PM to attend OECS heads meeting next week

Leaders of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will hold a two-day summit here next week discussing a wide range of issues from...

Senator ordered to donate to charity for cell phone use in parliament

Senator Eustace Teco Lake has been asked to make a charitable donation after senate president Alincia Williams-Grant accused him of taking a cell phone call...

President complains about unbearable heat in parliament

President of the Senate Alincia Williams-Grant has told the leader of government business in the Senate to do something about the uncomfortable temperatures in the parliament...

Ministry condemns video claiming to come from Clarevue Hospital

The Ministry of Health today distanced itself from a video of an individual beating another person and claiming that the beating took place at...

Antigua and Barbuda ends Caribbean Week on high

Caribbean Week 2018, was a "resounding success" for Antigua and Barbuda, according to tourism officials. Based on reports the destination asserted its position as the...

JAMAICA government defends Sandals hiring practices

The Jamaica government has described as “misleading and erroneous” the information contained in a video being circulated on social media accusing Sandals Resorts International...

A plate of food and a glass of wine: PM ridicules US foreign policy...

Prime Minister Gaston has ridiculed the foreign policy for the United States of American, reducing it to a "plate of food as a glass...

Barbudans getting building materials from red cross

the Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross (ABRC) is rolling out a new Shelter Recovery Programme (SRP)to help Barbudans to purchase and install needed housing...

Vandalism at hurricane shelters housing Barbudans

The Director of the National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) Philmore Mullin revealed today a number of vandalism acts at Barbuda hurricane shelters in...

APUA water manager dies

Ivan Rodrigues, the APUA water manager has died the Antigua Public Utilities Authority confirmed tonight. APUA said it could not provide additional details and asked...

Government programme to teach prisoners to read and write

It was revealed this week that the Cabinet has agreed to commence a program in Her Majesty’s Prison intended to build literacy among inmates. The...

More money approved for carnival planning, debt

The Cabinet agreed to allocate an additional US$100,000 towards the Festivals Commission for the planning of carnival and to clear the old debt. The funds...

Antigua in new sports tourism bid

A renewed effort is being made by the Ministry of Tourism and The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority to spread the word that Antigua...

Antigua condemns FedEx for suspension of services to Cuba

The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, expressed today his strong rejection of the measure of FedEx, a US international parcel delivery...
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Lovell warns of civil disobedience to put pressure on government (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzqQh1MjjhM The leader of the United Progressive Party (UPP) Harold Lovell says his party will embark on “civil disobedience” during the government’s term in office. Since...

Jonas gives assurances over farming land and jobs

Agriculture Minister Dean Jonas has released the contract signed with a Chinese group to undertake farm development work in Antigua and Barbuda. Farmers and opposition...

Antigua to introduce controversial HPV vaccine next month

Antigua and Barbuda health authorities say they have formulated a special task force to introduce the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine here on July 1,...

One in custody after latest drug bust

Police on Thursday 7th June, 2018 intercepted 2.5 lbs of high-grade cannabis with an estimated street value of $10,000.00ECD. The drugs originated in Canada and...

Barbuda Council refusing to sell sand to Antigua

The Barbuda Council has reportedly told the Public Works Department that it can no longer provide sand to make concrete for the improvement of the...

Israeli group told it can build multi-million dollar fish farm

An Israeli group has proposed growing one million pounds of Australian sea bass for export, annually, in a fish farm. The proposal has been accepted...

Promoters want fete tax reduced to four percent, Cabinet says no

The government has rejected a proposal by event promoters to reduce the so-called fete tax from 10 to four percent. A group of seven promoters...

UPP organises protest action against several issues in Antigua and Barbuda

The leader of the main opposition United progressive Party (UPP), Harold Lovell, says Thursday’s demonstration should not be regarded as a political rally even...

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