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Poor internet and questionable cell phone services are simply part of a wider culture of poor customer service, and low service expectations, in the Virgin Islands. ...

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Job seekers – do’s and donâ€...

OPINION: The job market is the best it has been in seven years; 70,000 jobs were added in May alone and more are forthcoming! So, if you are seeking a job, now is ...

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Poor internet and questionable cell phone services are simply part of a wider culture of poor customer service, and low service expectations, in the Virgin Islands. ...

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OPINION: Poor internet and questionable cell phone services are simply part of a wider culture of poor customer service, and low service expectations, in the Virgin ...

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Fifty Years of Dreams or Reality? Friends or Foes? We are now at a stage where Friends are becoming Foes and instead of Justice & Fairness, the Media & ...

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OPINION: How did we get here?

History is always an important aspect of life, whether it is a village, town, city, country or the world; therefore it is important that history is always properly ...

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This final story on the juvenile deviancy challenge in the Virgin Islands assesses whether social and economic inequality is a factor in juvenile delinquency. It ...

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Donald E. de Castro P. O. Box 3440 Road Town, Tortola Virgin Islands, VG 1110 Tel/Fax 494 4629 Email: donald.decastro@gmail.com April 1, 2014 Hon. Myron Walwyn ...

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Is social inequality a factor in juvenile delinquency? It appears so! Juvenile delinquency in the Virgin Islands is a social, cultural, and economic devourer. If it ...

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LETTER: Internet disgrace

The internet and cable service are a 21st century disgrace and the board of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission/TRC should resign if they can’t do ...

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OPINION: When the norm is the exception

I ended up on an “adventure” on Monday and after several conversations with those who I met along the way, we decided it was too fascinating not to share. I had ...

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Donald E de Castro P. O. Box 3440 Road Town, Tortola Virgin Islands, VG 1110 Tel/Fax 494 4629 Email Donald.decastro@gmail.com June 9, 2014 Hon. Mark Vanterpool ...

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At a recent political meeting in idyllic Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, the New Chairman and First Elected Leader of the Grand Ole Party admitted that in past ...

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Learning is fundamental and our capacity to learn depends on our capability to reason based on our ability to hear, see, smell, touch & taste… Furthermore, we ...

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Quality corrective education is the best weapon against juvenile deviancy. This Old Boy Op Ed Journalist was engaged in conversation with a well known Virgin Islands ...

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Who to trust? Who not to trust?

OPINION: Public trust is vital to good governance, and public trust is the product of transparency and political integrity. This Old Boy Journalist has been ...

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The Truth can never set you Free with Bad Laws & Policies: Following recently mentioned Oppression & Corruption dumped on me by the Rich & Powerful some ...

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OPINION - On the night of May 28, 2014, Julian Fraser became the Leader of the Virgin Islands Party. Fraser is a man with an astonishing grasp of detail. Fraser ...

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OPINION: The most crucial decision facing the GRAND OLE PARTY in decades will be made on May 28, 2014. The fact that this is turning out to be a very competitive ...

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Career wise: promotion ready

If you are on the road to upward mobility, such as turning a temporary job into a permanent position, or part-time into full-time, or go from clerical to management, ...

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