Astaphan threatens lawsuits in Linton allegations

Astaphan said ministers are entitled to take legal action
Astaphan said ministers are entitled to take legal action

Senior counsel, Tony Astaphan, is threatening lawsuits against leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, for allegations made on Sunday that ministers of government are extorting sexual favors from women who come to them for assistance.

Speaking to privately-owned Kairi FM News, Astaphan said he was ‘absolutely shocked and stunned’ by the allegations and described them as “the most crass, nakedly dishonest statement from a political platform, from a political leader in the history of Caribbean politics.”

“Every minister of government is entitled to take legal action against Mr. Lennox Linton,” Astaphan said, adding that they will be advised on how to file the lawsuits.

Speaking at the UWP “Youth In IT Too” rally at St Joseph on Sunday, Linton referred to the alleged activities by ministers as rape and noted that there is no honor in a government who harbors them.

“There can be no honor in a government that harbors rapist ministers and upholds extortion of sexual services from young people seeking the facilitation of ministers to get personal development assistance from the public purse,” he said.

Astaphan said he has not spoken to any minister about the matter but has consulted the cabinet secretary and he will be informing the prime minister of it.

In his speech Linton alleged that ministers extort sexual favor
In his speech Linton alleged that ministers extort sexual favor

“That sort of reckless and dishonest statement must never be allowed to become part of the political circus the UWP is creating,” he stated. “It must be taken seriously and it must be confronted vigorously and seriously.”

In his St. Joseph speech, Linton said there there is a report made to the police in June, 2013 by a young woman who was seeking assistance and was asked by a minister to come to his home and when she did, he tried to force himself on her.

But Astaphan said Linton used only one alleged complaint to the police, “the facts and circumstances of we know nothing, to condemn the entire cabinet which include at least two female members…”

“I think that is outrageous,” he argued. “That is an extreme example of gutter politics and because of the nature of the allegation, Linton must not only be condemned but he must be made to provide clear transparent objective evidence of one, the ministers who rape in exchange for public assistance, the persons who were raped in exchange for public assistance…”

He further stated that Linton must provide evidence to the Criminal Investigative Division (CID) on the matter and then call a press conference.

“And explain to the people of Dominica and identify to the people of Dominica the minister who raped, the persons who were raped and the nature of the public assistance that was granted and if he does not do that in 24 hours, he must be condemned completely and absolutely,” Astaphan said.

DNO made several unsuccessful attempts to contact Linton on Astaphan’s threats.

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234 Comments

  1. joe
    May 29, 2014

    OMG,am reading the comments and trust me, am not even sure if I want to come back to Dominica my sweet DOMINICA

  2. mel
    May 28, 2014

    So if all of this aint true whats gonna happen??

  3. jeremy sinclair
    May 28, 2014

    empty vessels make the most sound and Astaphan by this action is most definately going to have a fight on his hands, do you think that staements like this are immagined, the fact is that the ministers wont be filing complaints at all thats if they know what is good for them, Astaphan who is a confirmed bender of truth needs to crawl back into his little hut and stay there,

    his kind are the worst of Dominica

  4. Anonymous
    May 28, 2014

    No one should begrudge Mr. Linton for being bold and courageous in making a statement that exposes a despicable and deviant behavior which continues to plague our nation. It would have been more fitting if Mr. Linton had expressed a more general zero tolerance for this prevalent and predatory transgression which has an entrenched stronghold in virtually every sector of our society. Indeed, this selfish and damaging activity is not unique to government but is a commonplace in other arenas including homes, academia, businesses, and in any institution predicated on a system of authority, power and trust.

    Kudos to Mr. Linton for his commendable sense of fortitude in speaking the truth and exposing our closeted and hidden dirty laundry. Hopefully, every silent and suffering victim will find their voice in the words echoed by Mr. Linton and other advocates while the transgressors will be shamed into ceasing their vile behavior.

  5. Doc. Love
    May 28, 2014

    I wish to congratulate the organizers of the UWP youth rally, Mr. Linton, UWP Team Dominica, families of the youths and the young people of Dominica. Not very often in Dominica, so many young people have assembled together without a fight, roro or daybar. Tony has been furious because of what happened on Sunday. In an effort to stem the flow of the UWP popularity, he has dived into his beg of propaganda, distortion, and criticism. His actions appear to be working, because the talk shows, radios and print media have brought his fury to the public.

  6. Voter
    May 28, 2014

    It is good that someone is willing to speak the “truth”. But it is also frightening that somehow there seems to be a thread of imprudence and reckless in how that “truth” is spoken which only leads from one lawsuit to the next. In the beginning it seemed impressive, but now as a leader, the nonchalant attitude towards the lack of discretion in handling matters is a bit troubling.

  7. anonymous
    May 28, 2014

    why labour still have mr talking on their behalf they doh see he sabotaging them . SMH look stupidness

  8. JoJo
    May 28, 2014

    Let those who feel spoken to and and think the cap fits them sue Mr. Linton. it is a fair challenge, isn’t it?

  9. maths
    May 28, 2014

    Tony, why don’t you get the Police to arrest the perpetrators instead. Don’t beat on the messenger, look at the message. We need to protect our women.

  10. May 28, 2014

    @ Preacher May 27, 2013 “I guess even the devil have his his people”.

    Why are you saying “I guess”? As a matter of fact, in this world, the “devil” has more followers than God has, because of the fact that God wants “Saints” and “Righteousness” the people of this world do not know what those “terms” mean–why would they leave stupid “pride” and “arrogance” to be a “Saint” living with the “attitude” of humility–which promotes Righteousness? And yes, “stupid” is who they are!

    Satan has his children in this world–those are the words of Jesus, Himself, when He told the unbelieving Pharisees of His days on Earth–“You are the children of your father the devil; he is the father of lies; he was a liar and a murderer from the beginning–and you want to do his work” John 8

    Jesus also warns us, who have accepted Him, to make sure that we are living in this world, but do not belong to it–“this world” that Jesus is talking about are the human beings who embrace the existing system that is not of Life in Love–which demands the Ways of God, He who is Love in Person, for Love is Spirit, just as God is Spirit. His Person is Jesus Christ

    The end of the “ages” is not the end of Life, infact Life will begin for those who have it, after this disgusting worldly system of human pride and self conceit is done away with–for God has said: “No flesh shall glory in His presence”

  11. Mojo1
    May 27, 2014

    Wow! Tony normally applauds ministers like austrie and others when they make cesspool statements, yet he has the gall to call out Linton when Linton is only pointing out a matter that many women have publicly testified to.

  12. truth
    May 27, 2014

    You say Lennox is low class politics, yes Regie is Phd politic put it in your pipe and smoke it. Whats good for the goose is good for the gander.

  13. Look innuendos!
    May 27, 2014

    The labour party government is being stabbed with serious innuendos over and over again by the opposition . It is high time for these innuendos and bitter gossip to be addressed in this country. No prospective leader of a country should be able to level these allegations against seating government ministers without providing tangible proof and full disclosure. These allegations are serious enough to warrant a thorough investigation. And then everyone seeking public office should sign a declaration that they have never been investigated or disciplined for such improper behavior.

  14. LetsFaceIt
    May 27, 2014

    I like that . . . . I do . . .
    I really like that.
    Anthony Astaphans says: An apology plus $1,000000 is going to be requested from Lennox Linton by the “RAPIST” Government ministers. He knows for what.
    I hope Lennox Linton allows the matter to go to court instead of asking our Dominican Women to help him out with some of their earnings from “P-R-O-S-T-I-T-U-T-I-N-G themselves”.

    What does Lennox Linton believe, he can hide from allegations against him by making extravagant allegations against others?
    I’m looking forward to the next “Tell them I Lennox Linton say so” explosion.
    That’s Jumping out of the Pot into the Fire

  15. Anonymous
    May 27, 2014

    Wait, which credible lawyer threatens to sue on behalf of a client without hearing what the client has to say on a matter.

  16. LetsFaceIt
    May 27, 2014

    Will Lennox Linton apologize to the Government Ministers and pay them $1,000000.00 that they are requesting?
    Will he allow the matter to go to court or
    Will Lennox ask our Dominican women to give him some of the earnings from “PROSTITUTING themselves”

  17. Confused
    May 27, 2014

    I am confused….rape victim or prostitute? Which is it? The young ppl cannot be both because one is unwilling and the other is willing. Linton, plz clarify.

  18. Ma Doris/La Plaine
    May 27, 2014

    It has been said that “keep your words soft, palletable and sweet” so that when the time comes many of the so called advisors to Lennox will be to eat them later on.

    Try not to have them hard and sour/salty so that it does not become to difficult to swallow.

    Go ahead kill me now.

  19. Scare Tactics Team
    May 27, 2014

    Tony wants Lennox to identify “The persons who were raped and the nature of the public assistance that was granted …” Tony think he smart. What he wants is for Lennox to call names so he and his CID team, comprised of C for Charles, I for Ian and D for Douglas could go and make a big offer to them so they don’t testify. But Tony you think you smarter than teacher Lennox? Why don’t you have those ministers to tell you ? They know, don’t you think?

  20. Obama
    May 27, 2014

    I can see why Skerrit HATE Linton, mister BOLD boy, even tony afraid of skerrit, but not Linton, mister stands up to skerrit and everytime they go at him he comes back stronger, skerro meet his match, as to whether Dominica will be better under Linton i cannot say unless he gets a chance but he seems like a no nonsense man. :-?

  21. marigot
    May 27, 2014

    If Lennox Linton ever get arrested we starting world war 3 in dominica!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  22. Scare Tactics Team
    May 27, 2014

    He further stated that Linton must provide evidence to the Criminal Investigative Division (CID) on the matter and then call a press conference.

    “And explain to the people of Dominica and identify to the people of Dominica the minister who raped, the persons who were raped and the nature of the public assistance that was granted and if he does not do that in 24 hours, he must be condemned completely and absolutely,” Astaphan said.

    It seems as if TONY and his team have rewritten the laws of Dominica. Here is what Tony says Must happen:

    1. Linton MUST provide evidence to the CID ( I guess the CID is spelt C-Charles, I- Ian, and D-Douglas, on the animal show). I thought evidence was to be provided at the court tony? 2. Linton MUST call a press conference 3. Linton MUST explain and identify to Dominicans the ministers who raped (Tony I don’t believe those ministers will support you on this one) 4. Linton Must Identify the persons that were raped (Tony that one is very easy because I am ready to testify )5. Linton Must mention the public assistance that was granted (Tony I can help here boy) 6. Linton MUST do so in 24 hrs, 7. If not, Linton must be condemned completely and absolutely
    You are right Tony because the old Law and Constitution no longer exist.

  23. May 27, 2014

    :lol: Tony A is simply Dominica,s cancer and it is about time that Skerrit learn and accept that fact .

  24. Erasmus B. Black
    May 27, 2014

    Perhaps none of the “officials” will admit it openly, but it has been alleged that the road we are travelling on today closely resembles the road of the late 1970’s. And, if we ask the expert lady doctor who writes the business column on this medium, she will confirm for us that organizational culture and by extension, national culture is set at the top. I therefore await with bated breath, the reaction of the Dear Leader on this matter following his briefing from the Honourable Senior Counsel.

    Now, I am not a soothsayer or clairvoyant, but this lawsuit may well be a Caper’s Delight that can open up the floodgates for ladies to come forward. In the end, it may be cheaper to pay off the ladies to keep quiet than to take the matter to court.

    Pending further iterations, I await with bated breath, the reaction from the Dear Leader.

  25. Cyrique
    May 27, 2014

    Is this how low our Poluticians have become. I must say I was stunned and horrified by Linton ‘a allegations. Is this the calibre of people we have as potential leaders ouf our nation ???? Linton’s allegations are scandalous and libellous to say the least. I firmly believe that Linton should name the alleged perpetrators of these horrific crime as I now see ALL ministers as rapists and sexual preditors. He should name them or shut up!!! If he does not name them with evidence , he should be sued even attested!!! Shame on you Linton for making such allegations casting a shadow on the reputation of ALL Cabinet Members. Name them or shut up!!! You are not fit to be a Leader !! You’re behaving like a kanwat!!!

    • RubbishNews.da
      May 27, 2014

      Read the laws of your country. One cant publish the name of a sex offender until proven guilty. Get familiar with the nations law. Havent you noticed thay when there is a sex abuse case DNO never publishes the defendants name? Their identity cant be revealed by law. DNO Admin please remind my people of this.

      • Cyrique
        June 1, 2014

        Linton was not a victim of sex abuse by Ministers. For the leader of a political party to make such an allegations is unprecedented and he can’t cast aspersions on people’s character and expect them to roll over and tickle their tummies. These allegations are extremely serious and frankly he should apologise or withdraw those scurrilous allegations. I’m not asking DNO to name anyone. I’m asking Linton to name them. I can see him making allegations against other worl leaders and embarrassing Dominica. At least we know how politically immature he is.

    • Jezebel
      May 28, 2014

      You stunned and horrified at by Linton’s allegations? Allegations? Allegations with police report made? Allegations when there are voice recordings, text and photos? all you hypocrite and wicked in that damn country not true. You need to shut up because you playing Saul. Tell Tony sue and all you so will see the caliber of women that will come forward, think is illiterates that have these recordings. keep barking

    • May 28, 2014

      It is not Linton to blame, go and read the police report that was made last year and you will stop talking rubbish. If only your daughter was a victim.

  26. Anonymous
    May 27, 2014

    Hey Tony, bring it on. A young lady confessed to me a while ago what she was asked to do when she approached a certain government minister for help. Furthermore, she told me that some of her friends where treated the same way. So go ahead with your lawsuit. Plenty of witnesses to prove you wrong and I’ll personally make arrangements that these witnesses will not be influenced by anybody. Try me, I am going to show you who will be laughing afterwards.

  27. LetsFaceIt
    May 27, 2014

    Talk is cheap . . . until you Pay for your tongue!
    Or bring down a Government . . . with your tongue.
    Lets all wait for the court verdict.
    But then again if Lennox wins, Reds will probably excuse their Ministers.
    And if Lennox loses, he and the Blues going to scream “Interference in the Judicial system”
    And it goes on . . . .

  28. Too Late
    May 27, 2014

    Well if we get to know at least the name of the one minister the report was made about then that’s good. the question will be now why did the leadership of the party remained quiet about it.

  29. bomboclat
    May 27, 2014

    But Linton you self shouldn’t talk…..

  30. Socalist
    May 27, 2014

    There will be no court case. Mr’ Skerrit will not take the chance that women will come forward to protect Lennox’ From what i have been hearing there are a lot of them.

    • dion
      May 27, 2014

      Te women themself will have to provide the evidence. It is not enough to say that you receive assistance for sexual favors.

  31. Help us Lord
    May 27, 2014

    “The facts and circumstances of we know nothing, to condemn the entire cabinet which include at least two female members…”

    DNO, please allow me to ask Tony a question here: Mr. Astaphan. As seen above you seem to have exempted two female members, and I agree with you on that. Now sir, are you implying that you have questions about the others? Just asking and thanks for your prompt clearification

  32. Helas!!!
    May 27, 2014

    Once I had respect for Tony but that was a long time ago.

    Will someone advise the Ministers to stop asking persons to come to their home or office and instead let the appropriate ministries deal with assistance requests.

    Nothing I have heard is good for Dominica!!!!!

  33. natural dominican
    May 27, 2014

    puppet master come to defend puppet…silly rabbit tricks are for kids…we are not fools we know exactly what lennox said and the context in which he said it.

  34. Jay
    May 27, 2014

    God have mercy on our country and its people, one thing I am certainly sure is that God will have the final say and I believe God will save our country . My people it is time to turn our lives to God and really examine ourselves because we have all sinned and come short of the Glory of God.

    Let us think of our children and our grand children and let us place our beloved people and our country in the hands of the mighty God who is all powerful and merciful.

    Hate and Division is from Satan and I just see this entire situation as the devil being at work, let us open our spiritual eyes my people. The word of God encourages us that we should not be afraid when we see those things happening because the word of God must be fulfilled.

    • Jay
      May 27, 2014

      I don’t know which Jay penned this blog but it was not me. Jay

    • Papa Dom
      May 28, 2014

      get out off here you false prophet and go call sin by its correct name

  35. FAST N FURIOUS
    May 27, 2014

    Lennox Linton talks of gutter politics. Lennox should rethink and rewind his speech in St. Joseph at the Youth Rally.
    His loud arrogant dictatorial talks prove nothing without facts and evidence..Hear say and making a report proves nothing. Anyone can make a report to the authorities concern but that does not mean that the report is true unless supported by facts and evidence.
    Lennox acts like a BULLY and thinks he is untouchable and believes he can do and say as he wishes. Lennox must prove what is said that ministers of Governments are rapists. All those who were raped should come forward and prove that they raped on that particular day and time by which minister. One would hope too, ALL who come forward with their complaints have evidence to support..The dress or pants they had on, the underwear color, how , when and where the rape took place. etc…Just coming and say something is no proof; show the evidence.
    Not too long a woman said that she was fired from her job for coming 58 seconds late for work and blamed the Government for her dismissal. There are some power hungry politicians that will do and say anything to fulfill their ego. No matter the cost!

    • Acts 4:16-17 again
      May 27, 2014

      @Fast N Furious, You should be more concerned about GUTTER BEHAVIOR. As Long as there is gutter behavior those that uphold righteousness will expose gutter behavior.

    • ^
      May 27, 2014

      @FAST N IDIOT. He is pulling the carpet from under the feet of this polluted and corrupt Labour Party. And trust me FAST N IDIOT, that is happeninng very very fast. Have you heard of the crowd at St Joseph last Sunday? The man delivered one of the most powerful speeches ever delivered by any politician in Dominica. I wish a fool like you listened to it, and learnt a little.
      EXPOSE THEM LENNOX.
      I LIKE THAT!
      I REALLY LIKE THAT
      I REALLY REALLY LIKE THAT!

  36. Be True to You
    May 27, 2014

    It is clear that Mr Linton`s statement is not visceral. This has been the status quo in Dominica for some time amongst the less fortunate looking for assistance from the hierarchy .

    Mr Astaphan has lamented the opposition leaders` comment but I can assure the people of Dominica that there is one minister which I know wont be exhibiting an insouciance demeanour for he knows that the hen has now come home to roost.

    I never ever thought that this particular minister would have solicited sexual favours from a female member of my family but he did.

    I will say this, I am one of the people who will be speaking in order to bury this perverse minister so when Astaphan speaks he is not speaking for this minister. This minister would actually prefer if Tony kept his mouth shut.

    Every road has a bend and every rope has an end and the end is nigh for at least one minister. I say no ,ore

    • Sa wed
      May 27, 2014

      Some Gov’t people will make a scandal about the allegations.
      But some are impotent so will not solicit sexual favours.
      Who the cap fit let them wear it.
      I am not impotent are you?

  37. The Following
    May 27, 2014

    DNO WHY AREN’T YOU POSTING MY COMMENT

    I was flabbergasted by what Mr Linton said, BUT I applauded it…WHY???? Flabbergasted, because he was bold enough to say what we ALL, and I mean ALL, have been saying in rum shops, in telephone conversations, on buses, on road sides.

    In my village the talk is about the parl rep and the number of women he has slept with in the village, for houses, for money, for mobile phones. WE ALL KNOW IT’S HAPPENING!!!!! And though we will only see it fit to whisper of it, gossip of it and look down on the women who have been accused of it, NONE OF US HAVE OPENLY EXPRESSED DISGUST of it.

    Right now I refuse to speak as a Labourite or as a Workers….I WILL SPEAK AS A WOMAN. Society bashes us, make us the topic of gossip…. “oh he taking her wi, look she get plywood, look she get a house” BUT NEVER WILL THEY SPEAK OF THAT SAME MINISTER OR PARL REP IN THE SAME DISGUST. He is still held in high esteem. But have we stopped to think of the young mother, the young woman, in need of a job, needs to pay her tuition, needs to put food in the mouths of her babies…..her desperation???? And instead of the MAN you have elected to support you and represent you, gives you an option; YOUR BODY or NO ASSISTANCE!!!!!!

    COME ON MAN, WE ALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL KNOW EXACTLY WHAT LINTON WAS SAYING and, knows someone who has said it happened to them or someone who knows someone…..AND THAT IT IS THE GOSPEL TRUTH!!!!!!! LET’S NOT ALLOW POLITCS TO PREVENT US FROM PROTECTING US WOMEN, OUR DAUGTHERS, OUR SISTERS, OUR MOTHERS, OUR AUNTIES, OUR NIECES!!!!!!!!

    • ^
      May 27, 2014

      @The Following
      GOOD JOB LENNOX.
      That talk is in
      every community
      every haml;et
      every school
      every bar
      every cabaway
      every pl;aying field
      every gardem
      every street
      every river
      every domino table
      every alley
      every project
      everywhere in Dominica. IT HAD TO COME OUT ONE DAY, but that is not news to any Dominican.
      I AM SO HAPPY THE BOLD MAN BROUGHT IT OUT.
      I LOVE HIM!

      • Dauditor
        May 27, 2014

        You forgot “in every supermarket” too

  38. honest
    May 27, 2014

    Tony there is a being call God.Try to be at peace with Him and youself and very importantly your fellow Dominicans.I respected you once upon a time but your foolish utterances and immaturity and childish behavior have blown it away.Stop working out yourself.Don’t u have a family to care for? Lennox is making u look stupid.Bring some credibility to the title of Senior Council.Learn from Sir Brian

    • Ma Doris/La Plaine
      May 27, 2014

      Boss Tony doesn’t need your advice. He is capable of advising several government around the OECS, why should he listen to you.

      You and your Party’s problem is each time he speaks he quote law and you all make assumptions, which isn’t law. Guess you all should let your lawyers counter Tony’s legal interpretion with theirs. You have no legal training to advised him.

      A police officer was arrested recently for sexual assault on a minor, does that qualify anyone to accuse the rank and file of the Dominica Police Force as rapists or molesters. Hell no, call the accus what you want but not the entire force.

      Guess what a Judge recently barred the press from publishing arrested persons name in sexual cases, yet Lennox thinks he can do so by accusing a whole government who have not been arrested and charged with such a crime and you think it’s ok.

      Chew on that if you may.

      • Nephew
        May 27, 2014

        Don’t use my aunt’s name please.

      • Livier Blanc
        May 27, 2014

        Seems La Plaine concerned bout he being stained by fellow members of his Cabinet who he knows in it… but he in it too! A brave or courageous or righteous man would cleanse himself by either internally demanding removal of the stained one or ones or by publicly disassociating from such behavior. Isnt there a saying : One rotten egg spoils… or is it one rotten egg allows other rotten eggs to hide

    • May 27, 2014

      I would like to know which Govt ministers Tony will be representing in Court his comments says a lot it tells us that their is more meat on the bone. Tony dont care about anyone but himself it will be opening a can of worms so Tony take Linton to Court. We need to vote those ministers out we cant allow them to get back in Govt and that also include the PM who just dont have the guts to do as the PM in Trinidad if he does some of those men will start to talk that DLP party is in a mess and it’s getting worst every day.
      The UWP have to be in power to be able to bring charges against those politicans that have been taking the law in there hands and bully the citizens of D’ica… How long ..Not long.

  39. FAST N FURIOUS
    May 27, 2014

    DNO it looks like comment favoring Lennox are being moderated!

    • HIM
      May 27, 2014

      @FAST N IDIOT….. It’s likely that your imbecile comment will be hidden. You have the record for the MOST HIDDEN comments on DNO for the year. Approximately 80 so far for 2014. This speaks volumes to your level of ignorance, and stupidity.

      • FAST N FURIOUS
        May 27, 2014

        @ Him, All I could say to you is that the TRUTH offends people like holes like you. I express my opinion. I have nothing to gain or loose whether you like, dislike or hide my comment. DNO just has to be not to be too bias.

        ADMIN: IF we are so biased, why do you keep on coming here? There are other news outlets in Dominica. But, you keep coming back every day, and making comments. And we still approve your comments. If we are so biased, why do we approve your comments? We could simply block you.

    • ???????????????
      May 27, 2014

      I refer to him as FAST N IDIOT!

  40. Ma Doris/La Plaine
    May 27, 2014

    I told my son Ron Green that this guy Lennox Linton would drag the UWP into the gutter and his reply was “let’s wait and see”. Obviously Ron, you’re proving me right.

    What should be obvious to all and sundry is the last paragraph of this article. DNO was unsuccessful in getting a comment from Lennox. That has to he Breaking news. Guess Lennox must be in a COMA.

    • Nephew 2
      May 27, 2014

      Nephew warned you but seems its your nature. . . using abusing others…even dead. Try to save your own sons. Ron is not your son, and Lennox’s truth is like holy water to the devil.

  41. Post
    May 27, 2014

    A friendly advise to the UWP supporters. You all could advise your leader to be less colorful with his words when attacking government projects words like greedy and prostitutes should not be part of his campaign vocabulary. The only people supporting the leader in these utterances are diehard UWP suporters who will vote for the party regardless. There should be a strategy to atract people not alienate them with fancy insulting words, in the process giving the other side amunition.

  42. May 27, 2014

    It’s amazing that Mr. Astaphan of all people is commenting on crassness and dishonesty in politics.

    If he’s truly concerned about the state of political discourse he should take the 1st step and ‘counsel’ those same ministers.

  43. nature Isl
    May 27, 2014

    Mr Astphan let the minister with no sin throw the first stone

    • Voice mail pending
      May 27, 2014

      My good friend, now in the US, seem to have got some good cash. Plus she still has the photo close to her chest. Need to have some serious talk their. Tony losing it.

  44. Dax
    May 27, 2014

    Why tony don t advise the pm to investigate matter and the alleged police report

  45. Trolol
    May 27, 2014

    1) Well at least the ministers will learn to do something of substance for once… “They will be taught on how to file a lawsuit.”
    2) How is it that tony astaphans can still step foot in D/CA and take everything literally and out of context as an attempt to play on the minds of the poor and uneducated people?
    3) Apparently once politics is involved people don’t care about anything not even the rights of women cuz this stuff really happens, but no ones gives a crap.
    4) You can’t just go on a podium and make strong accusations such as those to the public, I hope you have the evidence to back it up Mr.Linton or your mouth will pay for it. When dealing with uneducated and poor people you need to be very clear and keep it basic.
    ~Good luck :lol:

  46. Is not Tony fault...
    May 27, 2014

    Lennox Linton said: “There can be no honor in a government that harbors rapist ministers and upholds extortion of sexual services from young people seeking the facilitation of ministers to get personal development assistance from the public purse.”

    Tony Astaphan Heard: There can be no honor in Tony Astaphan and Dominica government because they harbor rapist ministers and upholds extortion of sexual services from young people seeking the facilitation of ministers to get personal development assistance from the public purse.

    Just pointing out use of words, good going Mr. Linton. Labour Fraid….

    • cap
      May 27, 2014

      @ is not tony fault, I guess Mr. Linton was refering to the St. Lucian or St Kitts ministers of government. That may be true as he is runing a campaign for the votes of global citizens. Don’t imply for your political satisfaction that Mr. Linton use of words is clever, he flat out call government ministers rapist.

    • Not a herd follower
      May 27, 2014

      Thanks for reporting Mr. Linton’s exact words

  47. T
    May 27, 2014

    I LOVE LENNOX FOR EXPOSING THEM!

  48. mango
    May 27, 2014

    Tony you ask for Linton to come in the ring,you did not what you was asking for,will Ll you getting in it and all you cannot take it now tony

  49. way papap
    May 27, 2014

    Tony stop being hypocritical.Do you really think that these things do not happen? Really!

  50. Anonymous
    May 27, 2014

    Somebody call Tony name? Why he like attention so? The ministers could talk at St. Joe now cat take their tongue? When the report to the police was made why he did not use? Tell him go to the police for the police report.

  51. Oh No
    May 27, 2014

    And the game continues….Tony thinks both he and Sherrit will control the Nature Isle forever. An outrageous response. If Lennox said this without the confidence of his information he should not be the leader of the UWP. But Tony is making apologetic demands without having his own evidence. If these allegations are true the morals of this country need immediate spiritual repair. Also, change should not be an option for those who are on the fence leaning on way or the other.

  52. Preacher
    May 27, 2014

    I think is time that Linton stop opening his mouth and speak then think
    I just cannot belive that this man have people following him, I guess even the devil have his his people.
    Linton is not worthy to be a civil servant much less prime minister he cannot control his tongue neither his anger.
    Dominica’s raise up and think

    • miss W
      May 27, 2014

      Linton is correct; so dont be so quick to condemn him, and if you are not carefull; a whole can of worms will open in your face

    • Help us Lord
      May 27, 2014

      If I were you I change my name because quite clearly you don’t represent any type of truth. I am quite sure you are not a preacher of the bible and if you are, you should step down forthwith!. Oh, sorry, you must be the preacher of the new found jesus , Matthew and St. Jean discovered.

    • Help us Lord
      May 27, 2014

      @But at preacher, doesn’t the devil have you preaching his message? You cannot come anywhere close to Lennox

  53. Kalinago
    May 27, 2014

    If what Mr Linton said was true concerning these women then something should be done. Usually its people in high positions that take advantage of the less fortunate. Next, it might be our young men who will be the victims.

    • Chikungunya
      May 27, 2014

      Some of us are just hypocrites. Some women will do anything to get what they want and will stop at nothing. They will go after married men, preachers, lawyers, teachers, husbands, men with cars, just name it! They will go for shoes, cell phones drinks name it! A different man for a different things. Families are being destroyed. It is a societal issue! Clean up our homes and teach our children well. However, I condemn anyone in position who abuses his or her authority;

  54. %
    May 27, 2014

    THAT IS STALE NEWS !!!!! I believe by now the whole of Dominica or at least 99.99999% of the population must have heard one or more stories of this kind of perverted behaviour on either a woman or a young lady who wants a scholarship.
    I AM HAPPY LENNOX LINTON finally brought it out.
    This is the type of political party AND POLITICAL LEADER that i feel proud to associate myself with, as i did on Sunday 25th in St Joseph. What has Tony losinbg his mind so is the turnout art St Joseph man. Tony i can tell you that CHANGE IS A MUST, AND IT IS COMING VERY FAST TOO….. If you really want us to put our feet on the accelerator, AND TO KICJK THIS LAZY DUNCE ,CORRUPT LABOUR PARTY GANG OUT just file that lawsuit.
    LINTONNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN
    FORRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR
    PMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
    How long?
    Not long!

    • FAST N FURIOUS
      May 27, 2014

      @ % Soon you will be singing a different song. A song of sorrow. Not long.

      • NSEW
        May 27, 2014

        @ Fast n Furious heart beat, mind your aorta burst. Leave @ % the freedom fighter out of your fury You signify nothing. Get out of your bondage.
        Have you forgoten the struggles of Jaco and the others.

    • %
      May 27, 2014

      losing
      at
      KICK

    • miss W
      May 27, 2014

      AMEN

  55. BE WISER
    May 27, 2014

    Not only Linton, the former carnival queen said the Minister”living near the goodwill back road raped”

  56. psst
    May 27, 2014

    Tell him to say, is so allu tell Checko to sing his song and everybody scatter when court case call.

    • Dominican Abroad
      May 28, 2014

      You are so right . . . . now checko is in debt and who will help him?

  57. Help us Lord
    May 27, 2014

    Tony, What exactly do you have a problem with? IDo you have a problem with the word “Rape” or you denying the sexual aspect of it? As a SC you should know very well that rape does not always mean to hold a person against their will and force sex; but it also means putting a person in a position to get something only if they give you sex. For example, go back to the case of Mike Tyson and Disiree Washington. If a minister tells a person that the only way she could receive… is if you give me sex, then that is equivalent to forcing your way on her, which is rape.

  58. shaka zulu
    May 27, 2014

    Tony astaphans knows that if these allegations are true he stands to make alot of money so i think he is just selling himself and services right now. Lets be real. Tony has not even spoken to any minister by his own account an based on his words is breaking the number one rule. Assuming they are innocent. I think tony is playing on the stupidity and dishonesty of the labour party cause everytime they go to court he stands to make a load of money. So ask yourselves a question.
    I know one ministe who gave a young lady a tour of an estate when contacted for finacial help for studies. So tell Mr. Astaphans bring it on. That young lady is my friend. You will see how the house will start to fall. Please tony bring on the law suit i beg you. Please please please. I am on my knees.

  59. bleeding soul
    May 27, 2014

    Every time I think of the incident it surely hurt. I will have to make a report for it is not too late I waiting to prove Tony wrong first then I will proceed because I have had evidence it is always good to hold on to certain information as proof.That is the only way I will bring closure to my episode .

    • Trust Me
      May 27, 2014

      you are not a victim….. Plz try and contribute to a worthwhile discussion.!!!!!! DNO is not where you take a delicate situation like that..

  60. Anonymous
    May 27, 2014

    i’m soo ashamed to be a Dominican oh Lord pls take control

  61. Zors Ka parlez Trops
    May 27, 2014

    DNO ONLY WORKERS PEOPLE THAT COMMENTINg MAN?

    If Tony say he going to sue no problem…. Thompson didnt say he was going to sue… allyu dem blues to wicked…..
    Zors kai ped election la….zors ka parlez trops…

    Lennox is like a loose cannon…blah blah… no tact…. for a person contending to be political leader of a country that is too much talalah on entry…

    De man doh have tact…. is that what is going to happen around a table at Caricom or ECCB when he wants money and he cant get… He will tell Dwight Venor, you used to give Skerrit and you doh want to give me…..and give de man a jack… Lennox cannot control his anger…

    Alah i am not an Eddison fan but at least Eddo would control himser but Lennox gone wild…. and UWP supporters are encouraging this misbehaviour..
    I thought Brian was bad but alas… Workers in serious shit…………

    Elderly cannot go to conventions so dont measure convention crowds, I am tired of saying that…
    Workers have to go back to a retreat and put Lennox through some sessions of anger management…. Every week Lennox has been embroilled in one issue after another…. awah man …. Well what can we expect from a person that lacks formal education?

    • Umm
      May 27, 2014

      stupes!!!

      This is about the sexually abuse that is allegedly happening in Dominica – it doest matter who brings it to your attention. What you should concern yourself with is whether or not it is happening and if its true what is being done about it?

      Some of allu to damn hypocrite.. is people with the mentality like yours that cause victims of abuse to hide in their shell and causes perpetrators of such atrocities to continue.

      THE ISSUE HERE IS NOT LENNOX, ITS NOT TONY, ITS NOT LABOUR OR UWP. IT IS THAT WOMEN ARE ALLEGEDLY BEING PROPOSITIONED AND SOME PEOPLE ARE HAPPY TO PULL THE WOOL OVER THEIR EYES BECAUSE OF POLITICS!!!!

      • Bad DA
        May 28, 2014

        EXACTLY! I would shake your big toe, couldn’t have said it better

    • bramble
      May 27, 2014

      Shut up you blinded fool. You know Tony thinks he and Skerrit controlling Dominica and what he says goes. Well, not any more, Tony needs to be put in his place. He is the loose Canon. Get out Tony, enough of you sh……., you and skerrit do enough damage in this country. gugu gaga

    • Dominican Abroad
      May 28, 2014

      Your comment is the best I have read so far, in fact after reading yours I stopped reading altogether. But you mentioned something which striked me as the truth. Edison James would never say the things Linton has said in the few weeks gone . . . . just saying.

    • Gigg-la
      May 28, 2014

      are you sure you understand the term formal education
      some people just like to use words pls keep the dictionary close by

  62. Gwatelle
    May 27, 2014

    not only women! :lol: boys too!

  63. tbt
    May 27, 2014

    linton do right say what he say

  64. .
    May 27, 2014

    Youth In It too!!
    To the youth of Dominica esp. the girls — you all are slots, that’s according to Mr. Linton.
    To the youth of Dominica esp. the boys — you all are vacabons wanting guns to shoot the non Dominicans people living here.

    Coming soon – The working class of Dominica — You all are stupid for voting the DLP,

    LOL

    • Umm
      May 27, 2014

      Its amazing the things small minds deduce from brilliant speeches – if something is beyond your understanding please do not listen to it!

    • ?
      May 27, 2014

      @. I am sure your smoked brain did not understand one word from the brilliant delivery of Lennox Linton. You seem to be an empty barrell. go make your noise on the Animal Show.

  65. Smart Dominica
    May 27, 2014

    Ok I just figured it out. ASTAPHANS IS A Little scared that Skewo is goin to loose the election so he is trying to squeeze his last couple hundred thousands from poor unsuspecting Skewo? Wake up Skewo u gonna need that money after you leave office so tell Astaphans no suing going down this time

  66. rat
    May 27, 2014

    He said RAPE not sexual favors

  67. Anonymous
    May 27, 2014

    DNO it was RAPE not sexual favors, print the truth

  68. Anonymous
    May 27, 2014

    Can someone get in touch with the relevant authority (someone responsible to guide lawyers behavior) and inform them of this man’s attitude in his role as Senior Council. Is there a code of ethics guiding Dominican lawyers? I find that Tony Astaphan is getting away with to much now. I am sure he would not be allowed to portray this sort of behavior in the great United States of America.
    Want to see if DNO is going to publish my comment.

    • ah ha
      May 27, 2014

      Are you serious?

      The man is doing what he’s paid for- i.e. be legal representation to his client.

      Oh I forgot most of you would sit quietly and do nothing and expect to get paid…. Ever wonder why he is one of the most sought after lawyers in the Caribbean…..because he does his JOB!

      • JoJo
        May 27, 2014

        You are right. It has no0thing to0 do with ethics or principle. Tony gets paid to win his case, come hell or high water.

  69. NKRUMAH KWAME
    May 27, 2014

    For me the most respected individual in Dominica from an ethical/moral standpoint is Rev. Dr. William Watty. Some months ago he wrote a commentary in the Sun newspaper entitled “What Next” in which he advised the Prime Minister that Lennox Linton was NOT his (the PM) greatest problem. Neither was it Lennox Honeychurch but rather Lennox Lawrence. I agreed with him then but with this most recent brouhaha, I am convinced that his greatest enemy is indeed Tony Astaphan

    HOTEP!

  70. LABOUR DEAD!
    May 27, 2014

    File the lawsuit. IT IS TIME WE GIVE this CORRUPT Labour Party THE FINAL KICK.
    Thank you Lennox for standing up for the abused Dominican women.

  71. BLOOD LABOURITE
    May 27, 2014

    I’m 100% LABOURITE. I don’t condone gutter politics nor accept/solicit Lies and deception from either side…if this is true and Lennox Linton have sure evidence, why not come forward with it along with the victim(s)?? He should stop playing ball with it as politics,he is not helping the women of Dominica, he is putting more Shame on the conscious of these “victims”. Come forth with the evidence and victims mister Linton otherwise shut the hell up and go look for a job. Aswel as MR.Astaphan I suggest you investigate before thinking of lawsuits first cause it could be true make the MP pay. And if it’s not make Linton pay for his lies also. Women rites/protection before political garbage. My opinion

  72. $51K tax error
    May 27, 2014

    “But Astaphan said Linton used only one alleged complaint to the police.” Ok Tony, let us for one moment forget about ministerS and concentrate on this one alleged complaint that was made to the police. 1. Tony, to the best of your knowledge do you know the name and face of the one minister involved in this complaint? Tony, according to Lennox, that complaint was made a year ago in June 2013. Have you spoken to the alleged minister involved? 3. Tony, since you want Lennox to dealt with within 24 hrs after his interview with CIA, don’t you agree that something is very wrong why a year after a complaint was made to the police about an alleged minister, nothing has happened? Not even an interview with CIA?
    4.Does that CIA ONLY attend to issues against the opposition? 5.Why should a sitting minister of government still hold his seat after a sexual complaint was made against him to the police? See Parney soutiweh parnie voleer.

  73. Massacre
    May 27, 2014

    First of all I want Tony to tell us the names of the ministers who he is representing?
    That way Lennox will gather his evidence to present to the court against those men of Dis-honor.
    Since in the 1990’s I have been telling people that Tony is not as smart as some Dominicans making him look like.
    The guy has been lucky all these years.
    It is time now to get act. Wake-up Dominican!

  74. rescue 911
    May 27, 2014

    Here we go again.valay things those ministers of that dlp government saying.

  75. Anonymous
    May 27, 2014

    I’m in support with u Mr. Linton keep speaking for the young ppl who are scared to come publicly and speak bec some of them are scared that there reputation will be tarnished. U have our best interest at heart sir.

  76. Roseau
    May 27, 2014

    Tony has opened up a can of worms.!! Bring it oN!

  77. Reader
    May 27, 2014

    This is a very serious issue and one that should not be politicised. As a young women leaving school in the 1990s and looking for a job, I was referred to a high ranking member of the UWP whom I had never met him before. He tried to force himself on me (no, I was not dressed provocatively). I was not yet even 18. I told him what to do with his job and months later got a job teaching. To this day, this has stayed with me. I also had a friend who had a government minister tried something similar.

    Our stories are all too common. It happens in a society where people with influence and power thing they can get away with things, including harrasment. Sadly, this happens under all administrations. Both my parents worked and there was very little I wanted (except my own paycheck). I hate to thing of those who are not so lucky. I hope this prompts a NATIONAL conversation on sexual harrasment and sexual assault of our young girls – not just by ministers of government but by all those in authority. Sickening!

  78. college grad
    May 27, 2014

    Lennox is telling the truth I personally know of a few young ladies who did have sexual encounters with head honchos to finance their way through college.

  79. dafriend
    May 27, 2014

    Typical Astaphan, typical DLP government. No investigation into the matter by the PM… but rather he gets his lawyer to threaten with a lawsuit. Just this move shows me that there is substance in the allegations.
    OK, Astaphan, bring it on. The truth will come out sooner rather than later!!

  80. IFF I WUZ
    May 27, 2014

    Parry, I would advise the Prime Minister, as the saying goes,” let sleeping dogs lie.” Their have been many allegations concerning the Prime Minister and Government Ministers. For instance, the payment to a young lady who resides in England. The allegations of gifts and sexual favors made by a Chinese gentleman. Dominicans forget things easily, my friend Tony, let that one go, don’t open Pandora’s Box.

  81. Legal Advisor
    May 27, 2014

    Linton did not make allegations he flatly call them rapist ministers of government.To call people rapist they must be convicted of rape by a court of law.No court of law in Domimica has never convicted any minister of rape so Linton was wrong to call them rapist ministers.Even when someone is charged for rape and is not convicted and someone calls him a rapist he can sue you.I wonder if the two lawyers for uwp advising Linton on certain comments he makes
    It was time for someone to put a stop to Linton he arrogant likes to bully people and never likes to back down he is always ready for a fight like he did at DGS when he was expelled for fighting.Grow up Linton when u wrong agree you’re are wrong that was a wrong statement to make without their convictions of rape

  82. Labour power!
    May 27, 2014

    “Every minister of government is entitled to take legal action against Mr. Lennox Linton,” Astaphan said, adding that they will be advised on how to file the lawsuits.”

    Mr. Astaphan, here is how I believe you should go about doing this: 1. Be sure NOT to call any minister over the phone to discuss this because remember, conversations are being recorded. 2. Since we have so many ministers and all of them are not suspects, simply go to the cabinet and ask ALL Those that do not believe they are a suspect to leave the room. 3. Should anyone remain in the room, with them be sure to advise conduct an honest interview 4. After the interview if you happen to hear anything that is shocking, reckless or disgraceful, then ask the Prime Minister to fire them from his cabinet. 5. Then advise the PM to call a press conference and inform the nation that the matter was settle in private. Please let us deal with it private because an open law suite might hurt us Mr. Astaphan especially if the judge is independent or maybe you should resign from your position like Savrin did and become a judge and be sure to seat on this case for us.

  83. Mamizoo
    May 27, 2014

    The more Astaphan speak is further up he pushes the fire stick up the zlabor Party’s retune. Isn’t it interesting that the allegations of sexual abuse have been out there for a while now and not one response from the Labor Party and Tony Astaphan.
    Note also that Lennox Linton has made many other accusations , most of which involve theft and corruption and Tony Astaphan is yet to find the court. Not only that Lennox Linton called names and nothing.
    But let us see the character of our country- let us see whether what Tony Astaphan says or his attempt to distract and twist the facts is more important than the security and well being of our young women. Let us see if we are more inclined to protect the perpetrators of sexual abuse in high offices than the victims.
    The least we can and should do as a people is say wait – let us investigate these allegations. After all we have been hearing the cry for revaluation of sexual abuse in all places.
    The way I see it let those ministers who are innocent not eat the corn and let those guilty fowl either take the corn to the court room.
    Tony Astaphan resides in his own selfish world and so why should we be bothered that women are abused by authorities sitting in elected positions . Tony is a cold hearted individual and I am not surprised. Lenmox Lawrence on the other hand surprises me day after day. This is a man who was a priest; a man with many sisters at least 5 or 6 sisters that I know of.

    Again if we let Antony Astaphan an obviously diabolical and ominous individual dictate the moral direction of our country then we are failing our children, our country our legacy.

  84. The Following
    May 27, 2014

    I strongly believe that saying Mr Linton called Dominica women prostitutes is just a way to deviate from the issue at hand >>>
    GOV MINISTERS & PARL REPS MISUSE OF POWER AND FINANCIAL AID!!!!!

    NO MATTER HOW MANY TIMES IT’S REPEATED ‘Linton called Dominican woman prostitutes’ MANY ARE REALIZING THAT’S NOT THE ISSUE BUT INSTEAD ITS THE GOV MINISTERS’ ACTIONS…..SO YOU ALL WHO SUPPORT THEIR BEHAVIOUR CONTINUE PRETENDING TO BLIND CONCERNING THE REAL ISSUE!!!!

  85. Labour power!
    May 27, 2014

    .“Every minister of government is entitled to take legal action against Mr. Lennox Linton,” Astaphan said, adding that they will be advised on how to file the lawsuits.”

    Mr. Astaphan, let me make your job of advise a little easier. Don’t waste time on ministers like: Ms. Charles, Gloria Shillingford, and Matthew Walter because we all know their names will not be called in this allegation. So, Please concentrate on the others and make sure they sue Lennox and make sure the case is called befor the election that is already looking bad for us. But then again our senior council, you sure they will want to take that risk my brother? You sure you have not opened a can of worms bro? You sure? You Sure? Are you sure? What if Lennox gets victims to testify bro? You must be joking our Tony because you are smarter than this.

  86. mango
    May 27, 2014

    I am a labourite an we to dam hypocrite we know dam well it happening if it was a uwp we whould have say the same thing.we all was jumping in the air in st Joe when austre was talking about the young lady.you see tony Astaphan that man he is doin more ham than good in the labour party.I don’t like him each an all you will see.

  87. May 27, 2014

    Mr Astaphan, Mr Emmanuel, his wife and family still awaiting justice, what happened to Mr Emmanuel was it a pay back for sending some to jail

    If I’m not mistaken I saw you at St Joe, enjoying all was said about The young lady from that village and Mr Linton, why didn’t you stopped your prime minister and the ministers with all their verbal diarrhea attack Tony, why didn’t you

    You are not the Prime Minister of Dominica and will never be

  88. Not in no politics
    May 27, 2014

    With all honesty. There are allegations of certain men of the opposition who engage in such acts as well. These things don’t only happen in Dominica and they definitely have been occurring long before the current administration. I think the aim should be to deal with members of both parties who engage In such acts, especially if the United workers party is to become the next administration. I also believe that it was wrongful for Linton to use the words “…a government that habours rapist ministers” because I can assure you that If the allegations are true, not all the ministers of the DLP would be involved especially the female members. If I was a minister who had nothing to do with these allegations and hearing this statement I would have been very upset. If the allegations are true mr Linton still has to be careful with his choice of words. He should have enlightened us a little bit more diplomatically.

  89. Really
    May 27, 2014

    The issue is that Lennox did not say that a complaint was made against “a minister” but that the government is haboring rapist “ministers”.

    Support your party if you want but that is a big statement or allegation to made. He is actually accusing all the ministers of government of rape or categorizing them as rapist.

    We cannot support this kind of reckless statement from a person who wants to be prime minister of our country.

  90. Lougaoo Mem
    May 27, 2014

    Bring it on Mr. Astaphan! And do not forget to bring the ladies and victims who shall prove you wrong.

    These are very serious allegations that can send whosoever to long term. But since you seem to have so much leverage over the judicial system, doubt anything much will change, and that’s why change is a must. Make my day and open up the can of toxic worms when you convince them to sue.

    • DCA Next Opposition
      May 27, 2014

      “Bring it on Mr. Astaphan! And do not forget to bring the ladies and victims who shall prove you wrong.”

      Lougaoo this is the problem here, Tony dont have to provide evidence, Lennox is the one that has to bring the women that he said were raped.

      Please dont get it twisted…..you made the claim the ministers raped….show me the women that were raped, went to the police, went to the hospital, raped charges filed etc, etc, etc…..

      If Lennox can provide such, I would be happy to shut down Tony

    • lawyes
      May 27, 2014

      You are what your suggest.Linton did not make allegations ask Matt to play the speech for you he did not say it is alleged he flatly call them rapist ministers of government.how can prove the rape when there are no convictions of rape by any minister that the only way you call a man a rapist

  91. toomany issues
    May 27, 2014

    Why is an 18 year old walking up the ministry steps for assistance for tuition fees for college wearing the shortest skirt or tightest pants? Her mom sent her for assistance or man? shameful dominican society both ministers and the women!

    • Grandbarian Born
      May 27, 2014

      That was just an IGNORANT statement… It don’t matter what them girls wear….. As somebody in authority you should always have respect for people….. Why people just rape elderly women???

    • Grandbarian Born
      May 27, 2014

      Clothes should not DEFINE what a woman wants or who she is…. Shame on those minsters!!!!!
      Change is a must and not an option

    • Anonymous
      May 27, 2014

      So the young ladies age and what she is wearing becomes a license for taking advantage of them?

      • paro
        May 27, 2014

        Bom killing Dominica. Is nothing but a bom problem.

  92. time will tell
    May 27, 2014

    so instead of investigating such allegations since it could be true, they resort to suing lennox…..this will reflect poorly on the gov’t. these kind of allegations happen alot in trinidad and they investigate it instead of suing, it’s obvious this gov’t doesn’t have the people’s interest at heart

    • The one
      May 27, 2014

      Lennox did not make allegations against them he call them rapist ministers get Matt to play the tape for you stop looking for excuses for the man is a big man he can stand by his words Dominicans don’t like to Listen we just like our emotions to take over our mental faculties.

    • lawyer
      May 27, 2014

      you fool these were not allegations he call them rapist ministers so he has to present the evidence of rape the doctors report on the victim the the evidence of the victim and other witness including the investigating officer.The trial and the conviction by the jury at the high court where is he going to get that information nowhere it doesn’t exist.His tongue is too loose he knows the procedure but he just took Tony s bait when he released the tribunals report on the woman at DCP he fired and the same Astaphan was representing.He has a problem he doesn’t want to give up a fight

  93. Faceup
    May 27, 2014

    We got witnesses,to show there currupt faces, bring on the Law suits… LABOUR MUST GO 8-O

  94. truth
    May 27, 2014

    mr astaphan,
    be carefull what you ask for,
    I know the prime minister will advice you ,this time,and his advice will be
    BEHAVE YOURSELF

  95. Anonymous
    May 27, 2014

    Did Lennox called any Minister name? Who will be filling the lawsuit? Who it be a class action lawsuit when all ministers of the DLP Govt taking action against the leader of the UWP? (Cause that’s the only way they would be able to)

    TA wants Linton to provide evidence to the Criminal Investigative Division (CID) on the matter and then call a press conference. Are you for real? What about all the evidence regarding the Lawyers home which was firebomb years ago?

  96. Tri-State Beauty
    May 27, 2014

    Bring it Tony, make it a Class-Action suit..BRING IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I done talk. Bring it. Shame the devil, bring it. Not everybody wants to be part of the rapist/slackness cesspool.. Bring it. …. These aren’t the days of Kal-khan and dog rice you know. Not every Dominican woman thinks it’s ok to be disrespected. This one will be a drag net! You and your crew uncomfortable, You hoping to intimidate people? sick twisted bastard.

  97. Bob E
    May 27, 2014

    Lennox will be required to answer specific questions and provide the evidence in the court. Will he be able to produce that evidence? It is very important that these victims come forward on behalf of Linton because this is some serious allegations which should be exposed or else ……

    • JoJo
      May 27, 2014

      You forgetting Bob E, a SPECIFIC person first have to bring a charge. You really think that would happen?

    • icepop
      May 27, 2014

      he no evidence to bring just like when the two didn’t have any evidence to bring in the dual citizen trial – now all you know how who should bring evidence –

  98. Doc. Love
    May 27, 2014

    Lord have mercy on Tony, what a distraction. The man is talking of gutter politics. If what Mr. Linton said was gutter politics, as far as I am concerned what comes out of the so-called Animal Show on Saturday nights is pit latrine politics. On the show, I have heard a senior citizen saying Mr. Linton has a diarrhea mouth. On the show, I have heard the same senior citizen advising members of the UWP to use pampers so as to avoid dirtying the streets of Roseau after they have lost the General Election. Tony, on many occasions, has called members of the opposition, clowns, mosquitoes, kakadors and words to the effect, “feeding at the trough like pigs.” Go ahead, Tony, go to court, I hope you and the Government Ministers will be prepared to face the consequences.

    • icepop
      May 27, 2014

      He speaks of that being the worst GUTTER POLITICS that he has ever heard – he forget the PM – telling his oponents ‘go to hell’ its not noe of your Dam business” he forget Reggie telling Sir Brian go lock himself in a pit latrine” and what about what Blackmore told the people in Warner and also what he said to Brian Linton go put your hands between your legs and play with yourself” and then Reggie recently saying n parliament is breast he like to do whatever with and that boneless breast is best -‘ and all parliament laughing without any ruling by the speaker- but asked for the speaker you forgot she declare that she is the biggest vermin Dominica will ever havel” so Tone tone boy check out the playbacks to hear how much insults you and others have inflicted on people.

  99. work 4 tony
    May 27, 2014

    “Astaphan said he has not spoken to any minister about the matter but has consulted the cabinet secretary and he will be informing the prime minister of it.”

    DNO I find this is very confusing. “Astaphan is threatening” to take legal actions against Lennox Linton for allegations made against government Ministers. Is Tony Astaphan a government minister? If the man is not a minister then why is he so busy to shut down Lennox, which he and all of us know he cant. Now, he is not a minister and according to him he has not even spoken to any minister, then what is his problem? Maybe he should first contact every minister to see if there is any truth to what Lennox said and then see if the are bold enough to sue. Bye the way, Please tell Tony for me that I….am willing and ready to testify. Tony just looking for work because he knows better and he needs to stop defending cause I know what Tony knows

    • ?
      May 27, 2014

      Isn’t he the Govt. lawyer? I think so. So he has the right to look out for their interest. This is a serious allegation and therefore Linton must have the evidence to prove it.

      • work 4 tony
        May 27, 2014

        @?Off course, as the government lawyer he has the right to look for WORK. But do you think those ministers will ever push for a case? Hell no!

  100. Norm
    May 27, 2014

    “I think that is outrageous,” he argued. “That is an extreme example of gutter politics’. If ther was one more compelling reason to remove this government is because of this guy Named Tony Astaphan. Sir please tell your man Skerrit to contact the PM of Trinidad on this matter. She will have some clear advice for him- not from you.

  101. potolabour
    May 27, 2014

    I am as red as red can be! BUUUUUT! That is like digging a hole to bury our own self! Cause I know for fact! Unfortunately, these things are really happening. I don’t know about the part about sex for favors from “government” But this is happening on both sides….Linton Crew ain’t so clean neither!

    • ?
      May 27, 2014

      This remains a serious allegation that must be addressed. On the DLP side, if this is true the people involved must be asked to resigned. On the UWP side, if this is false Mr. Linton should resign for making such a baseless accusation just to gain favor at the poles.

  102. Bad DA
    May 27, 2014

    way papa, when I herd mr. linton saying them things tears ran down my eyes like a big baby because I felt so ashamed as a woman, as a mother, a Dominican. I said to myself mr. linton claims that he is for the youth he is for women and he has this information and he is not trying to help these young people, encourage them to go forward, get them some counseling, if he could get one person to come forward many more will follow, instead you have the information playing politics omg, smh. this is how bad it has become ? this is what desperation does? I am a supporter of the dominica labour party, only because I am seeing the country moving forward, I do not benefit from them personally but everything they do in this country makes my day to day life easier but if what mr. linton is saying is true I would call shame on my government and join mr. linton in is chant for change but if he is proven to be a liar, I want them to lock up mr linton in a jail cell painted in red. so hats of to you mr. A what you are doing will help us learn the truth and will help those who maybe have been victims to this and if its not true mr. linton must pay.

    • Anonymous
      May 27, 2014

      Did you not also hear him say he reported a case to the police with one of the women, they have a complain on
      File. If they sit on the case whose fault is it.

    • bleeding soul
      May 27, 2014

      Be careful what you Ask for, I am a victim and I will surely be Mr. Linton’s witness. There are other people that I have also spoken to about it . If my father was alive he would have certainly taken action. I am ready to testify, because I am still hurting.

      • Bad DA
        May 28, 2014

        don’t get me wrong I am not condoning this, but how can somebody asking you for sex for assistance hurt you for so long, unless if it is your close family or friend, really I don’t get it. I am sorry to hear about your miss hap and this is wrong in so many ways and something should be done about it and I know it is happening I have been a victim in places I have worked, youth officers, etc. and I am telling you have to be really strong to say no to them people but I don’t let that affect my way of living or let it hurt me for so long I mean at the moment feel disrespected and upset and then you pick yourself up and move forward. I tell people I warn people about those people but nobody does what they don’t want to do. I am happy that you said no and am glad that you a willing to take a stand for what you know is right but letting that hurt you for so long, my girl you are wasting your life on those people. if he actually rape you then that’s another story.

    • Annica Alethea
      May 27, 2014

      Why don’t you just check the police for the report that Linton cited in June last year?
      Too blind to see, so sad.

      • Bad DA
        May 27, 2014

        ok and that was the last of it, why didn’t they continue to pursue the investigation, where is the young lady? don’t get it. anybody can make a report is getting the truth that matters and standing by your claim.

    • >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
      May 27, 2014

      @Bad DA GARBAGE AND FILTH. Go call the Animal Show when you have this fetid cesspool of ZORDIS to spew.

      • Bad DA
        May 27, 2014

        I find blue pple cannot make sense out of none sense smh that’s why they say things without thinking of the consequences. smh disappointed, disappointed, disappointed!

        P.S.
        DNO IS FOR ALL OF US SO DON’T TELL ME WHERE TO PLACE MY COMMENT RUDE!

  103. Anonymous
    May 27, 2014

    I am as red as red can be! BUUUUUT! That is like digging a hole to bury our own self! Cause I know for fact! Unfortunately, these things are really happening. I don’t know about the part about sex for favors from “government” but I know that a lot of young girls are sleeping with ministers and getting good, NO great cash. But this is happening on both sides….Linton Crew ain’t so clean neither!

    • joe
      May 27, 2014

      So how having sex = rape??? What hole will be dug?? the allegation is not about having sex for cash it’s about RAPE, this is what we need Lennox to disclose!!!!

  104. Jon Carson
    May 27, 2014

    I can’t agree more with Senior Counsel Anthony Astaphan on that and that the Opposition Leader is fast becoming a menace and embarrassment to not only his party, but the members of the team and more importantly their supporters. UWP at one point was looking very impressive at least from my standpoint, but now there is no way at the present moment, that I can say I am proud of that team and it leader. At the end of the day, UWP can never obtain the kind of results that it seeks at the election poll given its leadership.

    If UWP want to make any major impact at the upcoming general election then it better rush back to the table and have a serious heart-to-heart discussion and reflections among its leadership and top-brass. Currently, that political party is simply not ready yet and there is no argument about that reality. Of course, as always, Dominicans being Dominicans, will live up to their name and as such, I expect an out-pour of cursing and insults directed at me for voicing and bringing to the forefront an obvious problem within the UWP. However, many of you all may have the fortitude (or maybe not) to thank me after the election.

    God Bless our nation.

    • bleeding soul
      May 27, 2014

      Why is it so difficult to accept the truth? If you were in my position you would say something different. I wonder If I was your daughter what would you say to me if I had reported the incident to you? sometimes I feel that some people love RED and do not care what goes on in their family.

      • joe
        May 27, 2014

        Well bleeding soul spill the beans, name the Minister in question… We will side with you for sure, but as it is right now everything is hearsay and that is not permissible in a Court of Law!!!!!

  105. reds
    May 27, 2014

    Think linton mouth is going to get him in trouble.nobody not advising him smh

  106. interesting
    May 27, 2014

    These Government minister or ministers who according to Mr Linton, are ”RAPISTS” need to be brought to court one way or the other.
    Silence on Government’s part after an accusation of this magnitude might be seen as admission of guilt.
    No further action on behalf of the “RAPE victims” by UWP would imply that this is gutter politics on their part.

    So Dominicans need to see, hear the evidence.

    This has the potential to elevate Lennox Linton to PM or end his foray into the political arena.

  107. Anonymous
    May 27, 2014

    Mr. Linton I am sure in retrospect will regret having uttered tose infamous words which, while they may appeal to his fanatical base and supporters, both those at his rally and here on DNO, will not save him in the court of law.

    • work 4 tony
      May 27, 2014

      @Anonymous, Pure Rubbish! I KNOW what I know and I will for sure give my testimony. But Because TOny knows the very same thing that I kno, there is NO WAY HE Will take it before the court because he knows very well that the DAMAGE will BE humongous . Tell HIM TO SUE! I DEAR HIM TO! I CHALLENGE HIM TO DO SO PLEASE!

    • FORKIT
      May 27, 2014

      WELL lets start games and you will see the giant can of worms that will be opened, I am most certain that the alegations filed againt the minister will be exposed in court…

    • yep
      May 27, 2014

      My testimony also.

  108. I know better
    May 27, 2014

    Why allu dem workers ppl cry in for lennox need to do better as a man who want to lead de state respect ur self u to hot

  109. hypocrite
    May 27, 2014

    i hope all of you writers who sits and support this arrogant and irresponsible leader with those statements when he get his lawsuits all you collect money to support him. remember wat Edison james sued ian douglas for saying.

    • yep
      May 27, 2014

      He will be fine because i will testify. Its about time!

  110. femmedominique
    May 27, 2014

    Only Politicians alone it seems that can file lawsuits in Dominica with HOPES it will come through. Most private citizens with genuine issues on their hands caused by dishonesty, negligence of others do not have the same assurances as even Attorneys themselves are advising them “its a waste of time” So go ahead Politicians go ahead its either Dominica survive or tumble down.

  111. SN
    May 27, 2014

    I am no fan of the labour party, but Lennox Linton has just shown how shallow he can be. I always questioned his election as UWP leader and his behavior so far shows he is a political neophyte. His allegation is based on hearsay and he has no way to prove it. Hearsay is inadmissible in court, and while he did not mention any minister by name, he named an easily defined and ascertainable class of people, so the members of the class are easily known. As such, the entire class membership could take action in a class action suit.
    Lennox has just called the women prostitutes, and he should aplogize to the nation, and to the women in particular.

    • FORKIT
      May 27, 2014

      who you fooling blind red bat

    • Papa Dom
      May 27, 2014

      Mr Linton has claimed that a report was made to the police and I’m sure the report is there, so what is your problem? I will say again, Trinidad did not get to the state it is in now over night but rather because over time people tolerated small incidents of wrong doing. So when dishonest people like you will have the consequences of your tolerance for wrong doing visited on you the only one to blame will be you.

    • 3pin
      May 27, 2014

      i wonder if you even believe what you say

    • Jay
      May 27, 2014

      First of all I am surprised that you, first of all, have to assert that you are no fan of the labour party when Mr. Linton’ stance is not politically orientated.
      “Neophyte” is simply a more fancy version of “novice” but even to the casual observer it must be clear that thus far the novice Lennox Linton has out-manoeuvred and out-danced the incumbent prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, who has vastly more resources at his disposal and more than ten years experience on the job.
      Hearsay is indeed not admissible as evidence in a court of law but I would submit that you are presumptuous as neither I nor you know for sure whether a canny operator, and seasoned investigative journalist like Lennox Linton has hard evidence of a formal complaint of sexual harassment and attempted rape having being lodged with the local police, or even may have obtained sworn affidavits. I would not place my bet on this not being a distinct possibility, would you?
      Your argument for a ascertainable class of people bringing a class action is simply risible. Even if it were possible to ascertain such a “class”, who would want to associate themselves with allegations of predatory sexual conduct, based on “class”? I leave it at that.
      As for Mr. Linton calling women, the women of Dominica no less, prostitutes is an outright distortion of the truth and I challenge you to state where, when whom exactly did he identify or refer to as prostitutes. I think your accusation, if you care to identify yourself would stand more change of a successful charge of slander than your absurd idea of an action by” an ascertainable class of people”.

    • Anonymous
      May 27, 2014

      Sorry but this is garbage. You don’t even believe what you have just written.

    • bleeding soul
      May 27, 2014

      Lennox does not have to prove anything I will prove it to the court. I blame my mother because she was the one who put me through this. Thank god that I had a good friend to rest my shoulders on. I will surely call his name when the time comes.Tony go ahead and make your money I will follow after you, for you have given me the courage to proceed.

    • ()
      May 27, 2014

      @SN Your Skerrit lapdog and slave .Why won’t you Shut the Hell Up. You are empty and nonsensical.
      DID YOU SEE THE CROWD AT ST JOSEPH ON SUNDAY?
      CHANGE IS COMING, and it is coming fast.
      I fully agree with Lennox. Oh How I Love This Man!

  112. IG
    May 27, 2014

    One word for you Mr. Astaphan :lol:

    PATHETIC!

  113. Anonymous
    May 27, 2014

    I hope DNO can also defend itself too for not only publishing that garbage story by Linton but also allowing its blue choir who flock here to posts their disgusting comments and support to this pathetic accusations of rape from this individual who is clearly now losing it.

  114. Grandbarian Born
    May 27, 2014

    I just canna understand people like TONY ASTAPHANS AND THE DOMINICA LABOUR PARTY!!!!!!! It canna be false accusation when there was a report made by the person themself in 2012…. Awah wi, allu always first to take legal action in cases…

    • police officer
      May 27, 2014

      The report was made but the woman was asked to give a statement on she never turned up an never returned to Police Hq up to this day and she remained silent so get your facts straight.

      • Bishie me seh
        May 28, 2014

        Did u or any other officer attempted to speak to the minister in question? No wonder the young lady never showed up..

      • hiker
        May 29, 2014

        Yes police officer playing partisan,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Do you think it was a hoax or she was scared of the powers that be? i bet if it was made against a poor person people like you would have leaked in the streets
        I hope you all get the 0,0 and 0% increase in salary that you all deserve.

  115. magwasa
    May 27, 2014

    astaphans if is work skerrit doesnt give u to do go and drown urself…wen skerrit say no law no constitution can stop him did u ope ur mouth…wen he curse dominicans did u ope ur mouth…stupes man wher u alrdy looking like a penguin best u go bck to d north or south pole tan

    • Anonymous
      May 27, 2014

      Sorry this comment made my day..off to the South Pole. ROTFL

  116. rosa parks
    May 27, 2014

    Gutter Politics Mr. Astaphan? What about the Public half an hour rant about Monelle? on the Labor Party platform? None of you sort to discipline Mr. Reginald Austrie on the degrading comments he made against a woman who is striving to be something in society, All of enjoyed his little comedy show. So my advice to Mr. Tony Astaphan is to lay low and keep his mouth shut!!!

    • joe
      May 27, 2014

      What is the DEGRADING comment?? Monelle like COW MEAT is a degrading comment??

      You seems to have read Thomson FB page where is said Regie said Monelle love Beef…… so far from what was said!

      What about Lennox degrading youth by saying they are PROSTITUTES? And that statement was made in a forign land…. Hypocrit all you be!!!!!! smfh

  117. gooo gooo geh geh
    May 27, 2014

    No politician will file a lawsuit because those who are guilty will be a risk of being exposed in court. Linton will have a lot of witnesses in that case

  118. JoJo
    May 27, 2014

    How clever and convenient of Mr. Astaphan. I do not think for one minute any Govt. minister is going to sue Lennox Linton over this but this could be a ploy for our leader to get rid of a minister, who may be an obstacle in his election plans but could be proving difficult to move. Is not mr. Astaphan who would be suing, you know as I understand he is only advising and recommending but of course, he would be happy to act as ministers’ attorney in such a case…for a fat fee no doubt. We are still waiting along time now for the suit lodged by him on Roosevelt Skerrit’s behalf against Dr. Fontaine to proceed. Deal with that first please mr. Astaphan.

    • yea
      May 27, 2014

      i thought the same thing. perfect way to get rid of minister allegedly involved….on the other hand…it will be an admission that Lennox is right so for that alone they will not do it.

  119. Anonymous
    May 27, 2014

    Now, Now Now Mr. Astaphan which one of the Ministers would be bold enough to sue on this issue. You also know that women do not like to come forward publicly in these kind of issues. However if you can convince a Minister to sue you may be surprised in this day and age there may be some young and not so young ladies who may come forward.

    • ah ha
      May 27, 2014

      So let them come forward… why stay in the dark while others reputation on the line just by speculation… We need to be fair about this.

      Tony is right. bring facts to the table and let them be exposed. Freedom of speech doesn’t give you the right to say what you want!

      • May 27, 2014

        @ ah ah with freedom of speech Skerrit, his ministers and other had the right to say what they wanted about the young lady and linton, what a bunch of double standard and stereotype on this small island

        What good for the goose is also good for the gender

      • fabric
        May 27, 2014

        @ ah ha: Had it been you the one who was raped would you have been so confident in the legal system in Dominica, knowing that you filed a complaint of such a horrible thing that happened to you in 2012 and nothing has come from it because you didn’t have a camera on at the time to take a video? You are being very insensitive. I take that to mean that you are not a woman or you a just a wicked individual.
        Dominicans have watched this administration and their layer, TA, manipulate the court system so much over the past years. Can you imagine how difficult it might be for that individual to trust the court system under this administration with their sensitive issues? If you can’t imagine that, then SHUT UP!

      • Just
        May 27, 2014

        when the evidence came forward on Gon emanuel home bombing.. was justice served? its time for change because you cannot sweep your dust under your mat and insist that i sweep out mine

  120. ko
    May 27, 2014

    do it self he to like to say things ……..

    • IG
      May 27, 2014

      @ KO—Idiotic statement

    • yep
      May 27, 2014

      hmmm your statements sounds so stupid, but then again I am not suprised because the labour party is made up of alot of uneducated persons who could easily be bought, and the few educated ones are those who benefit personally from the government.

  121. NYC
    May 27, 2014

    I am wondering if Mr Astaphan represents all the ministers in GOV”t because the people of Dominica would like to hear from the them not Him and finally Mr Linton is enlightening the public of what is going on in the country so they will always get mad with Him.

    • IG
      May 27, 2014

      Astaphan is always trying to make a money on this Government which is claims to support all the wrong doings they are involved with.

      Shame Bro. Use your profession wisely.

  122. blackheart
    May 27, 2014

    Tony is incredible such hypocrisy look within your soul examine your conscience and then tell the people of dominica who is the villain lennox voiced what select members of dlp and our youth particularly our young women are afraid to address everyone knows what goes on

  123. I Die Nah
    May 27, 2014

    Oh, so there was a complaint to the police!! No smoke without fire. Mr. Astaphan, a guilty conscience is a hard thing to carry around. File your lawsuit, let all the facts surface.

  124. Umm
    May 27, 2014

    Allegations of sexual abuse are never diminished by anyone of substance, ethics or morals – they are always encouraged to be investigated and further action taken if they’re found to be false. Mr Astaphans I suggest you apologise publicly to the Women on Dominica, to the youths of Dominica for not giving their experiences, their concerns any any any consideration – instead ruling them out as mere gutter politics because they were bravely highlighted by a politician!

    • Anonymous
      May 27, 2014

      All politics aside, I totally agree. It is actions like what Tony suggest prevent women from speaking out.

  125. wooshhh
    May 27, 2014

    As a husband… as a brother as an uncle as a Dominican – as a MAN – MR Anthony Astaphans, your response should have been “the allegations should be investigated and if found to be false, Mr Linton should be sued”. How can you dismiss claims of abuse against women as simple untrue? Do you know what each of the ministers get up too?

    • lawyer
      May 27, 2014

      Did u listen Linton speech he did not say allegations were made he call them rapist ministers of government.Lennox was angry because his conduct at DCP was made public on KAIRI FM when Astaphan made public the records of the labour tribunal where the same Astaphan was representing him.Linton must keep his cool.I would have advised to say that it is alleged the ministers were doing those things by saying so he cant be sued.he convictions of rape committed by any minister to call them rapist.Listen to his speech again

      • Bishie me seh
        May 28, 2014

        Did u get ur law degree on ur back? If I were to say that there is no honor In a judiciary that harbors known criminals. Does that mean that everyone in the judicial system is a criminal? Dominica wud be a much better place if some of u tried educating the public rather than play on their ignorance. There are fathers who sleep with there underage daughters and never gets reported..does it means because it’s not reported they are not rapist..

    • joe
      May 27, 2014

      The investigations have to start with the accuser who is Lennox Linton… that’s what Tony is asking him to start by naming names!!!

      • Umm
        May 27, 2014

        didn’t Linton say a report was made on a particular date? Surely the Gov should have suspended the minister and moved quickly to clear his name … what is the update on that said report? That should be of more concern to Astaphans – clear the name of the one that’s already on file then come back and ask for more!

      • Bishie me seh
        May 28, 2014

        A young lady made a report. The police shud have followed up..an officer indicated she never showed up again to make a statement..if the police were interested they wud find that young lady or at the least do their investigation and if there was no truth to it charge the young lady for filling a false report.

  126. Channel 1
    May 27, 2014

    :lol: :lol: :lol: ………………….now all you know the last past some of these ministers of government would want to end up is in a court of law on these issues because…………………….

    Lennox said and I quote ““There can be no honor in a government that HARBORS rapist ministers and upholds extortion of sexual services from young people……”

    So whether it is 1 minister or a 1000 ministers who are guilty, Lennox statement would still be correct.

    Folks, this is just another scare tactic by these fellas to silence the truth. But the truth cannot be silenced.

  127. wotty
    May 27, 2014

    I think you are looking for trouble sir

    • I Like It
      May 27, 2014

      He is not looking for trouble for himself but the Government.
      What he is looking fro himself is $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$Dollars… Endless of it. He sure knows how to get it. Look back at the Corruption allegation against the UWP back then. What happened to it?

    • I Like It
      May 27, 2014

      He is not looking for trouble for himself but the Government.
      What he is looking for himself is $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$Dollars… Endless of it. He sure knows how to get it. Look back at the Corruption allegation against the UWP back then. What happened to it?

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