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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, April 19, 2019
Fri April 19, 2019 2:56 AM

Op-ed

The Status of HIV/AIDS in the Virgin Islands

The HIV epidemic not only affects the health of individuals, it impacts households and communities. In the Virgin Islands, 1,061 HIV and AIDS cases were reported between 1983 and December 2014.

Virtue of the Week: Respect

We show respect by speaking and acting with courtesy. We treat others with dignity and honor the rules of family, school and nation. Respect yourself, and others will respect you.

Source Manager’s Journal: Follow-Up on the News

Guess what today is? Right, and a few days before now, it was Nov. 15. Remember what Nov. 15 was supposed to be? Correct: the beginning of the "15 Days of Darkness."

Virtue of the Week: Thankfulness

Thankfulness is being grateful for what we have. It is an attitude of gratitude for learning, loving and being. Appreciate the little things that happen around you and within you every day.

Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility

Commissioner of Education Sharon Ann McCollum Ph.D. asks the entire community to come together to help enrich the public school system for the sake of the children and their futures.

On the Matter of Professionalizing Our Economic Advantage

Justin Moorhead gives a brief history of the Virgin Islands economy since the 1960s. He then lays out the possibilities and challenges for a future economy.

Thoughts from a Dad

Michael Bornn believes that adults should not teach children by telling them what to think and what to do. Instead, allow them to use their own innate curiosity and creativity, and to develop a love for learning.

Source Manager’s Journal: The Power of a Positive Vision

A true vision isn't "soft." Nor is it utopian or unachievable. Instead, it is a description of what we want a place or a country to look like in the future.

Virtue of the Week: Unity

Unity helps us work and live together peacefully. We feel connected with each other and all living things. We value the specialness of each person as a gift, not as a reason to fight or be scared.

Paying Tribute to David Hamilton Jackson

Nandi Sékou gives a brief biography of David Hamilton Jackson, revealing the many contributions he made to the history and progress of the Virgin Islands.

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