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May 5th, 2016
Premier Smith 'wishy washy' on final cost of ports project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has directed all questions on the final cost of the cruise ship development project to his Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4).

April 27th, 2016
CIL hosting 'Massive Pre- Mother's Day Car Sale' @ TPP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) will be hosting the first ever car sale in the Tortola Pier Park on Saturday May 7, 2016 with some of the territory's leading auto dealers offering up sleek new vehicles and with participating banks expecting to bring their best financing deals.

March 11th, 2016
$82.9M TPP infrastructure fails!

WICKHAM'S CAY 1, Tortola, VI – A section of the sidewalk made of bricks at the Tortola Pier Park (TPP) seemed to have suffered structural failure as persons called our newsroom concerned that with the spending of $82.9 million, such damage is evident mere weeks following the launch of the project.

March 11th, 2016
Chronixx arrives today for Dread & Terrible Tour 

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Hot up and coming Jamaican reggae sensation Jamar Rolando McNaughton aka Chronixx is due to arrive in the territory today March 11, 2016 for the first ever concert to be held in the Tortola Pier Park – the Dread and Terrible Tour.

March 2nd, 2016
Local musician stages protest @ TPP

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI – A local musician, who said he has been providing musical entertainment at the cruise pier for the past 16 years, mounted a protest today March 2, 2016 at Tortola Pier Park, saying he is not being allowed to play his music there.

February 22nd, 2016
A bluff? No case filed against VI Gov't by Hugh E. Darley

TOKYO, Japan – After checking the Court Registry last week and discovering that no case had been filed against the Government of the Virgin Islands on behalf of Hugh E. Darley, our newsroom made contact with Mr Darley to find out whether he was still going ahead with the lawsuit.

February 17th, 2016
Opposition Members boycott Ports Project opening

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Members of the Opposition were yesterday February 16, 2016 notably absent at the opening of Tortola Pier Park, the project which has been the subject of much discourse from Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) and Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) over the past years.

February 16th, 2016
Claude O. Skelton-Cline snubbed? No invitation for opening of Pier Park!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the plot continues to thicken over the controversial Ports Development Project scheduled to open today February 16, 2016 despite a dark cloud hanging over the finance and cost, there seems to be more in the mortar.

February 14th, 2016
Hugh E. Darley’s attorneys to represent him @ Feb 16 Pier Park opening 

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former project developer of the cruise pier development project Mr Hugh E. Darley has confirmed with this news site that he will not be here for the opening of the Tortola Pier Park on Tuesday February 16, 2016.

December 21st, 2015
Hugh E. Darley tells it all! Alleges corruption on Ports Project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A former developer of the cruise pier development project Hugh Edison Darley, President of IDEA Inc., has accused the National Democratic Party (NDP) of perverting the process of the project’s development and causing it to balloon far beyond what it would have cost originally to build.



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