Ronaldo borrows doctor’s phone to check facial injury on pitch
Antigua Observer

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo broke his dry spell in a superb performance on Sunday - but it wasn't his goal scoring that made headlines.

‘Throne Speech’ an insult – UPP’s Lovell
Antigua Observer

The United Progressive Party (UPP) was less than impressed with Thursday’s Speech from the Throne delivered by Sir Rodney Williams, the governor-general.

Health Minister accused of disrespecting workers
Antigua Observer

The fight for improved working conditions at the Clarevue Psychiatric Hospital has reached its boiling point with the Antigua and Barbuda Public Service Association (ABPSA) accusing the health minister of disrespecting...

Educators satisfied with efforts to improve college conditions
Antigua Observer

The Union of Tertiary Educators of Antigua and Barbuda said it has adopted a "wait and see policy" as the Ministry of Education address the issues raised about conditions at the Antigua State College.

Slow collection of voter ID cards
Antigua Observer

There has been slow response to the call by the Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission (ABEC) for people to collect their voters' identification card.

Barbuda educator defends decision to open learning centre
Antigua Observer

One of the educators who helped set up a learning centre in Barbuda said that she will do everything in her power to keep classes going for children of the storm-ravaged island as she accused the government of failing...

Teco recovering after kidney transplant
Antigua Observer

Eustace “Teco” Lake is recovering at the Mount St. John’s Medical Centre following last Friday’s kidney transplant that was plagued by complications. Lionel “Max” Hurst, the government’s...

Hurricanes boosted by Samuels for one-day campaign
Antigua Observer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, (CMC) – West Indies batting star Marlon Samuels, along with the Trinidadian duo of Kevon Cooper and Akeal Hosein, have been again named in a 14-man Leeward Islands Hurricanes squad for the...

Nurses Association continues advocacy for improved conditions
Antigua Observer

The Antigua and Barbuda Nurses Association is threatening to shut down the entire healthcare system in Antigua and Barbuda as they continue to advocate for better working conditions at the Clarevue Psychiatric Hospital.

Antiguan qualifies for Youth Olympics
Antigua Observer

Antiguan, Tiger Tyson will represent Antigua and Barbuda at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in Kiteboard surfing. The 15-year-old qualified for the event after winning the North American and Caribbean...

What’s going on here with the new DNA candidate?
Antigua Observer

Questions are being asked about Karis Barton, the newest political candidate of the Democratic National Alliance, who is seen posing in photographs on his Facebook page, holding what appears to be a real gun and bullets.

Javol Peters passes away
Antigua Observer

Ten years after the entire country rallied to fund Javol Peters' medical expenses for surgery for his brain malformation, his parents announced that he has died.

Year-end target for ‘500 homes in 500 days’
Antigua Observer

The Antigua Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) government has offered yet another explanation as the reason it has been unable to fulfill its manifesto promise of 500 homes in 500 days since entering office in June 2014.

Scandal: Comptroller slapped with Freedom of Information request
Antigua Observer

Room to manoeuvre appears to be shrinking for Raju Boddu, Comptroller of Customs and others with official knowledge of the Michael Freeland auction scandal but, who have until now, ignored resisted or rebuked enquiries...

Lionel Michael says job offer was not serious
Antigua Observer

The country’s recently retired chief health inspector, Lionel Michael, is clarifying an earlier report about not being offered a job in the ministry of health.

Harrigan “Suspended” As NOC Drama Takes Interesting Twist
Antigua Observer

In yet another bizarre twist to the ongoing saga plaguing the National Olympic Committee (NOC), Vice President of the organisation and President of the Antigua and Barbuda Volleyball Association (ABVA), Wilbur Harrigan,...

Healthy growth, lower taxes in 2018 – GG Williams
Antigua Observer

The Antigua and Barbuda government is forecasting an economic bounce back this year following September’s hurricane devastation which has left the country with a reconstruction bill amounting to more than U.S. $200...

UPP calls for investigation into Arthur Nibbs Foundation
Antigua Observer

The opposition United Progressive Party is the latest to question the creation of the Arthur Nibbs Foundation and is calling for an investigation into the matter.

St. Johns United end first round campaign in top spot
Antigua Observer

St. John’s United solidified their position as front runners in Zone 2 of the ABFA Division 2 league after 7-1 thrashing of Young Warriors on Wednesday afternoon.

Cochrane: Race track drawing interest from investors
Antigua Observer

Investors are lining up in hopes of financing upgrades to the country’s lone horse racing facility, the Cassada Garden’s Race Track. This is according to President of the Antigua Turf Club (ATC), Neil Cochrane,...

Clarevue nurses issue 30-day ultimatum
Antigua Observer

Nurses have given the government 30 days to address concerns regarding the working conditions at the Clarevue Psychiatric Hospital or they will join other colleagues in protest. If this deadline is not met, the care of...

Slight increase in Christmas barrels
Antigua Observer

There was a slight increase in the number of people accessing the annual Christmas Barrel Initiative in 2017, when compared to 2016. Raju Boddu, comptroller of Customs, said 3,158 barrels were cleared between December 1,...

Editorial: The foundation of charity
Antigua Observer

Legally, the Arthur Nibbs Foundation is a non-entity at this point in time. It is a name that is being used by the Member of Parliament for the Barbuda constituency for collecting money, for what we presume are various...

FOIA requests on 10 state officials
Antigua Observer

The main opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) has filed 10 freedom of information requests, under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2004, with numerous government departments and statutory bodies.

Classes resume at State College
Antigua Observer

Tutors at the Antigua State College yesterday resumed their lessons after taking protest action this week. On Monday and Tuesday, the teachers refused to teach in protest against inadequate classroom space, inadequate...

Video: January 17th Bernews Morning Newsflash
Bernews

Four Royal Air Force typhoons and a Voyager tanker land in Bermuda, Minister Lovitta Foggo attends Caribbean IT Summit in Antigua &...

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