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May 9th, 2012
Landowners to get $$$ for Brandywine Bay beach development!

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Government through the Ministry for Natural Resources and Labour is on the verge of “cutting cheques” to compensate landowners, who will have to give up their land, for the major overhaul of Brandywine Bay beach.

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.

January 13th, 2012
We did not claim Melanie, Melanie claimed us- Bertrand Lettsome

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- She was not born in the Virgin Islands but yet Virgin Islanders rooted for her on X Factor USA as if she was one of them and Melanie Amaro herself had said on television that she had strong roots in the Virgin Islands and sees herself as a Virgin Islander.

November 13th, 2011
"Keep the people informed and in the mix"- Bertrand Lettsome

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Recently retired Chief Conservation and Fisheries Officer, Bertrand ‘Washasha X’ Lettsome, who made his first run for political office at the November 7, 2011 elections as an independent At Large candidate, has advised the new government of Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith to always put the people first in their decisions.

October 27th, 2011
If politicians are corrupt, the UK can set up Inquiry – Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “If she [Britain] finds our leaders are corrupt in anyway, then dissolve the Council and call a general elections...and set up an Inquiry,” At Large candidate Edmund Maduro stated, in reference to the United Kingdom wanting to review the Territory’s budget two months before it is passed in the House of Assembly.

October 21st, 2011
Political figures throw support behind Hans Creek protection

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With all the political campaigning and rallies taking precedence over the past weeks leading up to the November 7, 2011 General Elections, seven political candidates took time out from their busy schedules to discuss the issue of the Beef Island Development and the protection of Hans Creek.

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