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April 4th, 2023
It took us nearly 1 month to identify 'someone shot & killed in our street'- Lesmore Smith

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- The security system of the Virgin Islands came in for criticism from Independent At Large candidate Mr Lesmore Smith, as he lashed out at the system’s failure to quickly identify the body of a man fatally shot in the heart of Road Town on February 12, 2023.

March 21st, 2023
We need people with 'experience' in HoA- Lesmore Smith

FAHIE HILL, Tortola, VI- Independent At Large Candidate and businessman Lesmore Smith has said there is a need for persons with experience and the ability to make sensible decisions for the territory sitting in the next House of Assembly (HoA).

March 7th, 2023
'We have become more unfriendly & unloving to each other'-Lesmore Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) At-Large candidate Lesmore Smith has urged that the core values and principles of late Chief Minister Hamilton Lavity Stoutt be upheld by the [British] Virgin Islands (VI).

March 5th, 2023
Early PVIM fallout! Lesmore Smith running Independent At-Large

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI: As the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) gets ready to launch about 8 to 9 candidates out of 13, there has been an early fallout.

February 6th, 2023
Lesmore Smith reminds public he is contesting 2023 General Election

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With candidates being declared for the 2023 General Election, Businessman Lesmore Smith has seized the opportunity to remind the public he will also be in the fray, as an At Large candidate with Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM).

December 26th, 2022
‘National tragedy that there is no horse racing today’ - Dr Michael A. Turnbull

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Reverend Dr. Michael A. Turnbull aka 'Dr Mike' who is the brother of Legislator, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) has called a ‘National Tragedy’ the fact that there is no boxing day races today, December 26, 2022, in the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 23rd, 2022
No Boxing Day horse races this year- Lesmore Smith

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- As there seems to be no resolution in sight to the impasse between the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) and the Thomas family that owns a portion of land that accommodates Ellis Thomas Downs at Sea Cows Bay, there will be no Boxing Day horse races this year.

September 14th, 2022
UPDATE: Horse races called off; Funday planned- Lesmore Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The September 18, 2022, horse races are definitely off, says President of the VI Horse Owners Association Mr Lesmore Smith.

September 12th, 2022
Thomas’ family member allegedly threatened over Ellis Thomas Downs ban

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- President of the VI Horse Owners Association Mr Lesmore Smith has condemned an alleged threat made against a member of the Thomas’ family currently in negotiation with government over the use of land at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola.

September 9th, 2022
Sept 18, 2022 horse races in jeopardy over land use ban

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Horse racing fans disappointed with the postponement of horse races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola on September 3, 2022, due to inclement weather were looking forward to the new race date of September 18, 2022.

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