Marigot Hospital 95% complete, to provide dialysis treatment among other services – PM Skerrit

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that the Marigot Hospital which will serve the north east of Dominica is near completion.

He made the announcement on his weekly Annou Pale talk show on Sunday.

 “We are also near completion of the Marigot Hospital to serve the north east of the island,” he said. “This hospital is about 95% or so complete.”

According to him this facility will offer an expansive list of health services, including outpatient, emergency and inpatient services such as; dialysis treatment.

He said very soon residents of Wesley, Woodford Hill, Palm Tree, Marigot, Atkinson and Calibishie will no longer have to go to Roseau to get dialysis treatment.

“They will be able to get this for the first time at this brand new Marigot Hospital,” Skerrit stated.

These he believes are significant investments and improvements in the health infrastructure.

“And they are supported by measures to increase efficiency and improve service delivery,” he indicated.

The Prime Minister went on to say that his government is employing specialist doctors to provide care to the population and introducing new services such as the recently opened cardiology department.

Meantime, he said the passage of the Health Authority Act last month now allows the government to implement administrative changes which will boost accountability and provide citizens with improved health services at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels.

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53 Comments

  1. Lin clown
    July 23, 2021

    I have always said I would NEVER build a hospital in Marigot.Before Edison and his bunch of UWP coonu came to power MARIGOT was the # 1 village in Dominica.Flying fish 20 for $1,goat meat,mutton,pork wild and domestic,beef,rabbit in abundance.Marigot people bought RUM by the bottles.not shoot.Every foreign musical band had to play in Marigot.Every man wanted a Marigot woman.MARIGOT WAS HOT.Money was flowing,the best place to live.Agricultural produce was too much.The people of Marigot were FRIENDLY and RICH..Today the once MIGHTY MARIGOT has fallen,thanks to PAPA EDO and UNCLE LENNY.MARIGOT OH MARIGOT Edo and Lenny abandoned you,one day the majestic Marigot will return.

  2. Lin clown
    July 22, 2021

    %,Skerrit didn’t just build hospitals,schools and roads,he REBUILT Dominica after hurricane MARIA,he put Dominica back on the map after only three years,you said it would take twenty years.You and your bunch of coonu are 17 years late..I met a UWP JACKA after Maria and he said”I want to see how the the MAJOR Skerrit going to build back Dominica,if he build it he is a JUMBIE”.Now this former UWP supporter is a DLP poto I wonder if Skerrit is really a JUMBIE.

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    • Uprising
      July 23, 2021

      You clearly have kissed the rear end of that venomous JUMBIE to often. Inevitably you got infected and the result is here to be seen by all of us. I feel sorry for you!

  3. Anthony P. Ismael
    July 22, 2021

    As always, this is a case of gross negligence and contempt for the entire Northeast because of dirty politics. Skerrit is short sighted and wicked. Our airport is located in Marigot. That hospital should have been priority number 1 two years ago. It makes perfect sense to construct this facility as quickly as possible, however the lies wrought by Kenneth and company unfairly marginalized the Marigot constituency. The Mexican Ambassador laid bare, the share incompetence and maliciousness of this current administration. So now we must in essence, bow down to the “Dear Leader” for doing what should have been done years ago, while the tax payers continue to foot the bill for his EC$64,000.00 a month lifestyle.

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  4. Lin clown
    July 22, 2021

    GARY and KID if I have to go to WAR again I would bring you guys,You are fighters for education and truth.UNCLE Lennox Linton was and is still AGAINST the CBI programme.Uncle calls the CBI programme”selling our passports”,This guy is such a HYPOCRITE.He has no choice but to accept the hospital,if it was not for Linton BS is just that,BS.Linton is NOT interested in the development of Dominica.The guy told SAM RAPHAEL he should not rebuild JUNGLE BAY,with the wicked intention of ROBBING hundreds of Dominicans of a job.Saying he welcome the hospital and should use CBI funds is a LIE.Just look much these guys are fighting to KILL. the international airport.WICKED.Linton believes the CBI programme keeps Skerrit and the DLP in power,so he is against everything to do with the CBI.

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  5. Waiting for Airport
    July 22, 2021

    Looking Good, nice to see this project heading to completion.

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  6. me
    July 21, 2021

    A wailing nation! Introspection required by ALL. Do you think God is pleased with our ingratitude? Give Thanks!

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    • %
      July 21, 2021

      @me
      You double HYPOCRITE, stop trying to abuse Gods name. He might deliver his wrath upon you, since you are not genuine.
      It would suit your country better , if you woukd call upon King liar Skerrit to serve his country better than this pathetic manner he has been doing.

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      • July 22, 2021

        @% and that is what he is doing, by the same God whom you have accused “me” of abusing His name–Pm Skerrit is doing nothing for Dominica by his own will and he knows that; that is why he is being successful–that is what you and yours are afraid of.

        What you fail to understand is that you are the one who is at fault with God, for not giving Him reverence for the servant He chose to be the Primary Leader of His governing body in Dominica –that servant is Sir Roosevelt Skerrit.

        God did not call you and your counterparts to do the judgment for Him, He will do that on His own and He is angry about you all’s rude, bold, and forward mentality.

        You are the one who is under His hands of wrath not “me” –your day is coming; the same is for the rest of you.

  7. Lin clown
    July 21, 2021

    What do you expect from UWPITES,BS and more BS every day.They are happy to be LOSERS.

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  8. LifeandDeath
    July 21, 2021

    There is a lot to complain about and some unsettling details as regards to many of the capital projects undertaken by the DLP Majority Government.
    Skerrit has made a whole lot of poor decisions over the last 20 years, and truly delaying the hospital project in Marigot due to political animosity is one such mistake, we all know the Mexican Gov’t donation excuse, whereas using our own monies to build the hospital could have been done a long time ago. #noHero!!
    On the surface however, this is something to recognize as a step in the right direction. This is testament to what we can do as a people for ourselves when there is inclusion. I pray we banish petty Politics in Dominica and think rather of the National gain when we work together for the advancement of our country. Skerrit!! change your filthy ways, give every Dominican a fair chance and opportunity to serve their country. Get rid of all these foreign contractors and give Dominicans priority for work. Welcome the new hospital.

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  9. %
    July 21, 2021

    One of the most majestic single piece of infrastructure in Dominica is the Pierre Charles Secondary School. It was built by the UWP.. I can’t remember any showmanship from honourable James.
    Miss Charles built several schools, she never boasted.
    Now an inveterate and pathological liar is all around Dominica begging for praise for building a hospital in Marigot that will serve not just Marigot, but DOMINICA…
    Liar Skerrit i give you NO PRAISE. Go do your work and stop Lying!!!
    If you cant do the work get out. You have failed DOMINICA.
    If honourable Linton was not applying constant pressure on you, you would still ignore the people of this health district. For this i give effusive praise to honourable Linton.

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  10. Ibo France
    July 21, 2021

    Healthcare, National Security and Education should be top priority for every well governed country. When a government fails to adequately provide any one of these, the citizens are done an unpardonable injustice.

    The Margot Hospital, when fully completed and well resourced with the most modern equipment and amenities, the best health personnel and renamed in honor of someone from the area, who has given yeoman’s service to the community, in this particular field, should be welcomed ecstatically by all.

    The parliamentary representative for the area, Mr. Linton and many other ordinary Dominicans from Margot and the surrounding areas have lobbied and agitated long and hard for the restoration of this most vital service. Kudos to you. I’m sure your tireless protestations, unrelenting appeals, forced the hands of those who allowed the original building to fall into disrepair. This should not have happened n the first place and should never ever be allowed to happen again.

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  11. Bussman
    July 21, 2021

    Thanks to the people of marigot for demanding their hospital.. thanks to lennox Linton.. if it wasn’t for him no hospital would be built there . .. and the foolish labourite no thanks to you for being so dumb..

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    • Man bite dogs
      July 21, 2021

      @Bussman, keep dreaming one day you lots will wake up and realise Pm Dr Skerrit is the champion, and useless ugly Lenny, nothing else but a loser!!!

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    • July 21, 2021

      Thanks to Lennox Linton, for what, may I ask? You all are a set of UWP mongoose gangs. Get a life. Why don’t you attack Edison James? He is from Marigot and was Prime Minister one time and could not build a decent Hospital in his own Constituency. He was one time General Secretary of the Dominica Cricket Association and could not think of building a Windsor Park Stadium. Relax Bussman and take your high blood pressure tablets.

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    • July 22, 2021

      @Bussman, “Laborites being dumb”! Are you sure you do not mean it the other way around? Hospital build because of Lennox Linton! Now that is the dumb idea!

      And as Man Bites Dog said to you, keep on sleeping until you wake up from your dream of fantasy, to find only darkness–blinded from the path of Light, for it was never your path nor that of your counterparts.

  12. Watching
    July 20, 2021

    Smh allu people eh, give allu hospital allu complaining doh give allu complaining what allu really want tell me I will set allu up nice just say de word.

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    • July 21, 2021

      They want God but they keep getting the devil. Mongoose gangs.

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  13. Julie
    July 20, 2021

    Will there be an ambulance service?

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  14. Real Dominican
    July 20, 2021

    Please show respect to leaders. You may disagree with people, but respect is due.

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    • Ibo France
      July 21, 2021

      @Real Dominican

      Respect is earned it is not given to someone because of his/her position.

      If a leader of a country, any country, not necessarily Dominica, is a thief, a habitual liar, one who lives in exquisite opulence using the resources of the country while the majority of the citizens live in abject poverty, a person who has dictatorial tendencies, who calls his fellow countrymen nasty and derogatory names, should he/she be respected? My answer – ABSOLUTELY NOT!

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      • MI17
        July 21, 2021

        You are spot on right, respect is earned. This government has done nothing to earn my respect, in fact quite the opposite.

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        • VereTere
          July 22, 2021

          My toe nails even curl when I hear people referring to Skerrit and/or his clowns as ‘Honourable’. What exactly is honourable about them? Labour goons, come on! I want you to give me an example of anyone of these clowns behaving in a honourable manner. No dis-honourable examples, please. I know that would be much easier.

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      • Man bites dogs
        July 22, 2021

        @Ibo, This is the first time I will agree with you “Respect is earned it is not given to someone because of his /her position” those were your words and you right! Such guys as ugly Lenny, couldn’t hold that position because he is useless lazy and no common sense whatsoever, for that you have earned 👏

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        • Ibo France
          July 22, 2021

          Let’s juxtapose Linton’s character traits with that of the ignoramus you bruise your knees for.

          LINTON: perspicacious trustworthy forthright visionary decent empathetic
          SKERRIT: dim-witted deceitful shifty myopic unrefined callous

          Linton would be the preferred choice of any astute person to lead any organization, institution or progressive country.

          • Man bite dogs
            July 23, 2021

            Ibo, Which comic book did you come from? Having said that you have a strange sense of humour!!!

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  15. July 20, 2021

    Why worry about the haters, you will never please them, great job keep working

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  16. %
    July 20, 2021

    Skerrit is known by all to be a pathological liar, but in 2021 wouldn’t it be a crying shame for you, liar Skerrit, to have what i condider to be a ‘National Hospital’ serving thousands of people, close to our main airport, and not to equipp it with all the amenities of a modern hospital? Even its clise to Melvillehall airport, it even needed a helipad, but you are to dumb to see that. It’s your job. You met a functional hospital at Marigot, why did you let termite take it over, and then go on your “”Anou Parlay Sot” programme to make as if you are the first man putting a hospital in Marigot? Put all modern equipment and specislist staff there. That’s what you are paid for. If you can’t do the job, get the HELL OUT, and stop the sympathy seeking!!
    Your Wicked Soul..!!!

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    • ???????????????????
      July 20, 2021

      % You are pathetic! You are indeed pathetic. Now the hospital is 95% complete, why don’t you just give up on your hating? Partner people dying too quick for you to be hating so. Who made termites take over? Who built the previous hospital?

      You must move forward as now it is different from way back when. Time to sit down and reflect on yourself. Why do I act so negatively? Pull down the cloth over your eyes and look at things from a different perspective. Remove The PM and just look at the new building 95% and try to say something positive. Blank out Skerrit like he does not exist and look at the hospital and see what good you can say or what improvements you can suggest.

      hmmm emancipate yourself from hatred slavery, You alone can do that for yourself. Hatred just hurting you alone. Partner love love love for many are dying even so young.

      Take what I say to you seriously. Emancipate yourself from this stress slavery hatred attitude. I do wanna lose you just…

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      • %
        July 21, 2021

        @?????????????
        I hate noone..I trust no politician, none whatsoever, but i can tell you what we have governing Dominica is a downright shame and disgrace. I refer to him, liar Skerrit, as a pathological liar. A man that has disgraced you and Dominica innumerable times. A man that has killed all institutions in Dominica, a man who cheats, decieves and does everything badly, a d with a satanic smile.
        He is a MISLEADER ,not a leader.
        Yes i do sleep very well at night .Most times from 9.30pm to 5.30 am…Wonder if the inveterate liar can do so.

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        • July 21, 2021

          He does. That’s is why he gets up next morning and see the progress being made on the new hospital and other projects. Nobody has called him sleepy Skerrit. You might be sleeping 9:30pm to 5:30am but with a heavy heart. I am afraid you get a heart attack in your sleep. Drink some cod liver oil and everything will just disappear including Lennox Linton. Foolish pride will only bring you emptiness and storminess, no happiness. Get back your life and stop messing with opioids.

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          • %
            July 22, 2021

            @ds
            I sleep very well, i don’t see Choksi in my sleep..You know that. Do you think king liar Skerrit sees him??
            KING LIAR Skerrit is an embarrassment to Dominica and the region. A wicked soul who makes people suffer, then comes with peanuts and expect praises.. Only satanic souls do that!!

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        • KID ON THE BLOCK
          July 21, 2021

          %, impossible, Skerrit must have f*** your woman. Why are you so obsessed at the man.
          You go to bed, you wake up is Skerrit.
          You breakfast, lunch, diner is Skerrit.
          Your woman do not give you x is Skerrit.
          Maybe you cannot hard is Skerrit.
          It is impossible. You can’t be sleeping well night time. You are a haunted by the devil to do and say mischievous things to your fellow men.

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      • Gary
        July 21, 2021

        What you are witnessing is what politics has done to the mind of a person, it is so sad, pity him, but what make it more sad is his attack on anther person calling them a wicked soul. I wonder if he really understands what the soul of a person is, desecrating a divine thing simply because of his political partisan beliefs wow

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        • %
          July 21, 2021

          @Gary
          If liar Skerrit is now wicked then planet earth does not have any wicked person.

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          • %
            July 21, 2021

            @Gary
            If PM Skerrit is not wicked,then planet earth does not have one wicked person

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      • Ibo France
        July 21, 2021

        @?????????????
        You are back with your usual HYPOCRISY. That advice you have given to % is perfectly suited for your demi-god who is squatting in the office of prime minister and your sanctimonious self.

        Mr. Unprincipled hates Mr. Linton, he victimizes supporters of the opposition,, he curses his people calling them stale soup and old buggies,. He told his goons to harass members of the opposition. Mr. Skerrit epitomizes HATE.

        My unsolicited advice to you boot polishing sycophants of the Misleader before you castigate anyone firstly stand in front of a mirror.

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    • Colombo Thomas
      July 21, 2021

      How people like you sleep at nights? Politics tribalism don’t have to be so filthy. Your comments are coming from someone who appears to an hateful and dishonest person. GiVe some credit even if you disagree with the person it would show that you have credibility, decency and morality. This is classless.

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      • %
        July 21, 2021

        @Colombo Thomas
        I sleep very well at night, much better than you can, because i am no accomplice of evil men. I feel at ease after exposing sata ic people like you and your false god Skerrit. After i call evil by its correct name, i go to bed at 9.30pm and rise at 5.30am..
        Can the pathological liar, Skerrit, do so?
        My answer is NO!!

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        • Colombo Thomas
          July 22, 2021

          It’s nice to know that you slept well at night. Any objective person will conclude that you are filled with bitterness and anger. No need to continue to be so diabolical and ignorance. ……………………

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    • MI17
      July 21, 2021

      You are so right. The FAA threatened to withdraw the licence for Melville Hall not long ago due to the lack of medical facilities in the immediate proximity of the airport. If it wasn’t for that, the LIAR would never have built this hospital. His hate for the people of Marigot would never allow that. Never underestimate the cunningness of this so called PM.

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  17. Iloveit
    July 20, 2021

    Labourrrrr labourrr labourrrrr

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  18. RandyX
    July 20, 2021

    95% or so complete… Well there we go, that means the opening is month away. By the way Skerrit, who was the contractor for this project? Was the contract awarded in the usual manner, i.e. without a proper tendering process?
    Boy, you can fool your red disciples with your smooth talk, but you can never ever fool me. You simply are not clever enough.

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    • July 20, 2021

      Does it matter who the contractor is/was? The Marigot Hospital needed an UPGRADE. It’s done. Those needing dialysis will no longer have to go to Roseau. I’m pretty sure dialysis is not the only major service that will be provided. Say what you may, but be grateful.

      Hopefully, the providers will be Marigot residents so they will not have to travel to provide much needed services.

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      • Ibo France
        July 21, 2021

        The tendering process is of absolute importance in any public project. This is where most corruption in government happens. – no bid contracts. Who pays for this corruption? The citizens.

        To recoup the millions lost by corrupt practices, the government increases taxes, on the people, wages stagnate, roads and public buildings (public library one example)fall into an irreparable state of disrepair, etcetera.

        CURIOUS, you’re incurious. Connect your tongue to your brain before you talk.

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    • July 20, 2021

      RandyX, the Prime Minister said that the hospital is 95% complete; I read through the message and I did not see where he said the opening in “month” away according to your spelling and indication.

      If anyone is fooling anyone it is you and your counterparts fooling each other. You foolish people! You all are not doing your leader a favor; for you all’s attitude are not attracting the electorates.

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      • RandyX
        July 21, 2021

        I don’t talk to religious fanatics and HYPOCRITES! Have you seen the statement by the ambassador of Mexico regarding the Marigot hospital. And I rest my case.

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      • Ibo France
        July 21, 2021

        E-lie-zabeth, anyone who believes the Dishonorable Double Doctor (Dr. Triple D), you also would believe that elephants can fly. Your confidence in the bogus Doctor is sadly misplaced.

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    • ???????????????????
      July 20, 2021

      Relax RandyX. See my comment to %.
      Take note, Randy.

      Now we need to love one another as we have never done before. We are in a world crisis together.

      No time for fighting our own brothers/sisters here.

      Unite and love. The hospital is 95% complete. Come on Emancipate yourself

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    • Eagle-Eyed
      July 21, 2021

      You, like %, and other UWP-ites are such annoying, ungrateful twats. You have been spewing your guts for a hospital in Marigot. Now that you have a state of the art brand new hospital you are still spewing your guts to the fact that it was actually built and soon to be used for the benefits of the people of the area. Will you guys put aside your stupid politics for once and show appreciation for what is done for the people of Marigot and Dominica by extension.

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      • VereTere
        July 21, 2021

        You foolish imb….. No sooner had you written your propaganda speech and the letter of the Mexican ambassador arrived at DNO. Take time to read it very careful. Perhaps you want to ask YOUR PM a few questions now. I tell you reds something, all your house of cards is collapsing and soon there won’t be anymore excuses for your darling PM.

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    • VereTere
      July 21, 2021

      The majority of Dominican citizen lack Pride, Drive, Integrity and Ambition. They rather ask for handouts than ask the government to get the Economy sorted and sustainable jobs created. Worse even, they can not even be asked to tell their PM to return the missing CBI money which would go a very long way, if properly done, to get our country on its feet.

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