Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit
DOMINICA Prime Minister Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says anti-government protests in his coutry will not stop general elections taking place on Friday.
Skerrit claimed on Wednesday night that protestors in the North-Eastern section of the island – mainly supporters of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) – were being given mind-altering substances to fuel their rage.
He said: “They are in Marigot giving these people cocaine to take ladies and gentlemen…
“Giving them alcohol to drink when they should not be drinking alcohol because of their state of mind. And they put them in the street to create mayhem in our country.”
He said “They are doing these things, blocking the roads, to seek to create fear in our minds, our hearts and our soul. But, no one is stopping us from going and vote on December 6.
“We are marching to the polls in a peaceful procession. We have always had free and fair elections in Dominica.”