Moleto A. Smith Jr. shares the positive principles he tries to live by.
Supervisor Caroline F. Fawkes writes that “The promise of democracy is not a partisan issue but a calling that unites us as Americans.”
After hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 over $700,000 was designated for The Enid Baa Library and Archives. Wallace Williams says those funds could be used to repair and further improve the V.I. public libraries. “The library/libraries don’t need to be repurposed; they need to have their capacity maximized.”
Historically speaking, this time of the year the talk on estates during the Danish and early American rule of these islands was of kallaloo and the Christmas festival. As the year drew to a close, especially on the island of St. Croix, the enslaved population of the Danish West Indies was preparing for the Christmas festival and the cooking of kallaloo.
This year we have received below-average rainfall. On the surface of the islands, everything appears lush and green. Those of us who are in tune with nature will notice the absence of certain organisms in abundance this autumn and winter season.
Verdel L. Petersen urges the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands to “work collaboratively with the V.I. Legislature to ensure that the 6th Constitutional Convention is properly established.”
Dr. Donna M. Christensen gives six reasons she is against Bill No. 34-0073, which has been called the “Transparency Bill."
Mary L. Moorhead questions whether or not the V.I. Board of Education members have the character to do their job.
One year ago – on December 15, 2020 – seven Senators of the 33rd Legislature voted to approve a CZM permit and Trust Land occupancy agreement for the Summers End Group to construct a 145 slip mega yacht marina covering 30 acres of Coral Bay Harbor.
Legislature Corner: Almost 10 Years Later, Persistence Sees Corporal Punishment Banned in USVI Schools
Sen. Janelle K. Sarauw thanks her colleagues, testifiers, supporting stakeholders and Gov. Bryan for a significant change to the learning environment of Virgin Islands’ students.
Thanks to four relentless female senators (and many others along the way) our children can finally go to school without fear of beatings. But how long will it actually take for their fear to subside and other abuses – such as verbal – to become punishments of the past?