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Monday, June 21, 2021

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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.

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.

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.

Limetree Awards More Than $500K in Charitable Donations, Scholarships for 2020

Under Limetree’s Charitable Contributions Program, donation requests must support the advancement of education, environmental stewardship and community sustainability.
Commissioner of the Department of Labor Gary Molloy testifies before an October hearing. (File photo)

Labor Updates Workers’ Compensation Coverage Info for Injured Workers

Labor Commissioner Gary Molloy has announced rate changes provided by the Workers’ Compensation Administration for the 2021 maximum benefit amount and increases made to benefits.

Travel Screening Portal Clearance A Must for U.S. Virgin Islands Arrivals

Travel screening portal clearance is a must for U.S. Virgin Islands arrivals; however, Center for Disease Control’s COVID-19 testing requirements do not apply for travel from the U.S.V.I. to the U.S. mainland.

Frontier to Add Two New Routes From Miami to Punta Cana and STT, Daily...

To celebrate this new and returning service, Frontier is offering fares as low as $39*, which are available now.

BIR Implements Gross Receipts Tax Amnesty and Income Tax Penalty Waivers

The amnesty programs, enacted by the 33rd Legislature, will begin on Monday, Jan. 11, and will end on Wednesday, June 30.