Budget Day 2022 in Dominica set for July 26

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Investment, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit will present the 2022/2023 national budget at the First Meeting of the Third Session of the Tenth Parliament on Tuesday, 26th July, 2022.

As is customary at the start of a new parliamentary session, the President of Dominica, His Excellency, Charles A. Savarin will deliver an address.

The proceedings will be broadcast live via the Government Information Service (GIS) and the Dominica Broadcasting Service (DBS).

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37 Comments

  1. DAFriend
    July 26, 2022

    Two more ‘moon faces’. All of them DLP ministers. How comes? Are they being paid to much? Why are they getting so fat?

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  2. KPGN
    July 24, 2022

    The annual budget day in Dominica is nothing but a desperate attempt to legalise the shady financial dealings of this government which, under normal circumstances would not stand up to any scrutiny by an international accountancy firm. Long story short: another farce initiated by the master of smoke screens!
    Does this budget contain any clues as to the whereabouts of our CBI money, or audited accounts of Skerrits social housing program or the travel accounts of our own Flying Dutchman?

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  3. JAH KAL
    July 19, 2022

    Skerrit what happen you and your wife carrying the briefcase of lies to the house. What’s in this time!!!!!! . When you opening the
    briefcase opening it Slowly , so that a few lies don’t escape . When you finish telling those lie i hope you will sit and listen to the opposition leader respond to the briefcase of lies . In other times when you finish reading your written speech, of the same thing over and over you then leave the house and run pretending you have thing to do. But we know you can’t give a better speech than the opposition leader . The funny thing is, you normally leave the fools behind for the opposition leader to educate what a dam shame . Will be listening.

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  4. Anthony P. Ismael
    July 19, 2022

    I will be listening to learn about expenditures for Geothermal Energy, excavation of Crompton Point and reduction of VAT and other excise duties to help address inflation and the current state of economic malaise on island. I will also be listening for more details regarding the purchase of DOMLEC and plans to address revenue, now that the EU is aggressively moving against Citizenship by Investment. I want to hear more about inputs into agriculture. So, my ears will be glued to the nation’s station to hear the details from Skerro and company.

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  5. Accountant
    July 17, 2022

    Since we are on the subject ‘Budget 2022’. We recently went through companies house website in London and found numerous companies established around 2013 and dissolved approx. 3 years later. All these companies, even though having had different names all had one thing in common, a Director who used to be the girl friend of Dominicas big man. There is only one plausible reason for establishing a company that never traded and was dissolved shortly afterwards: all these ‘companies’ were able to open various bank accounts with the certificates of incorporation from companies house. Why would somebody from Dominica require so many bank accounts in Europes largest financial centre, I hear you asking. Well, YOUR guess is as good as MINE. By the way, we found all these accounts still open, but we obviously never managed to obtain further details from the banks in question. Nevertheless we thought this info might add a bit of spice to Budget Day 22 and hopefully some questions being asked.

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    • Robert
      July 18, 2022

      Very interesting? All along I knew that this ‘former’ girlfriend was involved in shady business. She spends a fair amount of time here in London. I actually logged on to Companies House and found the info you are talking about. None of these companies ever filled accounts which means they never traded. Very fishy, very fishy indeed!

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    • Man bite dogs
      July 18, 2022

      @Accountant, You can call yourselfs any type of Sh*t you blue monkey, like but I personally know crap is all lies, l know for a fact no banks in the world or UK and Europe would talk to a little dog crap like you, anyway if its made you feel good being a clown you are welcome to dog s**t talking.

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      • Accountant
        July 19, 2022

        Why are you sooo upset? Did I touch a nerve? Poor dog sausage. Ask your CM…

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        • Imputing Improper Motives (IIM) The Baptist
          July 20, 2022

          Man bite dogs is upset because he is living in a basement in the Bronx and cannot come back to Dominica.

          Both he and Lin Clown are angry because they are illegal in the US and cannot return home not even during elections when they both can get a free ticket.

          They are both angry because they cannot return to enjoy their free Dominican tax-welfare apartment in Dominica.

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  6. Marie
    July 17, 2022

    The town crier and the bar maiden. Only in Dominica!

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  7. Bobby
    July 17, 2022

    Look it, the Town Fool and his Missus.

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  8. DAFriend
    July 16, 2022

    Bonny and Clyde laughing at all you. All you get what all you deserve.

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  9. Jonathan Y St Jean
    July 15, 2022

    I’ll be listening. I want to see if there will be additional funds provided for putting a stop to the unacceptably high amount of child sexual abuse in the country, the completion of the Good hope to Rosalie road and the road from Ravin Cork to Canfield. I’ll also be listening to hear accounting for and an acknowledgement that the report from Dennis Byron which our tax dollars paid for is in hand.

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    • Ibo France
      July 18, 2022

      Are Dominicans not tired of getting their hopes dashed after each budget presentation? How many times must this parasitic liar fool you before you get a grip of yourself?

      I’ve previously said so many times that every word or action of this opportunistic con artist is meticulously calculated to dupe the gullible and the unsuspecting.

      This notorious perjurer sits on top of Dominica, fool the people over and over again with promises he has no intention of keeping, then laugh until his stomach aches.

      Every budget that he has presented doesn’t worth the paper it is written on. They are a colossal waste of the country’s finance resources.

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  10. Ibo France
    July 15, 2022

    I have thrown out these questions to the public repeatedly without success. Here I go one more time.

    What qualifications does Melissa have to be a parliamentarian? Is it the designer outfits she sports in public? The woman doesn’t even possess minimum academic qualifications to be a store clerk.

    She has no ministerial portfolio; CANNOT represent the country in any high level discussion regionally nor internationally; but living high off the hog with her red snout in the financial trough of the country.

    With under-achievers such as Melissa, the once revered Parliament of Dominica, has been reduced to an useless instrument. Little surprise, most of the times, in there sounds like a mad house overrun by overly aggressive inmates.

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    • July 18, 2022

      You all are a bunch of jealous ignoramuses. Lennox Linton will never be given that opportunity to present a budget anyway. He is uneducated and an expelled high school student and does not possess the earmarks of a great leader.

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      • Skipp
        July 18, 2022

        @ds- Boy you represent the worst of our beautiful island. I am thinking now that is your your job to smear people up. what you do to support yourself is bringdown people by hiding behind a computer screen. You must live a terrible and miserable life. People like you we should pity and feel sorry for and not get mad with because all just cannot be well with you.

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        • July 18, 2022

          Only if my heart Skips two beats, Mr. Skipp. Thank God it does not. I love what Skerrit and Mrs. Skerrit are doing for our beautiful country. We have come a long way under Skerrit. Thanks be to God for that.

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      • JAH KAL
        July 18, 2022

        Looking at the abbreviation of DS, lots of things come to mind in the oxford dictionary and others shows different meaning to DS but in Dominica it means Damm Sot . Can not believe in 2022 we still have people like you thinking the way you think.
        What happen Dominica is skerrit mother own. Saddam Gaddafi Chavez Amin and many more had more power than skerrit and some of them they die like rats. Power is for a time , their own people turn on them just a matter of time Kamar is a capital B.

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  11. Lin clown
    July 15, 2022

    You must ask yourself,when will Lennix Linton present a budget.The Dominican people know corruption when they see corruption.UWP was kicked out of power because of corruption,victimization and greed.The same way the High court,Appeals court and the CCJ dumped the useless election petition in the gabbage pail.Waiting for Linton to say Isle’s of beauty Isle’s of splendaaaaa like a real JACKA.

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  12. Bell & Bella
    July 15, 2022

    Boy boy boy….”All bread have it butter, wi”. Two dunce Cats. And Dey think Dey “Royal” wi… Fominica has jokes papa. :lol: :lol:

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  13. Same old same old
    July 15, 2022

    Same old same old. Same old lies, same old fake numbers and same old false pretense

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  14. Labor voice
    July 15, 2022

    It’s budget day for Skerrit and Melissa because is they that benefiting from the budget …nothing for rest of us cranana

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  15. Bwa-Banday
    July 15, 2022

    This picture is one in a million. It captures a number of things to wit:
    1. The alleged most corrupt couple in the Caribbean
    2. The alleged most evil couple in the region
    3. The number one rated alleged “sham, for money marriage” in the region
    4. The top rated alleged dumb-blonde wannabe in the world
    5. The top rated alleged “Voodoo” practicing couples outside oh Haiti in the world
    6. The highest rated political couple likely to be jailed in the near future for alleged crimes
    7. The highest rated alleged con-artists couple in the world.

    But as my old granny would always say; “Those who take advantage of the people today, shall feel the wrath of the same people tomorrow”.

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  16. Beta
    July 15, 2022

    Budget day my foot. What budget? Or is he finally going to account for our missing CBI money? How about his travel expense account, has that been independently audited?

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  17. derp
    July 15, 2022

    It would be nice if a copy of the budget address was made available

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  18. Skipp
    July 15, 2022

    Hello: Hello make way for the Carnival King and Queen:

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  19. Ibo France
    July 15, 2022

    Budget day, another day of fluff, hype, lies and futility. This is a day when a man who has never had a single course in financial matters mouths off about finance. This man doesn’t even have a casual relationship with the truth. How can anyone trust him but his gullible followers believe him?

    His wife, Melissa, who features prominently in recent budget presentations, only brings her clothes and funny looking , colonial hats to the debate.

    This is the unadulterated TRUTH. After every budget presentation for the last decade, the economic woes in the country worsens. More citizens descend below the poverty line swelling this group to unprecedented numbers.

    Dominica needs an astute and visionary leader to escape this calamitous state of affairs that has gripped the country for the past two decades under Roosevelt’s internship.

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    • July 15, 2022

      I love Melissa’s clothes and her hat. Nothing looks outlandish. She is very beautiful, intelligent and outgoing. She reminds me of Jacqueline Kennedy and Hilary Clinton and as hardworking as Eleanor Roosevelt. How about that, IBO? I got you beside yourself this time.

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      • Ibo France
        July 18, 2022

        Intelligent? Present her academic credentials! The only certificate she has is one showing her date of birth. The lady is an AI ( Apex Ignoramus).

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        • July 18, 2022

          That’s good enough. At least she is intelligent enough to know how old she is. All Lennox got is a call to his parents that he has been expelled from the DGS. He does not even possess a Cambridge University High School Certificate, GCE.

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    • July 15, 2022

      Boy, IBO must be right. Another cognitive decline, going down hill. lol.

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    • July 15, 2022

      Her essay, her glamour, please pardon my grammar but she’s everything school boy’s dream. She is Celtic and United. Her ageless, timeless, lace and fineness, her beauty and elegance. She’s every love song ever written.

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      • Marty
        July 18, 2022

        Oh boy, for sure you lost it now.

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        • Marty
          July 25, 2022

          He is a proper D ip S tick. He is as mad as a spring hare. In all honesty, all Skerrit supporters are.

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  20. Truth Be Told
    July 15, 2022

    The pappyshow circus begins as the least educated and morally bankrupt have been assigned to manage the affairs of the State! These people have no comprehension of their duties and respoinsibilities to the souvereign state, the Commonwealth of Dominica. When they are done ripping off Dominica, they will move to Dubai and Macau, and Dominicans, Labourites in particular will say that they did not know even after all the international warnings! Mark my words, soon coming!

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