A man who beat his childhood friend unconscious with a metal pipe in 2013 will be sentenced in the High Court on July 8. On Friday, 11 out of 12 jurors found Mencia “G-Dog” Joshua guilty of causing grievous body harm with intent. The court heard Joshua pummeled Kayon “Bluntis” Phoenix with a 3-feet-long metal pipe; in retaliation for blows ...Read More »
The government is moving swiftly to address the country’s fall in the latest ease of doing business index. The administration has now intensified its thrust to improve access to credit for the private sector, with the Prime Minister holding crucial talks with the bankers association this afternoon. The matter was raised in Thursday’s post cabinet media briefing:Read More »
Work is progressing smoothly on the structures of the national housing project. That was the consensus following a tour of the three sites this week by officials within the Ministry of Works and the National Housing Development. Stops included Dredge Bay, Cooks Estate and Paynters.Read More »
A Grays Farm man will have to dig deep into his pockets to stay out of jail after police uncovered yet another marijuana cultivation in the country.Read More »
A Senior Health Official In Antigua & Barbuda Says There Is More Work To Be Done Amidst Findings Of Global Nutrition Report…
For the past several years in this country the mantra in several quarters has been choose a healthy lifestyle. Health officials have been reiterating the importance of physical activity in staving off non-communicable diseases. Now stakeholders are baffled that a Global Nutrition Report, released this week, is showing that the country is making no progress in areas relating to healthy ...Read More »
Government is pushing for stiffer penalties for litter bugs. An increase in fines is among the changes being considered in an amended litter act as Elisa Graham now tells us:Read More »
Jury Returns Verdict In Favour Of Defendants In The Closely-Followed Kidnapping Case In The High Court….
The two men accused of kidnapping a 17-year-old girl and demanding half-a-million dollars for her release in 2011, have been found not guilty on the kidnapping charge.Read More »
The Unincorporated Business Tax on Monday was the highlight of the parliamentary debate as the sessions reconvened in the Lower House. True to promise, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Corporate Governance, the Hon. Gaston Browne tabled the legislation before the House, which received tremendous support from members of the ruling party.Read More »
The 60th Carnival Celebrations, ABS Television Will Be Hosting A Weekly Carnival Countdown, Leading Up To The Event
Have you been feeling extra hot, lately? Well, it must be from the Carnival fever that’s definitely in the air. And as a part of the 60th Carnival celebrations, ABS Television will be hosting a weekly carnival countdown, leading up to the event. These features, which will be hosted by Azara Lavia and Chalita Rose, will take place every Friday, ...Read More »
The Government Of Antigua And Barbuda Has Put Into Effect A Committee Tasked With Speedily Advancing The Many Economic Projects On-Going In The Country.
The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has put into effect a committee tasked with speedily advancing the many economic projects on-going in the country. At the weekly cabinet briefing this Friday, Minister of Information Melford Nicholas said Cabinet decided to get more involved to advance the many stages of these developments.Read More »