DLP public meeting to focus on UWP leader

DLP supporters at a rally in St. Joseph in May
DLP supporters at a rally in St. Joseph in May

The ruling Dominica Labour Party (DLP) will be holding a major public meeting in Lagon on Thursday night and the focus will be on leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton.

PRO of the DLP, Dr. Philbert Aaron, told DNO that Linton will be the main topic on the agenda.

“It is to expose Lennox Linton for the fake that he is and to bring home to the Dominican people that at this critical point in time, Lennox Linton does not have what it takes to lead this country into a prosperous future,” he said. “Dominica deserves better.”

He said although other features are expected at the meeting, “the risk posed by Lennox Linton” will take center stage.

“So we are inviting people to turn out,” Aaron stated.

The party’s top leadership, including prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit, is expected to address the meeting.

Tonight’s meeting follows closely on the heels of DLP accusations that Linton plagiarized the speech of his colleague, Allen Chastanet of the St. Lucia United Workers Party citing a number of documents which allegedly pointed to Linton using uncredited material from a speech delivered by Chastanet in 2013.

However, Chastanet told DNO that he doesn’t consider the matter plagiarism because both he and Linton share similar ideas, philosophies and visions for their respective countries.

The meeting will be held under the theme ““Dominica Deserves Better/Lennox Linton Must Go!”

A release from the party reads, “The “Dominica Deserves Better/Lennox Linton Must Go!” public meeting is called to discuss the grave developments relating to the candidacy of UWP novice, unqualified Leader, Lennox Linton and the danger his lack of integrity poses for the future prosperity of Dominica. The public meeting will hear an address by DLP Political Leader, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica at 10: 30 pm. ”

The DLP’s Facebook page is promising the meeting is going to be a “big one.”

“Come to Lagon on Thursday at 7 pm and hear Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and his Labour party colleagues reveal the facts of who is real and who is fake, who lied to the nation and who told the truth,” the page said. “We have to have minimum standards for leadership in Dominica.”

Thurday night’s meeting is the first major gathering of the DLP since its rally in May in St. Joseph.

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  1. faith
    September 15, 2014

    U all need to stop all the drama labour is not getting out of office anytime soon its the truth.seat back watch another victory

    Remember what I say when it happens just wont say why just watch

  2. Possie Labourite
    September 15, 2014

    I am a labourite… but Linton have Skerrit and the boys shitting on them… Disposable diapers must sell duty free now :lol: :lol: :lol:

  3. RED 2 BLUE
    September 14, 2014

    I was a Laborite on Thursday I became Worker on Friday……
    Boyyy dat meeting was going at 400 Lennoxes per hour. that gave me speed to leave Laboo Party

  4. September 12, 2014

    mr pm are you aware of the fact that dominican tradesmen are being paid $48 ec a day at the school project in newtown under your watch?

    September 12, 2014

    meaning of idiocracy

    Function: noun

    Definition: a form of government in which a country or territory is run by fools
    Example Sentence: Some democracies can turn into idiocracies depending on the election results.


    • winston warrington
      September 12, 2014

      You do not have a case. An idiocracy is government based upon ideas with no practicality like the TEAM.

    • 4Q
      September 13, 2014

      Don’t tell me that you are backing Lennox on that.

  6. SM
    September 12, 2014

    Can we see some photos of this DLP meeting?

  7. Focus
    September 12, 2014

    Dominicans I want to call on all of you to keep focus and do not let Skeritt’s DLP distract our attention from the real issues about Dominica’s development.
    How much was said about the roads, health care for the poor, education, sports, agriculture, tourism, air access, and the people of Dominica? So these are the things we should concentrate on and not Lennox.

  8. Da
    September 12, 2014

    DLP gave Lennox a lot of attention last nite on his past life and so called lack of employment?? How many Dominicans are anyways?
    If they look in they closet , most of the ministers themselves never even had a job before Skerro paid them to run in their constituiencies. So tell us about that too!
    Shame on DLP

  9. Roseau
    September 12, 2014

    Skerro say election is around the corner. UWP is ready and will win the next election, So bring it on.

  10. Anonymous
    September 12, 2014

    If you all are honest you will realize that the bash Linton meeting is psychological warfare on the voting public. You say is because Linton is important and he is a nightmare? Nah, its because this is how the masses are controlled. Its al politics baby, nothing more and it works. :mrgreen:

  11. Massacre
    September 12, 2014

    All this is distraction by the DLP to sway the innocent minds of our young Dominicans.
    But those of us who know will not be deterred by this wicked and manipulative strategy that Skerrit is trying .
    The DLP has crippled Dominica enough, we have t put a stop to it.
    Let us all come together and change the way things are in Da.

  12. Joan E
    September 12, 2014

    Admin my thumbs up and down is not working can you fix thanks

  13. argos
    September 12, 2014

    Well DLP I have seen and heard about you. I cannot see and hear any more of your rubbish, you behave like little children fighting for their toys I do not want to wear this clothes anymore, no more red. going to buy new clothes to wear. we all dont wear the same clothes alll .the time. Thats the best you can say to the people? What topic is that? is that one of your achievements for fifteen years? Eben way papa. very poor. that is why change is a must. WE ALL GOING WITH LENNOX AS LEADER. WITH LENNOX WE MUST.

  14. September 12, 2014

    So Allu have Lennox laughing Allu tonight, LOL boy those people stupid eh. They say If you trying to pull a man down its because he is above you and if you trying to pull him back it’s because he is ahead of you. Lennox is number one and the next prime minister of Dominica. CHANGE IS A MUST ABSOLUTELY….

    September 12, 2014

    Mr. Skerrit said that, mr. Linton is a dangerous man,
    and is more dangerous than Edison James!
    Can you imagine ? That’s why these guys are afraid!

  16. zammy
    September 12, 2014

    Imagine party in power calling big meeting to focus on linton. This is just making Linton more popular.
    Instead of dealing with poverty focus on Linton
    Instead of fooling Dominican focus on linton
    Instead of developing the country focus on linton
    Instead of fixing the roads and providing jobs focus on linton
    Instead of telling Dominicans about the real state of the economy focus on linton
    Instead of dishing out state funds to fool poor people focus on Linton
    Instead of stopping the dirty politics focus on linton
    Instead of admitting that this government is the worst in this part of the hemisphere focus on linton
    Instead of explaining to Dominicans why the country is worst than it ever was before focus on linton
    For putting Dominica on the map as one of the poorest countries in the OECS and not one thing is done to make life better for the poor people focus on linton..
    Instead of stopping this mendicant way of life in Dominica, where folks must go to government to pay for just about everything which is degrading indeed focus on Linton.
    Instead of focusing on just demitting office and go and ask God for mercy for letting Dominica down, focus on Linton.
    Linton is not in power so the focus should be on the Government, so allow all the ministers and those just having a good time to come to lagoon and apologise to the people for such poor behaviour. Allow the people to tell you all exactly how they feel about you all.
    Stop the childishness and come to lagoon and speak the truth to the nation……….. Tell them like you all would tell God because God is seeing everything………
    By the way the labour party prides itself on being a Godly government……. because God is goood all the time and thank God for Skerrit……..
    Come lagoon and focus on Linton, You all need to focus on God and his people in ya all charge..
    Sadly, Dominicans will fall for such foolishness……. its very sad and Dominica is becoming a sad place to live and to be identified with….

  17. The Facts
    September 11, 2014

    Would have loved to be present to hear this. I will read about it on DNO.
    If Linton had stated he will call a meeting to discuss the PM, you all would be elated. It is the other way around and you are out with your critiques. This is why you all are not just people.

  18. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    Stupesssssssssssssssssssssss. Really? I well want an increase in my salary and help for my father on the farm and the focus is on Linton…….. Yesa!

  19. Concern Dominican
    September 11, 2014

    To keep a meeting to focus on Lennox Linton he got to be an important hero, there are other things to be addressed. Let us try to build a stronger nation not distroying character, with electin date unannounced Dominicans already decided who should be the next Prime Minister.

    • September 13, 2014

      Aaron said Lennox Linton will be the main topic on the agenda .
      PM said Lennox Linton pose a risk therefore he must go and that he is a Bastard
      The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica call a meeting just to expose Lennox Linton
      Now tell us who do you believe came out on top: Team Dominica UWP and it’s leader Lennox Linton
      And who do you believe had egg on their faces DLP and it’s leader Roosevelt Skerrit
      Because they didnt know that the speech where PM used the same words of then Prime minister of Barbados David Thompson in 2007 would come to light, they forgot who they were dealing with he never stop uncovering all that is wrong with the DLP and leader. .
      PM will now know that when you spit above you do not know where it will land
      So DLP and leader Skerrit what do you have to say now !

      Well you have to give the people what they want .. call the election so they cane decide.

  20. Peeping Tom
    September 11, 2014

    Well done, DLP! Expose the imposter some more.

    A student cheats when his mind i sblank; when he ahs no response to offer. Likewise, Lennox Linton cheats, repeatedly, because he has no clue of the world of politics and absolutely no answer for our issues except those dictated to him by his lieutennats and, of course, Chastanet in St. Lucia!

  21. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    I don’t know who told the Labour party that a meeting focusing on Lennox Linton would have been a good idea

  22. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    I say I will come and listen to hear what development DLP will bring now Aron saying de meeting is about Lennox Linton Aron are u insane are u speaking as a man or a woman have u lost focus it’s time for all u pack of shit to get out of office

  23. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    We voting. Lennox for PM who vex lost say shat all u want about him Lennox is a real MAN Philbert Aron where u come out who are u from which planet man Go To Hell

    September 11, 2014

    The country is in a dilapidated state . Skerrit should be concentrating on fixing the place.
    Instead his sloggan is ” Linton must go!”
    Dlp supporters change it around, “Skerrit must go and go fast too!”

  25. Mahaut talk roro
    September 11, 2014

    Go labour go!!! U unstoppable

  26. SMH
    September 11, 2014

    weh papa workers right they have them trembling. If workers can resort a party with so many seats to this they getting my vote woyyy.

  27. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    Typical loser mentality instead of telling others what makes me the best, I’ll tell you what I think makes another the worst no DLP

    A yr ago I was laughing at ywp political strategy today I’m proud of them and wondering where did Labour go wrong

    By the way my PM, do u recall your speak at your launch for candidacy for the 2000 elections? Now, review it and we will discuss pagarism!

  28. Dear Madam/Sir??????
    September 11, 2014

    No Matter what the DLP and Skerrit say on Lennox Linton tonight, this so-called garbage meeting will definitely serve as a humongous endorsement for Mr. Linton. So huge that they even have it on their Facebook page? Lennox you big boy! I mean check their release: “The “Dominica Deserves Better/Lennox Linton Must Go!” public meeting.” They must be prophesying because one cannot go if they are not in. The fact that the focus is on Lennox Linton must go, must be implying that someone who is in MUST GO! Well, that person is Skerrit

  29. Dear Madam/Sir??????
    September 11, 2014

    But how could an incumbent going into their 15th year in office cannot draw a crowd on their record? Why should they open their mouth to tell people to come to their meeting to hear them talk about Mr. Lennox Linton? Doesn’t that speak volume? I mean we all know and expect them to announce an election date but not even that they can use as a motivating factor to encourage persons to come? Does it ever get any worse than this? How shameful!

  30. Rebecca
    September 11, 2014

    I thought the meeting would be what you can do for dominica people for the future. You are really sick and illeterate people it’s a damn shame.
    And for you people of dominica talking about red clinic, like it’s something to be proud of begging for handout shame of you.youre worthless that’s what the red clinic is saying to you.

  31. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    that strategy is not going to work.labour party is a party that revels in a lot of fictious statements in the past these days they seem to be living in a fantasy world . right now it looks like the roles have turn around with labour behaving like an opposition instead of being the Govt. they are giving lennox opportunities to show his prowess

  32. September 11, 2014

    just there listening to the laborites on there platform they really making a meeting about mr LL . Mr Skirret please call the election tonite and put all your troubles to rest .if u so afraid of lennex why have him on your back carrying this man is to heavy for u king skirro aaaaaa i crying for all u is down u all going like that DOMINICANS ARE FED UP WITH YOU ALL PACK UP CALL NOU JUST CALL IT AND WE WILL TEACH U A LESSON YOU WILL NEVER FOR GET HAVE A NICE NITE blue blue god love u

    September 11, 2014

    Listen to de coshunee they talking in lagon. Even labourites going to vote UWP when Dimitri call de election. they so fedup will all you shit. They can see that all you tired, blind and stupid. De three stooges, (skerrit, Blackmoore and Ambrose) all they can think of is he they can buy. Give a 5,000 there , some plywood there, a duty free over there and the rest of the damn grow ketching their ass to make ends meet. Change is Here. DLP need to collect all de toilet they were giving out what is at their home not enough when de malkaka take them. Triple L is a force to be reckoned with.

  34. 4u2C
    September 11, 2014

    These guys not serious! You mean their is a country to run and you keeping a meeting about ONE MAN? Their are 69999 other folks that need to know how their lives going to be better and DLP going to talk about ONE man!
    That shows they are empty and have no plans for Dominica. DLP this will be your last meeting for the next for the 50 years!! You guys a sole LOOOSERS! empty like the garbage bin!!

  35. Tumble Back kick
    September 11, 2014

    So if all you educated fellas calling people to listen to coshony then what is left for the semi illiterates to do? Garcon Atley, tout sa paka fais pwa tchwit.

    September 11, 2014

    Well, well, well, TEAM DOMINICA, all you that ruling Dominica. All you run tings!! All you talk and ALI BABA and the forty thieves, shitting on them. All you call a meeting in Lagon last thursday that turned out to be a mini rally, boom, labour have meeting too. All you go Despor, bam, skerrit and blackmoore there too. But what I seeing and hearing in my beloved country dere non. All you doh say he is a novice non, so why he making all peepee on all you. I doh understand why a government that in power for 15 years have to fight so hard to get dominicans to vote for them. Dem man spending more money that Mamo Eugenia spend for the whole country in Freedom 15 years just to collect a few votes here and there. All man and woman than want getting duty free.
    all woman that want can go red clinic and get a salary every month once you say you red. But Dominica TEAM DOMINICA is bringing change, TEAM DOMINICA leads the way and the others trying to follow. Call de election!!! saquay garss man!!

  37. Cops @Robbers
    September 11, 2014

    I agree Lenox is a uneducated fool but for the educated ones to have a meeting to discuss him. I now realise they are the jack **** of the deck.

  38. What a shame
    September 11, 2014

    Tell them to focus on the economy, not on our leader. UWP Team Dominica has plans, they have mapwe.

  39. September 11, 2014

    Our citizens have been assessed by this current government as intellectually weak and many filled with the venom called “hate” which they feed on with tokens aka occasional stipend to keep them coming like a fowls who knows when it’s feeding time. I feel like we have just entered into a low point as a country when personality is the topic for discussion at a meeting instead of plans and programs. Well, I cannot blame the government entirely because as a people whether we support them or not we have not driven the narrative to where it should be because we allow the politicians to direct it. We need to be more savvy and push the discussion of plans and programs to get them to discuss what we want discussed, and not what they want which is gutter politics. The former will not put food on anyone’s table. Therefore, the participation in tonight’s meeting will tell the politicians the substance we are made of as a people. But, I believe in the law of natural selection and if the writing is on the wall from God despite what happens in our country, God will decides what is best for us and it may be for further abuse and punishment from a party that has shown little to no tolerance towards professionals in the discourse unless it favors them. Lord have your way in this country.

  40. Shirly Banks
    September 11, 2014

    My goodness!!!!!! I live in the US, was hoping to come ome when I retire, but I cannot believe that in 2014 Dominicans can be so insulted by PM Skerrit and his gang of disgraced ministers and advisors. What a shame! Mr Skerrit cannot be serious. SERIOUSKY, SIR? SERIOUSLY??????? Spending time flinging mepuis? No jobs for the kids leaving school, no scholarships, cost of living is atrocious, ppl cannot save from these measly salaries, Skerrit s getting richer by the minute while ordinary folk are getting poorer and poorer like in a real third world country, but the man is focusing on Lennox Linton, who in my mind is exceedingly brilliant and capable of bringing a new day to Dominca. I am a Christian woman and I pray fervently that God in his infinite mercy, will rid the people of this cruelty of Skerrit and his regime. God help DA!!!!

  41. women does lie boy
    September 11, 2014

    I really thought Peter R Augustine was going to announce election date during the funeral. Since he did not announce it then I expect to hear skerrit announce it tonight.

  42. Just Thinking
    September 11, 2014

    Please politicians do not focus on each other but on the country.

  43. shaka zulu
    September 11, 2014

    Considering the state of our economy, crime, health and the list your meeting is to discredit a man who is simply asking for the best for his country. Well at least some peple will finally get use for the toilets.
    The only prosperity that will be lost is that of the pm and his cons. He is quite aware of that an will do and say anything to ensure Lennox does not get in power. Mr pm, even your supporters agree you defrauding the state, but will make excuses.

  44. west bank crew
    September 11, 2014

    This election is not about lennox its about DA future , direction, vision, plans..its about bettering the life of all not a few …Roosevelt cannot defend his record as PM or his party’s plan to move DA foward …and here comes Linton ..telling Dominica dont settle for less…..So thats the DLP nightmare ..u shine a light on them and they will run like roches

  45. Doc. Love
    September 11, 2014

    Dominica is incomparable to any country in the Caribbean and maybe the world. How can an Ambassador be the Public Relation Officer of a political party which formed the Government in power. He is on radio and in the press bashing the Opposition Party and Political Leader. What is more striking is the fact that he claims to possess a Doctorate of what, not many Dominicans know. In fact, a top radio personality offered lots of money to the Doctor in order to present his University Degree but he has not taken up the challenge. I reckon the Degree must be still in Lome, Togo, in the Gulf of Guinea. Sometimes I wonder who is really the fake, Mr. Linton or the Doctor.

  46. Ras
    September 11, 2014

    desperation at its peak…..well sah

  47. Gender Affairs
    September 11, 2014

    When a person like, Dr. Philbert Aaron, who is an ambassador and PRO of the DLP can tell DNO that Linton will be the main topic on the agenda. that tells me two things about the DLP mindset:

    1. They think of Dominicans as FOOLS, and as a result, they don’t believe they need to respect our intelligence

    2.They know they have failed us for 15 years and have nothing new to talk about.
    I was planning on listening to their usual garbage meeting just because I know they will announce an election date but seeing they have given us a clue of what to expect, there is no way I will expose the sanctified ears of my children to their nonsense.

  48. da son
    September 11, 2014

    Can you really believe these guys, can you believe this?, a public meeting with Lenox Linton being the main focus, are Dominicans blind or stupid?, Dominica is one of the poorest country in the Caribbean, if not the poorest, lowest minimum wage, am even ashamed to mention this, poverty have never been so high, people cant afford basic needs, young people actually turn beggars, no jobs for them, and a prime minister would tell me that he is holding a meeting with Lenox Linton being the main focus, o lord my god, trust me I don’t know what else to say.

  49. sparky
    September 11, 2014

    Skerro dominicans want jobs not your red clinic hand outs. You are going to lose the election your time is up. Imagine parents has no job so no food on their kids tables. Change is a must your time is up!

  50. too late
    September 11, 2014

    Linton, linton,linton,linton linton linton ……… linton 500 times :-D


  51. ADAM OR EVE?
    September 11, 2014

    Dominicans, weeee have set aside November 11 as election date and I have instructed Charles Savrin to desolve theeee house. The reason for November off course we know is because he thinks he is jesus and wanted to be in the center of Christmas celebration in 2009 until Jesus send him a lesson last year with the destructive storm of 2013. So now we celebrate our independence in November ,so he wants to be in the center of it as well. But he will be taught a very serious lesson.

  52. rainbow
    September 11, 2014

    labar must realise We not stupid again. we voting workers.

  53. Gender Conflict
    September 11, 2014

    Stupes! What is there to be said about a gentleman by the name of Lennox Linton we have not known? Mr. Linton has been the subject of all DLP meetings, talk shows, and now even in their Budget. So what have we not heard about Lennox? The meeting tonight will be the usual DLP meeting of lies, emtiness, visionless, dirty town, etc etc and at the end an election date will be announced.

  54. Views Expressed
    September 11, 2014

    This outdated leader and leadership and DLP party have no focus of their own and they now have to focus on Lennox Linton….lol..lol…ha ha ha.. bring it on. They more you pump gossip…the more we stick to Hon Lennox Linton,, credible, honest… no bobol… focussed on Dominica’s development etc.. WHEY PAPA…SOMETHING IS REALLY HAPPENING….
    SKERIT AND HIS BOYS AND GALS —you guys are running scared …

  55. Marcus Hill
    September 11, 2014

    This meeting will seal the deal for Lennox Linton to be the next Prime Minister of Dominica!

    You see when an extire political party focuses on one man, that party is doom! Politics is not primarily about one man so when a political party calls an entire meeting to involve itself in that kind of thing (mepuis) that party is bound to fail. You can’t go anywhere with that!

  56. ?????????
    September 11, 2014

    Lennox lawyers should be listening to write up lawsuits one time as yhey talking… lol

  57. ?????????
    September 11, 2014

    Uwp needs to have a meeting next thursday…. same place to talk about our plans for the country

  58. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    When Dr. A says “the risk posed by Lennox Linton will take center stage” what does he mean. It can only mean winning all 21 seats is not feasible anymore and DLP even risk of losing the majority of seats to form a government. So bring on de gutter politics and call de man a thief is a thief. Build on that frenzy with the word plagiarize!!! But change will come like a thief in de night!!!

  59. September 11, 2014

    Thats a classic case of becarefull what you wish for Skerrit asked Linton to jump in the political ring, now the presure is to hard for Skerrit :-D :-D :-D :-D

  60. Mahaut
    September 11, 2014

    Pure Robish from Aaron and Labour
    we are not going to bye that nonescese
    all you quick to eat Linton but all the corupttion under the rug.
    having a political rally to denigrate a true man of character.
    SHame!! Shame!!

    since when Skerrit know Despor??
    Lenox will teach alyou a lesson.

  61. September 11, 2014

    Skerrit has just put the last nail in his coffin , he is now showing Dominicans clearly that he has lost focus and have no idea how to run this country . No ideas whatsoever . Mr.PM please tell us about your achievements if any over the last 15 years and what your plans are going forward .

  62. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    keep a meeting and let us know what you are going to do for the country and keep Linton out of it . every body has a right to vote for who ever they want ,don’t come and talk about Linton you leading the country now tell people what a your plans for the country feed up with all this fighting

  63. September 11, 2014

    that is unbelievable In this ya time People are suffering people are hungry and labour party keeping a meeting to focus on one man .Boy lennox i want to be like you when i grow up.All the attention focus on you Those guys are real gay guys man only them think like that the other way round.we need to speak more english to the children when they growing up i think that patwah thing messing with the essential part off their brain.Trust me something is wrong with DOMINICANS.Example look at what a ruling political party is focus on.

  64. potor labour
    September 11, 2014

    we red red red redyyyyyy…………………election date calling tonight………..uwp alu feni bat

  65. youngster
    September 11, 2014

    hahahahahha papamet lol the DLP holding a public meeting to talk about one man hahahah lol lenox linton. hahah linton have them by thrree ballls wii lol ha alasss!!!! wayyy papa u mean to tell me that is what the dominica laboir party have to give the nation???under all this high cost of living,no employment for youth,no salary increase,no solution for unemployment ?? my god .so people all u mean to tell me all u going to vote for the dominica labour party????all u have to be madd!!! they fraid cuzz they loosing so mucmh sopporters. dlp must and i say again all u must lose that election!!!!! jump high jump low all will and must comout there!!! call it nor!!!!!

    September 11, 2014

    What happen! You all(UWPites)afraid man! The show has just began.
    14 years Lennox been on Skerrit back,you all said nothing;
    Well now is Lennox turn to get his blows.This guy is a scam and needs to be treated for what he is.
    You all UWPites should be a shame of having a Leader like that. While he is pointing finger at the PM he has three pointing at him.
    Tell Lennox,what happens in the dark will reveal in the light;and when you leave in a glass house,don’t throw stones.Better have what belongs to you than steal some one else’s own.

  67. REAL!!!!!!!
    September 11, 2014

    Dominica Lazy Party(DLP) administration is and was never motivated to growth the economy, fight poverty, be transparent but only motivated to get rich over night.

    That is why we are not going to develop as a people and a country as long as this type of DLP team is in power.

  68. legion
    September 11, 2014

    Boy labour party have guts. If Linton is as bad as Labour says why not relax sit back and enjoy an easy election victory? The heartless fella from Bdos cannot be advising Skerrit to do them nonsense. It’s seems that Labour is actually campaigning for Lennox Linton.

  69. Swing Voter
    September 11, 2014

    I knew I was not voting the labour party again. I was not into Lennox Linton. But after having read that a ruling party’s meeting is going to be on Lennox Linton, I have come to the realization that this man is of worth, capacity and tenacity; I have concluded that he is deserving of my vote. On that basis I now call on all swing voters to come with me to the team that Mr Lennox Linton leads. If he was not important and a threat to the Labour Party, they would not have made him the subject of a meeting.

    Among all things that the country needs to address, its Lennox Linton that they chose to be the subject of a rally. Well Lennox I am with you.

  70. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    I don’t need to know about Linton – I need to know what u are gonna do for the country etc –

  71. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    is this a joke or something? “Lennox Linton Must Go!”?????
    Lennox is not in power or does not hold any position, what do they mean that he must go?

  72. Alethia Annica
    September 11, 2014

    I stayed away from commenting on Dominica’s political tribal war, but I cannot resist this one.
    What on earth is in the minds of the leadership of the Dominica Labour Party?
    The meeting will be held under the theme ““Dominica Deserves Better/Lennox Linton Must Go!”
    After 15 years in office that is what it boils down to?
    So the Dominican electorate should put the Dominica Labour Party in power because they do not like Lennox Linton? O.k. then UWP, please allow Nicholas George, or Isaac Baptiste, or anyone among the team to lead the party.
    So the meeting tonight is useless. I am really disappointed.

  73. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    Now you all(UWPites)CRYING.
    How many years again Lennox was on Skerrit back?..14 years?
    Now he is in the ring,you all vex when he getting his blows!
    You all ain’t see and hear nothing yet. Lennox is a scam.

  74. cc
    September 11, 2014

    Change is a must labour must go.

  75. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    To the biased and wicked workers supporters who come here crying about the dlp not talking about plans and programs just give me a break. How many stories are posted daily about all the government is doing but somehow your blue blindfolds and earfolds are on when these things are being put up or mentioned. The meeting is being called to expose the fraud of the individual you guys want to offer the highest political position in the land. Surely the people has a right to know. PLAIN AND SIMPLE!!!!

  76. Lougaoo Mem
    September 11, 2014

    Why does this corrupt regime not get it? Their point-man Anthony Astaphan has no more legs to stand on. He’s done just about everything to have Mr. Linton jailed, his lies have surpassed the level of hatred he exhibited towards Mr. Linton. Dominicans, wake-up!!! The government you support is destroying our nation rapidly in the eyes of our neighboring countries and the world at large.

    Go in large crowd tonight and demonstrate your displeasure with the behavior of this outdated super corrupt government. Demand accountability, demand good governance with transparency, tell them that the time is now to get out of office, we deserve far better that what they’ve dished out in the last fifteen years. Change is a must, so they are getting scared because their conduct warrants an investigation followed by jail time if found GUILTY.

  77. just call election
    September 11, 2014

    they really have no idea

    • Anonymous
      September 11, 2014

      This is the blind leading the blind

    • Poor us
      September 11, 2014

      This DLP public meeting to focus on UWP leader gives me the reason why i should not vote for this DLP low low standard politics. To you my college and boss Mr. DD sorry for refusing to understand your political reasoning. From now Mr. Lenox Linton is my political leader. Sir. Thanks .

  78. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    Is all that Linton bashing going to bring us jobs and cut our cost of living? We know already that Skerrit does not like Linton. Perhaps he is scared of him, who knows. Don’t spend your time on that Roosevelt if you don’t wan to turn the man into a saviour and hero. Make this country prosperous instead please. We have no time to lose.

    • Anonymous
      September 11, 2014

      When linton was giving on skerrit day in day out you open your mouth to tell linton about cost of living and bringing jobs into this country was more important . So give my PM a break to express his self.. He have been doing all he can to to create jobs and do other things to benefit us . So now is his time to talk just let him be!! Nonsense anonymous!!

      September 12, 2014

      And Linton hates Skerrit

  79. shameless ministers
    September 11, 2014

    Mr prime minister Roosevelt skerrit when will you hold a meeting to tell WE the Dominican living outside London , America in others words, DOMINICAN that have our homeland at heart you intention to build that international airport?.here in London Dominican is the most expensive island in the west indies to fly to. WE ARE LAST in everything . we can see you and your ministers doing VERY GOOD. While the common man in Dominica moving in revers gear.

  80. JoJo
    September 11, 2014

    Honestly, I wish they would concentrate on what really matters. The state of our economy and how they are going to fix it.

    • ADAM OR EVE?
      September 11, 2014

      @JOJO, how do they concentrate on the state of the economy and how they going to solve it when they don’t have a clue? In other words, how do you tell how to repair my car engine when you don’t even know what a car is? So yes they will talk about Lennox Linton and UWP team Dominica because they are the ONLY political solution at this time.

    • Preach
      September 11, 2014


    • Peeping Tom
      September 11, 2014

      Lots of thins matter, not only the “state of the economy.”

      For years a man makes his name as the guru of transparency, honesty, and integrity. Then, he decides to promote himself as the saviour of an ailing Dominica. Then, to everyone`s shock, the ONLY possible alternative to the current DLP Skerrit, that self-professed symbol of integrity, is found to be cheating and lying (once again). You do not think that this discovery is politically significant, that it matters?

      You do not think it matters that the man whom the Opposition says is the best thing for Dominica, is nothing more than a fraud…an imposter? Lol, man!!

    • winston warrington
      September 12, 2014

      If you follow politics you would realize that there are stages to a campaign. Until the date of election is set neither party is going to publish the specifics of the platform. At this time, any seasoned politician would choose to destroy the credibility of his opponent, expose his weaknesses and keep him guessing strategy. Political warfare is not about governance.

  81. Frank Talker
    September 11, 2014

    To hold a public meeting with a focus like what Attley Aaron is telling the media is, to me and others, clear evidence of recession thinking on the part of the Government. They are broke when it comes to ideas and strategy. Their brains are in recession. There are so many structural issues to be addressed, but the boyz-an-dem are hell bent on trying to discredit a most worthy opponent. It begs the question: If there had not been a media release on alleged plagiarism by Lennox, what would have been discussed at tonight’s meeting?

    • Peeping Tom
      September 11, 2014

      “Alleged plagiarism”? Alleged???

      • RASTA
        September 14, 2014

        @Peeping Tom: Have you heard the Latest?
        Skerrit has been using the words of a Indian minister.
        Go check it out! You talk about Plagiarism? ” If you live in a glass house do not throw stones.”
        Shame on Skerrit!

  82. from the US
    September 11, 2014

    Hey!!!!! Dominica Win papa…..you get first price. You telling me with general election less than a year a political party is calling a meeting to discuss the leader of the opposition?Oh no DLP you all got it wrong again wii….I am a labour rite but i can’t give you my vote this time non. you guys run out of ideas on how to run a country it a clear

  83. Peter J
    September 11, 2014

    DNO why did you publish that? If I did not pride on my intelligence I would have ignored it but the future of Dominica for myself and my children is too important to ignore this gross stupidity of Roosevelt Skerrit and his clowns in the Labour Party.
    After 15 years in office the Labour Party’s winning strategy is Lennox Linton, where must Linton go? He is not in parliament, he is not employed by Labour, as far as I know he is not sleeping with the spouse of any Labour moron, so where does Lennox Linton have to go?
    The Labour Party is in panic mode, they are afraid of Lennox because he will deal with them and they are scared to death. How can a party that was boasting of winning all 21 seats be so scared of a novice, uneducated they say.
    This government must fall the writing is on the wall. Take issue with me for plagiarizing this song but Labour will pay for the bin bobol and the rest of their corrupt practices.
    I singing sankey,
    I singing sankey,
    I singing song.
    I singing sankey for Skerro, Toney Hartley and all,
    I singing sankey song.
    Goodbye Skerro, your time is up. When you see the forces that are against you I hope you will be able to resist your medical condition.

  84. AA
    September 11, 2014


  85. Anonymous
    September 11, 2014

    Papa, I know the blues are going to come out bursting on DNO, but please don’t raise you all temperatures too high. Look Dr paul just had an accident so he won’t be able to operate on you. Take it easy blues, whenever the election is called all you will take all you beating (as accustomed)!!!!

    • Country Woman
      September 11, 2014

      That comment has no substance, it’s like an empty barrel.

    • Marcus Hill
      September 11, 2014

      Shameless and classless!! Why did you see it fit to mention Dr. Paul’s accident?

      I wish Dr. Paul and his daughter a speedy recovery!

    • anonymous
      September 11, 2014

      You are a good example of the large group of uneducated and naive Dominicans. With all the issues in Dominica that is the highlight if the meeting? I not blue neither red, just s disgusted citizen

    • September 11, 2014

      You were deadly wrong the BLUES do not go down in the mod we leave that for the REDs and remember God is in control .

      September 12, 2014

      The Red, The Blue, The Green and the rest of the colours are all presently beaten up by the corrupt so called Skerrit Labar Party.

  86. I amwhatiam
    September 11, 2014

    UWP pressured DLP in having a meeting and they obeyed.
    I thought that the DLP would come with issues which will address the economy and the way forward for a better Dominica and how they are going to repair the damage done by them to the state, instead they are on Linton’s back they cannot change the God given talent and wisdom that Lennox possesses, therefore they will come with mapouis.They have to come and will again.Dominican,s minds are made up for change. Corruption from the DLP is too glearing. the country cannot take more.Dominicans have had enough of you bastared, time to pack up and go.

  87. Dorival John
    September 11, 2014

    Focusing on Linton when:
    Dominica has the smallest GDP in the Caribbean (UN)
    Dominica is second to last in human development in CARICOM (UN)
    Dominica has the lowest minimum wage in the OECS (report)
    Dominica is last in direct foriegn investment in the Caribbean (UN)
    Dominica has the smallest economy in the region with the biggest cabinet
    Dominica is the poorest and most vulnerable state in the Caribbean (US embassy cables leaked by Wikileaks)

    Dominica has lost its way

    • Anonymous
      September 11, 2014

      With all the NEGATIVE things you have mentioned about Dominica and the need to do better, can you honestly make a case for Linton making things better given all we know about the guy (and what is yet to be revealed)?? My boy barring any other options, it is never better to jump straight into the fire from the frying pan.

      • Dorival John
        September 11, 2014

        We are both in the frying and in the fire at the same time, OK.

        What I quoted above was from 2014 reports from the UN and other organizations. The DLP has been in power for 14 years, and the above is essence is its report card. How much worst can it get?

        I would prefer if the DLP was holding a meeting to discuss ways of countering all these reports but instead they are going to talk about Lennox Linton. It is obvious the DLP is out of ideas.

      • Frank Talker
        September 11, 2014

        This Anonymous fella is all bull! Given all we knew about Rosie Douglas, especially the fact that he never held a job, didn’t folks like Anonymous vote him in office? Given all what we knew about young Skerrit, especially the fact that he had no leadership experience, no governance training, and was in the business of issuing bounce cheques to gas stations, didn’t Anonymous vote him into office?

      • Peeping Tom
        September 11, 2014

        You spoke well, Anonymous. If things are so bad in Dominica, how do you justify wanting to replace the steady hand of the DLP that has kept us afloat (at the very least) with that of a man whose claim to fame is persecution, aggression, and being an imposter? Dominicans know Lennox Linton. They know who he is and what kind of man he is. He is a very unpopular man…always has been. His popularity resides only among those in his party who refuse to clear the glare from their eyes. I have said it before, the DLP has more to fear from a washed-out and decrepit Eddison James at the helm and a Lennox behind him than a Lennox at the helm.

      • September 11, 2014

        Stay in the empty frying pan because that is where you belong after all you get hand outs and the rest of us want to work to buy what we want.

    • realist
      September 11, 2014

      And for 15 years look at the state of Dominica, boy I can tell you, these guys have some healthy bank accounts, that’s all they did is bleed the country dry and a little hands out here and there fooling laborites, laborites, please vote out this man from office or else it will be a regret for you all, these guys are crooks and criminals, they deserve to be in jail.

    • Peeping Tom
      September 11, 2014

      Dorival John, do you realise that you are repeating the same slogans that Linton sings? The thing is, the only ones who care about those slogans are the blue vex supporters of the UWP because for every bad utterance, your average Dominican can provide two good reasons to reject the UWPwee again and to re-elect the DLP.

    • Anonymous
      September 11, 2014

      oh! give me a break where did you read that Dominica is the poorest in the Caribbean? was Domininca rich in the time of uwp and who put Dominica on the blacklist I forgot was it labour or uwp?

    • The Facts
      September 11, 2014

      You think Linton could ever rectify that? Think again!

  88. Doc. Love
    September 11, 2014

    Mr. Skeritt, why are you so concerned about a man who you claimed is a fake, a man who does not have any leadership qualities, a man who was expelled from school. Mr. Skeritt, let me remind you of what you said about Mr. Linton, “the pitch forking of Linton to the helm of the UWP at this time is an insult to other competent qualified and hard working well enabling members of the UWP, ” Having said all that, do you really believe tomorrow, the economy will move from .05% growth to 5%. Do you really believe by trying to bring down Mr. Linton 45% of the youth are going to find a job. By having a major meeting tonight with only Mr. Linton on your mind, Dominicans are going to care whether Mr. Linton is a plagiarist or not. What Dominicans would like to know is the date of the next General Elections. Dominicans would like to know, what are your plans to move Dominica forward. To take Dominica out of the economical mess, move Dominica to the top country at least in the Windward Islands, like we were in the seventies in cricket. Mr. Linton has said he can produce 5000 jobs in three years, to night tell us how are you going to do better. Mr. Linton has said he will reduce duties on construction material as soon as he gets into office, can you do better or not. Mr. Linton has said he will build an international airport, let us hear your reply to this promise. Tonight a baptism of fire will be laid on Mr. Linton by almost everyone who goes to the platform, tomorrow when the mapuis has disappeared the high price of sugar, bread, fish, milk, codfish, electricity, marpin, will remain the same and desperately we will move on.

    • Anonymous
      September 11, 2014

      Linton says this, Linton says that. What track record does the guy has apart from some eloquence (which we now prove have mainly been plagiarized) to make you believe that he can actually achieve any of the things he speak about. Most likely these are also ideas stolen from others. You probably would do better believing Pappy and his plans instead of the fraudster Linton. At least Pappy has been preaching this for a much longer time and sounds more convincing.

      • Doc. Love
        September 11, 2014

        If you really believe Mr. Linton is a fraudster, he is plagiarized, he is a fake, why bother with him, according to a friend, let the man jump over the moon. Take care of your own business. I am puzzled, to spend approximately five hours on an unconvincing man, just does not make any sense.

      • Anonymous
        September 11, 2014

        Poor you.

      • September 11, 2014

        Lennox Linton never ever dream that he would be such a powerful man in the political arena in Dominica but tonight the DLP and your PM have bunched him right to the top, we never ever believed that the PM and his group would call a meeting just to discuss the opposition leader, that tells me that their end is very near and there isn’t anything they can do to stop the wave of change sweeping the Country..
        Ask yourself and your leader if Linton is uneducated why is PM afraid to debate him, wouldn’t you believe that your man would win so think it thru before you start posting comments But be honest with yourself.

  89. Pondera
    September 11, 2014

    Well Well Well! Lenox Linton is a very important man. Really? A ruling party is having a meeting to discuss Lenox Linton? Have they got something to say about roads, education, health, agriculture, tourism, jobs, corruption? You mean the topic is Lenox Linton?

    I am now convinced that this party has nothing more to offer to Dominica. You guys are joking.

    Team Dominica needs to call a reply meeting to talk on issues of development. I dont believe that aruling party can become so bankrupt of ideas.


    • Peeping Tom
      September 11, 2014

      Well, isn`t it time that Lennox Linton share the spotlight with Roosevelt Skerrit? After all, the only name that the blue vex UWPwee knows for 11 years is “Skerrit”, and you did not moan or complain. So, now that your Great White Hope is publicly blown to smithereens as a fraud stop your bellyaching. Sit back with some antacid tablets and stay tuned.

  90. notfooled
    September 11, 2014

    so you mean to tell me you are going to waste your time , electricity and energy focusing on the man you consider a uneducated novice, and all other manner of things? well he must be having a serious impact on your bid to retain power. why else would he be that important? we going all d way with D WORKERS PARTY! YOU WILL NOT AND CANNOT STOP THE MOVEMENT HE HAVE ALLU TREMBLING. WORKERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRS. CHANGE IS A MUST AND IT IS NOW. :lol: :lol:

    • huh.
      September 11, 2014

      Thing is… yes, DLP knows Linton is “a uneducated novice” but you obviously don’t.. that’s why they are doing this.. for your sake.. to educate YOU. Ever think of it that way?

  91. Grand Bay Yard-fowl
    September 11, 2014

    It’s going to be another evening/night of more lies, propaganda and deception. When will they address the level of corruption the LABOUR Party has been involved in from day one when they came into office? When are they going to address the poverty they’ve brought on the people by promoting a mendicant society like no other? When are they prepared to tell the people why they favor foreign workers over the locals? The lies will not work anymore.

    Roosevelt Skerrit and his cabinet have zero credibility in the eyes of the God fearing people of Dominica. The supporters who continue to believe and tolerate what they’ve done to the nation, will soon find out all that glitters is not gold. I guess their backs are not grinding against the wall hard enough to start feeling the pains this regime has inflicted on them. Make my day and vote them back into office, then, they’ll understand who has been speaking the truth to them.

    As I’ve said before, this is the most corrupt regime the nation has ever experienced. They continue to get richer and richer while the poor get poorer each day. And for this I’ll say, vote them out before things get worst than it is now.

    • Say what............
      September 13, 2014

      Well said Grand_Bay Yard fowl.. That’s a true smarts. All the UWP supporters got it. That’s YYYYYYYYYYYYYY (why) their is some much hate on the other side. They really need to be educated. I feel so sorry for my people.

  92. longtong
    September 11, 2014

    Have allu meeting but dont say is about lennox allu meeting is solely about. Look who is talking bout plagarism,astaphan and skerrit. “Yes we can” and “yes we care” does that ring a bell?

  93. grell
    September 11, 2014

    Desperate time for the DLP,Lennox you have them cronie shaking in their pants,They having a meeting to focus on you be proud my brother,they are desperate,hope Ian wont be their,Ian what did you tell the bus driver about Skerro.

  94. Channel 1
    September 11, 2014

    Dem fellas calling a meeting just to talk about Linton? :lol: :lol: :lol:

    Dat DLP is really a waste of time.

    Standby folks, the election date may be announced tonight.

  95. yes ii tell u
    September 11, 2014

    Come to hear what linton n more linton…Allu think DA ple stupid… Tell skerro yo call d election thatswhat we want election talking about lennox cannot change d fact that this laba government is a bismal failure and extremely corrupt to d bone… More vtes for workers Change is a must not an option..

  96. Red
    September 11, 2014

    Yes I, we ready we red red red.

  97. brown sugar
    September 11, 2014

    This is pure bull!!! :mrgreen:

  98. falcon carier
    September 11, 2014

    exposing lennox for who he is….lol..allu nightmare..thats what he is..thief calling thief,,thief,,but no thief donot like to see other thief with a bag,,,

  99. IG
    September 11, 2014

    Absolute waste of time. I refuse to listen to you Labour fellas… Why not focus on your party and let Dominicans know why they should vote you into governing this ailing economy?

  100. Watching
    September 11, 2014

    You all not coming to talk about the plans to build and move the country nor about how you going to put money in my pocket but a man all you say that not important, main topic of the agenda… YES I .What would you all do if he was important?

  101. concerned
    September 11, 2014

    no one cares about you guys and your silly meeting, you guys are bankrupt of ideas and are now trying to distract the public from your incompetence

    • ah .
      September 11, 2014

      Excuse the meeting will focus on the political leader of the UWP! is that what we need to focus on for the development of our country? What a shame!

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