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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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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.

Open forum: The Status of St. Thomas Dialysis Center — V.I. Strong

Rudel Chinnery Jr. gives an overview of the battle to restore the St. Thomas Dialysis Center, which includes a long history of the V.I. Port Authority’s determination to keep the center closed, leaving the island without dialysis capabilities.
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.
UVI

Editorial: Free Tuition: An Overhyped, Unaffordable Campaign Gimmick The Senate Should Pass

Free tuition is a transparent campaign we cannot really afford. Passing it might be a good idea anyway.

Editorial: Vote No on Senate Reapportionment Initiative

The Legislature and V.I. voters should not enact a proposed legislative reapportionment and instead should find a less legally troublesome alternative.

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.

Open forum: Remembering Dr. Marva Sprauve-Browne

The children of Dr. Marva Sprauve-Browne pay tribute to their late mother.

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.

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