The U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association’s honored Managing Director of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort Richard Doumeng and eight other exceptional individuals employed in the tourism industry on Nov. 5 at the 15th Annual Tommy Star Awards and Gala.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, has announced the addition of former judge Adam Christian as ‘Of Counsel’ in the firm’s St. Thomas office.
Scotiabank’s annual commitment to the University of the Virgin Islands was demonstrated during a Chamber of Commerce Business after Hours event where the bank contributed $10,000 to the UVI Scotiabank Scholarship Fund.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved $95.5 million in loans to small businesses in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands during fiscal year 2016, a 19 percent increase over the previous fiscal year.
The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDOE) received a $200,000 donation from telecommunications giant Innovative to benefit vocational education and Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics (STEM) programs at schools across the territory.