Watch | Governor Bryan Tours Building Being Turned Into Coronavirus Alternative Care Facility on St. Croix

Beware of Aggressive Rats Searching for Food During Shutdowns, CDC Warns

Staff Consortium | May 26, 2020 5

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that rats, whose sources of food have been impacted by shutdown of businesses such as restau...

This Memorial Day, Flags at Half Staff for Coronavirus Victims as Death Toll Nears 100,000 in U.S.

Staff Consortium | May 25, 2020 2

President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered that flags on federal buildings across the U.S. and its territories be flown at half staff in honor of Amer...

Seaborne/Silver Airlines Says it Plans on Increasing USVI, PR Flights; Says Route Suspension List is Temporary Option for Flexibility

Staff Consortium | May 24, 2020 1

Seaborne Airlines and Silver Airways told the Consortium Sunday that a U.S. Department of Transportation clearance to suspend certain routes, in Seabo...

Department of Education Announces its High School Virtual Graduation Events Set for May 26-29

Staff Consortium | May 24, 2020 2

The Virgin Islands Department of Education said Saturday it will present inaugural virtual graduation ceremonies May 26-29 for its four public high sc...

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Seaborne and Silver Airways Given Approval to Suspend Some USVI Routes (Update)

Ernice Gilbert | May 24, 2020 5

Update: Seaborne Airlines and Silver Airways told the Consortium Sunday that a U.S. Department of Transportation clearance to suspend certain routes,...

Virtual Dedication of Korean War Memorials in U.S. and U.S. Territories Honors 78 Virgin Islanders killed in Korea

Staff Consortium | May 23, 2020 3

Hannah Y. Kim, a Korean American woman with a mission, has unveiled a website (www.KoreanWarMemorials.com) that features photos of almost 180 Korean W...

Community Center

Dept. of Labor Partners with InTouch Call Center to Better Manage Call Volume Arising From Unemployment

Staff Consortium | May 27, 2020 3

The VI Department of Labor said Tuesday it has off...

UVI to Host Virtual Open House for Prospective Students

Staff Consortium | May 26, 2020 1

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will ho...

Lieutenant Governor Roach Announces Issuance of 2020 Property Tax Bills

Staff Consortium | May 26, 2020 1

Lieutenant Governor Tregenza Roach on Tuesday info...

USVI Ports HUB

Enighed Pond Cargo Storage Lot Restricted to Leased Usage Only Starting June 1

Staff Consortium | May 25, 2020 1

The cargo and trailer storage lot at the Theovald E. Moorehead Dock and Terminal at Enighed Pond, St...

Road Town Fast Ferry Resumes Cargo Trips Between BVI and USVI

Staff Consortium | May 10, 2020

The Virgin Islands Port Authority said Friday it h...

Notice Of Heavy Equipment Sale Sealed Bid Auction

Staff Consortium | April 29, 2020

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (the “Authorit...

Notice of Invitation to Bid for Runway 10-28 Shoulder and Electrical Vault Construction…

Staff Consortium | April 29, 2020

SEALED BIDS will be received by the Virgin Islands Port Authority, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, a...

With No Cruise Ships and Dwindling Revenue, Port Authority Seeks $25 Million Line of Credit to Prop Up Operations

Ernice Gilbert | April 16, 2020 1

The V.i. Port Authority During A Board Meeting On…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $41.14 Million in Funding for USVI Airports in Response to Coronavirus

Staff Consortium | April 14, 2020 2

Washington – U.s. Secretary Of Transportation Elaine…

Business

Territory's Food and Beverage Industry Reopens with Social Distancing and Capacity Limitations; Law Enforcement Visits Establishments

Robert Moore | May 27, 2020 3

Pre-pandemic Sounds Of Music, Laughter And Cash Registers Ringing Are Back Again.  In Red Hook And Elsewhere Across The Territory, The Usual Weeknight Rattle And Hum Was Toned Down. But The Key Indicators Of Island Commerce Were Clear. Virgin Islanders Returned To Favorite Local Spots — Duffy’s Love Shack, Island Time Pub, Tap And Still In St. Thomas And Sharkey's Bait Stand And Cloud 9 On St. Croix, To Name A Few  — Tuesday Evening For The First Time Since The Island Economy Went Into Lockdown To Slow The Spread Of The Deadly Coronavirus Two Months Ago. At The Outdoor Bars And Restaurants Of American Yacht Harbor, Virgin Islanders Eased Into…

Seaborne/Silver Airlines Says it Plans on Increasing USVI, PR Flights; Says Route Suspension List is Temporary Option for Flexibility

Staff Consortium | May 24, 2020 1

Seaborne Airlines And Silver Airways Told The Consortium Sunday That A U.s. Department Of Transportation Clearance To Suspend Certain Routes, In Seaborne's And Sliver's Case The Usvi, Puerto Rico And Vieques, Is A Temporary, Optional Measure Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic. "the Request Was Made To The [u.s. Dept. Of Transportation] To Grant Temporary Flexibility In Case Of No Demand Due To The Covid-19 Crisis," Seaborne/silver Said In A Statement. "at This Time, Silver Does Not Expect To Use This Relief." Seaborne/silver Is Among The Three Airlines That Sought Authorization From The U.s. D.o.t. To Reduce Their Services In The U.s. Virgin Islands,…

DLCA Says it Will Not Enforce Law Against Businesses Only Accepting Credit Cards as Form of Payment For Duration of Coronavirus State of Emergency

Staff Consortium | May 22, 2020 7

The Department Of Licensing And Consumers Said Friday That It Will Not Enforce A New Law That Mandates Most Local Businesses Offer Credit Cards As A Form Of Payment Aside From Cash, Citing The Coronavirus Pandemic. Effective April 3, Act 8205, Sponsored By Kurt Vialet, Gave Dlca The Authority To Enforce The New Law By Ascertaining That Businesses Were Offering Two Forms Of Payment. "some Persons Do Not Have Cash Readily Available And It Is Very Inconvenient For Customers Who Are Unable To Transact Business With Certain Establishments That Only Accept Cash Payments," Dlca Said. "the Legislation Is Not Applicable To Itinerant Vendors, Farmers Certified…

USVI Will Allow Bars and Restaurants to Reopen to Dine-In Customers Beginning Next Week; Some Restrictions Apply

Robert Moore | May 21, 2020 30

U.s. Virgin Islands Bars And Restaurants Have Permission To Reopen To Dine-in Patrons Beginning Next Tuesday, May 26th, With Certain Restrictions, Governor Albert Bryan Announced Thursday. The Decision Further Sets The Stage For A Full Reopening Of The Territory To Tourists In June. “tuesday (may 26th) Will Allow A Soft Opening Of Restaurants And Bars So They Can Understand What Their Service Is Going To Look Like, Have An Opportunity To Call Employees And Properly Space Their Tables, Chairs, And To Make Sure They Have The Proper Equipment To Sanitize And Keep The People Visiting Those Restaurants And Bars Safe,” Mr. Bryan Said During The Regular…

Entertainment

Virtual Soca Party, Called Road Rage, Looks to Set Stage for New Soca Cruise Experience Coming November 2021

Staff Consortium | May 20, 2020 2

With The Novel Coronavirus Projected To Be Impacting…

The Consortium's Quarantine Jouvert Morning Event Begins Saturday Morning at 4, These Sponsors Made it Possible

Staff Consortium | May 01, 2020 2

It Would Be Carnival Season In The Usvi If It Wasn't…

VI Consortium Announces 'Quarantine Jouvert', Set for May 2 From 4am-9am and Featuring Big Band, Top VI Artists and DJs

Staff Consortium | April 18, 2020 1

The Virgin Islands Consortium Is Building On Its Successful…