Green accuses prime minister of disregarding constitution

Opposition Leader Ron Green (left)/Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit (right)

Opposition United Workers Party Leader Ron Green has cried foul on Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit for what he dubs a “casual, flippant, and dangerous” attitude towards Dominica’s laws.

In a statement released today,  Green criticized the prime minister for his appointment of a commissioner and deputy commissioner of police without consultation with the opposition.

“Roosevelt Skeritt’s casual, flippant and dangerous attitude regarding the laws of Dominica can only serve to put Dominica into further disrepute, and plunge our country into chaos and social unrest,” the press release stated.

Citing Section 66 (4) of Dominica’s constitution which states that there is a Leader of the Opposition until the holding of the first parliament after the General Elections, Green accused the prime minister of proceeding with ‘business as usual’ when all was not right with the results of the December 18 elections.

“While Mr. Skeritt intends to proceed with business as usual, Dominicans, the people of the Caribbean and beyond, are aware of the fraudulent, unfair and unlawful poll, the Election Petitions in the Court, the Boycott of Parliament, the formation of the Movement to Restore Democracy, and the outrage and disgust in many corners of the Country,” Green asserted.

“The UWP warns that this flagrant and deliberate disregard of the Constitution by Mr. Skeritt is a most serious threat to our Democracy, and a further slide towards dictatorship and a one-party state,” the UWP leader stated.

Following the Dominica Labour Party’s landslide victory at the December 18 poll, the opposition United Workers Party had announced that it would not sit in parliament in protest of the results and the manner in which the DLP conducted its campaign.

The UWP, along with other opposition forces, combined to form the Movement for Restoration of Democracy (MRD) which demanded fresh elections in 18 months. In the press statement released today, Green reiterated this call.

“The United Workers Party (UWP) renews its call for fresh elections within 18 months preceded by specified electoral reforms and assurances of adherence to the Laws against bribery in light of the fraudulent General Elections just held,” he stated.

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63 Comments

  1. jim jones
    January 27, 2010

    Let the PM do what he so desires! It is his country to do as he pleases. No constitution, no law will stop him.

  2. hmmmmmmmmmm
    January 27, 2010

    ron green u making a fool of yourself you need to go an take a hike.

  3. January 27, 2010

    lololol…politics. All you Dominicans will shove politics in everything. Don’t worry, Be Happy.

  4. POSSIE PASSE
    January 27, 2010

    Max you cannot be for real. Is Mr Ron Green a US citizen? If so when did he get it? You people must be real I know Ron did not get it as a baby? Seek your facts Mr Max.

  5. intune always
    January 27, 2010

    Mr. Green receives a nudge occasionally. Thats how he is…. … Mr green turn your leaves to brown and do like Mr. brown. Go to sleep and leave well alone you hear. BON.

  6. January 27, 2010

    seriously!!!1 this is still going on!!!!!

  7. STAY TUNED MY PEOPLE
    January 27, 2010

    All I can do is laugh at all the typical blind supporter comments. A section of the constitution has been breached and listen to how grown dominicans speaking. More sections have been breached…and trust me…You guys doh want to miss what’s coming. So carry on with the blind Roosevelt Skerrit support. Allu will hold allu head and BAWL….The clock is ticking..

  8. Power to the People
    January 27, 2010

    Ron Green, please get a life. You say you boycotting parliament, now you want Skerrit to consult you. Who appoint you as Opposition Leader? Not Dominicans for sure. Get some legal advise or I can offer it pro bono: The office of Leader of the Opposition shall become vacant-

    a) if he ceases to be a member of the House otherwise than by reason of a dissolution of Parliament;

    b) if, when the House first meets after a dissolution of Parliament, he is not then a member of the House.

    You are no longer an elected member of the House. Maybe a senator. You were not elected, so you can NEVER be the leader of the opposition. Be informed.

    Your party members that were elected failed to recognise the free and fair elections and have stated categorically that they will boycott the parliament. Do you expect the country to standstill and wait for when UWP ready to give the go ahead?

    It appears to me that you and your cronies want to hold the country hostage.You all decided not to have a part in the business of the country by boycotting parliament and now the country must wait for you and your boys. You are attempting to keep Dominica down, but no way. Skerrit smarter than you.

    Y.. remember, Labour Power is twenty times stronger than UWP. Your party lost more than 4000 votes and the other opposition parties did worse than you. So don’t try anything in 2010 because Labour Power will always stand behind their most Loving and popular Prime Minister.

    Remember Friday 18th December 2009. I know you would like to erase that date from your memory, but you keep shougonaying us. Leave Us In Peace, Ron. I am just warning you. We not troubling you. Just wait for your day in court.

  9. REPUBLICAN
    January 27, 2010

    I see that many Dominicans are ignorant of the laws of their country. What a shame. Didn’t your former Prime Minister warn that you all should stop wearing ignorance as a badge of honor? All laws of a country should be obeyed by everyone, including those in leadership.

  10. lightbulb
    January 27, 2010

    the president needs to step in if the PM is not following the constitution

  11. Sianguk
    January 27, 2010

    Is this from the man that told his three members of the House, to boycott Parliament and not take the oath.

    Get real, Sir.

  12. OBSERVER
    January 26, 2010

    pluis ta,pluis toise, Ron is old, sleepy and needs to be retired, but ——Just waiy and take a little time hope we doh run for Ron; we fail to realise what Ron is saying is for the common good for all Dominicans, we are so bright and legally minded eating Chavez Money LIKE THE TITANIC CANNOT SINK – THY WILL BE DONE.

  13. observer
    January 26, 2010

    Ron ..you could go in parliament and fight the law that was put in place by the late Ms charles concerning camoflage, its no longer hard to recougnize the real thing, and this law can now be upgraded , this is what you should be doing fighting on behave of the people not looking for a chance to harrass the Prime minister on stupid things like going on with the country business, so go on fight for us i no you can do it, and maybe just maybe you will stand a chance the next time around.

  14. Dominican abroad
    January 26, 2010

    Wow, as reading every one comments i read one that states that we should all read the hole statement of Mr. Green, well i did and i understand that he thinks that he is trying to save ” Dominica Democracy” but it does not make much sense, if the constitution states that the Prime minister has to consult with the opposition about appointments, well he should have done so but the question that hunts me is where was the opposition? oh who is the opposition leader? if you guys have not yet established this how would the PM figure it out for you, is he suppose to drag you and your party to parliament when you decided right out of the elections that you are not attending? therefore its is his duty to consult with the President in order to go on with the business of the country, and as my menory recalls that exactly what he did, appointment of the commissioner and deputy is of critical safety to our country and while you and your party is ” fighting the Election Petitions in the Court, the Boycott of Parliament, the formation of the Movement to Restore Democracy”, the Prime minister will put country first and go on with its business.

    I only now see why this man won you guys in such a great victory wow!!.

    Ron and the UWP something to think about.

  15. On De Fence
    January 26, 2010

    Mr. Green is no fool and ….seeking sympathy. Surely Mr. Green and his team of highly paid lawyers know just too well the term ” The Common Good”.

    Mr. Green and his infamous team understands what is meant by “the common good”. The government and by extension the Prime Minister have a responsibility to the Dominican people and not only to Mr. Green and the elected three opposition candidates.

    Dominica is a country of laws and “The Common Good” demands that the Prime Minister secure the Country by following the Constitution and appoint the Commissioner of Police and his Deputy. Shall the Prime Minister allow the country to go to the dogs as it were, by listening to the mischievious utterances of the opposition?

    Mr. Green and the UWP is mindful that 3 is not more than 18 and therefore must abide to the wishes of the people. If Mr. Green is so right, then he has another option by taking this issue of the Constitution to the Court and have the Judge decide on its constitutionality.

    Green and the UWP must stop the crying, respect the wishes of the people, it’s time to grow up.

  16. January 26, 2010

    Mr… Ron Green, you and Claudius are just ordinary citizens like all of us, with no special privileged expected/or should be granted.

  17. January 26, 2010

    Its time that The U.W.P give up the three seats and let Comrade Skerrit..
    rule with the ROD OF IRON.

  18. Independent
    January 26, 2010

    I really don’t understand why people can’t just say something is wrong when it is wrong. If the PM had to consult with the opposition and he did not IT IS WRONG. Because he won the election does not make it right. There is still an opposition until the first seating of the house.

    I wonder what happened to Dominicans. Just say the man wrong and tell him try to correct it. Whether UWP goes to parliament is irrelevant to the issue. THERE IS STILL AN OPPOSITION UNTIL THE FIRST SEATING OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. Lord have mercy on us

  19. January 26, 2010

    The DOMINICA FREEDOM PARTY is the CO-SIGNER for
    the Labour Party to get their BIG loan.

    Don’t cry on them too much. They have regreted their mistake!

  20. Ron
    January 26, 2010

    Since there is no opposition, who should the government consult with? Get real “Dominican in Anguilla” Hasn’t Ron humiliated himself enough? He ran one of the most senseless campaigns and failed miserably. At this point, it looks like Ron and his cronies wont rest until Mr. Skeritt gets out of office.

    .. He needs to be enjoying his retirement rather than stressing over the PM. I wonder how these guys sleep at nights? …

  21. de caribbean change
    January 26, 2010

    Ron, please take a hike. Be happy that La Plaine has electricity today. You all slept in the dark for all these years. Thanks to Mamo, she electrified La Plaine. Now get some sleep.

  22. Just wondering
    January 26, 2010

    Did the PM DISREGARD THE DOMINICA CONSTITUTION when making those appointments????
    That issue should be settled by legal scholars, not you all RED MEALY BUGS with your red eyes. You all cant see anything differently. Be happy with the position that you all are in. If Mr Green wants to complain for ever that should not bother you all that much.

  23. January 26, 2010

    We need a one STATE GOVT. here!

    No more ELECTION here!!

    Its time THAT DOMINICANS SHUT UP THIER MOUTH..

    .. Shavez as our CO-PILOT!! Take what you get.

  24. lisad
    January 26, 2010

    To mr or miss Dominican in Anguilla. I do not want to sound sarcastic but the pivotal issue is that Ron Green, Edison James and the rest do not care a …thing about whether the country moves on or not. As far as they are concerned, they are not the government and nothing must go on. Do you really think that the election of December 18,2009 was fraudulent? What was fraudulent about it ? people coming in from overseas to exercise their constitutional rights?These people are just wicked and if they don’t stop it they will be consumed in their own wickedness.I can see that coming.

  25. possitive mahaut man in ny
    January 26, 2010

    To Dominican in Anguilla ,who do you want the government to consult? The opposition said they are boycotting parliament so come again and listen to both sides.Are you saying the Pm should sit and wait for these guys that are not intreasted in the development of the country to do the work the masses voted the party for ? come on get real .Dominica has to move on forget the three stoogies or the three blind mice.God bless Dominica and the Government.Blessing to my pal rep from mahaut .

  26. only
    January 26, 2010

    And the parallels between what is happening in the US politically with Obama and in Dominica with Skerrit continue. So far, neither has been called out.
    You need more than 2 party’s to have democracy in a country. The more the merrier. But people have to vote platforms and not colors and partys. In other words, they have to start thinking.

  27. lisad
    January 26, 2010

    It appears to me that Ron Green wants to hold the country hostage.You all decided not to have a part in the business of the country by boycotting parliament and now the country must wait at a stand because of this selfish move?This is a very sad situation that you are creating Mr. Green . As a matter of fact, you are not the leader of the opposition, you are not a Parliamentarian .You want to keep our beautiful Dominica down but no. The things I read about you before like being a man of dignity and not like the rest of uwpites,make me wonder whether it was mere hypocrisy. The masses have spoken. Your attitude is a consolation to the people of Dominica that they did not make the mistake of placing you at the helm of the country.Nurse your wound with pride Mr. green and move on.

  28. Jude
    January 26, 2010

    The Leader of the Opposition MUST at all material times while holding that Office be an elected member of the House.

    Section 66(4) of the Dominica Constitution states- The Office of Leader of the Opposition shall become vacant-

    (a) if he ceases to be a member of the House otherwise than by reason of a dissolution of Parliament

    This means that even after the House is dissolved he still remains Leader of the Opposition. Had Mr Green won his seat, he would continue as Leader of the Opposition untill a successor is appointed or to the first sitting of Parliament when a new Leader of the Opposition appointed which ever is sooner.

    Since Mr. Green lost his seat during the election, he immediately vacate his Office as Leader of the Opposition. Had he won his seat, the President would have called on him to be sworn in as Leader of the Opposition and so appoint him by instrument.

    Mr Green’s Salary as an elected Parliamentarian would have ceased effective December 19, 2009 the day after the election. The same thing applies to any Minister who did not seek re-election and did not continue as a Minister in the new Government.

    Therefore, the Prime Minister is right by not consulting Mr. Ron Green on the acting appointment of the Senior Police Officers. The President who makes the appointments is very well placed to Know and understand the Law.

    I wonder which corner of which country that people are disgusted. Is Mr. Green referring to the very vocal minority in Dominica? Mr Green must make up his mind to move on with his life and stop being a “cry Baby”

    Jude Nicholas

  29. January 26, 2010

    Do the U.W.P do this as a team or some people just coming up with crazy stuff……..?Next election will not be for Ron Green and these old guys who is taking all dem foolish position.Young brothers like Ronnie and my Bro Hector really should step forward get out of this garbage and prepare to lead the party in a different direction if they wanna move forward politically.Ron dem man politics outdated.Common the younger workers.

  30. lovely dominica
    January 26, 2010

    Constitution of the Commonwealth of Dominica of 1978, Act 22 of 1984.
    Leader of the Opposition.
    66.-
    1. There shall be a Leader of the Opposition who shall be appointed by the President.

    2. Whenever there is occasion for the appointment of a Leader of the Opposition the President shall appoint the elected member of the House who appears to him most likely to command the support of a majority of the elected members of the House who do not support the Government: or, if no elected member of the House appears to him to command such support, the elected member of the House who appears to him to command the support of the largest single group of members of the House who do not support the Government:
    Provided that if a member of the House was elected at a general election in which he stood as a supporter of a political party and the majority of members of the House elected at that time (whether as Representatives or Senators) stood as supporters of that party, he shall, so long as he remains a member of the House by virtue of that election, not be eligible for appointment as Leader of the Opposition.

    3. If OCCASION ARISES to appoint a Leader of the Opposition during the period ” between a dissolution” of Parliament and the day on which the ensuing election of Representative is held, an appointment may be made as if Parliament had not been dissolved.

    4. The office of Leader of the Opposition shall become vacant-

    a) if he ceases to be a member of the House otherwise than by reason of a dissolution of Parliament;

    b) if, when the House first meets after a dissolution of Parliament, he is not then a member of the House;

    Mr. Green stop your crying

  31. Dominican in Anguilla
    January 26, 2010

    The pivotal issue here is not whether the UWP has boycotted Parliament. We should not be distracted by whether this move was right or wrong, wise or foolish. We should be concerned about whether it is lawful ACCORDING TO THE CONSTITUTION OF DOMINICA for the Prime Minister to make these top appointments without consultation with the opposition of the country. A wrong plus a wrong does not make a right.

  32. hj
    January 26, 2010

    oh please ron stop behaving like a fool

  33. passenger
    January 26, 2010

    If my memory serves me right, the UWP was asked to appear in the decision making process in parliament and they declined , they even boycotting parliament. UWP don’t care about Dominica and I hope Ron is reading these clips.

    We don’t need to hear about Politics in Dominica, it’s finished and i’m fed up with the opposition, they need prayers.

  34. jocco
    January 26, 2010

    Mr. Green why don’t you try doing what you really love doing some fishing, or bathing in sari sari river, or vegetable growing or take care of all your sheep.

    Leave politics to Skerritt.

  35. Kay
    January 26, 2010

    Mr. green,
    The Leader of Opposition under Dominica’s constitution has to be elected. Mr. ghreen whilst your arguments may seem plausible on the surface, thetruth is you are no longer an elected member of the house, hence you cannot continue to be the Leader of Opposition. We can argue that the constitution is silent on that matter and so desreves some attention.its arguable. So who then is the Leader of the Opposition in Dominica today? is it or rather can it be Ron Green? Certainly not. Is it Eddy, or Norry or Sprags? Any one of them can be….

    Again, who then is the leader of the Opposition you arereferring to Mr. Green?. You are not elected an elected member Mr. Green and so cannot be in the position. The people of La Plaine have spoken.

    It is your right to challenge the elections result in court. That you have done. So wait your day. Your election petition cannot delay the business of government. The state continue to fucntion whether you like being out of parliament or not until your petition is heard. After the couirt has ruled that the government is illegal, then you have a case. That is the rules. Why do you want to chnage the rules in mid stream. You public submissions that the government is ilegal cannot make the government illegal – simple as that. It is the court that has the power so to do mr. green. Not you or Sam Raphael or Wiltshire or Eddy. None of you. Wait your turn at the court.

    Talk abouit social unrest. Mr. green remember, Mr. Skerrit has six times your number in parliament. Your party lost 4000 plus votes in the last elections.The other entitiies in your coallition could not muster 1000 votes between them. So come on, Bring on the socialunrest. We will stand by Prime Minister Skerrit as we did on Decemb er 18th 2009. You will be surprised.

  36. January 26, 2010

    Fair, the PM’s attitude is flagrant. But in the mean time should the country be on a stand still,

    Especially when bills come every month and need to be paid? I need water to flush the poopoo down my toilet, light for my meat not to spoil, phone to pong beff and food to eat so my boomboom can grow bigger and healthier.

    Ron needs to stop acting like a spoilt brat because right about now I am losing the point. I need to survive while he gets his act together because I not going to poopoo and bathe by the river and turn vegetarian because the country is on a halt and bills cannot be paid as they pile up.

  37. Seaman
    January 26, 2010

    Didn’t Ron Green and the uwp said they were not going to Parliament. So what to do now…just seat and wait for Hector, Edison and Norris…what the frog

  38. max
    January 26, 2010

    Authoritarianism in Dominica and the role of the opposition. That is the debate that should be taking place here. Whether you like or dislike or support Mr. Green or the PM, that is the debate that should be occurring here ‘civilized’ people of Dominica. I think Green has a point and if Sherrit wants to change that then let the courts expedite the case which the UWP brought up. The courts are part of the Democratic system and the laws of the land must be obeyed by all. Skerrit cannot have it both ways. Is he a French citizen or not????? And when did he get this citizenship????? Any one care to answer that question? Come on folks … taking out ‘Maprei’ and let’s have a spirited debate. Dominica requires that of you………….I appaud Ron for his leadership and my prayers are with him for strength for the sake of our country. My prayers are with our country for safe passage as well.

  39. Francis John
    January 26, 2010

    Please RON Please…… get real.

  40. max
    January 26, 2010

    Authoritarianism in Dominica and the role of the opposition. That is the debate that should is taking place here. Whether you like or dislike or support Mr. Green or the PM, that is the debate that should be occurring here ‘civilized’ people of Dominica. I think Green has a point and if Sherrit wants to change that then let the courts exoperdite the case which the UWP brought up. The courts are part of the Democratic system and the laws of the land must be obeyed by all. Skerrit cannot have it both ways…….

  41. positivedominican
    January 26, 2010

    INCREDIBLE!!!!!!!! THESE FELLAS AND THEIR CRONIES REALLY HAVE GUTS BOY!!!!!!!
    You mean dem fellas took a conscious decision NOT to participate in the parliamentary politics of the country, yet still they want to cry foul when they were not consulted on decision making. What do they really expect, that the PM would just wait on them for eternity before making any decisions? These guys are really a bunch of..and anyone who supports them by commenting here in their favour is as … as these guys. The rest of us …Dominicans will support our PM in moving this country forward. TO HELL WITH THOSE WHO DO NOT WANT TO FOLLOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  42. Truth B Told
    January 26, 2010

    Ron Green is really a waste of time. First he lose the election… then he says he will boycott the House of Assembly…… and now he is upset that the PM is getting on with the job the people of Dominica elected him to do!

    Come on Ron, give up on this foolish waste of time – Dominica is moving on to the next level, with or without you! The people have chosen their leader (Hon Rosevelt Skerrit) and their party (Dominica Labour Party) and you will have to wait another five years. Even then it is doubtful that Dominicans will want a lazy, tired and old Prime Minister who is void of ideas and can only cry and complain.

    It’s over Ronnie, you lost fare and square – c’est la vie.

  43. January 26, 2010

    At Ron Green age I do not understand why is he put-in all that pressure on himself.Man stay and chill in your lil Zion and enjoy the freash air in L.A.Time to get out of that politics thing and do some HOME WORK if u can still do it.

  44. Proud D/can
    January 26, 2010

    Mr. Green, wake-up. Just in December you were talking about boycotting the Parliment….so now what is ur problem? The PM have to move on with the business of the country. So is either you fall in line or SHHHHHH…..Thank You!!

  45. POSSIE PASSE
    January 26, 2010

    DA the Prime minister did not rob Dominica off any thing, he was duly elected on December 18th, 2009, witha 18-3 majority. the voice of the Election Observers which mr Green called for. We had FREE AND FAIR ELECTION.
    learn to live with that.

  46. Thoughtful
    January 26, 2010

    It appears that whenever Mr. Green “surfaces” it is to accuse the Prime Minister of something. Doesn’t he have anything else to do? Is he the self appointed critic of the PM?

    While Mr. Green have every right, like any of us, to criticize the PM, I think in his capacity he should be more constructive than criticizing the PM all the time.

    When I saw the headline of the story, my first reaction was “oh no, here he goes again.”

    I expect more from Mr. Green.

  47. Da
    January 26, 2010

    To the negative comments about Mr Green, did u guys even take time out to read the point he was tring to make? As far as I know DA is still a demoractic Country………… We cannot allow Skerrit to rob this from us.

  48. mwenmem
    January 26, 2010

    Shame, shame, shame on you, MR. Green

    ………………
    You disguss me Sir. I thought much, much better of you. Believe me I am not disputing the legality or illegality of the PM action.

    I am saying your letter was infected with the worst type of cancer any politician could wish for his country. Maybe Edison James but not you Ron Green should have penned this disgrace.

    Based on your letter the people had well spoken in December. Congratulations Dominicans this letter vindicates your decision. YOU MADE THE RIGHT CHOICE.

  49. Dominican2badddd
    January 26, 2010

    Can someone please tell us if RON GREEN is lying? Stop beating yourselves and find out if Ron Green is not speaking the truth or has genuine concern. This is safeguarding our DEMOCRACY. I would to hear some of you, when your powers at home are being eroded. Wipe out the LASSIE, my people..

  50. UWP supporter
    January 26, 2010

    Mr. Green
    We lost lost lost. I am still a supporter or UWP win or lose Please please move on with the business of the country. Do you expect the Prime Minister to sit and wait. He got a job to do for all of us. You too. Let us work together. better luck to us next time. I love and I love UWP. Lets all Make Dominica Proud in the sight of the World.

    Thanks inadvance Mr. Green

    UWP Supporter.

  51. January 26, 2010

    Oh My god, what is wrong with Ron Green, STOP MAKING YOURSELF LOOK LIKE A FOOL.

  52. January 26, 2010

    ron green u need to take a rest and stop all this bs.

  53. moses bethelmie
    January 26, 2010

    ron green .are you a dominican?then act like one . accept defeat. let the real man run the country.

  54. PASSERBY
    January 26, 2010

    AMAZED and POSSIE,

    Is RON GREEN wrong or he has a legitimate concern? Did the Prime Minister diregarded the constitution of Dominica?

    Let us get real in this country. If Skerrit disrespected the CONSTITUTION… someone has to call him out..

  55. Proud Dominican
    January 26, 2010

    Afus, Ron Green does upset my being. Mr. Green the people have spoken … WORKERS is on the brink of dying and needs a serious intervention because if Ron Green continues, it shall be to their detriment.

  56. Anonymous
    January 26, 2010

    YOU NEED A TWO PARTY GOVERMENT TO RUN A COUNTRY

  57. Anonymous
    January 26, 2010

    YOU NEED BOTH PARTIES TO RUN A CONTRY

  58. Liberated
    January 26, 2010

    Is Mr Green speaking as leader of the opposition? If i recall, mr Green did not win his seat so he cannot speak as leader of the opposition. The UWP should get their act together and appoint a leader from their three elected members, Stop this nonsense of boycotting parliament and exercise their constitutional duties of representing the people who elected them.
    The Prime minister is exercising his constitutional responsibility by appointing the commissioner and deputy commissioner. Mr Green should realise that country comes before party politics. Did he expect the PM to sit with his arms folded while they ponder on whether to participate or not. The fact that the elected members from the opposition chose to be absent when they should have been in parliament to participate in the appointment process should not be blamed on the PM. The country cannot remain at a ‘stand still’ while the opposition members behave like morons. The PM has the support of the majority who elected him to run the affairs of the country, if the opposition decide not to play their part they should step aside and allow people who are interested in moving the country forward to take on those roles.

  59. POSSIE PASSE
    January 26, 2010

    What is wrong with mr Green? Is he the leader of the Opposition? If my memory serves me right he did not win his seat. Mr Green as you a US Citizen? What are you crying foul about? You turn yourself and Dominica into a laughing stock, what else do you want to do? Dominicans are not foolish , we voted in a Decembe 18th 2009 elections, which was FREE and FAIR as was emphasized by the observers. You want dominicas to fight againts each other but this will not happen because we are reading between the lines. Just to say if we were to give you 2 seats, The Labour Party would still win a landslide victory, so Mr Green what is the force? Count your losses and move on. Labour has won and theat is the fact, accept it.

  60. Da Nature Boy - ACE
    January 26, 2010

    How long will it take Mr. Green to realized that the Dominican people has clearly spoken and that its time to move on in a united manner in working together with the government elected towards addressing the economical, educational, health, social……..needs of the people? His political quest most be realized to be futile and without merit. Ron “Please put your political cold war to rest and be an asset to Dominicans by working together with fellow leaders. There is more you can gain by acceptance and allegiance than your continued political ignorance. I know that you are much smarter than that”.

  61. Young Man in Dominica
    January 26, 2010

    Ron green is really getting under my skin this makes no sense what must the pm do sit and wait on ron green stupes ron green please get a life we the people have spoken we dont want you in office you are not who we want for leader stupes please sir hang your boots please we do not want you in office i repeat we dont want you leave our pm alone give him a chance to work to deliver what he promiss if he cannot we will vote him out but for now this is the person we want please understand this sir we dont want you

  62. pISSED oFF
    January 26, 2010

    The United Workers Party (UWP) renews its call for fresh elections within 18 months preceded by specified electoral reforms and assurances of adherence to the Laws against bribery in light of the fraudulent General Elections just held,” he stated. …You lost get a life stop sending these distractors, Whilst the PM IS DEALING WITH MORE SERIOUS ISSUES mR gREEN…yOU LOST TAKE YOUR uwp cRONIES AND GO FLY A … kITE…

  63. amazed
    January 26, 2010

    Ron Green, u think the people of Dominica and the Prime minister of Dominica, will stay there and waiste time with .. u. Sir there’s work to be done in this country and we have no time to step down to this low gutter politics u and the rest of this lazy men of your party wants us to be part of. ……u cannot and will not be the leader of the opposition. And wen u saying d/cans know, …? who dominicans? Mr. Green your party was heavily defeated at the last election, 18-3, so who are the dominicans u talking about, that concerned about the results. Mr. Green get over the defeat, there is work to be done in this country, and trust me we wont be waisting time with u and the lazy, uwp or freedom party or the new party, all u form after the election.

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