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July 3rd, 2016
Harrigan refutes online news article on festival troupes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Public Relations Officer of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC), Ms Lynette L. Harrigan has refuted reports by pro-government news site BVI Platinum News that there is only one troupe registered so far for the 2016 August Monday Parade.

December 17th, 2015
‘Come forward with statistics!’ – Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of Advance Marketing and Professional Services Mr Julian Willock has challenged persons linking blogs on news reports of accidents, especially involving tourists, to a reduction in tourism numbers to bring forward statistics showing such a correlation.

December 6th, 2015
Only tourists lives matter to two Sr Gov’t Officials?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a bizarre twist, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Advance Marketing and Professional Services, the parent company of Virgin Islands News Online, Mr Julian Willock, called our newsroom to angrily complain about a phone call he received today Sunday December 6, 2015.

July 17th, 2015
It's Official - Festiville close-out returns to Carrot Bay!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Festival and Fairs Committee of 2015, headed by Ms Kishma A. Baronville, has heeded the voices of residents and has reverted to having the fete side of things end at Carrot Bay but will also see the religious events closing things off at East End.

April 15th, 2015
VI gets less than 2% of wedding destination business- Ms Flax

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although the Caribbean is considered the number one choice for destination weddings and honeymoons, the Virgin Islands hardly gets a “bite of the cake” as according to Director of the BVI Tourist Board, Sharon Flax, the territory gets less than two percent of the business.

December 23rd, 2014
'No one should go hungry @ Xmas’ - Lynette L. Harrigan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a Territory as blessed as this, and filled with so many warm and generous residents, no one should go hungry especially at Christmas, said Lynette L. Harrigan, Public Relations Director of the Rotary Club of Tortola.

August 27th, 2014
'A bit of good goes a long way' – Rotary Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Rotary Club of Tortola is stepping up to the call by Family Support Network (FSN) and Social Development to help families in genuine need of assistance with daily supplies of food by organising a food drive this coming Saturday August 30, 2014.

August 9th, 2014
Award & closing ceremony set for 8 pm tonight – Lynette L. Harrigan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Public Relations Officer of the BVI Festival and Fairs Committee (BVIF&FC) Ms Lynette L. Harrigan assured this news site that tonight's August 9, 2014 awards and closing ceremony to mark the end of Festival 2014 will be done ahead of the 10:00 pm time set for the fireworks display.

August 2nd, 2014
Intl Soca Night on tonight - BVIF&FC PRO Lynette L. Harrigan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Public Relations Officer of the BVI Festival and Fairs Committee (BVIF&FC) Ms Lynette L. Harrigan has just confirmed with this news site that the International Soca Explosion is on tonight August 2, 2014, with the exception of one international artiste, given concerns that it would have been cancelled because of Tropical Storm Bertha.

March 11th, 2014
Parking & other logistics top priority – PR Lynette L. Harrigan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An activity to mark the official launch of the Festival celebrations of 2014 has taken a form unlike any in the many years of annual observances: a ‘block party’ with locals and one international band on March 22, 2014.



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