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A Half A Million Pay Out To Cultural Performers To Be Completed This Week

The government, as promised, is keeping its commitment to pay service providers and performers who have taken part in the country’s major cultural activities. Minister responsible for the Festivals Commission the Hon. EP Chet Greene says they will pay out all of the half a million dollars that they just received from the treasury by this week. Greene says they ...

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Police Charge 23 Year Old Delano Forbes With Two More Murders

The police have charged 23 year old Delano Forbes with two more murders and the probe is widening to beyond the country’s shores. Forbes had been charged last week for killing 59 year old Swetes villager, Wilfred ‘Bongo’ Williams, and now he has also been charged with the murders of Shawn Henry in point and Lisue Williams on All Saints ...

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Officials Share Concern About Family Neglect During An Event To Bring Christmas Cheer At The Fiennes Institute

The Governor General and one senior official in Government have once again addressed a disturbing trend at the Fiennes Institute. Many families leave their relatives in the care of the nursing staff and seldom return to look about their well-being. The officials spoke to the issue on the occasion of the annual Christmas visit by Governor General Sir Rodney Williams ...

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Police Capture The Man Suspected Of Committing The Country’s Most Recent Murder In Swetes

The police have captured Delano Forbes, the main suspect in the murder of 59 year old Swetes Villager Wilfred ‘Bongo’ Williams. Forbes was detained last night in Swetes during an operation carried out by members of the Rapid Response Unit, Criminal Investigations Departments and other officers. Williams’ body was found in an outdoor toilet in the village last Wednesday with ...

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Jaycees Elects A New President

A woman is once again at the helm of the country’s foremost leadership and training organisation. Nneka Hull James has been installed as the new president of Antigua Jaycees. She took her oath of office during an installation ceremony at the Jolly Beach Hotel on Sunday night.

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Children Of Barbuda Benefit From The Miracle Of Giving

The children of Barbuda have experienced the Miracle of Christmas. That was the theme of an event that has brought the joys of the season to the children of the sister island. Many of them were rendered homeless after hurricane Irma destroyed their homes. But thanks to the Bonnie Floyd Ministries, smiles are being kept on their faces.

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ABST Incentive Yields Positive Response

Brisk business has been reported in the country’s commercial sector as a result of the introduction of the government’s incentive on the ABST. Prime Minister Gaston Browne, the country’s Minister of Finance, is pleased with the reports received and says it is tangible evidence of a surging economy.

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UB40 Brings Its Talents To Antigua And Helps With The Marketing Of The Destination And Its Caribbean Neighbours

Antigua and Barbuda is receiving major exposure after one of the UK’s most successful reggae bands used scenes around the island to shoot a new video to one of its international hits. Some of the island’s iconic scenes provide a backdrop to the video for UB40’s 1998 smash hit, Come Back Darling. This campaign is being used to encourage tourists ...

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