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Charlotte Amalie
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Thu November 15, 2018 10:43 AM

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Ours Must Be a Government of Laws

Kelvin Martin hopes the new attorney general nominee, while pursuing Gov. de Jongh’s alleged illegalities, will not ignore possible corruption by Gov. Mapp.

Virtue of the Week: Assertiveness

Being assertive means being positive and confident. You are aware that you are a worthy person with your own special gifts. You think for yourself and express your own ideas. You know what you stand for and what you won't stand for. You expect respect.

WICO CEO: Workshops Encourage Economy

The West Indian Co. Ltd. recently hosted a two-day business development workshop for entrepreneurs interested in starting their own tourism-related business.

Corruption Is Alive in the Virgin Islands

George L. Johansen thanks the media for exposing corruption in the Virgin Islands.

Corruption Is Alive in the Virgin Islands

George L. Johansen thanks the media for exposing corruption in the Virgin Islands.

Virtue of the Week: Flexibility

Flexibility is being open to change. You consider others' ideas and feelings and don't insist on your own way. Flexibility gives you creative new ways to get things done. You get rid of bad habits and learn new ones.

The ADA and 25 Years of Breaking Down Barriers

Amelia Headley LaMont writes of the progress that has been made since the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed, reminding everyone there is more work to be done.

Virtue of the Week: Humility

Being humble is when you consider others as important as yourself. You are thoughtful of their needs and willing to be of service. You don’t expect others or yourself to be perfect. You learn from your mistakes.

Are We Really Invested In Tourism?

Our wavering commitment to tourism has exposed us to risks and vulnerabilities, especially put in perspective of the Great Recession, the loss of EDC beneficiaries and the closing of HOVENSA.

The V.I. Needs to Trade With the World

Adrian C.R. Gillem alerts Virgin Islanders to the importance of the present focus of Congress on the Trade Bill and its parts: TPA, TPP and TTIP. He explains what these are and questions why the territory’s politicians have done so little to help the V.I. by working for this bill’s passage.

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