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July 21st, 2014
Electricity woes suppressing for JVD residents

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Residents of the Sister Island of Jost Van Dyke (JVD) feel left out in the wilderness claiming that they are being treated with scant regard when it comes to the issue of electricity generation and distribution for both commercial and domestic purposes.

July 17th, 2014
'VIP built this country not the NDP' – VIP Chairman Hon Julian Fraser, RA

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Noting that the economy of the Virgin Islands is in a rut with the gap between the 1% at the top and the rest widening, people in serious mortgage debt losing homes, people having to work multiple jobs just to survive, job insecurity, and more, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) reminded residents of Jost Van Dyke that it was the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) led government that had built the country.

June 2nd, 2014
‘People do not adhere to our building code’ – EE/LL Resident

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – At a community meeting on May 29, 2014 in East End/Long Look, Tortola, one resident opined that one of the reasons for the limited ability of government to construct side-walks along roads is because persons are not sticking to the Territory’s building code.

May 28th, 2014
‘Youths’ key to next national elections – Hon Fraser

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Speaking at his most recent twice-yearly community feedback meeting as the representative for the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser RA on May 22, 2014, reminded of the importance of involving youth to a greater extent in the politics of the Territory.

April 15th, 2014
‘Somebody collecting money for that dock’ – Daniel Harrigan

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Boat Captains and several other residents including Mr Daniel Harrigan and Mr Allington O. Creque aka DJ Gumption are calling for serious investigations into the allegedly secret business behind the ownership or alleged paid usage of a ferry dock at Gun Creek in North Sound, Virgin Gorda.

April 14th, 2014
UPDATE: ‘No one should touch Long Bay Land’ – VG Resident

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Residents of Virgin Gorda joined their District Representative (R9) Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE in expressing their concerns about the distribution of lands especially at Long Bay.

September 13th, 2013
Let the culture remain– Resident on proposed Brandywine Bay Dev.

BRANDYWINE BAY, Tortola, VI – One resident has challenged that the Brandywine Bay road be designed to ensure that the culture of nature remains when government moves to develop the beach area.

April 23rd, 2013
Mothers ‘blazed’ for not sticking to the task

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - "It time you children get some ambition and pride. It’s time you parents, who got them sleeping late and doing nothing, to wake them out of their bed and tell them help work," is the plea of senior citizen of Long Look, Esme Potter.

February 14th, 2013
UPDATE: Compensation for land still owed for Brandy Wine Bay project

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Government is yet to complete compensating land owners for the portions of land identified by Government as needed for the proposed Brandy Wine Bay development project. This was noted as one of two hindrances to the start of the project that will see the Brandy Wine Bay beach transformed into a major entertainment centre.

January 26th, 2013
Interactive Community Meeting on Jan. 29 in Carrot Bay to Discuss NHI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The public is invited to learn more about the National Health Insurance through a series of interactive community meetings, conducted by the National Health Insurance Steering Committee in preparation for the introduction and implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI).

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