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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.

December 29th, 2012
Farmers on the Move President ‘overwhelmed’ at Agri Tourism response

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Farmers on the Move President, Mr Khoy Smith was overwhelmed and surprised at the response of the first batch of ‘Agri Tourists’ that came to the island this past week.

November 14th, 2012
Farmers on the Move reaps first crop from Paraquita Bay farm

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Farmers on the Move President Mr Khoy Smith disclosed today November 14, 2012 that the participants of the group’s recent short course in agriculture have reaped their first crop and agreed to give this to non-profit groups.

November 12th, 2012
Raw sewage being flushed totally unacceptable! – Third District Representative

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative Hon. Julian Fraser RA describes as totally unacceptable the fact that raw sewage continues to be flushed into the sea at Slaney.

October 20th, 2012
Another car accident at Paraquita Bay

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- It was about 1:30 A.M. when yet another auto accident occurred on the main road at Paraquita Bay on Tortola in the vicinity of the Government owned Abattoir and H L. Stoutt Community College.

October 10th, 2012
Served! HLSCC Culinary Arts Centre officially declared open

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Prior to hustling to the House of Assembly yesterday October 9, 2012, Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith, OBE, made his way to Paraquita Bay for the official hand over of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Culinary Arts Centre.


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