Castle Bruce bus stop affected by upcoming launch of DLP candidate

Castle Bruce bus drivers had to find an alternative area to drop off and pick up passengers from Wednesday of this week.

Their designated spot, currently near the gazebo next to the E.C Loblack bridge on Riverbank, was changed for a couple of days to facilitate preparations for the launch of Melissa Skerrit as the Dominica Labour Party’s candidate for the Roseau Central Constituency.

On Wednesday evening the bus drivers could be seen struggling with what to do and where to go. Passengers were likewise not sure where to go to catch their bus.

Newly-appointed Deputy Chief Lincoln Corbette told Dominica News Online (DNO) that a meeting was held with about 20 bus drivers on Wednesday to discuss and find a comfortable solution, however, the Castle Bruce bus drivers explained to DNO that few of them were aware of the meeting or the changes.

The bus drivers decided to move back to their original packing area near the Dominica/China Friendship bridge near the market in an area without the approval of the Authorities.

Bus drivers could be heard calling each other and their passengers informing them of their location.

A police officer did come to the scene to assess the situation and agreed to allow the officers to remain there.

On-site preparation for Melissa Skerrit’s launch began on Wednesday evening; the launch will be held on Saturday 9th November 2019.

She is the last Dominica Labour Party candidate to be launched.

The general election will be held on the 6th of December 2019.

Stage being prepared for launching of DLP candidate for Roseau Central Melissa Skerrit

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46 Comments

  1. Danziger
    November 11, 2019

    Workers batte cor zorts con di MASSISI la bat li, BATTE LI may nous kai voter LABOUR AGIAN. Ba nous douvan, ba nous behind say LABOUR ENCORE nous vlé. We the hard working Dominicans stand strong with our PM for five more years. LABOUR POWER ALL THE WAY.

  2. Lin clown
    November 11, 2019

    LIZ,I thought you was a travelled person.A BUS STOP is where the BUS STOP’S to pick-up and put down passengers.A BUS STAND is where the BUS STAND and WAIT to pick-up passengers,e.g the St.Joseph and Mahaut BUS STAND is between the New Bridge and the EC.LOBLACK Bridge.The Bus Stop’s are along the route.These BUSES are called PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLES.I thought an IDIOTIC question like that would come from IBO FRANCE or VIEWSEXPRESS not you

  3. Casio
    November 11, 2019

    Another example of the inadequacies of the DLP. Days on end setting up stage and lights etc, but without a care as to how this will affect traffic or the movement of the buses. While i am at it, when will they begin to clean up the stadium fore court ? Independence finish like a week now. place looks like vagrants that staying there in the national stadium. Clean it up man. All those haitians they have in the place give them a job. All those deadbeat dlp supporters that there every wednesday, let them go and clean up the place.

  4. jamie
    November 11, 2019

    What a waste of CBI money,the peoples money,Skerrit you and your corrupt regime days are near,God will bring Dominica back to peace and love.Your day is coming.

  5. Lin clown
    November 10, 2019

    If these UWP JACK A ‘S know Labour is going to steal the election why are they contesting?If MELLISA cannot hold a ministry,what ministry can MONELL hold?Mellisa is a business woman,what is Monell?If ONE person come to vote,and is hurt in anyway,the LEADERSHIP of UWP will be held accountable.

    • Casio
      November 11, 2019

      are you a fool? No seriously, you must be a fool. UWP supporters have never been violent. In all the protests that have happened especially this year. you have not seen any violence.

  6. Lin clown
    November 10, 2019

    VIEWSEXPRESS,Dominica is not OUR Dominica.Dominica belong to the people who built it back after Maria.You and the UWP were dancing with JOY when it was destroyed in 2017.You and your bunch of UWP TRAITORS never thought we would RECOVER so soon.Now,you talking about OUR DOMINICA.CROOKED TRAITOR

  7. TJ
    November 10, 2019

    Congratulations to UWP!

    ADMIN: Funny.

  8. viewsexpressed
    November 9, 2019

    “……. to facilitate preparations for the launch of Melissa Skerrit as the Dominica Labour Party’s candidate for the Roseau Central Constituency……”
    Who the Damn Hell is Melissa? Does she not know the damage this failed Husband, Failed Odd Minister Skerrit of hers has implored upon our people and Dominica? Does she know anything about politics, Good government, Socio-Economic Development (Where her failed Hussy Skerrit, Odd Minister has failed we the people of Dominica. What kind of political comical disaster we see happening to put people from this incompetent failed Skerrit family in our government business? This failed Skerrit corrupted Labour.
    We have had enough of this failed incompetent Skerrit`s and his failed Labour Government. After 19 years we have had enough and Skerrit has reduced our people, our farmers to the bottomless pit of begging and false hopes and nepotism. Skerrit has killed our agriculture, left our dedicated farmers and their families unemployed. Shame

  9. Pipo
    November 9, 2019

    So what this lady bringing to the party, surely not brawn or brains. What ministry would she have competence to run? Perhaps she could release her husband of Finance?

    • viewsexpressed
      November 9, 2019

      The ministry if enjoyment and accommodation, meaning incompetent to be a minister, a civil servant and rubbish engagement. Melissa better stay away from our Dominica business. Her father, failed incompetent immature Skerrit has done enough damage to us, our agriculture and focusses now on our passports sales to all kind of “Ole teeth, nefarious, clowns. We know not what this clown and his batch of failed ministers and desperate so called advisors have done or are doing with the cash of the sales of our passports.
      We must wake up & address the problems, find the solutions that is currently on going in our government and our Dominica. We need change and to wake up from our slumber where this fake, false on going Labour Corruption within our government headed by failed Prime (Odd) Minister and failed corrupt Labour government. The list are numerous, too long to list here now, but will list these. 1.Bin Bobol 2. Fertilizer Bobol 3. Red Clinic Bobol. Skerrit must Go. He has failed us…

  10. Lin clown
    November 9, 2019

    When ROSS UNIVERSITY left Dominica % Viewsexpress,Ibo France and UWP rejoiced.They did not CARE about the people of Portsmouth.The UWP and it’s supporters party for weeks now,the begging the people of Portsmouth to vote them.When a few people were sent home because of a restructuring these same people rejoiced.UWP and the bunch of TRAITOROUS suppurters said CLEAR HARBOUR was the next to GO.They did not care about the people working at Clear Harbour.Now the begging thes same people to vote them.They critize NEP.Critize YES WE CARE and expect these people to vote them.The turned their backs on Dominica when it needed them MOST.They expect DOMINICANS to vote them.UWP TRAITORS.

    • viewsexpressed
      November 9, 2019

      You Clownish Woman, “Lin Clown”, go mind your funky business and you know why, because you talk and spew out rubbish that makes no sense and you are unable to attract anyone to attempt to understand this BS rubbish you are part of. You are obviously a big supporter of a blindly corrupted immature failed Labour Government, and you know who heads it, has got to be this failed Odd Minister, your failed so called Skerrit, who has reduced our government, th civil service and other hard workers to a point where they (me too) just go with the motion and do our bit, not for failed Skerrit, we don`t want him around us, but for our Dominica and our people. I wish Skerrit would shut up, he talks alot of ignoramous stuff. Our Domininca has not, and will not get anywhere under fake Skerrit and his fake useless minister and blind acolytes.
      We up at the Financial Centre know that our states money is being abused and that is NOT development, nor accommodating our poor people to sound quality life.

  11. Ibo France
    November 9, 2019

    Imagine that Skerrit has inconvenienced thousands of commuters for four (4) days for the staging of his wife’s baptism into politics. This is for a women who is extremely unqualified for elected office. She does not have the academic background to debate constitutional nor complex issues. The lady even struggles mightily to make a concise, coherent five minute speech. Putting Melissa in parliament is like taking a vagrant off the street and putting him in the hospital to do major brain surgery. Her choice as a political candidate was not meritorious. If she were Melissa Herbert, instead of Melissa Skerrit, she would have never being given the slightest consideration to be a candidate. Not even the most loyal DLP fanatic can dispute that. She should be soundly rejected at the polls and sent back to the US where she has spent most of years in recent times. She is too aristocratic to relate to the common Dominican.

    • viewsexpressed
      November 9, 2019

      This is why this immature, clownish, incoherent woman should never be a member of government and not sit in our parliament, let alone to be a “member of parliament,”, but more so “A member of fail Skerrit”. We have had enough of the failure of Skerrit in our government and he must go, and we strongly do not want Melissa in our government? Not in anyway. She is immature and a child in politics and guess more engaged in fun and frolics rather than at the elevated stage to the corrupted Labour questionable business of our Parliament.
      Skerrit must Go…..Melissa, that child must stay away. Go to school and learn the decency and quality of what politics, good governance and honesty in government is all about. Your Skerrit is a failure and not of leader material. We need Skerrit out of our government ASAP, he must Go, get out, Get lost, go way, just eave us, eave us alone, yo are a liability to our government service as you have been this failed 19years Prime Odd Minister. Get Out Get…

  12. Kalinago Justice
    November 8, 2019

    :?: This one-man rogue regime prime mistake is really abusing and disrespectful to the people and country! I’ve never seen that in my life on this once lovely Island. Since this boy took over the leadasship of the island,all hell broke loose and it’s disrespect,lawlessness and abuse of power and State resources by that rogue! Why do they have to waste all that resources just for a launching while there are so many in need of basic stuff :?: Why all this inconveniences to the public after just one on the road leading to the only hospital :?: The police are complice with all these illegalities and malpractice! The people should teach these rogues a lesson and vote them out amass!!!

  13. Good 4 Nothing
    November 8, 2019

    All that to launch the most disgraced candidate Roseau Central has ever had then? She just reminds me of the the scripture where Jesus said if the salt has lost its savor it is good for nothing. Sadly is her own husband that caused her to lose her savor and caused her to be seen as a good for nothing.

    • Da to d bone F
      November 9, 2019

      Very abusive and disrespectful are you. What make her a disgraceful?
      YOU OWN OIL WILL FRY YOU FULL OF HATE ..JAH WILL DEAL WITH YOU..
      SHE WIN ANYWAY..YOU CANT BE SO HATEFUL OF THE LADY ..WHATCDUD SHE DID TO..ONLY IN DOMINICA YOU WILL THAT AWAY WITH THAT ABUSE…

      • viewsexpressed
        November 10, 2019

        Go find out yourself and you will get the full facts and incompetence of this woman, just like her failed Husband, and yes they both are:
        “Very abusive and disrespectful just like you”. These weird incompetent couple have failed our people and our Dominica, they have absolute no business in our Dominica. Skerrit, Melissa, get lost, go s=away and don`t come back, you two have nothing of substance to help rebuild our Dominica and our people that you all have reduced to beggars and no employment.
        Just go please and leave us alone. Can you imagine Melissa in Cabinet with her failed, immature husband. Who the hell will be leading who?

        We are voting fully UWP Team, with its intellectual and trusted Hon, Lennox Linton

      • jamie
        November 11, 2019

        Oh please this is politics,dont come with your bull crap about only Dominica,she is incompetent to be a member,Skerrit is desperate,she will not win.

      • viewsexpressed
        November 11, 2019

        Very abusive and disrespectful are you?. What makes you a disgraceful?
        Sadly is her own husband that caused her to lose her savour and caused her to be seen as a good for nothing.
        Castle Bruce bus stop affected by upcoming launch of DLP candidate. Well, well, well. Did these clowns have the courtesy to notify bus drivers who park there daily that they wish to occupy this space briefly?
        Guess the answer is a resounding “NO”.
        Melissa and Skerrit, Go to hell, Go to Hell, its all you damn business to disrupt people`s space and activity.

    • November 10, 2019

      I think that DNO should shut down all comments until after the election because is just a bunch of hate and insults going on this should not be this is an election and every one have a right to support a party and at the end of the day the best one win and we are back to square one and try to unite again this should never have insult and degrading people on social media and the people think that they getting away with it because no one know their real names.

  14. No value?
    November 8, 2019

    So on what mamsel running nou? On beauty? She beauty has been abused by mister and honestly he devalued her. I mean she herself said that and I’d just use they using her whatcha shame!

    • #767
      November 9, 2019

      You don’t have any meaningful contribution to make therefore you choose to be personal – attacking her personally makes you what?

  15. %
    November 8, 2019

    Castle Bruce people this DLP does not love you all..
    “”Mag Way Sar”‘, look wickedness to the Castle Bruce people..
    I hope you all do not forget that, and you all vote overwhelming against that Labour Party when the time comes.. Water is running down from my eyes!!
    Skerrit
    Whey is di money?
    Whey is di money?
    Whey is di money,?

    • Galileo
      November 9, 2019

      This comment makes no sense. I just wish you went to support the DLP. You are one of the people who taint the UWP brand.

      • viewsexpressed
        November 11, 2019

        Galileo, you have just talk absolute nonsense without any substance as to how yo arrive at this statement, or judgement.
        Who in earth wants to be linked or engage with a highly corrupted LABOUR PARTY/GOVERNMENT, when our resources has been abused by this failed incompetent Skerrit thorough the Red Cininc Bobol, The Fertlizer Bobol etc, so many Bobolistic acts that will take time to clean up once failed incompetent Skerrit, his wife Melissa etc just g away and get the hell out of our peoples government. hey have failed us, reduced our poor eople after 19 year into beggars and receive handouts. That is not development and these Skerrit clowns must go away as soon as possible not to reduce our nature i deeper poverty and shame. Skerrit`s must get Lost, just Go and Melissa stay away, run away from this failed Skerrit and corrupted Labour Government. They have nothing to offer us but kill our natural resources.
        Dominicans, we need to take back our Dominica Now. Get rid of…

  16. My mind made up
    November 8, 2019

    Castle Bruce people just need to vote them out overwhelmingly!

    • CB we united FC
      November 8, 2019

      After we get our change back that we paid $1.00 a grain fig after Maria then we will vote labour out.

      It’s more important to me because we will get busses anyway to go home.

      They will find us as always

  17. Ibo France
    November 8, 2019

    It takes four days of inconveniencing the public to set the stage for Melissa Skerrit’s baptism into politics. WOW! This lady has no known qualifications to become a parliamentarian other than being the wife of the most corrupt leader ever of the country. Can someone disclose Melissa’ s academic qualifications/ achievements and her job experience? This is one of the reasons Dominica is sitting in last place in economic and infrastructural development in the OECS. Corruption, nepotism, cronyism, victimization, discrimination, greed, selfishness and spite has Dominica in a chokehold. An uneducated, ignorant moron like Melissa who should not even qualify to be a dog catcher, should not be running for elected office. Even Labour Party diehards, Anon, Linclown, JJ, Dog Man and my bestie, Elizabeth, are in solidarity with me on this one, I’m hopefully certain.

    • viewsexpressed
      November 11, 2019

      Well penned Ibo France
      “This lady has no known qualifications to become a parliamentarian other than being the wife of the most corrupt leader ever of the country. Can someone disclose Melissa’ s academic qualifications/ achievements and her job experience?
      “This is one of the reasons Dominica is sitting in last place in economic and infrastructural development in the OECS. Corruption, nepotism, cronyism, victimization, discrimination, greed, selfishness and spite has Dominica in a chokehold. Skerrit must Go, Melissa must stay away, not sufficiently qualified enough to be at this level. This in not a beauty competition, nor a family affair. Go mind all yo Funky Business somewhere else.
      We look forward to decent trusted government from in coming Prime Minister Hon. Lennox Linton and his highly professional UWP Team Dominica, for all Dominicans. Skerrit and Melissa Must Go.

  18. SMH
    November 8, 2019

    SORE LOOSERS!! THEY WILL CHEAT TO MAKE HER WIN LOL

    • Ex workers
      November 8, 2019

      What does a bus stop relocation to accommodate a DOMINICAN with her lunching?

      Permission was sorted from the police and it was granted.

      Unlike you all who don’t request permission

      Yet you all saying you all like and obeying laws.

      This is not February 07th nah?

      See how much workers that coming to set up their bars to make money

      Don’t worry after December 6 all you will go back and hide for 5 more years and come out back months before elections

      ALL YOU THINK WE FORGETTING YOU ALL??

      Never saw you all after Maria and Erika and WHEN WE NEEDED YOU ALL but now elections is coming all of all u showing up.

      WELL WE DONT WANT TO SEE YOU ALL NOW

      GOOD BYE LENNOX

      • Bernie
        November 9, 2019

        But skerritt wasn’t in Dominica for Erica and Maria surprised him in Dominica. Catching him with his pants down. You all claim Dominica is cleaned up. Have you red cool aid people really looked at the state of Dominica? What kind of progress is happening in our country when all industries are dead? Walking with their eyes closed.

  19. lmfao
    November 8, 2019

    Dec 6 is Dominica judgement day, one of the most important elections of our time.

  20. zandoli
    November 8, 2019

    So DLP has to inconvenience everybody to that they can launch their candidate in the location of their choice? Would the police force allow UWP to be so disruptive for so long?

  21. Mark
    November 8, 2019

    Yes I – that is all I have to say…..

  22. Da to d bone
    November 8, 2019

    So that you all have as a news item up front…so much more burning issues to publish…. Biased reporting…

    • November 9, 2019

      @Da to d bone, you spoke my thought!

      • viewsexpressed
        November 9, 2019

        Elizabeth, you have no thoughts of political decency, you are there only to portray a failed incompetent , immature Prime (Odd) Minister You interest is to get at Hon. Linton, incoming Prime Minister and further more for you to promote failed Skerrit and his failed, incompetent corruoted Labour government. hey must go, we need change and we need decency, that is why we will kick failed Skerrit out and his failed Bobo Labour party.
        We welcome Hon. Lennox Linton and his highly qualified competent Professional UWP Team.

    • Galileo
      November 9, 2019

      Great point. I was thinking the same. DNO needs to stop politicking and report the news as professionals. When will you all learn that these petty issues don’t win elections; the push sensible people away. Trump was being called rapist in the USA. Rowley the same in Trinidad. In Barbados they were calling Mia lesbian. They all won. Please focus on issues that matter to people’s life. Nobody cares about the temporary relocation of a busstop to accomodate the staging of an event.

  23. Jack Sparrow
    November 8, 2019

    She will be the last to launch and the first to loose.
    Mark my words.
    We don’t want no pretty face dek dek to represents us.
    If you doubt me… Listen to her speak on Saturday.

  24. Lin clown
    November 8, 2019

    DNO,please explain is it a BUS STOP or a BUS STAND?

    • November 9, 2019

      But Lin Clown, what is the difference? The Bus must stop to pick up the people who are standing at the designated stop. You can’t way one without thinking the other. I don’t understand your question?

  25. resident
    November 8, 2019

    Where was the bus stop located?

    Where in Roseau is the launching taking place?

    DNO this is a poorly written news article since many of us overseas are not very familiar with Roseau and the names of streets. You guys can do much better than that man. Geez.

    ADMIN: Thank you for your feedback this information was updated.

  26. Kermit
    November 8, 2019

    Dno all you like daybah. You would swear them people were protesting or making an issue of it. They self telling all you some were informed and they also cooperated so what was the point of this article.

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