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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.

Virgin Islands Not Nice

I am a Virgin Islander in disbelief of what I see every day. I was born and raised in this beautiful paradise that has potential to grow and uplift its people. I said "had" because it’s too late now in my opinion.

St. John Rescue Reports to the Public

Attached is a copy of the St. John Rescue report for August 2017. There are photos attached that depict the training on August 17. At that joint training with the VI Fire Service, they simulated a motor vehicle crash with three occupants. The manikins were made up to look like they were seriously injured.

U.S. Virgin Islands Capital Should Have a Flag

Leonard Smith thinks it is about time Charlotte Amalie had its own flag, featuring a Danish queen from the 17th century.
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Financial Crisis Worries Head to Virgin Islands While Puerto Rico Recovers

James Walton compares the recent financial crisis in fellow U.S. territory Puerto Rico to what is happening now in the Virgin Islands economy.
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Emancipation Day.. The Man Who Swam To St. John

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WU6MnFq9hDM In 1985 Shaky Acres (the recovery program that Tuts and I had started in 1981) was going along fairly well, but was in...
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An Open Letter to Sen. Blyden

A V.I. resident has pointed questions about Sen. Blyden's proposal to quadruple the property taxes on vacation rentals in the territory.

V.I. Democratic Party Decries Legislature Disqualifying Rodriquez

Any talk about demise of the Democratic Party is premature and perhaps wistful thinking!

Senator, Taking a Contribution From a Gambling Connection Is Wrong

William Olson takes Sen. Rivera O' Reilly to task for taking contributions from a company closely associated with VIGL. He says it is morally and legally wrong.

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