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Fires Saw An Increase In 2018

Bush fires nearly doubled in 2018 as compared to the same period in 2017, statistics released by the police show.

Shakema Charles Charged In Passport Fraud Probe

Shakeema Charles, the Johnston Village woman who was wanted under suspicion of fraud has been charged. This development is...

Officials Clamp Down On Illegal Dump Site Near Motor Pool

Health authorities are warning people dumping illegally on an eight acre parcel of government land to immediately stop the practice.

Bail Revoked For Ex-Cop Who Shot Alleged Intruder

Retired Police Officer Everton Francis who shot a man in Bolans last month has been stripped of bail. He...

Wanted Woman Surrenders

The woman who was wanted by police in relation to fraud offences has surrendered, Police PRO Inspector Frankie Thomas confirmed today.

Top Cop On Fugitives: ‘I Don’t Know Where They Are’

Police Commissioner Atlee Rodney says there are no solid leads into the whereabouts of fugitives Calvin “Burger” James and Anthony "Thug...

Fewer Murders And Robberies In Police Crime Report For 2018

Police on Monday reported an overall decline in criminal activity as they represented the official crime statistics for 2018.

Teachers To Sue Over Strip-Search

Acting Police Commissioner Atlee Rodney has vowed to respect the legal process in the face of legal action by teachers.

PM Supports Increase In Retirement Age For Public Officers

Prime Minister Gaston Browne says he agrees with calls for the retirement age in the public service to be increased.

Nothing Special In Store For Queen Thalia

The government of Antigua and Barbuda does not appear to be excited about adding Queen Thalia to a list of individuals considered...

Rumours about restriction on used cars imports are false -PM

Prime Minister Gaston Browne says rumors about placing a ban on imported vehicles more than ten years old are false.

Mid-March Completion of Yasco Project

Sports Minister Daryl Matthew says work will resume on Monday on the project to upgrade the YASCO Sports Complex.

Second Tranche Of Back Pay Still Pending

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Gaston Browne has been explaining why the second tranche of back pay has not been distributed...

PM Says Free Concert Is To Reward Residents For Their Hard Work

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has sought to offer yet another justification for the controversial One Nation Concert to be staged this weeked.

Authorities seize Choksi’s Thailand Property

India' Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday announced that it has attached a factory in Thailand valued at over Rs 13 crore owned...

Another protest, another promise to fix post office

For the third time in as many months the Ministry of Works is promising to repair the General Post Office.

Miss Antigua Platinum Off To First International Pageant

Ms. Antigua, Ashley Boddu is preparing to leave the state for her first international pageant. Before her departure, she...

“I try to be as accurate as I possibly can:” Hurst clarifies earlier statement...

Chief of Staff Lionel Max Hurst has taken to the prime minister's radio station to clarify his earlier statements about a proposed...

Equipment for wind power arrives on island

Blades which will be used to power wind turbines have arrived in Antigua and Barbuda. They will be installed...

New Date Announced For Budget Speech

The presentation of the 2019/2020 budget has been pushed up, Chief of Staff in the office of the prime minister Lionel Max...

Meet The Top Super Yachts from the Antigua Charter Yacht Show

(RobReport) Geared toward marine-industry professionals, the Antigua Charter Yacht Show was held in early December on the island of Antigua in...

Consultations to begin on the nation’s strictest environmental laws ever

Consultations are to begin this month on updated environmental laws which proposes jail time for littering. The Ministry of...

Customs to confiscate illegal booze

The Customs Department plans to confiscate alcohol and tobacco that does not bear a required stamp. The new measure...

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