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February 15th, 2024
Bishop Cline calls for 'more courage' as march against crime gets low turnout

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – With just about five persons showing up for a march against crime, poor policing, and security in the Virgin Islands on February 14, 2024, community advocate Bishop John I. Cline has called for more courageous persons to show up to events and have their voices heard.

August 22nd, 2023
Murderers ‘literally’ walking around in VI communities– Premier Wheatley

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI), particularly those in the East End Community, on Sunday, August 20, 2023, came together for a march to end violence in the VI. It was dubbed ‘Stop the Violence March'.

November 22nd, 2021
Scanty support for 'Cindy' in protest march to HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sworn critic of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, Rosemary Cindy Rosan-Jones led a handful of persons in a protest march today, November 22, 2021, the first 1949 Great Match and Restoration Day holiday in the Virgin Islands.

June 21st, 2020
Dr Drexel M. Glasgow recalls being racially profiled, roughed up by white police in US

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the world witnessed the daring murder of African-American man, George P. Floyd Jr, who was killed when a white Minneapolis police officer kneeled on this neck for over 8 minutes, several Virgin Islands residents began to publicly share their own experiences of being racially profiled, harassed and even assaulted by white police officers in the USA and the United Kingdom (UK) in particular.

June 13th, 2020
Another African-American man shot to death by police in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Georgia, USA- Even as protests continue in the United States of America (USA) and in other parts of the world following the killing of George P. Floyd Jr, an African-American man, by a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, an African-American man was fatally shot by a white police officer in Atlanta, Georgia, late Friday, June 12, 2020.

June 12th, 2020
March against racial injustice being planned for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As demonstrations against racial injustice spread across the globe following the death of African American George P. Floyd Jr after a white police officer in Minneapolis, USA, knelt on his neck for over 8 minutes on May 25, 2020, a group of young persons in the Virgin Islands has decided to organise a march to allow persons in the Territory to support the movement.

May 30th, 2018
Another march planned on domestic issues; set for June 8, 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Coming days after political candidate, businessman and former Permanent Secretary Julian Willock called publicly for another march to address domestic issues, a small group headed by social activist Floyd Burnett aka ‘Heritage’ has organised a march.

May 28th, 2018
Willock calls on Bishop Cline & Pastor Turnbull to lead another march

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Political aspirant, former Permanent Secretary and son of the soil Mr Julian Willock, who strongly supported the march of May 24, 2018, against the United Kingdom’s decision to impose public registry for beneficial ownership on Overseas Territories in the Caribbean, has called for another march.

May 28th, 2018
Our right to march supports our freedom not to march

Alred C. Frett

Let your Voice be heard and stand for something or fall for anything:

We have passed the day of decision whether or not to march against the UK’s ‘Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill Amendment’ as it affects the VI… As a supporter of freedom of expression including peaceful protest, I have no problem marching anywhere and anytime provided it is done in the greater interest of the People and not for promoting special interest and personal agendas.

May 24th, 2018
Tales from Tortola- Part V: Up yea mighty people

Thomas C. Famous

“Didn’t my people before me slave for this country?” Bob Marley

Over the course of the last 500 years of European colonial oppression, persons throughout the Caribbean have taken up arms or more recently, placards, against unjust and inhumane policies.

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