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November 16th, 2016
Give Trump a chance; Will do a good job- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the world is still trying to come to terms with the results of the November 8, 2016 US Presidential Election that saw Billionaire Donald J. Trump emerging as President-elect, a local talk show host is advocating for him to be given a chance, adding that he believes that he will do a good job.

October 12th, 2016
Cut out perks for foreign investors- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Using the developmental phase of the Silicon Valley in the United States of America as an example, the host of the Speak out BVI radio programme on Tuesday October 11, 2016 on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley, said the Virgin Islands should no longer be offering incentives to entrepreneurs and the working class to come to the territory.

October 5th, 2016
Doug Wheatley laments hike in prices after minimum wage increase

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Days after the implementation of the increase of $2 on the minimum wage in the Virgin Islands (UK) came into effect, the host of Speak Out BVI on 780 AM, Doug Wheatley, is lamenting that reports circulating indicate that already there has been a hike in prices in many areas.

September 21st, 2016
Cost of living in VI too high- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- The high cost of living in the Virgin Islands has been singled out as one of the main contributing factors to the television raised quality of youth that is seen today.

September 7th, 2016
‘Are VIslanders only good to cast votes?’- Radio caller asks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Several callers to the Speak Out BVI Talk Show with Doug Wheatley on Tuesday September 6, 2016 were not happy with the latest announcement that a Trinidadian was chosen over a Virgin Islander to be the new boss of the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) because she was the most qualified.

August 31st, 2016
Are multiculturalism & assimilation working in VI? Doug Wheatley asks

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.

June 17th, 2016
Criminals taking advantage of lack of Police presence - talk show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Where are the Police foot patrols in the city?” This is the question that a caller to the Speak Out BVI radio talk show asked on Tuesday June 14, 2016 when he called into the live programme.

May 25th, 2016
Doug Wheatley slams NDP Gov't for lack of transparency

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show host and social and political commentator Douglas Wheatley expressed a strong concern for what he called the lack of consultation with the people by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government in major decisions of the country likely to leave a burden of debt on future generations.

April 27th, 2016
VI financial services sector vital to world economy – Philip Graham

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In the wake of the Panama Papers leak and the negative press the territory received from some sections of the international media, Partner at Harneys and Member of Team BVI, Philip Graham said the Virgin Islands has stayed at the forefront in the face of challenges to its regulatory regime.

March 9th, 2016
Caller tells Complaints Commissioner of land runaround 

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the Speak Out BVI radio talk show last night March 8, 2016 complained about the alleged runaround his mother was getting to deal with her land and he sought action from the Complaints Commission whose Commissioner and former Commissioner were guests of the show. 

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