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January 31st, 2020
SCB resident questions whether VI can make marijuana industry viable

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- A resident of the Third Electoral District quizzed residents at a public forum at the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, on Thursday, January 30, 2020, on their knowledge of the marijuana industry and was curious to know if the Virgin Islands has the capacity to make the industry a viable one.

December 6th, 2019
“I ain’t selling no more land to pay lawyers’- Father of 9 facing drug charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Father of nine, David Straker has told Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards he is not willing to sell any more of his real estate to pay lawyers to defend him.

October 11th, 2019
Land & $30K for Pan Am Games Gold Medallist Chantel E. Malone

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government has awarded Pan American Games gold medallist, Chantel E. Malone with a plot of land and $30,000 for her historic feat at the 2019 games in Lima, Peru.

May 29th, 2017
We need less talk & more action from Gov't’- Local single mother

Below is a letter written by a single mother to Governor John S. Duncan OBE and elected members of the National Democratic Party Government.

February 24th, 2015
‘Agriculture Department wants to stifle us’ – Farmers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Farmers continue to cry out for the opportunity to grow more food locally but say government is refusing to work with small farmers in a holistic way. “We need land for farming, we need marketplace to sell our produce,” said one farmer.

January 15th, 2015
Is land an option for the BVIHSA to settle medical bills?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At a press conference earlier today January 15, 2015 the question was put to Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Bishop John I. Cline by this news site's reporter as to whether or not there has been any activity to retrieve monies that are owed to the BVIHSA and his response was a resounding "Yes, Yes."

December 28th, 2014
‘People paying for healthcare with land’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro said that some people in the Virgin Islands are resorting to swapping lands they own to meet the exorbitant cost of medical care.

March 6th, 2013
UPDATE: Gov't on road to farmers market - Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator and consultant Edmund Maduro has indicated that Government is already taking the route of implementing a farmers market as a central location for farmers within the Territory to take their produce for sale.

August 30th, 2012
68 year old man assaults officers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Oswin George appeared before the Magistrate's court yesterday August 29, 2012, facing charges of common assault, being armed with an offensive weapon, resisting arrest and two counts of assault on police officers.

October 29th, 2011
Min. Fraser challenges district to prove “the lies”

PLEASANT VALLEY, Tortola, VI- Telling residents of Pleasant Valley in the 3rd District at a rally last evening October 28, 2011 that the opposition was indulging in mind games and lies to unseat him at the November 7 General Elections, Hon. Julian Fraser RA challenged anyone to bring the proof and he would reward them…with car and land.


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