Guerrero to miss World Cup after failing drugs test
Antigua Observer

Peru captain and record scorer Paolo Guerrero has tested positive for cocaine and will serve a 12-month ban, ruling him out of the World Cup.

Naparima’s Lee cops scholarship
Trinidad Guardian

“I grew up in Cunupia and was exposed to a community that had a tremendous influence on me.” The words of footballer, dramatist and scholar Justin Lee, as he spoke about the key to his all round success of...

Boom Steppa to release EP
Jamaica Observer

Boom Steppa is gearing up to release his second EP titled Happy. The seven-track set is due in February.Tracks were produced by Nexxstep Network, Tripple B Productions (Canada based), Inex Records (UK based) and...

Reggae Boyz back on top of CFU rankings
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC)  – Jamaica's Reggae Boyz have regained top spot in the Caribbean Football Union rankings, taking over from French Caribbean neighbours Haiti in the latest release on Thursday.The...

CARICOM Secretariat Staff Association contributes to Barbuda and Dominica Hurricane Recovery efforts
Dominica News Online

President of the CARICOM Secretariat Staff Association Mr. Timothy Odle on Friday presented cheques of EC$10,000 each to Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Trade, Industry, Commerce, Sports and National Festivals Hon....

Intrepid trio prepare to row across Atlantic
Royal Gazette

Jessica Rego always hated the beach but had no such qualms about the ocean. Its a good thing too. The Bermudian is now preparing to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic, from the Canary Islands to Antigua, with British...

“We are All in This thing Together” Says Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne
Dominica News Online

Addressing the nation upon the occasion of Antigua and Barbuda’s 36th anniversary of independence on November 1st, Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne reminded the population that being a sovereign state means to...

Richie Stephens and other Superstars at Amazura – Veterans Sunday Concert For Hurricane Destroyed Barbuda
Dominica News Online

A spectacular lineup of top entertainers including reggae artists Richie Stephens, Red Fox and screenchy Dan, soca stars Farmer Nappy, Shurwayne Winchester and Edwin Yearwood as well as calypso icon King Short Shirt and...

Causion upbeat about new track
Jamaica Observer

Most artistes believe they have a hit song every time they leave the recording booth. Some allow fans and critics to make that call.Antiguan singer Causion has felt the hit song fever a few times in his 20-year career....

Walton to lead Ja Select XI in Antigua T20 Festival
Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Select XI Manager Kerry Scott is hopeful that the exposure gained by young players at the second annual Antigua and Barbuda Cricket Association Twenty20 Festival will redound to the benefit of Jamaica cricket.The...

House praise for Carifesta performers
Royal Gazette

Bermuda representatives put on a dazzling show at the Caribbean Festival of the Arts in Barbados, according to social development minister Zane DeSilva. Mr DeSilva told the House of Assembly the Gombeys made such an...

Miss Dominica 2017 to organize food drive for Barbuda
Dominica News Online

Dominica’s Carnival Queen 2017, Jade Romain, is in the process of organising a food drive to assist persons from Barbuda who were greatly affected by Hurricane Irma last week. Romain’s intention is to commence...

Carnival Stage Removal Leaves ARG In Disrepair
Antigua Observer

Extensive damage to the playing surface at the Antigua Recreation Ground (ARG) could further delay a planned October start to the Antigua & Barbuda Football Association’s (ABFA) Premier Division.

Antigua police investigating ‘lewd’ carnival video
Dominica News Online

Police officials have confirmed that they have launched an investigation into a viral social media video that captured two j’overt morning revelers engaging in a lewd act. A senior police officer told OBSERVER media...

Police investigating ‘lewd’ carnival video
Antigua Observer

Police officials have confirmed that they have launched an investigation into a viral social media video that captured two j’overt morning revelers engaging in a lewd act. A senior police officer told OBSERVER media...

Festival commission accused of injustice
Antigua Observer

The Festivals Commission is being accused of injustice for the way in which it responded to the dispute between Lena “Queen Ivena” Phillip and Prime Minister Gaston Browne that led to the calypsonian not...

Three crowns in one week for King Zacari
Antigua Observer

Antigua & Barbuda’s 2017 Calypso Monarch has won another crown in Anguilla after he dethroned last year’s Leeward Islands Calypso Monarch, Anguillan calypsonian Roxy following his two wins last Sunday in...

Lewd behaviour is not the total picture of local mas’’ , band member says
Antigua Observer

“There is a thin line between morality and legality where Carnival is concerned,” was how one of the members of the traditional Vitus Mas’’ Troupe summed up the lewd and callous behaviour displayed in...

Carnival Monday and Tuesday Results
Antigua Observer

Senior Carnival – Individual Competition 2nd Runner-Up: Stacey Russel John Bull Stacey and Dem 1st Runner-Up: Kelvin Mongoose Russel Smurfs Mongoose Airbrushing Studio Winner & 2017 Senior Carnival Individual:...

Minister of Culture and Festivals: They will be paid
Antigua Observer

Minister of Culture and Festivals, E P Chet Greene, is assuring this year’s Caribana competitors that they will receive outstanding monies.

Carnival has a leadership problem, Parker says
Antigua Observer

A number of recommendations have been forthcoming to rectify the various issues that plague the country’s carnival celebrations. Former senator, Malaka Parker, told OBSERVER media yesterday that problems affecting...

Patrons say 60th Carnival Anniversary could have been better
Antigua Observer

Carnival 2017 ended on Tuesday after several days of mass participation of citizens, residents and visitors in a variety of parties, soca and calypso competitions as well as mas revelry by costume and t–shirt bands...

Looking back to look forward for Carnival
Antigua Observer

Every year, we give our recap of Carnival and every year, it sounds pretty much the same.  This year, we are going to take a different approach because there have been some improvements in certain areas and they need...

Festivals Commission Commences Review of 2017 Carnival
Antigua Observer

JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 9th August, 2017……….The Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission will commence review of the 2017 Carnival festivities when it holds a series of meetings with...

New Festivals Commission Chairman wanted
Antigua Observer

Maurice Merchant is no longer the Chairman of the Festivals Commission, with immediate effect, today. Minister of Festivals and Culture, E.P Chet Greene confirmed the development this morning on OBSERVER AM....

Editorial: Drunken revelry
Antigua Observer

While the splendour of Antigua & Barbuda’s 60th Anniversary of Carnival was certainly on display for all of the world to see, the darker side of Carnival also took centre stage in ways that seem to be worsening...

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