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March 18th, 2020
'Your shake hand is not welcomed!'- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Fourth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) is drawing the line over handshakes amidst the global spread of Novel Coronavirus.

March 17th, 2020
No water shortage likely but paper towels & toilet paper may be scarce- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands and the rest of the Caribbean are to brace for a possible shortage of some paper products, as one of the largest producers in the United States has given the heads up that the US market is its priority.

February 20th, 2020
Give us 'some credit' for renewable energy push!- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Member and Fourth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) says that while he supports the direction that the Fahie Administration is moving with its renewable energy push, the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) Government ought to be given credit for laying the groundwork.

January 28th, 2020
'We've moved on' from Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines - Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "We've moved on," were the words of Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) when questioned by reporters how the Opposition was grappling with the unexpected loss of Sixth District Representative Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6), who parted ways with the Opposition and the National Democratic Party (NDP) to join arms with Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government.

January 22nd, 2020
'Look for some tension or change' in Opposition - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Following the departure of Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) from the National Democratic Party (NDP) to cross the floor and join the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, all eyes should be on the Opposition, according to commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

January 5th, 2020
Wade N. Smith now Acting Director @ FIA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Commissioner of Customs and Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) District 5 candidate in the 2019 General Elections of the Virgin Islands, Mr Wade N. Smith, is now Acting Director at the Financial Investigation Agency (FIA).

January 2nd, 2020
Premier Fahie's private bodyguards replaced by RVIPF officers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that the security of Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1)—that was handled by a private firm—has now been taken over by ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

December 27th, 2019
‘I did not get it done' but create a City Council for RT– Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Fourth District Representative and former Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool said despite not being successful during his tenure in office to establish a City Council for Road Town, he is hopeful that the incumbent Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye. M Rymer (R5) will make it a reality.

December 17th, 2019
Hon Vanterpool defends Skelton-Cline's consultancy contract

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Fourth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Mark H. Vanterpool, in responding to the question on the contract extension of Government consultant, Claude O. Skelton-Cline, said Government has the right to issue consultancies to push forward their agenda.

December 16th, 2019
Hon Vanterpool wants elected Reps to stop assisting persons financially

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition legislator Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has called for the $10,000 per month given to each District Representative to assist constituents, be instead channelled to the Social Development Department in the Ministry of Health.

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