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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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ILO Workshop

The Ministry of Labour and representatives of employee and labour organizations are participating in a Conciliation/Negotiation Training Skills Workshop. The Workshop which opened on Monday, will continue over the next few days at the Bryson’s Business Complex.

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Diabetes Workshop Commences

The onus no longer rests on doctors to educate members of the public on diabetes prevention and management. Instead, community nurses are being trained in a four-day workshop to fill that gap and ensure that those at risk for or living with diabetes are provided with the necessary information needed to cope with the disease.

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LIAT on Customers

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LIAT Ian Brunton is assuring the traveling public of the company’s continued commitment to raising the level of customer service offered by the airline. Brunton’s declaration comes in the wake of a recent ‘Open Letter’ of complaint to LIAT by long-standing customer, Arthur Hicks.

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New Winthropes Robbery

Swift police action has resulted in the capture of two intruders who assaulted and robbed an elderly man of New Winthorpes Village. Family members and members of the community are relieved that the young perpetrators who beat and robbed the owner and proprietor of C and J Superette, Clarence Ferris on Monday, have been apprehended.

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