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August 12th, 2014
Hon Fahie makes case for COI into cruise pier project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie amplified his call for a Commission of Inquiry (COI) to clear up issues surrounding the cruise pier project such as the cost of the project, the issues regarding the tendering, issues surrounding conflict of interest and the alleged concerns of persons who testified before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

July 29th, 2014
Hon Myron V. Walwyn wants PAC cruise pier report withdrawn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn called for the Final Report of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on the cruise pier project to be withdrawn because of the procedural failures and the factual inaccuracies.

July 29th, 2014
UPDATE: Hon Fahie renews call for DFS Gaskin to be disciplined

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the First District Hon Andrew A. Fahie is of the belief that actions of Deputy Financial Secretary (DFS) Wendell M. Gaskin warrant strong disciplinary action not only for his misrepresentation of facts in the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) but also for displaying behaviour unbecoming of the office he holds.

July 28th, 2014
Hon Maduro-Caines dismisses PAC evidence on cruise pier project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Sixth District Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines declared her non-support for the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) final report on the cruise pier project, saying that it lacks evidence despite testimonies from present and former Ports Authority officials and other public servants who testified before the PAC earlier this year.

July 23rd, 2014
Hon Vanterpool denies divesting Investment Club shares to relative

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie and Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool squared off in the House of Assembly yesterday July 22, 2014 during a speech by the former on the Final Report of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on the cruise pier development project.

July 14th, 2014
Govt playing with PAC report ‘like cat playing with mouse’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “It is disgraceful to know that it has taken the House [of Assembly] so long to in fact debate the works of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). It shows irresponsibility and it shows lack of proper leadership,” said Edmund G. Maduro.

July 12th, 2014
$35m not enough; project could cost up to $70m – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Hon Andrew A. Fahie believes that the Cruise Pier Development Project could escalate to about $70 million dollars by the time the land-side development and other aspects of it come to an end and does not feel the $35 million received by Government is nearly enough.

July 11th, 2014
‘Clear up dark clouds over cruise pier project!’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In the wake of Government’s closing of a $35 million loan for the Cruise Pier Development Project last week, Representative for the First District and Member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Hon Andrew A. Fahie said that the “dark clouds” that hover above the project must be cleared up in the interest of the people of the Territory.

June 20th, 2014
More evidence of corruption revealed in officers’ testimony- PAC report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While the Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool has sought to dismiss the House of Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) damaging report about the corruption, lack of transparency, mismanagement of funds and breaking of the laws of the Virgin Islands, the testimonies from Public Officers close to the process tell a different story.

June 16th, 2014
‘There are clouds over that project’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We have done it many times for the financial services. We have done it many other times for other aspects of Government. What is alarming is that the Premier has come today to seek the guaranteeing of the $35 million loan for the cruise pier project by the ports and is saying that we will debate the final report from the Public Accounts Committee at another time.”

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