Motorists reject gov’t explanation for high gas prices
Antigua Observer

Some motorists have said they are not satisfied with government’s reasons for not reducing prices at the pumps despite plummeting oil prices on the international market.

Sailing Up The Charts
Antigua Observer

Antigua’s Jules Mitchell, right, competed in two international sailing events in Ontario, Canada last month. In the 2015 Cork International/Sail Canada Youth Championships, Mitchell placed 9th out of a total of 57...

Resilient: Dominicans commit to rebuilding their country
Antigua Observer

Tropical Storm Erika dealt a severe blow to island, claiming 20 lives with an undisclosed number of people still missing. Flood waters, washed away bridges, homes cars and just about everything in its path.

Griffith On Guatemala: 2012 Nightmare Won’t Recur
Antigua Observer

A day after the national team’s Technical Director Piotr Nowak expressed confidence ahead of Friday’s Guatemala showdown, Benna Boys defensive stalwart Quinton Griffith is going a step further.

Health Inspector says restrict, not ban plastic bags
Antigua Observer

Minister of Health Molwyn Joseph has said as of January 1 2016, the country will be placing a ban on the importation of plastic shopping bags, but the nation’s chief health inspector is warning that other debris pose...

Cruise tourism workshop to raise the standard
Antigua Observer

Antigua & Barbuda will, for the second time, be the host of a workshop aimed at boosting the country’s cruise tourism ratings.

New record: Three Category 4 hurricanes spin simultaneously the Pacific
Antigua Observer

Fueled by the very warm waters of an ever-strengthening El Niño, the 2015 Pacific hurricane season reached new heights over the weekend thanks to hurricanes Kilo, Ignacio and Jimena, whirling elegantly across the ocean...

Pope to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year
Antigua Observer

Pope Francis will give all priests discretion during the Roman Catholic Church's upcoming Holy Year to formally forgive women who have had abortions, in the Argentine pontiff's latest move towards a more open and...

College finds manuscript of song that inspired ‘Happy Birthday’
Antigua Observer

A college librarian in Kentucky has found the 19th-century manuscript of a musical number that gave rise to one of the most widely performed songs in the world, "Happy Birthday to You," University of Louisville officials...

Titanic’s last luncheon menu expected to fetch up to $70,000 at auction
Antigua Observer

More than a century after first-class passengers aboard the ill-fated Titanic ate grilled mutton chops and custard pudding in an elaborate dining room, the ship's last luncheon menu is expected to fetch up to $70,000 in...

Broadcaster closes down radio section, 19 jobs to go
Antigua Observer

One year after VSB-11 TV channel went off the air, the owners are now closing down its radio section with the loss of 19 jobs.

Relief efforts for Dominica are galvanised
Antigua Observer

As relief aid for storm struck Dominica continues to pour in from all corners of the world, Antigua & Barbuda’s cultural arts fraternity has offered its own commitment to the Nature Isle.

Weston: No decrease in gas prices
Antigua Observer

Despite more fluctuations in global oil prices sending them to a six-year low last week, the nation’s Minister of State in the Finance Ministry, Lennox Weston, is warning residents not to expect any drop in prices on...

New formula to ensure hospital gets sufficient funds
Antigua Observer

The government has said it will be implementing a “new formula” to ensure better management of the cash-strapped state hospital, Mount St John’s Medical Centre (MSJMC).

Agent: Gatlin ‘said sorry for doping’
Antigua Observer

Double world silver medallist Justin Gatlin "has apologised" for his previous doping offences, says the sprinter's agent Renaldo Nehemiah.

National PTA head hopes for smooth transition in new school year
Antigua Observer

The head of the National Parent Teachers’ Association, Alister Thomas is hoping for a smooth transition in schools across the island today, amidst several changes which were implemented ahead of the new academic year.

Seaborne Announces New Service Between Puerto Rico and Antigua and Barbuda
Anguilla News

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, announced that it will introduce non-stop service

St. Martin News Network - Port St. Maarten receives its Mobile Gottwald Crane Largest in the North Eastern Caribbean.
St Martin News Network

POINTE BLANCHE:---  On Sunday afternoon in a small ceremony that included Port St. Maarten Supervisory Board members, representatives of RBC Bank, and port management officials and staff, witnessed the transfer of...

Dominica relief efforts pick up pace
Antigua Observer

Scores of residents turned up at the Dean William Lake Cultural Center on Sunday afternoon as relief efforts for the storm ravaged Dominica pick up pace in Antigua and Barbuda.

Myanmar’s president signs off on law seen as targeting Muslims
Antigua Observer

Myanmar's president on Monday signed into law the last of four controversial bills championed by radical Buddhists but decried by rights groups as aimed at discriminating against the country's Muslim minority.

Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven dead at 76
Antigua Observer

Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic "A Nightmare on Elm Street," died on Sunday afternoon, his family said in a statement. He was 76.

Box Office: ‘War Room’ Stuns With $11 Million, Zac Efron’s ‘We Are Your Friends’ Tanks
Antigua Observer

The box office underwent a religious conversion this weekend as Christian crowds flocked to "War Room," lifting the low-budget salute to prayer above the Zac Efron drama "We're You're Friends" and the Owen Wilson thriller...

Want to buy Pink Floyd’s flying pig Algie? Too late
Antigua Observer

As one of the most iconic images of rock, Algie, the inflatable pig which famously flew over London's Battersea power station for Pink Floyd's "Animals" album cover, was set to be a star lot at an upcoming auction.

Steve Jobs seen as brilliant and brutal in Gibney documentary
Antigua Observer

Four years after his death, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs still fascinates the public, with two major new films this fall analyzing his life and career.

Works & Housing applauds contribution of retiree
Antigua Observer

The Ministry of Works and Housing has said goodbye to “one of their most loyal team members” who gave over three decades of service in the government service.

The lessons of Malcolm Cephas
Antigua Observer

A few weeks ago, we reported on an incident which tugged at our collective hearts and evoked strong emotions among many residents.

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