September 01, 2021, Kingstown – In two letters dated August 25th and 26th, 2021, General Secretary of the Public Service Union (PSU), Mr. Phillip Bailey wrote to Commissioner of Police, Mr. Colin John notifying him of the union’s intention to:
- Engage in a procession around Kingstown on September 9,2021
- Engage in a demonstration in front of the Kingstown Vegetable Market, Paul’s Avenue Road and White Chapel Road from September 7-10, 2021
On August 31, 2021, the Commissionner of Police responded to the Public Service Union letters. In his response, the Commissoner outlined certain conditions stitpulated in the Public Order Act, Chapter 396 of the Laws of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Revised Edition 2009.
The full text of the Commissioner of Police letters to the PSU are attached. To date, no other individual or organization has notified the Commissioner of Police about the holding any meeting, demonstration or procession in and around Kingstown.