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Disabled movement calls on PM to keep his word

President of the Antigua & Barbuda Association of Persons with Disabilities Bernard Warner, has made an impassioned plea to the county’s leader to deliver...

Law repealed for civil servants to join union of their choosing

The government is paving the way for civil servants to join a trade union of their choice without fear of consequences. Currently, the Civil Service...

CRICKET-Holder hails “outstanding” Gabriel despite batting error

Captain Jason Holder has sprung to the defence of Shannon Gabriel, whose late rush of blood resulted in a series defeat to Pakistan on...

UPP critical of gun factory talks, PM says it was never approved

The United Progressive Party (UPP) said today that Prime Minister Gaston Browne showed “scant regard” for the safety of the residents through the proposal...

Syrian shot during armed robbery

A newly opened Syrian restaurant was robbed on Friday night, leaving one of the owners nursing a gunshot wound to the leg. The incident occurred...

Police withhold names of alleged corrupt cops

Lawmen have withheld the names of two of their own, charged over the weekend, and have given some details of an incident in April...

Hit and run driver held

The female driver of a vehicle which struck a child on Popeshead Street on Friday has been located. She allegedly continued driving after the Villa...

PM scraps gun factory

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has cancelled plans to give investors permission to construct a gun assembling plant in the proposed Economic Zone here. Browne called...

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...

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