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World Travel Awards

The World Travel Awards looks set to host the elite of the Caribbean and North American travel industries on September 14 in Antigua and Barbuda at the Sandals Grande Resort and Spa. The Awards are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries and international media. For this year’s Gala ...

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Daniel on Brazil Trip

Three Ministers of Government recently traveled to Brazil to engage in further discussions on how the school meals programme can be a driving thrust of the Zero Hunger Initiative. Minister of Health the Hon. Wilmoth Daniel along Minister of Agriculture the Hon. Hilson Baptiste and Minister responsible for the Schools Meal Program the Hon. Winston Williams met with Brazilian officials. ...

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Winston on Engagement

Obesity continues to be of great concern to officials within the twin island state of Antigua and Barbuda. Minister of State within the Youth Ministry the Hon. Winston Williams says more and more children are becoming obese and the situation has to be addressed with a sense of urgency.   Williams says a collaborative approach will be taken to deal ...

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Preschool 3 Launch

Government is preparing to launch its third preschool on island, this time in the Greenbay community. Next Thursday will see education officials unveiling the Greenbay Preschool with hopes of more to follow in the near future. Early Childhood Education Officer, Earla Esdaille, speaks of government’s vision regarding the preschools. The education officer also notes the importance of providing early childhood ...

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CAPE Launches Digital Media Course in Antigua

Opening the door to the future of innovation, the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has launched a Digital Media Course at the CAPE level. The launch took place on Thursday at the recently opened ICT Cadet headquarters in Coolidge. Tracelyn Cornelius-Hernandez reports.

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FAO Supports School Meals Programme in Antigua

Nutrition for increased learning capacity for student is the goal of the National School Meals Programme, as the government sponsored initiative received several pieces of equipment complements of the Food and Agriculture Organization and Brazil. The donation includes a new fully equipped School Meals vehicle and heavy duty kitchen equipment. Laurisa Francis reports:

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Williams on School Meals Programme

Minister of State responsible for the School Meals Programme, the hon. Winston Williams believes that with the joint collaboration between the Ministries of Health and Agriculture, the success of the initiative will be far reaching. Williams says the School Meals Programme has grown leaps and bounds since its inception in 2006. He adds that as the program continues to expand, ...

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Honours

It was an occasion laced with pride, joy and humility, as a member of the civil society, officers of the Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda and the staff of the office of the Governor General received awards during an investiture ceremony on Thursday. Her Excellency the Governor General Dame Louise Lake-Tack presented the awards. Tasheka Lavann reports.

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UPP Candidates Revealed

As the United Progressive Party (UPP) seeks a third term in office at general elections constitutionally due in March 2014, the party has revealed its list of candidates. UPP Public Relations Officer, Winston Henry says the candidates have been ratified in the constituencies as presently constituted, pending the outcome of the boundary commission’s report which could present slight changes. Cherilyn ...

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UPP – “The Party of Choice”

UPP’s PRO says the party has not always lived up to the high watermark set by the people but has always put its best foot forward. As Cherilyn Beazer reports, the United Progressive Party still believes it is the best party of choice.

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