November 18, 2017 6:05 am Last modified: 12:21 pm

Editorial

Who Will Hold Them Accountable

Isn’t anyone in the V.I. government embarrassed that we are cited repeatedly for being unable to run our own affairs?
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Stopping Corruption Is Everybody's Job

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has declared Friday, Dec. 9, International Anti-Corruption Day. It should be a time for Virgin Islanders to consider how the corruption has damaged our community.
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What About a French Woman?

We are pleased that the Commission on the Status of Women has begun recognizing women in our community who have made valuable contributions to civic life. However, we are perplexed that the commission did not include at least one woman from the island's French community.
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Racetrack Clean-Up Shows Clearly What's Important to Our Officials

Who says our government officials don't have a sense of urgency? Just look at the speed with which they're cleaning up the mess at the Clinton Phipps racetrack.
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Want What You Have

Thanksgiving Day is a good time to practice wanting what you have.
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How Did Our Watchdogs Miss the Shipwreck that Was About to Happen

How did our delegate, local senators, and governor and lieutenant governor, with their high-priced Washington lobbyist, all miss the shipwreck headed right for the heart of the U.S.V.I. boating industry?
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How Did Our Watchdogs Miss the Shipwreck that Was About to Happen

How did our delegate, local senators, and governor and lieutenant governor, with their high-priced Washington lobbyist, all miss the shipwreck headed right for the heart of the U.S.V.I. boating industry?
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This Is a Time for Calm Heads

We are shocked and distressed at the news of a brutal attack on a St. John woman. All energies – including those of federal agencies – should be focused on finding the perpetrators. Meanwhile we call upon all public officials to walk a road of sanity and equanimity during th
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Health Department, Housing Authority Failing to Respond to Dengue Outbreak

The Health Department and the V.I. Housing Authority's response to the dengue outbreak is wholly inadequate.
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A Closer Look at Proposed Affordable Housing in Calabash Boom

Concerned St. Johnians Don Near and Bob McNabb write that many more questions need to be answered before the project at Calabash Boom is allowed to proceed.
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