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‘Port completion impossible before June 2016’ – Hugh E. Darley

- former project developer toured facility on Dec 22, 2015 & concluded there is too much still to be done for completion to be possible by February 16, 2016
Following his bombshell disclosures just last Sunday December 20, 2015 on the cruise pier development project, former project developer Hugh E. Darley of IDEA Inc., said that everything concerning the controversial project must be laid on the table and examined to arrive at how its costs exploded and timelines exceeded. Photo: VINO
A view of the Tortola Pier Park Project from the Fort Hill area. Photo: VINO
A view of the Tortola Pier Park Project from the Fort Hill area. Photo: VINO
A view of the Tortola Pier Park Project from the Horse Path area. Photo: VINO
A view of the Tortola Pier Park Project from the Horse Path area. Photo: VINO
An aerial view of the Tortola Pier Park Project earlier this year, 2015. Photo: BVIPA
An aerial view of the Tortola Pier Park Project earlier this year, 2015. Photo: BVIPA
The Disney Fantasy leaves port yesterday December 22, 2015 following its inaugural call in the territory. Photo: VINO
The Disney Fantasy leaves port yesterday December 22, 2015 following its inaugural call in the territory. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following his bombshell disclosures just last Sunday December 20, 2015 on the cruise pier development project, Mr Hugh E. Darley of IDEA Inc., said that everything concerning the controversial project must be laid on the table and examined to arrive at how its costs exploded and timelines exceeded.

Darley said he is in favour of this since he claimed his reputation has been harmed with his clients in the cruise industry.

Further he does not believe the project could be completed by the newly announced opening date of February 16, 2016 as he believes there is too much left to be done on the project site.

“I walked everything today and I looked at the groundworks and the utilities and the amount of work that still needs to be done. I don’t see any way [that they can finish by February],” he said. “Maybe for June, and I would even caution about June,” he said. “From what I could see from some of the foundation works, some of the buildings evidently don’t have funds,” he said.

‘I came looking for an opportunity to build a port’

Darley arrived in the territory on Monday December 21, 2015 with a view to attending the now postponed opening ceremony which had been billed for yesterday December 22, 2015.

In an interview with this news site yesterday, he gave a history of his relationship with the government with regard to the project.

“I came here originally looking for an opportunity to build a port in 2011. The BVI had just had its elections and Dr Smith and his party came into power. I was here in October before the election and I came back in December after the election,” he said.

“I had worked for 10 years with Royal Caribbean during their strategic planning in the Caribbean and I knew the Disney Cruise Lines and Norwegian Cruise Lines and the future MSC cruise lines needed ports in the eastern Caribbean so I came here and chartered a sailboat from The Moorings… me and my director of operations, Martin Lucas, who knew the island really well. We cruised around and we picked two spots [for the location of the pier.”

He said he approached Dr Smith and Dr Pickering and made the proposal to them at a private dinner. He even disclosed that he was introduced to Dr Smith and Dr Pickering by Mr Charles S. Tobias.

“I told them that I could bring two cruise lines and all the money and asked them whether the government would be interested in building a port under a public private partnership,” he said.

Darley said that following the presentation the Premier and Dr Pickering were interested. He then came back in February of 2012 and made another presentation to the government on his proposal.

He related that he would have worked about 3 or 4 months on the project before being introduced to Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool.

“We presented our documents and we got approval to move forward with the project.”

He said that when word got out that he was in talks with the NDP government on behalf of Disney and Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise Lines were upset, apparently fearing competition.

As he spoke to this news site, he said he was very proud to be looking over at the Disney cruise ship that was in port at the time knowing that he was responsible for that ship being here.

According to him, his proposal won favour with the government as he said it was a better proposal than anything else that was put forward by competing cruise lines. He debunked the assertions that there was something going on between himself and the Government which led to his proposal being favoured.

“We allowed under our agreement that the BVI would get the majority of the head tax to pay into the general fund and we would use anything above that head tax to repay for the pier.”

“We wanted it for a 49 year lease and we would give the first six or seven dollars to the BVI government and then pay for the debt with the other half,” he said.

“I was an owner in the project. It was my project. I brought in some financial partners from the US but they both eventually left the project which is why we did not close in September of 2013.”

Government ceased all communication with IDEA Inc.

“When we did not close I agreed to help the government for 3 months to pull the documents together so that the government could pursue it on their own and that is when we entered into agreement.”

He said that it was at this point that it was agreed that his company would allow the government the use of the drawings under license.

He added that it was shortly after then it was agreed that the government would pay $25,000 per month for the use of the drawings which had already been approved by Town and Country Planning. “I have only received $100,000 of a two million dollar agreement.”

Darley realated that following his arrival in the VI on December 21, 2015, he invited officials of the National Democratic Party (NDP) government to sit with him and discuss the way forward but to no avail.

Damage to his reputation

Having worked in the cruise industry for years, Darley said the VI cruise pier project has damaged his reputation among the cruise industry players.

He said that in addition to not being paid, the project has turned out to be way over budget and way behind in terms of its completion date.

“I have been asked whether I think the project should be investigated. Absolutely it should be investigated. Everything should be laid out on the table, all the plans, all the drawings, all the estimates, should be laid out on the table and should be investigated,” he said. “I can tell you that’s not the value of the project that we paid for."

Darley said he has completed some 17 ports saying that it is “pretty easy” for him to walk around and tell what a window costs.

He spoke of the "hard time" he has gotten and continues to get from the Government.

“I would like to help but it seems as though for some reason there is a political barrier here that doesn’t want them to talk with me and I don’t know what that is,” he said. “I delivered 100% of what I said I would deliver. I brought two cruise lines with guaranteed berthing agreements. There were over 90 million dollars.”

He noted that the project that he was going to build would have cost $45 million dollars but is now approaching $70 million and it’s not finished. “And that is why I am here. I am here because my reputation has been harmed.”

Darley said too that he wants to sit with the government, not to banter about who is right and who is wrong, but to come to a solution. “Let’s put everything on the table. I have all the drawings. I have the original bid prices. The same company that I had a price from for 18.7 million invoiced over 30 million,” he said.

“They may have made changes but I want to know why because I had an approved design for under $20 million,” he said, referring to the cost of the dockside works.

Meanwhile, the planned "Grand Opening" of Tortola Pier Park on December 22, 2015 was postponed at the last minute due to many buildings being incomplete, a story first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online. It is not the first time Government has failed to reach deadlines on this project and it is unclear what this latest missed deadline could mean for the VI Government.

68 Responses to “‘Port completion impossible before June 2016’ – Hugh E. Darley ”

  • foxy (23/12/2015, 08:07) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
    Well sah more melee
  • Mick Mars (23/12/2015, 08:10) Like (30) Dislike (0) Reply
    Even June is a stretch and I been in there as well, too.
    LOADS of work need to be done with so many buildings given out to different contractors and alot of Material needs to be purchased and the funds being held up.

    All that impedes progress and they know it....but they had the HEART to tell the public we going to 'Grand open' in December? The place look JUST like it did the last time y'all had your fireworks show earlier this year, save for a few new buildings that ain't even 50 percent complete! The people are not stupid! I mean a large group of them vote ayo back in for selfish reasons but the general public is not as clueless as you'd hope!
    • Mick Mars(Liar) (23/12/2015, 08:44) Like (16) Dislike (29) Reply
      Your entire statement is a huge fat lie. That place looks nothing like when I was there for the fire works. All the buildings except for one foundation to the forefront seems to be 95% complete and only await tenant buildout. Stop spreading falsehoods just because you can! It's far better and easier to call a spade a spade!
      • SMH (23/12/2015, 13:00) Like (14) Dislike (3) Reply
        It takes a liar to know a liar
        • nonsense (23/12/2015, 18:30) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
          "It takes a liar to know a liar"...? Please explain this devastating piece of wisdom.
      • Mick Mars(Again) (24/12/2015, 08:38) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
        You were there for how long? A few hours? You were allowed to go where? Designated places? The buildings seem to be what? 95 percent complete? Did you step inside any building save for the one at the front of the dock? Alright, I get what you saying.

        Couple that with my year long (and still on going) experience of not only WORKING there but having to watch the building I'm currently working on experience financial setbacks that in turn impede the time we can complete certain phases along with the material we can't get 'cause the contractor ain't get paid...along with how much of us (My crew and other crews with different contractors, 'cause all Workman is friends at the end of the day) CAN'T get paid at times.

        And even if you were to sweep aside all of that...the place is STILL sand and gravel with bush tufts in some places. The buildings are painted, but inside they've TONS of work to be done. I wish I could take you on a tour of that place and have you realize how bad things in there is...It's scary...and it's sad...because it's such a waste and we as a people can do SO much better but we choose to put people in power who only benefiting themselves in the long run.
  • Ceasar (23/12/2015, 08:19) Like (14) Dislike (40) Reply
    He looking for money that's why he making a bunch noise he need to go back were he from
    • dog (23/12/2015, 11:43) Like (51) Dislike (0) Reply
      If one person tells you you have a tail, you can dismiss him. but if several people (and audit) tells you you have a tail you had better look around. He is not the only one that says there are problems with TTP. It is an indication of corruption and insider-trading.
    • duh! (23/12/2015, 21:59) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      Of course he is looking money, that's his profession and his business, you think he is going to work for free?
  • Minister (23/12/2015, 08:27) Like (12) Dislike (50) Reply
    Mark said February 16th, 2016 & that is that. Tell this man that Mark is a man to his word & hasn't missed any deadlines with this Port project. Mark can be trusted!
    • @ minister (23/12/2015, 08:55) Like (27) Dislike (10) Reply
      Yes we trust mark ok lol
      • Smile (23/12/2015, 14:54) Like (4) Dislike (26) Reply
        The Action Man gets involved too much and sometimes his dreams get ahead of him, but he is no thief.
        That dock we see there is the Action man's vision, not Hugh Darley, who sounds really bitter that he was kicked off of the project.
        That project has moved the VI to the next level.
        See even St Thomas now copying us with berthing agreements, which they could never get before.
        • Savage (23/12/2015, 15:40) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
          Hopefully you could copy some PRETTY and HANDSOME so the tourist don't think they at a wild safari.
  • Clearly (23/12/2015, 08:31) Like (39) Dislike (3) Reply
    If this project is not fully investigated by the Governor then it would be a clear message to the BVI people & the world that once you are a bonifided NDP supporter or Minister then you can be corrupt and it is normal. SMDH!
  • Move now (23/12/2015, 08:36) Like (28) Dislike (0) Reply
    An investigation is needed NOW! Even on rumours the drug people are investigated. On rumors other crimes are investigated. So how now does the police & governor justify their actions on not investigating this matter that has plenty rumors and evidence of wrong doings & blatant corruption & abuse of power?
    • dog (23/12/2015, 11:45) Like (14) Dislike (1) Reply
      who will oversee the process? the people at the top are part of the problem and have influence. We will need outside council.
  • Only Fair (23/12/2015, 08:38) Like (52) Dislike (0) Reply
    The right thing to do is to remove the Minister along with other officials and technical persons around this project until an investigation is completed. This should have already been in progress.
  • he again (23/12/2015, 08:50) Like (14) Dislike (46) Reply
    Was he invited? who was he coming to see?
    This guy sound like only he got ideas and no one else
    can do anything but he. He here calling down the place
    and finding faults of everything he sees. Parthner sound
    like he vex. He say he sueing Government, then sue and shut
    to hell up.

    It sound like Percy, Jamsie Dion and them boys surprise he
    now he here balling. Let he stay on Marias Balcony and look over.
    It aint got nothing in the Caribbean looking like it ok, So stop
    calling down we lil place. Bout it look like a Mall. what the hell he want
    it look like? Go back Florida and carry Fraiser with you.

    • Sem Say (23/12/2015, 15:03) Like (21) Dislike (1) Reply
      Keep your AS$ off Fraser. he had nothing to do with this. You all open your eyes becuase alot of people around here will be locked the hell up if the truth comes to light!
      • @ Sem Say (23/12/2015, 20:06) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        This is will be just part of another series of unpunished crime and in the end no one will be able to figure out the problem - and if they do, and it's from the top, it will be surely be dismissed. Welcome to the BVI.
  • nan (23/12/2015, 08:51) Like (35) Dislike (1) Reply
    Many years ago a certain old bald headed politician said it was ok to sometimes take from the cookie jar. Well it seems he opened up a big can of worms because now every one of them seem to be taking out of the cookie jar before the necessary projects can even get off the ground, costing us many many millions of dollars. This is pure greed and has to STOP or send those responsible for our downfall to JAIL!
    • @nan (23/12/2015, 11:46) Like (5) Dislike (5) Reply
      The same bald headed politician let all the down island people in the country and its the same people who children taking from the different cookie jars.
  • People (23/12/2015, 08:51) Like (18) Dislike (3) Reply
    If this man is lying then Mark & the NDP government SHOULD SUE HIM! But since these bully NDP is not doing so then one has to wonder if there is indeed more to this than just talk.
  • civil servant (23/12/2015, 09:01) Like (43) Dislike (4) Reply
    This governor duncan is a joke its time like deeds i miss savage
    • I agree. (23/12/2015, 11:05) Like (33) Dislike (1) Reply
      In non corrrupt countries the Minister, Board, Managing Directors,CEO of this facility and all associated with this project would have had to step down. We are the most corrupt country in the Caribbean.
    • @civil servant (23/12/2015, 11:49) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
      Was it not moo moo Edmund had say Duncan needs to go...
      • ta ta (23/12/2015, 20:10) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
        Another example of WHY the BVI is bruk... NOT ADEQUATE STANDARDS... so YOU pay MORE IN THE LONG RUN!
  • Chaey Rose (23/12/2015, 09:27) Like (15) Dislike (1) Reply
    Things to talk.
    It is a very serious issue. If what this gentleman is saying has any truth, then it is a very serious inditement on the government.
    First the minister and the head of the port authority should be brought bofore the Public Accounts comittee along with the project manager for questioning. The economy is bleeding and it is the premier spend his time to watch over the affairs of the country. We cannot listen to telephone calls. The gentleman looked through the project and found out the problem. That should have been done by the premier.
  • one eye (23/12/2015, 09:30) Like (0) Dislike (32) Reply
  • Ourpeople (23/12/2015, 09:37) Like (4) Dislike (44) Reply
    Our people still believing what these darn hunkies have to say. It is clear Mr. Darley doesn't want to see this project come to fruition because they didn't use his plans. Mr. Darley should be put on the next boat to St. Thomas and put a stamp in passport saying "call me if this one returns to the BVI." Who the hell he thinks he is coming here and giving advice. Dearley, we can read now you know. We are educated now, you know. Man, I aint wasting no time on this man. Anybody who stirring up trouble in our country, call him undesirable and put his Arse out of here. We are tired of these lizards coming here and trying to dictate for us. Somebody needs to throw some Jack-Spaniards in his face to shut his eyes so he can't talk piss to itching ears. Go, home, Bowi. Darley. Shoo!!
  • mixed feelings (23/12/2015, 09:57) Like (22) Dislike (0) Reply
    I am not sure what to believe these days but the best thing to do is for the Governor to investigate to see what’s up and what’s not!
  • Tenant (23/12/2015, 10:12) Like (26) Dislike (0) Reply
    I will not pass this story by Mr. Darley as lies. There is a lot more going on than what you guys commenting here know about. What is done in the dark comes to light. I will leave that there.
  • NDP Activist (23/12/2015, 10:25) Like (2) Dislike (36) Reply
    THIS man Hugh Darly said he brought Disney and Norwegian ,lie he ya tell..Did Norwegian had him on board when the new ship came in?Did Disney had him on board yesterday? Lie he ya tell.We will deal with him ,he came to the BVI and think we walking on our heads but he will learn about us in 1 minute.
    • NCL Ships (23/12/2015, 13:11) Like (0) Dislike (8) Reply
      May be he brought Disney, but surely not NCL. I do recall that the first NCL ship came in 1989, after Hurricane HUGO destroyed the dock in St Croix and they diverted to the BVI
  • ? (23/12/2015, 11:23) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
    'Everything laid out on the table and an investigation' HA HA HA HA HA. Good luck with that. Clearly you have no understanding of how the BVI operates.
  • De truth (23/12/2015, 12:40) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
    All the government need is to put their paper on the table for all to see. Darley is there already. THere will sit the truth. Why were elections done early this year - get back in before the house burns down! Next big project - new jail building.
  • Liat 521 (23/12/2015, 12:47) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    I saw him leaving the bvi look trouble
  • NPolitico (23/12/2015, 13:04) Like (24) Dislike (0) Reply
    As the Anguillians say "Ah you lard"! Look mele dis Xmas season. The pot is boiling and Mr. Darley of Idea inc is stirring it. Mr. Darley seems to want to negotiate with government through the media. Is he doing so because mano a mano negotiation broke down. If the Port used his design, it should pay him. On a $45M project, a $2M (4.4%) seems reasonable. Did government have some other agreement with Mr. Harley? Is arbitration or mediation needed to resolve the issue? This is a royal mess. A commission of inquiry is needed to get to the bottom of this project. The government should welcome a COI if there is nothing to be ashamed of.
  • De truth (23/12/2015, 13:29) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
    For those with short memories - read this... Soon to be coming to an island near you!

    (CNN) -- Britain says it has suspended the government of the Turks and Caicos Islands and imposed direct rule after allegations of systemic corruption and "serious dishonesty".

    British Foreign Office Minister Chris Bryant said he instructed the British governor of the island territory to suspend the ministerial government and the House of Assembly for as long as two years.

    Bryant said his order also suspends the constitutional right to trial by jury in the Turks and Caicos.

    "This is a serious constitutional step which the UK government has not taken lightly, but these measures are essential in order to restore good governance and sound financial management," Bryant said in a statement.

    "It remains our intentions that elections should be held by July 2011, if not sooner. It is also important that the people of Turks and Caicos Islands continue to have a voice in the interim and the order puts in place an advisory council and consultative forum to make sure this happens."

    The move follows allegations of corruption in the Turks and Caicos, a British Overseas Territory of eight major islands and numerous uninhabited keys, 800 kilometers (500 miles) southeast of Miami, Florida.

    The British government set up a commission of inquiry in July 2008 to look into possible corruption or other serious dishonesty in recent years of past and present elected members of the legislature.

    The commission's report, delivered May 31, found "information in abundance pointing to a high probability of systemic corruption and/or serious dishonesty" in the Turks and Caicos, the Foreign Office said.

    "This, together with clear signs of political amorality and immaturity and of general administrative incompetence, demonstrated a need for urgent suspension in whole or in part of the constitution and for other legislative and administrative reforms," the Foreign Office said.
    • @De Truth (23/12/2015, 15:18) Like (19) Dislike (1) Reply
      The difference here in BVI is that the arms to ensure accountability has identified the NDP's Corruption but the UK representative seems like he loves them so much that he is refusing to call an investigation. So the masses of the BVI want good governance. The question is: Does the Governor?
      • Yes (23/12/2015, 15:55) Like (3) Dislike (17) Reply
        You comparing BVI to Turks and Caicos? Give me a break! Give us the entire Turks story and you will see why that happened to them and why it won't happen to us. The man bought private jets using Government monies and other blatant foolishness. UK will suspend our Constitution because of a Cruise Pier which is there for all to see? LMAO!
        • Hugh Jampton (24/12/2015, 09:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          Hasn't a government minister recently purchased an expensive property in the Bahamas?
  • SB (23/12/2015, 14:47) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hmmmm interesting, this can happen here? Listen , I voted for this administration gladly because of the 2nd District representative. But being caught up with that I forgot about the inept moral fortitude of some of the party members. Honestly, this probably involves alot of kick backs and "pull in parking lot handing over white envelopes" but it is what it is. We have a choice we either vote or abstain from it.
  • dog (23/12/2015, 16:31) Like (9) Dislike (57) Reply
    I do not support Hugh Darley on his IDEA co. and development. Look what happened in Jamaica with their port in a historic area. The port was controlled by taxi and select businesses to where those just outside the area get passed by. The money didn't trickle down but went to the owners and companies supporting the port development. Look it up. It didn't contribute to the economy at large. That is what those who approved IDEA for Road Town was hoping for. Tortola wasn't going to get much of anything.
    BUT- the government's lack of financial understanding and ignoring contracts is a black eye on how the territory governs itself. That alone is third world. How do they expect to build "5-star" facilities when they are dishonourable at best. or just plain ignorant. I do not like Darley. Never Have - HOWEVER- there is truth to what he is saying and it needs to be investigated.
  • facts man (23/12/2015, 16:40) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    No one will go to jail
  • HAHA (23/12/2015, 16:58) Like (1) Dislike (13) Reply
    If the port was in so much trouble why are Disney, Norwegian and others coming as planned? Surely the Government/Port must be in constant contact with these officials keeping them abreast of what's happening. If the ships weren't coming then Darley would be a more credible being but looking at what's happening, he's talking crap. The pier park looks good and will be a hell of a place once done. Ships are coming as promised, the buildings are up and it's just to put on final touches. What is this guy on?
    • Music (23/12/2015, 18:32) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
      Ships have a long lead time on itineraries, except in emergencies, so they have to come, and it would cost them a lot more to anchor out in the channel. They still might pull back in the future.
    • blah (23/12/2015, 19:07) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
      The cruiseships will continue to come as long as they are paying the reduced cost due to the delays. The BVI is still a premier destination so its a win/win for them but huge losses for the territory. By the time the pier is complete we maybe operating at a loss for many years to come before seeing a profit just like the hospital.
      • Hmm (23/12/2015, 20:23) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
        On point those ndp fools bunch a lies smh sorry for my kids and their kids in the future
  • ban him (23/12/2015, 19:15) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    Why is he still singing like a bird?
  • detroit (23/12/2015, 19:41) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
    ..."it was agreed that the government would pay $25,000 per month for the use of the drawings which had already been approved by Town and Country Planning. “I have only received $100,000 of a two million dollar agreement.”

    So in other words, if it is just a matter of the drawings, then he expected the drawings would be used for 6 years, 8 months. Did Cl**de recommend Mark sign a crazy agreement like that? True or not, I think this Cl**de guy needs investigating anyway.
  • dog (23/12/2015, 19:58) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    And no small bwoy can do demdeh type of operation..
  • Get Focus Marky. (23/12/2015, 20:19) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    Mark can't run nothing good. Check One Mart it seems like it sinking slowly. Try to buy two bottles of ginger wines two women got the isle block with trallies of stuff couldn't pass with my cart ..Guess I will go by Elton next time.. He store looking good.. Like he is back.
  • Documents man. (23/12/2015, 20:21) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    He is talking because he is hurting but I don't think he is lying. He has all the documents..
    • Wendy (25/12/2015, 00:35) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      You did not see the documents. He has produced zero documents or witness to collaborate his allegations. Your elected officials have not seen fit to address his assertions.Two Governors have ignored him.
      know, I know. He is right because he is white.
      Who has taught you such self hatred?
  • My boy (23/12/2015, 20:41) Like (1) Dislike (10) Reply
    Them big ship paying average $50 thousand per trip, it will be paid for in a rush should the schedule
    continue. It is one project than can pay dividents very quickly. Do the maths.

    This Darley dude is embarrass when big ship dock up. He needs to leave the island from calling down
    we lil place.
  • wize up (23/12/2015, 21:34) Like (1) Dislike (9) Reply
    it is amazing how this white boy can role up in here: he sounds disgruntled... he was probably look for a deal similar to biwater
    • And why (24/12/2015, 02:49) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      Why does every project have to go over the contract price, with no consequences to the contractor. I don't get it, these people need to have performance bonds or something in place to protect the taxpayers.
    • Silly (24/12/2015, 06:21) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Biwater just gave you a treatment plant that you can boost on for years.
  • round rock (23/12/2015, 22:40) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    Dr.$mith is a real sleeper and has NO ball$!!!!

    Say what you want bout Uncle Ralphie but he woulda done fire the Action Man even though he's the brother in law. Let history reflect that Uncle Ralphie did it before and fired Alvin and the Chipmunks. The NDP machine will want all of us to believe Mr. Idea is not telling the truth, and if he wasn't why when you were asked for the COI you refuse to do one and you refuse to answer the questions in the HOA? If your memory is not short people of the BVI, lots of persons have been crying out and asking for an investigation:

    1) Frazer
    2) Andrew
    3) Ralph
    4) Alvin
    5) Royal Caribbean
    6) Auditor General - Ms. Webster
    7) Edmund Maduro
    8) The public of the BVI
    9) Mr. Idea

    THe NDP machine just upset cause Mr. Idea put a spoke in the wheel and what he is saying just makes $ense. 2016 is going to be a very interesting year.
  • GIS (24/12/2015, 07:16) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Mark we need to hear from you
  • myrun (24/12/2015, 07:22) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    I just heard mr dearly on zbvi well sah zan going get someone mad
  • WHY? (25/12/2015, 09:26) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Because the white man says?
    You need to respect yourself!
  • A DTR of Aunt Jemima (25/12/2015, 12:00) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    He claims that the contract stipulated that he was to be paid for his designs if they were used. He is also saying that the project looks nothing like his design. So,seems like he agrees that he and his design were thrown out. Seems to me like he was paid moneys to whichhe was not entitled. Perhaps this is why he has not sued and why he is being ignored by London,Governors and NDP and why he has found a friend in VINO
    Only the natives who are suffering from PTSD are enamored and outraged. As been said previously,hell hath no fury like a massa from the Southern parts of the USA ,when scorned by his " boys".

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