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Velinor Op-Ed: Policing Is Not About Rhetoric or Grandstanding, It's About Taking Action to Deter Crime…

Staff Consortium | May 05, 2021

I affirm that “the arc of the moral universe bends toward justice.” I accepted the role of Commissioner with humility, confidence, and a vision to inspire and actively manage leaders to participate in a more unified and protected territory. The position, by its very nature, requires someone with character and competence. From the onset of my arrival, there were naysayers, not due to my performance, but because of my character and experience. Some have gone to extreme measures in attempts to malign me. Nonetheless, I journey forward with a singular purpose of doing the right thing regardless of popularity, jealousy, and ignorance. I am one dimensional when it comes to policing - do the right thing even when it is not popular.  There is a separation of the branches of government for a reason - to minimize undue influence and to have a system…

Caregiving in the Covid Era

Staff Consortium | March 31, 2021

Even in ordinary times, unpaid family caregivers in The Virgin Islands face a daunting set of daily…

Dear Editor, as a Lifelong Charter Industry Professional,…

Staff Consortium | March 20, 2021

Dear Editor,  In regard to The Bebop floating lounge and restaurant’s projected plans, I am hoping to…

Dear Editor, Recognition is Due the V.I. Basketball…

Staff Consortium | March 11, 2021

Dear Editor, Allow me to express my heartfelt CONGRATULATIONS to the Virgin Islands Basketball Federation,…

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Op-Ed: Virgin Islanders, We Are at a Crossroads

Staff Consortium | November 29, 2020

Dear Editor, At a time when new national and local representatives are set to take office, the sobering reality is that we have critical issues to face as a Territory. Many of our pressing matters he...

Where is the Compassion for Struggling Virgin Islanders?

The Editorial Board | October 01, 2020

Labor Commissioner Gary Molloy won't allow employees to go outside to address burdened and struggling unemployed Virgin Islanders, some of whom for months haven't received a dime of unemployment benef...

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