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March 12th, 2023
‘It pains my heart to see the state of our roads’- Chad C. George

CAPPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- Independent candidate in the First District Chad C. George has lamented the state of the roads in the district as well as territory-wide and the constant water shortage, which he says will be among the issues he will be championing if elected.

January 18th, 2023
No finger pointing over bad roads!- ‘Gov’ts are continuum’- Hon Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Following statements by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is not to be blamed for the state of the territory’s deplorable roads, National Democratic Party (NDP) Chairman and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R7) has indicated that no single person can be blamed.

October 17th, 2022
Sr Magistrate blasts Gov’t for poor roads & alleged reckless spending

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Senior Magistrate Ms Tamia N. Richards has blasted the Government of the Virgin Islands for deplorable road conditions, reckless spending, and the non-working asphalt plant to repair said roads.

October 4th, 2022
Long Look/East End road has to be worst piece of road on the planet- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- “The roads in the Long Look/East End area, brothers and sisters, that has to be the worst piece of road, without exaggeration, on the planet, but certainly, it is the worst piece of road on Tortola.”

October 28th, 2021
Gov’t completes road repair & resurfacing works in several areas

GREAT MOUNTAIN, Tortola, VI – Road works have been completed in several areas across the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) as part of the Andrew A. Fahie Government's commitment to improving the territory’s roads.

January 28th, 2016
Jr Minister portfolio will not affect focus on 'fixing' 8th District- Hon Marlon A. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Junior Minister for Trade and Investment and Representative for the Eighth District Honourable Marlon A. Penn is confident that his constituents have nothing to be afraid of in terms of his being able to fully represent the district now that he has ministerial responsibilities.

November 2nd, 2011
NDP plans to improve eight miles of roads per year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A National Democratic Party (NDP) government will seek to build or improve eight miles of major roads per year, build or improve 12 miles of secondary road per year and build or improve 20 miles of access road per year.

October 29th, 2011
Hon. Penn: Cabinet agreed to set up a Public Defender’s Office

THE HOPE, EAST END, VI - Cabinet has agreed to set up a Public Defender’s Office, which will help to provide legal services to people who need and qualify for such services, announced 8th district representative Dancia Penn QC at a meeting last evening Friday, October 28, 2011 at The Hope.

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