IN PICTURES: Protests continue in various parts of Dominica

Below are some emerging images of protest activity taking place in various spots around the island.

According to reports, protest action is continuing in Marigot and is also occurring in other parts of the country as protesters continue to press their demands for electoral reform to ensure free and fair elections.

The President of Dominica, Charles Savarin called for peace in an address to the nation.

DNO can verify that students of SMA were unable to complete their exams as a result of the disturbances caused today.

Layou

 

 

Salisbury

 

Stockfarm road, Dominica State College classes cancelled

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59 Comments

  1. Florence Thomas
    December 6, 2019

    It is time to get all them dictators out they are corrupt thieves. They are not for the people but only in leadership to make their pocket fat.

  2. Manicou
    December 5, 2019

    These people from Salisbury make me proud to be a young Dominican; we are courageous people.

    Our pleas for electoral reform were ignored. Still, the DLP is bringing hordes of people down to vote in swing constituencies; the majority of them have been away from Dominica for well over 5 years. DLP or not, can you not tell that something is wrong here?

    Meanwhile, our dear PM nah say a word about the documentaries or otherwise. Unsightly. After 20 years of mismanagement and corruption, protests are the least. The fish rots from the head.

  3. The Darkness
    December 5, 2019

    Utter BS.

    I wish an unstoppable force is met with any of these blockades… and all of you are arrested !!!

    The people you harm should haunt you till your last breath.

    Disappointing.

  4. Danziger
    December 4, 2019

    Burn Salisbury and Marigot down when you finish go sleep on the sea shore,remember Lennox lives Morne Daniel. 5 more years for labour.

  5. December 4, 2019

    Win, lose or draw, Skerrit MUST GO! If he wins the protest must intensify. Because he did not win fairly.

  6. SMH
    December 4, 2019

    You know how many DLP supporters have joined the protest?

    They are the ones helping to block…..

    Everybody fed up of Skerrit nonsense now

    • Shiver Fever
      December 5, 2019

      I was expecting that twist. Not surprised…

  7. Educated Dominican (Upstate)
    December 4, 2019

    I am not UWP NOR DLP. I have lived in Dominica for a very long time, and I have never, never ever seen such unrest in the political atmosphere. It actually seems like we cannot let the ballot decide the PM anymore. Can we not all just “Be Silly” as Queen Ifrica said in one of her songs. Lets please just do what the constitution says, obey the laws of the land and VOTE. If u hate Skero, vote him out, if u like Linton, vote him in, if u hate Linton, vote Skero.
    BUT……………….
    At the end of it all. Vote and come together to BUILD UP DOMININCA. Casting a negative light on Dominica to the international atmosphere will not help the country no matter who is in power. Do what’s best for this country.

    HAVE A GOOD DEC 6TH 2019

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    • DAPossieMasse
      December 4, 2019

      But you did not address the cause, implementation of elections reform. You just cannot sit on the sidelines and allow your country to burn, you need to take a stand or else you will endorse what is about to happen.

      It is in the interest of your country.

    • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
      December 5, 2019

      Whosoever you are shut up!Just shut up, educated what, you barley can write half of a sentence properly; you pretend not to be a Dominican!
      Upstate where; we are not interested if you live Upstate NY or in a gutter, there is political conflict everywhere, you are a damn Roosevelt Skerrit puppet a wolf in sheep clothing.

      What do you have to say about all the daily killings in America, what do you have to say about someone with their animalism instincts takes a gun and go into a school and murder their peers?

      How many times have that happened in America?

      If you pretending to be an American, how do you like having a president who lie at random, and one who said he gropes women, and when he does it they let him; groping is raping!

      If you’re ashamed to be a Dominican who cannot see that some change must come to the country, you need to shut your bloody mouth, and stop meddling.

  8. Tobby
    December 4, 2019

    you cannot arrest Linton at that stage is more trouble you want in Dominica, as it already have. Its just one more day for election.

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  9. December 4, 2019

    Arrest Linton and his thugs and throw them in jail. If murder is committed, arrest the culprit, throw him in jail, charge him with murder, prosecute him, if convicted, do as Miss Charles did, take him to the gallows and hang him at seven in the morning. They say they gonna win and, they causing destruction and mayhem. These guys are real fools.

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    • Jonathan Y St Jean
      December 4, 2019

      da, was Charles Saverin, the current puppet in the State House arrested and hung when Julius was killed during the protests he led back then? It seems that Labour supporters are saying it’s our way it no way. No room for opposing views. So where is the democracy? The opposition wants to bring it back from where Skerritt sent it.

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    • pissed
      December 4, 2019

      carefull what you wish for for linton. Am sure you have a family. Remember god works in mysterious ways.

  10. Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
    December 4, 2019

    Savarin, this might be the beginning of the end for the corrupted Roosevelt Skerrit.
    Corruption, and political evil must come to an end in the country; this is a reminder of the year 1979; Roosevelt and his thirty plus corrupted acolytes must be kicked to the curb; electing Roosevelt Skerrit will not benefit the nation anything!

    The status quo will remain the same; the sale of passports will continue, there will be no job creation, the entities Ross Medical School, Colgate Palmolive and all the foreign business, the Tram Company, The Shine Company, and all the local business which went out of business will not return.

    Roosevelt is a curse; his  (voodoo) the the blowing of the ram horn in Melisa face is not going to win this election; the people has broken the spell under which they lived for twenty years.

     Paul Southwell, born in the village of Castle Bruce, while he was Premiere of St. Kitts called Dominica the sleeping giant; well the giant has awakened!

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    • Man bites dogs
      December 4, 2019

      @Francisco, and his dreamers Lin-con will never be Prime minister of DOMINICA if that happens i will die in a ditch on Saturday morning and so will Dominica having Edison, and his loony Lin-con back in government will be a disaster going backwards possibly 25 years or more last man out of Dominica please turn off the lights.

      • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
        December 5, 2019

        Let’s wait and see what happens tomorrow.

        Today is the 5th day of December; this time tomorrow is the time.

        I am heading out of Los Angeles, to my other residence in the Inland Empire, I will recline and check out DNO, and  listen on Radio to hear when that black wet two head mice head get cut off by a mouse trap!

  11. Justice Herbert Volney
    December 4, 2019

    My sister Marcelle Volney, resident of New York City finds it ‘awesome ‘ to cut down but bearing coconut trees that survived Hurricane Maria to block the road to the airport. The Terrorists have caught fires on both sides of the approach to the main airport to deter flight arrivals. Vehicles are being pelted by hooligans who want ‘electoral reform’ two days before a General Election.
    DNO has the audacity to call the blocking of access to the islands airport as legitimate protest! It is Highway brigandry by rogues and vagabonds, and hooliganism by supporters of the Opposition United Workers Party. Coming to terms with an electoral loss in a landslide defeat is not always easy to come to terms with.

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    • Alvina Paul
      December 4, 2019

      Who are you calling terrorists? You corrupt disgraced judge? Just be careful that they don’t come after you, you miserable Skerrit puppet!!

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    • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
      December 4, 2019

      Justice who?
      Man shut up, Dominica should be a leader in coconut products; in America coconut oil brings in billions; nevertheless, Roosevelt Skerrit destroyed that industry also.
      You call yourself Justice; man you are a bloody joke, one who set many murderers free in Trinidad only to go back in the streets the same day you set them free and kill again!

      You are no justice, never have and never will be; you are finished, washed up!
      You are in oblivion, Roosevelt cannot help you.

      “Justices make up the upper echelon of appellate judges. The term justice generally describes judges serving on the highest court in a jurisdiction. In some jurisdictions a justice may be any appellate judge.”

      You are none of the above oui!

      Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahah!

      You too old to even plant fig now; in 1979 this time you were wreaking havoc in Dominica following Savarin pelting rock-stones ……………………

      You cannot deny that because plenty people saw you, maybe me…

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    • My Dominica
      December 4, 2019

      All u those laborites there will blow a blood vessel today. The worst protest happened in 79 and the organizer is President of Dominica. too bias

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    • Wendy M Williams
      December 4, 2019

      Justice indeed. Where? Why? When? From all reports you’re a has been and you were not very good at it. Slide into oblivion why don’t you. Hmm! I wonder why you would name your sister in this rant. Is it perhaps that she sees through your hypocrisy and brown nosing? Shame on you. No family loyalty. Your mum and dad would not be pleased with your behavior and the people you are trying to impress have no power to do anything for you. Try Jesus. Aylas! Members of the Diaspora are only good if they’re coming down to vote DLP? Sorry for you it won’t work this time. It can’t work. It’s a done deal. The matter has already been satisfied in heaven and will soon manifest. Hold your breath still, you will toufay.

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  12. Da statue of Liberty.
    December 4, 2019

    That is peanuts compared to what the man who occupies the president seat did in the past. There were stoning people’s homes and cars by his coolwash bregate.
    Phillip Timothy was shot etc. There were a number of injuries.
    He was like a beast then and still is.
    Skerrit himself is a devil in disguise.

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  13. December 4, 2019

    Skerrit can stop all what going on there, all he have to do is to give the people what they asking for a voting ID card and a reform why he don’t want to do that why?

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    • Real Dominican
      December 4, 2019

      Mr. Volney,

      Should they stand by and allow the outgoing PM to steal elections? NO WAY!!!

      They should protest and and ensure that fair and free elections are given.

      Without that DOMINICA should be closed down as an unviable state. Thanks much for noting.

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      • December 4, 2019

        If he is the outgoing PM, then why all these protests and mayhem and destruction. You all are losers forever. Lennox is an instrument of destruction and mayhem. I do not think that the people of Marigot want that ugly man to represent them. We not afraid to use the gallows as Miss Charles did. Just remember.

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      • Joe
        December 4, 2019

        If UWP wins the election would it have been a “fair” election?

        It DLP wins the election wins would it have been a “fair” election?

      • Realist
        December 5, 2019

        Real Dominican, since he is the outgoing PM why all this fuss and fight. Doesn’t that sound ridiculous? Come Friday evening you may have to dance to a different tune.

    • December 5, 2019

      @Ann, why not suggest that he simply hand over the Prime Minister’s Seat the Leader of the hooligans?

      Give the people what they are asking for? Because of the way they are making that demand?

      Then after that, they will continue to do their hooligan conduct for anything and everything because they know they will get what they are asking for.

      You people have to be out of your minds, you see. It is just unfortunate that the head psychiatrist in Dominica cannot help you all.

  14. Peter Edwards
    December 4, 2019

    So will the Opposition leader condone these actions if he is elected as the Prime minister? Remember people, God judges evil actions. He won’t allow perpetrators to go unpunished: even if they evade human justice, divine justice will stand. That applies to everyone. What goes around comes around. In the meantime the ISLAND Dominica is being looked at and evaluated as a risky place to do business.

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    • %
      December 4, 2019

      @Peter Edwards
      I think what he will do when he wins, is to give full electoral reform.
      I support those fighting for reform. This is the backbone of our democracy, and is worth fighting fiercely for.
      Skerrit
      Whey is di money?
      Whey is di money?
      Whey is di money?

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      • Shiver Fever
        December 5, 2019

        When the fighting fiercely, fight with them so you can get the bullets too.
        Allyu pushing fire and staying in hiding.

    • Ruthy Zamore Gustave
      December 4, 2019

      What’s sad is that nobody is addressing the fact that the people are being provoked into seeking and preserving their right to electoral reform. There shouldn’t ever have been a question of that request being denied Because it is the RIGHT thing to do. It is NOT an OPTION or a FAVOUR. IT IS OWED TO THE PEOPLE. Why should they have to fight for it. The people have a right to fair elections. Whoever wins should be the people’s choice be it Labor or UWP. So if the ruling party is confident of winning there should be no problem in free and fair elections. Without electoral reform there are NO FAIR ELECTIONS!!! Let’s not be deluded.

      • Shiver Fever
        December 5, 2019

        Was that right denied? They are the ones who stopped the process by a court injunction.

    • December 5, 2019

      @Peter Edwards “So will the Opposition leader condone these actions if he is elected as the Prime minister?”

      That is what I have been saying all along. How can Lennox condone that kind of behavior and he wants to be the Prime Minister of Dominica?

      The man is inspired by “disobedience” and “disrespect”, two top principles that have to be the “norm” in every organization, far more so for Government Authority. How is he going to command those principles, when he, himself does not practice them?

  15. D/can to d bone
    December 4, 2019

    How eddison and lonton expect to run de country when they encouraging violence
    Well allu lose.my vote hig time boss. 5 more years

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    • My Dominica
      December 4, 2019

      They never had your vote. Stupes

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  16. zaboca
    December 4, 2019

    Desperation of a losing party.

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  17. The Truth Be Told
    December 4, 2019

    May the God of peace reign in this country. No weapons formed against this country will prosper in the Name of Jesus. Prayer is the best for this season. Violence is not of God. He is a Super Being of order. He loves peace & good things. Who is the Author of confusion – the devil? Choose today whom you may serve. The spirits are either good (of God) or bad (of the devil). Good always wins over bad (evil). We stand on the sound knowledge & Principle of the word of God. God’s will be done in this Nation. Lord have mercy on us all.
    do u love? 2 put others at risk

    Deception will be destroyed. U minority do not speak for majority in Dominica. Good (God’s will) will win in this battle. Satan is a liar. He has been defeated. Genesis – The seed of the woman will crush the head of the serpent.
    All prayer warriors on your knees (humble yourselves). With God on our side who can be against us. Dominica is too much a beautiful place to let mislead people destroy. Peace b…

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    • LawieBawie
      December 4, 2019

      In your opening statement you referred to God as a God of Peace, but remember that he is also a God of war and he will be our right hand in this fight for justice and peace. Sometimes you must have war to create peace!!

      • December 5, 2019

        @LawieBawie, don’t be foolish. God is a God of war for His God-fearing people, not His enemies.
        And that is who those hooligans, of Lennox Linton, in Dominica are.

        God had to fight many battles but for the sake of His people, ancient Israel. His battles were against His enemies, like the hooligans of Lennox Linton.

        When God called Gideon to go and fight against the Philistines, Gideon gathered up to 25, 000 soldiers to fight that battle.

        But God wanted the glory which always belongs to Him; He made Gideon reduce the army to 300 men, and He commanded them to use “light-torches” instead of spears–it is a longer story, but my point is that God is always among us, but for the sake of His people, not His enemies.

  18. Why?
    December 4, 2019

    These ppl are spoiling DA name. They claim they can win the election with or without reform and nothing the Labour Party do shall stop them from winning. So I think Lenox Linton should call for peace and encourage Dominicans to vote him so if he win he will implement electoral reform

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    • %
      December 4, 2019

      @why
      What has spoilt Dominica’s name is the selling of passports to crooks and criminals all over the globe. Certainly not protesting for electoral reform..
      Did you see the Al Jazeera documentary?
      If you did, tell the world what you think of Skerrit as a leader.
      Your hypocrite!
      Skerrit
      Whey is di money?
      Whey is di money?
      Whey is the money?

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    • Take Out Dem Tif
      December 4, 2019

      I think your PM already started Dominica’s name over a decade ago. People fighting for their rights in the land of their birth does not classify as spoiling DA name. Hypocrite.

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    • RandyX
      December 4, 2019

      No, these people do not spoil Dominica’s name. It’s Skerrit that spoils Dominica’s name, stealing from his country and selling diplomatic passports to international gangsters. But clearly you don’t mind that! You red ants are low life hypocrites that now desperately try and keep that dictator in power.

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  19. The Truth Be Told
    December 4, 2019

    God is not sleeping. Did u remember Hurricane Maria? 7 hours! Dorian was 36 hours over Bahamas. Have u people forgotton the Most High King Creator? yes he is merciful, just and true. But he is one of wrath too. Take heed young persons and those who are condoning such violent acts. Selfish as you all are I do hope when one of yours becomes sick or need to be taken to the hospital ; also the children doing exams. You will all continue in your foolishness & blame one man whom you hate for no reason. God is watching! He knows your heart all of us! Please remember the Creator! It is time to repent. All of us. 2 wrongs connot make a right. Each of us has to be judged. I cannot condone this despicable acts. Election is 2 days away. Why can’t u wait since you will win. Is this the way winners behave? Leaders please stop your supporters. I have not heard u call them to stop this violence. U will be held responsible not the one u fighting. Take note. God is not…

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    • %
      December 4, 2019

      @The Truth Be Told
      Stop using God’s name in your garbage.
      Why not call upon Skerrit to give the people reform?
      Your accomplished hypocrite!
      Skerrit
      Whey is di money?
      Whey is di money?
      Whey is di money?

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    • LawieBawie
      December 4, 2019

      The God which I serve and which you claim that you also serve, happens to be a God of war and justice. There are many accounts in the Old Testament where he assisted the Israelites in the fight against wicked and oppressive neighboring nations and leaders. I firmly believe that he supports this fight for our rights just as he supported the Children of Israel when they fought for their rights.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2W3aG8uizA

  20. Goodwill
    December 4, 2019

    DNO, Can you put some captions on your photos and videos so viewers can be informed of the location of these protests.

    ADMIN: Some who have submitted the images are reluctant to provide that information for fear of being identified by security forces. However, we have labeled those places that are easily recognizable.

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  21. Ibo France
    December 4, 2019

    No police intervention even with their teargas, rubber bullets that were procured from dictatorial countries can suppress the fire that burns in the people’s chests for their constitutional and inalienable rights. I applaud all those who are making great personal sacrifices and taking enormous risks for democracy to prevail. One man, because of his fear to be arrested for his wholesale corrupt practices, is destroying the entire country. This same man does not possess the morality to be participating in our national politics. He taints and corrupts everything he touches. He MUST step aside to allow democracy to thrive. It

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  22. Mackinley Alford
    December 4, 2019

    The pressure needs to be kept on now. Skerrit has to learn a very serious lesson, he can’t fool the people any longer. They want electoral reform and they want answers on diplomatic passports as well as the missing CBI money. These are legitimate requests and if he refuses to comply… well he frankly has to go. The choice is his if he wants to do it the hard way or the easy way!

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  23. The Crow
    December 4, 2019

    Real madness! On behalf of politicians?

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    • Eddy A
      December 4, 2019

      Not madness but a final fight for justice and a corruption free Dominica. A legitimate course, don’t you agree?
      Sorry, I forget you are one of Skerrits blind followers. You would not understand.

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      • The Crow
        December 4, 2019

        Actually I’m not Dominican nor do I live in Dominica. I have never visited the island although I would like to some day! And by the way, I think Skerritt and Linton are CROOKS! BIG ones too!

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        • Joe
          December 4, 2019

          Well you should not comment before you know what you are talking about

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        • Eddy A
          December 4, 2019

          If you have never been here why are you getting involved. Do you know what’s going on here. DA is a poor country but it’s PM still steals the last few dollars from the state coffers. He runs the police he influences the judges. He steals the elections… Would YOU want to live in a country like that??? I guess you would just lay down and let him walk all over you?

        • Ras B
          December 4, 2019

          Thanks for your comments crow but based on what you have said; On what basis have you been able to characterize Mr. Linton as a crook. List your reasons, we would like to learn from your clairvoyance.

          • The Crow
            December 4, 2019

            Based on the Aljazeera documentary

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          • The Crow
            December 4, 2019

            Based on the Aljazeera report I can make the statement.

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