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May 31st, 2013
Vanterpool Challenges TRC to ‘step up’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool declared he is not satisfied that the Virgin Islands is as much on the cutting edge as it can be given the technological advancements that are available.

January 31st, 2013
Opportunity to celebrate creativity in Festival of Arts launch - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith said the seeds of solidarity and patriotism were being planted with the launch of the BVI Festival of Arts today, January 31, 2013 at the Central Administration Complex.

January 18th, 2013
Why do VIslanders have to be harrassed in their own country? Patsy Lake

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI – The absence of a main door, several windows and a few door knobs were not about to deter prominent businesswoman Mrs Patsy Lake from dedicating a building on her birthday yesterday January 17, 2013; a building that appeared to be at the very least, a tremendous labour of love and perseverance.

November 22nd, 2012
Craft Alive Vendors anxious about ‘tent city’ removal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While some vendors at the recently re-opened Crafts Alive Village expressed relief for being able to return to their livelihoods after being out of business for almost five months, others were more fixated on the notion that there will no longer be unfair competition between separate craft centres.

November 8th, 2012
Dangerous ditch; indiscriminate parking among concerns of Fifth District residents

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI – One resident at a community meeting in the vicinity of the Huntums Ghut basketball court in the Fifth District on November 7, 2012 bemoaned the fact that there was no mention of a ditch that he said remained unattended in Horsepath despite all the talks about planned repair works for the area.

November 6th, 2012
Vision of the Seas graces port VI for the first time

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Royal Caribbean’s Vision of the Seas graced port Virgin Islands (VI) yesterday November 5, 2012 for the first time with a passenger count of 1,955 persons on board.

October 31st, 2012
Crafts Alive Village for November 20 Opening – Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark Vanterpool announced last evening, October 30, 2012 during a meeting with prospective vendors of the Crafts Alive Village that his Ministry is pushing hard for a November 20, 2012 deadline for the opening of the Village.

October 13th, 2012
Increased productivity expected after Central Admin. Complex roof repairs - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The roof replacement project for the Central Administration Complex is expected to be completed by year end and Premier Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith is hoping that the improvement to the building would boost productivity among staff.

September 30th, 2012
Two more weeks for Manse Road project completion! - Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The final stage of works are being completed on the Manse Road project and the widened road is expected to be commissioned by the end of October.

September 18th, 2012
Ray A. George sues government!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was one month (December 2011) last year, after the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith took office that the Ministry of Communications and Works fired Ray A. George, a consultant to the Ministry.


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