UWP plotting their next move

Green

The leadership of the United Workers Party (UWP) said they are awaiting announcement by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit about the next sitting of parliament before it makes another move.

The UWP has not been attending parliament, claiming that the December 18, 2009 general elections were fraudulent.

“Whenever the next parliament is called, the UWP will take a decision as to what it does about the boycott,” party leader Ronald Green told a media interview.

The UWP conducted a parliament boycott two consecutive times, first on February 04, 2010 and on March 2010.

“We wanted to send a very clear signal that the elections were fraudulent and number of matters had to be cleared out before we can have free and fair elections in Dominica,” Green said.

The UWP, which has gone to the High Court challenging the results of five constituencies including that of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, wants fresh general elections within 18 months.

In addition, the party wants electoral reform with the provision of voter identification cards and a new voters’ list.

– DNO Correspondent

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24 Comments

  1. April 15, 2010

    The … UWP…… seek to stop progress on our island by halting all development and developers to our island…

    If they soo care about us, they will keep all business in house, they are running investors away from our island.

    DOMINICANS WAKE UP AND SMELL THE BUSH TEA, UWP IS AGAINST OUR WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT.

  2. REALLY
    April 14, 2010

    GRACE, MERCY AND PEACE WAS SO KEEN TO STATE THAT HE WOULD GO INTO EXILE IF RON OR ANY OF HIS PARTY MEMBERS SAT IN THE HOUSE…WHERE IS HE NOW.

    IF THE ELECTED UWP MEMBERS GO INTO THE HOUSE THEY WILL CERTAINLY LOOK LIKE FOOLS…OH SORRY THAT SHIP HAS SAILED ALREADY…STILL I CHALLENGE THEM…NO I DARE THEM…NOT TO GO INTO THE HOUSE………………………………………….ITS A DARE I AM SURE TO WIN….BUNCH OF FAKERS.

  3. April 14, 2010

    Ron’s next move is to get out of existence. The United Wicked People can do Dominica a favour and get some young brains to fill their seats. It’s time for Ron to go and take a rest, he will just sleep in Parliament… and at CARICOM meetings and other meetings.

    I respect Ron but, The Right Honourable Skerritt is doing a great job.

  4. Liberated
    April 14, 2010

    I hate to remind some of you that Ron cannot attend parliament since he wasn’t elected. His only chance is as a Senator but one of the opposition elected members will have to attend in order to nominate him. Ha! Ha! Ha!

  5. NIKE
    April 14, 2010

    I am all for that Ron. Better late than never.

    But I have one Question. How will you end up in Parliament you are not elected? Did the UWP name you as a senator?

  6. ps
    April 14, 2010

    lol. I like the photo they post wit it! Really looking like somebody that plotting somethign. SMH!

  7. Pollitrickslicking
    April 14, 2010

    Well… in his last statement on the radio, the PR for Salisbury criticized the Sen Joe PR for not taking the cause of the constituents to parliament. If he were there, then that could have been done. But.. he was not.

    At the end, it doesn’t seem very sensible to stay out and then criticize on the radio what was said and not said at parliament. You may as well keep quiet because a decision was taken to stay out. So, with this statement let’s really see what’s going to happen.

    In a way though, i would like for the UWP to continue boycotting and for the petitions to go through so that things can be settled once and for all and prove that Dominicans truly voted or not the way they wanted. Because it’s just too much talk, talk and talk on the radio, road, work and even at church.

    It’s time for this country to move on and put this politricks thing aside.

  8. Eric Cartman
    April 14, 2010

    Where is Stay Tuned at? lmao. and his retarded sister ‘hehe’

    Reading between the lines, it seems that Ron McCain is going to put his tail between his legs and go seat in parliament. Can’t believe this is the kind of legacy McCain wants to leave after a long career in politics.

  9. CHAMER
    April 14, 2010

    as the others have stated we all know that ron and his …will be attending the next sitting so why talk about planing move . but i challeng them to stay out

  10. Fairplay
    April 14, 2010

    Educated Fools!!!

  11. Advancement
    April 14, 2010

    To “Good Move” respect to your comment. I remember as a primary school child not so long ago somewhere in the mid eighties we always heard the house sitting on DBS radio. That went on for hours and to be honest I found it interesting to listen to that airing. I really wonder what happened to that service on the nation station. I no longer hear early morning radio messages from the Prime Minister or is it because I just don’t listen to the radio stations anymore cause their programming is not at all as informative as it was then?!?

    Yes the best part of the day the Channel 7 have nothing constructive to offer. What happened to the effort by Marpin to have a local talk for the youths. True sponsors are needed for some of these programming but you mean to tell me that all that extra money from the red clinic cannot be divested into things like that? I am sure that there are small businesses around the island that need exposure..what happen to the sales people at marpin…have they lost their marketing “umph”?!?

    I am much older now but I must say that radio programming was more interesting in the mid to late 80s.

  12. ronaway
    April 14, 2010

    u know that u’ll will go to the THIRD SITTING OF PARLIAMENT………afterwards continue with the little boy cry-cry story and the bullshit of missing 2 siting then go to the third one…………………………….what a waste and a joke UWP…lol

  13. Anonymous
    April 14, 2010

    we all know that u all will go to the next sitting of parliament …………………………………tafterwards continue with the bullshit of missing two sittings and the thrid one u will be there.

  14. Delices
    April 14, 2010

    Who do you think you are fooling Ron? We all know you would go to Parliament in the end, even as a senator!
    Now, are you no longer concerned about what made you stay out of Parliament in the first place i.e. Dominica’s democracy being ‘under threat’?
    Then, you must have seen how ineffective your ‘people’s parliament’ really is! For such an educated man you are either fooling only yourself or just maybe, the people around you continue to make a fool of you.

  15. April 13, 2010

    I suspect Hon. Green with his Bandsmen will be attending the next sitting of the house.

    Good luck bro. Try all sorts of equations to solve the problems.

  16. April 13, 2010

    why is the now dead u.w.p just hell bent on putting this in misery like that, those men donot care about us making people think that our prime minister is not doing good for the country. what is there problem they lost the elections get over and do the work for the people for who they serve with the 3 seats they have and work with the government on the way forward instead of there … egos. they pretending to care but we all know they donot, their bad management that has us in that position

  17. Silence
    April 13, 2010

    THE NEXT MOVE TO GO OUT OF EXISTENCE!!! HA HA

  18. As I see It
    April 13, 2010

    Mr Green what move do you have to make? You are not an elected member of parliament and unless you are made a senator which has not occurred because of your boycott, then you cannot even take part in the parliamentary proceedings

    Mr James, Mr Prevost and Mr John are the ones who should be thinking about their next move, whether they will allow you to force them into a bye-election or whether they will do the other thing which is to attend parliament.

    he three UWP elected members must now realize that you Mr Green has placed them in an awkward position of being between a rock and a hard place. It is a tough decision to make. But that’s the consequence of the choices that they made.

    If they do not attend parliament chances are they might loose another seat. If they do, then they are nothing more than a bunch of jokers and the title of the Three Stoogies will aptly fit them. I am waiting eagerly to see what the next move will be.

  19. Bolt
    April 13, 2010

    So Skerrit gave them a warning and all of a sudden, all you want to go back to Parliament. Not bad all you bad nuh. Stay out, stay out if all you seat so sure….I challenge UWP to stay out one more seating andlets see who have the balls.

  20. Delices Man!
    April 13, 2010

    Nothign less was expected of Ron Green. Empty words, empty threats and empty sits in parliament! Who was he trying to fool? He has done that for the past 15 years in the Southeast. What happen, has he and the UWP given up this golden quest of protecting Dominica’s democracy? Ron, you and teh UWP will continue to be jokers in this country. When are you going to give up this crap? Ron, why don’t you simply go to pasture?

  21. April 13, 2010

    Know you will not go far with your broken wings Mr.Green.Time 2 rest.

  22. April 13, 2010

    “Only a fool and a dead man doesn’t change his mind.”

    As a parliamentarian there are certain powers that can be used:

    Such as:

    demanding that all illegal persons be removed from parliament.

    Enforcement of the treason act.

    Filing charges for acts of treason that and akin to treason.

    Asking the DPP to do his job.

    Asking for declaration of funds in campaign

    Asking for justification in appointment of speaker of the house and police commissioner…

    20 ft Containers of plants brought in without quarantine certificates.

    use of airport by foreign powers?

    Certificate of approval for civilian or military aircraft to use night landing…???

    Details of alba and china agreement….???

    Details of French allegiance???:

    French fishermen released, contracts negotiated tender, quarries to French and EU companies/nationals while Dominican Colas workers being laid off??????

    Demand that the DBS radio and Marpin Broadcast the Parliament LIVE!!!!!!!!!

    We want to hear how IRAN and Russia helping Chavez build nuclear …is endangering us in Dominica.

    follow link to see news article:

    http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE63115A20100402

    • jah bless
      April 13, 2010

      Yes tell me more what maltairy planes landing at Melville hall airport i would like to know we need the UWP to come in to play hard ball we need a new international airport this melville hall airport thing is taking too long.

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