The Health Minister has put a percentage to the number of patients who had to be treated for non-communicable diseases aboard the Ark Peace. During the boat’s visit, its captain reported that NCDs were among the most prevalent ailments treated, but up until now a number had not been put forward. The Health Minister Molwyn […]

George Ryan one of two persons knighted yesterday (Thursday) is asking the government to find experienced workers to assist with the construction of road networks across the country. Speaking to ZDK this morning, the construction connoisseur said he is “sore and put out with the progress that is being made on the roads”. AUDIO – […]

he government is likely to pay public sector workers their long overdue back pay on referendum day. This week’s Cabinet spokesperson Melford Nicholas says the Minister of Finance Prime Minister Gaston Browne has succeeded in negotiating a $5 million dollar loan to pay one month’s back pay to civil servants only.  This means that established […]

Well the deadline for the Police Service Commission to answer to a letter by the suspended police commissioner has come and gone. In a letter dated October 30th Wendel Robinson through his lawyer Sir Richard Cheltenham gave the PSC a deadline of Friday November 2nd – that’s today – at which time the lawyer and his […]

  Today (Friday)is the last day given to the Police Service Commission to respond to a letter by Sir Richard Cheltenham. Cheltenham is the lawyer representing suspended Police Commissioner Wendel Robinson in a case of wrongful dismissal against the PSC. On Tuesday, the lawyer issued a letter to the Commission threatening to take further legal […]

Meanwhile, Health Minister Molwyn Joseph has cleared up the statement made in cabinet which referenced an increase in HIV among young people The notes indicated that there is at present an increase in HIV among young people as a result of reckless sexual activity and their inability to access condoms. But the Minister says that […]

Businessmen Martin Ellis Franklin and George Ryan have been conferred with Knighthoods. The two, one of whom is well known to the Antigua and Barbuda public were bestowed these honours during the country’s ceremonial parade on Independence Day. George Ryan, the most of the two, was recognised for his contribution to business and community service […]

The West Indies Oil Company has launched a magazine in recognition of 50 years of service to the region. CEO of the company Gregory Georges presented the first copy to Prime Minister Gaston Browne AUDIO – Georges on WIOC[1] In thanking Prime Minister Browne, Georges also recognise national Hero Sir Lester Bryant Bird for the […]

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has asked the National Housing Programme to terminate lackadaisical workers. He says there are a number of persons who were hired to work on the on-going housing projects, who simply show up when they want or not at all. AUDIO – PM on housing project[1] And speaking of housing projects, the […]

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