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Students Complete Summer Training Programs in Agricultural Science

Six Virgin Islands students recently completed comprehensive training programs in agricultural science at Alcorn State University (ASU) in Loran, Mississippi,…

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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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2014-08-20 15:40:08
V.I. GDP Shrank In 2013, Economy Still in Recession

The territory's economy shrank in 2013, indicating the territory remains mired in recession, with gross domestic product decreasing 5.4 percent to $3.79 billion last year, according to data released Tuesday.

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2014-08-20 00:44:30
Burger King, Save-A-Lot, Coming to St. Croix

A Burger King and a Save-A-Lot Grocery are coming soon to Island Crossings Shopping Center, the St. Croix's newest shopping center and home to Home Depot home improvement warehouse store.

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2014-08-20 00:21:27
Business - Business — St. Croix
UVI Offers Certificate in Entrepreneurship This Fall

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Business will begin offering a first-of-its-kind Certificate in Entrepreneurship program during the fall 2014 semester, which begins on Aug. 25. Part of a growing emphasis on entrepreneurship at the university, the certificate program will open up the wide variety of business courses at the university to the entire V.I. community as well as to students majoring in something other than business.

Read entire articleAug 13 2014 - 10:31pm
SBA and SBDC Conduct Procurement Seminars for Small Businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration (US SBA) and the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) will host several Procurement Seminars in the U.S. Virgin Islands on Aug. 20, 21 and 22 to help small firms increase their chances of doing business with the federal government.

Read entire articleAug 13 2014 - 12:43pm
McDonald’s Happy Meals Come With Collectible Toys

Kids have a new reason to smile when they visit McDonald’s with the release of the new Barbie Life in the Dreamhouse and Hot Wheels Happy Meal collectible toys.

Read entire articleAug 5 2014 - 7:37pm
FirstBank Sunny Isle Closed Saturday

In anticipation of inclement weather associated with Tropical Storm Bertha,
FirstBank branch at Sunny Isle – and all St. Croix branches – will be closed Saturday.

Read entire articleAug 1 2014 - 7:20pm
Innovative Reminds Public of Cable TV’s Emergency Alert System

Innovative Cable TV reminds its customers that the National Emergency Alert System, which provides information locally throughout the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Alert System, will display critical disaster preparedness alerts on Channel 3 on Innovative Cable TV’s system in the districts of St Thomas-St. John and St. Croix.

Read entire articleJul 31 2014 - 2:05pm
Cruise Ship Schedule for August 1-31

This is the St. Croix cruise ship schedule for August 2014.

Read entire articleJul 28 2014 - 1:34am
Innovative Cable TV Expands HD Channel Line-up with Six New Channels

On Friday, July 11, Innovative Cable TV customers will have the opportunity to enjoy six great new high definition channels: HGTV HD, Hallmark HD, Hallmark Movie HD, BET HD, A&E HD and MLB HD.

Read entire articleJul 11 2014 - 6:12pm
AT&T Prepared to Keep USVI Customers Connected During Hurricane Season

AT&T is committed to providing its customers reliable communications during the upcoming hurricane season - before, during and after storms - and has one of the industry’s largest and most advanced disaster response programs to keep its networks operational.

Read entire articleJun 3 2014 - 1:53pm
Business Expert Launches Company to Improve Customer Experience in V.I.

St. Croix-born Sharifa Garcia has launched Experience Advantage LLC, a consulting firm that helps businesses improve customer service, which, according to Garcia, leads to greater customer loyalty and increased revenue.

Read entire articleApr 7 2014 - 1:24pm
Caribbean Advertising Federation Announces ADDYs

Caribbean Advertising Federation (CAF), a division of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), has announced the winners of the American Advertising Awards, formerly known as the ADDY Awards. This is the advertising industry’s most comprehensive and prestigious competition, which recognizes creative excellence in advertising.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2014 - 2:43pm