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ANTIGUA – PM dismissing reports that he embarrassed Prince

ANTIGUA – PM dismissing reports that he embarrassed Prince

ST JOHN’S – Prime Minister Gaston Browne is dismissing the British media reports that he embarrassed Prince Harry. Browne says remarks he made about the British royal honeymooning in Antigua was exaggerated by the foreign press who accompanied Prince Harry on the trip. The party at Barnacle Point was attended by hundreds who were specially […]

ANTIGUA – Prince Harry begins whirlwind Caribbean tour

ANTIGUA – Prince Harry begins whirlwind Caribbean tour

ST JOHN’S  – Prince Harry touched down to a red-carpet welcome Sunday at the VC Bird International Airport in Antigua aboard a British Airways commercial flight, beginning his 15-day visit of several Caribbean countries, including St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Barbados, and Guyana. The 32-year-old prince was met and […]

ANTIGUA – PM promises standpipes will be a thing of the past

ANTIGUA – PM promises standpipes will be a thing of the past

ST JOHN’S – Prime Minister Gaston Browne is promising to eliminate community standpipes in Antigua & Barbuda. Browne, who was speaking at the sod turning ceremony for the Multi-Purpose Community Centre in Gray’s Green on Wednesday night, said Cabinet is to meet tomorrow where the decision will be taken. “There are individuals still going to […]

ANTIGUA – ‘We have enough crew’

ANTIGUA – ‘We have enough crew’

ST JOHN’S –– The Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) said it has refuted the public comments of chairman of the shareholder governments, St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves, who said, “We have too many cancellations caused by illness of flight crew. . . we have too many bouts of illness […]

Antiguans caught with over $1.7M worth of cannabis

Antiguans caught with over $1.7M worth of cannabis

ST JOHN’S – Two men who were caught red-handed with almost 854 pounds of compressed cannabis, with an estimated wholesale value of $1,707,750, may soon be facing charges related to possession of the illegal drug. The Antiguan duo was arrested during a counter-drug operation in the Old Road area early on Tuesday, a release from […]

ANTIGUA – Fire leaves Clare Hall woman bewildered, homeless

ANTIGUA – Fire leaves Clare Hall woman bewildered, homeless

ST JOHN’S – Firemen are still baffled as to the cause of the country’s latest fire which completely destroyed the home of a Clare Hall woman on Monday morning and left the homeowner in tears. According to Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Elvis Weaver, who heads the Fire Department, the distraught woman Icilma Potter, could […]

ANTIGUA – Owner stops alleged car thief in his tracks

ANTIGUA – Owner stops alleged car thief in his tracks

ST JOHN’S – Hanna Hourani of Hodges Bay effected what lawmen call a “citizen’s arrest” on Sunday morning after accusing a man of vehicle theft. The images of Hourani holding a gun to the alleged perpetrator’s head outside First Choice Supermarket have been circulated widely on WhatsApp. The owners of the supermarket on Anchorage Road […]

ANTIGUA – LIAT passenger fined for bomb threat

ANTIGUA – LIAT passenger fined for bomb threat

ST JOHN’S – A Guadeloupe man is back at home having been convicted in Antigua for making a false report, to wit, a bomb threat. Francois Zavier Renaud Boisneuf, 35, was on Monday ordered to pay $4,000 forthwith having pleaded guilty to one of two charges laid against him in connection with the threat he […]

ANTIGUA – Call for legislation to censor Carnival

ANTIGUA – Call for legislation to censor Carnival

ST JOHN’S – The head of the Christian Ministries Church, Bishop Charlesworth Browne has called on the government to enact legislation to censor the behaviour exhibited by Carnival revellers. Browne’s latest call came following what he described as “scandalous behaviour” and the abuse of alcohol amongst young people. The outspoken pastor did not dilute his […]

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