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UN Secretary General To Visit Antigua On Saturday To View Hurricane Devastation In Barbuda And Dominica

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres is to arrive in the island on Saturday to see firsthand the hurricane damage in Barbuda and Dominica. It is a major development which is expected to provide even greater worldwide impetus to the recovery efforts on both islands. It is also expected to draw further attention to the challenges posed by climate change to ...

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World Junior Kiteboarding Champion Tiger Tyson Brings Happiness

World junior Kiteboarding champion, Tiger Tyson says he is excited that he was able to bring some happiness after the devastation left by hurricanes Irma and Maria. The 15-year old finished ahead of his training partner Cameron Maramenides of the USA in the world championships in China over the weekend. He says he will now focus on qualifying for the ...

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Samaritan’s Purse Pledges Major Assistance For Hurricane-Battered Barbuda

Another international charity has come to the aid of Barbuda in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Rev. Franklin Graham and members of his team from international humanitarian organization, Samaritan’s Purse, arrived in Antigua this morning. Rev Graham, the son of televangelist Billy Graham, has pledged that his charity will provide relief for Barbuda over the next few years. Amar Spencer-Sayers ...

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Security Forces In Dominica Say They Looting And Other Acts Of Violence Have Been Significantly Curtailed In The Nature Isle

Security forces in Dominica say they’ve gotten criminal activities under control following several arrests for looting in the hurricane-ravaged country. During a press conference Monday, they called on residents to adhere to a curfew that has been put in place to ensure law and order. Antigua and Barbuda is among countries that have sent security personnel to assist in relief ...

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