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UWP Calls for Proper Consultation for the New Nominee

Opposition Leader, Hector John, said the United Workers Party and by extension Dominica, is elated that Mrs. Alix Boyd Knights has declined as nominee for the next President of Dominica. However, the United Workers Party has indicated that they will support the Government’s decision to nominate former Permanent Secretary and Principal, Jennifer Wallace Lafond, provided she meets the requirements. ...

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Roseau Mayor Willing To Contest Roseau North Constituency in Next General Elections

Although it may not be necessary, Mayor of Roseau his worship Cecil Joseph says that, he is willing to contest for the Roseau North constituency in the next general elections. However he made it very clear that, he will do so if the current Parliamentary Representative for the constituency Honourable Julius Timothy, who recently suffered a stroke, is not in good health at the time of the elections, which is ...

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Alix Boyd Knights Withdraws As Presidential Nominee

Some say it was because of pressure from members of the Opposition United Workers Party, while others say this was just another one of Prime Minister Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit’s strategy. However whatever the real reason, speaker of the House of Parliament Alix Boyd Knights has withdrawn herself as a nominee to hold the prestigious office of President of Dominica. ...

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New UWP Leader Highlights Plan for Dominica

Mr. Lennox Linton has been elected as the new Political Leader of the United Workers Party. Mr. Linton’s success came at the Party’s delegate’s conference, held on September 1st at the Castle Bruce Primary School, where he replaced Mr. Edison James, former Prime Minister and the MP for the Marigot Constituency. ...

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PM Hint early elections for Dominica

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is no stranger for hinting the calls for general elections. During a ceremony to commission the St. Marks fisher folk filling station at Scottshead on Tuesday August 20th, the Prime Minister said if the opposition persists on their call for elections, he will do just that. ...

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Economy Expected to Grow in New Financial Year

During the 2013 to 2014 National Budget Presentation which took place on Wednesday July 24th, Prime Minister Honourable Roosevelt is projecting a slight growth in Dominica’s economy although there will be no new taxes. Mr. Skerrit said, GDP estimates indicate Dominica’s economy recorded -0.1 percent growth in 2012 which is not in line with Government’s projections, however the economy is projected to grow b ...

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Attorney Expresses Disappointment Towards the Acclaimed Opposition Leader

Senior Council Attorney, Anthony Astaphan, has responded to recommendations for journalist, Lennox Linton as Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP). It was announced this week by the UWP, that the Marigot Constituency Association has nominated Mr. Linton to replace Party Leader, Mr. Eddison James, as the candidate for the next General Elections. ...

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