Government denies granting passport to Dawood Ibrahim; to seek legal advice against Dr. Thompson Fontaine

Fontaine

The Government of Dominica wishes to make the following response to statements in the media that Dawood Ibrahim (or Ibrahim Dawood) an allegedly notorious Pakistani terrorist is the holder of a Dominica passport.

The information available to the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica is that the source of this allegation is Thompson Fontaine. The person called or described as Jeremy Sinclair is unknown.

The Government has not granted, and denies that it granted,  economic citizenship or a passport to Mr. Ibrahim. More importantly, the security and due process measures in place would make it impossible for a notorious criminal and wanted terrorist to be  granted economic citizenship or  passport. The allegation is totally false.

In view of the clear measures in place, and the measures taken to protect the security of the Commonwealth and other sovereign states, there is strong and compelling reason to believe that this allegation is part of the on going conspiracy by some to destroy the reputation of the country for their own partisan gain and purposes by any means necessary. As a result, the Government demands that Dr Fontaine and others who are peddling this fabrication to the region and world produce immediately the evidence to substantiate the allegation.

The Government of Dominica intends to conduct inquiries to get to the bottom of this scandalous attack on the integrity of the Nation and seek legal advice as to whether any criminal or civil proceedings can be instituted against Dr. Thompson Fontaine and others involved in this attack against Dominica.

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175 Comments

  1. December 23, 2011

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  2. Aye Dominique
    November 11, 2011

    I am really worried about the state of affairs in my country. We see the present gov’t trying to squeeze the balls of well known hotelier in the courts who is providing employment for over 70 persons on island for monies owed from this economic citizenship program. These though are monies accounted for, and put into good use.

    However, we get these sale of passports every day and no one is giving an account for these monies. Where is it and what is it being used for?

    Say one, say two, but I think there is a great need for accountability in this country. Put all politics aside, something is terribly wrong with the affairs of my homeland.

    But as in everything, sin have a way of showing its face at the most unexpected time. Jerry Sandusky has been molesting people children for years, people spoke about it, but as with every situation that involves money and power, these allegations were swept under the carpet.

    Jerry Sandusky never thought in a million years he would be facing charges today, and Penn State University officials never thought that the school would be placed in such hot water, countless lawsuits and just a big moral embarassment.

    People, Satan is very crafty, as a matter of fact, the intention of this devil is to embarrass us, so he leads us to this place of comfort, where he encourages us to do bad things, and after a while, he abandons us.

    This is why it is very important that we continue to walk in spirit and in truth. Like Job the righteous will face persecution, but guess what, the righteous always and forever have the protection of God. He stand besides the righteous through thick and thin, he doesn’t abandon his children.

    The lesson is, do good and be good, for the opposite will only bring shame, embarrassment and sadness. It is not a maybe situation, evil deeds MUST bring a very dismal ending.

    Be guided!!!

  3. Catherine
    November 11, 2011

    Don’t worry TIME WILL TELL

  4. 1979
    November 11, 2011

    “What is even some-more revelation about this whole contemptible event is a finish miss of burden to a Dominican public. Government stubbornly refuses to exhibit a numbers or deduction from a sale of a passports. Ambassadors are allocated though open believe and usually come to light after investigations by a media.

    “The abuse of a module has already cost Dominicans visa-free entrance into Canada, and in a post Sep 2011 world, heightened inspection by European and United States supervision officials. This is adequate to put an finish to a module that can usually lead to some-more unpleasantness for honourable Dominican citizens.”

    SOURCE: YOUGO.US

    Boy…how one Dominican, Born poor like most of us, can turn around and allow this to happen to his people… man o man…I would have done better as PM. If only because I never forget where I come from.. sad…

    • 1979
      November 11, 2011

      The gangster has 29 passports from several countries including, Belgium, Burkina Faso, AZERBIJAN!!! and Mauritius among others. The Interpol red corner notice lists 11 of his Indian passports, but he apparently does not use them anymore.
      His new passport was made so that he could travel easily in AFRICAN!!! countries and his business in narcotics could spread in Africa and Europe.
      The gangster has operated with impunity across countries to leave an indelible stamp of his reach and influence all over the world.

      SOURCE: IBN Live India..

      AZERBIJAN and AFRICAN any one thinking what im thinking???

  5. curve
    November 11, 2011

    DR F THE SAYING GOES, IT IS A FACT THAT THE IGNORANT MAN ALWAYS LOOK AT THE POINTNIG FINGER RATHER THAN THE DIRECTION POINTED OUT.
    [PRAY FOR THEM]

  6. curve
    November 11, 2011

    DR FONATIN, THEY SAY MORE THAN THAT ABOUTE LENNOX AND UP TO NOW THE GOVARNMENT CANT TAKE HIM TO COURT.AND I NKOW U WILL BA VERY
    HAPPY TO GO TO COUTR. :lol:

  7. compre tig
    November 11, 2011

    Dominica Passport is like Bootleg CDs we hahaha

    all i know i was born in Dominica but hold a US passport Fight all you Battle i finish with that

    thanks Goodness my kids will not be in all you ignorance

    • djx
      November 11, 2011

      dont worry its persons like you i hope will find yourselfs being left out in the cold and run back to dominica like dogs. thank God for dominica

      • Kevin Nash
        November 11, 2011

        oh yeah? while you’re saying that to the person, i bet it’s persons like you who flee dominica like a hungry dogs wanting jobs, food and a better standard of living.

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    • November 11, 2011

      @ COMPRE TIG ,I AM A DUAL CITIZEN U S AND DOMINICA, AND AM PROUD TO OPTAIN MY DOMINICAN PASSPORT A U S PASSPORT6 DOESNT MEAN EVERYTHING.A JUDGE CAN REVOKE UR U S PASSPORT FOR ANY CRIMINAL ACT, BUT UR NATIVE PASSPORT WILL REMAIN FOR EVER.AND IT DOESNT MEAN U ARE BETTER OFF OPTAINING UR U S PASSPORT

      • Truth Seeker!
        November 11, 2011

        Thanks for that clarification. Amazing how the once oppressed embrace the largesse of the mother or adopted homeland without regard to what really matters. Thanks again.

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  8. Love DA
    November 11, 2011

    I don’t like he say and she say. Where is the prove?

  9. Aye Dominique
    November 11, 2011

    So how is the government going to prove that one? The man has 13 different aliases, if he did get a Dominican passport,chances are, he did not use his real name.

    It is alleged also that he may not be the only one carrying a DA passport, how are we going to clean up that mess if in fact it is true?

    Where is these monies anyway, all the passports being sold, where are these monies going to, or should I ask who?

    People running IBC’s from their home, doing all kinds of stuff. Persons with no job and no means of income buying expensive cars, building homes in the most priced neighborhoods, this money has to come from somewhere.

    If these allegations are correct, we will be in serious trouble, because this is very serious and dangerous.

    We have a great misconception in our heads. Your parents did not will you any big fortune, but for some reason you think that you have an obligation to be a millionaire without working for it. That get rich quick scheme is going to catch up with us.

    The sad thing is, while few may be benefitting from this, every Dominican will face the consequences.

    Sad sad sad for Dominica.

    • Sum Fing Not Wong
      November 11, 2011

      The thing is………….the Government of Dominica may well be speaking the truth when it says that the story is untrue. The other thing is………..very few people take the Government of Dominica serious when it denies wrongdoing or claims of corruption. When it comes to corruption, the Government of Dominica is guilty until proven otherwise. Thats a very sad state of affiars but it is true.

  10. blacks
    November 11, 2011

    why do you all asked to post a good comment and you remove them DNO

  11. HELAS!
    November 11, 2011

    ISN’T IT A SIMPLE INVESTIGATION, JUST PUBLISH ALL THE NAMES AND PICTURES OF PERSONS WHO ACQUIRED DOMINICAN PASSPORTS IN THE LAST 12 YEARS

  12. A Voice
    November 11, 2011

    Man, that story have more twists and turns than a crooked river.

    After listening to the interview with the Sinclair guy this morning, all I can say is wait for more…

    Many questions to be answered.

    I watchin’ still!!!

  13. NatureIslander.NC
    November 11, 2011

    Fontaine, have you ever heard of the saying “Tom drunk but Tom is no fool?” The vast majority of Dominicans have common sense and will not let the title of “DR” sway them in your direction. We do not need people like you stirring trouble in DA. Stop with your dirty tactics. Form a political party and challenge the government in the right way or just GO AWAY.

    • 1979
      November 11, 2011

      no place for political correctness in the face of truth and the quest thereof to find it… let the little child and the dogs speak if it be the truth.. for it is said that from the mouths of babes and suckling that the truth is revealed, and all that has “hidden itself” from the wise and the prudent.

      LOLOL

    • UPTOWN REBEL!!!
      November 11, 2011

      He is a born Dominican,isn’t he?….
      So, I suppose you fall in the category of the least of Dominicans without “common sense”?..
      Am I right,or am I right?…
      E nee au pachet boog ki ca ani blagay,blagay, moi pa ca compwan….

      • ????????
        November 11, 2011

        Rebel, don’t you realize you are not included in the majority? Thompson is the Pied Piper and you are one of his few followers.

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    • curve
      November 11, 2011

      spick for yourself, and for your own good change your name.

  14. Homeland Security
    November 11, 2011

    Correct me if I’m wrong but aren’t the people receiving our passports supposed to be making a significant contribution to the Dominican economy? Thus far I’m hearing of all types of questionable characters receiving Dominican passports; people who never ever had the intention of even visiting Dominica but whose sole intention was to use these passports to by pass Immigration Authorities in countries where they are not welcome. When you look at the big picture, this is a crying shame on the government and the people they have put in charge of issuing these passports – this basically means they are willing to line their pockets while sacrificing the integrity of our beautiful country.

    • 1979
      November 11, 2011

      no need for correction, you are spot on!! we need a copy of your prescription to manufacture some glasses for the blind bats.

  15. blacks
    November 11, 2011

    i read the letter that the government is supposed to have gotten and it has both o f the passport num bers both the indian and dominnica numbers so the question is

    1.Has the governnent receive any letter from the high commision of india?

    2..Are the numbers real ar feak

    3.How long does a forgien national has to wait before he/she gets a passport?

    4.Why would the india government acknowleges that the man has two passports are they liying to?

    5.Do you believe that the source of this invetigation is trying to bring down the country?

    6. Has mr singh lived in the siad house of the said vjillage?

    These are some questiions we should try to answer.

    hope this gets on

    • dion
      November 12, 2011

      The government has admitted that singh has a Dominican passport but not dawwoo who seem to be the controversial figure. Some persons present facts while other through words into the air hoping that facts will come out.

      The state should sue thompson fountaine if the allegations are false.It is time people begin to pay like in the US for the wrong things they say.

  16. vip
    November 11, 2011

    Wherever these terrorist are America will find them and bring them to justice . And also anybody that is harbouring and facilitating them .The CIA is working very hard and will discover and locate them.

  17. WENDY
    November 11, 2011

    THANK GOD IS NOT MY COUSIN LENNOX DAT SAY!!!! .

    • UPTOWN REBEL!!!
      November 11, 2011

      By the way, what’s up with Lennox anyway?…I haven’t heard him on the Radio(on Saturdays) in a bit….Do hope he is OK…

      Peace!!.

      • WENDY
        November 11, 2011

        HE IS ENJOY GRACE N MERCY. HE’LL BE BACK WITH MORE FAYAH SOON .

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      • harry
        November 11, 2011

        Lennox. Will be the next leader of the uwp. Good move though because he is certainly intelligent and of experience in the business environment. I am not a uwp fan but I will rally behind Lennox if he assume leadership of the uwp.

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  18. Dubique767
    November 11, 2011

    This is one of the biggest problems with economic citizenship. Small islands like DA don’t have the means to conduct comprehensive background checks on people…There is a huge risk attached to cash for passport. DA gives economic citizenship to everyone. You have criminals, child molesters, drug lords, etc, getting our passports to do as they please…

    • Aye Dominique
      November 11, 2011

      Alot of criminals come posing as investors, and wind up with our passports in their back pocket.

  19. Really
    November 11, 2011

    I hope the government and its innocent supporters are hearing of the latest details coming out!

    People, be wise before putting allu hand in fire for them fellas! This is very interesting! Alot to be revealed! You guys have no idea what these guys are involved in.

    The illegal acts to secure a victory in 2009 had much more to eat. A chair was broken in Morne Bruce at a meeting after the Etana UWP ting in St. Joe and it was said “I cannot afford to lose that election”.

    STAY TUUUUNNNED

  20. Trouble Intended
    November 11, 2011

    Interesting article. Does this mean that anyone who makes a false or dis-agreeable statement about government could be taken to court and sentenced? I guess the opposition in DA is dead in more ways than one.

  21. hmmmmmmmm
    November 11, 2011

    in due time we will find out the truth…… ….. fontaine has evidence

  22. Malthus
    November 11, 2011

    Oh so because it’s coming from Thompson it’s a lie. DOMINICANS READ!!! DO NOT TAKE THOMPSONS WORD FOR IT, google the damn man. This is making international press. The Government of Dominica is embarassed and trying to put Thompson in a bad light. This thing is so real and sickening. Stop jumping and playing politics, these is our identity going to gangsters and the US is not taking it lightly. READ READ and stop playing sheep and allowing people who done make their money from the criminals and want to keep all you in the dark.

    Damn Dominicans READ Thompson is not lying and he did not make the story up. I refuse to post a link to this scandal. Spend time and read before jumping on Thompson back.

    • jamo
      November 11, 2011

      thompson’s own words,”we do not know for a fact if dawood has a dominican passport. it is circumstancial that he has a dominican passport”. the question to thompson is, is it a fact that dawood has a dominican passport? and if not, why are we wasting our time with that crap

  23. may
    November 11, 2011

    FONTAINE DID GET WHAT HE WANTED FROM THE PM
    HE WIIL ALWAYS FIND FAULTS. THE FOX COULD NOT GET THE GRAPE TO EAT HE SAID IT WAS SOUR,
    FONTAINE IS JUST THE SAME. THE GRAPE IS SOUR
    BECAUSE HE DID NOT MET HIS DEMANDS.

    • curve
      November 11, 2011

      you get your grapes continue to defend, enjoy it while it last.

  24. scrappy coco
    November 11, 2011

    fontaine is looking and seeking attention and love,a monkey does everything in its powers to get the crowd attention ,so people dont cry over his writings he has nothing to do and the little change thats left in his pocket will soon be done ande we will have a next mad and insane uwp dog on the road but still help him with dry bread and little water

  25. One Love
    November 11, 2011

    8-O The fugitive gangster, Dawood Ibrahim, is India’s most wanted man.
    He, along with his brother Anis Ibrahim, are charged with masterminding the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings in which 257 people died and over 700 others were wounded.

  26. Born Free
    November 10, 2011

    That is the right approach for Government to take: Conduct an inquiry into this allegation and all others that have been made about the State and about Officers of the State over the past five years!

    This approach would clearly help to remove the perception and semblance of public misconduct and malfeasance in office.

    These allegations are creating un-ease and unnecessary distractions for those people who just want to live in a peaceful and pristine place.

  27. North Carolina
    November 10, 2011

    Thompson Fontaine, what’s on your agenda? Are you willing to do something substantial for land of your birth or out to destroy it’s image? Education can sometimes be a dangerous thing!

    • Anonymous
      November 11, 2011

      GET EDUCATED AND SEE WHAT HAPPEN TO YOU IDIOT

      • executive command.
        November 11, 2011

        it seems he is too well educated…. his name alone exposes just how much he is tied to a certain operation by a certain lawyer in a certain place…. SMH this is just too much…
        this is blatant and bold face…poor pity my people boy.

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    • dion
      November 12, 2011

      He said some time ago that he was coming to help the agriculture sector. In trying to bring down the PM many will be bringing down themselves.

      I remember Earl Williams holding a placard on the chronicle saying “Investigate now”. . He is yet to return.

  28. A Voice
    November 10, 2011

    Well boy, I did listen to the two interviews this guy did on Q95 and from what I gathered is that the first interview he was clearly indicating that this Dawood guy was in possession of a Dominican passport. So much so that on his urging I went and googled the Dawood guy and saw that his a dangerous terrorist. However I did not see anything stating that he was the holder of a Dominican passport.

    On the second interview he kind of back tracked a little bit and started indicating that is Dawood’s lawyer that possess the Dominican passport. I remember thinking at the moment that this was a little sleak of him, but I brushed it aside until now. So the Dominican gov’t might very well feel justified for going after him.

    But all in all, that whole passport thing there is worries for Dominica.

    I watchin’ still!!!

    • D
      November 11, 2011

      Maybe you should google Dawood Ibrahim/Dominican Passport and see what you find.

      • A Voice
        November 12, 2011

        Thank you, I will.

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  29. lee
    November 10, 2011

    I HAD LIKED DOMINICA.NET BUT LATELY ON NOT
    GOING IN THE WEB BECAUSE THE ONLY NEWS IS
    MR FONTAINE BASHING THE PM THAT NOT RIGHT.
    THE ONLY THING I SEE RIGHT NOW IS JEALOUSY
    AND HATRED. FRANKLY SPEAKING IF THIS IS
    THE WAY WE HAVE TO LIVE WE WILL NEVER PROSPER
    IN LIFE.

  30. time for truth
    November 10, 2011

    All I can do is laugh at this so-called response from the government. It’s just a big independence joke!

    After a good laugh I am left with the following questions:

    1. Who wrote this letter? I saw GIS letter head was used but surprisingly, no one signed it. A letter head does not necessarily mean that the government really responded. It’s a signature that shows the authencity of any letter and therefore, since no signature is visible I must conclude
    that it is just another game.

    2. Why is the goverment DEMANDING that Dr. Fountain immediately produces evidence to substantiate this allegation? Are they before the court yet?If Dr. Fountain has alredy made the allegation what else does he need to show? What about the government coming with evidence to convince us that they are not at fault? I mean if someone lies on you, is it not your responsibility to proove that you were lied on?

    3. If such allegation was made against the government which puts the reputation of Dominica and Dominicans in a very dark hole, why does the government have to seek legal advise to see if a crime was committed? That’s a serious issue against the state my friends. You should only seek legal advise on this one if you think you have something to hide.

    As far as I am concerned, I see this one similar to the French Citizenship scandal that is still in the hands of the judge though all of us are convinced that that our constitution was violated.

  31. spyda
    November 10, 2011

    dr fountain is a real this man is #56 on the most wanted list he cannot travel any where he’s in pakistan that where he feels most safe why would he need a dominica passport cia and fbi cannot wait for him to move so they could kill him this dr really think we dominica are stupid

    • HELAS!
      November 11, 2011

      SOUND VERY NAIVE! ABOUT WHAT HAPPENS, READ SOME MORE

  32. T
    November 10, 2011

    This is a government that does not believe in truth . It was said by one of their operatives… So what do you all expect? KEEP ON YOUR GOOD WORK DR FONTAINE.!

  33. November 10, 2011

    Idon’t think you all understand what is going on you all think is the prime minster who will be brought down low what about we the people,who is going to suffer not fontaine or the pm is mr fontaine in DA is he not in the states enjoying him self? tell me what is his reason for writing this.he is not trying to help dominica he is trying to stop people from coming to the island.when other people read what you all think they are going to do? comon people let us build our nation let us stop the nagative talk ,let us for one day each of us write somthing positive about dominica.God is lisening to us what we say is what we get if we keep on saying nagative things we will receive nagative if we say positive things we will receive positive.so please my fellow Dominicans let’s bless our country so we can be properous.THANKS FOR TAKING TIME TO READ GOD BLESS DOMINICA AND DOMINICANS RED AND YELLOW BLACK AND WITHE.

  34. ;;;;;
    November 10, 2011

    Wey papa… anyway let us put this matter to rest. Can someone please post the link to Thomson’s article? I would like to read it. DNO can you do that for us please?

  35. REBEL..with a cause.
    November 10, 2011

    I’ll tell you something, greed, slackness, and corruption, is going to take this Island Nation down to the pits of hell.

  36. Aye Dominique
    November 10, 2011

    Sometimes I am left to wonder….

    How long ago we had a situation where a few public officers were arrested for passport fraud….(I even saw one of them in creole clothes posing at Financial Center in one of dem DNO creole day pics, I could not believe it).

    Do you think our passports are being handled in such a way for Skerrit to want to take people to court for saying who have and who doesn’t have passport.

    This passport sale thing is ridiculous, and it needs to stop. I met a guy who told me he bought a passport in less than no time in DA. Passport selling like pen show in Roseau.

    They need to stop that s

  37. Abu Sulayman
    November 10, 2011

    In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

    Firstly, if it is true that Mr. Fontaine accused the government of selling Dominican passport to a Pakistani terrorist, if Mr Fontaine has crucial evidence I think this should be submitted.

    Secondly, if this is a false allegation against the government then the government has a right to seek legal advise on the issue because this is a national security issue. We would not like the UK for e.g to impose visa restrictions on us, already restrictions were imposed by the Canadian government.

    Thirdly, why don’t a proceeding government undo these ills done by a previous party? For example, during the U.W.P administration Canada imposed a visa on us, why hasn’t this government address that issue? Why leave the issue and simply blame the past administration for it? Is it to score political points? Aren’t government supposed to do all it can in all areas to address key issues that affects us? Why should Dominicans pay so much money to go to Trinidad to get a visa for Canada? This is unnecessary hardship for people who want to visit their family in Canada. This money should be used as spending power in Canada.

    I think it is time for our politicians and many of our people to be mature in handling issues. Many people do not comment like educated people. Too much name calling, people need to get out their little box.

    • executive command.
      November 11, 2011

      blessings in the name of allah, when you was shooting out your mouth at mrs clinton independence greetings were you thinking of those who have their families to visit in the US? where u thinking about those who want to study there? or those who get their little christmas barrel?? learn to be tolerant boss. people of all creed and color make up the US. It is only a minority who make up the greedy captalist elite that you so vehemently abhor, there are people working to meet their day to day just like u and me ALL AROUND THE WORlD they are not the ones conspiring to keep the burden of the upper class on them…the people is not the issue, The IDEA is what is. the idea that some people have to be selfish, calous, apathetic and prejudiced all the values which the elitists use to supress the working class and keep them subserviant. we need each and every united voice to implant a new IDEA of equality FOR ALL so think before you speak.

      • Abu Sulayman
        November 11, 2011

        What a comment of a brainwashed person! You cannot compare the both issues. No Muslim hates the entire American populace, we are disgusted with American foreign policies (the federal system etc)that’s why we say we do not want her independence greetings.

        Secondly, America is in economic shambles now thus they need us to study in their country. I do not know why people like you suffer from this inferiority complex. If America want to impose restrictions because we stand up for human rights then so be it but it is foolish for countries to impose restrictions upon us for engaging with terrorists. This is the difference between the issues. America and her policies have an extremely poor human rights record so far.

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      • incarnate
        November 14, 2011

        u talk about human rights?? what religious sect discrimates against their women?? strap bombs to themselves and all kind of fanaticism…u know something….allu aready buy passport to make allu own little middle east in the caribbean….do me a favour please mr muslim. please let me get my family out of dominica before you start bombing buses ok. then you can bomb everything……

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  38. Rastafari
    November 10, 2011

    Well, I see we are being distracted again; Let’s stop ALL this bashing and get to the root of the issues that really affect the poor and needy, not the rich and greedy! : twisted: Read it in Revelation so you understand what’s happening to our beloved country is nothing new and was manifested to happen. All this human “hot air” (poom) is going nowhere soon. Total destruction is the only alternative right now. There’s no use, nobody can stop them now! :-? So go ahead, keep on hating, backbiting, killing, defaming character, soliciting for Satan. There’s no use, no one can stop them now! Be afraid people; be VERY AFRAID for what’s to happen to human kind in the not too distant future…all who want to be wicked and not give up this desolate life, Rastafari has warned you, we have been warning you since the olden days.

  39. Josiah
    November 10, 2011

    How many of you writing comments have read the brilliant articles written by Dr Fontaine on his website. Please people stop showing your ignorance and absense of a brain. Go read the man writtings and then cvomment!

  40. harry
    November 10, 2011

    Notice that only after Tony came and said that they will deny by all course those liars are now making a public statement.why did they not talk about the letters from the Indian embassy.
    Here goes the olive branch; the whole situation stinks.we had agencies in Dubai, u.a.e owned by crooked lawyers what do we expect.the man got to make back the money he lost on the stock market

  41. Looking in
    November 10, 2011

    Time will tell

  42. doc. love
    November 10, 2011

    THE STATEMENT BY THE GOVERNMENT TO SEEK LEGAL ADVICE AS REGARDS TO THE THOMSON’S AFFAIRS IS VERY INTERESTED.WE HAD A SIMILAR INCIDENT WITH SUZAN’S PASSPORT CASE FOR APPROXIMATELY US $400,000, NO ACTIONS WERE TAKEN AGAINST MR. LENNOX LINTON WHO BROKE THE NEWS,ARE TO ASSUME THAT THE STORY WAS TRUE.

  43. Accountant
    November 10, 2011

    I believe that the Government should wait untill Thompson Fountaine comes home in Dominica, then they should have him arrested and charged for CRIMINAL LIBEl against the State.

    This man is a disgraceful professional who is filled with HATE

    • So Sick & Tired
      November 10, 2011

      Libel against the State?? Who is the state? Skerrit?? You people are so entertaining!! My only problem with it is that the outside world is reading this nonsense coming from Dominicans. How can one be proud of their country and their people? What is there to be proud about?

    • Anonymous
      November 10, 2011

      Your brainwashed fool.Does this corrupt government have any credibility? Is only boofoons like you who have belief in this corrupt crew. THE TRUTH MUST COME OUT.

    • ?????
      November 10, 2011

      Whom did you arrest for Villas,bin bobol, fertilizer bobol, Susan Olde bobol,firebombing,etc.Go and hide your ugly disfigured face.

      • REBEL..with a cause.
        November 11, 2011

        Being ugly, or disfigured does not defile a person, but rather ; what comes out of him/ her. So clearly,you have just defiled and vilified yourself as well…..And to answer your comment up top….REBEL don’t follow, REBEL lead……..You’ve just arrived here( on DNO)?.

        The REBEL is a thinking person, he thinks through issues and he makes rational assessments based upon facts…..OK?….
        So if you didn’t know, now you do….
        Try taking a page out of his book, or become a fan, Read his comments….You will be much better off….and much more enlighten….
        Thank you so very much.

        Peace, one love….and….All the very best to you….

        REBEL!!!.

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    • curve
      November 10, 2011

      lets hope that u wont be held and charge for peoples moneys accountant.

    • Economist(analytic)
      November 10, 2011

      I won’t have you do my books nor my income tax returns. You are poor at addition.All those issues in the news over the last 10yrs from $5000.00 salary and millions in assets for a guy who was dirt poor 4 yrs before.(did he win a lottory)? To bin fertilizer bobol,etc they add up.As an accountant the least you can do is add and subtract some of the issues there must be a balance.

    • poom
      November 10, 2011

      fake accountant. you are one stupid mindless shmuck(censored)

    • Gracious
      November 10, 2011

      You too sot.

  44. Rocks
    November 10, 2011

    I see that one have all you attention…Mucho comments….Skerit supporters going crazy….Lick it to them Dr. Fountain…..Expose them…We taking our Country back…..I will be surprise if DNO post that….

  45. Wait A Minute
    November 10, 2011

    Mr. PM it’s time to put our treason laws to good use. This nonsense is getting out of hand now as these people get more desperate to restle political power from the legitimately elected government of the country!!!!!!

    • ?
      November 10, 2011

      Yeah time for him to put the treason laws to good use, because he will be the first one charged. Wait we waiting.

    • yout
      November 10, 2011

      you really meant communism laws!!

    • Gracious
      November 10, 2011

      You must be one of the illeterate laborites.
      Dr. Fountain,please continue to educate the Dominican people.
      People open up your minds.

    • Anubis
      November 11, 2011

      i must say as a Dominican i feel very sorry for you…..you are now asking the PM to put laws in place to keep ppl from free speech and educating the general mass of the corruption that is being done in the name of this country…but what!!!!you are called ” wait a minute” it all makes sense now how your brain operates…..LMSFAO

  46. Marcel
    November 10, 2011

    I just knew that Tony and Skerrit would take that line. It is the same one they used in the Skerrit dual citizenship case.

    “You say I travelling on a French passport, well show me the passport. And remember I can not be subpoenered because I can commit purjury. Ha Ha Ha!

    So Mr. Fontaine go capture Dawood Ibrahim, the most wanted terrorist in the world, and bring back the Dominican passport in hand for me and Tony. Otherwise we just deny, deny, deny and threaten you with law suit like we did with Matt Peltier.

    Then you Mr. Fontaine will sink in debt and run crawling to us, like Matt, for forgiveness.

    Remember I have Alick and Tony to represent me for free in court so that is up to you if you can’t pay your legal bills. Then I will close the Dominican.net.

    How dare you question who I sell my passports to you little Grand Fond boy.

    Don’t you know who has the power here?”

    • DE CARIBBEAN CHANGE,
      November 10, 2011

      He is also KNOWN as the “little boyblue, come blow up your horn” – the little Grand Fond boy.

      • DE CARIBBEAN CHANGE,
        November 10, 2011

        Doctor Fontaine is also the Drama Boy, not the Drummer boy.

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      • brent
        November 10, 2011

        I think Dr Fontaine track record speaks for itself. I am appalled by the level of ignorance and stupidity we Dominicans carry with us.. Respectablity and credible Dr Fontaine as earned over the years whereas any intelligent and sensible Dominica definitely know that significant lies have been spread by this government. so people please put things into perspective if you donot get credible information and donot write crappy comments like unsensible, uneducated individuals..

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  47. R- TRUTH
    November 10, 2011

    Dominica under fire…only jah can save us.

  48. Tell me
    November 10, 2011

    That’s not what Fontaine said. He named Tony Astaphan and karan Singh, a fugitive from justie. Why can’t Tony sue? Because he knows that talk about due deligence is crap because Singh is wanted in India.

  49. OH WELL
    November 10, 2011

    Ok..45 minutes gone….I see new comments…I don’t see mine…imma keep hitting that refresh button

  50. grada
    November 10, 2011

    We don’t need an investigation ;all we need is a genuine list of all the people with the economic citizenship and the passports.

    • Tourist
      November 11, 2011

      That is not the only thing Dominica needs. Dominica needs to stop this entire programme. No passports should be sold and the economic Citizenship should be abolished.
      Soon the entire country will be branded a refuge for foreign criminals and terrorists.
      Stop this and stop it right now!!

  51. Trusted
    November 10, 2011

    Before you ignorant people talk, read the man’s article! Stand firm Dr Fontaine. Truth cannot be hidden

  52. Trenton
    November 10, 2011

    Please show me where Dr Fontaine said he is a holder of a passport….this is an absolute LIE.

    Dr Fontaine said that the evidence was circumstantial. His writing is clear ..:it is alleged”. This is clearly a smoke screen.

    Keep up the great investigative work Dr Fontaine.

  53. Jason
    November 10, 2011

    This is a sign of gross panic on the part of Tony and Skerrit…….Time to put a stop to the sale of passports to criminals.

    • Malate
      November 10, 2011

      Panic indeed. Suppose those who paid big bucks for these passports find out they may become worthless? Wouldn’t want to be in their shoes.

  54. Alas
    November 10, 2011

    I have been listening to Thompson Fountain for a while now and i have concluded that he is a WICKED and horrible liar who will stop at nothing to get power. He has been lying and making up stories on people and just calling people’s names. Thompson show us the friggin proof!And which govt that gave him passport? your deceiptful attention!

    • Rocks
      November 10, 2011

      You know nothing about Dr. Fountain. You are one of those that brain washed by current gov’t and cant think for yourself. You all acting like that is something new. The Dominican gov’t has been selling our passports for so long. Don’t you know that is because of the actions of our gov’t we need a visa to go to Canada now…Expose them Dr. Fountain….

    • .
      November 10, 2011

      The LIARS are part of your corrupt cabal. Fontaine is an upright and believable gentleman,and he will not associate with corrupt and dishonest people like you and your ilk. Go research the type of people you are trying to defend..Get a brain if you are lacking one. Your sot.

  55. D
    November 10, 2011

    I would like to seek legal action against the gov’t for all the corrupt/questionable practices taking place.

    • 1979
      November 10, 2011

      8) admin you need a laughing emoticon with the head back mouth wide open and tounge and back teeth showing…..thats how hard this comment is making me laugh…ROTFL nice one D

    • What-i-know
      November 10, 2011

      who’s stopping you?
      Go right ahead!

      • D
        November 10, 2011

        Just waiting for people like you to join me in this lawsuit, but I see you still sleeping. When you wake up you won’t even recognize the country you living in.

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  56. tactical
    November 10, 2011

    Wait those guys say they were going to bring down Supreasingh to prove the Villa story was false; they say they were going to bring Dockwel to prove that Bin boobol was not truth ; they say they were going to bring seco sico down to prove that the allegations for the burning of Emmanuel house was not true; and I can go on and on … now they say they going to hold inquiries!! up to now they can’t deliver on what they promised to do in the previous allegations and all you fellars still believing in that inquiry nonsense- tell them to set up the inquiry in the fire bombing and in the villas and the land deals and bin boobol and the Layou/China scandal with you know who-etc etc. You all haven’t realize those boys taking us for long ride. First time in the history of Dominica we have so many scandlous events surrounding a government in power;

    • Wait A Minute
      November 10, 2011

      You and you guys keep making them up everyday. The sad thing for you guys is that no amount of so-called ‘scandals’ that you try to hit the government with will bring you sorry souls to political power in DA, so keep on trying. When you cross the line, we will try you guys for treason. So just be careful how far you go!!!!!

      • 1979 4eva
        November 10, 2011

        We don’t have a data entry center like the DLP, filled with agents inventing scandals. Most folks here hardly even know each other, your paranoia of a conspiracy on DNO stems from hours of intense focus on your underlying motive, which is to retard the inevitability of the truth. None of us can’t fight what is real. Not even the government, the question is, where will you stand in the revelation thereof????? LOLOL I hope I didn’t lose you…

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      • 1979 4eva
        November 10, 2011

        Besides the government is doing just fine creating is own scandals…

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      • curve
        November 10, 2011

        to every rope there is an end, and in every long road there is a bend.so enjoy.

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  57. mouth of the south
    November 10, 2011

    wow.. look at the benefits people get when they buy our passports… now wonder we attracting questionable characters

    Citizenship for life, for applicant and all eligible family members.

    Dual Citizenship is permitted, without the requirement to notify the applicants home country, and without any need for the applicant to reside in Dominica

    Second Passports will be issued to the applicants of all eligible family members, and may be easily renewed.

    Visa-Free Travel to approximately 80 countries including :- Austria, Belgium, Britain, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Greece, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and most British commonwealth countries. When a visa is required, they are also relatively easy to obtain.

    Full Residency Status and the right to work in Dominica.

    Tax Free Status on foreign income, capital gains, gift, wealth and inheritance tax

    so one can have our passport and don’t need to even reside in dominica… for a measely U.S $75000… whereas to qualify for a u.s passport one would have to invest half a million U.S in the virgin isles or other dependencies and if they are in the mainland.. they should invest about U.S one million… and yes people INVEST… not questionable characters just buying passport like it’s groceries… u actually have to do business with the u.s.a so it makes it even easier to track your money to ensure u aint a ‘questionable’ character

  58. Asterix
    November 10, 2011

    I think criminals like Rudolph King and the rest who are holders and users of Dominican passports, do more harm to the image of Dominica than the likes of Thompson Fountain. A leader openly supporting despots like Kaddafi do more harm to the image of Dominica than the likes of Thompson Fountaine. After all Mr. Fountain is a Dominica who was merely expressing his concerns re our passports being used by international criminals. Whether or not this Dawood guy using our passport is true, remember that there were others before him like Rudolph King and that that cannot be denied

    • Pride in DA
      November 10, 2011

      Thompson Fontain have to be more responsible when putting information about the country he loves so much for the world to see. Thompson owns a website and anything information he place on there is accessible by any and all people globably. It is irresponsible whenever he puts information that is not vetted for its accuracy.

  59. Anonymous
    November 10, 2011

    they say they was going to bring Supreasing down to prove that the Villas stories were not true – they say they were going to bring sico seco down to prove the truth about Emmanuel they say they were going to bring Doc to prove garbage bin boobol were false…so many things they say —- and all yuh still waiting on them fellars; have all have jokes doh see they taking all of us for a ride.

  60. Asterix
    November 10, 2011

    Legal action or not the truth must come to light. Rudolph King, Henry Lashkin,Susan Oldy, Bobby Wahi and the rest are also false allegations. What do you expect the government to say? They will never own up. I do hope that they investigate speedily too because the truth will be revealed. If is one thing thats for sure, if it is true that Dawood does have and did use a passport from Dominica the Government certainly wont be able to cover it up since information will not be coming from them but from outside

  61. WELL SAH
    November 10, 2011

    My God…who wrote this press statement? Mervin Cain?…lol

    What a load of monkey crap…check this out…

    1st sentence – “an allegedly” notorios pakistani terrorist. An allegedly? hahahaha. Mervin, the factual information about this man is well known, where the hell you coming out with your “allegedly”? Doh tell me allu going to enter into defense mode ONCE AGAIN for another criminal. Say it ain’t so Mervin Cain…say it ain’t so!

    2nd sentence – “The information available to the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica is that the source of this allegation is Thompson Fontaine.” WOW! That must have been sooo hard to find out. AND, which allegation you referring to there nuh? The “allegation” that the man is an international wanted criminal or…I doh know, talk to me Mr. Cain!

    3rd sentence – “The person called or described as Jeremy Sinclair is unknown.” Described as? A person’s full name is a noun? What nonesense I reading there nuh? AND, unknown to whom? The entire world or just the labour party camp?

    3rd Paragraph- “The Government has not granted, and denies that it granted, economic citizenship or a passport to Mr. Ibrahim. More importantly, the security and due process measures in place would make it impossible for a notorious criminal and wanted terrorist to be granted economic citizenship or passport. The allegation is totally false.”

    Mervin, papa bordiay hahahaha. Why can’t the government state emphatically that MR. IBRAHIM DOES NOT POSSESS ANY PASSPORT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA? Why is it that all allu can deny is granting it to him? Is it because you guys are fully aware that there are other means through which this man could have been granted this passport since for example CERTAIN PEOPLE were allegedly given passports in a compromise DEAL after the BVI case?

    Last sentence, 4th Paragraph – “As a result, the Government demands that Dr Fontaine and others who are peddling this fabrication to the region and world produce immediately the evidence to substantiate the allegation.”

    MERVIN! LOL You guys really killing me now. So allu not sure whether the man owns the passport for real? Allu want Dr. Fontaine and other to present the evidence? But what nonesense is that? Isn’t this a very easy thing to verify with the local immigration and passport issuing authorities? You guys should not be asking for evidence! You guys should be stating that there CAN BE NO NO NO DAMN BLASTED EVIDENCE to support this claim!

    Last paragraph – “The Government of Dominica intends to conduct inquiries to get to the bottom of this scandalous attack on the integrity of the Nation and seek legal advice as to whether any criminal or civil proceedings can be instituted against Dr. Thompson Fontaine and others involved in this attack against Dominica.”

    Inquires to get to the bottom of what sir? Whether the man has a passport? Who leaked or is leaking this sensitive information to Mr. Fontaine? Get to the bottom of what sir? It cannot be getting to the bottom of who is making the allegation, since we all know Dr. Fontaine came forward very boldly! So what again do you guys hope you find out after this inquiry?

    You see, you guys have fooled Dominicans sooo much over the years and things are slowly beginning to close in on allu that the explanations and responses are becoming more and more laughable. This press statement has made things look even MORE SHADY rather than clearing the air. You guys are unable to state clearly what Dominicans would like to hear. Stop taking Dominicans for idiots. Is not all Dominicans that will dress in red and run to some playing field shouting laybah laybah irrespective of what so ever!

    But of course, the idiots who are unable to think critically aftering reading the statement will litter DNO’s page with all their garbage, continuing to make this country a big laughing stalk.

    Let’s hope in the interest of free speech and democracy my post is approved as is!

    • UPTOWN REBEL!!!
      November 10, 2011

      Well said…..People should think through issues and make rational assessments based on facts……
      The primary focus should be whether or not this “terrorist” has a Dominican Passport in his possession, and how did he obtain it…There is where the focus should be…..

      I told them a long time ago,that this ” selling of our Passport ting”, is going to get some Person or persons in lots of trouble….and will be a very bad stain on the Commonwealth of Dominica for a long ,long time with severe repercussions….Dominica and Dominicans will pay a very heavy price. They ought to stop it,and stop it now……Some body is going to leave the shores of Dominica in handcuffs,and it may well be some member or members of Govt….GOD forbid…..A hard ass makes a soft behind…..If you can’t hear,then you will surely feel.

      Peace to all…and….All the best…..

      REBEL!!!

      • 1979 4eva
        November 11, 2011

        Sorry rebel, I had to interject, is ” a hard head that makes a soft rear end” everything else is spot on!

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    • Idi Amin style 1976
      November 10, 2011

      Solution to Dominica’s political and social ills.
      A coup jail all gov’t ministers,lawyers and opposition alike. Citizenship revoked lands property repossed by any means. No trial for those politicians prisonment with no possibility of parole. Alot of invades out go back home( they know themselves.

    • What?
      November 12, 2011

      Pure “Between U and Me” host.I would expect to have heard this on Q95 if He was around.

  62. Tomas
    November 10, 2011

    I used to have respect for Dr. Fontaine and his ideas but since he joined the Q95 gang of ‘hang them high politic’ have lost all respect for him.

    • 1979
      November 10, 2011

      tomas go seek industrial action for those who have not been paid salaries today the 41st of October…THANKS IN ADVANCE

    • curve
      November 10, 2011

      anybody that dont stand for red is better of dead? dont let politics get the better of your georement,look up to country not party.

  63. T. Winston
    November 10, 2011

    I find that response take time… Anyway When i see someone back up what they say I can talk but for now I’ll stay watching silently as both sides make their case

  64. grada
    November 10, 2011

    Did Fontaine say that the Guy has a passport. What I gather is that it is very likely that dawood could be carrying a d.a passport. It is. Interesting that they did not deny the Singh allegations. But Tony already set the based for denial by saying that if it is found out that dawood has a passport it would be forgery.
    who is going to do the investigation? Is it Garrett’s or is it Tony.
    Why is slick Alick not speaking instead of Tony?

  65. We the People
    November 10, 2011

    Oh boy that reminds me of laws in those banana republics like Burma, Saudi, Iran etc. where one is not free to criticize the government or the leaders. So the accusation is false, big deal. Set the record straight and move on.

    Do you know how many times those Republicans make salse statements about the US government or Obama? Those guys are mature enough to brush this aside and ficus on what is really important.

    It is really disappointing that our government behaves in such an immature manner.

    • Wait A Minute
      November 10, 2011

      UTTER Rubish!!! People like you are just plain wicked!!! these peolpe are committing acts against their OWN country tantamiunt to treason nd here you are trying to blame the government for setting the record straight?

      You ant-government people are really WICKED and it’s time that drastic actions be taken against the likes of you for this NONSENSE to stop once and for all!!!!!!

      • 1979
        November 10, 2011

        two words for you wait a minute “HA HA”.

        and I wont wait not a second more.

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      • We the People
        November 10, 2011

        You must be the biggist jackass there is. Didn’t you not read where I said the government should SET THE RECORD STRAIGHT and move one.

        My issue is not setting the record straigh, it is seeking to prosecute people for making statements false or otherwise against the government.

        Crazy fanatical muslims threaten to kill people for “blasphlemy”. Now our government want to prosecute people for false statements against the government. Exactly who is the government? Skerrit and Tony Astaphan?

        It is about time they stop thinking we are there to serve them. It is the other way around. For people who will steal and pillage, I am surprised they are the same ones who are concerned about our image.

        Give me a frigging break, you bunch of idiots.

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    • Truth B Told
      November 10, 2011

      Apparently it is Mr Fontaine that is acting in an immature manner, and the Government is simply stating the facts of the case.

      If in fact Mr. Fontaine is spreading false and defamatory information about the Commonwealth of Dominica he should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law!

      • EXCALIBUR
        November 10, 2011

        take a chill pill here…..I personally have witnessed jeremy st. clair doing news reports for Democracy Now in NY……our gov’t claims he is an unknown…..i give credit to Jeremy St. Clair for breaking the news and Thompson Fontaine for alerting us to the story…….I CHALLENGE OUR GOVERNMENT TO FIND JEREMY ST. CLIAR AND TAKE HIM TO COURT….HE WAS THE ONE WHO INITIATED THE STORY……NOT THOMPSON FONTAINE………I SUSPECT TONY ASTAPHAN LIKES TO BULLY HE THINK DONT HAVE BRAIN ENOUGH TO USE IT…….TELL HIM TO GO ER AFTER JEREMY ST. CLAIR……..HE KNOWS THAT IS WHERE THE STORY STARTED……….TELL DLP TO BLOW THIS UP LIKE THE VOICEMAIL STORY FROM THE OTHER NEWS ORGANISATION RECENTLY…..LET ME REMIND US OF SOME TREASONOUS ACTS OF LATE SUCH AS FORGING OF DOCUMENTS AT THE REGISTRY AND 40 STOLEN PASSPORTS……..YOU WANT TO HOLD SOMEONE FOR TREASON…..LET US START IN THE REGISTRY ……….I WANT TO KNOW THE NAMES THAT WERE FALSIFIED AS DOMINICANS……WHO WERE FACILITATED THRU OUR REGISTRY AND POLICE PASSPORT OFFICE TO STEAL 40 PASSPORTS……….U DONT WANT TO TRY ANYONE FOR TREASON FOR THAT!!!!!!!!!!!!

        WICKED SET OF PEOPLE!!!!!!!! WE HAVE CASES IN OUR EYES TO SETTLE…….YOU WANT TO TRY THOMPSON FONTAINE FOR TREASON…… AS FAR AS FACTS GO TELL SKERRIT TO COME ON NATIONAL RADIO AND MAKE A NATIONAL ADDRESS……TELL US YOU INVESTIGATED THE HIGH COURT AND PASSPORT OFFICE AND EVERYTHING SQUEAKY CLEAN…..I DONT TRUST YOU CAN DO THAT……..THE CLOCK KEEPS TICKING……TALK ABOUT OLIVE BRANCH…….DE CLOCK TICKING…….IS NOT THOMPSON CLOCK……….DE CLOSK IS DE HEARTBEAT OF THIS NATION THAT YOU HAVE NO CONTROL OVER!!!!!!!!! FEAR SOME MORE!!!!!!!!

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      • 1979
        November 10, 2011

        LOOOOLLLLL wow thats all I can muster!!!

        captain hook always panics when he hear the clock ticking in the crocodile belly….

        yesss AAhh

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  66. Dominica Too Small
    November 10, 2011

    I am not sure who to believe. If you do a google search..it comes up that he is using a Dominica passport (or Dominican Republic?) mwen pa sav
    “Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh among 20 most powerful in world: Forbes – Times of India
    City caught in Dawood and Rajan’s drug war – Times of India
    Is Dominica the best place to shop for new identities and passports – News dominica
    Dawood aide Mirchi to be deported to India in 2012? – Rediff

    Dawood wants to be buried in Mumbai – Zee News
    Dawood aide Iqbal Mirchi’s trial begins in London today – NDTV
    Dawood Ibrahim using Dominica passports – Weekly Blitz
    British court grants bail to Iqbal Mirchi – Times of India”

  67. '
    November 10, 2011

    in tarnishing the PM and the DLP name, the enitre country suffers…shame on all those involves in such………

    • A Liberated Libyan
      November 10, 2011

      Where IGNORANCE is bliss (IN DOMINICA) It is a folly to be wise! This is so painful, Lord help my country people Dominicans!

  68. Anonymous
    November 10, 2011

    in tarnishing the PM and the DLP name, the enitre country suffers…shame on all those involve in such………

  69. Cassandra,
    November 10, 2011

    In his report of 3 Nov. Jeremy Sinclair said:”Dawood Ibrahim ….is also reportedly using Dominican passport, hiding his real name”. In “legalese” this means that Sinclair is not categorically claiming that Mr. Ibrahim is using a Dominica passport as a fact, he is “reportedly” doing so. In any case, if true he would hardly have submitted documentation for the alleged acquisition of economic citizenship and such a passport in his own name, seeing that he is wanted internationally.This would give validity to G.I.S. statement that:” the Govt. has not granted…a passport to Mr. Ibrahim”, leaving the possibility that he is in possession of such a document, issued in a different name. I would be happier for the Govt, to give a guarantee that this is not the case.It would also put a lot of people’s minds at ease if the Govt. could confirm that all applicants for Dominican economic citizenship were vetted by the two authorized agents in the U.S.A., messrs Bishop and Messrs Kroll, without exception. Let me summarize:

    – is it at all possible that Dawood (or Dahood) Ibrahim obtained Dominican economic citizenship and/or passport under a different name?
    – can the Govt, also confirm that all applicants for Dominican Economic citizenship have been/ are vetted by the two approved U.S. “due diligence” agencies, without exception?

    Last, but not least I would also like an unequivocal confirmation from all the Govt. approved Economic Citizenship agents that clients billed for due diligence services are in fact subject of a report by either messrs. Bishop or messrs. Kroll.

    As a Dominican citizen I am, naturally extremely concerned that the integretity of our nationality is not comprised in any way.

  70. WAITUKUBULI
    November 10, 2011

    What happen to u people,when are u all gonna grow up?When are u all going to believe something is true about this illegal government?U love a man so much that u are blinded and misguided.When someone will offend or do something wrong to u all,i hope u all will not want punishment for that said person.Is Skerrit a god to u all?Anyway his days are numbered.

  71. Praying
    November 10, 2011

    Yes, crucify the Dr for opening our eyes,but the guys in the leading roll in the country can go unpunish with every kind of corruption…………..am following.

  72. WAITUKUBULI
    November 10, 2011

    Why are u all so quick to jump in conclusion and so gullible?Do u all expect the government to accept and say it’s true?Why would Mr.Fontaine waste his time to make such an accusation?Did u all not hear him say it was revealed to him by a source after thoruogh investigation? Anyway,i hope this is not true,or else we will find ourselves in great difficulties,i probably won’t be able to visit the UK as i’m used to without a visa.Do u all remember that this government came into power by deception?So the measures which was used by them will be used against them.I hope u all remember Tony asstaphan said the corruption issue against the UWP was a ploy to remove them from office.With all what this government has been involved in,i won’t put anything past them.From bin bobol,fertiliser bobol,illegal land transaction,Layou River Hotel fiasco,Susan Oldie US$400.000 diplomatic passport,to lying under oath on nomination day when indeed Skerrit and St.Jean holds French passport and the list can go on.You all must learn to vote and support a politition who has the capability to develope the country and not vote because u all like someone.

  73. DE CARIBBEAN CHANGE,
    November 10, 2011

    These guys and there American degrees and experience; they just coming home to impress people and let people see that they are all that and smarter than everybody else.

    • Just sayig
      November 10, 2011

      Don’t forget your PM holds an American degree, we seem to forget sometimes

  74. ?
    November 10, 2011

    All this gov’t has to do is prove Mr. Fontaine wrong. Personally, I’m kinda losing faith in the gov’t regarding that selling of passport business. Too many questions and no answers.

    • A Liberated Libyan
      November 10, 2011

      @ ?!! I totally agree with you!! Come people how much will be too much for you? Huh! How much?

  75. forreal
    November 10, 2011

    seeking legal advice is the right step,its about time that some is of this misfits are made to pay for their forwardness,prosecute them,it is time for this sh** to stop,this guys are just bent on being stumbling blocks,in the countries progress,we need positive contributions to aide the country,see to it that they provide evidence,if they fail to,let them face the fool force of the law.

    • 1979
      November 10, 2011

      when we are all hung and jailed and silenced who will talk for the moomoo??? LOL season your pot my boy…your own grease will cook you. LOLOLOLOLOL

      • forreal
        November 10, 2011

        the government might have its faults,but when you mention terrorist,you have got to have evidence to make that assumption,why he did not publish his evidence,what is this man doing,fishing for some kind of information,or is he being payed by some kind of under cover agency,that,s the big question.

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      • 1979
        November 11, 2011

        the big question is whether my little girl will be looked upon as some 6th class unwanted reject because of the passport she sharing with all questionable charachters, because of the GREED of some INCOMPETENT HARD BACK MEN that already amass everything that they and their future generations will need, under the watch of an event more INCOMPETENT populace consisting of yellow bellied cowards who freeze in disbelief in the face of CONTROVERSY, like crab under floodlamp ??

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    • Patience
      November 10, 2011

      Legal actions were taken against Million dollar asset/thousand dollar salary…
      What became of it?
      This is just so that Dr. T could shut up!

  76. CC
    November 10, 2011

    As the old saying goes what happens in the dark will always come to light.

  77. CIA on the watch
    November 10, 2011

    Off course what would we expect denial at all cost, Dr. Fontain would not tarnish his reputation to mis-inform us, where is the government side of the story, this two sentence release does not say much to us, let us know the trurh

  78. mouth of the south
    November 10, 2011

    let me see how this one goes…. saw that story on another site… our passport like groceries anyone can have them once they can afford…

  79. WIKILEAKS
    November 10, 2011

    I support the move to investigate these allegations against Dominica and if it found to be false, then legal actions should be taken against Fontaine and Matt and Q95 and all the others that have been pushin this.

    • 1979
      November 10, 2011

      of course you would lol 8)

  80. Reader
    November 10, 2011

    I am a supporter and friend of the DLP but I have serious concerns about the sale of Dominica passports. I am not going to blast Dr. Fontaine on thiis … not unless the Government of Dominica can tell me without a doubt, that they can HONESTLY account for every single Dominican passport sold!

    • tinny
      November 10, 2011

      Only DLP ?

      • Reader
        November 10, 2011

        Tinny, this problem continues to dog us for so many year. Every single government since DFP has had a part to play. The situation is out of control and as the ruling party, it is up to the DLP to fix this broken system. I am a Dominican first and a registered member of the DLP second! Being a supporter does not mean that you MUST support everything. In fact, by pointing out flaws you may actually help progress.

        Tiny, do not support blindly least you are lead off a cliff.

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      • 1979
        November 10, 2011

        you are not only a reader, you make damn good sense when you write as well, kudos reader!!!

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    • What-i-know
      November 10, 2011

      You wrote it correct Reader.
      Surely the records exist of every one who has been sold a Passport! The list should be revealed.
      There’s no need for secrecy in this matter.
      However, I don’t believe that there should be a serious worry about known criminals having/using our passports. If they are ‘known criminals’, the passports can be made worthless whether they still have them in their possession.

  81. Citizen
    November 10, 2011

    Never before have i heard of a state filing civil proceedings against a citizen of that state!

    I am not sure what criminal charges could be brought here .. Treason?

    • I'mWondering
      November 10, 2011

      Then, my dear, you need to go do your research….. civil proceedings occur in courts, in tribunals, in administrative bodies.

      Maybe you should have said – never in Dominica…but that happens all over. The government does go after citizens in CIVIL trials.

  82. tinny
    November 10, 2011

    Do they real love Dominica ? That guy should be sling up in the old market.

    • tinny
      November 10, 2011

      Sorry not the old market.

      • 1979
        November 10, 2011

        IF and its a big IF, you have a microwave in your home….go look at it and wonder how many scientists that were “sling up” by their throats as Heretics for you to enjoy that simple comfort of reheating your cold mess….some people eh boy, stop trying to out the lights my boy. we no longer want to live in the dark ages. plenty innocent people in jail bearing the buried secrets of sinful and corrupt old men and the truths that still elude us, what will you say if later you find out is the truth the man talking??? ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED???

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    • Anonymous
      November 10, 2011

      GUES YOU HAVE A LOT OF CORRUPT POLITICIANS from this cabal you have to do so before the respected gentleman.

  83. DE CARIBBEAN CHANGE,
    November 10, 2011

    Is that what he left the IMF in Washington, DC for? – to instigate problems in Dominica.

    • 1979
      November 10, 2011

      if nothing wrong has been done, De Truth shall exhonorate?? wont it?? stand firm DCC no water will remain if the bucket cant hold it…

    • Malatete
      November 10, 2011

      ….do we have problems? Wasn’t aware.

    • Truth B Told
      November 10, 2011

      Mr Fontaine left the IMF at their “request” not of his own, he would have much preferred to stay. But alas, now he is in Dominica with time on his hands and nothing productive to do. So he is just stirring up trouble to get attention.

      • DE CARIBBEAN CHANGE,
        November 10, 2011

        That’s what I thought, because I would never leave my job in Washington where I am making lots of money and seeing beautiful ladies everday and return to DA doing nothing and not much to see and watch, except Q95 which has disrespected our forefathers in Radio, inciting violence and chaos and anarchy – . Q95 is a disgrace – time to enact the Broadcasting Act again.

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      • 1979 4eva
        November 10, 2011

        DCC u sound like one of those petty bourgeois

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  84. i like that
    November 10, 2011

    That’s the way to go, those guys are just wicked and it is time to make them pay for there mouth.

    • Anonymous
      November 10, 2011

      all u really believe the man would say that just like that? come on we say we developing but where is our commonsense heading???

      • What-i-know
        November 10, 2011

        Dr Fontaine isn’t saying “that just like that”
        He will do all he can to discredit the DLP government.
        I called him to query something he wrote on his website earlier this year and he insisted that (although he doesn’t know me!), I was directly benefiting from my “strong association with the government, and I must be close to them” simply because I mentioned that I am doing Ok and my daughters received scholarships from/through the Government.
        He couldn’t accept the truth which is that I have absolutely no link to any political party or even friends associated to them. I think he is one of the individuals obsessed with Skeritt and this mindset won’t allow them to consider the best interest of Dominica.

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    • S.Holms
      November 10, 2011

      yes make those “opp.club” POOR !!!
      by court!!!

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