Budget Debate (Jul. 24)

Petter Saint-Jean: Dominica’s Education System is Working!

July 24, 2014 — The Communications Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister presents the three live broadcast feeds, now available in playback mode, of the Budget Debate for Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Budget Debate was scheduled to continue on Friday, July 25th, 2014 at 10:00am. Visit the…

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Budget Address FY 2014-2015

Roosevelt Skerrit Dominica Budget Address

Madam Speaker, Members of this House, my fellow Dominicans Introduction I am thankful to God for the opportunity to once again present a budget address to the nation and to outline the policies and programmes that this Government wishes to implement for the growth and development of our country and for…

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Remarks at AGM of the Grotto Home for the Homeless

Roosevelt Skerrit at AGM of Grotto Home

Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Let me first of all recognise the presence of my friend and colleague, Hon. Gloria Shillingford, Minister for Social Services, Community Development and Gender Affairs. Let me also recognise the Chairman and Board of the Grotto Home for the Homeless, Community Hotels Inc.; the…

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CCJ at top of the agenda

Dominica has received the nod of approval from the United Kingdom for Dominica to proceed to officially recognize the Caribbean Court of Justice as its final Appellate Court. Prime Minister of Dominica, the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit said on Monday, that the matter of the Caribbean Court of Justice will be…

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Dominica’s Opposition criticized

Roseau, Dominica – Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica, has questioned the Opposition United Workers Party’s (UWP) recent opposition to the Caribbean Court of Justice. In an interview with the Caribbean Media Corporation, a UWP MP-hopeful, Thomson Fontaine stated “As a party we don’t believe that Dominica is ready…

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Black History Week Open

Prime Minister of Dominica, the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, declared open, Black History Week, at the Public Library on Monday. Speaking at a brief ceremony to mark the occasion, Prime Minister Skerrit gave special recognition to Mr. Franklin Georges, a Returning National, who contributed a number of books to the library.…

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Local contractors benefit from $3 million road, drainage, and water project

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Roseau, Dominica — Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Dominica, the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, recently toured a $3 million road, drainage, water, and sidewalk enhancement project under way in Grand Bay. After his tour, Prime Minister Skerrit stated that he was pleased with the progress of the work but…

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