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‘Please stop the fear mongering’ – Julio S. Henry to Premier Fahie

- says administration keeping information & secrets from the people
Hard Talk’ radio host and Social Commentator Julio S. Henry is accusing Premier and Minister of Finance of Fear mongering. Photo: VINO/File
Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has consistently declared that one of the main objectives of the regularisation initiative was to unite the Virgin Islands to face the 'challenges' that may lie ahead, however, the Premier is yet to say exactly what those challenges are. Photo: Facebook/File
Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has consistently declared that one of the main objectives of the regularisation initiative was to unite the Virgin Islands to face the 'challenges' that may lie ahead, however, the Premier is yet to say exactly what those challenges are. Photo: Facebook/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ‘Hard Talk’ radio host and Social Commentator Julio S. Henry aka "Sam" is lashing out at Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), accusing him of "fear mongering" as part of the roll out of his ‘Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme’.

Premier Fahie has consistently indicated that one of the main objectives of the regularisation initiative is to unite the Virgin Islands to face the 'challenges' that may lie ahead, however, the Premier is yet to say exactly what those challenges are.

“Some people always asking me, you keep saying that, what they are [threats?]. I just can’t tell you yet, but if you put me there to lead, trust me enough to know that I know what I’m telling you,” Hon Fahie said at a Thursday, May 23, 2019, meeting in Virgin Gorda. 

Fearmongering

“Please stop the fearmongering, stop the conversation about what’s coming, and if we don’t correct ourselves or fix ourselves… I hear that talk before, you were right when it related to the NDP we have the RDA [Recovery and Development Agency]… but the problem with the NDP is that they failed to communicate with the people, they failed to bring the people along with them,” Henry opined on his show aired on ZBVI 780AM on May 28, 2019.

Henry continued, “Whatever fight is coming from outside forces, external forces, you need your people inside to be aware of what these challenges are so we can prepare ourselves together as a team. You can’t fight the war by yourself, so trying to hold on to information and secret makes it sound like only you can stop it,” he said.

The 'Hard Talk' host further implored that the premier is giving the wrong perception regarding what is happening and what exactly these threats are and that he needs to inform the people.

‘It’s going to affect all of us’ – Mr Henry

“People need to know!”, Mr Henry lashed out, “Whatever is happening in our world to anybody, if the people are not prepared to deal with it, they will fall anyhow. So if you want people to join you [and] join the fight... it's going to affect all of us, not you by yourself.”

With his co-host Kaream K. Pickering aka 'Picko Moff', accusing the VIP administration of having a ‘hidden agenda’ regarding immigration reform, Mr Henry has added to the list of conspiracies surrounding the government’s controversial ‘Fast Track’ initiative.

14 Responses to “‘Please stop the fear mongering’ – Julio S. Henry to Premier Fahie”

  • Hmmmm (29/05/2019, 12:16) Like (23) Dislike (14) Reply
    I have to agree!
  • Taxi Man (29/05/2019, 12:48) Like (21) Dislike (8) Reply
    cry baby sam
  • ABC (29/05/2019, 13:24) Like (26) Dislike (5) Reply
    Sam just need his piece of the pie to keep him quiet
    • wize up (29/05/2019, 14:21) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ ABC: are you suggesting director of taxi services or chairman of tourist board: a government job(that kind of pie)..
  • But wait (29/05/2019, 14:10) Like (28) Dislike (4) Reply

    $@₩€ isn’t your wife a Jamaican and also the Spanish woman that you have on the side two faced man

  • Concern Resident (29/05/2019, 15:27) Like (15) Dislike (12) Reply
    Be patient Sam everything takes time. The Immigration amendment law/policy should be
    Applicant 25 years plus contributed social and taxes, with no crime rate can apply for residency and belonger - First
    Then Applicant 15 years who reside and started to work before 2004 contributed social and taxes, with no crime rate can apply for residency, then 10 years after can apply for belonger status.
    Finally resident residing after 2005 on work permit cannot file for residency nor belonger status they will allow to work for 7 years and would have to leave the country and can return after 4 years once contributed to social and taxes during the 7 years.
    The UK resident should be giving automatic residency status.
    Anyone applying for work permit should be properly screen especially for crime as it relates to police record coming directly from where they from in direct communication with enforcement sectors.
    • Full of It (29/05/2019, 17:37) Like (0) Dislike (5) Reply
      Full of it.
    • True (30/05/2019, 11:17) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      the problem with amending the act and as so many people ask for that children born here from parents not from here to be given citizenship opens the floodgate. For this act to be passed all British Citizens would have to be given the same rights, i.e anyone with a British passport could reside in the BVI legally and gain employment without need of work permit, this is what this act would mean for the BVI, read the Immigration act of the UK.
  • Zed bee (29/05/2019, 16:43) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    Who sponsor these guys airtime ? Asking for a friend
  • Yeah Right (29/05/2019, 19:35) Like (9) Dislike (3) Reply
    @ concern resident...what you are suggesting is a recipe for a UK take over of BVI. We do not wish to go the
    route of South Africa. Andrew Fahie realizes the danger in our present situation and is trying to mitigate against it. Sam and others need to wake up and smell the coffee....fire deh ah moose moose tail, him think ah cool breeze. Andrew knows that the only way we can fight against this conspiracy which has been long in the making (from the days of Noel Lloyd) is for us to unite as one Caribbean people. Let's face it, the BVI as we know it is history, sad but true....we slept for too long and even now we have the dead weight of those who won't or can't wake up. The Opposition needs to stop with the political games...what do you care about... the country or yourself??? Now say say one say two we need to vet carefully who we give status to. Some of our Caribbean people are Uncle Toms just like some locals be careful they will sink the ship, remember they have their country to run back to if push comes to shove. We are indeed in a very peculiar situation where strong and determined leadership is required.
  • True (30/05/2019, 07:30) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    All these ppl do is hold down the youth they can't give the youth who born here their rights but you can give the rich our birth right this is a shame on you as a country the kids and young adults you neglect is the future after my experiences I will never apply again for nothing these ppl are so unjust when you give the white man our citizenship y'all so foolish you don't even care if he born here that's why when these fools ask me where I born I jus laugh because that don't mean nothing you gone watch a 40yr man and ask where he born
  • @yeah right (30/05/2019, 09:08) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    I understand that he is trying to unit us as a Caribbean people but giving the status is not the way. They can get all the status and at the end of the day their country is still paramount to them. They can turn their backs on us and return or support their country. Why not try to build and elevate the locals so they can be one at the end of the day they have no where else but here. Giving us status is no guarantee that we will unit. There must be another way to unit us as a Caribbean Nation. Secondly we all understand that there is damage lurking all Sam is saying is that the Premier needs to let the people know what the issues are that we might be facing. Just getting up and doing stuff and then saying oh because of danager and not saying what the danager is is not the way to go about it.
  • Cotton fields (30/05/2019, 11:46) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
    history will recall the slave master only loved the negro people because they picked the cotton and cut the sugarcane/in bvi natives from other islands are only good enough to clean vomit/mop floors/work of pocket change/baby sit children but not good enough for anything else//look at the big outcry in BVI because a handful of negroes from the islands applying
  • Hmmmm (30/05/2019, 20:05) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Sam of all people should not even open up his mouth, it have an lot of them who have all kind of things hide in there closet and talking. Sam why u not living the USA any more same question goes for Cline. They always talking a bunch of crap.


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