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January 17th, 2019
Fmr Ports Boss defends TPP price tag

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Former Ports Authority boss has come out swinging against the current National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, specifically the Minister for Finance and Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), for allowing a “lie” to continue to be peddled in the public domain, surrounding a perceived $40M, cost overrun on the construction of the Tortola Pier Park (TPP).

January 17th, 2019
NDP 1 spent all funds saved for rainy days - José de Castro

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – District nine candidate of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) breakaway group, Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIN-NDP2), Jose C. B de Castro, is adamant that for accountability and transparency to return to the Virgin Islands (VI), the Territory needs to put former NDP 1 front-man, Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) to manage its finances.

January 17th, 2019
Massive crowds turn out to VIP’s Meet & Greet

MARIA’S BY THE SEA, Road Town, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) did it in style and elegance, when they hosted their Meet and Greet for the 2019 elections season at Maria’s by the Sea, last evening, Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

January 17th, 2019
Hon Walwyn challenges Hon Fahie in At-Large arena

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – National Democratic Party, Leader and Chairman, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), has challenged political opponent, Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and First District Representative, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, to meet him at the upcoming polls, as an At Large Candidate in the General Election.

January 16th, 2019
Lesmore Smith brings horse racing experience to PVIM - Hon Skelton

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) breakaway group, Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM- NDP2), Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), says his new At-Large Candidate, Mr Lesmore Smith brings a range of experience to the party.

January 16th, 2019
AC failure forced adjournment of HoA until January 17, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) was yesterday, Tuesday, January 15, 2019, forced to adjourn its sitting after the air conditioning system malfunctioned in the House.

January 16th, 2019
Three injured in St. Thomas USVI shooting

VI CONSORTIUM

EMERALD HILL, St. Thomas, USVI - Three men were injured in the wee hours of Monday, January 7, 2019, during a shooting in St. Thomas, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

January 16th, 2019
VI wins big in fight against UK over beneficial registers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Lawmakers in the United Kingdom (UK), are currently divided over the implementation of the Public Beneficial Registers in the Overseas Territories (OTs) and are accusing the May’s Government of delaying its plans.

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.’

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