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Sunday, July 12, 2020

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Free Trade in the Caribbean Is an Important Goal

Ivan Butcher II writes about Commemorating Transfer Day 2017 in a different way.

Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish, and concentrate on your goal. ... Some people let things happen; when you are purposeful, you make things happen.

Democatic Party State Chairwoman Calls for Senator Elect to be Seated in Legislature

The Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands is concerned that more than one week after the 32nd Legislature has been sworn in, the seventh St. Thomas seat remains vacant.

Leave Joseph Boschulte Alone!

When is enough enough? When will the citizens of this community shut down this governor’s guillotine?

Once a Visitor, Always a Friend

Cruise passengers decide on a cruise vacation for several reasons. Some find it an economical vacation option, as a cruise allows travelers to experience multiple destinations in one trip.

Source Manager’s Journal: The USVI and Climate Change: Some Basic Assumptions

When someone presents you with what they say is a "fact," rather than wasting your time contesting it, look at the underlying assumptions driving the statement.

Time for the Senate to Stop Pretending There are Easy Answers

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp gets it. The members of the V.I. Senate either don't, or don't want to. Facing a $110 million budget gap, it's time for the Senate to stop talking and choose between to unpalatable, but obvious, solutions.

Virtue of the Week: Diligence

Diligence is working hard and doing your absolute best. You take special care by doing things step by step. Diligence helps you to get things done with excellence and enthusiasm. Diligence leads to success.

Let Me Take My Seat by Senator-elect Kevin A. Rodriquez

Senator-elect Kevin A. Rodriquez defends his right to be a duly elected senator – because the people voted him in, not because a court decides who won.

Virtue of the Week: Determination

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. With determination we make our dreams come true.

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