UWP General Council to meet this weekend

The United Workers’ Party (UWP) has disclosed plans to host a General Council Meeting at the Kelleb Laurent Primary School, in St. Joseph on Saturday 18th August, 2018, from 2:30pm.

The meeting will allow the Council to receive, consider and adopt a number of reports said to be critical to the sustainable growth of the Party. Other matters of grave importance to national growth and the development of Dominica are to be addressed.

The meeting will also provide an opprtunity for the endorsement and confirmation of a number of new Candidates who have been selected to contest the next general election on a United Workers Party Ticket.

Dr. Sam Christian has been launched as the UWP candidate for the Soufriere constituency, while Ernie Jno. Finn, has been confirmed as the party’s candidate for the Castle Bruce Constituency.

The next general election is constitutionally due in 2020.

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22 Comments

  1. Gone
    August 20, 2018

    I see the trend is moving towards UWP so i will join and i think it’s time for change.

  2. I on board this time
    August 18, 2018

    I hope at the top of their list is giving us a good candidate we can rally behind in Vielle Case. Skerrit is very beatable in his own constituency but he has not gotten his match yet. His stronghold is Penville where he might have 65% of the votes. But here in Vielle case he only has about 45% and in Thibaud about 50%. The majority of us, especially freedomites from Vielle Case have not been voting because since Vernice we have not seen a real candidate to rally with. As a Vielle Case person I can say that Skerrit is not as popular as one thinks. Give us a good candidate and you will see how we will make Skerrit enter in a hole. Since 1999 I have not voted but I am ready this time as is the case with many more. Just give us a good candidate with good reputation and laborites will see how Skerrit get blows

    • mine
      August 18, 2018

      You all are very jealousy and hatred in you all heart what has he done to you all. Vernice and Alexis did not do a …. for VCase. See what they do to Vernice minister without portfolio.

    • mine
      August 19, 2018

      @I on board you know what, you all were for Him at first but maybe you wanted something from him you did not get so you turned against him. I know someone who hate him to the bone because he wanted the PM to give him all contracts for his business.

    • Barbara Saunders
      August 19, 2018

      Welcome madam

      Just try to watch your language. Try to rise a little higher that the characteristic mauvais lang and outrageous allegations.
      I would suggest you visit this site often so you can see what I’m talking about and try to rise above that and inform the public why they should vote for you; what your track record was as you taught schools; what was your involvement in the communities that you now want to represent and what specifically you aim to do in the constituency that the present parl rep is not doing.

      You certainly need a ton of energy, because give him that he had it. running around from San Sauveur to Castle Bruce to wherever else, sometimes in one day. Hope you got it girl. It is more than “mouth run” on radio madam.

    • Joseph John
      August 20, 2018

      So why don’t you become that candidate who can outs Skerrit.
      Hey DNO. What about a report on this occasion. Was Dr Christian chosen as the new leader of the U W P and his brother Gaybu the deputy?
      Maybe you can educate me a little…Are there two party in one, a UWP party, and a Team Dominica party (TDP)?

  3. LifeandDeath
    August 17, 2018

    I’m wondering why I see that again that in another article “The next general election is constitutionally due in 2020”?? Wasn’t last election in 2014 (+5 years) =2019??..I’m confused!

    ADMIN: Elections are constitutionally due 5 years after the first sitting of the house post election (which was in 2015) if not dissolved sooner.
    Dominica Constitution: http://dominicacompanies.com/dominica/constitution/const.html#54

  4. L power
    August 17, 2018

    Congratulations! i think i ready for change now.

  5. mine
    August 17, 2018

    So what about Baptiste ?

    • %
      August 17, 2018

      The UWP always do things impeccably well.Teacher Ernie I am sure,sure,sure,sure,has a 1000 000,000% support from patriot Isaac Baptiste .
      Skerrit Must Go
      Skerrit Must Go
      Skerrit Must Go Now

      • Joseph John
        August 17, 2018

        You are sure sure sure sure sure that like you they will not be M I A next disaster, like they did for Erica, Mathew and Marria. You think Dominicans will forget how they were “away” in our time of need. U is really for Useless. The Useless Preditors Party UWP, or should we say “GANG”
        Ross certainly help them find their voice , else they would have nothing to talk about.

      • Joseph John
        August 17, 2018

        I hope this “one term” party with two names (one of them team) will give us a report of their archeivements and contributions during 22 years of existence, one term in office and one term in opposition. I hope those UWP members of the house can tell us what they have done to deserve a monthly salary. I am not asking for a lot only “one’ thing please, Sir.

      • %
        August 18, 2018

        @Joseph John
        Please don’t burst any blood vessel my friend,because lazy,cannot do, Skerrit will not send you to Martinique.You mean nothing to Skerrit,and you must know that.Skerrit loves Skerrit,not Joseph.Yes Joseph in four and a half yrs UWP did more more than DLP in 18years.Imagine that ….
        OOps Ross, Ross, Ross, Ross, a billion dollar business,which was contributing 30% of our GDP, left under DLP lazy leadership of Roosevelt “”Cannot Do Skerrit”””… This will be DLP’s disgraceful legacy
        Skerrit Must Go
        Skerrit Must Go
        Lazy Skerrit Must Go Now

      • Joseph John
        August 20, 2018

        The teacher may be a good candidate. She has so much better credentials than Lennox. I don’t see how she can follow someone who is below her standard. I bet she and Dr Christian know what a Judas goat is. THAT “TEAM ” is weak. An empty head cannot be progressive, it will only bury the body in a state of regression.
        So you think those two and the other educated guys on this team will play “follow the leader ” to the financial center to throw stones.
        They would make a better fit in PPOD. Francis and Thomas too.

  6. %
    August 17, 2018

    I SHALL be there with the other PATRIOTS, once God grants me good health.Its time that this inept government which caused Ross,Ross,Ross,Ross to exit Dominica, exit their hold on power also .I am extremely encouraged by the ground swell asking for an end to DLP corrupt rule,one which has wrecked the country to the brink of collapse.Those lazies and idiots in the DLP (Skerrit as Captain)have been stripped naked,and are trying to clutch at straws,but to no avail.Many Dominicans have told me how they are regretting they were part of a group saying “”Give the young man a chance”””.So I am busy giving them hope that CHANGE IS COMING!!!!
    Which other administration would allow a billion dollar business bringing in 30% of the G D P to leave and go ?Dominicans are ready to teach the corrupt DLP cabal a lesson, and I am encouraged.
    Skerrit Must Go
    Skerrit Must Go
    Skerrit Must Go Now

    • Joseph John
      August 20, 2018

      I will not burst anything because who ever win will not affect myself or my family or relatives. We do not ask or receive anything from anyone or any party. We consider our selves free to enjoy our democratic rights. So you can make all the remarks you can. It will not prevent us from enjoying a life free of mortgage or car notes
      I am following this election closely because it is a good setting to test Norman Triplett’s hypothesis on social facilitation.

      • Hmmmmm
        August 21, 2018

        Dudeeeee you will burst under that pressure!!!! You running under every post to bash UWP, take it easy!!!!

        Don’t let UWP and the fact they are gaining greater support than ever before send you mad, cause Skerrit, DLP, Lennox and UWP will be well alright, while you in mad house.

    • Joseph John
      August 20, 2018

      I am still waiting for just ONE THING that your fake “Team” has done. We already know about their MIA when disasters strike so that does not count…..just one positive piece of action since last election. I cant believe that they have diplomatic passports and get a salary every month for 3 years plus and have done nothing……A big fat zero..

      • Think For Yourself
        August 21, 2018

        The Opposition’ role is to question the government of the day and hold them accountable to the public. The Opposition represents an alternative government, and is responsible for challenging the policies of the government and producing different policies where appropriate.

        The opposition do not have access to the loans and grants money, they ahve absolutely no access to the country’s purse so please tell me what do you want them to do; build roads, bulid bridges, build schools, negotiate ROSS’ contract, build an international airport, stimulate the economy, create jobs, increase per hour wage, improve healthcare system, revamp the dead agriculture sector… please tell me!!!!!

        They are even trying, didnt Thompson Fountaine try to secure a market for farmers and you all laughed at him…. so you all want UWP to do what Skerrit them suppose to be doing, WELL VOTE THEM IN!!!

  7. Looking in from the outside
    August 17, 2018

    Ernie who??????? well labour really finishing!
    way to go Mrs Jno Finn.

    • KID ON THE BLOCK
      August 17, 2018

      We go see! As usual don’t go crying is steal they steal the elections.
      Labor ALL THE WAY.

      • Joseph JohnGood day
        August 20, 2018

        Hi Kid, when DLP wins with a 21to 0 perfect score like Mama Mia in Barbados, it will be crying time again. I can already see the lost look in their eyes. She will come to help because of the unjustified bashing she got from the O % party. I can see the headlines and the headers,100 % party squashes 0% party. People from the PPOD will be ‘APOINTED’ for the parliamentary opposition.

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