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February 13th, 2017
Hugh E. Darley ready to file lawsuit against VI Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After stating that his promised lawsuit against the Virgin Islands’ Government for monies allegedly owed to him for work done on the Cruise Pier Development Project was delayed due to having difficulties getting legal representation in the territory, Former Project Coordinator of the Cruise Pier Development Project, Hugh E. Darley has confirmed that he is ready to file his lawsuit.

April 26th, 2016
Sabals Law to represent IDEA Inc. & Hugh E. Darley vs VI Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Project Developer of the Cruise Pier Development Project, Hugh E. Darley has confirmed that he has retained the services of John Carrington QC of Sabals Law to represent IDEA Inc. in their quest to recover monies allegedly owed as per their agreement.

April 19th, 2016
‘Close this House up' if the rules mean nothing- Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA told the House of Assembly yesterday April 18, 2016 that while the Opposition had no issues with the significance or importance of the Cruise Pier Development Project, the process cannot be breached in the name of expediency.

April 18th, 2016
Hon Fahie exposes NDP financial wrongdoing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Senior member of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has exposed the wrongdoing of the National Democratic Party (NDP) with their diversion of funds meant for the East End/Long Look sewage treatment plant to the controversial Cruise Pier Development Project without the approval of the House of Assembly.

April 16th, 2016
9% is all Skelton-Cline knows of cruise business – Hugh E. Darley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former project developer of the cruise pier development project and Tortola Pier Park Hugh E. Darley has slammed former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority Claude O. Skelton-Cline for what he called his being disingenuous for stating that Darley had nothing to do with the project during the time he was Managing Director.

April 14th, 2016
Gov’t cannot play politics @ my expense- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority Claude O. Skelton-Cline last evening April 12, 2016 said at a press conference that he wants two things – his good name back and his “reasonable expectations” to be fulfilled as a former National Democratic Party (NDP) “soldier”, and hence his move to the courts seeking redress for his contract not being renewed.

February 18th, 2016
Hon Vanterpool took 'unnecessary heat' for Pier Park project – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith said his Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool took some “unnecessary” heat for the cruise pier development project but persevered nevertheless.

February 17th, 2016
Opposition Members boycott Ports Project opening

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Members of the Opposition were yesterday February 16, 2016 notably absent at the opening of Tortola Pier Park, the project which has been the subject of much discourse from Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) and Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) over the past years.

February 15th, 2016
Was public misled? 'CDB did no study on ports project' – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has debunked the assertion that the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) did a study of the cruise pier development project and that the Government is yet to release the report.

February 14th, 2016
Hugh E. Darley’s attorneys to represent him @ Feb 16 Pier Park opening 

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former project developer of the cruise pier development project Mr Hugh E. Darley has confirmed with this news site that he will not be here for the opening of the Tortola Pier Park on Tuesday February 16, 2016.

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