Monday, February 19, 2018 3:39 am Last modified: 12:00 am

Commentary

Successful Economic Development Requires a Young, Motivated and Task Oriented Workforce

Justin Moorhead points out that an essential part of creating economic success in the territory is to welcome people to move here and others to stay here, among other things.
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Virtue of the Week: Determination

You focus your energy and efforts on a task and stick with it until it is finished. Determination is using your willpower to do something when it isn't easy. You are determined to meet your goals even when it is hard or you are being tested.
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Don’t Forget the Capital

Sean Connor Jr. believes that Charlotte Amalie needs more attention in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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Passengers crowd into the Cyril E. King Airport (V.I. Port Authority photo)

Let’s Talk Again About Eliminating V.I. Customs Duties

Now, while America is looking, is a good time to push back and publicize the way U.S. Customs and Border Patrol is confiscating V.I. customs duties and bullying the territory into keeping them on V.I. books.
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Virtue of the Week: Honor

Honor is living by the virtues, showing great respect for yourself, other people, and the rules you live by. When you are honorable, you keep your word. You do the right thing regardless of what others are doing. Honor is a path of integrity. You are practicing honor when you: – Guide
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Virtue of the Week: Joyfulness

Joyfulness is an inner sense of peace and happiness. You appreciate the gifts each day brings. Without joyfulness, when the fun stops, our happiness stops. Joy can carry us through the hard times even when we are feeling sad. Joy gives us wings.
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The Choices Are Mounds of Wood Chips or Piles of Ashes

Clarence Payne doesn’t think the burning of debris caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria is acceptable.
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Passengers crowd into the Cyril E. King Airport (V.I. Port Authority photo)

An Expansion Plan Is Given for Cyril E. King Airport

Sean Connor Jr. has an expansion plan that will upgrade the Cyril E. King International Airport.
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A Song of Light and Fire: The Festival of Lights in an Ongoing Power Outage

Rabbi Michael Feshbach of St. Thomas writes about the different meanings of Chanukah as well as the different disasters in the Virgin Islands and California.
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AARP Asks Public to Support New Bill on Digital Assets

Many use the Internet to store their digital files on a remote server. If the owner dies, these digital assets could be lost forever, but a bill before the Legislature on Thursday, Dec. 14, would remedy this, according to Troy A. de Chabert-Schuster .
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