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Calypso Finalists

Ten calypsonians are now slated to go up against the reigning calypso monarch De Bear. According to a press release from the CDC this is due to a tie at the ninth position. The calypsonians proceeding to the Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch finals are: Blade, Eddie Mello, King Fiah, King Singing Sudden, King Zacari, Pan Man, Princess Thalia, Queen GB, ...

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Optimist Petite Winner 2013

After an impressive presentation, Siera Letloe sponsored by Happy Kids is this year’s Optimist Petite winner. Eleven contestants took part in the annual competition which brings out the best in youth and highlights their many skills and talents.

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Cort on Homicides

In the wake of two murders over the weekend, National Security Minister Dr. Errol Cort has expressed sadness over the deaths of Edwin Williams and Tevin Edwards. In a press statement on Monday, Minister Cort sent condolences to the families of those involved in both incidents and reassurances to the public.

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Police Increase Vehicle Fleet

With crimes such as robberies and shootings plaguing the country and a call for more police presence on the streets, one member of the corporate community has seen it fit to assist law enforcement officers with their patrol efforts. Hadeed Motors recently donated a brand new Nissan Versa car to the Royal Police Force of Antigua & Barbuda.

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C and J Superette Owner Reflects on Robbery

Two days after being beaten and robbed by two teenagers in his business place, Clarence Ferris Owner and Proprietor of C and J Superette is back to doing what he has done for over 20 years.  Ferris who was the victim of a daylight assault and robbery on Monday was in good spirits as he appealed to the authorities to ...

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Decomposed Body Found

The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a decomposed body of a Martin’s Village man, Wednesday morning. The body of 53yrs Wilton Dixon Aka “Porridge” of Martins Village was discovered at his home around 9am on Wednesday, after concerns were raised of his whereabouts by residents in the area. Dixon, who was a native of Jamaica, was ...

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WTO Remedies Committee

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda announced on Wednesday, the formation of a select committee charged with overseeing the implementation process, as the nation seeks to suspend certain concessions and other obligations relating to United States intellectual property rights, sanctioned by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) at a session in January of this year.

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Teen Splash Research

The competition has already begun for the ten students taking part in this year’s Source Teen Splash show. Tuesday night saw the preliminaries for the Research Segment which brought together youth from the twelve schools being represented. Under the competition’s theme “Dreams”, the contestants made presentations on various personalities and issues. This year’s contestants include Wole (woo-lay) Barnarde of the ...

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Money Laundering Concerns -ABCS

As the business sector prepares to engage in talks about anti-money laundering (AML) regulation, the Antigua and Barbuda Coalition of Service Industries (ABCSI) continues to voice its concerns over non-compliance. A release from ABCSI indicates that businesses mandated by anti-money laundering regulations must set up a program to comply with the law.  These programs must Establish written Policy and Procedures, ...

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Beach Signage

With Carnival fast approaching and the expected influx of overseas families and tourists alike on the island for the summer holidays, Antigua and Barbuda’s 365 beaches should be filled with lovers of the sea. With this in mind and in pursuit of the overall thrust of improving the product experience where is just the beginning, the Ministry of Tourism in ...

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