June 16, 2006
Bequia committee formed

Fifteen members of a steering committee of the newly formed People’s Action Alliance of Bequia agreed at a meeting last week Thursday on “the urgent need to stop what appears to be the scurry to sell-off all the Crown Land in Bequia at prices no local person can afford.”{{more}}

According to a release issued on Monday, co-chairpersons of the committee are Rocky McIntosh, businessman and former Senator, and Pat Mitchell, hotelier, with Garfield Gurley, a secondary schoolteacher, named secretary, and Joan Davis, office manager, treasurer. Owen Belmar, restauranteur, Herbert Raguette, labourer and president of a Friendly Society, and Hezron Leach, teacher and musician, joined the rest of the executive as spokespersons for the committee.