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Section Of The Hanna Thomas Hospital To Be Used As A Medical Outpost On Barbuda

A section of the Hanna Thomas Hospital will be used as a medical outpost once the clean-up effort begins in earnest on the Sister Isle. Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Rhonda Sealy-Thomas assures adequate medical care on Barbuda once more persons begin returning to the island. Some 75 Barbudans are scheduled to accompany officials as part of the clean-up effort following ...

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POLICE ARE PUSHING FOR TOUGHER PENALTIES FOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS

Police are resolute this evening that they will be adopting a zero tolerance approach to speeding on the roads. They are issuing a stern warning that drivers who flout the rules will be prosecuted. The head of the Traffic Department spoke to ABS news today on the heels of the country’s latest road death on Factory Road on Sunday.

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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA MAKES STRONG GAINS IN THE UK MARKET

There’s positive news coming out of the UK market for Antigua and Barbuda, with a major company in the travel tour business reporting an increase for 2017 going into 2018. And it comes at a time when that country is gripped with uncertainty as a result of the complex Brexit negotiations.

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Antigua Sailing Academy Receives A Significant Boost

The Antigua sailing Academy is getting a major boost as it continues to promote sailing among the nation’s youth. On Tuesday two news boats were added to the Academy’s fleet. The generous donation was made possible with the assistance of Sports Minister and Representative for the St. Paul constituency the Hon. E.P Chet Green and the National Olympic Committee.

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Government Moves To Allay Concerns About Anthony Astaphan’s Role In Giving Advice To The ONDCP

The government has moved to clear the air amidst concern in some sections of the public domain about the advice that Anthony Astaphan will provide regarding the Odebrecht/Meinl Bank probe. Brazilian Engineering giant Odebrecht funneled millions in bribery payments through Meinl Bank Antigua, leaving the twin-island state’s name enmeshed in the transnational corruption scandal.

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