ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Patrons wishing to attend the official launching of the 3rd Annual BVI Food Fete in Cane Garden Bay on the main island of Tortola next week have been given the assurance they do not have to be worried about contracting the mosquito-borne viruses, Zika and Dengue, now affecting the territory.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Junior Minister for Trade and Investment Promotion Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says Virgin Islanders need to get their cultural identity reflected in the annual festivities to observe emancipation.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Referring to it as an elephant in the room that needs to be dealt with, host of “Speak out BVI” on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley, on Tuesday August 30, 2016 posed a number of questions as to whether or not multiculturalism and assimilation are working in the territory.
By Natalio D. Wheatley
On Wednesday August 17, 2016, on my radio show, “Things to Talk,” I made comments which were reported on by various news outlets. These news reports on my comments were not received well by a sizable number of people. Some will see my response to these news reports and their comments as damage control, but those who know me understand that I am not afraid of criticism.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Those who have over the many years contributed towards the development of horse racing in the Virgin Islands were highlighted by the Sugar Estate Museum in Lower Estate on Wednesday August 17, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Expatriates who show up with their flags in support of artists from their native land, international artists performing every night, the celebrations taking on more of a music festival and carnival nature than that of a cultural emancipation celebrations, are some of the thorns in radio talk show host Natalio D. Wheatley’s side.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A local talk show host is trying to get to the bottom of the problem of poor participation by many sections of the territory towards the just concluded Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the IPM band Mr Antonio Tuckett aka Daddy Pitt has gone public calling for the return of Rise and Shine (Jouvert) to its former glory as he claims the sugar has lost its sweet in this regard.