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

    17 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Till Bruckner ROSEAU, Dominica -- To prospective tourists, the tiny Caribbean nation of Dominica markets itself as the 'Nature Island', touting its charms as ...

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  2. Work on first citizenship project begins in DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... ROSEAU, Dominica (CBN4) -- Work on the Cabrits Resort Kempinski in Dominica, though still in its first phase, has begun. On Thursday, construction ...

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

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WINN FM 98.9

    The St Kitts and Nevis program is under review after having in recent years been the major driver of the federation's economy. Dominica meanwhile appears pleased with the results its own program is yielding, while the government of Antigua and Barbuda, a relative newcomer to the business, says it intends doubling its efforts to get more foreigners to buy into its Citizenship By Investment program.

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  4. ECCB Monetary Council Chairmanship Moves to Antigua and BarbudaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WINN FM 98.9

    ... alphabetically each year among the eight ECCB member countries: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, The Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Following the Handing Over Ceremony, the Council will convene its 85th Meeting where the ECCB Governor ...

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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

    ... the European Union will remain strong 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 ...

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  6. Good News Project Hosts Scavenger Hunt Sunday, July 17WAUSAU, Wis....Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... 985 and the project has been ongoing since then with the islands of St. Lucia, St. Vincent, and the Commonwealth of Dominica.

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  7. 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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  8. CDB funds development programme for male youth in DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... ROSEAU, Dominica -- The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has partnered with the Caribbean Male Action Network (CariMAN) on a pilot project that will ...

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  9. The big question about national anthems at sporting events: Why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Jays Journal

    The morning after the All-Star Game, Major League Baseball's annual celebration of the game's diverse pool of their best and brightest, all of the attention is on a Canadian operatic pop group. While performing the Canadian national anthem at Petco Park ahead of the game, Remigio Pereira, a member of The Tenors, changed the "With glowing hearts" line in O Canada to "We're all brothers and sisters, all lives matter to the great," holding up a sign that read "All Lives Matter" to be broadcast to his platform of millions.

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  10. PM Harris To Chair 63rd Meeting Of The OECS Authority Via Video ConferenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WINN FM 98.9

    ... Prime Minister Harris attended the 62nd Meeting of the OECS Authority from November 18th to 19th, 2015 in Roseau, Dominica, where he was welcomed as a new Head of Government. The then-Chairman of the OECS Authority, Prime Minister of Grenada Dr. the ...

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

    Sunday Jul 10 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... countries and Barbados) must be applauded. During the recent CARICOM heads meeting in Guyana, prime minister of Dominica and chairman of the 37th heads of government conference, the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, announced that before year end an ...

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  13. CARICOM takes stockRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Gleaner

    ... 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 successful" ...

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  14. CARICOM heads conclude latest summit in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Community (CARICOM) held in Georgetown, Guyana, on July 4 6, 2016, concluded on Wednesday. The prime minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, chaired the proceedings. Also in attendance as an invited guest was Michelle Bachelet, president of Chile. ...

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Manning looks at peace to first mournersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Trinidad Guardian

    T&T Coast Guard and Regiment officers go through a rehearsal routine in preparation of former prime minister Patrick Manning's funeral at the National Academy for the Performing Arts , Port-of-Spain, yesterday. PHOTO: ABRAHAM DIAZ About 200 people attended a private service and viewing of Manning's body at Belgrove's Funeral Home in San Fernando yesterday.

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

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Gleaner

    ... to facilitate the free movement of goods, services and people among member states. Skerrit, the Prime Minister of Dominica, announced that the review will not be about cutting the CSME but strengthening the union, which has been meeting increasing ...

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