Justice Dr Irving Andre publicly lauds the recommendations of the then Eugenia Charles-led Freedom Party on the structure of the courts in the early stages of framing Dominica’s constitution
Justice Dr Irving Andre publicly hails the recommendation proposed by the Eugenia Charles-led Freedom Party in the old Days, when Dominica was in the early stages of framing its constitution. Dr Andre quoted the DFP recommendations on the structure of the court system in Dominica. He upholds the fact that in a democracy, the office of the DPP is independent of the Attorney General’s Office and any other office of government, in the execution of its duties.
Speaking on Q95’s Global View on Q program last night, he revealed the compromise agreed upon by the then DLP government and the Opposition Freedom Party led by dame Mary Eugenia Charles.
This, as the legal Representative (Attorney Lennox Lawrence) of Roosevelt Skerrit & some other DLP members of the 2014 Election, wrote to Acting Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Sherma Dalrymple on March 24, 2021, demanding her interference in the March 9, 2021 ruling of the CCJ and the immediate dismissal of the case altogether. Roosevelt Skerrit and others have been judged by the CCJ to appear before the courts, to answer to the charge of Treating in the 2014 General Elections.
Justice Dr. Irving Andre.
DFP Chairman Johnson Boston claims there is no comparison between the Dominica Freedom Party’s Financial Management of the Economic Citizenship Program and that of the DLPs CBI Program
DFP Chairman Johnson Boston says there is no comparison between the Eugenia Charles-led Dominica Freedom Party’s financial management of the Economic Citizenship Program and that of the Skerrit-led DLP Administrations CBI Program.
He added that accountability for the moneys collected was circulated by the DFP Administration and its Financial Secretary Vs what has been widely classified as the DLP’s complete financial blunder of the program, with no concrete financial reporting delivered to the nation, on the part of the DLP Administration’s Financial Secretary over the past 15 years, is deceptive and worrying.
Political Consultant and DFP President, Johnson Boston.
Dominica Freedom Party Interim Political Leader Bernard Hurtault says the DFP is developing a new vision of what a political party can and should be in the context of Dominica being a microstate
According to Interim Political Leader of the Dominica Freedom Party (DFP), Bernard Hurtault, the DFP is developing a new vision of what a political party can and should be, in the context of Dominica being a microstate. “Microstate” meaning as many people from the country live in the Diaspora as do on island. Hurtault reveals the team behind this new vision includes Dominican professionals both on island and in the Diaspora.
With regard to the rebuilding of the party, Hurtault says the DFP will actively pursue the many talented Dominicans in the Diaspora to bear on the issues in Dominica.
Hurtault also speaks to the DFP faction now identifying with the DLP, describing them as “prodigal sons and daughters” who will be welcomed back into the Dominica Freedom party with open arms. He is of the opinion that former members who still believe in the values of the party will naturally gravitate back.
DFP Interim Leader, Bernard Hurtault.
Prime Minister Skerrit says he is calling on Lawyers in Dominican society to step up to their responsibility and guide the society as It relates to the laws and constitution of the Land?
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says he is calling on Lawyers in Dominican society to step up to their responsibility and guide society as It relates to the laws and constitution of the land?
Mr. Skerrit was speaking at the official Handing over Ceremony of the 2017 revised edition of the laws of the Commonwealth of Dominica hosted by the Ministry of National Security and Home Affairs.
Mr. Skerrit also sent out a challenge to the general public to get familiarized with the laws of the country, as It is important to pass that knowledge to future generations.
He says the next step for the country should be to see what part of our constitution needs revision and updating.
Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit.
UWP Marigot MP &Opposition Leader Lennox Linton reacts to Chief Magistrate Candia Carette-George response letter to Attorney Cara Shillingford re the Skerrit et al Vs Defoe et al CCJ Appeal
Leader of the Opposition Lennox Linton has reacted to Chief Magistrate Candia Carette-George’s letter of response to Attorney Cara Shillingford. Mrs. George’s letter reads:
Dear Ms. Shillingford
Re: Skerrit et al v Defoe et al CCJ Appeal No DMCV2020/001
I write in response to your letter dated 15th March 2021, in which you requested the hearing date, time and venue set for the above-captioned subject matter.
Whenever an appeal court makes a determination in a matter, the appeal court’s decision and instructions are handed down to the Magistrate’s Court, for information and/or necessary action, as the case may be, from the office of the Registrar of the High Court.
To date, I have not received any such documents from the Registry in relation to this matter.Please note that as soon as these are forwarded to me, I will be in a position to respond to your questions.
Meantime, Mr. Linton says he does not believe that the registrar is unaware of her role in this matter, as the judgement of the CCJ transpired on the 9th March.
Mr. Linton says this is now starting to look like a delay tactic in play to ensure that the order of the CCJ is not made manifest.
Leader of the UWP, Lennox Linton.
CEO of WICE/Q95 Sheridan Gregoire (Mr G) tells Dominicans it is OK to change their government from time to time to preserve & strengthen democracy, keep the people in charge and avoid breeding dictatorships
Speaking on the Global-View on Q on Tuesday night on Q95, CEO of WICE Q95fm Radio, Sheridan Gregoire (Mr. G) told Dominicans it is OK to change their government from time to time, to preserve and strengthen their democracy, keep the people in charge, and avoid breeding dictatorships, and ensure that they receive effective representation from politiciansin public office.
He added that “you get better results when politicians realize you are their boss and not the other way around!” He advised Dominicans to wake up and hold all political administrations responsible for their actions in public office, good or bad.’
CEO of WICE Q95 FM Radio, Sheridan Gregoire
God continues to demonstrate his love, even when nobody else may have not or are not presently doing so and even in times of abuse he shows us love, says Pastor Randy Rodney
God continues to demonstrate his love, even when nobody else may have not or are not presently doing so and even in times of abuse he shows us love.
This comes from Pastor Randy Rodney speaking on the nature of God’s unconditional love which is available to all of us, once we accept.He then quoted Romans 5:8 “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.”
Pastor Randy Rodney
After the CCJ Ruling against his clients Prime Minister Skerrit & Others, DLP Attorney Anthony Astaphan claims his clients have the right to write to the DPP and advise that charges brought against them are politically engineered
It is the unfettered right under every law we have In Dominica to write to the DPP and advise them that charges brought against them are politically engineered and interested in truth and Justice
This comes Attorney Anthony Astaphan speaking in defense of the DLP government seeking to have the recent CCJ ruling squashed by the DPP.
Astaphan says any official or private citizen to be subject to prosecution either by the police or by a private citizen, and there isn’t any evidence against them, then it is their right to advise the DPP accordingly.
Senior Council Anthony Astaphan
Opposition Leader Lennox Linton says delays to deny justice continue uninterrupted in Dominica and calls on DLP lawyers to let the alleged treating matter against its party candidates be heard in the courts
Leader of the Opposition, Lennox Linton says the delays to deny justice continue uninterrupted in a country where the constitution provides that every person charged with a criminal offense shall be afforded a fair hearing within a reasonable time, by an independent and impartial court established by law.
He has asked that DLP lawyers let the alleged 2014 treating matter against DLP candidates be heard in the courts, and be determined in obedience to the constitution and the rule of law.His comments came during a UWP press briefing Tuesday morning.
Leader of the Opposition, Lennox Linton
DPSU President Steve Joseph calls on Prominent Dominicans in high private or public office to ‘Lead by Example’, embrace continuity & ensure the Country future is secure
DPSU President Steve Joseph calls upon Dominicans in high office whether Private or Public to ‘Lead by Example.’
He advises Prominent Dominicans and Leaders to embrace the concept of continuity, to ensure the future of the country is secure – with large groups of well-rounded Dominicans
In reference to the recent pronouncements of Education Minister Octavia Alfred to students who qualified for state scholarships, to “Shake their pampalam” as a means to fund their continuing education, the DPSU President said such statements are inappropriate and warns Leaders to understand the level of Decorum needed to function when holding certain high office in society.
Many Dominicans have since called for Minister Octavia Alfred’s resignation from the post of Education Minister, as the comments were seen as very offensive. since then, DLP cabinet members have supported the Education Minister’s offensive statements, and meantime, Bouyon Artiste Asa Banton made a single on the comment, which has now become a hit song in Dominica.
DPSU President, Steve Joseph
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