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December 9th, 2023
Land is capital

Dickson C. Igwe

Land is part of the capital mix. Land as capital is the mold for shaping and situating human society, productivity, and activity.

August 28th, 2022
Gov’t taking steps to issue land leases to farmers @ Paraquita Bay- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that the Virgin Islands (VI) must produce as much food for itself as it as it can, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), who has responsibility for agriculture, said his National Unity Government is taking some important steps in this regard.

September 24th, 2020
Buy land rather than 'expensive cars'- Hon Vanterpool to young people

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Member of the Opposition and prominent businessman, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (D4) said he has no regrets in investing in land and is advising young persons in the Virgin Islands (VI) to follow his lead.

September 14th, 2020
Pastor allegedly dupes family of land on VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- In a developing story, a well-known pastor on Virgin Gorda is being accused of cheating a family in the community of some 12 acres of land and now denying them access to their property.

June 23rd, 2020
SSB bought over 138 acres of land in last decade- Hon Wheatley

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Social Security Board (SSB) has purchased in excess of 138 acres of land in the Territory over the past decade, Minister for Natural Resources and Labour responsible for Social Security, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has said.

January 31st, 2020
SCB resident questions whether VI can make marijuana industry viable

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- A resident of the Third Electoral District quizzed residents at a public forum at the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, on Thursday, January 30, 2020, on their knowledge of the marijuana industry and was curious to know if the Virgin Islands has the capacity to make the industry a viable one.

December 6th, 2019
“I ain’t selling no more land to pay lawyers’- Father of 9 facing drug charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Father of nine, David Straker has told Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards he is not willing to sell any more of his real estate to pay lawyers to defend him.

October 11th, 2019
Land & $30K for Pan Am Games Gold Medallist Chantel E. Malone

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government has awarded Pan American Games gold medallist, Chantel E. Malone with a plot of land and $30,000 for her historic feat at the 2019 games in Lima, Peru.

May 29th, 2017
We need less talk & more action from Gov't’- Local single mother

Below is a letter written by a single mother to Governor John S. Duncan OBE and elected members of the National Democratic Party Government.

February 24th, 2015
‘Agriculture Department wants to stifle us’ – Farmers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Farmers continue to cry out for the opportunity to grow more food locally but say government is refusing to work with small farmers in a holistic way. “We need land for farming, we need marketplace to sell our produce,” said one farmer.

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