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March 5th, 2019
Mark H. Vanterpool resigns from VI Politics

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information reaching our news centre is that prominent member of the Hon Myron V. Walwyn led National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has resigned from active politics in the Virgin Islands (V) effective today, Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

March 5th, 2019
Hon Flax-Charles & ‘Mitch’ collab to push tourism in JVD

WHITE BAY, Jost van Dyke, VI – Right on the heels of the renaming of the Tortola Pier Park (TPP) in honour of late Chief Minister, Cyril B. Romney, the Romney sisters demonstrated their commitment to carrying on his legacy with the opening of yet another entertainment facility, “Ocean 7 Too” on Jost van Dyke.

February 17th, 2019
Renaming TPP had no political intent - Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In calling for and executing the renaming of the Tortola Pier Park (TPP) to the ‘Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park’ on Friday, February 15, 2019, subject Minister Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) says his actions had absolutely no political motives even as the February 25, 2019, elections day in the Virgin Islands (VI) approaches.

February 16th, 2019
TPP renamed, 'Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Twelve years after his death, some forty years after bringing cruise tourism to the Virgin Islands (VI) and three years after the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government spent almost $83 million to expand the Tortola Pier Park (TPP), the late Cyril B. Romney now has his name affixed to the project after an official ceremony yesterday, February 15, 2019.

February 14th, 2019
TPP to be renamed in honour of Cyril B. Romney

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands main Cruise Pier Port facility will now be named the 'Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park' in honour of the late former Chief Minister who can be credited for bringing the cruise tourism industry alive in the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 23rd, 2019
Tortola Pier Park boots ‘soup shop’ tenant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The owners of the 'Soup Shop' at the Tortola Pier Park (TPP), is being forced to seek legal recourse, after the facility’s management allegedly, prematurely cut electricity and water supply to the business, in an attempt to force him out of the premises.

January 22nd, 2019
Wendell M. Gaskin is new Ports Board Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) forced him to retire, former Deputy Financial Secretary, Wendell M. Gaskin is back.

January 17th, 2019
Fmr Ports Boss defends TPP price tag

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Former Ports Authority boss has come out swinging against the current National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, specifically the Minister for Finance and Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), for allowing a “lie” to continue to be peddled in the public domain, surrounding a perceived $40M, cost overrun on the construction of the Tortola Pier Park (TPP).

December 29th, 2018
'Name TPP in honour of late Chief Minister Cyril B. Romney' - Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), is calling for the Tortola Pier Park (TPP) to be named in honour of the late Chief Minister, pioneer, businessman and father of the cruise ship sector, Cyril B. Romney (R5).

September 7th, 2018
‘I did not take 1 penny from TPP project’- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Struggling to explain the Tortola Pier Park (TPP) Development and the $40M costs over run and amidst corruption allegations in the public domain, Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), insists “I can honestly and confidently account to you, that not one penny of your funds has been taken by myself.”

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