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DLCA Commissioner Devin Carrington tells Senate Finance Committee about the challenges his agency faces in the wake of last season's hurricanes.

DLCA to Conduct Business Amnesty Day for Food and Gas Retailers

Retailers who have not submitted pricelists throughout the 2018 hurricane study, which began June 1, 2018, will be able to submit all lists.

New Viya Picks Geraldine Pitt for New CEO

Pitt has served in the Caribbean as the top regional executive for two international telecom companies, and she brings years of experience developing strategy, managing large teams, running day-to-day business operations and delivering an exceptional customer experience.

WAPA Issuing 60-Day Bills in October, Plans to Resume 30-Day Billing in November

Chief Financial Officer Debra E. Gottlieb said, “Beginning in November, WAPA anticipates returning to a normal billing cycle, issuing a bill approximately every 30 days for a 30-day service period.”

SBA Graduates Nine V.I. Companies From Emerging Leaders Training Series

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has graduated nine companies from its Emerging Leaders program in the U.S. Virgin Islands, completing the second cycle of the training series offered to small business entrepreneurs in the territory.

Viya: Federal Universal Service Charge to Increase on October 1

As a result of action taken by the Federal Communications Commission that affects carriers nationwide, Viya’s telephone, wireless and long-distance customers will notice a change in the Federal Universal Service Charge on Oct. 1.

Digital Technology Continues to Change Tourism for the Better

Along with the United Nations World Tourism Organization, the Virgin Islands Department of Tourism celebrates what digital technology has done and can do for tourism.

Viya Adds More Sports to Cable TV Channel Lineup: NFL Network, NFL RedZone

In time for another highly anticipated football season, Viya announces two new additions to its diverse Cable TV lineup: NFL Network and NFL RedZone.

U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $14.3 Million for Hurricane Recovery Workers

Employees, employers, stakeholders who wish to obtain compliance information, meet with a Wage and Hour representative, have their questions or concerns addressed, or file a complaint, should contact WHD’s Caribbean District Office.

Dr. Valdemar Hill Jr. to Speak at National Association of African Americans in Human...

Dr. Hill, the only invitee from the U.S.V.I., will be with other panelists from all over the world, who will include representatives from South Africa, China, Kenya, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Italy, Jamaica and other nations.

Chamber of Commerce Appoints 15 New Board Members

“It is important that the Chamber Board represents the breadth and depth of the business community and selects those willing to actively engage on issues that our membership believes are important for today’s business environment." -- Sebastiano Paiewonsky Cassinelli

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The AG FAIR is an opportunity for shoppers to pick up meats and veggies for the Thanksgiving table. Chef Ashley Allen staged a turkey carving demonstration, followed by a turkey tasting.
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