Author Archives: Shorna Browne

Historic religious appointment

Archbishop Emeritus of Castries, St Lucia, Monsignor Kelvin Edward Felix, says he is “stunned and surprised” to be have been named among 19 men from Asia, Africa, North and South America and the Caribbean in the first batch of cardinals named by Pope Francis on January 12th.  Sixteen of the appointees are younger than 80, meaning they are eligible to ...

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Keriann still missing after a year

January 12 made one year since Keri-Ann Joshua disappeared, without a trace, and her family is still anxiously awaiting answers. Joshua, 24, was last seen by her mother at her home in Potters Village on Saturday 12 January 2013. She was in the company of her boyfriend. Joshua was reported missing the following day and has not been seen or ...

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Action to be taken against students found loitering

Action will be taken against students who are found loitering on the streets after school hours. This is according to the Ministry of Education who is sending a stern warning to students.  Deputy Director of Education Clare Browne says the ministry is moving to curb an escalating problem of students loitering in the city. He says the problem, which involves ...

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Alexis Murray, New President of JCI Antigua

JCI Antigua has a 54th President. President Alexis Murray and her team, the 2014 Board of Directors took the Oath of Office on Saturday at the Organization’s Installation and Awards Ceremony held at the Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort. Here’s more in this report.

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Sir Adolphus Freeland passed

The nation mourns the loss of one of its political stalwarts. Sir Adolphus Freeland Snr. Sir Freeland passed away early Saturday morning at the Mount St. John Medical Centre . The details in this interview.

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Major Project to be completed

The nation’s leader looks forward to the completion of a major project that will increase the country’s exportation options. Prime Minister, Baldwin Spencer, while speaking at a recent political meeting, said that when completed, the Bau Panel Project located at the Crabbes Peninsula, will manufacture building materials that will be exported to Suriname and Curacao. The factory is expected to ...

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Antigua to benefit from RSS Training Programs

Antigua and Barbuda is among member states of the Regional Security System, which will benefit from a wide range of training programs as 2014 progress. RSS Director of Training, ACP Yvonne Alexander, says training is pivotal since it helps to build closer relations between member states. Alexander outlines some of the courses that will take place. Other programs include: Crime ...

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Winter Season Update

Antigua and Barbuda is currently experiencing a relatively busy cruise winter season, with a number of vessels making calls to the nation’s Ports. President of the Antigua and Barbuda, Cruise Tourism Association, Nathan Dundas, says January, February and March will be peek months. He says one of the main objectives right now is for key stakeholders to develop creative and ...

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Haiti Remembers

Haiti says it will mark the fourth anniversary of the January 12 earthquake that killed more than 300,000 people with a “day of remembrance and reflection” including a wreath laying ceremony in the north of the capital. President Michel Martelly will lay a wreath at the site of Saint Christophe, north of here, where thousands of the earthquake victims are ...

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