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Disaster Recovery Advocate of the Year Award Given to USVIEDA in Miami

Accepting Award: Kamal I. Latham, CEO of USVIEDA (second from the right) and Cusa Holloway, USVIED, accept the 2018 Disaster Recovery Advocate of the...
WAPA Executive Director Lawrence Kupfer said he believes the string of recent power outages in the territory is over, and called the recent problems "unacceptable." (File photo)

WAPA Customers Will Not See Rate Increase From Adjusted Price of Propane

An increase in the price of propane will have no effect on electrical rates for WAPA’s customers.

Miracle on Main Street, Lighted Boat Parade Set for Dec. 21

a past Miracle On Main Street The St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce and the Virgin Islands Department of Tourism have announced Miracle on Main...
Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte defends his department's budget before the Senate Finance Committee Thursday. (Photo from USVI Legislature)

USVI Puts Brakes on Leisure Travel to Battle COVID-19 Spike

In an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the U.S. Virgin Islands is closing its doors once again to leisure visitors for a period of at least one month.

Oriental Bank Makes Changes to Service Hours Due to Coronavirus

Oriental branches in Altona, St. Thomas and Sunny Isle, St. Croix, will be open to the public for the days and times listed here until further notice.

SBA Announces New Reduced 504 Loan Debenture Rates

Small businesses can now apply for the lowest interest rates since July 2018 as the program is now allowing 20 and 25-year interest rates at 2.214 percent and 2.269 percent, respectively.

National Small Business Week to Happen Sept. 22-24

National Small Business Week honors the nation’s small businesses, many of which are veteran-, women- and minority-owned, for their achievements and dedication to their communities.

Spirit Airlines Begins New Nonstop Flights Between Orlando – St. Thomas

Kay Milliner-Kitchens (right), USVI Department of Tourism’s Director of Sales, joined the celebration in Orlando Thursday morning. Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp, Lt. Gov. Obsert E....

V.I. Governor Hopeful About Caribbean Tourism’s Recovery

Caribbean tourism is poised for a strong post-pandemic recovery, according to U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr. just ahead of the reopening of the territory to leisure visitors this weekend.

Airlines Are Working Toward A Sustainable Caribbean Solution

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.