UWP Leader Lennox Linton claims there is sufficient justification for the removal of the Skerrit-led DLP government from office, & 3 young men arrested yesterday were simply exercising their right to free speech
Leader of the United Workers Party Lennox Linton asserted that nothing which was said or done by the three individuals arrested by police yesterday, justified their arrest. He insists people have rights.
Linton claims there is enough on the table which justifies the removal of the Skerrit-led DLP government.
Leader of the UWP, Lennox Linton.
DPSU General Secretary Thomas Letang says we are living in an environment when racism & oppression still exist, and this should not be happening in this 21st Century
General Secretary of the Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU) Thomas Letang says we are living in an environment when racism and oppression still exist, and this should not be happening in the 21st Century.
Earlier this week, Letang questioned why is it that wealth determines control, or persons still believe that everything is under their control. This mentality extends to all aspects of society, says Letang, and questions how much longer this must be happening
General secretary of the DPSU Mr. Thomas Letang.
Your land is your treasure, so treasure it, please don’t be quick to sell out your land, as it plays a major role in your security, says President of the Dominica Freedom Party, Johnson Boston
Your land is your treasure, so treasure it, please don’t be quick to sell out your land, as it plays a major role in your security. This comes from president of the Dominica Freedom Party Johnson Boston. He highlighted the importance of food security, financial stability and employment through the agricultural sector. He says many farmers have sold their land which is their treasure, when it can be used to give agriculture a hands-up.
President of the Dominica Freedom Party Johnson Boston.
Consultant Agro-ecologist Dr Davidson Lloyd wants to ‘open the eyes of Dominicans & their leaders,’ in repositioning Agriculture as the focal point for National development, in the wake the Covid-19 crisis
Consultant Agro-ecologist – Dr Davidson Lloyd is seeking to ‘open the eyes of Dominicans and their leaders,’ in repositioning the focal point for National development on Agriculture, in light of the exposure of the weaknesses of the country’s economic structures, by the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Dr Lloyd contends that Dominicans must realize that progress does not occur by relying on others as their sole medium for generating revenue.
Dr Davidson Lloyd advises Farmers to embrace the concept of reinvesting in the cultivation of Legumes and vegetable seedlings, in efforts to boost production and revenue within the Agriculture industry.
Dr. Lloyd questions claims by the authorities’ that Dominica is climate Resilient.
Consultant Agro-ecologist – Dr Davidson Lloyd.
One of the legal representatives for the ‘Freedom Fighters Group,’ who were arrested on 28th May 2020 by police on allegations of incitement in a video, sees that situation as an abuse of power by the authorities
Attorney at Law Ronald Charles, who is one of the legal representatives for the ‘Freedom Fighters group,’ who were arrested on 28th May 2020 by police based on allegations of incitement in a video, sees the situation as an abuse of power by the authorities.
In his interview on Q95FM Radio on Friday, Ronald Charles says the grounds on which the Police Officers carried out the arrests, leave much to be desired.
Attorney at Law, Ronald Charles
Attorney Cara Shillingford dealt a crushing blow to Attorney Anthony Astaphan in a landmark court case, illustrating Politicians are not immune to justice when engaged in acts contrary to the constitution
Distinguished Attorney at Law Cara Shillingford has dealt a crushing blow to Attorney at Law Anthony Astaphan once again in a major court case, which she says illustrates that politicians and professionals who religiously support them, are not immune to the hand of justice when they engage in acts contrary to the constitution.
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) overturned the decision of the Dominica high court to uphold a request for judicial review in a treating matter against some Dominica Labour Party (DLP) candidates in the 2014 general election held in Dominica.
Distinguished Attorney at Law, Cara Shillingford
Attorney Anthony Astaphan who was defeated by Attorney Cara Shillingford expressed surprise by the decision of the ECSC in the matter filed against DLP candidates for treating during the 2015 elections
On Thursday 28th May 2020, the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal ruled in favor of Antoine Defoe, Mervin Jno Baptiste and Edingcot St Valle.
This appeal concerned the decision of a High Court Judge to quash criminal complaints which were filed against members of the Dominica Labour Party for “treating”.
Attorney Cara Shillingford says in her opinion, this judgement is a victory for the people of Dominica and a victory for democracy, in so far as it underscores the principle that no one is above the law.
Attorney Cara Shillingford
Meantime, Attorney Anthony Astaphan who was defeated by Attorney Cara Shillingford in the ECSC decision expressed surprise by the judgement of the distinguished jurists.
Attorney Anthony Astaphan
Dominica Library & Information Service Head, Vernanda Raymond says discussions are ongoing on the way forward for the Public Library now operating temporarily on Independence Street, in Roseau
Head of the Dominica Library & Information Service Vernanda Raymond says with every event, the Roseau Library has to go back the drawing board, hinting at the COVID-19 pandemic and Hurricane Maria in 2017.
She says there was advanced planning in terms of the Roseau plant, and where exactly the director’s wanted it to go in terms of the rebuilding of the Roseau Library. The Library has been operating temporarily from the 1st floor of the former Subway building on Independent Street.
Head of the Dominica Library & Information Service, Vernanda Raymond
PAHO Director Dr Carissa Etienne says observing World No Tobacco Day on May 31, during COVID19, highlights the Risks & Vulnerabilities to the pandemic &the imperative to quit smoking
Director of the Pan American Health Organization Dr. Carissa Etienne says observing World No Tobacco Day on 31stMay in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, highlights the world’s risks and vulnerabilities to the pandemic and many other health threats. This year’s focus is on Protecting the Youth from the Hands of Tobacco, and she says if there was ever a good time to quit smoking, that time is now.
PAHO Director, Dr Carissa Etienne
DAIC President Kenneth Green says COVID-19 adversity has diversified business offerings on the island in terms of delivery, made-to-order and pick-up and takeaway services
President of the Dominica Association of Industry & Commerce (DAIC) Kenneth Green says adversity produces a diversity of options.
He says businesses in Dominica have for some time resisted offering of delivery and made-to-order services, and that has changed.
Green says businesses now can function with take-away or pick up services much more readily because of COVID-19.
DAIC President, Kenneth Green
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