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Charlotte Amalie
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Sat February 23, 2019 11:23 AM

Op-ed

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.

Virtue of the Week: Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is being cheerful, happy and full of spirit. It is doing something wholeheartedly and eagerly. When you are enthusiastic, you have a positive attitude.

Op-ed: How Is Our Government Spending Federal Hurricane Relief Funds?

Soraya Diase Coffelt, JD, MJS, asks for more transparency and accountability from the present Virgin Islands administration. She accuses it of the mismanagement of recovery funds.

Virtue of the Week: Generosity

Generosity is giving and sharing. You share freely, not with the idea of receiving something in return. You find ways to give others happiness, and give just for the joy of giving.

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