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A fisherman participates in the 29th Annual Bastille Day Fishing Tournament on the north side of St. Thomas. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

A fisherman participates in the 29th Annual Bastille Day Fishing Tournament on the north side of St. Thomas. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

Local News

Doug Domenech (U.S. Department of the Interior photo)

Insular Affairs Nominee Is a Petroleum Advocate and Climate-Change Skeptic

The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will hold a hearing Thursday to consider Doug Domenech, President Donald Trump's nominee for assistant secretary of insular affairs in the Department of the Interior.
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Ron De Lugo Federal Courthouse

Feds Arrest Computer Instructor on Charges of Alien Smuggling, Bank Fraud

Dean Batiste, a government contractor teaching computer skills for the Department of Labor, has been indicted by a grand jury for alien smuggling and identification fraud.
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Waste Management Agency board meeting participants included, from left, Roger Merritt, Jr., executive director, Harith Wickrema, LaToya Williams, Clifford Joseph and Norbert Rosado.

Waste Management Board Approves Funding for Important Contracts

The V.I. Waste Management Authority board conducted a quick meeting Wednesday after a long executive session and approved funding for several significant contracts without much discussion.
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Senate Panel OKs Swim Zone at Cruz Bay Beach, 2 Other CZM Permits

The Legislature’s Committee on Housing, Public Works, Waste Management and Planning approved three minor Coastal Zone Management permits Wednesday, including a plan to create a swimming area at Cruz Bay Beach.
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Editorial / Blogs

Frank Schneiger

The Crisis: First Make Sure You’re Solving the Right Problem

As the territory's crisis deepens, here is a thought and a question. First, the thought, actually a basic principle. It is, always be sure that you are solving the right problems. And then the question: are there problems that are insoluble?
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Virtue of the Week: Orderliness

Orderliness is being neat and living with a sense of harmony. You are organized and know where things are when you need them. Solve problems step by step instead of going in circles. Order around you creates order inside you.
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Delegate Stacey Plaskett

The ironic state of freedom without democracy

Last week on July 4 we commemorated the Declaration of Independence, which outlines the ideals of equality and democracy and upheld as a model around the world. But Americans in the V.I. get freedom without democracy.
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Open Letter to Commissioner James

 Dear Commissioner James, It was not long ago that my fellow Ports of the Virgin Islands- Charlotte Amalie task force member Pash Daswani and I met with you in your offices to discuss Tip Top and the ongoing project. Navine Sakhrani, VP of the I
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