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February 2nd, 2016
‘I have not & will not be involved in corruption! – Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said he can sleep well at nights knowing that he has not been involved in any form of corruption whatsoever with regard to the cruise pier development project and demanded proof of same from anyone making such allegations.

January 26th, 2016
Hugh E. Darley 'shocked' @ ports project spending

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following yesterday’s January 25, 2016 bombshell disclosures by Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) regarding the total cost of the ports project being $82.9 million, former developer of the project Mr Hugh E. Darley expressed shock at the figures revealed.

January 25th, 2016
Ports project cost soaring @ almost $83M

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) today January 25, 2016 reported on the status of the cruise pier development project, updating the public that the total cost of the project has swelled to $82.9 million against the previously estimated total of $45 million.

January 22nd, 2016
'Premier is misinformed! I was not paid'– Hugh E. Darley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former project coordinator of the cruise pier development project, President of I D E A Inc., Hugh E. Darley today January 22, 2016 said Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith is “misinformed” for stating that all of what Government owed him had been paid in full.

January 22nd, 2016
Gov't investigating self on ports project scandal!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith announced that he has ordered an audit to be done by an international firm of the controversial cruise ship development project as a means to putting to rest what he called rumours being circulated.

January 19th, 2016
‘Let’s make Cabinet minutes public’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has suggested that while the cruise pier development project is a good one, its execution demonstrated lack of transparency and accountability.

January 13th, 2016
Premier Smith dodges questions on Hugh E. Darley's allegations!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith yesterday January 12, 2016 brushed off questions from this media house about the bombshell revelations of former project coordinator of the cruise pier development project Hugh E. Darley.

January 11th, 2016
Hon Vanterpool to speak on Ports Project ‘soon’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Hit with a barrage of stunning disclosures implicating a number of officials of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government in what is turning out to be the mother of all scandals in the Virgin Islands, Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said he will be speaking on the cruise pier development project soon.

January 7th, 2016
‘I’ll tell investment community BVI Govt can’t be trusted!’ – Hugh E. Darley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Controversial former developer of the cruise pier project, Mr Hugh E. Darley has disclosed that he will be taking his grievances with the Government of the Virgin Islands to the international investment community to let them know that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government led by Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith cannot be trusted.

December 30th, 2015
Tourist arrivals up despite dark clouds over ports project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- What is becoming a familiar sight since the expansion of the cruise pier and continuing upland development, three cruise ships are in port today December 30, 2015.

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