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An Overseas Agency Provides Police Officers With Training On Interview Techniques

The capacity of interviewing suspects will be further enhanced through training currently being held for officers of the Royal Police Force of Antigua & Barbuda. This comes as the police seek to introduce the use of audio recordings as part of their interviewing procedures. Interview Trainers from UK-based Red Snapper Learning are conducting the five-day course at the Sir Wright ...

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The Disabilities Association Anticipates Major Improvements For Its Community Following The Passage Of Special Needs Legislation

The passage of the Disabilities Act last year is expected to aid significantly in advancing the interests of the differently-abled in 2018 and beyond. That’s according to President of the Antigua & Barbuda Association for Persons with Disabilities Bernard Warner. He identified ways in which the legislation will help persons with special needs.

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An Audit Underway At The National Office Of Disaster Services

The National Office of Disaster Services has been the subject of an ongoing audit. The arrest of two employees brought a greater level of scrutiny to its operations recently and Information Minister, the Hon. Melford Nicholas revealed that the audit was requested prior to the discovery that items were being stolen from the facility. Certified Accountant, Sandra Baptiste has already ...

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Port Management Begins To Prepare Staff For Some Inconvenience

Construction work on the new port facilities at the Deep Water Harbour is expected to begin sometime in March. So says Port Manager Darwin Telemaque a few days before a sod-turning ceremony to signal the start of the multi-million dollar project. He says for the time being, staff and members of the public will have to go through some inconvenience, ...

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The Ministry Of Environment Begins A Massive Distribution Of Reusable Bags To Shops And Community Supermarkets Islandwide

The Ministry of Health and the Environment has moved its ban on plastics to yet another level and is now criss-crossing this nation in a massive distribution of reusable bags. On Monday and Tuesday, Technicians from the Ministry of Health and the Environment spread across the island distributing dozens of boxes to a number of grocery stores, shops and outlets. ...

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A Horrific Crash Lands Two More In The Hospital

Two men remain hospitalised at this hour following a horrific car crash just outside Bolans Monday afternoon. But up to late Monday night, ABS News was not able to get the identification of the two. They were both unconscious when ambulances rushed them to the Mount St. John’s Medical Centre.

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