UWP Roseau Central Constituency Association wishes Joseph Isaac ‘good riddance’

Isaac recently announced he was leaving the UWP

The people who voted Joseph Isaac as Member of Parliament for Roseau Central are now turning their backs on him, wishing him ‘good riddance.’

In a statement, the United Workers Party (UWP) Roseau Central Constituency Association said it is disassociating itself with him and will continue to support the UWP.

In a move that sent shockwaves through the political spectrum, Isaac announced recently that he was quitting the UWP to become an independent member of parliament. He accused the UWP of not acting in the best interest of Dominica and said he was tired of tribal politics.

Within days, Isaac was holding a key ministry in Dominica’s cabinet, after Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced that he had been appointed Minister for the Environment, Climate Resilience, Disaster Management and Urban Renewal.

“We the constituents, members and supporters of the UWP Roseau Central Constituency wish to pronounce our unequivocal support and admiration for the leadership of our party, the United Workers Party,” the association said. “We recognize that in recent times there has been a blatant and brandished movement to tarnish and undermine the leadership and support of Dominica’s most potent political force, the UWP. Every ominous effort has been made to buy into the stalwarts and pillars of our party, nonetheless, we recognize this as weak politics, dirty tricks and deserving of the feet.”

It said it is in this spirit “we condemn the sinking sand approach of Joseph Isaac, the ironical, self-proclaimed, independent representative of the Roseau Central Constituency and wish him well and good riddance.”

The association also said it is disassociating itself with statements made at the press conference when Isaac announced his resignation from the UWP.

“We, the Roseau Central Constituency Association of the UWP would like to disassociate ourselves with Mr. Joseph Isaac’s statement made at his press conference held at the stadium on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, with respect to his misrepresentation that he had consulted with us is untrue,” the statement said.

The statement added, “It is with this same undefeated and reinvigorated spirit that we express to our friends supporters and well-wishers around Dominica, the vast silent majority in Dominica and the diaspora who had been subject to extensive fear and intimidation by this acrimonious regime and self serving administration that we stand firm with our party and we remain steadfast and committed to the cause, the principles and policies of the UWP.”

The association also said it is standing behind UWP Political Leader, Lennox Linton.

“Let it be known that we, in Roseau and the environs stand firm with the visionary, patriotic, honest, intelligent and responsible leader, Mr. Linton, who brings national leadership to the table and that of our party,” the statement said.

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54 Comments

  1. “Francisco tell your party that? If they understood this, they would not have wished the man “good riddance” (??????????????????).

    Believe it or not the question marks is the name of the fool who’s stupid remarks to me are in the quote above. That is one of the reasons I insult their kind, because they dunce! Why can’t the UWP people who voted for Isaac wish him goof riddance?

    You are so stupid, not knowing the meaning of something you think it is  a bad wish! Idiot “good riddance” simply means “an act of ridding.” or deliverance; relief from something” which could be a pain from his behind!

    He claimed he was tired of tribal politics, hence he relieved himself from his burden, so if the people who voted for him wish him a happy ridding  in his future endeavors, what is wrong with that?

    The reason why you all are so fictitious with faces or names is because  you are dumb and dunce!

    I am Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque 

    Ah Wesley me come fram!

  2. ????????????????
    April 13, 2018

    Hello The man is free to make a decision. Jehovah does not force us so neither should you. This is democracy and we are free willed individuals. Stubborn and arrogant persons don’t learn anything and this is your party. They all feel it is what I say and doesnot listen to others so they go on and on in their pompous activities of hating, hurting and trying to get in power at whatever cost. Hello smell the coffee you guys everyone helping their people – Church organisations helping person for roofing , building houses etc. What are your contributions to nation building after Hurricane Maria? Just complaining? One cannot say that all you working…. just spreading strife … anger . hate. And then you say you want to be leader of this country? What are you doing on the ground…. I am sure if your all were , then you would get help from internal and outside… No concrete plan just oppposng everything even if is good and needful. Reallly!!!! Wake up leave the man

    • viewsexpressed
      April 16, 2018

      We cant leave him alone, he has run away with our votes and now we see him crying crocodile tears. sob sob.
      Give us a break please, you have found yourself embedded in a very corrupt environment, you try t get out, you better run away from this political corrupt gang of misfts

  3. viewsexpressed
    April 13, 2018

    We must read carefully and remember.
    We, the Roseau Central Constituency Association of the UWP would like to disassociate ourselves with Mr. Joseph Isaac’s statement made at his press conference held at the stadium on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, with respect to his misrepresentation that he had consulted with us is untrue,” the statement said.

    Well said and advocated RCCA of the UWP. You stand proud. He has become a minister by default because he still holds the votes he got from you , the people of Roseau Central. Issac should resign and go and campaign and run again on his own merit. I believe that Issac is scared of this move, he appears therefore to have got into this positon through default and entered at the backdoor of the DLP.
    So, Issac, the votes that you hold whose it is and who do you now represent. You represent only one person, Skerrit, the one with many questions and concerns about our states money and while you are in there ask how was the Bin & Fertilizer Bool…

    • voice of reason
      April 13, 2018

      I am reading this comment and the others posted and I am in awe. I cannot believe that in a changing world Dominicans opt to remain the same.
      Being a member of a party is not the same as being in a cult or being bullied.
      If someone believes that the party they are serving is not in accordance with their belief then why shouldn’t they move to an area where they think their will perform better.

      Are’nt we living in a democratic society when people are free to choose? The manner in which Dominicans are acting is like this is communism their way or no way.

      People in Dominica are so true to party but imagine if they were true to country, true to development, true to being positive, true to open to change even when it is not in accordance to their belief then imagine how great we would be as a nation.

      Anyone that has a different view, or political party is seen as a traitor.
      Grow up people and keep up with the times, you do not get a medal for being backwards

      • viewsexpressed
        April 15, 2018

        Vice, all the people who voted Issac are saying, as technically he is their Parl Rep, is that he should have consulted his Roseau central committee members first and advise them of his intentions, at least two week before.
        The move was badly and unprofessionally done. So he is in Parliament, who does he now represent and speak for, Skerrit?. Oh My God this is disgusting

    • Expat
      April 14, 2018

      I know it hurts so your crying is justified; eventually, you will get over it and do some soul searching. You need to find out why did this happen and what should be done to prevent it from happening again.

  4. Looking
    April 13, 2018

    One really has to wonder and ponder and sometimes laugh. People needs to be empowered and enlightened. It takes all of us to build our country. This present administration is spending too much of the states (our resources) trying to remain in power. We need a different direction where everyone will feel they are part of the nation. Farmers will feel empowered, no longer will they feel the need to go to the “Red Clinic”. Public servants will feel properly compensated and properly appraised where people get promoted by hard work, too many political games. Many ask questions, if not skerrit who? We do not need a one man leader we need a powerful cadre of ministers strong leadership in all sectors and the rebirth of local government. Ministers need to get to work on policy development. Distribution of building materials and social services should be done by the relevant ministries and public servants. Bring back the days of milk and honey. Stop using the states resources like its theirs.

  5. OuSaFehSah
    April 13, 2018

    the people of Issaccs constituency should know that nothing good will come to them without money involved. The UWP cant do these projects with no budget… Issac – go and perform and do for your people. its better they state that you crossed the floor and provided than you cross the floor and they are still the same… perform and do your best for the people…. thats what matters !!

    they will see the truth and move to it

    • viewsexpressed
      April 13, 2018

      People, please read carefully: “the people of Issaccs constituency should know that nothing good will come to them without money involved..”
      You see and read the mentality of Skerrit’s people, coming from a very corrupt Labour government. There is now no value in politics and good governance. It is now a pappyshow and buying people, dishing out money indiscriminately. How low must this corrupt Labour Party Government take its people.

  6. Current
    April 13, 2018

    Workers my advise…take what skerrit and isaac can give you. Play as though your support them. Take their money and vote them out…vote them out!!!!!

  7. Vibes
    April 13, 2018

    After reading this statement as a UWP supporter who was never consulted about this letter I want to endorse Mr. Isaac’ s move to try to find a better live for Roseau Central people. The Roseau Central constituency Association needs to smell the coffee and use its delegates at the next election to vote out Lennox Linton. Mr. Linton has decimated the UWP. His lack of vision, lack of tact, lack of character has driven UWP to the ground. I will only support UWP come next election on one term and that is Lennox must go

    • viewsexpressed
      April 13, 2018

      So Vibes, your vison is one of supporting and following a corrupt Labour government with a very questionable Prime Mininister. Man Skerrit must Go and stay focus to the politics of decency within the UWP, under its leader Hon Linton. NO DLP. they are dangerous, they have crippled our Dominica, they are rich and we continue to live in poverty. Dominica is crying.
      It is because of Hon. Linton and his strong UWP Team why Issac ran away. Issac appears impatient and desperate, come Issac speak – tell the story.
      Issac appears to be in need of cash with his business failure, so he had to succumb to Politically Judas affairs mentality., a very dangerous mentality. Show me your company , I tell you who you are.

      The UWP will not enter government through the back door not through devious means.

      • Anonymous
        April 14, 2018

        I wonder how much Isaac divulged about the inner wokings of the UWP to his new paymaster and if Skerrit can trust him because of that. Who knows, he could be a double spy.

    • April 15, 2018

      Vibes you talk about vision do you know that DLP have used some of UWP visions before so stop your nonsense , you can see that English is not your best language and I guess you don’t know what the job of the Opposition is about so go and do some checking .

  8. Bel Beff
    April 13, 2018

    Judas Iscariot
    Joseph Isaac
    Something is eerily similar. The initials J.I. says a lot.

    • Lennox Must Go
      April 13, 2018

      UWP is a nasty organization. Use people and when they leave they are the worst thing ever. Lennox can never win an election in Dominica

      • April 15, 2018

        You a right because Dominicans are like the Americans lies, lies, lies , corruptions, corruptions , corruptions, poverty, poverty and more poverty , So why are they so afraid of Linton !

    • Hmmm
      April 13, 2018

      I love this! Very good sense of humor although the whole situation is not humorous at all.

  9. Galileo
    April 12, 2018

    This is a statement of no consequence. It serves no purpose and frankly it stinks of bitterness and resentment. I can bet my last quarter that this was the idea of the rancorous woman who keeps calling Q95 with her laments of how much she has done to elect Isaac.

  10. Cow bite man
    April 12, 2018

    I gave a long hard laugh after reading the news headline. :-D :lol:

  11. ??
    April 12, 2018

    UWP get over it!

  12. April 12, 2018

    The only party who has the right to do what they want in Dominica is the UWP. They have the right to have an American as leader of their party in violation of the constitution (Ron Green), they have the right to export wildlife without a permit, they have the right to incite violence, they have the right to block public roads and inconvenience the rest of the population, in summary they alone have the right to do whatever they want when they want including character assassination and undermining the leadership of government with hateful propaganda. It is time the UWP publishes all the evidence they have to support the alleged rampant corruption by government. Not hearsay or guilt by association, not speculation or opinion just the hard facts, like number of the bank account where Skeritt has all the stolen passport money, the conclusive evidence that Dominica violated U.N. sanctions, evidence Skeritt is unable to enter the US and is under investigation by the FBI, just the facts.

    • viewsexpressed
      April 13, 2018

      Anon, you do not have the right to be ut of context. Read again, comprehend and try again. You make no sense. My God …Where have you been Anon?
      You forgot the open evidence presented by Hon Linton of the Bin Bobol and Fertilizer Bobol..? Where your corrupt Labour government and disloyal acolytes were exposed of this thievery. They lied and said first that it was a mistake, an error and as Hon Linton presented more evidence, they then said it was a mistake ad that they will repay the money soon They used up states money and they said they paid u months later. However the money trail was discovered and went through other countries before it came to Dominica. Anon go do your homework, educate yourself. I bet people like you and theirs in Dominica ive in poverty and rather than complimenting Hon. Linton for his loyal work you want to brandish him fr no reason, but to hate him because he discovered your Labour Party likely to be engaged in states bobol and thievery. Is that right…

      • Man bites dogs
        April 15, 2018

        Viewsexpressed, you are a loser and satanic: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

  13. April 12, 2018

    I’m in support of that move by de Roseau Central
    Team Isaac is suffering from a lack of
    Political hunger well he has just committed
    Political suicide once again good riddance

    • Jury
      April 13, 2018

      l :lol: :lol: this says a lot about your intellectual understanding of politics. How did he commit political suicide when earlier today he was sworn in as a Minister of Government??? :lol: :lol:

  14. Lenpro
    April 12, 2018

    This is what politicians do when they can find a way to help their people. They jump ship. This happens in almost every country. The UWP supporters may look at this man as a traitor, where others may see his move as a good one. But is it a really good move? This is one question Mr. Isaac probably thought of over and over again. If Mr. Isaac did not keep in mind that his won the Roseau Central Constituency by only 65 votes and took the gamble, he has no doubt in my mind set himself for failure by taking Skerrit’s bait. Because Skerrit knows very well that a 65 vote victory is not a landslide.. So whats next? My prediction is that in the next general election, Labor will regain that 65 vote from the last election win the constituency, and Isaac will be kick out giving The labor party full power over Roseau Central. We may all have a lot to say about that guy Skerrit, but it looks like in this Scenario he might turn out to be the better politician.

    • ????????????????
      April 13, 2018

      Lenpro you must get to know the man yourself. He loves this country passionately and is compassionate … ask the Elderly and children. He loves persons who like to work for country so if Mr . Isaaac says he wants to work why not give him the opportunity. He won’t be kicked out. Why repeat what others say instead think and stop racking your brains like you can foretell the future. Only one person knows everthing …. Beginning, now and ending and most importantly the heart. That one we cannot fool. so stop giving yourself headache…. and it may not what you think.

  15. mine
    April 12, 2018

    In the next two weeks you all will get something to talk about.

  16. Nuffsaid
    April 12, 2018

    What a joke. Visionary???? UWP better realize quickly that they need to make a change like it or not Lennox cannot connect with the people and is unelectable on a national scale. Wake up “change is a must”

    • I refuse to even call you an idiot!

      How do you manage to deduce this nonsense that the UWP cannot be elected on a national scale?

      Such are the thoughts of a fool! You do not understand, or have any idea how politics works! Have you ever heard of the late Micheal Douglas, brother to late Roosevelt “Rosie” Douglas. There was a time when he was the lone Labor Party opposition representative in Dominica Parliament for years.

      Everybody believed the party was dead!

      Which party is in power today?

      You need to shut up!

      Eugenia Charles ruled over Dominica for at least fifteen years or more, and in landslide victory, she was dislodged by the UWP. No political party is certain of winning an Election, it’s the will of the people which counts. Do you believe that Dominicans are so dumb that they will continue accepting Skerrit bribes and promises for the rest of their life’s allowing Dominica to collapse and keep him in power because they love him?

      • Economists
        April 13, 2018

        Well I will call you an idiot who can’t read English.
        Nuffsaid, said “like it or not Lennox cannot connect with the people and is unelectable on a national scale”. What part of that statement said UWP cannot be elected on a national scale?

      • Nuffsaid
        April 13, 2018

        It is said that when people lack intellect they resort to petty name calling. So frankly I won’t even engage you Francisco. Clearly in this war of wits you would be grossly unarmed. Run along….. Since you lack the ability to comprehend anything that denounces the ridiculousness of your party.

      • ????????????????
        April 13, 2018

        Francisco tell your party that? If they understood this, they would not have wished the man “good riddance”… He is free to choose … he is a free willed individual which Jehovah created all of us that way. Francisco you also need to be a little more respectful with your outburst.

      • You must be the economist of stupidity. Lennox is not running in every constituency, his seat in Marigot will forever be secured. The party party is running nation wide, the is on a national scale. Between you and I which of the two is the fool!

        You are stupid, I can tell now, the example you have in your shall mind is that people in Dominica vote for Skerrit, and not the candidate which runs in the constituency they are suppose to represent. That is why any fool he takes to village and say to people vote for them they do so.

        I know a certain person who can barely read, Roosevelt put that person up for election in a certain village; well the people in that certain village are not idiots, hence, the rejected Skerrit can’t read candidate. That is not how it works in the UWP!  

  17. Ibo France
    April 12, 2018

    If Joseph Isaac were a man of integrity, he would have resigned formally from the UWP, allow for there to be a by-election and let the chips fall where they may. Mr. Isaac has made money his god, and this will plague him for eternity. Your conscience is where God dwells in you. I’m of the firm belief that a doctor performed surgery on Mr. Isaac and removed his conscience. He is the personification of selfishness, greed and dishonesty. Good riddance!

    • NUWP
      April 12, 2018

      A joke dat man? ?????

      But since when UWP know what is integrity? Is Thompson still in the UWP nah?

      Is SIKIRI STILL IN YHE PARTY? Is Lennox Linton still in the UWP? Is Norman and Shirley still in UWP?

      ThEN is yes for anyone them rethink when u talking integrity. Ok

      • Bel Beff
        April 13, 2018

        I am confused. If UWP is not known for integrity, why would you want UWP candidates to join your party? Do they automatically gain integrity when they cross? Enlighten me!

      • Me
        April 13, 2018

        Do you actually have a point or are you just talking nonsense?

      • KID ON THE BLOCK
        April 13, 2018

        Well said NUWP, a bunch of notorious THIEVES AND LIARS!

    • One of a kind
      April 13, 2018

      For God plague for eternity?????
      France you have a PHD in typing garbage.
      Stop bringing You religious beliefs into this….guy did what was best for him, if you cannot understand that then you have a big problem.
      I mean really, why would anyone reject a payout (IF HE DID GET ONE) to stand up for ppl like you.

      • Toto
        April 14, 2018

        You are right, he didwhatwas best for him, not for the people who elected him in the first place.

    • ????????????????
      April 13, 2018

      Ibo you seem to know it all. No doctor can perform any surgery to remove conscience. The bottom line is he is free to choose. Are you not free and you chose the UWP? Well Ibo you cannot judge the man for his choosing. Only God can know what is inside. Do not try to know yourself because you ain’t the Creator. Wish the man well! What is good riddance! You and those who support your party always thinks it is our way and no other way. Anyone who does not support you all are either “hungry L” whether they work or not. Traitor, Voleur etc. and it is as though that Dominica is you all estate and you have a complete right to it. Wake up partner and be more loving… open minded and objective thinkers. Stop the Hate of others and your eyes will open to see clearly not like a Sol one sided.

  18. April 12, 2018

    Isaac just committed political suicide, you don’t have nothing, if you have the people’s trust, a man that claim to be so educated should know that, politcs 101 :-D

  19. Ray
    April 12, 2018

    I’m also sticking with the leadership of lennox linton and look forward to the UWP forming the next government of Dominica. I’m happy with the manner in which UWP has dealt with the Isaac matter. Roseau Central, keep your confidence in the UWP, we will form three next government and make Dominica the best place to live, work and enjoy life.
    God bless Domimica.

  20. kingman
    April 12, 2018

    Hahahaha, stand firm for a new term!!!

  21. KERI
    April 12, 2018

    There is a traitor on board please examine his horns you all.

  22. KID ON THE BLOCK
    April 12, 2018

    That one hit you all real hard! You all still can’t get away from that yet? Wish the man well and move on. Concentrate on how you all are going to help the country to recover after Maria. The man well establish and feel comfortable in his new position and is concentrating on his next move to help his constituency and Dominica. You all are a Dead letter in his vocabulary. Keep on with you all TRIBAL POLITICS and
    Keep standing firm with you all non-visionary, unpatriotic, dishonest, unintelligent, and irresponsible leader.

  23. D/CAN TO DE Bone (f)
    April 12, 2018

    All you can seat on himy if you all don’t want to stand on Linton

    • Toto
      April 12, 2018

      Well lady, you are welcome to him. Good riddance.

    • Me
      April 13, 2018

      Go ahead and sit on him yourself.

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