Important Notice, September 2017: Hurricanes Irma and Maria have caused widespread damage in the U.S. Virgin Islands. We look forward to welcoming you back to our islands as soon as we can. Please follow the islands’ rebuilding and recovery on our VInow.com Recovery Blog.
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Latest Update: November 17, 2017
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Virgin Islands Port Authority

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November 17, 2017 – Virgin Islands Port Authority Executive Director David Mapp issued an update on the Authority’s hurricane restoration progress post-Hurricane Irma, which struck the US Virgin Islands on September 6, and Hurricane Maria which struck on September 19. VIPA sustained over $85 million in hurricane-related damages to its port facilities. Despite the damages, […]

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Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority

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November 15, 2017  ELECTRIC SYSTEM On all three islands Wednesday, additional customers were energized as WAPA’s crews and contractors continued reconstruction and restoration work. On St. Croix, some customers on Feeder 4A in Sion Hill and Little Princesse were restored, while on Feeder 5A, additional customers in Barren Spot as well as businesses to the […]

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National Park Update

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November 13, 2017 – We are delighted to announce that Hawksnest Beach and Honeymoon Beach are officially open! Vault toilets or port-o-potties are in place. A huge amount of debris was removed from the beaches themselves and park divers removed submerged debris from the swim areas. Even so, continue to be cautious when swimming anywhere in […]

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Government House

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November 6th, 2017 – An estimated $23 million has been approved for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP). Governor Kenneth E. Mapp made the announcement on Friday at Government House in St. Croix, stating that the funds will cover approximately 38,000 residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands – those who will qualify for both […]

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St. John Friends of the V.I. National Park

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November 1st, 2017 – Ever ponder what it means to be lucky? We think good luck is having good people around you when times get tough. This week our trail crews start clearing major debris! NPS is already hard at work rebuilding. Together we will get the park back in good shape! October 16, 2017 […]

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USVI Hotel and Tourism Association

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USVIHTA announces projections for hotels on St. Thomas and St. John reopening; and recognizes opportunities within the recovery period. October 18, 2017 – The 2017-2018 winter tourism season in the U.S. Virgin Islands presents many opportunities for medium and small hotels, timeshares, and the marine and cruise ship industries, said USVI Hotel and Tourism Association President […]

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St. Croix Foundation

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October 18, 2017 – St. Croix Foundation for Community Development announces to the community at-large as well as to their Fiduciary Clients that the Foundation is open for business and fully-operational with electricity, phones, and internet connectivity. Sponsored Projects should feel free to contact the Foundation by phone or internet. The Foundation’s modified office hours are from […]

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Virgin Islands Tourism Department

Virgin Islands Tourism Department

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October 11, 2017 – The U.S. Virgin Islands is getting back to the business of welcoming visitors to its shores following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which struck the Territory last month. Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty reported that the airports on St. Croix and St. Thomas are now open to commercial flights, and one of […]

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St. John Community Foundation

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November 6, 2017 – It is hard to believe that it has only been two months since two devastating category 5 hurricanes hit our small island paradise. While life on island is challenging there are increasing “windows of wonderful.” Yes, many trees that held on are getting their leaves back and the random burst of […]

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