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August 22nd, 2016
Natalio D. Wheatley responds to controversial BVI News article

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.

July 4th, 2016
Should ‘God’ be in a national pledge?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With few residents paying attention to proceedings in the House of Assembly (HoA) because of how low rated the body is following the 2011 elections, many important decisions are made there that can affect generations to come.

June 16th, 2016
Hon Walwyn out of touch with education sector- Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru last evening June 15, 2016 slammed Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn for his insistence on the extra year policy for high school students.

June 8th, 2016
NDP Govt gets failing grade one year into 2nd term- Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Exactly one year ago today, on June 8, 2015, the Virgin Islands went to the polls in what was called a snap elections and the electorate spoke with a loud and resounding voice, giving the National Democratic Party (NDP) a clear mandate in taking the territory forward.

February 10th, 2016
Like this NDP Gov’t gone mad!- Radio caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “When you guys ready to march you guys let me know. This is madness,” said an obviously frustrated radio caller who admitted he voted for the National Democratic Party (NDP) at the June 8, 2015 elections but is since regretting his decision.

December 14th, 2015
NHI protest group @ odds over petition to Queen

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that there seems to be a serious disagreement among members of the NHI Concerned Citizens and Residents Group regarding a petition that the group intends to send to Buckingham Palace.

November 4th, 2015
People willing to have NHI that is not compulsory - Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The main actor behind the National Health Insurance (NHI) petition, Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru, again made a plug for the insurance scheme to be non-compulsory.

September 3rd, 2015
Petition being prepared to challenge NHI in current form

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the many concerns and unanswered questions of the public regarding the controversial National Health Insurance (NHI), it is not surprising that a petition is being prepared as one of the steps to challenge the recently launched health scheme.

June 6th, 2015
Candidates want investigation into allegations of misconduct @ polls

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Several candidates contesting the 2015 General Elections of the Virgin Islands on June 8, 2015 have expressed their disappointment on hearing of allegations of improper sealing of envelopes containing ballots, handling of ballots, and the improper conduct of certain candidates during Advance Polling yesterday, June 5, 2015 and have since called for an immediate investigation.

June 1st, 2015
‘Sowande’ accuses Gov Duncan of protecting the NDP

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI – Territorial At Large candidate on the People’s Empowerment Party’s (PEP) ticket Mr Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru has accused Governor John S. Duncan of making a decision in favour of Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn simply not to hurt the National Democratic Party (NDP) during this elections period.



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