José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General also believes it is still possible to achieve this goal. Speaking at today’s (Tuesday) World Food Day Ceremony and the first High-Level Panel on Zero Hunger, Graziano da Silva said the Zero hunger concept cannot be left to die given the staggering statistics on world hunger and malnutrition. He […]
Antigua and Barbuda’s Citizenship by Investment Programme has landed itself among 21 so called golden passport countries, which have been identified as a threat to international efforts to combat tax evasion. In its October 16th report, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) gave an analysis of over 100 residence and citizenship by investment […]
Small craft advisory is in effect for Antigua and Barbuda, the rest of the Leeward Islands and the British Virgin Islands valid until Thursday morning. Hazardous seas, due to fresh winds, are expected to be a threat to life and property of mariners. Winds: East-northeast at 22 to 37 km/h or 12 to 20 knots […]
The police are denying that the ECAB branch at the Woods Mall was robbed earlier this morning. Police Public Relations Officer, Lester Bagot says an alarm was accidently triggered at the bank which caused an immediate response from the police department.
Keithley Meade, Director of the Antigua and Barbuda Metrological Service says if more rain does not come by the end of the hurricane season in November, the drought level in the country will continue on a downward trajectory. The eleven-month period from October 2017 to August 2018, the duration of the drought was deemed severely […]
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 Police say they have received no reports about wanted fugitive Calvin “Burga” James, making a transaction at the ECAB on Friday afternoon. A voice note has been making the rounds on Whatsapp. In the audio a male voice is heard recounting the incident as told to him by a bank employee. In the audio, […]
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.