Category Archives: USVI Government

VITEMA Debuts New Website, Enhanced Emergency Notification System


U.S. Virgin Islands residents urged to sign up for new emergency notification system “Alert VI”

new vitema website screenshotAs the beginning of Hurricane Season approaches, the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) unveils its new website on Friday, May 11, 2018 with an enhanced emergency notification system called “Alert VI” to replace the previous VI-Alert, which will be deactivated as of May 31, 2018.  Continue reading

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Government House: FCC Pledges $204 Million to Restore USVI Communications Network


(Official release)

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Friday pledged his agency’s commitment to help restore and expand the U.S. Virgin Islands communications network.

After meeting with U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth E. Mapp and members of the Hurricane Recovery Task Force, Pai announced $204 million in resources to advance communications within the Territory. Continue reading