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Thursday, September 1

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit goes on trial on Monday

The Dominican "Coming more than 20 months after the last general elections in Dominica the court will determine whether Prime Minister Skerrit and his education minister illegally contested the December 2009 elections.

At issue is whether Skerrit and St Jean were dual citizens at the time of the elections. Dominica election laws clearly forbid anyone taking part in general elections to have allegiance to any other country."