December 14, 2017 12:58 pm Last modified: 11:22 am

Op-ed

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.

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Virtue of the Week: Gentleness

Gentleness is acting and speaking in a way which is considerate and kind to others. Gentleness is moving wisely, touching softly, holding carefully, speaking quietly and thinking kindly.

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The Culture Must Condemn Domestic Violence

The Women’s Coalition of St. Croix writes that domestic violence is a real problem that needs to be confronted and treated in the Virgin Islands.

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Source Manager’s Journal: This is a Disaster

Decertification of a hospital is a rare event, reserved for those with really bad records, who refuse to take corrective action after repeated warnings. The territory has brought this on itself.

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Equality for All Americans Is Past Due

Stacey E. Plaskett Esq. gives many reasons why the Virgin Islands and the other “colonies” of the United States should have all the rights delineated in the Constitution including the right to vote for president and to have a voting representative in Congress.

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Caribbean Challenge Initiative Points Way to the Future

The Governor’s commitment to a territorial park system is long past due. His action builds upon and finally implements legislation introduced by then-Senator Virdin Brown and passed into law by the Ninth VI Legislature in March 1972.

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Don't Pardon Sen. Alicia Hansen

The League of Women Voters, USVI, argues against the possibility of the governor pardoning Sen. Alicia Hansen.

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Virtue of the Week: Caring

Caring is giving love and attention to people and things that matter to you. When you care about people, you help them. You do a careful job, giving your very best effort. Caring makes the world a safer place.

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Virtue of the Week: Detachment

Detachment is experiencing your feelings without allowing your feelings to control you. Instead of just reacting, with detachment you are free to choose how you will act.

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USVI Could be Almost Free of Fossil Fuels by the Year 2025

The Integrated Resource Plan can help move the USVI to an island state with a portfolio dominated by renewable energy resources by 2025.

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