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Charlotte Amalie
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Thu July 18, 2019 10:26 PM

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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.

Paying Tribute to David Hamilton Jackson

Nandi Sékou gives a brief biography of David Hamilton Jackson, revealing the many contributions he made to the history and progress of the Virgin Islands.

Where Is Your Engagement?

David A. Bornn is asking that every resident get involved in revitalizing and saving the Downtown area of Charlotte Amalie.

Source Manager’s Journal: Hoaxes and Hoaxes

The Source has done excellent investigative work in covering the controversial story of the impending – just two weeks away – 15 days of darkness. Is this a hoax? If not, we offer a list of precautions.

Virtue of the Week: Excellence

Excellence is doing your best, giving careful attention to every task and every relationship. Excellence is effort guided by a noble purpose. It is a desire for perfection.

Thoughts from the Head of School: Education Reform

Michael Bornn, head of the VI Montessori School and Peter Gruber International Academy, shares the three principles that are generally agreed upon by reformers of modern education in a United States that is falling further and further behind in world rankings of educational success.

Virtue of the Week: Reliability

Reliability means that others can depend on you. You keep your commitments and give your best to every job. You are responsible. You don’t forget, and you don’t need to be reminded.

On the Matter of Restructuring Employee Retirement Benefits for V.I. Government Employees

Restructuring GERS requires careful thought. Existing commitments need to be safeguarded. Future promises can be aligned with what is truly affordable.

WICO on Cuba Opening

With all eyes on Cuba, where does that leave us? The following commentary is excerpted from the testimony on the impact of the reopening of Cuba on the V.I. economy as given before the 31st Legislature’s Committee on Economic Development, Agriculture and Planning.

Virtue of the Week: Self-discipline

Self-discipline means self-control. It is doing what you really want to do, rather than being tossed around by your feelings like a leaf in the wind. You act instead of react. You get things done in an orderly and efficient way.

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