Skerrit reaches out to opposition

Skerrit said now is the time to put negativism aside
Skerrit said now is the time to put negativism aside

Prime minister elect, Roosevelt Skerrit, has reached out to the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) following its defeat at the poll, saying now is the time to join hands to build Dominica.

“I am extending publicly an olive branch to the UWP to join hands with us to build this country,” he said at a victory rally of his Dominica Labour Party (DLP) on Monday night in Portsmouth.

Preliminary results from the general election held on Monday indicate that the DLP captured 15 seats in parliament and the UWP grabbing six.

Skerrit told supporters that now the election is over, it is time to put aside all negativism.

“Now is the time to close ranks as a people, now is the time to put any negativism aside, now is the time to embrace each other as brothers and sisters, as Dominicans,” he stated.

He said the campaign was a vigorous one.

“We fought a very keen campaign, it was a rigorous campaign, the Labour Party became victorious and the United Workers Party lost the election,” he stated. “So we need to join hands and work together to build Dominica. Dominica is going to require the commitment, the dedication to service of every single one of us. We have to heal the nation.”

Skerrit said elections normally create divisions in society but the Labour Party must extend the hand because it is a “party of love.”

“We are a party of affection, we are a party of forgiveness, so let us embrace everybody,” he noted.

He stated that despite the anger created by the election, the result must be accepted because “the people have spoken and the voice of the people is the voice of God.”

“The good Lord has decided who he wants to be the leader of this country, which party he wants to lead Dominica for another five years and therefore we have to respect the will of the people,” Skerrit said.

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180 Comments

  1. DANZIGER
    December 14, 2014

    If you all don’t want the OLIVE BRANCH send back the PM branch for him, pa mepriszèe branche PM. At least he has love as a man.

  2. Francisco Telemaque
    December 11, 2014

    Dear Sex Machine: The Facts;

    Be informed that whereas you have your God given rights to sit in Toronto Canada, and support Skerrit, or any other politician in our country; I Francisco Telemaque do have the right, and reserve my God given rights to remain here in my comfort zone in Los Angeles and criticize Skerrit, or any other politician in the country; if I lived in Dominica I would be doing exactly what I am doing now, and what I have done over the years!

    And, I do it without fear of Skerrit’s wrath of victimization, nor reprisal; I am a grown man, I stand on my very own two feet, I got nothing from my birth father, or mother, I commenced standing on my two feet from the ripe old age of fourteen (14) years old to this day; anything I call my own, I worked very hard to get it; and so there is no way in this life I will ever crawl on my belly at the feet of Skerrit or any other political crook in Dominica for a handout.

    At least I have the guts to identify what that man has done wrong since becoming Prime Minister of Dominica; wrong which has caused our nation irreparable damage; your kind are the ones who accepts anything he does simply because you all want to be in “ting.” You are the kind who leaves Canada, and America, to go home on a free ride to vote; the result of your conduct which constitutes a felony; is that he wins every time, the efforts of people like you simply caused him to win, and in the process do more damage, leaving the unfortunate who has no way out of Dominica to remain there and suffer.The word “I will give you this for free does not apply to yours truly,” I am retired nevertheless, I am more or less employed full time I employ myself, and the pay is good!

    Hahahahahahahahahahahaahahahahahahahahaha: when I pay me; I do not look over my shoulders hoping to evade my butt from getting arrested; my money which I pay to myself is called honest money okay! You suggest that I leave the people alone! Who are the people you refer to; Skerrit or the people suffering in Dominica? I have an extended family in Dominica, which may be in the thousands, I am concern about them, that is why I need to see someone take the country beyond a beggar state. My hope is that somebody will come to their senesce and realize that anybody who resides in a country should be able to go out at any time and find a job. No job means hunger; when people are hungry, they beg.

    Skerrit intention is to keep Dominica the way it is for as long as he is Prime Minister, the man has no ambition, he does not even know how to make an honest living. And here is what I am talking about, and if you are capable of understanding, you must have realized that Skerrit is a highly shady kind of person: ask yourself; if Dominica is the poorest nation in the Caribbean, the ministers of government salary are the lowest in the Caribbean, even if Skerrit saved every dime of the honest money paid to him for the past fifteen years, his total earnings cannot support the value of his total material assets, including money which he has in some foreign bank or in a hole buried in plastic bags. This man have supporters dressed in red, going to some dumb red clinic to beg him for money. I am informed that the man shoves his hands in a draw, comes out with whatever amount of money and hand it to the beggar.

    Mind you his operation resources does not come from the government treasury, we have no official welfare system in Dominica, so if the source is not Dominica government money; tell me; tell the rest of Dominica what is the source of the money he gives away! Answer that question, and if you find his giveaway money is honest, then I will follow you advise and leave the people alone!

    Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque

  3. Think about it
    December 11, 2014

    LL should have told SKRIT take his Olive branch and go to help withit LMAO and real real loud.

  4. mornepatat
    December 10, 2014

    What a thing…abuse, steal, intimidate and harrass, threats undermine one minute…next minute you extend olive branch and smile. and all is well.. Laugh. what fools…..And we are quiet for five more years

  5. love I
    December 10, 2014

    Extend the Olive Branch in Grand Fond, and make sure the counting is fair……you are still unhappy PM…..God has seen all…

  6. Neg
    December 10, 2014

    Olive branch, mango branch or lemon branch, will all wither and die, when one extend a branch there should be fruits on it, and in this case the fruits on the olive branch should be “election reform, cleaning the voters list, reregistering of voters, voters ID, stop the bribery, have clean discussions take a page from UWP book, disassociate your self when your party advocates call Dominicans all kinds of disgraceful names on radio and on your political platforms, STOP the lies PM, when the branch wither and dies PM the fruits would have been useful to the nation, meaning peace and love unity once again, if you really want to heal the nation PM extend the olive branch again with the for mentioned fruits on it.

  7. As if....
    December 10, 2014

    Like it or not he is there for another 5 years. People complaining “he was Grandfond by the polling station” blah blah blah, so what. Linton was there steering through his sun glasses at people in the line after he voted at the Goodwill Primary School. Danny Lugay was also present, and spent over an hour in the Goodwill Primary school Yard, hustling with his list directing people which line they should go to. So what.

    UWP got 3 seats last election, they doubled and got 6 this time, next time you might get 11. I don’t know how they expected to go from 3 to 10 and up, in a short space of time. talking about bribery, and hundreds of people coming to vote, where the proof. even if you pay somebody to vote for you, it’s the person alone in their little booth to make their X.

    I cannot see Lennox becoming the leader of Dominica. So isn’t there anyone else in the party that can take that position? Lennox is not a people person. He does not seem approachable.

    • looking
      December 11, 2014

      Without the introduction of diaspora voters the opposition would have won 11/10. The opposition won and won the hearts of many admirers. In spite of all this money shown by the DLP they still were not able the convince the Dominican populace. That was commendable by the opposition, Kudos to them for being the best during the campaign. The presentation of their Manifesto was incredible. In the end money was the difference, who could shout more, who could dazzle more. Life continues

    • Neg
      December 12, 2014

      As if…., I feel sorry for people like you, don’t you read what you write before you post it, was the statement by the late PM from Grand bay about you? “Dominican bearing their ignorance as a bag of honor”.

  8. Not Me
    December 10, 2014

    You don’t incite people while running a gutter politics and then come and ask people for unity. You people are either nuts or idiots. These practice of gutter politics have to be stopped by both sides and UWP did great on the elimination of the gutter politics while Skerrit, Reginald kept on trashing. So now what, you want unity and your olive branch, well I for one don’t think that this is right

  9. grrrrr
    December 10, 2014

    I swear Dominicans are the most ungrateful people i have ever come across. Always complaining. Always letting GOSSIP dictate a situation… Always want something handed to them. Sigh…. I pray for this country….

  10. shay shay
    December 10, 2014

    Everyone keeps blaming the diaspora!!! So you’re telling me that 5954 diasporas went to Dominica to vote for the DLP! People, let’s be realistic! Indeed DLP had diaspora supporters but UWP had also, probably not as many as the DLP. UWP would have need to get 5 more seats in order to have beat the DLP….Soufriere, Grandbay, Vielle Case, Portsmouth, Cottage, Paix Bouche & Petite Savanne, won astonishingly by very large numbers! so which 5 of the 8 seats remaining would the UWP conquer in order to had win? Definitely not Mahaut (won by 397), not Salybia(won by 417), not Colihaut(won by 484), not St Joe(won by 197)……No need to go on because these already made the 11 for the DLP!

    • looking
      December 11, 2014

      The 5 are, The Roseau Valley, St Joseph, Laplaine, Morne Jaune/ Grand Fond and Castle Bruce.

  11. December 10, 2014

    This man is NOT our PM!!! Something big is coming within the next two years and Dominicans on all sides will weep bitter tears!!! Every one of you will remember who said it first, a guy calling himself Trubble Sum on DNO!!!!

  12. # It was Free & Fair
    December 10, 2014

    And that is why Skerrit and the Labour party won. They understand politics. Campaign hard and after the election is over you reach out to your opponents to work together for the good of the nation. I would suggest the opposition change their leader ASAP. He is too arrogant and bitter. In my opinion Joshua Francis will do a better job than Lennox. Change is a must so please go change your opposition leader.

    • mornepatat
      December 10, 2014

      you curse them call them names belittle and abuse women debase them and then extend the olive branch. that is why we need Lennox to stand up to injustice

    • liberty
      December 12, 2014

      then I hope he listens to the opposition in parliament and he cautions that excuse for a speaker that she allows the opposition to ask questions of the government on the behalf of the Dominican people

  13. RABESS ROSA
    December 9, 2014

    congratulations to the ppl of dominica ,the wiil of the ppl have spoken. we have a country to build. let all put our shouldres to the will and give dominica un bon coudemain. forward ever. progress is the word.

  14. UHUH
    December 9, 2014

    god is good dont worry change is a must

  15. Dummies in can
    December 9, 2014

    Twenty years is too long in government, for the good of the country. Dominicans do not read, there is ignorance (says PM in his victory speech – NOT ME!!!) so they do not know the history of long standing governments in the Caribbean. Look what Forbes Burnham did in Guyana and Papa Doc and Baby Doc in Haiti. Already, Dominica is last in the OECS – (they dont know that due to high level of ignorance) but they dont care because “Labour katwavay” with infrastructural development but neglecting the productive sectors of the country. They do not realise that the standard of living has fallen drastically but who cares? Once Laba in office Dominicans dont care about their quality of life or that of their children.
    Interesting, they cannot survive here as nothing is happening for them – no work, no hope. So they migrate, become DIASPORA and forget the hells they were seeing here (they could not survive here), then DIASPORA comes back and put a government on our backs that we do not want.
    But I am telling DIASPORA, I hope you build a house in Dominica because you will come back here in old age and that is when you will lie on the bed that you have made. You are wicked and the bible says ” The wicked worketh a deceitful work but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward. AS righteousness tendeth to life so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death”. Prov 11: 18 – 19. God will give you your just reward in his own time.

    • Cyrique
      December 10, 2014

      I’ve never heard such nonsense in my life. Listen, the election is over. Get over it and move on!!! Labor had no real opposition. Their win was convincing. UWP need to accept the olive branch for Dominica’s sake!!!

  16. proud dominican
    December 9, 2014

    When I hear them ppl boast on an election they stole and want. To make right man for your sin to be forgiven go clean the list and call the election the world see the amount of money you spend in this election by buying tickets for pps to come vote for you the pps of senior who wanted to rise from their poverty had a good representative on the UDP side you new she was going to win you bring Dwn 500 Hundredvoters just to prevent her from wining the senior seat but wh curse start taking skerrit and Vince all you will see senior pps keep praying some of them when they go back they have to get evicted from their appment cause skertit monies is going to finish

  17. civil servant
    December 9, 2014

    civil servat must be very happy

  18. Ashamed
    December 9, 2014

    Colihaut people that more stupid in Dominica that is why the place will never develop. Too much hatred and jealousy. Lazy set of people just living on hands- out from Skerrit.

  19. looking
    December 9, 2014

    One interesting observation is that Roseau has proved that they cannot be bought. All those massive rallies did not deter them. They wanted change. The rest of the country thought otherwise. Food for thought

  20. Harry Mack
    December 9, 2014

    O.K. with elections over come an have a debate or a public discussion between you and me Linton

  21. Anonymous
    December 9, 2014

    Rayburn Blackmoore for PM!

    • concerned voter
      December 10, 2014

      call dr benjamin……… dat person needs a injection ASAP……. We dont want any conceited man for PM ……. We need a man for the people and that is Skerro

    • Dominica Hate Facts
      December 10, 2014

      Vince Henderson for PM! Skerrit needs to leave now.

  22. Truth and Justice
    December 9, 2014

    It is simple when Dominicans had to decide between a season devil they knew , rather than a novice devil they knew not, they settled for the devil they knew. What is so difficult in that to understand.

    • wise
      December 9, 2014

      MERCY! how low can u stoop.

      • December 9, 2014

        the olive branch maybe a branch of thorns & the the embrace could be a treacherous embrace Mr. Skerrit you have to prove that you have truly repented.

  23. Truth and Justice
    December 9, 2014

    Incredible, i knew that whoever won the election the allegations and counter allegations would be the same. Some advice The UWP should stop focusing on Skerrit and start focusing on the laws of the land the constitution and how to behave in parliament, make a good showing, and as the trinidadians do for carnival, be preparing to be the next government in five years time. they did well gaining three more seats, so they double the number of seats labour lost three more seats, while they did not win the election they improved there share of the votes, if they continue to present to the people as a viable alternative they may make the next government in five years time. Engage the objective left side of the brain and put away all the emotional irrationality. God was not involve in the political process, it was mamon and mamon won.

  24. 55 MORE YEARS
    December 9, 2014

    Five more years! More like 55 more years of doom & gloom! Welcome back into Over Mr. Castro. Thanks to the Die-us-poorer! We will get the hospital; airport; roads; increase in civil servants salary and everything else from our very good friends but don’t forget nothing comes free! Continue Twavaying Labour towards communism and dictatorship!

    • Sucker Free
      December 9, 2014

      Stupid they stupid… The tourist coming Dominica and laughing at the lack of commonsense and intellegence here in this country! ITS SAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • wise
      December 9, 2014

      I guess they didn’t c the conditions of our roads pretty soon it will b a track or main hospital is like a toilet for pigeons cost of living is about 2 pass the sky But be not discouraged for they have come here to take part in this evil scheme to ensure that we don’t rise, to ensure that we remain in hard times but the evil that they have done shall be with them. it shall follow them where ever they may go and when they look around they will reap in folds that which they came here 2 do 2 us.

  25. December 9, 2014

    Dominicans really do not get it the more poverty and victimization is up on there back is he more foolish they become.For example the communities that are suffering and poorest in dominica is the ones that vote for labour, THE CARIB RESERVE INSTEAD OF RUM THEY USE PLYWOOD PORTSMOUTH THEY DO NOT HAVE A PROPER GARBAGE TRUCK AND SEWAGE >GRANDBAY PEOPLE WASHING DISHES ‘ON THE ROAD ETC. NOw compare the communities that vote UWP. THERE are so many beggars in DOMINICA it is not funny.i do not have to tell you any more just take a tour around dominica and you will find out for your self the type and condition of the people that live there.Most of the time people talk because the have a mouth and do things because they have no common sense.

    • Sucker Free
      December 9, 2014

      i like that… who ever u are!

    • so true
      December 9, 2014

      I am Kalingo and I am so ashame of my people they love de begging de red clinic that they remember
      some of them cannot even give there children are good breakfast in de morning but
      they labour

      • The Facts
        December 10, 2014

        What do you expect? Labour will give them breakfast. They will not starve.
        Do you know about your people in bygone years when they were called Caribs? They were poor. They depended on the land and catching fish for their livelihood. For years they had no motor able roads. How were they helped in those days?
        Today, you are now named Kalinago. You are much better today than in those bygone years. You also have a voice today than in those days. You should be rejoicing not criticizing and complaining. Ask your elders.
        A few of your people have done well. They have studied, obtained degrees and now hold good jobs. This is progress. Hope you do likewise. Tell others to do the same and to raise themselves up from poverty. People have to help themselves.

    • Too Hard Too Long
      December 9, 2014

      As long as UWP supporters continue to heap that load of negativity and insult on the Dominican people, they will not gain the level of popularity that is needed for a win at the polls. You criticize, you call them fools, you call them all kinds of negative names and then you expect Dominicans to flock to your rallies and to vote you in. All people want to be seen in a good light. All people like to be felt that they are worthwhile and that they matter. Skerrit gets that and goes out of his way to make the underdog feel like he cares for them personally. Come on UWP, in all your wisdom and all your self-aggrandizement, can’t you see that? Stop criticizing your fellow Dominicans.

      • cathy
        December 9, 2014

        THAT4S FACTS,you are sensible i read all the comments and it’s only hate and indignation,stop critizing your fellowmen that is also SIN,Skerrit is not responsible for DA’s plight we are yet to recover from the 49day strike,if you all don’t know about politics in dominica READ,ask questions and stop the hate you reap what you sow, while your calling the otherman wicked think of what yaweh is thinking about “U” united we are strong divided we are weak;

  26. fear no more
    December 9, 2014

    What Skerritt is extending a crown of thorns. This labour kabal is the most devisive, pretentious, hypocritical government ever. They have killed unity in Dominica by their nasty politics.. That election was not fair and square. Domincan fell for favours for votes.
    Now election is over where the meals, money, house, n ipad voming from?
    Uwp must stick to de plan, don’t fall for skerrit unity talk. Let them come clean before dey unity talk. And how sad they love to use the good lord name.
    Ohhh by the say, Dr Thompson will be in da hour, so it is time to raw… senator Dr thompson.
    Big congtates to uwpp only.

    • cathy
      December 9, 2014

      T fox said that the grapes were sour, because the monkey was eating them, all it had to do was ask compere makaque to send him some;but jealousy, and envy and hate made him stay hungry; Dominica was there lying torn and dirty Skerrit washed her combed her hair clothed her even if it’s not brand name, but now the world is seeing her,WHO DID MORE DEVELOPMNT for DA???????WHO DESTROYED DA do your homework peopleand stop being BLUE VEX GET TOGETHER TO BUILD THE COUNTRY

  27. Francisco Telemaque
    December 9, 2014

    Just Blaze”These UWP people make me sick. All they do sit down and complain about Skerrit. How he give hand outs for votes he bring in diaspora voters blah blah blah. If you look at the election results carefully you will see 12 seats labour won big time.”

    You that Blazablaza, have something coming, to you in the future, and it shall be hotter than Hell, by then you will get sicker than any “UWP people as you claimed. Mind you Dominica is not going to change under Skerrit, for the next five years the status quo will be the same!

    If you believe that Skerrit did not import voters from the Diaspora to vote in the election, you are fool. I know he did; and believe it or not many are related to me; so you need to shut your moth. On the other hand, if I had sixty ($60,000,000.00) million dollars to bid on a chicken, and you had ten dollars to bid, and buy the same chicken, which of the two of us do you believe would win the bid?

    Obviously, I would because my resources would be unlimited, and no matter how far your ten dollars would take you, your chances of winning the bid would become absolute zero. That is what happened in the general election. Skerrit spend approximately sixty million dollars to buy Dominicans, to those people who accepted a few dollars to sell their country into more poverty, are the sick people. It is appalling that human’s will take their own hands and destroy their life and that of others.

    Let me tell you something guy, I know someone personally whom I advised personally not to vote for Skerrit, and the Labor Party under no circumstances: Yesterday, she went out and ensured she voted Labour, of course she benefited $12,500.00 ( twelve thousand, five hundred dollars) for her “X.” What about all the bodily abled people who received houses?

    What about all the motor vehicle drivers who accepted money, and gasoline to transport people across the country, to attend political rallies. That is only for a time, these people who have soled their mind for the handouts forget, after the gifts prior to election, Skerrit tactics, of giving caused him to win, but what next? Skerrit, and the elected members of the Labour Party will continue to receive a pay cheque for the next five years, while they who like handouts, and the crumb the devil leaves have to wait for five more years, before another windfall. I do not know who you are or where you came from, but I am here to tell you that the majority of Dominicans have lost their ambition to be productive, and earn an honest living.

    It is all about getting something for nothing: as long as they hear the it is free for one day, they will sell their pride, and soul to it fore no matter if they are aware they are hurting themselves in the process. Finally I know you and others are going to fire back at me, some will accuse me of the sour-grape effect!

    Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahaah!

    Don’t bother, nothing in Dominica at the moment interest me politically, I am an American by naturalization, I am residing in the greats nation on earth, I want for nothing, as I know where every dime I will need to maintain, and sustain my life to the day I die derive from, and they only way for that to change the entire economy of the entire United States would have to collapsed first. I am not suffering, and will never suffer financially for as long as I live; but many Dominica, are sucking salt, and drinking salt water even this very day!

    Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque

    • The Facts
      December 10, 2014

      Telemaque, you are at it again! :lol: :lol: :lol:
      You are one negative person who is always criticizing. You are in the US. You state you are well off. Leave the people alone!
      As you age, you will get sick and you know what the next step will be. All what you accumulated will not be worth anything to your soul. You cannot take it with you. Ensure that your soul will obtain eternal salvation.

    • December 10, 2014

      Mr. Telemacque,
      I concur.
      Any human being who builds loyalty by dependency is evil.
      He take away their dignity by allowing them to beg for
      for crumbs from his table( Master Skerritt).
      He destroyed their self esteem and moral.
      As a result they have lost their desire to provide for themselves.
      “The Red Clinic” have made them dependent and psychologically enslaved.
      Like you, I left Dominica in my early twenties
      thirty years years ago, because of all the victimization and
      injustices practiced by the former administrations to my family.
      I have one brother who refuses to move.
      I do not have any stake in Dominica politics.
      My higher,education was financed with scholarships and
      loans from the American government-which l repaid.
      The most hurtful part of the situation in Dominica, is
      that, there are people who knows better and better yet
      claim to be Christian who facilitate the nonsense and Skerritt’s
      unscrupulous behavior.
      Dominica for me is a ‘holiday’.
      My heart aches for the ones who have limited choices and wanted to change the
      situation in Dominica, only to be suffocated by those
      unethical and lazy diaspora.
      I say lazy, because plenty of them have no dreams and live on government
      assistance,that is why some of them did not return in as much
      a twenty years with a “free” ticket.
      Only time will tell.

  28. Paul
    December 9, 2014

    The people have voted! Labor party is the best and it is only with people like the PM that our country will progress, so let’s put out our differences and support our leader who has already done so much for our country, our people..

  29. Larchmont, NY
    December 9, 2014

    Congratulations Mr. Prime Minister. Keep up the good work. I do hope the opposition party work together with you, bring their good ideas to the table, for a better Dominica. God bless you and God bless the people of Dominica.

  30. DIASPORA DABA
    December 9, 2014

    Diaspora left the USA this week where a gallon of gas is $2.75, a lb of chicken for cents, a pair of shoes for under $ 5.00 in some cases, where they are employed, with two cars in their garage, air condition in their house, electric bill for under $100.00 a month, life insurance to cover their children; yet they came to Dominica to vote in a government for us where a gallon of gas is $15.00, 1 lb of half rotten chicken for $5.00, pair of shoes $200.00, can’t affor t afford ceiling fans let alone AC, without health insurance let alone life insurance, most of us are unemployed and yes, a dictator on us whereas they have a democratic government. Some of them have already left the island and most will leave in two weeks time. Yet they came to put us in hell for 5 years. I wish you all just what you deserve as you go back! God bless and may you all find consolation in the evil you inflicted on us!

    • The Facts
      December 10, 2014

      Do you think if UWP won it would be any better? The islands are much more expensive, dollar for dollar than the US or Canada of all. Nevertheless, they also have their expenses. Where they may save in one, they spend more in others.
      Do not envy anyone. Wherever they reside, they have their financial woes and obligations to meet.
      They pay a lot of taxes for this and for that. Everyone who owns a house or other property pay taxes. Those who rent the property tax are incorporated in their rent.
      They must submit an income tax return annually so that they could pay their fare share of taxes or to ensure that they pay their full share of taxes. If they fail to submit one, it will not be long that the government will contact them and request that they submit it otherwise they will have to pay a penalty. They could be imprisoned for refusing/failing to submit one over the years.
      If they owe the government and do not file on time and they owe the government, they will have to pay interest on top of the amount owing. If they do not pay the amount and they are employed, the government will place a garnishee on their wages, even whatever money they have in their bank account.
      This is only the beginning of what I have stated. Therefore, when you make those statements,, ensure you know how matters operate in a big country. You have to live in one to experience what it is like.

  31. December 9, 2014

    He need to reach out to God. Ask for forgiveness and if he won’t tell us who the friendly government are he can tell God.

    • Paul
      December 9, 2014

      Not the way to go Pedro.. He is our leader whether you like it or not, so deal with it for another 5 years.

    • wise
      December 9, 2014

      You asking for plenty. who ever fool u 2 make u believe that d pm care about Dominicans and the info they seeking? self centered ppl like the pm is all about themselves and if the crumbs fall off the table the others will get it, its only during election season time he will share d bread. but who forget that there is more to life than material thing when their JUDGEMENT day arises i wish to inform them that the money or material will not save them.

      • The Facts
        December 10, 2014

        Some of you underestimate him. This is not fair.

    • The Facts
      December 10, 2014

      You made me laugh. :lol: :lol: :lol: Some of you are something else. You act as if you are so saintly and you do not have to ask God forgiveness. What about your judgment day?
      Pedro, please keep quiet. Do not make me laugh anymore. :lol: :lol: :lol:

  32. December 9, 2014

    Congrats Mr Skerrit there was no doubt in my mind that you wouldnt win this year’s election. Continue to reach for higher heights and success. #FiveMoreYears :-D

  33. Victory
    December 9, 2014

    When Jesus says YES nobody can say no. PM Skerrit is chosen by God. Thank You Lord!

  34. Heru
    December 9, 2014

    Action speaks louder than words.Let us see some action in that regard. Mr Skerrit.
    I notice that you quite rightly said you were victorious. You didn’t win the election you bought it.
    Buying and selling our people in a “human market place” when you supposed to be freeing them and helping them to be independant human beings.
    “Live clean let your works be seen!” Judgement!!

  35. Rabbit
    December 9, 2014

    Who is that god all you talking about.Its amazing how all you pray to god for things but once all you sick is by the obeah man all you going & watch. Thats how i know all you are African people. Is just something in all you DNA that take all you back to the tradition when all you sick.

    • The Facts
      December 10, 2014

      All you. Who are “the all you” you are stating about. Cease generalizing. People are not one and the same. This is why ignorance has to be stamped out of Dominica. If only. God help people as you.

  36. KIP
    December 9, 2014

    Bro Roosevelt your advisers need to change in order to save your legacy.

    Business + investments = JOBS
    JOBS – investments=NEP (Its nice but its not sustainable)

    Jah bless.

  37. Isha Warden
    December 9, 2014

    Well it is another 5 years lets this govt now start to improve this another 5 years for t he better. Now the opposition will just have to work real hard now to continue to strive for change and work with this again govt. I just hope the now re elect by the people (wdkb) will work for all and enhance the land and people of Dominica.working together is stronger than working alone.Lord bless all where you have position them.you know why.

  38. push ministries
    December 9, 2014

    Theirs only joy in heaven when sinners repent not when men in office win elections.But I am very glad it’s over so men can focused on doing the work of God. However it’s sad that the church has no passion for winning souls which will make heaven rejoice but have greater passions for the work of men.I hope they have the same passion to see souls won for God, they have created so much division now that it is harder to do the work God. The kingdom of heaven comes first everthing thing after.Choose he this day who you will serve but as for me and my house we will serve God.

  39. Not Me Again!
    December 9, 2014

    I have two suggestions to Dominicans: 1. Starting today we should have a massive PEACEFUL protest in the capital city. We need to let politicians know in no uncertain terms that we will not allow our government to be decided by who have more money and lawlessness. If this first step does not lead to a fair bar election then 2. The six (6) members of the UWP that won their seats, should ALL refuse to be sworn in and even go as far as conceding defeat so that we could have a one party government in Dominica and let Dominicans have some fun for the next five years.

  40. December 9, 2014

    We need prices of food and the every day necessity of life to be down, we don’t need to go to neighbouring countries to shopand for medical care simply medical care

    • The Facts
      December 10, 2014

      It would be a good idea to economize. Commence with growing your own vegetables if you have at least a small piece of property.
      Take good care of your health by eating nutritiously. It does not have to cost much. Then you will not have to purchase medication for a long time, if you do.
      Dominica is not the only place which is expensive. Every country has its high cost of living. Medicine is expensive also in Canada. So far, I thank God that I do not take medication. I pray it will not be for a long while. I do my utmost to eat nutritiously.
      You have a computer. You can check health websites for relevant information. Google whatever you want and the information is there for the reading, learning, taking note and practicing.
      Most of all, live well. Do your utmost to give God his dues. Avoid anxiety and stress. Be kind to others. Love one another. Try to smile/laugh as much as you can but at what is worthy of smiling and laughing. Too often if people do not practice these, lack of them could be a cause of illnesses and bitterness.
      God has given us gifts/talents. Make the most of them. If you do not know what your gifts are, pray to God and He will reveal them to you.
      Generally, our gifts are what we excel in and love doing. Hopefully, they will be godly ones. This is how we know they are gifts from God. His talents that He graces us with. If we do not use them He will take them away from us and give them to others who make most of theirs. Our Lord Jesus Christ has told us so – Parable of the Talents.

  41. Susan Folkes
    December 9, 2014

    Congratulations to Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit and the Dominica Labor Party. Another five years. Lets continue to work for the development of the country. And may the good Lord continue to bless you

  42. December 9, 2014

    Eugenia Charles was the iron lady but Roosevelt Skerrit is the iron man.

    • Canadian Dominican
      December 9, 2014

      Please do not compare Eugenia to this person. Miss Charles, as we knew her, never have, never would utter these words that skerrit expressed during this election or have behaved as he did. I am out here but is listening. Skerrit can never fit in her shoes.

    • The Facts
      December 10, 2014

      I got a good laugh out of this one. Those who gave you thumbs down are jealous. Their Party did not win. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

  43. Doc. Love
    December 9, 2014

    Unfortunately, I cannot accept the olive branch offered by Skeritt. There could be a serpent wraped in the branches. I have never forgotten what Ian once said about Skeritt. On second thought, maybe, I could accept the olive branch, if Skeritt was to apologize to Mr. Linton, for the many times he either defamed or demonized him. I could also accept the olive branch, if he would apologize, publicly to Miss Monell Williams. That half apology did not work. Finally, I would accept the olive branch he has offered, if he would publicly tell me how much he is worth.

    • Good
      December 9, 2014

      @Doc. Love, you and your party continue to be such hypocrits it is beyond all reasoning. Has lennox apologised for refering to young people as prostitutes, has he apologised to Skeritt for accusing him of leading a criminal enterprise, has he apologised for calling ministers rapist. Who appointed Lennox God so that he can say what ever he wants about people and when anything is said about him it is a big sin and requires apologies. No one should apologise to Lennox, he lacks humility and he is a sinner like all of us. He did not have the good manners to thank Dominicans for vonting for his party, only thanking the people of Marigot, but I guess that is OK with you as he is your God.

  44. Its My damn business
    December 9, 2014

    I do not want any branch from Skerrit. This man must stop calling God’s name in his nonsense. God did not choose any party for us. He stole it and God tells us that we must not steal. God respects our choice because according to Matt. 18:18,18-20 “Take this most seriously: A yes on earth is yes in heaven; a no on earth is no in heaven” The Message trans. In other words, what we allow or accept on earth, God accepts and allows in heaven. So stop lying on God. Also, after Judas Iscariot betrayed the Lord and later committed suicide, the eleven remaining apostles decided to replace him. They chose two and cast their ballot. According to their ballot Matthias won. However, we never saw this man’s name in the bible again. Why? It believe it was man;s choice but God’s choice was Saul who later became Paul. Furthermore, the voice of the people was not heard ; it was the voice of lawlessness, money and greed that actually spoke. With the unlawful activities we saw, heard, and some of us touched, both during the campaign up to election day, there is NO way Skerrit can lead from a clear conscience.

  45. December 9, 2014

    Thank God we are back on board
    Congratulations honorable skeritte
    Now we need a vision for investors to come in so we can build at least hotals etc

    • Mary
      December 9, 2014

      Dream on lady. Back on board for what? Begging, and violating the law of Dominica?
      You acting as if this is the first of skerritts win.
      He’s been doing nothing but begging for the last 10 years, so you expect any different?
      When will Dominicans stop acting as a battered wife? When?
      I wonder how would E. O. Leblanc, Rosie, and Pierre Charles would feel about this so called win and Skerritt? I wonder!!!!
      As a laborite, I am ashamed of what this party has mofted into? I am so ashamed as a daughter of one of the Founders of the Labor Party. My dad, if he were alive would be so ashamed to see what has become of his beloved Party that he worked tirelessly for. What a doggone shame and disgrace!!!!! According to one of the old parliamentarians from the North, “It is sad and sorrowful to see the way thing have turned out”
      May God help us and have mercy on us!!!!!!

    • angel
      December 10, 2014

      lol – yeah, that’s just what we need… more empty hotels in bankruptcy. Get an education, lady.

  46. Not Me
    December 9, 2014

    If you are sincere about unity let us take a step back and fix the Voters List. Let us follow from Antigua footsteps, only then your words will mean something. Right now the people are bitter and angry because of what is not being done. You are your team are riding on the loopholes in the law of our land. Shame on you. Stop paying voters to come home and vote, it is not the same as busing them to the different polling stations. Stop the nonsense and then you will see unity in the country. It begins with you. We have 6, we are coming for the Valley and the East next.

    • Paul
      December 9, 2014

      The result is there people 15 out of 21.. What are you still complaining about? I don’t understand all you..

  47. December 9, 2014

    Let us stop the fussing and fighting please the people have spoken let us unite Dominicans

    • December 9, 2014

      I know we will get there one step at a time ,let us rally together as a people, let us not look back on yesterday misfortune and look for and better 5 more years

  48. UKDominican
    December 9, 2014

    Go to Church Dominicans ask God to take away the anger and pain in your hearts that is the only way you could move forward.

  49. UKDominican
    December 9, 2014

    Alas papa allyou wicked we. how can any one talk about the devil against God you have to be mad. If allyou know is that the DLP dealing with go and seek that source to dam idiots.
    You know nothing changes with you guys but I say lack of education that doing that. We need to move the sea to make DA bigger so that you will not see each other we to small that is why you guys are so personal and on top of each other.

    • YES I!!
      December 9, 2014

      You are so right. But I don’t think it is lack of education because many of us are educated (book smart) yet we are so gullible. What we lack is common sense!!!

      • Taking Notes
        December 9, 2014

        Remember, their are alot of educated fools out there.

  50. yes
    December 9, 2014

    “the people have spoken and the voice of the people is the voice of God.”?

    blasphemy God does not share in your hypocrisy
    God has nothing to do with your dirty politics

    • cola
      December 9, 2014

      The bible states, If my people,which are called by my name,shall humble themselves, and pray and seek my face,and turn from their wicked ways,then will I hear from heaven,and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.-2 Chronicles 7-14.So I ask, are there any people of God in Dominica? If there are then follow the instruction.

    • The Facts
      December 10, 2014

      Your heart needs cleansing to be free of hate.

  51. December 9, 2014

    I read and heard about all the corruption on election day… but where were the observers who came in to observe the election? There could not have been corruption when those people were around. PM Skerritt thanked persons for believing in him.., what did Linton do … not one thank you from him when DBS Radio connected to Q 95 to listen to him. He was bitter, angry … his tone of voice!!! The UWP kept bragging about people from the Diaspora who came in to vote… are they forgetting that they are the ones who started it? And if they had the money they would bring in people to vote.. Why did Linton go all over the globe talking to people and collecting money for campaign? wasn’t he encouraging them to come home to vote…. it is very nice when persons in the diaspora come home for carnival and music festival …. but very bad when we come home to vote. The lines of communication is opern and the diaspora always keep in touch with the happenings home.. sometimes we have to call to tell you what happen befor you know the diaspora know. So why keep us out…. why come to us in New York, Florida, Guadeloupe etc. etc. during election time.??we keep bragging about dead persons on the list… both parties had agents in all polling stations…then take it to task the dead names on the list. But wait.. didn’t the parties scan the voters list before election? I used to be involved in politices the days of Eugenia Charles and we did that every night and especially when the new listings are out… you have to scan the list… didn’t the UWP looked for dead persons on the listing… did we hear what Peter Wickham said about voters ID in Jamaica and I think Antigua? We are small communities in Dominica and almost everybody know everybody… anyway…congratulations to PM Skerritt and lets all join hands and build our beautiful country.

    • December 9, 2014

      Five more years for Labour to continue the development of Dominica. We are moving forward. Election is over and we have to accept the decision. The people of Dominica has given the Labour the mandate to govern for five more years. Congratulations to the Dominica Labour Party. Thanks to the people of Portsmouth for sticking with the labour party through thick and thin. We do not care what people may say about Portsmouth. No one can touch us in Portsmouth. All the way with labour.
      The election was free and fair. The voters lists has nothing to do with the election results. Everybody knows everybody from their constituency. I am not from La Plaine do you think I will go to La Plaine and vote and don’t be recognized. Congratulations to you PM Skerritt.

    • anonymous
      December 9, 2014

      Annette, it’s people like you that have given this MAD Man a FREE PASS TO TRAMPLE on Our God given
      rights and strip us of all our Freedom as we know it!!!!!

    • BEB
      December 9, 2014

      I’m tired of hearing people talk about, dead people are voting,this is just impossible,we are a small community {nation} where every body knows one another ,each of the persons going up for election has someone representing them at the polling station and they scrutinizes the voters list and these representatives or agents are from the same community, I think that the UWP should stop that crap talking about dead people are voting

    • An Intellegent Man
      December 9, 2014

      Anne Paul… It’s quite obvious that you have no commonsense! You talk about knowing about all the corruption going on yet still you speak of it as merely a part of life that we all must go through. AND GET YOUR FACTS RIGHT!!!

  52. Righteous
    December 9, 2014

    Skerrit said elections normally create divisions in society “Now is the time to close ranks as a people, now is the time to put any negativism aside, now is the time to embrace each other as brothers and sisters, as Dominicans.” Whether we like it or not, election does create division and we are a democratic society where people can still go to the polls to chose their leader. As Dominicans, both at home and abroad (diaspora as we chose to sometimes sarcastically put it) red, blue, green, yellow or independent need to come together to move Dominica forward. For the people who are on the board talking about Skerritt stole the election with diaspora votes, that is ludicrous. Both UWP and the DLP had “Dominican diaspora” voting in this election which according to the electoral system,

    “There is a system of continuous registration of all individuals under the Registration of Electors Act with the Electors List being updated to reflect the inclusion of the names of individuals who are qualified to be electors and the deletion of names of individuals who are disqualified due to death, objections, absent from the state for a period exceeding five (5) years and any other written law imposing disqualification”. So until we have concrete proof of irregularities in the election results, let us refrain from making such accusations. With that said, unless there is some reform to the election system and procedures, we can’t seat hear and cry that “diaspora” stole the election. With change in the procedures, however; we cannot totally eliminate the “diaspora” because they to play an important role in the continued development of Dominica.

    The people have spoken, and all Dominicans should accept the will of the people and let us work diligently to elevate Dominica. The great thing about this election is that the opposition will hopefully show up to parliament and represent the voters, put politics aside and work for the greater good of the country. That is not to say that the opposition should throw out their principles and blindly follow, but that also does not mean that they oppose for the sake of opposing. With the correct checks and balancing I believe that the present government will not be accused of not being transparent. The opposition must however show up and perform.

    One Love Dominicans!!!!

  53. no name
    December 9, 2014

    I haven’t commented on any election post before because I was told my someone I do not live in the country anymore, I living my life overseas, so I have no right to talk about D/ca politics. That particular person got money to further their studies and now have big job. I am not privileged enough to have such people up there to pull string for me nor would I lower myself.

    It is very strange now that I seeing that same person saying that those in diaspora had all the right to come down and vote because they are Dominicans. I just hope that all those that say that don’t ask me for $10 or ask me for my clothes and shoes when I come D/ca because I will tell them where to go.

    As you all say some of us in the diaspora leaving worst off than you all in D/ca, that may be true but I know that everything that I have is paid for from my own pocket, not from benefits or handouts. I waiting for all you when I come down, because D/ca sweet.

    • boowho
      December 9, 2014

      Sad stories alone you all singing, if you want to assist you assist. You all need help. Say praise GOD you can afford, you sound like a greedy fool. May God have mercy on all of heartless soul. Once we work hard we will find. FIVE MORE YEARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • no name
        December 10, 2014

        If I was a greedy fool my colleagues and neighbours would not be thanking me for helping them all the time. I can afford because I work hard for what I have, not beg.

    • whoistoblame
      December 9, 2014

      Me too.First I will ask them who they vote for.Then I will give the appropriate answer.When u, leave a person in authority in his position too long ,he thinks it was inherited and does not want to leave.I will not be surprise if Dominica becomes a dictatorship

  54. December 9, 2014

    I would accept the olive branch , but first he much apologise to Monel and the women of Dominica. He must justify there was no corruption. Explain what he was doing outside the polling station in Grand Fond.you can see I just start to point out a few things.Its hard to accept an olive branch full of deceit.

    • December 9, 2014

      You have hatred in your heart … let it go and accept the olive branch. Do you have proof of the corruptions you talk about… bring it out.. find a lawyer and go to court. As you said he was outside the polling station in Grand Fond… he was not inside…so what he could not be around the polling station?

      let off the hatred and accept defeat.. 5 more years

      • YOU HEAR LIE
        December 9, 2014

        Annett paul, five more years but who laugh last have the best laught, only time will tell.

  55. Anonymous
    December 9, 2014

    We cannot join hands until u clean up de voters list give us free and fair election give de opposition air time on DBS radio and stop insulting people then we can join hands Skerritt you have divided the people of Dominica God is watching he is not asleep

    • BEB
      December 9, 2014

      You are talking about Air Time on DBS Radio, All what u hear on Q95 is UWP campaign, they do not have time to go on DBS Radio, they are sending all their messages on Q95, so what air time u are talking about?

      • no name
        December 10, 2014

        they go to Q95 because they cannot get air time on the station which belongs to the nation.

    • juice
      December 9, 2014

      I not dominica take out my name on the list PLEASE!

  56. Just Blaze
    December 9, 2014

    These UWP people make me sick. All they do sit down and complain about Skerrit. How he give hand outs for votes he bring in diaspora voters blah blah blah. If you look at the election results carefully you will see 12 seats labour won big time. By over 200 votes. You all acting like Skerrit brought down a million people to vote. Even if you dont take into account the diaspora voters Labour still won the election by a landslide. Are you guys so politically biased that you cant see that. The people have spoken and is Skerrit they want. So the twenty something thousand people who voted Labour they all got cash from Skerrit too?

    Mr Skerrit congrats to you I always knew you would win. I’ve been saying that on here for months and people have been disliking my comments left right and center and giving numerous negative responses to any thing I say against the UWP. As I said before you all will cry after the elections and I was so right. Even you party leader was crying like a little girl. Lets now put that election behind us and focus on building a better Dominica. We need a healthy opposition to keep the ruling party in check.

    Also I hope you guys find a better leader because obviously the people do not want Lennox. So choose wisely dont do something stupid like making Matt go up in 2020. Labour Power. I told you so.

    • grell
      December 9, 2014

      you are the one thats sick he brought the diaspora for st joe laplaine and grand fond how blind and dumb are you.Lennox will put SKERRIT IN CHECK,HIS OLIVE BRANCH IS HIS GUILT.SO LET PEOPLE VOICE HIS OR HER OPINION,YOU NEED TO CHILL.

      • Cyrique
        December 9, 2014

        Darling chill out. Lennox was not ready for such a responsible role. He should accept the olive branch the only benefactor is Dominica. He could learn quite a lot from the PM. Lennox would receive admiration for accepting this gesture.

    • December 9, 2014

      I like that .. look for another LEADER…. they know he is not the best for the party… wait to hear him in Parliament …Parla parla sort….

    • Rol
      December 9, 2014

      I do hope the speaker of the house give the opposition a fair chance to speak and not shut them down all the time and opposition do not walk out because we need you in there.

    • whoistoblame
      December 9, 2014

      Dont u think u make people sick too

  57. Maggie Jacob
    December 9, 2014

    Congratulation to Dominican and our PM on a great job, well done. We deserve another 5yrs.

    • Mary
      December 9, 2014

      Congratulations for cheating, bribing, and violating all the rules of voting?
      Can you in good conscience admit that you won fair and square?
      Can you in good conscience admit that your party did not bribe and steal?
      Can you in good conscience enjoy such a win?
      Can you in good conscience sleep well at night knowing what you skerritties did was pleasing to God?
      Is God well pleased with your election campaigning and win?
      Don’t you people have any conscience or sense of right and wrong any more?
      Do you think that God is going to allow this to continue?
      My advise to all who bribed, cheated, and voted illegally is to repent from your sin and turn from your wicked ways.
      And to the Christians who supported this blatant disregard for the law of Dominica and the Law of God, judgement must begin at the house of God first.
      Be careful, remember the Corinthian Christians who violated all God’s Law, God said “many weak and ill and some have died” So be careful. You just wait and see how God is going to work in ways that will baffle us. Be careful Christians, Repent! Be careful labor party, God is not mocked, whatsoever a man sew that shall he also reap, it may take 14 years, 20 years but it will come to pass. God is a just and compassionate God but He is also a God who exacts revenge and judgement. Think on these word!!!!!

  58. LabourYouts
    December 9, 2014

    Congrats to THE YOUNGEST RECORDED PRIME MINISTER THE WORLD HAS EVER SEEN..He is a special man..He has a destiny to bring this great nation of ours to fruitful accomplishments and I KNOW he takes that destiny serious..We have serious problems and we need serious people to solve them.

    Our PM continue exceeding our expectations of you don’t ever reach to the point where you only satisfying us, exceed and beyond for this new term of greatness..

    I HOPE THEY ARE DOCUMENTING WHAT YOU ARE BECOMING.. #LEGEND #GREAT

    • joking
      December 9, 2014

      he won fools to vote for him. by renting bikes for them , buying drinks for them, no legacy in that
      he just talented in tricking fools

      • December 9, 2014

        why didn’t Linton buy drinks too? and rent bikes too? you see he is not talented …. 5 more years. you sad… you were expecting them to win and to collect….. 5 more years.

      • watchubleisdis?
        December 9, 2014

        and those people that working in government with him regardles of the ministry applying the same strategy…a whole set of ppl suffering one set alone that benefiting… to be honest i cast my vote to the other side to ensure that DEMOCRACY REMAINS IN THIS COUNTRY…PA POU PEES LEEDA BECAUSE COME WHAT MAY YO TOOT SAY MEM BET MEM PWEL.

    • 1979aintspam
      December 9, 2014

      I am quite encouraged that Mr. Skerrit has seemingly found some humility….still i am not quite sold. his actions will be testament to his words…so I gaze now…wondering whether the soft whisper to be still and know god.. has reached the ear of ,as it stands right now,..OUR PM… has he learnt that one of the most precious virtues of a leader is humility??? does he now understand the need for empowering his citizens so to move in the direction of a self sustaining nation?? where the people don’t need to rely so heavily on social programs which only continues to propagate a dependent nation and burden the public purse.. the FORCE of development is in the PEOPLE… what will we witness?? I can only observe.. a hint to the PM… the country’s economic engine needs an overhaul….start with the cabinet and public service… streamline policies grease the engine so that our core economic structure is performing at the pace of the 21st century… and lets forget about roads and focus on people for this 5 years…

  59. silence
    December 9, 2014

    Fighting against each other won’t get us anywhere.the people has spoken now is the time to come together as a nation to build our beautiful country Dominica.Inspite of who we supporting Now is the time to work together.congrats to all the new parl reps on there victory.Honourable prime minister you have made promises to the people of this country do your best to keep them.

  60. Blue Angel
    December 9, 2014

    Yep work with the man by signalling all the corruption for the saké of this country

  61. Nicki
    December 9, 2014

    Uwp also brought people to vote unfortunately, they did not have the money to bring as much as they would have liked. It is a KNOWN fact that uwp has always been bringing people to vote. Specifically from Florida and New Jersey. The party is broke and could not afford it this time, so please stop the blame game. Mr. linton held a meeting in Florida trying to get voters to come down so there. Speak on what you know, it’s good for the goose it’s also Good for the gander..

    • looking
      December 9, 2014

      Boss anybody can come and vote on their own accord as long as they qualify. They should not accept a ticket, nor spending money and as long as they have been or resided in d/a not more than 5 years.

  62. Chat La
    December 9, 2014

    Allegations Allegations Allegations
    For some the political campaign continues
    For others it’s a new beginning and a chance for redemption
    and to sure their peoples

  63. Nicki
    December 9, 2014

    Uwp also brought people to vote unfortunately, they did not have the money to bring as much as they would have liked. It is a KNOWN fact that uwp has always been brining people to vote. Specifically from Florida and New Jersey. The party is broke and could not afford it this time, so please stop the blame game. Mr. linton held a meeting in Florida trying to get voters to come down do there. Speak on what you, it’s good for the goose it’s also Good for the gander..

  64. DC
    December 9, 2014

    Great! We must work together. Lennox, it is time to refrain from this combative style of leadership. One love to all Dominicans!

    • looking
      December 9, 2014

      Who was combative during the election campaign?

      • December 9, 2014

        LENNOX LINTON ….

      • wise
        December 9, 2014

        those who sow seeds of evil SHALL reap fruits of evil. all those who received any form of payment for their vote they SHALL lost in folds the amount they received.

  65. Observer
    December 9, 2014

    Now that all of this is over I hope we can all enjoy Christmas.

  66. December 9, 2014

    Sir being a great leader is humbling yourself. I have the utmost respect for you. Those who feel you need revenge ask yourself a question. In the name of our isle of beauty let us put the animosity aside and build a nation. Holding grudges towards our neighbour is detrimental to our health.

  67. Trevor Fabien
    December 9, 2014

    Headline News. Dominicans have been sentenced to 5 years hard labour.

    When are we as a people going to stop selling ourselves short and wake up from our sleep and slumber.
    When are we going to stand and say that enough is enough. Yesterday for once in the last 5 years, all men and women were made equal, had equal rights but yet, instead some of us decided to sell our dignity and suffrage.

    I shake my head in shame but I do hope that you guys who keep singing that” Labour Ka Twavaye” is working and will be working. If that is not the case then you guys are need to hang your head in shame for this will be nothing short of treachery.

    I am just lost for words as to where my beloved country goes from there. Twenty (20) years under any government should bring in serious prosperity or serious poverty. There will be no in between for Dominicans, so get ready to tie your waist and put on your seatbelt because it will be a bumpy ride

    Labour Ka Twavaye, this is the slogan which seems to be just a perverse joke cause the reality is, this is contradictory to what is actually happening on the ground. Unemployment is high but Labour Ka Twavaye, we shall see.

    God has given us free will to effect positive change yet we squander it and then pray to God for deliverance.

    ALAS PAPA BONDIE. What have you guys done to yourselves. Shot yourselves in your foot Dominicans

    • Thor
      December 9, 2014

      So the people were supposed to vote the way you wanted?
      Isn’t that what democracy is all about?

      Don’t blame the people for the result, blame UWP for not convincing enough people to heed their message. Blaming Skerrit or the people will not be a winning strategy.

      • wise
        December 9, 2014

        The ppl were supposed to be allowed an opportunity to make their own decisions. I feel sorry for us that in these days of so much technology we still don’t take the time to educate ourselves on right doings from wrong (READ YOUR BIBLE). There is just so much evil in high places and total neglect of the Creator but be prepared wicked men of this world for there is a reward for the works we do each and everyone of us.

    • Gary
      December 9, 2014

      Your comment shows all the characteristics of arrogance.

    • candia
      December 11, 2014

      TRevor,your fellow villagers of grand bay did not think like you OK. You think things are so rosy in England ?,last year the prime minister went to china ,to beg foor money for rail network,I was there I know,.why don’t you come home and help,you have never worked for one day in Dominica ,after leaving high school in Anguilla .kudos to the people of grand bay and Dominica on a whole.

  68. Stolen
    December 9, 2014

    A Stolen election – we all know of countless Dominicans given tickets and spending money to fly back home to vote and then fly back. We want visibility and accountability – We want these peoples name to be seen all over and yes reported back to the countries they flew from and be penalized.

    It is a tragedy that Mr Fontaine did not win. I say to Fontaine leave them in their gutter politics and let the young ones wait for their handouts with no ambition.

    I am calling on the DOminican people to demand answers and that these crooks be held accountable for their crimes. They have committed a great crime here – It was so glaring that money was used to send people back home. How can these people be so patriotic – vote and then go back to their lives in New yoirk, Flordia , Canada etc.. SHAME ,SHAME., SHAME….we wait

    If this monster ( Skeritt ) won fairly then Dominicans will get what they asked for . I cannot as an educated man sit and accept that my people can be that shallow . It is heartbreaking what has happened here. Dominica will never see a better line up than was seen with the UWP.

    What holds the people in a state of stupidity? – greed, illiteracy and alcoholism

    I dont want any of you asking me for a shot of rum – you can go red clinic and get that.

    We know why he goes to Pointe Michel and where the source of the darkness is ….

    • Gary
      December 9, 2014

      Wow, is this what politics has done to your mind for someone who says they are educated.

      • whoistoblame
        December 9, 2014

        These people who came down to vote are American citizens.They pledge alligance to AMERICA AND DENOUNCE THEIR COUNTRY.why would they be allowed to vote in DA.They are not Dominicans any more.If America goes to war with Da , do you know that they cannt fight for DA.They dont live in Da.They just come down on vacation.Some of they dont even have property in Da. Lennox please make Monnel and Fountaine senators

      • Gary
        December 10, 2014

        To whoistoblame

        Why don’t you educate yourself before making silly comments.

  69. Johnny
    December 9, 2014

    Believe it or not, Hon. Prime Minister is right on this one. We won’t get anywhere in 5 years if we keep grudge and refuse to co-operate. I just wish Dominica voted by decision… not by what it received.

    I hope not only can the Labour party and its followers apologize once more for the hurtful things said to the opposition, but they can also refrain from saying such hurtful, unnecessary and personal things again their fellow Dominicans.

    I pray that we survive at least 5 more years without a crisis.

  70. cbpossie
    December 9, 2014

    Chevez did not want to go god took him out

    • BEB
      December 9, 2014

      Your god with a common “g” took him out.The God I know is spelt with a “G”

      • whoistoblame
        December 9, 2014

        look for comprehension not spelling

  71. Non Ya
    December 9, 2014

    I feel he could have still won those 3 seats if he had listened to the people. From the start Wesley people said they didn’t want Athenia Benjamin, people of Roseau South and North were tired of these parl reps who neglect their constituency and then ride on Skerrit skirt tail expecting to win because the people love their PM. Listen to your people Mr. PM and maybe next time u will win all 21 seats.

    • x
      December 9, 2014

      So very true!…my sentiments exactly… The Roseau seats were a clear sign that the people rather not vote DLP if they have to vote for those ppl intending on representing them. So true!

    • kaiso
      December 9, 2014

      so true. and as a labour supporter i welcome Joshua Francis as the new parl rep for Roseau South.

    • wise
      December 9, 2014

      some ppl may “love” their pm but does their pm love them?

    • Anonymous
      December 9, 2014

      Comments like this scares me… why would you want any one party to win all 21 seats? That would mean no opposition. No democracy. That is madness

  72. Damian Charles
    December 9, 2014

    too much an olive branch is offered after both sides have admitted to wronging each other, and bring all their wrongs and rights to the table… you don’t acknowledge that you’ve wronged people or admit how you’ve wronged them but you offer and olive branch… that feels more like a glory cider branch to me… emphasis on glory…

  73. Ahms
    December 9, 2014

    Congratulation to Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit and Labour Party for 4 consecutive win. I wish all the best and successful new stint in the Government.

  74. NiKa
    December 9, 2014

    Heal the nation?? From what nuh, thought things great in DA, and everything on track.

  75. grell
    December 9, 2014

    You fough what you stold the electon,you broke every law of the constitution,by bringing in all the diaspora voters,many of the people were not elegible to vote,yet we have an ambassador that dished out the money for the tickets,Laplain,St,Joseph and Grand Fond was a clear winner for the uwp party.My advice to you pm clean the voters list buying the poor people and the diaspora will come back to hunt you.Lennox is in parliament and the people have a voice now.You ran a dirty campaign,now lets see all the new promises you made to the poor come to light.God guidance Roosevelt.

    • Tell it like it is
      December 9, 2014

      Grow up u! Nonsense talk that!

    • wise
      December 9, 2014

      Those who have eyes to see let them see.

    • BEB
      December 9, 2014

      Let’s not mention Marigot and Salisbury, these are UWP seats,what about the other 4 seats won by the UWP, were these seats won by over seas voters? If u think that the 15 other DLP seats were won by overseas voters, why dont u think that the PM could’nt bring down overseas voters to vote at these other 4 constituencies, won by the UWP?

  76. Positive vibes
    December 9, 2014

    Say whatever we may but the Commonwealth of Dominica is still a democratic country. A place where we the people cast our votes and choose our leaders that we feel are best for us. It doesn’t matter that some of us my not like the results, what matters most is we move on as one people for the betterment of us all. Viva Dominique

  77. Woosh
    December 9, 2014

    Cheating is not winning.

    • Observer
      December 9, 2014

      Both sides were in bribery

    • A Doubting Thomas
      December 9, 2014

      The constituencies won by the UWP did they cheat to win them? Did dead people vote for them? You have to be consistent. Where you win it was fair, where you lost they thief it. After 4 elections the UWP has not learnt anything. What gave the UWP the idea that the people of Dominica wanted them to lead the country at this time?

      Your time will come but not now. Learn to be a good opposition party first and learn to respect the people who you want to vote for you.

      Learn to be humble and thankful. Learn to be Statesmen and Stateswomen. You multiplied your seats 100%, did you not noticed that? It seems as if, it is all or nothing for the UWP.

      The people have spoken; 5 more years for the UWP in Opposition. Five more years for The DLP as the Government. God is good all the time and All the time God is good.

      Once again Congratulations to everyone. Government and Opposition and especially we the people of Dominica. Well Done!!

      • NICA
        December 9, 2014

        Stop talk nonsense; is the pm humble or statesman like? do you know what it is to be humble and statesman like.

        The people of Dominica have spoken and it’s clear it’s time for the DLP to go; when a man who has won his seat for the past 4 elections and done it in the largest margin then to loose it like that in the Roseau South that says something.

        When Timothy who has won his seat for the past 25 years and now lost it, you have to question yourself.

        It’s time to go when you’ve lost all the seats in Roseau. The location of the main hub in Dca, when you claimed you are loved and wanted by the people. Roseau is the heartbeat of Dominica, the center of commercialization. You are rejected by the business community and you should take heed.

        Never mind that you won in the outer district where the population are smaller and the people are less intelligent, but don’t worry they are just slow to pick-up and they will soon put you out.

  78. BRAIN DAMAGE
    December 9, 2014

    Sir, we don’t always get away with evil.

  79. GOOD OVER EVIL
    December 9, 2014

    work together, BUT WHY DID YOU BRING DOWN THOUSANDS TO VOTE.

    • Over
      December 9, 2014

      @Good over evil, UWP brought in VOTERS TOO. So what is your point you blinking Ixxxxxx :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    • Chat La
      December 9, 2014

      It’s the same thing with you peoples who just make baseless allegations without proof
      Angry looser

    • BEB
      December 9, 2014

      Could u tell, we Dominicans how many plane loads of people came into our Air Ports?

  80. PROUD
    December 9, 2014

    Oh How I love this man. Oh Thank You Jesus for answering our prayers. Amen and Amen. Ready for another five years of governance.

    • GOOD OVER EVIL
      December 9, 2014

      no he is the PM for life…

      • Tell it like it is
        December 9, 2014

        Some people just cant deal with reality. The PM remains as long as we want him to.

      • wise
        December 9, 2014

        SO TRUE! Life is unpredictable. we r here 2day and gone 2morro. the higher u climb the greater the fall. pm days are numbered!

    • sammy
      December 9, 2014

      I wonder if u even live in Dominica to know the people’s struggle

    • December 9, 2014

      God did not answer your prayers.
      The devil did.
      “The ears of The Lord is against them that do evil”.
      Come January, no more ‘Red Clinic’-election
      is over.
      The real Guaya will manifest itself.
      Thanks God, I do not have any “barefoot”
      family in Dominica.
      Despite all the victimization to members of my
      family, we rise.
      The best is yet to come.

      • I agree
        December 9, 2014

        Israel asked for a King, God told them all the evils that the king will bring upon them. They INSISTED that they wanted a king. God gave them Saul.. Dominica wants Skerrit – God allowed it.

        In the desert God gave manna, the people did not want manna, they wanted quail. God gave them quail and the ate until the died. Dominica wants Skerrit – God allowed it.

        LESSON: The voice of the people is not always the voice of God. God sometimes allows us to take our path, against his best desire for us.

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