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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 rejected a handshake from his Head of State, Chancellor Angela Merkel. The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago [which only recently recorded cases of COVID-19] is taking precautionary measures by urging their citizens to greet each other by winking their eyes (known as “sweet eyes” in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago) or to use the peace sign. I am from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and I would like to recommend the following greeting to the world. This greeting is of Indian origin. When Indians (especially Hindus and Yogis) greet each other, they clasp their hands in a prayer-like gesture and slightly bow their heads. They say “namaste”…

Letter to the Editor | Showboating Won't Save G.E.R.S.,…

Staff Consortium | March 10, 2020

Now that the showboating, the Monday-morning quarterbacking, and the accusations against the trustees…

Where is the Information? Bryan Administration Fails…

The Editorial Board | March 04, 2020

In almost every jurisdiction where suspected cases of the coronavirus are detected, governments take…

Dear Editor, JFL Hospital Negligence Almost Cost Me…

Staff Consortium | February 29, 2020

Dear Editor, On Wednesday, 1/22/2020,  I started feeling sick.  By Saturday, 1/25/2020, I went to see…

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Opinion | The Reality of the Virgin Islands Cannabis Bill

Staff Consortium | December 27, 2019

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Opinion | The Case For Privatizing WAPA

Staff VIC | October 19, 2019

There has been at times abuses of power in the semi- autonomous branches of our government including WAPA with a failure to follow basic accounting protocols and proper fiduciary oversight. The result...

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