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Saturday, March 6, 2021

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UVI Safety in Paradise Notifies Business of OSHA’s Updated COVID-19 Guidelines

The new guidance provides recommendations to mitigate and prevent the viral spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.

Viya’s New TV+ Service Goes Live With Anevia in USVI

The newly launched Viya TV+ service gives islanders throughout the region access to a cutting-edge television experience using cloud-based connectivity.

Celebrating Black History Month: 10 Ways to Support Black Entrepreneurship

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (US SBA) role is to support entrepreneurs every step of the way to allow them to achieve their dream of owning a business while doing their part to ensure its success.

IEDC/VIEDA to Host Webinars on E-Marketing Strategies for Entrepreneurs

The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) in partnership with the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), will host seven free webinars related to digital content, marketing and public relations in business.

Demand for U.S. Virgin Islands Remains Strong

Travel demand for the U.S. Virgin Islands remains strong, according to recent data cited in Condé Nast Traveler, a luxury and lifestyle media outlet.

Diageo North America Creates a $250,000 Permanent Endowment Fund for UVI

This is part of a broader innovative program that Diageo North America announced to support 25 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), focused on building opportunities to develop future leaders and help shape a more equitable society.

CHTA Ties Caribbean Economic Survival to Balancing Health Safety and Responsible Tourism

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, with a membership that includes 33 of the region’s national hotel and tourism associations, expressed its appreciation and concerns in a letter to President Joseph Biden and U.S. government officials last week.
Sen. Kenneth Gittens gavels the Senate into session Wednesday morning. Hours later, he'd been replaced as Senate president. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, Legislature of the Virgin Islands)

Sen. Gittens Asks for VI SBA Disaster Loan Payments to Remain on Hold

The 34th Legislature’s Liaison to the White House, Gittens has requested that President Biden extend the pause on payments for Virgin Islanders with Small Business Administration Disaster Loans given that the territory remains in a state of recovery from the devastating 2017 hurricane season.

USVI Tourism Commissioner Reminds Americans ‘We are on United States Soil’

Though not part of the contiguous United States, travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands does not require a passport from U.S. citizens arriving from Puerto Rico or the U.S. mainland.

St. Thomas Board of Realtors Donates Laptops to Two STT Schools

The educational needs of students across the United States endured a jarring and costly change when COVID-19 forced teachers and students to stay at home.