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April 29th, 2014
TPP raked in $1.7 Million in fees on Ports Project - Ed DeCastro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While testifying before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on the controversial Ports Development Project Chairman of the BVI Ports Authority Board Mr. J. Edward DeCastro confirmed that Tortola Pier Partners (TPP) had been paid some $1.7 Million of Ports Authority funds.

January 13th, 2014
Hon. Fraser highlights 'missteps, half-steps & failures' of NDP Govt!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Missteps, half-steps and failures are all characteristics Representative of the Third District, Honourable Julian Fraser, RA, said can be used to describe the ‘lackluster’ performance of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government throughout the past year, 2013.

October 22nd, 2013
Projects bungling making Works Minister look like an abject failure – Hon. Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative and Former Minister for Communications and Works, Hon. Julian Fraser, RA has claimed that the “bungling of project, after project, after project,” is making the current Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool look more and more like an abject failure than the nimble deal maker he is known for in the private sector.

October 3rd, 2013
Questions linger following pier deal collapse with TPP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Questions continue to hover following the collapse of negotiations between Government and Tortola Pier Partners (TPP) Group over the proposed cruise pier development project in Road Town.

October 3rd, 2013
No fight between UK and VI Gov'ts – Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a recent exclusive interview with Virgin Islands News Online, Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool sought to dispel claims that the National Democratic Party (NDP) government has been having a strained relationship with the United Kingdom (UK) government and that the UK had a hand in the discontinuation with negotiations with Tortola Pier Partners (TPP) over the Cruise Pier Development Project.

September 30th, 2013
Gov’t may have to fork out $1.7M for severing ties with TPP- Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool has indicated that the Virgin Islands Government may have to expend a maximum of $1.7M for severing ties with Tortola Pier Partners(TPP).

September 27th, 2013
NDP Gov't scraps negotiations with Tortola Pier Partners

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a statement sent to selected media houses earlier today, September 27, 2013 the Government of the Virgin Islands announced it is no longer in negotiations with Tortola Pier Partners on the proposed expansion of the Road Town Cruise Pier Project.

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