CARICOM Chairman on Dominica Election Result: “The people have spoken”
CARICOM Chairman Allen Chastanet congratulated Dominican Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit on his return to office following yesterday’s General Elections.
Chastanet, who is also the Prime Minister of St Lucia, said: “The people of Dominica demonstrated their confidence in the policies and leadership of you and your party by returning you for yet another term of office. The people have spoken and the results must be accepted in a manner that ensures peace and calm in the country.”
He added: “I look forward to working with the re-elected Government of Dominica in seeking to ensure the goal of a climate-resilient country and Region is achieved as we continue to pursue our quest for sustainable development.”
Skerrit’s Dominica Labour Party kept its majority in the House of Assembly by winning 18 of the 21 constituencies.