January 10 is D-Day for PM, St. Jean

St. Jean (left), Skerrit

January 10, 2012 is the date set aside to deliver judgment in the court matter between petitioners for the United Workers Party (UWP) and Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Education Minister Petter St. Jean.

The case was to determine whether Skerrit and St. Jean contested the December 2009 election illegally.

Lawyers for the petitioners Douglas Mendes told the court that there was irrefutable proof that Skerrit held French citizenship during the last election.

At the end of the proceedings Astaphan noted that whatever the outcome he was certain that the losing side would appeal to a higher court.

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46 Comments

  1. Big G
    December 24, 2011

    Imagine Hector John as priminister,eventhough eddo would never let that happen,eddo minister of finance,Ron Green as minister for infrastruture and legal affairs,Bryan Allyne as President,Angelo Allyne as press secretary,mr linton as ambassador to the UN BONDIEU PEI MORT,DOMINICA DEAD

  2. What-i-know
    December 22, 2011

    Actually D-Day for the Skerrit and St. Jean was 18 December 2009.
    Because the public was made aware of the information which the court is to rule on before the 2009 election . . yet Skerrit and ST Jean were voted IN!
    The case is a clear indication that UWP does not accept the will of the people.
    UWP already knows that their efforts won’t replace Skerrit as representative for Vieille Case . . for more than a few weeks!

  3. ROSO SOUTH
    December 21, 2011

    WE DOH WANT SPAGGGS NOR AMBROSE

  4. December 21, 2011

    i want my voter i.d card before the next election skero and petter must go now

  5. jean mahaut
    December 20, 2011

    skerrit is nt going anywhere.he is going to win is case.uwp got to come real dam good.we rolling wit skerrit all d way

  6. Amazed1
    December 20, 2011

    some of u all need to open allu eyes. I for one not red, blue or green. I am for Dominica. If Skerrit loses a bi-election can be called and he would still win his sit with flying colors. At the end of the day we need development in our country and that should be our main focus. to much he say she say accusations, who suing who.All these things bringing down the country. we just wait patiently for the results and cross that bridge when we get there whatever the results.

  7. December 20, 2011

    At long last this is the end of Skerrit’s Rope. The DLP will return to Rossie and Peirro’s ideologies.

    No man is bigger than it’s people

  8. anonymous
    December 20, 2011

    What are we paying these judges for? They are very well paid by the tax payers, yet they get on as if they are appointed by god. A decision in this matter should have been delivered by the end of the trial or within a week. The extended time that High court judges take to deliver judgement after a hearing must be of serious concern……

  9. Yeah Right
    December 20, 2011

    Whatever the results, that doesn’t mean antything much. If it goes against the PM, Labour will still continue to be in power. Skerrit will go to a bi-election and win again handsomely and return as PM… and, most of you idiots commenting here will remain “BLUE VEX” for a long time to come. LOL.

    • December 20, 2011

      so who tell u skerrit wants to run for PM. why not the Presidency? Dont u see the massive state house the Man building?

  10. Doc. Love
    December 20, 2011

    MY MOUTH IS LIKE JELL CABRIT,WHATEVER I PREDICT USUALLY COMES TO PASS.I PREDICTED THAT MR. LENNOX LINTON WILL BE THE NEXT THE NEXT PRIME MINISTER AT THE END OF THE DLP STINT.ONE WEEK LATER LENNOX INFORMED DOMINICANS OF HIS INTENTIONS TO RUN. I AM AGAIN GOING TO MAKE A PREDICTION.SKERRIT WILL LOOSE THE CASE,HOWEVER,THE JUDGE WILL RULE THAT A BYE ELECTION WILL BE HELD IN VIELLE CASE. AMBROSE WILL REPLACE SKERRIT AND AFTER THE BYE ELECTION WHICH WILL BE WON BY SKERRIT,AMBROSE WILL REFUSE TO GIVE UP THE THE SEAT OF PRIME MINISTER THUS LEADING TO THE DOWNFALL OF SKERRIT AND THE LABOR PARTY.

    • Anonymous
      December 20, 2011

      Wishful Prediction

  11. Marcel
    December 20, 2011

    The fact that the Judge needs more time than she promised to come up with her judgement tells me that she is coming up with something REALLY, REALLY BIG!!!

    Mark my words!!!

  12. sandy
    December 20, 2011

    Enjoy the DEVIL days…one day he will come back for his reward. Who the cap fit, let them wear it…..rome was never built in a day…..Dominicans keep praying for the better….it will soon come

  13. Anonymous
    December 20, 2011

    Oh that is why Lennox throwing his hat in d ring!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • .............
      December 20, 2011

      WHY?

  14. door man
    December 20, 2011

    :-D Correct me if I’m wrong, but the judge that was presiding over the case, wasn’t she from st Vincent? Isn’t St Vincent being led by a leader who is friends with skerrit? I thought Dominicans were a little bit wiser. I guess commonsense isn’t as common.

    • Dents chien
      December 20, 2011

      wrong she is not from st. vincent…smh. Do your research before you “utter rubbish”.

  15. ME
    December 20, 2011

    SKERRIT GO, SKERRIT STAY.
    EDDO COME, EDDO GO.
    LINTON COME, LINTON GO.
    JUDITH COME, JUTITH GO.
    WHAT DIFFERNCE WILL IT MAKE?
    ALL OF THEM IS THE SAME ON DIFFERENT DAYS.

    ALL OF THEM WANT THE BOM SIWO.

    ONLY THE POOR THAT CARES ABOUT THE POOR

  16. bitter
    December 20, 2011

    SO THAT IS WHY HE PAYING DECEMBER SALARY SO LATE! SKERRIT BOY, I BROKE!

    • Anonymous
      December 20, 2011

      haa is him that paying salaries nah?….U wont spend too much for christmas lols..

    • Anonymous
      December 20, 2011

      hahahahahahahaha!!!!

  17. Anonymous
    December 20, 2011

    HE IS NOT GOING ANYWHERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  18. Reader
    December 20, 2011

    As much as I LOVE our P.M. (yeah, I said it! I love our P.M.), I got to say that something is wrong with a judicial system that takes so long to decide on such an important matter. Elections were two full years ago. That matter should have been dealt with expeditiously! We should have our P.M. sitting without all this background noise.

    • T
      December 20, 2011

      I Love the PM too

    • Learner
      December 20, 2011

      Reader….I LOVE the way you express your view. :-?

  19. VOTE SPRAGGS
    December 20, 2011

    I SUPPORTING SPRAGGS FOR LEADER OF UWP IN JANUARY WIN LOSE OR DRAW

    GIVE D YOUNG SPRAAGA A CHANCE

    SKERRO BURNED OUT RON AND EDDO WE NEED YOUNG BLOOD

    WE IN SALISBURY WILL STAND UP

    WE ARE NOT GOING TO LIE DOWN LIKE DEM FOND COLE PEOPLE

    LEAVE OUR HECTOR ALONE

    BOYCOTTING HOUSE OF ASEMBLY NOT HELPING HIM AT ALL ITS A WAY TO SILENCE HIM

    STOP THAT DECEPTION

    ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

    RESPECT HECTOR JOHN

    HE IS OUR LEADER AND WE HAVE TO ENCOURAGE HIM ALWAYS

    WE ARE NO PAPPY SHOW

    VOTE HECTOR FOR UWP LEADER IN JAN 2K12

    IF NOT …….HUH

    NO NBOBOL NO BRIBERY WE NOT IN DAT CONNSTUENCY ASSOCIATIONS NONSENSE WE PUTTING HIS NAME IN D BAG FOR LEADERSHIP FIRST TIME I HEARING ABOUT CONSTITUENCY ASSOCIATION ASSOCIATION nonsense.

    WE IN BAWI NOT IN MAR SHEEE

    • eee
      December 20, 2011

      After what i see young blood do to the governance Dominica, i dont’t want to even hear about them.

  20. Anonymous
    December 20, 2011

    Mr PM you may win again, because my people are all blinded by your political gimmick….But I will see justice prevail for once in DA

  21. Lougaoo Mem
    December 20, 2011

    Worst judicial system in the Caribbean region. How did we get there? Because of corrupt lawyers, politicians, impostors in the name of God, and the snollygosters who continue to perpetuate the status quo.

  22. catapillar
    December 20, 2011

    They can offer an all expense paid trip to weekly blitz and Sinclair; they can moomoorize Chelsea opponent Liverpool ;the judges in the eastern Caribbean your guess is like mine. Don’t expect justice just another sham. These people cannot afford to loose power. Too much at stake- jail time and financial implosion

    • VOTE SPRAGGS
      December 20, 2011

      SALISBURY VOTING SPAGGS FOR UWP LEADER

      DAT WILL END ALL CORRUPTION

      • patriot
        December 20, 2011

        BOY I AGREE WITH YOU.

        SALISBURY VOTING SPAGGS FOR UNDER WATER PARTY (UWP)

        UWP DROWN FOR SURE THIS TIME.

        BY DE WAY ALL YOU KNOW EDDO CANNOT SWIM ?
        RON ALREADY ON DE RUN.
        PREVOST BOAT LEAKING.
        UW-PWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

    • December 20, 2011

      I BELIEVE YOU
      THEY WILL DO WHATEVER IT TAKES

  23. Donald Tusk
    December 20, 2011

    Election contested December 2009 judgement in January 2012, this country is backward, yeesh

    • Jespen
      December 20, 2011

      you sure have not traveled

  24. election observer
    December 20, 2011

    We were told by the learned judge that a decision would have been reached BEFORE YEAR END. Not good enough. 10 days into a new year with old junk making our new year tie up already

    • Eyes
      December 20, 2011

      I totally agree with you. That judge is a big joke man.

  25. Anonymous
    December 20, 2011

    Leadership par excellence! Why does a sovereign nation have to go to court to know if its leader is a foreign citizen. It’s a shame!
    Will Skerrit come clean and declare the truth? No court can declare truth, the Judge can only rule on her understanding of the matter, but Skerrit is the one who the truth.
    But maybe truth does not exist, according to the gospel of Dr. Philbert Aaron.
    God is in control.

    • Peeping Tom
      December 20, 2011

      “Why does a sovereign nation have to go to court to know if its leader is a foreign citizen.”

      The ‘sovereign nation’ i snot ‘going to court,’ Anonymous. It is the sore losers and those who have mch difficulty digesting the expressed wishes of the masses that has brought this matter to court.

      Do not confuse the machinations and idiocy of a minority for the will of the nation. The nation spoke, again. The minority refuses to listen, again.

  26. santa
    December 20, 2011

    i thought the judge said we would know before year’s end?

    mmmmmmmmmm I C

    • ME
      December 20, 2011

      I THOUGHT EDDO SAID HE HAD A REPLACEMENT FOR MARIGOT THAT IS STRONGER THAN HE IS

    • December 20, 2011

      HELLOO HELLOOOWW
      THEY KNOW

  27. KEVIN
    December 20, 2011

    cannot wait to see skerrit go

    • WIKILEAKS
      December 20, 2011

      What a stupid Hector John statement…you just know a UWP by the way they lok and write…u and dunce

    • Peeping Tom
      December 20, 2011

      You have a longggggg wait to wait, Kevin! Sorry to disappoint you. You had better order a really comfy chair and your years’ supply of necessities. Oh, do not forget some sort of pressure reliever and antacid!

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