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Cabinet Fully Supports Prime Minister’s Decision To Relieve The Hon Asot Michael Of His Ministerial Post

Cabinet is convinced that Prime Minister Browne did what was best for the country, his government and the people of Antigua and Barbuda in acting decisively to relieve Asot Michael of his ministerial post. Information Minister, the Hon. Melford Nicholas reports the Executive body agreed the decisive move was required to preserve the integrity of the country. The former Minister’s ...

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The University Of The West Indies Impressed With Antigua And Barbuda’s Plans To Establish The Fourth Landed Campus Here

New this morning, the University of the West Indies will be establishing a task force to look into the possibility of making Antigua and Barbuda a campus territory. News of this came last night from Attorney General Steadroy ‘Cutie’ Benjamin, who is leading a high level delegation to Jamaica for discussions with the Council of the University of the West ...

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A Former Cop Awaits The Jury’s Verdict In An Extortion Case At The High Court

. A former cop will know his fate in a High Court matter today (Wednesday) Jurors are expected to return a verdict against Joseph Peters, who is charged with Demanding with Menaces after being accused of participating in a plot to extort a businessman in 2015. On Tuesday, Peters in an unsworn statement maintained he was innocent of the charge ...

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A Police Officer Facing Trial For His Alleged Involvement In A Plot To Extort Monies From A Businessman

A Police Officer is facing a High Court judge for his alleged involvement in an elaborate scam to extort a businessman in 2015. Prosecutors allege 47-year-old Joseph Peters used his position as Police Constable to intimidate the 57-year-old man into paying money to avoid prosecution. The Court heard Peters, while dressed in uniform, threatened to arrest the businessman outside a ...

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APUA Working To Bring Three Of The Six Engines Online At The Wadadli Power Plant

Minister for Public Utilities, Sir Robin Yearwood says the government is working feverishly to fix at least three of the six engines at the Wadadli Power Plant as soon as possible. Speaking on the weekly GIS-produced programme, Perspectives, Sir Robin outlined the efforts being made by the Antigua Pubic Utilities Authority to improve the country’s electricity supply. Sir Robin said ...

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Stakeholders Prepare For A Bumper Cruise Season

Key stakeholders are engaged in talks in anticipation of a bumper cruise season. It’s part of the island’s preparations to host over 400 thousand passengers who are expected to visit Antigua between now and the end of the year.

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Health Minister Molwyn Joseph Questions The Contents Of An FAO Report On The Extent Of Undernourishment

Minister of Health Molwyn Joseph is frowning on a Food and Agriculture Organization report that among other things measures the prevalence of undernourishment in the hemisphere. According to Minister Joseph, it ranks Antigua and Barbuda strangely close to Haiti as countries in the Caribbean where there is a high prevalence of undernourishment. But he enlightened parliament yesterday as to how ...

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Government Confident There Will Be No Need To Increase The Price Of Eggs Because Of The Switch To Bio-Degradable Egg Boxes

Health and Environment Minister the Hon Molwyn Joseph has responded to concerns from the Poultry Farmers Association that they may be forced to increase egg prices. The Association has said it is reviewing prices as it is faced with higher costs for bio-degradable alternatives to Styrofoam egg boxes. However, Minister Joseph, whose Ministry is spearheading the phased ban on the ...

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