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Skerrit presents new fiscal package - No new taxes

ROSEAU, Dominica, Jul 26, CMC – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Tuesday presented an EC$758 million (One EC dollar =US$0.37 cents) budget to Parliament outlining new benefits for senior citizens as well as increasing the value added tax (VAT) registration threshold for businesses and outlining measures to amend the manner in which income tax incentives on new hotels rooms are calculated.

Black Sigatoka tolerant bananas harvested in Dominica

DOMINICA MAY 3, 2016 - The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, has successfully harvested in Dominica types of banana and plantain, which are tolerant to the Black Sigatoka disease.

PM Skerrit Endorses Baroness Scotland for Commonwealth SG

Despite CARICOM’s nomination of three candidates for the post of Commonwealth Secretary-General, Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has declared his support for Baroness Patricia Scotland as Dominica’s nominee for Commonwealth Secretary-General.

Dominicans will elect a new Government on December 8

ROSEAU, Dominica, Nov 5, –Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has appealed to voters to ensure that his Dominica Labour Party (DLP) is returned to power when Dominicans will go to the polls to elect a new government on December 8.
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