Government is pushing for stiffer penalties for litter bugs. An increase in fines is among the changes being considered in an amended litter act as Elisa Graham now tells us:Read More »
Jury Returns Verdict In Favour Of Defendants In The Closely-Followed Kidnapping Case In The High Court….
The two men accused of kidnapping a 17-year-old girl and demanding half-a-million dollars for her release in 2011, have been found not guilty on the kidnapping charge.Read More »
The Unincorporated Business Tax on Monday was the highlight of the parliamentary debate as the sessions reconvened in the Lower House. True to promise, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Corporate Governance, the Hon. Gaston Browne tabled the legislation before the House, which received tremendous support from members of the ruling party.Read More »
The 60th Carnival Celebrations, ABS Television Will Be Hosting A Weekly Carnival Countdown, Leading Up To The Event
Have you been feeling extra hot, lately? Well, it must be from the Carnival fever that’s definitely in the air. And as a part of the 60th Carnival celebrations, ABS Television will be hosting a weekly carnival countdown, leading up to the event. These features, which will be hosted by Azara Lavia and Chalita Rose, will take place every Friday, ...Read More »
The Government Of Antigua And Barbuda Has Put Into Effect A Committee Tasked With Speedily Advancing The Many Economic Projects On-Going In The Country.
The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has put into effect a committee tasked with speedily advancing the many economic projects on-going in the country. At the weekly cabinet briefing this Friday, Minister of Information Melford Nicholas said Cabinet decided to get more involved to advance the many stages of these developments.Read More »
Prime Minister, The Hon. Gaston Browne Has Vigorously Defended The Actions Of His Government In The Sale Of A Parcel Of Land At Long Bay.
Prime Minister, the Hon. Gaston Browne has vigorously defended the actions of his government in the sale of a parcel of land at Long Bay. The Prime Minister was responding to concerns outlined in a letter written to him by the Leader of the UPP, Harold Lovell about the transaction. Two and a half acres of land is being sold ...Read More »
The Nation’s Leader Has Made A Damning Revelation With Regard To The Alleged Action Of Members Of The Previous Administration….
The nation’s leader has made a damning revelation with regard to the alleged action of members of the previous administration regarding land purchases. Prime Minister Gaston Brown unveiled fresh information which he says shows that UPP Ministers engaged in sweetheart deals to benefit themselves.Read More »
A Cuba Relations Enthusiast Has Welcomed The Government’s Plans To Mount A Trade Mission To The Spanish-Speaking Territory…
A Cuba relations enthusiast has welcomed the government’s plans to mount a trade mission to the Spanish-speaking territory. Alister Thomas, a former member of the Antigua Caribbean Liberation Movement (A-C-L-M-), a party which strongly advocated forging ties with Cuba in the 1970s and 80s, says the move is long overdue. However, he suggests that those who have long agitated for ...Read More »
A National Training Policy is on the horizon for Antigua & Barbuda. That document will guide Technical and Vocational Education and Training …or T-VET… in the country. An expert from the International Labour Organization is currently on island working with stakeholders on the draft policy. The Ministry of Education has sought the services of the skills-and-employability specialist, as the country ...Read More »
One man was arrested by the police during tense scenes outside the St. John’s Magistrate Court on Wednesday. A group of persons converged outside the court in support of three members of the United Progressive Party who were answering to criminal charges on the inside.Read More »