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Breaking News: Four Charged for Bruce Greenaway’s Death

Police have arrested and jointly charged 44-year-old Jason Moseste and 25-year-old Shakiel Thomas both of Swetes, along with...

Four held for alleged murder of Bruce Greenaway

Four people are being held in police custody in connection with the death of Falmouth father-of-two Bruce Greenaway....

Four people from Miami flight quarantined at Hawksbill

By Shermain Bique-Charles [email protected] Just four of the 147 passengers that arrived into...

Prison Superintendent and wardens sued

By Shermain Bique-Charles [email protected] The Superintendent of Prisons and four wardens at...

Limited access to airport terminal until September

By Shermain Bique-Charles [email protected] Access to the terminal at VC Bird International...

APUA announces online bill payment

The misery of long queues to pay APUA bills could soon be a thing of the past after the company announced the launch...

Mounting support for petition against estimated APUA bills

By Shermain Bique-Charles [email protected] More than 250 residents have signed a petition...

First commercial flight lands after 10 week lockdown

Scores of returning nationals made up the majority of passengers on the first commercial flight back into Antigua last...

‘Jungle’ laid to rest

By Latrishka Thomas Father-of-two Bruce Greenaway - who was reportedly strangled in April - found a final resting...

Former policeman – and domino champion – to be buried today

Members of the domino fraternity will be among those paying tribute to an icon of the game when he is laid to rest...

Fed-up tour operators say they’re being ‘left in limbo’

By Carlena Knight Several tour operators ready to resume work are airing their frustration over a “lack of...

Teen bailed for causing death by dangerous driving

A Jennings teenager has been bailed for causing the death of another teen by dangerous driving. Nicholas Augustine,...

APUA announces online bill payment

The misery of long queues to pay APUA bills could soon be a thing of the past after the company announced the launch of an online payment portal. Customers will also be able to receive their utility bills via email as part of a new greener approach to doing business,...

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First commercial flight lands after 10 week lockdown

First commercial flight lands after 10 week lockdown

Scores of returning nationals made up the majority of passengers on the first commercial flight back into Antigua last night after 10 weeks of Covid-forced border closures. Photos by Shamoy Malone The American Airlines plane from Miami touched down at VC Bird...

‘Jungle’ laid to rest

By Latrishka Thomas Father-of-two Bruce Greenaway - who was reportedly strangled in April - found a final resting place in St John’s Public Cemetery yesterday, almost two months after his death. The life of the 43-year-old from Falmouth was celebrated in the presence...

Former policeman – and domino champion – to be buried today

Members of the domino fraternity will be among those paying tribute to an icon of the game when he is laid to rest today. Raymond DeBellotte led the country to its first victory in the sport at the World Domino Tournament in 2016 as manager of the national team....

Fed-up tour operators say they’re being ‘left in limbo’

By Carlena Knight Several tour operators ready to resume work are airing their frustration over a “lack of communication” from government officials regarding reopening their businesses. One of those is the principal of Adventure Antigua, Eli Fuller, who said he has...

Teen bailed for causing death by dangerous driving

A Jennings teenager has been bailed for causing the death of another teen by dangerous driving. Nicholas Augustine, 19, was allegedly driving the silver Honda Fit car that lost control and smashed into a utility pole, fatally injuring 17-year-old Theophilus Dyett, on...

Antiguan pilot brings his people home

By Latrishka Thomas The first commercial flight to touch down at VC Bird International Airport since the Covid-19 lockdown arrived last night, thanks to the crew of which Antiguan-born pilot, Brian “Bizzle” Chase, was a key member. The American Airlines direct flight...

Top hotel properties reopen to receive guests

By Theresa Goodwin [email protected] Several of the country’s major hotel properties, which had been forced to close due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will be resuming operations shortly amid the phased reopening of the tourism industry. Executive...

Teen granted bail in death by dangerous driving case

A Jennings teenager has been granted bail for allegedly causing the death of another teen by dangerous driving. Nicholas Augustine, 19, was allegedly driving the silver Honda Fit car that lost control and smashed into a utility pole, fatally injuring 17-year-old...

Hospital staff remain unpaid

Employees at Mount St John’s Medical Centre (MSJMC) are still awaiting salary payments due at the end of May. This was confirmed by a hospital official, who said the facility gets paid through capitation – typically a system in which a hospital is paid a fixed amount...

Protestors demand ‘punishment not retirement’ for murder convict

By Latrishka Thomas “Edda deserved an old age too!” “Murderers need to stay in prison!” “No justice, no peace!” Those were some of the messages displayed on signs held by frustrated protestors outside the Fiennes Institute yesterday. On the seventh anniversary of the...

Businesses steadily complying with health inspection programme

By Orville Williams Over 100 business places have so far been registered for inspection, as the Central Board of Health (CBH) commends owners and operators who have heeded the call as part of the ongoing economic reopening. Businesses were urged last week to register...

Fed-up tour operators say they’re being ‘left in limbo’

By Carlena Knight Several tour operators ready to resume work are airing their frustration over a “lack of communication” from government officials regarding reopening their businesses. One of those is the principal of Adventure Antigua, Eli Fuller, who said he has...

Teen bailed for causing death by dangerous driving

A Jennings teenager has been bailed for causing the death of another teen by dangerous driving. Nicholas Augustine, 19, was allegedly driving the silver Honda Fit car that lost control and smashed into a utility pole, fatally injuring 17-year-old Theophilus Dyett, on...

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Former Drag Racing Head Denies She Walked Away From Antigua Pro Racing

The former president of the Antigua and Barbuda Drag Racing Association (ABDRA), Lisa Abraham, has categorically denied reports that she voluntarily left the Antigua Pro Racing (APR) Ltd, hinting that she was pushed out after questioning the motives of some during a...

FA head believes sport’s return is close despite exclusion from Cabinet’s all clear list

By Neto Baptiste President of the Antigua and Barbuda Football Association (ABFA), Everton Gonsalves, has welcomed news that some major team sports have been given permission by the Cabinet to resume activities even though football has been omitted from that list. In...

NBA approves 22-team season restart

The NBA has confirmed plans for 22 teams to restart the 2019-20 season, with a tentative resumption date of July 31. Teams are set to stay at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida and have all their games and practices on the campus after the NBA's Board...

Paralympic medallist unable to socially distance

Paralympic cycling medallist Neil Fachie says his visual impairment is preventing him from returning to the velodrome because he cannot practise social distancing. The 36-year-old Scot has a degenerative eye condition, which means he has to use public transport. So...

Golfer ties national record

In commanding fashion, Omorry James equaled the course and national record yesterday at Cedar Valley Golf and Country Club. The 2019 Antigua Open Champion shot a sizzling nine under par, 61, to tie the record he had set eleven years ago on May 26, 2009. Playing with...

Cornwall Excited, Eager To Return To Play Again

By Neto Baptiste Antiguan Rahkeem Cornwall said is he “feeling good” ahead of a three-Test series in England starting this month, despite the ongoing battle with the coronavirus in that country. Cornwall, a right-arm off-break spin bowler, is joined by fellow Antiguan...

NBA approves 22-team season restart

The NBA has confirmed plans for 22 teams to restart the 2019-20 season, with a tentative resumption date of July 31. Teams are set to stay at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida and have all their games and practices on the campus after the NBA's Board...

Further Afield

REGIONAL: Coronavirus cases in the Caribbean to date: 30,557

(loopjamaica) - Confirmed Caribbean coronavirus cases as of today, June 5: Dominican Republic-18,319 cases, 520 deaths, 11,474 recovered  Puerto Rico- 4620 cases (unique positive patients), 141 deaths   Haiti- 2640 cases, 50 deaths, 24 recovered  ...

INTERNATIONAL: NBA legend to donate $100m to racial equality fight

(BBC) - Michael Jordan says he will donate $100m (£78m) to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice. The NBA legend said in a statement that he and his Jordan Brand would distribute the money over 10 years. The money will go to a number of organisations...

REGIONAL: Dr. Harris Hails Historic Victory as Vote Count Continues

(Thestkittsnevisobserver) -Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris, even though the vote count is still incomplete, affirms Team Unity has secured more than enough seats to form the next government.In a victory address he said: “We thank tremendously the people of St. Kitts...

INTERNATIONAL: PM Trudeau takes a knee during Canada anti-racism rally

(rtenews) - Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau has joined thousands in taking a knee in front of Canada's parliament, in solidarity with US protesters marching against racism and police brutality. It marked a rare public outing for the Canadian leader since the...

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