Commentary

St. John
St. Thomas
St. Croix

Editorial
Op-ed
Open forum
Blogs
 

GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

Video Galleries

Audio Galleries

Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
Currently:Click for Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands Forecast

Source Picks

V.I. Entertainers Are Touring Denmark

The Ten Sleepless Knights Production, under the directorship of Eugene Doc Petersen, has taken “A Virgin Islands Cultural Expose` and Extravaganza” on tour to Copenhagen, Denmark.

READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
2016-08-24 12:21:21
The Future: A 'Back Door' Warning

In his new book economist John Kenneth Galbraith writes that Greece could become like "a Caribbean dependency of the United States. Its professional population will continue to leave, and its working classes will also either emigrate or sink into destitution"

READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
2016-08-24 11:04:40
CFVI’s Anderson Family Fund Announces Availability of Teacher Grants

The Anderson Family Fund at the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is once again offering teacher grants for the 2016-2017 school year. This will be the 15th consecutive year that the Anderson family is offering funding to educators in the territory.

READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
2016-08-23 18:04:02
Commentary - Editorial — St. Thomas
Heroes in our Midst

We must commend the courage and dignity of the young person who saved Max from further abuse by releasing the abused dog from captivity and seeing that the helpless canine lived.

Read entire articleFeb 4 2009 - 7:06am
Now is Not the Time for PSC to Take a Stand on Vitelco

The Public Services Commission should have played hardball with Vitelco during the Prosser years, but now it needs to avoid driving away buyers that could finally give the territory a functional phone company.

Read entire articleNov 10 2008 - 9:39pm
President Obama: Reason to Hope

In the election of Barack Obama to the highest office in our nation, we have reason to hope we can regain peace, fiscal responsibility, political integrity and world-wide respect.

Read entire articleNov 6 2008 - 2:37pm
Ask Senators who are Railing Against Diageo, ‘What Have You Done for Me Lately’

Once again we run the risk of losing a business deal that would be good for the territory because some among us need to grandstand at the expense of the rest of us.

Read entire articleJul 9 2008 - 6:54am
WMA Must Face Off with Pigs to Do What's Fair for the Rest of Us

While we don't feel the current solution is the right answer, we do feel the Waste Management Authority has done its level best to come up with a funding solution for our island waste-elimination needs. But it simply isn't fair.

Read entire articleNov 14 2007 - 2:47pm
Divisiveness Drags Down Our Education System

If our senators really wanted to see our children prepared for something other than entry-level jobs, it seems they would also support change.

Read entire articleOct 26 2007 - 2:59pm
Who do Senators Answer to, and Who do They Respect?

If more than two-thirds of the Virgin Islands' elected representatives in the Senate feel no responsibility to their constituents, whose opinions do they consider?

Read entire articleOct 19 2007 - 6:45am
Senators Need to do the Right Thing – Set Aside Politics for Progress

That our children should be allowed to languish in the quagmire of our failed school system because of the skin color or origins of the person chosen to salvage it should be outrageously unacceptable to the parents, children and citizens of this territory.

Read entire articleOct 10 2007 - 8:54am
Audience Behavior at Reichhold Embarrassing

We commend the Reichhold Center for the Arts for choosing to bring Shakespeare to their stage Saturday night. The Aquila Theater Company's performance of "Julius Casesar" was sterling –– when you could actually hear it.

Read entire articleSep 23 2007 - 9:10am
The Charade is Over, Time for Fiscal Reality Check has Arrived

It is not surprising to learn that the financial bunk we were fed by the previous administration was just that.

Read entire articleApr 23 2007 - 4:44pm