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December 15th, 2023
Guyana & Venezuela agree to use no force in border controversy

KINGSTOWN, Saint Vincent & The Grenadines – After a long day of talks in St Vincent and The Grenadines, both Guyana and Venezuela have agreed that directly or indirectly, the two countries will not threaten or use force against one another in any circumstances in the Essequibo border controversy.

December 8th, 2023
VI's Premier calls on Venezuela to respect ICJ ruling on Guyana land dispute

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called for peace to prevail in the region, concerning the land dispute between Guyana and Venezuela over the Essequibo region and Venezuela's threat to illegally annex the area.

September 15th, 2022
Unity Gov't denies cancelling contract with Thomas family

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - The Unity Government led by Premier Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says it remains committed to continuing efforts to resolve all outstanding issues with the Thomas family regarding the use of their land, which forms a part of Ellis Thomas Downs.

September 14th, 2022
Unity Gov’t cancelled contract with Thomas family; Accused of misleading public

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- There has been much speculation regarding the ban on the use of the Virgin Islands (VI) only venue for horse racing, Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, due to the lack of information provided to the public. This has also resulted in persons making misguided claims and even threats to the Thomas family.

March 13th, 2020
Controversy as Davies family blocks off reclaimed land @ Red Bay

RED BAY, Tortola, VI- A number of persons have been complaining to this news site, as well as to the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Eighth District Representative about a portion of reclaimed land at Red Bay, East End, close to Alphonso Gas Station, being blocked off with rocks and chains and preventing persons from using the said space.

June 10th, 2014
Richard Lettsome in Court for criminal damage

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Richard Lettsome and a cousin whose name was not mentioned in court on June 2, 2014 have been at it for sometime in a matter of ownership of a plot of land.

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