NOV 1, 2003 9th CRO Update Save & Print!!
Immediate Release
Contact: Ras Washasha- 284- 495-1213 or 284- 499-1186

BVI Rastafari Turtle Dove Deliverance Hosts 9th CRO Conference & Cultural
Concert Event Featuring Luciano- Dean Fraser – Mikey General-
Jah Messenjah Band

The BVI Rastafari Turtle Dove Deliverance Organization is proud to host and
present the 9th CRO Conference which is being held at East End / Long Look
Community Center Saturday Nov 1st thru Nov 8th, 2003.  Long Look is the
oldest Afro Caribbean community, which was established when the first set of
African slaves had freedom and the land was given in 1776. Long Look became
a place of freedom for any slave that made it to that location. In 1834, 58
years later the African slaves that came to the Virgin Islands were

The 9th CRO conference Theme is “Rastafari the Law & Human Rights” Is
being presented to get a better understanding of Rastafari in relationship to
the world at large and how we can collectively work together as a human race.

Some of the highlights of the conference is the celebration of the Repeal or
Removal Law; The Immigration and Passport Order  (Prohibited Class of
Persons) commonly known as the RASTA LAW which was in place from Dec 30th -
1980 to August 2003 and has now been removed from BVI Law Books.
Panel discussions on various topics such as Human Rights, Historical Sites
Tours History of the Maroons in the BVI, Spiritual Growth, Education,
Women & Rastafari, Regional Arts & Craft Showcase and Cultural Concert event.

Closing the conference with a new understanding of Rastafari, on November 8th,
2003 is a Cultural Concert featuring Luciano, Dean Fraser and Mikey General and
Jah Messenjah band live and direct from Jamaica and the very first time in
Tortola BVI, at the AO  Shirley Recreational Grounds Doors 9pm / Showtime 10pm
Luciano, Dean Fraser, and Mikey General will be available for press and radio
interviews on November 7, 2003. Also on the bill Out Of The Desert band from
BVI and other local talents Vendors are welcome for information call
The 9th CRO Conference and Cutural Concert is sponsored in part by
Rastafari Turtle Dove Deliverance
Ministry of Education and Culture
Ministry of Finance
Chief Minister Office
Department of Education and Culture
Social Development Department
Department of Agriculture
Conservation and Fisheries Department
National Parks Trust
BVI Tourist Board
Wickhams Cay Authority
H. Lavity Stoutt Community College
Department of Disaster Management
Government Information Services
Dr. Hon. Orlando Smith and Mrs. Smith
Prospect Reef Resort
Elmo Conner
Popeye's- Light & Sound Company
Treasure Isle Hotel
Ole Works Inn
CCT Boatphone
Sand Wise
Smith’s Ferry Services
Road Town Wholesale
BVI Red Cross
Bobby’s Supermarket
Elite Supermarket
Caribbean Star
Travel Consultants Ltd
Smith Gore Overseas Ltd
Harney Westwood and Regiels
Cable and Wireless

The Rastafari Turtle Dove Deliverance organization  (RTDD)
mission is, the conference will bring great benefit to the
Rastafarian community and the territory as a whole as we seek to promote
greater understanding and cooperation between Rastafarians and the local

Everyone on Earth has the Potential to Succeed!!
Remember Knowledge of Oneself  is Power !
O’ Deliver Not The Soul Of The Turtle Dove Unto The Multitude Of The Wicked
Psalms 74:19