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Monday, September 24, 2018

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...

UK Opposition leader calls for more Barbuda support

Prime Minister Gaston Browne and High Commissioner Karen-Mae Hill met with UK Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn who called on the British government to offer...
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VIDEO: Environment Minister back in Tesla study

Addressing a full room of environmental and media personnel, Minister of the Environment Molwyn Joseph answered his critics today as he proclaimed that he...

PM hopes Molwyn Joseph will reconsider Tesla

Prime Minister Gaston Browne is disappointed that Health and Environment Minister Molwyn Joseph has changed his mind in being part of a climate change...

Home repair begins in Barbuda

(Press Release) Repair work has begun on houses in Barbuda that received minimal damage from Hurricane Irma. Two teams are presently on the sister-isle -- one...

“Backward,” PM Browne says of Trump pull-out of Paris deal

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement is “the most backward decision” that the U.S. government “has...

Barbuda sand mining important to econony, Hurst says

The government of Antigua and Barbuda is satisfied that the continued sand mining on Barbuda will not cause adverse effects to the environment as...

From paradise to hell – UN chief says Barbuda devastation unparalleled

"I have been in areas torn by conflict. In my own country, I have seen earthquakes, I've seen storms...I have never seen such a...

Dominicans living in Antigua describe the “heart-wrenching” situation at home

A Dominican woman who organised a trip to Dominica to take relief supplies to family is happy that she made the journey. Laurie Laville told Antigua...

Antigua and Barbuda anticipate weekend visit by UN Secretary General

United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres is expected to visit Barbuda this weekend to survey the damage and asses what more the United...

Aftermath of Hurricane Irma: State of the Antiguan Environment

The day after the largest storm in history began with the staff of the Department of Environment in the field. Our aim: determining the...

Controlling waste through composting

In recent years, the state of Antigua and Barbuda has residents baffled as they observe the wanton disposal of wastes on the streets daily....

Regular supply of water still a “dream” for many residents

Residents are still complaining about the country’s water problem although a 2 million-gallon-a-day Reverse Osmosis Plant recently came on line at Shell Beach. “One day...

Solar eclipse visible from Antigua next Monday

On Monday next week people around the world, including Antigua & Barbuda, will witness a rare celestial event – a solar eclipse, which occurs...

Solid waste chairman appeals for immediate funds to pay workers

The Chairman of National Solid Waste Management Authority James Tanny Rose has made an appeal for an immediate disbursement of EC$ 400 thousand to...

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