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ANTIGUA – Brawl lands Caribana chairman in hospital

ANTIGUA – Brawl lands Caribana chairman in hospital

ST JOHN’S – The Chairman of the Caribana Committee, Yannick Beazer, was admitted to Mount St John’s Medical Centre (MSJMC) over the weekend, after he was beaten and injured at a Pre-Valentine’s event, on Barbuda, late Friday night. Beazer, who arrived in Antigua around 9 am Saturday to seek medical treatment, sustained cuts about his […]

ANTIGUA: Opposition Party Fires Legislator

ANTIGUA: Opposition Party Fires Legislator

One year ago, Joanne Massiah, the parliamentary representative for the All Saints East & St Luke, was among those considering running for the leadership of the main opposition United Progressive Party (UPP). But on Monday, the UPP announced that it had formally expelled her from the party after months of acrimony that saw her being […]

ANTIGUA – ONDCP makes $2.37m drug bust

ANTIGUA – ONDCP makes $2.37m drug bust

ST JOHN’S – The Office of National Drug Control and Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP) said that arrests are pending as “persons of interest are being sought” following the seizure of $2.37M worth of drugs in Urlings on Monday. According to a release, the law enforcement agency said it confiscated 26 packages of cannabis weighing […]

Small plane crash lands in Barbuda

Small plane crash lands in Barbuda

ST JOHN’S –– Four people escaped injury on Thursday morning, after the plane they were travelling crash-landed at the airport on the sister isle of Barbuda. “No passengers were injured and me neither,” 25-year-old Christopher Greaux, of St Barth, who piloted the plane, said. The pilot, along with 29-year-old Jimmy Greaux, 27-year-old Marcel De LaMotte […]

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 […]

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