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Callers Weigh in on Government’s ‘Vision 2040’ Plan

“Thanks for calling Vision 2040,” was a familiar refrain as Economic Development Authority CEO Wayne Biggs Jr. fielded phone calls and online comments Monday evening during a virtual town hall.

Citing Pandemic, Buccaneer Resort Seeks EDC Waivers, Extensions

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.

Vision 2040 Asks for the Public’s Help in Making Tight Deadline

In an interactive webinar that launched the V.I. government’s Vision 2040 plan on Thursday, Economic Development Authority officials made one thing abundantly clear: They need Virgin Islanders to do their part to make it a success.
Senator Myron Jackson said he wanted to visit Lovango Cay. (Screen capture)

Senate Hearing on Rezoning of Lovango Cay Ends with Uncertainty

Some senators sounded concerned about a proposed zoning change for Lovango Cay Holdings LLP, which is proposing to build a resort on a small cay near the island of St. John.
Guests enjoy the sunset from the deck at Lovango Cay. Source photo by Amy H. Roberts)

Lovango Cay Zoning, CZM Hearing Raises Issues About Resort Plans

During its first three weeks in business in February, Lovango Resort & Beach Club transported 2,336 passengers to dine at ZoZo’s H20, the only facility currently open at the fledgling island resort.
Attorney General Denise George. (2019 Government House photo)

Justice Goes After Executors in Lawsuit Against Epstein’s Estate

Co-executors of the estate left by the late Jeffrey Epstein and a company he founded in the Virgin Islands were recently named as co-defendants in a civil lawsuit filed by the V.I. Justice Department.
Economic Development Authority CEO Kamal Latham responds to questions from the Finance Committee Monday. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, USVI Legislature)

Senate Considering Bill to Tighten and Clarify EDC Tax Break Rules

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.

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