Group Title: Olasee Davis articles
Title: St. Croix's East End deserves our vigilance
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Title: St. Croix's East End deserves our vigilance
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Language: English
Creator: Davis, Olasee
Publication Date: March 25, 1994
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St. Croix's East End deserves our vigilance
I trave led 6 Rogd, If these we2re a free fish fry l hd tunily to pmtl and manageM
America, wheo popewere diffe euinl and johnny cake at a beach picnic in yearsago.
cm in acs cullur, ifcsylestld ocad llylhcS x Av support of a panicu"lpr torun Inthe 1970sI Fairlcigh Dickin
dialects. Befo e l camA erica, on ilironmm al hues tha Afftl ea t 1 ,Olle for public office, there would be A sonr. deded aboul126 acrst
Idreamedl halwsapropbetld us Scichlly. conomically. agicul" D" lag turne mouI. the Ea t End area to the Govern.
wnolconsciousofbeing aindi- tunlly, and globally. The problem is. most of us mcnl of lhc Virgin lsl,
vidua Such an issue confronting us believe the govrn will Sn. Edga 0. R ws then the
.Then 1.foud61my62elt666166, i ih66t2E1Enld6y62a. o6i6n6 takecare6of u1s.iWadin6gPr otcta ing Attorney General of the Vilir
pccm.t2inmybody.W. I. per. 6 d hf F6 End 2oys |6 6sdpa n6,ipa| 1 inhc 6
ommomiet ogwith the late Gov. Cyril E
fagpeq or was I prohet dreaming 'han 2.000 pople from church Do you know, (he sad thing Believe me, the government of King and others who signed the
$boul onng i on? grouPsre tools and from around about 15e public heating was thc I heVirgin Islands has failed us as deed.
thewoddto seethispristinc WUon lack of local people interested w1asll wourselveshave.
Thix dream hppncd before I the isc m side of S. Coix. nouh 10to attend and voice Their sToday. thl Vii g in Islynd Gov3
liended college in the United A.,n early a.c the 19 I Fast crnmt h, approximately 34t
atedl d cin )97 in t e is this unspoiled area of Sl concerns about such important End of St. Crod was iLdntified 00, at c of t East "End area.
Croix hat i repeatedly praised in areasaslThe EastEndemeyst- vecialareaofire.erve. Uclic me, m dream of
A%.a Seventh Day Adventist. I tourst e world wide. How often do we hbtdevelop- ne government even went fur- preaching the cavitonentill incs
fiotio W for man to gp out and In the Caribban ony oy al n
Bpretk gspel to tvcy mlion, rdy ribsccbsoysthS eft inlya lor tlclmrklket? noenlial spot for a Virgin IlmLan. ofncruggic
kindrd;oWgWandp opic and covered with oms, saubsand And how long will we believe Trritodil Park.
cacus; they coniai diverse plants such rskh? Throughout the years, nothing Oh, snr Dis wir hld a mia .
Iln my dreim of being phe and nimal species. According lo a As people, we fail. Mo of hasbcndoe. e'n escic degre in rang man-
Ikblivcd on ofmycommisOsiono world bmousbotanisLc Albto am noltinersled icenviomental You now. we should o blmc blaTeog -1dforesy rOls. i d
rh today is io provoke the cnmb from Cuba whco S Co issue i m Weal Itac islands' co- dcvelopcrs when thcy want to $. Crouix ccolgist. oaivist a d
siousn of the people in these few weeks ago. omkdl growth. develop
islands spiritually and provoke pce ae that we had an oppo- writer.
thcmtmodosomelliaboutmang- He mentioned thIl Jamaica,
ilogndpfectingourenviomedmL Dominican Republic, Southern
Cb.Puba o Rijo, .nd the eterm
Thi zeal within me is anouloy rea of St. Croix at the last dry
(of l(e people Of ths islands to forestsofthisknd imthis leOn.
Ct and manag or limited an
Dlalneources properly. Today. this same East End
ecosystem hh s y, i oaldbyd velop
Whenever I gy o the oppmotnity. mcnto On March 8, 1 attended a
,Ill demy dacion and I1rM- Coaastl Zone Management public

..commniy. Knobl, managing partner Carib
Over Ihc las three yars, I have Bank Financial Group.




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