Fountain argues that the now famous phrase, ‘Sousey Sel’ which means, ‘suck salt,’ is extremely offensive to Dominicans. As the current situation in Dominica is one of suffering and hardship at this time. He says the country is in dire need of reconstruction to its infrastructure,as well as direct private sector investments by local, regional and international investors, so as to increase employment opportunities in Dominica.
The senator noted that the Baroness spoke those words, although she aught to know, that the Majority of Dominicans are struggling, and Dominica’s economy is in bad shape. Here is Fountain talking further on the matter: