Category: News Article
Speaker says V.I. Should Alter Perception of Territory

By Susan Ellis for the St. Thomas Source – November 23, 2013 Changing a mindset that the U.S. Virgin Islands as merely a dependent United States possession instead of a small island nation with rich resources is necessary for the territory to become economically stable and a better Caribbean neighbor, said Lloyd Gardner, president of the Foundation for Development Planning, […]

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Climate Change and the U.S. Virgin Islands

By Lloyd Gardner. Op-ed article in the St. Thomas Source – March 1, 2012 An October 2011 Associated Press article on climate change stated that a leading skeptic of climate change, after conducting his own study, concluded that the earth’s surface temperature is rising. This was notable because this particular climate skeptic, Richard Muller, is said to be a prominent […]

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Foundation for Development Planning Review

written by: Lynda Lohr for the St. Thomas Source The Foundation for Development Planning , a fledgling non-profit organization on St. Thomas, is providing technical support in the development and planning process to non-profit groups, governments and private institutions so they can improve their decision making and policy-setting process. The foundation works Caribbean wide to achieve this goal. The foundation […]

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