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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.

April 3rd, 2015
PEP remains tightlipped on candidates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) remains tightlipped regarding its candidates for the upcoming national elections in the territory and maintains that “at the right time” those candidates will be made known.

March 27th, 2015
‘We don’t have to produce everything’ – Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) continues to make agriculture one of its biggest campaign issues and its President Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru said people must move away from thinking that if they cannot produce all their food then it does not make sense producing any of it.

February 4th, 2015
'Social Development Dept under-resourced' – Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru believes that the Social Development Department must take the lead in helping the troubled youths of today but noted that the department cannot do so, since it is under-resourced.

January 19th, 2015
“I will not be running with the NDP” - Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Clearing the air on reports that the newly formed People’s Patriotic Alliance (PPA) had been defunct and may not contest the next general elections and that its head Shaina M. Smith had gone with the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), the information reaching our news room speaks to the contrary.

November 25th, 2014
‘VI Govts not thinking of the future!’ – Caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller into the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) lambasted both the incumbent National Democratic Party (NDP) and the previous government led by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) for not doing enough to bring into reality an upgraded airport capable of handling long haul flights given the importance of tourism to the Territory.

November 20th, 2014
‘NDP Govt. must better control expenditure!’ - Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show co-host and political activist Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru said that the Territory has not done a very good job in controlling expenditure and this he feels is a better strategy than trying to raise revenue on the backs of people already suffering.


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