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    Statehood for the United States Virgin Islands Over many years, the Virgin Islanders have been fighting for the right to vote for their president, but were denied this privilege many times. However, I believe statehood would be able to solve this situation. This would mean that the U.S Virgin Islands will have the right to vote for the next U.S president, debt will be handled more efficiently, and better health care will be provided. There are lots of other advantages for being a state, but these three topics are the most important ones. If the U.S Virgin Islands can succeed with becoming a state, imagine how much life will improve for you and I. The right to vote has always been important to many people, you’ll be able to choose the person who signs laws, speaks for the people, and solve problems through treaties. However, what if they make a bill that’s not…

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    If I had the opportunity to go anywhere in the world, it would be the Virgin Islands. The Virgin Islands and Texas are the exact opposite of one another. Texas unlike the Virgin Islands is filled with dead scorched lands. It is very rare one gets a chance to be able to see crystal clear water with all sorts of green exotic vegetation and wildlife. One condition is that if I were to go my family would also go. I have always told my parents that someday I will be able to repay them back for…

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    With at least 28 island nations and more than 7,000 individual islands, the problem quickly becomes deciding where to go. To complicate matters further, each of the islands offers a variety of local flavors—like a preference for cumin in Cuba, or curry along the English islands. Experience island culture while enjoying delicious Caribbean cuisine with this unique insider’s guide. What’s so unique about it? These destinations are meant to be accessed exclusively by boat. But you won’t find…

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    The United States Virgin Islands is one of four US territories. They have their own Board of Nursing, which determines requirements for licensure and defines scope of practice for registered nurses within the United States Virgin Islands in their Nurse Practice Act. It has been amended to include advanced practice registered nurses (APRN). This act, number 6736 of bill number 26-0028 which was added in 2005, gave Virgin Island APRN's the ability to treat patients to the partial extent of their…

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    Crime is a major problem in United States Virgin Islands (USVI). One cannot turn on the television or radio without hearing about another crime that was committed. Crime has increased tremendously over the last few years and something must be done to combat it. But first one must determine where crime stems from. According to Burton’s Legal Thesaurus (2007), “Crime is a violation of a law in which there is injury to the public or a member of the public and a term in jail or prison, and/ or a…

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    I recollect as a youngster growing up on the resplendent island of St. Croix being an active member of my elementary school’s quadrille group. I was about ten years old. I recollect the carnival parades, going to horse races, attending the St. Croix Agrifest in February and attending the festival village in December. I recollect learning how to macramé in summer camp. I recollect learning how to paint mocko jumbies, and make papier mache fishes in art class. As a child art was a consequential…

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    The Virgin Islands Department of Education was founded in 1999 and is responsible for all academic personnel, ranging from administration to teachers. This department is responsible for the conduct, coordination and development of educational facilities on the islands of St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John. The department is associated with all schools that cater to children in the elementary level, all the way to middle and upper school. The department of education operates under a mission…

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    Total # of Words: 557 Keyword Topic: “Virgin Island National Park”- 6 Keyword Density: 1.07% The US Virgin Island National Park in St. John Summary: The US Virgin Island National Park is well protected and maintained for Tourists and Vacationers to enjoy. St. John is an island in the Caribbean Sea and a constituent of the US Virgin Islands (USVI). This is the smallest of the three main lands; St. John, St. Thomas, and St. Croix. Though St. John is the smallest island, it is said to be the…

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    James Hamby - English9A - Family Narrative So, my Family went on a trip this summer to the British Virgin Islands. We had to drive to Tulsa Oklahoma which didn’t take that long but the airplanes took forever. When we got to Tulsa, we signed in with the airlines and waited to be put on the plane which was at about 4:00 AM. When we got on the plane it was a small plane that was going to Atlanta Georgia for a place to get onto another airplane. We waited there and ate breakfast because we…

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    When you see those pictures of clear watered, beautiful, and perfect small paradises, what do you think about? Do you think about where that could possibly be, or how that could exist. I think of the island of St. Croix, a small virgin island just off the coast of Puerto Rico. It is an island of beauty, culture, and color. St. Croix is the most beautiful place I have ever seen, it looks like those pictures you see of small paradises. This tiny island is made up of huge hills covered in…

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