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August 14th, 2013
Residents need to be equipped for Cruise Pier project - commentator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator and People's Patriotic Alliance (PPA) political candidate Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru has suggested that government needs to prepare its citizens properly if it intends to sell the Cruise Pier Development Project.

May 14th, 2013
HOA meets today May 14; More questions to answer!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Less than three weeks after its last meeting, today May 14, 2013 will see another session of the House of Assembly (HOA) of the Virgin Islands. The ninth sitting of the second session of the second House of Assembly will meet at 10 A.M. with a packed agenda of over 70 questions from the Opposition, reports and bills.

May 10th, 2013
BVICCHA responds to Platinum News article on Chairman’s statements

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) has issued a statement that distances itself from remarks made by attorney at law and Chairman of the BVICCHA, Jamal S. Smith recently in relation to the cruise pier project.

March 25th, 2013
Cruise pier tendering process a ‘sham’ – Speak Your Mind Caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One caller on the Speak Your Mind TV show expressed that the cruise ship tendering process was a sham.

March 20th, 2013
Local partnerships enshrined in pier project negotiations – Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool has insisted that local participation has been ensured during the negotiations for the cruise pier project.

November 20th, 2012
UPDATE: Crafts Alive Village opened for business

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Original crafts alive vendors opened their doors today November 20, 2012 for business at the new Revitalized Crafts Alive Market.

August 1st, 2012
Concerned citizen writes to UK for intervention in Cruise pier project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following a recent investigative article written by this news site of July 26, 2012, regarding the United Kingdom’s concern with some aspects of the multi-million dollar proposed Cruise Pier Park Development, a letter has been obtained from one resident who had written to the UK and called for its intervention in the project.


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