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Initiatives Announced To Drive Greater Levels Of Output From The Agricultural Sector

News now about a sector expected to receive heightened attention in the push for increased levels of economic growth… Sir Rodney announced joint ventures with various countries to increase local agricultural output. Sir Rodney says the government is also collaborating with the Government of Mexico to introduce a disease-resistant variety of coconut to the island. Meanwhile an 11-member team from ...

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An Overseas Agency Provides Police Officers With Training On Interview Techniques

The capacity of interviewing suspects will be further enhanced through training currently being held for officers of the Royal Police Force of Antigua & Barbuda. This comes as the police seek to introduce the use of audio recordings as part of their interviewing procedures. Interview Trainers from UK-based Red Snapper Learning are conducting the five-day course at the Sir Wright ...

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The Disabilities Association Anticipates Major Improvements For Its Community Following The Passage Of Special Needs Legislation

The passage of the Disabilities Act last year is expected to aid significantly in advancing the interests of the differently-abled in 2018 and beyond. That’s according to President of the Antigua & Barbuda Association for Persons with Disabilities Bernard Warner. He identified ways in which the legislation will help persons with special needs.

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An Audit Underway At The National Office Of Disaster Services

The National Office of Disaster Services has been the subject of an ongoing audit. The arrest of two employees brought a greater level of scrutiny to its operations recently and Information Minister, the Hon. Melford Nicholas revealed that the audit was requested prior to the discovery that items were being stolen from the facility. Certified Accountant, Sandra Baptiste has already ...

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Port Management Begins To Prepare Staff For Some Inconvenience

Construction work on the new port facilities at the Deep Water Harbour is expected to begin sometime in March. So says Port Manager Darwin Telemaque a few days before a sod-turning ceremony to signal the start of the multi-million dollar project. He says for the time being, staff and members of the public will have to go through some inconvenience, ...

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