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Destra sued for rupturing man’s bladder during show in Belize

- Trinidadian to perform during VI Emancipation Festival 2017
Destra Garcia and Fernando Oliva during the incident that the Belizean said resulted in his bladder being ruptured. Photo: Caribbean360
Destra Garcia, who never seems to get stale in the Virgin Islands, is seen here performing at the Rita Francis Festiville in Road Town on Saturday July 30, 2016. Photo: VINO/File
Destra Garcia, who never seems to get stale in the Virgin Islands, is seen here performing at the Rita Francis Festiville in Road Town on Saturday July 30, 2016. Photo: VINO/File
Lucky guy! Destra Garcia (left) during the Carrot Bay Festival stage show on Friday August 9, 2013. Photo: VINO/File
Lucky guy! Destra Garcia (left) during the Carrot Bay Festival stage show on Friday August 9, 2013. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– A regular act during Emancipation Festival in the Virgin Islands, and is scheduled to perform this year as well, it remains to be seen if any man may dare to take to the stage in the VI to gyrate with the Trinidadian soca star, or whether she would dare to risk calling any patron to the stage.

According to reports, Destra Garcia’s energy on stage has landed her in trouble with the Belize Supreme Court.

The court, according to an article on Caribbean 360 today, July 4, 2017, has ordered the Trinidadian to pay just over US$8,000 after it found that she injured Belizean Fernando Oliva while gyrating on him at a concert in September 2015.

Bladder bursting act

The man, according to Caribbean360, filed a lawsuit claiming that Garcia jumped on him and ruptured his bladder as she performed at The Carnival Overload concert.

According to his attorney, Steve Perrera, Oliva was called on stage to dance with Garcia but later had to be rushed to hospital.

“She had asked him to lay down on the ground, to close his eyes, and to put his hands behind his head…Thereafter, suddenly Miss Garcia jumped in the air and landed on [Oliva], thereby causing injury to him. As a result, after the event, he had to seek medical attention at the hospital,” the lawyer said.

“Our claim is a situation of negligence. We are saying that the musician was negligent in her actions and her actions thereby caused injury to the individual.”

The court granted a default judgment against Destra as she did not enter a defence. Lawyers said they are in talks with attorneys in Trinidad and Tobago to enforce the judgment in that jurisdiction. They have sought the assistance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Trinidad and Tobago to serve Destra with the documents.

The soca artiste has the right to appeal the judgment in Belize. She has promised to issue a statement through her attorney, the publication stated.

Only today, July 4, 2017 the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee announced that Destra Garcia is one of several international artistes making the line-up. Others include Bunji Garlin, Rupee, Fay-Ann Lyons and Tarrus Riley.

23 Responses to “Destra sued for rupturing man’s bladder during show in Belize”

  • cay (04/07/2017, 19:36) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    well sah
  • goat (04/07/2017, 19:43) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    like me aren't going to go wild on Destra bank account too
  • JACK BE STILL (04/07/2017, 19:57) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Funny
  • Puss boy.. (04/07/2017, 20:04) Like (15) Dislike (20) Reply

    Pu&&y boy. Strupes. These kind a pu&&y boy need to stay and leave the fun for real men...Sued...Strupes..

  • Yes (04/07/2017, 20:05) Like (10) Dislike (16) Reply

    Sued...Stupes...Pu&&y Ediot need to go sit down..These kind a pu&&y boy need to stay at home..

  • Yes (04/07/2017, 20:11) Like (10) Dislike (6) Reply

    Her fat a&& lol

  • stupid (04/07/2017, 20:26) Like (23) Dislike (6) Reply

    Who send he up on stage? he a&& went on his own free wil, and if he know he bladder was not good he should stay he week bladder a&& home!!! He know he can't take 20lbs of a&& on his skinny waist why you gone up on stage??

    • you stupid (06/07/2017, 03:58) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
      What if his bladder was fine and she just jumped on him hard?
  • Yes (04/07/2017, 22:03) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
    Belize man couldn't handle a little waist? What would he do if it was a big cat? would have buss his little boy lol!
  • SB (05/07/2017, 05:44) Like (7) Dislike (4) Reply
    I mean she ain't fat she just BIG BITCHTED.
  • chad (05/07/2017, 06:26) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    Attack of the 'ass'ets
  • star boy (05/07/2017, 08:17) Like (11) Dislike (8) Reply
    This guy is a poor example of a man! I wish destra would jump on me, I'd pay her 8000 to try and damage my bladder.
  • The TRUTH (05/07/2017, 09:12) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Attack of the bumper. Go to the gym, boy lol
  • Yes (05/07/2017, 09:29) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hahaha....loving it
  • Yes (05/07/2017, 11:15) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    I know fo a fact that MAD will volunteer to go on stage wid she
  • Shameful (06/07/2017, 21:35) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is what is considered entertainment. At whose detriment ? The sad part about it is they get our hard-earned tax dollars to line their pockets, all in the name of soca. Instances like these are a disgrace to the art form.


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