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DLCA Collects Fine From Kmart, Issues Several Other Violations

The V.I. Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs has retrieved $11,200 from Kmart for consumer rights violations, according to a press release issued by the department.

Economic Development Bank Has 30 Percent Reduction in Business Loan Delinquency Rate for 2017

To assist EDB clients with business success and growth, efforts will be made to increase the level of technical and managerial assistance as well as business counseling.

EDC Extends Tax Benefits for Gold Coast Yachts

The V.I. Economic Development Commission and Gov. Kenneth Mapp approved the extension of tax benefits for St. Croix-based ship manufacturer Gold Coast Yachts.

Greenleaf VI II Gives Generous Donation to UVI Rise Relief Fund

The UVI Rise Relief Fund Initiative was created shortly after the storms to assist university students and employees with the recovery process.

Youth Ocean Explorers to Expand Program With Donation From Saltchuk’s Tropical Shipping

Thanks to an $18,500 donation from Tropical Shipping and Saltchuk, its parent company, more Virgin Islands youth will be able to learn about the marine environment and marine careers in the industry.

Potter Issues Emergency Order on Underinsurance

Lt. Gov. Osbert E. Potter has issued an emergency order to all property and casualty insurance companies that are licensed and authorized to conduct business in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

viNGN Encourages Public to Access High Speed Broadband for Fastest Internet

Residents have been discovering the unrivaled stability and speed of direct fiber-optic connections through free Wi-Fi Hot Spot access points set up throughout the islands by viNGN.

Viya Asks Public to Display Addresses Prominently for Quicker Wired Restoration

Viya is requesting that customers who do not have an address on their home or business post their physical address in a location that is clearly visible from the roadway.

Three UVI Students to Benefit from Alpine Securities Scholarships

Three University of the Virgin Islands students majoring in accounting, finance or computer information systems will benefit from a generous donation from Alpine Securities.
Viya CEO Alvaro Pilar demonstrates how various wireless devices work. (James Gardner photo)

Viya Scholarship Applications Now Available for First-Year College Students

The scholarships will be awarded to two V.I. high school seniors—one in each district-- who have already been accepted to a college to pursue a degree in either science, technology., engineering, mathematics, business administration, accounting or related fields.

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