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Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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Op-Ed: Imagine Everyone Had a Safe Place to Be and Someone to Care

Imagine we were as a community able to come together and create a village where everyone is safe, where the marginalized among us had shelter and food and most important, people who cared about them.
V.I. Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor

Op-Ed: Police Commissioner On VIPD Legislative Testimony

Police officers have learned during their academy training and throughout their careers that there are certain practices that are illegal and expressly prohibited. The Bill of Rights, namely the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution, expressly prohibits unlawful search and seizure.
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Imagine If V.I. Kids Could Go to the Library After School

This is the first in an ongoing series of articles imagining the big, positive changes that could affect people’s lives from little, inexpensive changes here and there, building a more utopian U.S. Virgin Islands.
Bryan Stevenson (Photo by James Duncan Davidson)

Reflections of an Evolving Elder: ‘Just Mercy’ is About All of Us

I have had the good fortune, as I have around so many things in this long life, to have met and been twice in the company of Bryan Stevenson, whose memoir was recently made into a movie by the same name “Just Mercy.”

Letter to VIPA: Tear Down this Wall!

V.I. Port Authority, please take down the 10-foot high barbed wire fence lining our streets at the “gravel parking lot.” We are a lovely island, with wonderful people, we don’t need to look like a prison yard as a centerpiece in our Cruz Bay.

How About Preferred Route to St. Thomas East End?

Jimmy Loveland thinks there can be a much “prettier” way to get to the east end of St. Thomas.

‘To the Rescue’ Returns

EMT Bob Malacarne has been a part of St. John Rescue for about two decades, and for many years has written a column for Tradewinds about the emergency organization. That practice came to a halt when the 2017 hurricanes hit the territory. He has recently resumed the columns which will appear on both the Tradewinds and the Source websites.
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Op-Ed: Cedric Henry, the Epidemic and the Cure

I did not know Cedric Henry who was killed on St. Thomas a month ago. But, in reading about him I realized that I did know him. We all know Cedric Henry(s). They are the people who you appreciate for their spirit, generosity or some special quality.
Kitty Kallen

Op-Ed: Little Things Mean a Lot

In the mid-1950s Kitty Kallen had a No. 1 hit with the song, “Little Things Mean a Lot,” a song title that has a message for the U.S. Virgin Islands and its many, many boards and commissions.

V.I. Cultural History Is in Jeopardy

Winston Nugent says he is “writing this letter to save the exposition of the Virgin Islands' cultural and literary arts as it relates to the imposition of a DUNS number and SAM.GOV.”





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