BREAKING NEWS: Dominica State College cancels classes due to protests

Stockfarm road has been blocked due to ongoing protests action around the island, classes have been cancelled as of 10am.

Students are unable to get to or leave the college due to the burning debris in the road without getting near to the flaming debris or traversing the nearby bushes.

DNO will continue to monitor these developments.

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42 Comments

  1. The Darkness
    December 5, 2019

    The above caption and picture shows the greatest achievement of the most “intelligent” set of humans could display.

    Bravo!! Bravo !! :wink:

    And when your done… please collect your awards: Shinny pair of cuffs and a all you can stay in the smelly clink.

  2. No brakes no light
    December 4, 2019

    No Justice no peace! NO ELECTION reform no election. I am prepared and ready to give my last drop of blood in defense of my country. Here I am Skerrit, Savarin and Carbon kill me and kill us. We not giving up now. Too close to victory! NO brakes, no light no damn horn. It’s Christmas and if is our blood you all want as a Christmas gift then here it is take it. But we are in this thing to the end till death do us part

  3. Shadow
    December 4, 2019

    Let’s be real here . This is just not right. When ppl leave from another countries and haven’t seen their D/ca for ages, get a free ride and a coolout to Dominica and vote. Then move back to their fabulous lives after election… then the people who lived all their lives has no homes,no jobs ,no food are left there to continue to struggle. I’m a Dominican living in the US registered voter in D/ca . Fear is fear deal with trump. Let D/cans living there make that decision. My question is why you love your country so much and run back after election

  4. %
    December 4, 2019

    It would have been so nice if all the hypocrites on here, would call upon wicked Skerrit and expose this evil man for abandoning Marigot for 15 long years.
    All the hypocrites were moo moo..You all hypocrites stop calling God’s name in vain..You all are too heartless.
    I denounce all the evil work of Skerrit, that’s why I can boldly say how proud I am with what the protesters are doing..
    Fight for your slice of what Dominica has. Fight for electoral reform protesters.
    Skerrit
    Whey is di money?
    Whey is di money?
    Whey is di money?

  5. Danziger
    December 4, 2019

    I am not afraid of you all this is T afaire so pofitée all you time. You all fogot what happen last election, continue, we voting LABOUR AGIAN, ce sa zor pa lay tan. I will go and vote, If I PERISH, I PERISH FOR MY COUNTRY BUT I WILL NOT GIVE UP. I WORK TOO HARD AND BELLYGERAN AND TRAITORS WANT TO PUT ME OUT IN MY OWN COUNTRY NO,NO.

  6. Concerned_Citizen
    December 4, 2019

    Dominicans have it way too nice. Come to North America and try any of that crap. Assaulting police officers, burning items in the road and causing road blocks? This is supposed to make a party win and get votes? Destroying roads you need to used everyday? Ask any one of them the 4 levels of “why” and they still can’t tell you what they are so upset about.
    They want hand outs from the Government? Which country on the planet earth gives money to the people?? That’s a pipe dream :) :) :) :) !
    Time to grow up and learn to protest legally that can affect change. Have a plan and not come up with a rushed manifesto less than a week before voting day. Who’s reading it when they are all out causing havoc in the streets?
    Just my 2 cents from abroad. Dominica is a place where I can say I am proud to have been born and proud to see the how far it has come from in only two years after we got hit with that monster Maria. A lot of friends who have traveled to Dominica recently say…

  7. Lin clown
    December 4, 2019

    BRAIN DAMAGE,I can bet after the election LINTON,MUST be arrested,and his party can never WIN election.Just remember what LABOURITES did in 1979.

    • December 4, 2019

      @Lin clown, that is the intentions of Linton himself, even now that he is a no, no he keeps pretending that he can command the Police force to do as he says, calling them to investigate PM Skerrit.

      But he doesn’t understand that PM Skerrit is a wise man, that is the reason for his call to Linton to speak to his protestors–but once again the fool is laughing.

      Linton’s time and that of his hooligans are just around the corner; there is going to be a lot of arrests, after the election, and people will be sent straight to jail. Mark my word!

  8. Dr. Q
    December 4, 2019

    Reports should be done accurately. The college could not have classes due unrest in the northern parts of the country.

  9. Lin clown
    December 4, 2019

    Marina,Skerrit went to the DGS just like Linton.Skerrit became a Headboy,gratuated,and went to University.LINTON was expelled from the same school,for VIOLENCE.He went to ANTIGUA and was deported.He worked at DCP and was ……He went to E.NGLAND.and was fined $1,000,000 …….Compare.That is why LINTON refere to people like you as PROS.

  10. Sister Spence
    December 4, 2019

    Lord Jesus as i watched what is unfolding in this beautiful island of Dominica; I asked that lives would not be lost and you remedy the situation in Jesus name.

  11. boto
    December 4, 2019

    Sorry, but WHERE are the protestors..or are you just afraid to say it like it is?
    SINGING FOR FOR SUPPER or, SOME POSITION IF THE ”PROTESTORS’ WIN THE ELECTIONS?

  12. Educated Dominican (Upstate)
    December 4, 2019

    I am not DLP NOR UWP, but it is just so very sad that classes where I attended many years ago had to be cancelled because uneducated individuals could not allow these college kids to learn so that they could potentially be leading this country one day. No one lives forever.

  13. Braindamage
    December 4, 2019

    Polo, because the police haven’t arrested Skerfit.

    • December 4, 2019

      What for? So this is not about reform then. U think the rulling party will just implement all the recommendation that the opposition want, ya right

    • December 4, 2019

      @Braindamage, foolishly, you don’t realize that you have prophesied against your own leader–words are very powerful.

  14. Plato
    December 4, 2019

    Please don’t cry now. I could hear you all giggling when injustice was rampant. Giggling when idiots were promoted over intelligent people. Giggling when the courts favored one side continually, among all the other things citizens suffered. So don’t cry now hypocrites.

  15. Eagle-Eyed
    December 4, 2019

    If they find out that it is the students that getting free tuition doing that, they should name and shame and boot them out of this institution. These people are following the examples Lennox set. He didn’t complete secondary school yet he is in a position where he is the leader of the opposition party trying to get into power and potentially making him Prime minister. The message deduced from his example and enacted by his misguided followers is that education is not important as long as you can make your way to the top job in the land by alternative means. The message to these misguided followers of Lennox Linton is; you can go and trash the state college because education is not important, yet, in his party there are lawyers, doctors, economists etc. who have attained university degrees to enable them to attain their highest potential in order to fill the best paying jobs. Do you see the double standards there?

    • The Truth Be Told
      December 4, 2019

      Eagle eyed it is not the students doing that. There is one disgruntled guy from the area who is in all fracas (no name no warrant) check the video and u will see him. But he wasted his time since he would be very far. Video making guy making all accusations. hating, envious and jealous. No one is to mblame for his demise. He got too far. He should lean from his mistakes. One thing the people up there do not encourage violence. Just like Salisbury guys unblocked the road. Mister if you reading this now, you better go relocate Marigot.

    • Braindamage
      December 4, 2019

      Eagle eye, wonder if you got a school leaving certificate.
      Ask Skerrit to give you one…

    • Me
      December 4, 2019

      Eagle eyed you are distinctly myopic in your views.

  16. jaded
    December 4, 2019

    Everyone can see that the UWP is a party of saboteurs. All the want to do is cause chaos and destruction under the guise of electoral reform. They are a bunch of wicked people who want all to suffer so that they can have their moment of fun.

    • December 4, 2019

      The chaos is caused and orchestrated by Skerrit corrupt and hyenas regime.
      He thinks Dominica is his fatherless estate.
      He has no heart because he was not natured.
      Father disappeared and mother dumped him on aunties.

      • RandyX
        December 4, 2019

        Very well stated Marina!

      • The Truth Be Told
        December 4, 2019

        Merina Mckenzie please stop blame game. Stop your foolish utterances. You not in Dominica. Come down to investigate, this man is not heartless.Now u attacking this man & his family. How low can u get. Good for u that your father never disappeared. Thank
        God for that. PM does not think is his estate. He has improved the lives of many. He has put in place the YES We Care program because he has a heart. Person like u all especially when all you go away & forget is Charlotte Ville u raise in bout chambre, come back hoping 2 c person in the same position. But Alas awa pas al’heure sa la. Stop all u arrogance. I am educated 2. Even those some persons left back, PM takes care of them even if their children overseas. Get off yr high horses. Those of us who remain here have made strides. We worked built 2 that when u come down, u frightened because u all think is only u all can build house etc. I remained DA & is hard work that pays off. Stop mepuis 2 PM. godly man he is God is with…

        • December 4, 2019

          @ The Truth Be Told “only u all can build house”

          No, they cannot build houses, for they would also have to buy the land on which to build the house

          So they borrow from the bank to buy the house, but they can never, ever pay the full principal; it is no difference from paying for rent.

          Every payment they make goes back to the bank for interest, until what they have is exhausted, they cannot pay anymore, so the bank locks them out and keep the house to sell to someone else–hahahahaha

          I live in Toronto, but I am an independent person, of course I worked to earn it.

          I can choose to die in Toronto, but don’t want to; I want to return to my homeland within the next few years.

          But many people are stuck where they are; they cannot go out for they will not be able to get back in. They do not have any peace of mind, that is the reason they are condoning to civil unrest and the acts of violence in their homeland; putting all the blame on PM Skerrit

      • Gilroy D Miller
        December 4, 2019

        Sometimes I wonder if you guys are Dominicans. This is not our politics in the nature islands.

      • The Truth Be Told
        December 4, 2019

        We on the other hand are happy for those who went away, got university education etc & made something out of themselves. But the truth is most of u think that this is it. U is it & the world circles around u only. U up there forgetting where u came from, looking down on others who are at the place where u were years back. The Bible says that God takes the foolish things of the world to confound the wise. God’s foolishness is wiser than any University degree, graduate doctorate etc. U should apologise 4 attacking the man’s family. Good u were not dumped. Praise God 4 that 2. He rose & made it & the kind of hatred u people spew at the PM, I have come to the conclusion that u all are jealous of that lil boy who is PM & the Caribbean & International people are proud of. Never u forget where u came from. He never did that is why he is a helping PM who is committed to improve the lives of others whilst your type only wants to enrich yourselves, living the down trodden down.

      • mine
        December 4, 2019

        I rebruke you in the name Jesus the PM is 100% better person the you. What about Lennox do your homework the apple did not fall far from the tree.

    • Braindamage
      December 4, 2019

      Jade, we are all suffering… 90% goes to Skerrit and 2% for the people..
      Check Al Jezeera..

  17. CONCERNED CITIZEN
    December 4, 2019

    let skerrit win and it will be all of us paying for his bu** sh**

    • The Truth Be Told
      December 4, 2019

      CONCERNED CITIZZEN Go win yourself nah! What bu**sh** u talking about? I looked around & all I could find is houses being built, free buses for children 2 school, I saw crying mothers saying they would never have gotten a house. What hope. A lot of contruction works happenning. Many students attending Dominica State College. Classes even free 2. Many elderly people being taken care of & they even praising & praying 4 the PM 2. I know in 2018, Civil Servants got a double salary beside the 1 4 the month even after hurricane. PM agreed they need to get a better salary. I see road networks fixed after the devastation. I see the Riverside promenade so beautiful I see progress. I also see some person bent on destroying what was buildt. some do not want 2 work. Just complaining. I see so many wonderful things happening. Where are you? I looked around & could not find Skerrit bu**sh** any where but I did find UWP bu**sh** . Fires, Tyres to get people sick etc. Choose win/lose.

      • Eddy A
        December 4, 2019

        You know what I can see:
        Skerrit stealing from our state resources, Skerrit selling diplomatic passport to gangsters, your PM denying us fair elections…
        You are as big a gangster as your PM is. Your time will come…!

  18. ?
    December 4, 2019

    To the editors at DNO keep calling this lawlessness, this senseless acts of destruction “protest” keep calling a spade fork.
    Never see a more bias news website.

    • 🤷🏾‍♀️
      December 4, 2019

      They call it protest, DLP supporters calling them biased. If they call it lawlessness, UWP supporters will call them biased too. So the way I see it they can describe it how they see fit🤷🏾‍♀️

    • December 4, 2019

      Agree, this is not protest, this is destruction of the country infustructure.

  19. Reallyyy
    December 4, 2019

    Don’t worry after election sombody must pay for them BS

  20. December 4, 2019

    Why can’t the police arest these idiots?

    • ??
      December 4, 2019

      Because Bozo and his thugs took the bate….line, hook and sinker.

    • Braindamage
      December 4, 2019

      Eagle eye, wonder if you got a school leaving certificate.
      Ask Skerrit to give you

    • Braindamage
      December 4, 2019

      Polo, because the police haven’t arrested Skerfit.

    • ElizabethLinaXavier
      December 5, 2019

      @Polo, they will be arrested, especially that brother of Lennox Linton and he, himself. I hope this time they send him straight to jail–not dismiss him without charge.

      Right now, they are just fools, including there leader, believing that they are getting away with it.

      But that is the reason PM Skerrit gave Linton that stern warning, to speak to his followers –the process of judgment will be effective after Friday, December 06.

      Linton better pray that he wins his candidacy in Marigot, or else he will be in “great, great, trouble

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