Talk:Tortola

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Ok, the article needs:

Does this island have it's own language? Dialect?

It's own musical styles?

Gringo300 00:50, 24 Jun 2005 (UTC)

People speak English in the BVI, albeit with a strong regional accent. There is already a separate article on music of the British Virgin Islands. --Legis (talk - contributions) 07:45, 11 April 2007 (UTC)

OK at the risk of being politically incorrect the demise of the sugar industry may have been partly the result of the abolition of slavery but the discovery of the efficient extraction of sugar from sugar beets in the early 1800's seems to have been a strong factor in the falling price of sugar at that time. Drayper (talk) 03:14, 1 May 2010 (UTC)