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Late Lettsome-Christopher hailed for role in ‘Christmas on DeCastro Street’

-recognised also for passion for art and small business development in the Territory
Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (pictured at centre), interacting with patrons last evening, November 30, 2018. Photo: Team of Reporters
A cultural presentation were among the feature pieces for this year's 'Christmas on DeCastro Street.' Photo: Team of Reporters
A cultural presentation were among the feature pieces for this year's 'Christmas on DeCastro Street.' Photo: Team of Reporters
An assortment of craft could also be found on sale. Photo: Team of Reporters
An assortment of craft could also be found on sale. Photo: Team of Reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deceased Legislator of the Virgin Islands (VI) Honourable Delores Lettsome-Christopher, was recognised for her passion for art and small business development in the Territory as the two-day ‘Christmas on DeCastro Street’ festivities kicked start last night November 30, 2018.

She was showered with the compliments and praises by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL), as he declared the activities officially opened

"The continuing of this event, Christmas on DeCastro Street will always be a reminder of Honourable Delores (Lettsome) Christopher; as long as this event continues everyone will remember the name Honourable Delores (Lettsome) Christopher, because she was so involved in the development of this activity and ensured that it continued."

Amidst the dark moisture saturated clouds that hovered over Tortola—releasing intermittentspates of showers—many turned out especially in family groupings, to lend their usual supports to event which officially kick starts the Christmas season at Tortola.

Premier Smith said was pleased with the level of support for the food and other vendors who turned out in their numbers.

"It shows that Christmas on DeCastro Street continues to grow," he said.

Legacy 

Dr Smith, reminded that the event is essentially to showcase and share the art and other products of the Territory, adding further, "we know the growth of small business is important to the development of the territory."

Apart from the food and other tents, the culture of the Territory was celebrated with schools, organisations and individuals performing in dances and music.

In addition to Premier Smith, Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) and Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) were on hand to salute the legacy of the late Honourable –Lettsome Christopher, while celebrating the festive season with those present.

2 Responses to “Late Lettsome-Christopher hailed for role in ‘Christmas on DeCastro Street’ ”

  • facts (01/12/2018, 11:53) Like (0) Dislike (14) Reply
    she did not think much of him and is poor leadership
  • bvi (01/12/2018, 12:54) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    She made sure preserved the culture of these Virgin Islands for all to come. We salute you Delores.


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