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Inconceiveable

Former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur says it is inconceivable that the Bahamas could continue to remain as the only country in the Western Hemisphere, which is not a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). In an address to the Grand Bahamas Chamber of Commerce on the Value Added Tax (VAT) and its impact on the Bahamas, Arthur, said ...

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Beach Signage

With Carnival fast approaching and the expected influx of overseas families and tourists alike on the island for the summer holidays, Antigua and Barbuda’s 365 beaches should be filled with lovers of the sea. With this in mind and in pursuit of the overall thrust of improving the product experience where is just the beginning, the Ministry of Tourism in ...

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ILO Workshop

The Ministry of Labour and representatives of employee and labour organizations are participating in a Conciliation/Negotiation Training Skills Workshop. The Workshop which opened on Monday, will continue over the next few days at the Bryson’s Business Complex.

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Diabetes Workshop Commences

The onus no longer rests on doctors to educate members of the public on diabetes prevention and management. Instead, community nurses are being trained in a four-day workshop to fill that gap and ensure that those at risk for or living with diabetes are provided with the necessary information needed to cope with the disease.

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LIAT on Customers

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LIAT Ian Brunton is assuring the traveling public of the company’s continued commitment to raising the level of customer service offered by the airline. Brunton’s declaration comes in the wake of a recent ‘Open Letter’ of complaint to LIAT by long-standing customer, Arthur Hicks.

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New Winthropes Robbery

Swift police action has resulted in the capture of two intruders who assaulted and robbed an elderly man of New Winthorpes Village. Family members and members of the community are relieved that the young perpetrators who beat and robbed the owner and proprietor of C and J Superette, Clarence Ferris on Monday, have been apprehended.

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Party Monarch Finalists

After hours of anxiously awaiting the judgement on Sunday night’s “much talked about” Party Monarch Semi-Finals the results are in. The artistes who will be battling in the GROOVY section are Blade Claudette CP Peters Hard Knaxx Janine Lyrical Reds Ricardo Drue Set On Tizzy Meanwhile, the JUMPY finals will see the following competing Hard Knaxx K. Lee King Sonic ...

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Zero Hunger Launch

The entire Caribbean will be eyeing Antigua and Barbuda come Monday, as the twin island nation launches its Zero Hunger pilot project, which will provide a blue print for the future implementation of the project throughout the region. The Zero Hunger Pilot Project is a joint collaboration between Antigua and Barbuda, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Inter-American Institute ...

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Police Cautions Jam Bands

As the Carnival season approaches the Police have issued a warning to Jam Bands, Mas Troupes and Groups who are participating in the Carnival Celebrations to properly secure their trailers. A warning also for vehicle users to obey parking restrictions, exercise caution when using the streets and adhere to the rules set by the law men during the season.

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Calypso Monarch Draw

The Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch semi- finals, from all accounts will be an interesting competition as the nation’s calypsonians compete for a spot in the Calypso Monarch Finals to be staged on August 5th.

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