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February 11th, 2018
Neglect caused CGB sewerage system to deteriorate- Carvin Malone

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - Carvin Malone, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Caribbean Basin Enterprises Limited, has accused governments of neglecting the old sewerage system in Cane Garden Bay (CGB), a system which he believes is the best option to rectify the longstanding sewerage issues in the community.

January 28th, 2016
Jr Minister portfolio will not affect focus on 'fixing' 8th District- Hon Marlon A. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Junior Minister for Trade and Investment and Representative for the Eighth District Honourable Marlon A. Penn is confident that his constituents have nothing to be afraid of in terms of his being able to fully represent the district now that he has ministerial responsibilities.

May 24th, 2015
VIP had governed in 'patch & go fashion' – Hon Delores Christopher

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI – In the midst of laying out her plans and speaking about her “accomplishments” in the Fifth District, Honourable Delores Christopher described the governance of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) while in power as ‘patch and go fashion’

May 31st, 2013
Premier must apologise to the elderly – Hon. Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative Honourable Julian Fraser, RA has called on the Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith to apologise to the elderly folks of the Virgin Islands who have been violated by the alleged unacceptable systems that exist at Peebles Hospital.

May 16th, 2013
Still no fixed schedule for addressing EE/LL sewerage problem

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Long has been the wait of residents of the communities of East End and Long Look to have the problem of sewerage addressed but to date the responsible Ministry has not come up with a concrete strategy and plan to fix the problem once and for all.

January 28th, 2013
Engineering concerns halted R/T sewerage project? Not so says Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Sewerage Programme was halted in Road Town last year since, according to Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool, it was discovered there was a threat to the integrity of some nearby buildings.

May 9th, 2012
Phase 3 of EE/LL sewerage project to be completed May 9 – Hon. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Phase three of the sewerage project in the East End/Long Look community was expected to wrap up, Wednesday May 9, 2012, announced 8th District Representative, Hon. Marlon Penn at a meeting held last evening, May 8.

January 13th, 2012
May 2012 deadline to fix capital’s sewerage woes - Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The smelly issue of sewerage in the Virgin Islands’ capital- Road Town - could be remedied by May 2012, announced Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark Vanterpool at a meeting held last evening, January 12, 2012 held at Marias By the Sea.

December 27th, 2011
You have to be brave in tackling sewerage – Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While lauding Communications and Works Minister Mark Vanterpool for his commitment to tackle sewerage woes in the Territory, former Minister Julian Fraser RA has advised him to be "courageous" in his decision making.

November 24th, 2011
Replacing sewerage lines to commence in January

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The replacement of collapsed sewerage lines, which have been the major reason for sewerage overflow in Road Town and East End, will commence in full pace in January 2012 although contracts have already been prepared for work to start immediately.



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