Month: November 2009

Police: Suspect in deaths of officers not in house

maurice.jpgSEATTLE (AP) — A suspect in the slaying of four police officers who were gunned down in a suburban coffee shop was surrounded by police at a Seattle house early Monday, wounded and possibly dead, authorities said.

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.

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White House crashers named in 16 civil suits

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.

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WE NEED TO BRING AN END TO THE MIXED SIGNALS SAYS PRIME MINISTER SKERRIT AS ELECTION DAY IN DOMINICA

“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

Roseau, Dominica – November 20, 2009…..Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit has demarcated the battle lines and outlined in detail the ideological and philosophical differences between his governing Dominica Labour Party and the opposition parties as the country prepares for arguably the most important  General Election in the post independence era.

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COME CLEAN ON CORRUPTION

DOMINICA FREEDOM PARTY

 

PRESS RELEASE

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.

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“I HAVE A VISION OF DOMINICA AS BOASTING NEAR 100% EMPLOYMENT,” SAYS PRIME MINISTER SKERRIT

“We can become net exporter of talent and services” 

 

Roseau, Dominica – November 16, 2009….. Speaking in front of thousands of supporters of his governing Dominica Labour Party Government last Thursday evening in Roseau, Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit gave Dominicans a fascinating  insight of what Dominica would be like in a third term of his Labour Party Government.

 

“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.

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Aid Bank to become the financial engine for driving our growth strategy

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.

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PRESS STATEMENT BY THE GOVERNMENT OF DOMINICA ON THE JUDGEMENT BY MR. JUSTICE BANNISTER RE DOMINICA

PRESS STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE GOVERNMENT OF

DOMINICA

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.

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