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‘I am proud to have rich white friends’- Hon Kedrick D. Pickering

- said he would resign immediately if proof is shown that he has been selling out the country
Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering defends his work, friends and family at his campaign meeting, May 21, 2015 at the Stickett in the Long Look community. Photo: VINO
The NDP At Large team with Hon Kedrick D. Pickering. Photo: VINO
The NDP At Large team with Hon Kedrick D. Pickering. Photo: VINO
Mother and daughters sing the national song. Photo: VINO
Mother and daughters sing the national song. Photo: VINO
Youth on the move. Photo: VINO
Youth on the move. Photo: VINO
Youth on the move. Photo: VINO
Youth on the move. Photo: VINO
There were no fire works from former legislator Ms Eileene L. Parsons, OBE at last night's meeting. Photo: VINO
There were no fire works from former legislator Ms Eileene L. Parsons, OBE at last night's meeting. Photo: VINO
Team NDP interacting with supporters. Photo: VINO
Team NDP interacting with supporters. Photo: VINO
Section of the audience at the NDP campaign meeting held in Long Look on May 21, 2015. Photo: VINO
Section of the audience at the NDP campaign meeting held in Long Look on May 21, 2015. Photo: VINO
Section of the audience at the NDP campaign meeting held in Long Look on May 21, 2015. Photo: VINO
Section of the audience at the NDP campaign meeting held in Long Look on May 21, 2015. Photo: VINO
Section of the audience at the NDP campaign meeting held in Long Look on May 21, 2015. Photo: VINO
Section of the audience at the NDP campaign meeting held in Long Look on May 21, 2015. Photo: VINO
Section of the audience at the NDP campaign meeting held in Long Look on May 21, 2015. Photo: VINO
Section of the audience at the NDP campaign meeting held in Long Look on May 21, 2015. Photo: VINO
Team NDP interacting with supporters. Photo: VINO
Team NDP interacting with supporters. Photo: VINO
Team NDP interacting with supporters. Photo: VINO
Team NDP interacting with supporters. Photo: VINO
LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The Stickett area was filled to capacity last night May 21, 2015 as it was the occasion of the campaign launch of Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering who, while outlining some of the areas of development for his district, stood up to his critics.

Bring the evidence & I will resign

Hon Pickering touched on the “rumours” that he is guilty of selling out the country to ‘rich white friends’. “I have never heard such unadulterated nonsense. First and foremost no government minister can sell out government land. The process of trying to sell anything that belongs to government is such a detailed process.”

He challenged, “Anybody from anywhere who could show proof that I have been involved in anything corrupt to do with government business bring it before me [and] I will resign right away.”

Proud to have ‘rich white friends’

There have been constant criticisms from members of the public that Hon Pickering has been diverting much of his attention away from his district while attending to the business of his “rich white friends” at Oil Nut Bay and Necker Island.

He informed the naysayers, however, that Mr David Johnson [Oil Nut Bay] is his friend. “I am proud to say that I have rich friends and I am not somebody who is afraid of my friends.” According to him there are people who are envious and jealous of him because of his ‘rich white’ friends.

‘Let sleeping dogs lie’

According to Hon Pickering, apart from having “rich white friends”, he has been accused of neglecting the community but said, “To those who post on social media that I have been sleeping for 16 years that sometimes it’s good to let sleeping dogs lie.”

Looking to defend his party member, Territorial At Large Representative without a Portifolio Honourable Archibald C. Christian said in his short address that Hon Pickering had to be juggling when it came to dealing with his district and in some cases even had to sacrifice district for territory.

Nationality coming into question

Defending his identity and right as a citizen of this territory, Hon Pickering said he had to go check his birth certificate after his nationality was being questioned by some of his critics.

Giving a background of his father’s migration to the Virgin Islands, Hon Pickering said that he didn’t need anyone to remind him that he has the name ‘Pickering’ because his father was adopted. He explained that his dad was an orphan and was brought to the VI at the age of 7 where he was adopted.

“I don’t need anybody to remind me that my name is an adopted name… that is downright disgusting and distasteful. I tell ayo they who say that I was sleeping for 16 years should let sleeping dogs lie,” he said noting that he has done his best at utilising his God-given talents.

“The name that I carry, I have done nothing less but to elevate the name.”

Outshined by Hon Marlon A. Penn?

Speaking of the things that were accomplished under his watch in the Seventh District, Hon Pickering pointed to the Youth Empowerment Programme (YEP), which he said is a success story with over 900 students passing through since its inception in 2007.

Others he alluded to were the tennis court in the community and the computer lab at the Francis Lettsome Primary school. He pulled down the talks of those who he said have been coming around in the community saying nothing was done as he said, “If you have something to add, add it but don’t destroy what people have done.”

He said, however, that they are big problems in the Seventh District community in particular that of the young men that are on the street corners every day with nothing to do. “There is nobody that feels it more than me every time I drive through this district and I see those guys hanging out in these streets.

“I have been relentless in trying to improve the lives of my people especially the young men in this community. I have never given up….”

The development of Brandywine Bay came up in the discourse and he said the project is ready and set to go.

Fat Hogs Bay beach, he said, will be restored by the end of this year also. “People say Marlon (Hon Marlon A. Penn) outshine me, Marlon must outshine me he younger than me….”

Continuing on the Fat Hogs Bay project, Hon Pickering said plans are afoot to take a portion of the land to build a park which will be named after Mr Leslie Malone.

82 Responses to “‘I am proud to have rich white friends’- Hon Kedrick D. Pickering”

  • SMH (22/05/2015, 09:18) Like (61) Dislike (21) Reply
    It's not about who your friends are it's about the fact that your always elsewhere and never in your district enough to see the real problems that we in the 7th have
    • @ SMH (22/05/2015, 14:42) Like (16) Dislike (14) Reply
      Do you even know the problems of the district? Why not state them out here?
  • i from here (22/05/2015, 09:20) Like (17) Dislike (1) Reply
    I have white rich friends, black rich friends and one Spanish rich friend.

    That's a problem ?
  • NDP heckler (22/05/2015, 09:25) Like (39) Dislike (25) Reply
    This is the second time i've heard this guy boasting about his rich friends in high places. Maynard needs to send him home on june 8th to hang out with his friends on the outer islands.
    • N.S.V.G. (27/05/2015, 15:59) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      @NDP heckler, you are right that is where she needs to send him because once he is out of power his rich friends at ONB will surely not have any use for him, so I guess they will take back that villa they gave him. No more rides in the private jet and sailing on the luxury boat....that is what happens when you sell out your country for the almighty dollar!!!!!!!
  • woodie (22/05/2015, 09:26) Like (8) Dislike (20) Reply
    pickering running is mou/// what is he doning no thing talk is che/// ndp must go
  • ooooo (22/05/2015, 09:26) Like (19) Dislike (20) Reply
    the VIP built the stickett
  • xxxxxxxx (22/05/2015, 09:42) Like (21) Dislike (20) Reply
    LOOK AT ALL DEM PPL DEM BUS IN 90 PERCENT OUT OF THE DISTRICT
    • @xxx (22/05/2015, 10:25) Like (17) Dislike (6) Reply
      10% maybe but 90% 7th district with 80% voters
    • No X for you (23/05/2015, 13:25) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
      Of course we will go and hear what he has to say in relation to why the the distrcit he represents has little progress over the past years......

      I heard nothing about that in his speech just talk about being proud he has rich friends and where he is from etc...

      Trust me Kedrick is not winning the 7th... How does the saying go keep your friends close and you enemies closer!

      Now I am not saying Kedrick is the enemy ... but I know you get my point... We going come and show our faces because
      he is in power right now but please believe me he not getting our x on election day!
  • Hmmm (22/05/2015, 09:47) Like (72) Dislike (35) Reply
    I listened to his speech last night and I must say I was sincerely disappointed in Dr. Pickering. He came off extremely self-centered and arrogant. His whole speech was a ton of ranting and raving, and for a man of his caliber he could have handled himself better. He really did come off like a spoiled child who is having his toy taken away.
    • Ignorance (22/05/2015, 11:02) Like (32) Dislike (25) Reply
      The man was simply addressing all the rumors made. You think he can do that under a soft tongue? Rumors like those you have to take a FIRM STAND and set the records straight
      • @ignorance (22/05/2015, 12:32) Like (25) Dislike (25) Reply

        The only thing that was true was about his history. So if he really wanted to address the rumors he should have told the truth and not have people for fools

        • Non Bias (22/05/2015, 15:25) Like (8) Dislike (26) Reply
          You're the only fool here.. Maybe if you weren't busy being so "INGNORANt" and small-minded you would've actually heard what the man was saying made sense.
    • A. Smith (22/05/2015, 11:11) Like (29) Dislike (27) Reply
      @ Hmmm. You are entitled to your view, but I was right there, and I don't share your view. If in the course of Hon. Dr. Pickering's work (as Minister of NR&L), for the country and the people, he meets and has to negotiate and have conversations with persons who are "rich", why should he be ashamed to admit it? He did also advocate on the issues for the protection of the environment, which include our beaches, the coral reefs etc. He did also talk about his tiresome travels where he gets to represent the territory on these key issues. If Dr. Pickering wasn't up to the challenge, how would he be able to do so? Do you realize how important these issues are to the sustainability of our tourism product? The "rich" people who visit our shores and spend their money here, are interested in and love our beaches, our snorkelling opportunities...Hon. Pickering also spoke about and has demonstrated in action (in the District), his resolve to preserve our rich heritage. If we are to continue to attract visitors to our islands, we will need someone like Hon. Dr. Pickering who consistently stays on top of the issues related to the protection of our environment and climate changeto name a few. Did you hear when Hon. Marlon Penn testified that it was Dr. Pickering who motivated him to step up to represent his district. Did you go to the meeting in Parham Town where Hon. Penn and Hon. Pickering shared how they partnered on a number of key projects which have actually materialized including the fisherman's dock? Food for thought...
      • @A.Smith (22/05/2015, 12:30) Like (40) Dislike (19) Reply
        Honestly, like Myron and Dr. Smith, if you are more concerned with the territory over the country then you should run At-Large. He is clearly using Long Look as a political feeding ground because he know that his family will vote for him. Anytime you approach him he gets an attitude with the people he doesn't feel is good enough to talk to him. I have experienced it myself. For minister elected for so long, he should have a long list of accomplishments in the district. His main priority is not the district
  • Shocked (22/05/2015, 09:50) Like (58) Dislike (37) Reply
    Did he really just say that "he is proud to have rich white friends" and anyone who dislikes it is just jealous of him? This man clearly feels he is above people. I can't imagine the 7th district electing man after his own words prove his character
    • Real Simple (22/05/2015, 11:16) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
      actually... he didn't say it the way the article is titled.
    • LOL (22/05/2015, 11:50) Like (26) Dislike (13) Reply
      The people of the 3rd re-elects Fraser every election, and he has definitely proven his character with his own actions, words... everything. So your point is ?
    • Dirk (22/05/2015, 16:40) Like (6) Dislike (6) Reply

      Some of us still on the plantation. He should hear what the same man J***** talk about him and others when they leave ONB. Keep it up. Some of us still on the [plantation.]

    • Yep (23/05/2015, 06:21) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      Action speaks louder than words.
    • +++ (23/05/2015, 22:30) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      If he only knew how Da-- Johnso--- was viewed back in the states. He is probably his "friend" because he can use Pickering to his advantage. ONB is only out for ONB.
  • NDP heckler (22/05/2015, 09:53) Like (16) Dislike (4) Reply
    Maybe it is water rights that is being sold?
  • Disgrace (22/05/2015, 09:59) Like (34) Dislike (27) Reply
    This man really feeling himself meh boy! I do not think he realize it was REAL Long Look people he was talking to. He sounded like a mad man last night
  • jack (22/05/2015, 10:03) Like (44) Dislike (27) Reply
    This man spend his whole his whole speech defending his last name. What were your plans to push the community forward. You have a bad reputation in the community but instead of remedying that, you decided to bash Maynard, ranting and raving. You clearly need a break to go chill with your "rich white friends"
    • plans (22/05/2015, 10:36) Like (20) Dislike (9) Reply

      He did, "[...] he outlined plans for the youth, including the multipurpose stadium, tackling what he calls a global issue, unemployed young men, moving forward with the East End/Fat Hog's Bay waterfront project and the Brandywine Bay project to enable economic activities." 

      • @Plans (22/05/2015, 11:33) Like (27) Dislike (18) Reply
        Oh you mean the same exact plans that Maynard outlined in her speech? Is this why he waiting until after her speech to launch? Plus his integrity isn't the best in the 7th district, so it's hard for him to make promises cause he doesn't follow thru
      • @Plans (22/05/2015, 14:02) Like (17) Dislike (4) Reply
        Fat hogs bay development, where he plan to ake my family land by force because he asked nicely and was told no. So hence his proposal for this law for government to acquire ppl land just so. Tell him we waiting.
        • Hmmm (22/05/2015, 22:38) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply

          And yet people going to still sing this man praises. He is a c***k and every sensible person knows that

    • No good (22/05/2015, 10:54) Like (24) Dislike (14) Reply
      this man dont have no time with the 7 district BUT have time for white friend ON HE GET VEX LIKE A MAD MAN ALL THE TIME
  • reality (22/05/2015, 10:16) Like (28) Dislike (25) Reply
    You say bring the proof. How can they when your the government. You have the power to keep anything hidden from prying eyes, even if it's long enough until election rolls around. Of course you have rich white friends who doesn't when the position of power comes into play when they need favors. Selling out the country can come in many different forms, but what will you say when that statement begins to take physical form, caught with your pants down so to speak? Back stabbing the same people who support you comes easy when they are ignorant to what is really going on. However they do feel it in the end once they realize what a mistake they made. If government ministers really had nothing to hide they would all bring forward documentation of their works over their term and give account for their actions. It's politics if there was ever a candidate with the best interest o the people at heart there would be less nay sayers when elections came around.
  • Dopps (22/05/2015, 10:28) Like (16) Dislike (4) Reply

    He addressed a lot of rumors and said what he has accomplished. That District has come far and still has a way to go.

  • LOL (22/05/2015, 10:33) Like (15) Dislike (80) Reply
    Olivine never used Pickering for years, now she want to get elected she is a Pickering. She was always known as Olivine Maynard, if she got so much to offer, why doesn't she run on the name that people know? They think people are fools but we only got 2 weeks left to see.
  • Long Look Massive (22/05/2015, 10:35) Like (23) Dislike (29) Reply
    Doc all the way, like he said some people dropped their last name all of a sudden they running they pick it back up go so -------> norbit
    • Long Look Massive (22/05/2015, 11:19) Like (26) Dislike (5) Reply
      You mean her Maiden name? Try stop act foolish! That's exactly the same type of discrimination people talk about towards women. Why can't we keep our last name in marriage? The lady was born a Pickering and her bloodline is Pickering so stop with that folly
    • Coin (22/05/2015, 17:01) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
      The NDP 2nd district person last election is who strategically doubled up on his last name. A MAN! You ain't complain bout that right??? Yall are something else!!!
  • Well (22/05/2015, 10:51) Like (8) Dislike (11) Reply
    I guess he is closer to white than some of us, so he is at home with his kinfolk! Lols
  • Turned (22/05/2015, 10:55) Like (35) Dislike (17) Reply
    I am sorry but Pickering lost my vote from the moment he celebrated being proud to have "rich, white friends" and said that we are jealous of him. The complaints in the 7th is that he doesn't care for Long Look people and he went up and say that. I am completely turned off, so he will not get my vote
  • Politics (22/05/2015, 10:59) Like (30) Dislike (12) Reply
    He, Marlon, Skelton, and Parsons are what is wrong with politics in the BVI. Because instead of focusing on the issues and what he will do when re-elected , they ALL went up their and tried to guilt Long Look people into voting him back in. I really hope my people saw that. Everything was "I from here, My mother from here, my father from there". Politics should be about voting for the people who will best represent you, NOT about family. They all tried to play the family card with long look people
    • LOL (22/05/2015, 13:12) Like (16) Dislike (28) Reply
      Maynard son, go sit down boy. She won't win.
      • @LOL (22/05/2015, 22:42) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
        You sound stupid trying to guess who post an anonymous comment. The odds are not in your favor my friend.
    • Peaches (22/05/2015, 23:23) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
      So true! why them always got to say who them grandfather, grandmother, uncle, aunt is from? we the people need to hear about your accomplishments! who jealous of Pickering and his rich white friends? Kedrick let me tell you this: My Father is Rich in houses and Lands, he holdeth the wealth of the world in his hands!
  • Impartial (22/05/2015, 11:27) Like (19) Dislike (5) Reply
    No matter who you are if you're campaigning you're going to canvass and go house to house for votes. Plus living in the 7th, I have family that have said that he has come to them and ask for votes. If he can lie about something as simple as that, no telling what else he lies about
  • harry the judge (22/05/2015, 11:29) Like (25) Dislike (5) Reply
    Knowing the history of the East End area I can honestly say I am shocked and also sad that the Minister would think this appropriate!
  • No Name (22/05/2015, 11:37) Like (33) Dislike (9) Reply
    “I am proud to say that I have rich friends"

    Because they could fly you anywhere.
  • No Worries (22/05/2015, 11:41) Like (31) Dislike (10) Reply
    You will soon have more time to spend with them.
  • wize up (22/05/2015, 12:52) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    "Virgin Islands" political style( I am loving it)...there is always 2-side to every-story...I will make up my mind come the 10 June
  • VIlander (22/05/2015, 13:24) Like (82) Dislike (9) Reply
    “I have a friendship with Mr David Johnson – he is my friend; I am proud to say that I have rich friends. I am not somebody who is afraid of my friends.” Pickering

    That's exactly why u need to go. YOU find that to be a source of pride. I am proud to have friends. But you need RICH WHITE friends. You cannot serve us with that mindset, and those people do not consider you to be their friend. They're the ones who talk your business.
  • true tolian (22/05/2015, 13:28) Like (25) Dislike (9) Reply
    What is so wrong with having rich friends,Dont you know that sometimes you can get your
    rich friends to donate items or funds for your community that may be needed.Look at the
    YEP center that is not govt built.Plse note these rich people knows of organizations you
    can solicit for grants of can get other rich people to donate to worthy causes.
  • wow (22/05/2015, 13:46) Like (28) Dislike (6) Reply
    Why the doc don't tell us about the bill to allow him as minister to give authority and permission to develop in a protected area or National Park. The good other doctor pulled the bill from the table in the house knowing this would cist them the election.
  • Liars (22/05/2015, 14:05) Like (15) Dislike (2) Reply
    NDP IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE STADIUM IN EAST END
  • jokers (22/05/2015, 14:07) Like (16) Dislike (3) Reply
    VINO YOU SURE HE USE THAT WORD PROUD ?BECAUSE THE BIBLE SAY IN THE LAST BOOK OF MALICHI SAYS THE PROUD AND THE WICHED GONA GO IN THE FIRE .VOTE WITH VENGEANCE ANG JUST GET THEM OUT
  • 7th Voter (22/05/2015, 15:11) Like (19) Dislike (5) Reply
    You were clearly upset about the "Real Pickering" comment! Either way you two are Pickerings, family if I am not mistaken. But the issue is whose vision is the best to lead us forward. Yet, to here this Pickering's vision for the future. I have lived in Long Look all my life and for me to HONESTLY say their has been real progress, I would be lying. I have refrained from voting the past year, but I am considering voting Maynard. I like what she had to say and I have known her to be a kind and honest woman. So no disrespect to Doc, but I voting the other way
  • bag biters (22/05/2015, 16:16) Like (4) Dislike (19) Reply
    NDP all the way, leave the man Dr pickering alone, badmind and wicked , envious poeple, he would win his seat and case close
  • wow (22/05/2015, 16:16) Like (17) Dislike (5) Reply
    Boy that is tough to say you have rich white friends and tell the people they jealous if you. Not a good message. It comes across that he got sea bed rights because he is your friend. People don't like these things and then you expect their support. Do we matter any more to you guys? Is it your plan to give us crumbs from the sandwich yours and your colleagues rich friends eat? Very depressing. What have we done to you and your friends man?
  • Determines (22/05/2015, 16:16) Like (17) Dislike (4) Reply
    I think when these politicians go up to speak, they should be hooked up on a lie detector test. Cause MS. P, Ronnie, and Walwyn would be publicly shamed on that Stickett last night
  • Proud white friends (22/05/2015, 16:18) Like (21) Dislike (4) Reply
    I AM PROUD TO HAVE RICH WHITE FRIENDS and poor black friends when I need their vote LMAO
  • Hmmm (22/05/2015, 16:38) Like (14) Dislike (3) Reply
    Such a disgrace well when you lose I hope you go live with your rich white friends cause you is one of them flying out
  • voter (22/05/2015, 16:53) Like (17) Dislike (5) Reply
    Sorry to say but none of the NDP cares about poor people I hope the seventh district get it last night I prefer to vote for my YORKIE before I vote for the rich team I hope MRS PICKERING MAYNARD giving him a whipping so he can to with his rich friends.
  • eyes (22/05/2015, 18:11) Like (25) Dislike (4) Reply
    Why dig up the d-a-m roads a month before election?( just to make one of his rich friends richer ) Why do minimum wage study two months before election(just raise the da---m thing? where are the formers we used to have? where is the pension plan for we private workers?...He shows up to his medical practice office faithfully, he is not studying people , or politics. If people in #7 are blind--Then eat the sh---I--t you are been fed
  • ooooo (22/05/2015, 22:30) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    i could remember when he said that the NDP was way ahead of our thinking
  • vex (22/05/2015, 23:02) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
    Yet another reason why ndp should go
  • Ron (23/05/2015, 07:25) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
    Dancia was Deputy Pemier and had a ministrie plus she was a district rep and she got voted out becuz she did nothing.Dr Pickering is the Deputy who holds a ministrie and also is a district rep and he did nothing for his district, why should he get a free pass?
  • We are being fooled (23/05/2015, 07:32) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
    Whose ox have NDP taken?
    Whose donkey have the NDP taken?
    Whom have the NDP cheated?
    Who have the NDP oppressed?
    Whose hand have the NDP accepted bribe to look the other way?
    They are guilty of all of the above. They sold us back in slavery and most of us have not realize it as yet. Trickery!
  • ABC (23/05/2015, 11:07) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    When his party lost the election, he cried long tears on the shoulder of one of his dear, rich, white friends who told him not to worry, those Fu---ing fools don't know what they have done. That is a true friend.
  • Scary Mary (23/05/2015, 11:43) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    What appalls me most, assuming the headline is accurate, is that he felt the need to qualify his statement by using the word "white". Did he really say that? What???

    How would he feel if there was a headline with a picture of Mr. Johnson stating he was proud to have "black" friends? People would jump all over him for saying such a thing!

    It doesn't surprise me that he considers Mr. Jonson a friend. They are birds of a feather who currently enjoy a symbiotic and opportunistic association that benefits both of them. Come June 8, that association may be over and then Mr. Pickering will know if he has a real friend or not.
    • The Kedrick Vacation Package (24/05/2015, 14:59) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      Not "may be over"....... you mean "will be over!" Kedrick these are your last days of poorly representing the 7th discrict!

      Hopefully you can go and spend some time with your rich friends to recover after you lose.

      I know you will have fun relaxing and doing nothing because thats one thing we people of the 7th diacrict know you are good at!
  • what (23/05/2015, 18:41) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    What? Can they vote?
  • talk done (23/05/2015, 20:12) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Of the two people based on record who will you vote for to represent your country. Let's talk track record and ethics.
  • long look (24/05/2015, 03:13) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Dr. Had my vote until he talk $%&+ about his white friend who he was already suspected of selling our country to sorry I can't do it
  • LOL (24/05/2015, 07:23) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    I need a rich white friend for me broke
  • VG68 (24/05/2015, 10:43) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Took friends on a coastal tour, by boat, from The Valley, VG all the way up to Oil Nut Bay. I was shocked to see the entire area cordoned off, with bouys. The only entry was to their dock, which gave everyone on board the impression "you are not welcome here". It is now obvious Oil Nut Bay is now a PRIVATE community, which seems to Include the sea bed and beach areas. How was this allowed to happen ? I cannot think of anywhere else in the 9th District that is cordoned off to deter people from entering. Not even Little Dix Bay Hotel. BVIslanders & especially Virgin Gordians respect people/owners property & investments & to my knowledge have NEVER entered an area to cause destruction or reek havoc or embarrass their own. Sad to say, but the "no entry" feeling is now being felt with Necker & Moskito Islands. What else is the average person to assume other than, money talks. Guess $150,000 donated to the mini hospital paid for the sea bed rights.
  • Ha Ha (25/05/2015, 09:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    What a thing
  • Queen Mary (25/05/2015, 14:17) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    We don't deserve such good people.
  • long look (25/05/2015, 15:40) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    @vex ndp dont have to go kedrick have to go
  • WTF (25/05/2015, 20:33) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    IGNORANCE IS BLISS!!!!!!!
  • Well Sah (06/06/2015, 22:30) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    We need to vote Green at the Polls on Monday. NDP has to go!!!


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