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CEO Message to USVI Business Owners

Good day Valued Business Owner,

Thank you for doing business in the U.S. Virgin Islands!

COVID-19 has created challenges not only for this Territory but for the rest of the world. At this time, safeguarding the health of our families, colleagues, clients, and partners is of the utmost importance.

While the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) has taken measures to mitigate the impact of the virus on our team and clients, we want to assure you that we remain accessible as a resource for your business as we weather this storm together. We will continue to post helpful information and updates on our website and social media pages. Press releases will be sent to our contact list, and, as always, our team members are just a phone call or email away.

VIEDA encourages you to explore resources available to small businesses during this public health crisis.

Please find the links to the following resources below:

The U.S. Virgin Islands has a dynamic and resilient business community. We will emerge stronger when we overcome this economic downturn.

Please visit our website at, email us at or call us at 340.714.1700 (St. Thomas) or 340.773.6499 (St. Croix).

The VIEDA team wishes that you and your family remain safe and healthy at this time.


Warm regards,

Kamal I. Latham
Chief Executive Officer
Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority

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