Dr. Luis Amaro Resigns as CEO of Schneider Regional Medical Center

Ernice Gilbert | September 23, 2021 4

Dr. Luis Amaro, interim CEO and chief medical officer of the Schneider Regional Medical Center, on Thursday submitted his letter of resignation to the...

19 A.T. Construction Employees Working at Container Port Fall Ill After Inhaling Foul-Smelling Gas; Investigation Into Origin Launched

Kyle Murphy | September 22, 2021 21

ST. CROIX — V.I. Port Authority Executive Director Carlton Dowe on Wednesday told the authority's governing board that 19 employees of contractor A....

UVI Student Makes History as Part of First Ever 'White House HBCU Week' Special White House Briefing

Staff Consortium | September 22, 2021 5

A University of the Virgin Islands communications student made history last week as a participant in a special White House briefing, UVI has announced...

St. Croix Energy Engages Greenhill to Explore Bid for Limetree Bay Refining Assets

Ernice Gilbert | September 22, 2021 22

Newly formed St. Croix Energy is working with Greenhill & Co. as a financial advisor to explore a bid for Limetree Bay Refining’s assets, according ...

Dyma Williams, Current Acting JFL CEO, Not Among Final Candidates for Permanent Chief Executive Position

Ernice Gilbert | September 22, 2021 13

ST. CROIX — Dyma Williams, who was appointed acting CEO of the Juan F. Luis Hospital in Sept. 2018 following the swift removal of then-CEO Wanda Reu...

VIPD Receives $870,738 From Homeland Security Investigations as Part of Equitable Share of Seized Assets

Staff Consortium | September 21, 2021 9

Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent in Charge (SAC) San Juan-Ivan Arvelo on Sept. 16 presented a symbolic check to V.I. Police Depart...

Community Center

U.S. Attorney Announces $270,782 Award to Address Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in U.S. Virgin Islands

Staff Consortium | September 24, 2021 1

U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert has announced...

VIPD Shuts Down Mars Hill Building Due to Mold; Officers to Work Out of Mobile Unit, Other Employees From Home

Ernice Gilbert | September 23, 2021 13

ST. CROIX — The V.I. Police Department announced...

Local Leaders Mourn Passing of Former Senator Edgar Iles: 'We Have Lost a Dedicated Community Leader'

Staff Consortium | September 23, 2021

Local leaders have been sharing memories of former...

Experience the USVI

Territory's Tourism Success in Covid Era Credited to Public-Private Partnerships,…

Staff Consortium | September 19, 2021 5

The U.S. Virgin Islands credits its ability to survive and thrive during the worldwide Covid-19 cris...

USVI Positioning Itself as Leading Caribbean Destination For Marine Tourism, Dept.…

Staff Consortium | May 22, 2021 2

The V.I. Department of Tourism said Friday it has big plans to strengthen its position as a leading ...

Boschulte Says Dept. of Tourism is Poised to Elevate Territory's Post-Pandemic Marketing Following Events in Dallas and Houston

Staff Consortium | April 05, 2021 14

The V.i. Department Of Tourism Said In A Release That…

Dept. of Tourism Says Visitor Demand for USVI is Strong Even as Neighbors Struggle

Staff Consortium | March 19, 2021 4

The V.i. Dept. Of Tourism Is Crediting Smart, Sensible…

USVI Ports HUB

Port Authority Announces First Two-Ship Day Since March 2020, Welcoming 4,000 Guests…

Staff Consortium | September 09, 2021

ST. THOMAS — There will be two cruise ships berthed at the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Termi...

Eleven Construction Will Rebuild Tender Landing Pier at the Ann Abramson Marine Facility at Cost of $1.7 Million

Ernice Gilbert | August 26, 2021 5

ST. CROIX  — With funds approved by the 34th Le...

Watch | Carlton Dowe Talks Expansion and Modernization at Territory's Airports

Staff Consortium | May 27, 2021 1

Watch scenes of the Cyril E. King Airport here as ...

Ground Breaks on $26.8 Million Phase One of the Cyril E. King Airport's Expansion…

Ernice Gilbert | May 27, 2021 7

ST. THOMAS — The scene at the Cyril E. King Airport these days is always hectic. On Wednesday, 3,0...

Territory Now Included in Federal Marine Highway System Following National Project Designation Awarded to Port Authority

Staff Consortium | April 16, 2021 1

The Virgin Islands Port Authority Announced This Week…

VIPA Receives $3.8 Million in Federal Grants Through Covid Relief Package

Staff Consortium | March 02, 2021 2

The V.i. Port Authority Announced Monday That The…

Business

19 A.T. Construction Employees Working at Container Port Fall Ill After Inhaling Foul-Smelling Gas; Investigation Into Origin Launched

Kyle Murphy | September 22, 2021 21

St. Croix — V.i. Port Authority Executive Director Carlton Dowe On Wednesday Told The Authority's Governing Board That 19 Employees Of Contractor A.t. Construction Fell Ill While Performing Work On A Project In The Area Of The Molasses Pier And Container Port On St. Croix As A Result Of Foul Emissions Whose Source Is Unknown. A.t. Construction Has Been Contracted By Vipa For A Project At The Container Port. “we’ve Been Experiencing A Challenge Down At The Molasses Pier Container Port Area With Some Emissions; We Don’t Know What It Is,” He Said. Mr. Dowe Said One Likely Source Could Be Limetree Bay, But He Quickly Added, “i Don’t Know That For…

St. Croix Energy Engages Greenhill to Explore Bid for Limetree Bay Refining Assets

Ernice Gilbert | September 22, 2021 22

Newly Formed St. Croix Energy Is Working With Greenhill & Co. As A Financial Advisor To Explore A Bid For Limetree Bay Refining’s Assets, According To Reorg Research, A Respected Subscription-based Finance Publication. According To Reorg, Citing Sources Familiar With The Matter, St. Croix Energy Recently Listened To Pitches From Investment Banks. The Company Is Represented By Ropes & Gray In Limetree Bay Refining’s Chapter 11 Cases. The Refinery Pushed Out The Deadlines Related To Its Sale Process Last Week. The Debtors Now Need To Pick An Initial Bidder, Called A Stalking Horse, By Oct. 18, Instead Of Sept. 10. The Deadline To Host An Auction…

'It Was a Good Run': Limetree Bay Employees Work Last Day at Shuttered Refinery

Ernice Gilbert | September 17, 2021 63

St. Croix — The Bulk Of The 271 Limetree Bay Refinery Employees The Company Said It Would Layoff By The Weekend Were Released Friday, As The Refinery Goes Into An Indefinite Shutdown With Its Future Hanging In The Balance. The Consortium Spoke With About A Dozen Employees Laid Off Today As They Made Their Way Out The Main Office Building, Into Their Vehicles And Out The Gate. Some Were Operators, Others Worked In Maintenance And Other Fields.  George Innocent Was Among Those Made Redundant Today. The Native Virgin Islander Has Lived In Texas For Many Years And Plans On Moving Back To The States In The Coming Weeks. He Told The Consortium That…

USDA Providing $700 Million in Funding to Small Agriculture and Aquaculture Stakeholders

Staff Consortium | September 15, 2021 2

The U.s. Department Of Agriculture (usda) Has Announced That It Will Soon Publish Requests For Applications (rfas) For New Grant Programs — The Pandemic Response And Safety (prs) Grant program And The seafood Processors Pandemic Response And Safety Block Grant Program — To Support Agricultural Stakeholders Who Haven’t Yet Received Substantial Federal Financial Assistance In Responding To The Covid-19 Crisis. These Grant Programs Will Provide Assistance To Small Businesses In Certain Commodity Areas, Including Small Scale Specialty Crop Producers And Processors, Shellfish, Aquaculture And Other Select Producers, Meat And Other Processors, Distributors,…