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Moody’s Upgrades V.I. Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation Bonds

The Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation is a public corporation independent of the Government of the Virgin Islands and was established by the government pursuant to the Tobacco Settlement Financing Act of 2001.

U.S. Virgin Islands Unscathed Following Tropical Storm Laura

The storm brought strong winds and heavy rainfall, but with little to no impact to the territory’s tourism infrastructure.

DLCA Notifies Consumers of Progresso Chicken Noodle Soup Recall

On Tuesday, Aug. 18, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that Fairbult Foods Inc. (Minnesota) recalled approximately 15,000 of canned Progresso soup product.

Port Authority Updates Operations Due to Impact of TS Laura

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) has provided the following update on airport and seaport operations as inclement weather caused by Tropical Storm Laura,

DLCA Launches Consumer Recall Page

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) Consumer Affairs Division has announced the addition of its newest page, a consumer recall page.
Lawrence Kupfer discusses WAPA's Transformation Plan during an interview Monday. (Source photo by sap)

WAPA Monitoring Tropical Storm Depression 13; Preparations Being Finalized

WAPA continues to monitor the track of Tropical Depression 13, which, from all projections, could bring tropical storm conditions in and around the territory this weekend.

USVI Working With Partners to Maintain Vital Aerial Links

V.I. Tourism has assured stakeholders that it is working closely with airline partners to ensure the territory has ample airlift during and after the current restriction on leisure travel.

Popular Donates 5,000 KN95 Masks in Celebration of National Health Center Week

The financial institution distributed the masks in three medical centers that provide direct services to the communities.

Offices of the Lieutenant Governor to Modify Customer Service Hours

Effective Aug. 19, the Offices of the Lieutenant Governor will operate during the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. All cashier services will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily.

DLCA Limits Cashier Services Beginning Aug. 17

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) will have limited cashier services only for businesses that cannot pay by credit card online.