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Slaying the juvenile delinquency beast

OPINION: Juvenile delinquency in the Virgin Islands is a social, cultural, and economic devourer: a ravenous beast. If it is allowed to grow as swiftly as it is ...

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A Game of no Winners between Living & Dying: War remains a foolish & evil Pastime, sold to Idiots too lazy to reason by the Wicked, too corrupt to care… ...

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The following story is part of a series on the political pulse of the Virgin Islands at midterm. It assesses the prospects for the new third party just launched. And ...

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GULLIVER – freedom fighter

US isolationism requires a radical reassessment of the Caribbean’s geopolitical future. US retrenchment will affect the region and hemisphere in ways yet unknown. ...

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Sulking Gulliver

OPINION - US isolationism requires a radical reassessment of the Caribbean’s geopolitical future. US retrenchment will affect the region and hemisphere in ways yet ...

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Bottom up, or top down?

OPINION: The proceeding story assesses the global debate on stimulus and austerity. It further assesses the discussion on increasing wealth inequalities in the West. ...

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And as the Children ask, What’s Next? Locally & internationally we continue to bounce from one Manmade Crisis to another so that, instead of proverbial Beds of ...

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A Third Party: dream or nightmare?

OPINION: What happens if a third and viable political party enters the race for power in the Virgin Islands? The Virgin Islands for all intents and purposes is ...

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The FORMIDABLE Jack Swing

OPINION: The swing voter is a powerful fact of modern politics, even in these British Virgin Islands. The most common swing voter model exists where a strong two ...

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OPINION: The Virgin Islands swing vote

A series of articles assessing Virgin Islands politics at Midterm This story is an appraisal of the state of political play in the British Virgin Islands early 2014. ...

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AGRICULTURE: a critical driver of Virgin...

OPINION: The following story is part of a series of narratives assessing the Virgin Islands economy: an attempt at enlightenment on a subject all too often ...

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OPINION: Inequality and trickle-down in ...

The following story is part of a series of articles assessing economic matters in the Virgin Islands. It reviews one aspect of the hemisphere’s largest economy and ...

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Opinion: The austere rich

The austerity model of the 1980s and 90s stated the following: “seek ye first the interests of the rich, and then everything else will be added to the poor.” The ...

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OPINION: Virgin imports and the dependen...

This story is part of a series of articles on the Virgin Islands economy. It is an attempt to look at the Virgin Islands economy through the lens of the global ...

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Opinion: Slave laws, black gods & g...

Are we facing New Year or New Fears? We have left the old year behind with promises of New Beginnings but growing fear that we may have dragged the same bad habits ...

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OPINION: Barbados’ austerity, stimulus...

Barbados has been described as facing a financial meltdown this early 2014. Austerity is being offered as the solution. But the country is also doing something ...

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OPINION: “Now” is all we have

My current read is one of those mind altering books that make you ‘think’. “The Power of Now”, by Eckart Tolle rivets our attention on something that ...

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By any measure, 2013 was a tough, challenging year economically for the BVI. And according to recent government projections, 2014 will bring some positive news. The ...

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Opinion: Madiba Mandela does not need ou...

As Slavery leaves the West, Apartheid takes Slavery to Africa: Rolihlahla Dalibhunga Mandela was not born into Apartheid… On July 18, 1918 Rolihlahla Dalibhunga ...

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Opinion: Virgin Islands customer service...

Eternal bank queues, and a small number of customer unfriendly bank tellers and staff are a metaphor for a poor Virgin Islands customer service model. The need for ...

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