I want a clean sweep – PM Skerrit

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PM Skerrit going through the crowd at the end of the rally

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has asked Dominica Labour Party supporters to give him and his DLP administration a clean sweep in the next general elections which he hinted could be soon.

Mr. Skerrit addressed a large a crowd of his supporters at a rally in Roseau on Tuesday night, one day after an election petition against him and education minister, Petter Saint Jean, was dismissed by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC).

The ECSC, in its ruling on Monday, ended a more than three-year court battle in which the legitimacy of Skerrit and Saint Jean as elected members of parliament, was challenged.

The petition was filed by Maynard Joseph and Ron green who ran for the opposition United Workers Party in the constituencies won by Skerrit and Saint Jean.

Referring to the recent one-sided election victory of the New National Party in Grenada, the Prime Minister told his audience, “Keith Mitchel in Grenada is my friend. I love him dearly but I am really jealous of him. Keith has something that I want.”

Skerrit told the crowd of cheering supporters that Prime Minister Mitchel and the NNP had accomplished something he believes that the Dominica Labour party deserves. “I am not saying what it is tonight,” he stated, “I am not saying what it is tonight but if your guess is that it is a clean sweep of the polls, then I cannot say you are wrong.”

The DLP leader urged party faithfuls to help him ‘fight tooth and nail’ to increase the DLP’s numbers in the next general elections. “I want my revenge for three years of mental strain and stress, to be a thorough and comprehensive whipping of the United Workers Party at the polls whenever the next general elections are held,” he said.

He down played the notion that Tuesday’s rally was a celebration of his court victory stating, “I did not celebrate yesterday, neither did I celebrate today, nor will I celebrate tomorrow. I am reserving my celebration for this court victory to my victory and the victory of this great political party at the polls next time around.”

Skerrit said he would declare the day after the elections a public holiday ” for I intend to have one full day of celebrations for our triumph over these hooligans one more time.”

He urged his followers to “return to your communities and begin your work….. for I want you to tell all and sundry tonight that Skerrit has hinted that it won’t be long”.

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231 Comments

  1. mm
    March 16, 2013

    A dictator in the making,but God is in control let him ride high he will come falling down.

  2. onlooker
    March 14, 2013

    DNO..would love some pictures,..thanks

  3. Reporter
    March 14, 2013

    As the saying goes: – Birds of a feather flock together. That will has and will always to true.
    Another saying is ‘show me your friends and I will tell you who you are’.
    Now tell me…who are Skerrets’friends

  4. Che'
    March 14, 2013

    Chavez in the making….

  5. Looking in
    March 13, 2013

    Eh las, Dominicans full of anger wee papa. I well glad I far.

  6. dissident
    March 13, 2013

    Greed, jealousy, envy…such a shame

    U want a clean sweep? Huh
    But all this is in retaliation for the sleepless nights that the case effected on him. But then u are known not to always tell the truth.
    De man is driven by a huge ego. It appears that beast just can’t be satisfied. That ego continues to expose u Boss.
    But how de hell u think Dayton Baptiste can beat Edison James in Marigot? U forget de buy-election? U better look hard to find a formidable candidate.

    Honestly though, u doh find u have enuff trouble handling 18 to 3 and crying about a divided country? How can this be if u claim all this support? But then DLP winning all 21 seats will not create that unity u thinking of. How u expect de country to unite when u want to punish people who have opposing views to u?

    It is not necessary to have all 21 seats to unite de people. Unifying de nation is not something U nor ur DLP aiming towards. My guess is u want to draw a line and us AND attempt to eliminate all opposition till death does the DLP.

  7. Our Revenge
    March 13, 2013

    The DLP leader urged party faithfuls to help him ‘fight tooth and nail’ to increase the DLP’s numbers in the next general elections. ”I want my revenge for three years of mental strain and stress, to be a thorough and comprehensive whipping of the United Workers Party at the polls whenever the next general elections are held,” he said.
    How did the university of missisippi bestow a degree more so in psychology to such a moron?
    My god,Mon Dieu, Dios mio!!
    Toyota,GM Ford every now and then have recalls on their rides because of costly faults.
    Am calling on the Dean of the university of Old miss Do a recall on DA’s Moronic P.M a mad man for uttering such insane venom. That sounds like all those dictators of the world now and yesterday.

  8. zor toe sot
    March 13, 2013

    Dominicans are so politically stupid and hungry that I have no doubt they may give him a clean sweep not on the basis of performance but because we are politically uneducated and we like to collect our ration.
    What has Skeritte done to even win a next election? Dominica is the most backward country in the Windward Islands and since Skerrit became PM, the country has lost its credibility, criminals all over the world hold our passport, we move from a 68 seater jetliner to a 38 seater flight, billions dumped on melvillehall and we for sure will get nothing in return from it, we have lost our constitution big time, agriculture has gone down the drain which left at list 25% of our population unemployed, crime rate has gone upstairs, sports gone down the drain like it was washed by a series of storms, migration is our main source of export as young people cannot find job and the list goes on. Yet the man is calling for a clean sweep. But knowing my people and how backward thinking we are, he might very well get it.

    • Anonymous
      March 14, 2013

      Well said

    • me
      March 14, 2013

      I can assure you that it is totally based on performance. Maybe you are just not up to the level of understanding what is going on in this country. By the way were you around when uwp were in power? When was Dominica ever better off than now? Not forgetting we are experiencing a global crisis.Don’t listen to all you hear, the truth is there to see. Seek and you shall find. There are false prophets everywhere.

      • Anonymous
        March 14, 2013

        Show me the truth nuh, I want to see it. Do you have numbers, reports, pictures? Can I have a link to a website at least where I can Find something resembling the truth?

    • IREMEMBER
      March 14, 2013

      Very well said……now right a letter to Eddo,Ron and the rest of them and tell them that is what they have to be talking about 24/7 on Radio,public meetings and other ways so that most of these people(unfortunately,we as a people are not politically sophisticated)can EVENTUALLY get the message.Tell them to explain to the people in every day parlance,don’t speak/explain things above their “heads”…tell them to try and be like a Mike Douglas….God knows we need a person of Mike’s calibre right now….break it down for the people…use patois phrases like a Mike or Rosie would do……because God help us.

  9. Jenny
    March 13, 2013

    I love my PM ..! WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED ! LABOUR ALL THE WAY !!!!

  10. Young n Talented
    March 13, 2013

    I think if someone is involved in soo many legal matters which are personal and not matters of the country that should tell you where that person interest lies. cause what i see is a man in public office using and abusing that power just to stay a float and out of jail. doesn’t anybody see something wrong with that, but how long can you pay for freedom. The money will run out eventually….. America is getting rid of the Dictators one by one…… :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

    • STILL
      March 14, 2013

      So are you saying that if you want to get someone out of office you should just keep taking them to court and they should be forced to resign. What happens when the shoe is on the other foot

  11. Anonymous
    March 13, 2013

    Is only 2 things UWP can do: Run on radio and barvay all day, and at nights, sit on their laptops, go on blogs, and click like and dislike black is white (no, sorry, blue is red)in their favour. If only ballot papers had a like and dislike box too eh? You all can always ask for that as part of the electoral reform you keep asking for.

    • ()
      March 13, 2013

      I dont’t think they are Red Clinic beggars though. I don’t think they are lazy. I don’t think they have the white dust in their brain causing them to blogg garbage. I don’t think they lie, steal and cheat like those fellas. So tell the nation what you are talking about.Will you?

      • eddie bellot
        March 14, 2013

        I have seen more uwp supporters at the red clinic ,than i have seen dlp sopporters.Smoke that

    • Gifford H Defoe
      March 13, 2013

      Your government is in power. yet you still don’t have the decency to put your name. You instead chose to cast wild aspersions anonymously like a typical coward.

  12. Marcus Hill
    March 13, 2013

    DNO on 25 February:

    “I understand there are certain people in Dominica who are trying to link what has happened in Grenada to what may happen in Dominica. One thing that has to be made clear is that every country has its own circumstances and there were particular circumstances which existed in Grenada before and during the election campaign which led to the election outcome. We do not see any correlation to what happened in Grenada and what may happen in Dominica,” PM Skerrit pointed out.

    He then went on to congratulate the Barbados PM on his election victory but there were no such words for of congratulation for his “friend’ Dr. Keith Michel.

    But today on DNO:

    Referring to the recent one-sided election victory of the New National Labour Party in Grenada, the Prime Minister told his audience, “Keith Mitchel in Grenada is my friend. I love him dearly but I am really jealous of him. Keith has something that I want.”

    Skerrit told the crowd of cheering supporters that Prime Minister Mitchel and the NNP had accomplished something he believes that the Dominica Labour party deserves. ”I am not saying what it is tonight,” he stated, “I am not saying what it is tonight but if your guess is that it is a clean sweep of the polls, then I cannot say you are wrong.”

  13. Pro
    March 13, 2013

    Skerrit must stop celebrating technicality victories and come clean to the Dominican public. He should follow in the footsteps of Obama who placed his birth certificate online when his place of birth was questioned. Skerrit should have showed his passport on DNO, Marpin, Sat for all to see. Instead he hid behind the technicalities of the law and he will always be guilty in my eyes and most Dominicans. His failure to come clean with us shows clearly that his character is not suited to hold such high office. What a shame!!!

    • IPO
      March 13, 2013

      Should Ron Green do the same?????

      • Pro
        March 13, 2013

        Rone Green is not the PM or even an elected MP so you need to stop mixing apples…

    • anonymous2
      March 14, 2013

      That was a fake birth certificate. Read up.

  14. DANZIGER
    March 13, 2013

    Thumb me down run,walk,creep we voting SKERRO AGIAN and AGIAN. I dont work for goverment. I am self employed. We have some lazy ppl in DOMINICA some of us want l’agent sans forcé so go plant dasheen those with land … all you rather group up to malpalay PM leave the man alone. BORN DOMINICAN IM NOT AFRAID OF MY SHADOW so go a head thumb me down as usual. A Shillingford Danziger

    • Mikey
      March 13, 2013

      And who is aiding and abetting the people to become lazy? The Government with its handout programmes as a substitute for real development! The ”handouts approach” was used by Chavez. What happened? Venezuela has the lowest per capita income growth in all of Latin America with all its oil, production of which has been declining since Chavez came to power. People cannot even get the basic food supplies in the stores. Those who are lucky have to pay higher prices with inflation running at 22 per cent! The only reason why politicians like those in the DLP admininstration are giving handouts is that they buy votes. The handout approach does not deliver on people’s development and empowerment.

  15. D
    March 13, 2013

    That speech speaks volumes. Very dangerous from a leader for what we consider to be a democracy. I want my revenge…. Is that what politics in Dominica is reduced to”? Revenge?

    • In support of D
      March 13, 2013

      I agree with you 200% but Sparrow said it best.
      Are old enough to remember “We like it so”?
      The fools,the indebted for the RED Clinic like it so.
      When the effects of the MOU and dictatorship begins which like a date for elections coming soon soon soon soon.Remember the incident between a citizen and a road construction worker almost 2 yrs ago? Didn’t rayband glasses Blackmore ask the D/can to apolgize? When they get 21 clean swept sit what will the denizens not do.
      when I lived in Da growing up lots of movies(chinese were the in thing Karate days) in those days some of these movies were in chinese and the english transulation was horizontal on the screen
      Caribe Cinema now Prevo’s Mall is it still a Mall
      or our denizens have made it partof the rapidly expanding chinatown? those movies had a familiar sayng when the gangs got their family members got beaten up by the Japs the chinese would say lets go bluster thier cames. I recall this recurrent line. Iguess when the chinese worker went into the home of that guy he wanted to bluster his camp lol. If they had 18 seats then what will the chinese workers mafia business peeps do to the natives? I do not know the P,M when I last visit DA an old childhood freind who is a top labourite original not those infiltrates asked me if i wanted to mee the P.M let me rephrase that. he picked me up and told me let’s go meet the P.M I say what!? I said you mad man that idiot? Well my childhood friend and I are no more friends He gave me up or a piece of…….
      can u imagine that?? lol I am having the last laugh but forgave him then he was screwed by his once little god. He repented and ask me for forgiveness he realized the land sales without initially paying the required taxes, the Bin and fertilizer, money to individuals all over duty free for friend and chicks etc etc he finally got th message. we need more like these but it took my in ur faceintervention showing how shitty these once poor bastards are.I even pointed out the insult of people voting for the breast minister ove r Parra it shows what’s in our citizens brains.

  16. Ehlas Pooe zors
    March 13, 2013

    My God if Skerrit is such a dictator that UWP is maligning him to be why could he have stirred up the kind of crowd that was in Lagoon after one day notice….
    All you not seeing all you strategy not working? Zors ka parler trops… work work. I love Skerrit to the bone but I need strong opposition.
    Workers what have you done to prove to people that you are a strong opposition? Parler ….
    We already have forty thousand parrots, all you stillproducing more to talk….
    People fed up and some will vote not because they are happy, but because you all are just not impressive.. Go back to the drawing board.
    That Angelo, Lennox Linton and Matt strategy just not working….
    It might work in the calypso arena but not in the election arena.
    brian can make all threats about electoral reform, brian alone cannot effect change…. Thirteen years of the same shit, people fedup.

    • Mikey
      March 13, 2013

      Hitler was loved by the masses. Stalin was loved by the masses.

    • anonymous2
      March 14, 2013

      Why you ask? Because they have nothing better to do with themselves than gather and make noise.

  17. pdf
    March 13, 2013

    My case is true
    Who can argue
    If the crime minister a dictator
    then a calpyso king can be a dictator too ,
    If the advisors are dictators
    and the president a supporter
    i want to be your first dictator calypso king
    so go to hell, go to hell, go to hell
    people dont have to respect me
    i am willing to do anything yhhhh
    i just cyah wait….
    to command revenge.
    no law no constitution can stop me before i head to the APU.

  18. Dominican Queen
    March 13, 2013

    Ask Edison about his citizenship and why he run and give his children Barbados Citizenship at the time of his 1st election??

    • the TALE lawyers
      March 13, 2013

      Stupid. Are they illegal?

    • BT
      March 13, 2013

      What does his children’s citizenships have to do with the prime minister’s?

    • Ideall
      March 13, 2013

      they were already Barbadians due to their mom birth place, so dont go there

  19. Trolol
    March 13, 2013

    In other words he wants no opposition. That is technically what a clean sweep is… That’s what a dictator would want.

  20. Dominica screaming
    March 13, 2013

    All I have to say the same people who can not see the danger, are the ones who is going to cry, oh if they only knew but it will be too late. So much clues that’s out there to see. Look at Dominica people I am so fed up seeing sooo many young children not working and frustrated. Roseau will be a ghost town it those chines leave. This man is not holding back anything inside he is telling you fools right in your faces what he is going to do to you and you all like you possess still saying we love PM. How long you think the red clinic is going to last? We don’t make money in Dominica and one day we will not be able to loan money because we are in too much debt. Those poor people that is saying Pm PM looking their lives,their homes,their children. They are more poor than me but still because of party they settling for less.I just praying that what ever spell you all are under God is able to break every yoke.It is not my fault I try to tell the people but they are harden like those rebellious people in the bible, just look what happen to them open you eyes people and make a change for our children.

    • true or false
      March 13, 2013

      Must be a marigotian who pen this.I do not support the illegal gov’t but just having fun as you use the word harden. earlier i saw betterment these are two words widley by ahfouahwees.

    • Tell it like it is
      March 13, 2013

      Keep on calling your people all kind of name but just looking the mirror that’s u can. what do u see a mama-look

    • me
      March 14, 2013

      And we trying to tell you it would be much worst under uwp.

  21. The truth
    March 13, 2013

    He wants to call elections before electoral reform so that he can bring down his plane loads of illegal voters?

  22. IPO
    March 13, 2013

    I havd travelled all over the Caribbean and spent time in Antigua n the time of the Birds and I have never met a PM as loved by his people as much as Skerrit….

    Its the truth

  23. Jah guidell
    March 13, 2013

    History will not be ablle to acuse Uwp as sitting idly by and do nothing. Blame the justice system and the Dominicans who continue to hide behind Linton Matt Angelo and the few other patriots
    Uwp does not have to win. Dominicans need to do the right thing and create a balance that will cause Skeritt and his band to behave with some decorum and stop taking Dominicans for granted.
    Are you afraid that the handouts you’ve been given is enough to silence you not even to be able to say wrong is wrong and right is right.
    Was it worth your silence? Do you enjoy living in fear?
    Look from within. History will judge you harshly.
    Say it.”I benefitted from the red clinic but I still have a voice”

    • Mikey
      March 13, 2013

      I entirely concur with what you have written. The massess are, at least,as corruptible as those who govern them. Skerrit is right: the people deserve the government they permit. They permit the poor goverance of those who hold sway in the DLP cabal because they are corruptible and many have been corrupted.

  24. March 13, 2013

    In elections,I say the country first,the politicians after.
    The country first benefits everyone.

  25. Anonymous
    March 13, 2013

    But the PM is right in making that statement. I mean lets face it, any level headed Dominican will admit that there is no opposition in the UWP. Infact, it is safe to say UWP finish! Looking at it right now, if there were to be elections, the only seat that UWP stands a chance of winning is the Marigot seat. Roseau central and yes Salisbury going straight to labour.

    • YAAA...
      March 13, 2013

      You might be wrong, i say that based on the amount of dislikes u got for that comment..

  26. DANZIGER
    March 13, 2013

    Hello, even though you all thumb down my comment that will not change DANZIGER. Whenever you all see the name DANZIGER YOU ALL TREMBLE SO ALL YOU WANT ME TO HATE SKERRO NO,NO,NO SKERRO MEANS LOVE. From ANNE SHILLINGFORD DANZIGER

  27. just saying
    March 13, 2013

    The uwp should have concentrate on the people off Dominica instead of the PM, after the last elections they waisted thier own time and the time off the Dominican people, so what do they expected to happen in the polls next elections, do your ground work and maybe you will get the 3 seats back again next elections.

  28. Door man
    March 13, 2013

    Waiting on my ticket this year to come vote…lol. J/k I’m not registered to vote in da.

    • True or false
      March 13, 2013

      Timothy said you can vote lastnight he issuing 100000 ID cards 40000 for Duminacans and 60000 for our economic citizens.

  29. Anonymous
    March 13, 2013

    We talk a lot here about “freedom” and Skerrit wanting to bring communism or one party state but it seems people are trying to stop the PM from being free to speak or anyone else even here on DNO. I am waiting for my share of negative comments because am sure am not able to share my view freely as well without some put down.

  30. toma
    March 13, 2013

    Dominicans remember Patrick John, those of you who lived in those days, educate your children and young people about dictators like Skeritt

    • me
      March 14, 2013

      You can fool some but you cannot speak all.

  31. anonymous2
    March 13, 2013

    Get your ducks in order all parties other than the DLP. You never seem to be ready when it counts. Get your candidates and platforms out front so that people can see what you stand for.

  32. Brook Benton
    March 13, 2013

    This should read ” Sorry I’ll take that again ” A knight style patience/ composure/grit/ even temper intestinal fortitude.
    typo.

  33. well we need change!
    March 13, 2013

    BEHANZIN is the only answer for this country, He and he alone with a young team can respond to the challenges, to clean up all aspects of our society. He has remained humble despite all that was done to him. He continue to speak and lend his expertise to government agencies, colleges, schools, High Schools, Primary Schools, various Community Councils. He had the courage to face up to the corruption in the judicial system, the Magistracy, the DPP’s Office. He continue to speak his mind from Prison treatment and condition to environmental damage, electricity regulation, unfairness of Customs, poverty, crime, the media, the treatment of young people. The opposition need to step aside and allow a fresh team to take the fight to clean up this mess we call Dominica!!!!

    • ........
      March 13, 2013

      I think too that Behanzin would be an excellent leader. We need educated young people with a genuine love for country to come out and help lead this country. We are sick and tired of the political climate in dominca today. We need some good old politics not the politics of corruption and “debas” that we see from both sides. Honestly I would not vte for labor not UWP. To me I am sick and tired of the way they have been operating. it is time for new blood.

      • Mikey
        March 13, 2013

        I understand your need. Who, among, the bright and honest young Dominicans will stand to answer your prayer?

  34. Brook Benton
    March 13, 2013

    I want my revenge for three years of mental strain and stress, to be a thorough and comprehensive whipping of the United Workers Party .
    Hi Medard you should be counting ur blessings that these guys the former solid team now gaseous 7 their lawyers for their shortsightedness. In a sensible country where the average citizen and denizens a mob of discontent would have their way with et Al.Thanks to the vast majority of illiterates and hungry ( moreso mentally but gastronomically also)plus the greedy ones who want more and more ur lawyers etc you are able to go on satage like UWP did and tell us you are and will be in charge absolutely next elections .In a society ofnormal people who are not inebriates 24×7 youwould be facing serious consequences of/for ur misdeeds jailtime with no possiblity of parole( with your boys) as the most benign punishment form.
    when you have a country of inebriates, morgaged challenged civil servants former farmers a new influx of opportuists with cash to sell and buy guys like you the sky is the limit.But there are those of us who are capable with patients and in wait. It’s just a matter of time. enjoy until it’s our turn not UWP not DFP.

  35. Observer
    March 13, 2013

    To give this administration a ‘clean sweep’ in the election is asking for trouble – no checks on this administration with ministers that are afraid to say anything against is absolutely crazy!

    • Peeping Tom
      March 13, 2013

      Well, examine the facts: 18 full time government parliamentarians versus 3 part-time Opposition parliamentarians. Also, add a Public Accounts Committee, headed by the Leader of the Opposition, that is still sleeping. Factors in also, a UWPwee that has repeatedly proven that it cannot mobilize public support. I could go on, but i ask: Does the PM currently have any opposition/”checks and balances” in the House?

      The UWPwee’s presence in the House has been to us as important as its absence.

      • legal eagle
        March 13, 2013

        No intelligent person will ask for no opposition. In reality I do hope you get your wish. That way from then on you will only have yourself to blame for the expected implosion.

      • Peeping Tom
        March 14, 2013

        Very wrong, legal eagle! An intelligent politician will want the Opposition in the House to help legitimize his policies. Why do you think that the DLP administration was so eager to get the sprinkling of UWPwee legislators back in the House? Certainly it was not because they missed them or because they needed their votes.

        We have not had their presence in the House, legal eagle. Even when they are there their presence still amounts to zero, absence. Yet, has there been any “implosion”? This doomsday scenario is so old that it can’t even remember its own age. Dominica has been very fine without the UWPwee, legal eagle. Let it remain in Q95 to throw stones.

  36. Anonymous
    March 13, 2013

    It seems that the PM says things to give the opposition things to talk of so to distract them while the people gets sick of hearing all focus on what the PM say. You mean people can’t see it doesn’t matter what the PM says but what happens at the polls.

  37. Just 4 kicks
    March 13, 2013

    your own selves noni juice youare not better than your illegal P.M in language skill set. lol where did you study Miss the peepee?
    Ur own self? you like skerrit friends dem they say ah do it for meself meaning I did it myself. Mitchel got 15 out of 15 he expecting 21 lol let see. but noni juice check sir luther for some after school help I say after school as you done long time and sir luther too from teaching lol.

  38. looking 2
    March 13, 2013

    Boss u seem to be a greedy leader u want everything for u alone I am led to believe that all they say about your assets u have collected over the years is true more u c more u want like a drug lord u are never satisfied. keep going boss have it all and as u are the favoured one of the lord almighty ask him to cause a flood to wipe out those who oppose u

  39. unknown
    March 13, 2013

    LAOOUURR POOWERR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WE WINNING AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  40. Huh!!
    March 13, 2013

    I have never seen a more power hungry individual. ‘……..he has what I want.’ O well!! He is jealous of someone for ultimate power. I could not care less either way but damn!!

  41. March 13, 2013

    politisions may the lord help u all :lol:

  42. Estate D L P
    March 13, 2013

    CLEAN SWEEP

    talk talk talk we comin for two more seats 19 plus 2 is 21 so its only BAIWI and MONKEY HILL We need.

    • Hope
      March 13, 2013

      When u finish come and ask me for some sugar to make tea wicked vote labar still

  43. Estate D L P
    March 13, 2013

    we are redddddy for our brand new candidate who will bring a fresh new breath to the dlp and the government.

    Trust me if that person decides to run. It will be more than a deposit losing/landslide victory for DlP in Roseau South/Newtown, at the next Poll.

    This master candidate will transform the politics nationally and within the Roseau South . We cannot wait. Very soon delegations from different parts of the constituency will be sent to make that critical requests which we do hope will be accepted. I need to say that informal discussions have started….you need news then I will soon have breaking news.Last nite meeting was a bomb…..in less than 24 hours to attract thousands in Roso that speaks volumes of the power of Labour. Clearly the DLP and its Pm and indeed this government is extremely powerful and seriously popular,,,a clean sweep is nt an impossibility.
    PS While I applaud the move by the government to have VOTER ID however the needs to be systems in place for persons who may not have their ID card, for whatsoever reason, on the Election day. An alternative PLAN B arrangement should be made mandatory to ensure that NONE WILL BE DISENFRANCHISED.

  44. IDK
    March 13, 2013

    I’m neither blue nor red. When it comes to politics I tend to lay low and just be an observer, but what I am seeing here is very troubling. I always first look at things with my spiritual glasses on, and to me something is going on behind the scenes and it worries me. It seems like a lot of labourites are under a spell, I mean they worship this man. They can’t see anything wrong with him, the man is like a god to them. I am so worried for Dominica. I will vote for someone, but when they are wrong, I call them out on it. This is breaking my heart :cry:. I won’t say anymore about what I am seeing, but Father help us!

  45. Riddim Up !!!
    March 13, 2013

    He must win 21 seats….
    cause he aint going implement the electoral reform…
    and the opposition would be dumb to contest another election without the reform ……….

    so he and his 20 other padners go run uncontested

  46. Miami
    March 13, 2013

    we want to see more pictures of the meeting / crowd last night..

  47. LONDON
    March 13, 2013

    Tts r shame the county as come like that,no one is able voice there option any more (SAD).there must be an oppostion.STOP IT FOOLS. get r life ,stop dependenting on hands out ,fine work 2 do , but then & again there is no work on island.

  48. Anonymous
    March 13, 2013

    we want to see more pics of the meeting last night…

    • laughing u & Medard
      March 13, 2013

      :-D you should have attended and take a mentalpic or take ur camera or cell phone along sort. Medard escaped let ‘s see th IPO one

  49. lcm
    March 13, 2013

    I feel sorry for our people when the grasp of total control is put before the needs of our country. Nobody is gonna benefit since the Government can do what it wants and there is nothing you can do about it. The same ones who call you almighty will be the same ones to stone you down. Wait and see. A man happy to take revenge and destruction of his political foes. I agree the pm is charismatic but he is dangerous for this land. I bet we all want what is best for Dominica

  50. serious
    March 13, 2013

    why should skerrit conscience burn him . The opposition party is quilty just as Skerrit they also ran election with their foreign passports . They ran and give it up so now they accusing skerrit. Tell the Al

  51. March 13, 2013

    I feel/sense bitterness here.The anger shows in the thumbs down.Let the anger go on…fools.We must not fight what we cannot change.It is not P.M and Mr.St.Jean….blame the courts and cut the hate.

  52. Student
    March 13, 2013

    Let us be careful people. Regardless of what our opposition is we need them to maintain a balance. Just look at what happens in places where there is no opposition. so though we may like who is in power we should not be blindly asking for a clean sweep without first considering what we would have to give up or what is at stake. Some balnace is needed. May God’s will be done in the lives of our leaders.

  53. Annon
    March 13, 2013

    I’m sure you do…

  54. palm
    March 13, 2013

    hmmmmmmm so i heard that election will be very soon i even heard is OCTOBER wonder which one if its 2014 or 2013. the pm said “i wants my revenge for three yrs of mental strain and stress” and his gonna do it with a vengeance. ppl wake up u see what i smell pure dictatorship a one man state thats what he wants. we wONT be able to speak anymore what god say we have to follow N DO AS INSTRUCTED well those who so insisted. notice the god i mention is not capitalized which simply means skerrit. but skerrit i would really like to whisper to u that the GOD the good ppl serve is not dead he is alive so roll ur dice. as we ask our selves how long can u roll it for?GOD IS NOT A POLICE.

  55. Anonymous
    March 13, 2013

    No international airport. 5 more years of hoarding wealth, Dominica is finished!!! It cost $1500 on average to get to the island. What a waste of time. Every year we keep saying it is too expensive, and it gets expensive every year we procrastinate. LACK OF VISIONARIES!!!!!!!

  56. Sala
    March 13, 2013

    Kinda Scary. Well, when I read between the lines it is scary because how can you desire a one party state in a country with a functioning constitution taht allows for a democracy, and allows for the democratic process? I am so scared!!! And we all should be very afraid. This has nothing to do with party colours. It has to do with logic, morality, justice, freedom, liberty and the power of the masses.

  57. St.Joe
    March 13, 2013

    1) A clean sweep will never happen , because most of the Pal Reps have aready said that they do not like the way they are being treated and will not run again.
    2) DLP will not get quality people to run for them this time around, becuase everyone is seeing that this DLP is not working to uplift the standard of living of Dominicans.
    3) People in the diaspora will not come down to Da to vote for a DLP because it continues to keep the masses in ignorance.
    4) It is time for a new party to take over in Da.
    5)Dominica has gone backwards under this administration. it is time to put a stop to this.
    6) Dominicans have enlightned and will not make the same mistakes again.
    Post this please.

  58. Owl
    March 13, 2013

    Why it’s possible that Labour can sweep the Polls At The next elections..

    If something is bad in your home say a chair or Table etc, you either dump it if it can’t be repaired and replace it…simple..

    Simply if dominicans have a heart and they really think they are human beings simply vote the Labour party Out of office..

    Once citizens comment on what the opposition is doing is not the case…who makes up the opposition? isn’t folks who want a new beginning, new look a change of guard etc…

    will always advocate that dominica is a fools paradise, nothing will bring about change..

    it’s your democratic right to vote when elections are called so use it..is slavery still around…
    does someone hold a machine to your head…

    maybe God created dominica as a exp of island which will always be in chaos

    Dominicans just don’t get it period, no amount of talking and hosting between you and me etc, will free their minds of the ignorance that they cherish…..

  59. March 13, 2013

    for you to get the 21 seats you need there, the same people you call holligans have to vote for you.

  60. March 13, 2013

    for you to get the 21 seats you need there, the same people you call holligans have to vote for you. idot!!!

  61. Shameless
    March 13, 2013

    At the end of the day, Dcans must realize that this airplane called Dominica is headed straight for a collision with Morne Diable Lotin and the impact will be catastrophic. The people in opposition that have been recycled and cannot win a seat (we know who they are) should step aside before its too late and those competent enough should step up.

    We can say what we want about about Eddison and Spags but they have shown that they are able to win decisively. That is two seats that Skerrit cannot and will NOT win under his “clean sweep strategy”. Those seat cannot and will not be taken by DLP..period!

    Therefore, the Freedom Party and UWP need to put partisan politics aside and allow only one candidate from either parties to run against the DLP in the chosen constituencies. After the election, they can now merge into a New Political Party – Movement For National Unity (MNU)- for the good of Dominica.

    Some of the Potential Candidates I see:
    1. Johnson Bannis or Joseph “Charlie” Challenger (C/Bruce)
    2. Ashton Reviere (Portsmouth)
    3. Matt Peltier or Carlisle Jno. Baptiste (Soufriere/ Pte. Mitchel)
    4. Barrow (Former Health Insp- Grand Bay)
    5. Thompson Fontaine (Laplaine)
    6. Dr. Kervin Ferarra (St. Joseph)

    Assertive, NOT Agressive!

  62. WashYour bottom
    March 13, 2013

    All you people not easy. So many things going on in this country and you telling me you all having a victory party for a court ruling..smdh

  63. Too Hard Too Long
    March 13, 2013

    Here we are again bashing Skerrit. Labour is campaigning, rallying their supporters, already sing campaign rhetoric and still, we just watching and criticising.

    Where is the UWP campaign? What are we doing, DOING, I say, to prepare ourselves for the next election? Are we going to just comment on everything Skerrit say? Cry that he hungry for power; Cry over this, over that?

    UWP, elections coming!!! What are we doing? When is our campaign going to start? Where is the printed manifesto? Something always happening in the DLP camp. Where is our camp? I waiting…

  64. stupes
    March 13, 2013

    Not d valley seat u gettin again nuh skerro!!!we don’t want collins in d valley…dat man is toooo LAZY!!!!!!

  65. Gigg-la
    March 13, 2013

    Skerrit can do what the hell he pleases God willed Dominica to him.A product of poverty he and his cabal are the richest men and women of Dominica now. so eliminate the opposition,get rid of all who question your authority, no jobs for the ones who oppose u,kill agriculture keep the masses in poverty so they keep coming to the table for crumbs, control their minds and purse and all will be yours God is on your side u a in control of your destiny their is no stopping u. stick to your seat on the throne after all it was willed to u for ever.

  66. dhestini
    March 13, 2013

    exactly what i’ve been saying for yrs. last election – 18 seats. this time they want all. to wipe off opposition. now dominicans hear this – no opposition means what??? the government free to do whatever whenever they please. in other words…COMMUNISM. one dead he needs to be replaced. and i guess that country will be dominica and the leader – the dominica labour party government.

    “nobody knows the day. nobody knows the hour”. ok god the almighty.

    dominicans really need to open their eyes. he’s hinting election round the corner. not because dominica is ready for one. not becuz the pple want one. not becuz he feels dominica is in a better place and is ready for the next. but because he wants revenge on the UWP. smh. thats what we as a country have been reduced to – election with revenge as a motive.

    • Too Hard Too Long
      March 13, 2013

      UWP had three seats plus senators and we still did not have opposition so your argument is not valid.

    • simplicity
      March 13, 2013

      just because the man sya clean sweep, it doens mean that the opposition cannot oppose.

      Do you or Dominicans really understand what the opposition’s role is.

      They need to go the parliament and assist or object the decisions of the ruling party which this “opposition has not been doing. Simply attacking one man all the time

    • Peeping Tom
      March 13, 2013

      :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    • Anonymous
      March 13, 2013

      A clean sweep happened in Grenada just this month and it’s the second time. Now what’s your point?

    • STUPES!!!
      March 13, 2013

      That doesn’t lead it directly to communism. You are so foolish, Dominica has an electoral and political structure that doesn’t call for communism, even if they win all the seats doesn’t mean there will not be an opposition, the party with the second highest votes will still be opposition.. zor ani ka parlay sot and fulling up pple head with nonsense…..talk about brainwash!!!

      • dhestini
        March 13, 2013

        an electoral and political structure huh? oh…u mean the same one that allowed 2 ministers to contest elections with dual citizenships? (they winning the appeal never proved it to be untrue. it was stated that the opposition simply failed to prove their case). or maybe the one where dominica has a population of 69000+, with 20000+ under the age of 18, which means they cant be registered voters, yet the amount of registered voters is still 65000+. OMG…u pple r so silly its laughable. except i cant laugh because when pple like u tolerate these kinda things, i live in dominica so i pay for it too.

        there is an opposition, no matter how small, it still means that there is someone speaking for those of us who actually have a brain and its in use, and this government still get away with their corruption. right now their goal is to wipe out the other voice, now u tell me which law, or which constitution (ooops! almost forgot..there’s none) that is gonna stop them fr doing what they want.

        look at skerrit’s mentor countries…china, cuba, venezuela. what do they all have in common??? DICTATORSHIP RULING. now u my dear tell me what is gonna stop our country fr becoming a communist one.

    • huh
      March 13, 2013

      Are you for real – No opposition doesn’t equal Communism when the leader is FREELY elected.

      Ypu guys are always shouting COmmunism when is the ones the so called feeling the miser that voting them in.

      Shut up already.

      If they are feeling it – then they’ll let their votes speak.

      If Skerritt is so bad for the people living there, it’s up to them to ACT..

      talk talk and more talk to no change…
      DUMINICANS

  67. Anonymous
    March 13, 2013

    Are you that desperate for power? There’s more to life than power sir! What you need to say is ‘Thy will be done, Not mine but Yours’

  68. TALKSHOW
    March 13, 2013

    Annica Alethea. can u name 13 better people

    • Shameless
      March 13, 2013

      There are thousands of other qualified Dcans who can run this country with integrity. Problem is, if they only insinuate their intention to run against the DLP, victimization of them, their family and friends are guaranteed. Hence the silence in Dominica. The DLP has been and continue to be very very successful in creating a “pariah” state where friends, neighbors, co-workers and family are now spying on each other for the most high PM and his cabal.

      So the whole idea that no one else can run the country is UTTER RUBBISH, to quote a famous past police commissioner. If in a country of 70,000 people there is only one person capable of leading then heaven help us all and generations to come.

      I remain, Assertive, NOT at all Aggressive!

  69. Jimi Hendrix
    March 13, 2013

    Is this man a meglomaniac? Is he going off his rocker? When did he get that arrogant and swell-headed?

    • anonymous2
      March 13, 2013

      He knows that most of the people here are too lazy to vote, so he will buy off the poor and import the rest, as usual, for the election.

  70. Anonymous
    March 13, 2013

    Stop depending on politicians ,demand on your own selves, dominicans

  71. watching
    March 13, 2013

    The million dollar question: Will Dominicans agree for Skerritt and the DLP Gov’t. to call any General elections without respecting the “Independent” Electoral Commission’s request?

    That body has the mandate by our laws to conduct elections. That body is still waiting for the money from the Minister of Finance to produce Voter ID cards and to clean up the “dirty’ Voters list.

    The OAS and CARICOM observers at the 2009 elections recommended that Voter ID Cards and cleaning the voters’ list should be done to ensure elections are Free and Fair.

    The Electoral Commission want to do its work to ensure Free and Fair elections, but a spoke has been put in its wheels.

    I foresee serious problems in our Dominica. Are Free and fair elections becoming a thing of the past? Electoral Laws should be disrespected? So all institutions falling down? Political influence take over all those “independent bodies?”

    Dominicans are you experimenting with dictatorship? The history of Haiti under Papa and Baby Doc rule mean nothing to us black people? In the land of abundant water the fools are thirsty. The greedy and wealthy reign with protectors and defenders in all sectors of society grovelling to belong.

    • NO WINNERS
      March 13, 2013

      You guys back with the voters ID card crap again? I honestly think that money you guys want to spend on the voters ID card can be put to better use. We have a hospital that needs upgrading from since I was 10yrs old and now I am 43. Dominica have 70 thousand people and trust me before i cast my vote everyone already know who i am voting for. You guys act like Dominica have 5 million people. Before a woman have sex in Dominica the entire vilaage already know who is the father single or married. UWP supporters tell your leaders tackle things that makes sense don’t talk for talking sake. This is 2013 man-up.

      • lang dough
        March 13, 2013

        When skeritt was wasting 30 million on a state palace for only one man, u were quiet. Now to spend a few thousand dollars to ensure elections are fair and square for thousands of dominicans u talking about better use. When dominica decend into civil mahem like syria it will be too late for u to take back your words.

      • tru vibes
        March 13, 2013

        IN response to lang dough..

        Why didnt the “OPPOSITION” go to Parliament to Oppose???

      • Listening
        March 13, 2013

        boss when they using the money to build the Malice why did you not tell them to use it to build the hospital instead

      • Anonymous
        March 13, 2013

        Only now you know the hospital need upgrading. why didn’t you voice this when the State Palace was being contructed. All you people too wicked.

      • NO WINNERS
        March 14, 2013

        For the record i don’t support the PM palace so lets get that straight. My point was we act like Dominica have 5 million people so we need ID card. I hope the PM gets his wish with the ID cards and win all 21 seats to see where you guys would direct your pain. I am not a supporter of the pm but sometimes we direct anger towards the wrong things

  72. papa met
    March 13, 2013

    SKERRO-SKERRO

  73. hehey!!!
    March 13, 2013

    nobody not taking u out there skerro untill u reafy to step down!!!

  74. laplaine princess
    March 13, 2013

    Peter Pepper and my PM are there to stay who God bless no man curse….Another five years again. ..we don’t have no opposition party in Dominica, just pure rubbish. .. holligans woyyyyyy…Labour Power

    • Steve
      March 13, 2013

      La Plaine princess did you quit school in 3rd grade?

  75. Poule jeenga
    March 13, 2013

    Had these words come from the mouth of the opposition Dominicans would be up in arms from now until election, all pastors priests business men would be talking about the dictator that the party boss has become. They would go on a world wide campaign to put a stop to all this venom. How can a leader fight for victory and his reason is revenge, what is going to happen to those who do not support the man.The man called election during christmas season,during lent he has rally, and just like the great n mighty he knows the time n the hour for the next election. Rant on Roosevelt don’t give up go for it father take it all

  76. Labour
    March 13, 2013

    How many people who were at the so called victory parade could tell me that they are better off today than they were 5 years ago?
    Have the health , education and financial situation of Dominicans improve since then?? If not so,how long will you guys continue to support this kind of “Just talk and no action ” and remain in this dire situation while these lowly politicians continue to get rich??

    • IPO
      March 13, 2013

      Yes

      • St.Joe
        March 13, 2013

        If you respond “yes” then you must be a politician or close friend of one.
        But can the local man on the ground say “yes” to a better life under labor?
        How many people who do not have “pull strings” can say that their life have gotten better?

    • March 13, 2013

      yes

    • Ha!
      March 13, 2013

      The same question can be asked of the Americans who voted Obama for a second term right?

    • truth
      March 13, 2013

      So true

  77. Anonymous
    March 13, 2013

    As soon as EDDISON JAMES accept that the majority is on the other side and he start working in that direction UWP will stay in the yard. His strategy is like there are people behind him but they are not enough, stop assuming that the whole country is with you because they are not! Open your concrete head and recognize if you really want to save Dominica, other wise you sound like you just want to get in without effort, stupesssss, I fed up with the “opposition” :mrgreen:

  78. Massacre
    March 13, 2013

    The intolerance of opposition in the begining of a dictatorship!!
    Every demoractic country most have checks and balances because no man is perfect and must be held to account for his actions.
    Dominicnas , the world is watching and will judge us accordingly.

    • March 13, 2013

      The people decides

    • Anonymous
      March 13, 2013

      I totally agree. We must be careful what we ask for Dominicans. You just might be giving up the freedom that you so cherish. Do not let your love for a party- or a man cause you to support foolish demands for power because our freedom is at stake. We should look to strike a balance so that our government will always have to be accountable to the people. When there is no opposition even the very people who gave the government a clean sweep suffer the consequences. Vote for and support who you want but don’t get carried- because indeed we will be “carried away” and no one to oppose.

  79. let the games begin!
    March 13, 2013

    tell UWP continue to sleep on them and keep dreaming about frenchman and they will see if kwockmar will not hold them!!!

  80. Truth be spoken
    March 13, 2013

    My dear PM….Victory was prayed for and found…Now please leave all the revenge to the Almighty Father. God says that vengeance is His.

    • Girly
      March 13, 2013

      Don’t put god in your show down he is not mocked stop doing witch craft

  81. March 13, 2013

    i would like to know was chavez the first person to lead a country that the lord cal?and why are u all rejoicing over someone death?lord have mercy on u all.when u all wake up in the morning`s do u all thank god?my people neither skerrit nor edison is distroying the country u all are.to much politics move on get a life people.

  82. IPO
    March 13, 2013

    Hey uwp, Skerrit is always correct, has never lost, will never lost, so instead of being constant losers, please join winners.

    You can be part of the winning team and you too will be vindicated from your years of uwp suffering.

  83. soufriere massive
    March 13, 2013

    so because skirit call them hooligans they blue vex, but when they calling him disgraceful names on q95 its ok.

  84. Prophet2
    March 13, 2013

    Someone has finally gone off the deep end, madness has struck. God does not like ugly!

  85. lovely
    March 13, 2013

    Way to go PM victory shall be yours again. In all my life i have never seen such progress and Development in my Country Dominica. According to they does say ee pani aye un jalousy pakey feh. (it dont have nothing a jealousy will not do)
    Youo go boy awaiting the elections patiently to cast my vote.

    • IREMEMBER
      March 13, 2013

      You say you see progress…what you must ask is how much borrowing has been done for that so called progress?..what is DA debt to date,in other words how much money we owe others for a little “glareglare stuff”. What kind of debt is being put on the heads of our children and those not yet born when the borrowing is not used to produce jobs so the only way to pay the interest on the debt not even the debt itself is more taxes on the few working people who continue to migrate because they have had enough.You pay 15% VAT plus income tax and still people don’t get paid on time…all you poor people “guayeing”,while a few chosen ones swimming in “dough”.Unemploment between 20%-30%and instead of demanding jobs you more interested in you can give better “maypwe”.Little St.Kitts with half our population is light years ahead of us…we are the most beautiful yet the last cacarat development wise yet were proud of that…this is so sad….POOR CINDERELLA YOU STILL WAITING FOR THOSE SHOES!

  86. jojo
    March 13, 2013

    well mr. skerit you want a clean sweep? you can get a clean sweep by starting to get the voters id card in order. Are you prepare to do that,that is the only way election can be free and just. WHY ARE YOU AFRAID OF GETTING ELECTORIAL REFORM?

    • STILL
      March 13, 2013

      In all the years of independence Dominica has never had free and fair elections it can be assumed based on your statement. if every other administration has gotten away with not Having free and fair elections do you think he will want to change it. Why does the opposition always appear to be lining up excuses before the fact. In my opinion it would have been a more effective use of the last four years seeing the ground work for the up coming election getting their slate of candidates ready introducing them to the people allowing the communities know who they are what they stand for and why they should be allowed to hold office. I have not voted for this government and won’t but i won’t vote for the opposition either. The way they present themselves and the hypocrisy that they show is not helping their cause. They attempt the same actions that the government uses to secure votes then turns around and complain. From bringing people into the country to offering financial incentives to vote for them. Now please don’t try to defend these actions i personally know they happened and the persons involved and it is wrong on both sides. But then again we only complain if we loose.. It’s time for Dominicans to wake up and take charge of their destiny and stop allowing politicians to play games with then and this beautiful country.

  87. Anonymous
    March 13, 2013

    A country without opposition is an immature country. Opposition is essential!!!

    • octo
      March 13, 2013

      Is Grenada an immature country?

    • Nurse
      March 13, 2013

      Tell me please what constructive thing do you see the opposition doing, apart from griping and belly-aching, and fault-finding, and bin bobol and ‘corruption’ and Susan Oldie – the list is endless. Right now he gave them something new to think about “Clean sweep”. We will hear more on that till elections are called

    • STILL
      March 13, 2013

      Typical… We now want democracy on or own terms. The man is free to ask for a clean sweep. it’s up to the people to decide. If they do what is wrong with that. Is the peoples choice and their lack of faith in the opposition’. Instead of waiting for that to happen the opposition should stop complaining about political speech and rhetoric and focus on Being BETTER prepared for the next election.

    • Winnie
      March 13, 2013

      I quite agree with you. But a vibrant opposition, not a lazy and useless one. An opposition with a plan, an opposition to instill hope for the future. I not saying I voting Skerrit, but if not Skerrit then who.

      It is one thing to say Skerrit this and that, but election day will come and whose name will you put your X by, when was the last time did the opposition inspire anyone. For the past years all we know are cases being lost and callers on the radio. Truly, what else? If not DLP then who?

    • Anonymous
      March 13, 2013

      There will always be an opposition even if the DLP wins all 21 seats so get your head out of the sand.

      • Aye Dominique
        March 13, 2013

        They pay you to say that man? You are the only idiot here, we all know what democracy is about.

  88. Imagine that
    March 13, 2013

    Uhm? 8-O

  89. Anonymous
    March 13, 2013

    Grace, Mercy and Peace, The Man is now stark, raving Mad!Mad!Mad!

  90. patriot
    March 13, 2013

    anoda ting…jaloosee say met sorcie

  91. lisad
    March 13, 2013

    To those who are wishing that Mr.skerrit passes on just like chavez. let me remind you that all of us have an appointment with death including you.But while you are praying that he dies, there are many more praying for his success. For they that are with him are many more than those that are against him.

    • Laplaine princess
      March 13, 2013

      Amen they fail to realize that. Some Dominicians are so ignorant and who wishes for someone to die… Hmmmmm what has Skerro done to you all?

  92. Anonymous
    March 13, 2013

    becareful what u wish for. u might just see it, but not in your favor Mr PM

  93. powil pa
    March 13, 2013

    BOY LOOK ACTION START!!!!!!!!!!!! Nuff free sewo…

    The sad thing is… while I don’t agree with the way the PM manages the party or the government, he might just get his wish. There is no viable alternative party to the DLP at this time in Dominica. The PM is in a excellent political position right now. Instead of wasting time on the same strategy for the past 15 years, the UWP should have revamped the party and been on the ground working with the people. This has not happened. This talk show strategy failed before and will fail again. It is the same captive audience. Say what you want about Skerrit, but you have to admit he is a brilliant political strategist who is poised to win the upcoming elections unless something dramatic happens or some new party rises from the ashes. I respect Eddison’s political prowess and longevity as well. However, he cannot do it alone and he has a weak unstable team. Skerrit keeps a good grip on the reigns of power in his party. A Mark of a good leader is to always have a strong proxy and groom a successor. Mr James has failed dearly here.

    It is all quite interesting and laughable. A Much Ado About Nothing…

  94. WHITEROSE
    March 13, 2013

    Still i say i love my PM. Last was a clear message sent to the UWP, that we laborites doe want them and is in the yard they staying for many more years to come. As for Ron Green not in the La Plaine Constituency he winning him again . We beat him last year when he wanted to be PM and we will do it again. RUN RON RUN, PETTER IS AFTER YOU. NO MORE GREEN ONLY RED HOT PEPPER.

    Mrs. Saint-Jean the Youth of the La Plaine Constituency has rallied behind you and will continue to support you.

    We going all the way with the Labour Party.

    GOOD BLESS HON. ROOSEVELT SKERRIT, GOD BLESS HON. PETTER SAINT-JEAN, GOD BLESS THE DOMINICA LABOUR PARTY AND GOD BLESS DOMINICA

  95. patriot
    March 13, 2013

    these hooligans….bodie scaroo…dat u teachin dem youts…how to sale n take revenge…ehbeh…why not a service for their poor souls….

  96. wey
    March 13, 2013

    How many in the large crowd have a job?People think for your self,majority of these people like a hand out.how many grown men and women still staying at home.where is the progress

  97. Doc. Love
    March 13, 2013

    Be honest with Dominicans,give us electoral reform, especially voters i.d cards,then and only then will I accept your clean sweep.

  98. highhorse
    March 13, 2013

    Well well well first he is jealous that all other country has a state palace and we do not fyi we do not cause we can’t afford it guess in time to come they will put ginger bread outside of it so wen we hungry we will break a piece and eat? Now he jealous of grenada ? How old is he anyways and even tlking about public holiday to celebrate! I would love to see the day wen dominicans forget years of crying and begging for one day of galvanize plywood and rum! We musnt be quick to forget ppl stand up united as was before think of ur families and put this hot mess behind u! And give skeritte a bib and a pacifier oh and a lilipop to cause he might see someone with one and want it to!!!

  99. Tri-State Beauty
    March 13, 2013

    Hooligans Skerrit? wow even for you this is low? Aren’t they Dominicans with a democratic right to support which ever side they choose? While I believe UWP wasted time and resources on dragging you in court after you conceded you had French citizenship and renounced it, I find you to be very arrogant and overbearing. When you call people who oppose you derogatory names how do you expect to convince them you are their better choice. Remember a smart politician strokes the feathers of those in his camp, but rolls out the red carpet to those he wants to lure. These ramblings are immature, uncultured, classless and pure crass. Don’t allow you ego to be so inflated that you can’t see the tip of your nose. Why would you want to be the only political party, unopposed in parliament?

  100. Voila
    March 13, 2013

    I know that statement are going to make workers mad…..is now Lennox head will explode….I am simply here just seeing how stupid uwp is….Matt have a topic for a week

    • Voila
      March 13, 2013

      And you know what ever PM Skerrit wants he gets it and he will….so all these uwp hologans on DNO will be typing for another 10 yrs

  101. Desmond
    March 13, 2013

    Keep pressing on Mr PM there has never been a more astute PM who has his eyes on all contituencies and all the people in this one lovely nation you deserve all the seats God bless you

  102. Soon Come.
    March 13, 2013

    island bird in Uk.
    It would be nice if you would just put politics aside and apologise for your irresponsible and unprofessional comments.
    The next time you are writing anything about Prime minister Skerritt, use a capital (P)
    Stay in the UK.

  103. londonman
    March 13, 2013

    how can u a PM go national and Dominicans ur fellow men hooligans u must understand alot of people outside Dominica reading this news, u sending a bad image to the big world countries and to ur fellow idiots who support this
    one god one love one nation one peolpe

  104. Graham Chambers
    March 13, 2013

    Based on what I’m hearing after the ruling the ministers shjould have kept their dual citizenship….

  105. Dj Ayatt
    March 13, 2013

    Where we stand we rule, all they can or should do is sit and watch.. Let’s do our thing.. Leave skerit alone!!!! :D

  106. me1
    March 13, 2013

    I wll only support the PM if he is actually the PM and not mr Astaphan. I think the pm shoud get all these lawyers away from him amd get genuine people and genuine people support. Right now people who really support the pm are those who get things from him. Mr pm is a good man, he is just getting and taking orders from people who wants to use him.
    Take that for whatever it is.

  107. Faceup
    March 13, 2013

    Sorry to say to you UWP, you guys weak, to weak. I am not a labourite, but i dont have a choice but vote Labour, for you the UWP is nothing but a bunch of school children..

  108. ole poe
    March 13, 2013

    is this a clown????? that must mean there was a circus in town last night!!!!

  109. One Love
    March 13, 2013

    8-O 8-O 8-O 8-O 8-O 8-O 8-O

  110. kk
    March 13, 2013

    in your dreams skerrit!!

  111. La
    March 13, 2013

    I support you fully Prime Minister Skerrit.

    These hooligans (UWP) have only destroyed Dominica because of jealousy and greed for power.

    • Del
      March 13, 2013

      And these holligans are not Dominicans? supporters of UWP are not dominicans? Here goes the name calling and its people like you who support that.

  112. Mouth of the south
    March 13, 2013

    Tell the PM we have heard Daddy Chavez say more than that…but can he say a word now? PM God is in control and not the people of DA..God puts up and he puts down. PM who tell you that you are gonna see a next general election???? The reason you can’t celebrate its because yes you won at the courts but deep within conscience is not free. I pray that you repent one day.

    • ambasso
      March 13, 2013

      u r right god is in control and that is y we r going to wipe UWP out of the face of this earth. u

      • truth
        March 13, 2013

        Do u think god give a damn about politics

    • Cakafete
      March 13, 2013

      Well said!!!!!

    • grell
      March 13, 2013

      why are you alll rejoicing on chavez death,chavez did best for his people and the believed in him.stop wishing bad for the pm da belongs to all of us stop the hate.

    • not your business
      March 13, 2013

      i hope u repent one day as well

  113. DANZIGER
    March 13, 2013

    Amen PM they must get a beating and a good one so they will respect ppl. RESPECTER MOURN

  114. March 13, 2013

    the good lord will sweep you pm

    • Peeping Tom
      March 13, 2013

      How has the PM, this one man, brought you to hate him so much? What has he done/said that could have worked up so much hatred in you that you wish his personal demise?

      • Papa Dom
        March 13, 2013

        Peeping Tom, you agent of deception! How do you conclude that Blue- Blue is wishing for skerritt’s personal demise?. The man has asked for a clean sweep of the UWP, does that mean that he wishes for the personal demise of all those who support the UWP? No one hates skerritt, on the contrary. However we have heard persons like yourself express open hatred towards Mr. James and that is the only reason that many persons do not like the UWP. They are so consumed with hatred for one man. Why because like they do for skerritt now, they made a “god”/”goddess” of Eugenia and couldn’t fathom that he had the ba… to take her on much more to get her out of office. If you don’t believe me go ask the former gen sec of CSA what happened to him when he explained her continence during a salary negotiation meeting.

      • Anonymous
        March 13, 2013

        We do not hate him, it is because we love him as a fellow human being that we chastise him.

      • Grand Bay Girl
        March 13, 2013

        We Dominicans are our worst enemy. All thes hate that is being spewed about Skerrit reminds me of the “Pattern” of hatred that the Republicans in the States have for Obama….To me is Jealousy
        They all want to govern.They fighting for POWER!
        All the haters will just continue to ‘FESTER’ evil
        U mean with all the improvement that is being done
        these people are spewing so much hate. God is in control of Skerrit and all of us.

  115. MARIGOT
    March 13, 2013

    HA HA Chavez wanted it all too Mr PM, “do your fing you run tings” all is yours

  116. REF
    March 13, 2013

    Massive crowd last evening…Labour looking good and in my opinion, the campaign has begun. Workers party need to get their act together.

  117. Anonymous
    March 13, 2013

    At the look of things, regardless of everything labour is the party that is most ready. UWP has spent the last 3 years on Q95 and in the courts instead of trying to build a strong opposition party. Based on the PM’s tone last evening, elections will be soon and guess what? UWP will lose because they did not use the last 3+ years wisely. Labour will win because although we have questions, we don’t have another choice.

  118. william
    March 13, 2013

    Grenada got a clean sweep yes but you was not in supportive of this party is Thomas party you was in support of so that what you might get , this is the sweep , to sweep you out

  119. Laborite to the Bone
    March 13, 2013

    Why GENERAL ELECTIONS two years before it is due with a majority of 18 to 3?
    The economy is in a mess, unemployment is rising, crime increasing, businesses are closing down and Krazy Koconut is up for sale on Safe Haven website, yet the Prime Minister is only interested in revenge for three years His OECS Supreme Court took to deliver a judgement, which in my opinion should have been given the day after the petition was filed.
    Can Dominica survive the divisiveness of another election campaign. The Prime Minister’s message should be one of National Unity, bringing the country together and putting the people to work for the next two years.
    But to go for revenge is distasteful and childish.
    My heart bleeds for Dominica because there are no signs of positive energy coming from our leaders.
    When are we going to see COUNTRY FIRST instead of the aggression of two warring Tribes.
    Enough is Enough, Dominica needs to pause and reflect but alas the venom continues to spill from the mouths of the politicians who are looking for Revenge and Blood.
    Dominica needs Prayers. Oh heavenly father please deliver us from the bondage of All these politicians who are only interested in POWER. All, RED, BLUE GREEN YELLOW ORANGE!

    • Me
      March 13, 2013

      Well said…wish I could shake your hand

    • Dominican American
      March 13, 2013

      It is not the PM’s duty to put food on every Dominican’s plate.There a busines called ENTREPRENEURSHIP. Why is that the HAITANS do not complain? They own most of the barbar and taylor shops in Dominica, they cultivate the same land most owners abandon and without them, IMAGINE Dominica would have a food shortage. Apart from selling chicken and jonny cake along the roadside, no one wants to be self employed.

      • MsDA
        March 13, 2013

        Since you are a Dominican American itis the same process like when we travel to the US and other people country we do whatever work we find that the nationals will do. It is a matter of survival for us because this is not our country. It is the same concept as haitians coming to dominican and finding a way to survive. People can start businesses but the country had a lot more issues that the prime minister needs to address. The country is ina bad shape and he has to take most of the responsibility.

      • jackobean
        March 13, 2013

        So you want everyone to be barbers and taylors.
        Govt set the policies etc that promote growth and stability.

        Is it not GOvt fault many business closing bcuz chinese everywhere and people salary cannot afford to buy better quality..

        is it not their fault to find more markets for agricultural produce, to find grants, assitance to develop agro processing?

        is it not their fault to lessen customs burden when enterprenurs try to import for resale?

        is it not their fault that foreign investors don’t pay a dime of income tax for 20 yrs after that they ready to sell for abandon ship, or they cannot give a tax amnesty like St.Lucia did?

        Is it not their fault that they created a mentality of handout instead of giving people the avenue and means to fend for themselves

        and the list goes on…

        Give me a break!!!! Govt share more than 70% of the blame.

    • hmm
      March 13, 2013

      well said

    • Anonymous
      March 13, 2013

      If you going to make a long statement stick to the truth, I have uncovered untruths in you progpaganda, thats why all politicians are liars because you are one in the making :mrgreen:

    • laplaine princess
      March 13, 2013

      Election didn’t call two years before get your facts straight. The economy is bad every where including the USA..

      • Paix Bouche wit love
        March 13, 2013

        well laplaine Princess the economy is bad everywhere so sit down there and accept it and don’t think of ways to be innovative. I hate when people look at other situations to defend their own and not examine their own situation and see how they can make it better. Since when we in league with the US when they were good we were still bad. what is our excuse? The labour party has been in power for 15 years and in that time has not come up with anything sustainable to grow the economy, that is not acceptable! if your ambition in life is to sit down accept your fate and beg people that is not mine, nobody was not more labour than me but that is foolishness!! I need a Government that will create an environment where I can work, get paid be independent and make my own decision, anything less is not enough.

    • octo
      March 13, 2013

      When you state your opinion do not expect it to be accepted as fact!

  120. peter piper
    March 13, 2013

    Yes sa,no wonder “the masses” like feating.But what about the job loses so quickly happening,what about the avenues and plans by the ministry of labour to deter or avoid the economical and financial strain that is presented and faced at this time by the nation?? Is it for one set,cause from what I’m seeing is young people that’s there!what about there security in this country as a working populace contributing meaningfully to the growth and development of Da,and people jeering for clean sweep,Da cannot and I rewrite CANNOT COMPARE to greneda.People seeing how doing is just being used,even the “stowe-a-ways” that using Da as a point of contact to greener pasture seeing better what’s happening here….I’m so annoyed!

  121. Annica Alethea
    March 13, 2013

    Now if the opposition believes Skerrit is joking let them continue to play Hide and Seek.
    Will Dominicans give such an incompetent Government another five years?
    Now is the time for a DREAM TEAM of Patriotic, Qualified and Competent Dominicans to come together to Rescue Dominica from this imminent Dictatorship.
    Can Dominica afford another Five Years of KELVAR DARROUX, SAM MARTIN, JOHNSON DRIGO, ASHTON GRANEAU, IVOR STEPHENSON, COLLIN MCINTYRE, THE ONE FROM COLIHAUT, JUSTINA CHARLES, MATTHEW WALTER, REGINALD AUSTRIE, THE DOC FROM PETITE SAVANNE, CHARLES SAVARIN? I will stop there.
    Dominica’s plight over the last three years has nothing to do with the Court Case, because during that time Skerrits men have done very well, Blackmore and all the others, Emanuel Nantan, have built their mansions and are floating in honey, whereas all local businesses are ooing through hell.
    Skerrit should hold the Justice System responsible for the three years of his so-called stress.
    Even Krazy Koconut is now up for sale. Tobacco factory close down, Aerial Tram close down, a recently opened factory is moving to another OECS ISLAND.
    All Dominica needs is a DREAM TEAM Of THIRTEEN real Men AND wOMEN and the Labor Party will be HISTORY, but Michael Astaphan and Eddison James must realize that they cannot cut it.
    In any case new elections without cleansing of the Electoral List will be a travesty and BOYCOTTED. Skerrit may get his wish but this may be the price to pay for JUSTICE.
    VOLUNTEERS are needed for the DREAM TEAM.

    • Observer
      March 13, 2013

      …… Ross University going to build apartments(locals who have big mortgage to pay watch out), Ross professors have been moved out of ordinary Dominicans’ apartments to the “Villas” for “security reasons”, Ross is now buying buses to do their own transportation(local bus-drivers look out). According to the Karessah, “We go see …”.

    • Jespen
      March 13, 2013

      Not a bad thing that the Tobacco factory should have closed down.

    • Magnolia
      March 13, 2013

      This is an objective comment. We need to get real. We cannot afford for this Labour Party to ride over us like this. They are dividing Dominica every single day with their pomp and arrogance. They believe they are the only ones with a right to benefit as citizens. But Gid is good all the time !!! The higher they climb the harder they fall! Only time will tell! In the mean time let’s get ourselves together. Lets get ready with a force!!!

    • octo
      March 13, 2013

      Dream on!

    • jackobean
      March 13, 2013

      My lady you are so right!!! I try telling my friends so all the time.

      I guess the 28 thumbs down eating heartily from the pie.

      I voted labour past two elections but won’t vote again.
      not LAbour, not UWP, not Freedom

    • truth
      March 13, 2013

      Well said annica.only about half of the Dominican registered voters showed up to vote last election. This shows the rest of the people have no confidence in their government and none in the opposition. I expect next election to be worse, maybe only 40 percent will show up this time .Dominica definitely needs a better leadership than what it has right now, I’ve seen post from different people saying they have never seen more development and progress in the country ,are u serious they must be under some spell.

  122. March 13, 2013

    hooligans??????

    • Magnolia
      March 13, 2013

      Well I am waiting for Alo to ask this holligan for a vote this coming elections.

  123. The pride of Dominic
    March 13, 2013

    A confirmed DICTATOR!!!!!

    • Estate D L P
      March 13, 2013

      we comin for two more seats

      BAWI and MONKEY STREET

  124. island bird in Uk
    March 13, 2013

    A primeminister who still thinks like a high school boy! Why dnt u b clean n open to d people u serve as u know some if nt all have passed d high school level and will mentally stress u out? I hope u learn alot fr these three years of hell n use ur own intelligence to start doing wats right n clean. As well thanks for opening d door for dual citizens like me.

    • IPO
      March 13, 2013

      Is this cocoy?

      • hmmm
        March 13, 2013

        NO NO NO; please do not be disrespectful. Kokoy is a language with rules, subject verb agreement etc. Please respect our language.

  125. Marcus Hill
    March 13, 2013

    That man is really a bareface man !!

  126. Jaime Lewis
    March 13, 2013

    Wow! The PM has declared war on this band of hooligans! I hope the UWP had a back up plan for this court decision. Do they have boots on the ground to ensure they get some seats come next election? Alas, if all their eggs were in one French basket, then they will be swept out with the cacapoule in the dust by the Labour Party.

    But what one can expect when the leader of the UWP does not own a computer and does not have cable TV to watch CNN nor FOX? (The PM has jokes!He’s able to maintain a sense of humor even under stressful conditions)

    • Anonymous
      March 13, 2013

      u probably went by an internet cafe to type that with your last one dollar…. wallow in ignorance… go head laugh keh keh keh…. How long? not long!!!

    • Peeping Tom
      March 13, 2013

      Of course, they have a back up plan. It is called “more of the same!” They have spent the past decade focusing on one man, working up sentiments against one man, trying to tear down one man, vilifying one man….one man! As if Dominica’s parliament is one man. Their only record of work for the past decade is to attack one man. Now, at the near 11th hours, what other plan can they have but o run around like chickens wondering which direction to go?

      It is going to be more of the same from the UWPwee: Criticize the same institutions that they which to manage, tear down the PM, rely on a record in government that has no relevance to today’s global economic climate, and repeat hollow slogans.

      The UWPwee died a long tome ago.

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