Editorial: ‘Ah we run t’ings’
Antigua Observer

We have spoken about the dwindling use of diplomacy a few times in the past and we have implored our politicians to reacquaint themselves with the dying art but our pleas have seemingly fallen on deaf ears.  We make...

PM promises jobs as a crime fighting strategy
Antigua Observer

Very soon, another 200 jobs will be available at the National Housing and Urban Renewal Company as part of the government’s efforts to tackle crime. That’s according to Prime Minister Gaston Browne who also said...

PM Skerrit new ECCB Monetary Council’s Chairman
Dominica Vibes

Chairmanship of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Monetary Council has been handed over to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. He takes over from Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Antigua Gaston Browne. In...

Editorial: Hairline cracks or foundation issues?
Antigua Observer

The online world is ablaze with speculation that all in not right in the Antigua & Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP).  Amateur political observers, and our favourite conspiracy theorists, are convinced that the...

Analysts debate moral accountability on the part of politicians
Antigua Observer

Two regional political analysts are debating the question:  Should politicians recuse themselves from their offices when accused of sexual misconduct? This examination comes in the wake of a recent allegation of sexual...

CIP citizen alleged mastermind behind world’s biggest online black market
Antigua Observer

A now deceased 25-year-old man who obtained Antiguan and Barbudan citizenship in February 2017 is alleged to have masterminded the largest criminal marketplace on the Internet, AlphaBay.

Antiguan and Barbudan CIP citizen in major US Justice Department case
Antigua Observer

An Antiguan and Barbudan citizen is at the center of a major US Department of Justice developing case.  The Department of Justice and its international partners announced Thursday a take-down of a massive Dark...

Lovell and ABWU want gov’t to establish unemployment benefit fund
Antigua Observer

Political Leader of the United Progressive Party (UPP) Harold Lovell, is in support of the call for the establishment of an unemployment fund to cover the basic needs of people who may find themselves out of a job for one...

Union estimates Sandals closure will cost A&B millions
Antigua Observer

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has bluntly stated that the announced fivemonth temporary closure of the Sandals Grande Antiguan Resort & Spa is “an act of hostility” and a play for concessions. In an invited...

PM: Sandals closure appears to be a play for concessions
Antigua Observer

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has addressed the planned five-month closure of the Sandals Grande saying he does not think its related to the Antigua and Barbuda Sales Tax (ABST) dispute with Sandals Chairman Gordon...

Breaking News: Sandals to close for five months
Antigua Observer

The Antigua and Barbuda Workers Union has received notice that the Sandals Grande Antigua will close for up to five months beginning in September. Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Tourism Minister Asot Michael were...

Tourism Minister silent on Sandals closure
Antigua Observer

The Minister of Tourism Asot Michael has declined comment of the announcement that Sandals Grande Antigua will be closing its doors for up to five months. OBSERVER media was also unable to reach Prime Minister Gaston...

Ten interesting foreign-born diplomatic A&B passport holders
Antigua Observer

True to Prime Minister Gaston Browne’s word, the government of Antigua & Barbuda has revealed a list of 186 nationals and nonnationals holding diplomatic passports, but some of them may not retain that privilege...

PM Browne says impending diplomatic passport policy caused discrepancies on list
Antigua Observer

In seeking to address public concern about missing names and designations on a diplomatic passport list published on Wednesday, Prime Minister Gaston Browne said that the main reason for the discrepancies was due to a new...

UPP Chairman may still run for next general election
Antigua Observer

D Gisele Isaac says that she can take the place of any UPP constituency caretaker if the need arises.

Parker says Publication of diplomatic passport list should be made the norm
Antigua Observer

The list of individuals in possession of Antigua & Barbuda’s diplomatic passports was finally made public yesterday after Prime Minister Gaston Browne had promised to do so almost five and a half months ago....

Granny found guilty of manslaughter
Antigua Observer

Millicent Cornwall-Roberts has been found guilty of manslaughter after a week and a half on trial for killing her granddaughter Jael Thomas. The jury handed down the decision at 4 pm today, after five hours of...

Editorial: Shhh! Secret agents at work!
Antigua Observer

It was a simple enough question. We were following up on a promise by Prime Minister Gaston Browne regarding the publication of the list of diplomatic passport holders and economic envoys.  We thought this would have...

D Gisele out, Burton in for City South
Antigua Observer

Michael Rodney Burton has been confirmed as the United Progressive Party’s (UPP’s) candidate in St John’s City South in the next general elections. Burton, who spoke to OBSERVER media today said he was...

Gaston says, ‘We’ve stopped giving pearls to swine’, but where is the diplomatic passport holders list?
Antigua Observer

An ambiguous statement by Prime Minister Gaston Browne has potentially disqualified his promise to publish a list of all diplomatic passport holders for the nation’s citizens to see. Whether or not Browne is...

Junior Calpso Finalists 2017 Ages 5 – 12
Antigua Observer

The following Junior Calpsonians have been selected to compete against Little Miss in the 2017 State Insurance Junior Calypso Competition: Baby Eve De African Prince De Prophet De Real Boss Little Don Mighty Mussi The...

Credit Reporting Bill passed but won’t be enforced just yet
Antigua Observer

A new legislation that will make it harder for bad debtors to obtain loans from financial institutions in Antigua & Barbuda has been passed in parliament but its enforcement was placed on hold pending further...

Tabor: Questions on Share Inc are of national importance
Antigua Observer

In support of his affidavit to challenge the Prime Minister’s defamation lawsuit, the United Progressive Party (UPP) spokesman, Damani Tabor says his questions on Share Incorporated are of national importance and...

Lake challenges opposition candidate and calls alleged replacement an opportunist
Antigua Observer

Parliamentary representative for St John’s Rural South, Eustace ‘Teco’ Lake, took his plight to the airwaves on Friday night. Lake is not pleased at reports that his party intends to replace him as a...

“Queen Ivena” gets ready for battle
Antigua Observer

As one calypsonian squares up for a legal battle against the county’s Prime Minister, the Festival Commission will be seeking indemnity from calypsonians. The nation’s first female Calypso Monarch, Lena...

Queen Ivena prepared to go to court over calypso
Antigua Observer

A defiant Queen Ivena has told Prime Minister Gaston Browne to bring it on.

RECENT COMMENTS
The Bahamas loses again in beach volleyball, but girls make quarters
nathan: LOAN OFFER APPLY NOW. I am a Reputable, Legitimate and an accredited money Lender. I loan money out to individuals in need of financial assistance. Do you have a bad credit or you are in need of...

Smith to remain in police custody
Ibrahim: Good day, Are you in need of urgent loan…Do you want to clear your debt, expansion of business,r personal loan” you can contact us for your fast and reliable loan at a low interest rate of 2%,...

Flow cautions customers against Wangiri scam
bella: I noticed there are lots of Hackers who claim to be good at what they do, i tried a couple and i found out it was all junks until my russian friend introduced me to the dbrainchild. This guy is...

LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST Thursday July 20, 2017
Tamara Barrow: this is real take it serious, who will believe that a herb can cure ten years HIV in my body, i never believe that this will work i have spend a lot when getting drugs from the hospital to keep me...

Bermuda strengthens aircraft financing laws
Jennifer: I am very happy to share this great news about a great and powerful man DR Alabi who get me cured from HIV. I am Taylor from USA. I suffering from this disease for 5 years. I could not find a cure...

Jamaican students receive scholarships to study in Cuba
Dr. Ezra Sebastian: We give you loan with a low interest rate of 2% and loan duration of 1 to 30 years to pay back the loan (secure and unsecured). Do not keep your financial problems to yourself in order for you not...

OMI's debut album certified Gold by RIAA
Jimmy loof: If you know you not are ready for a relationship why get into one and still cheat and liar. I and my wife has been married for some years now,Lately she has been hiding her phone from me and...

Former Boundbrook Primary student gives back to alma mater
Joy: Good work roshantia. Continue to make mom and dad proud parents. Congratulations also to Boundbrook Primary School for producing such a fine student,

Taylor takes tumble in rankings after Windies poor showing
sarah: Do anyone still doubt natural herbs? I've seen the great importance of natural herbs and the wonderful work they have done in people's lives. I wonder why people still spend their hard earn money...

Kenyan vice president candidate debates himself after rivals’ no-show
sarah: I was cured of HIV with the used of natural herbs. My name is Sarah and am from US. I love herbs so much. Most times, injection and drugs are just a waste of time. I was cured 8months ago, i...

RECENT COMMENTS
The Bahamas loses again in beach volleyball, but girls make quarters
nathan: LOAN OFFER APPLY NOW. I am a Reputable, Legitimate and an accredited money Lender. I loan money out to individuals in need of financial assistance. Do you have a bad credit or you are in need of...

Smith to remain in police custody
Ibrahim: Good day, Are you in need of urgent loan…Do you want to clear your debt, expansion of business,r personal loan” you can contact us for your fast and reliable loan at a low interest rate of 2%,...

Flow cautions customers against Wangiri scam
bella: I noticed there are lots of Hackers who claim to be good at what they do, i tried a couple and i found out it was all junks until my russian friend introduced me to the dbrainchild. This guy is...

LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST Thursday July 20, 2017
Tamara Barrow: this is real take it serious, who will believe that a herb can cure ten years HIV in my body, i never believe that this will work i have spend a lot when getting drugs from the hospital to keep me...

Bermuda strengthens aircraft financing laws
Jennifer: I am very happy to share this great news about a great and powerful man DR Alabi who get me cured from HIV. I am Taylor from USA. I suffering from this disease for 5 years. I could not find a cure...

Jamaican students receive scholarships to study in Cuba
Dr. Ezra Sebastian: We give you loan with a low interest rate of 2% and loan duration of 1 to 30 years to pay back the loan (secure and unsecured). Do not keep your financial problems to yourself in order for you not...

OMI's debut album certified Gold by RIAA
Jimmy loof: If you know you not are ready for a relationship why get into one and still cheat and liar. I and my wife has been married for some years now,Lately she has been hiding her phone from me and...

Former Boundbrook Primary student gives back to alma mater
Joy: Good work roshantia. Continue to make mom and dad proud parents. Congratulations also to Boundbrook Primary School for producing such a fine student,

Taylor takes tumble in rankings after Windies poor showing
sarah: Do anyone still doubt natural herbs? I've seen the great importance of natural herbs and the wonderful work they have done in people's lives. I wonder why people still spend their hard earn money...

Kenyan vice president candidate debates himself after rivals’ no-show
sarah: I was cured of HIV with the used of natural herbs. My name is Sarah and am from US. I love herbs so much. Most times, injection and drugs are just a waste of time. I was cured 8months ago, i...