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Government says Reports about renaming Yasco are fake

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The government says that the broadcast being circulated via Whatsapp and other social media stating that the “Yasco Sports Complex, once refurbished, will be...

More “victims” removed from local nightclubs, owners in custody

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A joint operation was executed on two establishments last evening which resulted in several persons being taken into custody for further questioning. Operations carried out...

Guns, drugs and cash seized in police operation

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Several intelligence-driven operations by the police on Friday resulted in the seizure of one firearm, ammunition, drugs, money, camouflage clothing and several people arrested...

Independent Investigator To Probe Allegations Against Commissioner Robinson

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Acting Top Cop, Atlee Rodney said the probe into allegations against Police Commissioner Wendel Robinson will be independently investigated. Robinson has been suspended while allegations...

Ray John wants counselling for his colleagues alleging harassment

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A well known member of the Royal Police Force is calling on the law enforcement agency to provide counselling for the alleged victims who...

Former Commissioner says Rodney-led Investigation would be “foolish”

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Former Commissioner of Police Rolston Pompey has added his voice of disapproval to the decision made by the Police Service Commission (PSC) to have...

GG to deliver Throne Speech next Friday

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The government announced today that the Throne Speech will be delivered on Friday, April 13, 2018, at 9:30 am. That will be the very First Session of...

Antigua and Barbuda to appoint more honorary consuls

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The Cabinet of Antigua & Barbuda agreed that it would seek to appoint Honorary Consuls in several of the CARICOM States, especially those where...

Antigua to import oranges from Florida

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Antigua & Barbuda has given the green light for oranges to be imported from the US state of Florida following Hurricane Maria in Dominica...

Researchers predict ‘slightly above average’ hurricane season

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Researchers at Colorado State University are predicting “slightly above average activity” for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season which begins on June 1. “The current weak...

Canadians approach gov’t about medical cannabis investment

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The government here is reporting that a four-person group, three Canadians and one Antiguan, with an interest in producing medical cannabis, came to Cabinet...

UPP does not want Rodney to lead probe into Robinson

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The United Progressive Party (UPP) today welcomed the "long over-due action" of the Police Service Commission to suspend Commissioner of Police Wendell Robinson but...

Centuries-old prison kitchen to be repaired

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Prison Superintendent, Albert Wade says work is to begin next week to refurbish the century-old kitchen at Her Majesty’s Prison.   The Prison Boss told state...