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September 8th, 2016
Henry opposes Chinese doing airport project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two radio talk show personalities, Julio S. Henry and Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru, hold the view that Chinese people should only be dealt with on wise business dealings such as manufacturing, and nothing more.

August 17th, 2016
Contractors storm NDP Caucus meeting; Want Airport Project to stay local!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -The issues of the Airport Runway Development Project and who should be awarded the contract, if the airport project moves forward, are still hot topics.

June 4th, 2016
QE II Park ‘brought to life’ using local contractors & vendors- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Whether all of them have been paid is another issue but Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith was pleased to disclose that several local contractors and vendors had a hand in the recently opened Queen Elizabeth II Park.

May 31st, 2016
Forget local; Gov’t must protect the treasury first- Radio host

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With local contractors publicly expressing their concerns with reports that Government is leaning towards awarding the contract to design and expand the runway at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport at Beef Island, one local radio show host is not standing in their corner at this time.

May 31st, 2016
Local contractor warns Gov't against Chinese on airport project

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - A contractor from East End is urging government not to shut them out of the intended works for the expansion of the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport runway in favour of the Chinese.

May 27th, 2016
Dr Pickering has lost his way - Mandinka M. Crabbe

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Businessman and contractor Mandinka M. Crabbe has said that Seventh District Representative, Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering needs to stand up for the people who have elected him consistently since 1999.

August 25th, 2014
Locals assured of LIME contracts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The top bracket management of Cable and Wireless and LIME BVI has given the assurance that a significant amount of dollars set aside for the expansion project will see local contractors and persons residing in the Territory benefiting.

July 17th, 2014
Shame on NDP! Outsiders getting petty contracts on JVD – Resident

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – As they too are being faced with the consequences of economic hardship, residents of Jost Van Dyke cried shame on the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, blasting them for not supporting local small contractors on the island.

November 8th, 2013
Few local contractors may qualify for Parham Town Rd. Project- Consultant

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Consultant with FDL Consult Inc., Mr Gilbert Fontenard said he sees some aspects of the procedures of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) funded Parham Town rehabilitation project as possible "bone of contention" going forward. He is the consultant hired for the project.

March 13th, 2013
Controversy looms over awarding of major contracts by Govt

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “These politicians only talking about giving locals work but instead they fighting us down for outside contractors and leaving us without work. What they want us to do now? Do drugs?”



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