PM Skerrit describes UWP protest actions as ‘laughable’

There are about two weeks left before bye-elections are held in the Marigot and Salisbury constituencies, an election that follows the United Workers Party’s boycott of parliament.

There are questions as to whether the UWP will boycott Parliament again, if it comes out victorious at the July 09 elections.

The UWP stayed out of parliament for three consecutive sittings after the last general election in which the ruling Dominica Labour Party obtained an 18-3 victory.

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit told a program on state owned radio recently, “nothing in the constitution” says the UWP cannot stage a boycott; but according to Skerrit, Dominicans will be asked to advise the government on its course of action if the party stays out of parliament once more.

“This is something that we would certainly put to the people of Dominica to determine what we do in a case like this,” Skerrit stated.

He has described the UWP’s actions as “laughable”.

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  1. SVbaker
    June 27, 2010

    You just like skerrit former young fredomites who saw opportunity and jump aboard.You ought to be ashame of your selves .Have you been able to amass some wealth too bought land and say people gave you a good deal? Or have you been fed crumbs from venezuelan gift-money and passport sales money? You need to produce your own work hard and don't give your support to your new found party for moneyfrom the red clinic. By the way, is it closed? Did you kill it with your demands and your fellow jumpship PM? I would like to know. Will you be returning to DFP adults club next election? cause skerrit will certainly not be in DLP soon from now.What you gonna do when we come for you opportunist run to G/loupe on a peepwee?

  2. SVBaker
    June 27, 2010

    So you are one of those opportunist who jumped on the bandwagon of real DLP when thing changed.You nor your P.M have any qualit parasites are what you are.Mentioning who ugly or pretty/handsome does not say anything I see handsome/pretty parros daily so?? I wonder if you are male female colay femel?? hahaha eat your heart out bozo.You are empty if real labour have to depend on freaks like you I want out next time real labour runs. we could do without peeps like you who jumpship.

  3. SVBaker
    June 27, 2010

    LMAO man I would change your name from LMAO to Lamowee. Where did you go to school? where do you get your infor from, you sound like Sara Palin lol! hitler fell yes downed by the British & Russians , Saddam Mussolini fell, you were doing good thus far then you said something foooooooooooolish Fidel did not fall which newspaper you read dat? he stepped aside due to poor health but he is still there writing on curent issues daily in the papers. Go get some structure man!You are one of these guys who go from shop to shop where alcoholic psuedo interlectualls gather talk shit over drinks and go elsewhere and repeat what you heard ealier.

  4. Rose/diaspora
    June 27, 2010

    Ashlop, now I know that their are some very sick people in Dominica to say that the PM is a man of Jesus and to indicate that Edison is a man of Jesus is so rediculous you sound foolish. I would suggest you pray for the country and all it's people instead and since you open up the sudject your faith should not be in man it should be in the Lord Jesus always, so think before you post your comments..

  5. sahlop
    June 26, 2010

    For the past three decades it was all labour and freedom smart idiot..except when the people of Dominica give a bunch of jokers a lil taste of power for four and a half years and rejected them once and forever.I was also a young feedomite smartie…eat your heart out my party in power..Sahlop do not go to bed with a man on his mind and the most handsome P.M on the planet do not do that also…Enjoy good development and stop crying

  6. pride 365
    June 26, 2010

    Even the PM supporters know that of election of Dec..18 was not legitimate….on the other hand the UWP supporters understand that the action of boycott is appropriate since a lot of questions are not answered in parliament …have we not seen the dictorial aproach of Alix Boyd Knight? Dominica is for a few at the moment…some disciples of the DLP ..let me notify you Pm .. star issuing more writs for by-election becuase policy about quality is to do it right the first attempt so avoid trying to do it right in future attempts..
    you are not a fair man and your action has effected in diminishing morals in Dominica,
    only time will tell… Go is in control at all time, you are just passing
    .. only one

    June 26, 2010

    Sahlop, you do not know who is the PM of Dominica. You do not know what is happening under his regime!
    Ask the DlP PRO!

    June 26, 2010

    Mr. PM Dominicans need to know the secret Treaty you signed with China and Chavez!!

  9. Gloru
    June 26, 2010

    Sorry but i did not want to like your comment, i wanted to like the one from Alford, my apologies,,, DNO should put an unlike button

  10. sahlop
    June 26, 2010

    A good man is never honored in his own country.Some Caribbean islands wish they had a good man like Skerrit to lead them.The people who wish Jail and Death for that great leader are the same ones who try to bring down the great late Dame Charles.We never know what we got til it is gone…Skerrit is a man of Jesus and will continue to walk with his head up high over evil minded critics.

  11. Bagguyla
    June 26, 2010

    Skerrit himself is talking nonsense now. What he is saying is laughable, the rule of law has to prevail. This is not a matter for consultation the rules are there and they are clear, they just have to be applied. The UWP are the ones who should consult their supported for their next course of action. Skerrit should stop his demagogy and making Dominicans look as if they are ignorant!!!! Contradicting himself, he has no prerogative over the law and the rules of Parliament. These reckless statesments speak volumes!!!!

  12. Typical Dominican
    June 25, 2010

    laughables..come out around

  13. Typical Dominican
    June 25, 2010


  14. Typical Dominican
    June 25, 2010

    lol lol lmao!!!!!!

  15. Typical Dominican
    June 25, 2010

    yes iiii..i agree with you!

  16. browneye
    June 25, 2010

    total in agreement with you mr p they are indeed crazy the ppl of salisbury and marigot voter you in and instead of going to the house with your two wininng seats and represent them you out there playing cat and mouse.wake up my people.

  17. LMAO
    June 25, 2010

    Hitler Fell, Mussolini fell, Fidel Fell, Russia Fell, Saddam fell, Iran will Fall, Chavez will fall, Communist China will fall, North Korea will fall, and Skerrit time behind a prison bar will come

  18. alford xavier
    June 25, 2010

    go ahead mr pm laught laught laught remember who laught last laught the best you think you will be pm for ever?your days are comming one day at a time you will pay for fooling the people of DA

  19. Genius
    June 25, 2010

    SVBaker, you might see the face of a prison before my Prime Minister. I know that is what you all UWPites praying for. But there is a God above. What the PM did to you was real bad. But he is still there working for Dominicans and we are grateful for this GOD sent Prime Minister. I pray everyday that the Good Lord continues to protect him from people like you.

  20. jon brown
    June 25, 2010

    It is a known fact UWP after losing the Election to the DLP of Rossie Douglas, has never given their Supporters full representation in Parliament, The Member for Wesley won his seat knowing he had a job to the USA where he spent for the 4 years before the December 2009 Election, he got a salary in the USA & a salary from Dominican each month, he only came to Dominica to attend Parliament so he would not lose his seat and salary. The Ex member for Salisbury now living in the USA made sure he sent a sick note to Parliament so he won't lost his seat or salary too, so this is nothing new to the UWP, these sorry excuses for men needs to grow the HELL up!

  21. Laughables
    June 25, 2010

    They cannot be more laughable than that MR. PM. They are ashame and right now they are going about telling the people that they will go to parliament if they are voted in.

    I have never seen a bunch of educated men that are bent on wickedness and bound to shelf destruct. Shame you are my friend, but shame on you, for following a bunch of politically blind bunch. I know you can do better, we have had several sessions discussing and I know you do know better. Please move on and leave the guys in their mess.

  22. cautious
    June 25, 2010

    i agree with you i to for sure will ask the same question..what to do with them…send them to mad house..lolthese people cannot keep disrespecting the democracy of the country like that …

  23. wonderer
    June 25, 2010

    what does he mean by “dominicans will have to advise the government on what course of action to take” is that another threat???????

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