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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, November 16, 2018
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Resident Congratulates All the 2018 Promoted and Graduates

Shirley M. Sadler tells the youth of the Virgin Islands how she admires them for their perseverance.

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Call Trump’s Immigration Policy Inhumane

All of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate teams are united against the Trump Administration’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ immigration policy. They call the policy a sham.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett

Opinion: The American Experience Is Incomplete Without its Neighbor

In a month of polarized politics and the Trump administration’s assault on increasing diversity in this nation, Caribbean American Heritage month serves as perfect counterpoint example to support the doctrine of Americanism.

Virtue of the Week: Creativity

Creativity is the power of imagination. It is discovering your own special talents. Dare to see things in new ways to solve problems.
Funding announced from HUD Tuesday will help the territory repair public facilities like the Tutu Hi-Rise Apartments, condemned after severe damage in last fall's storms. (Bill Kossler photo)

Opinion: Facing Reality – Poverty and Inequality

Warren Smith, the head of the Caribbean Development Bank, recently said "For centuries, the struggle of the Caribbean has been about survival in trying times." For visitors, taken by the overwhelming beauty of the region, this is often a difficult message to grasp.
Enthusiastic opponents of discrimination and supporters of equality and dignity for everyone lined the Pride Parade route in Frederiksted Saturday. (Photo provided by Johanna Bermùdez-Ruiz and Cane Bay Films)

Opinion: Pride Marchers Showed Love in Face of Protesters’ Hate

My youngest child, Lex, identifies as “non-binary.” This means Lex does not conform to the stereotypes of masculine or feminine, but is somewhere in...

Op-ed: Governor Needs to Address Immigration Issue and Local Behavior by Some Students

Donna M. Christensen asks, on behalf of the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, that the Mapp-Potter administration confront a national issue and a local issue, as soon as possible.

Virtue of the Week: Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is being cheerful, happy and full of spirit. It is doing something wholeheartedly and eagerly. When you are enthusiastic, you have a positive attitude.

A Pride Parade – Without Gospel Quotes

Alexander Randall 5th, Ph.D., is a professor of communications at the University of the Virgin Islands who took his daughter and his “gender fluid” son to see the Gay Pride Parade recently held in Frederiksted.

Op-ed: How Is Our Government Spending Federal Hurricane Relief Funds?

Soraya Diase Coffelt, JD, MJS, asks for more transparency and accountability from the present Virgin Islands administration. She accuses it of the mismanagement of recovery funds.

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