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February 2nd, 2018
‘I am well aware of all problems plaguing my District’- Hon Maduro-Caines

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Sixth District Representative and second term legislator Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines has made it known that she is not oblivious to the issues being faced by her constituents and other persons, including the deplorable state of some roads, and that she continues to lobby for them to be addressed.

January 2nd, 2018
Patch work on big West End pothole! Did JvD event make it possible?

WEST END, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that first and accurately reported on December 28, 2017 about a gigantic pothole located on West End, Tortola.

November 10th, 2017
Nadia V. Christopher has died; Civil servants, family in mourning

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Communications and Works, the Public Works Department and the wider public sector, as well as immediate family and friends, were thrown into a state of shock and heartbreak with the passing yesterday November 9, 2017 of young Virgin Islander, Ms Nadia V. Christopher.

October 24th, 2017
Vehicle falls off damaged road in CGB

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- The deplorable state of roads continues to plague residents of the Virgin Islands, with one woman just managing to escape serious injury after her vehicle slid off a damaged road in Cane Garden Bay, on the main island of Tortola yesterday, October 23, 2017.

August 27th, 2017
PWD & BVI Paving race to restore damaged roads

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Public Works Department (PWD) and the BVI Paving Company Limited are working against the rainy weather and the clock in order to restore Fort Hill to Belle Vue roads on the main island of Tortola, today, Sunday August 27, 2017.

June 20th, 2017
Hotline set up for reporting road hazards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A hotline is now available for residents to report all road hazards to the Public Works Department.

March 8th, 2017
‘We desperately need equipment’-PWD Director Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Yet another government Department is in trouble and cannot carry out its mandate due to financial hardship, while Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) continues to claim that “the economy is robust.”

January 20th, 2017
Local bar owner claims Gov’t ignoring his flooding plight

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- A bar owner in Duffs Bottom is alleging that his cries for help to Government over his business place being prone to flooding are being ignored.

March 23rd, 2016
Another infrastructure failure?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was on March 11, 2016 our newsroom reported that a paved area in the $82.9M Tortola Pier Park on Wickham’s Cay I had sunk reportedly under the weight of a forklift. Just over a week after our newsroom is reporting that another infrastructure seems to have failed.

April 2nd, 2015
Works Minister refuses to produce docs on equipment purchase

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) declined to furnish Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) with documentation on the road paving equipment Government recently purchased from a Chinese company, citing the Cabinet handbook disallowing the copying and distributing of Cabinet documents.



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