PM Skerrit predicts DLP clean sweep at next general election

The Prime Minister said the DLP is coming to take all seats at the next general election

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) will be taking all the parliamentary seats on the island at the next general election.

Speaking at a “Welcome Ceremony” at the Douglas Charles Airport after receiving an honorary degree from Duquesne University, the Prime Minister also took jabs at the United Workers Party (UWP).

“Anybody you see who made themselves available to run or contest for the Workers Party is a job they looking for,” he said to cheers from the crowd. “No sacrifice whatsoever, no sacrifice. They want a job but there are no vacancies in Dominica because the Labour Party is coming to take every single seat in the next election, ladies and gentlemen.”

The Prime Minister went on to say the UWP “can send as many applications as they want.”

“But we are telling them that we have made up our minds already and we know where we going and we know who we going with,” he stated.

Presently the DLP holds 15 seats in parliament, while the UWP, five. Joseph Isaac won the Roseau Central seat on the UWP ticket but recently cut ties with the party and claimed to be ‘independent.’ He was subsequently made a government minister.

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99 Comments

  1. Zor Sot
    October 22, 2018

    Any word on the investors for Ross replacement, who were suppose to be on island on the week of October 8th???

    ANYONE, IS THERE ANY UPDATES????

    Don’t let Skerrit rambles and honorary doctorate DISTRACT YOU!!! FIND OUT ABOUT THESE INVESTORS….DID THEY COME????? WAS SKERRIT SCAMMING US AGAIN????

  2. jamie
    October 22, 2018

    Keep on dreaming,all the money you use to bribe the people but not all,your reign of terror and victimization must come to and end.

  3. Concern citizen
    October 22, 2018

    Take look at the west cost. Has the prime minister done anything for them is once after Erica? What happen to all the bridges? Are they in that state because of political reason? Are they in that state because there is no money to repair or rebuild them? Can someone please ask the PM what is the hold up in sending workers down the west cost to take of those people.

  4. Bushmaninda
    October 21, 2018

    What kind of society elects the same government for 20 years.

  5. Liz M
    October 21, 2018

    Not without legalizing marijuana. While others around us are legalizing it.

  6. Bring back the kidnapped Dominican parrots
    October 21, 2018

    After the United Nations is done with their investigation concerning what happened to the missing millions of dollars that was donated after Hurricane Maria he may be running for re-election from jail for money laundering and embezzlement of the millions of donated money. The U.S. IRS may also seize his mansion in Florida and his Cayman islands bank account where he keeps all the money from the Dominica treasury.

    • Anonymouse
      October 21, 2018

      I can see with you bringing back the parrots but the rest of your rant tells me you may have been smoking crack.

      • viewsexpressed
        October 21, 2018

        This comment comes across as an annoying Mouse aligned to nefarious group of labour people.
        As usual, nothing new and nothing substantial to say. Keep kicking the dirty labour bucket.
        No difference same scenario. Skerrit must Go, he has failed us and Dominica. It is pretty obvious. We need to know who plotted this Bin Bobol and Fertilizer, and money for al these sales of our Passport.

      • Gary
        October 21, 2018

        To viewsexpressed
        When you write a comment do think before you reply. When you say quote “As usual, nothing new and nothing substantial to say” doesn’t that sound familiar to you, you are describing yourself, lol, so long for your silliness.

      • Ibo France
        October 21, 2018

        Gary, you consistently accuse people of what inheres in you. Judging from your vacuous comments, your knowledge of most things is superficial. All you do on this forum is to read people’s comments, once you deem them to be anti-government, you denigrate these persons with your utterly preposterous comments on the persons’ intellect. Intellectually deficient minds always take preemptive strikes at the erudite.

      • viewsexpressed
        October 22, 2018

        Anonymouse: Mouse behaves badly. They appear in peoples houses, steal the cheese, poo in the rooms and run away. Please Anony ( I left out mouse) be a gentleman and not a roaming dirty loose mouse in the house. Yu have been engaged in Skerrit’s mouse full house for too long, Go get a life and open your minds to the real issues affecting our poverty stricken island. I trust that you are a good man

  7. Massacre
    October 21, 2018

    This demonic colt system that is going on in Dominica is beyond compare. All of a sudden they are using the name of Jesus to cover-up their devil worship and jombi business.
    DLP will loose the next election and sheritt will run to Venezuela for shelter.

  8. Janet Johnson
    October 21, 2018

    Dear Lord

    Please help me to set aside all pride and egotism to become a true servant of the people.

  9. Janet Johnson
    October 21, 2018

    Jesus attacks the wisdom of those who looks to dominate, manipulate and control.

    To lord it over others and exercise authority in a harsh, overbearing way has no place in the kingdom of God.

    Those in positions of authority or power have a vocation to show the world the power of true love, service and humility: the greater our authority the more humble we should be.

    Merciful and loving God, I pray for the people of Dominica.

    • Gary
      October 21, 2018

      Wow, you seem to know so much about Jesus. Do you know what your bible says about judging people. You are making a moral judgment it is not based on facts.

    • viewsexpressed
      October 22, 2018

      Amen Janet. God richly Bless you

  10. Truth Be Told
    October 21, 2018

    Really? What a wonderful sign of patriotism to Dominica! Just what Dominica needs, no opposition in the governance of our beloved country! This is your wish for Dominica PM? After more than 15 failed years of your Labour Party in Dominica, we need more of the same? Really PM Skerrit?
    Everything that you are now saying about the opposition and Dominica is a reflection of your failure as PM of Dominica! You have no shame!

    • viewsexpressed
      October 22, 2018

      Well said. The truth must be told.

      Thanks Truth Be Told!

  11. Stupes
    October 20, 2018

    Highly Impossible. Gonna be difficult. Especially now, when many of us have seen aid, after Maria, gone to those who either don’t need it, or can be given later. There are some of us who still under tarpoline and have been daily, begging for help at Housing, or Minister’s office. Clean sweep what? Maybe you and your over paid ministers and senators gonna be heading to the villages with brooms and mops…

  12. truthbetold
    October 20, 2018

    Now I prove you mad Skerrit

    • viewsexpressed
      October 21, 2018

      From the day this man took over the PM`s role we said it was a big mistake. We still need to know what pressures PM Pierre Charles went through under his Cabinet. It was said then that Pierre Charles replacement must be someone with some level of political intelligence, understands socio-economic development and qualitative thinking if anyone wishes to build up Domininca. Skerrit came to office and abandoned any thoughts of these. Skerrit adopted a fast food greedy immature attitude to politics and governments,, and those who surrounded him realised, as time went that Skerrit was a waste of time and not developmentally mature to pursue plans etc for Domininca`s development.

      We urgently need a change of PM and Government. Skerrit and his immature ministers have failed us. We endured a failed immature PM for over 18 years, it is time he gets lost. He has nothing to offer us, apart from Bin & Fertilizer Bobol. Dominicans wake , lets us take back our government and country. Decency.

      • Gary
        October 21, 2018

        You gave an opinion which you are entitled to, but being the person you are, and your political animosity you left out so much missing information, and distorted facts regarding The PM ascension to the leadership of the DLP, such opinion can only be described as ludicrous. I will also say that your comments follow the same pattern of distorting facts to suit your political partisan beliefs and your constant recycling of accusations, that’s not how you win political battles.

  13. Sisserou
    October 20, 2018

    Traitor Joseph Isaac is not independent, he cross the floor period. But I looked at the so called welcome home fake doctor showmanship and was not impressed. Skerrit looked like he was in pain, maybe because of the low turn out at Douglass-Charles. Perfect opportunity to talk about his master project, the int’l airport, but took jab at the opposition and talking foolishness about taking all twenty one seats. Is Skerrit mad or something……

    • Joseph John
      October 20, 2018

      How is Isaac a traitor.. So who or what do you call Dr Sam Christian who was the deputy of a party he deserted to join the UWP ? So only one set can exercise their democratic human rights? You guys are just full of hateful unfair comments.

      • viewsexpressed
        October 20, 2018

        You cannot compare Dr. Sam Action of resigning and then joined the UWP, against Issac hopping over to the Corrupt government side due to financial matters and other possible niceties. There is a distinct and obvious difference between these two guys.
        Dr. Sam is not and was not a Parliamentarian, so he therefore resigned DFP and Joined UWP for Domin ca as UWP has the chance of getting in to that of the Freedom party.
        Issac it was said has been desperate for cash, he became cash stricken therefore his only place was in the company of corrupt Skerrit`s Labour government. Its an opportunistic cross over for quick position and cash. There you are, that`s where he is now, you cannot say same for Sam.
        I`m certainly not joining that company of this current Corrupt, weak leadership Labour Government. That Skerrit government treats our poo with disdain and disrespect. It is sad. You wish to be in this company, certainly not. Issac has associated himself with a stained leader.

      • October 21, 2018

        The great chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel did exactly what Sam did in order to win the election against the far right wing group who are racist. In order to put down a government who does not care about the health and well being of its citizens, something has to be done. A labour party member called the belated O.R who was acting PM at two o’clock in the morning asking him to support him in the election, with no respect to the man although he was the leader after P.C.Who on earth calls someone for political reasons at this hour? Pure greed pushed a man into politics in order to corrupt others and reck a country until its citizens must travel overseas for medical help for the simplest health issue. D/ca was much more prosperous over 20 ago. Even the PM PJ who ordered the police to cut rasta’s locks was far a better PM than Skerrit. Why accept bribes like cement and plywood before an election to end up hungry after the election. We need long-term development in D/ca, not a juicy…

  14. Galileo
    October 20, 2018

    I am disturbed by the primeminister’s obsession with winning all 21 constituencies on Dominica. My people be guarded against such a move, as a robust opposition is vital to the maintenance of a democracy. I have listened with interest and dismay at mr Skerrit’s focus on the inadequacy of our constitution, and the need for amendments in areas which seem to tie his hands. The last was at the swearing ceremony for president Savarin, where he addressed the selection and election of a president. A clean sweep will give him the latitude he needs to make all of these changes; changes which will be detrimental to our democracy.

    • Joseph John
      October 20, 2018

      My granny use to say in all you do be positive, aim for the sky. If the PM aim for 21 seat clean sweep, I say more power to him. Be confident aim for the sky.
      In the political system we have the party in power with a majority will always have the “eyes”
      Barbados ruling party won all seats , is that a dictatorship compared with a House majority ?
      so what are we talking about ?
      The PM has set a goal for his party as its leader. That is what good leadership does, set goals.
      The goal has been set so that the party know what it need to work for, because success at anything is not a given.

      • viewsexpressed
        October 20, 2018

        That PM`s Goals are all corrupt and irrelevant by nature. The PM`s tastes for power is urgent as he is, or will be unable to get a job of repute anywhere in Dominica CARICOM, internationally because no one knows what is Skerrit’s professional. The Ductored Indian business will not work, its a fake and not recognised. So Punjab Skerrit is limited in moving to another job. Is he qualified or has the acumen for that environment. He seems to serve better in his current locked glass Labour clique than to climb the tree to higher heights. Anyone seeing Skerrit working at the CDB, CARICOM, or OECS, much less the UN, IMF or Kinder garden Pres School in Roseau or Vielle Case? Absolutely no way. Guess they are expecting him in he Punjab. That is far away enough from Domininca..
        For those who lament the point that we are personal on Skerrit, well he brought it to himself and a lot of blind loyalist hanging about to see what they get from the flowing cash, e.g., cross the floor. No way Jose.

    • October 20, 2018

      He may be obsessed with a clean sweep because of the opposition’s only focussed on interfering with the work of the Government for all that wrong reasons

      • viewsexpressed
        October 21, 2018

        Elizabeth, if you are unable to respond professionally to this debate, then excuse your self please, because you write rubbish which is not heling the case to kick out failed Skerrit. You write as a bind supporter without facts and or intelligence. Skerrit is a fake, a loser and waste of time, so are his 18 loose waste of time ministers.
        So Elizabeth, Go to hell, go to hell, none of your damn business. When you study the ugly and poverty state Dominica is in, please come back and try again.
        Good Bye

      • Gary
        October 21, 2018

        To viewsexpressed
        Wow, you accusing Elizabeth of not responding professionally to a debate. Do you respond professionally to a debate. You go about making assumptions without no facts, accusing people without evidence, expressing opinions as though they are true or factual when they are not and you have the audacity to question someone.

      • viewsexpressed
        October 22, 2018

        Elizabeth, your thoughts are scary, no meaning at all, your analysis of events are blind and erratic and nonsensical. We wonder if you really do read, we mean read, apprehend, debate the real issues of todays current political especially the idiotic politics of your failed Skerrit.
        Stop being a very blind supporter of a failed hypocritical PM. he is gone, he has to go, he must go because he has failed us Dominicans and our beloved isle of beauty.

        You can write many comments as you wish, it will not get you nor Skerrit anywhere but to the abyss of politics which you all have stained and corrupt in Domininca. Shame on you, shame n Skerrit shame n the corrupt Labour Party and shame on those ridiculous boom boom flies of Skerrit who has ill advised him over the 18 years. “Skerrit must Go. Go to Hell…Go toe Hell..none of our damn Business”. That quote will follow you Skerrit for life. Enjoy

  15. Jah Sent
    October 20, 2018

    It’s a shame this Weak minded …. is still in power!!

  16. little yout
    October 19, 2018

    Hope you give Ossie his $1.2 million Dollars he ask for. Workers all the Roseau seats, Mahaut, St joseph, Salsbuary, wesly, Marrigot, Castlebruse, Grandfound, Laplain thats 12 other possible seats COLIHAUT, Pointmichel. and Carib reserve. possibly 15 seats.

    • Joseph John
      October 20, 2018

      @Little yout ,,,,,,,What is your take based on ? Is it based on the uwp present performance ? If they have that ability they would have already attracted members on the government side to cross the floor and obtain the majority.( They only need six to join them). They recently lost one member who cross away from their side. They have a senator who does not attend House of Assembly meetings, not even budget meetings. So many times their side of the House is empty while meeting is going on.
      Action speaks louder than words! Did you see the turnout at the airport to welcome the PM.
      That was very significant, with the shouts of…. “Doctor”….. “Doctor”.

      • viewsexpressed
        October 21, 2018

        Joseph Joh, you are myopic in your thinking and analysis. The people once upon of time of Germany shouted Hitler, Hitler, get rid of the Jews…..In South Africa they shout the racists group of politicians, Big Dada Idi Amin of Uganda, the people shouted Big Dada, Big Dada and he slaved and victimised them. Elizabeth, you getting my flow. Recently Mugabe of Zimbabwe did the same, he pushed his people about and in office long left the country poor and in poverty but he had wealth, and yes there were some blind loyalists who promoted this evil brutal corrupt man. You and blind friends do the sae for Skerrit in Domininca. Shame o you all as Domininca sinks more into the abyss of poverty ad greed. Are yo part of this disaster? Shame on you all.
        Skerrit and his evil, waste of time corrupt Labour government must Go. Skerrit has killed and continue to kill Domininca as their are no investment and jobs being created.
        Get away from this corrupt Labour Bool government. they are dangerous.

  17. DA Fails
    October 19, 2018

    He know he rigging the poles so he doh lie :lol: :lol:

  18. Winston Smith
    October 19, 2018

    Does he think that would make for a healthy democracy ? I suspect many countries would frown upon Dominica if it became a one-party state (except for the Chinese, Russians, Venezuelans and Cubans of course). His aspiration of a one-party state is dangerous and unhealthy for Dominica, but unless the opposition gets its act together and elects a better leader, it will probably happen.

    • Joseph John
      October 20, 2018

      Are you saying that Barbados does not have a healthy democracy ?

    • viewsexpressed
      October 21, 2018

      Winston, we must rise away from political cult and focus on ability, exposure, experience from whom we expect to be disciplined and strong enough to stand firm in the seat of Prime Minister. Hon. Linton is sufficiently qualified to hold this position. He is firm, committed, a no nonsense person, eloquent and is focussed. Eugenia Charles, our Mamo, the same was said of her, that she has no children, hardly smiles, too firm to hold office. Well, Didn`t she serve three good terms. Please Kill this personality thing (Like Skerrit’s) and wake up to the values of intellectualism that we deserve, not fake personalities unable to plot Dominica`s course to serious and meaningful development.
      Domininca is crying for direction, leadership. The civil service needs to be respected and left to undertake their tasks professionally. There must be no Red Clinic thievery, abuse of state funds, insulting poor people. No couriers taxing cash to people about. We need decency. Respect the Welfare…

    • viewsexpressed
      October 22, 2018

      Winston, it is me and you who are there and to assist the Opposition UWP get their act together. It is us to make that change and take that initiative. Domininca is not only the UWP to enact and bridge change. It is you, me, family, friends and others. We are the ones who vote and we have a big say in campaigning to kick this corrupt lazy thinking Labour Government out of office. They have hurt us enough and we know the abuse of state`s funds and we need answers. It was Hon Linton, who cares for good governance, who investigated and brought to us the pubic the deliberate planned Bin Bobol & Fertilizer Bobol, all planned deceitfully and the corrupt Labour Government. Skerrit as Finance Mininister must be held accountable massive thievery took place against the financial procedures of Government. So you blind supporters of a fake act corrupt Labour government are dismissive, and not in the civility of our island, a fly to Skerrit. We call on all to save Dominica. We Need Hon Linton.

    • viewsexpressed
      October 22, 2018

      Winston, what is a “better leader?” On what basis do you measure a Good Leader. We know that Skerrit is not and not been a good leader for Domininca. He has proved himself to be a failure, inept, incompetent PM. That is where your focus should be, to get out, Kick out Skerrit and his corrupt Labour government.
      After Hurricane David elections was on and Eugenia “Mamo” Charles was leader of Freedom Party. She had a lot said about her, for eg: “no children”, “not a mother”, “not married”, she don`t smile, no engaging etc. Same is tried of Lennox. Mamo won three elections, a formidable, trusted Prime Minister acted in our best interest. There is no one who can proudly stand up and say the same of failed Skerrit with any conviction. Skerrit is very immature, boyish. He has failed us too many issues to raise,
      On the other hand, Hon Lennox Linton is good. He discovered and brought to us the Bin/Fertilizer Bobol of Skerrit’s corrupt government. Linton will be a good PM. Vote…

  19. Fbother
    October 19, 2018

    Hahah boi skerite u really a quepe’ …jail you goin and sweep … just lose the election and all you will find out what that waiting for all you jail jail jail

  20. viewsexpressed
    October 19, 2018

    Skerrit meant that he and his failed gang will sweep the streets of Roseau cleaning up the mess they left behind with Joseph Issac. They will welcome the new government, the UWP and its decent, intellectual Hon Linton as Prime Mininister and is reputable Team.
    That cannot be compared with the nonsense within the Labour Corrupt government.

  21. tellmethetruth
    October 19, 2018

    Prime minister talking like that, so DA is his play ground. If dominican can, t see they ll stay blind, sorry to say that but its starting of the end ,our gr ancester fight slavery, and we watching one man destroying us.

  22. Joseph John
    October 19, 2018

    I agree with the PM. If elections were called today it would be a clean sweep. I won’t go into details right now except to say there is no party that can be seen as an alternative government or party. Opposition parties have no leverage to boost their profile as a capable alternative to the labour party. This puts the DLP in a very strong position to win all hands down.
    What can the opposition forces offer to enjoy the swing of the political pendulum ? All their criticism can be damaged controlled quite easily.
    My idea is based on observation from the outside. Maybe those on the ground can carry out some polls to prove me wrong.

    • October 20, 2018

      @Joseph John October 19, 2018

      You are right on here, my friend. Tell it to them

      • Joseph John
        October 20, 2018

        It is so obvious. No one is saying that I am wrong (only you support my statement…thanks) But just reading the negative comments and reflecting on the behavior of the uninformed opposition anyone must conclude that they just cannot cut it, and will not be able to cut it any time soon.
        Let us just do a simple test: If you are in H R looking at the applications for employment of the UWP leader and the DLP leader whom would you choose ? Me, I would be asking the leader of the DLP ” Sir , when can you start”

    • anonymous2
      October 20, 2018

      Why do you have to have a party to run? Run as an independent. Give people an alternative. Skerritt is up to rigging and buying out people again. If they fall for it again and have not organized, they get what they deserve……..Skerritt forever and no more Dominica. It is already a dictatorship.

      • Joseph John
        October 20, 2018

        @anonymous 2. Sir I do not agree with you. I cannot accept that Dominica is a dictatorship. Here is a country with about 5 political parties, where people enjoy freedom of movement and freedom of expression. Every day contributors to the media overwhelmingly puts hell on the government and the police. People feel free to demonstrate and loot, free to trash the city with all kinds of waste material. Insult others to their face.
        When the government decided to introduce the terrorists act and the electoral reform act demonstrators indicated their displeasure so those laws did not eve get to the first reading.
        I will not express a definition of a dictatorship, but what we have in Dominica is not one, is not it.

      • viewsexpressed
        October 21, 2018

        “I will not express a definition of a dictatorship, but what we have in Dominica is not one, is not it.” Well, if Skerrit is not one, what is he then. Becareful in your answer, we worked within the system so we know the character of this failed guy Skerrit. Well, give us your definition of a Dictator. There is obvious dictatorship behaviour and attitude in failed Skerrit.
        Well Joseph John, if its not that, then its an idiot at play. He is cradled by political nannies’ changing his corrupt dirty diapers for him to this day because he is unable to stand on his own. Comical question. The leader of the opposition Hon Linton is an intellectual and from where we sit that because Skerrit cannot match with Hon Linton in vocabulary, intellectual and decency in politics. Skerrit is spontaneous, not analytical and behaves like a child, is not mature in speech but just likes to be heard. Skerrit should never be Prime Minister, he knows not of development, just fanfare behaviour. He knows that,

    • Neville
      October 20, 2018

      You are as sick in your head as YOUR PM. Nothing more to be added.

  23. Me roro
    October 19, 2018

    Me roro…u right Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit it doe have jobs in the country…how that makes you look? Mr high on power..

  24. %
    October 19, 2018

    I am so happy I finally see you going mad.Evil that men do lives with them !!!!
    Dr Benjamin get ready,and please inject Mr real hard!
    Skerrit Must Go
    Skerrit Must Go
    LAZY Skerrit Must Go Now

  25. %'s Brother
    October 19, 2018

    Skerrit Must go!
    Serrit Must go!
    Lazy Skerrit much go now!

  26. Zammm
    October 19, 2018

    Mr Prime minister are you for real? It’s no surprise that your eyes are on the cookie jar already. You are using the rebuilding process n Alll the goodies that belong to Dominicans to make a name for yourself. It’s very disrespectful and unbecoming of a person in such high office to take advantage of the weak n vulnerable. Is it fair to speak of election when the whole country is upside down.
    Roads down, bridges down, jobs down, economy down, money down, housing down, Ross gone, investers gone, Port n heath down, crime rising, deaths rising, poverty rising, poor people suffering, corruption rising, Dominica’s international rating dropping daily, labour party killed the country. You want another term, noooo way man of God. Pray about it…

  27. JAH KAL
    October 19, 2018

    Skerrit keep on dreaming not that peice of rock call Salisbury u better think again your expired teer gas u forgot it , your live bullet , the 42 farmers u have in court the constant police presence in the area our unfinish farm and villagre roads skerrit the rock is not for sail. u better take that one off your u know what mind. U must gooooooooooo. lots more to say. VIVA BAWI .

    • %
      October 20, 2018

      @ JAH KAL
      It is not Salisbury alone.Take it easy!!!! The mad man, Skerrit is in serious sheet in 13 constituencies.He knows it,and he is peeing in his pants.
      Skerrit Must Go
      Skerrit Must Go
      LAZY Skerrit Must Go Now

      • %
        October 20, 2018

        Serious ….
        Skerrit Must Go
        Skerrit Must Go
        LAZY Skerrit Must Go Now

    • Watching you good
      October 20, 2018

      Bawi alone cannot make him go for sure. However I admire bawi people independence and will to achieve in spite of being an opposition seat, the people have maintain their standard. However please note that not in your wildest dream that DLP will loose the general election, I dont think clean sweep is possible but to lose, awa. Not with the kind of opposition Dominica have there. I see several opportunities that they could make themselves powerful but they are to shallow minded to see that. Plus they are just stuck behind one man. Hon. Dr. Skerrit. The Pm got a honorary doctorate, be happy for him, cause the world sees him based on his achievements. For the past 18 years, 17.9years the opposition stick behind one man. The Pm. Instead strategize, seek international funding too and personally do things in the country. Oh you people keep speaking of corruption, where the campaign money linton said he received from his rich relatives in europe. They should use some to assist to rebuild da

      • JAH KAL
        October 21, 2018

        Who ever you are you not leaving in a real world i will live it like that no need to educate u because the thogs brain wash am feeling sorry for people like u.

  28. Think for YOURSELF
    October 19, 2018

    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

  29. %
    October 19, 2018

    Skerrit my prediction is a CLEAN SWEEP of your head ….. Ou FOO!!!!
    Skerrit Must Go
    Skerrit Must Go
    LAZY Skerrit Must Go Now

  30. Agirl
    October 19, 2018

    I agree with the PM because Dominicans like the state they are in so they will keep voting and then after that cry about they brokes or things tight. DA has nothing going for the economy right now. A land so fertile and nothing? Shame.

    He has made Dominica a beggar state. Giving hand outs. No incentive to work. I am ashamed of this part of his legacy because with the amount of love Dominicans love this guy he could have achieved greatness for Dominicans. Shame. So vote him in if is that life all you like papa. Pass i am passing thru myself.

  31. Channel 1
    October 19, 2018

    ………..(yawn)……………nothing new from Skerrit. More of the same old rhetoric.

    In the last general election in 2014, dat bonafide joker in his deluded state of mind had also predicted that the Labour party was going to win all 21 seats.

    To his dismay, the Labour party did not gain any additional seat in the 2014 general election compared to the 2009 election. The Labour party lost 3 seats to the UWP including the once thought to be Labour party ‘stronghold’ of Roseau South.

    Stay tuned y’all…

  32. John Jay
    October 19, 2018

    Wish you well Dr. Joker you will never see this in your life while you are alive take is not shock you going to get.
    Skerrit must go.

  33. Ibo France
    October 19, 2018

    Truth be told, Skerrit is right. There are no job vacancies in Dominica. This accounts for the astronomically high unemployment rate and still rising. Behind this bravado and braggadocio is a very scared man who is becoming unhinged. Skerrit’s heart is palpitating. He knows that time is his biggest enemy and he doesn’t have much of it. Payday is fast approaching for his reign of corruption.

  34. PENNY
    October 19, 2018

    He gonna lose a few seats but he’ll win. Not my kind of guy to run the country but the devil you know is better than the one you don’t. Anyway I hope he become a better leader next time around. Dominica really need to look better than that. It’s 2018 and we’re way behind all the islands.

    • Sad Mentality
      October 19, 2018

      In Dominica you can’t but feel pity about statements like this. People with no hope. Resigned to living in rubbish and being ruled by it. How long will you accept nonsense. So you are saying if we kick him out that we cant kick out anybody else who would dare try what he tries? Emancipate yourself brethren. Sad to see the old slave mill
      Is grinding slow, but grinding still.

  35. Man on the ground
    October 19, 2018

    Well I heard that the last election and next thing UWP won Wesley, Marigot, Salisbury, Roseau North, Roseau South and Roseau Central. Also many suspect UWP also won Grand Fond, St. Joseph, Castle Bruce, Roseau Valley and La Plane. but they were all stolen in one way or the other. But since that theft a lot of things happened you know: The person that helped steal Good Hope had a personal visit from upstairs and had his own issues to regret; Drigo was demoted, humiliated and rejected as no good by Skerrit and we heard from Maria. Based on what I know happening on the ground I know for sure that UWP will keep all six seats they won the last time and will surely add La Plane, Castle Bruce, Grand Fond, Roseau valley, Mahault and St. Joseph. When it’s all done and said I wouldn’t be shocked to hear of thunder storm in Soufriere and the Reserve. If Skerrit was so confident Y would he pay new candidates so much money to run for DLp as if to make people think is those candidates that failed?

    • Sisserou
      October 20, 2018

      Good surmise, but with all the money labour party got to run the campaign,the buying of votes,importation of voters and likely chances of rigging the election we need the freedom party to come back strongly on board. Charlo…. Pay back is a beach.

      • waypapa
        October 22, 2018

        Seriously if you all could spell better you would remove skerrit already. Jeez man these aint no typo. I am so embarrassed the amount of poor spelling in here. I can forgive the grammar but jeeesus learn to spell. I fed up of both Skerrit and the poor spelling here.

  36. Concerned
    October 19, 2018

    Let’s see, Isaac quit the UWP and was made a government minister.

    It’s no wonder Dominca is a laughingstock with it’s staggering corrupt government buying votes and buying off the opposition members.

  37. Shad
    October 19, 2018

    Mr. Prime Minister..you should not be worrying about “taking all the parliamentary seats”. Making jabs at the UWP won’t fix the country; it just makes you look and sound immature. What I need you to worry about are:

    1. Create employment opportunities…too much of us young people are jobless and sometimes when we do get a job, is only to pay bills. Our salaries are not meeting the month ends

    2. Medical facilities and proper health care services – We do not have a decent hospital. We had a hospital close to the main airport and it is no more; the Health Centre at Wesley though it functions, need to be seriously upgraded; there is hardly any workable machinery there. The PMH, which is the main hospital needs a facelift….the X-RAY machines was not working last I heard. We need to be able to do MRIs and the other tests. We don’t need to fly all over the Caribbean. We need our own. Our healthcare services I would give 35%.

    There are many other industries needing help! Get…

    • viewsexpressed
      October 22, 2018

      We need Skerrit to go. He is th biggest impediment affecting Dominica’s progress. Skerrit is a failure, we don’t want him and his corru0t Labour Party. hey are clueless, hopeless, worthless for the past 18 years, led by a very incompetent man.
      Skerrit ust Go

    • viewsexpressed
      October 22, 2018

      Shad, we need Skerrit out and what you are suggesting to Skerrit is highly above his comprehension of development. Skerrit, it is time to know is not of the school of Socio-economic development. He is spontaneous, for example, go to Tibet or New York and buy ten garbage bags forth city council and paint it in Red and we are well decorated. You see my point of an illiterate politician whose thoughts and thinking are far and wide away and against the principles and practice of development and good governance.
      Skerrit is a failed leader, has taken advantage of Dominica and Dominicans.

  38. Annon
    October 19, 2018

    Ok, you know what dat means, election is announced. UWP get to work on real issues to stem the tides.

  39. Man bites dogs
    October 19, 2018

    I Agree boss man we are in a position to take all 16 seats at this coming general election.AND put that so-called lots UWP propaganda dogs in their kennel woof woof poof poof anyone for dog walking if so please apply soon at UHQ. Wine and cheese will be available all workers supporters are welcome.

    • viewsexpressed
      October 22, 2018

      While the dogs are barking this Labour Party corrupt songs, the UWP will continue to work hard to kick out this corrupt, inept, failed Skerrit from office and also take his boobolistc Labour gang with him.
      We had enough

  40. Maybe
    October 19, 2018

    Full yourself PM all you do is hand out where is the development in 18yrs what you trying to tell us Dominicans are fools lazy lying skerrit and his cabal must ho

  41. 💕Me💕
    October 19, 2018

    Thanks 🙏 but don’t be overwhelmed or over confident. Go back to eating the bread 🥖 of humility and don’t take anyone or anything for granted.👄👍

  42. Op
    October 19, 2018

    “Anybody you see who made themselves available to run or contest for the Workers Party is a job they looking for,” he said to cheers from the crowd.

    Well all you have to do is solve the unemployment problem. By your admission, there would be no UWP candidates if they had “other jobs”.

    Why if the uwp is not a threat are you and your supporters constantly trying to belittle them? Why waste so much energy and money planning and scheming in an effort to denigrate people who are practicing their democratic rights, if they are of no significance?

  43. WHAT
    October 19, 2018

    Pay the people from Petite Savanne’s rent, before their landlords put them out. 4 months without paying rent, how long do you expect for this to continue?

  44. Texas
    October 19, 2018

    “Anybody who made themselves available to contest for the UWP Is a job they looking for”. PM Skerrit I am baffled by your statement, since anyone with half a brain knows that being a Parliamentary Representative is a job mandated by the people, complete with a monthly salary and benefits. You continue to use psychology on the people of Dominica who continue to beg from you and refuse to educate themselves on how politics should work.
    Politics should work in the interest of the people and not in the interest of the politician. By the way, I saw your wife’s Gucci belt at the welcoming ceremony, it’s sale price is US $450. These are the little things Dominicans should pay attention to, but they are more interested in weekly hand-outs from you and the sewo.
    If Dominicans were interested in seeking truth, a simple Google search will reveal that the disgraced President Mugabe of Zimbabwe was awarded numerous honorary degrees, one of which was awarded by the prestigious Morehouse College…

    • Gary
      October 20, 2018

      Why don’t you listen to something and understand the context in which it was said. It is one thing to be elected by the people and get the perks but to give them proper representation is quite a different thing, the PM was referring to the latter not being done. I will also disagree with you, the position of a Parliamentary Representative is mandated in the constitution, not by the people, the people elect the Parliamentary Representative to give them genuine sold representation, not just a “job” to get the salary and the perks. Do you know how silly you sound telling Dominicans where they should put their attention, wow. Do think that to get effective representation from our elected officials we as Dominicans should look at what they wear in public, ludicrous. As to the truth and google, search engines will find you information but not necessarily the truth, the truth can only be discovered by you, using your faculties given to you by God, so long for your silliness.

      • Ibo France
        October 21, 2018

        Gary, I’m 100% convinced that not even you understand the unadulterated balderdash that you spill on this forum. Your comments above are inartful, inarticulate and border on the absurd. In trying to ridicule critics of the current government, you are exposing your mental limitations and deficiencies. Your analytical skills leave much to be desired.

  45. W😮W
    October 19, 2018

    Good luck with bawi . And Roseau North not in it ok

  46. Ou fou compere
    October 19, 2018

    Hey Medard , I have been following you for 14yrs now .Do not know you nor do I plan on doing so..
    I have followed you for the last 14 yrs since the death of my dear friend and comrade The late Pierre Charles. It was dad I learned who introduced you as a candidate on a Original DLP ticket. Prior to this pass you came from the DFP who held the reign for 15 yrs so you are adding to your party’s reign with a brief sojourn by Eddie et Al who came in accidentally. so Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit-Douglas, the NEO-Dominica DFP-laced Labour Party (DLP) will be taking all the parliamentary seats on the island at the next general election. I think it is not possible your only claim close to ur wish is that your party(real) have held power for 15 plus ur 14 yrs. How about that? you are not a DLP-ite in the first place.Quick Q: what happen between U & Dr.A et Al? They are in CT just up & quit???????

  47. Neville
    October 19, 2018

    We shall see Skerrit. You do not deserve to serve this country for another 5 years. You are corrupt, incompetent and a liar. The citizens of Dominica deserve better.

    • Gary
      October 20, 2018

      Who decides that The PM does not deserve to serve this country for another 5 years, you, by saying so. It is the people of Dominica who will have to make that decision when the time comes.

      • RandyX
        October 21, 2018

        You are clearly as corrupt and incompetent as the master you serve. Your statement to me are just as full of lies as those of your master. But since we are at it, can you explain in your own words what might have happened to the 100 million US$ that Venezuela had to write off? What is the reason that your master refuses to give account of the CBI program? Why is a huge amount of aid donated after Maria still unaccounted for? When is your master going to show us the MOU that he signed with China. You want me to carry on?? You are a corrupt little s..t that tries to cover up for his corrupt master on each and every occasion. Be sure you have an exit strategy in place for the day your master is voted out of office. The new government will hold people like you accountable the same way as your master himself and his ministers and advisers. You mark my words…

  48. viewsexpressed
    October 19, 2018

    Ohhhhhh Yesssssssssssssssssss Skerrit, We agree with you. It is a clean sweep with a drive up to the State Prison. I guess you know where it is. You will not need a plane of helicopter to drop you there.
    Do not worry, you will have the last drive and dance in the State car.
    You shall repent for:
    1. The fake news of development taking place.
    2. The Bin Bool and the lies – the use of friends
    3. The Fertilizer Bobol – use of min. family
    4. The deception in not speaking the truth
    5. The lack of any socio-economic development in Dominica
    6. The increased in poverty and suffering of our poor people and degraded villages and communities.
    7. The abusive Red Clinic – The abuse of states resources.
    8. The deliberate act and waste of states funds having 18 weirdo ministers, and yet the country cannot develop,
    9. he obvious failure being Prime (Odd eh) Minister and have failed he people of Domininca.
    10. the abuse of states funds
    Go Skerrit Go…we had enough of you and corrupt…

    • Gary
      October 20, 2018

      When you say “Ohhhhhh Yesssssssssssssssssss” sounds like you are a participant on game show. Why do you use your mind to harbor such fantasy.

  49. waypapa
    October 19, 2018

    Man go and fix the situation on the port you there talking foolishness. Jesus H Christ!! The man has totally gone insane on the power sucked from stupid people! You here talking about clean sweep and Geest Line is upset with the port situation. Our main livelihood right now is port and custom charges and you there monkeying and people clapping. The problem we face is that we have too many illiterates and semi-literates in this country so they cannot see the ridiculousness of your bs. God help us all, sheesh.

  50. mg
    October 19, 2018

    PM ..congratulations….
    But the people will have to wait a month to get their barrels because of the debacle at the port.
    We need our goods for our families otherwise it’s going to be a mesirable 40 independence.

  51. jin
    October 19, 2018

    lo hahahhaha wooooosh look jokes in the place….

  52. may
    October 19, 2018

    IN YOUR DREAMS!!!!

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