Denise Charles said she was chosen by God to contest Soufriere by-election

Supporters of Denise Charles hold placards at a rally before the by-election
Supporters of Denise Charles hold placards at a rally before the by-election

MP-elect for the Soufriere Constituency, Denise Charles, said she was chosen by God to run the campaign for the Soufriere by-election with a message of unity.

Charles won at the polls raking in 1,342 votes while her competitor from the United Workers Party, Higgs Adam, took 560 votes.

She stated that her team ran a clean campaign and described herself as “vessel of the Most High God.”

“We ran a very clean and positive campaign recognizing that there were great opportunities for the Soufriere Constituency and we needed to send a message to the people, hey, can we put our differences aside and work together,” she told reporters when her massive victory became clear. “And that was my message and I must say to you that this message came straight from the Lord, it is not just from me, I always considered myself as a vessel of the Most High God and he chose that I run this campaign and he wanted me to send that message to the people: it is time we come together, work together as Dominicans in order to build our country.”

She said she is proud of the people who rejected what she called ‘the politics of hate.’

“I am really proud of my people of Pointe Michel, Scotts Head, Soufriere and Gallion who have rejected the politics of hate and decided that we come together to build our constituency and I am really proud of them and I look forward to serving them to the best of my ability.”

She said one of her first tasks is to meet with interest groups of the constituency.

“The first thing I have to do is to meet with different interest groups and people in the constituency, as I mentioned in my messages,” Charles stated. “The farmers, the fisherfolks, taking stock of the skill set we have available in the constituency and to find out what my people want to do in the areas they want further training.”

She stated that among her key focus will be the importation of development and the discussion with the people of major priorities.

“That is what I will do,” Charles stated.

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  1. breakit
    June 10, 2016

    Heyy girl, \”render to Caesar the things that are Caesar\’s, and to God, the things that are God\’s. So now, you making God a politician just like the AM?

  2. Marcus Hill
    June 9, 2016

    I find power gone up to your head real early!! God chose you to run the seat?!! Really?

  3. Favoured
    June 9, 2016

    If you are convinced you were or you are God’s choice now do the Godly thing and tell us the God truth about Petri Caribe debt; as an ace accountant show us the books of Petro Caribe; and while we at it please arrange to pay Venezuela their money the GOD who you Said choose you knows that the people and government of Venezuela do need their money now more than ever. That is all we asking of you . If you do that trust me the God I serve will be well pleased with you.

  4. dee
    June 9, 2016

    I sincerely hope though you are not referring to the Prime Minister as ”GOD”
    Lets see where we go to from here .

  5. Denise Charles, my young lady, just stand by your testimony–do not let the messengers of Satan take it away from you–that is who the followers UWP are.

    They all are like the demon possessed people of the Bible, who rushed against Jesus to try to expose His identity to tarnish His mission, because they were afraid of the Power in Him–but the more they tried to do that the more Jesus continued to silence them.

    That is what these UWPites are doing from their Leader to the least of them, they hate it that you are claiming God in your work.

    They are afraid that through PM Skerrit and His Government, now including you, and all other God fearing people in Dominica, they will continue to face defeat; God will not allow the devil to have victory against Him and everyone is seeing that truth through PM Skerrit right into June 07, 2016, in that landslide win which you receive.

    They are the kingdom of Satan divided against themselves they cannot stand!

    • hmmm
      June 9, 2016

      You do not sound like a Christian.

    • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
      June 9, 2016

      “Denise Charles, my young lady, just stand by your testimony–do not let the messengers of Satan take it away from you–that is who the followers UWP are.”

      What testimony does that long hair black woman have to give!

      Where does her testimony originate, from the devils workshop, or yours Elizabeth. Remember when that crazy idiot from Northern California, told the world that the world was going end on a certain date you believe him; and when the come and God world remained it is to this day, when I reproached you and your stupid belief in him; you told me “God gave him a message but he messed it up.”

      How could you playing preacher, know every thing, not knowing that Jesus himself said no one knows the time but the father Jehovah God himself. Anybody can twist a bit of thread around your small finger, and lead you to hell as long as they mention the name God?

      You need to ask that long hair black woman which god she is referring to!

  6. Dr Secret
    June 8, 2016

    Only in Dominica can such misfits like the Labour Party folks get elected for doing nonsense. Imagine this young lady sayin God put her there. Listen woman God will not be mocked.. God is never on the side of evil.
    God is never for corruption.
    God detest lies
    God detest abuse of all forms.
    God detest leaders who get rich in the wrong way
    God detest those who preach hate…
    God detest hypocrites
    God detest those who would do anything for money…
    The God of Abraham, Jacob and Isaacs brought down paroah, … God will have the final say in Dominica.. Madam for you to be using God”s name in vain like this is really sad… Keep father God put of you all wicked n evil politics. You guys were behaving very badly during campaign, buying votes.. Now you sayin God doin bribes?
    If my people humble themselves n turn from there wicked ways.. Only then will God heal Dominca.
    Oh yes,, you may have been called by the Greek goddess Narcissus, so don’t mock Jehovah…

  7. %
    June 8, 2016

    My lady, you must be a very sick soul to mention Gods name in all the corruption which preceeded this by election!!

    June 8, 2016

    stupid girl,

    don’t put God’s righteousness inna you devilish rituals (politics)

  9. Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
    June 8, 2016

    You were chosen by God?

    Are you crazy; do you really believe God have anything to do with you and Politics?

    Let me tell you how God has nothing to do with you and your political stench. Count how many lies you told during your campaign, and how many people you and Skerrit, and the arrested former minister due to inappropriate behavior with a child paid people to vote for you.

    Count how much was spent in money, and materials given in bribes. Lady; long hair black woman: God said he hate a lying tongue he despises corruption, and thievery. He also said he is not a respecter of person.

    If for one thing, lying is one of the sins God hat the most, why would God go back on his word, and chose you a liar?

    God Jehovah sent his prophets to Israel, he spoke to his people through his Prophets, they demanded they wanted a kind as all the other nations: Politics involves in the rein of Kings; what happened Israel God allowed them a King, they ended-up in Egypt for four hundred…

    • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
      June 8, 2016

      Politics involves in the rein of Kings; what happened Israel God allowed them a King, they ended-up in Egypt for four hundred years in bondage, (Slavery).

      So, shut up; just shut up; and enjoy the devils pleasure while it last! Keep in mind Jesus said: Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar and unto God the things that are God’s!

      You and Skerrit wherever you all got your money from to buy people, giving them free handouts is the reason you won, it did not come through the power of God.

      And if you want to prove that God has no part with you next election, come clean, don’t bribe, don’t import people to vote Labor, and let’s see the difference in the results, and by they you would look more natural with your natural hair, the kind of face you; your phenotype and was not design by God to accommodate long natural hair never mind a wig!

  10. skepticalone
    June 8, 2016

    Do not put GOD in party politics! He has important things to do and does not take sides in politics or sports. Does that mean that God foresakes all who do not follow your team? Shame on you. Does he ignore our children also?

  11. Tjebe Fort
    June 8, 2016

    Denise humble down . Is not you that won the election but Skerrit you are fronting for. You are his marionette and factotum that’s all And never forget it. Don’t stand him up because hew ill be unforgiving if you do.

  12. Pablo
    June 8, 2016


    Please do not use the Lord’s name in your coshone. The Lord is an honest, and just Lord! He does not condone the abuse of children nor does he advocate bribery and corrupmn. So, please do not say that the Lordchose you as this is heresy.

  13. June 8, 2016

    Why dont you guys ldave the corrupted DA thats what anyone with sense would do if ghey fekt ghat they were living with the devil.Wake up Labour won.

  14. Labour power
    June 8, 2016

    Every body knows Denise Charles is a champion :-D :-D. Jah never gives the battles to the weak but the strong who can endure the rough times. He gives the battle to his strongest soldiers. The champions!!!!!! And this battle has made ms Denise Charles a strong soldier. An undefeated champion. Labour power Labour power Labour power. All the way with Labour. All the power belongs to Labour !!!!!

    • June 8, 2016

      Stop using the bible because you don’t understand what you are saying let me tell you everyone in the lower income group in Dominica are in poverty and that includes you and I never ever knew that my ISLAND had so many illiterate people ,I heard people say that but I didn’t believe it , you sold your soul and the evil that is within you have condemned the children of Dominica and the God that you are speaking about will deal with you and others. Way Papa.

    • June 9, 2016

      That the truth congrats, my friend you did it let the haters stay out there and run their mouth we Dominican need to put up or shut up the lady won and there is nothing that you all can do but wish her well lets turn a new leaf and work together instead of trying to break her moral we are Dominican together lets show the world we can unite the party is over lets work for Dominica not party united we stand why would some people want to see our country fail?

  15. Truth and Grace
    June 8, 2016

    Rejoice, Rejoice but remember when the rain falls it wont fall on one man’s housetop.

  16. Chief Jaco
    June 8, 2016

    My kingdom is no part of this world!

  17. June 8, 2016

    In less than a week you all will start feeling hungry there will be no denise around nor skerrit …keep on crying till next election…if every election plywood,cement,money ,rum,whisky and coke is free for all ,dominicans it is time to act like you all have every thing..stop with that life style ,that is not good ,Soufriere have only see and sun to jobs ,there were many shops the majority are shut ,the estate died since papa took over.

  18. Anonymous
    June 8, 2016

    I guess you could do the job Denise.. Its just appalling the way the PM puts his friends in these positions. Is it to help in hiding any corruption? A conflict of interest is so glaring, but guess we ain’t bothered by that. Tbh if I had a position maybe I’d set up my friends and family too lol #isnotwhoyouknow #iswhoknowyou #IneedajobmrPM

  19. cameron
    June 8, 2016

    Girl,by God,he does not condone abuse of our children,the labour party has it coming FOR YOU Denise,when the wrath of God starts to fall on you all,their will be no escaping,a minister abused this young lady and you all continue to support him.Denise dont your worry my dear it is coming.

    • True Dominican
      June 9, 2016

      Open your eyes Cameron, open your eyes. Abuse of children has been rampant in this country. It should not be a matter of who is exposed but rather we should all consider every one we know are child molesters. The one you seem to admire or worship is no less guilty.

  20. Duncekyat
    June 8, 2016

    Ooooohhhh, we got a Messiah!! Well, all we need now is 5 loaves and 2 fish so everyone can be fed till their belly burst. Bon appétit, Dominicans. SMH!!

  21. no justice, no peace
    June 8, 2016

    Oh my GOd, Chosen by GOD? Denise, Thou shall not use the name of the lord in vain, remember , he is a loving GOD , but he is also a consuming fire,

  22. myer watt
    June 8, 2016

    Why cant Denise Charles learn to speak instead of shouting. its so annoying

    • Me
      June 9, 2016

      She is having a competition with Justina.

      • zulu
        June 9, 2016

        lol I thought so lol

  23. Oh my God
    June 8, 2016

    As if the tomfoolery won’t stop Which of the GOD you talking about? The one, in heaven somewhere, who shows no concern for abused children, men and women?

    Which GOD dat? The one that would go all the way to shut up an abused child’s mother with a whooping $1/2 million package?

    Which God dat? the one that tells our judicial system not to deal expeditiously with child abuse cases, corruption cases, crimes.

    6 and 1/2 a dozen is the same? Yes?

    Why would that God not share that information to all of us, only to you?

    Who really is dat GOD who now says, what is the price for your vote, $10.00, $300, 4 sheets galvanize, 4 posts, 1 gill rum, 2 T-shirts? Your soul?

    Who is dat GOD who oversees the demise, the impoverishment, the dictatorship rule of a peaceful people?
    Who is dat GOD who gives away a people’s land, passports, sovereignty, just like that?
    Never heard of dat GOD, who would dismantle a local Co., with decades of serious works building DA.
    GOD, some…

    • Oh my God
      June 8, 2016

      eating all, all the time for the past 16 years. I learnt in church that all of us were your children

      Which GOD is dat, the one who facilitates SOME SHALL EAT ALL?

  24. Positive mind
    June 8, 2016

    This headline and the photograph is pure clickbait. DNO is firing up UWP people for more negative comments.

    • June 8, 2016

      I’m happy to know that the supporters of the UWP Party are the most educated folks on Island they are not beggars , they are going thru rough times like the others but they have their dignity and their pride and they are standing tall against dictatorship .

  25. forreal
    June 8, 2016

    you are were chosen by god only the ungodly will not see that,instead they will chose to disredit by saying things like the people were given rum and food by skerro,but was it you who did all this !!!no,but you are given the blunt of this untruth,it’s clear in what they are writing,casting judgement on someone for someones else action,even if the said actions might not be true,but bitter is a loss,a solid one to,the people have spoken once again,that they do not want UWP to ruin their country,what more is there to be said

  26. De Same One
    June 8, 2016

    Well is long time Skerro is your God…from since long time when he and Corbo was eating in the same plate.

  27. macac bwa
    June 8, 2016

    Allu like to put God name in allu thing? when you see he ready to deal with allu, zor cay conet

  28. concerned dominican
    June 8, 2016

    A vessel indeed!!!!!

    • Me
      June 8, 2016

      …an empty vessel? That would explain why she sounds so hollow.

  29. Delvin Castro
    June 8, 2016

    Overseas voters, galvanize, plywood and alot of money spending win that election, where God coming in, in all u corruption, wicked u people wicked.

    • D/can to de Bone(F)
      June 8, 2016

      Your comment makes no scene . You must be one of those that was preaching hatred…

    • Lil
      June 8, 2016

      Lol…who doesn’t find this funny?? Delvin Castro wrote that…best joke of the day. Lol. He/She may come for you….lol…lol…

  30. Dominican Passports
    June 8, 2016

    Long time I know Skerrit is “God” to all you laborites, not seeing how mammy religiously calling Skerrit name when she praying on the radio? You and skerrit must have had a good relationship before he chose you to ran :wink: . #SkerroLand

  31. MR Dominica
    June 8, 2016

    I did know that God kept people in poverty and provide them with cheap plywood and galvanize for votes .I did not know that God came from the extreme northern end of Dominica and that he spoke to people other than Abraham ,Moses, JASHUA , Adam, maybe next time there is going to be an Erika she will be warned since that storm has become a hiding place for the DLP with their mismanagement and useless promises

  32. Donkey
    June 8, 2016

    It’s funny how almost every religious political candidate, around the globe, claims they were sent or chosen by their god, be it Yahweh, Jesus, Allah, you name it. God must have very peculiar political leanings.

    • Punjab
      June 8, 2016

      Regardless of what you say, her message is unity. That is what allyu UWP people all are haters and dividing forces.

  33. Y Y Y
    June 8, 2016

    DNO, what you are doing is so wrong and unethical. You are not bring healing to the nation, rather you are sewing the seed of hate and distruction. How do you intended to attract more or new people. Where is hatred and division going to get you?

  34. Frank Talker
    June 8, 2016

    You were chosen by God? Which God? Not the one who created heaven and earth for sure!

  35. d-a born
    June 8, 2016

    What the two in the front hiding from?

    • Tjebe Fort
      June 8, 2016

      They don’t want their mother to know!

    • Punjab
      June 8, 2016

      They just camera shy…

  36. joe hy
    June 8, 2016

    A political party stuck on the same narrative for 16 years lacking the ability to transform itself,how do they expect to convince a nation they can bring change.

  37. Stop
    June 8, 2016

    Typical of DNO to use one sentence to rouse up your base. We are all call, we all have a purpose in life. She felt that her calling to serve was from God. Now you will try to misconstrued her statements. SHAME, SHAME, SHAME, your hyperbole tactic of the woman will not work. Do you ever ask yourself, why we cannot attract new people?, Do you ask yourself, why we cannot hold a successfully demonstration? Why we are stuck in the 90’s? Why do we have so much internal fighting and animosity? I understand It’s hurtful when you put your all into a project to see it cannot move of the ground. You have taken the road to stoop to gutter politics and journalism. Now accept defeat as a learning experience and let us throw out hate and bitterness. Instead of trying to rouse out your base extend an olive branch. Hate never prevails.

    • Me
      June 8, 2016

      DNO only reports and neither comments or offers an opinion. Did Denise say this or not? If she did she has to live with such a ridiculous claim and expect people to comment. That is the reality of life. The taller you want to be the more wind you catch and she had better get used to that.

  38. Big Fish
    June 8, 2016

    If it is God that chose you at the expense of the innocence of children, I do not want to worship that God. A God that allows Dominicans to forget how all this came about is no God.

    • D/can to de Bone(F)
      June 8, 2016

      you need to unite and build the damn country . You all are to political.

    • Punjab
      June 8, 2016

      So because one man is accused, the whole party, the whole workplace, the whole village, the whole household, name it…..should be banned?

  39. keepingitreal
    June 8, 2016

    i am a positive person by nature so i look at this election and all i see is that 560 people from this constituency love and care deeply for their country and can not be bought like Judas.

    • Kumbaya
      June 8, 2016

      Now the person “Keepingitreal” is wiser than Samson

      • keepingitreal
        June 8, 2016

        Solomon 8)

      • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
        June 9, 2016

        You see you that manikin: if you knew what the hell your were talking about you would not have put the person down, saying they are smarter than Sampson.

        Samson was not know to exercise wisdom, if anything he was know for his physical strength gave to him by God to protect his people from the same philistines; of whom women flesh he craved.

        He lest his strength because he craved Delilah’s vagina, though he was warned not to mingle with the philistine women; say I told you!

  40. me
    June 8, 2016

    Why hide your faces?

    • Dominican Passports
      June 8, 2016

      They doe want people to know they need a sheet of plywood for their house lolol

    • AAGabriel
      June 8, 2016

      They are ashamed because they keep on selling their country for a few dollars.

    • Punjab
      June 8, 2016

      Read below Beffillia, you got all the answers you wanted.

  41. Seminole Ave
    June 8, 2016

    the results never surprised me….

    Dominicans are not known be a smart and upswing type society…
    They have a very low mentality in terms of how they view life…

    But again the facts are there…they continue to be poorest and the slowest economy in the Eastern Caribbean…..they are very foolish lot in Dominica…you just can’t change a fool period!

  42. yes i
    June 8, 2016

    Is Ian Pinard God? Is the Prime Minister your God?

  43. Channel 1
    June 8, 2016

    Denise, which ‘god’ were you chosen by? You need to clearly state who is this ‘god’ that chose you.

    This is just like when these queen contestants win the queen show and with a fallacious mind, they then proceed to thank God for helping them win the pageant.

    How can God Almighty help you win something which he does not condone nor have any involvement in?

  44. True Dominican
    June 8, 2016

    They’re so ashame, they hiding their faces.

  45. Dominican4Life
    June 8, 2016

    Drank a bit too much of the Skerritt juice? Chosen by God!!!

  46. syncronize
    June 8, 2016

    Its amazing how these people associate the Almighty Father with their sinful ways. God chose you Lady? That is blasphemous. You and the labour party is associated with foolish deeds, evil thoughts, unclean hearts. Just listen to all the ungodly utterances you all have made, during a little bi-election campaign to win at all cost. Lawless behaviours, wrong doings, buying people, bribes at its heights? Was all these Godly? So please don’t associate the Father with these. God did not choose you my lady, you better believe that. This bi-election was purely about wrong doing, lawlessness and unrighteousness which caused people of the constituency and beyond alot of hurt. Think about that

  47. Anonymous
    June 8, 2016

    It gets sicker by the minute! Next thing she gets the Bishops blessing …in return for another donation. Lady you won is that not enough? Is God a member of the labour party?
    _ labourite, parasite !
    – labour NO work !

  48. Of course she was chosen by GOD…isn’t the good Labourite Doctor and Supreme Leader GOD to all Labourites???

    • indeed
      June 8, 2016

      Kermit D Frog…… are a very smart froggy hehehehe
      Dominica gone through…….as simple as that.

  49. Not a herd follower
    June 8, 2016

    do not put God in your nonsense, lady

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