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January 22nd, 2019
Wendell M. Gaskin is new Ports Board Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) forced him to retire, former Deputy Financial Secretary, Wendell M. Gaskin is back.

January 17th, 2019
Stable potable water for JvD residents by mth-end—Hon Vanterpool

JOST VAN DYKE, VI – Residents of Jost van Dyke in the Virgin Islands (VI), should by the end of the month, begin receiving a more stable supply of potable water, since the Ministry for Communications and Works, is gearing to commission the spanking new reservoir which is nearing completion.

January 16th, 2019
Gov prepares to fork out $20K mtly to clear CGB pump stations

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – The government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is preparing to sign a contract for the pumping out of a number of the 34 ‘pump stations in the Cane Garden Bay, at a cost of $19,920 per month, with K&K Heavy Equipment and Sewerage Disposal Service.

January 16th, 2019
Roads Project contracted out; PWD lacks capacity—Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Ministry for Communication and Works, headed by Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool, (R4), has decided to contract out, its road development project and instead focus on ‘patching potholes.’

January 15th, 2019
Documents missing for Pier Park Project; Audit Report incomplete

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The long awaited Audit report, commissioned by ‘lame-duck’ and outgoing Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), into the Tortola Pier Park Project (TPP), was today Tuesday, January 15, 2019, tabled in the House of Assembly (HoA).

January 6th, 2019
NDP without full slate to contest 2019 Elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) on January 5, 2019, the National Democratic Party (NDP) is entering the 2019 General Elections without a full slate of candidates.

January 5th, 2019
NDP set to unveil Election Candidates tonight, Jan 5, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the sun sets over the Virgin Islands (VI) tonight, January 5, 2019, the National Democratic Party (NDP) will be turning on the lights to reveal their slate of candidates for the upcoming 2019 General Election in the Virgin Island (VI).

December 29th, 2018
'Name TPP in honour of late Chief Minister Cyril B. Romney' - Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), is calling for the Tortola Pier Park (TPP) to be named in honour of the late Chief Minister, pioneer, businessman and father of the cruise ship sector, Cyril B. Romney (R5).

December 17th, 2018
“Somebody needs to be fired!,” Fahie on delayed reopening of W.E. Ferry Jetty

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has expressed deep frustration at the constantly delayed reopening of the Soper’s Hole West End Ferry Jetty.

December 9th, 2018
New equipment for Fire Service amidst challenges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), has signed a purchase agreement for five Rapid Response appliances to be used by the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services (VIFRS).

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