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Charlotte Amalie
Sunday, August 18, 2019
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Commentary

Pass Bill to Fully Invest in Inspector General’s Office

Jason Budsan calls for last year’s Bill 30-0525 to re-establish the Virgin Islands inspector general as a semi-autonomous agency should be re-introduced in the present Legislative session.

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.

Make a Difference, Keep Our Oceans Free of Debris!

Jason Budsan praises those people, businesses and organizations that have been taking part in coastal clean-up events, and he asks others to lend a hand in clearing beaches of litter for the rest of October, the Ocean Conservancy International Coastal Clean-up month.

Virtue of the Week: Responsibility

Being responsible means others can trust you to do things with excellence. You accept accountability for your actions. When you make a mistake, you offer amends instead of excuses.

Thanks Are Given for a ‘Delectable’ Experience

On behalf of Downtown Revitalization Inc., David Bornn thanks the many people and businesses who helped to make the recent ‘St. Thomas Eats: A Food Truck Fete’ such a big success.

Source Manager’s Journal: Leading in Hard Times

Hey, Virgin Islanders. News flash. By making hard and painful choices, the deJongh administration saved the territory from disaster.

There Are Many to Thank for Their Contributions

James S. Carroll thanks all of those who helped with the 2015 V.I. Fathers March as well as all the fathers and male caregivers in the Virgin Islands who took part.

It’s Not Only Unethical But Illegal

Brian Granite tells a story about consistently being overcharged by taxi drivers' taking tourists from St. John to Red Hook.

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