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July 9th, 2018
‘UK has no confidence in NDP Administration’—Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The United Kingdom (UK) Government “has no confidence in our local government, the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.” This was posited by former President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and businessman Carvin Malone on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, during his appearance on radio show ‘Honestly Speaking’ with Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

June 11th, 2018
Hon Mark H. Vanterpool in the big chair! ...is Acting Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), is acting Premier and Minister of Finance, effective June 10 to 17, 2018.

June 3rd, 2018
Almost 1 month later smoke still active @ Cox Heath dump site!

COX HEATH, Tortola, VI - Residents are concerned that a fire that erupted on May 9, 2018 - almost a month ago - at a temporary dumpsite in Cox Heath, on the western side of Tortola is still burning. There has been mixed information coming from Government Officials as to when the fire and smoke will be put out.

May 27th, 2018
Fire & smoke still active @ Cox Heath dump site 3 weeks later

COX HEATH, Tortola, VI - Residents and Government are getting concerned that a fire that erupted on May 9, 2018, almost three weeks ago, at a temporary dump site in Cox Heath, on the western side of Tortola is still burning.

May 24th, 2018
Parking Lot? Where is the Margaritaville Restaurant?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Our roving camera caught up with land being cleared in the area of the exit at the Tortola Pier Park (TPP) and was told by sources close to the work that it was ordered by Minister for Communications and Works, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) to be done for parking.

May 24th, 2018
Take it back! ‘We will not accept that rule’ - Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the territory prepares for the most significant march in years, today May 24, 2018, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), Minister for Communications and Works, along with Honourable Delores Christopher, Deputy Speaker and Fifth District Representative and Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6), came together for one last rally to convince the people in their district why they should take part in the march.

April 19th, 2018
7 months later working conditions under West End tent has worsened

WEST END, Tortola, VI - It was our newsroom who first and accurately brought the shameful conditions of civil servants working under an open tent at West End in our December 28, 2017 article.

March 27th, 2018
'We got the leader of the country like a toy'- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – During the continuation of the Third Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on Friday, March 23, 2018, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), Minister for Communications and Works, told the House that Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), Premier and Minister of Finance, received “hostility” from the United Kingdom (UK) parliamentarians while seeking assistance for the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 26th, 2018
'You don’t help the people, we going to get hang' - Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the members of the House of Assembly (HoA) are in a heated debate over the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency Act 2018, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), Minister Communication and Works, told the House during his contribution that if the people of the territory does not receive the needed help, they will “hang” them, while adding that the members should not turn away the help from the United Kingdom (UK).

March 23rd, 2018
Gov't owes asphalt company $$; Reason for bad roads- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents have been complaining about the longstanding issue of bad roads throughout the territory and with the passage of the hurricanes in September 2017, they have gotten worse, causing damages to persons vehicles and even causing accidents.





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