PM Skerrit responds to criticism of government’s proposed legislation amendments

Linton, Skerrit, at loggerheads over electoral reform
Linton, Skerrit, at loggerheads over electoral reform

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit has responded to statements made by Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, during a Town Hall meeting on Thursday night, on the controversial matter of electoral reform.

Linton said the UWP needs to stand up before the next general election and determine if the election is going to be conducted in a free and fair manner.

He said that the party has expressed deep concerns over what it says are developments in recent months regarding two institutions (The Electoral Commission and The Integrity in Public Office Commission) which he says, have a mandate “to ensure and safeguard our democratic practices and integrity.”

The UWP leader said in a release from the party last week, that the responsibilities of the Electoral Commission and Integrity Commission “are being subjected to substantial legislative changes designed to make them weak and ineffective, if not dangerously unable to carry out their original mandate.”

But Prime Minister Skerrit told DBS news on Friday that Mr. Linton needs to submit to The Electoral Commission, whatever amendments he wishes to have made to the legislation.

“The government view is that if Mr. Linton and Mr. Johnson Boston, particularly Mr. Linton is serious about electoral reform then he must do his work,” he said. “Mr. Linton must sit down with his party as a leader and get his act together and submit his amendment to whatever legislation he wishes to have amended and allow the commission to review.”

Skerrit added that “Talking about electoral reform and acting on electoral reform are two separate matters.”

He stated further that the government has always agreed that there is need for some amendments to the legislation and changes to the election laws.

“What the government has done as a responsible government and as a responsible party in office, is that we have gone through the hard work of putting on paper the government and the party’s views in respect to what are the changes it would like to see,” Skerrit explained. “What we have done is that we have written to the electoral Commission to submit our position.”

The Prime Minister noted, “We have not imposed those amendments on the commission. We have not told the commission those amendments that you must consider and you must agree to, we have no such control over the commission.”

He said what his government has done, is to state to the commission in respect to Electoral Reform, “these are the recommendations of the government and the party in office.”

And according to him, it is now left to the commission to determine how it is going to treat with these recommendations from the government or the party in office.

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67 Comments

  1. LifeandDeath
    March 7, 2016

    So Skerrit really not qualifying the benefit of the amendments proposed by his party. It’s Simple they put their proposal forward and UWP should do the same.. I think this man was trusted with the mandate to move DA forward. Instead he and his Party promoting blatantly backward proposals on Law amendments and that’s ok..Hmm DA fini bat if dem fellas don’t forget about SELF and put the People first..SHAME!!!
    It’s embarrassing how every other Minister in cabinet quiet (consent) and won’t oppose backward proposals from their party..dem fellas living a ghostly existence tho..

  2. March 6, 2016

    Mr. P.M do not try to fool us if in fact that you think that you are fooling us then you are kidding your self. you are not sincere or genuine about true and real Electoral reform in Dominica. staying in power by any cost and by any means necessary is all that matters to you , tony astaphan and and your hand picked tools who are on the electoral commission .if you really had electoral reform at heart you would have done it for the country long ago.for once in your life try to win on a level playing field. try to be brave and courageous like the leaders of st.kitts & nevis and antigua & barbuda. you are engineering every thing so that you could be leader for life. Mr.Skerrit Democracy under your administration is nothing more than a charade. we have come to the stage now that Electoral fraud and crimes are going to become legitimate under your watch.

  3. way papa
    March 6, 2016

    Stupes…we all know that this corrupt amendment will go through.

  4. Original Mahaut Man
    March 6, 2016

    Stop spectulating and ask your party to submit theirs.

    • Tjebe Fort
      March 8, 2016

      Maybe you were deaf at the last House of Parliament meeting bro?

  5. The Evangelist?
    March 6, 2016

    First of all let me congratulate Mr. Skerrit for going on DBS this time to respond to Hon. Linton, instead of his preferred kairi. I guess that’s his way of disassociating himself from business friends wounded in battle. Secondly, Skerrit or no politician should be allowed to touch or amend any of our original laws that honorable men, whose main concern was to protect our country from corrupt leaders like the one with have today. If anything needs to be amended we should go on the election ballot and allow us to decide if we want the change or not. If an amendment is needed after a general election we should have a referendum to vote on it. Politicians or commission or commissioners should change nothing without us. That would force them to discuss the issue

  6. Viewsexpressed
    March 6, 2016

    Skerrit is no position to talk or comment on matters of good governance or even accountability in office, let alone to lecture to Hon Linton and Boston, they are not in your league Skerrit. Stop telling Linton and Boston what to do, what you have to do for fair and informational debate is go to the House once a month and debate, talk, consult, rather than flying about, (at whose expense??) all over the world and coming back here as papa show wedding empty handed but only with self attainment of questionable honours that makes no sense.
    Skerrit clean up your political backyard first before you attempt to lecture to honourable and decent people, a league that you have to elevate yourself to.

  7. Anon AGain
    March 6, 2016

    This is as odd an explanation as I have ever seen.

  8. March 6, 2016

    Well put and the people don’t understand how dangerous this man have become for Dominica, he’s been fooling the people for so long they just accept whatever he says, we in Dominica need help and possible it there are any group s out there who believe and love the Island as much as we do we need your help the Opposition cannot do it alone. The forces of evil that is set to roam our Island is dangerous and my people live every day in danger.
    This administration have to go for anything good to come to us, and it’s up to the people to make the change you have enough to take a stand for justice.. Young people what are your intentions do you want to continue living in the filth of corruption, is that enough for you and it that what you want.
    Young people take a stand and demand justice for DOMINICA>

  9. KID ON THE BLOCK
    March 6, 2016

    Tell Lennox to get his acts together and do what is expected of him before spewing all that BS to his blinded supporters. Mr. really a Novice man.

    • %
      March 7, 2016

      Your idiot and scatterbrain,what needs to be done is to cleanse the electors list,give us Voters ID,and adhere to the residency requirement….This can be done in less than one year.. You are DNOs biggest fool.GO TO SCHOOL!

    • Ex da lawman
      March 7, 2016

      You are the blind one.Its people like you and your thinking that have dominica going backwards.

  10. tj
    March 6, 2016

    Does government recommendations design to meddle in electoral reforms? UWP revisit your thoughts, do give the P.M. An excuse not to purge the dead people on the voting list and those living abroad.

  11. Rat Poison
    March 6, 2016

    “Linton said the UWP needs to stand up before the next general election.”

    Excuse me Mr. Linton this is NOT a UWP issue as you are making it sound. This is a problem for all of us Dominicans. If this thing becomes law it will definitely give the ruling party the political advantage. But what if Skerrit dies or jailed, God forbid, before next election and UWP forms the next government? If they become corrupt like Skerrit we going to be stock with them for how many years again? Absolutely nonsense! This, the IPO, and all other thing Skerrit has used his majority in office to amend are against all of us whether we are UWP, DLP, DFP or independent.

    “We have not imposed those amendments on the commission. We have not told the commission those amendments that you must consider and you must agree to.”
    Mr. Skerrit knows very well that the commission will do anything it take to keep him in power so more passports will be sold. Who knows if he and the commission didn’t plan this…

  12. March 6, 2016

    Mr Dr PM your words and actions never match up. When the PM of St Kitts and Nevis went to parliament and amended the constitution to make the term limit of any PM in that twin State no more than two terms he was acting in the interest of the people of his country and not in his self interest or that of his party. That idea that you and the DLP will run things in Dominica forever is setting a dangerous president which will allow history to repeat it\’s self and much to the demise of our beautiful country. You have accused others of being power hungry but let me remind you of the old saying which goes\” power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely\” If you are serious about seeing this country go forward and decency restored to our democracy; you sir invite all stake holders to join you ans seek an amicable solution to the way in which you and your corrupt administration intend to proceed with Electoral reform and the IPO. What should one expect from an empty BAG OF…

  13. What Next
    March 6, 2016

    LIER!!! You can only fool those dotish knitwits of yours with red tunnel vision.
    You DO have MAJORITY VOTE on the commission, enabled by the people you installed there. Don’t believe me? Ask Tony Astaphan.

  14. Clayton Shillingford
    March 6, 2016

    The UWP should go ahead and submit its own recommendations if it has not already done so ..

  15. Affa
    March 6, 2016

    When I read the headline I thought it was about the man discussing legalizing Marijuana.
    I wonder when will he begin to address that, as the police squad is still wasting scarce gov’t resources going in the hills burning plants and inflicting more misery on farmers, when the United States that they are appeasing is legalizing marijuana state by state.
    Instead, and I may be wrong and I am not taking sides, but this seems to be more about a changing of the guard however necessary as it may be, just saying..

    • Tjebe Fort
      March 7, 2016

      With respect bro I think keeping our democracy intact is more important than that frigging weed.

      • JAH People
        March 7, 2016

        :oops: :oops: :oops: “frigging weed” :?: :?: …have some respect for the herbs of JAH…..hold tight 8-O (your name)….or you will lose all grip…. 8)

  16. March 6, 2016

    we are not fools in dominica mr skerrit you cannot fool us all the time we are listening to your every word and we are oberving your every action so you cannot do one thing and then come and tell us another when we have already seen your action. it appears that you have a memory problem we don’t have that problem so please put your act together and get off our esteemed leader’s back please

  17. Joan
    March 6, 2016

    Prime Minister you know very well that the men you have appointed to these offices will do nothing but follow whatever You want them to do. They have no backbone. Why dom,t you appoint some people of Good character who are willing to stand for justice and for Dominica and generations to come instead of they having only Skerrit interest t at heart. You also know the I s have it. Man don.t you feel anything for your country I pr ay for you every day. May God have mercy on you.

  18. John Paul
    March 6, 2016

    skeritt You have infiltrated the Comission so what ever You suggest will be acted on .who are you fooling? You remember those emails from Tony ? Have Your way and live with the result

  19. observer
    March 6, 2016

    Ahh PM Skerrit!!! Come on Mr. PM. Those recommendations you proposed are good for democracy? It’s a shame that you can try to take us for fools. There are educated people among us, and even the ordinary man can understand that your proposals are undemocratic. Mr. PM how can election be free and fair when one party (in Dominica), with a big financial advantage can transport people from overseas to vote for them, while the other don’t have that financial capacity? I mean advertising money is one thing but access to vote is another. Here in the US, any US citizen can vote by mail, but the cost is- not cost prohibitive-in fact some ballots envelopes are prepaid. That can’t be compared to a plane tickets costing hundreds of dollars to travel to Dominica to vote-that can be cost prohibitive and prevent certain eligible voters in the diaspora to vote. If you want diasporans to vote, let’s eligible voters mail-in ballots; that to, is scary.

  20. Red Ants Bite
    March 5, 2016

    To ensure fair elections, the voters list should be cleaned up every 5 years. Anyone who permanently resides abroad for than 5 years should be removed. As a Dominican if they want to vote here, they need to reside here for at least 60 days of a five year period, and then they may register to vote. No political party should pay the passage of anyone or give anyone gift or money for their vote. Those that want to vote should pay their passage to come vote. These are the things that would make our democracy better and stronger.

    Concerning the IPO it’s ridiculous to hear Skerrit wants to move it from a seven man team to a 3 man team. That’s very bad for our country. If anything, Skerrit should think of ways to make it stronger, better and more effective to catch politicians that are corrupt.

    As far as I can see Skerrit has not put one thing in place that would make our democracy better. Everything is to facilitate HIM and that is very bad and dangerous. Make it better for all of us

    • March 7, 2016

      I think that we should update our system as time goes by…I am a Dominican living in a EU country ,I receive documents in order for me to vote in another EU country. I have spent more than 4 months in Dominica from last year to this year. I think that the gov’t should do their best to allow Dominicans to vote from abroad ..I read the news every day, I talk to people every day from back home..We Dominicans living abroad are interested in our Dominica.

    • LifeandDeath
      March 7, 2016

      I so agree with you RED Ants,..Our politicians all need to look beyond their big toe..they can’t keep making Policies to facilitate their corruption..It raises a very big RED flag that the sitting party would opt to make amendments to weaken the reach and effectiveness of the IPO commission..It begs the question WHY??
      Absolute Power corrupts absolutely for sure!!!..It’s very curious also that no other Minister of the party in power would object to anything at all, if only for the good of Dominica..it’s like all of their heads together for good and for bad..Dominica done sell out if we don’t start to think for the good of the Country..

    • Ma Moses
      March 7, 2016

      Red Ants, for the sake of democracy I support you but we can go further. No need to clean up the list every five years. With the computers we have it is easy to do that in real time. For instance, when someone dies their name should be automatically removed from the voters’ list, same with people who are not residing in Dominica past the qualifying date, registration cards the same etc. This way, we can have an accurate and up-to-date voters’ list all the time, if we really want to. And please, don’t tell me this can not be done in a small country like ours with such a small population.

  21. Red Ants Bite
    March 5, 2016

    Skerrit the point is you need to put policies in place that will make us a better, stronger and more democratic nation. As a Red ant laborite myself, I do not like what you are proposing because we cannot afford to do what will always ensure the DLP wins and forget about the well being of the nation. We cannot use our 15/6 majority or better yet 16/7, with the speaker added to just change things that are pointing to one man, one party rule. It’s not good for our country.

    I think the election law is good as is; if anything we just need to ensure that voters are qualified to vote. For example, I came from a family of 12, and we all supported labor. My older brother has been leaving in Guada since 1980, and only comes to DA once in a while and stays for no more than 2 days. But since his name is on the voting list he always comes down to vote and disappears the same day. That cannot be fair because he is never there to face the music. That we need to correct in the interest of all

    • Viewsexpressed
      March 7, 2016

      Red Ants Bite, let me tell you something, Skerrit does not have the fortitude, maturity, vision and intellectual capacity to undertake that professional tasks you ask of him. What you ask for is correct, but he is not at that level. Sad for our people and country. Also, those who surround him come with Krazy and mad attitude and portray a feeling of self indulgence. We must find out who they are and flush them or convert them.
      Dominica is doomed under this corrupt DLP government and the minds of its leadership from top to Jack………………(fill in the blank…..bottom.

  22. True Dominican
    March 5, 2016

    The Prime Minister is clear, precise and to the point. He also takes action when needed. He is just the right person for the job. That’s why so many Dominicans supports his mandate. Lennox Linton on the other hand, Hmmm! let’s see, he is just a misfit.

    • Viewsexpressed
      March 7, 2016

      This Odd Prime Minister lacks clarity, vision and precision. He is a failed Prime Minister that’s makes his actions and inactions very Odd and detrimental to Dominica’s development. Anyone who thinks otherwise are blind loyalists and unpatriotic.
      Hon Linton has proven himself to be focussed, accountable, has discovered the Skerrit led government Bin Bobol fiasco and lies. They , the DLP attempted to hide until the evidence showed its ugly face.
      So if you are a True Dominican as you process, go ask Skerrit as Finance Minister, accountable to us Dominicans, who stole the or managed the Bin Bobol fiasco and many other corrupt practices. We want our money back.
      So you stopp your silly alliance and love and joy for that corrupt leadership and government. They are tarnished and we know that.

  23. The truth
    March 5, 2016

    This PM is the worse thing that ever happen to Dominica we all are seeing it very disrespectful, tells a lot Lie’s dishonest, have no self-control, use the name of the ALMIGHTY with no respect, and the list go on anon we all seeing it and that’s the truth

  24. March 5, 2016

    For a leader of a country and someone who travels all around the world ,should sound much better when he talks . He sounds like a kid on the school play ground . But that is all you leader hoping mine will be hilary clinton or bernie sanders .

  25. %
    March 5, 2016

    Skerrit E-MAILS sent to you in the past by your handlers, to block electoral reform,has been out in the public domain for years…Your focus is not to advance Dominica,but to just perpetuate in power…No wonder the country is going to hell, and you don’t care!!!!Skerrit can you tell us what one of the e-mails said about your winning legacy?

  26. angel
    March 5, 2016

    I do not see why the government has to be so involved in the reform process. The committee should be made up independent thinkers with one or two representatives from each political party. This does not sound right to me…just another system being put in place to justify the corruption in Government.

  27. D/can to de Bone (F)
    March 5, 2016

    Your comment is rubbish

    • Viewsexpressed
      March 7, 2016

      Yours is garbage….if you have nothing to say and appears empty in thought like your leader, whoever that is then, keep quiet, read and learn something of political science and democracy.

  28. Stop misleading the people
    March 5, 2016

    You hear lies… and more lies!

  29. cellular
    March 5, 2016

    My oh my, you’ve seen one and you’ve seen all..
    Fair, IPO matter is important but in midst of ongoing scandal we huffing over IPO nominees, why? because we refuse to comment on scandal? we are unaware of scandal? we don’t want to appear as any way involved in scandal? My ongoing court matter doesn’t allow me to so no one else can express some general views of concern? So i sidetrack and distract by talking about IPO? Just let the cards fall where they need to fall and those who have to fall let them fall? LMFAO. Seen one seen all.

  30. Face the Facts
    March 5, 2016

    Those who are sensible will conclude that Linton will always oppose everything. He blows everything out of proportion so as to incite his followers and others. Why bother with him?
    The good instinct of everyone should inform them that Linton is not really on the side of the people and by no means all the people. His interest is to debase the government so as to try and win an election to be PM. Some of us are not deceived by Linton and his words.
    Furthermore, there were overseas scrutineers during the last election. They traveled throughout Dominica to ensure that the election was conducted in a fair manner.
    Linton, once and for all concede defeat and call it a day. Try again next election, if you wish.

    • At the Face The Facts; nice going here. Continue to speak on my behal.

      Lennox Linton is not for the people and most definitely not for all the people–he needs to acknowledge this truth, and stop saying that he is doing for Dominica and her people–that is not so

      • Viewsexpressed
        March 7, 2016

        Hey, who are you? Is this one of disciples who always has a good testimony of lies, deception and promoting self ignorance as within the DLP to what is going on in Dominica?
        Who is it you are trying to impress

      • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
        March 8, 2016

        Whenever you are about to talk any crap about Lennox, remember me your master!

        And if you continue I will E-mail and tell him everything, and you know what I am talking about!

        So you better be careful Miss Elizabeth, doh let me talk Miss. Elizabeth, doh let Francisco talk eh. You warned be the other day and told me how you will do something to me that will make me regret!

        Well, be warned cause if I talk you will regret you ever use your little yellow fingers and attack Linton.

        And before I forget this I here you were hungry, and wanted to buy food and you only had one dollar in pennies, to your name, not enough to pay for the food, and the lady chase you out of her place, all of a sudden you on DNO talking about she refuse to take pennies for pay.

        You cannot even fool yourself never mind anybody else: Oooooooooooooppppppppppppssssssssssss; sorry, my mistake you can only fool Skerrit!

        Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah!

    • Viewsexpressed
      March 7, 2016

      Get your Facts straight and decent. And the more you climb that poison tree the more you display your assets of stupidity.
      Our instincts is for good governance, what is yours ,? …the continued practice of a visible corrupt leader and DLP government?
      Hon Linton is for Dominica and Dominicans, he has proved,. Yo al are just scared of what he will investigate and discover after the corrupt DLP government is out of office.
      Face the Facts and get your Facts straight, and as long as your linked and associated with this corrupt DLP leadership and government, you too will be labelled and tarnished.

    • Anonymous
      March 7, 2016

      A religious zealot with a political bias. With Christians like you we do not need isis or the taliban. Honestly with role models like you I would rather be an atheist

  31. ImAnIdiot
    March 5, 2016

    Mr Skerrit, you suggest ridiculous amendments ( like making it a crime if you get a plane ticket from the labour party to come and vote and while on island you change your mind and vote for UWP – punishable by a fine and one year in prison.)

    Now you come to the defense NOT by saying, “our amendments to the act will promote free and fair elections. INSTEAD you say “these are the recommendations of the government and the party in office and what we would like to see.”

    No you have not “enforced” these amendments on the electoral reform…but…are those amendments promoting what they should?

    As the party in office, how about you suggest something in Dominica’s best interest? cause to me that looks like totally in the party’s interest. It’s baffling to me how people are just on the “Labour Train” or “UWP Train” and not looking at the significant or ramifications of those things. sigh

  32. March 5, 2016

    Come on Mr Skerrit, stop playing games.With regards to electoral reform,you promised more than once to have a clean voters list,to issue valid identification which can be used for things other than voting.Don’t you remember?Now you are making it sound like it’s up to the election commission which is not doing it’s part and holding up the process.For two election cycles we are still waiting for you to deliver what you promised.Let us see how much longer this false promise is going to last.It looks like the election commission is the only body you can’t approach with a view to expedite the promised reforms after 10years plus.This has got to be a joke.
    I am sure that the opposition stood in the house of assembly and put forward the areas in which they had reservations concerning the integrity commossion.The animal farm show must have just laughed because the eyes have it.If you want it in writing,I’m sure you will receive it soon.Thanks for asking

  33. Ex-Police
    March 5, 2016

    No free thinking. Only jumps when Lennox speak.

  34. jim jones
    March 5, 2016

    good job pm

  35. %
    March 5, 2016

    I am totally in support of Honourable Linton,and I do not believe any word emanating from the mouth of Skerrit that he wants Free and Fair election in Dominica….Dominicans much remember all the E-MAILS from Skerrits Senior Counsel to Skerrit himself about madness HAPPENING AT THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION.. .That have totally highjacked Free and Fair election in Dominica..It is shameful and hypocritical for Skerrit to respond to the honourable gentleman and states
    Lennox Linton,since Kerri fears electoral reform.It is a shame that in 2016 Dominicans cannot go to a polling station to vote with VOTER card…
    All the country have are totally failed institution,like the IPO,as all our other institutions.Dominica itself is a failed country.Bad leadership,greediness,ineptness,in government etc…This DLP with SKERRIT as leader is the worst government in the Commonwealth.

  36. The Real Thing
    March 5, 2016

    So what were the proposals that were presented and voted on in Parliament?
    Does the PM remember that session in Parliament ?
    To effectively reduce the commission to a Labour Party selection panel.
    To do the bidding of the PM

  37. Shaka Zulu
    March 5, 2016

    Ok my simple brain is again confused. If legislations were passed in parliament to amend the function of the commision why are they not implemented. Parliament make laws to be enacted accordingly not if you want. Based on what PM is saying the basically made recommendations which the commissioner can choose how to implement. Well is now we will have trouble.

  38. March 5, 2016

    As long as Skerrit is leader of the Labour Party or even merely associated with the party in anyway or form, I will never voted Labour again.

    Skerrit and all his clones MUST GO.

  39. Rolle
    March 5, 2016

    Wat u saying an nothing is the same thing..u fail already.. We kya believe nothing coming from u… Waiting patiently to see how u fall.. Where u send ian?

  40. Shameless
    March 5, 2016

    Skeet really think he fool everybody eh :twisted:
    Garson STOP trying to stay in power by fooling people and do what the people expect. You know darn well that what Lennox saying is true so get proper legislation in place before next election. STOP lying to us souplay. :twisted:

    Pretty soon there will be more allegations coming against prominent politicians and past politicians which may require you dissolve cabinet and call general elections. We need that list cleaned and proper legislation in place. You need to come clean and tell us who else in the circle is under investigations because we know already. Keep checking masinthecemetery.com 8) we have you all covered.

    Always Assertive! :twisted:

  41. March 5, 2016

    chupes, I have no interrest in what Skerrit got to say, but his resignation :-D

  42. JoJo
    March 5, 2016

    O.K. Roosevelt, you ask for action well I think your invitation will be accepted this time. When it comes don’t blame anyone but yourself because you asked for it. I am so sorry because you know very well what is required but your head more stubborn than a mule.

  43. Doc. Love
    March 5, 2016

    Sometimes, Skeritt appears to behave more like a farmer them a politician. Whenever there are serious matters confronting the country, he likes to cherry pick. Apart from the economic crisis facing the country, we have an out of control sexual situation in terms of the inappropriate sexual behaviors of top ranking individuals against young women in particular. We have not heard an official statement from him as to how he intends to fix the problem. The man is concerned about Linton and electoral reform. The same Linton, just a few days ago, he told us was uneducated and lacked leadership qualities. He even promised to sugar coat Linton’s education status. Skeritt, you have just spent hundreds of dollars of the people’s money on trips, what we want to know right now is, what have you found for us in order to stop our aching stomachs. Electoral reform cannot full our stomachs. Forget Linton, think of the hungry and unemployed people.

  44. The Evangelist?
    March 5, 2016

    Skerrit so soooooo dishonest. This Skerrit has destroyed Dominica and unless all of come together and say enough is enough, we will lose Dominica if we have not already

  45. March 5, 2016

    Didn’t the opposition make requests for voter ID and cleansing of the list. The same Skerrit promised biter ID in the gi t m of national ID and nothing happened even when equipment were donated to the government for identification cards.

  46. Jennifer
    March 5, 2016

    Why he has not yet say something about the sex scandal that hitting the political arena

  47. jack daniels
    March 5, 2016

    Is it DNO that is not accurately posting Skerrit’s statements or is it that I need glasses? Because what I am reading with regard to Skerrit’s statements makes no sense or in inconclusive. What is it that Skerrit or the electoral office wants to hear again. Its a request that has been made for years. Please refresh the electoral list and issue ID cards.

  48. Oh Yes
    March 5, 2016

    An autocratic state in the making, slowly but surely. The ideas and opinions of the Labour Party will predominate over everything else. So don’t try to continue to fool the people.

  49. Oh Yes
    March 5, 2016

    An autocratic state in the making, slowly but surely. The ayes always have it in this corrupt state so the Labour party’s ideas will predominate. You cannot fool the people all of the time!

    • wow
      March 5, 2016

      “slowly” you say?

    • AHWADAT
      March 5, 2016

      So true, and if those Skerrit appointed (majority) members of the Commission don’t rubber stamp his recommendations of course they will be fired.

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