Members of the Senate Rules Committee sent a bill to buy the historic Estate Catherineberg house from the West Indian company on for a final floor vote after taking out a provision to cut WICO's statutory payment in lieu of taxes.
In recent years the V.I. government has changed the laws to expand slot machine gambling, first to try to build hotels in the 1990s, then to help an existing hotel and in hopes of revitalizing horse racing.
Loyalty is staying true to someone. It is standing up for something you believe in without wavering. It is being faithful to your family, country, school, friends or ideals when the going gets tough as well as when things are good.
If you've seen one Caribbean island, you've seen them all. St. Thomas, St. Kitts, you're all the same. But they are not all the same, and the differences add up to a critical challenge in defining the Virgin Islands' response to the emerging crisis.