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Dominica PM says a coup was planned against his government

Dominica’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit accused Lennox Linton of Economic Terrorism

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the leadership of two opposition parties had planned to storm his office and “seize the seat of power” during Tuesday night’s disturbances that led to demonstrators setting fire to buildings and looting several businesses. In a radio and television address on Wednesday night, Skerrit said that…

Several arrested On Dominica as National Security Minister praises police

Several arrested On Dominica as National Security Minister praises police

ROSEAU, Dominica, Feb 8, CMC – National Security Minister Rayburn Blackmoore Wednesday praised the police for their “high degree of tolerance” after they used tear gas to disperse opposition supporters who had taken to the streets on Tuesday calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and his Cabinet. “The Police Force demonstrated the…

Unrest roils Dominica after reports reveal government’s collusion with China, Iran

Unrest roils Dominica after reports reveal government’s collusion with China, Iran

U.S. national security officials were, on the night of Feb. 7, trying to determine whether an opening had arisen because of the sudden eruption of political unrest in Dominica to reverse the major diplomatic and intelligence gains of the past decade by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in the Caribbean, the “third border” of…