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COMMENTARY: CARICOM Finds Its Winning Voice

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By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the United States and the Organization of American States.  He is also...

Tourism Authority Defends Increase In Hotel Accommodation Tax

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The CEO at the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA), Colin James, is explaining the use of the 1% increase in the hotel tax. He...

Supermodel couple Afiya Bennett and Lloyd Dickenson’s honeymoon in Antigua and Barbuda

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Antigua and Barbuda, is the start of ‘happily ever after, for sizzling model couple, “The Face” star Afiya Bennett and Lloyd Dickenson, who are...

UK, CDB to improve the energy network in Barbuda

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The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) approved a grant to reconstruct and rehabilitate the energy network in Barbuda. The project is being funded by the...

Customs Officer Recovering Slowly In Jamaica Hospital Under Tight Security

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The Customs Officer who was shot at his home last month is still slowly recovering in a Jamaica hospital, Comptroller of Customs Raju Boodoo...

Taxi Driver Still In ICU After Being Shot

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Lester Sobers, the taxi driver who was shot on Sunday night remains in the Intensive Care Unit at the Hospital. Sobers was shot in his...

Cultural Icon Vaughn Walter Laid To Rest

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Family and friends of the late Director of Culture Vaughn Walter said their final goodbyes on Wednesday afternoon during a ceremony at the St...

Two More Fire Engines For Airport

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The Ministry of Finance announced to the Cabinet that it has paid for two additional fire engines to be stationed at the V.C. Bird...

Soldiers To Assist Police With Holiday Security

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The Royal Antigua and Barbuda Police Force and the Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force have joined together to increase visibility and patrols throughout St....

Trump is impeached, becoming third US president to face Senate trial

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Donald Trump has become the third US president in history to be impeached by the House of Representatives, setting up a trial in...

One More Day Of ABST Relief Announced

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The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has granted another day of 5% ABST relief. This is on Saturday, 21 December 2019. According to Chief of Staff...

Residents Concerned Over Strange Lighted Object In Sky

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Persons across Antigua and Barbuda are expressing concern over a strange lighted object that was seen in the night skies on Tuesday, December 17. Local...