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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.

August 18th, 2012
‘Farmers on the Move’ launches Agricultural Practices Course

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Farmers on the Move yesterday, August 17, 2012 launched a new agricultural initiative geared towards improving the marketability of local farmers in the Paraquita Bay area. Yesterday’s session marked the first in a series for a Short Course in Agricultural Practices.

February 13th, 2012
Farmers renew call for “action” on water woes [Photoslide Included]

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – While the poor support for Farmers’ Week 2012 was acknowledged by many, participating farmers themselves have expressed concern while calling for “action” not just words to address the main issue affecting them from propelling forward in the industry - water.

November 29th, 2011
Don’t tear down greenhouses – Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Heaps of monies were spent on the greenhouses, and one talk show host is appealing to the new Government to make use of the houses, which are located in Paraquita Bay, in some shape or form.



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