Osborne Riviere

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Francis Osborne Riviere (born 1932?) is a former Foreign Minister of Dominica. He became the foreign minister in 2001, replacing the prime minister, Pierre Charles. He acted as Prime Minister in November 2003, after Pierre Charles was taken ill. Charles died on January 6, 2004. He had previously been trade minister.[1]

He acted as Prime Minister after the death of Pierre Charles until Roosevelt Skerrit assumed the Prime Ministership two days later. He decided to retire from active politics following the 2005 General Election. Riviere served as a member of the Dominica Labour Party.


Preceded by
Pierre Charles
Prime Minister of Dominica

Succeeded by
Roosevelt Skerrit