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TOURISM CHIEF ASSESSES ST. CROIX'S PROBLEMS

Well — that explains a lot! The reason St. Croix does poorly in the tourism market is because our tourism director says it deserves to! And aren't the national media going to have a heyday with her quote that St. Croix is "one of the filthiest islands in the Caribbean"!
We may be underpromoted and overpotholed, but we are not filthy. I invite Ms. Richards to visit and I will personally show her the beauty of the big island.
Patsy Hirst
St. Croix

Editor's note: Although Tourism Commissioner Pamela Richards grew up on St. Thomas, she has been a St. Croix resident for many years.
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Well -- that explains a lot! The reason St. Croix does poorly in the tourism market is because our tourism director says it deserves to! And aren't the national media going to have a heyday with her quote that St. Croix is "one of the filthiest islands in the Caribbean"!
We may be underpromoted and overpotholed, but we are not filthy. I invite Ms. Richards to visit and I will personally show her the beauty of the big island.
Patsy Hirst
St. Croix

Editor's note: Although Tourism Commissioner Pamela Richards grew up on St. Thomas, she has been a St. Croix resident for many years.
We welcome and encourage readers to keep the dialogue going by responding to Source commentary. Letters should be e-mailed with name and place of residence to source@viaccess.net.

Publisher's note : Like the St. John Source now? Find out how you can love us twice as much -- and show your support for the islands' free and independent news voice ... click here.