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See also: 2019 public holidays in Dominica.

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2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jan
  • 14
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  • Dominica 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has released its annual official list of the Dominica bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Dominica, for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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2018

  • Sep
  • 27
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  • Dominica Public Holiday September 27

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - The Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced on facebook a one-off non-working public sector holiday in Dominica, for today Thursday, September 27, 2018, on account of the passage of tropical storm Kirk ("The general public is hereby advised that today, thursday, september 27th will not be a working day, in light of tropical storm Kirk.").
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  • Sep
  • 12
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  • Dominica Public Holiday September 13

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - The Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, has declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday in Dominica, on Thursday, September 13, 2018, on account of the passage of tropical storm Isaac.
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  • Jan
  • 14
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  • Dominica 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has released its annual official list of the Dominica bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Dominica, for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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2016

  • Nov
  • 19
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  • Dominica 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has released its annual official list of the Dominica bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Dominica, for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Jan
  • 9
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  • Dominica 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has released its annual official list of the Dominica bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Dominica, for the calendar year 2016.
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2015

  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Dominica 2015 Public Holidays Amended

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has released an amended version of its previously-announced annual official list of 2015 non-working public holidays in Dominica.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Dominica 2015 Public Holidays Amended

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has released a revised version of its previously-released annual official list of 2015 non-working public holidays in Dominica.
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  • Dec
  • 24
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  • Dominica 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has released its annual official list of 2015 non-working public holidays in Dominica.
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  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Dominica December 9 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    GIS Press Release (Roseau) - Dominica's freshly re-elected Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has broken with unofficial tradition and announced that tomorrow, Tuesday, December 9, 2014, would not be a one-off electoral non-working public holiday in Dominica, as "it was time to get back to work".
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  • Feb
  • 6
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  • Dominica 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has released its annual official list of 2014 non-working public holidays in Dominica.
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2013

  • Feb
  • 15
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  • Dominica 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has released the official list of 2013 non-working public holidays in Dominica.
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2012

  • Sep
  • 21
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  • Dominica Kalinago Public Holiday Update

    Dominica News Online (Roseau) - The Executive Director of Dominica's Employers Federation (DEF), Achille Chris Joseph, has come out against the declaration of another public holiday for the Kalinagos, Dominica's indigenous people.
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  • Aug
  • 21
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  • Dominica Hurricane Public Holiday August 22

    Dominica News Online (Roseau) - Dominica's Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced that tomorrow, Wednesday, August 22, 2012, would be a one-off non-working public holiday in Dominica on account of the approaching tropical storm Isaac.
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  • Feb
  • 10
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  • Dominica 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has released the official list of 2012 non-working public holidays in Dominica.
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2011

  • Dec
  • 24
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  • Dominica Declares 2 Year-End Public Holidays

    Dominica News Online (Roseau) - The President of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Nicholas Liverpool, has signed a proclamation declaring Tuesday, December 27, 2011, and Monday, January 2, 2012, as non-working public holidays in Dominica.
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  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Dominica 2012 Merchants Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - The Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC) has once again confirmed that the date of the upcoming Merchants' Holiday, Monday, January 3, 2012, was not a non-working public holiday.
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  • Dec
  • 2
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  • Dominica December 3 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - Dominica's Cabinet Secretary, Felix Gregoire, has dismissed rumours that the national day of mourning announced for Saturday, December 3, 2011, would be a non-working public holiday in Dominica.
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  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Dominica Declares National Mourning

    Dominica News Online (Roseau) - Dominica's Office of the Prime Minister has announced that a day of national mourning would be declared on the date of the funeral of Cadence legend Jeff Joseph.
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  • Jan
  • 18
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  • Dominica 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Roseau) - Dominica's Government Information Services has released the list of official non-working public holidays in Dominica for the calendar year 2011.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Dominica January 3 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister) - Dominica's Waterfront and Allied Workers Union (WAWU) has confirmed that the date of the upcoming Merchants' Holiday, Monday, January 3, 2011, was not a non-working public holiday.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Dominica Declares January 4 Public Holiday

    GIS Press Release (Roseau) - Dominica's Government Information Services has issued a press release announcing that Monday, January 4, 2010, had been declared a one-off, post-election, public holiday.
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  • Dec
  • 19
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  • Dominica Announces January Post-Election Public Holiday

    Dominica News (Roseau) - Following his re-election to a 3rd term in office, last night, Dominica's Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, announced that his government would declare a public holiday in the month of January, "to celebrate and savor the achievement of our having conducted a peaceful and conclusive process of electing a new government".
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  • Sep
  • 2
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  • Dominica Declares September 3 Hurricane Public Holiday

    Dominica News Online (Roseau) - Dominica Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has declared tomorrow, Thursday, September 3, 2009, as a one-off public holiday on account of the expected passage of Tropical Storm Erika.
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  • Jul
  • 20
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  • Dominica Declares July 28 Public Holiday

    The Antigua Sun (Roseau) - The government of Dominica has declared Tuesday, July 28, 2009, a one-off public holiday to encourage Dominicans to attend the first two international cricket matches to be contested in the island.
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  • Jun
  • 13
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  • Dominica Working Day Sundays Update

    Dominica News Online (Roseau) - A few days after the Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce (DAIC) suggested that Sunday should be regarded as a normal working day, the government of Premier Roosevelt Skerrit is yet to comment.
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  • Apr
  • 9
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  • Dominica's National Day Of Prayer Could Become A Public Holiday

    Dominica News (Roseau) - The President of the Dominica Association of Evangelical Churches, Bishop Bill Daniel, officially asked both Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, and Opposition leader, Ron Green, to make the April 8, National Day of Prayer, an annual public holiday starting in 2010.
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2005

  • May
  • 5
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  • Dominica Public Holiday Tomorrow

    AP Worldstream (Roseau, Dominica) - Dominica's Labor Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, announced a public holiday of celebration for tomorrow, Friday, May 6, 2005.
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See also: Dominica bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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