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Sandals Staff Are Back On The Job

Employees have returned to work at the Sandals Grande Antigua Resort after a period of closure to undertake renovations. The property has been since September to facilitate what the Jamaica-based hotel chain says is major maintenance work. Some employees were involved in training sessions ahead of the re-opening of the property to guests on December 17

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A 70 Year Old Grandmother To Be Sentenced For Beating Her Granddaughter To Death

The elderly woman who was found guilty of beating her granddaughter to death will know her fate later this morning. Millicent Cornwall-Roberts was found guilty of the crime in July. The court had ordered that she be subjected to a psychiatric evaluation before sentencing. The report is expected to guide the judge’s decision on sentencing this morning. Cornwall-Roberts’ 17 year ...

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Employment Opportunities Opening Up For Barbudans In The Rebuilding Efforts

Good news for Barbuda, as Government moves to speed up the recovery and rebuilding efforts. According to reports, potable running water is to be restored to Codrington this weekend, and electricity will follow in a week. Also major among the developments are that 100 solar lights are to be shipped over to the sister island. Following Thursday’s cabinet meeting, agreements ...

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The Prince Of Wales To Visit Antigua And Barbuda

Heightened anticipation for this afternoon’s visit of his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. During his stay here, he will visit Barbuda, The British Virgin Islands and Dominica to see firsthand the hurricane devastation there. It is the first time the Heir to the British throne is visiting Antigua and Barbuda, for which his mother, Queen Elizabeth is the Ceremonial ...

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The Christmas Barrel Initiative Returns With Less Hassle For Residents

Residents will have a better time taking advantage of the annual Christmas barrel initiative. Thanks in large part to the ASYCUDA system, which will be used to bring greater efficiency to the process. The Christmas barrel initiative begins 1st December and runs until 5th January. Comptroller of Customs Raju Boddu says persons only need to take their shipping documents to ...

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