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July 16th, 2012
Cruise ship pier project is not a loan – Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Since the public announcement on June 27, 2012 of the $75 million project to develop the Road Town cruise ship pier and its surroundings, there have been numerous concerns raised by residents regarding the foreign investment in the project and the likelihood of it being a burden on the Virgin Islands.

February 11th, 2012
NDP Cabinet upset over leaks!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Dr. Orlando Smith Cabinet has been reportedly upset over recent leaks to media houses since it took office. Sources close to the situation told this news site that Cabinet members are surprised and angry about leaks within the administration and are allegedly pointing fingers at civil servants, among others.

November 24th, 2011
Lorie Rymer concerned over 7.5% “gratuity cut”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Lorie Rymer said he is concerned that employees in the hotel industry, especially in the 9th district, are being short-changed on their gratuity and wants something be done to change it.

November 21st, 2011
Rymer vows to continue fighting for the 9th district

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ensuring residents have access to all beaches in Virgin Gorda is one of many concerns Lorie Rymer, a 9th district candidate in the 2011 election, pledges to continue to fight for and will raise with the newly elected Government – the National Democratic Party (NDP).

November 17th, 2011
Land titles given to some Anegadians are “bogus” – Lorie Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Lorie Rymer is claiming that land titles that were issued to Anegadians by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government on September 16, 2011 was a “bogus act” since in some cases, the areas allocated are not conducive for building.

November 15th, 2011
Lorie Rymer: Major parties stole my ideas!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Though he’s back to ensuring his catering business is running smoothly, Lorie Rymer, an independent candidate who contested the 9th district at the November 7 General Elections, is surprised that the two main political parties stole some of his ideas during the campaign and presented them as their own.

October 27th, 2011
If politicians are corrupt, the UK can set up Inquiry – Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “If she [Britain] finds our leaders are corrupt in anyway, then dissolve the Council and call a general elections...and set up an Inquiry,” At Large candidate Edmund Maduro stated, in reference to the United Kingdom wanting to review the Territory’s budget two months before it is passed in the House of Assembly.

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