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October 2nd, 2018
‘I am not under investigation for theft’- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has been dogged for years over allegations about his role in the $40M overrun on the Ports Development Project.

July 21st, 2018
Ex Ports Director Alfred A. Henley doled out $2.1M in unauthorised contracts-Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- National Democratic Party (NDP) officials continue to engage in unauthorised spending daily, resulting in millions of dollars going out the door.

October 4th, 2017
'No price gouging at One Mart'- Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Allegations were made against Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), Minister for Communications and Works by a disgruntled resident who stated that One Mart is selling a bag of ice for $10.

June 9th, 2016
Vines taking over Main Street - Donald E. De Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Controversial Radio talk show host Donald E. De Castro has slammed the designers of Tortola Pier Park (TPP), saying that it was meant to shut down the businesses on Main Street and Waterfront Drive.

May 20th, 2016
Traffic lights shut off in Road Town due to blackout

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The traffic lights at the junction of the James Walter Francis Drive and Station Avenue were not working during peak traffic hours today May 20, 2016 putting the travelling public at risk at what is known to be a very busy intersection which can be perilous to try to cross from one side to another without guidance.

April 19th, 2016
UPDATE: Shot fired during One Mart Superstore robbery

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI– The brazen robbery on One Mart Superstore in Port Purcell last evening, April 18, 2016 was reportedly carried out by four armed men, according to information reaching Virgin Islands News Online.

April 19th, 2016
Water woes frustrating North Sound VG residents

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- While residents of various parts of the sister island of Virgin Gorda, including the Valley, have had some relief to their recent water woes, residents of North Sound are still experiencing water shortages.

March 30th, 2016
VG water woes heartbreaking- Dr Hubert O'Neal

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Dr The Honourable Hubert O'Neal, Representative for the Ninth District said the water situation on the island of Virgin Gorda is a heart breaking one for him and he considers it the number one issue and is hopeful that the Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) brings relief.

March 26th, 2016
VG water woes embarrassing to me - Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On the eve of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival this weekend, Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said he was embarrassed about the water situation on Virgin Gorda and called the issue of water in the territory his biggest challenge as Minister.

March 24th, 2016
CCT will not be shut out! - Hon Vanterpool blasts TRC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –  Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) last evening March 23, 2016 blasted the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) for what he called its shutting out of CCT Global Communications from the spectrum allocation process and said as the policy maker he was unhappy about this.





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