Dr. Sam Christian launched as UWP election candidate for Soufriere

Dr. Christian waves to supporters outside police headquarters following his arrest in January 2017

Surgeon, Dr. Sam Christian, has been launched as the UWP candidate for the Soufriere constituency for the next general election which is constitutionally due in 2019.

With the slogan SAM 4 Soufriere, Dr. Christian was launched as a member of Team Dominica at Soufriere on Wednesday

“It is a campaign of “ani bayo love, reaching out to everyone – no gutter politics tolerated,” Dr. Christian writes on his Facebook Page. “Yes, whatever our differences we must work together. By the grace of God, I assure you that we will definitely get our beloved country out of this big, big, desperate hole that we’re in.”

We’ll bring you more information on this development in a subsequent story.

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53 Comments

  1. dougla boy
    August 17, 2018

    my good friend christian does that spell the end opf the freedom party bcuz i see a massive power hunger in dominica. a very articulate man i must say ive had some good convos with u but i didnot see that coming tho i believe its time dominica have a strong opposition

  2. O No
    August 9, 2018

    Pretty desperate % and views expressed. You are a dysfunctional and despectable being. You have written 15 times praising yourself. That is the behavior of a Phycopath .

  3. Voice of the South
    August 9, 2018

    Does that mean Higgs Adams is being kicked to the curb like an empty beer can? That’s how UWP operates, they use and abuse then refuse. They’re is still space on the Labor Express so Higgs you are welcome to come for the ride.

    • johnnie Boy
      August 10, 2018

      Voice of the south are you saying that Labour party has not changed candidates over the years .Come on man make some sense for once.

  4. ???????????
    August 9, 2018

    But DS Sam is not from Soufriere, Scotts Head nor La Pointe (Pte Michel).

  5. ??????????????
    August 9, 2018

    Sam ou par Feb! From party to party! you have failed already. You were Labour then you jump ship and ended Freedom , now you UWP? You regressing? I though you were brighter than this. Ask the constituents about the one before you who went from party to party and never won an election. Ou pas Feb non Sam! Why is it when some person do not receive what they demand, they go scouting? One has to be serious about representing persons. You are not in it for what you can get but to serve others. You think that they will want you at the top? Think on those things.

    • %
      August 9, 2018

      Use your empty brain.Are you a tabula rasa?He is Dominican.To him Dominica is first.Thats not the case with the DLP MISLEADERS.
      Where The Wicked Rule the People MOURN
      This DLP is a Wicked and Evil Party

  6. Massacre
    August 9, 2018

    Team Dominica is building by the leaps and bounds. Capable Men and Women putting themselves forward to take care of the ruins that Skerrit and the incompetent DLP has put Dominica in.
    I fully support you Dr. Sam.

  7. August 9, 2018

    No more ala Charles Maynard for Soufriere Constituency. We have enough bright people from Soufriere and Scotts Head and Point Michel to hold their own.

  8. Ibo France
    August 9, 2018

    Ask any objective political analyst, he will tell you that when a political leader spends an inordinate amount of time in power the more corrupt and dictatorial he becomes. It’s time for term limits in Dominica. Never again one man should be given the opportunity to rain economic terror on an entire population. I have tried tirelessly, without success, to find something that is very impactful that the current administration has done for the people or the country. I’ve graded the government on the major things that affect the quality of life of a people: National security (F), Healthcare (F), Economy (F-), Salaries & Wages (F–), Infrastructure (F), Political Astuteness (F). This government gets a failing grade on all important aspects of governance. It’s time for them to vacate office.

  9. Peeping Tom
    August 9, 2018

    Why does everyone who seems to have an opinion believe that politics, indeed, the Parliament, is the place for them? Dr. Christian may be a charmer, a talker, a listener, and all other endearing terms that his supporters may wish to lay at his feet, but do these qualities suddenly convert him into a worthy parliamentary representative, or even a Minister of government, one who provides direction and control for a ministry?

    Like Lennox Linton leaving the consoles of Q95 to become a politician, it has always been a bad idea for Sam Christian to dabble in politics. Dominica would be much better served by Dr. Christian in his capacity as an ordinary doctor with creative ways of providing care to his fellowmen. His record in politics so far is enough evidence in support of my view.

    • Floridian Diaspora
      August 9, 2018

      Does Skeritt’s fake punjab degree qualify him to be prime minister of this country?

      • ???????????
        August 9, 2018

        Floridian Diaspora Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has been the seating Prime Minister for the past years and is still the seating Prime Minister so to try to disrespect him by taking about fake punjab degree doesnot make sense. Your question is out of context because he is whether I do not or you do not like it. He is still the Prime Minister and I must say it is high time that you in Florida come down and visit ( I hope you can as most of you who talk and talk and disrespect cannot come down). We do not need your hateful remarks about the Government every time like this on every forum on DNO. Go work on yourself as you seem to have a serious hateful problem which can destroy you if you do not work on it and take it easy.

      • Man bites dogs
        August 9, 2018

        Die-as poor, what do you think?

      • %
        August 9, 2018

        @???????????? and Floridan Diaspora.
        Floridan Diaspora, don’t be brow beaten by this Skerrit sycophant. Read his bloggs well and you will observe that’s he is embarrassed by Skerrit’s incompetence,so his wish is that the Ross issue goes away.Ross had gone,and it’s all because of accessories of evil like ?????????????.
        Where The Wicked Rule the People MOURN
        This DLP is a Wicked and Evil Party

  10. Bob Denis
    August 9, 2018

    As Men gets older, there are certain principles that must be adhered too, Is the UWP a viable option Dr C ? one doesn’t have to be a drum major to get his/her points across. Political Animals, usually lose their minds long term.

    • %
      August 9, 2018

      Dr Christian is an educated man,capable of making informed decision.He is not a Red Clinic groveller,whose thinking processes have been eviscerated by DLP.
      Where The Wicked Rule the People MOURN
      This DLP is a Wicked and Evil Party

  11. Sisserou
    August 9, 2018

    Good move Doctor Sam. Tell the nay sayers you are a Dominican by birth OK not by buying Doctor punjabs passport. They going dig up dirty laundry but we there with you.

  12. Esau too greedy
    August 9, 2018

    While I welcome Dr. Sam Christian as a candidate as a patriotic Dominican I feel bad that such a talented Surgeon, who really is one of the best in the world has to go into politics to see if he could help deliver Dominica from the wicked, evil, corrupt and cursed government of Skerrit, that continues to reject every damn thing that is good for Dominica whether it is an international airport, Ross Universitry, Doc. Sam Christian, Doc. Thompson Fountain and others, things and persons Dominica and the world badly needs but like Esau, he will reject and sell everything that is good for DA just for his personal bowl of soup. Honestly speaking I am in tears because I know in Sams heart he would prefer to help Dominica as a Surgeon but he is blocked by Skerrit on everyside so he has to go into politics to help deliver the country. Verse of the day that describes skerrit r: Gen25:l32 And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die: and what profit shall this birthright do to me?

    • mine
      August 10, 2018

      He was so talened and smart what did he do wrong in the USA>

  13. Full moon
    August 9, 2018

    Have you ever seen a doctor cry? It coming soon.

    • Paul Rossnof
      August 9, 2018

      Yes, for sure. The Punjab doctor will cry like a baby.

      • %
        August 9, 2018

        He, lazy Skerrit is already crying.Thats why they want the Ross issue to go.Not as long as I have life.It shall never go.
        Where The Wicked Rule the People MOURN
        This DLP is a Wicked and Evil Party

  14. Kermit
    August 9, 2018

    Hahahahaha you are no match for Denise sweetheart. Good luck though!

    • viewsexpressed
      August 9, 2018

      Skerrit and Denise and Corrupt Labour Government are on their way out. They are on their way out. It is time to go…they have failed us. Worse government, worse Prime Minister that Domininca and the Caribbean has ever seen and witnessed.

    • Me
      August 9, 2018

      That’s why they call you kermit lol

    • Neville
      August 9, 2018

      Denise?? Why don’t you ask your sweetheart Denise what she knows about the millions missing from PetroCaribe. I wonder what she’s gonna tell you.

  15. Tobby
    August 9, 2018

    Why these Doctors do not go work hospital to deal with patients, as a Surgeon this man should be giving back to the ppl on his part, private practice and hospital. Now if there is no more surgeon in Dominica they have to bring in one because our own going into politics.

    • Sain of the day
      August 9, 2018

      Ask the Government that question. Dr. Christian has explored all avenues to try working at the national hospital. The government is the stumbling block .

      • mine
        August 12, 2018

        Can he still practice medicine in the US or was his license revoked?

    • viewsexpressed
      August 9, 2018

      Tobby, what on earth are you saying, or implying. In the UK, USA, Europe, Caribbean, Africa, far a field in government are medical Doctors…..History Doctors, Professors, etc etc…why would you want to deny our Dominican Doctor to embrace politics. What are you scared of?

      If you are scared just tel us nuh…we will work with you. Stand up and campaign and vote for change.
      Amen.

  16. Wrong is Wrong
    August 9, 2018

    It’s amazing how the UWP opposition is able to get true patriots that are well educated to worlk professionally in any part of the world, patriots that could easily go to greener pastures but like Moses in Heb. 11:29, Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the rest of us under Skerrit, than to enjoy the pleasures of greener pastures. This type of patriots are independent thinkers that will put Dominica first and will not take the foolishness of any politician just to secure a pay cheque and under cover deal. Compare these candidates to those Skerrit hand picking like the Drigo’s, the Ian, the Roselyn, the Cathrine, the Justina’s and others, that like their leader care less about Dominica as long as they get a healthy pay cheque and their under the table secret so they could continue to sing “HOW GREAT THOU ART” and if Not Skerrit then who. Worthless ministers that can’t think independently and do not have the courage to say they can’t support wrong. I love team UWP cause DA…

    • mine
      August 9, 2018

      Just asking can he travel to the USA.?

    • viewsexpressed
      August 9, 2018

      Amen…Amen…well said, well thought of us. We need our heroes here in Domininca, dedicated, true, loyal, committed to Dominica’s development.
      Skerrit can go meet Ross in Barbados…let`s see how or if he is able to perform. I wonder who will listen t him.

  17. Ibo France
    August 9, 2018

    Politicians, in opposition, say the right things and sound very convincing. When they get in power they transform themselves into selfish, hideous monsters behaviorally. Dr. Sam appears to be someone who is genuinely concerned about the plight of the people and the precarious state of the country. He is well known for his altruism. If he and his party are successful at the next polls, let’s hope his altruism will spread touching both the supporters of the UWP and Labor parties. No discrimination, no victimization, unity of purpose should be his watch words for together we’re better.

    • Man bites dogs
      August 9, 2018

      @ Mr /ms or Mrs Ido, I have developed a great deal of respect for you and your comments and I have found that you have always given Jack his jacket Labour or so-called Linton comical party, I’m not patronising only something different from you and the rest.

    • viewsexpressed
      August 9, 2018

      Well said Ibo…well said….a true patriot. Domininca comes first. We need change…we need development.

  18. mine
    August 9, 2018

    What a blade DFP today UWP tomorrow hungry for power.

    • Itassi Too
      August 9, 2018

      @Mine how do you describe Charles Savarine and Roosevelt Skerrit who were haters of the DLP I once was part of and today they call themselves labor? Gason if you don’t know Charles Savrin and Roosevelt Skerrit hated labor and laborites we boy. To be fair to Chalo he really hated labor the party but Skerrit hated a laborite wii boy. I can tell you because he and I grew up together and went to school together

      • mine
        August 9, 2018

        I know because mamo wanted it. You are one of the Vcase haters.

      • mine
        August 9, 2018

        You really jealous because he is PM and you are not. I know you all Itassi before you.

      • August 9, 2018

        This is the new Labor party, not the old LABOR PARTY UNDER PJ and OJ and Leblanc. From Freedom to UWP. These guys are wavering. They cannot stand firm. They are winding men and, a winding man doe stand firm.

    • A blast from
      August 9, 2018

      Next time b4 elections he will fall out with LL& go independent even NEO-DLPLOL NEVER KNOW. :)

    • %
      August 9, 2018

      Country first.Thats not in the mindset of those MISLEADERS in the Skerrit cabal.
      They were sharing food for votes,while their incompetence drove Ross away.
      Where The Wicked Rule the people Mourn
      This DLP is a Wicked and Evil Party

    • %
      August 9, 2018

      So Isaac is a blade? To you he was allegedly in a Stalled truck coup,then arrested,then a corrupt DLP wooed him in.Is he a blade? Why can’t you all Labourites use your heads?Do you know Skerrit’s laziness cause Ross to go.The same Skerrit you had the T-Shirt. “””Thank God for Skerrit”””.,Dominica’s weakest Prime Minister.
      Where The Wicked Rule the People MOURN
      This DLP is a Wicked and Evil Party.

  19. %
    August 9, 2018

    Well done Dr Sam and UWP. It’s about time to bring Dominica in line with other countries.This will only happen when this deceitful DLP is kicked out by the electorate.Which regime on earth will be so inept to cause Ross,a multi million dollar company to flee from their country.This is unbelievable,and can only be attributed to a wicked DLP,lead by an idiot who can’t even speak for himself.
    Ross is gone because of the ineptitude of DLP. They need to go. They will Go
    Where The Wicked Rule The People MOURN
    This DLP is a Wicked and Evil Party
    Welcome Dr Sam. Welcome Dr Sam. Welcome Dr Sam!!!!

    • Man bites dogs
      August 9, 2018

      @ % I have now done a research on you because I have been trying to find out who is that Gorilla trying to play a monkey joke on us, on till one of my daughters came up with the answers, now we know who you are, No threat to you just wanted to know who this monkey belonging too.

      • %
        August 9, 2018

        Thank you gorilla.Just check your spelling.Dont let my bloggs burst your blood vessels because you will not be sent to Martinique, and Ross is gone because of Skerrit’s laziness.
        Where The Wicked Rule The People MOURN
        This DLP is a Wicked and Evil Party

  20. Jaimous Thomas
    August 9, 2018

    hahahahahaha, seriously??? so you could not get leadership of the freedom party and knowing that this is a dead ship you abandon them for UWP where you see a weakness in leadership and an opportunity for you to grab.
    Well the fighting will soon come, we will hear about you all sooner.

    • %
      August 9, 2018

      Your comment is puffery.I commend Dr Sam for offering himself to serve,at the time when our image as a country is at its lowest,when an inept, incompetent party (DLP) lead by a lazy,dunce,inarticulate leader has embarrassed the nation.DLP failed at keeping Ross, a billion dollar company on island.What a DISGRACEFUL party!!!! Those MISLEADERS were all busy sharing food,not in any altruistic way,but to win over voters.Thank God their evil deed backfired.
      DLP is going!!!
      Where The Wicked Rule The People MOURN
      This DLP is a Wicked and Evil Party

    • viewsexpressed
      August 9, 2018

      Jaimous. Domininca comes first before party, and everything else. We need the expertise in government to clean this mess by this out going corru0t Labour government and its weird m and bind followers and worthless ministers.
      We need that change and we need you on board to save Domininca and our villages.

  21. LifeandDeath
    August 9, 2018

    Another one of Dominica’s Capable Men…We can do much better that the incumbent incompetence that has deteriorated our economy, our society and our darn hope too..
    SAM for Soufriere. Make it happen Dominicans, it is time for CHANGE for progress, for peace of mind, for development..

  22. Floridian Diaspora
    August 9, 2018

    Good for you Dr Christian. A strong candidate indeed. The people of soufriere need to realize that the building of a sea wall does not equate to good governance neither should it tie you down to a lifelong commitment of voting the same party over and over. True you got the sea wall but you guys were left without economic stimulation. I know this because I drove down there some months ago and noticed what was mostly going on was sad mango sellers along the roadside trying to sell a mango to make a dollar and that was not forthcoming because no one seemed to be buying. Someone told me not one mango they sell for d day. Nice sea wall with unemployment and hungry faces won’t cut it. For a change you guys need to take advantage of this REAL doctor Christian who knows what his doing instead of trusting the FAKE one (Skeritt) who bought his degree. Which one of the two would you have make a check up on you if you were sick? The one with the earned degree or the one that was bought?

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