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Dominica December 9 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

Source: GIS Press Release (Roseau)
Posted: Monday, December 8, 2014


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".

In the Caribbean, but not systematic (2011-11-28), for the day after an election to be declared as a one-off non-working public holiday (2014-09-11, 2014-06-12, 2013-02-20, 2010-01-10, 2009-12-30, 2009-12-19, 2009-09-08, 2009-03-13, 2005-05-05, 2005-02-22, 2003-05-21, 2003-10-21, 2003-11-27, 2007-01-02, 2001-12-03 and 1997-05-23), and indeed this was the case on the occasion of Dominica's 2 previous General Elections (2009-12-30 and 2005-05-05).



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