VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – “It’s only when they want something from us we see them. When they want us to vote they come until we fed up of them. We want you all not to come tell us about this white elephant you all call a facility,” said Virgin Gordian M. S. Creque.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Host of the 3- D show on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley has singled out large mortgages as the culprit preventing VIslanders from being vocal and taking action like they did in times past on matters of great importance affecting the territory.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The focus and controversy over the “done deal” Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport Runway Expansion Project at Beef Island have been about who gets the contract.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Respected talk show host Doug Wheatley has accused the United Kingdom government of standing aloof and not wanting to intervene on various undemocratic practices that plague the territory from time to time, despite them being brought to their attention.
By Alred C. Frett
Using ‘I told you so’ prevents re-invention of the Wheel:
It is no secret that we were born intellectually naked but in a misguided World no one likes hearing ‘I told you so’… Nonetheless, in the real World the greatest level of Intelligence is the ability to learn from others and our present Cloak of Knowledge is woven from many fabrics of “I told you so’s” – It is unwise to reinvent the wheel by being too proud or ashamed to learn from anyone.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro is the latest person to publically condemn the way in which Culture Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn treated Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) on the opening night of Virgin Islands Festival 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Communications and Works and Fourth District Representative, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool, who used the platform at the opening of Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival on July 25, 2016 to tell the people that the British Government is coming to impose direct rule, has been accused of scaremongering by radio talk show host Mr Doug Wheatley.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Letting his disappointment known following the decision by Culture Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn to deny Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) to speak at the opening of Virgin Islands (VI) Festival 2016 even though Hon Fraser was slated to speak, Opposition Member Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said Government missed a golden opportunity to show how much the VI had matured as a people and as a territory in a manner that respects the freedom their ancestors fought for them to enjoy.