Wife of Joshua Francis refiles divorce petition

Joshua Francis faces a new divorce petition just days after the first one was withdrawn

The wife of Joshua Francis has refiled a divorce petition against her husband mere days after she withdrew a first one that had been filed.

According to the court documents which were filed, Hedda Dyer-Francis, the Petitioner claims that on the 26th October, 2017 the Respondent (Francis) had “a mental breakdown or psychiatric episode which placed her in further morbid fear for her safety and that of the minor children.”

She claims that Francis’ unstable mental condition makes him “a danger to her and the minor children.”

Dyer-Francis, in her documents, said that acting out of concern for the Respondent, she did make the necessary arrangements for the Respondent to receive psychiatric attention overseas.

“The Petitioner has been placed in such grave and acute fear for her life and safety and the life and safety of the minor children that on 27th October, 2017 she had no option but to accept the very first opportunity for a job offer out of Dominica,” she said.

Dyer-Francis is also asking the court for maintenance for their two children since she now resides in Barbados and the children are attending school in that country.

When contacted, Francis who is a lawyer by profession, denied all the allegations contained in the petition and expressed shock that the documents are being circulated and he is yet to be served.

“I am shocked to see those things contained in the documents that I am yet to be served and it is being circulated on social media…I love my wife and children and will never abuse her,” he said.

He has vowed to vigorously defend his name and also challenge the statements in the petition.

Lennox Lawrence is representing Hedda Dyer-Francis in the matter.

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  1. Toto
    July 8, 2019

    Folks, divorce not a crime is it? It happen all the time, please let us focus on the real issues that affect the governance of this country. Joshua and his wife mus fix their problems themselves, they dont need our interference. This is just a distraction.

  2. July 8, 2019

    Wallace it will not happen dirty and evil folks are at work sad to say the wife is part of the gang I really don’t care how she’s feeling, look who she have as her lawyer she should know better I hope things work out but he will not stop his run to the next elected house, we need him there and we will never turn back on him just don’t allow the stories keep you back, because your job is to be elected, You looked very well on the mini tour yesterday. The power of Francis and Linton they can’t handle so let’s distroy him it’s not working DLP and there supports you should know that by now.

  3. Dominican
    July 7, 2019

    I do not know mr. Francis’ state of mind but he appears sane to me in body and mind. I detect an insiduous insinuation that this may make him unfit fo be a member of parliament. I sincerly hope this is not the case because it could well backfire on those attempting to implant such notion in the minds of voters, especially in mr. Francis’ constituency and I would remind them of the biblical advice that they should examine the beam in their eyes befor searching for a splinter, in someone elses.

  4. free
    July 6, 2019

    Mr. Francis leave the lady. Go your way. Get a divorce. Life goes on. Your children are growing up they will understand. Move on. Forward you go. Don’t be bitter. More love will come your way. Do not make them break you down

  5. I and I
    July 6, 2019

    I fully agree with this comment, leave mamzel alone.

  6. Web
    July 6, 2019

    I guess that’s the response from Skerrit, with the alleged conversation he had with this young lady. You all ppl are strange. No wonder DA is at such high level. Economically DA is no.1 in the Caribbean and unemployment is low.

  7. mine
    July 6, 2019

    The lady is fear for her life and children and if he was a good man he should give child support without court getting involve. I am wondering if you all have a mother, daughter, aunt, sister and niece. This lady would not run from happiness. Lady I wish you and kids well. You all are bashing her lawyers why not bash Josh lawyers. Dominicans God is watching.

    • Pipo
      July 8, 2019

      There are always at least two sides to a story and I’m sure this case is no exception. I do not want to judge Joshua or his wife. They have enough on their platen already for sure.

  8. Anthony P. Ismael Minister of Free Pampers
    July 5, 2019

    I will only focus on the mental health aspect here. It is a known fact that mental health diagnosis and treatment on island has been lacking for decades now. We do a poor job of treating persons with diagnosed mental health illnesses. I do hope that Joshua receives the help that he deserves.

  9. July 5, 2019

    Your children will always be your children but your wife dont always will be your wife…learn to live without ross bcus she gone barbados

  10. Lin clown
    July 5, 2019

    Viewsexpress,Ibo France,LaPlaine Observer,Massacre and the other BlueBugs are ,supporting the ABUSE of WOMEN.We should RESPECT WOMEN.The lady is not crazy.As a DOCTOR she is being charged,convicted and EXECUTED by UWP,for political reasons.The embarrassment is too much for the lady.I agree with DNO.EXPOSE HIM.And hypocrit of MATT,CARLISLE and the UWP.GOOD WORK DNO.

    • Ibo france
      July 5, 2019

      Circus Clown, Skerrit by his misguided and appalling policies, have caused more pain and suffering to most men, women and children in Dominica. Skerrit’s stewardship can be described as man’s inhumanity to man. Dragging Mr. Linton and others before the court on trumped up charges. The deprivation of the US $10 000 000 to the poorest people in the country (Kalinago brothers and sisters). Too many public servants, pensioners and their children are malnourished and of ill health as they are forced to buy cheap cholesterol laden foods because of their anorexic wages and salaries. Thousands of Dominicans are sick due to poor dietary habits due to the lack of employment and starvation wages. The entire country is being abused by a serial liar.

    • DNO
      July 6, 2019

      What will you say about the alleged abuse claims against Raymond Blackmore? Minister for National security?

  11. Appauled
    July 5, 2019

    There’s no doubt in my mind that this refiling is politically based. Just see who the lawyer is. This is a deliberate attempt to dear down the candidate. How much did they pay u Mrs Francis?? I hope u enjoy the cool out

  12. Man bites dogs
    July 5, 2019

    @Ibo, DNO should not have to apologise to you or anyone else for putting out a story to the public you are dam well rude, in case you didn’t realise DNO is a news media there for us all like it or not tough sxxt.

  13. Sybil nowell
    July 5, 2019

    Boy all you ignorant in Dominica,no nobody runs from good time trust me. See me and live with me is 2 different things .who knows what goes on behind closed doors.
    Let the two parties sort out their marriage problems not the entire country to be in a the middle according to Jamaicans mind all you dam business. Stop using political gain for your issues get a life move on with the rest of the world. Better still grow up. The children’s welfare is paramount.

    • July 8, 2019

      Mr. Francis you a loved by numbers of people and we all know it he was suffering any mental problem he’s smart enough to seek medical help he wouldn’t need someone to tell him, Yes mental problems are a subject that’s in the open nothing to be ashamed off and there are many treatments out there one just have to know how to access it, there are no such avenues open in D’ica that’s available one would have to go out of Island, so why would his wife use that situation as a mean to divorce her husband if that’s true. I know we cannot comment really but she and her lawyer is doing more harm to her children and her standing in the Community I guess that’s why she left DA, that’s so sad but God doesn’t give us all more than we can handle Mr. Francis is a child of God and his faith is in his hand I hope they conduct themselves professionally … But if that a ploy to stop him from going forward and to hamper his chances in the next election it will not work God loves you sir and…

  14. YahwehNotMocked
    July 5, 2019

    Matthew 5:31 is what u are doing like the Pharisee against your husband. But THIS is what Master Yahweh said to u, not just the man. Matthew 5:32 ” BUT I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery, and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.”


    • Pablov
      July 5, 2019

      U don’t quite understand stuff written in the Bible. The stuff was translated by appointees of king James (who himself was preoccupied with enslaving one-half of mankind, but that’s for another story), they wrote in Shakespearese/Cockney, very confusing language style. No wonder people are so divided about biblical stuff. Lol

  15. Ibo france
    July 5, 2019

    I’m so much disgusted with DNO for this scandal driven article that I have to have a third helping. DNO, are you being paid to scandalize and lay bare Joshua’s beleaguered relationship with his wife? It is said that every man has a price. Are you too? The society is very much politically fractured, morally damaged, criminally hostile and yet you, DNO, is contributing to the decadence with your morally reprehensible article. How does this help the country? Are you cashing in on the Silly Season? Is there profit to be gained from publishing this rancid article? Come on, you should be much better than this. Educate and enlighten the people and stop feeding them with succulent gossip. Your reputation for fair, balanced and sensible journalism has been everlastingly tarnished.

    ADMIN: This ongoing matter regarding Francis’s divorce had already been brought into the public sphere as a political issue.

    We ran the story when the petition was withdrawn; its only fair that we would do a follow-up when the petition was re-filed.

    There were those who asked us to publish immediately when the petition was re-filed, yet our reporter took their time to go through and understand the document.

    We have said this before but will say it again for your benefit; we do not publish news to suit any one side. We publish news period.

    • July 5, 2019

      If it was about Skerrit and his wife, you would have been having a ball. You would be enjoying it and laughing. Now, the boot is on the other foot, you hate DNO and people bashing. Do unto others as you would like them do unto you. Your bum, both you and Francis. Newtown for Labour, all the way.

      July 5, 2019

      ADMIN. I applaud YOU highly this time for standing firm on your grounds.
      Hope you realize now how bias, unfair and one sided THIS Ibo MALAPROP France can be. When the withdrawal article was published, Ibo MALAPROP France never try to burst a blood vessel but now he/she is trying to burst a blood vessel to accuse DNO.
      Hope the WORLD now understands how unfair and marlicous Ibo MALAPROP France can be. Thumbs up DNO!

    • July 6, 2019

      @ibo France, why are you offended with DNO publishing a story that has been in the public domain for quite sometime?. A story you yourself commented on, supporting Joshua. Your comment exposes you as a political …… You will continue to get malvant as the members of your loser team Dominica continue to be exposed for their lies and hypocracy. Still I wish you well, you hypocrit!!

      • Ibo france
        July 7, 2019

        This story is inconsequential with all the corruption and the many serious issues swirling around us. The desperate, mischievous Labour bandits brought it in the public sphere. This vividly shows that the DLP is totally bankrupt of creative and positive ideas. They next best strategy is to resort to politics of personal destruction and character assassination. You, Anon, relishes this. Very disappointed that DNO would lower their journalistic standards and fall for it. Disgusting!!!!!! This article only adds to the present rottenness and decay of the society.

    • Ibo france
      July 7, 2019

      DNO, your response, in my most humble opinion, is quite lame. The potty mouthed candidates of the Labour Party aired this most painful and confidential information on their decrepit political rostrum. Does this give you carte blanche permission to do likewise? You are now walking in lockstep with DLP’s agents of personal destruction. Instead of publishing such unhelpful articles, why don’t you do some weekly editorials on the Real State of the Economy; Possible Ways to Reduce the High Unemployment; the Road to an Impeccable Election; Agriculture Revitalization; Living Up to Our True Tourism Potential; A Case For a Better Network of Roads and Bridges. This particular article is only adding to the already sorry state of affairs in the country. Create your own footpath and do not follow those who are bent on personal destruction. Your excuse about the information had already been in the public domain is facetious at best.

  16. Naf
    July 5, 2019

    When kids are involved in things like that it’s not a joke anymore. Joshua needs to step up and be a real man. Just because you and the woman finish you want to abandon your responsibilities and them. What kind of man is that.

  17. Only in DA
    July 5, 2019

    Omg just days ago the wife was a good lady today she is bad?

    So you see why people don’t want to associate themselves whit you all

  18. July 5, 2019

    Josh be strong remember that evil will never prevail over good. Keep believing in your family. The DLP wants to win at any cost. THEY WILL NOT DEFEAT YOU PERIOD !!!

  19. Special Giftings And Anointing
    July 5, 2019

    The devil is trying his best to destroy this marriage; he is attacking marriages, it doesn’t matter who it is. .. This man needs to take his situation to God in fasting and prayer!!

  20. Karaw
    July 5, 2019

    Now who is mentally ill, tell me! And DNO, please go to the courts and give us a list of all those who have filed for divorce. Just tell us all, because apparently divorce news is big news!

    • Tossie behind
      July 6, 2019

      Joshau is a member of parliament, a lawyer and wants to be our deputy prime minister

      So DNO reserve the right to publish anything about a public figure WHICH IS ACCURATE

      Now this is why I keep saying you are very inconsistent. If the shoes was on the other feet then you would praise DNO

      Blackmore name called in things by TJ all of you call for him to resign without getting the facts
      Lennox and uwp wanted Skirrit to go because according to Lennox his friends were involved in wat ever. You were one of those who supported it.

      Can you imagine if what sikiri is accused of was one of the minister of government who was accused of it? What would you say to DNO?

      Why can’t you all hold a position on something? Why are u all jumping all around like headless chicken on all issues
      Do you all really think people stupid and forgetful??

      I honestly think you all must wake up and get real.
      It disturbs me when I see some of my people level of ignorance is so high

  21. Belle
    July 5, 2019

    DNO this should not be a news item.

  22. Dave Wallace
    July 5, 2019

    This story is poorly written, the headlines is about a refile of a petition in July of 2019 but the only reference to the story is documentation date 2017? You all can do better than that, is it because you were in such a rush that you could not even wait to construct a story that may give some details that is relevant to your headline? Shame

    ADMIN: The document refers to allegations from 2017 but the divorce petition was re-filed in 2019.

  23. %
    July 5, 2019

    DNO please!!!
    So many other politicians/leaders in society are leaving real dirty, polluted lives, don’t bombard me with Sikiri’s affair with his wife….Why tell me about Sikiri’s business with his wife..
    I don’t care, but it strengthens be my resolve to vote for him even more.This is the sentiment of many of us in the constituency.. Be he will defeat his opponent by more than 500.0000000000000000000000000000000000000000 votes.

  24. Silver fox
    July 5, 2019

    I am very suspicious of Joshua and wife divorce petition, It looks to me like a script out of Lennox Linton textbook so that he could keep an eye on Joshua Francis, his main rival and next to the so-called Workers party!!

  25. Kamem
    July 5, 2019

    One thing i know is that a lawyer cannot file anything on behalf of someone without their consent.

  26. TJ
    July 5, 2019

    What a time to devote to this matter of the Francis ‘s. Let them handle this matter on their own pace. They are attorneys.
    Let us get back in defeating the Honorable Skerrit.

  27. Truth Be Told
    July 5, 2019

    This soap opera is so politically charged and so sad for all parties. Everyone loses in this personal political vendetta! Why is this being played out publicly? It is not like Joshua Francis is the only politician and Member of Parliament with personal roro and skeleton in their closet!?

  28. Man bites dogs
    July 5, 2019

    People chill out and give Joshua Francis, and his wife some space to sort out their lives in a rightful way. I’m a red blooded Labour supporter to the max. But I never laugh at the man material situation, what’s happening to him could happen to anyone of us when it comes to politic I for one will be kicking his backside, but 4now good luck hope it work out in the future.

  29. Ras B
    July 5, 2019

    Again, I ask why is this news? It would seem that less than a month ago the divorce petition was withdrawn and now less than three weeks later it is reinstated, something is wrong with the petitioner, not the respondent.

    If this was done to embarrass Mr Francis, it is backfiring. It reflects a woman who is mentally unstable, probably vindictive or may be incentivised (may be paid, we all have a price), to behave in this manner. I fear for her children who will one day grow up to learn about this and will have their own view of their mother which may not be pleasant. Madam, you have children for this man, he will always be their father, Destroy him and you destroy your children. please behave.

    Strangely the petitioner refers to dates in 2017, another bit of evidence of her mental instability, the divorce petition was with drawn in 2019 and it would seem that nothing was changed with the withdrawal to warrant a reinstatement. One party lives in Dominica, the other in Barbados!!!

  30. Braindamage
    July 5, 2019

    Don’t give up Joshua. Keep your head high. Show Skerrit and Laurence who will be in charge after the bell rings.
    Wickedness in high places. 8-O

  31. As I see it
    July 4, 2019

    In a real country and a real case very seldom would an attorney go after his coleague in a husband wife problem. In fact to do that Mrs Francis wouuld have to pay Mr. Lawrence alot of money to go after her husband. But dont be supprised that it id Mr. Lawrence and the DLP thay paying Mrs Francis a lot of money to see if they could use that to bit him. The wife is in Barbados working? Boy thats where those evil advisors og Skerrit are so dont be supprised that a lot of money talking. I see the finger print of all those evil gxngsters of Skerrit in that thing because they alk know if UWP wins the next election they will all have to go through a series of qiestions and answers to gothrough and that wont be too cool. So they going all out after Joshua but they wont succeed becase Joshua is a good man that fears God and none of tbeir weapons against him will succeed because he is built upon The Rock!

  32. Danziger
    July 4, 2019

    I don’t know what to say wander if is a joke.

  33. Hear my prayer Lord
    July 4, 2019

    Politics in Dominica has taken a new turn. Now they they trying to destroy what God has put together? Why Mr. Lawrence my God will deal very harshly with you sooner rather than later! I am not a fan of Joshua but I have seen and listened to the young man several times and no doubt he sounds much Sounder than any of the politicians on island. To use his wife to suggest he has a mental problem just to try to win an election is very sad. I am a labourite but if that’s what my party is trying to do to win I can assure them that I will vote UWP. I hate this kind of politics because Marriage is too important to God for people with evil intentions to try to use it to hurt their political opponents. Isn’t marriage supposed to be for richer or poorer in sickness or in health, till death? Boy I am going to spend time in prayer tonight and will specifically ask the God I serve to visit this evil attorney

    • Realist
      July 6, 2019

      You are not a labourite; stop your silliness.

  34. Good Ting
    July 4, 2019

    Well as stated before, welcome to the sixth episodes. Looking for the public empathy isn’t resonating well. The. UWP knows about this man stability and they will still use him as a sacrificial lamb! Is holding to a political seat worth the welfare, wellbeing and safety of a family? Causing your Wife’s miscarriage is too heinous to overlook%. UWP, we don’t rejoice with illness, the Wife said he is mentally unstable, she lives with him she knows. Where are the PURPLE WOMEN ! For the sake of the minors please keep u skeletons in the closet.

  35. July 4, 2019

    Seems as if that wife is crazier than her husband. You file for divorce, you change your mind and then you are at it again –what kind of “Papi show” is that

  36. Tetecarlbass
    July 4, 2019

    I am very surprised at Mrs. Francis, maybe their is an ulterior political motive. If she believes by washing her dirty linen in public, only Mr. Francis will suffer, she really does not know Regie. Every time Mr. Francis’s name is mentioned on the political platform regarding this situation, a comment or a piece of political mapuis will be followed by, his wife said, “he had a mental breakdown.” Is that what she wants her children hear about their father, every time their is a political rally or public meeting.

  37. Braindamage
    July 4, 2019

    Brother, is she playing on your brains and at the end saying you’re getting loco? Sorry, but forget about mamsel and run for your life. :arrow:

  38. south side
    July 4, 2019

    Mr Francis will not hurt a fly. I have known josh for over twenty-five years and he always had a deep love for Hedda Dyer, since they were at college. Like most people josh form time to time suffers from mild depressions but has never and i repeat never hurt anyone. Josh remains one of the most loving, honest and humble human being i have ever met. Josh still loves his wife and children very, very much. There is still hope for josh and his loving wife. what God have joined together let no man put asunder.

  39. I am mine own
    July 4, 2019

    Is his wife Dr. Hedda Dyer who works for Ross University?

  40. Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
    July 4, 2019

    Guy, what is wrong with you?

    You are causing many of us to loose more respect for you, after trying to forget: a few short days ago, we read on DNO where you were thanking God for your wife withdrawing her divorce petition from the court.

    It is disappointing to be reading you have petition the court to divorce your wife!

    Have you  no damn shame; the worst thing anyone can do is try to play God.

    Why should people vote for someone I suspect has no bloody morals; people divorce every day, but you should have let the petition stand in the first rather than making a fool of yourself.

    I’ll say this promiscuous behavior destroys marriage life’s.

  41. Angel
    July 4, 2019

    These two people are making a mockery with the courts and themselves.

  42. Danziger
    July 4, 2019

    I will not comment on this story cuz that is what we call hard times.

  43. Lin clown
    July 4, 2019

    This guy is so sick.He takes his personal problems to MATT on Q95.MATT and Carlisle Jno.Baptiste are the ones who EXPOSED,the SEXUAL case on Q95.Every Wednesday MATT had Joshua making a fool of himself.MATT know the man is a sick man.WICKED MATT WICKED

  44. Man bites dogs
    July 4, 2019

    I knew it would not be long before she filed another divorce petition. What goes bad at night cannot come good in the morning!!!

    • Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
      July 5, 2019

      Mr. Dog, although you are a dog, I gave you thumbs up on that one, but you still erred, because we read where he is the one who petition the court for a divorce this time!

      And by the way dogs doh have no business in human affairs eh!


      • Man bites dogs
        July 5, 2019

        @Francisco, You had me laughing… Thanks for the joke nice one!!

  45. cza
    July 4, 2019

    “The Petitioner has been placed in such grave and acute fear for her life and safety and the life and safety of the minor children that on 27th October, 2017 she had no option but to accept the very first opportunity for a job offer out of Dominica,” she said

    So, if ross had stayed Dominica she would have gotten a job with another company?

    She works for ross, ross left Dominica and took many other qualified Dominicans along. Messy all around but clearly and angry woman being driven by angrier lawyers – but for different reasons. God be with you Mr Francis and your children.

  46. Clarissa
    July 4, 2019

    No final judgment has been issued. Isn’t it just a petition. Custody or abduction? DNO clarify. Kids are US citizens be careful this could get really nasty parties lawyers etc. Also BIG shame on certain lawyers in Dominica. In other parts of the world your behinds would be disciplined even disbarred according to the code of ethics, etc. Where are your morals, so unethical, heartless, past priest too? Shame on you and your representation. Think about the innocent CHILDREN all parties involved. Politicians come and go. Seriously? Unbelievable! Karma is a B.. God is the biggest Judge, only he knows what best. We should continue to pray for all parties especially the children.

  47. Love
    July 4, 2019

    If God is for u, Who can be against you JOSH?There is more for you than those that are against you. Remb that story in the Bible where the man made a galloost and it was for him in return.There is a God that never sleep and it can take 50years bro you will c ur heart desires Josh. Ur a real man and a warrior. Trials come to make you stronger and all does dat wishing and rejoicing for ur downfall will c very soon. People God is mystic and he has no partiality and one more the hotter the battle ,the sweeter the victory Joshua Francis so b strong more blessings bro

  48. July 4, 2019

    “According to the court documents which were filed, Hedda Dyer-Francis, the Petitioner claims that on the 26th October, 2017 the Respondent (Francis) had “a mental breakdown or psychiatric episode which placed her in further morbid fear for her safety and that of the minor children.”

    She claims that Francis’ unstable mental condition makes him “a danger to her and the minor children.”…..the words of his wife what other information is needed to know that this gentleman is mentally unstable. It is unfortunate that the UWP continues to encourage him in his state of denial.

    • Ibo france
      July 5, 2019

      Anon, the wife’s words were not lifted from the bible. This seems to be a very volatile situation. Her words are opinions not factual assertions. It’s gossip mongers like you who fan the flames of disaffection between and among families. It shows your true character, kick a man when he is down. Adversity visits all of us doors. Your time shall come for sure. Not wishing, but, these things are inevitable.

    • Joseph John
      July 6, 2019

      The uwp is showing that they are only interested in destroying Dominicans. They are so addicted that they do not care who their victims are. If they do not care for their own how can they care about you , about others, about anybody.

  49. Neutral Citizen
    July 4, 2019

    Regardless of whatever political slant either side may attempt to make of this situation the bigger issue is how did the media gain hold of court documents in a private civil matter EVEN before one of the parties involved has been served for the case.

    I am to believe that if I have a matter before the court my private business could be made public if someone working in the court chooses to make it so?

  50. Truth
    July 4, 2019

    I smell a ROTTEN FISH, A DEAD RAT and all things dead!! Something not right…

  51. Gouvelma
    July 4, 2019

    DNO I am concerned. Are you into the politics? Why is contents of a civil petition making head way in the news. I accept that once a document is filed in court it becomes a public document. However when it is on the campaign platform and being fuelled by DNO I take offence. I am sure that there are civil matters before the court involving other politicians. Howe at this one seems deliberately aimed at destroying Francis. Surely there are more pressing national issues that need publicity and ventilation. Let us educate the nation on those issues rather than the bedroom happenings of one man.

    • Man bites dogs
      July 5, 2019

      @Gouvelma, Awww what ashame this is one of the biggest Bull sxxting I have read on DNO. What makes you think Mr Joshua Francis is different from anyone else? If that news /story was about a government minister I am sure you and many others would be making a sing and dance about it Big time!!!! DNO is quite right just doing its rightful job…

    • mahgway sah
      July 5, 2019

      I wanted to like your comment but that feature not working on your comment…so I will type instead. This news item is personal, I would not like that for myself or my enemy. This is not a joke. I do not support nee labour nee uwp…none of them… but when it comes to sharing people personal business in pubic, I find it desplicable, rotten, malicious and inconsiderate. I hope the two can work it out…if not find some peace. And for those of you who are rejoicing over this matter, shame shame shame. What goes around, comes around. This nation is supposed to be God fearing, but by the looks of them kind of headlines…it doesn’t seem so atall. I wish that couple God’s guidance and protection…and I hope their children will not be affected too much by this. Ah magway sah. What the God fearing people have to say about this? Nothing? Shame.

      • Man bites dogs
        July 5, 2019

        @Mahgway sah, I am not supprise you miss the point Dominicans are prone to that anyway I was not one of those people rejoicing at Mr Joshua Francis, divorce matters. I was merely asking people to give him some space with his wife to work things out. Read my comments further up the line, no need to apologise.

  52. pressure
    July 4, 2019

    Lennox Lawrence is representing the petitioner. Dominicans, Doesn’t that sound, look, stinks fishy? Is the wife so insane as to pull out the 1st, petition, due to a change of heart, only to do it all over again, at such a short time?

    Whose fools are we? Lawrence is a diehard DLP cabal operative. Pressure. Pressure. Something wicked is happening to get Joshua to literally fall down and die from that on onslaught. Good must prosper over evil.

    • July 5, 2019

      Come on this fool not getting the message get out of politics and focus on your family they are more important than the politics be a man and do the right thing get your family in order

    • Truth
      July 5, 2019

      @Pressure… You are so correct. The want Roseau South so bad they don’t care what happens to Joshua. Sad to see how politics have DESTROYED the minds of we Dominicans. #disheartening

  53. Arye
    July 4, 2019

    So who is her lawyer again.??? Lennox Lawrence … interesting

  54. The Great Houdini
    July 4, 2019

    Joshua and his wife need blows. Both are lawyers and both are making a mockery of the court.

    ADMIN: His wife is a doctor.

  55. %
    July 4, 2019

    I am staying away from the couples business in terms of bashing anyone. Next few months months she may well withdrew the petition again..In the meantime stay focused Honourable Francis..We are still voting Sikiri all the way without any “Cool Out”” from him!

  56. Breathe
    July 4, 2019

    Delete this post please. I don’t need to know the people personal and private matters.

  57. mine
    July 4, 2019

    This man is unfit to be in parliament only in the Dominica.

    • Frank N Stein
      July 5, 2019

      Mine is he unfit? I she the one filing and withdrawing? Mind your own business.

      • mine
        July 6, 2019

        You should mind you business also. Do you have a sister, mother daughter and a niece put them in this woman’s place. You are just a pure woman hater.

  58. July 4, 2019

    That lady getting paid. Lennox Lawrence always on labour platform. But doh worry it will hunt them. She getting her cool out. Every body want there cool out

  59. Flat Tire
    July 4, 2019

    But it seem like is the lady that need pills man? Or they giving mamsel a cool out to do that nonesense

    • Frank N Stein
      July 5, 2019

      G\Flat tire I am glad you see is she that need meds. Maybe she could not win the first filing so she withdraw and re file. Now I believe this woman is vindictive.

  60. Kj
    July 4, 2019

    No sense this is not beneficial for

  61. unsaid
    July 4, 2019

    Something isn’t right with Mr.Francis wife , just the other day you withdrew the divorce , now you’re refiled a divorce petition again. yo’re just making a joke out of the man.

  62. Kermit
    July 4, 2019

    Those workers that was rejoicing telling labourites take it. All you dont know NEVER to involve all yourself in relationship issues. Right now all you have to go back and eat all you vomit.

  63. Ninja
    July 4, 2019

    A joke that man????stupes. My brother keep your head up high and leave that lady alone. Move on!!!

    • Jack Sparrow
      July 4, 2019

      Josh, take my advice, leave mamzel alone. Any woman who chooses to publicly embarrass you in that manner is not worthy of you company. You tried, sometimes you just need to let go and move on. Find someone who truly loves you and you them.
      Check your children… Leave mamzel alone.
      You will be exonerated soon.

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