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Pending Retirees to Receive First Annuity Payments

A $1 million advance on the $2.1 million employees’ prior periods missing contributions has been received from the Government of…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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UVI’s Economic Impact on the Territory Is $83.5 Million

An independent economic assessment estimates that the University of the Virgin Islands had an economic impact of $83.5 million on the territory in 2013. The 64-page report titled “Restoring Growth, Expanding Opportunity” was conducted in 2014 by Appleseed Inc., a New York-based economic development consulting firm.

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2015-03-06 11:18:18
WAPA to Implement Outage Management System, Interactive Voice Response

WAPA will implement an Outage Management System (OMS) on St. Croix on Monday, March 9. An OMS gives WAPA the ability to efficiently identify and resolve outages, and to generate and report valuable historical information,

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2015-03-06 10:56:06
VIEDA, EDA to Host Free Small Business Camp Weekend

The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority's (VIEDA) Disaster Small-Midsized Enterprises Incubation Program and the Small Business Camp will host a Small Business Camp Weekend training program for entrepreneurs, executives, non-profit leaders and anyone that has a business idea.

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2015-03-06 00:45:38
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FirstBank Launches Updated, Redesigned Corporate Web Site

FirstBank has announced the launch of a revamped corporate Web site www.1firstbank.com that features a fresh look and more user-friendly layout.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 4:07pm
VIEDA, EDA to Host Free Small Business Camp Weekend

The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority's (VIEDA) Disaster Small-Midsized Enterprises Incubation Program and the Small Business Camp will host a Small Business Camp Weekend training program for entrepreneurs, executives, non-profit leaders and anyone that has a business idea.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 1:45am
U.S. Virgin Islands Wins 23 ADDY Awards

The winners of the 2015 American Advertising Awards have just been released. Out of 994 entries across the Caribbean, 23 are from the Virgin Islands including a top Judges Choice award.

Read entire articleMar 4 2015 - 8:55pm
Hotel & Tourism Foundation Accepting Applications for Scholarships

U.S. Virgin Islands students and industry professionals are encouraged to apply for a scholarship from the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) so they can pursue higher education or professional development in the tourism and hospitality field.

Read entire articleMar 3 2015 - 3:22am
Cruise Ship Schedule for March 1-31

St. Croix Cruise Ship Schedule for March 2015

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 6:41pm
Scotia Bank Opens New ATM on St. Croix

Scotia Bank values its relationship with each customer, and as such, it has announced the opening of an ATM in Frederiksted, St. Croix.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 11:23am
Local Small Business Owners Graduate From 16-Week Training Program

This past week, 35 local, small business owners graduated from the Small Business Camp 16-Week Challenge Training program that was held in partnership with the V.I. Economic Development Authority's (VIEDA) Disaster Small-Midsized Enterprises Incubation Program.

Read entire articleFeb 25 2015 - 11:46pm
Seaborne Airlines to Launch Service Between San Juan and Anguilla

Seaborne Airlines has announced the addition of non-stop service between San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) and Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport on the island of Anguilla (AXA), with service starting on April 30, 2015. With the addition of Anguilla, Seaborne will now serve 16 destinations throughout the Caribbean.

Read entire articleFeb 21 2015 - 4:53am
Innovative Cable TV Lost Bid to Air Cricket World Cup 2015

Innovative Cable TV St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John informs subscribers that the 2015 Cricket World Cup will not be available on its channel line-up. This decision is due to the substantial cost for the rights to broadcast and unsuccessful pricing negotiations between Innovative Cable TV’s cricket provider, Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC), and ESPN International.

Read entire articleFeb 13 2015 - 5:06pm
Sales Show Real Estate Market Rebounding in the Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands real estate market is rebounding nicely from the recent recession, according to recent territorial Realtor® association market reports.

Read entire articleFeb 12 2015 - 10:31pm