Marigot residents petition DASPA CEO

first_img Tweet LocalNews Marigot residents petition DASPA CEO by: Dominica Vibes News – January 12, 2015 Share 335 Views   one comment Sharecenter_img Sharing is caring! Share Marigot residents at the Port on Monday morningThe community of Marigot is standing in solidarity with one of its residents after his employment was terminated following a crab backs incident last year.Vescott Jones, who was employed with the Dominica Air and Sea Port Authority (DASPA) as a security officer at the Douglas Charles Airport was fired in December 2013 for allowing Opposition Leader Lennox Linton to exit the country without a charge after he attempted to leave with a quantity of crab backs in October 2014. One must obtain a permit to export any wildlife from Dominica which Mr Linton did not have in his possession at the time of travel, as he was not aware that one was required.The residents gathered at the Woodridge Bay Port on Goodwill Road on Monday 12 January to present a petition to chief executive officer of DASPA, Benoit Bardouille. Members of the community decided to present a petition to Mr Bardouille requesting that Mr Jones be reinstated.It is not clear whether the group was successful in presenting Mr Bardouille with the petition. Mr Bardouille was contacted for comment on the matter but was unavailable.Further details on this developing story will be provided as it becomes available.last_img

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