Man stabbed in Jouvert

Police and onlookers as the man was taken to the ambulance
Police and onlookers as the man was taken to the ambulance

A man was stabbed on Monday morning just as Jouvert was getting underway in Roseau.

Reports are that the man was stabbed around the Hanover Street area in the capital.

It is reported that the man was stabbed several times in the back.

Police were quick on the scene however, it took over ten minutes before the ambulance arrived, eyewitnesses said.

The condition of the man is unknown.

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  1. Tjebe Fort
    February 11, 2016

    The police did well. Thank you.

  2. February 10, 2016

    you can run but you cannot hhhhhd :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  3. A Doubting Thomas In Solidarity
    February 10, 2016

    10 minutes is not a very long time for an ambulance to arrive to an emergency call. The Police are also trained in first aid and therefore, help was there almost immediately, if I read correctly. We should congratulate the quick response. instead of the ‘however’ in the peace. We have to be reasonable.

    • Ma Moses
      February 10, 2016

      Listen Thomas, I cam not that young but can walk from one side of Roseau to the other in ten minutes, so ten minutes for an ambulance to arrive anywhere in town is a long time, no matter which way you put it.

  4. BEB
    February 9, 2016

    After all these advises the law men have been giving to all these prospective law breakers, “Leave all those weapons at home, as u will not have a possible explanation for bringing them with u while in a carnival band”, yet the advise still went unheard by a few. I hope that some one saw the accused person and hoping to furnish the police with the information to bring. the perpetrator to justice .

  5. Dominican
    February 9, 2016

    Thumbs up to our PM who is walking around Jollys with his puppets in guns. Traitor

  6. Face the Facts
    February 8, 2016

    My goodness! In the previous article, I commented too quickly.
    This perpetrator was out for trouble. He must have planned it. I hope he was caught and arrested.
    Why spoil people’s carnival enjoyment?
    I hope the victim will recover in time.
    An ambulance with medical staff should have been nearby.

    • A Doubting Thomas In Solidarity
      February 10, 2016

      “An ambulance and medical staff should have been nearby.” I was with you until that last sentence.

      Hope the victim can recover speedily from this senseless attack.

  7. Truth iTell
    February 8, 2016

    Surprised? :lol: :lol: :lol: “Broad is the way that leads to destruction.” Many people are on the “Broadway.”

    February 8, 2016


  9. joli
    February 8, 2016

    TEN minutes in all that big crowd in Roseau? That was very quick unless the ambulance was following the man waiting for him to be stabbed and then pick him up!!

  10. El Chapo
    February 8, 2016

    Dang DNO, yall quick with the val reports. #Salute

  11. Jenn
    February 8, 2016

    Can’t you guys just have fun, you had to be a coward and stab a man in the back.
    That was unprovoked because he wasn’t facing you. Hope you get caught and and pay with your life.
    It’s about time we unite and look out for each other.

  12. 100% Dominican
    February 8, 2016

    Awa wi , are Dominicans wooligan, these people can never go and enjoy themselves eh,, well let see wat unfold later in the live bands

  13. Ma Moses
    February 8, 2016

    So sad to read this and I hope the victim recovers. I suspect the delay in the arrival of the ambulance may have been caused by congestion in the streets and would recommend we have paramedics on motorcycles to attend in the first instance and not just in Roseau. Our roads are such that it often takes a long time for medical assistance (ambulances in particular) to arrive and paramedics, stationed in strategic locations across the island, using motorbikes could be invaluable in providing first aid response quicker and possible safe lives.

  14. February 8, 2016

    There is no such thing as a peaceful carnival,,,people do not respect each other ,even the police don’t respect people ,i heard a police officer telling a woman ,”shut up or else i will slap you” simple because the woman was talking loudly on the streets,,,what do you expect from the civilians?

  15. calibishie boy
    February 8, 2016

    Y all you deleting all my comment?

  16. calibishie boy
    February 8, 2016

    What is wrong with us doninican, today is a day to enjoy all you self not to go out there and fight. Let’s have a peaceful carnival for once, now is not the time to stab one orther.

  17. Not a herd follower
    February 8, 2016

    Boy, Dominicans just cannot enjoy themselves without violence. Sad, sad, sad.

  18. committed
    February 8, 2016

    No surprise here. They are acting on their leader’s instructions. What a shame! !

  19. Frustrated Dominica
    February 8, 2016

    Yessi Dominica…

  20. Joan Augustine
    February 8, 2016

    DNO u must wait and watch Before just running your mouth and fingers. Y’all always posting Stuff to give police, firemen, nurses etc bad name. Does the negativity that is posted about these officers after your storied amuse u? You all are in competition to be the first with the storied, I agree and I admire that but u must get something solid before.

  21. Real
    February 8, 2016

    I want to know if the ambulance was parked around the corner, or whether the fire officers should drive over the revelers participating in jouvert morning jump up to get to the scene.

  22. 100% catholic
    February 8, 2016

    Sorry, but I don’t know why there is still
    carnival? Their should just a be a concert and fun day. Because every year the same thing repeat its self.,

  23. Real
    February 8, 2016

    I want to know was the ambulance parked around the corner, or should it have driven over the revelers participating in jouvert morning jump up.

  24. Rescue 911
    February 8, 2016


  25. AD
    February 8, 2016

    Already???? But Dominicans, can we just, for once, have a violence free carnival? J’ouvert isn’t even properly done yet! A a! :-?

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