Foreign Affairs Minister, Francine Baron has demanded an apology and USD $10,000 from Opposition leader Lennox Linton and two Dominica journalists.

She says she has been defamed by statements made after she accepted USD $10,000 from an organisation abroad.

The Foreign Affairs Minister says no effort was made to seek clarification on the matter.

Mr Linton and the journalists have been given until Friday to respond to Minister Francine Baron.