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USAID officials on the ground in Antigua and Barbuda

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Officials from the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) have joined forces with Antigua and Barbuda’s National...

Barrymore Hotel being cleaned up for displaced Barbudans

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The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) today began cleaning up the Barrymore Hotel to make way for the accommodation of a number of...

Health Ministry initiates post-Irma Disaster Response Plan

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Senior officials in the Ministry of Health & the Environment convened an emergency meeting last Saturday to plan a comprehensive Post-Irma Barbuda Disaster Response...

Hughes calls for duty-free zones in St John’s

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An opposition senator is suggesting that tourism officials consider making certain parts of St John’s a duty-free zone. Chester Hughes is asking the government to...

Consulate General in Miami opens warehouse for hurricane relief supplies

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The Consulate General of Antigua and Barbuda, Miami, Florida, is advising all concerned for the well-being of the people and island of Barbuda that...

Browne heads delegation to UN General Assembly

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne will, this weekend, journey to the United Nations General Assembly. He will use the opportunity to seek assistance for Barbuda. Browne...

New generators purchased for Barbuda

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Government has purchased two new generators for Barbuda as officials seek to restore power to the island. Chief of Staff Lionel “Max” Hurst said in...

LIAT expects losses in excess of EC$ 6 million as a result of Irma

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Hurricane Irma will have a negative impact on LIAT of EC$6 million through to the end of the year, Chief Executive Officer Julie Reifer-Jones...

Sir Ron meets emergency agencies about Barbuda

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Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the Organisation of American States (OAS), Sir Ronald Sanders, this morning met the Inter-American Emergency...

Aid distribution hub established on Antigua for Irma victims

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A new operational hub for distributing emergency aid to victims of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean has been established here, the World Food Programme...

Barbudans told not to return home without the relevant permission

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Barbudans who are agitating and anxious to return to their homes are being cautioned not to do so without first seeking the relevant permission. The...

VIDEO: 1,084 structures impacted in Barbuda

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After the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma on Barbuda last Tuesday, a country assessment conducted by the National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) has...