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UDATE: Under pressure NDP moves to fix road in Third District

-After months of excuses bad patches on road fixed following media article
The day the article came out (February 7, 2013) was the same day the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration of Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith found the resources and time to partially fix the bad patches that existed for well over three months. Photo: VINO
Another bad patch which has been partially fixed. Photo: VINO
Another bad patch which has been partially fixed. Photo: VINO
Third District Representative Hon. Julian Fraser RA said he was convinced more than ever that the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government had singled out his district for abandonment and this he said could have been substantiated by the fact that road rehabilitative work is being done in other districts while he has been pleading for similar work to do done in his. Photo: VINO/File
Third District Representative Hon. Julian Fraser RA said he was convinced more than ever that the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government had singled out his district for abandonment and this he said could have been substantiated by the fact that road rehabilitative work is being done in other districts while he has been pleading for similar work to do done in his. Photo: VINO/File
A bad patch on the public road in the vicinity of Nanny Cay, which was recently compressed with sand. Photo: VINO/File
A bad patch on the public road in the vicinity of Nanny Cay, which was recently compressed with sand. Photo: VINO/File
Another section of the road in the Third District that Hon. Julian Fraser RA is displeased about. Photo: VINO
Another section of the road in the Third District that Hon. Julian Fraser RA is displeased about. Photo: VINO
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- After hearing every excuse in the book from the Ministry of Communications and Works and Departments under the Ministry, Third District Representative Hon. Julian Fraser RA, spoke out in an exclusive interview with this news site about two bad patches on the main road in his district. The bad patches had become a traffic hazard since last year.

The day the article came out (February 7, 2013) was the same day the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration of Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith found the resources and time to partially fix the bad patches that existed for well over three months.

This has cemented what Hon. Fraser and many in the community have said for months; that the third district has been singled out for victimisation and neglect by the current Government.

In other words, many now see that without the pressure from the district representative via the article, many motorists would have continued to face the dangerous road condition on the stretch of road in the vicinity of Nanny Cay.

This is also another example where the At-Large system has failed because not one At-Large Member intervened to see if the situation could have been corrected even though many of them would have passed and seen the situation for many months.

Opposition Member and First District Representative Hon. Andrew A. Fahie has accused the NDP of taking from the rich to give to the poor. He said the government has done nothing since taking office in 2011 besides dishing out lucrative contracts and jobs for their friends, family and cronies while lying to the people that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government had left the country broke.

Recently, LGS and Associates, which is headed by Mrs Lorna Smith, wife of Premier Smith, racked up a $100,000 consultancy contract. The terms and conditions are unknown at this time.

See previous article posted on February 7, 2013

Hon. Fraser absolutely convinced Third District singled out for neglect!

- Says no road maintenance being done in district substantiates allegation

Third District Representative Hon. Julian Fraser RA is convinced more than ever that the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government has singled out his district for abandonment and this he said can be substantiated by the fact that road rehabilitative work is being done in other districts while he has been pleading for similar work to do done in his.

“I have respect for the Government as it relates to what they are doing when it comes to maintaining the roads. What I don’t appreciate is when they tend to single out certain areas for abandonment,” Hon. Fraser told Virgin Islands News Online in an exclusive interview.

The district representative has been speaking out in public at every opportunity that presents itself and has been calling for Government to have the road issues in the Third District addressed. He was particularly concerned about a section of the road at Sea Cows Bay, in the vicinity in Nanny Cay, which was dug up by Water and Sewerage Department since last year and left unattended. “That road is not the only one that needs fixing but it is the main thoroughfare in getting to and from the West,” said Hon. Fraser.

Two weeks ago, Hon. Fraser said that he managed to get the Acting Director of Water and Sewerage Ms Perline Scatliffe-Leonard to visit the site to have the situation evaluated and on February 4, 2013 work commenced on one of the bad patches. “They started that piece of work and I would hope that they complete it very soon,” noting that he was pleased that Scatliffe-Leonard had given an assurance of fixing the problem.” Virgin Island’s News Online understands that one of the holes was compressed with sand but no further work has been done to date.

Hon. Fraser described the action of singling out his district for abandonment as sad. “When they do that they aren’t doing me anything it’s the people and it’s them who are going to suffer.” He added that it seems that not only his district but also some others have been singled out for abandonment and that kind of behavior is unacceptable. “I appreciate that this government, wherever they are fixing roads and maintaining them, but they need to do it to the whole Territory.”

Hon Fraser said that he has resigned to the fact that there will be no work done to his district by the existing Government. “I can live with that, its people’s interest, not me,” stated Hon Fraser. He recalled that during his tenure in Government as Minister there were loud cries that he was only doing works in his district but still insists that the road to his district is a very important one.

“Every ounce of garbage that is produced in this Territory has to travel along that road to get to the incinerator so…” said Hon. Fraser as he alluded to the significance of the road, which runs through the Third District, and that it should be of priority for maintenance by Government.

He alluded to another bad patch on the road not far off from Nanny Cay. He said water lodges in the hole and often causes vehicular traffic to be swerving away suddenly. “Heaven forbids that no serious accident has occurred there yet,” said Hon. Fraser.

71 Responses to “UDATE: Under pressure NDP moves to fix road in Third District”

  • nanny cay (07/02/2013, 08:49) Like (8) Dislike (8) Reply
    The talk is around and she how the NDP spiting the people of the third district…but time will deal with them evil bad minded people let me catch them in my house looking for my vote I will throw hot piss on them….We got your back Fraser.
    • vince (07/02/2013, 10:45) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
      Name another district apart from the capital (4th) that's getting more attention than the 3rd. The deputy is from east end and they are not getting any better treatment than anyone else. when fraser take all the money spending on roads to nowhere in the 3rd where were you. ya'll brokes now you talking about left out. nonsense. he did this to dancia now his conscience biting him.
      • My God (07/02/2013, 16:44) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        @ Vince, are you serious, did what to Dancia? Here do da math, 1) How much money spend on Hawks Nest Road? 2) How much money spend on Green Land Road? 3) How much money spend on East End Sewage Project? 4) How much money spend on private roads under Road Construction by petty contraks. Add all them up, then check out Fraser District and see if Dancia was cheated. Vince you sucks, you too NDP
      • with (08/02/2013, 07:38) Like (2) Dislike (27) Reply
        Third world in....third world out...its offficial under the NDP the BVI has become a thrid world country
    • the rock (08/02/2013, 23:21) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      u sound so stupid!!
  • ... (07/02/2013, 08:53) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
    I was wondering why and when dey media was going say some ting on tis as a driver living in carrot bay and use that road every day...mark eh boss you always hog city looking spanish ting fix the road
  • Wa U Expek (07/02/2013, 08:58) Like (11) Dislike (47) Reply
    Do unto others as you would have them do to you. If you don't want it done to you, don't do it to others. You did this to other districts when you had the opportunity, and now you crying foul. Wow!
    • Get Facts (07/02/2013, 19:15) Like (2) Dislike (16) Reply
      Fraser didn't do a dam thing to any other District, if the Representative was too lazyto go to PWD to get out their Projects, blame them. Every Representative had equal money to spend as they see fit in their Districts under Fraser. Check it out. You NDP paid blogger.
  • Liat 521 (07/02/2013, 08:59) Like (7) Dislike (15) Reply
    FINALLY I COULD AGREE WITH YOU MR. FRASER ON SOMETHING....
  • Shorty (07/02/2013, 09:08) Like (11) Dislike (4) Reply
    This man will really complain about two little pot hole in Sea Cows Bay when the rest of the territory don't even have half a road strupssss. Have you seen the state of Great mountain road for the past two or three years now..... Ballest bay road etc and he got the balls to talk bout neglect strupss try sit and wait in line like the rest districts had to do while you were minister of communication....Great mountain road should be the priority since tour buses travel through there daily and its a crying shame a two way road is somewhat a one way for sooo long. Great mountain road is a accident waiting to happen so please spear me the crap and drive around the island and see much more needed work than sea cows bay
    • Random (07/02/2013, 10:23) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      don't forget the school buses packed with school children
    • Bias (07/02/2013, 10:43) Like (2) Dislike (7) Reply
      "Shorty" are you blind? It is obvious that you don't travel along that road, but then you can see the pictures. People like you are obviously just there paid to be anti Fraser, so you blog crap no matter what. Speaking about Great Mountain, what about it? Blame the NDP for doing Manse Road instead, for doing Parking Lot instead, don't blame Mr. Fraser. Your Government is in now, tell them to fix the problems, including those in the Third District.
      • Shorty (07/02/2013, 12:31) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
        I am certainly not blind but i'm sure you are put politics aside and use common sense there are far worst roads in the BVI than sea cow's bay road like Great mountain road which i travel frequently, where tour buses with tourists travel, school buses and the lists goes on.. It is practically a one way i ain't no paid ndp blogger but a concerned citizen of this country. I ain't blaming no one for the state of great mountain road but all governments both vip and ndp but the reality is since that big rain in 2010 or 2011 the state of great mountain road was never fixed maybe you should come out your shell and set into reality. I have driven on sea cows bay road and can still say it is fine with a few minor touch ups that is need compared to the great moutain road which is worse ......Vino maybe you should take some reporters and visit great mountain road for people like 'Bias" to get some sense from talking crap.... P.S. Great mountain road was in disrepair wayyy before the manse road was considered for expansion and still is
        • Bias (07/02/2013, 19:21) Like (0) Dislike (3) Reply
          @ Shorty, I know you a NDP bias pig. If the Great Mountain Road was in disrepair way before the Manse Road, and the Manse Road is completed after $ Million spent on it, shouldn't you be blaming your NDP friends who just spend da money on the Manse Road and neglect the Great Mountain Road?

          What is this, wrong is write when tis the NDP?
  • hog city (07/02/2013, 09:11) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
    this is a wicked act...them trying to spite fraser but its we who feeling the blunt..these pot holes here over six months..what a shame!!!
    • update (07/02/2013, 13:32) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      Let's hope there are at least a few people on this Island with a brain who will vote country first nexty time
  • ooooo (07/02/2013, 09:15) Like (3) Dislike (5) Reply
    Fraser i want you to expose these guys every chance you get. Keep the heat on them. The entire 3rd district behind you 100%
  • face the music (07/02/2013, 09:29) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    The NDP and dem wicked spiteful ways going catch up with them…the majority of people living in the third district are indigenous people!!! NDP keep it up!
    • OK Then (08/02/2013, 17:12) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Not only indigenous but some of us support the NDP so why they treating us like that?
  • follwo the leader (07/02/2013, 09:39) Like (9) Dislike (2) Reply
    Dr. Smith have NO POWER over Mark! ABSOLUTELY do NOT possess the ATTRIBUTES of a GOOD LEADER!

  • nonsense (07/02/2013, 10:14) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    All over the Territory need road and other works not just the 3rd. For the last 2yrs the only road that was paved was in the 3rd District. This man smoking his lunch or what? The money he spend fencing off the illegal landfill and making concrete slabs would've gone a long way to fix a lot of things. I agree with him regarding digging up the road and leaving it. That is total nonsense and needs to stop. But otherwise he is just blowing hot air as usual. Give it a rest boss man, it too early to be campaigning.
    • Crook (07/02/2013, 11:21) Like (3) Dislike (5) Reply
      OJ boy, (aka nonsense) you are still mad at Fraser for cutting your****, but you will be ok. You keep refering to some illegal landfill, but let me remind you that if that landfill is illegal, that means that the one further up the road that belongs to your NDP buddy with the trucks and the gravel is illegal too. Agree?

      But I see you always criticizing everything in the 3rd District, I hope you know we aint going study your sorry ***** if yo decide to come beg we for vote in 2015.
      • I agree with Crook (07/02/2013, 12:21) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
        And you know what? OJ will get his ass cut yet again come 2016!!!! Fraser now, Fraser tomorrow, Fraser forever!!!
      • nonsense (07/02/2013, 13:05) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
        Leave OJ out of this. And why you think Fraser is out lashing from so early? Licks? He spend over $1million on projects, bring up boat loads, kidnapped Seniors from their houses and won the 'lil boy' by 56 votes. LMAO!!! I think we know who got the lashing, but we will see next time around. Perhaps nobody will have to run against him, he is doing a good job of beating himself.The land fill is illegal and you know it, but don't worry, the auditors working. Time longer than twine. Who get the last say, say all!
        • Crook (07/02/2013, 16:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          OJ boy, (aka nonsense), Only 56 you say you know, that's more than 3 times the amount Orlando your Premier won by in 2007, and more than 2 times your Deputy Premier won by in 2007. So you aint answering me, if that landfill is illegal, then that means that the one further up the road that belongs to your NDP buddy with the trucks and the gravel is illegal too.

          Fraser aint going any way, you like cut ***** come back 2016 whatever you get another one. But any how, tell your government shape up.
          • nonsense (07/02/2013, 16:44) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
            If you want to talk to OJ you know where to find him. The land fill where the gravel and sand is wasn't put there with our tax dollars. Now you answer me. HOW MUCH GOVERNMENT MONEY WENT INTO A PROJECT THAT THE SAME GOVERNMENT ISSUED STOP ORDERS BECAUSE IT IS ILLEGAL! You answer me now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If you all was so comfortable out front you would be laid back now and not be keeping emergency meeting every minute and talking talking, in people house all the time. People going sit back and watch him campaign against himself over the next few months. Remember I say so.LOL! Ya'll 1990's politics outdated now and you don't realize it. But why should I waste my breath on you? It doesn't seem you went to school on weekdays. Only a fool like you in the 3rd could think that electing one man would result in a 7 person majority needed in the House of 13 elected hahahahahahahaha! Spend all the money in one district and expected to form a government llllllllllloooooooooooollllllllllllllllllll....So now answer me. How much of my tax dollars was spent down there and don't try change the subject lol
            • Crook (07/02/2013, 23:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

              OJ boy (aka Nonsense) you out of your league, talking trash in the cover of anonynimity is playing up your alley. That is just like me telling you that your mot..r stole government's money to build her house. what can you say about that?

              But in any event, what does using government money to do some landfill (which is Bull) has to do with whether it is legal or illegal? Still want you to answer my question. If the landfill is illegal, does that mean that the landfill up the road belonging to your NDP pal with the trucks and the gravel is illegal too? Just answer the question on illegality

              • mann up (08/02/2013, 07:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
                Thanks for the insight
              • nonsense (08/02/2013, 09:01) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
                HAHAH!! Hear the desperation lol. Where are the plans? Meetings, drawings for the project? You still didn't answer my question...how much of our tax dollars was spent in there while we have no clue what is going on. Tell me or shut up!! You sound so dumb trying to play tit for tat. You all days DONE DONE DONE!! Go take a seat. And as I said if you want OJ you know where to find him. I am a regular working local who is sick of you all and your level of ignorance.
                • Crook (08/02/2013, 11:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
                  OJ (aka Nonsense) you alledge that ons landfill is illegal, don't try asking me some foolishness which is another silly alligation. Just answer the question: If the landfill is illegal, does that mean that the landfill up the road belonging to your NDP pal with the trucks and the gravel is illegal too? Just answer the question on illegality.
  • lodger (07/02/2013, 10:15) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    But the pot holes near Nanny Cay were made by Water and Sewage so it is their responsibility to reinstate the road - it certainly needs doing.
  • Really (07/02/2013, 10:46) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    There are lots of roads that need fixing. Some roads have not even been paved in other parts of the Territory. I'm so tired of politics.
  • Keeping it real (07/02/2013, 11:18) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    Let's get real. This is such unadulterated crap. Has anyone drove up to the college or East End lately? It's pot hole after pot hole and they have 2 freaking representatives in the House and one is a Minister. It's articles like this, stirring up some pot of nothingness that infuriates me no end. This morning on my round of errands I got to the Post Office. They had no a/c. A worker told me they haven't had it since July. Let's not even talk about how in 2013 the Post Office is still writing things in ledger rather than having an efficient computer sysstem. Last week there was an article about Survey not having water to flush toilets and they were using bottled water. Then there is the fact that the hospital has no hot water and I was present, so this isn't gossip, on a ward while a nurse was trying to give a bath to a very old woman and had to put cups of hot water from the cooler into the cold water so she could give the bath. Please could Honorable Frazer talk about real stuff like that. Please could you all write articles about things that are really affecting our lives. How about the fact that there is still after all these years no consumer protection for anyone, that people are signing contracts and not paying their bills. That you have to get lawyers and go to court to try to get the money you've worked for. Can we talk about the fact that employers are being penalized for the inability to pay social security and taxes and there is no plan in place to help employers who are suffering through the economic situation on top of the dead beats that inhabit the Virgin Islands. I understand that first and foremost Mr. Fraser is a politician and he wants to be re-elected so he's throwing anything out there. I'm hoping that there are enough intelligent people still living here and experiencing frustrating things in their lives every day that make the two pot holes in sea cows bay seem like nothing in their day, who will see this for exactly what it is. A lot of noise and no substance. We are a people that like to complain but we have no solutions and if we did we wouldn't want to do anything about it anyway, someone else is always responsible for everything. So let's stay real people there's a whole list of things that are wrong in this country but if all we want to do is read articles and no even in some cases, understand them, and comment with nonsense statements then look out please for those pot holes to become neck breaking craters.
    • zoe (07/02/2013, 12:24) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      When you fail to serve all districts you are not worthy of governing…the UK needs to intervene to take back we country
    • winter (07/02/2013, 15:14) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      The silly season has begun early and its going to be a real circus with a lot of old and new clowns on show

    • Gasprov (07/02/2013, 15:53) Like (1) Dislike (20) Reply
      @Keeping it Real, lets be real. You seem to be someone who is troubled and therefore has difficulty separatin apples and oranges. What do you mean Employers having difficulty paying Employees Social Security and Income Tax? You seem unstable, this is nonsense. That Social Security money came from the employee salary, that income tax came from the employee's salary, so what's your point?

      Mr. Fraser has been talking about the real stuff you are quoting, such as matters at the hospital, the issue of water and the like, but you are allowing your frustration to cloud your judgment. You don't seem to believe that digging up the main thorofare and leaving it for over 6 months unrepaired, especially at a corner is not a problem worth airing, well that is too bad. Thank God for Representatives like Mr. Fraser who feels and act different.

      Your insults and disrespect for Representatives doing their job is rude and shameful. I think you need help with whatever you going thru.
  • call girl (07/02/2013, 12:15) Like (2) Dislike (4) Reply
    Some of you better back off fraser the bvi liberator the best hope for the vip
  • d truth (07/02/2013, 12:54) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    how many district suffer when u had power ... take u licks mr frazer
    • 360 (07/02/2013, 13:15) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      just hope foolio NDP does not get re-elected........

    • REAL TRUTH (07/02/2013, 16:34) Like (4) Dislike (6) Reply
      Under Fraser every District Representative had equal money for work in their District. Don't take my word, check the Budget for yourself.
      • Biggs (07/02/2013, 17:23) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
        LIE!!! All town got in four years were stop lights around the roundabout, a half-ghut with a wall in the middle and some half-dead flowers. FACT!
        • REAL TRUTH (07/02/2013, 23:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          @Biggs, Now I am convinced that most of you cowards are not just liars, but you are also bordering illeterates. So where are the Stop Lights by Columbian Emeralds, they not in Town? And when you said I lie is because you can't read. I didn't say you did as much, I said you had as much money, if your Representative used it in ways you can't see where it wen, blame them, not the Liberator.
        • yes (07/02/2013, 23:25) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
          In the interest of transparency. NDP does nothing until the news are made public.
  • cbs (07/02/2013, 13:28) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Now Fraser, please be real. Before you left office you signed a fist full of contracts which were all given to your cronnies. Those contracts lasted for almost a year.For heaven's sake take a break and allow other representatives to catch up. You seem to have adopted an "all is mine attitude" which will not be supported.
  • ???? (07/02/2013, 14:14) Like (2) Dislike (5) Reply
    I dont see nthing wrong with what fraser is ding... he is just being a good district representative. he is speaking up for his distict.. maybe the other representatives should be doing he same for there districts....
    • wise-up (08/02/2013, 07:08) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      i agree with you 100%...we need more representatives like Fraser who looks out for the people of the country first
  • Ning (07/02/2013, 16:46) Like (1) Dislike (16) Reply

    das why we going lobby for a change and have all ministers elected at-large instead of this district $#!t. that way they all have to treat the entire terrritory equal.

    • @ Ning (07/02/2013, 19:00) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      do not try that as the at large system is the biggest joke...have yu even seen orlando or myron do anythng for the districts?/ NEVER
      • row (07/02/2013, 23:04) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
        This way the NDP leave the distrcit behind is an absolute disgrace.

  • wise-up (07/02/2013, 18:30) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    Let me first thank the owners and operators of “Virgin Islands News online” for continuing to keep issues that affect us as a people in the forefront; Ladies & Gentlemen, the “National Dose of Poison” aka (NDP) must understand that they are not hurting the elected official of the 3rd district; that highway needed fixing for so long now. It is very dangerous...you can see that NDP is playing games. Less than 24-hours after Virgin Islands News Online published this news item repairs were made to the highway (tell that is not joke-business)
  • book (07/02/2013, 23:29) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    Thanks Julain Fraser!!!

  • @Wiseup (08/02/2013, 07:11) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    The repairs was already set to happen so try don't mek it sound because ah this story. if you look from east coming down, public works and water and sewage working since last week. just mean they reach sea cows bay now. planned progress. and i sure they don't mind starting from west going east. ya'll need to stop.
  • snow (08/02/2013, 07:31) Like (1) Dislike (6) Reply
    The only thing the NDP miss is the freedom to roam the streets looking to reek more havoc on we the pll
  • teacher john (08/02/2013, 12:26) Like (0) Dislike (6) Reply
    As a responsible opposition, I agree with Fraser
  • vince (08/02/2013, 14:20) Like (27) Dislike (0) Reply
    why would a minister step in if water and sewage is who dig up the road? they should be held accountable. stop playing politics.
  • what is the stress (08/02/2013, 14:45) Like (1) Dislike (9) Reply
    When fraser was in he should of fix sea cow's bay now he omplaining but h gov should not e like that. As frazer say its not for him is for the people. If frazer was bad when he was minister ndp should show him better and not be the same
  • pat (08/02/2013, 19:04) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    this particular pot hole is right next to the infamous million dollar retaining wall. For all we know, poor engineering and water run-off caused the flaking of the asphault because the water had no place else to go.
    • Sick (08/02/2013, 21:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

      @pat, you j@ck @$$, the holes were dug out by water and sewage. What's the problem, you can't read? May be that is why you miss the cost of the wall earlier.

      • pat (09/02/2013, 23:32) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        thank you for the clarification, Sicko. Indeed, the holes are in front of the retaining wall. Water and Sewage exercises poor engineering and follow through I guess. Thank you for your respectful words giving someone the benefit of the doubt when expressing an opinion. You are too kind. Indeed, many people on this board seem to follow suit in response. Be nicer!
  • wise-up (08/02/2013, 23:33) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    It remains my personal opinion; projects are only rushed to be completed when it have something to do with tourism. Why we the tax payers, residents & citizens of this place are treated like second-class to the tourism projects....simple point; when those cruise ship calls into road town we the people of this country can not get running water all the water goes to cruise ships(tell me how can that be right)....the “National Dose of Poison” aka (NDP) administration can not keep the roads in good repair but rushing to go build millions dollar projects. The citizens of these islands can not get proper health care yet we paving the way for more tourism ....our only hospital still “under the water” but “National Dose of Poison” (NDP)we can find millions to build cruise ship dock and runway expansion...i will continue to say, yes as a developing community we need the bigger sea & air ports but for heaven sake take care of the citizens first, adequate water supply, good road ways, update the health care system, see about our senior citizens and for the love of God please address the educational system, we are in 2013, simply take a visit to BVI High School, my goodness yet NDP running for the airport and sea port expansion( see where OUR CHILDREN call school each and every day( it is alright for OUR children the future of our country to be “under tents”(2013) but we making sure the tourist have a pleasant trip the BVI ...
    • farmer brown (09/02/2013, 13:40) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
      Julian Fraser that is representation I moving my vote to the third!
  • hog city (09/02/2013, 22:59) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    thankx mark.....if you used to go pass yampee's yo woulda seen/repair them long time ago
  • Bob (09/02/2013, 23:26) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Title is tantilizingly TRUE!

  • Wickedness (10/02/2013, 09:28) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    I hope whe they finally finish asphalting the patches, they will clean the wall they messed up. Do you see the condition of the wall next the holes?

    Those Water and Sewage workers took the Back-Hoe shoe and put it on the wall breaking off the ribs on the wall, then they came back and sprayed cement water on the face of the wall. Go take a look at it. It is a careless, willful act. Only in Sea Cows Bay.
  • zow (10/02/2013, 14:49) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    the NDP behavior against one district can only be described as noise-some, squat, and nameless animal
  • tell teh truth (11/02/2013, 00:59) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Mr. Fraser must be thanked for saving lives as when those cones were there last week I personally had two near misses. Fraser you have saved the BVI yet again and a life or two on the way!!!!!

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