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The Prince Of Wales To Visit Antigua And Barbuda

Heightened anticipation for this afternoon’s visit of his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. During his stay here, he will visit Barbuda, The British Virgin Islands and Dominica to see firsthand the hurricane devastation there. It is the first time the Heir to the British throne is visiting Antigua and Barbuda, for which his mother, Queen Elizabeth is the Ceremonial ...

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The Christmas Barrel Initiative Returns With Less Hassle For Residents

Residents will have a better time taking advantage of the annual Christmas barrel initiative. Thanks in large part to the ASYCUDA system, which will be used to bring greater efficiency to the process. The Christmas barrel initiative begins 1st December and runs until 5th January. Comptroller of Customs Raju Boddu says persons only need to take their shipping documents to ...

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The Customs Division To Exceed Its Year End Target

The Customs Division is still reeling from a bad September but is anticipating a change in fortunes as the month of November draws to a close. So says Comptroller of Customs Raju Boddu, speaking to ABS News last evening. He says they were doing fine before the hurricane active month of September. Looking ahead though, Mr. Baddu is expecting that ...

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Sandals Is On Schedule To Reopen On December 17

positive news for the employees of the Sandals Grande Antigua. Effective November 20, all employees will return to the hotel and be fully back on the payroll. The announcement came from Sandals Resorts International. In a media release issued Tuesday, the Jamaica-based hotel chain said most staff were off the job for 60 days and were paid a percentage of ...

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Sports Minister Expresses Gratitude To The Founder Of An Australia-Based Charity Donating Cricketing Gear To The Nation’s Children

Tamara Lowe, Founder of the Caribbean Children’s Cricket Charity, has made a commitment to continue working with this country’s cricketing greats to provide cricket gear to the youth. Lowe recently met with Sports Minister the Hon. E.P Chet Greene who congratulated the Australian on her selfless initiative. The Sports Minister expressed gratitude for the involvement of her charity in the ...

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Scotts Hill Man Fined $10,500 For Possession Of Ammunition And Drugs

Nickayal Blaize of Scott’s Hill will have to fork out $10,500 forthwith, or serve two years at Her Majesty’s Prison. That’s the result of his conviction in the St. Johns Magistrate’s Court on multiple ammunition and drug charges. He appeared before Chief Magistrate Joann Walsh on Monday charged with Possession of Eighty-nine .22 Blank rounds of ammunition, possession of ten ...

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