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Open forum: Vaccination Gives V.I. a Path Back to Normalcy, but It Needs a...

Troy A. de Chabert-Schuster, the state director of AARP, says the organization will publish a guide or all of its members and all Virgin Islanders that will explain how distribution plans will work, “eligibility, the timeline, vaccination locations and other key details.”

Op-Ed: Responses to the Windmill as a Visual Icon

Elizabeth Rezende juxtaposes William Cleveland’s lecture on the windmills of St. Croix given at the Society of Virgin Islands Historians with Elisa McKay’s creation of a windmill collage that appears in the 2021 calendar for the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts.

Op-Ed: Caneel Bay Resort Should be Owned by the People

Dr. Hadiya Sewer, Lorelei Monsanto and Theodora E. Moorehead suggest that Caneel Bay could be a cooperative resort owned by the people of the Virgin Islands. The once famed resort should benefit its workers and the wider community of St. Johnians.

Op-Ed: Responding to Washington’s New Thinking

As president, Joe Biden is expected to embrace the Americas, seeking a relationship that is both collegiate and developmental. David Jessop argues that it is incumbent upon Caribbean private sector leaders to develop new working relationship in Washington to make clear what is required.

Open forum: Frederiksted Health Care Honors Lena Schulterbrandt

Frederiksted Health Care takes this time to thank the family of the late Lena Schulterbrandt, or “Mrs. Schultie” as we fondly called her, for sharing her with Frederiksted Health Care and the community of St. Croix.

MLK: Where Do We Go from Here; Chaos or Community?

This year the Source cannot escape marking the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth with the farsightedness of his final book, finished on a four-week retreat to Jamaica in 1966 – 55 years ago – and published in June 1967.

Open forum: Allow Virgin Islanders to Buy a Part of the American Dream

The Donoe Redevelopment Project is all well and good, but Jelani Ritter believes homeownership should replace renting if Virgin Islanders are to progress.

Open forum: New Horizon Women’s Democratic Club Congratulates Newly-Elected Female Senators

On behalf the of New Horizon Women’s Democratic Club USVI, President Abbelle Bakr congratulates Sen. Donna Frett-Gregory, Sen. Genevieve Whitaker and Sen. Carla Joseph on their shattering the glass ceiling.

Op-Ed: Trump Mob Attacked Imaginary ‘Antifa’ But Ignored ‘Camp Auschwitz’

What of the thousands of devoted Republican voters who showed up at this final, violent Trump Rally?

Op-Ed: Full Caribbean Tourism Recovery Is Possible Post 2021

The pandemic has demonstrated conclusively that a vibrant tourism industry is central to Caribbean economic growth. David Jessop writes that industry leaders have begun to focus on how recovery might lead to a better integrated industry able to support national and regional development.