Social Media has been a buzz with the Sad News that Well known Mas Player Pedro Rouse has died. The always energetic , lively and full of fun popular mas player died some months after being hospitalized .
Rouse was easily one of the most colourful characters during the annual Christmas, Carnival and Music Festival events. His signature over the years had become his full bodied paintings which were always captivating and featured in print and online magazines all over the world.
In a brief statement issued via social media the St.Kitts-Nevis National Carnival Committee stated “The St. Kitts-Nevis National Carnival Committee extends sincere condolences to the family and friends of one of the federations’ top revelers Pedro Rouse. As a Committee we are saddened to hear of the passing of Pedro. His vibrant depiction of all that is Carnival has made him a mainstay in Carnival Celebrations over the years. He has made and left his mark !”
Pedro was also a longtime and hardworking employee of the Public Works Department.
The Editor and Staff of Times Caribbean and SKN Times would like to express our profund sympathy to the family of Pedro in this their time of bereavement. May His Soul Rest In Peace