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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.”

Gittens Leads Delegation Focusing on Diversification, Expansion of Transportation Industry

The senator said this week’s trip was the result of “very exhilarating discussions” with global industry leaders that he initiated in January.

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.
The Research and Technology Park on UVI's St. Croix campus(File photo)

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.