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Monday, September 23, 2019
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We Can Solve Health Care Issues in the Virgin Islands

Scott Johnston outlines a plan to reform and create health insurance in the Virgin Islands that is affordable and available to everyone.

A News Story Shouldn’t Bring More Trauma to a Victim

Clema S. Lewis, executive director of the Women’s Coalition of St. Croix, says that the V.I. Consortium went too far when it gave details of a woman’s allegation of a sexual assault.

Boschulte Turns Over WICO to a New Captain

Joseph Boschulte, the outgoing CEO of the West Indian Company Ltd., says goodbye and offers some insights.

Open Your Eyes

Arthur Joseph questions whether those who govern the Virgin Islands see themselves as the servants of the people or the rulers.

Patient Care Continues Uninterrupted at CKCI

Schneider Regional Medical Center informs the public that cancer treatment continues to be available at the Charlotte Kimelman Cancer Institute despite the financial challenges it faces.

Illegality of Marijuana Causes Weighty Problems

Ivan Butcher II lays out three major reasons he supports the legalization of marijuana in the Virgin Islands.

Follow the Money; Where Is the Money?

Jason Budsan, after attending a meeting hosted by Delegate to Congress Plaskett, is aware that the U.S. Government might owe the V.I. about $100 million in “rum cover over money.” He asks whether the V. I. Government is keeping tabs on and is collecting these monies.

Reader Asks Elected Officials to Consider Colonial Aspects of Transfer

Tarik McMillan asks the delegate to Congress, governor, lieutenant governor and senators to rethink the commemoration of Transfer Day which she calls “an event so closely tied to colonialism.”

Conversations Are Needed to Reform Education

Mary Moorhead congratulates the new V.I. Board of Education and hopes it will lead future discussions about much needed education reform.

St. John Cancer Fund Thanks All Who Helped

The St. John Cancer Fund has many people to thank for its very successful ‘Light Up the Night’ fundraiser.

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