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Two gay men murdered, suspect kills self »

GEORETOWN, Guyana, Jul 20, CMC – The suspect in the murder of two homosexual sex workers early this morning (Sunday), committed suicide hours later in the day by setting himself…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Police officer in ICU after robbery attempt »

Police Officer  Alexis “Big Foot” Thomas, who was shot during a robbery at Paradise Casino on Market Street last night, is in the Intensive Care Unit at the Mount St.…

Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Chief of Staff Lionel ‘Max’ Hurst. (ablp.ag)

No land for 500 homes »

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Government will not be able to use lands owned by the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CHAPA) for its flagship 500 homes in 500 days initiative.…

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Cyber Crime

Caribbean businesses, governments and people could be losing millions to cyber criminals »

By James BynoeCEO Caribbean Cyber Security Center WARRENS, Barbados — The Caribbean cyber security center (CCSC) continues to urge the Caribbean region to take the growing threat from cyber criminals and…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Government Inks US$120M Hotel Agreement Over the Weekend

Government Inks US$120M Hotel Agreement Over the Weekend »

Prime Minister the Honourable Gaston Browne, less than 24 hours following his return from Brazil, on Sunday afternoon, July 20 2014, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with His Excellency…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Asot Michael and Airlines A Success

US Carriers to offer New Air Service to Antigua Negotiations with Tourism Minister Asot Michael and Airlines A Success »

St. Johns, Antigua, July 18, 2014…. Travellers to Antigua and Barbuda will have easier access by air following a series of successful meetings held with executives of American Airlines in…

Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Asot Michael appointed Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism

Asot Michael appointed Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy »

ST JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, the Honourable Gaston Browne has appointed businessman Asot A. Michael as the country’s new Minister of Tourism, Economic Development…

Jul 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
News

PM Browne Attends CELAC Quartet Meeting With President Of The People’s Republic Of China »

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda & the Hon. Gaston Browne

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston Browne on Saturday left the country for Brazil where he will…

Jul 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

MH17: Abbott and police frustrated over lack of access to plane crash site »

Tony Abbott And Tony Negus press conference at Parliament House, Canberra, Australia - 27 Jul 2014

Tony Abbott and police are frustrated with both the Ukraine government and pro-Russian militia over a lack of access to…

Jul 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Two gay men murdered, suspect kills self »

Stabbing

GEORETOWN, Guyana, Jul 20, CMC – The suspect in the murder of two homosexual sex workers early this morning (Sunday),…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Algerian airliner with 116 on board ‘crashes’ »

Algerian Airliner

ALGIERS: An Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday over Mali with 116 passengers and crew, including 50 French nationals,…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Cruise Lines Buoyed by Antigua’s Plans for St. Johns »

Cruise Lines Buoyed by Antigua’s Plans for St. Johns

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda -  July 19, 2014…. Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy, the Honourable Asot Michael,…

Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Politics

PM Browne Attends CELAC Quartet Meeting With President Of The People’s Republic Of China »

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda & the Hon. Gaston Browne

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston Browne on Saturday left the country for Brazil where he will attend a Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) Quartet meeting with President of the People’s Republic of China His Excellency Mr. Xi Jinping.…

Jul 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

St Vincent PM booed out of own constituency »

Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves (C) with two of E.G. Lynch’s children Keino Spring and Shafia London (Photo: I-Witness News SVG)

By Ken Richards KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (WINN) — St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves was booed and jeered in his own constituency, as he tried to pay tribute to a rival and former friend at a funeral service.Gonsalves was greeted with sustained…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Caribbean Elections Will Be Won or Lost With Social Media, Says Media Strategists »

Caribbean Elections Will Be Won or Lost With Social Media, Says Media Strategists

Two digital media strategists believe that how political parties use social media in the coming years will impact their chances at the polls come Election Day. Nerissa Golden of Goldenmedia and Ursula Barzey of Moxee Marketing say over the next 18 months more than 10…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Asot Michael appointed Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy »

Asot Michael appointed Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism

ST JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, the Honourable Gaston Browne has appointed businessman Asot A. Michael as the country’s new Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy. Mr. Michael has served previously in the Government sector under former Prime…

Jul 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Spencer: Money played big role in election »

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Former prime minister Baldwin Spencer said the Antigua & Barbuda Labour Party’s (ABLP’s) delivery of “largesse” to the electorate played a major role in the party’s victory over the now opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) which he, Spencer leads. “Money played a big role in…

Jul 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Technology

Colombia launches first-ever information technology campaign »

NEW YORK, USA — Proexport Colombia on Wednesday announced the launch of “Colombia Bring IT On,” a major campaign initiative aimed at promoting the growth…

Jul 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Caribbean businesses, governments and people could be losing millions to cyber criminals »

Cyber Crime

By James BynoeCEO Caribbean Cyber Security Center WARRENS, Barbados — The Caribbean cyber security center (CCSC) continues to urge the Caribbean region to take the growing…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Caribbean Elections Will Be Won or Lost With Social Media, Says Media Strategists »

Caribbean Elections Will Be Won or Lost With Social Media, Says Media Strategists

Two digital media strategists believe that how political parties use social media in the coming years will impact their chances at the polls come Election…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
World Tony Abbott And Tony Negus press conference at Parliament House, Canberra, Australia - 27 Jul 2014

MH17: Abbott and police frustrated over lack of access to plane crash site

Tony Abbott and police are frustrated with both the Ukraine government and pro-Russian militia over a lack of access to the MH17 crash site. For the second day running an unarmed Australian and Dutch police contingent…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
Algerian Airliner

Algerian airliner with 116 on board ‘crashes’

ALGIERS: An Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday over Mali with 116 passengers and crew, including 50 French nationals, on board probably crashed, French President Francois Hollande said.Speaking on French television, Hollande said: “Everything leads…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Mourners gather to honour Australia’s MH17 victims at public memorial service in Melbourne

Mourners gather to honour Australia’s MH17 victims at public memorial service in Melbourne

A congregation of more than 1200 people packed the cathedral in Melbourne this morning to pay their respects and honour the lives of the 298 victims of MH17, including the 18 Victorians who were murdered. The…

Jul 24 2014 / Read More »
News Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda & the Hon. Gaston Browne

PM Browne Attends CELAC Quartet Meeting With President Of The People’s Republic Of China

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston Browne on Saturday left the country for Brazil where he will attend a Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) Quartet meeting with President of the…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
Tony Abbott And Tony Negus press conference at Parliament House, Canberra, Australia - 27 Jul 2014

MH17: Abbott and police frustrated over lack of access to plane crash site

Tony Abbott and police are frustrated with both the Ukraine government and pro-Russian militia over a lack of access to the MH17 crash site. For the second day running an unarmed Australian and Dutch police contingent…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
Stabbing

Two gay men murdered, suspect kills self

GEORETOWN, Guyana, Jul 20, CMC – The suspect in the murder of two homosexual sex workers early this morning (Sunday), committed suicide hours later in the day by setting himself afire. The suspect, Samuel Bristol, 31,…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Business

ABLP to build on their earlier successes promoting Antigua as Eastern Caribbean’s premier cruise destination

St. Johns, Antigua, July 22, 2014….In the early 2000’s the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) was at the forefront of developing the cruise industry for the twin islands as the first destination in the Eastern…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Behn Zeitlin says Montserrat has natural assets which can be the foundation for building an indigenous film industry

Montserrat’s natural assets can help build film industry, says Oscar-nominated filmmaker

BRADES, Montserrat — Award-winning filmmaker Behn Zeitlin says Montserrat can capitalize on its natural assets to build a film industry. Zeiltin, the Oscar-nominated director of Beast of the Southern Wild, has been visiting the island since…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
Cruise Lines Buoyed by Antigua’s Plans for St. Johns

Cruise Lines Buoyed by Antigua’s Plans for St. Johns

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda -  July 19, 2014…. Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy, the Honourable Asot Michael, has committed to working expeditiously to improve the St. John’s Habour facilities and to work with…

Jul 24 2014 / Read More »
Entertainment DDA

Lineup Announced for Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival 2014

The Discover Dominica Authority (DDA), producers of the annual World Creole Music Festival, announced the line-up for this year’s festival at the official launch on June 25, 2014, under the theme ‘Creole Runs the Night’. The…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
Tian 'The Winter man' will not be vying for the crown in the Jumpy section of this year's Party Monarch competition. (www.trinizagada.com)

Tian says vying for two crowns is expensive

Three-time winner of the Jumpy Party Monarch competition, Tian “The Winter man” Winter has confirmed true, rumours he would not be vying for the crown in the Jumpy section of the Party Monarch competition this year.…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »

Film maker to host youth seminar

Award winningdocumentary filmmaker, Melissa Gomez will be returning home next month to host a seminar on introducing documentary filmmaking for youths. Gomez, who is based in New York, said she was exposed to documentary filmmaking after…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
Politics Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda & the Hon. Gaston Browne

PM Browne Attends CELAC Quartet Meeting With President Of The People’s Republic Of China

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston Browne on Saturday left the country for Brazil where he will attend a Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) Quartet meeting with President of the…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves (C) with two of E.G. Lynch’s children Keino Spring and Shafia London (Photo: I-Witness News SVG)

St Vincent PM booed out of own constituency

By Ken Richards KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (WINN) — St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves was booed and jeered in his own constituency, as he tried to pay tribute to a rival and former…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Caribbean Elections Will Be Won or Lost With Social Media, Says Media Strategists

Caribbean Elections Will Be Won or Lost With Social Media, Says Media Strategists

Two digital media strategists believe that how political parties use social media in the coming years will impact their chances at the polls come Election Day. Nerissa Golden of Goldenmedia and Ursula Barzey of Moxee Marketing…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
Sports CPL Tridents vs Zouks Match

CPL Tridents vs Zouks Match – Two Players Fined 50% Match Fee Following On-Field Altercation

Following yesterday’s on-field verbal altercation involving Tino Best of the St. Lucia Zouks and Shoaib Malik of the Barbados Tridents during CPL match number ten at the Kensington Oval, charges were laid by on-field umpires Joel…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
1-BBALL

Antigua & Barbuda lose CBC opener

Antigua & Barbuda lost their opening match in the 2014 CBC Championship by 26 points on Monday when they were hammered 82-56 by Cuba in Group A of the basketball competition. The defeat came despite a…

Jul 5 2014 / Read More »
1-ARGENTINA-1

Late winner sends Argentina into quarterfinals

Angel Di Maria’s extra-time winner carried Argentina into the World Cup quarter-finals after an unconvincing display against Switzerland. The two-time champions dominated possession in a turgid last-16 tie, but were unable to break through until Di…

Jul 3 2014 / Read More »
Technology

Colombia launches first-ever information technology campaign

NEW YORK, USA — Proexport Colombia on Wednesday announced the launch of “Colombia Bring IT On,” a major campaign initiative aimed at promoting the growth of the country’s technology sector in the international market and raising…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
Cyber Crime

Caribbean businesses, governments and people could be losing millions to cyber criminals

By James BynoeCEO Caribbean Cyber Security Center WARRENS, Barbados — The Caribbean cyber security center (CCSC) continues to urge the Caribbean region to take the growing threat from cyber criminals and hackers seriously. CCSC estimates that on…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
Caribbean Elections Will Be Won or Lost With Social Media, Says Media Strategists

Caribbean Elections Will Be Won or Lost With Social Media, Says Media Strategists

Two digital media strategists believe that how political parties use social media in the coming years will impact their chances at the polls come Election Day. Nerissa Golden of Goldenmedia and Ursula Barzey of Moxee Marketing…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
World Tony Abbott And Tony Negus press conference at Parliament House, Canberra, Australia - 27 Jul 2014

MH17: Abbott and police frustrated over lack of access to plane crash site

Tony Abbott and police are frustrated with both the Ukraine government and pro-Russian militia over a lack of access to the MH17 crash site. For the second day running an unarmed Australian and Dutch police contingent…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
Algerian Airliner

Algerian airliner with 116 on board ‘crashes’

ALGIERS: An Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday over Mali with 116 passengers and crew, including 50 French nationals, on board probably crashed, French President Francois Hollande said.Speaking on French television, Hollande said: “Everything leads…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
Mourners gather to honour Australia’s MH17 victims at public memorial service in Melbourne

Mourners gather to honour Australia’s MH17 victims at public memorial service in Melbourne

A congregation of more than 1200 people packed the cathedral in Melbourne this morning to pay their respects and honour the lives of the 298 victims of MH17, including the 18 Victorians who were murdered. The…

Jul 24 2014 / Read More »

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