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July 29th, 2018
Missing, incomplete documents stall Pier Project Forensic Audit—Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The promised detailed forensic audit into the Cruise Pier Project—plagued by a more than $40M cost overrun—has been stalled since, “information requested or referred to in the report has not been located or would need to be corroborated by persons no longer connected with the BVIPA (BVI Ports Authority).”

July 18th, 2018
HoA meets Thursday July 19, 2018; More BVI Airways questions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Territory’s House of Assembly (HoA) will meet at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday July 19, 2018 in the Sixth Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly.

February 27th, 2018
BVI Airways, Ports Audit, Recovery Board; We need answers- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom, on February 19, 2018 that first and accurately reported that the House of Assembly (HoA) will be meeting on March 1, 2018 and will be returning to the Parliament building in Road Town.

May 5th, 2016
Premier Smith 'wishy washy' on final cost of ports project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has directed all questions on the final cost of the cruise ship development project to his Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4).

March 29th, 2016
'Walwyn does not want me talk because he got a lot to hide'- Hugh E. Darley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former developer of the Cruise Port Development Project Hugh E. Darley has reacted to the statements in the House of Assembly against him by Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn, saying that if anyone knows of the contribution that he made in the early days of the controversial project it would be Honourable Walwyn.

January 11th, 2016
Hon Vanterpool to speak on Ports Project ‘soon’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Hit with a barrage of stunning disclosures implicating a number of officials of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government in what is turning out to be the mother of all scandals in the Virgin Islands, Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said he will be speaking on the cruise pier development project soon.

January 7th, 2016
‘I’ll tell investment community BVI Govt can’t be trusted!’ – Hugh E. Darley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Controversial former developer of the cruise pier project, Mr Hugh E. Darley has disclosed that he will be taking his grievances with the Government of the Virgin Islands to the international investment community to let them know that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government led by Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith cannot be trusted.

July 19th, 2015
Was Govt's Duty-Free move an afterthought?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has confirmed that Government decided to bring duty-free legislation to the House of Assembly sometime after the cruise pier project got underway.

July 16th, 2015
‘The blows were too much for him’ – Hon Myron V. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Controversial Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn said that he had to be the one to help a frustrated Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark A. Vanterpool (R4) when the blows were too much for him with regards to the cruise pier development project.

May 18th, 2015
Hon Fahie maintains 'NDP is the most corrupt'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and incumbent First District candidate Andrew A. Fahie reiterated his accusation of the National Democratic Party (NDP) being full of corruption, an accusation he had first made in January this year.



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