Service is giving to others, making a difference in their lives. You consider their needs as important as your own. Be helpful without waiting to be asked. Do every job with excellence.
As we take time this month to observe the importance of tourism on the U.S. Virgin Islands economy, we at the West Indian Company, Ltd. remain mindful of the impact the cruise industry has on the overall tourism product, especially the highly coveted overnight guest sector.
George Johansen warns that actually saving the reefs requires that governments in the BVI and USVI deal with the raw sewage problem.
Government Retirees United for Fairness Inc. (GRUFF) makes it clear that it does not favor or support the sale of GERS-owned property in Havensight Mall or Port of Sale. GRUFF also wants the Senate to change the relationship between GERS and WICO.
Former delegate to Congress Donna M. Christensen gives her personal opinion on the issue of allowing illegal immigrants to get drivers’ licenses in the Virgin Islands.
Whoever said that big girls don’t cry needs to know that that’s not true: as in the new book “Welcome to My Breakdown” by Benilde Little, sometimes crying is only the beginning.
It was Robert Southey who said, “Curses are like chickens. They always come home to roost.” Our curse, in this case of publicized police killings of black men, is the reality and persistent stain of racism.
Dr. Manuel A. da Motta wants the public and the branches of Virgin Islands government to know the facts about marijuana, especially its medicinal uses.
Mary L. Moorhead thinks the Legislature should immediately take up their responsiblity of denying or consenting to Gov. Mapp’s nominations for commissioners.
Pet Oasis owner Alfonso Garcia Jr. has been trying since last November to get certain permits to help expand his business, but the government agencies, departments and people he has had to deal with have made it nearly impossible.