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USDA-NRCS Caribbean Area Partners for Conservation Funding Opportunity Is Posted

“We see positive impacts when we work with our conservation partners to deliver conservation education and assistance to our clients,” said Luis Cruz-Arroyo, NRCS Caribbean Area director.

VITEMA Is Monitoring Volcanic Activity on St. Vincent and the Grenadines

While there is no current threat to the U.S. Virgin Islands, VITEMA officials remain in continual contact with the National Weather Service in Puerto Rico and the United States Geological Survey.

VIEDA Governing Board of Directors to Hold Public Hearing on April 13

The board will consider applications and compliance matters submitted to the VIEDC and the EDB.

DPNR Offices to Close April 12-16 for Territory-wide Training

DPNR's satellite locations such as Fort Christian, Fort Frederik, the St. Croix East End Marine Park, the Division of Environmental Enforcement in Anna's Hope, and the Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled will remain open.

VIPA Celebrates 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Governor Cyril E. King

The Port Authority is memorializing the anniversary of the birth of the second elected governor of the territory, the late Cyril Emanuel King, and has placed a wreath in his honor at the airport named in his honor.

VITEMA to Host Community Emergency Response Team Training on Each Island

The multi-day event will educate volunteers about preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and will train them in basic disaster response.

VITEMA Begins Installation of Tsunami Warning Sirens Territorywide

The new tsunami sirens are being installed atop specially designed steel reinforced poles.

Fuel Price Competition at the Pump

In the last couple of weeks, there is clearly a price war at the pump. DLCA conducted a territory-wide fuel price survey on Tuesday, April 6.

School Food Authorities Applications Available for Summer Feeding Program Jobs

Only youth ages 4-18 and those with special needs up to age 21 are eligible to receive meals through the Summer Feeding Program.
A cruise ship is tied up at the WICO dock in St. Thomas.. (Source photo by Dave MacVean)

Team of Governors Sign-on to Bryan’s Letter Asking Expediting Reopening of Cruise Ports

A bipartisan team of governors from five states and PR have signed on to a letter that Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. sent to CDC head Rochelle Walensky and Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, the chairwoman of Biden’s COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force.





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