Local farmer to donate food to the needy

Local farmer to donate food to the needy

By Machela Osagboro A benevolent local farmer plans to donate a significant portion of his next harvest to the poor and vulnerable in the All Saints community, in an effort to lend support in the trying months to come. The veteran farmer and businessman, George...
Earthquake rattles the region

Earthquake rattles the region

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake occurred in the Eastern Caribbean early Tuesday morning and, while there were no reports of damage or injury, some residents reported feeling the tremor. The quake, which occurred around 2.42am, was recorded 25km northwest of Antigua and...
Defence Force and police unite amid state of emergency

Defence Force and police unite amid state of emergency

By Orville Williams Two of Antigua and Barbuda’s major security forces have united to administer state of emergency protocols. During a recent press conference, Colonel Telbert Benjamin — the newly installed Chief of Defence Staff at the Antigua and Barbuda...
Supermarkets swamped

Supermarkets swamped

Residents rushed to stock up on food and other items, moments after the impending 24-hour curfew was announced by the government on Tuesday. Stores across Antigua were swamped by customers jostling to buy supplies, many in direct contravention of social distancing...
Gov’t promises all residents will soon have face masks

Gov’t promises all residents will soon have face masks

By Latrishka Thomas “Every citizen will have masks to wear,” Minister of Health Molwyn Joseph said as he attempted to dispel rumours that the government is not adequately prepared to handle the Covid-19 crisis. “[We] discourage any attempt to create anxiety in the...