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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, January 15, 2021

Op-ed

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.

Op-Ed: Journalism, Along with Democracy, Is Under Siege

As I sat glued to live coverage of Wednesday’s outrageous acts of insurrection in Washington, D.C., I saw one chilling moment during which a journalist was being held by police, an image that will be a recurring nightmare until the day I die.

Op-Ed: The Bar for Normal Has Been Raised

DaraMonifah® Cooper considers the possibilities and challenges of a new world post COVID-19.

Op-Ed: Let’s Build Healthy and Peaceful Communities in the Virgin Islands

Frank Schneiger, looking into the near future and expecting things to be normal, considers the possibility of constructing a model health system that will benefit every Virgin Islander.

Op-Ed: Kwanzaa is Needed Even More This Year in the V.I.

The celebration of Kwanzaa has been taking place for almost 50 years in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where a majority of the population is made up of people of African descent.

Op-Ed: Sen. Sarauw Made Erroneous Statements About Magens Bay Bill

Dayle Barry responds to the recent opinion written by Sen. Janelle Sarauw regarding Bill No. 33-0374 (the Magens Bay Authority bill) and proposed amendments to that bill.

Op-Ed: Britain and Europe: The Moment of Truth

As the Brexit negotiations stagger towards some sort of conclusion, David Jessop argues that whatever the outcome, leaving the EU will diminish Britain’s place in the world. This will require, he believes, significantly upgrading the Caribbean relationship with one or more EU states present in the region.

Op-Ed: An Unconscionable Act by the Virgin Islands Legislature

David Silverman criticizes the recent decision by the Virgin Islands Legislature to grant Summers End Group CZM permits. He fears for the future of Coral Bay.

Op Ed: Sarauw Says Magens Bay Bill Not Political

Sen. Janelle Sarauw says that the true purpose of the Magens Bay bill is to honor Arthur Fairchild’s “intent and expectations” for the property he donated to the Virgin Islands. She wants the Magens Bay Authority Board and the Senate to depoliticize the process.