2020 Hurricane Season Expected to Be 'Extremely Active' and One of the 'Busiest on Record,' Says NOAA

Staff Consortium | August 07, 2020 4

Atmospheric and oceanic conditions are primed to fuel storm development in the Atlantic, leading to what could be an “extremely active” season, ac...

RT Park Unveils Vision for the 'Virgin Islands Tech Village' in Estate Lower Love

Staff Consortium | August 06, 2020 11

The Research and Technology Park (RTPark) on Thursday announced its proposed construction of the Virgin Islands Tech Village in Estate Lower Love, in ...

Watch: Francis Refuses to Place Testifiers Under Oath; Sarauw Grills D.O.H.; Vialet Digs Into TSG Deal With Gov't House and More

Staff Consortium | August 06, 2020

In the video above, Senator Novelle Francis refuses to have testifiers on under sworn oath; Senator Janelle K. Sarauw grills Dept. of Health; Senato...

Dept. of Health Rejects No-Bid $1 Million Avera Deal; TSG, Gov't House, Engage in What Appears to Be Illegal Contract

Ernice Gilbert | August 06, 2020 7

Last updated: 6:09 p.m. Straight out the gate while giving testimony during a Committee of the Whole hearing Wednesday, Dept. of Health Commissioner ...

24-Year-Old Man Shot Dead Near Hotel in Christiansted as Gun Violence Continues to Rock St. Croix

Staff Consortium | August 05, 2020 34

ST. CROIX — A 24-year-old man was gunned own in Christiansted Tuesday night, a killing that represented the third such death on St. Croix in four da...

9th Covid-19 Death Reported in USVI, With Latest Fatality Being St. Croix Man in his 40s; D.O.H. Reports 20 New Cases

Ernice Gilbert | August 05, 2020 5

The V.I. Department of Health reported its 9th Covid-19 related death this evening. The department did not provide information about the death, only t...

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Office of the Lieutenant Governor Announces Virtual Information Sessions for Online Catalyst System

Staff Consortium | August 08, 2020

Lieutenant Governor Tregenza Roach is inviting the...

VITEMA Announces Distribution of Sandbags Territory-Wide August 13 and August 18

Staff Consortium | August 08, 2020

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Managemen...

Southern Puerto Rico Rocked by Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake

Staff Consortium | August 07, 2020

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A magnitude 4.8 ear...

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Port Authority Announces New Airport Safety Protocols to Blunt Spread of Covid-19

Staff Consortium | July 20, 2020 8

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) said Sunday that it's implementing new safety procedures an...

Notice of Invitaton to Bid for Cleaning of the General Aviation Gut and Bank

Staff Consortium | July 19, 2020

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (the “authority”…

Invitation for Bid | Emergency Roadside Clearing and Debris Removal Services

Staff Consortium | June 18, 2020

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (the “authority”…

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RT Park Unveils Vision for the 'Virgin Islands Tech Village' in Estate Lower Love

Staff Consortium | August 06, 2020 11

The Research And Technology Park (rtpark) On Thursday Announced Its Proposed Construction Of The Virgin Islands Tech Village In Estate Lower Love, In Accordance With The Legislative Mandate Of Promoting Sustainable Economic Development That Created The Rtpark Back In 2002.  The Virgin Islands Tech Village Will Consist Of 60 Units Of Residential Housing, 10,500 Square Feet Of Commercial Space, A 120 Room Teaching Hotel, A 300-person Capacity Conference Center, And A Solar Microgrid, Said The Rt Park. It Will Also Include Significant Agricultural Investment, With 60 Percent Of The Land Dedicated To Agricultural Use, Ranging From Farming To Innovative…

It's Safe to Shop of Plaza Extra East, Dept. of Health Says Following Rumor Warning Residents to Steer Clear of Grocery Store

Staff Consortium | July 31, 2020 10

St. Croix — A Rumor That Warned Residents To Steer Clear Of Plaza Extra East Because Someone At The Store Had Tested Positive For The Coronavirus — While Ignoring The Fact That No Other Employee Had Tested Positive At The Time And The Employee In Question, Who Returned To Work On Monday, Had Fully Recovered, According To The Department Of Health — Has Caused The Grocery Store To Lose Considerable Business, According To Store Owners. The Rumor Made The Rounds On Social Media And Spread Widely On Whatsapp. D.o.h. On Wednesday Night Issued A Release Encouraging Virgin Islanders Not To Discriminate Against Individuals Who Have Recovered From The…

BVI Awards US-Based Firm Contract to Build Solar Power Project on Anegada

Staff Consortium | July 20, 2020 1

Tortola, British Virgin Islands, Cmc – Power52, A Us-based Solar Energy Company, Has Been Awarded The Contract To Complete A Power Project On The Sister Island Of Anegada. Speaking At A Recent Media Conference, The Chairperson Of The Bvi Electricity Corporation (bviec), Rosemarie Flax Said  power52 Was The Successful Bidder For The Anegada Hybrid Renewable Energy & Battery Energy Storage System Project. The Us-based Company Was Selected From Among Four Other Competitors. Each Party Was Made To Submit Two Separate Bids For The Options To Provide Services To Either Engineer, Procure, And Construct (epc) Or Have A Power Purchase Agreement (ppa).…

The Fred Hotel on St. Croix is on Sale for $6.8 Million

Staff Consortium | July 15, 2020 24

The Fred Hotel, Majority-owned By Two Businessmen, Has Been Put Up For Sale For The Asking Price Of $6.8 Million, According To Flex Mls, A Property Listing Platform. Over The Years, The Fred Has Become One Of St. Croix's Best Hotel's, Boasting A 4.5/5 Rating On Trip Advisor With Over 200 Reviews. The Hotel Is Also Lgbtq-friendly, And Has Been Known To Be One Of The Top Spots Where Individuals Of Said Orientation Gather.  Flex Mls Describes The Hotel As A Boutique, Eco-friendly Beachfront Caribbean Resort, Coming Ready With A Turnkey Operation That Includes A Restaurant, Bars And Spa, And 11 Newly Constructed Rooms Complimenting The Historic Renovation,…

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Bryan Wants Senate to Pass Bill That Creates Board to Regulate 'Mass Gatherings' With 50 People or More

Ernice Gilbert | August 03, 2020 16

Governor Albert Bryan Is Pushing The Senate To Pass…

Caribbean Cinemas Closing USVI Theaters Until Further Notice

Ernice Gilbert | July 29, 2020 6

Caribbean Cinemas, Which Owns The Two Theaters In…

Watch | Coconut Vybez, Episode 2

Staff Consortium | July 26, 2020

  The Second Episode Of Coconut Vybez — The Popular…