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Letter: Refinery Needs Effective Regulation

No one argues against a company’s right to be profitable and to get rich – even very rich. We do argue against its right to get astronomically rich when the only way it can do so is at the expense of the health of the people around it along with the sea, land and animals.

Open forum: The Bebop Would Be a Great Addition

Brianne Beatty gives many reasons why The Bebop floating lounge and restaurant project is an important and worthwhile addition to the Virgin Islands economy.
WAPA CEO Lawrence Kupfer. (File photo)

Open forum: WAPA Governing Board Chairman Makes Statement on Recent Changes

Anthony D. Thomas, chairman of the WAPA Governing Board, thanked Lawrence Kupfer and Clinton T. Hedrington Jr. for their years of service to the V.I. Water and Power Authority.

Open forum: We Do Not Need More Gas Stations

J A Lordi, who is against building unnecessary businesses such as gas stations, is in favor of building viable industries the territory needs and that will strengthen the economy.
Sen. Kenneth Gittens gavels the Senate into session Wednesday morning. Hours later, he'd been replaced as Senate president. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, Legislature of the Virgin Islands)

Open forum: Senator Gittens Responds to Department of Education on Reopening Schools

Sen. Kenneth Gittens responds to an open forum by the V.I. Department of Education regarding the preparations that have been made for the reopening of the public schools.

Open forum: DOE Responds to Senator Gittens’ Opinion on Return to In-Person Learning

The Department of Education issues a statement in response to Senator Kenneth L. Gittens' opinion piece published on March 1 regarding the return to in-person learning in the St. Croix District.

Open forum: A Plan of Action Is Needed to Find Missing Seniors

Jelani Ritter wants changes to the way authorities search for missing seniors. She proposes the enforcement of the law that created a Silver Alert System.

Open forum: In Support of The Bebop

Shermon Smith is not happy about the Coastal Zone Commission’s having turned down a request that The Bebop, a floating restaurant, be built, in spite of the approval of environmental experts, Coastal Zone Management and the community.

Open forum: The Key to a Good Government

On Presidents Day, 2021, St. Thomas resident Alan Greaves shared these thoughts with the Source.

Op-Ed: A New US Initiative for the Caribbean Is Needed

In April, the U.S. will host a virtual “Summit of the Americas.” David Jessop believes that a new generation of Caribbean business leaders should participate in the parallel CEO summit to make the case for a new initiative that supports private sector post-pandemic recovery initiatives in the Caribbean and Central America.

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