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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.

August 18th, 2016
BMSA thrilled with success of Festival Car Show

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Motivated by the success of its Festival Car Exhibition held at the Althea Scatliffe Primary School grounds on July 30, 2016, the BVI Motor Sports Association (BMSA) is sparing no time in planning ahead for 2017.

August 18th, 2016
Sugar Works Museum highlights VI’s horse racing stalwarts

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.

August 18th, 2016
Festival becoming less Emancipation & VI Culture- Natalio D. Wheatley

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.

August 13th, 2016
Are we there yet?

By Thomas C. Famous

Are we there yet? This is a question frequently asked by persons on a journey to a place not yet known to them.

August 12th, 2016
Cromwell Smith mulls lacklustre support of VI Festival

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.

August 11th, 2016
‘Let’s take back our Jouvert’- Antonio Tuckett aka Daddy Pitt

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.

August 11th, 2016
Baronville dodges media on Road March controversy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As controversy reigns over the decision to crown VIBE as Road March Champions for the 3rd consecutive year, Chairperson of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC), Kishma A. Baronville, has dodged this news site as it attempts to bring some clarity on the issue.

August 9th, 2016
Hon Fahie wants additional day for Carrot Bay festivities

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- While there have reportedly been talks about eliminating festival activities in East End and even Carrot Bay so as to focus on one big celebration in Road Town and which would be cost effective, First District Representative Hon Andrew A. Fahie wants another day for the Carrot Bay Cultural Fiesta.

August 7th, 2016
Fay-Ann Lyons & Bunji Garlin excite the crowd

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- All is well that ends well is a popular saying that could be applied to the closing performances of the Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival 2016.

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