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September 20th, 2023
VI Festival & Fairs Committee accused of issuing bounced cheques!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two vendors have approached our newsroom with returned cheques for insufficient funds written to them by the Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) within the past three weeks.

April 2nd, 2023
Gov’t seeking to end cheque payments to vendors by close of 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is seeking to do away with the issuing of cheques by the end of this year and will be making payments to vendors directly to their bank accounts.

July 11th, 2022
‘I am personally not aware of any vendors that are owed’- Festival Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chairman of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC), Mr Dirk L. Walters has said he is not aware of any vendors being owed by the VIF&FC).

December 5th, 2021
The perfect location found for Xmas in the City?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The successful staging of Christmas in the City over the past two days has seen patrons and vendors calling for the location used this year to be a permanent one.

November 15th, 2021
BVI Fish Fete reels in massive crowd!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Hundreds flooded the Festival Grounds in the capital city, Road Town, for the BVI Fish Fete’s stage show on Saturday, November 13, 2021, one of the first major shows in the Virgin Islands since the territory began allowing such activities after the global pandemic hit these shores.

September 22nd, 2020
‘It’s an injustice’- Hon Rymer on Gov’t owing vendors for many years

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- It has been revealed in the House of Assembly (HoA) once again that the ousted National Democratic Party (NDP) Government found it convenient to owe local vendors for years while blindly investing millions in questionable projects, such as the BVI Airways Project.

December 6th, 2019
Off to a good start! Xmas on DeCastro St attracts 50 vendors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- City Manager Janice E. L. Brathwaite-Edwards said the Christmas on DeCastro Street event is off to a good start, with its largest-ever vendor turnout of 50.

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.

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