Free Winnifred Beach Benevolent Society Stages Peaceful Protest

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Protestors gather in Port Antonio square.If you were in Port Antonio this afternoon, you might have witnessed or participated in the peaceful demonstration organised by members of the Free Winnifred Benevolent Society, FWBS. The protest which got underway at about 12:30pm, was directed against the Urban Development Corporation, UDC, as part of the society's efforts to maintain free public access to Winnifred Beach. Dozens of protestors marched through the Port Antonio square bearing placards and giving interviews to local media representatives in attendance.Here are some photographs of the event, taken by Port Antonio photographer, Dr. Vidal Smith Jr.