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Op-Ed: Trump Mob Attacked Imaginary ‘Antifa’ But Ignored ‘Camp Auschwitz’

What of the thousands of devoted Republican voters who showed up at this final, violent Trump Rally?

Op-Ed: Full Caribbean Tourism Recovery Is Possible Post 2021

The pandemic has demonstrated conclusively that a vibrant tourism industry is central to Caribbean economic growth. David Jessop writes that industry leaders have begun to focus on how recovery might lead to a better integrated industry able to support national and regional development.

Op-Ed: Journalism, Along with Democracy, Is Under Siege

As I sat glued to live coverage of Wednesday’s outrageous acts of insurrection in Washington, D.C., I saw one chilling moment during which a journalist was being held by police, an image that will be a recurring nightmare until the day I die.
Lloyd Gardner

Op-Ed: How Physical Space, Historical Ties, and Geopolitics Influence Development in the USVI

The University of the Virgin Islands once had the following tagline: "Historically American. Uniquely Caribbean. Globally Interactive." So, what is the link between the tagline and a development agenda for the U.S. Virgin Islands?

Open forum: Commission on Aging Bill and Beach Access for the Disabled Bill Become...

AARP in The Virgin Islands had a triumphant welcoming of the New Year with the successful signing of two major pieces of legislation this month.

Op-Ed: The Bar for Normal Has Been Raised

DaraMonifah® Cooper considers the possibilities and challenges of a new world post COVID-19.

Op-Ed: Let’s Build Healthy and Peaceful Communities in the Virgin Islands

Frank Schneiger, looking into the near future and expecting things to be normal, considers the possibility of constructing a model health system that will benefit every Virgin Islander.
Delegate Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) on the phone in her Washington D.C. office speaking with reporters in March 2020. (File photo provided by Delegate Stacey Plaskett's office)

An End-Of-Year, Open Letter From Delegate Stacey Plaskett

In an open letter to her constituents, Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett writes, "This time of tremendous adversity has required a deeper level of resilience and endurance from each of us..."

Op-Ed: Kwanzaa is Needed Even More This Year in the V.I.

The celebration of Kwanzaa has been taking place for almost 50 years in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where a majority of the population is made up of people of African descent.

Op-Ed: Sen. Sarauw Made Erroneous Statements About Magens Bay Bill

Dayle Barry responds to the recent opinion written by Sen. Janelle Sarauw regarding Bill No. 33-0374 (the Magens Bay Authority bill) and proposed amendments to that bill.





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