Tag: West Indian Company Ltd. (WICO)

Some 11 Cruise Ships Dock In St. Thomas Over Two Days

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It’s 11 cruise ships in two days on St. Thomas. The Virgin Islands Port Authority said that the Crown Princess, the Norwegian Epic and the Regal Princess are at the West Indian Company dock in Havensight today. And the Sea Dream, the Osterdam and the Symphony of the Seas are all berthed […]

Agriculture and WICO Share Their Projected Budgets With Finance Committee

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Finance chaired by Sen. Kurt Vialet, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Tuesday, to receive testimony from the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDOA), and the West Indian Company Limited on the FY 2019 budget appropriations. VIDOA General Fund request is $4,013,625. The budget is […]

Mapp Says HUD Officials ‘Impressed’ With Progress So Far of USVI’s Hurricane Recovery

CHRISTIANSTED — The “comprehensive upgrade” of the territory’s roads, hardening of the electrical system, dredging Virgin Islands harbors to accommodate increasingly large cruise ships and developing and repairing housing were among the important projects addressed at a Tuesday meeting with U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Deputy Secretary Pam Patenaude. The HUD team was on […]

Gubernatorial Hopeful Warren Mosler’s Ten Ways To Get USVI Back In Good Fiscal Shape

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Nobody who is running for governor this year has as many good ideas for generating revenue streams for the Virgin Islands government as hedge fund mogul Warren Mosler. In Part Three of this series featuring independent candidate Mosler, we examine eight of the 10 proposals that we are […]

WICO Board Elects Three New Directors on St. Thomas Including Former Sen. White

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three new members have been elected to serve on The West Indian Company, Ltd. (WICO) Board of Directors with immediate effect. Commissioner of Sports, Parks and Recreation Pedro Cruz; businessman Vivek Daswani of Royal Caribbean; and former senator and business consultant Celestino White, Sr. were elected during a meeting on March 14 by […]