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Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Commentary

The WCSC 2016 Calendar Comes Under Criticism

Dr. Gloria I. Joseph and Ulla Neuburger, former board members of Women’s Coalition of St. Croix, find much to fault about the WCSC 2016 calendar.

Thank You, Claire Roker

Carlene Woods praises the work and dedication of Claire Roker, who has spent her life preparing young women for Caribbean, national and international pageants.

Virtue of the Week: Determination

You focus your energy and efforts on a task and stick with it until it is finished. Determination is using your willpower to do something when it isn't easy. You are determined to meet your goals.

Raising Awareness on Stalking, Human Trafficking, Social Consciousness

Khnuma Simmonds-Esannason, Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Council (DVSAC) executive director, reflects on past accomplishments and thanks supporters in advance for what will be a recharged, productive future.

Corporate Welfare Is Alive and Flourishing in U.S.V.I.

Eddison T. Walters, business professor, writes that the Virgin Islands Government has just given away the store with its agreement to the deal for the sale of the St. Croix refinery.

Virtue of the Week: Perseverance

Perseverance is being steadfast and persistent. You commit to your goals and overcome obstacles, no matter how long it takes. Like a strong ship in a storm, you don't become battered or blown off course. You just ride the waves.

Virtue of the Week: Honor

Honor is living by the virtues, showing great respect for yourself, other people, and the rules you live by. When you are honorable, you keep your word. You do the right thing regardless of what others are doing.

The Chairman of the V.I. Democratic Party Imparts Holiday Message

Cecil R. Benjamin urges the V.I. Legislature to approve the “ArcLight Operating Agreement” in the spirit of Christmas.

Source Manager’s Journal: The Christmas Concert and the Smile

We live in an age in which breeding mistrust of "others" is a growth industry. This is as true in the Virgin Islands as it is elsewhere. Smiles are not going to cure mistrust, but they can open doors.

A Look at the Arguments Over the New Standardized Tests

Alexandria Baltimore-Hoofkin explains and defends the new and controversial test requirements for high school students.

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