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Local Businesses Must Obtain Licenses to Operate ATMs

All local businesses that seek to operate non-bank automated teller machines (ATMs) must first obtain licensure by the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Division of Banking and Insurance.

AARP to Host Business After Hours on July 14

AARP will host the next St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, which will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, July 14, at Island Flavor at Crown Bay Center in Sub Base.

Nominations Open for CHIEF Awards Recognizing Caribbean’s Tourism Practices

The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) has opened online nominations for the second annual CHIEF Awards and invites USVI Hotel and Tourism Association (USVIHTA) members to “shine a spotlight on your success” by nominating tried and proven best practices by Caribbean hotels and tourism-related businesses.

Students Exhibit Their Entrepreneurial Spirit

V.I. high school students participating in the Junior Achievement program competed last month to showcase their business acumen and the winners get the chance to compete in Mexico.

VI Small Business Development Center Receives Accreditation

America’s Small Business Development Center Network re-accredited the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center, (VI-SBDC) this spring, thereby affirming the center’s viability in assisting new and existing entrepreneurs in the territory.

WAPA to Modify Disconnection Time for Delinquent Electrical Accounts

In the ongoing effort by the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) to fully implement various components of its Automated Metering Infrastructure or AMI System, it will modify the way it disconnects delinquent electrical accounts. Beginning Tuesday, July 5, delinquent accounts will be disconnected at 6:30 a.m.

Seaborne Expands Seaplane Schedule Between St. Croix and St. Thomas

Seaborne Airlines has announced an expansion of Seaplane flights between the Seaplane bases at St. Croix and St. Thomas. Customers and packages will be able to fly as early as 6:40 a.m. from St. Croix to St. Thomas and as late as 6 p.m. from St. Thomas to St. Croix.

V.I. Insurance Association Elects New Officers, Board Members

At its most recent meeting held on May 26, the Virgin Islands Insurance Association (VIIA) elected the following members to serve a term of office for the next two years.

VIPY Partners With Veuve Clicquot to Create Business Woman Award

Virgin Islands Property & Yacht partners with Veuve Clicquot to recognize Women in Business in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Tortola and the British Virgin Islands.

Innovative Continuing Upgrades to Remedy HFC Network Interruptions

Innovative is upgrading five of the seven hubs in its HFC (Hybrid-Fiber Coax) network. Once upgraded, the HFC hubs will improve the reliability of all services.





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