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Hamilton Making Music In USVI

1 month ago Editor Comments Off on Hamilton Making Music In USVI
With the show Hamilton: An American Musical sweeping the United States, making it almost impossible — and impossibly expensive — to score tickets, tourists can opt for the real thing. Located in the midst of historic Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands, the Caravelle Hotel & Casino is partnering with CHANT to offer a Hamilton Tour Experience. Read More

Sports Commentary: Violations of the USVI Soccer Association statutes and financial irregularities

2 months ago Editor Comments Off on Sports Commentary: Violations of the USVI Soccer Association statutes and financial irregularities
By Collister M. Fahie 80 “Points of Concern”/13 “Violations of Statutes”While there are many ways to obtain information from soccer associations all over the world, it appears that the most direct way is to ask pertinent questions and raise concerns. In the US Virgin Islands, for example, there has been almost two decades of secreting Read More

USVI becomes first territory to join public safety network

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ST THOMAS, USVI — The US Virgin Islands is leading the way to modernize communications for its public safety community. On Tuesday, Governor Kenneth Mapp announced his decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the territory’s public safety community helping first responders save lives and protect communities. Read More

USVI Governor proclaims Melvin Evans Day

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Melvin Evans ST. THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – Governor Kenneth E. Mapp has proclaimed that August 7, 2017, is to be Melvin H. Evans Day in the U.S. Virgin Islands. “I am pleased and proud to join in recognizing the many achievements of the late Governor Evans on the 100th Anniversary of his birth, which Read More

Cruise ship town hall focuses on positioning USVI as leading destination

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ST. THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – Governor Kenneth E. Mapp urged attendees at Thursday’s cruise ship town hall meeting to be candid and work collectively to raise “the satisfaction bar” of travelers visiting the U.S. Virgin Islands  ( USVI ). Members of the Mapp-Potter Administration and representatives of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) offered presentations on issues Read More

Letter: Recent corruption arrests in USVI likely only the tip of the iceberg

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Dear Sir:The US Virgin Islands public has been informed that there were recent arrests of three individuals on corruption charges involving the alleged misuse of over $2 million in federal funds associated with the REAL ID program. The individuals arrested, of course, will have their day in court and are entitled to the presumption of Read More

Barbados economist says USVI on track to fiscal stability

3 months ago Editor Comments Off on Barbados economist says USVI on track to fiscal stability
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Caribbean economist Jeremy Stephen has praised the US Virgin Islands government’s recent efforts to correct the fiscal imbalances that have challenged its treasury for successive administrations. Jeremy Stephen Stephen, who has been reviewing the financial outlook of the USVI in light of Puerto Rico’s financial challenges, described the measures taken by Governor Read More

USVI public and private sectors advance plans to improve cruise experience

3 months ago Editor Comments Off on USVI public and private sectors advance plans to improve cruise experience
Cruise ships docked in St Thomas ST THOMAS, USVI — The US Virgin Islands is advancing plans to improve its visitor experience for cruise ship passengers. This progress comes out of the second meeting of the Ports of the Virgin Islands — Charlotte Amalie Task Force held earlier this month. At the heart of the Read More

USVI public and private sectors advance plans to improve cruise experience

3 months ago Editor Comments Off on USVI public and private sectors advance plans to improve cruise experience
Cruise ships docked in St Thomas ST THOMAS, USVI — The US Virgin Islands is advancing plans to improve its visitor experience for cruise ship passengers. This progress comes out of the second meeting of the Ports of the Virgin Islands — Charlotte Amalie Task Force held earlier this month. At the heart of the Read More

USVI agency focuses on becoming impact investment hub for the Caribbean

4 months ago Editor Comments Off on USVI agency focuses on becoming impact investment hub for the Caribbean
NEW YORK, USA — The US Virgin Islands Specialist Economic Development Agency, the University of the Virgin Islands RTPark, (UVI RTPark), is focused on becoming an impact investment hub for the Caribbean. As the financial world shifts to embrace mission-oriented investing, the RTPark’s executive director, Dr Gillian Marcelle, said the USVI is ready to lead Read More