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September 26th, 2015
Vehicles collide near Paraquita Bay

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The morning, Saturday September 26, 2015, did not start very well for occupants of two vehicles commuting along the roadway near Paraquita Bay, Tortola as they were forced to redirect their attention to dealing with an accident they ended up in.

July 19th, 2015
Paraquita Bay accident leaves 2 vehicles damaged

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – An accident which occurred a few minutes ago tonight July 19, 2015 in Paraquita Bay, Tortola has left two vehicles damaged.

May 20th, 2015
UWI Open Campus gives 2nd chance @ earning degree

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The University of the West Indies (UWI) through its Open University programmes across the region and right here in the Virgin Islands is making it possible for persons, who because of work and family commitments might have missed the train to higher education, to have a second chance.

August 23rd, 2013
UPDATE: Power restored to VG; other areas following accident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Power has now been restored to Virgin Gorda and other affected areas today, August 23, 2013, according to BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) General Manager Leroy A.E. Abraham.

April 10th, 2013
Construction worker accused of stealing coconuts; trespassing!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Raymond Wilkins vehemently protested his innocence when he appeared before the Magistrate’s court today, April 10, 2013 after being charged with stealing coconuts and trespassing on private property.

March 8th, 2013
UPDATE: PS denies animals being starved at Paraquita Bay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Permanent Secretary within the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour Ronald Smith-Berkeley has denied that animals being kept at Paraquita Bay are being starved in any way.

February 1st, 2013
Greenhouse project has to be completed- Hon. Pickering [photo display added]

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier Dr the Honourable Kendrick D. Pickering has announced that Government is embarking on a major project to increase the agriculture sector for the Virgin Islands.

January 14th, 2013
Safety of ocean vessels a priority for Biwater's water intake project

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Having resorted to its last water source for the generation and distribution of potable water supply to residents of Tortola, management of Biwater says careful consideration has been given to the safety of ocean-going vessels and the company's water system that will be constructed in the sea.

January 8th, 2013
Tempers flare as gov’t officials meet farmers on water concerns

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Tempers flared and words were exchanged at various points as government officials met with a group of farmers yesterday, January 7, 2013 at Paraquita Bay to iron out issues concerning the lack of water in the area.

January 2nd, 2013
Water woes: Farmers without reliable water for over 4 months

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The President of the Farmers on the Move group, Mr Khoy Smith, has disclosed that farmers at Paraquita Bay have been without a reliable source of water for over four months.



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