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Letter to the Editor | Court Ruling's Impact on Horse Racing in the Territory

Staff Consortium | May 11, 2020

April was a horrible month for horse racing fans in the territory, as the Sport of Kings suffered a tremendous blow with a recent District Court ruling. The District Court ruled that Southland Gambling has a legally binding contract with the Government of the Virgin Islands through the V.I. Lottery, and that the law passed in December 2016 which allowed for the contract between VIGL and the Government of the Virgin Islands was unconstitutional. My interest in this matter lies solely with Virgin Islanders involved in the horse racing industry - the jockeys, the groomers, the trainers, the horse owners, and the horse racing enthusiasts. The ruling that was handed down places the industry in jeopardy. The unknown is clear and present. What can and what should we be doing to ensure that live horse racing returns to the territory? There are 3…

From the V.I. State Nurses Association: May 2020 Nurses…

Staff Consortium | May 08, 2020

The Virgin Island State Nurses Association (VISNA), a member of the American Nurses Association (ANA),…

It's Time to Allow the Media Back at Government House

The Editorial Board | April 28, 2020

On Monday, as a VI Consortium reporter was asking Governor Albert Bryan some important questions during…

Letter to the Editor | April is Sexual Assault Awareness…

Staff Consortium | April 23, 2020

Dear Editor, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This month is dedicated to the awareness and prevention…

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Letter to the Editor | When the World Stood Still

Staff Consortium | April 03, 2020

Dear Editor, For the past two months, I feel like a cast member in a science fiction reality drama series called "When the World Stood Still". The star of this drama is a child villain, a man-chil...

Letter to the Editor | Coronavirus Greeting

Staff Consortium | March 17, 2020

Dear Editor, To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Hong Kong has asked its citizens not to kiss their pets. Italians were asked not to greet each other with hugs and kisses. A German politician actually...

Opinion | The ‘Evil’ Plastic Straw

Staff Consortium | February 22, 2020

The ‘rocket scientists’ in our Legislature and executive branch have demonized yet another inanimate object… the plastic straw. Humans sucking fluid from cups via the plastic straw is a vitally ...

The Cow Has No More Milk

Staff Consortium | January 20, 2020

What is the real state of the Territory? Territorial debt may seem as far removed from our daily lives and bank accounts at first glance, but is it really?  Debts in the Territory, whether it be the ...

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