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HUD Approves Block Grant Disaster Recovery Money for USVI

The Act allocated $242,684,000 for long-term recovery efforts.

DLCA Continues to Inform Consumers on Expired Goods, to Publish Future Violators

making the public aware of offenders of consumer related laws is important information that enables the consumer to make the best choices on how to spend their hard-earned money and how to protect the health of themselves and their families.
A DPW crew works on an intersection on St. Thomas.

Public Works Plans $500 Million Territory-wide Infrastructure Improvements

The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW) has announced plans for a territory-wide infrastructure improvement program aimed at roadways, drainage, utilities, signage, lighting and traffic management controls.

NOAA Announces Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing/ Possession of Certain Fish Beginning Oct. 1

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries reminds fishermen and the public of the annually recurring seasonal prohibition on fishing for/ or possession of blackfin, vermilion, black or silk snapper in U.S. Caribbean federal waters.

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.

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.

USDA Awards $50,000 to USVIEDA Incubator Program to Purchase Generator

Sydney Spence Gruters, the state director for U.S. Department of Agriculture -- Rural Development in Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands, is in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Mapp Signs Contract to Continue Melvin Evans Highway Repairs, 20 Road Projects Underway

In April, the governor announced that all the territory’s primary roads would be entirely rebuilt to U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway standards.

Elections System Releases Verified Signatures of Government Retirees Inc.

Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes announces the status update of the St. Croix Government Retirees Inc. Initiative in both districts. The total verified voters to date are listed as follows.

Tourism Seeks Entertainers on All Three Islands

The V.I. Department of Tourism is seeking entertainers, including musicians, dancers and other performing artists, who are interested in working at U.S. Virgin Islands cruise ports and airports.

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