Clarification of lot at Rosalie Estate acquired by Dr. Thomson Fontaine

letter to the editorI wish to respond to comments made on Kairi FM in the evening of Wednesday August 3, 2016 relating to a lot at Rosalie Estate that Dr. Thomson Fontaine acquired.

I submitted two documents to Hartley “the Brain” Adams and Matt Peltier last week relating to events of land transfer that was alleged to have occurred during my Presidency of the Dominica Academy of Arts& Sciences (DAAS).

The documents show clearly that Dr, Thomson Fontaine bought lot at Rosalie Estate for EC$$72,500 from the two Pascal ladies who both signed the transfer document as Directors of Rosalie Estate Ltd. Nowhere is there any connection to DAAS in that transaction.

The sale transaction was handled by Attorney Singoalla Blomqvist-Williams.

Dr Fontaine did not “huff” or steal land from the DAAS as has often been stated and published in the press.

Mr Hartley Adams promised me that he would relay on Kairi FM Radio the contents of the documents to the public at the next opportunity on Wednesday September 7, 2016. He did not do so.

Confirmation of the details of that sale transaction can also be obtained from Attorney Blomqvist-Williams or from the Registry.

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36 Comments

  1. Emile Dominique
    October 4, 2016

    Why is Dr Shillingford, the President of DAAS defending Dr Fountaine. Treasurer of DAAS. Are those having a lapse in judgement. The big question is what has happened to DAAS ? Was it liquidated ? What became of its fixed and liquid assets? Was the organization operating as an Accademy (school) a NGO or an investment banker, Since they had a lapse in judgement on their investments, will the IRS be looking out for them for taxes. What has happened to the membership fees and donations during the 20 years of its existence. Do you think the Smithsonian Institute can help us or should we ask the FBI to investigate. On the land question, are they doing a Trumpism or Trumpgate or DAAS-gate. Why are they calling Kairi personal all kinds of names to discredit their investigations. If you have nothing to hide, why the fuss?

    • Shaka Zulu
      October 4, 2016

      DAAS is not a government organization and only has to answer to its current members who paid their dues and if they broke fundraising laws in US the feds will deal with them. Meantime you should use that same enthusiasm to question government officials who abuse public office. They have to answer to us.

  2. Righteous
    October 4, 2016

    This land phenomenon of Dr’s and Lawyers forging papers and stealing people land is something that has gone on for years. I can’t speak to Dr. Fontaine case, but I know personally of a case in the North, where these Dr and Lawyer brothers have for decades try to steal land. They have gone as far as forging wills, case thrown out, yet every couple years they are back to their same trickery.

    This needs to stop and it must start with the judges sending this thieves to prison for attempted theft of property and forgery.

    #OneLoveDominicans!

    • Dr Clayton Shillingford
      October 4, 2016

      Righteous what is the relevance of your statement? Are you alleging that if some Doctors and lawyers to your knowledge broke the law you wish to speculate that other doctors and lawyers are guilty by their qualifications and profession.. Interesting logic!!!!

      • Righteous
        October 4, 2016

        Dr. Shillingford I am not alleging anything and by no means implying that all Drs and lawyers are guilty because of their profession. I am referring to one specific situation. No offense was meant by my statement and I hope non was taken. The relevance of my statement was to point out that specific situation in the hopes that someone might be familiar with this specific situation and speak to it and maybe shed some light as to why the said pair are continuing their quest to steal the said estate.

        #OneLoveDominicans!

  3. October 4, 2016

    Brain why don’t you ask the PM why he attended a private Madam WOB Show when he knew in advance that the Dominica Association had a big show Dominica meet St.Lucia Madam WOB Creole Show the same evening , he can’t say he didn’t know or is when he reached New York he knew that wouldn’t be the truth. The Association Show was the first and it’s when their flyer came out then the private show organizers went on Q95 announcing their show for the same date and from then it was every day I hope Q95 got paid The coordinator of diaspora affairs Athenia Benjamin confirmed a facebook message that PM was coming to the private show . PM also knew that the persons who put the private show together are causing division in the Dominican Community in Toronto and he still came ,one of those persons is the same Coordinator for Diaspora Affairs Athenia Benjamin, so why did he join with that group to strengthen the division.. It’s about him disrespecting the Dominican people no matter where…

  4. October 3, 2016

    If the land did not belong to DAAS, and no land was transfered from DAAS to Fontaine. Why is Dr. Shillingford presenting documents to the public to clear the name of Dr. Fontaine. Why does Shillingford have land transfer documents for land purchased by Fontaine from Rosalie estate, is he Fontain’s secretary?

    • Dr Clayton Shillingford
      October 4, 2016

      Facts??whoever you are. I obtained the sale documents from the Registry not only to state the facts of the purchase of the Rosalie lot but to negate the propaganda mainly by characters on Kairi FM that DAAS under my presidency was involved in an improper transaction. In similar fashion You are at liberty of going to the registry to get copies of the transaction or ask Singoala Blomquist Williams who handled the transaction..I hope you are not on the verge of speculating that I made up the documents,,Check for yourself unless you do not wish to know the FACTS..

      • October 5, 2016

        If you are telling the truth why are you so angry? I asked a question and you answered it. However your answer only breeds speculation and creates more questions than answers. Just give us all the facts so that there will be no speculation.

  5. mine
    October 3, 2016

    something does’nt sound right I hope he did not open a can worms,

  6. real possie
    October 3, 2016

    OK you have the proof, but the person who bought the land did not know who he bought the land from. I will never forget that when you was on the radio with Kamala he was on Q saying he bought the land from DAAS, then when you claim he did not buy it from DAAS he changed his statement.

  7. October 3, 2016

    Waste of time and killing your brain cells listening to brain and Co, there is nothing you could learn from a man that spend his whole life as an education officer, I would expect him to try and educate the people, its just like three women sitting in lagoon pounding beff :-D :-D

  8. LA men choise
    October 3, 2016

    Can Mr Shillingford please respond to the several articles that were published in the local newspaper by Mr Rupert Sorhaindo. Mr Sorhaido was very explicit and to the point. Also would like to know what happened to the funds that S M A had to receive. I am Dominica thank you.

    • Dr Clayton Shillingford
      October 3, 2016

      As usual a coward hiding behind a bogus name ,”,LA men choise”..I am fully aware of the articles allegedly written by Rupert Sorhaindo and will deal with that in due course,, He was delivering “very explicit and to the point” lies. And why? Because Dr. Thomson Fontaine entered the “mud pit” of Dominican politics.

      On the SMA matter I leave that to Dr Fontaine to deal with

    • Real dirty politicians
      October 3, 2016

      @Oct. 3.2016, I don’t treat anything Mr. Sorhaido says serious. . I have attempted to post a few questions to Mr. Sorhaindo but DNO keeps deleting everyone of them. But the time will come when I will go public with it on one of the talking points program. All I will say here is, I was a strong freedomite back then and I know what I am talking about………… I hope DNO posts this one and I do hope Sorhaindo sees my post because he will immediately start to tremble because he will know exactly who I am.

  9. Thomian
    October 3, 2016

    It is so laughable to listen to the Brain, a former Education Officer, Kelly the Ghost Williams, and Simeon Albert on Kairi FM on a Wednesday night…… They upset my whole being….Why do they allow politics to have them so, so, stupid……I am a supporter of the DLP, but people I listened for the first time and they are so unbelievable….they really need to be sued. The level in which those men would go all because of politics.

    • Tjebe fort
      October 3, 2016

      Honestly, is people like that I can not vote labour right now. They are doing more harm to the party than good. Don’t they realise they are dispensable and Skerrit will ditch them when their unsophisticated mwpi is having a negative impact on his ratings? I see like no more than mercenaries, singing for their supper and nobody has respect for them.

    • Dr Clayton Shillingford
      October 3, 2016

      Yes former Education Officer Hartley “the Brain” Adams whose brain I understand was translocated to another part of his anatomy with the high probability of contamination. Then there is the discovery of the new species of fly….Sogo fly….Musca idiotica

    • Shameless
      October 3, 2016

      Sadly, when so called \”brilliant men\” lack \”intelligence\” they always resort to slander and donkey kissing in their quest to feel more important that they are. Ghost should look deep inside and question himself. While it is \”alleged\” that his myopic thinking and skillful donkey kissing attitude led to the resignation of a former DFC head, he remain as clueless as can be.

      Sad sad, sad but one day someone will be brave enough to talk about the \”Ghostly 1.7 Million\” that may have ran away from the coffers of the DFC as part of this year\’s creole fest budget. So the Ghost better take note and investigate so he can give an explanation ASAP. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: ..time will tell Ghost, time will surely tell so keep attacking Thompson when you can\’t even clean the DFC mess.

      Always Assertive! :twisted:

    • Truth
      October 4, 2016

      Singing for the crumbs… It is unbelievable how grown men, make themselves JackAsses for politicians. Shame

    • NUWP
      October 4, 2016

      Like someone cares u upset or not??? PLUS YOU NOT NO MEMBER OF THE D. L. P In the first place. Lies is the order of the day for u all • and if u a member who u paid ur subscription to? State ur name and constituency. And Clayton must tell us if he him self have a portion of land on that estate as well.

  10. Arte El Labore
    October 3, 2016

    Dominican, IF this is the case Labour administrations should sue most of the Workers party and supporters haters for slanderous, plus malicious things said about Pm Skerrit, dont you think so? Well i do think so, what’s good for the goose is good for the gander.

    • viewsexpressed
      October 4, 2016

      Arte El Labore: Can you please be specific rather than being partisan and openly outrageous. This is not a tit for tat scenario. If you have any specific claims where you suggest what should happen, please say so, be specific and stop this sensational calls that has absolutely no basis and foundation and not welcomed in the clean politics of Dominica that the UWP and its supporters ably supported by conscious Dominicans. I know it is difficult to clean the Labour dirtiness politics that currently exists within your current corrupt labour party, keep it there or clean your dirty house first before you try to water down another. E.O.Leblanc must be turning in his grave.
      For your information, the UWP is on path of cleaning up the dirty politics in Dominica created by your inept DLP leader and careless, ruthless followers, aided and abetted by the careless and scared ministers who are scared to tell Skerrit so, but say so quietly and in private to friends and family members.
      Wake Up…

    • Papa Dom
      October 4, 2016

      What slanderous and malicious thing are said about skerries? He played an active role in the construction of the villas, a role which only a person with an interest in the project would. He has built a mansion which from what we know he cannot afford on his legal income. He, through his lawyer attempted to defraud the revenue of thousands of dollars. He was a party to the bin transaction. Should I continue? You are prepared, despite the weight of evidence to the contrary to say that Thompson did wrong but in the face of overwhelming evidence of skerritt’s wrong doings you accuse people of hatred.

      • Arte El Labore
        October 4, 2016

        PAPA DOM,you are saying exactly what i am taking about ,but if i was the Pm of Dominica all of you suckers would be in jail by now including your leaders so called Workers Part +Q95.

    • Bouilliante
      October 4, 2016

      Stick a pin, Thompson have a serious legit paper trail to how he acquired land. Kissmate aka Simeon needs to behave himself and stop repeating rubbish just because.. Bottom Brains well I’m still trying to understand how this man managed to remain in the Education system of Dominica for so long… Re Skerrit chile behave and leave sleeping dogs lie, why all you like to raise the man blood pressure and force him to take trips and drink water from empty glasses noh.. PM don’t do it, don’t take the bait nah you not in that layloom there you have what you have toneh, You didn’t have to pay land taxes etc when caught.. Don’t do it Skerro

  11. Shaka Zulu
    October 3, 2016

    There are people in high office acquiring wealth and property by questionable means. This are the people that need to be investigated.

    • Revolutionaries in preparation.
      October 3, 2016

      It happened in Cuba 1961. It just a matter of time. When a revolutionary gov’t takes power confiscation of the wealth (stolen huffed properties etc will be a priorty. Chief target know selves they are already buy homes I foreign lands just like the Cuban defectors of the 60’s did.
      As Brook Benton said in his song ,
      It’s just a matter of time. When those above and thse below can no longer live under the regime.
      This becoming more evident daily.

    • viewsexpressed
      October 4, 2016

      Yesssssssssss

  12. Dominican
    October 3, 2016

    Drs. Fontaine and Shillingford should sue brainless “brains” for slander if this is true., preferrably in a joint action. Making noise is not enough and the absence of legal action these rumours and castigations will continue to pollute the airwaves with noxious fumes.

    • real possie
      October 3, 2016

      This been in the public for two years now, Thompson called press conference say he going to sue up till now, but you on here saying he should sue. LOL.

      • FORKIT
        October 4, 2016

        yet you with no evidence posted numerous lies and made lots malicious comments… you are one of the biggest IDOTS to post comments about this saga, in fact you seem to post misleading comments all the time about everthing and don’t seem to have one honest bone in your body…. sort

      • |Me
        October 4, 2016

        Possie, at least get the (real) Dr’s name right. It is Thomson and not Thompson. That information has been in the public domain for far longer than two years!

    • Dr Clayton Shillingford
      October 3, 2016

      Please do not take my word for what I have stated..I went to Kairi FM and personally handed a copy of the Rosalie land transfer document..to Hartley “the Brain” Adams to allow himself, the new sogo fly species and the visible ghost and others to retract their story about the so called “landsgate” transfer. They declined the opportunity as far as I can tell

    • Dr Clayton Shillingford
      October 3, 2016

      I went to the Kairi FM studio and handed a copy of the Rosalie land transfer documents to Hartley “the Brain” Adams to give them (Adams, Sogo Fly, and the Ghost)..rather colourful names… the opportunity to retract the story and to apologize..To date I believe that they have declined to do so.

    • Freelance
      October 4, 2016

      Kelly the ghost is living the true meaning of his nam:e, a once so called conscience (Rasta) man of the 70’s and 80’s has allowed himself to literally be taken over by his ghost. It started manifesting itself during Calypso season and competition when he would constantly forget his songs and pay the ultimate price for that. So it is no surprise he finds himself in a situation where he feels comfortable with his ghost and misguided conscience and where he gets rewarded by the cabal for it. What can one say about the other, the replacement for mammy on the show. Although according to their listeners she still ranks higher. Can you imagine that! But he to is comfortable for he will always be known as the ‘ bottom brain’ a name that carries all the way from is youth and remains ever so relevant. What a combination the Brain and Ghost with Simeon comments on who I will leave in reserve because I really feel for the dootish.

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