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Water has been restored to a number of homes in the Eastern section of the island. On Tuesday, APUA said the repairs to the fiberglass conduit at the reverse osmosis plant in Crabbs had been completed and water distribution has resumed. The utility company says however that full restoration of water service is a gradual […]

Advocacy group Women of Esteem will be launching a petition that will ask the Cabinet of Ministers to review a case of kidnap and rape. Last week, a police officer was set free of kidnapping and rape charges by a High Court judge, after the victim said she did not want to pursue the case. After […]

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

An attorney is sharing his concerns about the November 6th referendum with public. Not only is the lawyer showing concern about the wording of the question on the referendum but says more public education is needed. Kenny Kentish, Attorney-at-Law says that the ballot paper question should be easily digestible by all voters. He suggests that […]

The Social Security Scheme is facing a deficit according to the Executive Director of the Board. David Matthias says the contributors to Social security in Antigua and Barbuda is far less than industry standards and is putting pressure on the scheme. AUDIO – Matthias on Social Security Matthias says the labour force in Antigua and […]

The Antigua and Barbuda Bureau of Standards says it has not detected any dodgy practices since it began its fuel pump verification process. The Bureau of Standards is charged with developing national standards for safety and maintaining those standards by monitoring them periodically. Their latest efforts to conduct Fuel Pump verification took the department about […]

The “CCJ Can Wait” group has written to Attorney General voicing their concerns with the lack of public education that is taking place ahead of the November 6th referendum. Not in a position to make an informed decision In a letter issued today (Tuesday) the group argued that the national sensitisation campaign on the Caribbean […]

Class is back in session for students at the Antigua Grammar School. On Monday an electrical fire forced the Education Ministry to dismiss school at 11 a.m. after a panel caught fire on top of the building. The principal of the school, Sam Roberts had said that the main electrical panel to the school caught […]

School had to be dismissed early for students attending the Antigua Grammar School after a panel caught fire on top of the building. The principal of the school, Sam Roberts tells ZDK that the main electrical panel to the school caught fire and knocked out power to the entire institution. Electricity from the lamp pole […]

The Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda says it has increased its activity and presence in an effort to gather intelligence on a crime suspect still at large. Acting Commissioner of Police Clayton Davis wants to ensure the public that the police are actively searching for Calvin “Burga” James despite concerns that their efforts […]


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