UPP tries to dissuade UWI support for Antigua University
Antigua Observer

The United Progressive Party (UPP) has written to the University of the West Indies (UWI), seeking to discourage its involvement in the proposed University of Antigua campus at Five Islands. UPP Leader, Harold Lovell told...

National Housing Project faces more delays
Antigua Observer

Incomplete road infrastructure has been stated as being the latest hurdle that has prevented the government from handing over the finished houses constructed under the National Housing Project. Information Minister...

Turf Club determined to improve facility despite possible implications
Antigua Observer

President of the Antigua Turf Club (ATC) Neil Cochrane said a decision to acquire the services of a track-building and consultancy firm was not taken without much consideration being given to the possible legal...

Cabinet to review APUA’s net billing policy
Antigua Observer

While the Cabinet has promised to review the Antigua Public Utilities Authority’s (APUA’s) unpopular net billing policy, the minister of information was unwilling to say whether it would actually be amended in...

Springer headlines 14-man squad for Super50
Kaieteur News

Guyanese Paul and Yadram included St John’s, Antigua, CMC – Exciting all-rounder Shamar Springer is among five members of the ICC Youth World Cup-winning side included in the West Indies Under-19 14-man squad...

Andrew Garfield embracing the Oscar hype around ‘Hacksaw Ridge’
Antigua Observer

Older and wiser, actor Andrew Garfield said he has learnt to deal with the hoopla around awards season and is revelling in the Oscar buzz surrounding war drama "Hacksaw Ridge".

Andrew Garfield embracing the Oscar hype around ‘Hacksaw Ridge’
Antigua Observer

Older and wiser, actor Andrew Garfield said he has learnt to deal with the hoopla around awards season and is revelling in the Oscar buzz surrounding war drama "Hacksaw Ridge".

Avalanche hits Italian hotel, many feared dead under snow
Antigua Observer

A huge avalanche ploughed into a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes rattled the area, and up to 30 people might be buried under the snow, officials said on Thursday.

Calls for help to locate missing teen
Antigua Observer

The distraught mother of 13-year-old Evertonia Walsh, who has been missing since January 3, has issued a desperate plea for help from the public in locating her whereabouts. Brenda Henry said she has not slept much since...

Pollard’s best sends Brathwaite, Thunder tumbling out
Antigua Observer

SYDNEY, Australia (CMC) – Kieron Pollard produced a season-best knock to hand Carlos Brathwaite’s Sydney Thunder a solid 77-run defeat here Wednesday and end the reigning champions’ dream of reaching the...

APUA attempts to silence OBSERVER
Antigua Observer

Chief Executive Officer of OBSERVER Media Group, Darren Derrick is of the opinion that the Labour Party administration is “utilising state institutions to silence” OBSERVER media, after Antigua Public Utilities...

We demand no less
Antigua Observer

We, like the rest of the citizenry, were happy to record the historic successes of the first kidney transplants to be conducted at the Mount St John’s Medical Centre. Our satisfaction stems from two quarters. The...

Turf Club to upgrade Cassada Gardens facility
Antigua Observer

The Antigua Turf Club (ATC) has employed the services of international race track design and consulting firm, Futura Tracks LLC, as it moves toward the eventual erection of an international facility on island. The...

Iraq special forces chief says mission accomplished in east Mosul
Antigua Observer

Elite Iraqi forces have ousted Islamic State insurgents from all districts of eastern Mosul they were tasked with recapturing, their commanding officer said on Wednesday, bringing almost all of the city's eastern half...

Insurance expert urges travellers to purchase coverage
Antigua Observer

A tourist and an Antiguan national have recently found themselves critically injured abroad without the means to pay their medical expenses, and a local insurance expert is urging travellers to take precautions to prevent...

Pensioners retiring at age 60 this year will not lose out on their benefit
Antigua Observer

People who will be 60 years, and who are desirous of leaving active employment in 2017, will not lose out on their age pension from the Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Scheme, despite the gradual increase in the...

Box Office: ‘Hidden Figures’ Dominates MLK Weekend as ‘Live by Night,’ ‘Monster Trucks,’ ‘Silence’ Collapse
Antigua Observer

Fox and Chernin Entertainment's "Hidden Figures" dominated the domestic box office, topping charts for the second straight weekend after earning $26 million. The film's message of empowerment and triumph over prejudice...

Actress Jovovich premieres latest ‘Resident Evil’ film in Taipei
Antigua Observer

Film writer-director Paul W.S. Anderson and his actress wife Milla Jovovich premiered the latest installment in the "Resident Evil" action horror series in Taipei on Monday.

Underwater search for missing Malaysian flight ends without a trace
Antigua Observer

The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Tuesday without any trace being found of the plane that vanished in 2014 with 239 people on board, the three countries involved in the search said.

Bottas to partner Hamilton at Mercedes
Antigua Observer

Valtteri Bottas has succeeded retired world champion Nico Rosberg as Lewis Hamilton's team-mate at Mercedes.

Teachers to be trained in the use of e-Text Book System
Antigua Observer

Principal and teachers in secondary schools on the island are expected to be trained to use the new Electronic Text Book System which will eventually replace the hard copies.

Clare Hall Secondary opens New Centre for Excellence
Antigua Observer

The issue of overcrowding, at least for the time being, should not be an issue for staff and students at the Clare Hall Secondary School (CHSS).

Road Block Protest
Antigua Observer

Frustrated residents of Cashew Hill have described as “lame” and “unsatisfactory” the effort by the Ministry of Public Works to address poor drainage and damaged roads which have caused constant...

CIP mogul says his comments were aired out of context
Antigua Observer

Citizenship advisory firm Henley & Partners has declared that the “selective extracts” of its Chairman, Dr Christian Kalin’s interview with CBS aired on its 60 Minutes programme, “did not reflect...

Famed Ringling Bros. circus closing after more than 100 years
Antigua Observer

(CNN)The Ringling Bros. circus is closing down after more than 100 years in operation, according to a press release from Feld Entertainment, which has owned the circus for the last 50 years. “I have made the...

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