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Greed, Envy & Corruption blocking B&F Medical project- ‘AC’ Frett

- Local social activist lashes out on challenges to his project in Pasea Estate
Such is the frustration by the continued delay of the B&F Medical project due to court procedures that Mr Frett has gone ahead and placed a sign on the site for the construction of the facility, which clearly reads “BVI Progress!!! Halted by Greed, Envy & Corruption”. This he said was put there to enlighten Virgin Islanders about his issue which is ultimately an issue that all Virgin Islanders should pay attention to. Photo: VINO
According to Mr Alred Frett, the construction for the B&F Complex Building was approved by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Administration and in fact was approved by the then Premier Ralph T. O’Neal, however, since then more and more obstacles have been thrown in his way of progressing with his ambitious plans. Photo: VINO/File
According to Mr Alred Frett, the construction for the B&F Complex Building was approved by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Administration and in fact was approved by the then Premier Ralph T. O’Neal, however, since then more and more obstacles have been thrown in his way of progressing with his ambitious plans. Photo: VINO/File
The sign erected on the property intended for the construction of the new B&F Medical facility. Photo: VINO
The sign erected on the property intended for the construction of the new B&F Medical facility. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Relating that his plan to construct a new medical facility at Pasea Estate has been blocked by the “powers that be”, Mr Alred ‘AC’ Frett has blamed the alleged act on what he terms as greed, envy and corruption which is only serving to deny progress of a Virgin Islander and improved health care for the Territory.

Such is the frustration by the continued delay of the project due to court procedures that Mr Frett has gone ahead and placed a sign on the site for the construction of the facility, which clearly reads “BVI Progress!! Halted by Greed, Envy & Corruption”.

The sign he says serves to let the public know of his plight and to also remind the “powers that be” responsible for the delay that they are halting progress in the Territory.

According to Mr Frett, the construction for the B&F Complex Building was approved by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Administration and in fact was approved by the then Premier Ralph T. O’Neal, however, since then more and more obstacles have been thrown in his way of progressing with his ambitious plans.

He said that prior to approval from the Office of the Premier, the plans to construct the medical facility was rejected by Town and Country Planning. Mr Frett alleges this rejection was done without just cause but B&F Medical still went ahead and made the necessary adjustments to the plans as was recommended by Town and Country Planning. "They had also been in liaison with the Appeals Board to work out arrangements that even if we changed our plans and came back they would stop us.” This information, Mr Frett claimed, was received from reliable sources within Town and Country Planning.

Apparent injustice of this matter had even been voiced in Parliament after which approval from the Office of the Premier was granted " even after they could find no reason to stop us and the Premier went through the whole process and approved it this was still met with further attempt from Town and Country Planning to block the project from getting off the ground". 

Efforts to solicit a response from Town and Country Planning on the allegations were not successful.

The matter, Mr. Frett said, is now before the courts where an injunction filed against him was successfully challenged and the claimants ordered to pay the charges for his lawyer.

“After they lost to me they took the Government to court for what they call judicial review and we are still awaiting a decision on that.”

But according to Mr Frett, the Judicial Review is also taking longer than expected. “That should have come long time ago because they had about three judges on the same matter. Judicial Reviews by nature is supposed to be acted on quickly.”

Mr Frett also said the recent erecting of the sign board on the property intended for the new B&F Medical facility may be met with disapproval by certain authorities. “The sign was put there because of all the unnecessary victimisation in order to enlighten BV-Islanders to such issues.”

Meanwhile, Mr Frett informed Virgin Islands News Online that he will shed more light on the troubling issue in his weekly articles on online news sites in the coming weeks.

34 Responses to “Greed, Envy & Corruption blocking B&F Medical project- ‘AC’ Frett”

  • One Eye (13/11/2012, 08:52) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    yeap the same cow birds who tried to stop Ms. Lake!!
  • Blackeye (13/11/2012, 08:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    See now Mr Frett? If you believed in God you could pray those obstacles out of the way......
  • Dem say (13/11/2012, 08:58) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Go away Mr. Frett. Please just go away
    • Small minded people (13/11/2012, 09:53) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      leave the haters alone Alred the world is a circle they will soon fall on their sword!!!!
    • @ Dem Say (13/11/2012, 11:48) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      why are you so misguided, hostile and decrepit to a local just fighting for his rights in the country of his birth????
    • real (13/11/2012, 14:07) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      "Dem say" ...so what hog-wash is this blogger sayin...Frett has a real issue
    • light (14/11/2012, 09:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      'light' can overcome 'darkness'.
  • fat head (13/11/2012, 09:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Mmmmmm, some good points AC, the powers that be can be very arrogant and condesending when they want to keep you down!!!!
  • SMDH (13/11/2012, 09:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is one side of the story. What is the other? Where exactly in Pasea is this to take place. Isn't that area a residential neighbourhood?
    • shell (13/11/2012, 11:41) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      that was the first thing I thought of. For once, TCPD stopped something that may have been inappropriate to the site. I am sad they buckled on Patsy Lake's skyscraper in town. It looks so out of place. Is that what you all want? to live in a city? That is what Doc and Mark wants. TCD is there to try and maintain standards and safety but until now they have ignored many issues. And when they set a decision, someone else overrides them.
      I am sorry that AC is having such a tough time getting answers. decisions are supposed to be more transparent and even educational that this. I can see if he wanted to build a clinic in Carrot or other places Gov is planning to. But do we really need more clinics in town what with bougenvillea. (I know... different services). What I really think is the problem is that the constitution says that the premier can override TCPD on their rulings. Even if Beef Island was haulted, the premier can legally push it through. That has to be changed.
    • Residential? (13/11/2012, 12:27) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      You mean there are actually zoning laws in the BVI? LOL!

      Give me a break!
  • she the cat mother (13/11/2012, 09:46) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    VINO you are the only online news site i read, but this morning I felt like slowly slipping under my office table and hid from the utter embarassment of this re-tard.

    • @ she the cat mother (13/11/2012, 14:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Don't come with this self hating, demeaning, shallow thinking scatter
  • October man (13/11/2012, 11:44) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Disaster. the powers that be have alot to answer for in this fiasco. Things just not in sync we with you AC.
    • old glory (13/11/2012, 12:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Watch out for a public relations coverup as usual from Government....
  • Daddy Friday (13/11/2012, 12:11) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    He say. she say. Everybody want to have dey say we need to hear the government side
  • hollowee (13/11/2012, 12:13) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is the most foolishness I heard in a while concerning the injustice and suffering of our ingenuous people!!
  • Blue (13/11/2012, 12:46) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Sum Ting Wong wid wah dem doing to tis man..too much evil people in tis lil lil place mehson
  • duh! (13/11/2012, 13:39) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Mr.Frett where exactly would your customers park? Will they have to reverse on the highway to get out of the parking spot like they do at Supa Valu and the soon to be built Patsy Lake on the highway building. Mr.Frett you are an intelligent man, why would you think thats an appropriate place to build?
    • billyb (13/11/2012, 18:01) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      you need to shut your tail. where is LIME parking spot??? where is the parking space for the new skyscraper going up infront of infinite solution??? where is the parking spot for that new skyscraper going up on mainstreet next to smiths gore??? The rich continues to slide by, while they cut the throats of the poor. The rules are for the poor and not the rich
  • open wide (13/11/2012, 15:10) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Somehow we dig our graves with our mouths-by what we say, what we eat , what we drink
  • memeber (13/11/2012, 17:59) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    My God what a raw bogus deal they give you AC Frett, trust in god
  • Architect (13/11/2012, 18:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    To duh, did you see the drawings? the parking is within the property and there would be know reversing onto highway thank you
  • poperuscy (13/11/2012, 23:12) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    this seems to be a scandal if you ask me..seems like David Paterus mess in DC can't compare to this!
  • ac 360 (14/11/2012, 08:36) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I wonder if he spoke the TRUTH....YES HE DID
  • Sin Cara (14/11/2012, 09:29) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    If Mr. Frett was a European or British Caucasian not only would they have already approved his project the Government bank would have given him a low interest loan to help offset the cost of this project. Imagine the country run by a bunch of UNCLE TOMS who would do anything to click wine glass with outsiders. We have alot of Alan Bates wannabes in BLACK FACE. NDP smh please you guys so silly and easy to bamboozle> For heaven sake their color is RED wich has nothing to do with DEMOCRATIC VALUES. The put the Democrat in the name to fool simple minded people cause RED IS REPUBLICAN COLORS AND THEY REFLECT REPUBLICAN VALUES. Which means all things that have to do with black peopl is BAD and only WHITE people values are accepted. Don't forget the part where we could care less about people who earn under 250K or even 150K. The biggest con job they pull off this past election.
  • own (14/11/2012, 15:09) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Simply nasty, cruel people. I never understand how some humans can be so heartless to their own....
    • only (14/11/2012, 19:35) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Are you insane? Why on earth would we want to do that?! if you are a local you must suck salt.
  • WIZE UP (19/11/2012, 03:40) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    only if he had lighter skin with 2 -blue eye- you think frett i concern to the brother-in-law with the purple building


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