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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...

Three women to compete in Calypso Monarch finals

Queen Althea and Queen Sammy C will join reigning monarch Queen Thalia in the finals of the 2017 Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch Competition. There was no...

Air Traffic Controller confirms it was meteor

An experienced Air Traffic Controller (ATC) and avid stargazer has told Antigua News Room that the “boom” sound and shaking felt Friday night was the...

Four OCS students who carried elderly woman to safety among those honoured by GG

The four Ottos Comprehensive School (OCS) students who in April carried an elderly woman to safety have been honoured by the holder of the...

Weather system has sixty per cent chance of developing and could affect region

The Met Office has given the "heads up!" for a weather system that it is currently tracking in the Atlantic. The office tweeted that "there is...

China donates millions in disaster management supplies

The People’s Republic of China has donated approximately 1.2 million US dollars’ worth of disaster management equipment and supplies to the government of Antigua...

Met Office issues flash flood warning for Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological services has issued a flash flood advisory for minor flooding in low-lying and flood-prone areas of Antigua and Barbuda valid...

Thirty-eight buildings to be used as hurricane shelters (full list)

The list of facilities to be utilized as shelters for the 2017 hurricane season has been released. Following an assessment, by the Public Works Department,...

Breaking: Ferry carrying Antiguans diverted to Nevis

A ferry carrying dozens of Antigua and Barbuda's Police Force Band members has been diverted to Nevis due to rough seas. The Monserrat Ferry left...

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