Paul Leary parses the meanings of native, aboriginal, native and indigenous in search of a definition of who is a native Virgin Islander. Does it even matter who is a “native”?
Robert D. Gordon has written an urgent open letter about Bill No. 33-0363 to USVI citizens and retirees on behalf of GRUFF and St. Croix government retirees.
The timing of Caribbean tourism’s return to normality remains uncertain. David Jessop suggests that the pandemic has validated the case for transforming the Caribbean model so that the industry is better integrated and more socially relevant.
The purpose of this day, when it was first established in 1981, was to “strengthen the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and people.”
Paul Leary reviews "How to Hide An Empire" by Daniel Immerwahr, a professor of history at Northwestern University.
Wayne Pacelle points out that cockfighting is illegal everywhere in the United States; yet there are still many cockfighting enthusiasts who see the practice as a cultural right.
Investment banker Conn Davis II explains why the Bryan-Roach administration’s plan to securitize the Virgin Islands Rum Cover Matching Funds is an “elegant solution.”
As I was working in my garden Sunday afternoon I suddenly realized that Labor Day is upon us. I remembered that I had offered my thoughts on last year's observance of the holiday with a certain amount of passion.
DaraMonifah® Cooper gives an overview of the problems and possible solutions of beginning a new school year in the middle of a pandemic. She says “there are workable solutions to our current challenges waiting to be found.”
Lew James passed away recently after moving to Florida for health reasons. He was in his 80s and as combative as ever. His daughter was at his side. I wish I could have been there too.