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Walwyn strikes back with “tape” of Premier’s endorsement!

- Continues to defend his tenure as BVITB Chairman
NDP's At Large candidate and former BVI TB Chairman Myron Walwyn (right), played a recording of the Premier endorsing him as BVITB Chairman.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former BVI Tourist Board Chairman, now At Large Candidate with the National Democratic Party (NDP), Myron Walwyn retaliated to statements made by the Premier on October 21, 2011 claiming that he did “absolutely nothing” at the BVI Tourist Board.

Last evening October 22, 2011, at the NDP’s grand rally in Cane Garden Bay, Walwyn too sounded a strong warning to Premier Ralph T. O’Neal stating: “I hope that when those sleeping dogs rise, that they have enough energy to run before they get bite … the harder they come the harder they will fall”.

Walwyn, who had previously warned that he will be "forced to speak out” if the Premier continued to try to rewrite his tenure as Chairman of the BVI Tourist Board, played the recording of an interview on ZBVI radio done by Zan Lewis. The interview was reportedly done about a week after Walwyn’s resignation from the BVI Tourist Board. In response to a question posed by Lewis about Walwyn’s tenure and whether there was any problem why he resigned the Premier said, he did not know if anything could have gone wrong and he believes Walwyn was doing a good job. He also said on the recording, that he appreciated Walwyn for taking on the job and that he was doing a good job.

“Now ladies and gentlemen if I didn’t know any better that would have sounded like a full endorsement by the Premier and the Minister for Tourism of the good work that I have done as the Chairman of the BVI Tourist Board,” Walwyn told supporters at the rally last evening, stating that the interview was done after he resigned from the BVITB but before he decided to seek office with the National Democratic Party.

The young politician said it is unfortunate that for political reasons the leader of the country will seek yet again “to tarnish the reputation and record of another virgin islander, as he has become known to do time and time again. Is this all that he has to offer after 36 years in political office, I will tell you, that the harder they come the harder they will fall”.

Left BVTB with hands “clean as a whistle”

The former BVI TB Chairman also refuted the Premier’s statements regarding his resignation and his offer to stay on for two months.

At the October 21, 2011 Virgin Islands Party (VIP) rally on Fahie Hill, the Premier had said among other things that “… So when he did me the favour of submitting his resignation and then said he would like to stay on for two months, I said no sir, you resigned, it was accepted, go”.

To that statement, Walwyn said, “… I served the BVI Tourist Board and this country extremely well. He spoke about some two months he asked me to leave, I come from good stock, and its proper when you are leaving a job that you give the employer chance to find a suitable replacement and that is what I did, it’s the matter for the employer to say stay or to go but the courtesy was extended. It is the fit and proper thing to do. I have always acted in the best interest of the Board and this country and I left with my hands as clean as a whistle”.

He said it did not surprise him that based on the Premier’s comments, he and his “surrogates manufacture lies to tarnish my image as they have done to so many persons in the British Virgin Islands”.

Walwyn also responded to another part of the Premier’s statement of October 21 where the Premier said “I heard Walwyn said let sleeping dogs lie, but he knows why he said that because the sleeping dog will reveal what he was doing. He better be careful because I will come armed between now and voting day and let out the whole thing out of the bag!”

To that, Walwyn responded, “But I Myron B. Walwyn not afraid and if someone insist on waking up sleeping dogs, I hope that when those sleeping dogs rise, that they have enough energy to run before they get bite. Even seasoned Police can be caught by the teeth of the truth.”

Weeks leading up to the upcoming general elections, the campaign trail has seemed to take on a new turn, with “war of words” from both major parties, the Virgin Islands Party and the National Democratic Party.

As the November 7, 2011 General Elections gets closer it would seem the war of words would further escalate.

47 Responses to “Walwyn strikes back with “tape” of Premier’s endorsement!”

  • Huh (23/10/2011, 10:18) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Uncle Ralph has this thing about not trying to spoil anyone's reputation and we understand that. But, sometimes you have to stop. He shoulda merely thanked him to taking on the job, cause we the staff at the BVITB know he wasn't doing such a fine job, he was bull headed and treated some staff members like rag.
    • True (23/10/2011, 13:40) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      When you all doing SH%# on the job you have to get treated like rag YES!
    • sad (23/10/2011, 17:59) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Myron treated the staff well. What you are saying is simply untrue. professionalism was a must with myron. Stop the hating. He caught the premier with his pants down once again
    • billyb (24/10/2011, 10:11) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      your uncle ralph only prove he have a lot au things hiding and only trying to intimidate people with his nonsense.
  • Jack (23/10/2011, 11:13) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Myron bouy Uncle coming back just wait
  • timeandplaceforeverything (23/10/2011, 11:30) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    WAR OF WORDS?!!!!!!!!!! hmmmmmmm MAY GOD HELP US ALL
  • each one (23/10/2011, 12:36) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    oh no funny man you score one!
  • vip (23/10/2011, 12:40) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    the vip have tapes of u talking good about the vip and bashing the ndp u is a crook myron u fire a worker for water u is a island man u can take the man out of the country but u can't take the country out of the man u have antigua blood in your body fire a worker moorings for a bottle of water the boy was thirsty> the phony family u wish u was in the premier shoes not one of us voting for u
    • Crank Shaft (23/10/2011, 15:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Welfare girl go sit down and do some knitting!! When you find a job and stop depending on the Ministers to pay your bills and feed your kids then we can respect you!! Keep letting them use you and see what will happen! We can tell each time you post because it sounds like illiterate garbage! They care so much about you they won't send you up HLSCC to learn how to read and write properly!! GO SIT DOWN!!
      • vip (23/10/2011, 15:33) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        sorry to say you are wrong i am not that person that does the knitting i have a job and i don't have any children and that girl that knit teaches it in the schools i am a civil servant get your facts right hater
      • number 3 (23/10/2011, 15:57) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        funy man Myron you are mean...
      • pwd (23/10/2011, 16:01) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        ithat girl has her own business sewing and knitting so stop telling lies on the girl she teach my daughter in the school
    • TOLIAN (N-WORD)=ISLANDMAN/WOMAN (23/10/2011, 20:19) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      @VIP, tell me is tola not an island (one of the smallest). also please go back a few generations and tell me if your people both sides came of the slave ship and landed on Tola. if not you just as island as Myron, Just like 90% of the so call tolians. PURE DUMB CRAP I SWEAR TOLIANS DON'T LEAVE TOLA CAUSE THE REP SOME TOLIANS CREATING WOW!!!!!
      • Proud of our small island (24/10/2011, 21:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Yes! Our island is one of the smallest- just a dot on the map actually- but we are very very proud of that very small dot on the map. If your island is so large why don't you stay there. Why are you here overpopulating our small island.
        • tolian N word=island man/woman (25/10/2011, 15:17) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          @Proud of our small island says...Tolian born and raise with a tolian last name..... which makes me the perfect person to tell tolians when they are saying some that makes them look stupid and prejudice.
  • RedStorm (23/10/2011, 12:50) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Gentlemen please stop the dog fights; only desperate people stoop to this level; and all of you are educated people; lets see the highlevel of morals here; and before election; please the time you all take to put down each other so that you can look good in the eyes of the voters; we the voters are calling for a clean election; get gets like shana an Zoe and lets see some creative ways for us to keep our country moving on to the next level
  • not in our interest (23/10/2011, 12:58) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    i asked yet again why is anyone in the BVI wasting time with funny man Walwyn? he is from the lower class, he is not in Uncle Ralph's class. A law degree is a dime a dozen.... who wants to get one can go...we have close to 20 students in law schools. This dude is not in the class to represent we in the house of assembly, he is dark skin, bottom of the class and the indigenous people do not like him our regard him as good enough to represent us. He know nothing about government, our history and the first time he had a job at the TB he did nothing, oppress locals and wanted a local girl not to be director. people wake up and smell the coffee..do not sell out our country to people like Myron...he is not the type to govern we the people. Not the class, have no roots in the BVI.
    • WOW (23/10/2011, 15:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      He is dark skinned, but you are mentally oppressed. Please, please, emancipate yourself from mental slavery, only you could free your mind. Someone has done a number on your mind. I cannot believe in this day and age I am reading such BLATANT IGNORANCE! I would like you know that God does not recognize class, and he represents us all. Your post is bitter, full of hate, and is very divisive. Oh my goodness! You said he is an island man? Which of the continents are you from? You have chosen to put yourself outside of the Human class. Your comments have offended me and I pray that God works a miracle on your cold heart.
      • stop red light (23/10/2011, 16:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        well saw tis back & forth crap need to stop deman...just leave Mr. Myron to dey voters they know wah to do...so ayo stop buggin out on deeds blogs...Yaawn
    • Crank Shaft (23/10/2011, 15:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      LOL!!! Look at the hatred in this post! I realize you sense that no matter what you say or do going forward, Myron will win a seat in the next HOA. He may well be the biggest vote getter as well, get used to it! The man BORN HERE and grew up here!! BOOOOOOOOO!!!! Where Zoe family from. Wallcott is a BVI name? Where is Juggy's family from? As far as I'm aware, his mother is from Anguilla! GO take a seat with the petty foolishness man, you are turning more people from your own party with that crap, quit while you're ahead lmao!!!!!!!!!!
    • Wait A Minute (23/10/2011, 15:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      You my dear are a self-hater. When you try to speak disparagingly of someone from another island (notwithstanding that Myron was born here) you degrade yourself. Just think of the contributions that all of the expats and others from around the Caribbean have made to the wonderful BVI. We are builders not destroyers and our contribution is seen and felt every living day. Take a deep breath and go in a corner and relax. When you are calm ask yourself these questions; why do I hate myself so much? What can I do to better myself? Why am I trying to tear down that which is good? When you find the answer you would have begun he journey of trying to be a better person and a worthwhile contributor. By then you won't have time to waste trying to blog nonsense.
      • no you waint (23/10/2011, 18:09) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        TO WAIT A MINUTE: Myron these blogs from you and by you are so obvious and sick…. Let others blog for you brother man…we naa fool fool. No one is voting for you Mr. Myron!!! get it through your empty head!
    • Hmm (23/10/2011, 17:18) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      You vipers are sicker than I thought. More and more people will vote for Myron in protest of your bigotry and small mindedness. Go get some self esteem and leave the politicking to adults.
    • sad (23/10/2011, 18:14) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      you should be ashamed of your self. all of us are Black people whether we are dark or light skinned. THe same blood running through our veins. We are all the same class. All of us were born to a mother who loved and nurtured us. It is a shame that in 2011 we have to resort to classes and the color of our skin justify your arguments. Our forefathers are turning in their graves. SHAME ON YOU!!!!
    • crazy!!! (23/10/2011, 20:29) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      @not in our interest says You just said dark skin and low class as if dark skin makes you less. You should be HANG, like a light skin person is better than a dark skin person. Its is the same as saying because you are white you are better than a black person. Guess some one didn't tell you that the world is moving away from the days when white and two shade darker made you better. Amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • My $0.02 (23/10/2011, 22:30) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Boss where you from India? You think we have a caste system here but he from a lower class? We living in the 21st century, when you rid yourself of your mental handicap then maybe you can join us among the civilized.
  • Canfield (23/10/2011, 13:48) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    At the end of the day, all this back and forth between these two is doing nothing to improve the BVI. It's like two children on the playground. We need to vote for change this election and put an end to this juvenile politics.
  • Election Heat (23/10/2011, 14:53) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Funny man we coming for ya!!!! You should not have started this funny thing.... You too show self and you will get a dose of your own medicine! So many ppl think you're just a cry cry baby wanting power.... Well we will show you November 7... How much we can bite!!!
  • good (23/10/2011, 15:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    sorry to say u can't call that girl a welfare girl she donates stuffs to the community and she has great plans for the people i want to learn how to knit sew make my stuffs like she she is an inspiration to all of us i listen to that girl she is intelligent i went to school with her she soon starting a knitting school i can't wait to learn wa do u have to show dirty harry
  • Ready for election (23/10/2011, 16:10) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Ralph should set an example. He acticting like a spoil child. He is the oldest person running and acting like a fool. I do not have any respect for people like him. Grow up Ralph Oneal. The leader of a country should not stoop that low.
  • home sweet home (23/10/2011, 16:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    if u have some thing to say crank shaft say it u can't even go on your own u going straight ballo what will u do with the degree u get up hlscc to teach like i say ayo set the police to arrest me for taking down posters but i aint no child molester and i live on my own when u talking other people u and the opponent in the same boat two momma's boy we voting fraser all the way
    • Crank Shaft (23/10/2011, 23:05) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      HAHAHA!!!! I mash some toes I see! Boss, this is not Mr Home sweet Home! If you have something with that young man I suggest you settle it with him. I am a grown man, I don't have time for crap! You all feeling the heat now so you're getting personal, HAHAHA!!!!!! When the thing started you all were up and down bragging about 'lil' boy, what now? You are worst than a mama's boy, you're a FRASER BOY!! You can't do anything with out his permission! You went up and embarrass yourself at his launching and then looking to apologize to OJ afterwards? SPEAK THE TRUTH!!! So, if you got something with Grime-A, go settle it with him, don't involve me!! Let's deal with the facts, OJ will be a far better representative than Fraser and you know this!! Go sit down until Election day! I hope you got your big boy briefs ready!!
      • home sweet home (24/10/2011, 08:41) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        he can't even represent his family u live with your mom too got your sister complaining about paying all the bills brokes s-- u think oj punk a-- could beat fraser don't worry we got u on tape talking good about the truth about fraser he help u too vip all the way hon julian fraser baam hit the right spot
      • Referee (24/10/2011, 09:39) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        You sir, say you are a grown man, but you are on here acting like a childish idiot. You were the one who come on here talking bout welfare girl which was very low!! I think this whole politics thing getting to some of you people head a little too much. Please 'go siddung'!
  • Funnywoman (23/10/2011, 17:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Omg walwyn de mons got him tired out.... He did not make it to anegada!!!! Or Is he out trying to finalize what the constitution say about him for nomination day tomorrow; or is he stocking up his pampers for what he will hear tomorrow!!! Well look my cross!!!
  • Aneganda massive (23/10/2011, 18:19) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Myron was there I saw him. I am shame that the rest of us took the ferry and the so call high tee tight tee ones who wants my votes do not mingle with we, but fly back to Tortola on private jets. They have started their arrogant behavior again. Shameful. They are saying that they do not mingle with we the little people…! If this is the new NDP God help us all.
    • Woman Power (24/10/2011, 07:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Now y'all see what happening.....Get with the program!!!! Just imagine if y'all put them in power!!! Let me steal Bevis slogan.....BETTER MUST COME but not under a NDP government!!!! NDP ain't studying no small cheese like you after u put them in.... If y'all blind now think on then.....
    • @Anegada Massive (24/10/2011, 16:06) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Ha Ha. That kinda behaviour is the epitome of the NDP. Doesn't suprise me that they would get on a charter flight while you all bare the journey over by boat.
  • vip loyalist (23/10/2011, 19:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    we aint in that tit for tat thing with myron...we will catch him at the polls...he aint getting one vip vote
  • Stop IT (23/10/2011, 19:57) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Myron look like he take over leadership of the NDP. Is this what the BVI people wants as their leader. Edmond said that let we do this thing is legal. BVI please do The Right Thing
  • Call a Spade a spade (23/10/2011, 23:20) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Walwyn so evil that his own fire coming out now to haunt him.... He couldn't make it to anegada because he has no voice!!! Guess what.... I bet he has NO VOICE for the remaining of the campaign season!!! An immediate dose of shut mouth....funny man of all the times you were loud with your rant and rave.... Look when the hoarse voice came???? Immediaetle after you think you shake up the premier bout tape.......Watch yourself is NOT a threat.... But more to caution yourself on the remainder of the campaign trail.
  • whity (23/10/2011, 23:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    i am not surprised..can some body tell me why the hell people wasting time with Myron? he has no base or voters in the BVI outside of those he paid to appear in tv ads..please Uncle ignore this silly man..he is self centred, puff up and all about self...and i agree with a previous bloger he is from the lower class in society....he too black to represent we..ha he
    • evil man sya evil things (24/10/2011, 10:48) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Dem say he left the VIP because he could not tek over...now in dey NDP he funny self could rule Dr. Smith, sweet talk Ronnie and outsmart the Cuban…if ayo know how much tis due Walwyn bout power & self ayo will run he out ah town!
  • K (24/10/2011, 08:55) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    After listening to all these politricks people, I am not voting, is no way I can vote for these kind of people. This is like a dog fight that is out of control. This is craziness and the worst election campaign I have ever heard of in the bvi. Them politricks people want a proper cut backside for their behaviours.


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