The biggest nautical event in the Caribbean is comprised of three separate events; the Caribbean Triple Crown Poker run series will take place in the most beautiful destinations in the region: the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) and St. Maarten.
The Division of Licensing and Consumer Affairs may get new power to determine how many tavern liquor license are allowed in the historic districts of the territory, if legislation approved in committee Wednesday becomes law.
The territory may celebrate June 26-July 3 as Emancipation Week if a bill approved in committee becomes law. The bill also would require private and public employers to pay time and a half to hourly employees who work July 3.
The UVI program for people with combined hearing and vision loss – iCanConnect – will become a permanent service through the UVI Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities sponsored by the Perkins School for the Blind.