Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit to attend G77+ China Summit in Cuba

Prime Minister Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit left the state on Thursday, September 14 to attend the Group of 77 plus China  (G77+China) Summit in Havana, Cuba. 

The Summit runs from September 15-16, 2023 under the theme, ‘The Current  Challenges of Development- Role of Science, Technology and Innovation.’ 

Prime Minister Skerrit will join other world leaders to discuss current development challenges facing member countries and seek common solutions. The summit is set to issue a final declaration which outlines the purposes and principles of the bloc and addresses the needs of developing countries. 

Dominica’s delegation includes Honourable Darron Lloyd, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of the Environment, Rural Modernisation, Kalinago Upliftment and  Constituency Empowerment, and Dominica’s Ambassador to Cuba, H.E Ian Douglas. 

Minister for Finance, Economic Development, Climate Resilience and Social Security,  Honourable Dr. Irving McIntyre is the Acting Prime Minister in the absence of Prime Minister Skerrit. 

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  1. dastrong
    September 17, 2023

    Why is not attending the UN in NY?????

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    • My Fellow communists
      September 19, 2023

      If you were in his position would you take that chance and risk being handcuffed? Mister is swimming close to shore in communistic territory. He knows jolly well that he’s not a Free man.

  2. Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
    September 17, 2023

    One thing I would like to say about Roosevelt in this picture; is that this ignorant man whom does not have any military training, never been in any military, walks in front of a communist guard, and refuse to contend a guard of honor strutting his communists dictator legs pretending he is some military commander!

    The SOB, does not even know how or when to be natural! you are none-military, act as a civilian prime minister; take a good look at Roosevelt Skerrit the clown, notice his steps are longer than his accomplice, or companion,(I doh know which one) he is not marching in unison with the other clown, but that’s what happens when we are dealing with such want to be dictators like Roosevelt.

    An ordinary fool should know how to conduct themselves as a fool. and perhaps that is his mod in the picture!

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    • Man bite dogs
      September 19, 2023

      Get a life Francisco, oh sorry its too late in the day now the Demon king has taken over now, you guys are not fit for purpose trying to play clever and educated, take a look back at the crap you guys dishes out every day on Dno, Facebook, Q95 nothing has changed Mr Skerrit, has gone from strength to strength because we the people in other words his supporters in and around the world has full confidence in Prime minister Dr. Skerrit, Ha ha ha get back to Hell 👹👺💀

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      • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
        September 19, 2023

        The reason you are the only person calling Roosevelt doctor is because you are over educated; and so I asked you to tell me what discipline Roosevelt studied, and where to become whatever kind of doctor he is!
        Yes, some people go from strength to strength thieving what does not belong to them, hence they become billionaire leaving people like you poor and weak.
        Man Dog; find out why there are no MoneyGram office, nor a Western Union in Roseau doing money transfers out of the country.
        Find out why people from all over the island must travel to Portsmouth to collect whatever their families sends them.
        Man-dog, such business only operates where it’s profitable; leaving or shutting down is an indication that the country is spiraling downward; going backwards.
        The idiotic, inept strength of Roosevelt Skerrit is the cause of that!
        When will the red bit of wool disintegrate and off your eyes so that Roosevelt and his family are wealthy strong while the nation is poverty stricken?

      • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
        September 20, 2023

        I try to complete this in sequence yesterday but the site did not allow it because the first submission was not yet cleared:
        But; indeed Man dog I have a life; a very good and prosperous one! Now you keep fooling yourself that Roosevelt is going from strength to strength whatever that means.
        Have you ever thought that one day you will wake up, and Roosevelt will not be around; it’s only a matter of time! Be reminded always, nothing last forever, and time never stand still!

        God designed his system that way, Roosevelt can only remain in power for as long as the people of the country allows him; Eugenia Charles thought she would rule forever: I asks you where is She?
        All who came before her are no more!

        One day Roosevelt will be no more, the Chinese he has stepping on our people and plundering the country will be no more; it will be the disappearance of evil from our country.

        And his departure may not be via a revolution nor an insurrection it will be caused by a higher…

  3. Clear the Air
    September 17, 2023

    As Skerrit’s self-aggrandizement increases, the living conditions in Dominica decrease.

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  4. Red-Ishkaval
    September 16, 2023

    Did Roosevelt take a journalist from DNO with him? Why didn’t he bring along the Honorable Lennox Linton with him? Mr. Linton is more verse in English understand and communication and quite eloquently spoken! So why Roosevelt never thought of that? Well too bad for him. Let’s bet those well educated Cubans are going to have quite a laugh at Roosevelt after he leaves. I can see them coughing and laughing as they inhale their Cuban Cigar. I’m even laughing and coughing as I smoke my cheap brand. Good Luck Dominica 🇩🇲. Is all u that put him there; now all you cannot take him out. 😂😂😂

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  5. Colin
    September 16, 2023

    people getting so vex with this Domlec mess that there will be social unrest if the PM doesn’t start doing his job soon.

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    • Limeman
      September 18, 2023

      What you say there??? “If he doesn’t start doing his job”? Where have you been all this time? The man is a Multi-Millionaire on a small pm salary and you mean to say that you don’t know what his job is? I’m sorry to say, but shame on you. Roosevelt is hard at work daily. OPEN YOU EYES, NUH!!

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  6. Harold
    September 16, 2023

    He needs to get his backside to Dominica and deal withthis Domlec mess instead of running away and avoiding it. Man up and do you job!

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  7. What Do I Know?
    September 16, 2023

    Why all the undue hysteria and griping on this forum? I am sure each and everyone posting on DNO will not go to bed hungry or homeless tonight.

    I doubt the angst, vitriol and deep anti-Skerrit venom being spewed here constitutes real and sincere advocacy for the disenfranchised, poor, downtrodden and least of those in Dominica.

    Quite frankly, most of the toxic rhetoric eminates from a well-to-do segment of the population whose singular aim is to ascend to the sit of power for selfish gains which is their very charge being lodged against Skerrit.

    Sadly, they do not give a hoot about those who go to bed hungry or do not have a pot to piss in.

    It is a travesty and shame that those noisy and and self centered rubber neckers are impeding and hampering the good efforts and intentions of legitimate and concerned advocates and watch dogs whose honest intenion is to hold the government accountable. Have a safe and productive trip P.M.!!!

  8. Lawyer
    September 16, 2023

    G77+ China in other words the Communist Commonwealth of China (CCC). Of course Skerrit right in it together with other Chinese satellite states and semi enslaved nations. Good luck, Dominica. You’ll need it!

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  9. kubulol
    September 16, 2023

    China is the new colonialist and imperialist power
    They take advantage of beggars to help them financially and then, quietly and gradually, take over the economy of their country and therefore, the control of them
    These countries become more and more dependant of China
    Chinese also ensure that these “helped” countries vote their wishes on UN resolutions
    No need to talk about respect of human rights, democracy, …etc

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    • September 18, 2023

      How can they be dependent on you when you have nothing to offer but criticism everyday.

  10. Sue Saysel
    September 15, 2023

    you sée?
    thé p.m going to discuss “thé current challenges”
    who Say p.m does not care?
    what’s G77 n’a?
    some kind of futuristic g-string?

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  11. Sue saysel
    September 15, 2023

    anybody home?
    who is minding thé children ?

    Its so dark.

  12. RastarMarn
    September 15, 2023

    When Mista leaving he not suppose to have a press conference nuh to let those people he representing know where he going,,,

    Isn’t he going on behalf of the Dominican Voters nuh???

    So how come he didn’t tell people when where and what he was going to do in Cuba???

    Next Question is what is he going to contribute to the forum,,,

    Didn’t they call him a 4@mn @$$ nuh the last time he opened his mount among at a gathering of elected officials,,,

    Hope somebody tell him just go dere and listen yeh and doh open his mout to say noffing!!!

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  13. Sikiye
    September 15, 2023

    Aha! in good company. Cuba and Dominica have something in common, daily power outages. birds of a feather flock together.

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  14. Putin
    September 15, 2023

    Ah yes, the World Boss, as we affectionately refer to him.

    ***Singing in my Trillit voice: “Who vex loss!”

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    • Petes
      September 17, 2023

      You know how I affectionately refer to him? The Pirate of Dominica. Who vex loss!

  15. De dollar seeker
    September 15, 2023

    And he say he is not a communist. Oh well, he has a lying tongue. I’d like to see him visit Miami.

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  16. Bring back the kidnapped parrots
    September 15, 2023

    Is yours truly going to be bring a power cable back with him to alleviate the electricity power loss situation on Dominica will he be running a cable under the sea? People are desperate and the weather is hot with no AC.

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    • HeHehe
      September 15, 2023

      And that’s your main concern?

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  17. Lin clown
    September 15, 2023

    This man Roosevelt Skerrit is a born leader.Just look at the Dominica flag fluttering in the breeze.For years UWP and their recalcitrant supporters are always saying Skerrit cannot leave Dominica.Now they are saying he is always travelling.Shameless and confused.

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    • Ibo France
      September 17, 2023

      You have claimed that Roosevelt is a born leader. The question is, what kind of leader? There are all sorts of leaders in this world. There are gang leaders, mafia leaders, terrorist leaders, corrupt leaders, warlike leaders. Roosevelt can fit the description of almost all of the aforementioned categories.

    • Hmmmmmm
      September 17, 2023

      @Lin clown
      You must be a real clown. Skerrit was always travelling after he bacame Prime Minister, and noone was informed where he went to. He returned empty handed, but used the country’s tax money on his trips. It’s only after an outcry from the public this fake leader started to tell the nation a little about his travels. So you do not know “a fat” what you are talking about…You have zero knowledge of what is happening on island.

    • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
      September 17, 2023

      Poor slave; a fool is a fool, and a fool believes everything conceive in her or his mind, unable to understand nothing which was not conceive in their mind! Roosevelt is no born leader, Roosevelt was wearing lint-away cloth when the G77 was formed: here is the history!
      Origin and Development:
      The G-77 (Group of 77) was founded on June 15, 1964, by 77 developing nations. They were the original signatories of the “Joint Declaration of the Seventy-Seven countries” declared at the end of the first session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in Geneva.
      The first meeting of the G-77 was conducted at Algiers in 1967, where the historic Charter of Algiers was formally adopted. From that point on the G-77’s institutional structure evolved into a more permanent form. More chapters of the G-77 would be subsequently created in the following years. They were as follows:
      Rome (FAO)
      Vienna (UNIDO)
      Paris (UNESCO)
      Nairobi (UNEP)
      G-24 in Washington D.C
      Where was the…

    • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
      September 17, 2023

      I’m not finished with you that dunce Clown yet: I wish to remind you not to confuse the G7’s and G20 having anything to do with the organization to which your Dominica corrupted crook belongs!
      The G7, and G20 are the rulers, and decision makers in the world; all in the G77 are beggars, and feces cleaners that is why your boy Roosevelt belong in that group of nation as follows:
      “Who are the members of G77?
      There are a large number of countries that are members of the Group of 77. Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Cameroon, China, not a member but considered a “special case,” Egypt, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Peru, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand, Tonga, and many more. One of the defining characteristics of the G77 is that most of its members are developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Oceania, and the Caribbean.
      Have you noticed China is simple mentioned as a token? Roosevelt will leave Dominica one day and not return the thi.. will be captured, and…

  18. Bring back the kidnapped parrots
    September 15, 2023

    Another Prime minister excursion taxpayer funded vacation disguised as a fact finding mission. Is the man ever on the island taking care of the countries business? Will he be asking for some more money to put into his overseas bank account using the fraud that it will be used for the citizens of Dominica as usual?

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    • Ibo France
      September 15, 2023

      Roosevelt is a tourist in his own country. He is like a bird. He spends more time in the air than on the ground. This trip is yet another tax funded adventure.

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  19. Roy
    September 15, 2023

    They have regular power outages in Cuba so he should feel right at home.

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  20. Ibo France
    September 15, 2023

    Dominica is presently in crisis. The population is under serious duress and at their wit’s end.

    Unsurprisingly, the insensitive, uncaring political hustler (Roosevelt) is off to another of his frequent overseas escapade. He will be in a luxurious suite relaxing and enjoying expensive wine and eating caviar while Dominicans, without a steady supply of electricity, barely surviving the sweltering heat.

    It’s mind-bogglingly unthinkable that any rational national could lend their support to such a uncompassionate egomaniac.

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      September 15, 2023

      What would you Ibo MALAPROP like him to do? Stick around and read the BS you post on DNO? Why are you so obsessed? Jealousy and hatred doesn’t pay. Calm down.

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      • Ibo France
        September 15, 2023

        A good and caring leader doesn’t t abandon his people in times of adversity. He stays around and endeavor to come up with solutions to solve the problem(s).

        A good leader is empathetic, emotionally intelligent, visionary, inspirational, open-minded, responsible, dependable, good at problem solving, authentic, creative, et cetera.

        I have listed ten attributes of a good leader. Sad to say that Roosevelt does not possess any of them. No wonder Dominica is drowning in problems of crime, destitution, vagrancy, joblessness, starvation wages, beggary, underwhelming development, corruption, astronomical inflation, dispossession, political tribalism, NCDs.

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      • MEME
        September 15, 2023

        The comment from Ibo France has ELEVEN lines. Can you please indicate to me Mr KID, in which line or lines, you have spotted the MALAPROP?
        I am always eager to learn! It is just possible that i no longer know the meaning of malaprop.
        Please grant me this favour KID!
        We need to learn from each other!

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    • September 15, 2023

      You are the one in crisis, not Dominica. Dominica is doing fine, your blueblood UWP honky. You even jealous of his well-cut suit, en? The man looks resplendent in his beautiful, well-tailored suit. That is how a G77 PM should always look like. Too bad it is not Ugly Lenny.

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      • Rhoda
        September 18, 2023

        You D ip S tick is the one with a serious mental health crisis. You are one shameless invertebrate. Do us all a favour and crawl back under that rock.

  21. JAH KAL
    September 15, 2023

    Captain captain examine their horn’s there is a traitor and a liar on board .

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    • September 18, 2023

      All I saw was a dog with cardboard horns and it could have been you.

  22. dissident
    September 15, 2023

    to show off his brand new suit?
    who cares?
    what influence can he bring to the table?
    what high level discussion will he have with which world leader to help fix our low generation capacity at Domlec?
    what fix will he have in his brief case for de Marigot hospital staff capacity that doesn’t negatively affect de hospital in Roseau?
    Which of Dem leader will encourage him to do de right thing……… put de CBI passport monies in Dominica consolidated fund?
    Which leader have enough influence to cause him to allow proper electoral reform……and take his hands off de neck of de electoral commission?
    How does Dominica benefit from this trip Skerrit making dere?
    an Instagram moment?
    a walk on de red carpet?
    dat nuh?
    ego on serious steroids boy

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    • September 18, 2023

      We do not expect you to care because for you, you do not have any occasion in your life to wear a beautiful suit to unless you are going to the dumpster. hahahahaha.

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