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VIEDA Makes Posts Permanent for Kelly Thompson-Webbe and Monique Samuel

Both women served previously in interim capacities for their respective positions and began serving in their top spots effective July 16.

Liberty Mobile Updates Construction Work on St. Thomas and St. Croix for Aug. 2-7

The work is part of the company’s ongoing improvements of the territory’s network to give it more resiliency, redundancy and improved performance. It will continue providing residents weekly updates on the construction work progress.

Oriol Reminds Building Community of Importance of the Permit Process

“Besides being the law, acquiring building permits is the most significant step in any kind of construction project."

WAPA Elects VIEO Director Kyle Fleming As New Governing Board Chairman

The election of officers was one of several actions taken Thursday by board members meeting via Zoom.

Applications Open for 3rd Cohort of ‘Accelerate VI,’ a USVI-Based Tech Startup Accelerator

Applications are now open for the 2021 cohort of Accelerate VI, a startup accelerator that supports the growth of the local tech ecosystem by helping tech entrepreneurs scale their businesses in the USVI.

STX Foundation, Non-Profit Partners to Host 3rd Engage VI Virtual Town Hall

The Town Hall is themed “Reimagine St. Croix: A Vision for Healthy People, Thriving Economies, and A Sustainable Environment.”

Governor Joins Legislative Delegation to Florida Led by Senator Gittens

He will accompany the delegation of VI legislators for a series of meetings with transportation and shipping companies located in Florida.

Hotel and Tourism Association Awards Lorette Resch Scholarship to Omaira Rachid

Omaira Rachid, a senior at UVI, is a third time recipient of the scholarship, awarded by the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association’s Education and Training Committee.

Labor Holds Rapid Response Event for Workers Affected by Limetree Bay Lay-offs

The V.I. Department of Labor’s goal is to administer a system of effective programs and services designed to develop, protect and maintain a viable workforce.

CHTA Education Foundation and Les Roches Launch Professional Development Program

The program builds on the two organizations’ existing partnership, which began in 2019, and is designed to accelerate the trajectory of participants’ hospitality careers.

RTPark Launches Two New Workforce Development Initiatives

RTPark launched Virgin Islands STEM Talent Archive (VISTA+) and the Pre-Accelerator programs under its workforce development and entrepreneurship initiatives in an effort to support the territory’s goal to develop a more resilient economy.

Insurance Association Advises Reviewing Policies at Start of Hurricane Season

Sandra Harty, president of the Virgin Islands Insurance Association (VIIA) advises people not to wait until the peak of the 2021 season to review their insurance policies.

Airline Executives Express Strong Confidence in USVI; Boschulte Has Successful Airline Talks

USVI's management of the COVID-19 crisis along with savvy marketing tactics are being credited for the confidence airlines have placed in increasing service to St. Croix and St. Thomas.

Bryan Applauds Lease Agreements Between VIPA, Tropical and Crowley Shipping Companies

In exchange for a new long-term lease agreement with VIPA, the shipping companies have agreed to make significant investments to help cover the required local matching funds for grants to overhaul port infrastructure.

Plaskett and Carl Introduce Broadband Internet for Small Ports Act

“This bipartisan legislation will increase internet service in rural coastal communities nationwide,” said Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett.

DLCA Now Issuing Short-Term Rental Business Licenses for Lodging Less Than 90 Days

A short-term rental is an establishment primarily engaged in providing accommodations for less than 90 days tourist/vacation rentals in private homes, condominiums or villas.

Viya Announces FUSC Charge to Decrease July 1

Viya’s telephone, wireless and long-distance customers will notice a decrease in the Federal Universal Service Charge (FUSC) on July 1.

Plaskett Makes Statement on Limetree Refinery’s Plans to Suspend Operations

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the announcement of Limetree Bay Refinery to suspend plans to restart refinery operations and the implications of this action.

WAPA Board Greenlights Tree Trimming Services, Linemen Training

Interim Executive Director Noel Hodge updated board members on some preliminary findings into the cause of the district-wide service interruption June 17 into June 18.

Roach Issues ‘Cease and Desist Orders’ to Businesses Operating Non-Bank ATMs Without Licenses

An application which requires specific information relevant to the ATM service and an annual licensure fee must be paid to operate a non-bank ATM.





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