September 06, 2011 marked the sixth anniversary of the death of Dame Mary Eugenia Charles, former Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica. Dame Eugenia who departed this life on September 6, 2005 will be remembered for her great contribution to Dominica and its people.
She served as Leader of the Opposition 1975 – 1980, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance 1980 – 1995, Political Leader of the Dominica Freedom Party 1968 – 1995. She was a lawyer by profession and had a very successful law practice before entering government
Dame Eugenia also served on a number of institutions and organizations in Dominica, the region and internationally. She was very generous and personally assisted a number of persons particularly to obtained higher education
The Dominica Freedom Party will host a special “freedom and you” programme on Q95 FM on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm in remembrance of the tremendous contribution of the late Dame Eugenia to the Commonwealth of Dominica and its people.