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IMF Approves US$65.6 Million for Dominica, Grenada, and St. Lucia to Address COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, DC – April 28, 2020 - The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved disbursements to Dominica, Grenada, and St. Lucia following their requests under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) mechanism, with a combined SDR 48 million (US$65.6 million), to help cover their balance of payment needs stemming from the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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DOMINICA | Linton refuses to recognise new Skerrit Gov’t; Wants supporters to “rise up”.

ROSEAU, Dominica, December 8, 2019 - Despite unanimous satisfaction by international observer groups regarding to conduct of the recently held Dominica general elections, Leader of Dominica’s opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton says he will not recognise the new Roosevelt Skerrit government because last Friday’s general elections were rigged and as a result he is demanding fresh elections.

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CARICOM | Dominica's election result reflects will of the people says CARICOM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, December 8, 2019 -The CARICOM Observer Mission to the Friday December 6 Dominica general elections, says in their initial assessment of election day activities, that the general election result reflected the will of the people, and that the voters were able to cast their ballots withoutintimidation or fear.

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DOMINICA | Catholic Church condemns confrontation on Bishop, Cardinal

The Catholic Clergy of the Diocese of Roseau says it considers it an act of disgrace and disrespect the mannin in which His Lordship Bishop Gabriel Malzaire and His Eminence Kelvin Cardinal Felix were  confronted by a group of protesters in Marigot, and subjected to insults and embarrassing questions on Monday December 2, whilst on their way to the airport.

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CARICOM | CARICOM Election Observers now in Dominica

CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana, December 4, 2019 - A Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Election Observation Mission is now in the Commonwealth of Dominica, to monitor the general elections which will be held in that country on Friday, 6 December 2019.

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DOMINICA | Linton wants police investigation into alleged sale of Dominica’s diplomatic passports

ROSEAU, Dominica, November 29, 2019 - Amidst stinging allegations that Dominica is among several countries involved in the practice of selling immunity to foreigners, Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, is demanding a police investigation into the alleged sale of Dominica’s diplomatic passports as reported in a documentary aired on Qatar-owned Al Jazeera news network earlier this week.

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