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Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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Op-ed: Vote Slow, Not No, on the Refinery Deal

Andrew C. Simpson gives his reasons the deal with Limetree Bay Refinery should be carefully discussed and thought out before the Legislature votes on it..
Legislature Building on St. Thomas.

Opinion: Vote For Experts Not Friends

What a timely year for an election. Roughly a year since Irma & Maria hit, demonstrating how vulnerable our infrastructure is, we now have a chance to change the direction in which the U.S. Virgin Islands is going

Virtue of the Week: Humility

Being humble is considering others as important as yourself. You are thoughtful of their needs and willing to be of service. You don't expect others or yourself to be perfect. You learn from your mistakes.

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Call Trump’s Immigration Policy Inhumane

All of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate teams are united against the Trump Administration’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ immigration policy. They call the policy a sham.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett (File photo)

Opinion: The American Experience Is Incomplete Without its Neighbor

In a month of polarized politics and the Trump administration’s assault on increasing diversity in this nation, Caribbean American Heritage month serves as perfect counterpoint example to support the doctrine of Americanism.

Virtue of the Week: Creativity

Creativity is the power of imagination. It is discovering your own special talents. Dare to see things in new ways to solve problems.
The Tutu Hi Rise Apartments were hammered by the storm. Plans are underway to rebuild. (File photo)

Opinion: Facing Reality – Poverty and Inequality

Warren Smith, the head of the Caribbean Development Bank, recently said "For centuries, the struggle of the Caribbean has been about survival in trying times." For visitors, taken by the overwhelming beauty of the region, this is often a difficult message to grasp.

Opinion: Survey Drew Conclusions from Bad Methodology

I read with interest the results of the survey conducted by Coral Bay Community Council. As a social scientist, I wholeheartedly applaud the effort...
Enthusiastic opponents of discrimination and supporters of equality and dignity for everyone lined the Pride Parade route in Frederiksted Saturday. (Photo provided by Johanna Bermùdez-Ruiz and Cane Bay Films)

Opinion: Pride Marchers Showed Love in Face of Protesters’ Hate

My youngest child, Lex, identifies as “non-binary.” This means Lex does not conform to the stereotypes of masculine or feminine, but is somewhere in...

Op-ed: Governor Needs to Address Immigration Issue and Local Behavior by Some Students

Donna M. Christensen asks, on behalf of the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, that the Mapp-Potter administration confront a national issue and a local issue, as soon as possible.

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