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Friday, January 15, 2021

St. John business

DLCA Releases ‘More For Your Dollar’ Holiday Food Basket Survey

The market basket survey is designed to inform consumers of which stores have the best prices.

Viya: Federal Universal Service Charge (FUSC) Rate to Change on Jan. 1

Viya informs the public of the quarterly change in the universal service surcharge provided by the FCC that affects carriers nationwide.

WAPA Board Takes Action on Fuel Supply Contract, Water Rehab Project

The government board extended an existing contract with Glencore Ltd., the company which provides No. 2 fuel to WAPA’s power plants on St. Thomas and St. Croix.

FirstBank Donates $15,000 to Three Local Non-profits

The banking institution celebrated the holiday season by supporting the work of three non-profit entities in the USVI through the initiative “One with Virgin Islands”

V.I. Companies Donate $10,000 to Lutheran Social Services of VI

The donation came from a fund out of the Marshall & Sterling Corporate Office, Theodore Tunic & Co and Baker Magras & Associates.

DLCA Releases Rack Rates and Fuel Price Survey for Dec. 14-16

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs notifies the public of the latest rack rate prices issued by Gulf Oil at Lime Tree Bay Terminal. Rack rate prices have increased.

V.I. Port Authority Publishes Extended Airline Incentive

An airline incentive program to attract increased airlift to the U.S. Virgin Islands has been renewed and published by the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) on its website.

USVI Named Caribbean Destination of the Year; The Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas Takes Top Honors

The Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas was also lauded by Caribbean Journal's editors for “setting a new standard for health, safety and Caribbean hospitality in the process." The U.S. Virgin Islands was acknowledged for being a model for tourism re-openings around the region,
Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte speaks at the Routes Americas even in Indianapolis last week. (Photo provided by USVI Department of Tourism)

U.S. Virgin Islands Sees Light at End of Pandemic Tunnel

Commissioner Boschulte said, “we're getting closer to the finish line with a vaccine, and we've done so well for nine months; we don't want to mess it up in the last three or four months.”

Popular Launches New Regional Campaign for the Virgin Islands

With the slogan “For the things you value the most, count on us,” the campaign highlights the V.I.s culture and lifestyle, as well as the convenience and innovation services that Popular provides.