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Government Moves To Allay Concerns About Anthony Astaphan’s Role In Giving Advice To The ONDCP

The government has moved to clear the air amidst concern in some sections of the public domain about the advice that Anthony Astaphan will provide regarding the Odebrecht/Meinl Bank probe. Brazilian Engineering giant Odebrecht funneled millions in bribery payments through Meinl Bank Antigua, leaving the twin-island state’s name enmeshed in the transnational corruption scandal.

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Officials Satisfied With Early Stages Of 2017 School Uniform Grant Programme

The 2017 School Uniform Grant Programme is off to a good start.   According to officials, over 500 parents have received vouchers from the programme which began on Monday.   The team consists of over 40 individuals who work strategically together to make sure that the process was quick and accurate.   With the release of the Grade 6 National ...

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Antigua Distillery Takes Responsibility For Molasses Spill At Rat Island

In this developing story at this hour… The Antigua Distillery has accepted full responsibility for a molasses spill at its storage facilities at Rat Island over the weekend and says it is working to have the situation fully contained by this weekend. The Distillery says this spill is the first of its kind in the Company’s 85-year history and it ...

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New Mobile Unit Is Commissioned On World Blood Donor Day

The Ministry of Health officially commissioned its mobile blood collection unit this morning, doing so fittingly on World Blood Donor Day. The bloodmobile unit which cost 600 thousand EC dollars is a donation from the Blood and Transplant Division of the National Health Service (NHS) of the United Kingdom. The unit represents a significant advance in the thrust to enable ...

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Yida Plows Millions Into Its Investment In Antigua And Barbuda

Prime Minister the Hon Gaston Browne has revealed that the YIDA group has ploughed more money into its investment in this country. Prime Minister Browne made the disclosure during an exclusive interview with ABS last night. It is one of the mega projects which the government has indicated will help to drive further growth in the tourist industry and the ...

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