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BIR Announces Extension of April 30th Gross Receipts and Hotel Tax Return Deadlines

The April 30th due dates for both the gross receipts tax return and the hotel room tax return will be…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Cruzan Organix Farm Wins Top Prize in 2014 13D Competition

UVI student Allison De Gazon was beaming Wednesday when her business idea, Cruzan Organix Farm, won the $30,000 top prize at the final judging ofthe  2014 13D Entrepreneurship Competition.

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2014-04-24 01:02:33
Cancryn Teachers Protest School Calendar

About a dozen teachers protested outside Addelita Cancryn Junior High School on St. Thomas on Wednesday in the second day of objecting to the restructuring of the school calendar.

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2014-04-24 00:44:04
WAPA Enters Consent Decree with EPA

Under a consent decree announced Wednesday, WAPA will come into compliance with air pollution control requirements included in the Clean Air Act at its Estate Richmond Generating Facility on St. Croix.

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2014-04-24 00:41:13
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VIUCEDD and VI SBDC Sponsor Workshop

 The Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental
Disabilities (VIUCEDD), Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands (DRCVI) and the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) will sponsor a workshop entitled “The Advantages of Hiring Individuals with Disabilities from an Employer’s Perspective.”

Read entire articleOct 1 2012 - 2:09pm
Cruise Ship Schedule for October 1-31

This is the West Indian Company cruise ship schedule for October 2012.

 

Read entire articleSep 29 2012 - 9:21am
Federal Universal Service Charge and Access Recovery Charge Change

 As a result of action taken by the Federal Communications Commission that affects carriers nationwide, Innovative Telephone, Innovative Wireless and Innovative Long Distance customers will notice a change in the Federal Universal Service Charge effective Oct. 1. Effective Oct. 1, Innovative Telephone subscribers will also see a decrease in the Access Recovery Charge.

Read entire articleSep 28 2012 - 12:18pm
SBA Web Chat Offers Tips to Women on Starting, Growing a Small Business

 Now’s a good time for women who are ready to start or expand a small business to take that first step with help from a U.S. Small Business Administration series of four Web chats during October, which is also National Women’s Small Business Month.

Read entire articleSep 28 2012 - 11:49am
Glazer’s Inc., Premier Wines and Spirits Create New Company in V.I.

 Glazer’s Inc. and USVI-based Premier Wines and Spirits have announced they have signed a definitive agreement to create a new company to distribute beer, wine and spirits in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleSep 27 2012 - 10:12am
Virgin Islands Partners With Brand USA to Reach Canadian Market

 The United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is partnering with Brand USA on a campaign to increase visitation by Canadian residents. The partnership marks the first between Brand USA and one of the five U.S. territories.

Read entire articleSep 27 2012 - 9:26am
Virgin Islands Set to Launch Meetings and Incentives Promotion

 As an incentive for corporate meeting and travel planners to book group visits to the U.S. Virgin Islands through 2013, the Department of Tourism will introduce a Meetings and Incentives Promotion next month that offers savings on hotel accommodations and group services.

Read entire articleSep 25 2012 - 8:59pm
Some Customers May Need to Re-register for Innovative Online Payment

 On Sept. 17, Innovative converted to its new billing and operating system. While the migration was mostly seamless for customers, there is one item that requires action on the part of Innovative subscribers.

Read entire articleSep 20 2012 - 9:35pm
Federal Universal Service Charge Rate Change Effective Oct. 1

 As a result of action taken by the Federal Communications Commission that affects carriers nationwide, Innovative Telephone, Innovative Wireless and Innovative Long Distance customers will notice a change in the Federal Universal Service Charge effective Oct. 1.

Read entire articleSep 19 2012 - 12:30am
UVI Process Technology Program Gains Two Corporate Partnerships

 The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) and Seven Seas Water will partner with and support the UVI Process Technology Program by providing scholarships, internships and employment opportunities to UVI students.

Read entire articleSep 18 2012 - 9:01pm