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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 »
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Bodies of missing children found »

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jul 15  - The bodies of two children from the western parish of St. James who disappeared on Sunday were found in the neighbouring parish of Trelawny on…

Jul 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
News

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 »

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…

Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Police officer in ICU after robbery attempt »

Source: Alexis Thomas Facebook Page)

Police Officer  Alexis “Big Foot” Thomas, who was shot during a robbery at Paradise Casino on Market Street last night,…

Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

No land for 500 homes »

Chief of Staff Lionel ‘Max’ Hurst. (ablp.ag)

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Government will not be able to use lands owned by the Central Housing and Planning Authority…

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

MH17 black boxes arrive in Farnborough for analysis »

Ukraine rebels hand over MH17's black boxes

The black boxes from flight MH17 have made a long journey from eastern Ukraine to a building set in woodland…

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Politics

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 »

Statement by the ABLP’s Senator Samantha Marshall »

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I listened to the Honorable Attorney General, Mr Justin Simon, in his attempt to justify the troubling and frustrating decision of the Honourable Prime Minister to refuse to call the election. In the course of his statements, Mr. Simon referred to many provisions of the…

Jul 5 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Regional leaders approve 5-year strategic plan »

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Caricom leaders, during their 35th Heads of Government meeting held over a four-day period here, approved a landmark five – year strategic plan aimed at keeping the organisation viable and relevant. Caricom Chairman and Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda, Gaston Browne said the plan,…

Jul 5 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Technology

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 »

Broadcom Aims To Be An Early Entrant In The Booming Wearable Technology Market »

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Last month, Broadcom announced its intention to exit the cellular baseband business on account of the intense competition in the market. A substantial increase in…

Jul 3 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
World 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 »
Ukraine rebels hand over MH17's black boxes

MH17 black boxes arrive in Farnborough for analysis

The black boxes from flight MH17 have made a long journey from eastern Ukraine to a building set in woodland just outside Farnborough airport in Hampshire, the headquarters of the UK’s Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB). There, experts…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
Pro-Russian separatist shows MH17 black box

MH17 black boxes handed over by pro-Russia rebels

Four days after the Boeing 777 came crashing down into the fields of eastern Ukraine, the black box recorders from flight MH17 were finally handed over to the Malaysians at a surreal night-time ceremony in Donetsk. Almost…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
News 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 »
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 »
Source: Alexis Thomas Facebook Page)

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. John’s Medical Centre. Details of the…

Jul 24 2014 / Read More »
Business 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 »
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 »
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 Sheik Tariq Faisal Alqassemi of Dubai,…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
Entertainment

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 »
Queen of Carnival contestants duly sponsored

Queen of Carnival contestants duly sponsored

All of this year’s delegates for the Queen of Carnival Competition, dubbed The Glam Six, have now been officially sponsored. Six private sector businesses have stepped forward to assist with the show. Tamorla Millette is sponsored…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
Actress Jennifer Lopez

Caribbean coral named after Jennifer Lopez

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A new species of coral found in the Caribbean has been named after the singer – Jennifer Lopez. Researchers found the new species in Mona Passage off the coast of Puerto Rico.…

Jul 19 2014 / Read More »
Politics 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 »
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 Investment and Energy. Mr. Michael has…

Jul 19 2014 / Read More »
Baldwin-Spencer-Elect-Cen

Spencer: Money played big role in election

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…

Jul 18 2014 / Read More »
Sports 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 »
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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 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 »
fitbit_2776467b

Broadcom Aims To Be An Early Entrant In The Booming Wearable Technology Market

Last month, Broadcom announced its intention to exit the cellular baseband business on account of the intense competition in the market. A substantial increase in R&D expenses for developing cellular baseband products has lowered Broadcom’s mobile…

Jul 3 2014 / Read More »
World 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 »
Ukraine rebels hand over MH17's black boxes

MH17 black boxes arrive in Farnborough for analysis

The black boxes from flight MH17 have made a long journey from eastern Ukraine to a building set in woodland just outside Farnborough airport in Hampshire, the headquarters of the UK’s Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB). There, experts…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
Pro-Russian separatist shows MH17 black box

MH17 black boxes handed over by pro-Russia rebels

Four days after the Boeing 777 came crashing down into the fields of eastern Ukraine, the black box recorders from flight MH17 were finally handed over to the Malaysians at a surreal night-time ceremony in Donetsk. Almost…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

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