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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) recently completed the first phase of the Gallows Bay Port Transformation Project, which converts the port from mixed-use passenger and cargo facility to an upscale mini-cruise and yacht seaport. All cargo activities will be relocated from Gallows Bay in Christiansted to the

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CHRISTIANSTED — In an effort to mitigate the growing spread of the COVID-19 virus in the territory, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has ordered all beaches to be closed at 4 p.m. for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, and all bars are ordered to stop serving, and alcohol sales territory-wide

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George announced that the U.S. Virgin Islands has joined a coalition of 51 states and territories led by Connecticut in filing the third lawsuit stemming from the ongoing antitrust investigation into a widespread conspiracy by generic drug manufacturers to artificially inflate and manipulate prices,

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HAVANA — As countries begin to ease lockdown measures in order to kickstart their economies, all eyes are on how international borders will reopen, thereby enabling business and tourism to resume. Some nations have already agreed on, or mooted the possibility of, establishing “travel bubbles” whereby groups of countries who

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Public Assistance Program has approved $11,979,526 to procure architecture and engineering services for the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) on St. Croix, Charlotte Kimelman Cancer Institute (CKCI) on St. Thomas and the Myrah Keating Smith

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I hope this will help you when purchasing facial masks to comply with the recent order in our community. You will face so many options to choose from and you may be feeling rushed to do something, anything not knowing what to do. I see lot of focus on pricing.

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MIAMI — Good news for those who have booked Carnival Cruise trips later in the year. The company announced today that voyages will resume on August 1. Carnival Cruise Line officials said that all North American cruises until July 31 remain canceled, but on August 1 specific ships will once again set sail.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works is advising the public that they will continue to see buses on roadways in the coming week, as the bus operator training has been extended until May 8. The department previously notified the community that while VITRAN’s Fixed Route service remains suspended, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Sr. formally announced the “Your Energy Stimulus” (YES) program to help residents pay their Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority bills while the territory remains under a state of emergency and the community is under a stay-at-home order because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Credits

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CHRISTIANSTED —The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is notifying the public of a new license category created pursuant to 27 V.I.C. § 302(b) for businesses engaging in any business transaction in the territory. DLCA said it will issue the “General Business” license within 24 hours provided the applicant

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