Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Maduro celebrates Dominica General Election result

Dominican Prime Minister Roosevelt Skeritt (left) and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro (right). Photo: Office of the President of Venezuela

Dominican Prime Minister Roosevelt Skeritt (left) and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro (right). Photo: Office of the President of Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was the first world leader to congratulate Roosevelt Skerrit on his re-election as Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica. 

In a Twitter post, Maduro said “I congratulate Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and the people of the Commonwealth of Dominica for a model election day that gave the (Dominica) Labor Party a great victory. Once again, the peoples of the Caribbean displayed their democratic character and decided their future in peace.” 

Skerrit’s Dominica Labour Party won 18 of the elected 21 seats in House of Assembly following yesterday’s General Elections. 

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