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November 7th, 2019
Skelton-Cline lambasts RDA for building more 'igloos'

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Social commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has lambasted the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) for constructing more temporary housing units even as the territory is long past the hurricanes and other disasters of 2017.

September 8th, 2019
Construction on Sundays a 'noise nuisance'- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Fraser RA, has called on legislators to revisit the Noise Control and Abatement Act, given weekend noise pollution from sources such as construction work in residential areas continues to be an issue.

July 5th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Cortez Forbes

By Chassidy M. Leonard

Cortez Forbes, fondly referred to as 'TC', is the Managing Director of Rufred Forbes and Associates (RFA); a business started over 40 years ago by his father. It was just 14 years ago that Cortez started as a helper and a runner to his father’s construction company. Today, he is ‘the boss’, along with his highly skilled and abundantly experienced father.

November 3rd, 2017
Stop Notice issued on final works for all buildings in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An across-the-board Stop Notice on all final works on buildings across the Territory is being enforced by the Building Authority.

February 9th, 2017
Local businessman adding to nightlife in VI

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- While small businesses in the Virgin Islands are catching hell under the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime [2011-current] because of higher taxes and more regulations, slow process for work permits and trade licenses and much red tape for routine approvals from agencies like Town and Country Planning and the Building Authority, local business persons are forging ahead.

December 2nd, 2016
Nanny Cay’s construction project moves ahead; New marina in use!

NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI- The over US$30 Million expansion project at Nanny Cay Hotel and Marina, one of Tortola’s premier facilities and boat yard, is continuing.

November 23rd, 2016
Construction of Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre on VG resumes

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The construction of the new Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre on Virgin Gorda has resumed after a brief hiatus caused by difficulties encountered in the obtaining of steel frames for the design specifications.

October 12th, 2016
FIFA stadium has wider development implications for VI- Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Junior Minister for Trade and Investment Promotion and Eighth District Representative Honourable Marlon A. Penn joined BVI Football Association (BVIFA) President, Andy Bickerton on Tuesday October 11, 2016 at the Botanic Garden Office to make several new announcements regarding the stadium at East End/Long Look.

September 12th, 2016
VG residents ‘angry’ with leaders over promised medical facility

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – “It’s only when they want something from us we see them. When they want us to vote they come until we fed up of them. We want you all not to come tell us about this white elephant you all call a facility,” said Virgin Gordian M. S. Creque.

November 14th, 2013
UPDATE: Several contractors to benefit from QE II Park Dev. – Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –A number of local contractors are expected to participate in the project to develop the Queen Elizabeth II Park, according to Minister for Communications and Work Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool.

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