Dr. Darroux discloses priority plans for constituency

The fishing sectors in Fond St Jean and the revival of the Bay Leaf industry in Petite Savanne are expected to be high on the agenda of the new MP for that area.

Dr. Kenneth Darroux was elected Parliamentary representative of the Petite Savanne constituency at the December 18, 2009 poll.

In an interview with the media recently, Dr. Darroux said that he is determined to improve the standards of living in his constituency.

“Even before the campaign one of the things I heard is that the young people have no idea when scholarships are available. For too long the young people in my constituency have been kept in the dark as to what was and wasn’t available,” he said.

He said he has put aside his medical profession to enter a new career.

“It is exciting and I am all round up and ready to help my people. There is a lot to be done in terms of infrastructure, roads to be built, the housing problem needs to be addressed,” he added.Dr. Kenneth Darroux

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19 Comments

  1. doggy da massive
    April 30, 2010

    thats what am talkin about.it’s not morkin,duckin bird urban baron who can’t open his beak.lol

  2. December 30, 2009

    Dr. Darroux

    U no u my boy from time…n i just wish i was from ur area i would hve voted 4 u. I like to see young pple to positive things with there life it makes me happy. Ur in a new era in ur life rite now n better things are comin ur way…hold strong keep focus…God has setup u for such a time as this….Dominica needs a group/party of young pple to run the country. I believe in u…n I pray god’s favor over…i’ll keep u in my prays..n the entire party.

    Remember u’ll were elected to be servants to us the people…..

    Success on ur journey

    Nika! :)

  3. kimrah
    December 30, 2009

    congrats to you.do your best to help your people.

  4. princess
    December 29, 2009

    MR DARROUX I AM FROM PETITE SAVANNE YOU AND I BOTH KNOW WHAT OUR VILLAGE NEED SO YOU GONNA TRY TO DO YOUR BEST TO MAKE US PROUD IF NOT YOU KNOW WHAT WILL HAPPEN NO MORE VOTES IT IS NOT A JOKE NOW YOU HAVE TO TALK FOR THE PEOPLE WHO VOTED YOU, AND YOU MUST SAY A BIG THANK YOU TO MR GREEN AND MR JAMES FOR LETTING YOU HAVE THAT BREAK TO GO TO CUBA.

  5. greg
    December 28, 2009

    Dr,congrats! Look , people the Dr will take care of our illments; state u pains and say fit. eat more fish and DA local produce .Fondst Jean is the most productive fishing area in DA .When u talk fish think of Fond st jean. PM Charles E built a fishing complex in Roseau. PM James built one in Marigot PM Rossie/Skirret got one for P/Mouth. PM Charles P zero for G/Bay and Fond St Jean. Dr Darroux is not the PM. He will be appointed a minister and we are looking forward for a modern fishing complex in the South in Fond st Jean or Stowe; we may have to aquire part of Stowe Estate. ( BAY SIDE) Dr take care of your people(Belleview to Petite Savanne) and u be there untill retirement. Go luck ,God bless.

  6. pichelinarian
    December 28, 2009

    who’s the idiot that talking that nonesense as pichelin massive? I from pichelin and you better be talking for yourself and yourself only, cause we dont need you to talk on our behalf.. anyways everywhere you look you will always find ignorant people.

    its not up to dr darroux to just simply decide what is the main project he have in mind for pichelin. its up to the US, the Pichelin people and the village council to figure out the most needed things and make a priority list. and i can bet one of those things is devising a way to make a social arena for the young people of pichelin because as we can see they all are in need of a library, most need access to the internet and a good place for socializing instead of the streets. and some of them are in need of jobs. think of ways to create jobs for these young people.
    the housing problem for the single mothers and the elderly. some people are in need of housing assistance, some of them don’t live in their own home or have land of thier own. that is all over dominica. but the government can only take it one step at a time. they will reach Pichelin. have you ever heard good things comes to those who wait. you never know. you just need patience.
    another problem is education. because some of these kids are dropping out of high school in this hard times. i know them and sometimes all they need is a little encouragement. youth division is providing good assistance and some are not taking advantage of the opportunity. WHY? its not because they dont want to…most times its financial support. and with financial support comes in mind JOBS. and with JOBS comes in mind EDUCATION.
    so to some of the people that talking nonesense about parlrep this and that. stop waiting just on parlrep. its you that have to make the first step and then your parlrep will help you where needed. stop lazing around sitting on the block and at christmas’s house and wait on people to do stuff for you(those of you who sit there).. get up and go out there and get a positive life. your future is yours and not your parlrep’s. get up and make a GOOD difference and not just A difference.
    ahhhh i love pichelin, because i would go down the streets and everyone will be enjoying themselves one way or the other, laughing, talking, kids playing, and on the weekends its so nice to be in the center of the village. i definitely remember those days. there would be little problems here and there but it doesnt stop everyone from helping each other with a hand of fig.
    times are hard and we wait on government. But i am PLEADING especially to the village council… start up those good ole surveys and see what the community needs. do like the LYO did before and meet with the PM on occasions and not just village council inauguration. make up a good list for the PM and the Parlrep. and then see the future.

    Pichelinarian….

  7. Zang
    December 28, 2009

    Garcon all you people not easy…The man from Ti Savanne where all you expec him to talk about first… Pichelin has different dynamics than Petite Savanne, garcon. If all you knew the people from the constituency all you would not say those kind of ting.

    Whether or not Darroux had gotten a scholarship, he would still be someone who would have made a name for himself. Man educate all you self.

    As you can see i take school behind the blackboard…

  8. G.J
    December 28, 2009

    How you mean they not aware? Those scholarships are published on every dominican newspaper and sometimes even on the marpin information channel ….so they cannot read? That to me is not a valid point Doctor…perhaps you should launch a drive to improve literacy then, because scholarships available through the government of Dominica are published for weeks before the deadlines, I am from your constituency and I am a beneficiary of one of those scholarships. What I can tell you is that our constituency suffers from lack of ambition, unemployment, high teenage pregnancy rates, alcoholism and drug abuse, too many young people in our constituency prefer to do nothing to secure a positive future; some of them lack ambition. It is not LACK of awareness of scholarships that is the problem, it is a mendicancy and laziness syndrome plaguing our villages….you have to work along with the youth division to address that…..even in my village some of the young men refuse to complete their schooling and they refuse to work and resort to praedial larceny. I also think universal secondary education has not been structured to help the children in our consitutuency who are disadvantaged by the education system in Dominica. Ponder on this please dear parl rep.

  9. sunshinegual
    December 28, 2009

    On your behalf I would like to say Thanks to Ron Green and Edison James for giving you the opportunity to maximize your potential through a scholarship to Cuba. You are now Dr. Darroux. In the past 8 years the young people of your constituency were not as fortunate because according to you, they never heard of the scholarships. Now it your turn to grace someone with a similar chance to the one you were given. Plans must become reality if they have to be effective. You have olready reaped good fortune with a scholarship and your political purse as a candidate so please ensure that the consituency benefits.

  10. mercenario
    December 27, 2009

    Are you guys even reading the article?????

  11. shelli
    December 27, 2009

    Dear Sir

    I would like you to consider the following points as well:

    1. Your constituency is on the Atlantic side of Dominica. You should be looking for a link road that can quickly evacuate your people in the event of a major disaster such as hurricanes and any volcanic activity.

    2. You should seek to ensure that the building materials for the construction of houses and other construction works are resistant to the seas corrosive nature. Thus composite material should be considered in your construction policy guidelines for your people. Incentives should be given to persons building homes to have reinforced concrete roofs and the steel in these houses should be primed with high grade quality marine primer paint. These primer paints should be available duty free.

    3. You should insist that you constituency have a multipurpose building that houses the main village council, a fire engine, police station, an ambulance, constituency office, health centre, a mini public works garage to have on standby at least a bobcat to clear drains, slides and grade roads that have not yet received permanent surfaces and that building should have space to allow for the decentralization of services such as birth certificates, payment of utility bills and an ATM machine.

    4. These three pointers should trigger more ideas by you!!!!!

  12. Dominican in the Diaspora
    December 27, 2009

    Stay focus and connected to your constituency- every village. Let God be your guide!

  13. leslie
    December 27, 2009

    All i wanna say is congratulations dr and we proud of you!!! Just take it one step at a time, little by little!!! To pichlein massive cut the man some slack please, he not going to do everything one time!!! Is all u so u know!!!

  14. STOP C RED
    December 27, 2009

    THATS TRUE FORWARD THINKING. LET JUST WAIT AND SEE IF ITS 5 MORE YEARS OF A JOY RIDE.

  15. December 27, 2009

    Stop your ignorance! If you had voted for the Labour Party this is not what would be coming from your fingers. Pray that with gods help and mercy that we can see a better and well develop constituency and not threatening language…Stop and and think before you write.

  16. SADAM HUSSEIN
    December 27, 2009

    theres more benefit being with skero .six months from now we will hear you have two houses three trucks four cars and five bank accounts ,dont forget the amount of trips you will be taking

  17. Forward Thinking
    December 27, 2009

    Doc, what plans have you got for the Pichelin people? Just checking!!!

    I would like to remind you that the votes of the Pichelin people was very instrumental in helping you to win the Petite Savanne constituency at the polls on the 18 December 2009.

    Politiking is one thing, when a political candidate needs the democratic help of the Dominican people, but effective representation of the entire constituency is of paramount importance – please do not forget!

    A Proud Dominican

  18. onlooker!
    December 27, 2009

    go parlrep go , we there with u 1000%

    u can do it

  19. Pichelin masive
    December 27, 2009

    yes Dr. it look like you and former pal Rep urban Baron has the same foot step. only looking out for Petite Savanne and fond st jean.

    i bet u if u fail to deliver for the Pichelin ppl your road to roseau will be Petite Savanne. i hope u checking DNO

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