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December 12th, 2017
Pushed-Out again! No vending allowed under RT Roundabout Tree

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI- The ‘Little Man’, a phrase coined by the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), continues to catch hell under the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP). It was last year September 2016 that a tree next to the Wickham’s Cay Service Station was cut down to discourage local men from sitting under there.

December 2nd, 2017
UPDATE: 22 vendors support 1st night of Xmas on deCastro St

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Some 22 vendors looked past the devastating effects of Hurricane Irma and turned up to help ring in the spirit of Christmas on the opening night of the 2017 Christmas on deCastro Street, now in its 19th year and previously known as Christmas on Main Street before relocating to its present space.

July 13th, 2017
Vendors 'Keep Out' from RT Roundabout; We mean it!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Four days after the Government of Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) forced vendors from plying their trade next to the Sol Gas Station at the Road Town Roundabout, they have taken yet another step to keep them out.

July 11th, 2017
Cruel NDP Government? Chases the 'Little man' from RT Roundabout

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Is the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) cruel to the poor or the 'Little man' in the country?

July 5th, 2017
Hon Walwyn blames Premier Smith for Festival payment issues

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Controversial Culture Minister, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) is not shouldering all the blame for the continuing issues of long waits for festival vendors to be paid, as he has told reporters that Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) and his other ministers of Government are the ones to be blamed.

December 4th, 2015
Xmas on De Castro Street kicks off today December 4, 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The 2nd annual Christmas on De Castro Street is underway today, December 4, 2015, in Road Town on the main island of Tortola.

April 14th, 2015
Crafts Alive vendors accuse taxi operators of misleading tourists

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A number of Crafts Alive vendors are upset with what they referred to as misinformation being fed to cruise passengers allegedly by taxi drivers and which they say is affecting business.

March 14th, 2015
Vendors urged to make good use of ‘new look’ market

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The new Road Town Market was officially opened yesterday, March 13, 2015 and vendors were urged to make good use of the facilities and the shopping population to give its fullest support.

December 6th, 2014
Xmas on de Castro St. draws support despite controversy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Scores of residents and visitors came out to Christmas on de Castro Street last evening December 5, 2014 as the change of venue for the traditional holiday kick-starter did not dampen support.

May 5th, 2014
‘We are being treated like dogs!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Edmund G. Maduro sent out a warning about the situation which has prevented vendors from selling their wares at the popular Smugglers Cove beach, noting that a sign has since been placed there to reinforce the policy.



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