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July 19th, 2019
Possible court action over Hon Vanterpool’s ‘defamatory’ outburst

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Newly sworn-in Fourth District Representative, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) could see himself being hauled before the courts for ‘defamation’ over some comments he made outside the House of Assembly (HoA) on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

July 18th, 2019
'Character assassination, Total disrespect'- Premier on Vanterpool's crazy rant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) today, July 18, 2019, delivered scolding criticisms to District Four (D4) Representative, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), over a 'slanderous' outburst soon after being sworn into to the House at the Tuesday, July, 16, 2019, Fifth Sitting of the First Session of The Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands.

July 18th, 2019
VIP Gov't scrapping NDP’s 'unfair' $5 Airport Development Fee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In May 2019, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) contributing columnist, Ms Lorna M. George had complained to our newsroom that even as the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) was now at the helm of the Government, citizens were still being forced to pay a confusing and exorbitant tax imposed by the former Administration on domestic travels.

July 17th, 2019
BVIAA syphoned off $5M runway loan to pay salaries – Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is dropping bombshell information on the state of the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA), calling the agency ‘beyond catastrophic’ in detailing several irregularities at the agency, such as moneys earmarked for development being used instead to pay salaries.

July 17th, 2019
400 air filter masks procured for landfill smoke affected residents – Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Smoke and fume affected residents in West End and in proximity to the Pockwood Pond Incinerator will be given masks in the interim, as works on key components to make the incinerator operable is likely to be completed by mid-September 2019.

July 17th, 2019
What powers are behind 'reckless' actions of Hon Vanterpool?- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – ZBVI 780 AM ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says it is concerning and reckless the ‘dramatic’ actions of Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) as a newly sworn-in Fourth District Representative yesterday, July 16, 2019, in the compound of Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

July 16th, 2019
‘Beyond catastrophic’– Premier Fahie says BVIAA needs critical intervention

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Calling it a 'rabbit hole' of mismanagement, deception and possible misappropriation of funds from the public purse, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) today revealed that the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) is in critical need of intervention.

July 6th, 2019
HoA to meet July 16, 2019! Will Vanterpool be sworn in?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Fifth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) is scheduled for Tuesday, July 16, 2019 on Tortola, the main island in the Virgin Islands, according to HoA Spokesman Linton V. Leonard.

June 20th, 2019
Speaker Willock discontinues Appeal Case hearing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following calls from Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) for House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker, Hon Julian Willock to swear-in Fourth District Representative-Elect, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool in the next HoA sitting, the speaker through his law firm Veritas Law, has made moves to bring the issue to an end

June 19th, 2019
Speaker had the right to be 'heard in silence' – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – “I will not allow the Speaker to silence me,” were the strong words of Opposition Leader Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), in loud criticisms regarding treatment he received at the June 3, 2019 Fourth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly, when he accused Speaker Hon Julian Willock of trying to silence the Opposition.

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