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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Small Business Administration Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands district office will conduct a free series of workshops in the U.S. Virgin Islands over the next few months as part of the SBA’s 7(j) Management and Technical Assistance program, to support socially and economically disadvantaged small

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CHRISTIANSTED — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the vaccine Dengvaxia on Wednesday for the prevention of dengue disease endemic in areas like the U.S. Virgin Islands, European Union and 19 other countries. Dengue is a mosquito-borne virus that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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GREENVILLE, Illinois — How do you put the story of your journey from freshman to graduating senior into a modern song that wins university awards? Kandis Gumbs, who is graduating tomorrow from Greenville University in Illinois after earning a bachelor’s degree in commercial music, has won two awards this week

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Lemartec, the prime construction manager rebuilding Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) assets impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, is co-hosting a Health & Safety Fair with VIPA this Saturday, May 11th from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Cyril E. King Airport. The event will be

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SAN JUAN — There’s good news for employers who have not yet applied for the Employee Retention Benefit in Puerto Rico. The deadline to apply for the program has been extended to June 30th, 2019 for first time filers and July 14th, 2019 for anyone wishing to amend a previous

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ATLANTA — Nigel Walwyn was visiting his father on St. Croix when he went to the backyard to pick some passion fruit to make a drink, just like he had all through his childhood. But this time, he decided on a little twist, making an adult beverage instead. A little

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs said that the new Veterans’ License Plate is available at our St. Thomas and St. Croix offices. Plates will be issued between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3:30 pm Monday through Friday. Veterans’ license plates are free to veterans;

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CHRISTIANSTED — Some of our most vital occupations are being celebrated nationally this week and Senate President Kenneth Gittens has expressed his appreciation to Virgin Islands corrections officers, nurses and teachers. May 5-11 is recognized as National Correctional Officers Week, May 6-12 as National Nurses Week and May 6-10 as

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the Division of Fish and Wildlife will be holding meetings about recreational fishing throughout the territory. On St. Thomas, the meeting will be held on Thursday, May 9th at 7 p.m. at the V.I. Housing Finance Authority training room in

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CHRISTIANSTED — AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Virgin Islands Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Virgin Islanders who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of our community members. “AARP in The Virgin Islands is excited to shine a light on

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