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More critical PPE coming to Antigua and Barbuda

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(Pointe Xpress) The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) have announced that they have received US$3 million worth of...

China offers $1 billion loan to Latin America and the Caribbean for access to...

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced a $1 billion loan to Latin America and the Caribbean for Covid-19 vaccine access during a virtual gathering...

Soldier’s Official COVID-19 Test Result Still Pending – Officials

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(ANR) A member of the ABDF while donating blood, was tested for the Coronavirus using one of the available rapid testing kits at a local...

Eight firefighters quarantined after officer tests positive for Covid

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(Observer) Eight firefighters are in quarantine after an officer based at St John’s Fire Station tested positive for Covid-19. Fire Chief Elvis Weaver told Observer that...

National Firm Makes Proposal To Cabinet For Covid-19 App

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(ANR) After first turning to Jamaica, the government is now considering using a national company  to build its coronavirus tracking APP. Information Minister Melford Nicholas reported...

Government Now Wants Private Doctors To Test For Covid-19

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(ANR) The government appears to have a change of heart regarding private doctors providing corona-virus testing services in Antigua & Barbuda. In June, the government criticised...

Eight firefighters quarantined after officer tests positive for Covid

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Eight firefighters are in quarantine after an officer based at St John’s Fire Station tested positive for Covid-19. Fire Chief Elvis Weaver told Observer that...

Review of COVID-19 protocols slated for today

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(Pointe Xpress) The government is to review and update the protocols it has put in place to manage the COVID-19 pandemic especially as they relate...

Rethinking sargassum: Gov’t hopes to transform the stinking seaweed into fertiliser

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(DAILY OBSERVER) By Gemma Handy Could one of the biggest blights facing Antigua’s beaches become a boon? That’s the hope of the government which yesterday revealed plans...

Antigua & Barbuda to establish mosquito lab

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(ANR) Antigua & Barbuda will be establishing a mosquito lab as the country seeks out a more effective way to control the population of the...