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February 23rd, 2013
Communication woes crippling tourism at Anegada

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI – Entrepreneurs, visitors, residents and even tourists at Anegada are calling on the telecommunication sector to urgently boost their services on the island as it was highlighted as one of the major challenges that limit economic and other activities there. The affected spared no bones in highlighting this concern to Director of Tourism, Mrs Sharon-Flax Mars.

February 13th, 2013
I haven't given up hope on my wife- Connie L. Clinton

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - "I haven't given up hope on my wife, I am not God, how can I give up on her? Everything we did together, where ever I went my wife went with me, I love my wife, I need closure," Those were the words of Mr Connie Lee Clinton, an elderly Anegada resident whose wife went missing in December of 2012.

February 11th, 2013
We don’t want a golf course- Anegada resident

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- “What about the needs of our people, we don’t want no golf course, give us a multi-purpose recreational facility that would benefit us and the tourists when they come,” said a resident of Anegada who preferred to be identified as “Ras”.

February 9th, 2013
‘We are BVIslanders just like everybody else’- Anegada taxi operators

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - "It’s this government and the government of the past that guilty of neglecting the people of Anegada. We are a small group over here, yes but we have equal rights just like Tortola, just like Virgin Gorda. We are BVIslanders just like everybody else," said Mr Jerry D. Vanterpool, a resident and businessman at Anegada during a meeting of taxi drivers and officials from the Ministry of Communications and Works in Anegada on Friday February 8, 2013.

December 22nd, 2012
Aircraft tires "blow out" on landing at Anegada airport

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- It might have been a slightly tense moment at the Auguste George Airport in Anegada yesterday, December 21, 2012 when two tires for a small aircraft reportedly blew out during landing.

December 19th, 2012
UPDATE: 'Aunt Rita' not found; search ends

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It still remains a mystery what has happened to Anegada resident Mrs Margarita Faulkner-Clinton who went missing from the 15 sq. mile island of Anegada on December 2, 2012.

July 23rd, 2012
Transportation & ambulance top sister islands health care needs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The sister islands of Anegada and Jost Van Dyke have their share of concerns in the health care service that they receive, and while most residents say the service is satisfactory, there is room for improvement with the need for transportation from the island in the case of an emergency and having an ambulance-type service on island among their top needs.

July 10th, 2012
New Police stations for Road Town & East End!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Plans are currently being drawn up for new Road Town and East End Police stations, revealed the Territory’s acting Commissioner of Police, which would cost a few million dollars to construct.

July 6th, 2012
I am still your representative – Hon. O’Neal

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Hon. Ralph T O’Neal, OBE, 9th District Representative and leader of the Opposition is aware of the talk by some that there is no representation in the district, but made it clear that he has the best intention for the residents of Virgin Gorda and Anegada.

July 5th, 2012
JVD & Anegada: We still want our own District & District Rep!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In an article written by this news site nine months prior to the general elections of November 2011, residents of the sister island Jost Van Dyke were calling for their own District and to have their own District Representative. More than a year later, their concerns and views remain the same with residents of Anegada also calling for their own representation.



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