the government where a planned meeting by the Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit with residents of Salisbury days after last month's protest never took place. He calls on the government to be more respectful ...

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  3. Escalating situation in DomincaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | CNN

    ... asking for repairs, complaining about the terrible road conditions. The Prime Minister of Dominica Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit promised a town-hall meeting following the protest last month but this meeting is yet to take place. Reports of shots fired by ...

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  4. Skerrit: Warner has a legal battle not a political oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Trinidad Guardian

    Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, left, shares a light moment with CFUa Spresident Jack Warner, while Winston "Gypsy" Peters, centre, looks on at Friday's Caribbean Football Union dinner at the Hyatt Regency, Port-of-Spain in February 2010. Photo: Sean Nero Disgraced former Fifa official Austin Jack Warner is going about trying to clear himself in the wrong manner, says Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit.

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  5. Caribbean leaders sign off on climate change declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Chairman of the nine-member Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, said the summit gave the islands a chance to ensure that concerns of the Caribbean receive due prominence in the Paris talks. ...

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  6. Caribbean Looks to Paris Climate Summit for Its Very SurvivalRead the original story

    May 10, 2015 | Common Dreams

    ... Island." The goal is to achieve a 100 percent renewable energy mix by 2030. Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said climate change is having a huge impact on the environment of his country, which in turn impacts on agriculture and the ...

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  7. French president says UN climate fund could help CaribbeanRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    ... issue that has displaced millions of people and caused the disappearance of species every year," he said. Roosevelt Skerrit, with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, and other regional officials warned that the Caribbean faces rising sea ...

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  8. Alkaline gets PM nodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    DANCEHALL artiste Alkaline has been given the thumbs up to perform in Dominica from the most unlikely quarters: Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. According to Dominica News Online, on Monday Skerrit said that unless there is a security risk, Alkaline cannot be prevented from performing in that Caricom state.

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  9. St Kitts-Nevis position on US-Venezuela dispute not influenced by $16m grant, says PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... and its recent executive order that declared Venezuela a threat to US national security. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has been speaking of his expectations from the Kingston talks with Obama. "President Obama is having a meeting in the Caribbean ...

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  10. Letter: Roosevelt SkerritRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... into slavery, growing vegetables for the soldiers of the Peoples' Revolutionary Army. Let's face it. Roosevelt Skerrit was born in June 1972, which means that on March 13, 1979, he was but six years old. And by October 1983, when the revolution ...

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  11. Commentary: Intellectual discussion about the Grenada revolution is a waste of timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... be better if all those so-called Caribbean friends of the Grenada revolution, like Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, stay away from the issue and let Grenadians who were the original Jewel Movement from the rural communities, discuss with ...

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  12. Dominica PM should stay out of US-Venezuela dispute, says oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... our work this year. ROSEAU, Dominica -- The opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has told Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit that Dominica has no issue with the United States, where thousands of Dominican-born individuals have been able to earn a ...

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  13. Other OECS states urged to follow Dominica's CCJ exampleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Community (CARICOM) member state to do so. The other three are Guyana, Barbados and Belize. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, at the official ceremony in Roseau, noted that Dominica is the first OECS country to take that step, and said that as OECS ...

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  14. Letter: Who was responsible for the recognition of Aves (Bird) Rock...Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... have emulated Saudi Arabian wealth in the group of Caribbean states. There are many questions to ask of Roosevelt Skerrit on what relationship did his decisions and actions regarding recognizing Aves Island being an island and not a rock and then ...

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  15. Dominica PM to deliver foreign policy lecture in GrenadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Please chip in to help support our work this year. ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit will be the keynote speaker at an event in Grenada that will focus, in part, on foreign policy. The event, dubbed the "Inaugural ...

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

    Feb 22, 2015 | 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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  17. LIAT to cut 180 jobsRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | 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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  18. Martinique signs documents initiating associate membership of OECSRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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