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Charlotte Amalie
Monday, July 15, 2019
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London's efforts to meet the challenge of climate change are part of the PBS series, 'Sinking Cities.'

Opinion: There’s Something to Say About What the Candidates Say About Climate Change

The challenges and threats posed by climate change are a near certainty. Does the U.S. Virgin Islands have what it takes to deal with the challenge?

Opinion: Is Flash Flooding Triggering Irmaria Flashbacks?

St. Thomas clinical psychologist Nour Suid weighs in on the psychological impact of heavy rains a year after two devastating hurricanes threw Virgin Islanders' lives into chaos.
University of the Virgin Islands (File photo)

Letter to the Editor: Campaign Promises Aren’t Necessarily Good Government

Free UVI tuition may sound great, and it's certainly an easy promise for politicians to make. But there are realities that must be faced before the territory is ready to take on such a financial burden.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp

Editorial: Mapp’s History of Questionable Financial Dealings Should Not Be Rewarded

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has worked hard, is highly knowledgeable and has some accomplishments as the eighth elected governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands. But he has a long-established pattern of highly questionable financial dealings going back long before his election as governor and continuing up to the present day.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett (File photo)

Op-ed: Congresswoman Responds to Caneel Bay Resort Controversy

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett explains her thinking on the controversial decision to submit a bill in Congress concerning Caneel Bay Resort.

Op-ed: AARP Supports Bill No. 32-0327

AARP is in favor of a bill pending in the Virgin Islands Legislature that benefits property owners and their heirs.
St. John from satellite. 'Everything looks simpler from 35,000 feet.' Frank Schneiger.

Opinion – Facing Reality: A Final Thought

The Virgin Islands faces a number of difficult, sometimes daunting, challenges. The series zeroed in on issues of climate change and its impacts, a changing economy, politics and governance, social conditions and education.

Op-ed: Management of Watershed to Protect Magens Bay and Related Ecosystems

Darlan Brin has researched the issues and solutions to problems plaquing the environmental health of Magens Bay and surrounding areas. One focus is on solving the watershed degradation.

Op-ed: A New YHG Hotel Would Be an Investment in the Future

Pash Daswani, speaking for The India Association of the Virgin Islands, gives the reasons for the Legislature to vote for the $10 million government loan to the developer of a Yacht Haven Grande hotel.

Op-ed: Christensen Supports Veto of Certificate of Need Bill

Donna M. Christensen gives her reasons for supporting Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s veto of a bill about non-hospital care facilities that operate as stand-alone facilities.

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