Today, Virgin Islanders celebrate the 172nd anniversary of the emancipation of the enslaved peoples of the Danish West Indies. Around the world, people are now calling for equal treatment of the descendants of the enslaved Africans. Our history is full of brave men and women who fought again…

Later this year we will know whether President Donald Trump has won a second term in office or if his fellow septuagenarian, Joe Biden, has ended the most disruptive U.S. presidency in living memory.

Editor’s note: The following statement by Carvin Malone, deputy premier and Health minister, was presented on Friday, June 26, before the 4th House Assembly of the British Virgin Islands.

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of three consecutive editorials on the V.I. government’s financial crisis.

Three months into the global COVID-19 outbreak, the V.I. Health Department still does not have the ability to conduct mass testing for anyone who wants to be tested — high fever or not.

Bryan administration vs. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), St. Croix Chamber of Commerce, St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce, USVI Hotel and Tourism Association, St. Croix Hotel and Tourism Association and Virgin Islanders representing 40 restaurants and hotels territory-wide

Journalists are taught from Day One to use the code 5Ws and 1H. It stands for the key questions to ask when reporting big news: Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?

One of the most important pieces of legislation passed every year is the territory’s executive budget, or annual spending plan. And, whether we realize it or not, it impacts all of us.

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Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.’s proposed one-size-fits-all rules mandating the use of paper plates and plastic utensils at all restaurants cannot work. He should immediately rescind it.

Over the last few years, the health of American democracy has come under great scrutiny. Polling routinely shows that Americans are concerned that democratic institutions aren’t working as well as they ought to. Inevitably, this brings up the question of whether we can mend our problems or i…

The big mask debate has been creating havoc in the news lately. To wear or not to wear? Are my civil rights being infringed on or not? Debate after debate, with each side getting louder, with a few protests thrown in for good measure.

This is for the workers. Those of us who labor unappreciated until an emergency thrusts us onto the front lines. For the ones whose contributions are felt in every moment, but not noticed. Those of us who sometimes feel nameless, invisible and unsung. Those of us who take pride in a job well…

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This is a solemn and challenging time in the life of our nation and world. A remorseless, invisible enemy threatens the elderly and vulnerable among us — and some of the healthiest, too. It challenges our sense of safety, security and community. Our children are separated from their teachers…

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Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte has been uncharacteristically silent on what his agency is doing to ensure that once the Virgin Islands reopens that tourists — and their dollars — will come.

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