Antigua PM congratulates Skerrit

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer has congratulated his Dominican colleague, Roosevelt Skerrit, following his party’s resounding victory in the general election on Friday.

Spencer telephoned Skerrit on Saturday indicating that the two islands have always enjoyed excellent relations.

The Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister said he was also looking forward to continue working with Dominica in the advancement of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the wider Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

“Dominicans have once again placed their confidence in the hands of a leader who has shown over the years that his interest lies in the advancement of his people and Antigua and Barbuda is prepared to continue the excellent working relationship with the Roosevelt Skerrit administration for the advancement of both of our peoples,” Spencer said.

The Dominica Labour Party (DLP) won 17 of the 21 seats contested in the December 18 general elections.Spencer

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29 Comments

  1. Bundapamjap
    April 3, 2011

    many thanks for the article, I love it

  2. gooogle
    February 1, 2010

    its a pity your pm saying he gave antigua money because things so bad why dont some the dominicans in antigua come back things real good you lending us money and the murderer at pigeon point in antigua is a dominican

  3. s.j
    December 21, 2009

    blue vex but red hot pepper is coming in your tail i hope you can take it………………….

  4. True Dominican
    December 21, 2009

    How could Ron Green lose his sit when he won by 12 votes and there was 7 regetted ballots.
    Can somone plz explain.

  5. concerned1
    December 21, 2009

    i will send my pounds back home to dominica but i will not live there untill all that corruption stop….
    will sonia williams still be a minister, remember she was once a poe toe freedomite

  6. December 20, 2009

    BLUE VEX TOO BAD FOR YOU..THE MAJORITY OF DOMINICANS LIVING IN DOMINICA KNOWS WHAT EXACTLY IS BEST FOR THEM..TOO BAD U ARE IN THE MINORITY.VEX OR NOT WITH ALL THOSE NEGATIVE STUFF OUR BELOVED COUNTRY IS ON THE WAY TO PROSPERITY.NO MORE WILL OTHER ISLANDS THINK OF US AS LESSER IN THE CARIBBEAN.STOP THIS PARY POLITICS,AND LETS PUT OUR HEARTS AND HANDS TO DOMINICA’S WHEEL.IF YOU WERE PARTIOTIC U WOULD NOT BE SO NEGATIVE.IS ABOUT TIME WE RESPECT EACHOTHERS VIEWS AND LEARN TO ACCEPT THE THINGS WE CANNOT CHANGE.AND TO YOU THE PEOPLE CURSING MR SPENCER YOU BETTER STOP.THE UWP OF DOMINICA IS JUST AS CORRUPT AS THE ANTIGUA LABOR PARTY.PM SPENCER AND PM SKERITT HAS SOMETHING IN COMMON,THEY ARE DOWN TO EART AND LOOKING INTO THE INTEREST OF THEIR PEOPLE AND NOT FATTENING THEIR POCKETS.AM A DOMINICAN BUT LIVED IN ANTIGUA FOR 22YRS,AND I KNOW WHAT AM SAYING.TO ALL YOU HATERS YOU ARE IN THE MINORITY AND HAVE AN AX TO GRIND.AMERICA WANT TO TELL WE THE CARIBBEAN PEOPLE WHO TO BE FRIENDS WITH.CUBA,CHINA,CHAVEZ,AND GADDAFI ARE THE COUNTRY AND LEADERS WHO ARE HELPING OUR COUNTRY.WHAT IS AMERICA IS DOING FOR US,BUT BLOCKING OUR PROGRESS IN BANANAS.AMERICA IS A HYPOCRITE,THEY ARE CHINA’S BEST FRIEND.ANY COUNTRY STAND UP AGAINST AMERICA IS DEAMED ROGUE .AMERICA NEED TO CHECK ALL THOSE HOMELESSNESS AND POVERTY OF BLACK PEOPLE,.I HAVE ALWAYS KNOW THAT CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME.DOMINICA IS NO MORE A LAUGHING STOCK IN THE CARIBBEAN BUT A MODEL TO THE OTHER OECS ISLANDS.GOD BLESS DOMINICA

    • REASONING
      June 26, 2011

      Dominica may not be a laughing stock but u are.U are so blinded and naiively blinded by partisan politics that u can’t even tell and know when a politition is fattening his pocket, Charlie.

  7. UNITY
    December 20, 2009

    I am young Dominican and I must state that I am disappointed at the level of conversation posted here. Why is it so difficult for us to converse without the mud slinging, the pesronal character assasination. In colloquial terms ” Eh Las Bondieu ” What trends are you adults setting for us young people.

    I am distrubed by the fact that there is talk going around stating that Dominica is like Cuba and that we have become communist. I have received many phone calls from friends and family who reside abraod because of all this hype that is being created. People stop IT!!!! Last time I checked democracy was alive and well in Dominica.

    To the persons who continue to wish bad upon this “BELOVED ISLAND DOMINICA” I say to them I speak BLESSINGS and GOD’S FAVOR over us ALL in DOMINICA because Whatever happens here affects US ALL.

    People ELECTIONS HAVE COME AND GONE it is time for NATION B UILDING, I hope and pray that ALL DOMINICANS will put aside PARTY COLORS and put All heads together to move this country forward.

    God Bless DOMINICA.

    • REASONING
      June 26, 2011

      Go say these things to Skerrit,he above all persons needs u as an adviser.Tell him it’s a free service that u’ll be offering to him.If u truely knew what true democracy is i guess u would speak otherwise.

  8. spirit
    December 20, 2009

    PLEASEpeople at the end of the day as long as you have a DOMINICA passport you are dominican and SKERRIT IS YOUR PM like it or not so lets just unite to build D/A our home. LOVE TO ALL DOMINICANS AT HOME AND ABROAD.

  9. NOT ALL YOU PLEASE
    December 20, 2009

    Thats not the same Antigua government who say they didn’t get our money? Boy Mr. Spencer please go back to your crabhole until the US government is ready for you. No thanks for your congratulations.

  10. December 19, 2009

    BALDWIN SPENCER SHUT UP YOU BIG FAT Liar thats why antigua will pay for it America will fix allu wait and see liar

  11. December 19, 2009

    Well said unity, I wish I could shake your hands. You have proven yourself to be one of the very few intelligent ones who comment on these sites. I am just so blessed by your sentiments and I pray God that there are many more like you out there. Many Dominicans seem to forget that life goes on after an election. Thank God that we still have some youth like you who have back bones and are able to stand and put the so called educated older folks to shame. Well said and God bless you and our island Dominica.

  12. Sheldon
    December 19, 2009

    Concerned, thats based purely on ignorance. The so-called one party state, because DLP won so many seats. Be reminded that in 1980 DFP won 17 seats, still no one party state is it. UWP and others that may come may stand a chance if the come with a strong team with solid plans. They clearly did not do that this year thus they lost. No right thinking democratic individual would want a one party state.

  13. Unity
    December 19, 2009

    I am young Dominican and I must state that I am disappointed at the level of conversation posted here. Why is it so difficult for us to converse without the mud slinging, the pesronal character assasination. In colloquial terms ” Eh Las Bondieu ” What trends are you adults setting for us young people.

    I am distrubed by the fact that there is talk going around stating that Dominica is like Cuba and that we have become communist. I have received many phone calls from friends and family who reside abraod because of all this hype that is being created. People stop IT!!!! Last time I checked democracy was alive and well in Dominica.

    To the persons who continue to wish bad upon this “BELOVED ISLAND DOMINICA” I say to them I speak BLESSINGS and GOD’S FAVOR over us ALL in DOMINICA because Whatever happens here affects US ALL.

    People ELECTIONS HAVE COME AND GONE it is time for NATION B UILDING, I hope and pray that ALL DOMINICANS will put aside PARTY COLORS and put All heads together to move this country forward.

    God Bless DOMINICA.

  14. Concerned
    December 19, 2009

    I want someone to explain to me why a lot of people are saying we are no longer going to have elections in Dominica. The constitution says that we supposed to have elections every 5 years. Where are you all getting that from?

  15. milagro
    December 19, 2009

    To son,who sqeeze lime juice in your eyes and cause you to be blind?Boy i guess people are tired of reading your stupid comments.Only somebody with low self esteem would be thinking like that.Well I think your comments refering to you and your party supporters.You was in the blue sea so it really damage your eyes for true.eheh.well i feel sorry for you papa.hope you hearing.u just like the old fish they would call sol that has it’s two eyes on one side.Continue to swim in your blue see.

    Once again am saying Dominicans have made the best choice by voting the Dom inica labour party soooo..like it or not.

    Let me see your blue, blue blue.,what is that?jejejejejejeej stupes.

  16. Son
    December 19, 2009

    NO…it has not rained on many a poor man’s house for a very long time now. A minority gets rain and the majority gets sea water, perhaps that’s why they’re so blind, the sea water has affected their eye sight.

  17. LionPAw
    December 19, 2009

    @ Blue Vex and his co-signers.

    The sky is falling.

  18. s.j
    December 19, 2009

    government that telling a lie that dominicans want

  19. December 19, 2009

    You guys on the opposition side is too much! We have a country to build lets put all those negative talk aside and work with the government. When it rain it fall on every man’s house so jus take it easy !peace!

  20. fred
    December 19, 2009

    well said boy blue vex u so right

  21. concern son
    December 19, 2009

    My fellow Dominicans take HEED!!!!! Bluevex might see something the majority might have missed.

    LUV

  22. Blue vex
    December 19, 2009

    Five more years of hard Labour and last election in D/a…

  23. LMAO
    December 19, 2009

    hee hee heee heeee too funneeeeee………………..

    anyways, since i am the Prime minister of my apartment, i woould like to extend my congratulations to Mr Skerrit for an overwhelming victory.

    i hope that the relationship between my apartment and Dominica will continue to be positive..

    hee hee hee heeee

    PEACE!!

  24. Ghetto Voice
    December 19, 2009

    Why all the hate towars Skerro men SON? he is one of the greatest just chill and let the man work. Instead of being here talking shit and u sound bitter. Congratulate the man and lets move on Jewizzzzzzz.

  25. Son
    December 19, 2009

    Make me you RED scorpion.

  26. sugars
    December 19, 2009

    son please shut the hell up!!!!! stop crying take your beating and go home blue vex

  27. Son
    December 19, 2009

    I wonder what you would have said if Ron Green had won, you politicians are all the same ….a league of your own.

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