Dominica. According to
has a population of 71,625 (2018). Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit presented his
new government in early January, following the election
victory the month before. The Labor Party (Dominica Labor
Party) began a third term with a series of new ministerial
names. Other ministers were given changed responsibilities.
Both the Speaker and the opposition leader in Parliament
were included on a list of 25 people who during the year
were accused of not declaring their assets within the
appointed time. Speaker Alix Boyd Knights challenged the
prosecution, claiming that she had filed her declaration in
the usual manner. All defendants risked imprisonment for two
years or fines.