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Dominica Kalinago Public Holiday Update

Source: Dominica News Online (Roseau)
Posted on Friday, September 21, 2012


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.

Kalinago leaders had appeared on Dominica television asking that the government of Dominica declare a new public holiday to recognize the heritage and the endangerment their people.

The DEF position follows a recent one-off public holiday declared at the last minute for tropical storm Isaac (2012-08-21).


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