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Open forum: In the Runoff Election, Consider Those Who Have No Choice

Rachel Pakenham asks that voters take into account the state of mental health care in the territory. “People continue to be in distress.”

Open forum: Attorney General’s Statement on His Injunction Filed to Stop Registration of Voters...

Attorney General Claude Earl Walker makes known his reasons for an action for declaratory and injunction relief in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands regarding the registration of new voters for the run-off election.

Open forum: Thoughts on the Shabbat Morning Massacre in Pittsburgh

The following is a message about the Shabbat Morning Massacre in Pittsburgh from the Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas, written just a few days after the tragedy.

Open forum: Remembering Dr. Marva Sprauve-Browne

The children of Dr. Marva Sprauve-Browne pay tribute to their late mother.

Open Forum: Food for Thought on Guns

Yahmeses Rhymer questions the Virgin Islands law that requires gun owners to be licensed.

Open forum: Community Foundation of V.I. Declares ‘We Lifted Each Other Up’

The president and the chairman of the board of the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) give an overview of what the organization has been doing and will continue to do since the territory was hit by two hurricanes in 2017.

Open forum: VIBE Commemorates Birthdate of Arthur A. Richards

The Virgin Islands Board of Education reminds the public that Arthur A. Richards, for whom a junior high school on St. Croix was named, is an icon in education.

Taxi Drivers Oppose Bill Requiring Acceptance of Credit/Debit Cards

Kelvin Dennie opposes pending legislation sponsored by Sen. Kurt Vialet that will affect taxi operators negatively.

Open forum – Tourism: From the Inside-Out

Ivan Butcher II says that a way out of the Virgin Islands’ current economic problems is to “do it for ourselves” by supporting Air B&B tourism, working on infrastructure, and changing the way the territory attracts tourists.

Open forum: A Man From the West Indies Who Won the Nobel Prize

Winston Nugent gives a brief biography of William Arthur Lewis, the only black man to win the Nobel Prize in Economics.

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