Crucian native Angela Golden Bryan authored two books selected for the 22nd Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, DC. The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands, with support from the Department of Tourism, represented the U.S. Virgin Islands as a territory affiliate at the Sept. 3 event.
On the third and final day of Governor Albert Bryan Jr.'s Workforce Development Summit, the chief executive appealed to Virgin Islanders living abroad in Florida. Bryan called on those affected by the recent passage of catastrophic Hurricane Ian to seek better days on their native soil.
Virgin Islands Board of Nurse Licensure (VIBNL) announced that it has started accepting 2023-2024 renewal applications for all Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) as of Sept. 30.
Redevelopment of apartment buildings in Estate Donoe is at least a year behind schedule, and no one is sure when stalled work will resume, said Robert Graham, executive director of the Virgin Islands Housing Authority.
The governor’s annual Workforce Development Summit was met Thursday with participation from many government employees, students, agencies, and other participants who wanted to find information about new work opportunities in the territory.
Substantial progress has been made to create more resilient power grids throughout the USVI since hurricanes Irma and Maria left thousands of homes, businesses and critical facilities, such as hospitals, without power five years ago.
FEMA continues to help the territory rebuild. Critical services include hospitals and other healthcare facilities that provide emergency medical care as well as services, schools and facilities that provide power, water and other types of critical services.
Sirens will sound on St. Thomas, St. John and Water Island at noon on Thursday as the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency and its tsunami warning installation contractors test the system. The St. Croix tests have been delayed after a malfunction was discovered in the software necessary to test the system on the island.
The governor’s 2022 Workforce Development Summit at the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Croix was well attended Tuesday, with the Great Hall and six other classrooms filled with attendees eager for information.
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