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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, April 3, 2020

St. Croix business

Department of Tourism Updates Information on New Coronavirus

The safety of residents and visitors to the U.S. Virgin Islands is the Department of Tourism’s priority as it works to minimize the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19). Periodically, it will be giving updates on how the coronavirus is affecting travel and tourism.

VIEDA Adjusts Operations in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority will discontinue walk-in customer services, in-person appointments as well as manual delivery of documents and other items effective Tuesday, March 17, until further notice.
The former Hovensa refinery as it appeared in March 2019 as Limetree Bay Refining was working toward partially restarting oil refining operations. (Source file photo by Bill Kossler)

DLCA Identifies Lowest Fuel Prices Territory-wide

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is notifying the public of the latest wholesale or “rack rate” price for fuel from Gulf Oil Pricing and Limetree Bay.

Oriental Bank Changes Branch Hours Due to Coronavirus

Following the spread of the new coronavirus COVID-19 worldwide, Oriental Bank has announced the measures it will be taking starting today for the health and safety of its customers and employees.

Broadband VI Offers COVID-19 Community Assistance Plans, Discounts for Students

Broadband VI informs the public it has adopted the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) “Keep America Connected” pledge and is offering discounted internet services to students and their families.

WAPA Suspends In-Person Visits to Customer Service Offices

To safeguard the public and its employees from potential exposure to the new coronavirus, WAPA is recommending that all business transactions be conducted either online or via the telephone.

Oriental Bank Urges Clients to Use Technology in Lieu of Visiting Branches

As a bank that emphasizes convenience, it is urging its customers to use technology to do their banking without the need to go to the branches and avoid unnecessary contact with others.

Viya Discounts Internet Service to Ensure Connectivity in Face of New Coronavirus Pandemic

Viya recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic may have broader economic impacts in the territory; therefore, it is instituting the following measures to help its customers through these challenging times.

VIWMA Reminds Businesses to Properly Dispose Waste Oil or Face Penalties

It is against the law to dispose used commercial oil at public bin sites. The Authority is aware there are several businesses which violate the law by illegally disposing used oil at public bin sites under the cover of darkness. 
Jean-Pierre "JP" Oriol, commissioner-designee for the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. (Submitted photo)

DPNR Closes Mutton Snapper Spawning Aggregation to Fishing March 1 – June 30

In addition, the commissioner reminds the public that the harvest or possession of the lane and mutton snapper within the territory is prohibited from April 1 to June 30.





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