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Preschools and day care facilities closed until further notice

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(Observer) The increase in coronavirus cases over the past few days has forced education officials to revisit a decision to close all preschools and day...

Hotel owners reel from effects of Covid-19

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(Observer) Hotel owners here are undoubtedly bracing for what is clearly a difficult 2021, as the sector continues to reel from a historic drop in...

Tourism minister talks up LIAT importance to discussions with major airlines

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(Observer) While the restructuring of regional carrier LIAT remains polarising, Minister of Tourism Charles Fernandez said its continued operation will prove vital in talks with...

MSJMC medical director says the hospital is under more pressure

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(Observer) A 65-year-old male resident became the 8th person in the country to die as a result of the coronavirus. A statement from the Mount St John’s...

Dover is back on the job

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(Observer) In what could have been described as mixed emotions this week, the Antigua and Barbuda Public Utilities Authority (APUA) celebrated the life and return...

Intruders break into District A Magistrates’ Court

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(Antigua Newsroom) Intruders broke into the District A Magistrate’s court in Grays Farm overnight.   The intruders entered the building sometime between the close of day and...

Man, 62, is latest victim to COVID

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(Observer) There has been an eighth death from COVID-19 in Antigua and Barbuda — a 62-year-old man. The latest death was confirmed in the Health Ministry’s...

Criminalisation of loud music among legal changes to be tabled this year

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(Observer) Attorney General Steadroy Benjamin has announced his government’s intention to amend the 1996 Noise Abatement Act to make noise pollution in vehicles a criminal...

Gov’t considers multi-million dollar chinese loan

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(Observer) The government of Antigua and Barbuda is seeking to access over EC$60 million from the People’s Republic of China. Chief of Staff in the Prime...

AG proposes law to deal with malicious journalism

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(Observer) Regulations for social media reporters, journalists and media agencies that publish within Antigua and Barbuda are expected to come before parliament in future. Attorney General...