Editorial (April 25, 2013)

Disabled get short shrift in VI Comprehensive reform is urgently needed in order to protect the rights of the disabled in the Virgin Islands.

Dateline: Paradise (April 25, 2013)

Man survives day without Facebook When Billy Waverly woke up at his East End home last Thursday, he was expecting a normal day.

Reporter’s Notebook (April 25, 2013)

Ballin’ A Beaconite was impressed by the new “multi-sport” court at the Youth Empowerment Project centre in East End.

Financial leak coverage draws ire

I was disappointed but not altogether surprised by your April 11 article on the financial services leak.

Rise in crime worries writer

As a 64-year-old Virgin Islander who lived for 30 years in the United States, I am saddened by the increase of crime in my once very safe island.

Dateline: Paradise (Feb. 28, 2013)

Ferries hope to lower expectations After decades of failed attempts to improve the territory’s ferry service, government officials have decided to try a different approach.

Reporter’s Notebook (Feb. 28, 2013)

Comment cards One Beaconite thinks the comment cards distributed to residents who attended government’s community

Economist analyses Budget Report

I hope that many Virgin Islanders, belongers and other residents have taken the opportunity to access the government’s recently released and much improved Budget Report.

Dateline: Paradise (April 19, 2012)

Survival kits for cruise ship tourists Government has acknowledged that Road Town needs a lot of work if it is to remain

Airport, other issues scrutinised

Is the proposed improvement to the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport a “done deal” or a “work in progress”? You decide.

Dateline: Paradise (April 12, 2012)

Surfing Cane (sort of) Two weeks ago in this column, I vowed to do my best to surf at Cane Garden Bay