PM Skerrit meets with President Xi

PM Skerrit and President XI

Dominica’s Prime Minister Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit met with Chinese President H.E Xi Jinping on Monday with both leaders pledging to increase mutual trust, vigorous exchanges, and cooperation in various fields.

The Prime Minister is leading a delegation to China to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Commonwealth of Dominica and the People’s Republic of China.

Prime Minister Skerrit told the Chinese leader Dominica attaches high value to its relations with China based on mutual respect and deep ties of cooperation. He expressed gratitude for China’s support of Dominica’s development goals and the assistance offered during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Prime Minister identified potential areas of further cooperation between the two countries in the fields of infrastructure, tourism, renewable energy, e-commerce, health, agriculture and educational exchanges.

He reiterated Dominica’s support for the One China Principle and said Dominica welcomes the Belt and Road Initiative, the Global Security Initiative and the Global Civilization Initiative which have contributed to raising the quality of life of global citizens and the preservation of world peace.

President Xi said Dominica was a trustworthy friend and partner of China in the region, and that China-Dominica relations have become a good example of South-South cooperation.

He said China appreciates Dominica’s steadfast friendship and was willing to work with the island to synergize development strategies and turn the friendly relations into a driving force for win-win cooperation to deliver greater benefits to the two countries.

China, he added, welcomed the opportunity to expand bilateral cooperation in trade and economy, infrastructure construction, agriculture, health care and other fields and would continue to provide assistance within its capacity for Dominica’s economic and social development.

Prime Minister Skerrit also met on Monday with Premier Li Qiang and the Chairman of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, Zhao Leji.

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  1. Labour power
    March 27, 2024

    140 countries out of 192 recognize the one China policy.How many countries have they taken over?How many countries speak mandarin?In the USA there is a Chinatown in every state and the USA owe China $859,4 billion dollars,while the blue Dominican aholes are braying.The arms and ammunitions used to keep you in your pen did not come from China.All,M16A1,M60,Gluck 17,Gluck 19,M4 carbine,45 cal pistols,Grenades,handcuffs,batons,grenade launchers,teargas canisters,night vision goggles,speed boats all come from the USA to remind you,you are a slave in your own country.Not one firearm or ammunition from China.

  2. dissident
    March 27, 2024

    trinkets dazzle
    some grown folks behave like little children in a candy store
    de original introduction involved a junior minister going behind de back of his Prime Minister and Cabinet…… That is the door dat de Chinese took to engage with Dominica.
    Skerrit cannot proudly display de MOU neither will de Chinese Ambassador.
    everything else speaks for itself.
    What’s thriving at one mile agriculture station?
    look across de road….that is a speaking image just like de Morroccan Hotel……dead and abandoned.
    Every Chinese store in Roseau sell de same fan, spoons, underwear, headphones, mosquito bats.
    I looking to see how much investment de Chinese putting in Wesley and Woodfordhill areas along with ‘their’ international airport.
    I personally think this is just a distribution center for Chinese produce and propaganda……….Dominica is at de center of de island chain
    we brokes
    Chinese making money on our brokes face?

  3. dissident
    March 27, 2024

    when dat so called international airport gets built in whatever decade ………we will see who has de majority of investments in de North East.
    where in China is de Dominica flag flying proudly?
    our money not tied to de Chinese dollar
    our CBI passports are promoted with a US dollar not a Chinese dollar.
    Our returns on de CBI program doesn’t come in Chinese dollars……how could dat possibly benefit us?
    How many local investors doing business in China?
    I know Dominicans with business in de US………my daughter has her own
    all dem Chinese stores in Roseau selling de same spoons, plates, table cloths, bath towels, soap dish, headphones……all of dem sell de same junky stuff dat falls apart within days.
    stupesssssssss………..dat is what Skerrit feels his supporters deserve……..I’m certain he isn’t doing this for Lennox Linton and UWP benefit.

  4. Lin clown
    March 26, 2024

    This picture of Roosevelt and xi will be posted in every public building soon as a form of intimidation to the citizens of Dominica.

  5. Brandon O
    March 26, 2024
  6. Queen
    March 26, 2024

    I can see the African nose on both guys. Xi must remember in all his dealings Africa is mama. Makes me wonder which one will> implement African history in their schools.

  7. Doug
    March 26, 2024

    Above photos have stunned Ibo into silence. Please help him with smelling salt someone. What a performance dear PM.

  8. Expat
    March 26, 2024

    Let us all be honest; that is a high level international move on the part of Dominica. A picture is worth a thousand words; hopefully, this will be mutually beneficial to both parties.

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  9. Weh
    March 25, 2024

    I’m surprised Kim Jong Un and Mr Putin are not in the picture as well?

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    • Hello
      March 26, 2024

      Why not Joe Biden? Isn’t Joe Biden many many times worse than president Putin or Kim Jung Un? You all are a set of very sick people who don’t educate yourselves but want to comment on things you are ignorant of.

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      • weh
        March 27, 2024

        So if we are all so ignorant explain to us how Biden is worse than the leaders mentioned above?

    • Pat
      March 28, 2024

      More like Hillary Clinton.👹

  10. March 25, 2024

    Who really cares? They are two goblins let them meet. Who cares? I hope they talked about the glorious day it will be when they’ll meet in their final destination. Chichi’s associates are those like him, Chavez, Castro, Maduro, Ugandan President, Abdullah, etc etc. I will not be surprised of his intentions to meet Putin and and little Kim of N Korea. Roosevelt Skerrit the WORST Dominica will ever see.

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    • Hello
      March 26, 2024

      Your comment makes no sense. Those people you are painting as ‘bad” are not so at all. It just exposes your ignorance.

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      March 27, 2024

      Manaman, your words are words of pure hatred and jealousy. You sound like a typical A-hole. How foolish you can be!

  11. Can in
    March 25, 2024

    In China Christians are still being persecuted and put in prison for their faith in Jesus Christ. One pastor was just released from jail after 7 years in jail; and now he’s unable to get an ID. Roosevelt is playing with fire and is putting Dominica a “Christian country” in grave danger.

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    • Expat
      March 26, 2024

      Stop your nonsense about Dominica being a Christian country. Wake up from your slumber.

      • Man bite dogs
        March 27, 2024

        @Expat, you talking rubbish and crap like most people that don’t understand the meaning of the word Christian, so my answer to you and others like you Dominica is a Christian country OK .

    • We Know Better
      March 27, 2024

      What Christian nation? That’s for you. That’s why they stuck to and honor God in their own image and likeness, Buddhism, not Christianity. India honors God in their own image and likeness, Hindu – Chrishna. Arabs honor God in their own image and likeness, Islam, Muhammed. But you, you honor and serve a god in the image and likeness of white people Jesus, the Europeans’ religion. It’s an ABUSIVE relationship forced upon you during enslavement of your people. I don’t know if you are abusing the Europeans or they’re abusing you – it is past time to move on from Christianity.

      • Can in
        March 27, 2024

        So now, you are assuming to know my ethnicity? Yes sir. You are clothed in stupidity.

        • We Know Better
          March 28, 2024

          Don’t take it personal, or feel free, I was brainwashed into that Christianity/Islam thing too, complete with catechism and all they do to “civilize” us. Even non-whites who can pass as white usually pretend not to be sure of their ethnicity but do move on, that thing belongs to the conquerors.

  12. ccs
    March 25, 2024

    Birds of a feather flock together.

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  13. I Still Red
    March 25, 2024

    Boy Skerrit you can run to China or to hell if if that’s where you choose to make your bed but one thing I know is, you can’t hide forever

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  14. Bring back the kidnapped parrots.
    March 25, 2024

    The illustrious Prime minister is going to be promoted to the new Governor of the New Peoples Republic of China colony of Dominica. It will soon be mandatory for all school children to learn Chinese in the new colony.

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    • Change or China
      March 26, 2024

      But why are you always wishing and hoping that total control be be had by the Chinese? Look at all your previous posts and you will see what they are almost the same darn thing! Why don’t you push back and resist the Chinese relentless effort to take your country and replace your people? You and so many like you are so depressing you surrender without a fight. Aren’t you ashamed parroting?

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    • Malick
      March 26, 2024

      Also let us keep track of what agreements that he signs there so it does not come back and bite us later.

      A few days ago, about a dozen or more Uniformed Chinese police officers landed on one of the Fiji islands to carry out arrest warrants on about 40 – 50 Chinese nationals who was residing on the island and was running scams targeting elderly Chinese nationals back in China. Though I support that move, what was an eye opener was that the Chinese govt was able to use a clause in an agreement that was signed between the Fiji island and China from the yr 2011.

      This agreement basically allowed Chinese police to fly to Fiji, in Chinese uniform and these police was then allowed to carry out the arrest of these Chinese nationals residing in Fiji. Obviously, the Fiji government played their role, however it was still shocking to many of the local residents.

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  15. March 25, 2024

    We in Dominica do not have the leverage to call our shots around the world for economic development and, thus we have to play ball with China, US, Canada etc. say what you want about China, but theyre the ones coming through for us when it comes to roads, bridges, sports stadium, you name it, China shows up with its “bag”. Some people say , they want something back for that, and i say , whats wrong with that? Can you tell me what we have thats so valuable to China ? I”m still waiting for the answer.

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    • Smart money
      March 26, 2024

      So why don’t China go to Haiti and build schools and hospitals and bridges? I’m waiting for your answer.

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      • Pat
        March 27, 2024

        The U.S has total dominance of Haiti, that’s why. They move leaders like a conveyor belt.

        • More money
          March 28, 2024

          Rubbish that. Show us some evidence of that fake news of yours. Is it America who tells the Haitians to practice voodoo and all evil practices? Is it America who tells the Haitians to take up guns and machetes to kill one another? What is it exactly you are putting the plight of the Haitians on the shoulder of America for? Can you give one example? The results of Sin is the people or nation’s own doing. When we are honest with ourselves to accept the blame for our own actions without pointing fingers then we’ll be on the path to recovery and success. There’s a thrown of evil that is set above the atmosphere and the occupant of that pedestal is the evil one creating havoc among his worshippers. His sole duty is to kill, steal and destroy. That’s exactly what we are witnessing in the world today. And one of those tools in the devil’s arsenal in money 💰 plenty money. Because the love of it is the cause of all evil. More power, more money and more evil 👿

          • Pat
            March 29, 2024

            You have some work to do. For a start, ask Clinton how and why he admitted and apologized for destroying Haiti’s rice production and, they still rotating presidents. It’s certainly not the people of Haiti. You do have some work to do.

            We Only frown upon Voodoo as a bad word due to the work and dominance of Christian missionaries, the media and our education systems for Jesus.
            Christianity has the smoke, the white gowns, lusty=eating of the flesh, wine=drinking of the blood of Jesus etc ..and use their media to blame voodoo and the Haitian’s spirituality after putting an end to their enslavement.

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        March 27, 2024

        Why don’t you go to China and ask your question? There would be the best place to find an answer.

    • Louis Richards
      March 26, 2024

      there is no law and order in Haiti that’s why no one will go there

    • Anonymous
      March 27, 2024

      we have water but most importantly we’re a market for Chinese global expansionism, hence they work here while we as locals are unemployed or underemployed. Do you think China would allow this on their soil?

  16. lin clown
    March 25, 2024

    but that picture would look alot nicer in my pardner linton was in it yuh

    but my bro linton not stupid enough to sell his country to china

    long live united workers party

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    • dissident
      March 27, 2024

      your name says it all
      not all Kings have a jester ……a clown
      but this Skerrit seems to have enough jesters to share around

  17. en ba la
    March 25, 2024

    The traitors to the Peoples Republic of China and the Threat to their own country’s security.

    The individuals who are not concerned about real politics just all TALK and DEBT.

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    • Man bite dogs
      March 25, 2024

      Just Asking? Why is it these clowns that associated with that so-called Workers party always for my life talking rubbish one way or another 🤔

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    • March 25, 2024

      Give me your unconditional love and that’s exactly what Skerrit is asking China for. America, there are conditions to be met to get their conditional love.

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      • Ibo France
        March 26, 2024

        Senility has gotten the better of you. Your cog notice health is rather
        idly declining.

        Some solid advice from a faithful friend. Seek medical attention with immediate effect.

        • KID ON THE BLOCK
          March 27, 2024

          Ibo MALAPROP France, You diagnose your problem. Senility has gotten the better part of you. You have also found the remedy to your problem. Act fast before your problem worsen. You really need medical help.

      • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
        March 26, 2024

        ds, I always thought you are a fool, and you proved that you are a fool with this stupid comment!
        Don’t you know that it is Roosevelt Skerrit that stupid goat who has given his body, mind, sprite, and very soul to the Chinese?
        By now he may have even sold Melisa to them too!
        It is said that wisdom comes along with age, but the way I see it that you grow older, more more stupid every day.
        You are an idiot!

        • KID ON THE BLOCK
          March 27, 2024

          You will always remain in a dungeon spewing rubbish. Why should DNO allow you to spew such rubbish on its site?!

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