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SEAT IEC Launches a Women’s Business Accelerator Program

Women business owners in the U. S. Virgin Islands have an opportunity to build viable, resilient businesses that will have a global market presence.

Community Art Exhibit to Benefit Non-Profits on Valentine’s Day

In addition to an art exhibition, ‘For the Love of Art’ will serve as a friend-raiser for the Virgin Islands Children's Museum and the Family Resource Center.

Operation Inspire Expands Free Virtual Afterschool Program for VI Students

The virtual program will expand to include new workshops and more individual tutoring to support students who are struggling with virtual learning during the pandemic.

VIADC Distributes Taste of Home Treat Bags to 130 VING Troops in Washington D.C.

Members of the Virgin Islands National Guard were both excited to support the Presidential Inauguration and to be welcomed by Virgin Islanders on the mainland.

Sgt. 1st Class Jene Alfredo Batiste Dies at 53

With heavy hearts, the family announces the passing of Sgt. 1st Class Jene Alfredo Batiste, affectionately known as "Fredo," who died in Augusta, Ga., at the age of 53.

FEMA Obligates $2.5M to USVI for Costs of COVID-19 Vaccinations

Grants for emergency protective measures are funded through FEMA’s Public Assistance program, which reimburses communities for actions taken in the immediate response and during recovery from a disaster.

Public School Pre-K/ Kindergarten Registration Is Scheduled on St. John

The Department of Education will conduct registration for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students on St. John for school year 2021-2022 on Feb. 19 at the Julius E. Sprauve School.

USVI Division of Economic Research Launches Territorial Online Survey

The USVI Division of Economic Research’s Office of Management and Budget has launched a territorial online survey that focuses on the impact COVID-19 has had on the territory’s businesses and organizations.

V.I. Energy Office’s Energy Efficiency Rebate Application Goes Virtual

The rebate program allows homeowners, renters and small businesses receive 40 percent rebates on select ENERGY STAR® products purchased in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Rafael Camacho Jr. Dies in Florida

The family of Rafael Camacho Jr. is deeply saddened to announce his passing on Jan. 13 at his residence in Dunnellon, Fla.