Gonsalves’ faces no-confidence motion, opposition walks out in protest to alleged victimisation

Camillo Gonsalves (left) and Dr. Ralph Gonsalves – image from caribbean-events.com

The administration of  St. Vincent Prime minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves (United Labour Party -ULP) was served with a no confidence motion on Tuesday by the opposition New Democratic Party (NDP). However, the opposition also walked out of the house in protest to Camillo Gonsalves, Finance Minister and Dr. Gonsalves son, who refused to make a public statement on the controversy surrounding public figure and former model Yugge Farrell.


Farrell had been charged with indecent language against wife of Camillo Gonsalves for which she made a court appearance on January 4th. She was subsequently sent to a mental health facility for psychiatric evaluation for a total of 3 weeks. Allegations emerged via video and social media that Farrell had an affair with the younger Gonsalves. The former model maintains that she suffered her recent ordeal due to efforts from Camillo to silence her. Farrell was released on bail on 29th January and her case has been adjourned to December.


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  1. Cow bite man
    February 2, 2018

    Denzel, Gonzales and Skerrit. What do they have in common??? memoire poulle.

      February 3, 2018

      Why why… one of these things have nothing to do with the other!
      why the obsession with the prime minister… its not his story.
      if the air you breathing have smoke in it you’ll say its because the man smoking a cigarette miles away SMH!

    • Anonymous
      February 3, 2018

      You forgot another Doctor of questionable mores, Kenny Mitchel of Grenada. To paraphrase St. Anthony of Saint Aroma, it must something in the water they drink that makes them go this way or otherwise the curse of Papa Doc.

  2. LifeandDeath
    February 2, 2018

    Dem fellas sit down for too long..get complacent and feel entitled..thanks for the new Airport..you’ve done your share now go invest in Businesses and employ the youth..

    February 2, 2018

    What’s going on with the st vincent Gonsalves government, there is always women accusing, make allegation against these men. A few months ago their Big top diplomat, slapped up, assaulted his wife in new york, And when the police arrested him , he played the, i am a diplomat card, and was kicked out back to st vincent. You think these men would learn and keep in their pants

  4. Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
    February 2, 2018

    No wonder Roosevelt Skerrit, and Ralph Gonsalves are associates. in Dominica Police beat an old man in the street of Roseau in poring rain.

    When the old helpless man asks the so called police: Why are you beating me the thing (police) replied to the victim “because you are cursing the prime minister;” referring to Roosevelt Skerrit!

    Who are those nobody who believe they are above getting cursed out?

     A woman believed to be mentally ill is charged for what they term indecent language against a politician wife! What is the definition of “indecent language?” People all over the world in the more developed nations use profanities even at police officers: I curse off more than one police in Los Angeles, because they pull me over and cited me for speeding.

     I used the “F” word in plain English to them; all they did was continue writing the citation, had me sign my name to it; hand me the ticket and left me cursing all the profanities cared to use…

    • in these times
      February 2, 2018

      you mean a woman is detained and accused of being mentally ill because she cursed out the wife of their Minister of Finance and charged for using indecent language. I suppose they felt that she must be mad/crazy to do such a thing.

    • Man bites dogs
      February 3, 2018

      @ Francisco, You must realise by now every country rules of laws are not the same, for example England, Scotland,Wales, and Northern Ireland same government from London white hall.Most of the laws are not the same, please don’t …….. our people who don’t know laws of defence states it’s time you workers people stop lieing and making a fool of myselfs.

      • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
        February 3, 2018

        Shut up you little Roosevelt Skerrit puppet!

        If someone knows that a person is mentally ill, and that person used profanities on some someone, what is the point of arresting, and charging a crazy, mentality ill woman?

        If she is mentally ill she may not have even know she was cursing. So the person who arrested he is an idiot, and the DA who recommended the charges is a bigger idiot! And that has nothing to do with laws in Wales and England and that crap!

        My point is this: What is “indecent language” in the English language? What to some people a nasty word, it might be perfect terminology in a different language. Now if we are talking about using profanities that is a different thing; they may not even be considered a misdemeanor in the developed world!

          One could go to jail for telling someone they are going to kill them n Dominica, and that dirty  St. Vincent they say that’s a threat. In America, we call that freedom of speech!

      • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
        February 3, 2018

        And by the way Man bite Dog, I forgot to tell you all of you who support Mr. Dominica Ali Baba, are all crazy people eh, so too are crazy, and you should be defending the St. Vincent woman, if she is mentality ill.

        But you are crazy, and all of you dressing up in red are raving lunatics eh; and are all communists!

        Don’t you know red is the official color: You all like blood because (alyou) like to kill people who who don’t dress in blood!


        All UWP people are perfectly sane.

  5. Ibo France
    February 1, 2018

    There is a serious leadership crisis in the Caribbean. Our governments and our most revered institutions ( justice system, medical institutions, etc.) are abysmal failures. Most of these countries are currently experiencing monumental indebtedness, massive unemployment, especially among the youthful population, and high and unrelentingly criminal activities. Many of these leaders cannot differentiate between party and government. When in government you should serve everybody not only your party supporters. The cry about sexual exploitation by ministers of government of young ladies and even underage girls are common. These Ministers, who are supposed to be role models, contribute to the moral decadence of society more than the average citizen. They have perfected the art of greed, selfishness, deception and immorality.

  6. Tony
    February 1, 2018

    Hello and good afternoon my people. Well it seems like curruption is all over the Caribbean and they keep it all in the family. Here we have Ralph gets the money and his son Camillo counts the money. Now they have a bigger problem because Camillo have to explain what he was doing with the model while he was in New York because photography’s don’t lie.

  7. jihan
    February 1, 2018

    Dirty Politicians,i just dont get it with our island people,these guys are all compromised,abusers of young women,molesters and corrupt politicians,they need to be locked up.you all have the power to get rid of them all,this young woman career is all messed up and she is the victim.Ms.Farrel make your story be heard all over on social media and get your revenge on these cowards for their actions.

    • NUWP
      February 1, 2018

      You don’t even have the facts but u already being judgemental

      Why some of u so stupid

      You just read a news on DNO u already calling the man al sort of names

      Weh weh weh eh

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