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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Officials Clamp Down On Illegal Dump Site Near Motor Pool

Health authorities are warning people dumping illegally on an eight acre parcel of government land to immediately stop the practice.

Equipment for wind power arrives on island

Blades which will be used to power wind turbines have arrived in Antigua and Barbuda. They will be installed...

Consultations to begin on the nation’s strictest environmental laws ever

Consultations are to begin this month on updated environmental laws which proposes jail time for littering. The Ministry of...

Stop using skies as dumping ground- GG

Governor General Sir Rodney Williams has called on industrialised nations to stop using the skied as their dumping ground.

Wind power to be added to Antigua’s energy mix

Antigua and Barbuda has accessed monies from the Green Climate Fund for wind power. The financial resources have been earmarked...

Lobster farmers given extension to use styrofoam coolers

The Ministry of the Environment continues the course of implementing the Polystyrene Styrofoam ban. This has led to numerous consultations...

Solid Waste Several Weeks Behind On Payments

With grass cutters and drivers owed several weeks payment, the government agreed to make an extra payment to National Solid Waste workers...

Antigua’s US Ambassador fearful of recent changes in climate

Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States, Sir Ronald Sanders is signalling grave concern over recent global emission levels that he...

US$ 1 Million For Solar Power In Schools And Clinics

The Department of Environment today announced the signing of an agreement between the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and GreenTech SolarLtd. to...

Hazard Warning System To Be In Full Use By 2019

The National Multi-Hazard Early Warning System is expected to be in full swing for the 2019 hurricane season. That’s according...

Two Hundred Thousand Snails Caught After First Month Of Bounty Hunting

The Plant Protection Unit has confirmed that more than 200 thousand Giant African Snails have been removed from the environment following its...

Three Schools Receive Grants For Environmental Projects

Three Schools to receive up to Fifty Thousand US Dollars in grants from the Department of Environment which were donated by the...

Minister Working on Amicable Solution To Beach Access Problem

Lands Minister Maria Browne says her Ministry wants an amicable solution to growing concerns over beach access in the country.

Shark found on Darkwood Beach

Residents early this morning discovered what they say is a Mako Shark on Darkwood Beach this morning. The animal...

Two hundred roofs repaired among other upgrades on Barbuda

(Press Release) Two hundred homes on the sister-isle Barbuda with damage ranging from levels one to three have had their roofs repaired so far. That’s according...

Antigua urged to closely monitor water resources

The Barbados-based Caribbean Drought and Precipitation Monitoring Network (CDPMN) says while there is little concern over drought for the majority of the Caribbean until...

Antigua-hosted OECS Assembly agrees to tackle climate resilience

The Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Assembly has passed a resolution for member states to collectively lobby for and build climate resilience...

Clinton Foundation and APUA to work on renewable energy

Two officials of the Clinton Foundation, a non-profit group led by former US President Bill Clinton, met with Cabinet on Wednesday. According to Cabinet notes,...
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VIDEO: Snail Eradication: Agriculture Department Back at it

Officials and staff attached to the Ministry of Agriculture, gathered in Dunbar's early Saturday morning, to continue their work to eradicate the invasive Lissachatina...

Int’l media spotlight ‘land grab’ in Barbuda

The latest in a string of international media coverage, a New York Times Documentary film titled "No Man''s Land" tells an unflattering story of the...

US $2 billion pledged to hurricane ravished islands

(Dominica News Now) Over US$2-billion were pledged for Caribbean countries affected by Hurricanes Maria and Irma at a CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference, which took place...

PM Browne champions climate financing

(REUTERS) Rich nations responsible for climate change need to help rebuild the Caribbean island of Barbuda where living conditions remain “primitive” more than two months...

“People just nasty,” residents complain of mounting garbage

Residents are taking note of the filth throughout and around St John’s City. “Time enough people take pride and clean up after themselves when they...

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