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Watch Dogs Must be Independent

Why did a Senate panel hold in committee a bill that would provide greater autonomy and a guaranteed budget to the entity charged with stemming the flow of fraud, waste and abuse in the territory?

Why We Need a Truly Independent Office of the Virgin Islands Inspector General

Steven van Beverhoudt, the Virgin Islands inspector general for more than 26 years, submits his opinion of the independence of the agency and his support of a bill submitted by Sen. Clifford Graham.

Virtue of the Week: Truthfulness

Truthfulness is being honest in your words and actions. You don't tell lies even to defend yourself. See the truth for yourself. Don't try to be more that you are to impress others. Be yourself, your true self.

Source Manager’s Journal: Searching for Excellence

If someone wants to find a model for building an excellent organization and a true team – of any kind – take a look at the 2014-15 U Conn women’s basketball team. You won’t go wrong.

Virtue of the Week: Trustworthiness

Trustworthiness is being worthy of trust. People can count on you to do your best, to keep your word, and to follow through on your commitments. You do what you say you will do.

Seatrade Demonstrates the Need to Refresh, Renew, and Reinvent Cruise Destinations

Last month, the West Indian Company Limited (WICO) was part of the U.S. Virgin Islands delegation, led by Gov. Kenneth Mapp, at the 2015 Cruise Shipping Miami conference, better known in the industry as Seatrade.

Virtue of the Week: Trust

Trust is having faith in someone or something. It is a positive attitude about life. You are confident that the right thing will happen without trying to control it or make it happen.

Together, We Can Stop Violence and Abuse

Khnuma Simmonds-Esannason asks everyone to get involved in stopping sexual abuse, domestic violence and child abuse by taking actions that she lists.

Virtue of the Week: Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat, or steal. When you are open and trustworthy, others can believe in you.

Source Manager’s Journal: Social Distance in a Small Place

To the outsider trying to figure things out, the Virgin Islands presents a different kind of social distance. Or different kinds plural.

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