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OVER $20,000 IN DRUGS INTERCEPTED AT THE VC BIRD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

SILENT VIDEO BELOW There’s been another major drug bust at the V.C. Bird International Airport. Over 20 thousand dollars of illegal drugs was seized. Both the K-9 and Narcotics officers were on duty at the airport yesterday when one of the sniffer dogs detected drugs hidden inside two cardboard boxes. According to a police statement, the boxes were found to ...

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Delano Forbes Continues To Evade Police After Reports Of Another Sighting

SILENT VIDEO BELOW There was another reported sighting of yesterday of escaped prisoner Delano Forbes. Our news team was right on the spot yesterday when Police officers were alerted that the 23 year old was seen in the North Sound area. Armed with shotguns, officers combed through thick shrubbery in search of the escapee. The K9 unit also accompanied the ...

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Commission Announces That Barbudans Will Have To Vote In Antigua Should A General Election Be Called Anytime Soon

Now should the general elections be called anytime soon, where would residents of Barbuda vote? A large segment of the island’s voting population was displaced following the passage of hurricane Irma last year and is now living on mainland Antigua. Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Nathaniel ‘Paddy’ James, in response to this issue, says Barbudans will have to cast their ...

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Ballot Boxes And Papers Already Secured As The Electoral Commission Announces Its Readiness For General Elections

The Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission is getting itself into full state of readiness for general elections. Training has begun for senior electoral officials and the various tools and materials used in the conduct of the poll have already been secured. Andy Liburd got this update from the chairman of the commission Nathaniel ‘Paddy’ James Tuesday.

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The New Facility For The Care Project Is Beginning To Take Shape

A major transformation is taking place at the new home of the Care Project on the compound of the Hoberton Hospital. According to the Ministry of Health, work is moving ahead at full steam. The project comprises of three structures- the Administrative Block, the Care Project building and the School.

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Police Are Updating The Public On A Major Investigation

Officers are still in the midst of their probe into the remains found in Cades Bay on January 7. The remains were found by a couple from Colorado in the United States who were hiking in the area. The male visitor then made the call to the Johnson’s Point Police Station late afternoon on Monday January 8 to inform them ...

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Construction On Polyclinics To Commence Mid-Year

Health Minister the Hon. Molwyn Joseph says efforts are intensifying to further decentralize healthcare with the construction of polyclinics in Willikies and Villa. These should commence around mid-year. The polyclinics will also have diagnostic equipment and laboratories. The Minister also pinpointed other areas where polyclinics will be built at a later date. A polyclinic provides general and specialist examinations and ...

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