So I’m a tech geek, and really can’t pass up an opportunity to talk about some cool stuff. I’ve always thought that education in the Virgin Islands needed a modern facelift. Our education system is aged and quite honestly shameful in some respects. But forget about the curriculum for now, I want to talk about technology. 😁 Virtual Reality is one…[Read more]
MPepco, I have to agree. I’ve always found the Virgin Islands and it social structure to be a little bit archaic. The landmass is pretty small and we tend to find little cliches and sub-groups to mingle with as a coping mechanism. The VI can be very hostile and I think the size has made many of our social interactions a little dramatic.
There’s a lot of work that needs to be done with how we showcase our carnival events and the culture of our islands. I attended the Groundbreaking Ceremony yesterday and was really shocked at the size of the project. The Veterans Drive Improvement Project is the largest single road construction project in the history of the Virgin Islands…[Read more]
I’ve asking myself perhaps the same question for several months, and I’ve recently starting making my concerns public. Are Virgin Islanders aware that the Virgin Islands Department of Labor has not released new unemployment figures since July 2017? This is an important piece of data that business owners use to determine if they would like to do…[Read more]
Public Transportation is lagging in the entire Territory. Before moving back home in late 2015, I made (at the time what I thought was a hard decision) the decision to purchase a car before I returned. I knew that it would be difficult getting around especially when I got my own living space.
Some experts believe (I’ll provide a link when I can)…[Read more]
I’ve always found myself disappointed when thinking about the culture and history of the U.S. Virgin Islands. My disappointment reached its peak after the hurricanes as historic buildings, paintings and artwork were damaged or destroyed by water and mold. There are several departments that focus on preserving our historic landmarks. If we had a…[Read more]