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May 15th, 2015
New political 'group' to be launched ahead of General Election in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands News Online has been informed that a new political "group" is to be launched ahead of the June 8, 2015 General Election in the Virgin Islands. The political team consists of 6 members, including Ishmael E. Brathwaite, former People's Patriotic Alliance (PPA) member Khoy Smith, and Bro Abdul Shabazz.

January 18th, 2013
Time for VI fishermen to elevate from small boats & pots! Umoja

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentators Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka and Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru have renewed calls for a ‘third pillar’ of economic support in the vein of the fishing industry for the Virgin Islands.

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.

December 27th, 2012
UPDATE: Tourist group samples VI ‘Agri Tourism’ product

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – A small group of eleven persons were the first to experience the new brand of a Virgin Islands (VI) tourism initiative being pioneered by Virgin Islands resident Julio S. Henry.

October 29th, 2012
No timeline set for use of greenhouses - Brathwaite

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chief Agricultural Officer (CAO) Bevin Brathwaite has revealed that there was no timeline in place for the activation of the greenhouses located at Paraquita Bay.

October 1st, 2012
Food Security is not about having money saved up- Khoy Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The President of Farmers on the Move, Khoy Smith, has noted that Government should place more emphasis on agriculture and fishing if it was to achieve food security for the Territory rather than thinking having money saved up would be the answer in the event of a world food crisis.

September 28th, 2012
Farmers on the Move gearing to cultivate newly acquired land

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Farmers on the Move has now moved to the second phase of its agricultural project with the acquisition of land at Paraquita Bay for a model project in farming.

August 30th, 2012
Fifteen graduate from Farmers on the Move Agricultural Course

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The Agricultural Course conducted by Farmers on the Move culminated with the 15 participants collecting their awards today, August 30, 2012.

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.

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