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Emancipation Day.. The Man Who Swam To St. John

  In 1985 Shaky Acres (the recovery program that Tuts and I had started in 1981) was going along fairly well, but was in need of a fund-raiser or two. Tuts heard (along with everyone else) of a proposed St. John swim (everybody heard of it because it was considered impossible by most
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An Open Letter to Sen. Blyden

A V.I. resident has pointed questions about Sen. Blyden's proposal to quadruple the property taxes on vacation rentals in the territory.
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V.I. Democratic Party Decries Legislature Disqualifying Rodriquez

Any talk about demise of the Democratic Party is premature and perhaps wistful thinking!
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Senator, Taking a Contribution From a Gambling Connection Is Wrong

William Olson takes Sen. Rivera O' Reilly to task for taking contributions from a company closely associated with VIGL. He says it is morally and legally wrong.
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We Can Solve Health Care Issues in the Virgin Islands

Scott Johnston outlines a plan to reform and create health insurance in the Virgin Islands that is affordable and available to everyone.
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A News Story Shouldn’t Bring More Trauma to a Victim

Clema S. Lewis, executive director of the Women’s Coalition of St. Croix, says that the V.I. Consortium went too far when it gave details of a woman’s allegation of a sexual assault.
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Boschulte Turns Over WICO to a New Captain

Joseph Boschulte, the outgoing CEO of the West Indian Company Ltd., says goodbye and offers some insights.
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Open Your Eyes

Arthur Joseph questions whether those who govern the Virgin Islands see themselves as the servants of the people or the rulers.
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Appreciating Those Who Saved the Transfer Day Fireworks

The St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade Committee thanks donors and volunteers for the success of the Transfer Day Centennial fireworks, which would have been canceled if they had not gotten involved.
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Because ‘He’s the Best’

Rosita Nicholsen thanks a surgeon from St. Croix for her successful operation.
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