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August 19th, 2018
No potable Water in Sea Cows Bay for months! Deliberate?

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Even before Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed many pipes, reservoirs and pump stations, residents of Sea Cows Bay, along with many other areas on Tortola have suffered serious water shortages.

August 14th, 2017
'I am ready for a debate on Biwater'- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Arguing that the Biwater deal was far superior to the BVI Airways deal, former Permanent Secretary Julian Willock is prepared to back up his stance against those who think otherwise as well as those National Democratic Party (NDP) supporters who are suddenly blind sighted following the controversial BVI Airways agreement, which continues to look like a waste of tax payers monies.

February 15th, 2017
Savings on water purchase will not trickle down to consumers- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) inked by the National Democratic Party Government administration and Seven Seas Water BVI Inc, formerly Biwater, suggests that the decision to bring in Biwater was not such a bad deal after all and confirms what many have said all along, that it was just used as a political scapegoat by the National Democratic Party (NDP) to gain power in 2011.

January 12th, 2017
Airport Project 10 times worse than Biwater- Radio show host

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “All I have to say, this is another Biwater,” said a caller to the Open Mic live television programme hosted by Julio S. Henry, who responded, “Listen, this is ten times worse than Biwater.”

December 29th, 2016
As Gov't confirms VINO's story, more details emerge on airport contract award

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some five days after Virgin Islands News Online first and accurately broke the story (December 22, 2016) that the Cabinet of Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) had awarded the Terrance B. Lettsome runway expansion project to China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC), the Government has also confirmed our article.

October 11th, 2016
Would truth be told on Biwater & law firms doing business with NDP Gov’t?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At the last Sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) on September 22-23, 2016 Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) unleashed, with his normal rant and screaming, on Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3), asserting that Biwater’s price has gone up and it’s costing taxpayers more money for water that was in the signed deal.

June 28th, 2016
Blame BVI Electricity Corporation for water woes- Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Lack of water continues to be a serious issue in the Virgin Islands, particularly on Tortola and Virgin Gorda. Residents continue to cry out as the Virgin Islands' Government cannot fulfill the mandate of a continuous supply of potable water to all citizens.

June 3rd, 2016
'I am disappointed in Hon Fraser' - Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host Edmund Gregory Maduro has slammed Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) for a recent comment about talk show hosts, including Maduro, being silent on the issue of the airport development.

January 10th, 2016
UPDATE: Hon Fraser says Hon Vanterpool assured 3rd District will get water!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition and Representative for the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser RA said he is keeping his “fingers crossed” as he has heard from Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) on water relief for the people of the Third District.

January 1st, 2016
2016 is here! The good, the bad & the ugly of last year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands, like other parts of the world, brought in the New Year 2016 with drinking, parties, eating and of course most attended church.



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