Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat, or steal. Being honest means that you accept yourself as who you are. When you are open and trustworthy, others can believe in you.
The St. Thomas International Regatta got underway Thursday with the Round the Rocks Race, as 23 boats took their start on a 21-nautical mile course that circumnavigated the U.S. Virgin Island of St. John counter clockwise.
Several classes were too close to call going into the final day of racing at the 44th St. Thomas International Regatta Sunday. Leads shifted back and forth throughout the three days of racing, leading to thrilling finishes.
Former police captain Enrique Saldana was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections Friday night, minutes after a jury found him guilty of killing his wife almost three years ago, according to the V.I. Department of Justice.
With the attention he’s been getting this week, no one could blame Adonte Yearwood if he were a bit distracted, but the 17-year-old V.I. native is solidly focused on the future. This fall he enters George Washington University on an all-expense paid scholarship.