Home » Archives by category » Regional » Antigua

Antigua & Barbuda signs Airbnb agreement

Antigua & Barbuda signs Airbnb agreement

ST JOHN’S – Antigua & Barbuda has joined other Caribbean countries in signing an agreement with AirBnB which will strengthen the tourism sector, according to Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy, Asot Michael said. “The tourism and services industry is continually evolving, and Airbnb is the largest game changer in the accommodation sector,” […]

ANTIGUA – High speed police chases end in crashes, escapes

ANTIGUA – High speed police chases end in crashes, escapes

ST JOHN’S – The police yesterday said they detained a man and a woman following two high speed chase incidents in which the drivers lost control of the vehicles, crashed but managed to escape. The police and defence force personnel were patrolling the Bendals area when they encountered the White Toyota Mark-X car A 46268, […]

ANTIGUA – Visas for Canada

ANTIGUA – Visas for Canada

ST JOHN’S –– Expressions of anxiety, shock, anger and frustration were expressed yesterday as news broke that citizens of Antigua & Barbuda will require visas to travel to Canada as of 5:30 a.m. today. And like many residents, the main opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) has already blamed the Gaston Browne administration for the negative […]

ANTIGUA – Huge drug bust

ANTIGUA – Huge drug bust

ST JOHN’S – Three operations by the Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP) netted more than EC$1 million in drugs that it says came from South America and resulted in the arrest of six people – locals and non-nationals – over the weekend. The successful counter-drug operations took place between Friday […]

ANTIGUA – Twin tragedy

ANTIGUA – Twin tragedy

ST JOHN’S –– Spent shells, thousands of marijuana plants and several pounds of the cured substance, were among the items the police took away from the scene where Charlesworth Junie Richards was gunned down in the wee hours of yesterday. The police issued an official statement indicating that the investigators “have so far recovered several […]

ANTIGUA: Gov’t senator threatens to drown opposition colleague

ANTIGUA: Gov’t senator threatens to drown opposition colleague

Opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) Senator Damani Tabor says he has reported to the police, a threat made against his life by government Senator Lennox Weston. Tabor, the spokesman for the UPP, has also called on Weston to resign. “We demand that Senator Weston do the honourable thing and resign as any truly honourable legislator […]

ANTIGUA: PM scraps plan for gun factory

ANTIGUA: PM scraps plan for gun factory

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has cancelled plans to give investors permission to construct a gun assembling plant in the country’s proposed Economic Zone. Browne called Observer Radio just after 7 p.m. on Saturday to announce that he had instructed the Attorney General and other Cabinet colleagues to scrap the deal. “I have said to them […]

ANTIGUA – Rice monopoly on hold

ANTIGUA – Rice monopoly on hold

ST JOHN’S – A controversial deal involving the importation and distribution of bulk rice and sugar has been halted on the intervention of Prime Minister Gaston Browne. The Central Marketing Corporation (CMC) was expected to become the sole importer of both commodities through a partnership with a private company, BOAD Aggregates Limited, with which the […]

ANTIGUA: New political party to launch next week

ANTIGUA: New political party to launch next week

A new political party will be launched next week by former member of the opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) Joanne Massiah who was ousted two months. Massiah, who is the legislator for the constituency of All Saints East and St Luke, has not disclosed the name of the party that will be launched on Tuesday. […]

Page 1 of 20123Next ›Last »