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October 10th, 2014
This Week We Feature Young Professional Chezley L. D. Stoddard

By: Cathy O.O. Richards

Passion, determination and love are three key factors that drive one to sure success and if one is to spend any amount of time with our Young Professional for this week, Mr Chezley L. D. Stoddard, there would be no challenge in concluding that those factors are the reasons for his success.

October 8th, 2014
UPDATE: ‘Quick action saved truck driver @ ports project’ – Matthew D. Trousdell

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Health, Safety, and Environmental Manager for the IDL-Meridian project Mr. Matthew D. Trousdell said that the onsite crew acted quickly to get Calvin ‘Duck’ Smith out of the truck he had been driving which had overturned into the water on Monday October 6, 2014.

September 22nd, 2014
‘We must defend VIP against NDP lies’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI - “There is some bad in there that has to come out, it has to be addressed, it has to be addressed urgently. You cannot believe the Auditor General when it is convenient for you …. You cannot use the Auditor General’s report for political gains,” said Opposition Member Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

August 20th, 2014
‘Important for Governor to quickly decide on COI’ - Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio commentator Douglas Wheatley said that it is important that new Governor of the Virgin Islands His Excellency Mr John S. Duncan OBE makes a decision quickly on launching a Commission of Inquiry (COI) into the cruise pier project.

August 20th, 2014
‘Cruise pier project an Embarrassment to the Territory’ - Hon Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Third District Representative Honourable Julian Fraser RA insists that the flawed cruise pier project is an embarrassment to the Territory and is pleased that the new Governor to the Virgin Islands His Excellency Governor John S. Duncan, OBE has immediately begun to intervene.

August 14th, 2014
‘Ports Project needs Commission of Inquiry’ – Donald E. De Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Donald E. De Castro believes that the port project needs to have a Commission of Inquiry in order to put to rest all doubts about the project and expressed concern that the Government seems unwilling to go in this direction.

August 13th, 2014
‘A COI is the best way to clear your name’ – Hon J. Alvin Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Second District Honourable J. Alvin Christopher believes that a Commission of Inquiry (COI) will go a far way in removing any doubt that Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) was not involved in any wrongdoing with regards to the cruise pier project.

August 12th, 2014
Speaker of HoA Ingrid A. Moses chides Opposition for abuse of privilege

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Speaker of the House of Assembly Ingrid A. Moses last night August 11, 2014 slammed members of the Opposition for what she called the abusing of their parliamentary privilege when they included in their presentations information on companies connected to the cruise pier project.

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 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.

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