The Virgin Islands Board of Education reminds the public that Arthur A. Richards, for whom a junior high school on St. Croix was named, is an icon in education.
Kelvin Dennie opposes pending legislation sponsored by Sen. Kurt Vialet that will affect taxi operators negatively.
Ivan Butcher II says that a way out of the Virgin Islands’ current economic problems is to “do it for ourselves” by supporting Air B&B tourism, working on infrastructure, and changing the way the territory attracts tourists.
Justin Moorhead tells the story about his working through the Small Business Administration’s Disaster Assistance, which he sees as slow moving, uncoordinated and often opaque.
Winston Nugent gives a brief biography of William Arthur Lewis, the only black man to win the Nobel Prize in Economics.
Winston Nugent gives his opinion of the recently deceased Nobel Laureate V.S. Naipaul, a native of Trinidad, whom he calls a great but controversial writer.
Filippo Cassinelli, a St. Thomas businessman and a member of the governor’s Ports of the Virgin Islands – Charlotte Amalie Task Force, points out the many functional problems that need immediate attention at Cyril E. King Airport.
Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes addresses Candidate Positive Nelson’s statements which appeared in the St. Croix Avis of Aug. 4.
Op-ed: Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Responds to National Review Article Urging Congress Not to Trust...
Summary: Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett takes strong exception to a recent article printed in the National Review that said the U.S. Virgin Islands cannot be trusted with post-disaster funds.
An article in the conservative magazine National Review has created a narrative about the islands that must be countered before it becomes the conventional wisdom – the the USVI's peril.