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July 6th, 2015
HoA approves Cruise Pier loan motion amid Opposition silence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly today July 6, 2015 approved a motion for the loan of an additional $15 million for the completion of the landside phase of the controversial cruise pier development project.

April 30th, 2015
‘Don’t be deceived by fancy talkers’ – Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) continued in his campaign mode yesterday April 29, 2015 when he extolled the National Democratic Party (NDP) government not only for the cruise pier development project but for a number of other projects, including the Peebles Hospital and the National Sewerage Project.

April 16th, 2015
Works Minister denies road works an election gimmick

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP) today April 16, 2015 signed an agreement for the controversial loan of $16 million from the Social Security Board (SSB) for the construction of roads in the territory.

April 7th, 2015
Kite-flying will return to cruise pier next year! – Hon Vanterpool

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has promised that for Easter 2016, the Guyanese Association of the BVI will be able to return to the cruise pier to host its annual kite-flying extravaganza.

April 2nd, 2015
Works Minister refuses to produce docs on equipment purchase

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) declined to furnish Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) with documentation on the road paving equipment Government recently purchased from a Chinese company, citing the Cabinet handbook disallowing the copying and distributing of Cabinet documents.

April 1st, 2015
Hon Vanterpool refuses to provide reports in HOA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has refused to provide reports and other documents in the House of Assembly, citing the Standing Orders and saying that such disclosures would be inimical to the public interest.

March 25th, 2015
‘There was no lease to Earl Fraser’ – Hon Julian Fraser RA

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has hit back at Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) for allegations made regarding the alleged leasing of land to Earl Fraser some years ago under the previous administration.

March 24th, 2015
Works Minister goes @ length to assure 'Govt deserves a clap'

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) yesterday March 23, 2015 delivered a campaign style address to the workers of the BVI Electricity Corporation and other officials on the launch of Phase 5 development programme, extolling the efforts of the Government and urging the audience to clap at the achievements.

February 25th, 2015
‘Hon Vanterpool must accept responsibility for water woes!’ - Hon Fraser

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has dismissed a statement by Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) in response to his radio show comments on the water situation as "childish tit for tat."

February 14th, 2015
Water improvements on Tortola-Hon Vanterpool, Biwater vindicated!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In what many described as a new day in the vindication of water and sewerage giant Biwater, Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has told the people that there are water improvements on the main Island of Tortola.

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