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Agriculture Minister Dean Jonas says he will be recommending to Cabinet, the addition of a breakfast plan at public schools, as part of the School Feeding Programme. Minister Jonas says the idea stemmed from a discussion during the Caribbean Week of Agriculture gathering– the region’s premier agricultural event. AUDIO – Jonas on breakfast programme 1 […]

A number of ex-service men gathered at the Government House this morning (Monday) to witness the launch of a WAR exhibition of artefacts from World War 1 and 2. Among them were an antique gas mask, helmets and medals that had survived the war. They are meant to exhibit untold stories of World War 1 […]

Antigua and Barbuda’s top CESEC student for 2018 has been named “Most Outstanding Overall” (Region) by the Caribbean Examinations Council. In a letter to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, CXC’s Registrar and CEO, Glenroy Cumberbatch wrote that Keondre Herbert of St. Joseph’s Academy “will receive an award for outstanding performance in the May/June […]

The Young teen who was reported missing for over a week has been found. Andre Donalds is currently in the custody of his mother after he reportedly returned home around 6pm. The 2nd Former told police that he was with friends somewhere in Clarehall. Police are conducting further investigation into matter.

The first reading of the Cannabis Bill to allow medicinal marijuana to be produced in Antigua and Barbuda will take place in Parliament next Tuesday. According to this week’s Cabinet notes, draft legislation for this bill was presented by the Minister of Legal Affairs Steadroy Benjamin. Already a Canadian marijuana company has registered to take […]

A gender advocacy group is hoping that by launching a petition against what it considers a “violation of a minor” and an “exploitation of legal framework” in Antigua and Barbuda will set precedence for other cases. President of Women of Esteem, Nikki Phoenix says while she recognizes that the Cabinet has created a subcommittee to […]

Officials from the Ministry of Social Transformation and other regional partners are participating in a two-day workshop on the Implementation of Drug Treatment Courts as an alternative to incarceration for Drug Dependent Offenders. The workshop is taking place at the Inland Revenue Department’s Conference room. Director of Public Prosecutions of Antigua and Barbuda, Anthony Armstrong, […]

The Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission (ABEC) has amended the ballot question that will be asked for the November 6th referendum. Supervisor of Election, Lorna Simon says the decision was made following complaints about the clarity of the ballot question. AUDIO – Simon on referendum The question now reads; Do you approve the Constitution Amendment […]

Back pay owed to public sector workers is back in the news once again. This time the government has pushed back the date for paying these workers. Pay day will no longer in October but December. AUDIO – Elesha & Hurst on back pay

The Prices and Consumers Affairs Division is taking a proactive approach to regularizing the practice of subletting. Subletting is when a person rents a property from the landlord where he/she sub lease a room or rooms to a subtenant . The division says increased complaints about Subletting has caused the prices and consumer affairs division […]

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