PM Skerrit mocks Linton’s payment offer to Pinard-Byrne

Kieron Pinard-Byrne (left) and Lennox Linton have a long-running court matter between them

Prime Minister, Roosvelt Skerrit, has mocked a payment proposal made by Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, to Chartered Accountant Kieron Pinard-Byne in the seemingly never ending saga stemming from a defamation court matter.

The Privy Council had originally ruled that Linton should pay Pinard-Byrne’s bill of costs of £45,992.19 and a letter from Linton’s attorney indicated that he had already paid 43.5 percent (25, 992.12 sterling) of that cost.

The letter proposed that Linton pays $300 per month on the outstanding amount.

At a town hall meeting recently, it appears Skerrit could not resist poking fun at the proposal.

“Linton is about 60 years, so I mean the man will be older than Ma Pampo when he will pay that money back,” he stated, referring to Dominica’s oldest woman who, according to reports, was 128 years old when she died.

He said Linton abused and scandalized people on the radio and then he put on a “triple suit and going England in the Privy Council and fight a case and then you coming to Dominica and tell the man you only have $300 a month.”

According to him, it will take Linton 44 years to pay up.

But Skerrit did not end there and went on to refer to a court matter between Linton and government ministers.

“I will tell you before I move on that one of the cases which the ministers brought against him, where we asked for a million dollars. I am saying to Linton tonight that when the court makes its pronouncements on how he has to pay Roosevelt Skerrit, if you don’t have money Mr. Linton, you have to come and work on my farm for me,” he said.

For his part, Pinard-Byrne has described the payment offer as “a thundering disgrace.”

“He ought to be ashamed of himself…” he told state-owned DBS Radio.

The matter centers around the Layou River Economic Citizenship Program and the Layou River Hotel project and goes back to 2002 when Pinard-Byrne sued Linton because of an article he published on a website and statements made about the same program on a radio show, on which Linton, who was a journalist then, was a guest.

The case eventually ended up in the London-based Privy Council which ruled in Pinard-Byrne’s favour.

 

 

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145 Comments

  1. Trump
    July 15, 2017

    But what is all that hue and cry about na! Garson go get money from your supporters as usual and pay the damn man his money ” you so damn rud now you comeing like a little boy and telling the man is $300 you can pay monthly” a hire purchase that man”

  2. Hugh .G. Recshun
    July 14, 2017

    What is a triple suit? looked it up and i cant find any examples. I am assuming what the good Dr. and PM meant to describe was a THREE PIECE SUIT. a triple suit…

    • Standing Guard
      July 14, 2017

      Personally I am quite disgusted to hear how our Government constantly acts like a bunch of High School Kids. This totally explains why our country is in a state of disarray. Failed economic plan, Failing infrastructure, Failing education system, Negative job growth, Lacking proper medical center on the island, overpriced Real estate on the island stunting real growth. I will stop there. Dominicans must wake up and start caring more about Dominica than for any political party.

  3. city obsever
    July 13, 2017

    How much money do you pay the people who work your farm? you pay people to work your farm? farm salar pa bon.

    • How to stop this shit
      July 16, 2017

      which farm Skrit? Owen’s Animal farm???

  4. seriously
    July 13, 2017

    Does Skerrit even have a farm???? And anybody can see he ridiculing Lennox. That just shows u skerrit have no value for agriclture in Dominica. Very upset with this comment and I am a labourite.

  5. Malgraysa
    July 13, 2017

    It would behove the P.M. to address the detailed disclosures by the leader of the opposition, alleging his- & his associates’ complicity in evading U.N. sanctions. The use of a stooge, who is beholden to him, to shoot the messenger with uncorroborated allegations of wrongdoing is a diversionary tactic, as are the crude and unbecoming jibes by the P,M, about the outcome of a legal case that has no relevance to his management of the country. The real issue is Monfared and his diplomatic appointment. During his visit to Malaysia in March 2015, Mr. Skerrit, in an interview with local newspaper “The Edge Financial Daily”*, stated that he was there to oversee the setting up of a HIgh Commission following the finalization of bilateral relations between Malaysia and Dominica on the preceding 19th. Jan. This was an untruth. No such relation was ever established. This sordid affair is damaging our international image and can not be left to fester.
    * DNO 26 March, 2015

  6. Desmond
    July 13, 2017

    Personally, I think this privy council is like garbage. Its the highest court but the weakest link.
    No enforcement nothing, after handing down such harsh judgement the man can now make fun of it????
    Crap… he should be sucking salt now at the …….. salt farm… hmmmm I mean stock farm :lol:

    • Titiwi
      July 13, 2017

      This should be a lesson to all, who are keen to sue people. It is one thing to win a case but another thing altogether to collect. Especially in a libel case, where the claimant may incur considerable costs, impossible to be recouped and all too often with lasting damage or ridicule to his public image, Think very carefully before embarking on such a course of action. Your pride may be hurt but it is your your wallet that bears the burden. Of course, if you are the leader of a country, there are no such concerns as it is invariably the public purse that picks up the tab.

  7. professor
    July 13, 2017

    how responsible it is of Mr. Linton to send a letter like that and wanting to pay $300. what kind of impression is he sending to the international community for him as a person who is aspiring to be prime minister when he cant even pay his own debts of a measly amount like 440000 ? if he cant be responsible and pay how is he gonna be responsible when he as prime minister would have to be looking over repayments of millions of dollars in debt? padna I tell u if u have to sell your house car and land is best u do that cause $300 a month only making u look bad

  8. Corruption in passport
    July 12, 2017

    That’s y I would welcome I sis in dominica, I pray God they come to dominica

  9. Let The Truth Be Known - Original
    July 12, 2017

    In business, people offer to pay what they can afford which should not be refused but $300.00 for the next 44 years? Will the world of all still be around? Somehow I have a feeling that this is not the end of this situation.
    An investigation, a probe could be conducted into Linton’s finances to find out whether he can afford to pay more or the full amount owing.

  10. shrewd
    July 12, 2017

    Is this the prime minister who recently said that there’s to much politics in Dominica? Mr Linton did not tell any untruth about the Layou river hotel saga, up to now we do not have a hotel there. there where unethical practice taking place there and certainly he benefited big time from the project, while holding several hats. In the future our children will hold us accountable for not standing for what is right. remember Nelson Mandela was in prison for 27 years and then became president. You want to offer Mr Linton the most degrading job, i guess you think working on your farm is worst the cleaning your toilet. you are very egoistic.

  11. bigger
    July 12, 2017

    If someone is unable to pay his/ her debt you can cut a deal with the person to pay in kind until the debt is paid. Working on a farm is better than no work at all Remember Linton said he had written to numerous companies and no one would acknowledge his application.so if you have no qualification or skill working on a farm to pay your debt is not a bad deal

  12. Tj
    July 12, 2017

    Is that the same Skeritt that advocate peace? I see a Tump like attitude.

  13. P.I.
    July 12, 2017

    Behind every successful man, there is a powerful woman. The PM IS ALL HEART as always. He offer the man job. Know when to walk,sit,or run. They appoint you to win elections, you got beat four times, what you want Skerrit to use a sledge hammer to get rid of you. man step down gracefully. Offer to pay by instalment, what go so.NCCU HEEEEEEEEEEELP.

  14. Hendricks ismael
    July 12, 2017

    “Wherever there is a human being , there is an opportunity for problems “. The PM is making a joke to lighten things up. In my business there is something I see in the caribean that’s of concerned to me high crime. We as a people have to visit mental illiness , there is about 200 classified forms of mental illinesses, there is 5 on top of that list, Anxiety disorder , mood disorder , schizophrenia , psychotic disorder , dementia , eating disorder ,any time a human being can murder another human being on a bus, the society must take a close look at mental illiness . Every island has horrible crime problems . No society can progress with these problems .

  15. mine
    July 12, 2017

    for what pm went through with lennox if it was skerrit lennox would have done more than mocking. he has been calling pm names for decade so what is the big deal. Well if i was skerrit I would not mention Lennox mess with payment mess.

  16. Boggled
    July 12, 2017

    Lennox Linton I suggest you start listing your Morne Daniel residence for sale and move back to Marigot! whilst you’re at it do the UWP supporters a favor and tender your resignation. You have been nothing but a disgrace in this political arena.

  17. sugar
    July 12, 2017

    Laugh. Wicked people. Struggling to survive. Laugh. The shower of tears soon come. Laugh.

  18. bless up
    July 12, 2017

    i see greed i see slfishness everyman is to himself come down father come down

    • dee
      July 13, 2017

      As a labourite I am disgusted with the PM s remark ” you have to come and work on my farm.”
      This really exposes the integrity of his Doctorate . I AM ASHAMED .
      To the blind supporters i have now become an independent supporter .
      You cannot mean to tell me as a Prime Minister you are openly and blatantly referring to a farmer in such a derogatory manner. WHAT IS WRONG ABOUT WORKING ON A FARM ?
      Skerrit like you i grew up in Vielle Case , unlike you i enjoyed the fruits of my labour , my families labour .
      My most enjoyable days were the summer vacation having to go out on the farm assisting my family and proving to them that attending the DGS does not prevent me from planting yams as well as them .
      Man Skerrit you really knock me out with that one.
      I remember revealing once that we came down from Vielle Case with a 3 tonne truck load full of ladies yams, that truck was giving my uncle hells, after selling the yams my uncle took the truck in to Rolle in for servicing and…

      • dee
        July 13, 2017

        We went back to Vielle Case now with two trucks.
        that was in the days when farmers were farmers , the sale of their agricultural produce sent many a farmers sons and daughters to secondary school and universities. Not because now This Government has little interest in farming , you , as Prime Minister , also from Vielle Case have to imply farmers are the lowest of the low .
        Man i’m disgusted with you and your remark . you should publicly apologize to every farmer , past and present , man and woman from Dominica . they , we , are hard working individuals , and with the right support and representation can sustain the developement of the country , more so than tourism .
        I’m mad with you man .

  19. bless up
    July 12, 2017

    woe on to the ones who thinks you can do these wrongs and get away woe on to you

  20. Integrity has gone out of the window
    July 12, 2017

    Whenever I hear mr Skerrit speak, it always reminds me of that saying that you cannot make a silk purse from a sows ear.

    • Dominican
      July 13, 2017

      @integrity you so right you cannot put Lennox in a palace and expect him to just become a prince

  21. Pioneer
    July 12, 2017

    Ah Lol, the UWPites too sheeyah and cry baby. You guys should have thicker skin than that. Skerritt getting blows all the time so his statement there should just be ignored man. Skerritt came into the arena without a penny to his name today he is riding high and mighty. Are you guys not students of life and history? Skerritt going to fall and his fall will be hard and sudden. All the ‘yes’ men he have surrounding him there will abandon him one by one.
    That’s just political maypwi man. The Labourites themselves will turn on him.

    • KID ON THE BLOCK
      July 12, 2017

      But Sam was a UWPITE didn’t he turn on YOU all uwpitres?

    • Emile Dominique
      July 12, 2017

      Every one will fall some day, but Linton is not even up and he falling already. He threw Francis under the bus and he falling right infront of him . Linton is falling like a dry coconut from a tall tree.

    • July 13, 2017

      @Pioneer .LMAOOOOOOOOOOO :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
      “the UWPites too sheeyah and cry baby.”

      long i dough hear that word “sheeyah”…lol

  22. KiD ON THE BLOCK
    July 12, 2017

    Even look it. Not They asking dog for bone. My supporters will pay they once said.

    • Roseau Boy
      July 12, 2017

      “Nous kay payay”. I well remember that statement at the ruins of the Layou River Hotel.

  23. Channel 1
    July 12, 2017

    Dominica, behold your Finance Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit and his Mathematics:

    Skerrit said Linton is 60 yrs and it will take him 44 yrs to repay Pinard-Byrne at the $300 per month rate. But how can 60 + 44 = 104 yrs and yet according to the ‘mathematician’ Skerrit, that would make Linton older than Ma Pampo (supposed 128 yrs) when he finishes the repayment.

    If Roosevelt cannot do simple primary school maths,………….smh…………….(boy dat country in real trouble)…

    • marie-claire R Skerrit
      July 12, 2017

      Good one Channel..

    • De ayes have it
      July 12, 2017

      See is people like you that support UWP. The math you have just alluded to would be without interest. You expect that it would be interest free??? Really??

    • Me
      July 12, 2017

      Now you understand why his budget presentation is meaningless.

    • KaliBud
      July 12, 2017

      The man is just making fun of the situation….it’s like saying Lennox lied to Moses lol. The core content is the ridiculousness of the offer, which u should focus on, and admit is downright disgusting. As I see it, even the lawyer who stamped such foolishness should be reprimanded by the court and suspended for what should be deemed as contempt of the courts decision

    • KaliBud
      July 12, 2017

      Ps, Roosevelt Skerrit actually graduated from university. Make ur own inferences (DNO does not publish what I have to say next)

    • July 12, 2017

      Skerrit you have to be careful when you spit above you better watch where it falls.. Supporters of Skerrit your PM is uneducated just look at his mathematics skills… 60 + 44 + 104 Ma Pompo was 128 years when she pass from this world, so that’s a foolish comment to make just to get laugh from his uneducated supporter, now that is very sad as a PM.
      Skerrit and Pinard – Byrne and others of the gang you have something else coming and Linton will be standing strong, because when the rath of GOD begin to bring doom and gloom your way you will be asking yourself what have Marigot people do to you but it will be all in the hands of the almighty God.
      You like to spin the truth you also want to keep the truth from coming out but you can’t and no matter what you all do the people of Dominica who love this land will know, so go and come again the truth will prevail and also Linton.

    • professor
      July 13, 2017

      I don’t think his comments was meant to be mathematically correct. he was only trying to make us see how long it would take for him to repay. his math skills is sure better than yours and mines

    • Shat Mamaw
      July 13, 2017

      If you a sense of humor you’d understand he didnt mean it literally.

    • Trump
      July 15, 2017

      Channil 1 for so much meat that is in that discussion you mean a lil sense of humour the pm drop in there that is all you could chew on ! Small thinking

  24. d-a born
    July 12, 2017

    Not a fan of Skerrit but that is what we call a ‘buss belly’…He give Linton a wicked plucks hahahaha

  25. Scampy
    July 12, 2017

    Linton will be paying the $300 from his OWN earnings, whereas Dr. Skerrit can pay any amount of money from OUR earnings.

    • KID ON THE BLOCK
      July 12, 2017

      one wonders whether you have ever done a stroke of work in your life. You talking about our earnings! go find some work to do!

    • July 12, 2017

      Can you tell us the people of Dominica which university of college that Skerrit went to be come a doctor ?

      • July 13, 2017

        You Dominicans just really annoy me..you really need to read more and not be fooled.
        Educate yourself Lil Jojo:
        An honorary degree,[1] in Latin a degree honoris causa (“for the sake of the honor”) or ad honorem (“to the honor”), is an academic degree for which a university (or other degree-awarding institution) has waived the usual requirements, such as matriculation, residence, a dissertation and the passing of comprehensive examinations. The degree is typically a doctorate or, less commonly, a master’s degree, and may be awarded to someone who has no prior connection with the academic institution or no previous postsecondary education.

        #DEAD

        I hope you open your mind now..

    • Dominican
      July 13, 2017

      @scampy wrong, you and the rest of uwp will pay it for linton, he has NO EARNINGS hypocrite

    • July 13, 2017

      Exactly.

    • Emile Dominique
      July 13, 2017

      @ Scampy, Lennox will pay it from his next radio scamathon. Up till now no one knows the total money he and Matt received. Remember last election he would not disclose his campaign finance contributors. Were these contributors promised diplomatic passports on lay – a- way,

  26. DA girl
    July 12, 2017

    Who laughs last really laughs the best. When Linton and his supporters paid Pinard-Byrne in notes and coins from here to the sky it was a big joke. UWP supporters laughing and condoning it. Now the shoe is on the other foot it’s not so funny huh. Who do so never like so. The man fighting for his reputation. Linton tried to ruin the man reputation and he was wrong to fight back? But all you have jokes.

  27. Ibo France
    July 12, 2017

    What responsible leader talks and behaves in this juvenile and reprehensible manner? Skerrit’s words and actions can only lead to social incohesion in the country. The PM is not only divisive but also a congenital liar. He deliberately fabricated this dangerous lie about a coup. Knowing it was a bold faced lie still had heavily armed security officers intimidate, harass, humiliate and target law abiding citizens. The PM’s words stretch credulity. What legacy will he leave? One of fierce partisanship, infantile behavior, greed and bad governance.

    • De ayes have it
      July 12, 2017

      What responsible leader runs his mouth like a burst pipe then calls on his supporters to pay everytime

    • Dumb
      July 13, 2017

      You need to take a reality check.

    • DA girl
      July 13, 2017

      Linton any different?? Skerrit talking shit when he ready but Linton trying to destroy the country he dying to lead. That’s where the greed and bad governance coming in here. Linton’s greed is blinding him. The same greed and hunger for power Eddison had that cause him to lose three consecutive elections until he bow out. Linton on the same road to destruction. Skerrit not perfect by far and yes I believe that hands dipping, but show me which government who not dipping on the face of the earth. Some just better at hiding it. Put Lennox there and all you will see how treasury drying up. You think things bad under Skerrit?? LOL! If you want to see misery just put Lennox in that financial center there. Skerrit getting blows for the social programs (he need some eh true cause sometimes he overdoing it-people need to work and earn), but put Lennox there …not a bottle of gas the elderly which get much less for caretaker. HMmmm

    • Trump
      July 15, 2017

      Ibo if you refer to the pm speech on the attempted coup in roseau as being a lie ” i think you need to go get your insulin

  28. cream
    July 12, 2017

    Well i hav a old cutlass dat just giving me zapood,,it hav one side handle ,,i donating dat cutlass to skero to gve lenox to cut d capech,,link me pm,,

    • Ny boss
      July 12, 2017

      Mk sure the temperature 110 degress give him warm water to drinkno shoes and put a chain in the sucker fool so he cannot run

    • Trump
      July 15, 2017

      Cream i have an old pic axe if you going to bring yours chk me you can drop it for me let him do the pm’s work

  29. July 12, 2017

    Sa moin du va sa de er
    Mine is in front yours is at the back

  30. Run boy
    July 12, 2017

    Mr Linton you must chill out and stop talking rubbish about people because when they give you back talk it making news .

  31. July 12, 2017

    But is a jokeeee!

  32. truth ,no lie
    July 12, 2017

    that is for the pm, Pride goeth before destruction ,and a haughty feeling before a fall,
    Your fall is near PM ,

  33. July 12, 2017

    In COLONIAL/PLANTATION politics, mauvais lang, division and the destruction of character, takes the place of REASON. DOMINICANS ARE LIKE THE FOREST, not able to see the trees, are relegated into fighting among themselves. But isn’t politics the art of picong , name calling and getting one in on each other? in Dominica, its some what totally different. The way you look at , the way you talk to, depends on the relationship going forward, people to people bondings must be planted and nurtured. Politics, which is an EVIL man made system, have no right to be nestled in the SOUL of the average man/woman in Dominica.But when your GOD and SAVIOR looks like your MASTER and ENSLAVER, you become the PRINCIPAL AGENT of your DESTRUCTION. Bob D.

    • How to stop this shit
      July 13, 2017

      Is this Bob Trni? Where are you dude? Virginia or DC or elsewhere ?

  34. July 12, 2017

    Childish

  35. Me
    July 12, 2017

    Money does not buy class, nor decency. Memories of Idi Amin come to mind.

  36. ben
    July 12, 2017

    mr PM can you tell your supporters to jump in the roseau river please, off the new bridge, just THINKiNG

    • KiD ON THE BLOCK
      July 12, 2017

      But he won’t ask us to pay monies for him for his tongue!

      • Scared
        July 13, 2017

        Kid on the block u already use ur food stamp because it looks like de card empty so u sing for more money but alas skerry cannot put more on it for u.go work hard and get off on the poor people programm in Canadad .get a darn job man

    • DORA
      July 12, 2017

      I really like that comment :) lol…

    • Trump
      July 15, 2017

      Ben you sound like a full breed idiot

  37. annoyed
    July 12, 2017

    OK i am not saying it is right for the Prime Minister to make fun of Linton’s situation that was a bit petty. HOWEVER, some you uwp supporters need to have an intervention with your leader and stop condoning his behavior because he is your leader (that is not how he will learn from his mistakes) Linton is a grown man who needs to take responsibility for his actions and you all need to stop acting like Skerrit was the one that made Linton say these things which now results in several law suits… LINTON made these statements, LINTON failed to apologize and now LINTON has to put on his grown man panties and pay his damn debt.

    One more thing all you quick to say Skerrit this and Skerrit that but who knows Linton might be worst he can paint a pretty picture because guess what he is not the PRIME MINISTER and he will and can say anything to make his supporters believe he is the best thing created after slice bread.

    • d-a born
      July 12, 2017

      Both of them have sheep following them, and say messed up stuff and aren’t called out on by their followers. Kinda sad.

      • Emile Dominique
        July 13, 2017

        @ d-a born DLP do not have sheep followers. DLP have wolves ready to bite those who attack. They are ready to defend themselves. Did you not see how they were feeling it at the last rally. Did you not see fathers at the Fathers Day picnic. Fathers are ready to defend their children

    • Let The Truth Be Known - Original
      July 12, 2017

      You are so correct!

  38. ben
    July 12, 2017

    Wake up my people, wake up! this is not the Dominica i know, wake up my people open your eyes !

    • 1/2 Dominician
      July 12, 2017

      To see what, the good work pm is doing? ok we are already looking and seen all that pm is doing.

  39. Jabal
    July 12, 2017

    I find those UWP supporters really childish and some hypocrite. So many bad things Lennox Linton saying on this Prime Minister and anyone who opposes him. Only a mad man, a dunce or a big idiot would look for trouble and law suits and offering a man to be paid $300.00 a monthly for 44 years. Lennox deserved to be mocked that’s a joke. Now those persons who now blaming Skerrit for mocking LInton is worst than Lennox. I wonder how much of all u would accept that payment from a man who owes them and is making that offer. All u to worthless when the shoes is on the other feet. Even when Linton responded to Sam statement he was making some serious allegations opening up way for law suits again, Even the host so called journalist Matt Peltier tried to put him on track technically. All you will tired pay money for Linton then go ahead blame the courts and Skerrit,

    • dee
      July 13, 2017

      Jabal
      my problem is not Linton and his tongue nor Skeririt and politics ,
      my problem is Skerrits insinuation that farmers are the lowest of the low and that is what Linton will have to do , work on his farm , anybody can work on a farm , persons with real doctorates work on farms , own farms , invest in farms , live on farms , so it shouldnt be a problem for Linton to .
      thats my take on that .
      Blessings All

      • Emile Dominique
        July 13, 2017

        So if farmers are the lowest of the low, Skeritt as farmer is talking about himself too.

  40. Fed up
    July 12, 2017

    Mockery of others is no joke cause u never know the situation that one can end up in. What if Skerrit gets in some mess with all his dealings with the like of Montfared and other c and he goes back to nothing. It is not the Christianlike thing to do to mock others. Shame on u Mr PM

  41. SHAME
    July 12, 2017

    Allu Those WORKERS dere allu not shame yet. More shame coming just now. Best Linton step down as leader of the opposition. All that mouth he have $300 alone he can pay. A big joke that man. When a new UWP leader is appointed i will consider voting for the saw.

  42. Patience
    July 12, 2017

    Yes Mr. Chavez thats how it works? I hope the good god grants YOU the strength to live as long as Ma Pampo so you can pay for all the crimes you are committing against our state. Lennox has no passport money in his back pocket where he can push and pull like you but every good day has a dark dawn. Patience

  43. dan
    July 12, 2017

    So while everyone is commenting on Skerrit, Sam, Linton and taking sides–our small island is being over taken by others… That is the real issue people………. Not Skerrit throwing red meat his this base and showing the world that he is quality of leadership we have, ;not Linton getting mad over the radio-not Sam getting everyone with half a brain confused and loosing respect along the way- these are all inconsequential.

    Listen up, Winston, DC and others–

    Conclusion: A troubled land.,

    • winston warrington
      July 12, 2017

      With the vicious verbal flagellation the Prime Minister endures daily from his detractors, he was long overdue some levity. His political instinct and maturity sensed that he should pounce on the ludicrous drama of Lenox Linton and he did. Roosevelt Skeritt has emerged as a master politician.

      • Me
        July 12, 2017

        Maturity Winston? He is way beyond that, he is rotten.

      • dan
        July 12, 2017

        And you point is what Mr. Know it all Winston? How does not dignify the office of the PM? How does that close the divide and tension between UWP and Labour supporters? Ordinary people in the communities who don’t have it good as you in Philadelphia?

        Please keep quiet because you are not making any sense. You sound just like someone in Lagoon , Roseau. –

      • Let The Truth Be Known - Original
        July 12, 2017

        The brunt of the jokes and comments are on Linton for a change. Well deserving for his overall indifferent attitude/words against the PM. What we sow we shall surely reap and two-fold.
        Through all this, I found the PM to be extremely patient. Even his patience, not fighting back angered Linton’s supporters to the point of stating he knows what they state is correct. Can you imagine that? Some people are something else.

      • How to stop this shit
        July 13, 2017

        Thx 2 peeps like you. Bought sold sealed & delivered

  44. Doc. Love
    July 12, 2017

    Distraction, distraction, distraction, that is all. The master of distraction is as at work again. That damaging report by Mr. Linton was met with some comments by operatives of the DLP, not the Government. For instance, no denial, but we heard, he making a fool of himself, according to Tony. Monfared, for breakfast, launch and dinner, by Sam and now SKerrit, wants Mr. Linton to work on his farm. Skeritt carefully avoided mentioning Lennox’s report, but his only concern is his money from the courts. According to the wise man from the east, “in the absence of information, speculation is king. ” Therefore, in the absence of an address to the nation, or a press conference, Linton’s report is king.

  45. ben
    July 12, 2017

    Real Proof the the PM controls the courts, sad times in Dominica, hold your head up high mr. Linton

    • %
      July 12, 2017

      @ ben So he is sending a strong message to them. That’s my take.
      SKERRIT MUST GO
      SKERRIT MUST GO
      SKERRIT MUST GO NOW1

    • Zezere
      July 12, 2017

      DNO stop playing politics. You too are contributing to the political tension in the country. We would like news that are free of opinion and bias. I’m just saying.

      • a freind
        July 12, 2017

        shame on DNO for posting this as a news item….shame shame!

    • zezere
      July 12, 2017

      Ben
      You guys are so silly, and sound so uninformed and uneducated, and always engaging in hear say, and acting like it is the truth. Where does the PM control the courts? Where is your proof?
      You need to educate your self about the matters that are occurring instead of just writing things that you are speculating about. Please stop engaging in destructive behavior because you are doing the same thing you are accusing others of. Spreading propaganda with no basis.
      If you are bold enough to hide under an alias then please submit your proof we wont know who you are.
      We the educated Dominicans who were blessed with common sense, great analytic and critical thinking skills are tired of all the propaganda. What we want for a change is THE FACTS.
      CAN YOU PROVIDE THAT FOR US PLEASE

  46. jihan
    July 12, 2017

    So sad for this country,a so called sitting prime minister,wishing bad for his own black brother,history will tell all Skerrit,the white man will continue to use us as slaves,Skerrit your day will come my brother,who laugs last shall laugh the best.Karma will be coming to you soon.

    • Run boy
      July 12, 2017

      So lennox should just lie on people spoil their name and get away with it???

      • Scared
        July 13, 2017

        Did he lie.where is ur proof that he lied.no hotel no money what happened .am I the one to answer that question.why don\’t u tell pinatd to tell the populace what happened to the funds .lets hear a statement fro pinatd

      • Shat Mamaw
        July 13, 2017

        If lennox had proof he would not be in that situation so is a big lie.

    • Emile Dominique
      July 12, 2017

      @Jihan…….Karma is what Linton is experiencing now. Linton gained popularity by harassing Skeritt left right and center. The only person he ever investigated in his news career is Skeritt. Skeritt never took him to court.
      UWP has a habit of throwing stones but never expected a backlash, but never expected retaliation.. For twenty one years from May 1979 DLP went underground. It was like “Hush Tonaire” They went moo moo. Now its payback. You send one stone expect two in return. Its tit for tat, toe to toe. Every day on DNO, Q95 and Face book is Skeritt this and Labour that. So this is time the opposition gang to realize ” This is no one man show. DLP has a right an obligation to fight for their rights. How many demonstrations has DLP staged. How many has been staged by UWP since the era of Edison James. How many peoples property has been damaged by DLP, How many fires have they set in the streets. But the PM is bad because he redecule Lennox.

      • Let The Truth Be Known - Original
        July 12, 2017

        Well said! I endorse your comment. It is the same I objected to what they have stated about the PM and DLP from Day 1. What goes around comes around and two fold.
        If Linton were in power, I would never have stated about him what he and his supporters stated about the PM and his government.
        Whenever the government makes a comment, they were all out in full force criticizing and lambasting them. Nothing the PM did was good enough for them.
        If only these people were smart they would know someday there will be a backlash against them. I am wondering if they learned a lesson from that.
        There is a patient God above!

      • Scared
        July 13, 2017

        U need to use some education .u really sot .go to school

      • jihan
        July 13, 2017

        wont waste my time with fools like you,Skerrit is a shame to Dominica,how can a leader bow so low,dude Dominica is no concern to me it will never get better,the country is corrupt and in due time,fools like you will wake up,you fools worship skerrit.the almighty is in control and only him i answer too.Skerrit is only here for some time.

    • Boggled
      July 12, 2017

      yeah and you’ll spend your entire pathetic life wishing for what shall never pass. carry on :mrgreen:

  47. YungMusician
    July 12, 2017

    I don’t know nah but Linton is really becoming a Juju on the national scene.. :-D :-D . somebody rescue the party please!

    • Let The Truth Be Known - Original
      July 12, 2017

      :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
      If you are a Dominican, some of you really make me laugh. I like that!

  48. jr
    July 12, 2017

    lol that sweeten me this morning . smh

  49. July 12, 2017

    This Skerrit is a disgrace, listening to him remind me of Paul Keen Douglas, what a comedian, to all the laughters those who were laughing and clapping, who laugh last laught the best

    • Emile Dominique
      July 12, 2017

      But Skeritt is laughing last.

    • Boggled
      July 12, 2017

      You seem real bitter and sour jennifer lol. Skerrit is laughing last. what the hell makes you think otherwise

  50. done&done
    July 12, 2017

    “Linton is about 60 years, so I mean the man will be older than Ma Pampo when he will pay that money back,” he stated, referring to Dominica’s older woman who, according to reports, was 128 years old when she died.”

    Thanks Mr. Skearat. Just wanted to remind you and those who blindly continue to support you and your ad.MINI-stration; That, whatever little money Sir. Linton may have is through honest labor, and not through selling his Country on the BLACK MARKET. Also Skearat, the All wise God who created all things, says, “A MAN’S LIFE CONSISTS NOT IN THE ABUNDANCE OF THINGS HE POSSESSES.” Not the wealth gained through fraudulent activities, not through robbing and [teething] and lying, and fooling the fools, and being vain in every way. Linton will not work on your farm, nor will he shine your shoe. The good book says in Ecclesiastes 10:7 “I HAVE SEEN SLAVES (servants) ON HORSEBACK, WHILE PRINCES GO ON FOOT LIKE SLAVES.” Be careful what you wish for. You may work on Linton’s…

    • Dominican
      July 12, 2017

      Really? Linton has had earned money? Where did he hard earn it? We the people account to which he has full access? Lay away passports?

    • Boggled
      July 12, 2017

      Mortgage your house or land if you own such and help your supremo lennox donkey linton pay for his tongue. fool.

    • Let The Truth Be Known - Original
      July 12, 2017

      The PM has been Prime Minster for 14 years. You do not expect him to have money? Was his wife not employed?
      I knew her grandparents, now departed and know her uncle, aunts and mother. Her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. La Ronde, owned a thriving business at lower Goodwill. I can tell you they were very nice business people. They had a huge house and probably more property. The family is not poor as you would think. Where are your brains?

      • Me
        July 13, 2017

        Really, are you suggesting that Roosevelt Skerrit is living off his wife?

  51. ME
    July 12, 2017

    Who so do so never like so, since the man 34 Lennox on the man case, ONE LASH Skerrit Give Lennox and the man Crying, u can see bully characteristics.

    • July 12, 2017

      Messed up eh! One set to do in that place! Who do so never like so! Tell him take his blows, he doe start to get yet that Lennox!

  52. marie-claire R Skerrit
    July 12, 2017

    for a PM this is very childish.. This is all you leader papa..

    • Emile Dominique
      July 12, 2017

      Sometimes you have to speak to children in language they can understand.

  53. %
    July 12, 2017

    I see this nothing more than Skerrit indirectly trying to influence the case, and telling the judges what they should do as a consequence. Remember this is Dominica that we are referring to people. This farm that he is referring to must be millions of dollars worth, because he sounds like a filthy rich man. I wonder where has he accumulated so much money..
    I pray to God for long life, because I would like to see what happens when this present rotten seat of PM, IS OCCUPIED BY SOMEONE ELSE…
    SKERRIT MUST GO
    SKERRIT MUST GO
    SKERRIT MUST GO NOW!

    • Emile Dominique
      July 12, 2017

      No one lives forever. But “Must go now” is an incentive to “go on” for 25 or more years in office. He may live to 128 like Ma Pampo to give a lot of jokes on Linton. You know when you retire a lot of people listen to your jokes. Maybe Skeritt will have a lot of Linton jokes to tell. For example ” guys when I was PM Linton crash a Heads of Government Conference because he had a diplomatic passport. Then he wrote the Queen for the same reason. He make people give him money for making them walk from Layou to Roseau. He told them it was a runnerthon”

    • 1/2 Dominician
      July 12, 2017

      That why you are 0% . you must go

  54. love my country
    July 12, 2017

    mr. linton this is your cross we will help you to carry it. skerrit i hope you
    remember the story in the bible about the rich man and lazarus. continue
    to do what u do best mr skerrit mock or make fun of people because one day
    it will all be over.

    • dayandnight vision
      July 12, 2017

      Lazarus wasn’t a Lennox Linton. Remember that when you comparing

    • Let The Truth Be Known - Original
      July 12, 2017

      A cross he asked for, instigated due to his mouth; not a good one which he has to dearly pay for.

  55. DC
    July 12, 2017

    With such an offer, he is definitely subjecting himself to ridicule. A financial institution would not accept this, let alone, a private individual. What was this Lawyer thinking? Unbelievable!

    • dan
      July 12, 2017

      DC how much money do you make in America? Minimum wage or just above it or you are making so much $$$ that is why you are living outside of Dominica? Just talk and write and talk behind your screen..

      You don’t even know and understand history.. Look if the guy make a mistake so be it. He is punished- and may be rightly so., He is from Marigot and where is the other man from? Where are you from or do you even know?

      • Dominican
        July 13, 2017

        The man you asking where he come from has contributed more than Lennox ever will to the island. All lennox ever did was take take take, how much tax has lennox paid? how many people has he ever employed? Not even social security lennox pay so it seems a stranger has done more for the economy than the man who wants to be PM. Hope you and your family will never leave in a foreign country idiot.

    • Scared
      July 13, 2017

      DC I think u in ur own world.u need to do more homework before u write nonsense

  56. July 12, 2017

    Skerrit what I have to say to you is, ” boast not thyself, for thou knoweth not what the future holds” also it’s not what you have when you leave this world behind you, but what you leave behind you when you gone, too many millionaires and billionaires today is ending up beside bars/jail cells are their mansions, enjoy it skerrit while it last, Sadam was caught in a hole, some put guns to their head, some aree murdering their entire families, leaving all the mansions, billions, millions yacht etc behind, skerrit Ma Dominique resources while it last and always remember what goes up must come down

  57. %
    July 12, 2017

    Is Skerrit subliminally telling the judge before hand that Linton MUST be found guilty and has to pay $1000 000.00? DOES SKERRIT CONTROL OUR JUDICIARY? Because to me he has already adjudicated on the case,and/or is sending a serious message to the judge.Because he said ” I am saying to Linton tonight when the court makes its pronouncement on how he has to pay Roosevelt Skerrit………? Really? However one of the most disgusting thing WAS THE APPLAUSE FROM THE AUDIENCE, in response to the vile and evil pronouncement from a man who holds the office of PM? THESE PEOPLE ARE THE SAME OR EVEN WORSE THAN SKERRIT,,,,,Ghadaffi fell, Eric Gairy fell, Allen Stanford fell, Mubarak fell, Chavez fell, Maduro is falling, Amin in Uganda fell, Pinochet in Chile fell,….Be careful Roosevelt.
    KEEP YOUR HEAD HIGH HONOURABLE LINTON PATRIOT #1.Love you Sir! BY THE WAY WHERE WAS THIS TOWN HALL MEETING HELD?
    SKERRIT MUST GO
    SKERRIT MUST GO
    SKERRIT MUST GO NOW!

    • stop the politics
      July 12, 2017

      If you were following the news you would have known that the Judge has already ruled on this matter and threw out Lennox Lintons defense and sent the matter to the High Court for assessment of damage. Keep yourself posted with the news before making those silly comments of who control the judicial system.

      Help Linton to pay the fees so he cona offer more than $300 monthly

      • KaliBud
        July 12, 2017

        Brethren, % is perpetually in a state of misinformation and lacks.understanding, he cannot.be educated. All he needs to know is that Lennox must pay his bills. Soon the appeals court shall inform him of the additional payments due to the accountant. And yes, I control that court

    • Emile Dominique
      July 12, 2017

      We all must fall one day. An ending to all fine things must be. Not even the trees will last forever, but before we fall, it feels good to laugh at someone who has been taunting you for years.

      • Let The Truth Be Known - Original
        July 12, 2017

        Very well stated. Taunting, ridiculing and humiliating the PM. The tables have turned on Linton. I wonder if he will learn something from that.

      • Scared
        July 13, 2017

        U sicken me wit ur stupidity for I assume an educated person.but u talk like a fool

      • Emile Dominique
        July 13, 2017

        @ scard….you are wrong about me…..I am not educated…..I was expelled from school for fighting and cussing teachers. Sorry if I make you sick. Since you are so smart ( you have your N D D ) I hope you know that you should go to the hospital.

    • Dumb
      July 13, 2017

      Linton is already falling. Is folks like you responsible for his fall because instead of reprimanding that spoil child all you encouraging him in his foolishness. All the PM did was throw a little uppercut and all you UWP supporters going crazy. So much blows the man taking. By the way is Karma that on Linton. You cannot spend your whole life lying (convicted) and maliciously denigrating people without proof and not get a visit from Miss Karma. Workers sheyan just like their leader.????????

  58. papa
    July 12, 2017

    U all act like 5years old grow up

  59. dan
    July 12, 2017

    So you see why I have not seen and respected RS as the PM. The guy does not represent the office well.

    This is just one case in point…..

    • Me
      July 12, 2017

      You are right, He is just a cheap schoolyard bully with no manners and an embarrassment to his country.

    • Dumb
      July 13, 2017

      A little joke

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