DLP Marigot Association exploring other candidates amid possible by-elections

Harold Tyson

Chairman of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) Marigot Constituency Association Harold Tyson says plans are afoot to select a new candidate to contest the proposed byelections in Marigot.

Government Senator Dayton Baptiste, who contested that seat in the December 18, 2009 general elections for the DLP lost to United Workers Party’s Edison James. Baptiste is reportedly having some trouble with his Association.

Tyson said Baptiste has not represented the people of Marigot and now that there could be by-elections, “it makes the matter even more serious”.

He said the Association is currently on the ground screening candidates to ensure a better replacement.

“We have had about five meetings and Baptiste never attended. At this time he can’t come to us and ask us to vote for him. As far as some people think, it is too late. We are looking for candidates and we have been talking to several persons and we are hoping that good sense will prevail and the DLP hierarchy will decide that they will not just put something on us,” Tyson stated.

“It’s time that we in Marigot decide what we want for ourselves. The past few years people have decided what they wanted for us and now we need to stand up and decide for ourselves once and for all,” he added.

Tyson said a number of top Labourites are supporting him in that regard.

– DNO Correspondent

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39 Comments

  1. May 12, 2010

    DISPITE WHAT ALL MARIGOT PEOPLE ARE THE SAME EVEN THOUGH THEY BRING GOD TO RUN FOR LBOUR IS STILL LONG MOUTH THEY WILL GIVE THE MANDATE SO WHAT ALL YOU TRYING TO PROMOTE ALL YOU WILL STIILL NOT VOTE OUT EDDISON

  2. precious stones
    May 11, 2010

    The PM should know what he was doing before taking someone who knows nothing about the people of Marigot to represent them, it will always have trouble cause Marigot people are not fools… Please Mr.PM go to Marigot and put this situation to rest and let the people decide for themselves who they want to represent them it’s as simple as that.. God bless DOMINICA and the people of MARIGOT FOR STANDING UP FOR THERE RIGHTS.

    • SS
      May 11, 2010

      You put it the best. PM need to care about the people’s need.

  3. JoshD
    May 10, 2010

    Sorry Mr. Tyson!!!!!—–but I think that you sound so self-promoting and the more I listen to you is the more I think you are a CROOK. If you are a real Labourite you need to understand that family fights should NEVER take place on radio, TV etc. Keep the fighgt in the “home” and when all is said and done the world will see a united Marigot Labour Party Branch. What you are doing will only help the opposition. You have already done enough damage. STOP IT NOW!! If you are the candidate as it stands now I could even come to marigot and campaign against you “SELF-PROMPTING CROOK”.

  4. Anonymous
    May 9, 2010

    Dominicans fall in love with miss hand out they turn the country upside down.Dominica need leader -s who have the country at heart and have a vision for the country,moveing forward.The present leaders do not know right now what dominina need to move forward and be successful.It is a shame that the leaders of dominica travel all over so often and learn nothing.

  5. Thunder Horse
    May 8, 2010

    TYSON FOR MARIGOT

  6. RO RO
    May 8, 2010

    TYSON WE WANT FOR MARIGOT!!! He need a chance to prove himself. NOT DAYTON.

  7. WILL
    May 8, 2010

    Ma D. Leave Dayton alone – you are not good just like him. Marigot people do not play PM to push Dayton on them. PM you are doing just too d*m* much in Dominica.

  8. I AM ON!!!
    May 8, 2010

    If Dayton know what is good for him he better go back to Antigua … Tyson is a true labourit and has alway been – where Dayton come out.

  9. OVERCOMER
    May 8, 2010

    Tyson would do a better job than Dayton. I know that. Dayton is not truthful and have never been. Can’t PM see that. And de vovo he have behind him …

  10. SHAME
    May 8, 2010

    Tyson, we love you!! God be with you for standing up for Marigot.

  11. WA LA
    May 8, 2010

    Enough is enough, we do not want Baptist, Dayton do not respect the people of Marigot. I will never as long as I live vote for hime again – Tell PM to come and vote for him in Marigot.

  12. USA
    May 8, 2010

    Tyson, I am so glad that you are standing up for Marigot – God bless you!

  13. Marigot
    May 8, 2010

    I am glad that the people of Marigot can think and do not let Baptist think he can come out from knowwhere and be so damn rude not to attend meetings with the people and talking about we must vot for him. Tell him to come again.

  14. May 8, 2010

    We need a bi-election in The Old House constituency. We are not trusting no French man here.

    Mr. Tyson you are doing a good job for your party!. A house divided cann’t stand.

  15. May 8, 2010

    For De madame speaker’s rudeness, Marigotians will teach her and her Labour party a solid lesson

    that they will never forget! They already not us, blast it.

    • Thunder Horse
      May 9, 2010

      Anonymous, you should not resort to this kind of behaviour, just say that you’re voting for the representative of your choice, I don’t see why all the graphics have to come in that.

  16. khastro
    May 7, 2010

    Mr Tyson you and you Labour party will conduct that by-election on tho outside of Marigot or maybe u traitors of Marigot will mail your ballots in because we will see to it that there is no bi-election in Marigot. Didn’t you guys receive the memo?

    • Thunder Horse
      May 9, 2010

      Khastro, please give the people of Marigot a chance to express their rights, you alone is not marigot.

  17. Anonymous
    May 7, 2010

    When and how did Harold become a supporter of the UWP Fair play. Stupse

  18. LEFF TO BATTY
    May 7, 2010

    BOY HAROLD IF YOU KNOW WHAT GOOD FOR YOU GO HIDE UR SELF LEAVE OUR SENATOR ALONE …

  19. xmxn
    May 7, 2010

    the next level for domimican everybody will pay

  20. STAY TUNED
    May 7, 2010

    When Skerrit ready, he just coming Marigot and straightening all of them out…hahaha

    • Top City Representa
      May 8, 2010

      how he goin n start??

    • Thunder Horse
      May 9, 2010

      Don’t put skerritt in that please, straighten up your business in Marigot first, South city people love him……PEACE

  21. gee
    May 7, 2010

    BAD MOVE!!! The fact that Mr.Tyson can publicly redicule his previously chosen candidate for the Marigot constituency does speak volumes about the lack of leadership and organization of the Labour Party Marigot Constituency Association. Mr. Tyson could have simply chosen another candidate without having to “publicly” reveal the shortcomings of Mr. Baptiste. BAD LEADERS COME FROM BAD LEADERSHIP!!!

    • Concerned
      May 7, 2010

      After all, we are talking about Marigot. The man spent all his years in Antigua …. How can he, at this point decide that he wants to represent Marigot. I am not sure what PM SKerrit was thinking, but that will never work. Marigotians prides themselves on being intelligent, don’t insult the people like that. The Marigot branch of the DLP recognizes this fact and is actively doing their homework to be prepared for the upcoming supposed bi-election.

  22. black
    May 7, 2010

    Lol, Tyson you making my belly hurt . hahahaha.DNO we need the laughting icon.

  23. Fairplay
    May 7, 2010

    Harold Tyson is a UWP crook bent on fragmenting the DLP.

    • Hope
      May 7, 2010

      This statrement is so true. Mr Tyson seems to have a UWP agenda. Does he really believe that the Labor party members and supports both nationally and in the local Marigot communities are that naive?
      Mr Tyson is no Laborite.

  24. Penny
    May 7, 2010

    Greetings Tyson , from Roseau central DLP, i welcome that move in Marigot.
    I want add that the Dominica Labour Party( DLP) is a serious organization and only want serious persons to leader in our party

    Nuf Respect

  25. May 7, 2010

    Boy de plot just getting better every day . Harold man better man do the right ting but all I know Mr James have no competition eh. continue the infighting it good for your party haahahahahahaah

  26. HMMM
    May 7, 2010

    BUT WHY ALLU FIGHTING TO GO LOOSE ALLU DEPOSIT NUH ????

  27. haaa
    May 7, 2010

    ! PARTY STATE WOOOOOOYYYYY

  28. STAY TUNED
    May 7, 2010

    the saga continues on the next level…

  29. power hungry..................
    May 7, 2010

    Harold Tyson is the better candidate u by any chance?

  30. Puss
    May 7, 2010

    Snake in de balizier, and they bitin hard

  31. Prophet2
    May 7, 2010

    Chavez is at it again with his ALBA pets, Long live the OECS.

    http://www.caribbeannetnews.com/news-23039–6-6–.html

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