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December 22nd, 2018
Veiled Transparency: RDA operates like NDP Gov’t – Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Social commentator and man of the cloth, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is continuing his tirade against the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) over the way it functions within the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 19th, 2018
Wake-Up Call!

By Kenneth G. Gladstone

If you catch a black cat and paint it white, isn’t it still the same black cat? And, if your house was painted red, and you strip the red paint off then paint it blue, isn’t it the same house?

November 28th, 2018
RDA breaches rules to sideline locals from small contracts – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - ‘Honestly Speaking’ host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is questioning whether the $2M threshold, earmarked for local contractors under the Recovery and Development Agency’s (RDA) plans, is still in effect, and why contracts under that amount are being awarded to overseas-based companies.

November 21st, 2018
NDP inaction will lead to Gov Jaspert tapping VI Treasury for RDA works-Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The unfinished work and inaction of the current National Democratic Party (NDP) government, as it relates to the regulations and ancillary legislation required for the proper functioning of the Recovery Development Agency (RDA), will soon force Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert, to exercise his ‘reserve powers’ and tap into the Virgin Islands’ (VI) Treasury in order to fund the works of the agency.

August 22nd, 2018
JvD dumpsite fire erupts during attempt to remove garbage

BUBBLY POOL, Jost van Dyke, VI - The make shift garbage dump that emerged following the Hurricanes of 2017 on Jost van Dyke, in the Virgin Islands (VI) became engulfed in flames last evening, August 21, 2018, as contracted workers attempted to begin clearing the garbage to be removed from the island.

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