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Workers On The Ground In Barbuda To Help With The Rebuilding Effort

In this update now on the restoration efforts in Barbuda Almost 100 workers are now in Barbuda effecting repairs and additional workers will be engaged from Antigua to expedite repairs to homes which have been slightly damaged. The government says more living space will be necessary for the accommodation of the repairs intensify.

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Cabinet Unmoved On Its Position Over The ABST Issues With Sandals

The government is again defending its handling of the ABST row with Sandals, insisting it has acted in the best interests of the country’s economy and people. Information Minister the Hon Melford Nicholas outlined the sequence of events during Thursday Post-Cabinet media briefing. He also chastised Political Leader of the UPP, Senator Harold Lovell over his recent comments on the ...

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Major New Year Announcement For The Valley Church Tourism Development

Government has announced positive developments for the planned tourism development at Valley Church. The project is an example of how government intends to proceed on its new investment model, Entrepreneurial Socialism. Information Minister Melford Nicholas revealed at the post cabinet press briefing yesterday (Thursday) that the project has attracted the interest of two major international brands. Nicholas used the opportunity ...

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Investigations Continue Into The Murder Of A Villa Resident

The Police are continuing their investigations into the latest shooting death in Antigua. Babu Jardine, 31, was shot and killed in the Villa area on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, according to Police, Jardine was recently placed on bail for a number of offences including Unlawful Wounding, Threatening Language, Disorderly Conduct, and Trespassing.

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Prime Minister Browne Dismisses Suggestions Of A Snap Election

There have been indications from some political observers that the Prime Minister could push for early elections. Prime Minister Browne says nothing could be more further from the truth. The Prime Minister added that he has until June 2019 to call the elections and can also go until September 2019 if he so desires. -30-

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne Decides To Defer The ABLP Convention

Prime Minister Gaston Browne sees no urgency in convening a convention for the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party, citing that the main opposition is unfit to face the electorate. As a result, the ruling party, which is expected to roll out its candidates on November 26, has deferred its convention indefinitely. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Gaston Browne, ...

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An Ex-Cop Gets A Reduced Sentence On A Robbery Conviction

Ex-police officer, Alexis “Big Foot” Thomas will be serving less time behind bars on his robbery conviction. The ruling was made by the Court of Appeal on Tuesday. At the same time, a man who had been serving 25 years for rape has been released on bail pending a new trial.

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