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January 27th, 2018
Local food is better than ‘garbage’ from USA- VG Resident

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- A contributor to the dialogue between the National Democratic Party (NDP) government and the people of the territory via a series of on-going community meetings has sounded the call for government to do more for local farmers and farming in the territory amidst the constant cries of rising prices for imported produce.

December 28th, 2017
Tribute on passing of Mr Omar W. Hodge by Dr The Hon Kedrick D. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a tribute on the passing of former Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Mr Omar W. Hodge by Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7).

February 19th, 2017
“Can’t live off beautiful ladies & beaches”- Radio caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the heightened talk of a possible World War III, particularly with the controversial policies of US President Donald J. Trump, at least three callers of the 3-D Show on ZBVI 780 AM on Friday February 17, 2017 called on the Government of the Virgin Islands (UK) to do more where food sustainability is concerned.

January 18th, 2014
Virgin Imports and the dependency on the US farmer

By Dickson Igwe

This story is part of a series of articles on the Virgin Islands economy. It is an attempt to look at the Virgin Islands economy through the lens of the global economy. The series is also a type of economics lesson 101 for both the writer and Joe Public.

December 3rd, 2013
Gov’t selling out VG farmland to outsiders – E. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “There is a piece of land in Virgin Gorda, beautiful piece of land called Long Bay, and I understand that the government just sold 28 acres or something like that … a good piece of the land to an outsider. Why are they burying our own people alive?” alleged Mr Edmund Maduro on his talk show EDM on November 28, 2013.

February 15th, 2013
Popular VG farmer ready to ‘throw in towel’

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – While Government has been encouraging farming activities in the Virgin Islands, some of the Territory’s most seasoned farmers are losing hope with the lack of sufficient market and the necessary tools to effectively sustain them in the industry.

October 6th, 2012
This week we feature Young Professional Kishmet B. Daniel

By Ron Henry

Virgin Islands News Online proudly presents Kishmet B. Daniel, a passionate and selfless teacher, farmer and mother, who finds the time to divide herself in so many ways to achieve her day to day goals.


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