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Police make major breakthrough in recent shootings

The police have been working overtime to solve crime in the country, especially those carried out on Carnival Tuesday which saw a number of persons wounded and a woman fatally stabbed. Police have now made a connection in both incidents and released the photos of the accused individuals.  

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Wounded Man Charged

The Police reported that the second man allegedly involved in the Last-Lap shooting at the East Bus Station has been charged. Trevorn Francis 23, of Greenbay was arrested and charged on Tuesday with two counts of Shooting with Intent to Murder and for Discharging a Firearm in a Public Place. The charges arrived from a shooting incident which took place ...

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Two males land top spots in this year’s CSEC

A student from the St. Joseph’s Academy has secured the top spot in this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Council Examinations (CSEC). Michael Zouetr, attained 17 passes, which includes 16 grade ones and 1 grade 2. The top student for the Caribbean Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) and the 2013 Island Scholar was Thea Davis, of the Advanced Level Department. &nbsp

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Accused Murderer – Shooter

The police on Sunday arrested and charged Jahred Mack 32, of Grays Farm with the country’s ninth homicide for 2013. Mack was charged following the fatal stabbing of Rosemarie Lynch of Perry Bay last Tuesday. Lynch’s body was discovered in her Perry Bay home with multiple stab wounds to her upper body, following a 911 Emergency call. She died on ...

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Finance Minister Attend’s CARICOM’s COFAP

The country’s Minister of Finance, the Hon. Harold Lovell along with other Finance ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) reviewed a range of economic and financial issues at the recently held fifteenth meeting of CARICOM’s Council for Finance and Planning (COFAP) in Port of Spain, Trinidad. 

The Council paid particular attention to the state of regional economies and addressed implementation ...

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Antigua & Barbuda Ready for CPL

The Sir Vivian Richards Stadium is ready to welcome cricketing fans, when the twin island state hosts three matches in the upcoming Limacol Caribbean Premiere Twenty20 competition. Organizers say from security to transportation, everything is in order to include plans for an after party.  

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OAS to support debt management discussions in Caribbean

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — The assistant secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Albert Ramdin, says the hemispheric body will support discussions on the debt situation in the Caribbean, given the gravity of the challenge facing member states in the region. Speaking with the prime minister of Grenada, Keith Mitchell, in St George’s, Ramdin agreed that the debt ...

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The Nation’s Electoral Commission No Longer in Limbo

The Antigua & Barbuda Electoral Commission (ABEC) is no longer in limbo. Former chairman Juno Samuel was on Monday reappointed as chairman of the electoral commission. Nathaniel Paddy James has been reappointed as Deputy Chairman, with Anthonyson King as a commissioner. The re-appointments come after August 1, when Prime Minister Dr. the hon. Baldwin Spencer signed a new Order giving ...

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Man responsible for Last Lap Shooting Spree Charged with Attempted Murder

Shelton Hunte, 26, of Freeman’s Village was arrested and charged with two counts of Attempted Murder following a shooting incident last Tuesday at the East Bus Station. Hunte was charged after he allegedly shot and wounded Trevorn Francis, 23, of Greenbay and Judith Wynter, 62, of New Winthropes. Both victims of the shooting incident are still at the hospital receiving ...

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Venezuela says No to PetroCaribe Hike

The Venezuelan government has assured PetroCaribe beneficiaries that there will be no increase in interest rates to be paid on PetroCaribe loans. The Venezuelan Government said no decision had been made to increase the interest rates. Last week, reports emerged that the Venezuela would be increasing the interest rate charged to finance oil purchases by Central American and Caribbean countries ...

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