PM terms LIAT court ruling ‘excessive’
Antigua Observer

‘Excessive’ was one of the words Prime Minister Gaston Browne used while lamenting the recent court ruling against LIAT in St. Croix.  Speaking on Pointe FM radio station over the weekend, Browne expressed...

Antiguan PM hopes LIAT appeals million dollar award
Nation News

ST JOHN’S – Prime Minister Gaston Browne says he hopes the Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, would appeal the US$1.55 million in damages award a former employee by a jury in the United States Virgin...

Agreement with Global Port Holding is not the best, Lovell says
Antigua Observer

A former minister of tourism believes it would have served the government of Antigua and Barbuda better to enter into a partnership with a cruise line to finance the construction and management of the fifth berthing...

PM brushes aside MP’s threat to quit politics
Antigua Observer

Prime Minister Gaston Browne is apparently unmoved by the threat from St. Peter’s MP Asot Michael to quit elective politics if the constituency he represents continues to be neglected. The Prime Minister’s...

PM says no apology for Lewis
Antigua Observer

The head of government in Antigua and Barbuda has promised that he will be responding personally to minority leader in the Senate, Richard Lewis. Prime Minister Gaston Browne has however indicated that his response will...

PM Browne: LIAT restructuring needs staff support
Antigua Observer

LIAT staff and their unions are being asked to fully support pending restructuring plans, along with a proposal from one prime minister who said his government will soon make the regional carrier an essential service. The...

Meet the new prison chief: Lieutenant-Colonel Eugene Philip
Antigua Observer

Cabinet recently announced that Lieutenant Colonel Eugene Philip would be taking the reigns as Superintendent of Prisons, since the secondment of Deputy Commissioner of Police Albert Wade came to an end on February 1. Up...

Wade wanted end to prison stint because too many foreigners leading police force
Antigua Observer

For months prior to his removal from the post of prison superintendent, the relationship between Albert Wade and Attorney General Steadroy Benjamin had been strained due to the officer’s alleged...

Entire quartet locked-up over Falmouth drug bust
Antigua Observer

May 8 has been set as the committal date when the two latest accused drug traffickers are to return to court before Magistrate Ngaio Emanuel-Edwards in the All Saints Magistrate’s Court. Yesterday, Gerald Darroux, a...

Senate minority leader gives PM 14 days to say sorry
Antigua Observer

Prime Minister Gaston Browne is being asked to apologise to the minority leader of the Senate, Richard Lewis, or face a lawsuit if he does not comply soon. Lewis’s legal representative, Charlesworth Tabor, issued the...

Keemo Paul added squad for 3rd Wisden Trophy Test
Spice Islander

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Kraigg Brathwaite will take over as captain and Keemo Paul has been added to the West Indies team as the Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel...

Two more charged in $1.9M Drug Bust
Antigua Observer

The Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP) has laid charges against two more men in connection with the recent seizure of $1, 876,000 worth of compressed cannabis. According to a release from...

More funding for Barbuda’s transition to green energy
Antigua Observer

The government has received more money for a project aimed at moving Barbuda away from fossil fuels to a mix of renewable technologies, primary solar and wind power, backed up by modern battery storage. The US $1 million...

Motorists warned about cellphone use, eating while driving
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua and Barbuda Government has warned motorists that they would be charged if they are found to be eating and using a cell phone while driving.Attorney General Steadroy Benjamin...

Dominican Charged in Major Drug Bust in Antigua
Dominica News Online

A Dominican national is among two individuals who were charged on Tuesday in connection with one of the biggest drug busts in Antigua and Barbuda. The Office of the National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy...

Government continues to push Deluxe deal despite criticism
Antigua Observer

The Gaston Browne-led Cabinet has yet again announced plans to buy Deluxe Cinema, but says it would have to raise the money to follow through with the proposed deal. This comes just weeks after the government announced it...

Director of Education says sorry over leaked e-books comment
Antigua Observer

An education official who was secretly recorded in a private meeting where he contradicted the prime minister’s public statements regarding the ‘E-Book scandal’, said his (the education official’s)...

Richard Lewis denies working on e-books project
Antigua Observer

Author of information technology textbooks Richard Lewis is refuting the prime minister’s claim that he, Lewis, has been providing services for the now controversial government e-books project and has been paid over...

Wanted by the ONDCP
Antigua Observer

The Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP) is seeking the assistance of the general public in knowing the whereabouts of Glenroy Pierre and Gerald Darroux. Both men are wanted by the ONDCP to...

Editorial: And can it be?
Antigua Observer

Were there really supporters of the Antigua-Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) at the picket of the newly-dubbed Ministry of Miseducation, some calling for the investigation, and others for the resignation or removal of the...

Political wrangling continues over Barbuda relief funds
Antigua Observer

Almost a year-and-a-half after Hurricane Irma flattened Barbuda and rendered it uninhabitable, the government has not been able to tap funds pledged at a subsequent United Nations Donor Conference. That’s according...

Increased calls for minister to resign over e-Book scandal
Antigua Observer

There are increasing calls for the immediate resignation of Education Minister Michael Browne over what is now being called the e-textbook scandal. Opposition Leader Jamale Pringle made the call on Monday during his first...

Duo charged in connection with $1.8 million Drug Seizure
Antigua Observer

Two St. Vincent and the Grenadines natives are the latest to be charged for the recent seizure of more than $1 million worth of compressed cannabis. Godfrey King of Green Hill Liberta, and Sydney Norville of Marble Hill,...

Antigua PM says Caribbean could be destabilised as a result of situation in Venezuela
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) – Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the Caribbean should be careful not to be drawn into the ideological war unfolding in Venezuela where attempts are being made to remove...

West Indies Squad for 2nd match of Wisden Trophy Test Series
Spice Islander

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel today announced the West Indies squad to face England in the second Test match of the Wisden Trophy Series. The match will be played at the Sir...

Antigua and Barbuda remembers Dame Yvonne Maginley
Antigua Observer

Parliamentarians from both sides of the political divide, close friends and well-wishers are coming together to pay tribute to a woman who has been described as an exemplary public servant and citizen who served Antigua...

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