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Saving the Caledonia Rainforest and Maroon Ridge Is Important

T. Weiss gives reasons for rescuing St. Croix’s Caledonia Rainforest and Maroon Ridge. He argues that the community “deserves an informative, detailed presentation and hearing about the proposed rezoning of this area to allow an asphalt making and cement making factory. Including an opportunity for questions from the citizens.”
Honeymoon and Hawksnest beaches at Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. (National Park Service photo)

Open Forum: Ay Yah Yaye

Caroline Browne gets a lot of things off her chest about what Virgin Islanders have gone through since the hurricanes struck. She gives the community her advice on the future.

It’s Not Too Late!

Ivan Butcher II sees the recent hurricanes as a wake-up call. Because he territory needs a lot of work to be done, it should train legions of artisans here at home.

It’s Time for A Centennial Wake-Up Call

Ivan Butcher II advises Virgin Islanders to begin preparing now for the inevitable future hurricanes by becoming much more self-reliant.

From Bad Things Good Things Can Come

Priscilla Hintz Rivera Knight makes her case for creating vibrant places for the arts and culture to thrive in the U.S. Virgin Islands. One of the reasons for doing so is the economic benefit.

Non-Profit Expands Advocacy for Residents of U.S. Territories

Neil Weare, who grew up on Guam, heads an organization that advocates for equal rights and civil rights for all of the United States territories.

The Windsor Estate Proposal Could Be an Agri-Eco Showcase

Ivan Butcher II continues to advocate for Agri-Eco Tourism in the Virgin Islands.

A Virgin Islander Just Has Some Questions

Jezellia Sujanani has many age-old questions about the direction the territory is taking.

V.I. Airports Need Jet Bridges

Amelia Headley LaMont Esq. and Julien Henley are asking that the V.I. Port Authority make putting jet bridges at both V.I. airports a priority “so that all passengers can have the facility, comfort and safety of air travel.”

Don’t Forget the Capital

Sean Connor Jr. believes that Charlotte Amalie needs more attention in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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