PM sees UWP ‘s boycott of elections as ‘the Lord’s work’

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit strongly believes that the boycotting of the December 6 general elections by the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) is the Lord’s work.

He made the comment while addressing the launching ceremony of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) candidate for the Salybia Constituency, Cozier Frederick, on Sunday.

“The Lord works in mysterious ways and sometimes we don’t see it as visible as we should, but the Lord wants to have as part of the national reset greater unity in our country, removing this political tribalism and hate that exist in our country,” he remarked.

He continued, “We want peace and brotherhood and sisterhood, to be our neighbour’s keeper in a true sense of the word and this is why when the Workers’ party said they are boycotting elections…no this is the Lord’s work.”

Prime Minister Skerrit added, “The Lord has said he does not want these kinds of people in Parliament in Dominica anymore.”

He accused the UWP of spurring hatred in the country.

“Let us embrace people, we do not have to agree all the time, but we have to respect each other…,” Skerrit encouraged.

Furthermore, the Prime Minister said his party wants to bring back the days when elections were fought hard and strong, and after “we became one.”

 “But now the Workers’ party has brother against brother and sister against brother, that’s not right,” he stressed.

Prime Minister Skerrit said he is confident that post-election the spirit of unity, love, and compassion will be brought to the population.

“Dominica is too small for us not to be talking to each other,” he stated.

Meantime, Frederick called on the people of his constituency to turn out in large numbers at the polls to vote for the DLP.

 “You need to come out in large numbers on December 6, to ensure that the Dominica Labour Party gets the full mandate beyond the shadow of any doubt to continue the work that we started,” he encouraged. “I need your vote on December 6, to continue the work that I started, to continue the work to ensure that everyone within that space gets proper housing.”

He said the DLP will continue the work in that constituency.

“To continue to build on our infrastructure, our road network, and right here friends we are having this wonderful celebration on the site of the new and upcoming multipurpose emergency centre,” Frederick stated. “We have to ensure that the elderly are being taken care of, we have to ensure free education, we have to ensure scholarships, [and] we have to ensure our international airport is built.

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34 Comments

  1. December 2, 2022

    Oh yes “bondie late’ dominique” God truly works in mysterious ways; the boycott-of-the-elections by the UWP is the signal for the beginning-of-the-end of your draconian and repressive reign over the political affairs of Dominica; farewell our one time dictator; it’s just a matter of time.

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  2. December 2, 2022

    Well! well! well! the modern day “political Jim Jones” is at it again, a lair is a thief; a thief is a lair; not me dat say so nah; least all you forget, Tony reminded us about the division, you and others started first within the DLP when you guys “backstabbed, PM Pierre Charles ;garcon God will cut out your tongue 👅 from your mouth one of those good days.

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  3. BobD
    December 1, 2022

    The end of liberal Democracy is facing us straight up. To move Dominica forward, the elimination of multi/party politics is the only way viable.

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  4. DeArAb
    December 1, 2022

    Indeed the lord works in mysterious ways. The boycott of these elections highlights the type of leadership the people of Dominica has been going through for the last NOT 20 years but last 12 years. This will put a bigger stain on the rule of Mr. Skerrit. In my opinion he made efforts in the early days but now his head has grown so big that he has blocked out the sun thus leaving a dark cloud of increased poverty on our country thus YES the Lord is working for the future of Dominica as there will be a lesson for future generations.

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  5. Skerrit & Mano laundromat Inc
    December 1, 2022

    Name : University of fools

    Lecturers: Skerrit, Bobbles, Mano

    Students: The kindergarten ministers

    Cleaners / Janitors: Ian Douglas, Reggie Austrie, Roselyn Paul, Ramon Blackmore, Dr Darroux, Joseph Judas Iscarriot Isaac and all those dumped ministers of Skerrit

    Facilitator; Alireza Monfared

    At the end of the school year kindergarten ministers will learn how to lie, defend and clean dirty laundry

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    • Shaka zulu
      December 1, 2022

      Judas is the toilet cleaner. Using his hands and face

  6. Lawyer
    December 1, 2022

    This statement by the CM removed the last shred of doubt in my mind, Skerrit is not right in his mind. He lives in a fantasy world.

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    • December 2, 2022

      I am happy the Supreme Leader dispelled all doubts that you had at first which tells me Democracy is definitely working in Dominica with a doubt. Anything to quote to us from Winston Churchill and William Shakespeare? Incidentally, how is Sunak doing? Are English people including you Hindus or Muslims?

      • Lawyer
        December 5, 2022

        Once again, is that the best you can come up with? You are as sick in your head as your Master!

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  7. Oh me Ladd
    December 1, 2022

    Hello skero! The philistines had their “Lords” too. These “gods” were made of wood and stone (nice mansion on morn Daniel) They were also made of silver and gold, (money in offshore banks). Apparently, all these “lords” and gods couldn’t save nor deliver the king and the people; when the Lord of Lords struck. Remember mr. wannabe “president,” That, “The love of money is the root of ALL EVIL. You didn’t know plenty money was sweet so? Now you can steal it still with “no damn business of ours.” But time will tell, and we the Dominican people will see which “lord” will deliver you. It’s gonna be a great day for Dominica. A National Holiday will be fitting just to remember the chaos caused by you. Our children and grandchildren will be taught and learn about a boy named Skerrit who wanted to be a Hitter. Your time must come. How long? Not Long. I haven’t taken a dance in quite some time. I might as well practice my steps.

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  8. David
    November 30, 2022

    The ramblings of a very sick individual….

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  9. Bwa-Banday
    November 30, 2022

    That gatay-wasse PM does not understand that my god is NOT in his dorty business. We had Erika, Maria and recently the mass weather event in the east of the island which should have served as a warning to him but yet he continues. Can pastor Ah-guss-tin tell mister stop making a mockery of the good lord? When god will eventually past a hand on mister is fe-ni-bat for him eh. People must say is mal they make him. The horns he get from the Atlanta wood master during creole fest should have sent bells ringing in his head also but he will soon learn. I guess a little horn does not hurt either. Time will surely tell.

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  10. 3rd Commandment
    November 30, 2022

    “Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain; for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.”

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    • elizabethlxavier
      December 1, 2022

      @ 3rd Commandment: If you knew the Lord so well, you would show Him reverence and write “His” name instead of “his” name.

      Also you are no judge to decide that the PM has taken the Lord’s name in vain, you also need to live the judgment for the Lord to pass.

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  11. The Evil one
    November 30, 2022

    I do not want to be in any function as chairman, master of ceremony or to pray when Skerrit is present because my tongue might slip and I might well refer to him in public as Satan or Jim Jones by mistake

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  12. Jim Jones
    November 30, 2022

    Honestly speaking I don’t see a difference between Jim Jones and the Devil you know. They have a lot in common .

    First: John 8:44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.
    You see a difference?

    John 10:10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; What’s different?

    “Let everyone who names the name of the Lord stand apart from wickedness and withdraw from wrongdoing.” 2 Timothy 2:19. Can he avoid being wicked and doing wrong?
    What’s the difference?

    Skerrit, you just mentioned the name of the Lord with your wicked and deceptive heart. Gason be careful.

    When I think of the scriptures above and the characteristics of Jim Jones I don’t see much of a difference and therefore it is hard for him to differentiate between the Lord’s work and Satans…

  13. dissident
    November 30, 2022

    well let’s think of it this way………the Lord work……was to protect the UWP from taking part in this sham elections!!!!!

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  14. The Evil Diab
    November 30, 2022

    He sees and treats stealing as the Lord’s work ?
    He sees 666 as the Lord’s work?
    He sees adultery as the Lords work?
    He sees corruption as the Lord’s work?
    Be sees dividing the family, the community and the country as the Lord’s work too?
    He sees blood sacrifice as the Lord’s work?
    He sees destroying the country as the Lord’s work to?
    He sees lying and deception as the Lord’s work?
    Well what will this man that has sold himself to do evil not see as the Lord’s work?

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  15. Ibo France
    November 30, 2022

    The God we serve does not exist in the evil heart of this Prince of Darkness. Darkness cannot drive out darkness only light can do that. God is the brightest light that exists today. There is no light in the heart of Roosevelt only darkness. How do I know this? His dark, evil actions.

    Roosevelt is the epitome of evil dressed in disguise.

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  16. Toto
    November 30, 2022

    Roosevelt, Roosevelt, if I remember correctly it was you, who called this election, you alone. The Lord had nothing to do with this unless of course your subliminal message to the gullible people of Dominica is that you are the Lord. Don’t call His name in vain partner because that is a capital sin, not so?

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  17. Skipp
    November 30, 2022

    It must not be the same Lord I worship. Skerrit you are a joke- and we are laughing stock- we- Dominica

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    • elizabethlxavier
      December 1, 2022

      @Skipp, you should have told which one is the Lord whom you worship, because that Lord of yours must have a name.

      At least the PM described Him as the Lord, who wants “peace”, “brotherhood”, and “sisterhood”.

      Based on your attitude, it is no wonder his Lord, may not be the Lord whom you worship.

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  18. Frank N Stein
    November 30, 2022

    Somebody please pray for Dominicans because something is wrong with them.

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  19. MEME
    November 30, 2022

    I saw long ago that this man was not Prime Minister material…When one listens to the stinking and rotten verbiage emanating from his vile mouth, decent citizens cringe in disbelief. When one listens to how he insults hard working Dominicans who are struggling to earn a living, decent citizens feel embarrassed.
    Now like a tormented soul, he has nothing to show as his party’s report card, he attacks the UWP!!
    Dominica truely deserve better!
    This man is an embarrassment to himself and to Dominica!!

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  20. L C Matthew
    November 30, 2022

    One time i agree with Roosvelt skerrit. It is the lords work. It is said that even Lucifer knows when the lord speaks. So he agrees that UWP decision is guided by the devine. For the lord to have intervene it must have been to counter an opposite force.
    We have confirmation that calling of snap elections before enacting promised reform to deceptively stay in power must have been the devils work. This is the opposite force. Lies to to people and spewing hate division lies and contempt for hard working independent people certainly is not going bring anyone together. Only a deviant being would lie and deceive that much. Sound like a tormented man posses by the trappings of power. You will gain the world but lose your soul.
    The devil is not going to come with horns on head and red tounge in flames. He will attract no one. He comes with a smile, promise you he is the be it all end it all while stabbing your back. RS is as close as this gets.

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  21. Juanita
    November 30, 2022

    Dear people, can a tick honestly ask a cow why it is meg?

    “Let us embrace people, we do not have to agree all the time, but we have to respect each other…,” Skerrit encouraged. This quote is from the same man who has urged his supporters to confront and bully opposition people everywhere they see them – in church, the supermarket, on the road, and the list goes on, and call them “traitors”. It is very glaring that this same man who has single handedly created a one-man political state, murdered democracy, and aborted electoral reform promises is now talking about the “Lord’s work.” Is this man shameless or has he gone mad with power?

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  22. JAH KAL
    November 30, 2022

    Skerrit what you thought you would come to salisbury and talk your BS and the people would laught and clap with you, i know you get the message, take it where you can spread your rice and expire food for them. They have to much food , they can feed the hole country and the caribbean . You a not welcome to Salisbury . Skerrit Spags is a thorn in your , you can call him all kind of name he have his people behind him. Saddam , Gadafi ,Chavez, Idi Amin, Papa Doc they had more power than you and they run they die miserable, Putin Shi, Trump they all miserable ,you a just a little pawn in a chess game your fool. The eye of the world is on Dominica you have a hugh prizes to pay for that nonsence you doing to DOMINICA. NO REFORM NO ELECTION.

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  23. Frank N Stein
    November 30, 2022

    Yes PM its the Lords work. The lord wants the world to see you disintegrate into a gatay wass who only has mepuis to offer. He wants us to see how you cant function without LENNOX LINTON to scream out and how its making you foo until you are attaching your own gang. It exposes a lot about you so I believe that its the lords work. :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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    • Garçon
      December 1, 2022

      Absolutely ludicrous. Roosevelt Skerrit is going to win the elections come December 6, 2022 with a much larger mandate and continue to be the prime minister of Dominica. He will be embraced by other world leaders and continue to take care of himself and his family. This no benefit action you and others continue to push is not harming the guy at all. He is getting what he wants. What you think was him giving his own people maypuis is a great strategy that worked. Listen to his people and you will find out how much comfort and reassurance that this coming term will be better that this statement gave them. Remember it was this same group who told us that politics has nothing to do with truth and honesty; it’s all about optics.
      Stop wrongly advising the UWP. Staying away was a BIG mistake. I will remind you next year when skerrit is still PM and traveling the world meeting with other world leaders that this action did nothing to him.

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      • Danziger
        December 1, 2022

        We voting Labour agian, last election same MAGGI, I am a born DOMINICAN, not AFRAID of you all. Wake UP DOMINICANS, LABOUR ENCORE.

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  24. E Mick
    November 30, 2022

    So he thinks that because the main opposition isn’t standing, all opposition to him has magically evaporated. He must have interesting conversations with himself when he looks in the mirror every morning. “Mirror mirror on de wall, who de greatest of dem all?” And when he replies “You”, I’m sure he must feel all warm inside.

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  25. LifeandDeath
    November 30, 2022

    :lol: :lol: There wasn’t another regional leader that used to pray and call on the Lord in public more than the one in the BVI. In short order he was relieved of his office by the US DEA.
    Be very careful. Stop use God on the ppl dem psyche please. You know well whether you working for the people or for yourself, the Lord knows it too.
    What fresh mandate you begging for when the current one ain’t well halfway done yet. It sounds to me like Obeah well well. Let them go vote and put you back in, like as though you want fresh blood or wa?

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  26. Channel 1
    November 30, 2022

    That HYPOCRITE really likes to to use God’s name in his nonsense.

    Here comes that HYPOCRITE talking about hate. Isn’t that HYPOCRITE the same man who said to throw hot water on the UWP when they come to those CBI-funded apartments?

    Is this not the same HYPOCRITE who said to harass UWP people in the supermarkets, in their cars, funerals etc and call them traitors?

    Are these the kind of things that PURE HYPOCRITE brands as love?

    The following scripture seems quite fitting:

    Matthew 7:21 – Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. (KJV)

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    • Ibo France
      November 30, 2022

      The man has no respect for anyone not even for God. How could anyone who claims to love God can associate with this notorious, serial LIAR.

      If not even his closest partner in crime will !end him support with his skulduggery speaks volumes about this fraudulent election.

      Dominica will never prosper under the misrule of Roosevelt and his minions. It’s all downhill from the country and its inhabitants until sanity and sanctity is restored.

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