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Grieving Barbudan family hosted at Government House

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(PRESS RELEASE) Seven Barbudan children and their guardians or other relatives were invited to Government House following the sudden death of their mother during the...

Mother and Son Charged with gun, ammo

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(STRATCOM) Police jointly charged 50 year-old Mary Edwards-Otto and her 21 year-old son Makieva Otto, both of Briggins with possession of two 9mm rounds of...

Prison boss and two others on Queen’s New Year Honours list

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Superintendent of Prison Albert Wade is to receive the Queen's Police Medal (QPM), the palace announced today. The award is part of the Queen's New...

Barbuda may lose thirty percent of its population: PM

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne is anticipating that 30 percent of Barbudans will not return to the sister-isle after finding that life is "sweeter" in...

Briggings Man charged in Christmas Eve heist

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A Briggins man has been charged for the robbery which took place at the business place of Windows & Doors in Paynters on Christmas...

Three months after a hurricane devastated Barbuda and everybody left, little is back to...

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(LA Times) Three months after hurricanes forced the evacuation of Barbuda, only 350 people — or less than 20% of the population — have returned...

Governor General visits Clarevue Hospital

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Management, staff, and residents of Clarevue Psychiatric Hospital were graced with the presence of His Excellency, Governor General Sir Rodney Williams and Lady Williams...

Police search yields modified gun and ammo

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(STRATCOM Press release) Four people are in police custody assisting the police with their investigations, after a search of their home turned up a modified...

Power outage delays debate on Barbuda land amendment

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A power outage at the parliament on Thursday stalled the controversial debate on amendments to the Barbuda Land Act. Power went out at 11:20 a.m...

Barbudans to stay at Anchorage Inn a little longer

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Health Minister Molwyn Joseph says an arrangement has been reached with the managers of Anchorage Inn to allow Barbudans to continue sheltering there. They were...

Antigua denounces Libya migrant slave trade

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Attorney General Steadroy "Cutie" Benjamin has denounced what he called modern-day slavery in Libya. Speaking moments ago in Parliament Benjamin said, "we abhor that situation...

Bag Snatcher Fined

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(STRATCOM) The Nut Grove man, who snatched the bag of a female visitor and that of a local woman on Boxing Day, was convicted in...

Main opposition protest changes to Barbuda Land Act

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fW-KvZdUgHk Dozens of United Progressive Party (UPP) supporters are protesting changes to the Barbuda Land Act. They have gathered outside parliament as the Lower House prepares...