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Laughs! Did Minister for Communications ‘fly away with BVI Airways?’- Fahie

Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), left, has been missing from the House of Assembly today, December 14, 2017, prompting Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to ask, jokingly, whether he had flown away with BVI Airways. Photo: VINO/File
The Speaker of Parliament, Hon Ingrid A. Moses, left, advised the Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), right, to move on in the House of Assembly since the Minister for Communications and Works was not present, to which Hon Fahie, asked: if 'he had fly away with BVI Airways?'. Photo: VINO/GIS
The Speaker of Parliament, Hon Ingrid A. Moses, left, advised the Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), right, to move on in the House of Assembly since the Minister for Communications and Works was not present, to which Hon Fahie, asked: if 'he had fly away with BVI Airways?'. Photo: VINO/GIS
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a light moment this morning December 14, 2017 at the Twelfth Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA), Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) had both the public and some elected members laughing over his comments.

It was at the time his turn to pose questions to the Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), who was missing from the Chambers at the time.

The HoA is being held at the Arbitration Center in the Ritter Building on Wickham's Cay II.

The Speaker of Parliament, Hon Ingrid A. Moses, advised the Opposition Leader to move on as, the Minister was not present, to which Hon Fahie, asked: if “he had fly away with BVI Airways?”

Where is the Minister for Communications & Works?

Many persons listening erupted in laughter. The Speaker then cautioned the First District Representative and he responded and further suggested, "maybe he gone to fuel up the plane.”

The Speaker then recessed the HoA, but our roving camera will have to check to see,  if indeed Hon Vanperpool is on a BVI Airways flight or is holding the fuel pump, after we determine the flight route.  But then again, the Communications and Works Minister was a former Banker so maybe he is assisting in counting the $7.2M doled out by taxpayers.

One thing we do know is that the route is not between Miami International Airport and Terrence B. Lettsome International, Beef Island, even $7.2M later.

Minister Vanterpool has since been sighted in and out the HoA.

27 Responses to “Laughs! Did Minister for Communications ‘fly away with BVI Airways?’- Fahie”

  • one eye (14/12/2017, 15:32) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    He he lol vino you all a mess
  • wize up (14/12/2017, 15:43) Like (14) Dislike (1) Reply
    just a question(don't the people of this territory deserves an Airline) we once had Air BVI: if something went wrong during the transaction for BVI Air Airways; it simply send those involved to jail: there is plenty talk about the air line, yet no one goes to jail, so why all the talk(just a question) if some of us falls behind with submitting out taxes,them want to take us before the court; here we are now; 10 tax million of your tax dollars gone: moreover no planes and not one person brought up on criminal charges( what a world) if don't pay tax off to jail but 10 million issued in exchange for plains but where are these(money gone; planes gone) what a thing!!!! Do you remember "fantasy island" the plane plane
  • vex (14/12/2017, 16:09) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
    He counting the cheder for sure
  • Laughs (14/12/2017, 16:20) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
  • Get it right (14/12/2017, 16:22) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
    fly away or sail away with the ports project?
  • PASSENGER (14/12/2017, 18:47) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
    Well well and Mark like to talk bout how he mother raise he
    Boy we goin get that girl from Anguilla to sing calypso pun you ,cause all a ayaa doin the same
    We need to know where the planes are ; who using them ;and who collecting the money ,
    Will they incur debts .that will be sent /pass on to BVI as they carry they BVI AIRWAYS name abroard?
  • Sawda (14/12/2017, 19:02) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    All I know the premier needs to give out 7 million in free money to tax payers..A bunch of Crooks in HOA..
  • Lovin it (14/12/2017, 19:23) Like (20) Dislike (0) Reply
    Sitting hère enjoying a glass of red wine,crackers and cheese reading this article laughing.
  • ... (14/12/2017, 19:36) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Brox bummer got jokes
  • Sweet (14/12/2017, 21:18) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    Fahie IS giving it to them good. Waiting for the clap Back. This caramel popcorn with a pinch of cayanne pepper is good.
  • Eagle Eye (14/12/2017, 21:26) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Yall keep off Elmarko buddy
  • belonger (14/12/2017, 22:11) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    We all are something else, we laughing about how someone stole $7m from we Treasury. What a thing in we BVI. They stole the money first and now the planes too, hahaha LOL jokes bout we money and planes.
    • b&b (15/12/2017, 10:40) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      They are not going to fess up about who Jack the money. Yeah, they clip us for 7mill but we dont hâve to worry about sitting in a jail cell. Show us the money NDP, show us the money.
  • Milage (14/12/2017, 22:57) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    he flies on American and Virgin
  • No accountability! (15/12/2017, 01:01) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    Lol Hon Fahie! And VINO! I love your thinking. Waiting for the next! As for that HOA lady, I hope she has humbled her bias and out of order self since HER HOUSE was taken from her. Andrew standing alone but he got the greatest power on his side and when God is for you, no one can be against you. Andrew didn't even need to lift a finger! All he had to do was stand.

    Anyways I digress, I want to know if Mark reports to himself because there should be no reason why both the Premier and his deputy shouldn't have enough combined knowledge to answer the opposition leader's questions that are being put to Mark. This is where accountability comes in! When yuh don't show up, your superiors must be obliged to answer for you. The superiors would then place a burden on you to show up in order to save them further (and I stress 'further') public embarrassment.
  • facts man (15/12/2017, 06:01) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    When you thinking about yourself you got no time for the people so you are always not around to carry out the people's businesses
  • hmmmmmm (15/12/2017, 08:41) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
  • goat cheese (15/12/2017, 09:48) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hey Myronnnnnn, Waiting for You to clap back on this one. Get the flip to the floppers gooddddd Andrew.
  • question (15/12/2017, 10:33) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    How come the BVI does not offer tax refunds?
  • yes (15/12/2017, 10:47) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    I dont live in Andrew's district but i hâve more respect for him than the Cracker Barrel Cheese district leader who IS running my district.
  • Truth (15/12/2017, 12:29) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    You could find him in Purcell on the corner by that big blue building you all think he studying with ayo and he have money to make
  • from here (15/12/2017, 20:50) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Lol yes sah look thing to talk buddy where is the lemonade for this one ....NDP plz tell us where is our hard earnig tax dollars we need it caz irma do us real bad some off us dont have any houses......why cant some off this ministers aint in jail as yet ????
  • sad sad (15/12/2017, 22:47) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
    All you put them there. A culture that hon. lavity never thought us.look at the stage bvi has come to. Something must be done I can't just sit back and watch my country fall. VIP is u're time to rise, and they say they don't want hon. frazer.
  • Nero Lass (16/12/2017, 04:52) Like (22) Dislike (0) Reply
    That face spells corruption and deceit. Just look. Take a good look.

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