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February 18th, 2016
Governor, FCO misrepresenting Queen's authority – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former member of the NHI Concerned Citizens and Residents Group Edmund G. Maduro has accused Governor John S. Duncan OBE of corrupting the process of getting a petition on behalf of the people to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and accused the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office of abusing and disgracing the authority of Her Majesty.

December 17th, 2015
Sowande blasts source that leaked NHI activist group info to VINO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Lead actor behind the NHI Concerned Citizens and Residents Group Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru has blasted a source within his action group following the publication of an article which exposed an apparent rift within the group with regards to sending a letter of complaint to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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.

December 2nd, 2015
‘Still no updates on NHI Petition’ – Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The main person behind the NHI Concerned Citizens and Residents Group Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru is hopeful that the National Democratic Party (NDP) government takes the group's recommendations for the National Health Insurance (NHI) seriously and makes the changes as necessary, even as a committee currently examines the proposals.

November 23rd, 2015
‘Hon Skelton-led committee still examining NHI petition’ – Dr Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has broken weeks of silence on the National Health Insurance (NHI) petition, currently being considered by the Government to say the proposals are still being examined.

November 11th, 2015
‘It’s been a month & nothing from Premier’ – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host Doug Wheatley expressed concern during his Speak Out BVI show last night November 10, 2015 as it is two days shy of one month that the NHI Concerned Citizens and Residents Group submitted its petition to Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith with no response as yet.

October 30th, 2015
‘No one can penalise us for speaking out on NHI’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Talk show host Edmund G. Maduro has declared that no one can penalise him or the other persons on the NHI Concerned Citizens and Residents Group as their rights are protected not only by the Constitution of the Virgin Islands but also the International Declaration of Human Rights.

October 29th, 2015
‘Govt creating atmosphere of slavery with NHI’ – Winston E. Nibbs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show regular and social commentator Winston E. Nibbs aka La Fontey declared that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government is creating an atmosphere of slavery by compelling employers to sign up their employees to the controversial National Health Insurance (NHI).

October 26th, 2015
‘Premier’s response will determine our further action’ – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host Doug Wheatley said that despite the negative vibes being received from many naysayers, the NHI Concerned Citizens and Residents Group will not pre-empt Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith as to his response to their petition asking for the National Health Insurance to be returned to the drawing board.

October 9th, 2015
UPDATE: 'Scheduling conflicts' blamed for snubbing of NHI petitioners

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has denied snubbing the group of concerned citizens and residents with whom he was to have met today Friday October 9, 2015 to receive a petition with hundreds of signatures seeking to send the National Health Insurance (NHI) back to the drawing board.

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