UPDATE: Police head to Salisbury; road unblocked

Policemen on their way to Salisbury

A detachment of policemen from the Special Security Unit (SSU) has headed to Salisbury, where the main road was blocked on Monday morning.

The police officers left on a Coast Guard vessel from the Woodbridge Bay Port.

On Monday, the main road in the community was blocked by debris and fires.

DNO has been informed the road has been unblocked.

 

The cause of the action is unknown at this time.

Several people from Salisbury have called a radio station denying that members of the community were involved in the events.

Salisbury was the scene of violent protest action in 2015 and several people from the area were arrested.

DNO is following this unfolding development.

 

 

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53 Comments

  1. done&done
    May 23, 2017

    Salisbury people gonna sleep nice tonight – No Mosquitoes.

  2. mine
    May 22, 2017

    The funds funds of feeder roads take it to fix the highway they damanged and let the feeder roads wait.

  3. The Darkness
    May 22, 2017

    The fire was a waste of time and productivity.

    If someone or persons are acting out, so be it.

    If you are framing people of the area, that in itself is a different case. You WILL be dealt with.

  4. Look It
    May 22, 2017

    THIS IS A PLOT!!!!! PEOPLE PLEASE OPEN YOUR EYES!!!!

    Salisbury people weren’t involve in this!!!!!! Gen Bawi has always been bold face, they would stand by the fire and fight like the last time.

    THIS IS JUST ANOTHER GAME BEING PLAYED ON US DUMBS – IN – CAN!!!!!

    Fire at airport’s equipment room…. “we have information as to who did it”…..how many years later NO ARRESTS and ALL TALKS HAVE DIED DOWN!

    Riot after UWP protest in town …..”we have info and those responsible will be dealt with”……. how many months later and NO SOUND ARRESTS and ALL TALKS HAVE DIED DOWN!!!!!

    Allu stay there, as you all are being played over and over again….. STUPID SET OF PEOPLE DOMINICANS ARE!!!!

  5. Positive Vibes
    May 22, 2017

    Hmmmm

  6. IV CALL
    May 22, 2017

    Police instead of Firemen? hahaha

    • Dominican
      May 22, 2017

      They stoned the firement. Listen to your news and stop rushing to post on internet lest you look like a fool

      • IV CALL
        May 23, 2017

        Yeah man, I’m a fool but i can surely spell “firemen.” :twisted:

  7. Lucy
    May 22, 2017

    Yes I think with the new legislation which Skerrit is planning to push through parliament, he is doing nothing but setting the stage for confrontation–. Scene like this will most likely be common place.

  8. LifeandDeath
    May 22, 2017

    Things will never change in DA if Dominicans remain too comfortable in their ignorance..they cry and complain and are cowards to act. Further, some rebuke and chastise the people who are brave enough to act..
    If this Gov’t continues, in 5 years Dominicans will come to realize that the inconvenience caused by this disturbance will be insignificant compared to the lack of Jobs and dyer poverty, mendicancy and dependency that will be permeated through Dominican society. Violence and hunger is now common place in Venezuela because they sat down unmoved for too long while Chavez and Maduro created a Utopia painted in unsustainable “sweet lies”…Where is the real plan to move Dominica forward after 17 years in power? Dominica’s growth is stunted by this DLP administration. Wake up and Rise up Dominicans…

    • Dumb
      May 22, 2017

      Hunger in Dominica? You must be lazy.

      • mine
        May 22, 2017

        IF HATIANS can do it Dominicans can try to make it. The the Pal rep. should be be fuuly responsible for what happening in their area. Let them settin places on fire one fire wil come back to burn them

      • Looking on
        May 22, 2017

        I have never seen a well said comment that’s so short. Kudos. I can’t elaborate on that comment. It speaks volumes

  9. May 22, 2017

    Hope allu make them fix back their section of the highway. Hands forever scratching them aa.

  10. KiD ON THE BLOCK
    May 22, 2017

    SALISBURY PEOPLE LET IT BE KNOWN AND UNDERSTOOD that people don’t buy BAD. YOU ALL act when comes the REACTION you ALL go crying. Boss cool out You All temper before the worst come to past.

  11. Prolific
    May 22, 2017

    A good start for investigation, If they are convinced that it was not member of the community, so they have a rough idea how it all started and by whom. One person could not manage all the debris, so if truck dumped it in the middle of the road, someone must have heard and seen the truck.so far so good.

    • Dominican
      May 22, 2017

      Don’t burst your head jean bawi done call the radio to say it was the angels that tell them to do that. How silly we can make ourselves look when we try to defend the indefensible. Really funny :mrgreen:

  12. disappointed student
    May 22, 2017

    i studied hard.very hard for my exams.Why do you guys have to do this ? why this day ? Do you expect us to vote you all after you treat us this way ? I am not for any party but it seems you guys have no common sense and then you say let common sense prevail. We students have a say too and this is too wrong !

    • mary waner
      May 22, 2017

      omg hmmm

    • Look It
      May 22, 2017

      Oh was there a confirmation that a political party was behind this???? I did not know they knew who was responsible.

      Rumours!!!!! Be careful not to just drink it up…… because look I am hearing people of Salisbury are not responsible and this was a plot, just like the fire of the equipment house at the airport during elections, and the riot after UWP protest in town…. a plot to have riot police on hands for tomorrow’s planned protest against this ridiculous bill that Skerrit wants to pass.

    • LifeandDeath
      May 22, 2017

      you may be too young to really appreciate the gravity of this situation..you will have several opportunities to exams in your lifetime..but making a Life is the real test..and politics is very much a part of it..I hope you can find a good job after you have accomplished your educational goals..don’t worry as you will do your exams!!
      Students are the future and it’s good to hear the voice of a student..keep calm!!

      • Dominican
        May 22, 2017

        The student is right! LEnnox doh have CXC and that is the gravity of the situation. If skerrit is making people poor would it be better the get an education so they can get out of poverty? Stop making stupid excuses for nonsense. The student studied so they wont be fooled by you excuses they will show you their disgust at the polls

    • ye yep
      May 22, 2017

      disappointed student. Educate yourself about the issues that they are trying to bring to your attention. All over the world people are struggling in like manner to drive out Government corruption.
      So many corrupt politicians all over the world now are in jail because of such actions. Brazil, Europe, Philippines, all over the world. A splinter in the finger cannot be removed without some inconvenience.

    • concern citizen
      May 22, 2017

      Dear student, since U are not for ANY ONE U may well go to the PARLIMENT BUILDING on Tuesday and show UR. disgusts

  13. IV CALL
    May 22, 2017

    Police en route to unblock de sea.

  14. derp
    May 22, 2017

    “Several people from Salisbury have called a radio station denying that members of the community were involved in the events.” Ok, well why wait for the police to come CLEAR the blockage be a responsible citizen and take it out from the road ….. who cares who put it there ….

    • May 22, 2017

      if it was you as one of the villagers — you would go into the fire and clear debris???

    • concern citizen
      May 22, 2017

      So they have to unblock this one for U and Skerrit then go and build their farm road for them self?
      Bwavo corrupt Domnichen zo kay sav ple ta ple twest sepotey to shue

  15. Chester
    May 22, 2017

    Padna just want to be prime minister, at any cost. That’s sad.

  16. Dominican
    May 22, 2017

    So Salisbury people fraid then? They denying I thought they were the bravest Dominicans

  17. May 22, 2017

    At the end of the day, is same Salisbury people that feeling it. I want to know what they block the road for!

  18. May 22, 2017

    Weh boy! Weh!

  19. May 22, 2017

    I want to laugh you know, but when I think of it, I’m saddened because this does not hurt Roosevelt Skerrit or the other ministers of government. This only hurts the people who traverse the area. It affects their kids who go to school, it affects their wives who have to get to work, it hurts their neighbours because they can’t earn a living to feed their family because of their foolishness.

    • mary waner
      May 22, 2017

      well said

    • Greene
      May 22, 2017

      It’s obvious that you don’t understand the objective of protest action.

      • My 2 Cents
        May 22, 2017

        You are obviously not that bright a person. There is a big difference between a riot and a protest. Stop being brainwasked and taken advantaje of by the UWP party lazy unemployed failures.

      • My 2 Cents
        May 22, 2017

        You are obviously not that bright a person. There is a big difference between a riot and a protest. Stop being brainwashed and taken advantaje of by the UWP

      • Dominican
        May 22, 2017

        Objective? Jean bawi say is not a protest and they don’t know who did it so who is lying here? This is why you people cant be taken seriously

  20. tweety
    May 22, 2017

    Yes……..

  21. mary waner
    May 22, 2017

    But those people don’t have work?

  22. May 22, 2017

    How i wish that ? would spread

  23. concern citizen
    May 22, 2017

    Don’t blame SKERRIT, blame UR. own people who are supporting him to impoverish the nation, those wicked Police men who are Tiger Happy, Blood thirsty, the business people, the public servants, the fire service etc. those are the people who are causing SKERRIT to continue in his wickedness in D/ca, then STOP SUPPORTING HIM IF U ARE NOT ONE OF THEM

  24. neighboring police
    May 22, 2017

    Mr Carbon you cant allow these people to blatantly break the laws and do as they like, there are laws governing Dominica in respect of these foolishness these people are doing, you must arrest this situation early, you should not back down because the police are mandated to carry out these duties, these people should feel the brunt and the full force of the law, this cannot continue to happen, if the need to bring inn the RSS so be it, but they must be made to understand that these type of action will not be condone.

  25. Come out and Support Salisbury!!!
    May 22, 2017

    Finally some action, WAKE THE ?!!? UP Dominica Skerrit has you are sleep walking into a one party state communist dictatorship which becomes legal as of tomorrow, the only ones that can put a stop to it is you, Dominica!!!

    • Man bites Dogs
      May 22, 2017

      @ comment above, if prime minister Skerrit was a dictator as you lots like to call him most of you Workers supporters and Leaders such as Hector John, Linton,and the others would have been shot or in jail for inciting and committing criminals activities all over Dominica, so think how lucky you lots are bloody idiots. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

  26. mjg
    May 22, 2017

    Edit…Let the people of Salisbury pay to repair the road

  27. Who put the spirit
    May 22, 2017

    why the roadblock at this time as students are have their CXC exams??

    • only time will tell
      May 22, 2017

      why should the so call pm run to the house to do all bar things to DOM-IN-CANS at the time when CXC is going on ?

  28. Peter Edwards
    May 22, 2017

    When the road is destroyed or damaged by the fire who are the villagers going to blame?

  29. mjg
    May 22, 2017

    Let the people of Salisbury pay to repair the road.

  30. Papa Dom
    May 22, 2017

    Conspiracy theory. Could this be the work of people wanting to create a pretext for the police to confront the masses should they decide to protest tomorrow? Just asking.

    • Dominican
      May 22, 2017

      Hahaha it seems jean bawi confused. They want to take credit and still not take credit. While they say they protesting because bawi not getting development they still saying is not them . Confused people because of a confused leader popcorn please

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