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The Economic Development Commission board of directors on Friday granted waivers to beneficiaries seeking reductions in their employment and charitable giving requirements, in one case citing the COVID-19 pandemic.
The financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic was brought home to the Economic Development Authority Board of Directors on Thursday as officials with the Buccaneer Beach & Golf Resort on St. Croix appealed for help to stay afloat.
The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority Governing Board extended the contract for its auditor and approved travel for staff on Thursday.
The Economic Development Authority’s Chief Executive Officer Kamal Latham on Monday told the Senate Finance Committee that the EDA's board remained neutral to parts of proposed legislation affecting the agency.
Lawmakers on Tuesday expressed incredulity at projections issued by the V.I. Economic Development Authority, with Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Kurt Vialet (D-STX) calling agency leadership’s goal of attracting 25 new investor applications in a year “fluff.”
A wealthy Virgin Islands landowner was arrested by federal authorities Saturday. According to reports appearing in major U.S. newspapers, Jeffrey Epstein, 66, was apprehended as he flew into a New Jersey airport on a private plane arriving from Paris.
Carambola Golf Club is struggling to keep its doors open after former Gov. Kenneth Mapp denied the club an extension of benefits that had been voted on and unanimously approved by the Virgin Islands Economic Development Commission.
Marriott Ownership Resorts Inc., a subsidiary company of Marriott Vacation Club International, requested an extension of benefits and modifications be made to its application during a meeting with the Virgin Islands Economic Development Commission.