Calibishie Residents to stage a #JusticeforRose event in memory of slain Brazilian hotelier Rose Wyatt
Residents of Calibishie have put together an event in honour of Brazilian hotelier Rose Wyatt, who was murdered in that community on Sunday January 17, 2016. The event is carded for Friday January 22, 2016 and will take place at the Calibishie market from 2.30pm.
According to a communiqué, local area schoolchildren are expected to sing songs in celebration of Rose’s life, while the community will share their memories of their much beloved Rose.
Officials of the Bureau of Gender Affairs and the Dominica National Council of Women have been invited to speak on the issue of ‘violence, and ensuring justice for victims of violence’.
Organizers say persons are welcome to adorn the stage with flowers. They also encourage those attending to wear orange, the colour designated by the UN’s UNiTE campaign, to symbolise a brighter future without violence. The event will finish with a march to the Calibishie Police Station.
Persons are urged to share #womenslivesmatter, #JusticeforRose, #KeepDominicaSafe on social media, as a way of showing support. Wyatt's lifeless body was discovered at about 6pm on Sunday January 17, 2016, in a footpath leading to Hodges beach. She was the Owner of Sunrise Gardens.
Meanwhile, a make teenager from Woodfordhill has been charged with her murder.
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