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.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a shocking announcement, Leader of the Opposition and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA has claimed on his Facebook wall that he was "kicked off" the programme for the Opening of Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival this evening, July 25, 2016 by controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Permanent Secretary and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Advance Marketing and Professional Services, Julian Willock, has called on the “political class” to end the divisive politics and stop the rhetoric that is causing the country to be divided.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has accused Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith of misleading the public on the controversial BVI Airways agreement.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that the time has passed when he is prepared to accept the status quo as being ‘ok’, Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has stated that the Virgin Islands must state clearly to their leaders what is it they should demand of the United Kingdom at the next round of ‘Constitution negotiations’.