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Let’s rebuild Barbuda together

Let’s rebuild Barbuda together

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thursday 7th September 2017 All of us have been deeply touched by the images of devastation to our sister island of Barbuda. Pictures of the destruction continue to be shared from neighbouring islands as this mammoth storm moves across the Caribbean leaving devastation of catastrophic proportions in its wake. Late yesterday evening the Honourable Prime […]

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Trump’s Mississippi miscalculation

Trump’s Mississippi miscalculation

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Five years ago, on June 26, 2011, a 47-year-old man, Craig Anderson, was on his way to celebrate his birthday when he was attacked and murdered by ten white teenagers in a parking lot in Jackson, Mississippi. Why? No reason, other than he was black. The ten reportedly first attacked Anderson, punching him repeatedly, before […]

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Troubling Freedom: “We must preserve freedom at all cost”

Troubling Freedom: “We must preserve freedom at all cost”

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last Friday saw the coming together of Antigua and Barbuda citizens, friends and well-wishers for a most special occasion, the formal fundraising book launch of Troubling Freedom: Antigua and the aftermath of British Emancipation. Presided over by newly installed Antigua and Barbuda High Commissioner Dr Karen-Mae Hill who is an attorney and former General Manager […]

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Mutual tax waivers benefit Antigua and Montserrat

Mutual tax waivers benefit Antigua and Montserrat

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Honourable Premier Donaldson Romeo had good news which he foretold would bring some reprieve for travelers between Antigua and Montserrat as well as business owners who depended on importing and exporting cargo using the Antigua – Montserrat route. TMR had gleaned information that Hon. Romero had discussions between himself and Prime Minister Gaston Brown […]

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Bahamas PM says No to Gay Marriage

Bahamas PM says No to Gay Marriage

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

JAMAICA GLEANER – Prime Minister Perry Christie says the proposed referendum to amend the constitution will not allow for same sex marriages to become legal in the Bahamas. Christie launched the YES Bahamas Campaign “Equal Rights for our Sons and Daughters” on Sunday, telling his audience that the Bahamas will only recognise marriage as being […]

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Jamaica Labour Party Wins 2016 General Elections

Jamaica Labour Party Wins 2016 General Elections

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has been officially confirmed as the winner of the Jamaica’s National Election 2016 after unseating the People’s National Party (PNP) in today’s polls.The party won with a majority of 33 seats to the PNP’s 30 seats. Party leader Andrew Holness, in a live TV interview commented that he wishes the […]

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SVG Minister of Agriculture explains 2016 allocation

SVG Minister of Agriculture explains 2016 allocation

| February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

MONDAY FEBRUARY 01, 2016; KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES – The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, and Rural Transformation has a critical and important role to play in the advancement and development of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. So stated Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, and Rural Transformation when he made his contribution to […]

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Baroness Scotland is new Commonwealth Sect. Gen

Baroness Scotland is new Commonwealth Sect. Gen

| November 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following a lengthy campaign trail, and numerous region-wide calls for her to drop out of the race, Baroness Patricia Scotland has emerged victorious in her quest to become the 6th Commonwealth Secretary General. The Dominican candidate and a former UK attorney general came out ahead of Antigua & Barbuda’s nominee, Sir Ron Sanders, and Botswana’s Mmasekogoa […]

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David Cameron slammed by strong letter from Jamaica

David Cameron slammed by strong letter from Jamaica

| October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the much talked about visit to Jamaica by British Prime Minister David Cameron last month,former Prim e Minister of Jamaica Hon. P J Patterson wrote him a stern letter on the issue of Reparations and Britain’s refusal to apologise for the atrocities therefrom. On behalf of the Caribbean the former prime minister accosted David Cameron […]

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Barbados forces praised by Dominica Prime Minister

Barbados forces praised by Dominica Prime Minister

| October 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, has personally thanked Barbados’ armed forces for their assistance in helping Dominica in its recovery efforts after Tropical Storm Erika caused significant damage to that country. Mr. Skerrit, who was on the island to attend One Caribbean – the Concert for the Children of Dominica, visited the Barbados Coast […]

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