Linton dismisses talk of lawlessness during upcoming UWP meeting as ‘untrue’

Lennox Linton

The President of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, has made it clear that there is no plan for disorder, breach of peace, lawlessness, or violence at the upcoming national assembly to be held at the River Bank in Roseau in the vicinity of the arch on Sunday.

His comments came following statements made by Acting Police Chief Davidson Valerie who held a press conference on Thursday revealing that he received intelligence gathered from social media and other credible sources that, there are threats circulated on social media by a group of people believed to be associated with the meeting to commit “lawlessness and create violence” during the meeting.

“Some of the threats are to procure gasoline, to burn the City of Roseau,” Valerie revealed. “There is also a threat to create an island-wide blackout, so as to facilitate the commission of illegal acts against persons including the Minister of National Security.”

However, Linton rubbished these statements made by Valerie saying that it is “untrue.“

“The national assembly at the arch at the River Bank in Roseau on Sunday 25th February 2024 is a peaceful get together of people from all over Dominica committed to rescue, restore and rebuild Dominica for the benefit of all the sons and daughters of Dominica,”

Linton said. “There is no plan for disorder, breach of the peace, lawlessness or violence.”

Linton believes that the intention and the overriding organizing commitment is to positive, constructive communication and engagement of the people, by the people, for the people, working stronger together to save Dominica from the threat of corrupt, lawless, selfish, greedy, and incompetent governance.

According to him, the Roosevelt Skerrit administration does not want this meeting to happen and so the police authority under Acting Chief Davidson Valerie has been tasked to scare people away from the meeting by concocting the story of a concerted plan for lawlessness and violence during the meeting.

“We know the words of National Security Minister Rayburn Blackmoore that if the organizers of the meeting fail to control any lawlessness, they will be held responsible and culpable for any lawlessness manifesting on the streets of Roseau or any part of this country,” Linton remarked.

He continued, “The organizers known to the police high command are Lennox Linton and Nicholas George, we met with the Chief of Police and his team on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at 10am.”

Linton added, “They know very well we are not involved in plans of lawlessness of any kind, yet we are threatened by the National Security Minister that whatever lawlessness happens on that day whether by the police or agents of the government facilitated by the police, we will be held responsible, culpable, meaning we will be jailed.”

Furthermore, Linton stated that the people who will participate in the national assembly on Sunday are committed to peace, good order, and lawful behaviour.

“We are not afraid,” he remarked. “We serve a Mighty God who sees and knows all things. We will assemble in peace, we will assemble in full obedience to the rule of law and we will succeed with the mission to rescue and rebuild our beloved country.”

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  1. Ibo France
    February 26, 2024

    Having Blackmoore and Valerie in charge of national security is no different from
    putting a sheep and a ghost to keep the henhouse safe from predators. Folly!

    No right thinking Dominican has any respect nor confidence in these two feeble minded, obtuse imbeciles.The mention of the Black man’s name and Baby Sarah’ instantaneously comes to mind. Valerie and Dummy could be used interchangeably.

  2. If we knew better
    February 26, 2024

    “he received intelligence gathered from social media and other credible sources” . firstly, if its on social media it must be on from someone’s social media account. Whose was it? Social media is NOT a credible source of information as 0 fact checking is required to post anything. also 0 repercussions for posting false info. What other “credible” sources? your dlp monkeys in the rum shops that just speak as thoughts pass through their minds? Who would really want to burn down roseau? when Roseau is the home of thousands of people, both DLP and UWP? What is there in Roseau to burn when Roseau itself looks like it on its last leg? The people want change not chaos. chaos will only solidify the nonsense that we have “leading” us today.

  3. Nudibranch
    February 25, 2024

    I’m going to have a riot, I’ll post it on Facebook..Credible source? hardly.
    Island wide blackout – been underway since last year, what else is new?
    Smoke and mirrors to distract from some serious underhand issues being done?. Probable.

  4. February 25, 2024

    one can not trust that UWP tugs especially Lynton for one minute. this is what they are good for. let them go ahead. god is good and he is in control.

    • Hmmmmm
      February 26, 2024

      @Da Roots
      I can trust them for 1000 000 000 000 000 000 000000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 years, but not Skerrit.

  5. Intelligence?
    February 24, 2024

    The government has outlined its plan, so even if the meeting participants conclude the rally peacefully, expect there to somehow miraculously attain acts of “lawlessness, and created violence” as they put it. I call on all participants to conduct themselves appropriately within the confines of the law, and give the government no reason for rash reactions. At the same time, if the government has collated “intelligence” that there will be “lawlessness and created violence”, one of their responsibilities is to investigate this “intelligence” and work to keep the participants safe. This sounds like “we know or HAVE some people that are going to carry out this “lawlessness and create violence” and we will let it happen and then blame you”. Typical “strong man rule” type of move. Putin and Stalin are famous for these types of operations. Mr. Government/people protector, do your job, and, investigate and pursue the “intelligence” that you have, and stop the act before it happens.

  6. Mark
    February 24, 2024

    Mr Linton has confirmed the meeting between Mr Valerie, George and himself regarding safety issues at the upcoming gathering scheduled for Sunday, February 25th. Mr Linton has dismissed the concerns as “rubbish” and felt that Mr Valerie’s statement was designed to create fear amongst potential event attendees.

    Question. Did Mr Linton ask to see the credible information that Mr Valerie mentioned? If not, why not? Is it because it was not beneficial to his cause? Facts are facts therefore when an individual makes the claim that Mr Valerie’s statement is rubbish, the individual ought to be able to back it up with facts.

    Mr Linton claims that the government does not want the event to take place. This is an untrue statement. Mr Blackmore gave the green light for Sunday’s gathering so how could he honestly make such a statement.

    In the end, I hope all goes well with the protest meeting. Violence is never the solution to any problem.

    • Ibo France
      February 26, 2024

      Mark, I want pay for the time it took to read your utter poppycock, unadulterated sewage. Your comments are completely devoid of discernment.

      This proves what many of us knew for a long time. Your mental acuity is in severe decline.

      • Mark
        February 26, 2024

        I will repeat myself. Did Mr Linton ask to see the evidence Mr Valerie spoke of before dismissing it as rubbish or had he already drawn his own conclusion even before the meeting? I say this because in Mr Linton’s mind, he had already concluded that this was scare tactics meant to keep protest goers away. The logical thing to have done was to ask to see the proof. Mr Linton never said the evidence did not exist, he simply labeled the meeting as rubbish.

        I am certain I read Mr Linton’s piece correctly and there is no way you can dispute what I wrote that is, he never said anything about the evidence Mr Valerie spoke of.

  7. Bwa-Banday
    February 23, 2024

    So the Cabal hear people gathering in masse and their poopoo boiling? :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    Well, Lennox, George or anyone else cannot control people who are fed up and they cannot be held held responsible for the actions of grown, frustrated people. No where under the law can that be justified and a court cannot find them guilty either but wicked persecutors can try to jail/ persecute them in the meantime just to send a message. Mr. Valarie under pressure but he must not allow himself to be used by politicians against his people. Don’t be another Carbon Mr. Valarie. You see, Carbon have no power now and living like a nobody among the very people he crooked while diabetes and high blood pressure daykarlay him. Bawi people tears and prayers! :twisted: :twisted:

    If man decide to shut down Dca LL and them have nothing to do with it. Everybody brokes and frustrated so I myself doh know eh, but I suspect Blacky and Boowick snipers have a plan to do their sheet and blame UWP.

    • Ibo France
      February 26, 2024

      Bwa-Banday, you are pleading with Valerie not to be like Carbon. Really Bwa? Why do you think he was chosen to occupy this position? You have to operate like a headless chicken. You become a human conduit for Roosevelt’s commands, demands, propaganda, directions, in fact, you become his hopeless slavish lapdog.

  8. Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
    February 23, 2024

    Lennox boy, I am listening to a recording of a woman talking to you via Matt, and perhaps Q 95. I can tell you she is correct!
    Have no fear of Roosevelt, and Raymond Blackmoore, along with this bit of trash they say is chief of police!

    If there are five women in Dominica, with the courage of this woman I am listening too; she gives me hope that the eyes of our people are opening; and it is only a matter of time before we see the destruction of Roosevelt Skerrit, and all the corrupted crooks, from the lapdog chief of police, to the members of the judiciary.
    The people of the country is the power of the country; the people are the government, and when the time comes Roosevelt will by some means or the other self-destruct, in order to avoid jail!

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  9. Trouble I see
    February 23, 2024

    Well if the police and government said they have credible information that there will be lawlessness on Sunday I believe them.But the planned lawlessness of any, will be organized by the government operative said the corrupt police of Dominica just as they did in 2017 and up to this day members of the opposition are dragged before the courts for crimes that were committed by employees of the DLP and the political arm of the corrupt police rats of Dominica

  10. Lin clown
    February 23, 2024

    In one news release DNO is saying a massive general.In the next item it is a national assembly.Which is which DNO?We all know DNO wish there will be a massive political meeting,but,that will not happen.Unlike DNO the majority of the people of Dominica have rejected Linton and his half of UWP.

    • dissident
      February 26, 2024

      This is not clown class, so I guess u missed the point.
      it was an assembly of political parties other than the dlp.
      de word massive scares u too?
      like de king coward hiding behind spineless crooks and cowards themselves.
      do you know anyone on dlp who’s rejecting Skerrit now?
      anyone can reject Skerrit and still hold their party if that’s what they want.
      why is he so angry at laborites? threatening to take their social benefits and close NEP? of course you know dat is only dlp supporters who always benefit.
      Skerrit under high high high pressure… about u U feeling pressure too?
      pressure does burst pipe
      and he who laughs last will definitely laugh de best

    • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
      February 26, 2024

      I one speaker used an analogy regarding a defiant king who thought he was bigger than God, and used the vessels in the temple to drink wine.
      While in their state of inebriation, they saw the writing on the wall, which they could not understand.
      To cut the story short, not to long after that the king took up residence in the fields and lived as an animal!
      In recent years when the UWP called a public meeting, one could perhaps count from one to fifty people.
      Unless, you are completely blind and could not see the handwriting on the wall yesterday, in the vast amount of people in attendance at the meeting, your eyes will only pop open when all of Dominica turns out to vote to kick the demonic Roosevelt Skerrit, out of office and out of Dominica’s way of progress!
      The people’s power are much more powerful than you a fictitious nobody and that of Roosevelt a corrupted crook.

  11. Ibo France
    February 23, 2024

    This talk of lawlessness fabricated by the semi-illiterate, incoherent, pathetic character who is perfectly unqualified for the job of Chief of Police, is solely intended to instigate fear, controversy, anarchy among the populace.

    One should not give a damn about the Chief’s incendiary remarks. Come out en masse and show people’s power. Don’t be intimidated. Cowards never accomplish anything in life. Make your presence count. Show Roosevelt and his errand boy that the power of the people is many times greater than the people in power.

  12. Hmmmmmm
    February 23, 2024

    Dominica had so many brilliant minds in the 1970’s. It’s very sad that in 2024, we have Blackmore and Valarie in charge of Dominica’s security. Two men who are walking on their brains. Two dimwits,two nincompoops. Why have a black out during the meeting? Why those LAZIES can’t stop those acts before they occur? Why spill out the intelligence before arresting the planners?
    Boy look “majie”.
    The two empty vessels (Blackmore and Valarie) should go bury their heads in the sand. OMG!!

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  13. February 23, 2024

    Mr Linton you are so right. Blackmore indicated that whatever happen on Sunday that he Blackmore and his bunch of No Gooders deem lawless that you Mr Linton will be held accountable. Let them be known that the fixed-up ants and cock roaches are awaiting whoever place their hands on you. These bunch of rogues and vagabonds are menaces to society. Can’t understand who the heck lay at these peoples sides. These gangsters in Temu apparels.

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