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Disability bill to be tabled in parliament this September

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Attorney General Steadroy "Cutie" Benjamin has said that a new bill to protect the rights of persons with disabilities will be tabled in September. He...

Police officer charged with incest

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The police officer who has been under investigation for incest has been charged. He will appear in court on Thursday. The corporal for over 21 years...

ECAB and S.I.C give full support to junior carnival competitions

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(PRESS RELEASE) Embracing the cultural arts and advocating for youth development are merely some of the goals of the State Insurance Corporation and the Eastern...

Mother of six homeless and suicidal as hard times fall

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A security guard with Competitive Security Service has told Antigua News Room (ANR) that her six children and herself are now homeless because they’ve...

Judge praises police and prison officer for work on murder trial

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High Court Judge, Justice Iain Morely wants letters of commendation to be sent to a police constable and a prison officer for the work...

SJDC worker remains in limbo after colleagues protested her removal

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The employment future of St. John’s Development Corporation employee accused of theft last year remains in limbo. The woman has been out of office since...

Solid waste chairman appeals for immediate funds to pay workers

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

Autopsy reveals cause of death of man whose burial was stopped

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An autopsy has apparently ruled out foul play in the case of Lancelot Riley whose burial was stopped by the court. Sources close to the...

Nurses to be disciplined after public squabble

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The Antigua and Barbuda Nurses Association today agreed to proceed with disciplinary action against two of its members involved in a public squabble which...

Minister says removal of carnival banners was not homophobic act

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Carnival Minister Paul Chet Greene has said he did not have a “homophobic moment” when he ordered rainbow coloured banners to be removed from...

Police investigating Belmont family abuse claims

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The Professional Standards Unit of the police force is investigating a complaint made by a Belmont family last week. The family of Sharon Williams filed...

Urlings sentenced to 45 years for murder

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Steve Urlings was sentenced to 45 years in prison this morning for the murder of 19-year-old Albert Browne. Browne died on the spot after he...

Asot Michael meets with Star Jones and other celebrities in New York

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PRESS RELEASE Antigua and Barbuda hosted an evening with the Hampton elite to establish connections with the influencers and celebrities, and raise awareness of Antigua...