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Charlotte Amalie
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Wed July 17, 2019 4:22 PM

Open forum

Senators, When Will Quality Education Be Your Priority?

Mary L. Moorhead points out to the Virgin Islands’ senators that the progress of technology in public schools is quite different when St. Croix is compared to St. Thomas.

Lessons Are Learned at the Caribbean Urban/Community Forestry Conference

Ivan Butcher II attended the 15th Caribbean Urban and Community Forestry Conference and shares what he learned there.

Help our Children and Create Citizen Representation

B. Greg Miller thinks Virgin Islanders can begin to fix many problems by creating more micro-management by the government and fostering more government responsibility, which could begin with sub-district representation.

The V.I. Can Use Paper and Cardboard to Improve Things

Ivan Butcher II tells why he is in favor of building a paper recycling plant and a publishing house in the territory.

Homeschoolers Want Legislative Remedy

The U.S. Virgin Islands Homeschoolers (USVIH) are asking the public to help them by contacting the V.I. Legislature and telling senators to vote for a bill that would transfer oversight of home schooling from the V.I. Board of Education to the Senate.

Freedom Project in Denmark Will Receive V.I. Statues

Lonnie Willis of the St. John Historical Society informs the public of sculptures of African-American Virgin Islands heroes that are being sent to Denmark for permanent public display.

It Shocks the Conscience

Moleto A. Smith Jr. writes about the recent history of shootings that have shocked Americans in many places including the Virgin Islands.

How Many More?

Clarence Payne reflects on the recent vigil on St. Thomas against violence and the need to change the present way we deal with crime and violence in the Virgin Islands.

Perception vs Reality – You Decide

Clarence Payne, writing about violence and murder, says that what is happening in the Virgin Islands is a grim reality.

Let’s Make the V.I. Gun Free Is an Idea Worth Repeating

Scott Fagan repeats an idea he shared seven years ago to end gun violence in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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