“He won this battle. The war continues” – Lennox Linton

Lennox Linton

Local talk show host Lennox Linton is describing a recent judgment against him as “wreckless”, vowing to appeal the matter.

Linton, who has been ordered to pay a fine of $50, 000 for defamation against chartered accountant Keiron Pinard-Byrne, said he is not in agreement with the judgment handed down by High court judge Brian Cottle yesterday.

“I am very shocked at the quality of the judgment. The judge is stating that I remained unapologetic and that his statements were based on facts revealed by his investigation,” he said.

“In my witness statement, every single paragraph of complaints by Pinard-Byrne was dealt with in detail with the facts that led to the statements being made. Justice Cottle made no reference to that and he tells us in the judgment that no evidence was made to lead to establish the truth. Justice Cottle there was evidence but you ignored it,” Linton added.

He said the judgment sounds like a “Tony-Astaphan-ish” judgment.

“This has not ended. He won this battle. The war continues. We are going to appeal,” Linton said.

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80 Comments

  1. way papa
    September 8, 2011

    all u i have a plan! lol we r going to have the most hansome man in dominica contest and guess who r the contestants. hahahaha. lennox linton eddison james, hector john, angello allen,we will have papi too if all u agree,loland ron green. we will have three categories, appearance, swimsuit and lingerie. lets see who will be the winner. :mrgreen: and we will chant as they appear on stage GO BOYS GO those in favor those against, lets vote for the contest ok. hahahhahahahahahhahahahahahaha

  2. mind me
    March 25, 2011

    well lennox my boy it’s maybe time for reflection.I suppose you are fighting a losing battle and in retrospect it may very well be the time for you to change strategy.My advice to you is forget everything and take a back seat and patiently observe whats to come maybe people will see some good in you.

  3. mwen meme
    March 25, 2011

    Reguardless of what political party you support, the bottome line is that you have to be responsible enough and not make reckless statements and accusations with no factual evidence. It’s high time people start paying for their damn mouth and stop spreading hear say.

    • Wisdom
      March 25, 2011

      Because you are in denial does not mean that its reckless statement.

  4. T. Winston
    March 25, 2011

    If you guilty pay if you not guilty doh pay
    all actions have consequences and a man must face his own
    I hope if the decision is upheld after the appeal no, “contribute to lennox fine,” advert will come out like when eddison was convicted and fined for his statements against mamo

  5. negre Mawon
    March 25, 2011

    Hey Lennox many before you who spoke Truth to Power were crucified, jailed and killed.
    The beneficiaries on Skerrit’s Slave plantation are rejoicing today. Don’t GIVE UP my
    brother. I for one will support you because you have been relentless in the fight against
    corruption in Dominica. I’ll put my money where my mouth is. I’ll make a $$ contribution
    Life is more important than money.!!

  6. WE SHALL OVERCOME
    March 24, 2011

    THESE JUDGES NEED TO GO….AS FOR THE LADY

    LENNOX DO NOT FEAR….WE SHALL OVERCOME

  7. It's Their problem.
    March 24, 2011

    If anything bad happens Just leave. That’s what i would do.

  8. Q95
    March 24, 2011

    ENOUGH IS ENOUGH LENNOX..TIME IS BEGINING TO TELL ON YOU..THAT’S JUST A TASTE OF WHAT’S TO COME…SHOW RESPECT IF YOU WANT RESPECT..THE WHOLE WORLD KNOWS NOW WHO YOU ARE..YOU KEEP FOOLING YOUR PEOPLE(3) ALL THE TIME BUT YOU CANT FOOL THE(18)OF US NO TIME.

    • way papa
      September 8, 2011

      heheheehehe thats right :lol:
      :-P :mrgreen:

  9. KOKAY THERE
    March 24, 2011

    it is high time people start paying for their damn mouths…..start collecting

  10. CARIBBEAN MAN
    March 24, 2011

    COME ON PEOPLE OPEN YOUR EYES ALL LENNOX IS DOING IS TRYING TO INFORM AND EDUCATE, ARE YOU GUYS SO IGNORANT AS TO NOT ALLOW THIS OR PERHAPS WHEN YOU WILL START PAYING WITH YOUR LIVES THEN YOU WILL ALLOW TRUTH TO PREVAIL, LETS HOPE IT WOULD NOT BE TOO LATE.

    • profiler
      March 24, 2011

      ?????????????????

    • Speculation
      March 24, 2011

      It’s already to late. :-P

  11. SOUCOU
    March 24, 2011

    ALL YOU FORGET THE OREO AND ICE TEA SAGA? SAME KIND OF FOLKS SAME STROKES. THE YOUNGER IS THE MOUTH PIECE OF THE ELDER. ARROGANT, SENSATIONAL AND SEEKING SYMPATHY. IT IS TIME THEY LEARN THAT FEELINGS ARE NOT FACTS. FEELINGS CHANGE BUT FACTS ARE FACTS. LENNOX ASK YOUR SELF A QUESTION. ARE YOU GOING TO SPEND THE REST OF YOUR LIFE GOING TO COURT, WAITING FOR A JUDGEMENT OR APPEALING? BOY I NEED THAT MONEY TO GIVE MY OTHER CHILD A DEGREE. SKERRO SEND ONE ALREADY I WILL LEAVE FOR ANOTHER PERSON.

  12. Name Sake - Lennox
    March 24, 2011

    The court of law is not the airwaves of any radio in Dominica. In a court of law, legal issues are debated and discussed. Political talk is not entertained in OUR court of law, the very same COURT OFLAW THAT LENNOX IS SEEKING TO HAVE HIS DAY – AS HE SEES THINGS LOGICALLY AND POLITICALLY.That is not our court system. it has been tried and proven to work even with its weaknesses. It ought not to pander to the partisam machinations of one over zealous party supporter.

    Lennox have every right to appeal. But he must be told that on appeal, the judges will review issues of law and that he cannot reharsh what he said in the court below. The judges will be concerned with whether Judge Brian Cottle used the existing law properly.

    Lennox Linton is displaying again his arrogant self. In the history of jurisprudence here, many well trained, brilliant and very well experienced lawyers have argued cases before the court and lost. Senior Counsel Astaphans is one such individual. They have taken their blows and disappointments and have gone on to appeal. they either loose or the decision is over turned. The only lawyer here I have known to berate his colleagues in one fell swoop and take on a judge’s decision in the media which does not come in his favour is the lawyer that Eddison called a “Dun C”. Even then he too has had his say and gone on to appeal and won on the appeal. But here comes, Lennox, the brightest of all luminary, without even one day’s training at a school of legal training (or even a tertiary institution) and knows everything that a judge should know and how an experienced judge should rule – not on legal issues but on what was really socio-political arguments. Lennox’s only qualification in this regard is that he has an unquenchable thirst for the blood of Roosevelt Skerrit – literally.

    Lennox is so full of himself. It is as though he cannot go wrong. Everything he says or do has to be the Gospel truth. So who is this duly trained and appointed resident judge to hold a law suit against me. Lennox, with all your brilliance of speech, total command of the English language, political discuss on Q-95 or anywhere else may win you many friends – political friiends, but you better be careful that you and edison does not disenfranchise the Taiwanese. Even if your thousands of “the people” are bankrolling you today. Tomorrow is “Bubbles Day” and “Bubbles” know money – believe me. The court of law is not there to decide on issues the way you want them decided. It is the legal issues that coem before the court that are discussed according to the law. Mr. Linton it is law that is discussed in the court, not emotions, your personal moral values, your in esteemed high ethical standards. Tthese are very subjective depending where you stand on any given day, time or era. Why can’t somebody tell Lennox that. Dun C help me. But again, Dun C was chased out of Judge Cottle’s Couirt because even as a trained lawyer he could not file a proper case on behalf of the former magistrate.

    Go to the Privy Council if you please. its your right. B

    • All for Justice
      March 24, 2011

      Name Sake- Lennox you explained the whole Lennox Linton senario very well. This guy believes he is Jesus Christ incarnate, just fallen from Heaven and he is the most truthful and honest person in Dominica, and everything he says every one must believe him.

      He owned the title of “Chief Justice of the Kangaroo Court” at Q95, and thinks that once Lennox said so it has to be right and truthful. This guy is just full of himself with his BC (Birth Certificate in Law) and has the audacity to challenge Senior Counsel Tony in a Court of Law.

      My only regret is that the Judge had to impose a fine on the other parties, but that being said, I’m elated that the Judge has put this guy in his place. Can we expect another Pay-Pay begging AD on DNO?

      Shall we encourage him to appeal, bet I do, its not going to be only fifty thousand to the Privy Counsel, and also he has to go through the OECS Court of Appeal. Go full speed Lennox Linton, you will be just fine, trust me.

      • concern
        March 24, 2011

        Again we in DOMINICA are so blinded by stupidity that we dont know when to call on the higher name of GOD Mr.Linton never ever believe he is or can ever be associated to the LORD JESUS CHRIST how riidiculous do you sound I just hope that it wouldnt be to late for the people of D’ICA to come to their senses our legal sysatem is flawed tell us when last have you heard Tony As —– on the airwaves he is out giving his explanation on a case that is almost nine year in the waiting what type os system, and as a judge not commenting on the merits and contents of the case in closing remarks tells you that justice is rather blind in DA.
        Linton have what it takes to go and find corruption and when he brings it out he have the facts to support his findings and I will stand with him because I am sick of all the wrong doings and no one cares, look at the case with the police man Mills who couldnt give account for the missing money from the vault and what happend he was find couple thousand dollars and he still kept his job dont you see the injustice so dont ever believe that this Accountant wasnt involved so when the case is appealed and in the second round we will get the rest of the information that we need to make the final judgement because as Mr.Linton said he will be appealing let’s hope it wouldnt take almost nine years.

    • Anti-hate
      March 25, 2011

      Wow that was brilliant and very accurate.

      Who would go under surgery from a doctor who never went to med school? Who would take a prescription from a pharmacist who never got pharmaceutical training? Who would hire an accountant who never got accounting training? No-one.

      So why on earth do UWPites believe that they should just accept legal opinions from Lennox Linton? The man needs to stop operating under the guise of journalism and claim his appropriate title of political activist or more accurately, UWP hitman/henchman.

  13. postage
    March 24, 2011

    wonderful judgment i love it.. some more coming ur way soon

    • MARIGOT
      March 24, 2011

      YOUR NAME SUITS YOU , YOU HAVE VERY FAR TO TRAVEL JACK ARSE

      • marigot 2
        March 24, 2011

        you have nowhere to go .stop being a nuisance,you sound angry.

        • Keith
          March 24, 2011

          Dominicans tearing each other apart——–divide and conquer -the plight of black people all over the world. Talk about the folks who are taking over Roseau while we are fighting with each other…tlak about thehnadouts that is killing our people’s dignity……..

          I am sick and tired of being sick and tired of your simple minded people.

      • dragers
        March 24, 2011

        your reply tells us what party u belong to.u all share your views on q every day,but we cant share ours on DNO.

        • Traveler
          March 24, 2011

          Well said!! Simple, simple, simple minded people! I am sickj and tired of them to.

  14. The truth
    March 24, 2011

    is about time dominica take these things serious. too much false news going around and misleading the public. report facts and keep the personal feelings out of it. dont go beyond the facts or try to make anything more than it is. simple

  15. AGAPE'
    March 24, 2011

    :lol: yeah!…a handfull, mapuey is their culture. Ten years ago they started the engene but the plain still on the run-way.

  16. John Brown
    March 24, 2011

    Mr.Linton confidence is the feeling one has before they understand the situation, yo must be printing money at your house.

  17. Anonymous
    March 24, 2011

    Dominica I pray for you…you have allowed stranged God’s on your shores..you sliences the innocent and favour the wicked. You got eyes, yet cannot see the damage cause by your actions…ears but refuses to hear the cry of your people..those who stand up for justice and hate the garment of evil..I will not judge your pass, for I can’t determine your future…but one thing is certain , the Righteous Judge does not let wickedness go un-PUNISH..Dominica after constant warring , you have made it clear whom you served. A Righteous Nation shall be EXALTED..

    • Anonymous
      March 29, 2011

      I totaly agreed with you , who ever you are…

  18. Hugo Grotius
    March 24, 2011

    when people fail to stand up to the heinous acts of a bad person, they are empowering that person’s cover up, the very core of their propensity to do further bad acts in the future.

    • What dat!
      March 24, 2011

      Oh SHUT UP, You biased Fool!!!

      • Anonymous
        March 24, 2011

        none of that

  19. Who laughs last laughs the........
    March 24, 2011

    Lennox is such a vexacious and pampous person!

    • Truth Seaker in Chief
      March 24, 2011

      Couldn’t agree more. Just look at this man’s reaction to the verdict. His pompouseness stinks to high heavens. A little humility, Lennox. A sitting judge in the system you claim to live by heard the facts and ruled accordingly. While you have absolute right of appeal, you should leave the invective behind and not seek to blame Tony. His task was to present the case as he saw it. You job was to prove “your innocence.” You could not. Simple! This talk of war and battle. It is the kind of vexatious, incindiary rhetoric that does not bode well – for you nor the nation.

      Pursue your appeal, as you have a right to. But, leave the maypuis and calls for war aside. We do not need this, nor can you or we afford it.

      • way papa
        September 8, 2011

        he can appeal 20 times more money to pay
        $50.000 X 20 good cash u know hehehehhee 8-O

  20. Keith
    March 24, 2011

    Lennox hang in there—-they have won roound 1 but there are 10 more rounds to go. Take a short walk through the woods and understand that you are onthe side of history. Ask Mandela , Martin Luther King Jr and the others who have endured the brunt of savagery and disrespect. Hostry hold a mantle and candle to their names and causes.

    Don’t worry about the others- they are drak footprints in DA’s history.

    Hang in there my brother -your pain is our pain.

    • Who laughs last laughs the........
      March 24, 2011

      A Joke!!!!

      • Why?
        March 24, 2011

        Because You dont have the wisdom to understand the truth. You have eyes but cannot see. ears but cannot hear.

    • What dat!
      March 24, 2011

      This is just what I am talking about. these talk shows headed by angry, ignorant selfish idiots like Lennox is breeding a set of sick individuals in our society who have lost all sense of rationality in their hatred and envy of all those that they oppose. It is getting very serious folks and something drastic needs to be done before it’s too late. These istigators like Lennox et al MUST be JAILED now!!!!!!

    • original mahaut man
      March 24, 2011

      How can you put linton in the same class as mandela martin luther king .Martin and mandela they were fighting for a cause for the masses,what and who is linton fighting for who is he representing for sure is not the people of Dominica.He is fighting a personal and political agenda ,my problem with linton is that nothing that the Government does is right the none is perfect but only linton.eal.

    • Gabo
      March 24, 2011

      Did you mean your pay is our pay?

    • profiler
      March 24, 2011

      U can talk your crap, but u are not the one that was fined $50K…..

  21. Bapio!
    March 24, 2011

    They would run me out of town! Maynard would say e fou!

  22. anonymous
    March 24, 2011

    Take your blows Lennox, you commit the breach now you pay for it. However, nother wrong in seeking redress, by looking for a reduce fine….ha ha ..boy that sounds great.. I will enjoy my lunch on that piece of news…..ha ha..lol …They caught him pants up this time around.

    • MARIGOT
      March 24, 2011

      MINE you choke fool, just a pity you will be sitting on your brains

      • marigot 2
        March 24, 2011

        blah

        • ???????????
          March 24, 2011

          MARIGOT – Stop screaming!

  23. Dominican for sure
    March 24, 2011

    Good for you, you to “pumpus” and full of ur arrogant self. There is more lawsuits to come your way, bring out the facts. Respect people, we are nothing, we are nobody, we are all the same. Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.Get off your high horse….WE GO SEE!!!

  24. Nac Vibes
    March 24, 2011

    Lennox, keep strong my Bredrin, remember sometimes you have to be a rebel when you doing righteous works. You know, the wicked have a way to convince us that they do not exist, but the day will come, when we shall see all of them in the fire, gettin bun!!!

    • Nervous Rex
      March 24, 2011

      Looks like lennox getting burned to me…..lol

    • way papa
      September 8, 2011

      nac vibes oooohye ou fooh or u are just trying to comfort lennox mayzoreeeeeee hahahahhaha :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :lol: :-P

  25. mac
    March 24, 2011

    Lenox should vote labour he would get away even he kill somebody, no law for labour supporters

    • thank you
      March 24, 2011

      sounds terrible, but true

    • What dat!
      March 24, 2011

      RUBBISH!!! What the man needs to do is have respect for the rule of law and common decency and do not publicly crucify and execute individuals he does not like even without a shred of evidence!!! This is pure crap!!! He lucky more people don’t take the law into their own hands and deal with him physically when he brings their names to the dirt innocently!!

  26. Evolved
    March 24, 2011

    Continue to fight Lennox This is the only saving grace we have in Dominica. Everyone else is silent either beacuse their pockets are bing lined, they are afraid or they are too old or young to care.

  27. Interesting
    March 24, 2011

    When everyone is always wrong and you are always right, something is terribly wrong.

  28. Traveler
    March 24, 2011

    That’s my boy! It is not over until it is over. FIGHT!!!! Never mind the ignorant people who are decrying you. You are the valian today, but you will be their hero tomorrow, when they realise what S$%& they really in. You are our Martin Luther King, our Ghandi! Our Malcolm X!!

    • Truth B Told
      March 24, 2011

      Are you CRAZY? Lennox Linton is certainly not worthy of ever being compared to Dr. King, Mahatma Ghandi or Malcolm X, and he should not be considered anyone’s hero.

      He just lost a case in Court for not being factual in his reporting. There is nothing heroic in that, he is a poor journalist who doesn’t have the skills necessary to do the job. He is far from impartial and therefore all his “investigative reports” are biased and flawed from the start.

      Lennox lost, because he didn’t have the facts on his side, it is as simple as that. He cannot say what he wants, when he wants, without evidence and get any with it. He should pay-up or shut-up – its his choice.

      • Boss La!
        March 24, 2011

        Bravo! Next up, Q95! Shut it down for being the vehicle of malice and propanda. Makes for a good bef. But that all it is worth. All agreaved by Lennox, Alleyne, Matt and their ilk should join in a class action suit and run this station out of town.

  29. voices
    March 24, 2011

    those fellas always looking for a scapegoat, right now is sounding like a Tony Astaphan-ish…..what happen these people did not go to school or they never had toys????? stupes; you better take your team and go roll a few beads on a rosary eh boi….

    • Papa Dom
      March 24, 2011

      Will we ever hear the voices of those who know that this judgement is wrong “in law and in fact”? No.! It is clear that a grave injustice has been done to Lennox but persons like yourself will come here and support this none sense. A day is coming when I too will rejoice, not at the misfortune of the likes of you but rather at the fact that truth will have triumphed over evil. So continue giving succour to those who perpetrate injustice to bolster their political and self serving agendas

    • way papa
      September 8, 2011

      hahahhahaha that wont help my brother lol let lennox do his thing hahahahahahahahahaha rosary will not help lennox :mrgreen: :lol: 8-O

  30. Die Hard
    March 24, 2011

    Lennox behave yourself.The judgment sounds like a “Tony-Astaphan-ish” judgement.What you trying to say, Tony Astaphan influence the Jugde to give the judgement? If the judgement had gone in your favor you would have all kinds of praises to give the judge. The judge is responsible for the court just like you on your talk show “between you and me”. You displayed a level of arrogance in the court even when you were ask to apologise to Keiron.

    That’s your attitude and you believe you know more law than anybody else. You think you can come on the radio and say what you want on people without no facts. Court of appeal will not help you. You are just going to end up paying more money. You better save some more for the Villa’s case because we coming for you.

    When you shouting roll call on Saturday I want to see if all of them will come to your rescue.

    You have paid so much money for judgments gone against you and you still not paying heed. Who soever diggeth a pit shall fall in it.

    All the things you saying about My Prime Minister is the backlash you getting.

    • Die Hard
      March 24, 2011

      The same Chief Justice you giving blows on the radio all the time is before him you have to go for the court of appeal. He wating for you. After Court of Appeal go Privy Council. Your J****ss.

  31. badvibes
    March 24, 2011

    What a wonderful show!!!
    Go Linton Go!!!!
    It’s your move now.
    “I love this”…

  32. DESIE
    March 24, 2011

    only thing they might do is reduce on the sum you had to pay
    But you still GUILTY

    • LawieBawie
      March 24, 2011

      But that is exactly what he wants. He is trying to duck from the weight of a 50k fine.

      • toupou queen
        March 24, 2011

        at least he wouldn,t be using blood money to pay his debt. where he comes from awe can afford .

  33. Empress Divine
    March 24, 2011

    “A fool is one who doesn’t know and he doesn’t know that he doesn’t know, shaun him.”

    • lenno
      March 24, 2011

      so right I agree with you

  34. mouth of the south
    March 24, 2011

    so all labourites better stop celebrating,,,, we have lusty to feed those acolytes,,,, come one come all,,, stand in line for the treat

    • 123
      March 24, 2011

      That is an absolutely ridiculous statement you are making. Do you ever think before you type your posts?

  35. AHFUAHWE
    March 24, 2011

    :) What a big joke……But when you have poor Dominicans who so mhyopic that they will pay your lawyer bills and fines…….why not :!:

  36. anonymous
    March 24, 2011

    money you have to waste and pay lawyers!!

  37. Anonymous
    March 24, 2011

    No disrespect but Justice Cottle should NOT be sitting on that BENCH !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • 123
      March 24, 2011

      Why? Because you disagree with his judgement? That what the Court of Appeal is there for

  38. Anonymous
    March 24, 2011

    We Papa Bodieh

    • papa
      March 24, 2011

      Alas is mapew here and mapew there is like all dominicans have a master in mapuew. Everthing now is politics. No more campaign every five years. We campaigning everyday now. Our country has never seen that before/ We need pray, pray and more pray.

      • Boss La!
        March 24, 2011

        No, We need to READ, READ and READ some more. We’ve been praying our &&&& off and look where we are. Too much praying, if you ask me. And too little heavy lifting to move the country.

        Dominicans, by and large, are full of verbal diahhrea and action constipation!

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