UPDATE: Francine Baron is Miss Dominica 2014

Francine Baron being crowned
Francine Baron being crowned

It was a night of tears and smiles for Francine Tiffany Baron. As she stood in line with the other contestants, being given one award after another, the silent tears spilled down her cheeks, waiting to hear her name echo through the sound system and throwing the already cheering crowd, into a frenzy.

She was Miss Dominica 2014 and she had taken the awards for Miss Photogenic, Best in Costume, Best Talent, Best in Swimwear and Best in Question and Answer on her way to the top position.

“It feels so exciting; my hard work has paid off. I feel really relieved, and I can sleep well tonight.” she said shortly after being crowned Miss Dominica at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium in the early hours of Saturday morning.

“I am finally sitting here,” she said, after having a few hiccups with her original evening gown and one had to be made for her just in time for the show.

She described that set back as a test of her patience but remained optimistic, “I did do well and the difficulty paid off.”

Baron had come ready for battle with her troops of supporters at her back, equipped with their drums and trumpets as they joined their voices and urged her onward.

But she is stepping into the very large shoes of the 2013 Miss Dominica Lesslasa Armour Shillingford, who in addition to her local title, went to win a few regional crowns and also participated in the 2013 Miss World Pageant.

“My platform is reaching my fullest potential. So, whatever will help me,” said Baron, when asked about her plans.

Donnella Riviere of Roseau is the first runner-up and second runner-up is Octavia Prosper of La Plaine.

Shalina Samuel copped the award for Miss Amity.

Other participants were Tourence Dorsette of Marigot, Royette Laurent of Portsmouth and Jewele Brown of Pointe Mitchele.

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208 Comments

  1. tanya
    April 20, 2014

    Can someone plz explain to me how Francine won??!!

  2. patt
    March 30, 2014

    Just watched the show on marpin. Francine deserved nothing but best in costume and best question and answer. Donella deserved everything else. Tisk tisk. This should be a fair choice since the winner will be representing dominica in the regional pageants. Best in swimwear should NEVER been giving to Francine donella walked WAY better and Francine’s breasts were showing. Then again the judges decision is final

  3. Anonymous
    March 22, 2014

    :-D :-D

  4. Positive Vibes
    March 11, 2014

    Hello Envy and jealous poeple Constant Mistakes, MaDness and smile and many other same under a different names. Francine has won and the Queen Show dis a da….good job – send in all you application to DFC to run the Committee or join the committee – jealousy kills Good Luck Francine Ms. Dominica 2014 from Grandbay if you please

  5. Peace of mind
    March 11, 2014

    Peace to all and Goodwill to men. Let be fair with ourselves. Why do we do that every year criticizing the young ladies when they win and then throwing the blame on somebody, if is not the judges or Queen Show Committee, is bribe and pay people to win. It is sad though we can do and say such things and discredit people. To me people do those things to get support from people to think like them, envy and jealousy against our own brother and sisters. Its shameful the people doing that should ask God for forgiveness and move on The Show was great well judged. Commend the people man

  6. cookie
    March 10, 2014

    Fellow dominicans just drop it now…with all these flaws she is still miss dominica and will reign til february 2015 whether u like it or not…in ur right minds wen in history u ever heard they “cheat” for a grandbayrian??? for once we gettin good name jus let us reign….i kno she will do her best at the regional pageants….win lose or draw she will still be miss dominica 2014…judges decision is final

  7. person
    March 9, 2014

    To be honest the competition was between Francine and donnella. All the other girls were a mess. Jewele embarrassed herself in the talent round. Showing people how to exercise while cleaning. Octavia’s talent was her dressed in a frog costume hopping around the stage. Royette was inappropriately dressed. It was obviously between donnella and Francine. But I still wonder why Octavia placed instead of shaleena.

    • ally
      March 14, 2014

      I agree with u. I don’t know the girls personally but for sure the competition was between the two of them. Francine although did not deserve best in swimwear or miss photogenic was great and did her best. Donnella was also really good but lost points in the question and answer segment. Congrats to them both

  8. Thank U!
    March 7, 2014

    In every civil society persons are given an avenue to voice their concerns and/or vent things that are of concern to them in one way or the other. DNO has given the public an avenue to voice their concerns, like and dislike in a polite way. No scandalous bashing or derogatory name calling. DNO you are being applauded for such an opportunity and persons in both “high and low” places must respect that.

    DNO has given the public a VOICE that was not possible before since lots of things happen in Dominica and it has and still is being swept under the carpet because of who does it. DNO has given an avenue to expose lots of that hence a very valid voice for the Dominican people.

    Year after year we see queen shows are wrongly judged as it has become the ownership of very few individuals – it’s who they want to be crowned queen will be crowned. For too long, too many inconsistencies continue and no one has had a voice. DNO Thank you for this avenue.

    I want the Queen Show Committee to take all the criticisms on this page in a manner in which will help improve future pageants in Dominica. Don’t use the comments to dig deep to find out who the writers or messengers are to victimize them. The messenger can never be as important as the message.

    The cry of the people all indicated that the right person was crowned Queen on February 28, 2014, however the Best in categories were just totally off, wrong judgment totally. There was significant inconsistencies in the results, Photos speak volumes Committee members. Shape up and take this prestigious pageant steps further for Dominica, let us bring the Miss OECS Show back to Dominica, let pageantry be a proud affair here on this beautiful island of ours as we expose our young ladies and prepare them for the Miss World as this is a new and prestigious title that any Miss Dominica can vie for. SO please people forget the messenger and listen to the cry of the hundreds of people who know the show was rigged BY ONE PERSON. Let fairness and honesty prevail at all times.

    DNO THANKS FOR THE VOICE ALWAYS

    • Issues
      March 11, 2014

      Really show was rigged well you know papa. are you accusing the Queen Show Committee of things you would do or have been doing looking for cover -up. Who in their right mind would want to rig a show.- its you again same person under another name – under another name – looking for support. Princess show, Teenage Pageant, Ms Cutie, Calypso somebody always cheat what is wrong with us Dominica we sick or we suffering fro LOPS. Well Well the Queen SHow Committee well powerful – Praise the people for a job well done. Approach the people and talk to them do not disguise yourself under all types of names to say what you have to say. Last year was the same thing with Ms Dominica 2013, same people doing and making the comments every year.

  9. My Opinion NOT Yours
    March 6, 2014

    So hearts off to you Franso!!! Go represent! I know no matter what you WILL make Dominica Proud. Go do this and ignore all these blood-sucking jalou people!

    You’re a woman and faith and you believe that there is a God watching over you. HE WILL GIVE YOU THE DESIRES OF YOUR HEART!

    And thank you for a wonderful year 2013 Lassa.

  10. My Opinion NOT Yours
    March 6, 2014

    I swear I will always keep saying that Dominicans are the most small-minded people on the face of this earth.
    Every year is the same thing. Last year when Lassa won, I swear they wanted to drag the young lady down in all hole Dominica had. Every year same thing.
    So to all the people saying she did not deserve the crown. EAT ALL YOUR HEART OUT!!!!!!!
    There was no way Donella could win. First of all she cannot speak. Who answers a question “..you know” or “…so” or “…and that sorta thing” LIKE REALLY?!?! From day one she could never open her mouth and represent her city or sponsor well. In all interview she repeating “Scotia Bank is the most REPITABLE bank” … the word is REPUTABLE FYI! Secondly, her talent was just plain bland and all over the place. It had no substance and it looked broken into so many pieces. Yes I’m a dancer too. It made no sense!!!! There was no way she was selling dance as the “hidden language of the soul”. Third, she and her petite body did not rock that swimwear. So for all I care SHE DID NOT EVEN DESERVE A PLACE there. But guess what SHE DID! Judges decision. Not all you DUMBnicans own.

    Tourence in MY OPINION deserved to be placed there. She was CONSISTENT! and this brings you places. But guess what SHE DIDN’T. Judges decision. Not all you DUMBnicans own.

    Francine Baron deserved that crown and she will represent for Dominica. So to all you FOOLS speaking of skin color or beauty or crammed intelligence, why don’t you all shut y’all pie hole! That is just so dumb and stupid that you all would down grade and individual like that. You all just look and sound stupid and seem to lack intellectual advancement. You all need to move away from this discrimination nonsense!

    FRANCINE is a born intelligent and beautiful young lady. Nothing of hers sounded crammed. The point is that she did her research. She worked hard. She is able to think beyond the ordinary. She OWNED the night and the awards she got. GUESS WHAT? THE JUDGES SAW IT TOOOO!!! Their decision. Not yours.
    I know Francine personally, by heart, by blood by everything. And i Know she’s going to work to prove all of you wrong!!! She’s going to be an excellent ambassador for Dominica and the region.

    And to all you people saying LASSA for another year. Her year has ended and NO DOUBT she was a GREAT QUEEN, AMBASSADOR for Dominica and still is. BUT GUESS WHAT? It’s time to move on!! She won’t reign forever. She did her time and represented extraordinarily! She’s super excited to have crown a new MISS Dominica. She said it herself.

    • gift
      March 6, 2014

      very immature, get the message you’re trying to say but grow up.

    • Donnella all the way
      March 7, 2014

      Where Francine beat Donnella look at the girl dress a mermaids stupes when she go up for regional Pageant she will win plenty principal for judge what she know Whitney Houston and Nelson Mandela Doesn’t even know it have a dominica Donnella can’t speak best but she can fix up look at the girl who dress as a mountain chicken at least it was Dominican she should have sung king hurricane song Lucia Lander and Raymond Lawrence that’s dominica’s dancers donnella did rock her swimsuit although slack look at Donnelly pose she will always be a queen in the future Francine will say why she not winning but Donnella have to go up for a regional Pageant and she will win then they will see tell Francine dance what bruk it down so if allu can’t judge just shut up let’s go donnella let’s go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. MY OPINION!!
    March 6, 2014

    I swear I will always keep saying that Dominicans are the most small-minded people on the face of this earth.
    Every year is the same thing. Last year when Lassa won, I swear they wanted to drag the young lady down in all hole Dominica had. Every year same thing.
    So to all the people saying she did not deserve the crown. EAT ALL YOUR HEART OUT!!!!!!!
    There was no way Donella could win. First of all she cannot speak. Who answers a question “..you know” or “…so” or “…and that sorta thing” LIKE REALLY?!?! From day one she could never open her mouth and represent her city or sponsor well. In all interview she repeating “Scotia Bank is the most REPITABLE bank” … the word is REPUTABLE FYI! Secondly, her talent was just plain bland and all over the place. It had no substance and it looked broken into so many pieces. Yes I’m a dancer too. It made no sense!!!! There was no way she was selling dance as the “hidden language of the soul”. Third, she and her petite body did not rock that swimwear. So for all I care SHE DID NOT EVEN DESERVE A PLACE there. But guess what SHE DID! Judges decision. Not all you DUMBnicans own.

    Tourence in MY OPINION deserved to be placed there. She was CONSISTENT! and this brings you places. But guess what SHE DIDN’T. Judges decision. Not all you DUMBnicans own.

    Francine Baron deserved that crown and she will represent for Dominica. So to all you FOOLS speaking of skin color or beauty or crammed intelligence, why don’t you all shut y’all pie hole! That is just so dumb and stupid that you all would down grade and individual like that. You all just look and sound stupid and seem to lack intellectual advancement. You all need to move away from this discrimination nonsense!

    FRANCINE is a born intelligent and beautiful young lady. Nothing of hers sounded crammed. The point is that she did her research. She worked hard. She is able to think beyond the ordinary. She OWNED the night and the awards she got. GUESS WHAT? THE JUDGES SAW IT TOOOO!!! Their decision. Not yours.
    I know Francine personally, by heart, by blood by everything. And i Know she’s going to work to prove all of you wrong!!! She’s going to be an excellent ambassador for Dominica and the region.

    And to all you people saying LASSA for another year. Her year has ended and NO DOUBT she was a GREAT QUEEN, AMBASSADOR for Dominica and still is. BUT GUESS WHAT? It’s time to move on!! She won’t reign forever. She did her time and represented extraordinarily! She’s super excited to have crown a new MISS Dominica. She said it herself.

    • Anonymous
      March 7, 2014

      Look at Francine dress a mermaid where Francine beat Donnella he She may have a little difficulty but it can be fixed let me see Francine win a regional Pageant she will win plenty principal for a judge what she know she can sing but Whitney Houston and Nelson Mandela Doesn’t even know there is a dominica look at the girl who dress as a mountain chicken at least it was Dominican she should sing king hurricane song Lucia Lander Raymond Lawrence that’s dominica’s

  12. Anonymous
    March 6, 2014

    She is not that outstanding! :cry:

  13. Rainbow
    March 6, 2014

    One thing Grand Bay people know how to support their own. if it were for crowd support the girl would win all the prizes. Hats of to Sout city

  14. south all the way
    March 6, 2014

    If the evening wear were to be judged internationally eg by the red carpet stars MISS BARON would have definetley won. Unique dress superb fit. Go FRANSO in BOB BARKER’s voice of the price is right. Whossshhhhhhh

    • Thank U!
      March 7, 2014

      aHHHHHHH Even though you are her supporter please try to be honest, this dress was ugly and she was surely uncomfortable, her supporters were silent when she appeared. Lets be honest. She deserved her crown though

  15. south all the way
    March 6, 2014

    GAGA its clear u didn’t attend school.if u say MisS BARON didn’t deserve miss intelligent, its clear to the world you are a master stupid fool. Even the contestants knew they can’t compare to the queen. fRANCINE BARON.

  16. By Popular Demand
    March 5, 2014

    Its funny that people every year have their own agenda and results. Some people think they are the best Chaperone or team member and create impressions you swear that are the best in what they do and success must at all times come for only them. People need to put their team togehter and help the ladies = then they can answer questions without cramming – so all you think – Francine is very smart, since at school she is like dat can answer any question and could pass any exam so she cram no question, Every year someone must come with that nonsesnce and is the same person doing that she is very bitter – please read the ten commandments clearly.

  17. Anonymous
    March 5, 2014

    Congratulations Francine Baron…my mother, grandmother and extended family is from Grand Bay and I would visit there as a child…I know that place has a lot if culture…I believe you will do well and maybe even better than Leslassa…go get ’em my girl and make Grand Bay and by extension Dominica proud…good things and people do come from Grand Bay after all

  18. MADness!
    March 5, 2014

    There was absolutely no competition in this show, Francine stood out in every round except for Evening wear which was a disaster and her bio was regurgitated. One’s bio should be so much a part of them that any which way a question is twisted you should be able to answer from the heart. One’s intelligence should not be a rehearsal speech. Notwithstanding this the crown well deserved as she was consistent.

    I need to touch on the inconsistencies which were glaring in the final outcome of the show.
    • Ms. Photogenic should never be given to Ms. Baron
    • Best in Swim Wear should not be given to Ms. Baron, photos circulating social Media shows that her breast was showing throughout her walk. (Judges were you sleeping? or you were forced to change your scores after submitting them?

    All other areas in my opinion were a good call for the queen.

    DFC/Queen Show Committee please give the sponsors their monies worth for a show they helped to sponsor, your bad decision and bias judgements are turning us away from this so called prestigious Pageant. A crown can be worn with the contestant not winning the best in anything, the key is the consistency. That was surely Francine on that night. The other young ladies who deserved the “Best in….” should have been honoured. But I guess the Head of the Queen show Committee had to please her friend who worked with the new queen by giving accolades that was not truly worked for.

    Another interesting point is that the Prize for Ms. Dominica was never announced o the night of the show. If we in Dominica did not know that a Scholarship has become automatic to the winner we would not have known, people from overseas listening were very curious and made mention of that. The only mention of a gift that was given was a trophy which was personally submitted by Marcella LaRocque-Menal and a weekend for two at Sandals for Ms. Intelligence.

    This show should see an improvement in Dominica by now, too many years now and too much experience by the same committee members, this 2014 show was in poor taste. I can go on and on. Why was Mr. Piper sashing the young ladies? Leslassa did so much work worldwide to make Dominica proud; she should have had the final task of bringing the show to a close by gracing us with her full presence of sashing and crowning, where did Mr. Piper really fit in there.

    After this show Leslassa will forever reign as my Queen. DFC/ Queen Show Committee step up please, this is a very poor reflection for us here in Dominica, we are no longer closed and unknown. With social Media, the world is watching, everything is viewed live, everything goes viral, the world is indeed a global village, our actions here will follow us forever. I do not want your job; I just want fairness and honesty to prevail. Go to bed with a clear conscience always.

    • Issues
      March 5, 2014

      MADness Issues Boy poor our people just go on and on you pouring your heart out of jealousy and envy the QSC Committe eh taking you on – you still talking and writing under another name – that is a personnal thing going on now against the chair and Queen Show Committee You should go to bed with clear conscience always hemmmmmmm We must stop every year is the same thing then

      • Smile
        March 5, 2014

        Dominica will go nowhere with this attitude, take the comments in the spirit that it is meant. Fancine Deserves her crown, no desputing that one. She won hands down people.

        Did anyone hear what gifts were afforded to the Queen?

        Isn’t it normal for the reigning queen to crown and sash the new contestants?

        Only in Dominica this mess will happen. Just remember the financiers of the Jaycees pageant in Antigua demanded an apology for Nadira Lando by threating to sue for stalling her last walk, this is how serious a sponsor can take action. http://caribarenaantigua.com/antigua/entertainment/carnival/104350-jaycees-financier-demands-apology.html

        Anyway No other queen show can compete with the year Marcella, Nathalie and a completely new team did it. The touch of the red carpet was indeed a taste of class and the gifts the girls received was exceptional.

        Sad that all we know how to accept is Mediocrity, what a shame.

        Be fair at all times people.

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    • Lol
      March 5, 2014

      :lol: this reads like the writer is a bitter person who seemed to be indeed wanting to be part of the queen show committee…..this bitter person must have watched a different show from the 100’s of persons who enjoyed the show!!!!!!!! Yes leslassa did a lot for dominica why have her walk up and down with a sash? She looked immaculate on that center chair…..the transfer of power was symbolic in her crowning the queen

    • I want to burst
      March 5, 2014

      just say congrats and move on! stupesss

    • World
      March 5, 2014

      I saw the show online and i found it of top quality….it ran as smooth as the miss world pageants we see on tv, no dull moments…so what are you talking about….we must stop act that way in the country, by seeking to cry down everything…the show should step up to what? what is your idea of a next level? give the damn idea in three paragraphs not criticism.. TO MISS DOMINICA I LOVE YOU PERFORMANCE AND CANNOT WAIT TO SEE U ON THE ANTIGUA STAGE REPRESENTING US…I WILL BE THERE FRONT SEAT

  19. number one fan
    March 4, 2014

    i am so proud of you franco you did well . the comments dont mind them u know dominicans readii. you did extrewmely well all thpose that wishoing you bad ignore. they are just jealous. somebody has to take so much guts to go out there you did extremely well go girl. MS dominicA 2014 . EVEN IF THEY TALK WII BURST DEM ANYWAYZ TEAM FANCO

  20. Anonymous
    March 4, 2014

    O.k. I am so happy for you :lol: :lol:

  21. mmmm
    March 4, 2014

    that show had no competition some of the girls were performing like they lose already

  22. hmmmm
    March 4, 2014

    francinedidnt deserved photogenic tourrence did francine face was caked with foundation all the timeand in the camera interviews you could see it ..tourrence was the natural beautyof the bunch …
    and best in swimwear was octavia fraincine swimsuit was too skimpy we in the front row could see partof her boobs and down below showing … best talent was also tourence or donnella ,,,,,

  23. Celia
    March 3, 2014

    Can someone please explain why Mr. Piper was given the responsibility to sash the young ladies. What happen to Lassa? that is of course her responsibility

  24. Celaire
    March 3, 2014

    Whoever was Francine’s make up artist did not do a great job with her at all, her photos looks horrible, she always has crises lined up her face and make up way too thick. Her crowning moments was not anything to remember as her dress was so so horrible one could see that she was uncomfortable and her many supporters went very quiet when she appeared for the evening round while her co chaperone was parading backstage in a red evening gown hoping to seek attention from the people she was trying hard to impress throughout. Truly classless woman who needs to draw a line on her professionalism and flirting behavior. A total embarrassment to a high office she represents

    • Anonymous
      March 7, 2014

      well i think shes not pretty so thy had to cake on the make up and foundation to make her look presentable.no hate just the truth

  25. Me
    March 3, 2014

    Respect must be given to the costume builders, and all the hardest working people, who work to make carnival what it is.
    On the day of the queen show, costume builders were still looking for the pay…..cheque not signed, Mr Piper at Fort Young sipping on cocktails? This non sense has to stop, especially when the girls have had their costumes, fully paid for by their sponsors…all some people are in it for, is the rum and the party,,,,fire Piper and Nathalie forth with

  26. Queen Show Lover
    March 3, 2014

    Great show. Congrats Francine job well done. Quite sad that people would use their good office or senses topreach hate, jeallousy and envy. “Constants Mistakes” You have a problem you soundlike envyandjealousy creeping in you that is bad

  27. wake up
    March 3, 2014

    Dominica is a nation filled with prejudice especially against dark skinned black women. If a light skinned so called “boogie” go up for queen everybody embraces them. But if someone like francine decides i am going up because i am beautiful, educated and I am filled with ‘substance’, oh boy people believe she’s not deserving. For years they cheating in that show. When Kamala went up is the same problems she faced even though she was well spoken, albeit with an accent:), but intelligent and could walk her butt off. These mulattos air light skinned people or shabine or whatever they called only have that attitude of arrogance in Dominica and the caribbean. When they go anywhere in states people think they are average. You should see them embracing being black but they DA is like they acting like a whole other race. Watch they will never rally around francine and help her get the resources she needs to reach as far as her potential can achieve. Off, all the young ladies, francine did excellent. Watch from her interview with pearl to the on stage performance. I hope the Dominican population come to realize that black women those not mixed with any other are beautiful individuals. Kinky hair is beautiful. Leslassa wore cornrows they accept it. If francine was have her styled that way oh boy, I can hear people calling her ghetto and unprofessional. Dominicans need to check themselves. Beauty comes in many different forms especially Dominican beauty. At least francine lived in Dominica her entire life unlike some people :lol: (lola) hmmmmm….?

  28. me
    March 3, 2014

    Congratulations to Donnella Riviere, you were amazing. Best talent and best swim wear and in swim wear is yours

  29. zibyeah
    March 3, 2014

    Congrats to miss Dominica 2014….some of the awards shoulda gone elsewhere but I think u deserve the crown….also in my opinion I really don’t like the dress,we need something else for regional pagents….i don’t see it getting any best evening where awards…good luck in the region and miss world,make us proud

  30. grell
    March 3, 2014

    Great job girl,let the roseau people eat their hearts out,grandbay has the talent.

    • patt
      March 31, 2014

      No matter if the person is from Grandbay or roseau or Portsmouth they are still from Dominica. Don’t act like Grandbay has more talent from another part of SAME country just because u from there.

  31. D/can
    March 3, 2014

    Dominicans sickening sometimes eh, one thing. Read the comments thoroughly before you comment. All the hater responses are to comments which say “She deserved the crown BUT”. Focus on the fact that the majority of people agree that Francine deserved the crown. They are disagreeing with prizes. Dominicans stop acting IGNORANT and learn to respect people’s opinion.

  32. Anonymous
    March 3, 2014

    Every region of Dominica is made up of so many incredible folks that care for their community and have love for their country. So it is nice to see Dominican both at home and overseas are rallying around this young lady and giving her and the incredible community of Grand Bay the genuine support and encouragement to be the best it can be. Congratulation to the Republic of Gwanbay for producing such great talent.

  33. Vivian Viville
    March 3, 2014

    I we’ll vive on that !!

  34. yep just saying
    March 3, 2014

    and please dominicans, everybody is different. she does not have to fit in the former queens shoes. she will go out there and do her best, win or loose. if we were all the same the world would be f…ed up.

  35. yep just saying
    March 3, 2014

    i dont know the young lady (francine)…but being at the show and looking at her performance she was outstanding. donella should not have been placed in my opinion. her swimwear was just too much. her talent showed no message. sure she can walk, ill give her that. and her dress was not ok but francine’s dress was unique and very well fitted. she moved very well in it. Im just saying

    • gaga
      March 3, 2014

      So who was supposed to place? The competition was between donnella and Francine and her talent was a contribution to certain people. Plus her talent didn’t need a message. It’s TALENT what u do the best jeez

    • yeah
      March 3, 2014

      You are so right. Donella’s wore a costume for the swimwear round, her talent was just too much with no clear message.Donella and her folks know very well that Francine outshine her, Just accept it.

      • gaga
        March 6, 2014

        Talent does not need a message!!! Talent round is to show ur skills. That’s is why it’s called TALENT every year people come on stage doing comedy and never win best talent. And by the way of the judges were judging talent for the message Francine would not have gotten it because her talent did not have a message either. Stop hating on donnella.

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  36. confused
    March 2, 2014

    You want the truth? They were ALL crap. Captain to cook

    • Anonymous
      March 7, 2014

      you confused and tht you commenting? lol
      i wish closed minds came with closed mouths as well

  37. gaga
    March 2, 2014

    Does anyone else think that jewele or Octavia deserved miss intelligence? Francine did well in the first question on her bio which could easily be crammed but made a couple mistakes in her second question I’m not hating or anything but I think she did not deserve miss intelligence

    • derp
      March 3, 2014

      Someone just jealous, say it and admit it…. stumbling upon the pronunciation of a word when a huge crowd is cheering on, is not a MISTAKE! you just made a MISTAKE for even thinking that. Nobody else answered their question other than her! She’s brilliant and intelligent, I was expecting Donella to answer her question like Francine did, but “YOU KNOW” kondi Donella, she didn’t! Francine DESERVED all her awards!

    • highly favored
      March 3, 2014

      gaga it was more of a stumble on the second question .she knew what she wanted to say more like stumbling over the words when we try to speak to fast..

    • stupes
      March 3, 2014

      Are you crazy???????????????????????????? When Octavia was asked about boosting the agriculture industry she said bring back banana products. Banana products? What banana products? Banana chips? banana shampoo? banana lotion? Alas, alas!!! kor kar foo! And Jewele’s response was too shallow amd she spoke with no confidence. And you would give one of them miss intelegence? Zor toe dounce papa!! woyeeeeeeee! Awa man!!!!!!!!

    • Commentry
      March 4, 2014

      you smoke something man..

    • bb
      March 5, 2014

      I was at the show and the first question was crammed. but crowd support again. best talent should have gone to Roseau.

      • Commentry
        March 6, 2014

        Best Talent Roseau…you see that non-sense that was presented her team should have been ashamed of that. I was expecting so much from Roseau, Her talent was of the same nature as the child that won princess that the princess did a better job executing her. Roseau was a big let down. She shouldn’t even have place. Torrance should have. Anyways judges decision is final PUSS>..

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    • Anonymous
      March 5, 2014

      She did fumble on a few words in the second question but ultimately she answered the essence of the question…neither Jewele nor Octavia did that…Ms Intelligence was well deserved by Ms Baron it had nothing to do with crowd support…trust me

    • tteacher junior
      March 5, 2014

      madness, I believe that you truly are mad, but who are you mad at? did you get so close to a crown and never get it. leave Francine out of your darn business and take your grudges elsewhere. we celebrating our queen, a title well deserved and no matter what you do or say can change that. sakway jarloozy

    • teacher junior
      March 5, 2014

      eat all you heart out haters its not worth anything. those girls disappointed the public big time in that round, Francine was the boss

  38. locals
    March 2, 2014

    The show was of high standard great job fran. Giving the right points where they should have been the point would not have looked so pretty for the queen. But not wanting a slim queen we went for an ghetto one. Talent costume best in swim suit and evening wear are all. donellas titles to be honest let then show that score sheets. Anyways show is done and we have to support out own win or loose. Sooo congrats and do ur best franso

  39. Feminist
    March 2, 2014

    I was just thinking. The King has to defend his title and can get a chance to be King 7 times. Why can’t the Queen defend her title and get a chance to be Queen some more too? Just a thought that ran across my mind.

  40. March 2, 2014

    way to go south city u deserve it very inteligent

  41. new generation
    March 2, 2014

    The judges decision is final who vex fire every year a girl wins ppl run there mouth they said naidra wouldn’t do well for regionals none of the girls answered their questions as well as Francine did she was consistent all through and she deserves that crown and knowing her personally I know she’ll work her tail off at regionals haters drink bleach!

    • Celia
      March 3, 2014

      We all agree that the judges decision is final my dear but fairness should prevail at all times. The committee needs to lock in a few overseas judges who does not know or care for them or their committee but is hired to do a job. Results will be locked in until after the entire show is over. This Committee is a disgrace to the young people they are pushing as role models.

      I am disappointed in the very top position.

      • Issues 2
        March 11, 2014

        Well Well Celia the Committee really all you problem, jealousy point blank getting rediculous now man. Why are you all attacking the Committee shame on You need overseas judges – but you there the committee is a disgrace. Jealousy is a sin.

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    • but her face
      March 10, 2014

      Francine was the one who drank the bleach wi

      • memyselfandi
        March 11, 2014

        Francine messed up her skin by bleach that’s y she looked weird at times and her face seemed tight so makeup was caked to cover all that. I mean we all kno she was much more dark skinned than that .or thy were photoshopped idk some pics she look shabin and others dark and others grey :the effects of bleachn skin

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  42. Sout Man
    March 2, 2014

    Congratulations to Miss Dominica 2014, Francine Baron, and to the people of Sout’ City. We did it again!!! We look forward to a strong and positive regional contest. Good luck and God Bless!!

  43. Marie-Louise
    March 2, 2014

    Congrats Francine on a well-earned crown. May the Good Lord continue to guide you and reward you with many more crowns. You will do well.

  44. kendra
    March 2, 2014

    Francine can never do as well as leslassa. She will not win in the regional pageants the judges should not cheat for these shows. Dominica is the one benefiting from this

    • new generation
      March 2, 2014

      OK I guess you have a crystal ball I suggest u break it stop hating and go watch the show over and stopbeing bias last yyear ppl said a lot about lassa as well

    • Observer
      March 2, 2014

      Jealousy is a sin.

      You are a very jealous and sad individual.

    • Sout Man
      March 2, 2014

      That’s a lot of hatred, my dear. Why prejudge? The other islands have talent and intelligence too. So we expect tough competitions. She can only be herself and do what is possible within her talent and intelligence. We will accept the results; no matter what. But never say never, hater!!

      We love you Francine!! Forward Ever!!

    • born dca die dca
      March 2, 2014

      but they had cheat for leslassa as well her mom bribed the judges so where u comming from with ur nonesense

    • by the school
      March 3, 2014

      Jalousie say met sossyay.

      Go Francine. You won on merit, fair and square. Go Grand Bay. You are as usual, massive.

    • smile
      March 3, 2014

      Francine’s dress was the most horrible dress I have ever seen in the history of pageantry in Dominica. It looks like the too too she wore to the Teenage Pageant was just sewn to the bottom of her dress. With a “so called good team” this was surely distasteful.

      She got best in swimwear and her breast was popping out of the swim suit, photos are there to reveal this.

      Queen Committee what is your problem, She deserved her crown but did not deserve best swim suit and Ms. photogenic

      • but her face
        March 10, 2014

        Francine was very consistent but if the awards and the points were given to the right people I doubt shed have won.shed surely place but not win when the points added up.tourence :ms photogenic and best talent. donella best swimwear .Octavia best in swimwear. ms intelligent Francine .jewele embarrassed herself in talent and question round.shalina lookd good in bathin suit not a winning talent ddnt answer her question I still expected her to do worse I can never remember the other girl name so clearly she just wasn’t good.tournce was consistent to she could have won if only she could speak .

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      • Queen Committee Help
        March 11, 2014

        To me the show was great and we must commend the Committee. Last year the Committee Ms. Dominica family bribe the judges, Committee was blamed, this year judges cheat and bribe – committee to blame a pattern man. Well!Well what else can we say – pure jealousy – of the people. Doing a good job

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    • wake up
      March 3, 2014

      *COLORISM

    • Commentry
      March 4, 2014

      you sucking something man :lol:

    • awa
      March 5, 2014

      If what you say is true and Francine was indded the best, then those whom you hooting for we embarass us overseas. Dont be a sore loser. What you wish for others will happen to you and yours tenfold!!! OR take it back!!!

    • PositiveVibes
      March 5, 2014

      I agree with Observer and Sout man, some people are just too consumed with negativity. Was she even competing with Lesslasa? That comment is so out of place hope that person choke on it. IGNORANT!!!

    • Anonymous
      March 5, 2014

      @kendra…you really stupid pal!!

  45. bigger
    March 2, 2014

    You go girl you make us proud. Grandbay is up there for the right reasons

  46. Spirit
    March 2, 2014

    Francine doh mind the haters….Last year Lesslasa was slandered, maligned criticized because she was born to parents with a little cash. She proved them wrong and at the end they all jumped on her band wagon.

    All haters go selllllllllllllllllllllll………….
    Do your do girl for GrandBay,Dominica and self.

  47. lady a
    March 2, 2014

    I do hope royette laurent takes a much needed break from the stage! Dang!

    Expected donella to win

    • teamroyette
      March 2, 2014

      are u going to stop her?

    • hmmmmmm
      March 3, 2014

      don’t hope hunny… are u gonna stop it??

    • Royette Laurent
      March 4, 2014

      Sorry to burst ur bubble Lady A.. Once it’s something positive u WILL find me there..
      I’m just 24.

  48. STT/Grandbay
    March 2, 2014

    Well deserved! Francine you were mind blowing! You were consistent from beginning to end! From one grandbarian to another- CONGRATULATIONS! We here in St. Thomas are sooooo proud of you and our village. Your win is most suiting for Grandbay’s reunion this July/August! Grandbay UP!!

  49. Rascal
    March 2, 2014

    my mother that’s my queen

  50. Political correctnes
    March 1, 2014

    :) :-D well done team dtreads

  51. da. vibez
    March 1, 2014

    congrats fran!good job! 8)

  52. cute goddess
    March 1, 2014

    Way to go grand bay.we on the top

  53. Watt La
    March 1, 2014

    Well done Francine! I am proud to be part of this great community of Grand Bay. We love you all both at home and abroad.

  54. soutcityboyi
    March 1, 2014

    Grand Bay again. Congratulations Francine. Your parents must be very proud of you. We are all happy that Grand Bay is back on the map for all the good reasons. Thank you soooooooo much. Luv ya girl.

  55. ladylo
    March 1, 2014

    She was most intelligent there for sure. I was so disappointed that the other ladies couldn’t answer their questions. I don’t know how this can b fixed. I know it’s all nerves.

  56. tteacher junior
    March 1, 2014

    Congratulations Francine, you truly are a queen. GrandBay supported you from the start and indeed you have made us all proud. Get some rest cause you have so much more to accomplish in the regional pageants and beyond. God bless you girl, go and be that shining light to our nation and Caribbean you. Nuff love Franso………nou vwemen connet vive en Gwanbay

  57. Grand Bay in STT
    March 1, 2014

    So proud of what my village has produced! Congrats Francine! You did exceptionally well! Dominica and especially Grandbarians are super proud of you! xoxoxo

  58. winston warrington
    March 1, 2014

    Another great one from Grandbay again???

  59. unique 1
    March 1, 2014

    congrats francine i saw victroy for you since i saw your interview with pearl fountain on gis.U deserve it. The show was well judge. congrats again, i’m looking for more victroy in the regional pageant.

  60. Constant Mistakes
    March 1, 2014

    Very well done Francine! You deserve this crown as you claimed it by your hard work and dedication throughout. This show reminded me of Leeandra’s. She saw the opportunity and prepared herself for it. Well Done again!!

    Now I should state my dissatisfaction in the Head of the Queen Show Committee who did not find it fitting to communicate with all the photographers in order to gage a general consensus on who should be sashed Ms. Photogenic. The only photography company called for their opinion was those who has been contracted to work personally with Ms. Baron on behalf of her sponsor. Mrs. Hyacinth what happened to the input of Chad Ambo and the others. Does the number of facebook likes determine the camera did a good job? if so there should be sash names “facebook like” because of your position you must be fair at all times, your biasness has started to annoy many people as it is always clear where you are swaying. Ms. Jewelle Brown, Ms. Dorsette and Shalina Samuel took far better photos than Ms. Baron, go back people the photos reveal it all. There was always way too much makeup Caking Ms. Baron face hence creating a false appearance all the time. Notwithstanding this Ms. Baron I will reiterate that you deserve your crown. No one else performed like you did last night.

    Another disturbing thing that happens is that round by round the scores were being circulated and sponsors were being given a ball by ball commentary by the so called idle assistants backstage, especially those you expected to know better. This is so poor on the part of the committee. If you felt the results should have been given in such a way please hire Ossie Lewis next time, he will definitely make it as exciting as a cricket game.

    Again I am calling on the head of the Committee to pull up her socks if she intends to continue or bail off gracefully as you are not doing this Queen Pageant a service by this behavior.

    Take this in good faith, this is not fictional, all who were involved know these are facts.

    • Anonymous
      March 2, 2014

      you want the lady job man!But we are impressed with the work of the committee. Especially Mrs Hyacinth
      Next time you wish comment look at the issue in a broader context and be objective.

    • PENNY
      March 2, 2014

      Well said constant Mistakes. She deserves the crown but does not deserve the awards ” Miss Photogenic” ” Best in Swimwear” “Best Talent”
      Best in Swimwear – Octavia prosper, Best Talent- Donella Riviere” Miss photogenic- Tourence Dorsette ,Best Swimwear- Tourence Dorsette, Best Evening Wear- Tourence Dorsette, Best in Evening Wear- Donella Riviere, Best Costume and Best in Costume- Francine Baron, Best question and Answer – Francine Baron. Hence results should be Francine Baron, Tourence Dorsette, Donella Riviere. I gave Tourence ist place for her question and answer was better than Donella, and she was strong in all rounds.Specail award should be given to Jewele for ‘ Most Improved Contestant” ” Shalina is fine with “Miss Amnity” Too BIAS in Dominica. They need to lift that show to a higher standard, year after year they make profit and do nothing to enhance the show quality.

      • March 2, 2014

        I agree with you on the evening dress for Miss.Dorsett it was fantastic and she moved very well on stage but she didnt put much into her answer and questions and I do beleive that’s why she was not placed but Francine was it for sure.

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      • Pooh Bear
        March 3, 2014

        Well, well… you are the boss of judging! You alone sit and come up with that? You were at the judges training, man? Wow, wow, wow, you good. Next year, you should be head judge.

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      • Feeder
        March 3, 2014

        Penny were you at tehshow or you are just annoyed that things well well You want tobe on the committee say so

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      • awa
        March 5, 2014

        Donnelia could not get best talent as she tried three time to blow a fame and failed. Her autumn dress was not the best for her complexion yet…
        Did you listen to her attempt at responding to questions?
        People lets stop this altogether and embrace those who represent us. They need our support

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      • Newtown
        March 5, 2014

        Tourence best dress? ki sah you were sleeping during that round.stupes

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    • Mable
      March 3, 2014

      Constant mistakes everyoneknowwho you are. Youreally havesomegave jealousy against the lady. Allhow you tryto discredit the ladyit turns around and hunt you and your so called team. Stop it be humble and commend the ladey. You are the cut and pace person – the Queen Show Committee has been doing a great job – from your comments it shows that you looking for things to cause trouble and public mayhem but it did not work for you again – I warned you abou this already. All what you talking aboutnever happened this lady is so confiednetial and humble – jealousy is really getting into “Who Jar bless no man curse” Your sins will distroy your thoughts leavethe queen show commitee alone – you should bow out gracefully for your jealousy

      • LOL........
        March 7, 2014

        Your anger says you are a beneficiary of the mediocrity that encircles the island. Francine deserves her crown, she does not deserve all the other sashes she received period. A blind man could see that clearly.

        The Queen Show Committee must be fair. Get a consensus on all the Committee members and you will understand is one person making the decisions.

        Sad be very true. This would never happen in the good old USA baby. A country of fairness or you will be sued. The law of fairness rules always.

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    • unbiased
      March 3, 2014

      Very well said. She was consistent and delivered in all the rounds bt there are a few titles which she did not deserve. Francine is not a natural beauty, her face is always layered with make up, Tourence Dorsette should have been sashed miss photogenic, best in swimwear should have been Octavia, Best talent -Tourence, she acts so naturally and stuck to her cause.
      Miss Baron worked for the crown, but just saying some rounds weren’t judged correctly.

    • Well Done Queen Show
      March 3, 2014

      Funny is the lady you naming in your comment is that jealousy, envy and down right hatred of the success of the Queen Show Committee the Bible guides us on what happento people who are full of hatred, envy and greed it leads to things so please stop that,

      Why in DAyou can do all you canto the best of your ability and haters must show their colours.

    • Commentry
      March 4, 2014

      You mean to tell me this underhanding foolishness still going on in Dominica. Andrea Shillingford was one of those queenshow committee Crookes that have to get it.. But Ms. Baron deserve her crown. Donnella should not have place hence best costume come one Ms.White and crew..

  61. Anonymous
    March 1, 2014

    congrats francine i saw victroy for you since i saw your interview with pearl fountain on gis.U deserve it. The show was well judge. congrats again, i’m looking for more victroy in the regional pageant.

  62. Wondering Eye
    March 1, 2014

    Well Done Francine. It was a spectacular show. However,I believe our different educational institutions need to promote public speaking. Secondly,our young people need to listen to the news both local, regional and international news. Therefore our young ladies will be able to answer the questions in a better manner at the queen show and other events.

  63. Eyeballs
    March 1, 2014

    Hmmmmm……Grand Bay takes the throne home and, just a few people congratulating the girl. It’s like FB’s door is hard to open. CONGRATULATIONS Francine.

  64. Spirit
    March 1, 2014

    I just love that girl enthusiasm and her intelligence.. Great work Grandbay. She is determined to do well.
    We have to give her the support that she will need for her regional and hopefully MIss World pageants.. Miss World calls for lots of money but she must get three titles to qualify, so Francine the ball is in your hands to go conquer the world.
    Your answer to question 1 was a mind blower. Fantastic…Congratulations, proud to be a Dominican.

  65. girl
    March 1, 2014

    Francine did not deserve best question and answer jewele did nor did she deserve best in swimwear or miss photogenic donella did

    • Cha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      March 1, 2014

      You’re right! All these awards should have gone to you!!!!!!!! Eat your heart out !

    • for life!!!
      March 1, 2014

      Exactly…..thief they thief…
      Too unfair….
      We go see bout her later on in their arm…

    • Lucia
      March 2, 2014

      ok and miss photogenic should have gone to Tourence instead….. donella has a lil girls body. again she deserved it stop hating

    • kendra
      March 2, 2014

      I too think Donnella deserved best in swimwear. And in her photos she looked like a model.

      • Anonymous
        March 3, 2014

        I’m sorry but in Donella’s photo’s she didnt even look like she should be in a beauty pagent

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    • unbiased
      March 3, 2014

      nope..she deserved best question an answer, she stumbled on a few words but she answered the question.Tourence should have been Miss Photogenic. Donella had too much goin for the swimwear, less is more. Octavia has the best figure, well toned, should have gotten best in swimwear. Francine reminds me of Tina Turner with all that muscles

    • Sam
      March 4, 2014

      she deserved all the awards she got…stop hating and wish her well. FYI the contestants vote for Ms. Photogenic and they voted for her. She deserved to win. I wish her well in all her pageants because at the end of the day she is going to represent Dominica.

  66. lala
    March 1, 2014

    Let’s see how well this so called miss dominica will do at the regional pageants….u could tell she cram her answer but u cannot cram in Antigua….miss photogenic my toe. Francine looking like any wild man in her photos

    • #speakingmymind#
      March 1, 2014

      Bondieu!!!! that’s a hater right here.
      What’s wrong with some people,can’t we be happy for others?Or maybe we can just can our mouth shut.SMH

    • cookie
      March 1, 2014

      Haterrrrr lmao…eat ur heart out….keep calm and watch soso reign

    • You Lie!!!!!!!!
      March 1, 2014

      Miss Dominica; Francine Tiffany Baron did NOT cram her response, instead she did her research and studied on the tropics they were all told they will be questioned on, therefore, dont blame Miss Baron for being able to respond superbly, instead blame the opther contestants for NOT doing their resaerch to inform their “dounce” minds! The other contestants responses were simply TOO DAMN SHALLOW for high school n college graduates, and more importantly queen contestants!!!!!!!!!

      • show lover
        March 5, 2014

        this wasn’t excellent in her answer. if Roseau did not thumble the crown would have gone to her. just that Francine had lots of grandbay support.

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      • Never
        March 5, 2014

        She crammed but was truly the best of the lot. Hats off to her!! She worked hard.

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    • Cha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      March 1, 2014

      Miss Domininca; Francine Tiffany Baron DID NOT cram her response, instead Miss Baron did her research and studied on ALL the topics that they were ALL told they may be questioned on. So please DONT fault Miss Baron for doing her research and responding suberly. Rather blame the other contestants for NOT doing their research to inform their “dounce” minds! The other contestants responses were simply TOO DAMN SHALLOW for high school and college graduates more importantly queen contestants!

      • Cha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
        March 2, 2014

        *superbly*

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    • Smirks
      March 2, 2014

      Cram what…ahhh get over yourself…the young lady simply slaughtered the question and answer round and if you followed these contestants journey to the throne she was always well spoken and the best at it….The young lady knows how to think on her fit and not beat around the bush to answer the question and ask for the miss photogenic comment pageant chaperones and experts away are talking about what she brought forward on that stage..marinate on that!!!!!!! Miss Dominica 2014 is Francine Tiffany Baron leave with it for the whole year

    • jealousy
      March 2, 2014

      lala shut your face if you was at the show you wouldnt be talking this way who doesnt study or cram there answer to their questions stupes….give her a break she deserved everything she got

      • udony
        March 3, 2014

        Cram? Are they given the questions in advance?

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    • Lucia
      March 2, 2014

      i would like to see what you look like. today you might be pretty and something can happen and you could look like a jombie. don’t hate congratulate….smh

    • My Queen
      March 2, 2014

      Sacquay jalouseeeeeeeeeeeeee! She has the crown. Who are you? You cannot walk in Francine’s shoes. You too damn rude and out of place to talk about our royalty in that derogatory manner. Shoo Fly!

      • but her face
        March 10, 2014

        only grandbay people that like to say other people cant walk in their shoes lmao and they really believe it too smh keep calm and b humble allu not better than nobody my opinion is mine

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    • new generation
      March 2, 2014

      Francine has God on her side sweetie so your hate can’t touch her you sound dumb AF anyone who listens to Francine can tell she does a lot of research don’t hate on her for putting in extra work

    • Reality
      March 2, 2014

      so y the others could not cram thiers???
      stop the hating man.. n even without miss intelligence she still would have won so wat!!!

    • D/can
      March 3, 2014

      HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHA OH LORD!

    • awa
      March 5, 2014

      keep your dirty thoughts to yourself. Stop hating!!!
      Give the young lady a break!!! You cant walk in her shoes…

  67. Education is the key
    March 1, 2014

    Beauty, Brains, Charm, Passion, Humility, Talent, Tact, Eloquence, Faith and Gratitude…A winning combination…It is hard to beat that!!!GrandBay Celebrates!!!Francine you made it so easy for the judges, lolll, Congrats!!!

    • Rainbow
      March 5, 2014

      beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I rest my case.

  68. DC
    March 1, 2014

    Wonderful! I listened and was very impressed with your response to the questions, particularly, the first. You stood out among the rest. Use your reign to uplift the youths, help them think and act positive so that they will have the drive to achieve their full potential. Continue to shine!

  69. James
    March 1, 2014

    Congratulation to Carlton and the rest of team Francine. Job well done; crown well deserved!!!!!

  70. Anonymous
    March 1, 2014

    Well-deserved. A queen most people agree earn that crown.

  71. nit
    March 1, 2014

    Congratulations!!Listened to the whole show! A crown well deserved!!

  72. lucky
    March 1, 2014

    spectacular performance francine. you did very well last night and i want to congratulate you again and u deserved it

  73. Themanhimself
    March 1, 2014

    Congratulations to talented Ms. Baron and her dedicated team

  74. Mandela Spirit
    March 1, 2014

    Glad to know the results was satisfactory in Queen show.I wish all who took part in the show the best for the carnival,congrats for a show well done.
    Now let’s see how the kasio show go.
    good luck to everyone may the best person win.

  75. G
    March 1, 2014

    She was so graceful and queenlike in all her rounds. She certainly deserved the crown but not best talent. Sorry but I don’t think that should have gone to her.

  76. blackbeauty
    March 1, 2014

    well so far the judges have been doing a very good job, they have judge fairly for the shows so far, lets wait and see what happens for the show tonite

  77. Joan
    March 1, 2014

    Congratulations Carlton and team Francine. Job well done!!!!!

  78. Loubiere
    March 1, 2014

    Francine doo doo from th day i saw u i said thats our Queen and after ur interview on Journey to the throne it was confirmed! I am so happy i know u’ll do a good job at representing D/ca. Looking forward to seeng n on the world’s stage :).. we love u Francine

  79. POSSI
    March 1, 2014

    so shalina had a better fit in swimwear than dornella, and her evening wear was super sophisticated again with a better fit. but she blondered her question and answer round, DORNELLA DID THAT TOOOOOOO, so why did she get 1st runner up. TORRENCE was consistent all through past question and answer round, COME ON JUDGES, DORNELLA DID NOT DESERVE A RUNNERS UP.

    • Lucia
      March 2, 2014

      I so agree with you……..she did not deserve it…….. I thought Tourence would get it……..she was consistent from beginning to end………..its all politics again

  80. hmmm
    March 1, 2014

    And I will continue to ask, why did torrence not place, Octavia and Torrence should have been 1st and 2nd runner ups.

  81. Shenel Jolly
    March 1, 2014

    Congratulations queen Francine and Congrats to Donella. No limits continue going!

  82. Lougaoo Mem
    March 1, 2014

    Congratulations Francine Baron! We are proud of your great achievement, your beauty, poise, talent and intellect were above and beyond…. Congrats to the Grand Bay community too.

  83. valda Bruno-Durand
    March 1, 2014

    Congrats my dear, my eyes were on you from day one, now my eyes will be on the Discover Dominica Authority and the Government of Dominica to see if you good enough to go to the Miss World pageant

    • MIND ME
      March 2, 2014

      Valda if you doh have nothing good to say doh say at all. LMAO

  84. what a man
    March 1, 2014

    Finally, a deserving dark skinned beauty won. They have been victimized and cheated for so long.

    • but her face
      March 10, 2014

      it has nothing to do with skin complexion shes jus not preety period

  85. possie massive
    March 1, 2014

    she was my queen from the first time I saw her.

  86. Proud Dominican
    March 1, 2014

    Grand Bay once again! We can do good too! Great Job me dear! It was about time they judge us right.

  87. fab fond st jean
    March 1, 2014

    Job wel done.. grandbay again….. wooooosh team francine……

  88. Concern
    March 1, 2014

    Way to go young lady the crown is back in its original home,congrats.

  89. Cookies
    March 1, 2014

    Congrats my dear. From the interview with Pearl Fontaine you were outstanding. You have what it takes to represent us regionally. Go team Francine!!!

    • Thank U!
      March 3, 2014

      Pearl was very bias towards Francine as she was her Make up artist. She was the only one with a 15 minutes “Journey to the Thrown” interview. So many discrepancies, when we ever will be fair to each other in a simple competition. They are all on YouTube, g check for yourself.

      Jeeeezzzzzzzzzzzzzzz!!

  90. MARIECHERIE
    March 1, 2014

    congrats Francine, it was well deserved you out shine them all!!! congratulation to carlton and the entire feam Francine for a job well done!!!

  91. Cookies
    March 1, 2014

    Congratulations my dear..from the interview with Pearl Fontaine, you were outstanding . You definitely have what it takes to compete regionally. Go team Francine!!!!

  92. March 1, 2014

    Carlti bro that was fantastic!!!¡!

  93. Anonymous
    March 1, 2014

    well done franso I can tell u all your friends in st.thomas did not sleep last night also those in north Carolina and newyork, this is just one crown there are many more to come. blessings from the heavenly father.congrats.

  94. Trevor Fabien
    March 1, 2014

    I heard this young lady on DBS and thought she had this crown all wrapped up. I thought is was hers to lose and she delivered which was no surprise to me. She’s an eloquent speaker and I woke up this morning to see the great news but was definitely not surprised.

    Well done Francine. Another great patriot from Grand Bay. I am hoping that your goal is to better last years miss Dominica. You most definitely have my full support and I would be more than willing to help in whichever way I can.

    Today I am a proud Granbarian in the UK,all thanks to you. Thank you

  95. Anonymous
    March 1, 2014

    Well done young lady well deserving

  96. grandbaygirl
    March 1, 2014

    you are the boss you had most make that franso love

  97. Anonymous
    March 1, 2014

    Boom Boom fanso give it to them Alll

  98. TEACHER JUNIOR
    March 1, 2014

    Congratulations franco…………you made us all proud tonight. I always knew you could do it and kept that faith. Your crown is well deserved and now you need to get some much needed rest to gear up for the regional pageants. Just know grandbay is behind you 100%
    to the greatest chaperon of all, Carlton, my congratulations are in order. Your support team and guys like Marianna and Michelle deserve a pat on the back. Oh D traaed

  99. PoKeSa
    March 1, 2014

    As soon as I saw the composition of girls performing, I knew Francine will definately win. Although not blessed with the deserved height required for beauty pageants, she makes up for this by having this amazing body shape (all the curves) and looks and a brain to go with it.

  100. Anonymous
    March 1, 2014

    Last year’s result was predetermined, but this year there is no problem with the judging?

    This is not to take away anything from the young lady, it is an indictment of our character as a people.

    At least everybody is happy with the results.

    Congrats Francine.

  101. rescue 911
    March 1, 2014

    She had already capture the public’s attention from day one.Good job young lady.You deserve your crown.your journey had just began.

  102. dominican
    March 1, 2014

    Go Grandbay something positive is coming out ofv Grandbay show the world that Grandbarians have the good yo go

  103. Congrats
    March 1, 2014

    Congrats Miss Baron, I knew you had it all along. The sky is the limit keep on reaching up there. wishing you the best in ALL the other competitions. Continue making your family, community and country proud. GOOD LUCK!!!!

  104. Oh Yes
    March 1, 2014

    Very well deserved. Francine did great in every round. Now you’re holding the Dominican torch, make Dominica proud. we love Francine.

  105. joyce
    March 1, 2014

    its no surprise she has the full package :-D

    congrats bevo you must be a proud mama :lol: grandbay on fire :-D

    thanks d treds

  106. Anonymous
    March 1, 2014

    Stupessssss…….i vex…..
    Still all de best to u
    There were better options

  107. March 1, 2014

    all the way with team carlton she had a hard working team behind her congrats to her all the best for one year three other crown and miss world here we come

  108. Emaline
    March 1, 2014

    Congrats miss Dominica 2014 had full confidence in you never doubted you could make I saw you as a young child at Ti matador years ago and you have maintained your command of stage and pageants well done Team Francine hailing from nyc good job commentators fair comments throughout the show

  109. grandbarian in china
    March 1, 2014

    friday night people. not saturday. God Bless you Franso #team grandbay!!!!!!!!!

    • PENNY
      March 1, 2014

      We need a picture of her wearing the crown.That should be up.

  110. was dere too
    March 1, 2014

    Well deserved indeed. What ever she did bad tonight was far outweighed by her spectacular performance and output. Well done Baron!

    • March 1, 2014

      The change to move forward began tonight with GrandBay Francine was wonderfull she responded to the questions and answers very very well,her evening wear wasn’t there but I knew she had the crown and it was so. Congratulations to Miss Dominica Francine Baron and to the people of Grandbay.

  111. March 1, 2014

    congratulation to the grand baynians, Francine u did a very good job ,congratulation again.from myrtle in California San Diego

  112. directioner
    March 1, 2014

    I had alot of confidence in you Francine, congrats and wish u all the best. love from
    GrandBay.

  113. Special Agent Truth
    March 1, 2014

    No question in this decision.

    This was a great and entertaining show.

  114. bomboclat
    March 1, 2014

    BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! Congrats franso!!!!! You deserved it!!

    • POSSI
      March 1, 2014

      SHE DESERVED EVERY DROP OF IT. OCTAVIA should be 1ST AND TORRENCE should be 2nd runner ups, because they had they crown on DONELLA head before they just wanted to give her a position. BUT DAT NOT RIGHT. BUT GREAT JOB FRANCINE, WOOP WOOP (SOUT SITY) REPPING FOR 767.

      • March 2, 2014

        I just hope the ladies will continue their friendship and come together to do joint ventures that will help other young girls/boys in the different villages, and remenber you were all winners but only one could wear the crown..
        Congratulations to .all

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  115. RESIDENT
    March 1, 2014

    i knew she would win

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