- GERS Names Angel Dawson Jr. as New Administrator
Starting July 10, Angel Dawson Jr., a former V.I. Finance commissioner and gubernatorial candidate, will take up the helm as administrator of the Government Employees’ Retirement System.
- Plans Underway to Create USVI’s First Territorial Park System
The establishment and enforcement of a territorial park system could be the solution for disappearing green spaces in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and lawmakers are optimistic that fashioning a specific division to oversee its creation will enhance local and tourism opportunities for the territory.
- Mass Sea Urchin Die-off In USVI, Several Other Caribbean Islands Not Seen Since 1983 is Threatening Already Fragile Coral Reefs, Scientists Warn
Mass die-off of sea urchins in several Caribbean island is threatening already fragile coral reefs in the region.
- Starlink, Elon Musk’s Internet Service Beaming From Space, is Now Available in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Starlink, the internet service company from Elon Musk’s Space X firm which is currently providing service in a number of countries around the world, is now available in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Supreme Court Upholds Ruling on Summers End Marina
The V.I. Supreme Court issued a ruling Tuesday that allows the Summer’s End Group’s marina project in Coral Bay, St. John to move forward. Judge Rhys Hodge upheld a ruling issued last May by the V.I. Superior Court.
- U.S. Virgin Islands Among Best Places to Live in the World if You Crave Clean Air – Report
If having clean air is of paramount importance to you, the U.S. Virgin Islands should be at the top of your list of destinations to consider
- Bryan Announces Plan to Make St. Croix 100 Percent Solar-Powered in Months, Saying Rising Cost of Fuel Threatens Economy
Governor Albert Bryan on Monday announced that he plans on making St. Croix 100 percent solar-powered in a number of months by partnering with a major energy firm
- Bryan May Declare Energy State of Emergency Tied to WAPA as Fuel Costs Increase; Other Price Mitigation Measures Being Taking; Battery Systems Under Consideration
Bryan May Declare Energy State of Emergency Tied to WAPA as Fuel Costs Increase
- ProSolar Becomes First Local Company to Sign Marketing Deal With Basketball Star Aliyah Boston
ProSolar, which describes itself as the territory’s leading residential and commercial solar power provider, announced Monday an historic partnership with University of South Carolina basketball star Aliyah Boston, a native of St. Thomas.
- Opiate Settlement Sends Nearly $8 Million to USVI
The $26 billion settlement with four major pharmaceutical opioid distributors will send close to $8 million to the U.S. Virgin Islands, officials announced Tuesday.