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US$2 Million In Roofing Materials To Reach Barbuda By Next Year

The rebuilding continues unabated on the sister island.( SILENT FOOTAGE OF BARBUDA BELOW) More roofing materials are to arrive for the construction activities by the end of January next year. The People’s Republic of China is partnering with the United Nations Development Programme in purchasing US$2million in roofing materials. The news comes in the wake of another commitment from the ...

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Cabinet Injects Life Into A Ten Year Old Project That Will Bring A Brand New Town To The Sister Island

Cabinet has activated a proposal for a brand new town for Barbuda that was designed by a son of the soil of the sister island. All the architectural renderings have been completed for the project which comes complete with homes, businesses and other utilitarian buildings. According to Cabinet, the undertaking was commissioned by the previous government but it fell dormant. ...

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Manhunt On For A Suspect As Police Investigate What Is Suspected To Be The Country’s 20th Homicide For The Year

The family of a Swetes villager is this morning trying to come to terms with his tragic passing. The body of Wilfred Williams, 69, was found in an outdoor toilet in the village Wednesday afternoon. Williams, popularly known as ‘Bongo’ is a former Taxi Driver and has been missing since December 9. The police received the report of his disappearance ...

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Government To Pay Out Well Over A Million Dollars In Outstanding Pay To Public Sector Workers And Service Providers For The Christmas

A large group of public sector workers and service providers are in for a good Christmas this year. Cabinet at its meeting yesterday decided to respond positively to the appeals from the Minister with responsibility for Festivals, the Hon. EP Chet Greene for support in meeting a number of outstanding obligations. As a result Cabinet decided that it will provide ...

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Cabinet Gets A Firsthand Progress Report On Vendors Mall Overhaul

At least 84 vendors are now some 24 hours away from returning to a newly-renovated vendors mall at heritage Quay. The facilities will be opened tomorrow after weeks of work to overhaul the infrastructure there. Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne led cabinet on a tour of the facilities Wednesday to receive a firsthand look at the works. Tourism Minister ...

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The Nation’s Outstanding Students Awarded For Academic Excellence

The 5th CIBC Grade Six National Assessment Awards honoured the nation’s top one hundred students for their educational achievements. Proud family members and friends as well as Governor General his Excellency Sir Rodney Williams and education ministry officials were on hand to share in their shining moment.

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Proud Moment For Antigua And Barbuda In A Global Pageant

Former Miss Carnival Queen Renee Laronde – Thomas placed third in the 22nd annual Mrs Globe International pageant. Renee vied for the crown against 72 other beauties in Shenzhen, China. It is one the world’s most celebrated International Pageants. Renee had said she plans to use the International platform to help raise awareness about the devastating effects of climate change.

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High Court Dismisses Senator Damani Tabor’s Claim For Constitutional Relief Over His Arrest Last Year

The constitutional motion filed in the courts by United Progressive Party, UPP Senator Damani Tabor has been dismissed in the High Court. Senator Tabor had been seeking constitutional relief after he was arrested and charged with Making a false statement and Effecting Public mischief in March last year. The claimant had filed the motion against the Attorney General and the ...

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