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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, February 22, 2019
Fri February 22, 2019 8:32 AM

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Journalistic Ethics Are Called into Question

Hugo V. Hodge Jr., the CEO of WAPA, denies that he has said things as reported by a local blogger, who he considers a liar and an illegitimate journalist.

Ours Must Be a Government of Laws

Kelvin Martin hopes the new attorney general nominee, while pursuing Gov. de Jongh’s alleged illegalities, will not ignore possible corruption by Gov. Mapp.

Corruption Is Alive in the Virgin Islands

George L. Johansen thanks the media for exposing corruption in the Virgin Islands.

Corruption Is Alive in the Virgin Islands

George L. Johansen thanks the media for exposing corruption in the Virgin Islands.

The V.I. Needs to Trade With the World

Adrian C.R. Gillem alerts Virgin Islanders to the importance of the present focus of Congress on the Trade Bill and its parts: TPA, TPP and TTIP. He explains what these are and questions why the territory’s politicians have done so little to help the V.I. by working for this bill’s passage.

To Save the Reefs, Deal With the Sewage

George Johansen warns that actually saving the reefs requires that governments in the BVI and USVI deal with the raw sewage problem.

The Bookworm: ‘Welcome to My Breakdown’

Whoever said that big girls don’t cry needs to know that that’s not true: as in the new book “Welcome to My Breakdown” by Benilde Little, sometimes crying is only the beginning.

He Makes the Case for Medical Marijuana

Dr. Manuel A. da Motta wants the public and the branches of Virgin Islands government to know the facts about marijuana, especially its medicinal uses.

The Legislature Needs to Act

Mary L. Moorhead thinks the Legislature should immediately take up their responsiblity of denying or consenting to Gov. Mapp’s nominations for commissioners.

Savan Has Become a Horror Show

Carrie F. Bekker lives in Savan, St. Thomas. She writes about the terrible things have been going on in the neighborhood for the last three years, and she believes what is happening there affects everyone who lives on St. Thomas. It is a “cautionary tale.” It is an “increasingly dire situation.”

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