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Charlotte Amalie
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Thu April 25, 2019 1:59 AM

Op-ed

On the Matter of Professionalizing Our Economic Advantage

Justin Moorhead gives a brief history of the Virgin Islands economy since the 1960s. He then lays out the possibilities and challenges for a future economy.

Thoughts from a Dad

Michael Bornn believes that adults should not teach children by telling them what to think and what to do. Instead, allow them to use their own innate curiosity and creativity, and to develop a love for learning.

Source Manager’s Journal: The Power of a Positive Vision

A true vision isn't "soft." Nor is it utopian or unachievable. Instead, it is a description of what we want a place or a country to look like in the future.

Virtue of the Week: Unity

Unity helps us work and live together peacefully. We feel connected with each other and all living things. We value the specialness of each person as a gift, not as a reason to fight or be scared.

Paying Tribute to David Hamilton Jackson

Nandi Sékou gives a brief biography of David Hamilton Jackson, revealing the many contributions he made to the history and progress of the Virgin Islands.

Source Manager’s Journal: Hoaxes and Hoaxes

The Source has done excellent investigative work in covering the controversial story of the impending – just two weeks away – 15 days of darkness. Is this a hoax? If not, we offer a list of precautions.

Virtue of the Week: Excellence

Excellence is doing your best, giving careful attention to every task and every relationship. Excellence is effort guided by a noble purpose. It is a desire for perfection.

Virtue of the Week: Reliability

Reliability means that others can depend on you. You keep your commitments and give your best to every job. You are responsible. You don’t forget, and you don’t need to be reminded.

On the Matter of Restructuring Employee Retirement Benefits for V.I. Government Employees

Restructuring GERS requires careful thought. Existing commitments need to be safeguarded. Future promises can be aligned with what is truly affordable.

WICO on Cuba Opening

With all eyes on Cuba, where does that leave us? The following commentary is excerpted from the testimony on the impact of the reopening of Cuba on the V.I. economy as given before the 31st Legislature’s Committee on Economic Development, Agriculture and Planning.

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