The U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Screening Portal facilitates pre-arrival processing, thereby improving efficiency, reducing delays and providing a more seamless traveler experience.
The WAPA Board has approved repairs to a generating unit on St. Croix and the conversion of a leased generator on St. Thomas to burn lower-cost propane fuel representing overall operational costs savings.
The Community Reinvestment Program of FirstBank is focused on projects and programs developed and managed by non-profits with priority given to initiatives that serve low- and moderate-income individuals and families.
In a memorandum to employees of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority Wednesday afternoon, Executive Director Lawrence J. Kupfer confirmed that two employees on St. Croix have tested positive for COVID-19.
The generating units, which will provide an additional 36 megawatts of capacity, and the nine-megawatt energy storage system are slated to be fully operational in the first part of 2022.
VIEDA offices in both districts will be in operation from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. This modified schedule will remain in effect until Friday, July 31.
Oriental branches will continue conducting temperature checks of visitors to the branch. Everyone who enters must wear a face mask, use hand sanitizer and maintain a six-foot distance from others.
Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte says while the global community learns to adapt to coronavirus (COVID-19), protecting lives and livelihoods while ensuring the territory's economic survival is the order of the day for the foreseeable future.
As the region begins to recover from the effects of the virus, this should be the time when governments look to the future, jointly explore how cruise lines can be encouraged to put much more back and play a genuinely sustainable developmental role.
Last week, LIAT announced that no further information about its future will be available until after its next annual general meeting, which has not yet been scheduled.