UWP re-elects Joshua Francis as Deputy Leader; names candidate for Roseau Central

The executive of the UWP

Just two years after he was dramatically booted out as Deputy Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Joshua Francis, was re-elected to that position when the party held its delegate’s conference on the weekend in Grand Fond.

At the same time, the party re-elected Lennox Linton unopposed as the leader, Isaac Baptiste was elected president, replacing Ronald Charles, while a new candidate for the Roseau Central Constituency was named.

Glenroy ‘Soso’ Cuffy will contest the next general election, constitutionally due in 2020, in that constituency. He replaces Joseph Isaac who recently cut ties with the UWP to become an “independent” member of Parliament and was later named a government minister by the ruling Dominica Labour Party.

In 2016, the UWP announced that it would table a motion of no confidence against Francis, who was embroiled in controversy. At that time Linton made it publicly clear that Francis’ resignation as Deputy Leader would be the honorable thing to do.

On Sunday, April 24th, 2016, the party held its delegate’s conference in Mahaut and Francis subsequently walked out.

He later said he was repeatedly interrupted when he went to address the conference.

“I did not get a chance to speak because the delegates would keep interrupting me,” he stated. “I had no choice but to walk out …another sad day for the UWP and Dominica’s politics.”

Later at that conference, 181 delegates voted for Francis to be removed as Deputy Leader.

In December 2017, Francis informed the party that he will not be contesting the next general election as a UWP candidate.

Below is the party’s executive.

Political Leader- Lennox Linton

Deputy Political Leader – Joshua Francis

President – Isaac Baptiste

Vice President – Hector John

General Secretary – Nicholas George

Treasurer – Alex Birmingham

Asst Gen Sec – Debbie Shillingford

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95 Comments

  1. NUWP
    May 2, 2018

    A a What happen? Edison the case called nah?

    I mean Thompson and Lennox ask him to resign from the “EXECUTIVE TILL YOUR CASE IS CALLED” if not we will take actions

    But where can someone help me to tell me when did that case called?

    Look some inconsistent shameless people we boy.

    And you expect people to take you seriously?

    Danny boy hmmmm

  2. Pas toutes D'cen aveg
    May 2, 2018

    Joshua there was a text going around with you guys in a photo in China. LL was asking you to smile and come in the photo.
    Your response in the joke -photo quoting you as saying”garcon I not in allU coshonnie”
    What happened? You back in the coshonne or what?

  3. The One Of A Kind
    May 1, 2018

    I don’t know if it’s the photographer or what but why does Lenox look so ugly in all his pics on DNO

    • viewsexpressed
      May 2, 2018

      My God, how low some people can go. It must be very low as that of the Corrupt labour party and their ridiculous Labour government.
      Hon Linton is a top ranking politician, the level that Skerrit and his followers can never meet. This labour government politics is very Ugly, corrupt and cannot be trusted.

    • mine
      May 2, 2018

      Is not the photographer this is who he is. lol

  4. May 1, 2018

    We voting UWP all the time the best team
    Labour must goooooooo
    Labour must goooooooo
    Labour must goooooooo
    Labour must goooooooo

    • prophet for a profit
      May 1, 2018

      I am not a laborite, but i definitely have my reservations about the UWP.

    • Jamal Jones
      May 1, 2018

      Jeff you must be crazy

    • Pas toutes D'cen aveg- plessieur ka garde'
      May 2, 2018

      If so, am sorry you’ll be riding for many a night hahahahahahahahahahah Night Rider.
      better try riding during the day when you can see what’s going on and where You are riding Saqway Sort.
      All of them must go if you did take my advise you’ll see UWP is a waste of time and effort, so is Neo DLP with all it’s On Land Pirates unlike U they ride day or night ( riding DA)-A buccaneer just moved over 7 joined them
      Night Rider, DA sucks & is a failed state. Soon you’ll be forced to learn & speak Chinese. Remember we have not been told what the MOU entails. We are screwed. Lawyers left, right ,black power, Rasta, Former UWP lawyers,lawyer-Historian ex chief PS’s etc, who have crossed all line currently only go by names like opportunists with human faces , In god we trust /US$. Progressives who have sold out etc .Add urs readers.

  5. Tetrahydrocanabinol
    May 1, 2018

    I feel sorry for his wife!

  6. Remaining true to party and country
    May 1, 2018

    This is a solid Team. The only team that can take Dominica beyond the Next Level corruption free into economic prosperity. These men and women are committed to the cause and with the support of the people of Dominica, they will successfully usher needed CHANGE in our tired, expired government.

    • smh
      May 2, 2018

      LOL! Ey look kix. Look a sorry bunch. They cannot even keep themselves together how they going to keep a country. Man stupes. Yes they are committed…committed to comesssss

    • Pas toutes D'cen aveg- plessieur ka garde'
      May 2, 2018

      Remaining true to party and country or like remaining to all thinggs nuts despite all things. U crazy guy! UWP????? tickle me,
      my family, in-fact all of DA except you and you in denial gang of ahfouahwe and some silly others around the country and places in the diaspora like the Misty woods of PA who need something to believe in other than the bottle.
      Honestly it’s sad that in 2018 people can make fools of selves to support all the BS parties currently on island. DFP/what’s left, UWP, the Neo-DLP Original DLP- hyjackers painted face Labourites like Ayatolla, Skerrit. D/cans of all stripes have been smoking pot 4 decades now it’s being legalized all over under medical pot guys like you-Remaining true to party and country must be floricking in it only to be hallucinating about a UWP gov’t in ur dreams my friend.Keep smoking keep hallucinating.

  7. BREAKING POINT
    May 1, 2018

    A country where politics rule and devide , yet the people continue to allow politicians to control and manipulate their minds. Who are we to judge? We must be mindful of the words we utter . Politics is a dirty game.

  8. Zoe Sot
    May 1, 2018

    Laborites well vex !!!!

    I passing out :lol: :lol: :lol: …. they had the most to say about the young lady, didn’t the current deputy PM drag her through the mud???? Now all of a sudden because Francis back in the running allu red mad!

    The young lady wrote a letter informing nothing happened between her and de man so allu need to chill.

    • The One Of A Kind
      May 1, 2018

      No the red isn’t mad…it’s actually laughable that they went to the bottom of the barrel to bring back hopeless Joshua hahaha.. they are making it really easy on the red.
      I mean for the people who support hopeless Joshua with his history shows how low they are hahaha

  9. KID ON THE STREET
    April 30, 2018

    The minds of these men are just like Primary School drop outs, they’re not ready to Govern Dominica. These men led Dominica in the dark ages when they were in power. Dominicans remembered when they were fed up with them? They even declared the country Bankrupt until Martinique had to pay civil servants for them. Is this what we want to return to Dominica?

    • KID ON THE BLOCK
      May 1, 2018

      Hope you are not claiming to be” KID ON THE BLOCK”.

  10. St. Joe
    April 30, 2018

    This is the best team to lead Dominica. It will be a clean sweep in the next elections.

    • prophet for a profit
      May 1, 2018

      you must be delusional, or just talking because you have fingers to type with.

  11. The One Of A Kind
    April 30, 2018

    I’ll say it again. Issac you made the best decision in Leaving this party.
    Anyone who supports hopeless joshua is sick..

  12. FloridIan diaspora
    April 30, 2018

    To all the people out there saying jushua Francis has no shame don’t you think that Joseph Issac has even less shame by jumping ship for 30 pieces of silver after he said so many nasty things about the Dominica lazy party (dLp)? Yet you all accepted him with open arms like the shameless dogs you really are then you wanna come on here and talk about shame? You damn hypocrites

  13. Frank Talker
    April 30, 2018

    One of the strategies needed now is to “fan out” the work of the executive among several committees to include respectable and ranking residents. The are many people who should be publicly identified with the effort to bring in a different government. Skerrit has done his share. The country needs a fresh look and some mature KPIs. Kudos to Skerrit and his team, but I see an increasing trend of recessional thinking in the current government.

  14. Raggamuffin
    April 30, 2018

    hmmmm look trouble francis has no shame!

    • Watching the solid team vapourize
      May 1, 2018

      Political Leader- Lennox Linton
      Deputy Political Leader – Joshua Francis
      President – Isaac Baptiste
      Vice President – Hector John
      General Secretary – Nicholas George
      Treasurer – Alex Birmingham
      Asst Gen Debbie Shillingford
      Hey what happened to Crispin ?

  15. viewsexpressed
    April 30, 2018

    Congratulations newly elected members of UWP`s Executive. The work to kick out Skerrit and his corrupt Labour government has been strengthened and it`s all forward to go as we march to regain Dominica and our democracy. Onward soldiers, you have our support. We are lead by a very prominent and trusted and experienced Leader Hon Linton, ably supported by Hon Joshau Francis and his experienced Executive members.

    • PakerDog
      April 30, 2018

      In your dreams.

    • smh
      May 2, 2018

      Pure zehzeh lmao…ya’ll cannot be serious!! This is why people are so damn confused in this country. Some persons have lost faith in the current government but have no viable alternative. So in the interest of country first no right minded person would put an x next to the saw. When it comes down to it the DLP remaining in power is the only sane thing to do because if all you think things bad now just wait God forbid that Lennox is at the helm.

  16. The absolute truth about our.Our Nation's future
    April 30, 2018

    I had a deep long thought .Now, despite not being a fan of Our once local l Larry King( with suspenders and all) LL alias( Local Larry King) would serve better on” Between U & Me” and his former show (What about) than opposition leader or leader of any political organization. stay as a self appointed investigative journalist.
    These positions suit U best and you are more useful. If you were a medical doctor you’d functin well as a pathologist seeing you are by no means a people’s person. This is a fact & U know it better than we do.
    Just go back to your days @ DCP. We don’t have to ask for volunteers from mahaut etc former DCP workers as such. Just ask former party man and friend Joseph Issacs alias Judas. Stories will abound.
    LL I really love you on what about & between you & me.
    Truth is if you continue as Leader of the UWP then Eddie’s dream of being DA’s first PM & President will be only in his dreams whilst chief of the Pirates/Neo DLP will chase and succeed so is…

  17. April 30, 2018

    Congratulations to all may God Almighty give u guys
    Wisdom
    Strength
    Peace
    Courage
    Discernment
    Favor
    Much blessings for Team Dominica ??

  18. Ray
    April 30, 2018

    Good luck to this excellent team of executive members. It is my prayer that you will plan and diligently execute a strategy to win the next general election when it’s called. Congrats to the entire team.
    God speed.
    God bless Dominica.

    • The absolute truth about our.Our Nation's future
      April 30, 2018

      Ray you on medical marijuana man! Are you seeing a shrink or what? Is it 4 ur denial that as much as Skerrit needs to go 14 yrs ago your boy eh ready yet. DA is between a rock & a hard place.
      Come on man Ray wake up give up the Marijuana. Stop supporting backwardness thereby allowing reasonable men& women of integrity will heed the call of national crisis and step fwd before 2020. failure to do so only prolongs the suffering under this bunch of guys pending imprisonment ad infinitum with a few good men& women stepping up to the plate in our of need.

      • prophet for a profit
        May 1, 2018

        what is your issue with Marijuana? be it medical or not? your tone suggests that marijuana makes people stupid.

  19. The absolute truth about our.Our Nation's future
    April 30, 2018

    In 2016, the UWP announced that it would table a motion of no confidence against Francis, who was embroiled in controversy.
    At that time Linton made it publicly clear that Francis’ resignation as Deputy Leader would be the honorable thing to do.
    Just two years after he was dramatically booted out as Deputy Leader of the United Workers Party
    On Sunday, April 24th, 2016, the party held its delegate’s conference in Mahaut and Francis subsequently walked out.
    Question: Isn’t this negative sequence of events indicate why their elections blues will continue in 2020?
    If there is one D/can who would love to oust the Neo DLP it’s me by any means.But the signs of the future are already present with the aforementioned. Blame the future loss on them. Da needs real able & honest sons and daughters to come forth in a last effort. hose current Pirates and buccaneers ain’t cutting it

    • viewsexpressed
      May 2, 2018

      Francis has moved on, UWP moved on….members moved on…people moved on…Lets all move n together to move and kick this corrupt Leader Skerrit and his Corrupt Labour party out of office.

  20. The One Of A Kind
    April 30, 2018

    Hahahaha lol
    Good luck

  21. lol
    April 30, 2018

    All you really want us to put our country in them man hands?

    • April 30, 2018

      We put our country in Skerrit dem hands for 20 years, and they spend billions, WHAT CAN WE SHOW FOR IT???????
      Let’s do the same thing over and over and expect a different result

  22. The accursed thing
    April 30, 2018

    I have a dream that one day we will not be taking about deputy leader of UWP but rather, all of us in all walks of life will come together to get rid of of this accursed thing we now call the government of Dominica and replace it with a government of the people, by the people and for the people, no matter their political and religious background. What we have in office today is clearly not a government. We have a bunch of lazy, visioless and corrupt men and women that are in it only for their pockets. I have a dream that one day the man or woman that occupies the seat of leadership will be indeed an honorable and we’ll respected person that respects the rule of law. I have a dream that one day the first lady will be next to her husband or wife to ensure that marriage will be seen as what God intended, one man for one woman and husband will not send wife to live abroad. I have a dream that change will come; hope will come; God’s blessings will come and curse will flee our land for…

  23. Tetrahydrocanabinol
    April 30, 2018

    What about the child?

  24. Jonathan Y St Jean
    April 30, 2018

    True democracy at work.The majority of delegates voted in 2016 to remove Joshuea because he was embroiled in a scandal which had the potential to see the party bugged down by the opposition using it as a wedge issue.Now that this issue no longer festers, it’s time to view Joshuea no more as a liability so he was reelected.Great move by the delegates.Congratulations to all who were elected to serve the party on behalf of the patriots of the country.

    • DeEyesHaveIt
      April 30, 2018

      Boy you have a strong guts eh? This issue no longer Fester’s? Really? JUSTICE!!!!!! for the little girl….. Mad allu playing mad or wha

    • Misty wood of DA
      April 30, 2018

      Philly weed doing that 2 U St.John or JA weed if u haven’t given it up the JA wed 4 a Philly Cheese steak lol
      Give up the Philly weed man blurring ur vision and thought process.

      • prophet for a profit
        May 1, 2018

        but what is all you problem with marijuana today? why you all not giving rum blows? the man make an honest opinion, you want to attack him with a marijuana talk. what that have to do with his opinion about Joshua? rum does make people talk more rubbish than marijuana everyday

    • May 1, 2018

      Jonathan, now I know where all the blue cool aid is, you have it all. To much of this blue stuff is turning your brain to powder. The criminal matter involving Mr. Francis has not been decided it is still working its way through the court system. The UWP will now have to constantly put a spin on why a man with a criminal charge has been elevated to the position of deputy leader. The operatives of the DLP will have field days as they constantly remind voters of the double standard of your party. Yours is truly a stupid statement as this action by the UWP of naming Francis deputy brings his legal troubles back in the spotlight.

    • Watching the solid team vapourize
      May 1, 2018

      Dear Jonathan St.John
      You are either two faced , bias, have double standards fake, don’t know what you are about or just a waste of time. Where U seat is not where U stand John

  25. LifeandDeath
    April 30, 2018

    A few Good Men and a brave Woman… From what I have seen and heard, I think the UWP Team Dominica has great potential and best intentions for Dominica. Also I listen to concerns (albeit sometimes biased) from DLP supporters that Lennox does not articulate the intentions of the UWP party well enough (maybe they mean often enough); he spends too much time on the Negative of the ruling DLP and PM Skerrit. This made me ponder and in fact I wish that Lennox and Team Dominica would more often articulate in tangible ways, ‘How’ and by what means Dominica will see progress if they are elected. I for one can’t wait to see the backs of Skerrit and those he has cornered into sheep-like obedience and silence in the Cabinot, but indeed Team Dominica must take heed. People want to hear and feel tangible means of raising Dominica. Revise the Manifesto regularly..and let Dominicans know that there will be a period of hardship as Skerrit has inflicted considerable damage to the Economy no doubt.

    • Channel 1
      April 30, 2018

      @LifeandDeath – How comes I’ve heard the UWP plans for Dominica over and over and over again and you have not heard them articulating their plans enough?

      DLP supporters claim they not hearing Lennox plans for Dominica??? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Since when that bunch does listen to anything that makes sense?

      They are not hearing of Lennox & the UWP plans BECAUSE they don’t want to hear about Lennox & the UWP plans. Simple. It’s not because Lennox and the UWP not articulating their plans enough.

      • May 1, 2018

        I am not hearing those plans, so tell us what they are. All i am hearing is how corupt government, people that getting government assistance are prostitutes, it is not my job to ask for help for my constituents I just have to talk in parliament…. What plans have been articulated by this useless worthless party? This party is just full of air .

  26. Concern Citizen
    April 30, 2018

    What have change from the meeting in Mahuat and the one yesterday?

  27. latitude e5550
    April 30, 2018

    lol thats the best this party can do, lol

  28. FloridIan diaspora
    April 30, 2018

    Above I see a team that is ready to take Dominica to the next level. Smart and full of bright ideas team Dominica (uwp) spearheaded by skeritt’so worst nightmare honorable Linton is ready to steady the instability Dr punjab and his boys have brought upon us and lead us out of poverty. With uwp Dominica can become a real country again, we can be made whole again, we can be democratic again. We can have all of this if we use the power that exists in us, the power of choosing between good and evil, the power to vote Dr evil and his blood thirsty red fools out office

  29. Roy Williams
    April 30, 2018

    God bless and strengthen team leader Hon Lennox Linton, and the United Workers Party, Team Dominica.

    • DeEyesHaveIt
      April 30, 2018

      Bogoroy you doh have any shame? Same Joshua allu kick out is the same one now allu welcoming back with open arbe

      • Roy Williams
        April 30, 2018

        St. Peter betrayed Jesus Christ three times yet he was forgiven by him. Ian once said unpleasant things about Skeritt, he forgave him, by asking him to sing a song for him. The Labor Party government paid Tony to investigate the UWP for corruption, the man who was Finance Minister of the UWP, was forgiven by Skeritt, he was even made a Minister of the Skeritt Administration. Savarin who was partly responsible for the downfall of the DLP, he was made a Minister of the DLP government and is presently President of Dominica. I see absolutely no problem in forgiving Joshua Francis and accepting him, as one of us again.

    • mine
      April 30, 2018

      Meme bete meme pawle

  30. Back to Joshua Francis appears to me as the scraping of the bottom of the barrel! Unless, unless the conduct which caused him to be kicked out of the party goes unnoticed, and forgotten, I doubt he can be of any value, or benefit to the UWP.

    I hate to say it but it seems to me it will take a miracle  to overcome Roosevelt! Francis should not be any place in the equation!

    • mine
      April 30, 2018

      You are 100% correct. Joshua should not be at all.

    • April 30, 2018

      Don’t hate to say it; just say it, because it is a truth; the very truth!

      When and if ever PM Skerrit is removed as Prime Minister of Dominica, it will be by God’s plan for him, not by the grumbling, command of mean whose mind is in complete disarray

      • ?????????????????
        May 1, 2018

        Aye Liz I concur with you. God is in control. He knows when and how to allow certain things. That is what I keep saying to persons. Blessings my dear.

      • Elizabeth, I will say to you again God do not play politics, God Jehovah is not in Roosevelt or any politician politics! If God was in Dominica politics, and appointed Roosevelt to rule over Dominica, he would have protected the nation from Erika, and Maria.

        Under Skerrit Dominica would be the most developed, most prosperous  nation in the Caribbean, there would not be a nation of unemployed people living on handouts; and from Barrel of food shipped to Dominica to people by their relatives residing particularly in the United States!

        Dominica’s economy would not be based on the sale of diplomatic passports, and regular travel passports. If God played politics, he would not reference the inscription on a coin, and asks whose is it.

        When they answered Caesar’s ; Jesus said to them: Render unto Caesar, the things that are Caesar’s and unto God the things that are God’s, Caesar was a politician. Support Roosevelt if you wish; do entertain the idea that God appointed that crook…

      • May 1, 2018

        Telemaque if you think that God is not in politics, what are you doing in that movement? Don’t you think that God would be displeased with you, to choose a lifestyle where He is absent?

        And stop with those scripture quotes of which you do not understand the context of what you read. You do not even know why Jesus said those words to the Jewish Leaders. But His command to them was to obey the Law of the Government, just as the ought to obey the Laws of God–which was of the Spirit.

        The Jewish leaders were trying to trap Jesus; so that they would find things to use against Him, but Jesus knew their wicked thoughts.

        When they asked Him, if it was lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, that was the time He asked them to show Him the coin, causing them to acknowledge the face of Caesar on the coin.

        So taxes was for Caesar, not God. Hence give to Caesar what was his and give to God what was His –which is always sincere worship, by the Principles of Love.

  31. April 30, 2018

    That party is in total disarray! God help us if this party ever wins an election in Dominica.

  32. Ideal
    April 30, 2018

    Best team ever and we are going to win the next election if there is no cheating by the labour party as they do every election. Good luck team we are with UWP.

    • Misty wood of DA
      April 30, 2018

      Give up the crack pipe guy. It’s not helping U see the ills of Skerrit & his Pirates let alone those of these emotional group of losers

  33. Man bites dogs
    April 30, 2018

    LINTON, and his calamity clowns now scraping de bottom of de Barrel, soon them people will be looking for a leader with lower IQ mad men vs zombies. :-P :-P

  34. Gee_Joseph
    April 30, 2018

    Where is Joseph Issac?

    • The One Of A Kind
      April 30, 2018

      Hahahahaha lol
      Issac is with the winning team

    • Misty wood of DA
      April 30, 2018

      messing up his former party & partying with the Neos his new found friends.

  35. zandoli
    April 30, 2018

    Between UWP and Joshua Francis, will you guys make up your minds? One day he is in, the next day he is out and leaving politics to focus on his family and his affairs. Now I am hearing, not only is he back in the fold, but he has been elected deputy leader of the party.

    I was a huge fan of Joshua, but with this case hanging over his head, I am not so sure after all. What if he is convicted of the crime he is accused of? What then?

    UWP is finding all kinds of ways to ensure Skerrit never gets voted out of power.

  36. KID ON THE BLOCK
    April 30, 2018

    It’s really a fact that a drowning man may catch at a straw.. So too a DROWNING PARTY will do anything’. Did I hear Deputy Leader? After ALL that was saidby his very own? More over, the DUST has not even settled. It is unbelievable. Where is the morality/integrity THEY say THEY stand for?
    Really true, put a pig in a palace, it still remains a pig.

  37. DeEyesHaveIt
    April 30, 2018

    What a joke. This always tells me that your moral compass as a party is broken beyond repair. You voted out Joshua because of the nature of the case he had to answer. This matter is still “sub judice” it has not been deleted with by the courts yet now you welcoming him back with open arms??? Madness so where is your moral indignation now? Wicked

  38. April 30, 2018

    Wey wey wey. No morality, no integrity. What exactly does UWP stand for?

  39. Jah Kal
    April 30, 2018

    Let me congratulate all the guys on the team well done .SOSO congratulation, Roseau u have an honest and deligate person in your connor look out his coming to do good thing for u the people trust me on that . ( SOSO FOR ROSEAU )

  40. Roseau North
    April 30, 2018

    Welcome back sikiri. And continue the good work team Dominica. AND GOOD EFFORT IN THÉ REPLACEMENT OF JOSEPH ISSAC. .. ( now its time for nation building

  41. Chris
    April 30, 2018

    Bwavo! Look Debahhh

  42. bro
    April 30, 2018

    ….. Is the change? same old, same old. Nicolas George and Lennox Linton are two major liabilities, then we have Joshua Francis.

    I’ll be voting Freedom next election. workers fini batt.

  43. Ibo France
    April 30, 2018

    Politics has its twists and its turns. No political party can underwhelm the Dominican people as the DLP has done. The country is presently like a rudderless ship running aground on sharp rocks. The morale of the citizens is at its lowest ever. This is the most opportune time for an alternative to take over, and at first, try to salvage what is left of the country, then solicit the cooperation of the citizenry and rebuild Dominica to some level of respectability. History has taught us that when one party overstays its time in power, the leader and his/her ministers run out of fresh ideas, become complacent, dictatorial tendencies surface, and the country begins to sink. The Opposition should manifest itself as the much better alternative to govern the country by offering FEASIBLE ideas and commitments, not promises, to the electors. They should champion the cause of the poor while offering incentives for a better life for all.

    • April 30, 2018

      It is the opposition that is rudderless, they are just prancing about like a headless chicken. The UWP stands for nothing and as the saying goes if you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything. The UWP is a decaying party with a leadership that is only concern about political power. Never in the history of Dominican politics has a political party in opposition displayed such arrogance and an increasing hunger for power, using all types of deceitful methods like character assassination to achieve their goal. Even in opposition this idiotic party thinks it is above the law and everyone else is wrong and they are always right. They talk of good governance but within their party it is not practiced. Just ask the UWP why was Joshua Francis who has a pending criminal matter, for minority reporting, was elected deputy leader? Then sit back and listen comedy.

      • Ibo France
        April 30, 2018

        Anon, well written! Most of your post perfectly applies to Skerrit and his kakistocratic government.(a kakistocracy is a government which is run by the worst, least qualified, or most unscrupulous citizens). The only thing that Dominica has achieved under the tutelage of Skerrit is FAILED STATE STATUS. This administration has been the chief architect of poverty, misery and tribal politics. Anon, its a pity that people like you have become the biggest apologists for bad governance. Your conscience has totally deserted you.

  44. mine
    April 30, 2018

    The controversy with Joshua is still existing and you all making Deputy Leader. What about the motion of no confidence?

  45. Da passports
    April 30, 2018

    Labor must go… Dno allu you should a compilation of all labor scandals from bin bobol to night landing. dominicans have short memory, and a lot of who feel the pain already leave the country

  46. mine
    April 30, 2018

    wow ! Joshua as deputy leader after all the names he was called in Mahaut what a shame. UWP finee bat.

  47. prophet for a profit
    April 30, 2018

    But what is wrong with you people? It is either you want the man or not. what happened to the case that made him stand down in the first place? what are we saying to our youth?

  48. ??
    April 30, 2018

    What a colossal failure for a party. The same man that they kicked out for having an alleged relationship with a minor is re-elected pending a judicial review. Is the UWP losing their mind? Is that the same party that talk about moral values, honesty and integrity? Are they out of options? Well, this sends a serious message to the voters which indicate that their picking are shallow. I just find it strange that Thompson is no where on the executive. I guess the money is rolling in so he has no time for these clowns. This leaves Lennox with only one option which is destabilizing the country. Look out Dominica, it’s coming but this time it will be ugly.

  49. The Evangelist?
    April 30, 2018

    As a Dominican that wants to see Da free again, let me first of all congratulate Mr. Joshua Francis for making himself available to Dominica again. No doubt Skerrit has brought Dominica in deep **** and people that are opposed to the curse Skerrit has brought on our land need to put everything behind them and unite for the cause of Dominica.
    I was born Labor and stayed faithful to my party until 2010 when my eyes were opened and decided to put country before party and as a result, I have decided to support any party that stands a chance of setting Dominica free and as a result, I supporting UWP still until deliverance comes. But let me make it clear that I am NOT a UWPite. Having said that here is my observation. To the best of my knowledge Deputy leaders of the UWP have not served them well especially those whose first name starts with “J”. I am referring to Julius Timothy, Joshua Francis (the first time), and Joseph Isaac. I thought they would avoid the J but Joshua deserves it

    • mine
      April 30, 2018

      WOW! do you all have daughters? Don’t you all know about the ME TOO in Dominica?. What a shame.

    • The One Of A Kind
      May 1, 2018

      He deserves it????? Hahahaha

  50. Party Fall down
    April 30, 2018

    Is UWP serious? These people don’t respect Dominicans.

    • April 30, 2018

      what about Skerrit, that stealing allu money and still telling allu boldface lies, that is respect???? :-D :-D :-D :-D

  51. Property
    April 30, 2018

    I am disgusted by the people who voted for Francis.

  52. Shame
    April 30, 2018

    UWP is a sick party. After dehumanizing Joshua Francis. They ridiculed and embarrass the man, they fired him and then turn turtle and reelected him. This is a disgrace. Shame on UWP

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