ROSEAU, DOMINICA — Peace and order have been restored on the island of Dominica following its general elections on Dec. 6.
Leading up to the elections, the Dominican government reported isolated incidents of civil disobedience, primarily in the villages of Marigot in the Northeast, and Salisbury in the West. These disturbances resulted in various road blockages, which caused delays for visitors travelling to the airport.
Cruise calls into Dominica were also cancelled through Dec. 8.
After the citizens of Dominica went to the polls on Dec. 6, the Dominica Labour Party won a resounding victory over the opposition. The elections were conducted peacefully and without any disturbance.
Dominica is reaffirming that it is open for business. The normal cruise schedule recommenced on Dec. 9 with the arrival of MV Marella Celebration.
Seaborne Airlines, which had cancelled two flights and rescheduled others, has also recommenced its normal schedule on Dec. 9.
For more information go to DiscoverDominica.com.