Wednesday, November 22, 2017 4:45 am Last modified: 8:58 pm

Commentary

Virtue of the Week: Detachment

Detachment is experiencing your feelings without allowing your feelings to control you. With detachment you are free to choose how you will act. You use thinking and feeling together, so you can make smart choices.
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Governor Mapp Is Wrong; A Waste To Energy System Can Be Implemented Here

Greg Miller responds to Gov. Mapp’s opposition to Waste To Energy systems being tried in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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Virtue of the Week: Thankfulness

Thankfulness is being grateful for what we have. It is an attitude of gratitude for learning, loving and being. Appreciate the little things that happen around you and within you every day. Think positively. Thankfulness brings contentment.
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Chamber of Commerce Expresses Concern Over Delays in Repairing Airport

The Board of Directors of the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce and its membership is concerned by what they consider to be the lack of progress being made in the rehabilitation of Cyril E. King Airport.
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Virtue of the Week: Unity

Unity helps us work and live together peacefully. We feel connected with each other and all living things. We value the specialness of each person as a gift, not as a reason to fight or be scared. With unity we accomplish more together than any one of us could do alone.
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Confronting the Challenges Ahead Requires Coming Together

Justin Moorhead explains his two ideas on how to repair the U.S. Virgin Islands post-hurricanes: kick-start the economy; evaluate the recovery effort.
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Virtue of the Week: Cooperation

Cooperation is working together, sharing the load. When we cooperate, we join with others to do things that cannot be done alone. We are willing to follow the rules, which keep everyone safe and happy. Together we can accomplish great things.
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If There Is No SNAP, Food Distribution Should Continue

Donna M. Christensen, M.D., the state chair of the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, questions the decisions that are being made about SNAP and food distribution by the governor and others.
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Chamber Optimistic About Territory’s Recovery, But Expresses Concern About Preparedness

Summary: Sebastiano Paiewonsky Cassinelli gives an overview of what lies ahead for the economy and businesses in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He makes clear what needs to be done for the recovery.
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I’m Proud to Be a V.I. Educator

Liz Morrison, head of Antilles School, shares how she feels about the teachable lessons students are learning in the aftermath of the two recent hurricanes.
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