Ministry closes schools from Monday

All schools in the country will close as of Monday, education officials have just announced. The closures are in direct response to the COVID-19 outbreak as the Ministry of Education seeks to mitigate the impact of its spread. According to a release issued moments...

Man pleads guilty to bigamy

Moises Benjamin pleaded guilty to bigamy on Tuesday. Benjamin is said to be separated from his first wife who currently resides in Santo Domingo. The offence was reportedly discovered by Immigration officials after Benjamin’s second wife was trying to apply for an...

Officials to decide the fate of Carnival 2020

A critical meeting will be convened next Thursday to decide the fate of the rest of the pre-Carnival feting season amid rising fears of the COVID-19 breaching the shores of Antigua and Barbuda. “I know there are some countries that have now banned large gatherings in...