IN PICTURES: UWP presents its election candidates

The United Workers Party (UWP) is presenting, to the nation, its candidates for the next general election on the Roseau Bayfront.

The event began at about 4:00 o’clock this afternoon.

Below are some pictures taken earlier this evening at the event.

 

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55 Comments

  1. %
    May 21, 2019

    The crowd will only get bigger and bigger .
    That’s just the first big event, and check the blue wave!!Wow!!!

  2. block 44
    May 20, 2019

    dominica get ready in the next three week that blue wave is going to grow very large its going to flood dominica and the temperature is going to drop very low.when you see that remember that saying

  3. Lin clown
    May 20, 2019

    The difference between the Labour Party and UWP is that.Labour Party is LED by a university graduate.UWP is LED by an EXPELLED,UNEDUCATED,IDIOT.

    • Joseph John
      May 21, 2019

      No only that, DLP people look like positive people but the UWP look like angry men in funeral looking black suites. The same profile they depicted at a press conference at Portsmouth re Ross. Are they working for a funeral agency now.

    • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
      May 24, 2019

      Guy, let me tell you again Roosevelt did not graduate in any university in the Unite States okay!
      The only two former  leaders in the past I remember graduate University, is Edison James graduate university in England with a degree in Bio chemistry, meaning he is still alive and is a biochemist scientists!
      Now Eugenia Charles was a Lawyer, so that mean she had to have at least attend a four year college, or university!
      I was told by someone who dislike, and hate Lennox, that he has at least three GCE subjects; I don’t know if they are “O” level, or “A” level respectively; in any event Lennox is not an idiot, Skerrit may have sat in a university for a few day, but there are no graduating records of a Roosevelt Skerrit in any university in the United States of America.
      Put that in your pipe and smoke it!
      His bought honorary degrees are not academic degrees okay, so don’t be deceived! 

  4. Jonathan Y St Jean
    May 20, 2019

    Great meeting and turn out yesterday to present to the people who came voluntarily, the team which will lead the country forward. However, I implore the leadership of the UWP not to forget “no elections without electoral reform”. This is key to be addressed now rather than to regret later if the treating and bribery are tolerated.

  5. May 20, 2019

    Yesterday was a watershed moment for Dominican politics.
    Mr Linton and his team clearly outlined their goal and objectives to resurrect Dominica; it was extremely impressive.

    I listened to Mr Skerrit, and once again, he failed to say anything edifying about the way forward for Dominica and her citizens.

    I truly love Dominica and its people; I lived on your island for several years, but I had to move out after Tropical Storm Erika, as everything about Dominica just wasn’t working for me.

    However, when Team Dominica comes to the rescue, and starts breathing life back into the ‘nature island’, I will move back in a heartbeat, so I can begin, once again, to contribute and participate in all facets of Dominica’s life.

    Peace and love to Waitikubuli, my adopted country!

  6. Hello
    May 20, 2019

    Please Where is Noreen John? I did not see her there. Please point her out to me!

    • Pipo
      May 21, 2019

      Moreen John passed away in Antigua overnight on her way to London for medical treatment she could not receive here. May her soul rest in peace.

  7. Hello
    May 20, 2019

    Where is Noreen John? I did not see her there. Please point her out to me!

  8. Labor power
    May 20, 2019

    It’s very nice to see n hear that the Pm loves Lennox and uwp so much that he speaks highly of them. Pm Skerritt is a profess real catholic therefore must have heard about love one another yesterday. He is such a good catholic n he really showed dat by loving Team Dominica for his entire speech. All you hearing at castlebruce of the other uwp launching was Mr Linton, Linton Linton Linton, boy look love.. Pm showing that he endorse n love the uwp team unlike the changes he made to fix the trousers of labor… Pm thanks for the love. Keep it upp, the more you love Lennox the more in roads he making…. Pm thanks my comrade.. You are indeed a comrade to Team Dominica. You are such a good catholic, you listened well to the homily on love one another. Be good loving Pm

  9. Ibo France
    May 20, 2019

    When a political party or a leader is in power for too long, they become complacent, dictatorial and corrupt. Scrutinize this incumbent kakistocratic government. The Skerrit’s misadministration has spectacularly failed to improve the lives of the people. Skerrit and his spineless poodles are the architects of POVERTY, CONFUSION, TRIBALISM, MANIPULATION and CORRUPTION. For their abysmal performance for the last nineteen years in government, they deserve zero consideration or attention from the electorate. Would you reward a set of employees for loitering on the job? The voters are the employers, the politicians are the employees, not the other way around as most people think. Fire them all for failing to produce anything of significance for the benefit of the beleaguered people.

  10. we voting the saw
    May 20, 2019

    I am happy! Great, great meeting. People as far as the eyes can see. UWP, we are with you! We are registering to vote. We will come out early and vote the saw on election day! Skerrit time is up. We want better for our country. UWP with Lennox can do it for us!

  11. %
    May 20, 2019

    Boy look people!!!!
    Linton I did blogg that the boulevard was too small, and you did not listen. I almost fainted Garcon!!! Thank God the Red Cross was present.
    Skerrit can buy
    Skerrit can sell
    Skerrit can spend$$$$
    But Skerrit cannot win Linton
    Skerrit Must Go
    Skerrit Must Go
    LAZY Skerrit Must Go Now

  12. Rat Race
    May 20, 2019

    Now is our time to move forward Dominicans. Get out there, register and vote. This is a solid team of leaders that will take Dominica in the right direction.
    For the past 18 years we have been moving backwards. Forward we go!!!

  13. Tetecarlbass
    May 20, 2019

    Is Roosevelt Skeritt secretly in love with Lennox Linton. It appears the only name apart from Melissa he knows, is Lennox Linton. If he continues like that Melissa might get suspicious.

    • %
      May 20, 2019

      DNO/Admin
      We would like to hear what lazy Skerrit said CastleBruce .
      Was it Linton, Linton, Linton, Linton !!!
      Why can’t he can get a name change to Linton?
      Skerrit Must Go
      Skerrit Must Go
      LAZY Skerrit Must Go Now

  14. Workers working
    May 20, 2019

    UWP working and the reds vex. Great rally from the upcoming government

  15. We Ready
    May 20, 2019

    The blue wave is coming.

  16. flat tire
    May 20, 2019

    This is a really impressive team unlike the one man show on the other side. it is also inspiring to listen to lennox present his plans while depressing to listen to the other leader throwing maypwee

  17. KID ON THE BLOCK
    May 20, 2019

    My people, does that make any sense to you?
    Lennox Linton says that the economy of the country is in CHAMBERS but in the same breath he is saying, first order of the day for him when he gets into government(which he knows that will never ever happen) is to raise wages by 50%. Isn’t that madness? Lennox oti lajaula ? Where is the money coming from if the economy is that bad as you claim.

    • RandyX
      May 20, 2019

      You don’t know what you are talking about, Lennox does! All your government could ever do was selling passport and nobody know there the majority of the money gone to! Of course you would say, look at the houses Skerrit build and the hotels. BS I tell, that is only a very small fraction of the CBI money. The majority of it is put away safely and only your crime minister knows where. Go and ask him…!

    • Wilderness Voice
      May 20, 2019

      @ kid on the block, what really doesn’t make any sense to me was when PM said in Castle Bruce last night that ” our children have to live in Dominica, our parents and grandparents have to live in Dominica. I took offence kid because I took it as as insult on us and really I felt he was mocking us because he knows his children are US citizens, his wife has permanent resident in the US and his mother is french. As a labourite I had to ask myself if he is mocking us since he knows we have have nowhere to run to? Could this be the reason why he gave all our jobs to foreigners, including Ross University he shipped in a barrel to Barbados? Little kid, I gave the PM 20 yrs to build a better Dominica for my children and after 16 yrs, not even the foundation of a better Dominica he built. In fact he broke down all foundations he met and right now we look destined to join Venezuela. I am a labourite but honestly speaking I can’t do this to Da any longer and you kid Must join me to save DA

    • Ivenia
      May 20, 2019

      Kid on the block, let me try to give you a quick crash course on social studies topic governance as a teacher for 20 years. the economy is in ruin because this administration is not fixing it but the revenue ( that means money any government makes through varoius mean, which will take up another lesson ) is there. So when any other government comes around the money is there to do what needs to be done for the country, the things of priority. so yes it makes sense if you understand how governance of any country is supposed to work.

    • Ibo France
      May 20, 2019

      KID, stop embarrassing yourself. Spend much more time on trying to educate yourself. Your spelling is atrocious , your vocabulary severely limited. No wonder you criticize Blessings for his oratorical skills and accuse me of malapropism. The language, at times, is beyond your comprehension. CHAMBERS??? It’s SHAMBLES. You don’t know and you don’t even know that you don’t know. Educate yourself Bro.

    • Pipo
      May 20, 2019

      KID, your chambers are a shambles!

  18. Me Alone
    May 20, 2019

    Really and truly pictures says a thousand words. Why half of the UWP candates are sleeping.? If the program is so boring to them, then you know what’s like to others!

  19. Man bites dogs
    May 20, 2019

    This guy Lennox Linton, has the mental strength of a wet paper towel. Linton is a embarrassing pappyshow jacko most of the crap that was being spoken last night could never happen for a start.. That guy does have any idea of his own he just keeps on repeating all the things prime minister Skerrit has already said and making of himself. So-called Workers party and clowns is going nowhere with Lintoon, and Francis, kick them out… One love Dominica.

    • Anon
      May 20, 2019

      Chambers? Do you mean ‘shambles’? You sound uneducated so can’t blame you for your stupid comment.

  20. DA STRONG
    May 20, 2019

    I am asking all logical thinking Dominicans, think about your country for once, don’t be bought again by this rouge regime of Roosvelt Skerrit, just sit and think, the money that you are being given to vote for the labor party is your money, they are tricking you, they take you for fools, its like digging gold from your land and selling it back to you, vote this people out, don’t be afraid of change, it cant get worst than what it is, be the change you are, change is a must, lets send them a clear and precise message, like the famous words of JI, “skerrit must go”.

  21. viewsexpressed
    May 20, 2019

    Whooooaaaa, What a great Team, a committed crowd, and well said addresses by all of the candidates including that of the In coming Prime Minister Hon.. Lennox Linton. Go for it, we are with you and Domininca needs a rapid change, as we do not trust this corrupt Labour Government and its incompetent failed Prime (Odd) Minister, Skerrit. Skerrit and his failed Labour government have wasted our resources as we have not seen any meaningful development in the past 19 years. Good Luck to Hon Linton and his professional UWP Team. We, Dominicans need change and we stand strongly with you and Team UWP Domininca. Good Luck.. We need to take back Domininca.

    • Man bites dogs
      May 20, 2019

      @Viewsexpressed, All rubbish and crap Workers have the mental strength of a wet paper towel weak and useless.

  22. John Jay
    May 20, 2019

    In coming Prime minister job well done good presentation. Time to remove this country from the slumber, change is a must.Skerrit must go.

  23. Jack Sparrow
    May 20, 2019

    Wonderful Launching yesterday Mr. Linton and Team Dominica!
    The crowd was impressive, saw DLP also had a crowd but UWP had a bigger crowd.
    This tells me this will be a keenly contested elections.
    However, I was more impressed with what was said on the platform by you Mr. Linton. I am totally impressed with your plans for the people of Dominica. It just represents a visionary leader.
    If you are a public servant, teacher, nurse, Police officer it is in your interest to vote UWP.
    If you are working for minimum wage, it is in your interest to vote UWP
    If you are Kalinago, it is in your interest to vote UWP
    Based on the plans for the next five years for each Party, there is a clear distinction between DLP and UWP… chalk and cheese.
    Dominicans… do the right thing.

    • Ibo France
      May 20, 2019

      Jack Sparrow, do not get too caught up in crowd size. The momentum is with the UWP. The positive message, visionary plans and commitments of the UWP are resonating with the majority. UWP offers commitments not empty promises like the DLP. Don’t forget the silent voters who stay away from political meetings of the opposition because they don’t want themselves and their relatives to be victimized. Message is going to carry the day not the antiquated political strategy of cursing, making false accusation and engaging in character assassination by the cantankerous buffoons. That kind of campaign, by the DLP, has the country in ruins.

  24. Rotten Teeth
    May 20, 2019

    Powerful, powerful, powerful, powerful! Classic, classic, classic, classic! Informative, informative, informative! What a rally! I bet you there will be rumblings and tremblings in the camp of those rotten teeth that hiding from police.

  25. viewsexpressed
    May 20, 2019

    Great UWP Leader and potential decent Prime Minister: Hon Lennox Linton. Great UWP Team that all of Dominica welcomes and has waited for. This is a trusted, highly motivated and highly Professional, committed UWP Team Dominica, for all of Dominicans and Dominica. That corrupt, waste of time so called labour government has not laboured 10% to serve and develop our ailing nature Isle Dominica. Corrupt Labour, Failed Incompetent Skerrit must Go and make way for decency in politics, decency in government and respct for the people of Domininca. That Labour party is dangerous, cannot be trusted and must not be given the opportunity to rip off our Dominica again.
    Hon Lennox Linton is highly committed, well educated, has held high positions within Dominica and the Caribbean that has exposed himself further more to Captain that sinking ship that Skerrit and his rogue failed Labour Party damage. He is not experienced and has not been exposed to the bigger picture of development. UWP we welcome.

  26. Pipo
    May 20, 2019

    I must admit, I was impressed. Such a professional presentation. No mwepwi, no name calling. I know we must not judge a book by its cover but in this case we knew the contents already but this presentation makes the package totally saleable. It was the icing on the cake. Quality versus bling. Everybody must buy this book, it is a bestseller. I have hope again.

  27. Braindamage
    May 20, 2019

    Skerro, the Team UWP is ready like Freddy.
    Are you ready?

  28. REAL!!!!
    May 19, 2019

    Excellent Job Team Dominica UWP!!!!!

    REAL CHANGE!!!!!!

  29. KID ON THE BLOCK
    May 19, 2019

    DNO, You are very bias and selective with your pics portraying the crowd of the parties.(DLP/UWP). on launching.Why didn’t you enlarge the DLP crowd like you did for the workers party?
    Was it that you were too dazzled by the RED STORM WAVE you could not see clearly? or just being bias or unfair?
    By the way, it was one against twenty-one.

    • Workers working
      May 20, 2019

      Excuses starting to flow from the labour ppl. Yall paid people to come to CB, with rum, sewo and envelopes. Workers only came with their info and education. Labour crowd died in the end while workers stayed all through

    • Ivenia
      May 20, 2019

      Enlarge picture? Kid on the Block i wish i could seat and try to educate you about Governance etc, as a qualified teacher with over 20 years experienced, when i listen to the things people say i realize that alot of our people dont know better.

    • Joseph John
      May 21, 2019

      Kid, no worries. We already know where DNO’s heart is , but in all fairness they were giving a picture presentation of all the uwp candidates. While DLP was offering only one candidate. We see 60 pictures in blue, so DNO will be showing the same amount in red when the time comes.

  30. %
    May 19, 2019

    I anticipated this large,mammoth, gigantic, enormous turnout days in advance,and I was not disappointed!
    Dominicans are hankering for change. No mapewe, good plan for development and powerful message from the incoming PM Lennox Linton .
    Skerrit you are history!!
    Skerrit Must Go
    Skerrit Must Go
    LAZY Skerrit Must Go Now

  31. L power
    May 19, 2019

    Boy them man looking like they will win that election. i was in both lunching of candidates and them man looking stronger.

  32. Going all out
    May 19, 2019

    I heard the man in castlebruce saying that workers people in Roseau in quantity but his people in castle bruce in quality. at least he recognise the numbers have left him. Skerro your time is up you sound like a broken record repeating the same things. You have been there for so long where the jobs you have created where are the industries you have brought to our country?????? all you have done is take things away from our country. If you were to be re-elected how many jobs you would create in the first year???? “NEP” and when things do work out come see your PM. do you think we will be that stupid all the time???????
    I dare you to call the election what you waiting for so long????????

    • Dey fraid
      May 20, 2019

      Yes Skerro. Call the election nah? You fraid? That’s why you keep calling on Linton. He cannot help you.

  33. FOR LOVE OF COUNTRY
    May 19, 2019

    Simply put…

    The power is greater in PEOPLE than the PEOPLE in power!

  34. Ibo France
    May 19, 2019

    This is potentially the greatest political team ever assembled to contest a pending general election. The DLP has hoarders and free loaders, the UWP has superlatively qualified, ideally fit patriots for the onerous task that lies ahead. That is, to change the trajectory of the country from pointing southward to a northerly direction. Dominica will rise again with the UWap at the wheel from its present dilapidated state to the envy of the sub-region. Dominica will soon be freed from an ultra greedy, dictator loving despot. More than ever before, the country needs LOVE not HATE; UNITY not FRAMENTATION, SERVANT LEADERSHIP not DICTATORSHIP, an ASTUTE LEADER not a DECEIVER.

  35. Galileo
    May 19, 2019

    If we are honest with ourselves, we will agree that the UWP has grown tremendously. Should they not form the government this time around, I doubt there will ever be another opportunity as good as this one.

  36. Domican to d bone
    May 19, 2019

    Where is the labour party snap photo n video

  37. D
    May 19, 2019

    Wicked event! UWP is certainly on the rise.

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