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Governor Mapp Is Wrong; A Waste To Energy System Can Be Implemented Here

Greg Miller responds to Gov. Mapp’s opposition to Waste To Energy systems being tried in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Chamber of Commerce Expresses Concern Over Delays in Repairing Airport

The Board of Directors of the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce and its membership is concerned by what they consider to be the lack of progress being made in the rehabilitation of Cyril E. King Airport.

If There Is No SNAP, Food Distribution Should Continue

Donna M. Christensen, M.D., the state chair of the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, questions the decisions that are being made about SNAP and food distribution by the governor and others.

U.S. Virgin Islands Will Recover After Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Sean Connor Jr. gives an overview of the last two weeks in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. He gives some opinions and advice on how to proceed with the recovery process.

Now at Brewers Bay: A Message for V.P. Pence

Jason Budsan has a message written in debris for Vice President Mike Pence.

The Ending of an Era; The Beginning of a Fresh Start

Moleto A. Smith Jr. writes about what will now become referred to as the before, during and after of the two hurricanes.

A Letter to Virgin Islanders From viNGN

Mark McGibbon, Ph.D., viNGN president and CEO, write a letter to the people of the Virgin Islands, in which he gives heartfelt wishes for a solid recovery and shares information about WiFi Hot Spots and how people can reach their ISPs.

St. Croix Ignored and Forgotten After Hurricane Hits

Leslie Martin says that the mainland has ignored the effects of Hurricane Maria on St. Croix.

Plaskett Gives Update on Hurricane Aid

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett gives an update of what is happening on the federal level to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

On Behalf of Those at the Bottom of the Economic Ladder

Sharon A. Simmons, Ph.D., an assistant professor of global entrepreneurship, makes a plea to Gov. Kenneth Mapp and the V.I. Government.

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NATURAL MYSTIC - backlit by a late afternoon sun, members of Earth Mama's Pan African Dance Company perform at the St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture Fair.
The fair takes place in a new location, at the Bordeaux Farms Pavillion. Saturday displays included rabbits, silkie chickens and a turtle in the petting farm, lemongrass, squash, tomatoes and watermelon.
Chef Ashley Allen demonstrated turkey carving. Jason Budsan from the St. Thomas-St. John Environmental Association showed how layering mulch from storm debris and sargasso seaweed makes great compost.
There was also a coal pot lighting contest at sunset. More fun to come on Sunday.
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