Ron Green prepared to contest La Plaine

Ron Green

Although he has hinted that he might end his political career soon, former La Plaine MP, Ron Green, said he is willing to ‘step up to the plate’ if a bi-election is called in the La Plaine constituency.

The nation is awaiting the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court  judgement in a dual citizenship matter involving MPs of La Plaine, Petter Saint Jean and Vielle Case, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. The United Workers Party (UWP) having taken the matter to court claiming that Saint Jean and Skerrit contested the last general elections illegally, have appealed the High Court decision which went in favour of Skerrit and St. Jean.

According to Green if the court rules in favor of the UWP, he will definitely be on the ticket to contest a bi-election in La Plaine. “I will definitely be contesting if there is a bi-election as a result of the court’s decision, which we expect soon,” Green revealed.

He said although the decision for selecting a candidate for any election rests with the party and the constituency association, the matter is a “fluid one,” and he thinks he is the best candidate to take on the challenge. “I have contested five times, 1980, 1985, 2000, 2005, and 2009. I think should there be a candidate that emerges, that is prepared to step up to the plate, certainly I will be prepared to provide 100 percent support and take it from there,” he said.

He said possibilities of the UWP winning La Plaine are bright. “It has been bright for four consecutive contests, including the last one which was claimed that we lost,” Green remarked. “I think this constituency is strongly supportive of the United Workers Party. So I believe the prospect for the future is still bright.”

When asked about talk  of ending his political career, Green said although the time is coming he cannot give an exact date. “There comes a time when the person who has been seeking political office  may step behind and allow others to step forward,” he noted. “I believe the time is coming but to tell you when it’s coming, exactly what date, is something I cannot do at this time.”

Green also said the UWP on a whole is busy preparing for the possibility of bi-elections in both the La Plaine and Vielle Case constistuencies.

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38 Comments

  1. concern citizen
    January 9, 2013

    ahh mr Green, please let your family advise you. no mr Ron Green, what is the reason for contesting another election. you will always lose it. why dont you enjoy your fresh air around your home and your retirement. leave politics alone.

  2. Anonymous
    January 9, 2013

    All of you’ll Dominicans laughing at older people and calling them old. Doh worry you’ll not getting old at all. Sick set of people. Enjoy all the youth your PM and his cabal have for you’ll. Sorry for you people.

  3. Anonymous
    January 9, 2013

    When u all not from La Plaine u can say what u want but I am a born n raised La Plainian n Petter Pepper aint treating us right, he cant even treat his own supporters right, Ron still has a great chance of winning, not because of party but he is a better man than Petter will ever be as a politician!!!!

    • concern citizen
      January 9, 2013

      hey as a laplianan, look at all what peter has done. stop playing politics and allow mr green to relax himself from politics. they are always bitter the edison james people

  4. faceup
    January 9, 2013

    Mr Green,did you read me ??

  5. AL
    January 9, 2013

    GO RONNNNNN… U CAN BE ON UR WALKING STICK I WILL VOTE U….. :-D

  6. 1979
    January 8, 2013

    Ron what you say there????

    HAH boy well be ready for me to BEAT YOU LIKE TIN PAN!!

    YOU FORGET YOU WAS IN OFFICE WITH DUAL CITIZENSHIP MAN FADA!!!!

    well come!!! come for you to get what you deserve…

    laces out in your backside!!!

    you just like the one that there now wi, if not JUST AS BAD

    come! I waiting!

    • 1979
      January 8, 2013

      oh you thought my DISGUST was only with what MR.PM doing?????????????? LOLOL

      well you thought wrong my friend

      I am disgusted with the LOT OF YOU!

      who violate KKKNNNOWIINGLY!!!

      come I tell you…..skerrit own you put it infront

      well YOURS BEHIND!

      • 1979
        January 8, 2013

        but these NUMBSKULLS taking Dominicans for LAVABOO man????

        My fellow Dominicans how you find that???

        these GROWN SSA MEN just DAMMMNNNNNNNN RUDE and out of place….

        boy the gall of this man just pisss me the hell off unno!

  7. La Plaine
    January 8, 2013

    Yes all the way my brother…. We are with you!!!!

  8. LIKE OR DISLIKE
    January 8, 2013

    All the years Ron said he contested elections he had an American Passport.

    • 1979
      January 9, 2013

      If DOMINICANS forget, let me remind them….

      this man is all about POLITICS, Its clear!
      look at how HE!!! after holding and american passport while in office. KNOWINGLY!!!!!!!!!!! GUILTY as HELL, for years!!!!!!!!!

      Using this same thing as AMMUNITION…though the PM in my mind is guilt of his transgressions.

      MORESOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO is ron!, because he KNEW!!!!!!! just like the pm that he had his foreign ALLEGIANCE and call the BLASTED kettle BLACK!!!

      well ron…..

      you will fool some….BUT NOT ALL!!

      you had you chance…..but lets leave POLITICS, for REAL STATESMEN!

      of which NEITHER YOU NOR SKERRIT took portion.

  9. LIKE OR DISLIKE
    January 8, 2013

    Ron you not serious.

  10. LIKE OR DISLIKE
    January 8, 2013

    DNO WHAT WAS WRONG WITH MY COMMENT THAT YOU DELETED IT? Ain’t I have the right like everyone else to post a comment to express my views concerning a matter?

  11. ???
    January 8, 2013

    “La Plaine MP”? DNO: The Member of Parliament for the La Plaine constituency is Petter Saint Jean. Ron comes to Parliament when he is good and ready as something else, not as the MP!

  12. January 8, 2013

    Ron i think its time for you to give up on this politics. You dont have to kiill yourself in it. You just remindin gme of Chavez, hungry to be in power. SMH

  13. LaPlaine Rezident
    January 8, 2013

    On my way from Mourne Journe i hear “Green remarked. “I think this constituency is strongly supportive of the United Workers Party. So I believe the prospect for the future is still bright.”….I THINK NUT>>>Green, man retire u iz dunn….

  14. MAY
    January 8, 2013

    Bi-election in Vieille Case is best Maynard leave thing alone because its a no no for him. Frankly speaking his wasting his time.

    • IPO
      January 8, 2013

      I have a lot of Vciase friends and it seems Maynard is disliked by everyone…such a shame.

      They said he is a loner and hardly speak to anyone

  15. Give it a rest
    January 8, 2013

    Would someone please advise this poor man to go enjoy his retirement??! He is almost 100 years old! People like he and Eddison James are holding back the UWP and the strength of the Opposition by refusing to let go! Right about now we should be hearing about a new generation of Politicians; Mr. Green should be talking about handing over and passing the torch and not remind us of how long he has been on the earth.

    For what it’s worth, Mr. Green has been a hard working Parliamentarian and his efforts should not go unnoticed. But, alas, give it a rest!

    • LIKE OR DISLIKE
      January 8, 2013

      Did you say HARD working?Name some of his achievements?Maybe you meant Hardly Working Parliamentarian…

    • concern .
      January 9, 2013

      well said to mr green my friend. enjoy your hard work and enjoy dominca. give peter a chance. your has concluded

  16. good riddence
    January 8, 2013

    Who cares what happens.

  17. politic
    January 8, 2013

    What you should be considering if UWP wins that case is for the Government to pay you two the salaries from December 2009 up to this time. I hope that is what the Judges would consider and stipulate if is in your favour. A byElection may not be what is necessary, but if I know the PM, a General Election will be in sight.

  18. Roseau.
    January 8, 2013

    Let the LETTER of the law apply. Which ever way Skerrit has to respect the decesion.

  19. Met Yo
    January 8, 2013

    Woy Woy Wooooooossssssh…..Thanks DNO I really needed a good laugh to brighten my afternoon

  20. stehen
    January 8, 2013

    The people of Dominica know for themslef if the Labour party is working in their intrest ,if they agree yes lobour is brinnnig Jobs and money in peoples pockets ,well why vote for another adminstration???

  21. lapwet
    January 8, 2013

    Ron Green , Edison James, Lennox Linton all of them trying a kind of strategy on the nation there it not working. the ruling party is giving them enoooough time to become a good opposition but no the want to see a brother fall to his face. No!!! that is not opposition. they have to realize is one country and their brother, sister, uncle, neice, nephew paweh nenen have benefited from the Dominica LAbour PArty ok. We too ungrateful in that country. Go by Jays bookstore and ask them for the governments bill on texxt books and so. y they could not do that to Deceased Eugenia Why?!!!
    there are many people who benefit and stay quiet that is why they got the shock of their life with 18 to 3 seats. aand this time we sweeping marigot. listen to matt in the morning there are about 8 faithful callers and each of them call fifteen times to repeat what each other has said. the only time he gets extra callers is when he have a nice interesting programme but other than that is everyday same shit, ok lets face the reality of it, roosevelt skerrit can never be perfect, one man is erfect is d creator, but who else has done what he is doing and willing to do for Dominica. Mr.Linton jump infront to say is Tony that leak out the IPO story but doh worry with him he know well who leak it out and who hacking for them but in Dominica we dont like to see a brother rise. Crabs in a barrel. Be like chinese u see a brother doing something help he will finish faster to have enough time so he can help u with yours in return. we too like to hold our fellow brothers on heart for nothing. A house d man have, many little people on the streets have houses bigger than the man own y no question. Me that is skerrit i building a sky scrapper , build it or not we will still talk so is just build it boy. But Ron Green if u feel you can win, give it a fair go. I wish you well. I dont hate the opposition not at all i see them as human beings too.

  22. January 8, 2013

    Ron i told you before, there is alot of land you have in Laplaine to cultivate Bananas,i call on you to end your political career !!. With you the UWP is hurting..

  23. Joe
    January 8, 2013

    DNO check the dates he contested, it reads 1980, 1985, from my recollection it was 1990 and 1995.

    UWP cannot attract good candidates so it will have to be you Ron in any bye-election

  24. New york
    January 8, 2013

    NO win by one vote again

  25. New york
    January 8, 2013

    labour not tricking laplaine people again.The same way they bring people from NJ to vote is the same way we coming down to vote for RON GREEN . :-D

  26. FYI
    January 8, 2013

    There were two bi-elections in july 2010, Salisbury and Marigot. Skerrit didn’t impact any of them. Infact they both won by bigger margin. On several ocassions Spags invited Skerrit to the block in Salisbury and he never came. His days are numbered.

  27. jeanmarie
    January 8, 2013

    Mr Green as long as your able we with you.. and u did win laplaine we all know that your seat was stolen from you. As soul puss say all road has an end…

  28. PAPA
    January 8, 2013

    Ron Green not easy. Bi-Election and win, lol where Mr. Green. U will not will the Laplaine seat and nobody will will the Vielle Case seat except Roosevelt Skerrit.

    As a matter of fact Labour will win any elections called in Dominica. Labour will win R. Central for sure and will also win Salisbury will a good candidate. Marigot we will live for Eddie cuz we care about the elderly, lol.

    • Anonymous
      January 8, 2013

      How much male papaya trees it have in Laplaine like that? lol

    • Anonymous
      January 8, 2013

      Learn to spell you idiot

    • Patience
      January 8, 2013

      Well you WILL papa…

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