Dominica: PM Roosevelt Skerrit visits Marigot, evaluates issues in community

The prime minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, recently visited the Parliamentary constituency of Marigot.

The prime minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, recently visited the Parliamentary constituency of Marigot. During his trip to the constituency, Dr Skerrit took the initiative to interact with the parliamentary representative of the constituency. He was accompanying several members of the cabinet.

The Prime Minister led Dr Irving McIntyre, Roland Royer, Cassanni Laville Fidel Grant, as well as senior public officers, to the visit. The delegation also included several Permanent Secretaries. Dr Skerrit took the initiative to inspect some issues the Marigot community faces.


The Prime Minster promised the parliamentary representative of Marigot, Anthony Charles, that he would work towards finding a solution to the issues they are currently facing. The prime minister made a commitment to the parliamentary representative in this regard.

Skerrit took to his social media account to share the specifics of the excursion to Marigot. The trip took place on August 2, 2023. The prime minister shared through his social media, that a team of Government officials visited the Wills Strathmore Stevens Primary School. They were at Marigot to look at requirements for fencing.

The government officials also visited the Marigot Fisheries Complex during the visit. While there, they sought to explore options to increase economic activity for stakeholders. Dr Roosevelt Skerrit announced that the Government would also give immediate attention to clearing storm drains in Over Gutter,

The Prime minister also mentioned some crucial issues that need the government’s attention. These issues include advancing works on the Valley, Captain Bruce and Cayenn Buc Feeder Roads. The prime minister inspected many of these issues during his visit to the area. On Wednesday, August 2, the prime minister and his delegation reiterated their committment to the welfare of the community.

As per the official sources, Dr Skerrit will return to the community next month. He shared his excitement through his social media. He wrote, I look forward to continued collaboration with Hon. Charles and the residents of Marigot and plan to return to the area for further talks with constituents in September.

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