Editorial (March 11, 2010)

Women’s day marks 100 This week’s International Women’s Day observance should spur the territory to redouble its efforts to achieve equality for women and men.

Editorial (March 3, 2011)

New law should improve accountability Lawmakers everywhere talk about the importance of good governance and the need to spend taxpayers’ money wisely.

Dateline: Paradise (March 3, 2011)

Road Town, in a wheelchair On Sunday, I was driving through Road Town when I passed two tourists rolling down Waterfront Drive in wheelchairs. Not surprisingly, they were having difficulty.

Reporter’s Notebook (March 3, 2011)

It’s here! Readers will be happy to hear that the Beacon’s new website is now in action. The site is launching today at the same address as before: bvibeacon.com.

CB resident praises road repairs

The BVI Beacon and other media outlets’ recent coverage of the need for immediate attention to dangerous roads

Reporter’s Notebook (Feb. 10, 2011)

New face Beaconites welcome Steven Melendez, the Beacon’s newest reporter. Mr. Melendez, a native of Long Island, New York, recently earned a master’s degree in journalism

Dateline: Paradise

Re: Lucrative contract request Dear Government:I’m writing to follow up on my August application for a lucrative government contract. At the time, the Ministry of Communications and Works had recently …

Editorial (Feb. 10, 2011)

VI farming, past and future During this Farmers’ Week, the Virgin Islands should reflect on the role farming

Dateline: Paradise

Re: Application for Anegada job Dear Beacon Management:Thank you for considering my application for the job of Anegada correspondent.

Letter: VI sinking under garbage

Thanks, Beaconites, for publishing two great pieces last week. In a commentary, Mike Burrill stressed the need to move to alternative energy sources. 

Reporter’s Notebook

Gone but not forgotten On Monday, a Beaconite was preparing to leave the office for the day when she received a phone call that made her very sad.


Get ready for elections The Virgin Islands should start preparing now for next year’s elections, which may prove to be among the most important in the territory’s history.


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