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Saturday, February 23, 2019

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...

WATCH: Barbuda fishermen cut open a 10ft Tiger Shark

Barbudan Fishermen Adrian Lee and Bernie Grey have celebrated the catch of a 10-foot Tiger Shark. The sea creature was caught less than five miles...

AUA and EMS continue strong partnership

The Antigua and Barbuda Emergency Medical Services and the American University of Antigua have continued their fruitful alliance with the staging of a three...

Gov’t expects impact from molasses spill to continue

The government says it will conduct its own investigation into a molasses spill even as it warned the impact will continue to be felt...

Two potential systems brewing in the tropics

A strong tropical wave over the far eastern Atlantic has joined another disturbance identified yesterday in the northwestern Caribbean as an area to watch...

This is why a spike in illegal sand mining was recorded in Antigua

Chief Environment Officer Dian Black Layne is blaming a spike in illegal sand mining on the governments’ plans to suspend the practice mining from...

Antigua puts the price tag on its renewable energy agenda

Antigua & Barbuda is spending US $30 million as it seeks to transform from fossil fuels to renewable sources, Energy Minister Asot Michael has...

Antigua struggles with illegal dumping

By Brenton Henry Despite the pleas and efforts over the years to curtail illegal dumping, for Antigua & Barbuda, the problem doesn’t seem to be...

YELLOW FEVER ALERT

In light of the recent wave of Yellow Fever cases in the region, the officials in Antigua joined the(OECS) Health Unit to share information...

RESIDENTS OUTRAGED AS YIDA BUILDINGS GO UP

Buildings are going up on land owned by Chinese company YIDA and residents are furious over possible degradation of the environment and breaches to...

JOSEPH IN GRENADA FOR ENVIRONMENT MINISTERS MEETING

The 4th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Environmental Sustainability (COMES) of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will take place in...

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