The VIBE is also advocating for the Department of Education and the Department of Health to provide weekly pop-up sites for COVID-19 testing and vaccination at each school.
Every year, many of us make resolutions and in a few days, weeks, months, or before the end of the year, we fall short of our goals. Believe me, one of the great benefits to humans is walking. In 2022, walking should be our resolution.
In the early morning hours of January 15, 2022, an underwater volcano near the South Pacific island of Tonga erupted. The enormous explosion accompanying the eruption created an acoustic shock wave in the earth’s atmosphere analogous to the pebble in the pond.... That shock wave expanded until it encircled the earth.
Moleto A. Smith Jr. shares the positive principles he tries to live by.
Supervisor Caroline F. Fawkes writes that “The promise of democracy is not a partisan issue but a calling that unites us as Americans.”
After hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 over $700,000 was designated for The Enid Baa Library and Archives. Wallace Williams says those funds could be used to repair and further improve the V.I. public libraries. “The library/libraries don’t need to be repurposed; they need to have their capacity maximized.”
Historically speaking, this time of the year the talk on estates during the Danish and early American rule of these islands was of kallaloo and the Christmas festival. As the year drew to a close, especially on the island of St. Croix, the enslaved population of the Danish West Indies was preparing for the Christmas festival and the cooking of kallaloo.
This year we have received below-average rainfall. On the surface of the islands, everything appears lush and green. Those of us who are in tune with nature will notice the absence of certain organisms in abundance this autumn and winter season.
Verdel L. Petersen urges the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands to “work collaboratively with the V.I. Legislature to ensure that the 6th Constitutional Convention is properly established.”
Dr. Donna M. Christensen gives six reasons she is against Bill No. 34-0073, which has been called the “Transparency Bill."
Mary L. Moorhead questions whether or not the V.I. Board of Education members have the character to do their job.
One year ago – on December 15, 2020 – seven Senators of the 33rd Legislature voted to approve a CZM permit and Trust Land occupancy agreement for the Summers End Group to construct a 145 slip mega yacht marina covering 30 acres of Coral Bay Harbor.