Negotiators were trying to communicate with Maurice Clemmons, 37, using loudspeakers, explosions and even a robot to try to prod him from hiding. At one point, gunshots rang through the neighborhood, about 30 miles from the original crime scene.Continue reading
Washington (CNN) — The Virginia couple accused of crashing President Obama’s first White House state dinner on Tuesday are named in at least 16 different civil suits in Fauquier County, sometimes as plaintiffs, sometimes as defendants.
A trawl through court records on Thursday revealed a more complete picture of Tareq and Michaele Salahi, who have left an extensive paper trail in federal bankruptcy and state court filings.Continue reading
ADDRESS TO THE NATION
BY PRIME MINISTER HON. ROOSEVELT SKERRIT
NOVEMBER 19, 2009
Fellow Dominicans, Comrades, Friends, Ladies and Gentlemen…In my address to the
annual Independence Parade two weeks ago, I outlined my vision for taking Dominica
to the next level of development.
“As a country we are going to have to make a choice; we need to bring an end to the mixed signals,” says Prime Minister Skerrit
Friday, December 18th is Election Day in Dominica
DOMINICA FREEDOM PARTY
No matter how this may be denied, Dominicans must be concerned about the lack of transparency, accountability and integrity in the conduct of this Government, including the conduct of our foreign affairs. If we are to take Dominica to the next level as the Prime Minister continues to state and not to the cleaners as he is trying to do, and if real Progress and Development are to take place we cannot do so by tarnishing Dominica’s reputation as a result of the manner in which the Dominica Labour Party governs this country.Continue reading
FlyMontserrat is proud to announce the launch of its first scheduled flight service between Montserrat and Antigua.
The Government of Montserrat has approved the service which offers one return flight per day from the 1st to the 15 December 2009, and thereafter two return flights every day.
“We can become net exporter of talent and services”
“I have a vision of Dominica as boasting near 100 percent employment. With the multi-faceted economic formula that I have outlined for this country, I see no reason why in three to four year’s time, every able bodied person that wants to work, cannot find a source of employment,” Prime Minister Skerrit stated.Continue reading
Roseau, Dominica – November 12, 2009……… A reconfigured and reenergised Agricultural Industrial and Development Bank of Dominica (AID Bank) will become the financial engine for driving the country’s growth strategy.
That disclosure was made by Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Social Security, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit in his address to the nation during the Parade of Uniformed Groups on November 3, 2009.Continue reading
PRESS STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE GOVERNMENT OF
1. Over the last few months the Government of Dominica has been
engaged in litigation in the BVI where it has sought to establish that
in 2006 it acquired a 51% shareholding in the company Shangri-La
International Development Holding Limited (Shangri-La) and that it
was entitled to be registered in that Company’s register as the
majority shareholder. Shangri-La owns the lands and properties
referred to as the Layou Project. The Honorable Prime Minister
gave evidence on behalf of the Government in those proceedings.Continue reading