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Senator threatens to drown opposition colleague

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Opposition Senator Damani Tabor is calling for a government senator to resign and says he has reported to the police a threat made against...

Update: Mother says children ran for their lives

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The mother of a seven-year-old boy who escaped an abduction attempt said he is traumatized following the ordeal. Kirah Martin has also given more details...

Michael Browne in Belize sharing Antigua’s e-learning experience

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Education Minister Michael Browne, has told educators in Belize of the need to re-energize the education process. Browne is in Belize City on the invitation of...

UPP against YIDA fake beach, calls on PM to explain actions

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The United Progressive Party says it is opposed to pronouncements by Prime Minister Gaston Browne, to bypass environment laws and allow Chinese developers YIDA,...

Fernandez is Chairman of Council of Foreign Affairs Ministers

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Charles Fernandez, has assumed the annual rotating chairmanship of the Council, Foreign Affairs Ministers of the OECS. He told a meeting...

Sir Ron appointed High Commissioner to Canada

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Antigua & Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and Organisation of American States, Sir Ronald Sanders, has added another diplomatic appointment to his responsibilities. He...

Gender affairs wants thorough investigation of rape allegations against cops

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The Directorate of Gender Affairs today called for a “thorough and impartial” probe into rape allegations two police officers warning that the alleged act...

Officials prepare to repair more schools

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The Board of Education is currently conducting an assessment to determine the scope of repair work that is to be carried out on public...

No jobs for Knuckle Block youth on Chinese project

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Seven months after a Chinese construction team began work on the so-called Knuckle block project, the only role for unemployed youth of Gray’s Farm,...

Fast thinking children foil abduction attempt

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Mother is furious after receiving word that a man tried to kidnap her young child and cousin.   The woman said the two youngsters were on...

Several injured in separate accidents this morning

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A child is among the injured resulting from three separate accidents which took place moments apart this morning. The John Hughes Primary School student crossing...

Antigua moves ahead with Styrofoam ban

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By Brenton Henry The government is hoping to phase out the use of Styrofoam products by the end of next year. During cabinet yesterday, the environment...

Police say there will be no cover-up in rape probe against cops

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The police high command has vowed to conduct a professional investigation into allegations of rape against two police officers. This is the second serious scandal...