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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The USVI Hotel & Tourism Association (USVIHTA) is honored to accept generous donations from the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE), Tourism Cares, the Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association (JHTA) and the Saint Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association (SLHTA)

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The governing board of the Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority (WAPA) addressed several power generation-related issues at its monthly meeting Thursday on St. Thomas. The WAPA board authorized Executive Director Lawrence Kupfer to enter into a lease agreement with Aggreko, LLC for the rental of a

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture issued an advisory today that “livestock and horse owners” should take steps now to deal with “dry weather.” “Livestock and horse owners are encouraged to take steps now to reduce the effects of the advancing dry weather,” warned Agriculture Commissioner Carlos Robles.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Love of Dance V.I. group will be holding an all ages “Once In 2 Blue Moons” dance-a-thon at the Pistarckle Theater in St. Thomas on March 31. Face painting will be available for children along with prizes for adults and children, dance classes, live music and

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PHILIPSBURG — A twin-engine Dutch airline was forced to turn around one hour into its flight from Sint Maarten to Curacao on Monday after engine problems were detected by the crew. The flight on an InselAir Fokker 50 was carrying 53 people on board when the flight crew determined about

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — We are happy to share some news regarding the Club, it’s restoration, and the projected opening time frame. While progress has been steady and positive, we are not where we wanted to be in the restoration. The team continues to make great progress on a host of

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WASHINGTON — The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced earlier this month that the Federal Housing Administration would be extending the foreclosure moratorium for Hurricane Maria victims in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The extension previously dealt only with forward borrowers, but HUD and the FHA are now extending the foreclosure

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Government Employees’ Retirement System of the Virgin Islands (GERS) is seeking a court order for the government to pay at least $213 million allegedly owed to the system. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez said on Tuesday that the Virgin Islands government owes at least $41

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CHRISTIANSTED — Friable asbestos was likely a problem for Limetree Bay Terminals and anyone downwind of the St. Croix oil storage facility after its facilities were compromised during Hurricane Maria. The Virgin Islands Free Press was the first media source to alert the public that Maria severely damaged the former

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MIAMI — If you’re someone who books a cruise to let your hair down — whether that means partying with a cocktail or several, hitting the nightclubs, throwing your hands up in the air as you zip down a waterslide, or even seeking out a romantic fling a la The

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