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Cops charged with kidnapping, assault, corruption

PRESS RELEASE A Corporal and a Constable within the Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda were charged on Friday with Kidnapping, Misbehaviour in Public...

Driver hits pedestrian while chasing lover-reports

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in All Saints this morning while the driver trailed his lover in another car before crashing into...

Child badly injured after hit and run

A student from the Villa Primary School was seriously injured in what eye witnesses say is a hit and run. The boy who is approximately...

Damage assessment begins after heavy rains

The National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) confirmed today that it is in the process of doing an assessment on possible damage resulting for...

Community service for students involved in classroom “sex” tape

The All Saints Secondary School students who were video-taped while being romantic in the classroom, have been punished with community service. Director of Education Clare...

Antigua and Barbuda affected by trough system

The Met Office says a trough system affecting Antigua & Barbuda is expected to cause more unstable weather across the area tonight. Earlier a flash...

Barbuda’s ugly sand mining legacy continues

By Brenton Henry The government here announced today that it will curtail its controversial sand mining operations on the sister isle Barbuda, but stopped shy...

“This is not new” Sandals responds to reports of a sale

Sandals Resorts International has told Antigua News Room that “it’s business as usual,” in response to Reuters News Agency report that the hotel chain...

Magistrate to rule whether Isaac’s case goes to High Court

The former Executive Secretary of the Board of Education will know on May 25, 2017 whether the 18 charges filed against her last year...

BREAKING: WOMAN AND CHILD CRASH

At least one person was taken to the Mount St. John's Medical Centre after an accident in Falmoth this morning. It occurred about 7:50 a.m...

Gov’t moves to reduce roaming charges by public servants

Arguing that it is costing too much, the government of Antigua & Barbuda announced today that roaming services for public servants will be “suppressed”. Based...

PM rejects IMF program

Prime Minister has told officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that Antigua & Barbuda is not interested in entering any loan arrangement with...

Gomes remanded, calls grow for Scotland Yard

Mikhail Gomes, the man charged on Tuesday with murdering his ex-girlfriend, has been remanded to prison after making his first court appearance. Looking calm and...

Opposition wins Bahamas election

(Caribbean News Service) — Dr. Hubert Minnis led the main opposition party to victory on Wednesday, ousting the ruling party in General Elections. Prime Minister...

Antigua puts the price tag on its renewable energy agenda

Antigua & Barbuda is spending US $30 million as it seeks to transform from fossil fuels to renewable sources, Energy Minister Asot Michael has...

All set from Antigua to Bermuda race on Friday

Following on from the "overwhelming success" of the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week, an impressive range of yachts from all over the world...

The work of late Antiguan artiste to feature in major Italy exhibition

For the first-time, Antigua & Barbuda will participate in the world’s most prestigious, non-commercial art exhibition, the Venice Biennale which has been held in...

Man arrested for latest house fire

The Antigua & Barbuda Fire Department has confirmed that a man has been arrested for suspected arson in connection with the country’s latest house...

Lawmen believe they have enough to convict Gomes for murder

  A month and one day after Vincia James was reported missing, her ex-boyfriend has been charged with murdering her. And despite not having a body,...

Lawyer robbed, wants documents back

A prominent lawyer is making an urgent appeal for the perpetrators to return documents they stole to her. The woman who did not want to...

UPDATE: Police speak on school girl stabbing

Lawmen released the following statement to Antigua News Room after being contacted about yesterday's stabbing at the West Bus Station. "There was an alleged fight...

Political leaders congratulate new France president

Ahead of an official congratulatory message, Prime Minister Gaston Browne has a hailed the victory of French President Emmanuel Macron saying there is...

Antigua receives 25 thousand smoke detectors after blaze guts home, car

A day after a fire destroyed a three bed-room house and vehicle in New Winthropes, the Government of China has donated 25 thousand smoke...

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