Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:55 am Last modified: 12:38 am

Op-ed

Virtue of the Week: Loyalty

Loyalty is staying true to someone. It is standing up for something you believe in without wavering. It is being faithful to your family, country, school, friends or ideals when the going gets tough as well as when things are good.
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Virtue of the Week: Confidence

Confidence is having faith in someone. Self-confidence is trusting that you have what it takes to handle whatever happens.
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The Crisis: Another Dimension

If you've seen one Caribbean island, you've seen them all. St. Thomas, St. Kitts, you're all the same. But they are not all the same, and the differences add up to a critical challenge in defining the Virgin Islands' response to the emerging crisis.
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Dredging Charlotte Amalie Harbor Is Crucial to Long Term Prosperity

This is the last installment of Filippo Cassenelli’s commentaries on the proposed Havensight enhancement project being planned by GERS and WICO and the future prosperity of the Charlotte Amalie Harbor
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Virtue of the Week: Courage

Courage is bravery in the face of fear. You do the right thing even when it is hard or scary. When you are courageous, you don't give up. You try new things. You admit your mistakes. Courage is the strength in your heart.
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Source Manager’s Journal: Janesville

Janesville is a small city of 63,000 people in southern Wisconsin. Its winters are cold and long. Its population is 93% white and less than 2% black. Its congressman is Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.
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V.I. Cannot Afford Further Delays in Main Street Enhancement Project

Filippo Cassinelli has concerns about the completion of the Main Street Enhancement Project at a time when the Virgin Islands is starting to lose ground to other tourism destinations.
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Virtue of the Week: Commitment

Commitment is caring deeply about something or someone. It is deciding carefully what you want to do, then giving 100 percent, holding nothing back. ... You finish what you start. You keep your promises.
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Virtue of the Week: Integrity

Integrity is living by your highest values. It is being honest and sincere. Integrity helps you listen to your conscience, to do the right thing and to tell the truth. You act with integrity when your words and actions match.
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Virtue of the Week: Truthfulness

Truthfulness is being honest in your words and actions. You don't tell lies even to defend yourself. Don't listen to gossip or prejudice. See the truth for yourself. Don't try to be more that you are to impress others. Be yourself, your true self.
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