People in Scotts Head, Dominica. Editorial credit: gadzius /


Dominica is a parliamentary democracy and has been governed by the Dominica Labor Party (DLP) since 2000. While the country is committed to democratic governance and civil liberties are generally upheld, a number of concerns persist; these include effective management of elections, judicial efficiency, and government corruption—notably relating to the country’s Citizenship by Investment (CBI) program.

Freedom in the World 2023

Freedom in the World — Dominica Country Report

Dominica is rated Free in Freedom in the World 2023, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.