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Investigations Continue Into The Murder Of A Villa Resident

The Police are continuing their investigations into the latest shooting death in Antigua. Babu Jardine, 31, was shot and killed in the Villa area on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, according to Police, Jardine was recently placed on bail for a number of offences including Unlawful Wounding, Threatening Language, Disorderly Conduct, and Trespassing.

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Prime Minister Browne Dismisses Suggestions Of A Snap Election

There have been indications from some political observers that the Prime Minister could push for early elections. Prime Minister Browne says nothing could be more further from the truth. The Prime Minister added that he has until June 2019 to call the elections and can also go until September 2019 if he so desires. -30-

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne Decides To Defer The ABLP Convention

Prime Minister Gaston Browne sees no urgency in convening a convention for the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party, citing that the main opposition is unfit to face the electorate. As a result, the ruling party, which is expected to roll out its candidates on November 26, has deferred its convention indefinitely. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Gaston Browne, ...

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An Ex-Cop Gets A Reduced Sentence On A Robbery Conviction

Ex-police officer, Alexis “Big Foot” Thomas will be serving less time behind bars on his robbery conviction. The ruling was made by the Court of Appeal on Tuesday. At the same time, a man who had been serving 25 years for rape has been released on bail pending a new trial.

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Cabinet Fully Supports Prime Minister’s Decision To Relieve The Hon Asot Michael Of His Ministerial Post

Cabinet is convinced that Prime Minister Browne did what was best for the country, his government and the people of Antigua and Barbuda in acting decisively to relieve Asot Michael of his ministerial post. Information Minister, the Hon. Melford Nicholas reports the Executive body agreed the decisive move was required to preserve the integrity of the country. The former Minister’s ...

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The University Of The West Indies Impressed With Antigua And Barbuda’s Plans To Establish The Fourth Landed Campus Here

New this morning, the University of the West Indies will be establishing a task force to look into the possibility of making Antigua and Barbuda a campus territory. News of this came last night from Attorney General Steadroy ‘Cutie’ Benjamin, who is leading a high level delegation to Jamaica for discussions with the Council of the University of the West ...

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