General Secretary of the UWP Nicholas George explains the provisions of the elector’s act, and seeks to educate the general public on the provisions for registration of voters under the act
General Secretary of the United Workers Party (UWP) Nicholas George is speaking out on the registration of elector’s act, andis seeking to educate the general public on critical information they need to know leading up to elections.
George who was speaking on a special program of ‘Workers Voice’ on Q95fm Radio, said the Governing party seems not be interested in electoral reform.
He explained some of the Governing power of the prime minister as well as the president, as it pertains to Parliament and the electors act.
George says that from these powers, parliament has the authority to make laws and toprescribe provisions for the elector’s act.
General Secretary of the UWP Nicholas George.
Several individuals have been newly appointed as Registering Officers and Assistant Registering Officers to man certain polling Districts
Q95 news has been reliably informed that some appointments of Registering Officers and assistant registering Officers will come into effect as of May 1, 2019.
The Officers appointed Are: Mr. Cleve Edwards for Polling district A01 to A05 in the Castle Bruce Constituency. Ms. Marlisha Mathew has been appointed for polling districts A05 to the North of the Castle Bruce Constituency. Ms. Catherine Robinson is responsible for Polling District M05, spanning from Roseau to the Roseau Central District.
Ms. Joyce Jones is the registering Officer for Polling district N04, that’s Upper Goodwill to Roseau North Constituency, and Ms Stella Nicholas, deals with Polling district O06, covering residents from Giraudel to Roseau South Constituency. General Elections must be called before 20th May 2020 in Dominica
DMA President Severin McKenzie says a wide ranging group of organizations & civil society have come together &asked the electoral commission to cleanse the electoral list & provide Voter ID cards
Dominica Manufacturer’s Association (DMA) President Severin McKenzie says a wide-ranging group of organizations and civil society have come together and asked that the electoral commission cleanse the electoral list and provide voter ID cards
Mr. McKenzie recommends taking a serious look at the electoral laws of Dominica after the next general election.
He also spoke briefly of a panel discussion to be held on Thursday at the DPSU building.
President of the Dominica Manufacturer’s Association, Severin McKenzie.
Prime Minister Skerrit says the sustenance of LIAT is important to the region and Dominica remains committed to contributing in a humble manner to seeing its perpetuation
Leader of the Dominica Labour Party Roosevelt Skerrit speaks out on the sustainability and sustenance of LIAT and compares their operations to that of West Indies cricket.
Skerrit says one has to take into consideration the tremendous economic dislocation it would cause to every single country.
We in Dominica appreciate LIAT and have remained committed to contributing in a humble manner to seeing its perpetuation.
Skerrit said LIAT plays an important role and Dominica will play its part in assisting LIAT.
Leader of the Dominica Labour Party, Roosevelt Skerrit.
Antigua & Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne is preparing to presenta strategic approach for LIAT, and says his government pledges “to resist any collapse of LIAT and any move to create its replacement”
Following Prime Minister of St Vincent & the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves’ recent remarks that regional carrier LIAT’s closure is imminent, and Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley’s revelation that she was “engaging the European Investment Bank (EIB) for available options in the transportation sector,” Antigua & Barbuda Prime Minister, Gaston Browne will be putting forward a strategic approach for discussion and subsequent approval at LIAT’s shareholders and directors meeting in Barbados on Tuesday.
Previously, Gonsalves noted that regional governments have not been responding to a call for new funding so the shareholders are now reaching a critical point and there will be a transitional restructuring leading to a closure of LIAT.
Browne gave the assurance that his government will never allow LIAT to go under, promising to make Antigua’s contribution of US$960,310. This amount represents part of LIAT’s previous request for emergency funding form regional governments totaling US$5.4 million.
Antigua & Barbuda has a 13% shareholding in LIAT in addition to its major economic interest of saving the jobs of hundreds of local workers.
At LIAT’s shareholders and directors meeting in Barbados on Tuesday, Browne and his delegation will reiterate the social and economic aspects of LIAT, table a strategic approach on the way forward, and his government’s pledge “to resist any collapse of LIAT and any move to create its replacement
Debt Recovery Officer Samuel Lucky says lack of communication is a key factor in the failure of relationships between lenders and borrowers or between debtors and creditors
On the program ‘Real Estate Talk’ earlier today, debt recovery officer Samuel Lucky spoke of the issues being faced by so many people and business establishments in relation to debt, and believes that lack of communication is a key factor in the failure of client relationships between lenders and borrowers or debtors and creditors.
Mr. Lucky says real estate is impacted by debt recovery to some extent.
Debt recovery officer, Samuel Lucky.
Dominica’s top Bouyon Band Triple Kay International has signed a deal with Trinidad-based promoter, JC Management
Dominica’s top Bouyon Band Triple Kay International has signed a new deal with Trinidad based promoter, JC Management.
According to a press release,the deal will see JC Management handling booking arrangements for Triple Kay within the Commonwealth Caribbean.
JC Management is a music management company led by Jelan Cumberbatch, and has is known for having a wide networking reach, and a plethora of internationally and regionally recognized artistes.
Manager of Triple Kay International, Jeoffrey Joseph says signing with JC Management will help take not only the band, but Dominica’s Bouyon music to another level.
Manager of Triple Kay International, Jeoffrey Joseph.
AG Levi Peter says the DLP Government is not opposed to the principles of transparency and good governance with respect agreements on tax information exchange treaties
Attorney General Levi Peter says Government is committed to taking all the actions necessary to ensure that Dominica does not remain on the EU Blacklist, and that Dominica is not deemed to be uncooperative in tax matters.
Peter says Government is not opposed to the principles of transparency and good governance in respect of tax matters.
Attorney General, Levi Peter.
House Speaker Alix Boyd-Knights maintains her difficult controversial stance in her dealings with Opposition members in Parliament, and UWP MPs and Senators walked out of Parliament on Monday
Speaker of the House Alix Boyd-Knights has maintained a difficult and controversial stance in dealing with Opposition members in Parliament. It was Opposition Senator Isaac Baptiste's turn on Monday as he bumped words with Boyd-Knights. Baptiste was suspended from the sitting of the House of Assembly on Monday morning.
Opposition Senator, Isaac Baptiste
The other Opposition senators who were present in parliament stood in solidarity with Baptiste and walked out together with him, as he refused to be seated.
Former School Principle and new DLP Candidate for Morne Journe constituency, says Greatness has been thrust upon her
Former School Principle and new DLP Candidate for Morne Journe constituency, Gretta Roberts says Greatness has been thrust upon her. She made these statements at her DLP campaign launch on Sunday. Roberts stated that thirty-five years (35) as a teacher and school principle has laid the foundation for her new calling. She says the art of politics in her view is an extension of teaching.
Former School Principle and new DLP Candidate for Morne Journe Constituency, Gretta Roberts.
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